RESOURCES - FROM THE WEB

There are so many good resources on the web, we won't try to duplicate them all. Instead, we list some of the better resources we know. Please contact us to let us know if any of the links do not work, to let us know of others we should include, or to give other feedback / comments. We would love to hear from you!

None of these resources are provided by us, and the copyright remains with the authors and/or website. Our role is limited to providing links to these resources.

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Topic Author
(if known)
Web Link Comments
ANTECHINUS
  Antechinus Housing & Care Manual Norma Henderson OZARK* Wildlife carers will be able to get an ID and password from OZARK to access the manual
Bandicoots
  Living with Bandicoots fact sheet Tweed Valley
  Bandicoots care & Handling Norma Henderson OZARK* Wildlife carers will be able to get an ID and password from OZARK to access the manual
Bats / Flying Foxes
  Bat Facts & Statistics Noah's Ark
  Bat Facts various Sydney Bats
  Bat (micro) Roosting Box Tweed Valley
  Bat Boxes Sydney Bats
  Care for Baby Flying Foxes Noah's ArkBasic care guide for grey headed flying fox.
  FAQ for Bats Sydney Batstheir website.
  Flying Fox Rescue Noah's ArkWhat you need for bat rescue & triage
  Microbat Educational factsheet Sydney Bats
  Radio Tracking StudiesML Augee and D.Ford Sydney Bats
Birds
  Bird ID Ozbird Site (www.ozbird.wild.net.au) seems to be down at the moment
  Living with Magpies fact sheet Tweed Valley
  Nest Boxes (various) Tweed Valley
  Orphaned baby birds fact sheet Tweed Valley
  Tawny FrogmouthKathryn Keen OZARK*Excellent resource, as is her Wild Bird Care Manual
Diseases
  Coccidiosis2 Articles OZARK*
  Eastern Grey Kangaroo
  Blood Parasites
Cheryl Dooley OZARK* 
Echidna
  Hand-rearing EchidnasLynda Staker Lynda StakerUseful resource including caring, feeding tips, growth charts
Frogs
  Keeping Frogs in your garden FATSAvailable in pdf online
  Frog habitats on your property FATSAvailable in pdf online
General
  Pages of Resources for Wildlife Care Various OZARK* Too many to list here!
  Fauna of Australia CSIRO CSIRO Actually a series of books, but some chapters are online
  Loving Wildlife to DeathKathryn Keen OZARK*
  The Marsupial Society Bob Cleaver Marsupial Socy Information on various marsupial species
Koalas   
  The Bare Facts  Friends of the KoalaSuitable for general info & School Projects
  Lots of Koala Facts and Info  Aus Koala Foundation 
  Overpopulation, Island
  Population and more..
  Aus Koala Foundation 
Macropods   
  Care & handling of Macropods Enid Latham OZARK* Wildlife carers will be able to get an ID and password from OZARK to access the manual
  Care for Baby Macropods  Noah's ArkBasic guide to macropod care for orphaned joeys.
  Complete Guide to the Care
  of Macropods
Lynda Staker Lynda Staker Lynda's website is back and better than ever
  Macropod Rescue  Noah's ArkUseful rescue reference, tools, rescue kit, common issues etc.
  Macropology Cheryl Dooley OZARK* Wildlife carers will be able to get an ID and password from OZARK to access the manual
Possums / Gliders   
  Living with possums fact sheet Tweed Valley
  Nestboxes (various) Tweed Valley
  Nestbox (brushtail) NANA
  Possum and Glider course notesSonya Stanvic Lynda Staker
  Possums Juvenile to AdultSonya Stanvic OZARK* Wildlife carers will be able to get an ID and password from OZARK to access the manual
  RingtailsSonya Stanvic OZARK*
  Spot the differenceSonya Stanvic OZARK*
Reptiles
  Living with Snakes fact sheet Tweed Valley
* Note from OZARK Site owner: All resources on the Ozark site are checked by vets or by known authorities in the field.  The material is original, and is presented with the sole purpose of assisting wildlife carers, for the benefit of wildlife,  to help improve standards of care.  Ozark provides this information in good faith,in a responsible manner

         (updated March 2005)

 

     

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