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|David Paton (Uni of Adelaide)|
Movement and breeding ecology of Banded Stilt in arid Australia
1. Conservation biology
2. Behavioural ecology
3. Arid ecosystems
2011 – Current: PhD, Deakin University, Australia
2007 – Current: Threatened Fauna Project Officer, Natural Resources – SA Arid Lands (SA Dept for Environment, Water and Natural Resources)
2006 – 2007: Graduate Ecologist, BHP Billiton, Olympic Dam
2005: Honours, University of Adelaide, Australia
Pedler, R. D., Bennett, A. T. D., & Ribot, R. F. H. (2014). Extreme nomadism in desert waterbirds: flights of the banded stilt. Biology Letters, 10(10). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2014.0547
Pedler, R. D., Brandle, R., Fenner, A., & Lennon, S. (2014). Limbless geckoes hanging on? Lessons in exploiting arid zone unpredictability from an elusive habitat specialist pygopod. Wildlife Research, 41, 266-274. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR13217
Pedler, R. D., & Kovac, K.-J. (2013). Waterbirds on the Arcoona Lakes in arid South Australia, 2007–2010. Australian Field Ornithology, 30, 79-96.
Black, A., Carpenter, G., Pedler, R. D., Pedler, L., & Langdon, P. (2011). Habitats of the Grey Grasswren Amytornis barbatus diamantina and a review of the species’ distribution. Corella, 36(2), 29-37.
Pedler, R. D. (2011). Recent records of the Woma Python (Aspedites ramsayi) in South Australia, with an evaluation of distribution, habitat and status. Herpetofauna, 41(1-2), 31-50.
Pedler, R. D. (2010a). The impacts of abandoned mining shafts: Fauna entrapment in opal prospecting shafts at Coober Pedy, South Australia. Ecological Management and Restoration, 11(1), 36-42.
Pedler, R. D. (2010b). Southerly observations of the Flock Bronzewing, Phaps histrionica, in South Australia between 2008 and 2010. South Australian Ornithologist, 36(1-2), 25-32.
Pedler, R. D., & Neilly, H. (2010c). A re-evaluation of the distribution and status of the Lake Eyre Dragon (Ctenophorus maculosus): an endemic South Australian salt lake specialist. The South Australian Naturalist, 84(1), 15-29.
More information about Reece’s work
- New York Times (20/10/14) – Australian Birds That Mysteriously Chase Rain
- Sydney Morning Herald (15/10/2014) – Australian banded stilt’s nomadic path tracked for first time
- ABC Science Online (15/10/14) – Speedy birds track down remote desert rain
- Science/AAAS (14/10/14) – Desert birds fly more than 2000 kilometers to find ephemeral lakes
- Smithsonian (14/10/14) – These Extreme Desert Nomads Set Records for Migrating Birds