Staff profile - Raylene Cooke
AsPr Raylene Cooke
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env|
|Department:||School of Life & Env. Sciences|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 925 17608 +61 3 925 17608|
Subjects and units currently teaching
SLE114 Introduction to Parks and Wildlife Conservation
SLE225 Global Environmental Placement
SLE301 Professional Practice
Victor Hurley (completed 2014). Factors effecting breeding success of peregrine falcons in Victoria.
Bronwyn Isaac (completed 2013). Spatial ecology of the powerful owl over an urban-to-forest gradient
Rohan Bilney (completed 2010). The diet and ecology of large forest owls in East Gippsland.
Fiona Hogan (completed 2008). DNA fingerprinting the powerful owl
Marian Weaving (current). The response of nocturnal birds to a suburban-forest gradient
Kate Stevens (current). The ecology and behaviour of the grey-crowned babbler
Belinda Christie (co-supervisor) Critical thinking for sustainability: effective pedagogy in university education
Christine Connelly (co-supervisor). Urbanization and Eastern Yellow Robins
Urban Gradients and Biodiversity
Centre for Integrative Ecology
Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Isaac, B., Cooke, R., Ierodiaconou, D., White, J.(2014) Does urbanization have the potential to create an ecological trap for powerful owls, Biological Conservation, vol. 176, pp. 1-11
Rendall, A.R., Sutherland, D.R., Cooke, R., White, J. (2014). Camera Trapping: A Contemporary Approach to Monitoring Invasive Rodents in High Conservation Priority Ecosystems. PLoS ONE 9(3): e86592
Weaving, M.J., White, J.G., Hower, K., Isaac, B., Cooke, R. (2014). Sex-bias space-use response to urbanization in an endemic urban adapter. Landscape and Urban Planning 130(73-80).
Hogan, F.E., Campbell, C., Harrison, K.A., Milledge, D., and Cooke, R. (2013) Molecular data contradicts historical records and cautions translocation of the Lord Howe Island masked owl, Biological Conservation, vol. 159, pp. 313-320.
Bilney, R.J., Cooke, R., and White, J.G. (2010) Underestimated and severe : small mammal decline from the forests of south-eastern Australia since European settlement, as revealed by a top-order predator, Biological Conservation, vol. 143, no. 1, pp. 52-59,