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Dr Anthony Rendall



Lecturer, Bioscience


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Life & Env Sciences


Melbourne Burwood Campus

+61 3 924 68451


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Invasive African boneseed and a native shrub support similar faunal assemblages in a heavily infested landscape

Emma Carlos, Michael Weston, Maria Gibson, Anthony Rendall

(2023), Weed Research, C1

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Interactions between European rabbits and native marsupials in the absence of terrestrial predators

Georgia Randall, Michael Weston, Annette Rypalski, Anthony Rendall

(2023), Austral Ecology, C1

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The habitat connectivity hypothesis of escape in urban woodland birds

Max Radvan, Anthony Rendall, Michael Weston

(2023), Vol. 34, pp. 297-305, Behavioral Ecology, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Systematic acoustic surveys inform priority conservation areas for koalas in a modified landscape

Desley Whisson, Paola Rivera, Anthony Rendall

(2023), pp. 1-12, Landscape Ecology, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Logging and wildfire limit the distribution of a vulnerable arboreal mammal

Matthew Lefoe, Anthony Rendall, Freya McKinnon, Desley Whisson

(2022), Vol. 503, pp. 1-8, Forest Ecology and Management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Does the foraging ecology of feral cats change after the eradication of foxes?

A Rendall, D Sutherland, R Cooke, J White

(2022), Vol. 24, pp. 1413-1426, Biological Invasions, C1

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Asian elephant movements between natural and human-dominated landscapes mirror patterns of crop damage in Sri Lanka

C Fernando, M Weston, R Corea, K Pahirana, A Rendall

(2022), pp. 1-8, Oryx: journal of fauna and flora international, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Assessing the efficacy of electronic quail callers in attracting stubble quail and non-target predators

M Ray, J White, M Weston, A Rendall, S Toop, H Dunstan, J Hampton, R Cooke

(2022), Vol. 17, pp. 1-13, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Natural and anthropogenic processes influence the occurrence of vertebrate fauna in coastal dunes

A Chadwick, M Weston, T Burns, G Randall, M Radvan, A Rendall

(2022), Vol. 276, pp. 1-10, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Can NDVI identify drought refugia for mammals and birds in mesic landscapes?

John White, Jacinta Sparrius, Tomas Robinson, Susannah Hale, Luke Lupone, Tom Healey, Raylene Cooke, Anthony Rendall

(2022), Vol. 851, pp. 1-10, Science of The Total Environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Using thresholds to determine priorities for apex predator conservation in an urban landscape

N Bradsworth, J White, A Rendall, N Carter, D Whisson, R Cooke

(2022), Vol. 228, pp. 1-12, Landscape and Urban Planning, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Taking the bait: The influence of attractants and microhabitat on detections of fauna by remote‐sensing cameras

Anthony Rendall, John White, Raylene Cooke, Desley Whisson, Thomas Schneider, L Beilharz, E Poelsma, J Ryeland, Michael Weston

(2021), Vol. 22, pp. 72-79, Ecological Management & Restoration, London, Eng., C1

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Where to sleep in the city? How urbanisation impacts roosting habitat availability for an apex predator

N Bradsworth, J White, A Rendall, N Carter, R Cooke

(2021), Vol. 26, Global Ecology and Conservation, C1

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Managing ecosystems in a sea of uncertainty: invasive species management and assisted colonizations

A Rendall, D Sutherland, C Baker, B Raymond, R Cooke, J White

(2021), Vol. 31, Ecological Applications, United States, C1

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Where wildlife and traffic collide: Roadkill rates change through time in a wildlife-tourism hotspot

A Rendall, V Webb, D Sutherland, J White, L Renwick, R Cooke

(2021), Vol. 27, Global Ecology and Conservation, C1

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Passive acoustic monitoring for detecting the Yellow-bellied Glider, a highly vocal arboreal Marsupial

D Whisson, F McKinnon, M Lefoe, A Rendall

(2021), Vol. 16, PLoS ONE, United States, C1

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Defense of Eggs and Chicks in the Polyandrous Pheasant-Tailed Jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus) in Sri Lanka: Sex-Roles, Stage of Breeding, and Intruder Type

C Fernando, S Kotagama, A Rendall, M Weston

(2021), Vol. 44, pp. 363-369, Waterbirds, Waco, Tex., C1

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Understanding the role of plantations in the abundance of an arboreal folivore

K Ashman, A Rendall, M Symonds, D Whisson

(2020), Vol. 193, Landscape and Urban Planning, C1

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Digging up the dirt: quantifying the effects on soil of a translocated ecosystem engineer

L Halstead, D Sutherland, L Valentine, A Rendall, A Coetsee, E Ritchie

(2020), Vol. 45, pp. 97-108, Austral Ecology: a journal of ecology in the Southern Hemisphere, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Photography can determine the sex of a predator with limited sexual dimorphism: A case study of the powerful owl

R Cooke, R Cooke, A Rendall, A Rendall, M Weston, M Weston, N Porch, N Porch, N Bradsworth, N Bradsworth, J White, J White

(2020), Vol. 22, Global Ecology and Conservation, C1

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Comparison of the modified agglutination test and real-time PCR for detection of Toxoplasma gondii exposure in feral cats from Phillip Island, Australia, and risk factors associated with infection

K Adriaanse, S Firestone, M Lynch, A Rendall, D Sutherland, J Hufschmid, R Traub

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 126-133, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, England, C1

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Living with the enemy: a threatened prey species coexisting with feral cats on a fox-free island

Vivianna Miritis, Anthony Rendall, Tim Doherty, Amy Coetsee, Euan Ritchie

(2020), Vol. 47, pp. 633-642, Wildlife research, Clayton, Vic., C1

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A physiological cost to behavioural tolerance

A Charuvi, D Lees, H Glover, A Rendall, P Dann, M Weston

(2020), Vol. 181, Behavioural Processes, Netherlands, C1

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History of Australian plant and vertebrate pests: introductions and impacts

Desley Whisson, Anthony Rendall, Maria Gibson

(2020), Vol. 137, pp. 162-169, Victorian naturalist, Blackburn, Vic., C1

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Zonation of a small mammal community within coastal dunes

A Rendall, R Cooke, J White, M Weston

(2019), Vol. 217, pp. 206-210, Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Predicting suitable release sites for assisted colonisations: a case study of eastern barred bandicoots

A Rendall, Amy Coetsee, Duncan Sutherland

(2018), Vol. 36, pp. 137-148, Endangered species research, Oldendorf, Germany, C1-1

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Passive acoustic surveys for predicting species' distributions: Optimising detection probability

S Hagens, A Rendall, D Whisson

(2018), Vol. 13, PLoS ONE, United States, C1

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Enumerating a continental-scale threat: how many feral cats are in Australia?

S Legge, B Murphy, H McGregor, J Woinarski, J Augusteyn, G Ballard, M Baseler, T Buckmaster, C Dickman, T Doherty, G Edwards, T Eyre, B Fancourt, D Ferguson, D Forsyth, W Geary, M Gentle, G Gillespie, L Greenwood, R Hohnen, S Hume, C Johnson, M Maxwell, P McDonald, K Morris, K Moseby, T Newsome, D Nimmo, R Paltridge, D Ramsey, J Read, A Rendall, M Rich, E Ritchie, J Rowland, J Short, D Stokeld, D Sutherland, A Wayne, L Woodford, F Zewe

(2017), Vol. 206, pp. 293-303, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Can owls be used to monitor the impacts of urbanisation? A cautionary tale of variable detection

R Cooke, H Grant, I Ebsworth, A Rendall, B Isaac, J White

(2017), Vol. 44, pp. 573-581, Wildlife research, Clayton, Vic., C1

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Adaptation to urban environments promotes high reproductive success in the tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides), an endemic nocturnal bird species

M Weaving, J White, B Isaac, A Rendall, R Cooke

(2016), Vol. 150, pp. 87-95, Landscape and Urban Planning, C1

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Camera trapping: a contemporary approach to monitoring invasive rodents in high conservation priority ecosystems

A Rendall, D Sutherland, R Cooke, J White

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 1-10, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Collaborative Koala project on the Mornington Peninsula.

Dr Desley Whisson, Dr Anthony Rendall

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

  • 2023: $9,126
  • 2022: $9,126
  • 2021: $30,503

Quantifying the impacts of feral cats on Phillip Island.

Dr Anthony Rendall

Phillip Island Nature Park Committee of Management Inc (PINP)

  • 2023: $4,650

Research proposal for the French Island Cat Eradication Program.

Dr Anthony Rendall, Prof Euan Ritchie

Melbourne Water Corporation

  • 2023: $15,000
  • 2022: $10,000

Industry and Other Funding

Invasive species on islands: Trophic Cascades, Diet and Impact

A/Prof John White, A/Prof Raylene Cooke, Mr Anthony Rendall, Dr Duncan Sutherland

ESA - Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment - 20 571 098 795

  • 2017: $3,200
  • 2016: $7,500

STUDENT APPLICATION: How do different mycophagous mammals impact fungi communities and contribute to ecosystem function through plant-fungi relationships

Prof Euan Ritchie, Ms Aviya Naccarella, Dr Anthony Rendall

ESA - Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment - 20 571 098 795

  • 2023: $5,965


No completed student supervisions to report