Mr Darcy Watchorn

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Scholarship Holder

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env Sciences

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Publications

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2023

Multiple Threats Affecting the Marsupials of Australasia: Impacts and Management

T Doherty, W Geary, V Miritis, D Watchorn

(2023), pp. 1531-1554, American and Australasian Marsupials: An Evolutionary, Biogeographical, and Ecological Approach, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

Ghost rodents: Albinism in Australian rodent species

Darcy Watchorn, Chris Dickman, Judy Dunlop, Emmalie Sanders, Molly Watchorn, Phoebe Burns

(2023), Vol. 13, pp. 1-16, Ecology and Evolution, England, C1

journal article

Cats, foxes and fire: quantitative review reveals that invasive predator activity is most likely to increase shortly after fire

T Doherty, D Watchorn, V Miritis, A Pestell, W Geary

(2023), Vol. 19, Fire Ecology, C1

journal article

The risks and rewards of using artificial habitat structures for wildlife conservation

Darcy Watchorn, Tenaya Duncan, Mitchell Cowan

(2023), pp. 1-16, Austral Ecology: a journal of ecology in the Southern Hemisphere, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Experimentally testing animal responses to prescribed fire size and severity

T Doherty, D Bohórquez Fandiño, D Watchorn, S Legge, C Dickman

(2023), Conservation Biology, C1-1

journal article
2022

Using wildlife rehabilitator surveys to identify threats: a case study of koalas in Victoria, Australia

K Ashman, D Watchorn, D Whisson

(2022), Vol. 42, pp. 130-145, Australian Zoologist, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Artificial habitat structures for animal conservation: design and implementation, risks and opportunities

D Watchorn, M Cowan, D Driscoll, D Nimmo, K Ashman, M Garkaklis, B Wilson, T Doherty

(2022), pp. 1-9, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, London, England, C1

journal article

Microhabitat selection by small mammals in response to fire

D Lees, D Watchorn, D Driscoll, T Doherty

(2022), Vol. 69, pp. 67-79, Australian Journal of Zoology, Melbourne, Victoria, C1

journal article

Fire as a driver and mediator of predator-prey interactions

T Doherty, W Geary, C Jolly, K Macdonald, V Miritis, D Watchorn, M Cherry, L Conner, T González, S Legge, E Ritchie, C Stawski, C Dickman

(2022), Vol. 97, pp. 1539-1558, Biological Reviews, England, C1

journal article

Elevation, disturbance, and forest type drive the occurrence of a specialist arboreal folivore

D Lindenmayer, L McBurney, W Blanchard, K Marsh, E Bowd, D Watchorn, C Taylor, K Youngentob

(2022), Vol. 17, pp. 1-9, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Relationship between body weight and elevation in Leadbeater's possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri)

J Williams, D Harley, D Watchorn, L McBurney, D Lindenmayer

(2022), Vol. 69, pp. 167-174, Australian Journal of Zoology, C1

journal article
2021

Artificial refuges for wildlife conservation: what is the state of the science?

M Cowan, M Callan, M Watson, D Watson, T Doherty, D Michael, J Dunlop, J Turner, H Moore, D Watchorn, D Nimmo

(2021), Vol. 96, pp. 2735-2754, Biological Reviews, England, C1

journal article

Is Australia's environmental legislation protecting threatened species? A case study of the national listing of the greater glider

K Ashman, D Watchorn, D Lindenmayer, M Taylor

(2021), pp. 1-13, Pacific Conservation Biology, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article
2020

Quantifying the interactions between koalas in a high-density population during the breeding period

D Watchorn, D Whisson

(2020), Vol. 42, pp. 28-37, Australian mammalogy, Clayton, Vic., C1

journal article

The vegetation structure and condition of contracting lowland habitat for Leadbeater's possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri)

Joe Greet, Dan Harley, Kita Ashman, Darcy Watchorn, David Duncan

(2020), Vol. 43, pp. 344-353, Australian Mammalogy, C1-1

journal article

Surveys for leadbeater's possum gymnobelideus leadbeateri at wallaby creek, kinglake national park, Victoria

A Eyre, J Cripps, V Miritis, D Watchorn, K Ashman, P Burns, T Fairman, L Durkin, J Nelson, P Macak, L Lumsden, D Harley

(2020), Vol. 137, pp. 36-40, The Victorian Naturalist, Melbourne, Victoria, C1-1

journal article
2019

Prioritising research efforts for effective species conservation: a review of 145 years of koala research

K Ashman, D Watchorn, D Whisson

(2019), Vol. 49, pp. 189-200, Mammal review, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Quantifying landscape change as a consequence of plantation forestry expansion: a case study of the Koala Zone in south-west Victoria

K Ashman, D Watchorn

(2019), Vol. 82, pp. 116-122, Australian forestry, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Observations of arboreal behaviour in the mainland dusky antechinus (Antechinus mimetes)

D Watchorn, K Ashman, D Harley

(2019), pp. 1-4, Australian mammalogy, Clayton, Vic., C1

journal article
2017

Subharmonics increase the auditory impact of female koala rejection calls

B Charlton, D Watchorn, D Whisson

(2017), Vol. 123, pp. 571-579, Ethology, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Dr Tim Doherty, Mr Darcy James Watchorn

VEAC Grant - Bill Borthwick Scholarship

  • 2019: $2,320

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Prof Don Driscoll, Mr Darcy James Watchorn

Parks Victoria Grant - Research CAT2-4

  • 2020: $5,000

Industry and Other Funding

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Mr Darcy James Watchorn, Prof Don Driscoll

Jill Landsberg Fund

  • 2019: $6,000

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Prof Don Driscoll, Mr Darcy James Watchorn

ESA - Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment - 20 571 098 795

  • 2021: $6,695
  • 2019: $6,120

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Mr Darcy James Watchorn, Dr Tim Doherty

Geelong Field Naturalists Club

  • 2020: $488

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Dr Tim Doherty, Mr Darcy James Watchorn

Conservation and Wildlife Research Trust

  • 2020: $5,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report