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1. Wagner, B., Baker, P., Stewart, S., Lumsden, L., Nelson, J., Cripps, J., Durkin, L., Scroggie, M.P. & Nitschke, C. (in review) Climate change drives habitat contraction of a nocturnal arboreal marsupial at its physiological limits.

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42. Stobo-Wilson, A., Stokeld, D., Einoder, L., Davies, H., Fisher, A., Hill, B., Mahney, T., Murphy, B., Scroggie, M.P., Stevens, A., Woinarski, J., Bawinanga Rangers, Warddeken Rangers & Gillespie, G. (2020) Bottom-up and top-down processes influence contemporary patterns of mammal species richness in Australia’s monsoonal tropics. Biological Conservation 247:

41. Atkins, Z., Clemann, N., Chapple, D., Edwards, A., Sinsch, U., Schafer, A., Schroder, M., Scroggie, M.P. & Robert, K. (2020) Demographic and life history variation in two sky-island populations of an endangered alpine lizard lizard. Journal of Zoology 310: 34–44.

40. Scroggie, M.P., Peterson, G.N.L., Rohr, D.H., Nicholson, E. & Heard, G.W. (2019) Disturbance has benefits as well as costs for fragmented populations of a cryptic grassland reptile. Landscape Ecology 34: 1949-1965. [Data and code]

39. Scroggie, M.P., Preece, K., Nicholson, E., McCarthy, M.A., Parris, K.M. & Heard, G.W. (2019) Optimizing habitat management for amphibians: from simple models to complex decisions. Biological Conservation 236: 60-69. [Data and code]

38. Cripps, J., Pacioni, C., Scroggie, M.P., Woolnough, A. & Ramsey, D.S.L. (2019) Introduced deer and their potential role in disease transmission to Australia’s livestock industry. Mammal Review 49: 60-77.

37. Scroggie, M.P., Forsyth, D.M., McPhee, S., Matthews, J., Stuart, I., Stamation, K.,
Lindeman, M., & Ramsey, D.S.L. (2018) Invasive prey controlling invasive predators? European rabbit abundance does not determine red fox population dynamics.
Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 2621-2631. [Data and code]

36. Heard, G.W., Scroggie, M.P., Ramsey, D.S.L., Clemann, N., Hodgson, J. & Thomas, C.D. (2018) Can habitat management mitigate disease impacts on threatened amphibians? Conservation Letters 11: 1-10.

35. Gillespie, G.R., Howard, S., Stroud, J., Ul-Hasanah, A., Campling, M., Lardner, B., Scroggie, M.P. & Kusrini, M. (2015) Responses of tropical forest herpetofauna to moderate anthropogenic disturbance and effects of natural habitat variation in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Biological Conservation 192: 161-173.

34. Heard, G.W., Thomas, C.D., Hodgson, J.A., Scroggie, M.P., Ramsey, D.S.L. & Clemann, N. (2015) Refugia and connectivity sustain amphibian metapopulations afflicted by disease. Ecology Letters 18: 853–863

33. Forsyth, D.F., Scroggie, M.P., Arthur, A., Lindeman, M., Ramsey, D.S.L., McPhee, S., Bloomfield, T. & Stuart, I. (2015) Density-dependent effects of a widespread invasive herbivore on tree survival and biomass during reforestation. Ecosphere 6: 71. [Project Data Here]

32. Nelson, J., Scroggie, M.P., & Belcher, C.A. (2014) Developing a camera trap protocol to detect a rare marsupial carnivore, the Spot-tailed Quoll, Dasyurus maculatus. pp. 271–280. in: Camera Trapping in Wildlife Management and Research (eds. Meeks, P., Fleming, P., Ballard, G., Banks, P., Claridge, A., Sanderson, J & Swann, D.), CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

31. Heard, G.W., Scroggie, M.P., Clemann, N. & Ramsey, D.S.L. (2014) Wetland characteristics influence disease risk for a threatened amphibian. Ecological Applications 24: 650-662.

30. Ramsey, D.S.L., McPhee, S.R., Forysth, D.M., Stuart, I., Scroggie, M.P., Lindeman, M. & Mathews, J. (2014) Recolonisation of rabbit warrens following coordinated ripping programs in Victoria, south-eastern Australia. Wildlife Research 41: 46-55.

29. Clemann, N., Smith, M.J., Peterson, G.N.L, Scroggie, M.P. & Hunter, D. (2013) Characteristics of refugia used by the threatened Australian growling grass frog (Litoria raniformis) during a prolonged drought. Wildlife Research 40:385-392.

28. Heard, G.W., McCarthy, M.A., Scroggie, M.P., Baumgartner, J.B. & Parris, K.M. (2013) Bayesian models of metapopulation viability, with application to an endangered amphibian. Diversity and Distributions 19: 555-566.

27. Scroggie, M.P., Parkes, J.P., Norbury, G., Reddiex, B. & Heyward, R. (2012) Lagomorph and sheep effects on vegetation growth in dry and mesic grasslands in Otago, New Zealand. Wildlife Research 39: 721-730.

26. Scroggie, M.P. (2012) Survival of adult smooth froglets (Geocrinia laevis complex, Anura, Myobatrachidae) in and around a hybrid zone. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 7: 196-205.

25. Gillespie, G.R., Ahmad, E., Elahan, B., Evans, A., Ancrenaz, M., Goossens, B. & Scroggie, M.P. (2012) Conservation of amphibians in Borneo: relative value of secondary tropical forest and non-forest habitats. Biological Conservation 152: 136-144.

24. Heard, G.W., Scroggie, M.P. & Malone, B. (2012) Classical metapopulation theory as a useful paradigm for the conservation of an endangered amphibian. Biological Conservation 148: 156-166.

23. Heard, G.W., Scroggie, M.P. & Malone, B. (2012) The life-history and decline of the threatened Australian frog, Litoria raniformis. Austral Ecology 37: 276-284.

22. Dorrough, J., McIntyre, S. & Scroggie, M.P. (2011) Individual plant species responses to phosphorus and livestock grazing. Australian Journal of Botany. 59: 669-680.

21. Hunter, D.A., Smith, M.J., Scroggie, M.P. & Gilligan, D. (2011) Experimental examination of the potential for three introduced species to prey on the tadpole of the endangered Booroolong Frog, Litoria booroolongensis. Journal of Herpetology 45: 181-185.

20. Gillespie, G.R., Scroggie, M.P., Roberts, J.D., Cogger, H.G., Mahony, M. & MacDonald, K.R (2011) The influence of uncertainty on conservation risk assessments: Australian frogs as a case study. Biological Conservation 144: 1516-1525.

19. Gormley, A., Forsyth, D., Griffioen, P., Lindeman, M., Ramsey, D., Scroggie, M.P., & Woodford, L. (2011) Using presence-only and presence-absence data to estimate the current and potential distributions of established invasive species. Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 25-34.

18. Smith MJ, Scroggie MP, Schreiber ESG, McNabb E, Cheers G, Macak P, Loyn R & Ough KM (2009) Associations between salinity and diurnal non-riverine wetland use by birds. Emu 109: 252-259.

17. Forsyth DM, McLeod SR, Scroggie MP & White MD 2009. Modelling the abundance of wildlife using field surveys and GIS: non-native sambar deer (Cervus unicolor) in the Yarra Ranges, south-east Australia. Wildlife Research. 36: 231-241.

16. Scroggie MP & Clemann N 2009. Handling-related tail loss in an endangered skink: incidence, correlates and a possible solution. Journal of Zoology 277: 214-220.

15. Smith MJ, Ough KM, Scroggie MP, Schreiber ESG & Kohout M 2009. Assessing changes in macrophyte assemblages with salinity in non-riverine wetlands: A Bayesian approach. Aquatic Botany 90: 137-142.

14. Clemann N, Melville J, Ananjeva NB, Scroggie MP, Milto K & Kreuzberg E 2008. Microhabitat occupation and functional morphology of four species of sympatric agamid lizards in the Kyzylkum Desert, central Uzbekistan. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 31-2: 51-62.

13. Heard GW, Robertson P & Scroggie MP 2008. Microhabitat preferences of the endangered Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis in southern Victoria. Australian Zoologist 34: 414-425.

12. Heard GW, Scroggie MP & Malone B 2008. Visible implant alphanumeric tags as an alternative to toeclipping for marking amphibians – a case study. Wildlife Research. 35: 747-759.

11. Brown GW, Scroggie MP & Choquenot D 2008. Precision and accuracy of flyout counts of the Common Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii. Acta Chiropterologica. 10: 145-151.

10. Dorrough J & Scroggie MP 2008. Plant responses to agricultural intensification. Journal of Applied Ecology 45: 1274-1283.

9. Lyon JP, Ryan TJ & Scroggie MP 2008. Effects of temperature on the fast-start swimming performance of an Australian freshwater fish. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 17: 184-188.

8. Brown GW, Scroggie MP, Smith MJ & Steane D 2007. An evaluation of methods for assessing the population status of the threatened Alpine Tree Frog Litoria verreauxii alpina in south-eastern Australia. Copeia 2007: 765-770.

7. Forsyth DM, Barker RJ, Morriss G & Scroggie MP 2007. Modeling the relationship between fecal pellet indices and deer density. Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 964-970.

6. Smith MJ, Schreiber ESG, Scroggie MP, Kohout M, Ough K, Potts J, Lennie R, Turnbull D, Jin C, & Clancy T 2007. Associations between anuran tadpoles and salinity in a landscape mosaic of wetlands impacted by secondary salinisation. Freshwater Biology 52: 75-84.

5. Heard GW, Robertson P & Scroggie MP 2006. Assessing detection probabilities for the endangered Growling Grass Frog (Litoria raniformis) in southern Victoria. Wildlife Research 33: 557-564.

4. Forsyth DM, Scroggie MP & McDonald-Madden E 2006. Accuracy and precision of grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) flyout counts. Wildlife Research 33: 57-65.

3. Scroggie MP & Littlejohn MJ 2005. Territorial vocal behavior in hybrid smooth froglets, Geocrinia laevis complex (Anura: Myobatrachidae). Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 58: 72-79.

2. Gillespie GR, Howard S, Lockie D, Scroggie MP & Boeadi 2005. Herpetofaunal richness and community structure of offshore islands of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Biotropica 37: 279-290.

1. Gillespie GR, Lockie D, Scroggie MP & Iskandar DT 2004. Habitat use by stream-breeding frogs in south-east Sulawesi, with some preliminary observations on community organization. Journal of Tropical Ecology 20: 439-448.