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Table 6 The total number of prey tracks observed in paired baited and unbaited areas at nine sites in Australia

From: Sympatric prey responses to lethal top-predator control: predator manipulation experiments

Site Treatment Plotnights Birds Rabbits Possums Small mammals^ Macropods Pigs Echidnas Koalas Toads Frogs Hopping mice Reptiles*
Barcaldine B 3015 998 1005 17 901 1901 29 24 BP 10 24 NP RE
UB 3131 921 608 2 703 1969 3 9 2 10
Blackall B 809 187 120 1 185 348 1 5 BP ND 2 NP RE
UB 3271 808 473 2 749 762 8 19 19
Tambo B 1352 1001 93 5 222 782 17 1 BP 0 2 NP RE
UB 2130 901 148 4 448 960 13 3 6 11
Mt Owen B 4389 4554 1292 175 1442 1512 2 1 2 NR NR NP RE
UB 4350 5549 2229 1048 2186 1157 1 1 1
Strathmore B 2066 4254 ND 32 21 200 89 3 BP NR NR NP RE
UB 2186 5633 26 53 1183 295 0
Lambina B 750 380 11 NP 1128 127 NP ND NP NP 106 276 132
UB 750 275 10 1051 152 24 303 84
Quinyambie B 1400 1026 922 NP 1942 12 ND 1 NP NP 0 6105 213
UB 1400 948 1234 1554 1 1 3 8883 190
Cordillo Downs B 900 134 16 NP 593 25 7 ND NP NP 0 356 136
UB 900 459 53 980 20 0 37 130 252
Todmorden B 1300 496 221 NP 1366 89 NP ND NP NP 8 393 377
UB 1300 470 9 1333 108 0 272 173
Grand Total   35399 28995 8444 1312 16857 11308 465 68 3 18 246 16718 1557
  1. * = Greater in baited areas; ^ = greater PTI in unbaited areas; NP = not present; ND = known to be present but not detected on tracking plots; NR = present and detected but not recorded; RE = mostly Varanus spp. and reported in [25]; X = insufficient data to calculate p; #N surveys for hopping-mice at Lambina = 2, error df = 1 for hopping-mice.