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[21]   Doherty TS, Dickman CR, Glen AS, Newsome TM, Nimmo DG, Ritchie EG, Vanak AT, Wising AJ (2017) The global impacts of domestic dogs on threatened vertebrates. Biological Conservation. [free to read for 50 days]

[20]   Newsome TM, Fleming PJS, Dickman CR, Doherty TS, Ripple WJ, Ritchie EG and Wirsing AJ (online early) Making a new dog? BioScience. *Featured in Science.

[19]   Dunlop JA, Rayner K and Doherty TS (online earlyDietary flexibility in small carnivores: a case study on the endangered northern quoll Dasyurus hallucatus. Journal of Mammalogy.

[18]   Doherty TS, van Etten EJB, Davis RA, Knuckey CG, Radford JQ and Dalgleish S (online early) Ecosystem responses to fire: identifying cross-taxa contrasts and complementarities to inform management strategies. Ecosystems. [free to read at that link]

[17]   Legge SM et al. including Doherty TS (2017) Enumerating a continental-scale threat: how many feral cats are in Australia? Biological Conservation.

[16]   Doherty TS, Dickman CR, Johnson CN, Legge SM, Ritchie EG and Woinarski JCZ (2017) Impacts and management of feral cats Felis catus in Australia. Mammal Review. 

[15]   Doherty TS and Ritchie EG (2017) Stop jumping the gun: a call for evidence-based invasive predator managementConservation Letters. [OA]


[14]   Davis RA*, Doherty TS*, van Etten EJB, Radford JQ, Holmes F, Knuckey CG and Davis B (2016) Conserving long unburnt vegetation is important for bird species, guilds and diversity. Biodiversity and Conservation. *joint lead authors

[13]   Doherty TS, Glen AS, Nimmo DG, Ritchie EG and Dickman CR. (2016) Invasive predators and global biodiversity lossProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. *Featured in Nature and Science.

[12]   Doherty TS and Maron M (2016) Fanning the flames of Australian wildfires. Nature. [Correspondence]

[11]   Doherty TS, Wingfield BN, Stokes VL, Craig MD, Lee J, Finn HC and Calver MC (2016) Successional changes in feeding activity by threatened black cockatoos in revegetated mine sites. Wildlife Research.

[10]   Knuckey CG, van Etten EJB and Doherty TS (2016) Effects of long-term fire exclusion and frequent fire on plant community composition: a case study from semi-arid shrublands. Austral Ecology.


[9]   Doherty TS (2015) Dietary overlap between sympatric dingoes and feral cats at a semi-arid rangeland site in Western Australia. Australian Mammalogy.

[8]   Doherty TS, Dickman CR, Nimmo DG and Ritchie EG (2015) Multiple threats, or multiplying the threats? Interactions between invasive predators and other ecological disturbances. Biological Conservation.

[7]   Davis RA* and Doherty TS* (2015) Rapid recovery of an urban reptile community following summer wildfire. PLOS ONE *joint lead authors.

[6]   Doherty TS and Algar D (2015) Response of feral cats to a track-based baiting programme using Eradicat baits. Ecological Management & Restoration.

[5]   Doherty TS, Davis RA and van Etten EJB (2015) A game of cat-and-mouse: microhabitat influences rodent foraging in recently burnt, but not long unburnt shrublands. Journal of Mammalogy.

[4]   Doherty TS, Davis RA, van Etten EJB, Collier N and Krawiec J (2015) Response of a shrubland mammal and reptile community to a history of landscape-scale wildfire. International Journal of Wildland Fire.

[3]   Doherty TS, Davis RA, van Etten EJB, Algar D, Collier N, Dickman CR, Edwards G, Masters P, Palmer R and Robinson S (2015) A continental-scale analysis of feral cat diet in Australia. Journal of Biogeography.


[2]   Doherty TS, Bengsen AJ and Davis RA (2014) A critical review of habitat use by feral cats and key directions for future research and management. Wildlife Research.

[1]   Doherty TS, Davis RA and van Etten EJB (2013) A game of cat-and-mouse: does habitat structure and fire history influence native rodent foraging behaviour? Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia

Other publications

Doherty TS, Nimmo DG and Ritchie EG (2016) Response of mammals to time since fire, vegetation type and habitat structure in the Big Desert-Wyperfeld reserve complex. Unpublished report to the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Mildura.

Doherty TS (2015) Carnivores of Australia: Past, Present and Future. A.S. Glen and C.R. Dickman (eds). CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2014, 448 pp. Price AUD $89.95. ISBN 9780643103108 (hardback). Pacific Conservation Biology [Book review]

Doherty TS (2015) Ecology of feral cats Felis catus and their prey in relation to shrubland fire regimesPhD thesis, Edith Cowan University.

Doherty TS (2014) What makes a good farm for wildlife? D. Lindenmayer, S. Archer, P. Barton, S. Bond, M. Crane, P. Gibbons, G. Kay, C. MacGregor, A. Manning, D. Michael, R. Montague-Drake, N. Munro, R. Muntz and K. Stagoll. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2011, xiv + 160 pp. Price AU $39.95. ISBN 9780643100312 (paperback). Ecological Management & Restoration [Book review]

Davis RA, Krawiec J and Doherty TS (2013) The impacts of fire on the herpetofaunal communities of Kings Park: spring 2009 – autumn 2013. A report to the Kings Park and Botanic Gardens Authority. Centre for Ecosystem Management ECU, Joondalup.

Doherty TS (2010) Restoration of black cockatoo feeding habitat at a bauxite mine in the jarrah forest: the effects of vegetation succession and thinning. Honours thesis, Murdoch University.

Online media

The bark side: domestic dogs threaten endangered species worldwide. The Conversation, May 2017.

Invasive predators are eating the world’s animals to extinction – and the worst is close to homeThe Conversation, September 2016.

Bushfires are pushing species towards extinction. The Conversation, February 2016.

Killing cats, rats and foxes is no silver bullet for saving wildlifeThe Conversation, June 2015.

ESA Hot Topic Killer Cats: the devastating impact of feral cats on Australian biodiversity February 2015

Feral feast: cats kill hundreds of Australian animalsThe Conversation, February 2015.

To eradicate feral cats, we need to know how many are out thereThe Conversation, October 2014.

Ferals, strays, pets: how to control the cats that are eating our wildlife. The Conversation, September 2014.

How desexing cats saves lives. The Conversation, November 2013.

Feral felines: managing their impact on native fauna. The Conversation, February 2013.

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