To document the fruit diet of P. poliocephalus and constructs a diet list for sympatric frugivorous birds on the basis of published material.
Type of Study:
There was no evidence that the Grey-headed flying fox is a specialist feeder and there was substantial dietary overlap with frugivorous birds
The author made observations of flying-fox feeding across the whole area over a three-year period, but the no of animals/sites is not reported
North-eastern New South Wales
Response variable :
Presence/absence of species
Eby, P. (1998) An analysis of diet specialization in frugivorous Pteropus poliocephalus (Megachiroptera) in Australian subtropical rainforest. Aust. J. Ecol. 23, 443–456.