Pulse of the Wetland references. As new references work their way into the project, they’ll be listed here. Some of these references were also used in research for Eye of the Corvus.



Dark Emu, Bruce Pascoe, Magabala Books, 2014

The Biggest Estate on Earth, Bill Gammage, Allen & Unwin, 2011

Landprints, George Seddon, Cambridge University Press, 1997

The Wake of the Crows: living and dying in shared worlds, Thom van Dooren, Columbia University Press, 2019

Landmarks, Robert Macfarlane, Penguin Books, 2016


Floodplain Wetland Biota in the Murray Darling Basin: water and habitat requirements, Kerrylee Rogers and Timothy J Ralph, CSIRO Publishing, 2011

Frogs and Reptiles of the Murray-Darling Basin: A guide to their identification, ecology and conservation, Michael Swan, CSIRO Publishing, 2020

Weeds of Central and Western NSW: identification and control guide, Macquarie and Lachlan Valley Weeds Advisory Committee, 2013

Field Guide to Eucalypts, Vol 1 (1990) & 2 (1999), M.I.H. Brooker & D.A. Kleinig, Bloomings Books

Plants of Western NSW, GM Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe, JH Leigh, Inkata Press, 1992 (since republished by CSIRO)

Field Guide to the Birds of Australia, Graham Pizzey & Frank Knight, Angus & Robertson, 1997

The Sensory Ecology of Birds, Graham R. Martin, Oxford Avian Biology Series, 2017

How many Big Macs do waterbirds need?, Heather McGinness (CSIRO), Murray-Darling Basin Environmental Water Knowledge and Research (MDB EWKR) project


Macquarie Marshes Environmental Landholders Association website

Environment NSW webpage: The Burrima Project, 2012

Reedbed Country: the story of the Macquarie Marshes, Kay Masman & Margaret Johnstone, Macquarie Marshes Catchment Management Committee, 2000

Journals of two expeditions into the interior of New South Wales – Undertaken by order of the British Government in the years 1817-18, Oxley, John Joseph William Molesworth (1783-1828), University of Sydney Library, 2002

Two expeditions into the interior of Southern Australia by Charles Sturt (Volume 1), The Project Gutenberg, 2009

Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia by Thomas Mitchell (1848), The Project Gutenberg, 2004

After the Greening: the Browning of Australia, Mary E White, Kangaroo Press, 1994


Listening to nature: The emerging field of bioacoustics, Adam Welz, 2019

Using the sounds of nature to monitor environmental change, Garth Paine, 2018

Monitoring the acoustic activity of an aquatic insect population in relation to temperature, vegetation and noise, Camille Desjonquères, Fanny RybakJuan Sebastian Ulloa, Alexandre Kempf, Avner Bar Hen, Jérôme Sueur, 2018

Freshwater ecoacoustics as a tool for continuous ecosystem monitoring, Simon Linke, Toby Gifford, Camille Desjonquères, Diego Tonolla, Thierry Aubin, Leah Barclay, Chris Karaconstantis, Mark J Kennard, Fanny Rybak, and Jérôme Sueur, 2018


Keeping watch over a wandering wetland, Tim Ralph

Wandering wetlands: spatial patterns of historical channel and floodplain change in the Ramsar-listed Macquarie Marshes, Australia, Timothy J. Ralph, Paul P. Hesse and Tsuyoshi Kobayashi, 2015

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment > Wetlands

Monitoring & management, Threatened Species Recovery Hub

The Macquarie Marshes: an ecological history, Gillian Hogendyke, Institute of Public Affairs, September 2007


Aboriginal Environmental Outcomes in the Macquarie Marshes, Murray Darling Basin Authority/Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations, 2017

Sharing a Wailwan story (education kit), Powerhouse Museum, 1999

Culture in Translation: The Anthropological Legacy of R. H. Mathews, edited by Martin Thomas, 2007


Department of Agriculture Water & Environment: Macquarie catchment webpages

Environment NSW environmental water priorities in the Macquarie-Castlereagh catchment webpage and associated documents

Water Sharing Plan for the Macquarie and Cudgegong Regulated Rivers, 2016

Water NSW: Macquarie Valley webpage

Macquarie River Food & Fibre website

Cry Me a River, Margaret Simons, 2020

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