Hayley Geyle

Project Leader
Charles Darwin University
Hayley Geyle is a Research Assistant in the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods at Charles Darwin University. She completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours at Deakin University in 2015, where her project focused on survey design for detecting declines in a threatened rodent on the Tiwi Islands.


Hayley has a strong passion for ecology and wildlife, with particular interest in threatened species conservation and introduced predator management.
Targeted surveys to find the elusive northern brush-tailed phascogale
Reptiles on the brink: identifying the Australian terrestrial snake and lizard species most at risk of extinction
Pacific Conservation Biology
Big trouble for little fish: identifying Australian freshwater fishes in imminent risk of extinction - Journal
Pacific Conservation Biology
Introduced cats eating a continental fauna: invertebrate consumption by feral cats (Felis catus) in Australia
Wildlife Research
Targeted sampling successfully detects the cryptic and declining arboreal marsupial (Phascogale pirata) in northern Australia
Pacific Conservation Biology
Predation by introduced cats Felis catus on Australian frogs: compilation of species records and estimation of numbers killed
Wildlife Research
Designing better monitoring programs: Lessons from the brush-tailed rabbit-rat
Continental-scale assessment reveals inadequate monitoring for threatened vertebrates in a megadiverse country
Biological Conservation
Introduced cats (Felis catus) eating a continental fauna: inventory and traits of Australian mammal species killed
Biological Conservation - Mammal Review
Introduced cats (Felis catus) eating a continental fauna: The number of mammals killed in Australia
Biological Conservation
Top-down control of species distributions: feral cats driving the regional extinction of a threatened rodent in northern Australia
Wiley - Diversity and Distributions
A spatial overview of the global importance of Indigenous lands for conservation
Springer Nature
Changing the future - seeking to predict and prevent extinctions
Wildlife Australia
Metrics of progress in the understanding and management of threats to Australian birds
Conservation Biology
Towards meaningful monitoring: A case study of a threatened rodent
Science for Saving Species Magazine Issue 8 Winter 2018
No surprises, no regrets: identifying Australia’s most imperilled animal species
Feral cat distribution, abundance, management and impacts on threatened species: collation and analysis of data
Emergency care – identifying and prioritising action to save fauna species at acute risk of extinction
Science For Saving Species Magazine: Issue 3 Autumn 2017
Threatened Species Recovery Hub