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Birds of a feather flock together: Using trait-groups to understand the effect of macropod grazing on birds in grassy habitats

Howland, Brett; Stojanovic, Dejan; Gordon, Iain; Radford, Jim; Manning, Adrian; Lindenmayer, David B


Restoration of appropriate disturbance regimes is a high conservation priority. However, for most species, little is known about appropriate disturbance regimes to achieve defined conservation outcomes. In this context, traitbased approaches can offer a means to generalize responses to environmental change across multiple species. Here, we investigated the potential of a trait-based approach to predict the preference of birds utilizing the grassy layers for different levels of grazing by a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Biological Conservation
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.11.033


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