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Is bigger always better? Influence of patch attributes on breeding activity of birds in box-gum grassy woodland restoration plantings

Belder, Donna; Pierson, Jennifer; Ikin, Karen; Blanchard, Wade; Westgate, Martin; Crane, Mason; Lindenmayer, David B

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Restoration plantings are an increasingly common management technique to address habitat loss in agricultural landscapes. Native fauna, including birds, may readily occupy planted areas of vegetation. However, unless restoration plantings support breeding populations, their effectiveness as a conservation strategy may be limited. We assessed breeding activity of birds in box-gum grassy woodland restoration plantings in the South-west Slopes bioregion of New South Wales, Australia. We compared...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-05-29
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/187198
Source: Biological Conservation
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.05.015
Access Rights: Open Access

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