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The value of scattered trees for wildlife: Contrasting effects of landscape context and tree size

Le Roux, Darren; Stagoll (Ikin), Karen; Lindenmayer, David; Manning, Adrian; Gibbons, Philip


Aim: The biodiversity value of scattered trees in modified landscapes is often overlooked in planning and conservation decisions. We conducted a multitaxa study to determine how wildlife abundance, species richness and community composition at individual trees are affected by (1) the landscape context in which trees are located; and (2) the size of trees. Location: Canberra, south-eastern Australia. Methods: Trunk arthropod, bat and bird surveys were undertaken over 3 years (2012–2014) at 72...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-10-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Diversity and Distributions
DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12658
Access Rights: Open Access


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