Tubelis, Darius; Lindenmayer, David; Cowling, Ann
The peninsula effect - a decrease in species richness from the base to the tip of a peninsula - has been tested for a diverse range of taxa at continental and regional scales. We investigated the peninsula effect at a local scale by examining bird species occurrence in riparian strips (peninsulas) of native eucalypt forest within a radiata pine plantation in the Tumut region, south-eastern Australia. Peninsulas were elongated but 'blind' extensions of a core area of native eucalypt forest....[Show more]
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