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Comparisons between nesting densities of Tawny Frogmouths ( Podargus strigoides ) in open- and closed-canopy woodlands

Rae, Stuart

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The Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) is a common and familiar bird, yet there is little known of their densities in different woodland habitats. Nests of Tawny Frogmouths were surveyed in partly cleared open grassy woodland, open-canopy grassy woodland and closed-canopy dry sclerophyll forest in 200608. Thirty-nine nesting attempts were recorded. In 2008, when all sites were thoroughly searched, more nests were found in the open-canopy grassy woodland (0.02nestsha-1) than in closed-canopy...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60488
Source: Emu
DOI: 10.1071/MU09056

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