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Nest predation in New Zealand songbirds: Exotic predators, introduced prey and long-term changes in predation risk

Remes, Vladimir; Matysiokova, Beata; Cockburn, Andrew


Predation is a major factor in ecology, evolution and conservation and thus its understanding is essential for insights into ecological processes and management of endangered populations of prey. Here we conducted a spatially (main island through to offshore islets) and temporally (1938-2005) extensive meta-analysis of published nest predation rates in New Zealand songbirds. We obtained information on nest predation rates from 79 populations (. n=. 4838 nests) of 26 species of songbirds...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Biological Conservation
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2012.01.063


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