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Colonisation of native tree and shrub plantings by woodland birds in an agricultural landscape

Barrett, G.; Freudenberger, David; Drew, A.; Stol, Jacqui; Nicholls, A O; Cawsey, E.M.

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Tree planting has become a cornerstone strategy for natural resource management in agricultural landscapes, yet its contribution as habitat for woodland birds has not been fully investigated. A case study from the Holbrook region in southern New South Wales was used to assess woodland birds in young plantings of native trees and shrubs. Ground-foraging insectivorous woodland birds were under-represented in the plantings, partly due to a lack of native forb diversity (wildflowers) and leaf...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66135
Source: Wildlife Research
DOI: 10.1071/WR07100

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