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Selection of breeding habitat by the endangered Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae) at two spatial scales

Brazill-Boast, James; Dessmann, Josephine K.; Davies, Gareth T.O.; Pryke, Sarah; Griffith, Simon C.

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The Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae) has experienced significant decline in population and the extent of its range over the past 40 years, which has generally been attributed to the availability of suitable foraging habitat. Less research, however, has investigated the suitability or availability of breeding habitat of the species. Gouldian Finches are obligate cavity nesters, and a recent study has shown that they select nest-sites non-randomly based on structural characteristics of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78975
Source: Emu
DOI: 10.1071/MU10064

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