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Biotic effects of climate change in urban environments: The case of the grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) in Melbourne, Australia

Parris, Kirstem M; Hazell, Donna

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Urban climates are known to differ from those of the surrounding rural areas, as human activities in cities lead to changes in temperature, humidity and wind regimes. These changes can in turn affect the geographic distribution of species, the behaviour of animals and the phenology of plants. The grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) is a large, nomadic bat from eastern Australia that roosts in large colonies known as camps. Historically a warm temperate to tropical species, P....[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/85376
Source: Biological Conservation
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2005.01.035

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