HABITAT FRAGMENTATION AND PAIRING SUCCESS IN THE OVENBIRD (SEIURUS AUROCAPILLUS)

Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) Science Article 2

abstract

In 1990 and 1991, we determined the proportion of Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus)territorial males that were paired in a 25-ha plot in an extensive forest (>350 km 2) inQu6bec, and compared it to pairing success in populations breeding in nearby forest fragments (4.5-53.0h a) in Quebec and Ontario.

MARC-ANDRE VILLARD et al., The Auk 110(4):759-768, 1993

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