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Ranking protected areas in the Azores using standardised sampling of soil epigean arthropods
Nineteen areas in seven of the nine Azorean islands were evaluated for species diversity and rarity based on soil epigean arthropods. Fifteen out of the 19 study areas are managed as Natural ForestExpand
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Predators of quail eggs, and the evidence of the remains: Implications for nest predation studies
We evaluated the consumption of Japanese Quail (Coturnix coturnix) eggs by captive reptiles, birds, and mammals in order to examine potential bias of nest predation experiments, and to determineExpand
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Dominant frequency of songs in tropical bird species is higher in sites with high noise pollution.
The structure and organization of acoustic signals arise through evolutionary processes and adaptive pressures on each species. During learning, natural or anthropogenic factors, such as high noiseExpand
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Effect of urbanization on the micronucleus frequency in birds from forest fragments.
The urbanization contributes to environment contamination, mainly by the increased vehicle traffic. This intense traffic releases in the air chemical compounds with mutagenic properties that canExpand
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Avian frugivory in Miconia (Melastomataceae): contrasting fruiting times promote habitat complementarity between savanna and palm swamp
Species of Miconia are considered keystone plant resources for frugivorous birds in Neotropical forests, but for other ecosystems little of their ecological role is known. The fruiting phenology andExpand
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PREDACAo DE NINHOS ARTIFICIAIS EM FRAGMENTOS DE MATAS DO BRASIL CENTRAL
Habitat fragmentation has some negative consequences to bird populations, including high nest predation rates due to the access of predators to the interior of small fragments. Qur purpose was toExpand
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Artificial roosts as seed dispersal nuclei in a cerrado area in Triângulo Mineiro, Brazil = Poleiros artificiais como núcleos de dispersão de sementes em uma área de cerrado no Triângulo Mineiro,
Vertical artificial structures can serve as artificial roosts attracting birds and increase the seed rain. The purpose of this work was to study the efficiency of different types of artificial roostsExpand
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Richness, composition and detectability of Psittacidae (Aves) in three palm swamps of the Cerrado sensu lato in central Brazil
Los objetivos de este estudio fueron: (1) investigar la riqueza y la composicion de pstacidos en pantanos, (2) determinar si el tamano de los grupos varia estacionalmente, (3) comparar las especiesExpand
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