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Possible Ecological Mechanisms for Loss of Vernal‐Herb Diversity in Logged Eastern Deciduous Forests
The ecological literature on eastern forest-floor herbs and data collected in the southern Appalachians in Tennessee and North Carolina suggest five possible ecological mechanisms for reducing orExpand
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Diet Studies of Seabirds: A Review of Methods
Methods of collecting, analysing and presenting data on the diets of seabirds are reviewed, with consideration of methods employed in diet studies of other organisms. Killing of birds continues to beExpand
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Do Appalachian herbaceous understories ever recover from clearcutting
: Life history characteristics of many herbaceous understory plants suggest that such species recover slowly from major perturbations such as clear cutting. We examined herbaceous cover and richnessExpand
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The Ecology of Tick Parasitism on Densely Nesting Peruvian Seabirds
Densely nesting Guanay Cormorants (Phalacrocorax bougainvillii), Peruvian Booby (Sula variegate), and Peruvian Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis thagus) deserted eggs and young in response toExpand
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Biology and Impacts of Pacific Island Invasive Species. 7. The Domestic Cat (Felis catus)1
Abstract: This article reviews the biology, ecological effects, and management of the domestic cat (Felis catus) in the Pacific basin. The cat is one of the most controversial invasive species inExpand
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Environmental uncertainty and commercial fishing: Effects on Peruvian guano birds
Abstract The roles of the El Nino phenomenon, a cessation of upwelling, and of human fishing in limiting populations of Peruvian guano birds (Guanay cormorant Phalacrocorax bougainvillii , PeruvianExpand
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Where have all the birds gone
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Host population persistence in the face of introduced vector-borne diseases: Hawaii amakihi and avian malaria.
The past quarter century has seen an unprecedented increase in the number of new and emerging infectious diseases throughout the world, with serious implications for human and wildlife populations.Expand
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The dynamics, transmission, and population impacts of avian malaria in native Hawaiian birds: a modeling approach
We developed an epidemiological model of avian malaria (Plasmodium relictum) across an altitudinal gradient on the island of Hawaii that includes the dynamics of the host, vector, and parasite. ThisExpand
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The Foraging Ecology of Peruvian Seabirds
Etude du comportement d'approvisionnement en groupe chez Sula variegata, Pelecanus occidentalis thagus, Phalacrocorax bougainvillii. Organisation sociale. Kleptoparasitisme
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