Mery E. Juiña

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The Pale-headed Brush-finch Atlapetes pallidiceps is an emberizine finch that is confined to south-central Ecuador and critically endangered owing to cowbird parasitism and habitat loss. We report a marked increase in numbers of brush-finches after seven years of cowbird control, confirming that brood parasitism had been an important limiting factor, and(More)
Density-dependent processes are fundamental mechanisms for the regulation of populations. Ecological theories differ in their predictions on whether increasing population density leads to individual adjustments of survival and reproductive output or to dominance and monopolization of resources. Here, we use a natural experiment to examine which factors(More)
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