A decade of emerald ash borer effects on regional woodpecker and nuthatch populations

@article{Koenig2017ADO,
  title={A decade of emerald ash borer effects on regional woodpecker and nuthatch populations},
  author={Walter D Koenig and Andrew M Liebhold},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2017},
  volume={19},
  pages={2029-2037}
}
The emerald ash borer (EAB) Agrilus planipennis, first detected in 2002 in the vicinity of Detroit, Michigan, USA, has spread throughout much of eastern and midwestern North America as of 2016, resulting in widespread mortality of ash trees in the genus Fraxinus. We investigated the effects of this newly available, exotic food source on populations of six species of largely resident insectivorous birds, including five species of woodpeckers and white-breasted nuthatch (Sitta canadensis), using… CONTINUE READING
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