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Abra Maruncunca, dpto. Puno, Peru, revisited: vegetation cover and avifauna changes over a 30-year period

  title={Abra Maruncunca, dpto. Puno, Peru, revisited: vegetation cover and avifauna changes over a 30-year period},
  author={Mark B. Robbins and Thomas Schulenberg and Daniel F. Lane and Andr{\'e}s M. Cuervo and Laurence C. Binford and {\'A}rp{\'a}d S. Ny{\'a}ri and Marie Combe and Enrique Arbel{\'a}ez-Cort{\'e}s and Walter Wehtje and Andr{\'e}s Lira-Noriega},
Summary.—Avifaunal inventories in 1980, 2007 and 2009 along the eastern slope of the Peruvian Andes at Abra Maruncunca, dpto. Puno, document the occurrence and change in relative abundance of 245 species. Degradation of forest cover with an increase in secondary vegetation probably explains many of the differences between the 1980 and 2009 surveys. We provide details for the first occurrence and clarification of the status in Peru for Ochre-cheeked Spinetail Synallaxis scutata, Olivaceous… Expand

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