Assessing the role of landscape connectivity in recent woodpecker range expansion in Mediterranean Europe: forest management implications

Abstract

Woodpecker species have significantly expanded their ranges in the last decades of the twentieth century in Mediterranean Europe, which seems to be closely related to forest maturation following large-scale decline in traditional uses. Here we assess the explicit role of forest landscape connectivity in the colonization of the Great Spotted Woodpecker… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10342-012-0666-x

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