Avoiding Pitfalls of Using Species Distribution Models in Conservation Planning

  title={Avoiding Pitfalls of Using Species Distribution Models in Conservation Planning},
  author={Bette A. Loiselle and Christine A. Howell and Catherine H. Graham and JAQUELINE M. GOERCK and Thomas F. Brooks and Kimberly G. Smith and Paul H. Williams},
Museum records have great potential to provide valuable insights into the vulnerability, historic distribution, and conservation of species, especially when coupled with species-distribution models used to predict species’ ranges. Yet, the increasing dependence on species-distribution models in identifying conservation priorities calls for a more critical evaluation of model robustness. We used 11 bird species of conservation concern in Brazil’s highly fragmented Atlantic Forest and data on… CONTINUE READING
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