Bird communities of the Colorado Rocky Mountains along a gradient of exurban development

@inproceedings{Fraterrigo2005BirdCO,
  title={Bird communities of the Colorado Rocky Mountains along a gradient of exurban development},
  author={Jennifer M. Fraterrigo and John A. Wiens},
  year={2005}
}
Most insights about the effects of residential development on wildlife are based on research from urban and suburban areas. Yet exurban development is an increasingly prevalent form of human settlement in many parts of the world. Moreover because such development often occurs near the periphery of protected areas, it may have a disproportionate influence on native species. We examined bird community patterns in the Rocky Mountains of north-central Colorado across a gradient of exurban… CONTINUE READING
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