Breeding habitat and nest‐site selection of Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus in the Annapurna Himalaya Range of Nepal

@article{Subedi2018BreedingHA,
  title={Breeding habitat and nest‐site selection of Bearded Vulture
 Gypaetus barbatus
 in the Annapurna Himalaya Range of Nepal},
  author={Tulsi Ram Subedi and Jos{\'e} Daniel Anad{\'o}n and Hem Sagar Baral and Munir Z. Virani and Shahrul Anuar Mohd Sah},
  journal={Ibis},
  year={2018}
}
Quantitative studies on nesting habitat selection are important to understand and predict the resource requirements for breeding habitat. In this study, we analysed nest‐site (cliff) and territory selection patterns of the Bearded Vulture in the Annapurna Range of the Himalayas (Nepal). Our study area represents high‐elevation mountain range systems, where information on nest selection is lacking, despite having the largest remaining populations of Bearded Vultures in the world. Our models… 
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