Canopy characteristics affect reproductive success of golden‐cheeked warblers

@inproceedings{Klassen2012CanopyCA,
  title={Canopy characteristics affect reproductive success of golden‐cheeked warblers},
  author={Jessica Anne Klassen},
  year={2012}
}
The golden-cheeked warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia), listed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as endangered in 1990 due primarily to habitat loss and fragmentation, is a Neotropical migrant songbird that breeds exclusively in mature juniper–oak (Juniperus–Quercus) woodlands in central Texas, USA. Previous studies suggested suitable breeding habitat consists of >35% canopy closure (with 50–70% cover optimal), and 10% oak composition. However, little is known about this species’ habitat… CONTINUE READING
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