Differential effects of exotic predator-control on nest success of native and introduced birds in New Zealand

@article{StarlingWindhof2010DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of exotic predator-control on nest success of native and introduced birds in New Zealand},
  author={Amanda Starling-Windhof and Melanie Massaro and James V. Briskie},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={1021-1028}
}
The introduction of mammalian predators has been detrimental to many native birds in New Zealand. One solution to this problem has been the creation of “mainland islands” in which exotic predators are systematically removed. Although mainland islands have been effective in increasing some native bird populations, few studies have measured the effect of predator-control on nest success nor what effect control measures have on sympatric populations of introduced birds. We measured the effect of… CONTINUE READING
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