Dispersal, interpatch movements, and survival in a shrubland breeding bird community

@inproceedings{Lehnen2009DispersalIM,
  title={Dispersal, interpatch movements, and survival in a shrubland breeding bird community},
  author={Sarah E. Lehnen and Amanda D Rodewald},
  year={2009}
}
Dispersal events can affect the distribution, abundance, population structure, and gene flow of animal populations, but little is known about long-distance movements due to the difficulty of tracking individuals across space. We documented the natal and breeding dispersal of shrubland birds among 13 study sites in a 1000 km2 area in southeastern Ohio. In addition, we radio-marked and tracked 37 adult males of one shrubland specialist, the Yellow-breasted Chat {Icteria virens). We banded 1925… CONTINUE READING