Dispersal in an extensive continuous forest habitat: Marsh Tit Poecile palustris in the Białowieża National Park

@article{Wesolowski2014DispersalIA,
  title={Dispersal in an extensive continuous forest habitat: Marsh Tit Poecile palustris in the Białowieża National Park},
  author={T. Wesol̸owski},
  journal={Journal of Ornithology},
  year={2014},
  volume={156},
  pages={349-361}
}
AbstractDispersal is one of the least understood features in the life-history of organisms. Theoretical work concentrates on explaining dispersal of organisms in patchy and heterogeneous landscapes, but there are few predictions of dispersal patterns in stable, spatially extensive and largely homogenous landscapes, such as large forests. It is expected that we should observe short-distance dispersal in such places, that, to avoid competition with parents and siblings and incestuous mating… Expand

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