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Effects of Hurricane Georges on the Resident Avifauna of Maricao State Forest, Puerto Rico

@inproceedings{Tossas2006EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of Hurricane Georges on the Resident Avifauna of Maricao State Forest, Puerto Rico},
  author={Adrianne G. Tossas and R{\'i}o Piedras},
  year={2006}
}
Hurricane Georges crossed the island of Puerto Rico on 21-22 September 1998. Maricao State Forest, a montane reserve in southwestern Puerto Rico, was struck by Georges after being spared by hurri- canes since 1932. I documented the changes in relative abundance of Maricao resident bird species caused by the impact of the hurricane by comparing baseline mist netting capture rates with data 33 days after the hurricane, and point counts records with data up to 22 months after Georges. Total… Expand

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