# Effects of habitat fragmentation on birds and mammals in landscapes with different proportions of suitable habitat: a review

@article{Andrn1994EffectsOH,
title={Effects of habitat fragmentation on birds and mammals in landscapes with different proportions of suitable habitat: a review},
author={Henrik Andr{\'e}n},
journal={Oikos},
year={1994},
volume={71},
pages={355-366}
}
Habitat fragmentation implies a loss of habitat, reduced patch size and an increasing distance between patches, but also an increase of new habitat. Simulations of patterns and geometry of landscapes with decreasing proportion of the suitable habitat give rise to the prediction that the effect of habitat fragmentation on e.g. population size of a species would be primarily through habitat loss in landscape with a high proportion of suitable habitat. However, ast the proportion of suitable…
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