Effects of invasive woody plants on avian nest site selection and nesting success in shrublands

@inproceedings{Schlossberg2010EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of invasive woody plants on avian nest site selection and nesting success in shrublands},
  author={Scott Schlossberg and David I. King},
  year={2010}
}
Exotic, invasive plants are a growing conservation problem. Birds frequently use invasive plants as nest substrates, but effects of invasives on avian nesting success have been equivocal in past studies. In 2004 and 2005, we assessed effects of invasive woody plants on avian nest-site selection and nesting success in western Massachusetts shrublands. At the nest scale, we tested the effects of invasive versus native substrates on nesting success as well as differences among individual invasive… CONTINUE READING

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