Egg predation in forest bird communities on islands and mainland

@article{Nilsson2004EggPI,
  title={Egg predation in forest bird communities on islands and mainland},
  author={Sven G. Nilsson and Christer Bj{\"o}rkman and P{\"a}r Forslund and Jacob H{\"o}glund},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={66},
  pages={511-515}
}
SummaryTo examine if differences in egg predation rates could explain differences in bird community composition, egg predation was studied in two years on small islands in a South Swedish lake and on the nearby mainland using both natural and artificial nests.In plots with similar vegetation, the combined density of ground- and tree-nesting bird species did not differ between the islands and the mainland. Egg predation rates were similar on islands and the mainland for natural Turdus nests in… 
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