Egg predation in forest bird communities on islands and mainland

@article{Nilsson2004EggPI,
  title={Egg predation in forest bird communities on islands and mainland},
  author={S. G. Nilsson and C. Bj{\"o}rkman and P. Forslund and J. H{\"o}glund},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={66},
  pages={511-515}
}
  • S. G. Nilsson, C. Björkman, +1 author J. Höglund
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Oecologia
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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