Habitat Selection Studies in Avian Ecology : A Critical Review

  title={Habitat Selection Studies in Avian Ecology : A Critical Review},
  author={Jason Jones},
The study of habitat use and selection in birds has a long tradition (Grinnell 1917, Kendeigh 1945, Svardson 1949, Hild6n 1965; Block and Brennan 1993). Early habitat-selection theory was characterized by correlative models of habitat characteristics and species abundance (MacArthur and Pianka 1966, Verner et al. 1986, Rosenzweig 1991), which subsequently evolved into models that involved density dependence: the "ideal-free distribution" and "ideal-despotic distribution" models (Fretwell and… CONTINUE READING
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