Habitat selection responses of parents to offspring predation risk: an experimental test.

@article{Fontaine2006HabitatSR,
  title={Habitat selection responses of parents to offspring predation risk: an experimental test.},
  author={Joseph J. Fontaine and Thomas E Martin},
  journal={The American naturalist},
  year={2006},
  volume={168 6},
  pages={811-8}
}
The ability of nest predation to influence habitat settlement decisions in birds is widely debated, despite its importance in limiting fitness. Here, we experimentally manipulated nest predation risk across a landscape and asked the question, do migratory birds assess and respond to variation in nest predation risk when choosing breeding habitats? We examined habitat preference by quantifying the density and settlement date of eight species of migratory passerines breeding in areas with and… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 42 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 references

Reproductive success of migratory birds in habitat sources and sinks

  • T. E. Martin
  • Conservation Biology
  • 1995
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Host plant exposure determines larval vulnerability : do prey females know ?

  • B Van Horne
  • Functional Ecology
  • 2005

Adaptive plasticity in nest - site selection in response to changing predation risk

  • S. D. Fretwell
  • Oikos
  • 2004

Nest predators affect spatial dynamics of breeding red - backed shrikes ( Lanius collurio )

  • T. Pärt
  • Journal of Animal Ecology
  • 2004
1 Excerpt

Breeding density affects the honesty of bird vocal displays as possible indicators of male / territory quality

  • P. A. Porneluzi
  • Ibis
  • 2003
1 Excerpt

Prior breeding success affects return rates of territorial male ovenbirds

  • T. Burke
  • Condor
  • 2003

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…