Impacts of urbanisation on the native avifauna of Perth, Western Australia

@article{Davis2012ImpactsOU,
  title={Impacts of urbanisation on the native avifauna of Perth, Western Australia},
  author={Robert A. Davis and C. V. Gole and John D. Roberts},
  journal={Urban Ecosystems},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={427-452}
}
Urban development either eliminates, or severely fragments, native vegetation, and therefore alters the distribution and abundance of species that depend on it for habitat. We assessed the impact of urban development on bird communities at 121 sites in and around Perth, Western Australia. Based on data from community surveys, at least 83 % of 65 landbirds were found to be dependent, in some way, on the presence of native vegetation. For three groups of species defined by specific patterns of… CONTINUE READING

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