Island biogeography and the reproductive ecology of great tits Parus major

  title={Island biogeography and the reproductive ecology of great tits Parus major},
  author={David A. Wiggins and Anders Pape M{\o}ller and Marten S{\o}rensen and L. Arriana Brand},
Abstract Island biogeography theory has contributed greatly to both theoretical and applied studies of conservation biology (e.g., design of nature reserves, minimum viable population sizes, extinction risk) and community composition. However, little theoretical and empirical work has addressed how island isolation and size affect reproductive ecology. We investigated the reproductive ecology of great tits (Parus major) on one offshore and one nearshore island, as well as on the Danish mainland… 

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