Landscape structure and breeding bird distribution in a sub-Mediterranean agro-ecosystem

  title={Landscape structure and breeding bird distribution in a sub-Mediterranean agro-ecosystem},
  author={Almo Farina},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  • A. Farina
  • Published 1 December 1997
  • Environmental Science
  • Landscape Ecology
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