Movements by Birds and Small Mammals Between a Wood and Adjoining Farmland Habitats

@article{Wegner1979MovementsBB,
  title={Movements by Birds and Small Mammals Between a Wood and Adjoining Farmland Habitats},
  author={J. Wegner and G. Merriam},
  journal={Journal of Applied Ecology},
  year={1979},
  volume={16},
  pages={349-358}
}
  • J. Wegner, G. Merriam
  • Published 1979
  • Geography
  • Journal of Applied Ecology
  • (1) White-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) and chipmunks (Tamias striatus) moved between a beech-maple wood and connecting fencerows four times as often as they moved between traplines within the wood. They seldom moved between the wood and adjacent perennial grass fields or across the fields. (2) Birds seldom flew directly across open fields between woods. More species of birds moved more frequently between the wood and fencerows than between any other habitats. Wood-nesting birds moved more… CONTINUE READING
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