Natural Windbreaks Sustain Bird Diversity in a Tea-Dominated Landscape

@inproceedings{Sreekar2013NaturalWS,
  title={Natural Windbreaks Sustain Bird Diversity in a Tea-Dominated Landscape},
  author={Rachakonda Sreekar and Anand Mohan and Sandeep Das and Prerna Agarwal and R. Vivek},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Windbreaks often form networks of forest habitats that improve connectivity and thus conserve biodiversity, but little is known of such effects in the tropics. We determined bird species richness and community composition in windbreaks composed of remnant native vegetation amongst tea plantations (natural windbreaks), and compared it with the surrounding… CONTINUE READING