Nest-Site Characteristics of Bachman's Sparrows and Their Relationship To Plant Succession Following Prescribed Burns

@inproceedings{Jones2013NestSiteCO,
  title={Nest-Site Characteristics of Bachman's Sparrows and Their Relationship To Plant Succession Following Prescribed Burns},
  author={Clark David Jones and James A Cox and Emily Toriani-Moura and Robert J. Cooper},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract Prescribed fire is a frequently applied land-management tool for the preservation and maintenance of southern pine woodlands. Many avian species benefit from the use of prescribed fire in pine woodlands; however, the effect fire has on nesting site characteristics is not well understood for many disturbance-dependent species. We located nests of Bachman's Sparrows (Peucaea aestivalis) in mature longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) forests managed using frequent prescribed fires (return… 

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