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Population Trend, Habitat Change and Conservation of the Unique Wildlife Species on Amami Island, Japan

@inproceedings{Sugimura2005PopulationTH,
  title={Population Trend, Habitat Change and Conservation of the Unique Wildlife Species on Amami Island, Japan},
  author={K. Sugimura and F. Yamada and A. Miyamoto},
  year={2005}
}
Amami Island has many terrestrial wildlife species and subspecies that are endemic to the Nansei Archipelago. Many of them live in the forest ecosystems, while young secondary forests have replaced the majority of the original forests due to the past clear-cutting forestry. Of those species, the great scaly thrush Zoothera dauma major, Owston white-backed woodpecker Drendrocopos leucotos owstoni, long-haired rat Diplothrix legata and Amami pygmy woodpecker Dendrocopos kizuki amamii, appear to… Expand

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