Pyric‐carnivory: Raptor use of prescribed fires

  title={Pyric‐carnivory: Raptor use of prescribed fires},
  author={Torre J Hovick and Devan Allen McGranahan and Robert Dwayne Elmore and John R. Weir and Samuel D. Fuhlendorf},
  booktitle={Ecology and evolution},
Fire is a process that shaped and maintained most terrestrial ecosystems worldwide. Changes in land use and patterns of human settlement have altered fire regimes and led to fire suppression resulting in numerous undesirable consequences spanning individual species and entire ecosystems. Many obvious and direct consequences of fire suppression have been well studied, but several, albeit less obvious, costs of alteration to fire regimes on wildlife are unknown. One such phenomenon is the… CONTINUE READING