The Effects of Vehicle Passage on Foraging Behavior of Wading Birds

@inproceedings{Stolen2003TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Vehicle Passage on Foraging Behavior of Wading Birds},
  author={Eric D. Stolen},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract Protected lands contain a large proportion of existing critical habitat for many wading bird species, but human activities in these areas have the potential to adversely effect these species. The effects of passing vehicles on the foraging behavior of wading birds was studied using observational and experimental methods at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge near Titusville, Florida. Foraging wading birds were more likely to be disturbed when vehicles slowed or stopped adjacent… CONTINUE READING

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