The effects of land-use change on the endemic avifauna of Makira, Solomon Islands: endemics avoid monoculture

@article{Davies2015TheEO,
  title={The effects of land-use change on the endemic avifauna of Makira, Solomon Islands: endemics avoid monoculture},
  author={Tammy E. Davies and Rohan H. Clarke and John G. Ewen and Ioan Fazey and Nathalie Pettorelli and Will Cresswell},
  journal={Emu - Austral Ornithology},
  year={2015},
  volume={115},
  pages={199 - 213}
}
Abstract Unprecedented rates of deforestation on tropical islands are threatening high numbers of endemic species, and empirical evidence is needed to better understand the implications of changes in land-use on biodiversity and to guide conservation actions. We assessed the effects of changes in land-use on the lowland avifauna of the tropical island of Makira in the Solomon Islands. We examined species richness and community assemblages, with a particular focus on endemism and functional… 

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