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Tree cavity abundance and nest site selection of cavity nesting birds in a natural boreal forest of West Khentey, Mongolia

@inproceedings{Bai2005TreeCA,
  title={Tree cavity abundance and nest site selection of cavity nesting birds in a natural boreal forest of West Khentey, Mongolia},
  author={Mei-Ling Bai},
  year={2005}
}
Due to their close association with trees and cavities, cavity-nesting birds (CNBs) are highly sensitive to the alteration of forest structure. Therefore they are considered as indicators of several forest qualities and forest bird diversity, and many CNB species have declined due to modern forestry and anthropogenic landscape alterations.The study site was located in Khan Khentey Strictly Protected Area, northeast Mongolia. The field work was carried out in four different habitats: the mature… 

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