Urbanization, nestling growth and reproductive success in a moderately declining house sparrow population

@article{Seress2012UrbanizationNG,
  title={Urbanization, nestling growth and reproductive success in a moderately declining house sparrow population},
  author={G{\'a}bor Seress and Veronika B{\'o}kony and Ivett Pipoly and Tibor Sz{\'e}p and K{\'a}roly Menyh{\'e}rt Nagy and Andr{\'a}s Liker},
  journal={Journal of Avian Biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={43},
  pages={403-414}
}
Ecological conditions are likely to change with increasing urbanization, influencing the demography and size of animal populations. Although one of the most tightly linked species to humans, the house sparrow has been suffering a significant decline worldwide, especially in European cities. Several factors have been proposed to explain this conspicuous loss of urban sparrows, but studies evaluating these factors are usually restricted to Britain where the decline was very drastic, and it is… 

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