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Frugivorous birds provide important ecosystem services by transporting seeds of fleshy fruited plants. It has been assumed that… Expand BACKGROUND AND AIMS
The angiosperm family Myrtaceae comprises 17 tribes with more than half of the estimated 5500 species being… Expand Background Some neotropical, fleshy-fruited plants have fruits structurally similar to paleotropical fruits dispersed by… Expand Fleshy-fruited plants are usually dispersed by an array of frugivores, differing in the effectiveness of the dispersal service… Expand Most of our understanding of habitat use by migrating land birds comes from studies conducted at single, small spatial scales… Expand Summary
1Many studies have examined the effects of frugivores on the germination of seeds of fleshy fruited plants. However… Expand The mass bleaching of corals that occurred on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR), Australia, in early 1998 was one of the most severe… Expand LargeAcacia eriolobatrees scattered through the sparse grassy vegetation of arid oligotrophic savanna are focal points for animal… Expand The relationship between fleshy-fruited plants and their vertebrate seed dispersal agents often has been depicted as subject to… Expand The relationship between fleshy-fruited indigenous species and adventive weeds in the diet of 500 mist-netted birds was studied… Expand