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Condor Editor Pick - New Details on Nest Preferences of a Declining Sparrow


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#1 rdeatsman

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Posted 02 June 2017 - 08:20 AM

Theory says that birds should choose nest sites that minimize their risk of predation, but studies often fail to show a connection between nest site selection and nest survival. Understanding these relationships can be key for managing declining species, and a new study from The Condor: Ornithological Applications explores the nest site preferences of Bachman’s Sparrow, a vulnerable songbird dependent on regularly burned longleaf pine forests in the southeastern U.S. Read the press release at https://americanorni...lining-sparrow/.






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