Regional Distribution Shifts Help Explain Local Changes in Wintering Raptor Abundance: Implications for Interpreting Population Trends

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Neil Paprocki; Julie A Heath; Stephen J Novak;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086814, pmc: PMC3899332
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Earth Sciences | Mathematics | Animal Behavior | Ornithology | Medicine | Global Change Ecology | Atmospheric Science | Population Dynamics | Q | R | Ecology | Population Biology | Science | Climatology | Conservation Science | Spatial and Landscape Ecology | Population Ecology | Zoology | Statistical Methods | Climate Change | Statistics

Studies of multiple taxa across broad-scales suggest that species distributions are shifting poleward in response to global climate change. Recognizing the influence of distribution shifts on population indices will be an important part of interpreting trends within man... View more