Nest Predation Deviates from Nest Predator Abundance in an Ecologically Trapped Bird.

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Franck A Hollander ; Hans Van Dyck ; Gilles San Martin ; Nicolas Titeux
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4666632, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144098
  • Subject: Research Article | Habitats | 3123 | Predation | Medicine | Birds | Forests | Q | R | QH301 | Clutches | Farms | Science | Forest ecology | Animal sexual behavior

In human-modified environments, ecological traps may result from a preference for low-quality habitat where survival or reproductive success is lower than in high-quality habitat. It has often been shown that low reproductive success for birds in preferred habitat types... View more