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Functional responses in habitat selection by tropical birds moving through fragmented forest.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gillies, C. S. & St. Clair, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability of animals to move through a landscape is a fundamental determinant of population persistence in fragmented habitats. This movement can be...

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Foraging habitat preferences of vespertilionid bats in Britain.

Published online: 21 Oct 1996

Authors: Walsh, A. L. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The selection of foraging habitats by vespertilionid bats in Britain was quantified using a stratified sample of 1030 1-km squares. Quantitative analy...

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Behavioural state-dependent habitat selection and implications for animal translocations.

Published online: 21 Mar 2022

Authors: Picardi, S. & Coates, P. & Kolar, J. & O'Neil, S. & Mathews, S. & Dahlgren, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-release monitoring of translocated animals is often used to inform future translocation protocols. Quantifying habitat selection of translocated ...

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Hyperabundant herbivores limit habitat availability and influence nest site selection of Arctic-breeding birds.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Flemming, S. A. & Nol, E. & Kennedy, L. V. & Smith, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding an organism's habitat selection and behavioural flexibility in the face of environmental change can help managers plan for future conser...

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Conservation of European hares Lepus europaeus in Britain: is increasing habitat heterogeneity in farmland the answer?

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Smith, R. K. & Jennings, N. V. & Robinson, A. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has had dramatic effects on farmland biodiversity and has caused declines in many taxa. Habitat changes are thought to be...

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Winter selection of landscapes by woodland caribou: behavioural response to geographical gradients in habitat attributes.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Fortin, D. & Courtois, R. & Etcheverry, P. & Dussault, C. & Gingras, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding animal-habitat relationships is central to the development of strategies for wildlife management and conservation. The availability of h...

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Multi-level functional responses for wildlife conservation: the case of threatened caribou in managed boreal forests.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Moreau, G. & Fortin, D. & Couturier, S. & Duchesne, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The selection for particular habitat patches can vary as a function of local and regional levels of anthropogenic disturbance. Although such functiona...

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Habitat quality and habitat selection of golden-winged warblers in Costa Rica: an application of hierarchical models for open populations.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Chandler, R. B. & King, D. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying high-quality habitat is integral to effective species conservation efforts and requires information about habitat-specific abundance and d...

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Adjustments in habitat selection to changing availability induce fitness costs for a threatened ungulate.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Losier, C. L. & Couturier, S. & St-Laurent, M. H. & Drapeau, P. & Dussault, C. & Rudolph, T. & Brodeur, V. & Merkle, J. A. & Fortin, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional responses in habitat selection occur when individuals adjust their selection of habitat features as a function of the availability of those...

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Evaluating the use of marine protected areas by endangered species: a habitat selection approach.

Published online: 06 Apr 2021

Authors: Roberts, K. E. & Smith, B. J. & Burkholder, D. & Hart, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Optimizing the design of marine protected area (MPA) networks for the conservation of migratory marine species and their habitats involves a suite of ...

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