Journal article

Green Tongues into the Arid Zone: River Floodplains Extend the Distribution of Terrestrial Bird Species

Katherine E Selwood, Rohan H Clarke, Melodie A McGeoch, Ralph Mac Nally

Ecosystems | SPRINGER | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the late Shaun Cunningham for many useful discussions and for providing the floodplain vegetation spatial data. Hania Lada and the Arthur Rylah Institute compiled the species trait information. We thank Jian D. L. Yen and James R. Thomson for statistical advice. H.A. Ford, J.D.L. Yen, the Clarke laboratory and two anonymous reviewers provided valuable feedback. K.E.S acknowledges the support of the Holsworth Trust Wildlife Research Endowment and BirdLife Australia's Stuart Leslie Bird Research Award. R.M. acknowledges the support of the Australian Research Council (grant LP120200217). We thank the many BirdLife Australia Atlasers whose contributions made this work possible.