Continuum or discrete patch landscape models for savanna birds? Towards a pluralistic approach
Bronwyn Price, Clive A McAlpine, Alex S Kutt, Stuart R Phinn, David V Pullar, John A Ludwig
Ecography | WILEY | Published : 2009
Awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC)
This study was funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project DP0667029: "Beyond discrete landscape metrics: spatial analysis tools and surface textural measures for quantifying gradients in landscape structure". We are grateful for the help of numerous landholders in granting us access to their properties for the survey: the Bodes (Woura Park and Timaru) and Haydons (Penrice). Michiala Bowen (The Univ. of Queensland) assisted greatly with vegetation surveys. Eric Vanderduys and Justin Perry (CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems) provided valuable assistance with the bird counts, which was funded by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems and the Australian Government Natural Heritage Trust. We thank the subject editor, Thorsten Wiegand, and three anonymous reviewers who provided comments that greatly improved the manuscript.