Livestock grazing effects on riparian bird breeding behaviour in agricultural landscapes
Birgita D Hansen, Hannah S Fraser, Christopher S Jones
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment | ELSEVIER | Published : 2019
We would like to thank two anonymous reviewers for comments that greatly improved this manuscript. Many thanks to Andrew Bennett for providing a thorough review of an earlier version of this manuscript (done through the Arthur Rylah Institute internal review system). We would like to thank the landholders who kindly allowed access to their properties for surveys. We would also like to thank Geoff Brennan, (the late) Wayne Tennant and Jenny Wilson of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority, and Susan Sleigh of the Longwood Plains Conservation Management Network for assisting with site selection, access permissions and landholder contacts. Thanks also to Ben Fanson, Nick Golding, Peter Vesk, William Morris and Jian Yen for productive statistical discussions. Financial support for this research was provided to BH under the (then) University of Ballarat Collaborative Research Network program.