Journal article

Ecological and life-history traits may say little about birds' vulnerability to high-amplitude climatic fluctuations

Ralph Mac Nally, Gregory FB Horrocks, Joanne M Bennett, Jian DL Yen, Katherine E Selwood, James R Thomson, Hania Lada

Austral Ecology | WILEY | Published : 2020


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Awarded by Land and Water Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

The research was supported by funding from the Australian Research Council (Linkage Grants LP120200217, LP0560309), the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (award to J. M. Bennett) and Land and Water Australia (DUV2, DUV06). We are grateful for assistance in fieldwork by Guy Unmack and vegetation survey advice from the much-missed Shaun Cunningham. Andrew F. Bennett, Dale Nimmo and Jim Radford contributed ideas in previous collaborative work. We warmly thank many landholders, Parks Victoria and DSE for access to properties. Surveys were carried out under animal ethics permits BSCI/2007/05, BSCI-2010-03, CEAE 14-08, and research permit 10007096. RM conceived the study. The authors thank the Associate Editor (Andy Bennett) and two anonymous referees for their most helpful comments, which much improved the MS.