Associations between occupancy and habitat structure can predict avian responses to disturbance: Implications for conservation management
Holly Sitters, Fiona Christie, Julian Di Stefano, Matthew Swan, Peter Collins, Alan York
Forest Ecology and Management | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2014
This work is part of a collaborative study of the effects of fire on biodiversity in the Otway Ranges, funded by the Department of Environment and Primary Industries and Parks Victoria. Additional funds were provided by the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment. We thank Amanda Ashton and Dale Tonkinson for assistance with data collection, and the many volunteers for their help with fieldwork. We are grateful to anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on earlier drafts of the manuscript.