Is the risk of nest predation heterospecifically density-dependent in precocial species belonging to different nesting guilds?
Abstract:Nest predation is a key source of mortality and variation in fitness, but the effect co-occurring species belonging to different nesting guilds have on each other’s nest success is poorly understood. By using artificial nests, we tested if predation on cavity nests of Common Goldeneyes (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Aquatic Biology and Chemistry, Kristianstad University, SE-291 88 Kristianstad, Sweden. 2: Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute, Joensuu Game and Fisheries Research, Yliopistokatu 6, FIN-80100 Joensuu, Finland.
Publication date: December 16, 2011
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