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The roles of predation, microclimate and cavity abundance in the evolution of New Zealand

TitleThe roles of predation, microclimate and cavity abundance in the evolution of New Zealand
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsRhodes, BK, O'Donnell, CFJ, Jamieson, IG
JournalNotornis
Volume56
Issue4
Pagination190-200
Type of Articlearticle
Keywordscavity nesting, microclimate, New Zealand, predation
Abstract

Tree-cavity nesting is common for a broad range of bird species throughout the world. However, the majority of information on the use of cavity nests is largely derived from the Northern Hemisphere with little data originating from tropical or southern temperate areas. We discuss 3 factors (predation, microclimate, and cavity abundance) that may have shaped the evolution of New Zealand

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