habitat selection

habitat selection

the selection by a dispersing organism (see DISPERSAL of a suitable habitat.
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However, a habitat selection was observed for the gallery forest by the three animals monitored; which can be occurred due to greater resources availability of this area when compared to the other habitats of the studied area.
Recent reviews have highlighted the ecological and evolutionary importance of linking exogenous and endogenous factors that determine dispersal and habitat selection in terrestrial animals (Bowler and Benton, 2005; Nathan et al.
Understanding kin recognition memory systems, or templates, is important to studying habitat selection, food choice, social bonds and mate preferences.
2:30 FERAL HOGS IN MISSISSIPPI: HABITAT SELECTION AND SURVIVAL
Keywords: Brazil, buttress, conservation, ecology, habitat selection, trees
Superficially, the results suggest two patterns of association with the habitats: the first four of the species (magpie, jackdaw, crow and raven) are "generalists" in terms of habitat selection, being found in all or most of the habitats.
Second- and third-order habitat selection was determined for a ringtail population using range sites, slope, elevation, and vegetation communities.
With wireless audio-video cameras, biologists can monitor not only deer movements but also obscure social interaction, habitat selection and other behaviors that have never been seen in such detail or length.
The effects of conspecific attraction and habitat quality on habitat selection in territorial birds (Troglodytes aedon).
Traditionally, habitat selection studies have been undertaken from a macrohabitat perspective.
We investigated the abundance and habitat selection of Washington ground squirrels on the Boardman Bombing Range, Morrow County, Oregon during February through July of 1996-97 to describe densities in different habitats and understand their specific habitats associations.
First, we used long-term studies of life history and habitat selection in white-footed mice to illustrate that the fitness of females living in the forest is greater than that of females living in forest-edge habitat.