habitat selection

habitat selection

the selection by a dispersing organism (see DISPERSAL of a suitable habitat.
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We used compositional analysis in the adehabitatHS package for R (Calenge, 2006) to analyze habitat selection from radio telemetry data.
Studies have shown that the habitat selection is dependent on factors such as the quality of habitat at the release site, the number of individuals being introduced (Hodder & Bullock 1997), distribution of conspecific residents (Stamps 1991), and natal experience (Stamps et al.
On the basis of these data, we then asked which species-specific traits such as habitat selection, pollen specialization, body size, preferred nesting site, timing and level of foraging activity and time of emergence show the highest correlation with the endangered status or best predict the extinction of individuals species, Renner explains.
We then compared habitat selection between the period of disturbance and the following days.
There are many individuals of different raptor species in the Dongzhai Reserve (Xi et al., 2013); therefore, pressure from predators may greatly influence habitat selection of crested ibis.
Maybe we're seeing differences in their habitat selection and ecology reflected by differences in their body."
Physiological consequences of habitat selection. American Naturalist 137:S91-S115.
This information on habitat selection will be critical to planning future restorations on the Southern California coast.
We evaluated these variables across the entire landscape, representing second-order habitat selection by bears (Johnson, 1980).
In Duzce, the species have a positive relationship with tree diameter and closed forests and more often prefer dense stands, whereas slope, aspect and altitude are not important effective factors in roe deer habitat selection (Mancinelli et al, 2015).