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Breeding seasons of landbirds in New Caledonia

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Barre, N and Tron, F and Chartendrault, V and Okahisa, Y and Sato, NJ and Legault, A. and Theuerkauf, J, Breeding seasons of landbirds in New Caledonia, Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 125, (2) pp. 384-389. ISSN 1559-4491 (2013) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1676/12-110.1

Abstract

Based on 805 observations of 63 species, we identified the main breeding seasons of avian trophic guilds in New Caledonia. Most omnivorous and carnivorous birds had undefined breeding periods with moderate peaks during the warm/dry season and the hot/rainy season. In contrast, nectarivorous, frugivorous, granivorous and insectivorous species had marked breeding seasons that started at the beginning of the warm/dry season and ended in the hot/rainy season. Introduced species also reproduced during these periods, regardless of the trophic guild to which they belonged.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:bird, breeding seasonality, Oceania, Pacific, trophic guild, tropics
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Terrestrial Ecology
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Objective Field:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Author:Legault, A. (Mr Andrew Legault)
ID Code:89533
Year Published:2013
Web of Science® Times Cited:5
Deposited By:Zoology
Deposited On:2014-03-06
Last Modified:2014-08-11
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