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Neotropical migratory breeding bird communities in riparian forests of different widths along the Altamaha River, Georgia

January 1, 1996

-We surveyed riparian forest corridors of different widths along the lower Altamaha River in Georgia in 1993 and 1994 to investigate the relationship between forest corridor width and Neotropical breeding bird community diversity and abundance. Species richness and abundance of three of six focal species increased with increasing forest corridor width. We suggest if Neotropical breeding bird communities are a target group, that land managers should consider leaving a 100 m buffer strip along riparian zones.

Publication Year 1996
Title Neotropical migratory breeding bird communities in riparian forests of different widths along the Altamaha River, Georgia
Authors M.F. Hodges, D.G. Krementz
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title The Wilson Bulletin
Index ID 5223444
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Patuxent Wildlife Research Center