Contributed Oral Session 70: Avian Ecology: Habitat; Human Impact
Tuesday, August 9, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 524 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Catterall, Carla*,1, Piper, Scott1, 1 Environmental Sciences, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Empirical evidence for a linchpin interaction across multiple scales in avifauna of a fragmented landscape.
1:50 PM: Koper, Nicola*,1, 2, Schmiegelow, Fiona*,1, 1 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada2 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The relative influence of landscape and local habitat characteristics on prairie birds.
2:10 PM: Kroll, Andrew*,1, 2, Haufler, Jonathan 2, 1 Wildlife Biology Program, Missoula, MT, USA2 Ecosystem Management Research Institute, Seeley Lake, MT, USA, Modeling avian habitat selection at multiple spatial scales.
2:30 PM: Howerter, David*,1, Anderson, Michael1, Armstrong, Llwellyn1, 1 Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research, Stonewall, MB, Canada, Do gradients in fitness predict habitat selection for a ground-nesting bird: a case study using mallards in the prairie-parklands of south-central Canada.
2:50 PM: Pavlacky, David*,1, 2, Goldizen, Anne 1, Possingham, Hugh1, 2, 1 The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia2 The Ecology Centre, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia, Are birds occupying historically patchy subtropical rainforests resistant to forest fragmentation?
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: BOULINIER, Thierry1, McCOY, Karen2, TVERAA, Torkild3, 1 CNRS-CEFE, Montpellier, France2 CNRS-IRD, Montpellier, France3 NINA, Tromsoe, Norway, Habitat selection, dispersal and population dynamics in seabirds: response to environmental variability at different spatial scales.
3:40 PM: Guénette, Jean1, Robichaud, Isabelle*,1, Villard, Marc1, 1 Chaire de recherche du Canada en conservation des paysages, Moncton, NB, Canada, The case for ecological thresholds: Birds in managed forest landscapes as a focal system.
4:00 PM: Desmonts, Diane*,1, Thomas, De Cornouiller1, Mahéo, Roger2, Fritz, Hervé1, 1 CNRS CEBC, Beauvoir-sur-Niort, France2 ODEM, Vannes, France, Do increasing human activities affect resource use and spatio-temporal distribution of wintering Brent geese (Branta bernicla)?
4:20 PM: Lepczyk, Christopher*,1, Pidgeon, Anna1, Radeloff, Volker1, Flather, Curtis2, Hammer, Roger2, 1 Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Madison, WI, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO, USA, The influence of housing growth on bird communities in the Northeast U.S. from 1970 to 2000.
4:40 PM: Pidgeon, Anna*,1, Radeloff, Volker1, Lepczyk, Christopher1, Flather, Curtis2, Hammer, Roger1, 1 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA2 Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO, USA, Housing and human population density are significant predictors of richness in forest bird species guilds.
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