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Nest Site Characteristics of Cavity Nesting Birds in Central MissouriAuthor(s): Jeffery D. Brawn; Bernice Tannenbaum; Keith E. Evans
Source: Research Note NC-314. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionTwo study sites in central Missouri oak-hickory forests were searched for nest sites of cavity nesting birds. Researchers located and measured 133 nests of 11 species. Cavity nesting bird habitat selection is affected by both snag characteristics and vegetation structure.
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CitationBrawn, Jeffery D.; Tannenbaum, Bernice; Evans, Keith E. 1984. Nest Site Characteristics of Cavity Nesting Birds in Central Missouri. Research Note NC-314. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsSnags, vegetation structure, woodpecker nesting habitat, habitat management
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