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Shrub Nesting of the Red-Eyed Vireo in Relation to Structure of Aspen ForestsAuthor(s): William J. Jr Mattson
Source: Research Note NC-244. 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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DescriptionNests were built in five species of high shrubs in four trembling aspen forests of northern Minnesoa. Nest densities ranged between 0.5 and 3.0 per acre and were positively related to the abundance3 of large (>1.2-cm diameter) shrub stems.
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CitationMattson, William J. Jr. 1979. Shrub Nesting of the Red-Eyed Vireo in Relation to Structure of Aspen Forests. Research Note NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsBreeding, nest density, forest structure, nesting habits
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