Scale dependence of biotic homogenisation by #urbanisation
A comparison of urban bird communities between central Argentina and northern Finland
Recent studies showed contrasting results about the homogenising force of urbanisation on #bird community composition at large and regional scales. Authors studied whether urbanisation promotes the homogenisation of wintering bird communities and if this varies when comparing towns located within a specific region and towns located in two different biomes of two countries in different continents. The bird surveys were performed in town centres and suburban habitats of three cities located in the Pampean region of Argentina and in the boreal region of Finland using a single-visit study plot method.
Leveau, L., Jokimäki, J. & Kaisanlahti-Jokimäki, M. (2017). Scale dependence of biotic homogenisation by urbanisation: a comparison of urban bird communities between central Argentina and northern Finland. European Journal of Ecology, 3(2), pp. 1-18. doi:10.1515/eje-2017-0011
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