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The establishment of an urban bird population.

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1. Despite the accelerating global spread of urbanized habitats and its associated implications for wildlife and humans, surprisingly little is known about the biology of urban ecosystems. 2. Using data from a 60-year study period, this paper provides a detailed description of how the northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis L.--generally considered a shy forest species--colonized the city of Hamburg, Germany. Six non-mutually exclusive hypotheses are investigated regarding the environmental facto...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Journal:
The Journal of animal ecology
Volume:
77
Issue:
5
Pages:
1008-1019
Publication date:
2008-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2656
ISSN:
0021-8790
URN:
uuid:21edbe63-90d7-4b8b-9c65-73ad27851819
Source identifiers:
209258
Local pid:
pubs:209258

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