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Status and ecology of the Priolo or Azores bullfinch, Pyrrhula murina

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I studied the seasonal variation in habitat selection, diet, food supply and food selection of the Priolo or Azores bullfinch, Pyrrhula murina. This species and its associated habitat, the Azorean native cloud forest, are poorly known and are threatened by afforestation and the invasion of exotic flora. In addition detailed studies of these aspects are lacking for oceanic island birds. Throughout this study a comparison between the ecology of the Priolo and that of mainland Bullf...

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University of Oxford
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Life and Environmental Sciences Division
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Publication date:
1993
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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603840823
URN:
uuid:b8b89fef-7225-41a8-b228-15c4971ea626
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td:603840823
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English
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