General Community from Understory Protection

Project name: WildTrax

Dataset summary : Understory protection harvesting (UP) seeks to protect understory white spruce. Compared bird communities in UP against traditional harvests and unharvested forest. Songbird richness in UP did not differ from either treatment. Bird community in UP showed convergence with unharvested forest after 12 years. Mature forest species recolonize UP due to release from competition of white spruce.Avian community response to understory protection harvesting in the boreal forest of Alberta, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management.

Protocol type : Automated Recording Unit