Wintering warblers choose agriculture over forest

Effective conservation for long-distance migrants requires knowing what's going on with them year-round--not just when they're in North America during the breeding season. A new study from The Condor: Ornithological Applications uncovers Yellow Warblers' surprising habitat preferences in their winter home in Mexico and raises questions about what their use of agricultural habitat could mean for their future.

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Last updated on 03 May 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United States of America
Region: 
North America
Species group: 
Birds
CMS tags: 
habitat