Forest Ecology and Management, May 1, 2012, Vol.271, p.132(8)
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2012.02.001 Byline: Stephen B. Holmes (a), Douglas G. Pitt (b), Ken A. McIlwrick (a), Michael K. Hoepting (b) Keywords: Partial harvest; Selection silvicultural system; Northern tolerant hardwood forest; Breeding bird community composition Abstract: a* We studied the effects of partial harvesting on birds in a northern hardwood forest. a* Bird communities had not fully recovered by 10-12years post-harvest. a* Populations of some early successional species remained elevated. a* Ovenbird numbers were reduced. a* Repeated applications of selection cutting could have cumulative effects on birds. Author Affiliation: (a) Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry Centre, 1219 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Canada P6A 2E5 (b) Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, 1219 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Canada P6A 2E5 Article History: Received 16 December 2011; Revised 1 February 2012; Accepted 2 February 2012
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