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PII: S0006-3207(96)00098-5 Biological Conservation 79 (1997) 173-185
 

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PII: S0006-3207(96)00098-5
Biological Conservation 79 (1997) 173-185
Copyright 1996 Elsevier Science Limited
Printed in Great Britain. All rights reserved
0006-3207/97 $17.00 + .00
THE IMPACT OF COMMERCIAL AFFORESTATION ON BIRD
POPULATIONS IN MPUMALANGA PROVINCE, SOUTH
AFRICA- INSIGHTS FROM BIRD-ATLAS DATA
David G. Allan, a* James A. Harrison, a Ren6 A. Navarro, a Brian W. van Wilgen b
& Mark W. Thompson c
"Avian Demography Unit, Department of Stat&ticalSciences, Universityof Cape Town,Rondebosch, 7700,South Africa
bDivision of Environmental Technology, CSIR, PrivateBag )(5011, Stellenbosch, 7599,South Africa
CDivisionof Environmental Technology, CSIR, P.O. Box 395, Pretoria,0001, South Africa
(Received 10 February 1996;accepted 26 April 1996)
Abstract
Bird-atlas data were used & conjunction with information
on the extent of commercial afforestation with alien trees
in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, to assess the
effect of afforestation on the avifauna of this region.

  

Source: Altwegg, Res - Avian Demography Unit, Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology