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The responses of understorey birds to forest fragmentation, logging and wildfires: An Amazonian synthesis.

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The responses of understorey birds to forest fragmentation, logging and wildfires: An Amazonian synthesis. / Barlow, Jos; Peres, Carlos A.; Henriques, L. M. P.; Stouffer, P. C.; Wunderle, J. M.

In: Biological Conservation, Vol. 128, No. 2, 03.2006, p. 182-192.

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Barlow, J, Peres, CA, Henriques, LMP, Stouffer, PC & Wunderle, JM 2006, 'The responses of understorey birds to forest fragmentation, logging and wildfires: An Amazonian synthesis.', Biological Conservation, vol. 128, no. 2, pp. 182-192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2005.09.028

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Barlow, J., Peres, C. A., Henriques, L. M. P., Stouffer, P. C., & Wunderle, J. M. (2006). The responses of understorey birds to forest fragmentation, logging and wildfires: An Amazonian synthesis. Biological Conservation, 128(2), 182-192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2005.09.028

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Barlow, Jos ; Peres, Carlos A. ; Henriques, L. M. P. ; Stouffer, P. C. ; Wunderle, J. M. / The responses of understorey birds to forest fragmentation, logging and wildfires: An Amazonian synthesis. In: Biological Conservation. 2006 ; Vol. 128, No. 2. pp. 182-192.

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