Rapid behavioural response of urban birds to COVID-19 lockdown

Oscar Gordo, Lluís Brotons, Sergi Herrando & Gabriel Gargallo
Biodiversity is threatened by the growth of urban areas. However, it is still poorly understood how animals can cope with and adapt to these rapid and dramatic transformations of natural environments. The COVID-19 pandemic provides us with a unique opportunity to unveil the mechanisms involved in this process. Lockdown measures imposed in most countries are causing an unprecedented reduction of human activities giving us an experimental setting to assess the effects of our lifestyle on...
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