Urban specialization reduces habitat connectivity by a highly mobile wading bird

Claire Teitelbaum, Hepinstall-Cymerman Jeffrey, Kidd-Weaver Anjelika, Hernandez Sonia, Altizer Sonia & Hall Richard
Background Mobile animals transport nutrients and propagules across habitats, and are crucial for the functioning of food webs and for ecosystem services. Human activities such as urbanization can alter animal movement behavior, including site fidelity and resource use. Because many urban areas are adjacent to natural sites, mobile animals might connect natural and urban habitats. More generally, understanding animal movement patterns in urban areas can help predict how urban expansion will affect the roles of...
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