Chaparral Bird Communities Harmed by Shrub Removal: Research Brief

To help managers make science-based decisions that incorporate wildlife information, this study experimentally compared the effects of two pre-fire vegetation reduction treatments (prescribed burning and shrub mastication) on the chaparral bird community.

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Newman, E., J.B. Potts, M.W. Tingley, C. Vaughn, and S.L. Stephens. 2018. Chaparral bird community responses to prescribed fire and shrub removal in three management seasons. Journal of Applied Ecology 00:00. 11pp. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13099