[Tweeters] Alien Bird Species Can Help Native Plants Move Around,
Say Surprised Scientists
Devorah the Ornithologist
birdologist at gmail.com
Sun Apr 7 08:16:14 PDT 2019
here's an interesting paper that ties in with larger themes that I'm
exploring. Basically, a new study finds that evolving together as a
community is not necessary for non-native species to fill critically
important ecosystem roles, such as dispersing seeds -- tasks originally
performed by now-extinct native birds on the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu,
where this groundbreaking study was done.
Alien Bird Species Can Help Native Plants Move Around, Say Surprised
I hope you share this piece with your friends and fellow bird-pals, as well
as those who live or work on Hawaii!
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