Microclimate and reproductive success in Adelaide Rosellas

Larson, Eliza Rachael 2017, Microclimate and reproductive success in Adelaide Rosellas, M. LES thesis, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin Univeristy.

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Title Microclimate and reproductive success in Adelaide Rosellas
Formatted title  Microclimate and reproductive success in Adelaide Rosellas
Author Larson, Eliza Rachael
Institution Deakin Univeristy
School School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment
Degree type Research masters
Degree name M. LES
Thesis advisor Larson, Eliza Rachael
Date submitted 2017-02-27
Summary  I investigated relationships between nest-box microclimate and the breeding ecology and success of Adelaide rosellas. Temperature was found to be significantly related to clutch initiation, nestling growth and relative bill growth. Additionally, I found that polystyrene was an effective insulator which could potentially mitigate some aspects of increasingly variable climates.
Language eng
Field of Research 060208 Terrestrial Ecology
050211 Wildlife and Habitat Management
060809 Vertebrate Biology
Socio Economic Objective 970105 Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30102823

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