Tropical Ecology and Conservation [Monteverde Institute]

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Cambios en el comportamiento de la reinita (Myioborus miniatus) y la reinita (Myioborus toquatus) a lo largo de un gradiente altitudinal en la Reserva de Monteverde

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Publication Date

December 2006

Abstract

Climate change has been found to affect the distribution of bird species in Monteverde, Costa Rica (Holmes 2000). In this study, the Slate-throated Redstart (Myioborus miniatus) and the Collared Redstart (Myioborus toquatus) were observed in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve. Both altitudinal distribution and behavior were observed for both species. It was found that the Slate-throated Redstart has moved up in altitude. Further, observations for both species were compared using a chi square test, and there were significant differences between the two species, and also within the same species. This study shows that climate change is possibly responsible for the migration up hill, which in turn may impact the future behavior of bird species, competition and may cause extinction. Se ha encontrado que el cambio climático afecta la distribución de las especies de aves en Monteverde, Costa Rica (Holmes 2000). En este estudio, la especie de reinita Myoborus miniatus y Myoborus toquatus fueron observados en la Reserva del Bosque Nuboso de Monteverde.

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Birds--Behavior, Aves--Comportamiento, Climatic changes, Cambios climaticos, Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Monteverde Zone, Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Zona de Monteverde, CIEE Fall 2006, CIEE Otoño 2006

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Student Affiliation : Department of Biological Sciences, The George Washington University Born Digital

Subject: topical

Birds--Behavior; Aves--Comportamiento; Climatic changes; Cambios climaticos; CIEE Fall 2006; CIEE Otoño 2006

Subject: geographic

Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Monteverde Zone; Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Zona de Monteverde

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M39-00345

Behavioral changes of the Slate-throated Redstart (Myioborus miniatus) and the Collared Redstart (Myioborus toquatus) along an altitudinal gradient in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve

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