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Nestwatch Blog: "Ecological Trap"

Understanding an Ecological Trap

Birds don’t choose where to place a nest arbitrarily…they rely on signals from the environment, such as cavity size, food availability, and abundance of predators nearby. But sometimes those signals become uncoupled from actual habitat quality. Learn how you can reduce the risk of setting an “ecological trap.”

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology