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Invasion of an exotic forb impacts reproductive success and site fidelity of a migratory songbird

Publications Posted on: April 21, 2015
Although exotic plant invasions threaten natural systems worldwide, we know little about the specific ecological impacts of invaders, including the magnitude of effects and underlying mechanisms. Exotic plants are likely to impact higher trophic levels when they overrun native plant communities, affecting habitat quality for breeding songbirds by altering food availability and/or nest predation levels.