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Aves, 39/1 | 2002 | 54-56

  Does the noise due to the highway traffic influence the distribution of the breeding birds?
Weiserbs, A. & Jacob, J.-P.

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Effect of noise due to car traffic on bird territories distribution is studied in woodland. The interest of the methodological approach is the direct measurement of noise parameters. Results show a linear correlation between noise and territories distribution. Comparison with other studies suggest noise could have caused disappearance of sensitive species in the study area.