New paper by Sreekar

Steep positive abundance-range relationship (ARR) is bad news for endemic species. In our new study, we show that:

1) Sri Lankan endemic birds increase abundances to avoid extinctions (density compensation), but only in rainforests (niche specialisation).

2) The ARR can be applied to identify & rank threatened species that need urgent conservation interventions.Our new Journal of Animal Ecology paper –

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