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Re: Avian extinction ref.
On Sun, 10 Oct 2004, MICHAEL HABIB wrote:
> The importance of geographic range in at least modern extinctions seems
> rather independent of life history strategy. That is, having a small
> range makes a species much more likely to be elliminated by a number of
> factors. This is independent of life strategies. I would be quite
> interested to hear whether any studies have shown evidence that a wide
> ranging species was elliminated by predation alone (or at least
> prima rily). I cannot think of any off the top of my head, but that
> doesn't mean it has not been done.
The present study finds that area is not as important a predictor as