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Effect of Habitat Types on Breeding Bird Assemblages in the Sidi Reghis Forests (Oum El Bouaghi, North-Eastern Algeria)

Effect of Habitat Types on Breeding Bird Assemblages in the Sidi Reghis Forests (Oum El Bouaghi, North-Eastern Algeria)

Abderraouf Chouaib Rebbah1, Mohcen Menaa2,*, Salah Telailia3,Menouar Saheb1 and Mohamed Cherif Maazi2

1Department of Natural and Life Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Oum El Bouaghi, Constantine Road, Oum El Bouaghi, Algeria
2LEAT Laboratory, Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural and Life Sciences, University of Souk-Ahras, Annaba Road, Souk-Ahras, Algeria
3Faculty of Sciences, University of El Tarf, El Tarf, Algeria

*      Corresponding author: m.menaa@univ-soukahras.dz

 

Fig. 1.

Geographic location of the mountain of Sidi Reghis.

Fig. 2.

The relative abundance (A), species richness (B), and species diversity of forest birds in mixed oak-pine forests (Mix), oak woodlands (Oak), and pine woodlands (Pine) (C). Left graphic represent significant (p < 0.05) pairwise differences between forest types for each community parameters.

Fig. 3.

Shepard plot for nonmetric multidimensional scaling (NMDS) results. Dashed line signifies a perfect linear relationship between calculated and ordination distances.

Fig. 4.

Nonmetric multidimensional scaling (NMDS) analysis ordination biplot based on Bray-Curtis coefficient of similarities between avian assemblages and habitat types in the mountain of Sidi Reghis (stress=0.185). Oak, oak woodlands; Mix, mixed oak-pine forests; Pine, pine woodlands.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

August

Vol. 51, Iss. 4, Pages 1203-1598

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