Human-made landscape promotes coexistence of two normally separated Andean warblers

The two species and their habitats at the study site in Ecuador (Photos by J. Nowakowski). The higher elevation species, the Spectacled Whitestart, chooses fragmented forests with few trees and with open spaces comprising patches of bushes and meadows. The lower elevation species, the Slate-throated Whitestart, chooses dark dense montane forest stands. Both species forage […]

Human-made landscape promotes coexistence of two normally separated Andean warblers

IMAGE: The two species and their habitats at the study site in Ecuador (Photos by J. Nowakowski). The higher elevation species, the Spectacled Whitestart, chooses fragmented forests with few trees and… view more  Credit: photo by Jacek Nowakowski, the coauthor of the original paper at www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-78804-2 In the mountains across the world, different types of […]

Predators form an unusual coexistence in the central Chilean Andes

Pumas are the top predators in the study research area in the Chilean Andes. Camera trap photo by Christian Osorio. Credit: Christian Osorio In the high plains of the central Chilean Andes, an ecosystem consisting of only a few animal species is providing researchers with new insights into how predators coexist in the wild. “The […]