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Table 1 Frugivorous birds forage on the fruits of Taxus chinensis in the patchy habitat of yew ecological garden, Fujian Province, southeast China

From: Importance of plant and bird traits on the seed removal pattern of endangered trees across different forest patches in southeast China

Bird species Foraging frequency Mean foraging amount Foraging pattern
2018 2019
Hypsipetes leucocephalus 213 275 13.59 ± 0.45 S
Hemixos castanonotus 37 20 10.53 ± 0.86 S
Pycnonotus sinensis 30 24 9.20 ± 0.77 S
Urocissa erythrorhyncha 9 5 12.14 ± 2.91 S
Spizixos semitorques 5 7 11.83 ± 1.86 S
Chloropsis hardwickii 3 35 8.87 ± 1.01 S
Dendrocitta formosae 3 4 8.13 ± 2.05 S
Pycnonotus jocosus 2 3 4.0 ± 1.22 S
Turdus obscurus nr 32 20.5 ± 1.06 S
Hypsipetes mcclellandii nr 5 9 ± 1.97 S
Garrulus glandarius nr 2 5.50 ± 1.50 S
Myophonus caeruleus nr 1 16 S
Garrulax monileger nr 1 5 S
Paradoxornis gularis nr 1 80 S
Pericrocotus solaris 23 16 10.72 ± 1.06 P
Yuhina castaniceps 7 6 28.38 ± 4.96 P
Pericrocotus flammeus 2 3 4.25 ± 1.11 P
Alcippe morrisonia 4 1 11.80 ± 5.26 P
Aegithalos concinnus 4 nr 14.25 ± 1.38 P
Yuhina zantholeuca nr 1 30 P
Total 342 442   
  1. Data expressed as mean ± SE; Foraging pattern: S swallowing, P pecking, nr not record