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Site selection by geese in a suburban landscape

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Additional Information

Competing Interests

Tim Adriaens is employed at the Department of Management and Sustainable Use of the Research Institute for Nature and Forest who are involved in wildlife management in Belgium. Quentin Groom is employed at Meise Botanic Garden where the research was conducted. No other potential conflicts of interests exist.

Author Contributions

Quentin J Groom conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Tim Adriaens contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Claire Colsoulle performed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Pauline Delhez performed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Iris Van Der Beeten performed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Devisscher S, Adriaens T, Brosens D, Huysentruyt F, Driessens G, Desmet P (2019). NBN - Zomerganzen - Summering geese management and population counts in Flanders, Belgium. Version 1.2. Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). Sampling event dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/a5ubtp accessed via GBIF.org on 2019-04-21.

Pauline Delhez, & Quentin Groom. (2019). Detecting edge effects of geese grazing at the boundary of woodland and grassland [Data set]. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2648174

https://dx.doi.org/http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2648174

Groom Q. 2019a. A map describing routes used in goose monitoring at Meise Botanic Garden. Zenodo. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2529725

https://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2529725

Groom Q. 2019b. Goose monitoring data from the Meise Botanic Garden, Belgium [Data set]. Zenodo. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2529723

https://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2529723

Groom Q. 2019c. Waterbirds of the Botanic Garden Meise. Version 3.6. Botanic Garden Meise. Occurrence dataset DOI: 10.15468/cgffyq accessed via GBIF.org on 2019-01-05.

https://dx.doi.org/10.15468/cgffyq

Funding

This research was carried out in the free time of the authors and as research project for a masters degree. It was not supported by any external funding.


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