Table 133.—Influence of forest patch size (ha) on suitability index scores for swallow-tailed kite habitat.


Forest patch size (ha)

Suitability index score

43001

0.500

400002

1.000

1Derived from mean value of proportional forest in 5 km buffers around kite nests (Zimmerman 2004).

2Derived from Cely, Sykes, and Coulson (unpublished data), Hunter (pers. comm.).