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- Melin, M.; Mehtätalo, L.; Miettinen, J.; Tossavainen, S.; Packalen, P.
- Forest ecology and management 2016 v.380 pp. 202-211
- Lyrurus tetrix; Tetrao urogallus; Tetrastes bonasia; canopy; data collection; forest inventory; forest management; forests; grouse; habitat conservation; lidar; models; shrubs; understory; wildlife; wildlife habitats; Finland
- ... Forest-dwelling grouse, and especially their broods, are highly dependent on forest and vegetation structure. In countries with intense forest management, it follows that the quality of their habitats is directly affected by forestry operations. Therefore, we must know which structural features of forests define a good grouse habitat and how the abundance of these features is affected by the fores ...