Our recent paper on the habitat preferences by caching island scrub-jays was awarded the cover of the journal Current Zoology. We found that jays preferentially cache acorns in areas of high oak recruitment. They avoid open and grassy areas and put a disproportional amount of caches below coastal sage scrub and chaparral plants. Incidentally, this is also where we find a majority of oak seedlings in the landscape.
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