gallery forest


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gallery forest

[′gal·rē ‚fär·əst]
(forestry)
A forest occurring on both banks of a river in a region that is otherwise treeless.
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Flowers, fruits, and the abundance of the Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri) at a gallery forest in the south Pantanal (Brazil).
The gallery forests play an key role in the maintenance of diversity of the Lepidoptera of the Cerrado (Camargo 2001; Brown & Giffordi 2002; Scherrer et al.
Bush and Van Auken (1984) reported similar relationships for a gallery forest on terraces of the San Antonio River, although they encountered some species of trees that were not present in the forest along the Bosque River.
20 m; between tussocks in the savanna enviromnent), roughly at the points of a 20-m sided triangles (except in gallery forest where they were collected along the axis of the forest).
Sites were chosen to obtain different habitats, including 2 savanna sites, 2 gallery forest sites, and 13 lowland forest sites, and based on their proximity to regions supporting wild game populations.
10 acres planted along Agua Fria to restore endangered cottonwood/willow riparian gallery forest, preserve native wildlife habitat, and offer environmental education and volunteer opportunities.
Last year during a night survey monitoring biodiversity along the gallery forest of Ranobe near Toliara, Charlie Gardner and Louise Jasper came across a giant mouse lemur (Mirza) foraging within fruiting ficus trees," WWF said in a press release.
The surrounding vegetation is savannah, with the presence of Detarium, as well as a gallery forest with Syzygium.
The dominant vegetation type is dense cerrado (Brazilian savanna) on flat areas, deciduous forests on slopes, and semi-deciduous forests alongside the major water course (Aquidauna River), and permanent green gallery forest along streams.
Vegetation along the creek is a gallery forest (Rzedowski, 1988) with huge Montezuma cypress trees (Taxodium mucronatum), some Ficus trees, and several species of trees typical of the remnant tropical dry forest still present on slopes of Barranca La Tilapena, e.
The following sampling effort (number of hours) was expended by AA while observing, tape-recording, and collecting birds in the different vegetation types surveyed: terra-firme forest (63), riparian forest (21), gallery forest (4), campinarana (28), cerrado (40), and grassland (38).
1997) surveyed the river, but like Natterer only explored the upper Rio Branco, where river-created habitats consist of narrow stretches of gallery forest.