This dataset formed part of my PhD thesis at the University of Leeds, and the paper [PDF] I co-authored with Samson So, Steve Compton and Richard Corlett.
Many others assisted my work on this review by contributing unpublished data and reprints or suggesting alternative avenues of enquiry:
Rauf Ali, Des Allen, Paul Aston, Ramana Athreya, Vidya Athreya, Yves Basset, Mark Bayley, Cornelis Berg, David Bishop, John Burrows, Lien-Siang Chou, Steve Compton, Nancylou Conklin-Brittain, James Cook, Richard Corlett, Jared Diamond, Ellen Dierenfeld, Francoise Dowsett-Lemaire, Dan Eisikowitch, R. Farrah, Mauro Galleti, Harish Gaonkar, Jennifer Garrison, Marc Gibernau, David Gorchov, Jaco Greeff, Tristan Guillosson, Britta Denise Hardesty, Rhett Harrison, Allen Herre, Dan Hoare, Matt Heydon, Andrew Mack, Carmi Korine, Nick Helme, Ridwan Jafar, Rajah Jayapal, Elisabeth Kalko, Dhanjaya Katju, Ragupathy Kannan, Margaret Kinnaird, Cheryl Knott, Tim Laman, Mark Leighton, Carlos Machado, Tim Male, Kim McConkey, John MacPherson, Vojtech Novotny, James Paterson, Carlos Peres, Andrew Plumptre, Pilai Poonswad, Jackie Pritchard, S.M.A. Rashid, Vernon Reynolds, Monica Romo, Jana Schulz, Scott Silver, Ana Sosa-Asanza, Hugh Spencer, S. Subramanya, Jingchuan Sun, Vivek Tawari, John Terborgh, Ian Thornton, George Weiblen, Robert Whittaker and David Wilson.
The States of Jersey Education Committee funded my doctoral research and Bat Conservation International provided an additional grant for field research.
The photo credits are as follows, from left to right:
- Lion-tailed Macaque — © T. R. Shankar Raman
- New World Fruit Bat — © by Christian Ziegler
- African Green Pigeon — © Duncan Buchart
- Great Hornbill — © Ingo Waschkies
- Ficus microcarpa — © Forest & Kim Starr