Table 1: Characteristics of Tuamotu kingfisher territories on two study sites differing in landscape structure on Niau Atoll in 2006–2008. Mean values and ranges are shown for each metric.

Study site TerritoryCoconut plantation forestLengthWidthLength-to-Width ratio

Lagoon206.1 ha (1.5–12.2)3.2 ha (1.2–6.7)424 m (219–626)271 m (98–455)0.63 (0.36–0.87)
Coast93.3 ha (1.0–5.2)2.0 ha (0.7–3.9)460 m (312–652)140 m (90–190)0.36 (0.21–0.67)