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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 157824, 12 pages
Research Article

Bird Diversity and Distribution in relation to Urban Landscape Types in Northern Rwanda

1University of Rwanda, P.O. Box 117, Butare, Rwanda
2Karisoke Research Center, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, 800 Cherokee Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30315-1440, USA

Received 31 March 2014; Accepted 29 June 2014; Published 15 July 2014

Academic Editor: Getachew Dagne

Copyright © 2014 T. Gatesire et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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