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Table 1 Description of land cover classifications at plot (p) and landscape scale (L) of the study area and its proportion

From: Agricultural landscapes as habitat for birds in central Chile

Land cover categorya Scale (radii) Description Proportion of land covers at each scale
Low crops (p) 50 m Cereals and vegetables. Plowed soil or soil with stubble of previous crops and weeds. 40%
Hedgerows (p) 50 m Lawns, shrubs and trees. Arboreal linear living fences, usually made to separate properties. 8%
Urban development (p) 50 m Houses, sheds and greenhouses. 2%
Orchards (p) 50 m Vineyards and orchards of apples, pears, plumbs, avocados, walnuts, almonds. 39%
Native vegetation (p) 50 m Scleorphyllous woodland (Chilean matorral). 1%
Roads (p) 50 m Pavement and/or dirty roads 10%
Low crops (L) 500 m Cereals and vegetables. Plowed soil or soil with stubble of previous crops and weeds. 40%
Urban development (L) 500 m Houses, sheds and greenhouses. 11%
Orchards (L) 500 m Vineyards and orchards of apples, pears, plumbs, avocados, walnuts, almonds. 47%
Native vegetation (L) 500 m Scleorphyllous woodland (Chilean matorral). 2%
  1. aHighly correlated variables not included in the analysis (see Methods)