Symbiosis of Ornamental Plants and Bird Habitats in Urban Parks: FRIM, Malaysia
Rapid and unpredicted rate of urbanization have negatively impacted the lowland tropical forests. Introduced species and destruction are activities that bring harm to the sensitive yet precious wildlife and cause them habitats loss; bird family. This research aims to review the role of ornamental plant in providing food and shelter for urban birds in urban park. The research is conducted by the reviewing of literature and questionnaire survey analysis. It hoped that the review will contribute to the knowledge of landscape architecture on consideration as opportunity for birds in urban parks.
Keywords: Bird habitats; ornamental plant; urban park; birds’ food and shelter.
eISSN 2514-7528 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.