Ecosystem, Ecological N iche. Ecosystem. A Community of living organisms (plants, animals and microbes) together with the non-living components (soil, rock, water, air) of the environment, interacting together as a system. They influence each other. Example forest ecosystem.
Ecosystem, Ecological Niche
They influence each other
by nightby day
Both share the same habitat and the same food source, but each has their own ecological niche due to different hunting behaviour.
Includes what it does, what it eats, who eats it where it lives, what resources it consumes, what waste it produces …
hunting by day vs. by night
Each has its own ecological niche
warblers use different parts of the tree as their habitat.
sundew catches insects to be able to grow on poor soils.
Wood pecker picks insects out of bark
Bats hunt by night