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Title: Vertebrates in the diet of the tawny owl Strix aluco in northern Podlasie (NE Poland) - comparison of forest and rural habitats

Subtitle:

Fragmenta Faunistica, vol. 52, no. 1 ; Diet of the tawny owl Strix aluco ; Ryjówki (Soricidae) Beskidu Śląskiego

Contributor:

Polska Akademia Nauk. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii

Publisher:

Museum and Institute of Zoology, PAS

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

Bibliogr.: p. 58-59 ; P. 51-59 : ill. ; 25 cm ; Abstracts in Polish. Taxa in Latin

Type of object:

Journal/Article

Abstract:

Tawny owls’ pellets were collected in north-eastern Poland at eight sites situated in forests or at forest edges and four sites in agricultural landscapes. In total, 2046 vertebrate prey items were found, including 1459 at the forest sites and 587 at the rural sites. The types of prey most commonly captured by forest owls were amphibians (25.7%) and Myodes glareolus (14.6%), while rural owls preferred amphibians (17.7%), birds (17.4%) and Mus musculus (16.2%). Comparisons of proportions of selected prey taken by tawny owls made between forest and rural habitats revealed that the capture frequencies of insectivores, M. musculus, Apodemus agrarius and birds are the best indicators of anthropogenic changes in tawny owls’ habitats.

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Relation:

Fragmenta Faunistica

Volume:

52

Issue:

1

Start page:

51

End page:

59

Detailed Resource Type:

Article : original article

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:41934 ; doi:10.3161/00159301FF2009.52.1.051

Source:

MiIZ PAN, call no. patrz sygn. czas. P.256 vol. 52 no. 1 ; MiIZ PAN, call no. patrz sygn. czas. P.4664 vol. 52 no. 1 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Language of abstract:

eng ; pol

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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