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- Macías Duarte, Alberto, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- BMC ecology 2016 v.16 no.1 pp. 38
- Athene cunicularia; Cynomys mexicanus; adults; breeding; ecoregions; habitat destruction; habitats; migratory behavior; population density; surveys; Chihuahuan Desert; Mexico
- ... BACKGROUND: The western burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia hypugaea) occurs throughout western North America in various habitats such as desert, short-grass prairie and shrub-steppe, among others, where the main threat for this species is habitat loss. Range-wide declines have prompted a need for reliable estimates of its populations in Mexico, where the size of resident and migratory populations r ...
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