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- Séguy, Marion, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2019 v.272 pp. 146-154
- Falco sparverius; adults; agricultural land; anthropogenic activities; breeding; breeding season; ecological traps; falcons; fledglings; food availability; forests; habitat preferences; harvesting; hatching; hay; landscapes; meadows; nest boxes; nesting; nesting sites; nestlings; population dynamics; probability; reproductive success; swamps; temperature; weather
- ... Sudden changes in habitat quality during the breeding season may mislead individuals when selecting their nesting site and result in population declines. In such cases, even semi-natural and extensive agricultural lands may become ecological traps. We examined how the availability of six open habitat types (i.e. agricultural lands, open forests, alder swamps, young forests, regeneration, and wetla ...
- Seguy, Marion, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Canadian field-naturalist 2014 v.128 no.1 pp. 25-37
- Carnivora; Eptesicus; Lagomorpha; Myotis; Pseudogymnoascus destructans; Rodentia; acids; birds; diet study techniques; hibernation; nests; pellets; predators; skull; small mammals; taxonomic keys; teeth; Canada
- ... Skulls are often used to identify small mammals, and most identification keys to small mammals have been developed on the assumption that whole skulls will be available. However, the skulls of small mammals are seldom found intact in predator pellets or nests, and the bones of several individuals are often scattered and mixed, making counting impossible without the use of a specific cranial part. ...