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40 Years of Breeding Bird Community Dynamics in a Primeval Temperate Forest (Białowieża National Park, Poland)
Abstract. We documented the composition and structure of the breeding bird assemblage in the primeval temperate forest of the Białowieża National Park (BNP), during 2010–2014, and used 40 years ofExpand
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Breeding success of the Great Tit Parus major in relation to attributes of natural nest cavities in a primeval forest
AbstractAn overlap in attributes of nest cavities used by Great Tit Parus major across Eurasia suggests similar nest site preferences within the geographical range, although the drivers of theseExpand
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Natural nest-sites of Great Tits (Parus major) in a primeval temperate forest (Białowieża National Park, Poland)
Knowledge of the breeding ecology of the Great Tit Parus major is vast, but almost exclusively concerns birds using nest-boxes. Information on birds nesting in natural conditions is scant. Here, weExpand
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Immense plasticity of timing of breeding in a sedentary forest passerine, Poecile palustris
Numerous bird species have advanced their breeding seasons in response to climate warming. These changes were mostly brought about by phenotypic plasticity, i.e. flexible reactions of individualExpand
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Disappearance rates of old nest material from tree cavities: An experimental study
Abstract Numerous forest organisms critically depend on availability of tree cavities. Some birds and rodents fill their cavities with bulky nests, which – if not removed – could accumulate andExpand
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Quill mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) from Aegithalos caudatus (Passeriformes: Aegithalidae)
Three species of syringophilid mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) were collected from quills of Aegithalos caudatus (Passeriformes: Aegithalidae) in Poland, Picobia caudati sp. n. from body feathers,Expand
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Nest-site competition between bumblebees (Bombidae), social wasps (Vespidae) and cavity-nesting birds in Britain and the Western Palearctic
Capsule There is no evidence of widespread significant nest-site competition in Britain or the Western Palearctic between cavity-nesting birds and bumblebees or social wasps. Aims To investigateExpand
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Nesting sites of the Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major L. in Poland : analysis of nest cards
Analysis of 531 nest cards (Pol- ish Nest Record Scheme) of the Great Spotted Woodpecker, obtained in the years 1970-2003 is presented here. The data is derived from almost the whole of Poland,Expand
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Nest Sites of Middle Spotted Woodpeckers Leiopicus medius in a Primeval Forest
Forest management usually reduces the diversity and amount of substrates in which woodpeckers can excavate holes. In such conditions the recorded patterns of nest site selection could reflect a moreExpand
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Gampsocoris culicinus SeidenStücker, 1948, species new to the Polish fauna (Heteroptera: Berytidae: Gampsocorinae)
Gampsocoris culicinus SeidenStucker, 1948 has been collected in Pieniny Mountains, SE Poland. It is first record of this species from Poland.
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