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The Osprey reintroduction in Central Italy: dispersal, survival and first breeding data
Capsule Sex-biased dispersal and an age-dependent effect in survival rate accounted for the pattern of first settlement and reproduction in a newly reintroduced Osprey population. Aims We estimateExpand
Migration and wintering strategies in vulnerable Mediterranean Osprey populations
FLAVIO MONTI,* DAVID GR EMILLET, ANDREA SFORZI, GIAMPIERO SAMMURI, JEAN MARIE DOMINICI, RAFEL TRIAY BAGUR, ANTONI MU~ NOZ NAVARRO, LEONIDA FUSANI & OLIVIER DURIEZ Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle etExpand
Diversity of small mammal communities of the Tuscan Archipelago: testing the effects of island size, distance from mainland and human density
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Diversity profiles showed that Pianosa and Elba were very similar in terms of dominance and evenness profiles, whereas Capraia had higher dominance and lower evenness, and there was no effect of island area, human population size, or linear distance from mainland on species richness. Expand
Predation on Small Mammals by Tawny Owl and Comparison with Barn Owl in the Farma Valley (Central Italy)
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It is brought to light that the tawny owl's trophic niche, generally, is quite different from the born owl's, however two niches may in some way overlap, when the barn owl is roosting near wooded areas, thereby further substantiating the euryphagy of the barn Owl. Expand
Factors affecting the distribution ofSorex samniticus, an endemic Italian shrew, in an heterogeneous landscape
We studied the factors affecting the distribution of an endemic shrewSorex samniticus Altobello, 1926 in the Province of Siena, central Italy. Distribution data were obtained by examining pelletsExpand