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Food niche differentiation in two syntopic sunbird species: a case study from the Cameroon Mountains
Closely related bird species can coexist in areas of range overlap due to differentiation of their ecological niches. If coexisting species have similar habitat requirements, separation of foodExpand
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Home Range and Land Use of Urban Long-Eared Owls
Abstract. From 2004 to 2006 we studied the spatial activity of Long-eared Owls (Asio otus) breeding in the city of České Budějovice, Czech Republic. Two main factors (size and proportion of homeExpand
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Ecological Structure of Recent and Last Glacial Mammalian Faunas in Northern Eurasia: The Case of Altai-Sayan Refugium
Pleistocene mammalian communities display unique features which differ from present-day faunas. The paleocommunities were characterized by the extraordinarily large body size of herbivores andExpand
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Population densities and habitat use of the golden jackal (Canis aureus) in farmlands across the Balkan Peninsula
The main objective of this study was to analyze the habitat use and population densities of the golden jackal in four countries across lowland regions of the Balkan Peninsula, known as the core areaExpand
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Genetic variability, body characteristics and reproductive parameters of neighbouring rural and urban common kestrel (Falco tinnuculus) populations
We tested the genetic and ecological differences between neighbouring urban and rural populations of common kestrels (Falco tinnuculus) in southern Bohemia. The aims were to (1) assess the geneticExpand
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Large-scale evaluation of carnivore road mortality: the effect of landscape and local scale characteristics
Traffic infrastructure is currently one of the main anthropogenic causes affecting carnivore populations, and understanding factors behind spatiotemporal patterns of road mortality is crucial inExpand
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Indirect food web interactions affect predation of Tengmalm's Owls Aegolius funereus nests by Pine Martens Martes martes according to the alternative prey hypothesis
Although population cycles of rodents are geographically widespread and occur in a number of rodent species, higher-order food web interactions mediated by predator–rodent dynamics have primarilyExpand
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House Sparrows Passer domesticus and Tree Sparrows Passer montanus: Fine-Scale Distribution, Population Densities, and Habitat Selection in a Central European city
Abstract. Populations of House and Tree Sparrows have rapidly declined in various breeding habitats throughout their European distribution range; however, the strongest decline was recorded withinExpand
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Increased hunting effort buffers against vole scarcity in an urban Kestrel Falco tinnunculus population
Capsule In years with low vole abundance birds visited hunting grounds more frequently and for longer. Aims To describe diet composition, hunting behaviour, habitat choice and reproductive success ofExpand
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How Urban Kestrels Falco tinnunculus Divide Their Hunting Grounds: Partitioning or Cohabitation?
Abstract. The hunting ranges of 34 male urban Kestrels were studied in a small city (40 km2) in S Bohemia (Czech Republic). It was assumed that males from the city center and periphery hunt forExpand
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