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Quality of organic animal products
Recent years have seen a sharp rise in demand for organic animal products. There is no evidence of consistent differences in flavour or nutritional qualities between organic products and conventionalExpand
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Ongoing illicit trade of Sumatran Laughingthrush Garrulax bicolor : one-year market monitoring in Medan, North Sumatra
Many Indonesian birds are severely threatened or already at the brink of extinction due to the flourishing illicit bird trade. One such species is the Sumatran Laughingthrush Garrulax bicolor ,Expand
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Differential Movement Patterns of Juvenile Tengmalms Owls (Aegolius funereus) during the Post-Fledging Dependence Period in Two Years with Contrasting Prey Abundance
Fledgling behaviour and movement patterns throughout the post-fledging dependence period (PFDP), especially in relation to changing environmental conditions, have been rarely studied, despite theExpand
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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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Factors Affecting the Duration of Nestling Period and Fledging Order in Tengmalm’s Owl (Aegolius funereus): Effect of Wing Length and Hatching Sequence
In altricial birds, the nestling period is an important part of the breeding phase because the juveniles may spend quite a long time in the nest, with associated high energy costs for the parents.Expand
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Perching of Tengmalm's Owl (Aegolius funereus) Nestlings at the Nest Box Entrance: Effect of Time of the Day, Age, Wing Length and Body Weight
The behaviour of the nestlings of nocturnal cavity-nesting species has relatively rarely been studied in detail because of problems connected with use of the technical devices required to provideExpand
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An Experimental Release of Rehabilitated Wild-Caught Sumatran Laughingthrush Garrulax bicolor: Assessment of Post-Release Survival and Dispersal Via Radio-Telemetry, North Sumatra, Indonesia
Abstract Decline of biodiversity, especially in tropical areas and rainforests, due to human activity is a serious global issue. Recovery programs, including reintroductions, are one means ofExpand
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Factors Affecting Vocalization in Tengmalm’s Owl (Aegolius funereus) Fledglings during Post-Fledging Dependence Period: Scramble Competition or Honest Signalling of Need?
Begging behaviour of nestlings has been intensively studied for several decades as a key component of parent-offspring conflict. There are essentially two main theories to account for intensity ofExpand
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Rapid detection and identification of pathogens in critically ill and immunocompromised hosts using molecular techniques
Infectious complications in immunocompromised patients and critically ill patients represent a serious clinical problem. In these individuals, not only common nosocomial agents but also very unusualExpand
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Home range size of Tengmalm’s owl during breeding in Central Europe is determined by prey abundance
Animal home ranges typically characterized by their size, shape and a given time interval can be affected by many different biotic and abiotic factors. However, despite the fact that many studiesExpand
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