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Increasing bat abundance in a major winter roost in central Poland over 30 years
Abstract A bat census in the years 1981–2010 (repeated twice during each hibernation period in January and March) showed upward trends in many populations of bats hibernating in the Szachownica CaveExpand
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Population changes in natterer's bat myotis nattereri and daubenton's bat m. Daubentonii in winter roosts of central Poland
ABSTRACT: Numbers of wintering Natterer’s bats Myotis nattereri (Kuhl, 1817) and Daubenton’s bats M. daubentonii (Kuhl, 1817) were monitored at seven study sites (three single large hibernacula andExpand
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Bats on forest islands of different size in an agricultural landscape
A b s t r a c t . The species composition and relative density of bats were compared in forests of various sizes occurring as “islands” in the agricultural landscape of central Poland. The followingExpand
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Does the diet of an opportunistic raptor, the tawny owl Strix aluco, reflect long-term changes in bat abundance? A test in central Poland
The hypothesis tested concerned whether the diet of the tawny owl Strix aluco, as an opportunistic predator, does reflect increases in the density of bat populations in the owl's hunting areas. InExpand
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The importance of small cellars to bat hibernation in Poland
Inspections of 521 small cellars inhabited by bats in Poland revealed the occurrence of 10 species: Myotis myotis, M. nattereri, M, brandtii, M. dasycneme, M. daubentonii, Eptesicus nilssonii, E.Expand
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Bat predation by tawny owls Strix aluco in differently human‐transformed habitats
Differences in the frequency with which bats feature in the diet of tawny owls Strix aluco were studied, as these relate to types of habitat occupied (i.e. urban park, suburban forest, non‐urban landExpand
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The occurrence of the Barn Owl Tyto alba in sacred buildings in central-eastern Poland
The occurrence of Barn Owl Tyto alba is strongly connected with the presence of buildings with suitable apertures for nesting or roosting (de Bruijn 1994, Shawyer 1994). In Poland this species breedsExpand
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Long-term decline of the Little Owl [Athene noctua Scop., 1769] in Central Poland
The populations of Little Owl decreased over much of Europe including Poland, where it’s status has not yet been elucidated in full. We compiled data from 13 censuses carried out from 1982 –2005 at aExpand
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Small mammals of Kampinos National Park and its protection zone, as revealed by analyses of the diet of tawny owls Strix aluco Linnaeus, 1758
Analyses of tawny owl pellets were used to determine the species composition and distribution of small mammals in Kampinos National Park and its protection zone (central Poland). The total materialExpand
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