BURROWING OWL (ATHENE CUNICULARIA) POPULATION GENETICS: A COMPARISON OF NORTH AMERICAN FORMS AND MIGRATORY HABITS

@inproceedings{Korfanta2005BURROWINGO,
  title={BURROWING OWL (ATHENE CUNICULARIA) POPULATION GENETICS: A COMPARISON OF NORTH AMERICAN FORMS AND MIGRATORY HABITS},
  author={Nicole M. Korfanta and David B McDonald and Travis C. Glenn},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract We assessed the effects of range disjunction, migratory habit, coloniality, and habitat structure on the genetic differentiation of North American Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) populations. Burrowing Owls in North America comprise two forms or subspecies: A. c. floridana in Florida, separated by ∼1,500 km from the western form, A. c. hypugaea, which ranges from Texas to California and north to southern Canada. Burrowing Owls tend to be loosely colonial, and both the Florida… 

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