Diet of Eurasian lynx, Lynx lynx, in the boreal forest of southeastern Norway: the relative importance of livestock and hares at low roe deer density

@article{Odden2006DietOE,
  title={Diet of Eurasian lynx, Lynx lynx, in the boreal forest of southeastern Norway: the relative importance of livestock and hares at low roe deer density},
  author={J. Odden and J. Linnell and R. Andersen},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={52},
  pages={237-244}
}
  • J. Odden, J. Linnell, R. Andersen
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • European Journal of Wildlife Research
  • The year-round food habits of lynx were studied using radio-telemetry and snow-tracking in the boreal forest of southeastern Norway. The main objectives of the study were to clarify the importance of domestic sheep and small prey species in the diet of lynx in an area with a very low density of roe deer. During the period 1995–1999, we found 193 scats and 358 kills made by lynx. Our results indicate that roe deer were the most common prey species (contributing to 83 and 34% of the biomass… CONTINUE READING
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