Dispersal dynamics of juvenile Secretarybirds Sagittarius serpentarius in southern Africa

@article{Whitecross2019DispersalDO,
  title={Dispersal dynamics of juvenile Secretarybirds Sagittarius serpentarius in southern Africa},
  author={Melissa A Whitecross and Ernst F Retief and Hanneline A Smit-Robinson},
  journal={Ostrich},
  year={2019},
  volume={90},
  pages={110 - 97}
}
Knowledge of the dispersal behaviour of southern Africa’s juvenile Secretarybirds Sagittarius serpentarius was previously limited to a small number of ring recoveries (n = 4) in South Africa. From 2012 to 2015, 10 GSM-GPS solar trackers were fitted to juvenile Secretarybirds, aged approximately eight weeks, on their nests. The birds spent an average of 91.30 ± 8.80 d in their natal territories, which had a mean home range size (kernel density estimate 90%) of 1.21 ± 0.34 km2. As they aged… Expand
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