Distribution and dynamics of the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris L.) in a landscape with fragmented habitat

@article{Apeldoorn2004DistributionAD,
  title={Distribution and dynamics of the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris L.) in a landscape with fragmented habitat},
  author={Rob C. van Apeldoorn and Claudio Celada and W. N. Nieuwenhuizen},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={227-235}
}
In a four year study data on the presence of red squirrel were collected in an agricultural landscape by counting dreys in 49 woods ranging from 0.5 to 14 ha, and differing in quality of habitat and isolation. Logit regression analysis showed that the area per woodlot covered with conifers is a good predictor of squirrel presence for each year and during the whole period, but the significance of the regression decreases with time. During the study the number of woods occupied by red squirrel… CONTINUE READING
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