Ecology of Red‐Tailed Hawk Predation in Alberta

@article{Luttich1970EcologyOR,
  title={Ecology of Red‐Tailed Hawk Predation in Alberta},
  author={S. Luttich and D. H. Rusch and E. C. Meslow and L. Keith},
  journal={Ecology},
  year={1970},
  volume={51},
  pages={190-203}
}
The Red—tailed Hawk population on a 60—mile2 (156—km2) area in central Alberta was studied during 1965—68. This migratory population was present from early April to September each year. Breeding red—tails occupied open and forested habitats with equal facility, taking prey species from all cover types associated with nesting sites. Mammals, chiefly Richardson's ground squirrels and snowshoe hares, comprised 66% of total prey biomass taken by red—tails; waterfowl comprised 18%. Representation of… Expand
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