Habitat segregation of male and female Red-backed Shrikes Lanius collurio and Lesser Grey Shrikes Lanius minor in the Kalahari basin, Botswana

@inproceedings{Herremans1997HabitatSO,
  title={Habitat segregation of male and female Red-backed Shrikes Lanius collurio and Lesser Grey Shrikes Lanius minor in the Kalahari basin, Botswana},
  author={M. P. Herremans},
  year={1997}
}
Lesser Grey Shrikes and Red-backed Shrikes have much smaller ranges on the non-breeding grounds in the Kalahari basin than during breeding. This study investigated whether, as a result of competition, habitat segregation occurs on the non-breeding grounds. Migrant shrikes were surveyed in point-transect counts in 19 vegetation types in Botswana. There were clear differences in habitat distribution between the species, and also between the sexes in the Red-backed Shrike. Female Red-backed… CONTINUE READING

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