Habitat use and diet of the red foxVulpes vulpes in an agricultural landscape in Poland

  title={Habitat use and diet of the red foxVulpes vulpes in an agricultural landscape in Poland},
  author={Bartłomiej Gołdyn and Martin Hromada and Adrian Surmacki and Piotr Tryjanowski},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Jagdwissenschaft},
SummaryRed foxVulpes vulpes density, diet and den site selection were studied in a unwooded farmland of western Poland. During years 1999–2000 snow tracking was performed, and in 1999 dens were counted. Estimated population densities based on snow tracking were 2.1 and 1.79 individuals/km2 respectively, while den counts gave a value of 2.20 individuals/km2. Almost all dens were located on steep slopes, mainly on banks of drainage ditches (51%) and marsh banks (18%). Foxes markedly preferred… 

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