Nest-site selection and breeding success in the Roller (Coracias garrulus) in the Southwest of the Iberian peninsula

@article{Avils2006NestsiteSA,
  title={Nest-site selection and breeding success in the Roller (Coracias garrulus) in the Southwest of the Iberian peninsula},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Miguel Avil{\'e}s and Juan Manuel S{\'a}nchez and Deseada Parejo},
  journal={Journal f{\"u}r Ornithologie},
  year={2006},
  volume={141},
  pages={345-350}
}
Nest-site selection and breeding success was studied in a breeding population of Roller (Coracias garrulus) in the Southwest of Spain. 567 nest-boxes were installed on electric pylons in seven different habitats: fallow land, cereals, holm oaks, olive groves, pasture land, irrigated crops (rice and maize) and shrubs. The more favoured habitats were the irrigated crops, the olive groves and the holm-oaks, while only the cereals were clearly avoided. Fallow land, pastures and shrublands were… CONTINUE READING
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