Predation of wildlife by domestic cats Felis catus in Great Britain

@article{Woods2003PredationOW,
  title={Predation of wildlife by domestic cats Felis catus in Great Britain},
  author={Michael Woods and R. A. Mcdonald and Stephen Harris},
  journal={Mammal Review},
  year={2003},
  volume={33},
  pages={174-188}
}
  • Michael Woods, R. A. Mcdonald, Stephen Harris
  • Published 2003
  • Biology
  • Mammal Review
  • A questionnaire survey of the numbers of animals brought home by domestic cats Felis catus was conducted between 1 April and 31 August 1997. A total of 14 370 prey items were brought home by 986 cats living in 618 households. Mammals made up 69% of the items, birds 24%, amphibians 4%, reptiles 1%, fish < 1%, invertebrates 1% and unidentified items 1%. A minimum of 44 species of wild bird, 20 species of wild mammal, four species of reptile and three species of amphibian were recorded. 2. Of a… CONTINUE READING
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