Rough-Legged Buzzards, Arctic Foxes and Red Foxes in a Tundra Ecosystem without Rodents

@inproceedings{Pokrovsky2015RoughLeggedBA,
  title={Rough-Legged Buzzards, Arctic Foxes and Red Foxes in a Tundra Ecosystem without Rodents},
  author={Ivan G. Pokrovsky and Dorothee Ehrich and Rolf Anker Ims and Alexander V. Kondratyev and Helmut Kruckenberg and Olga Kulikova and Julia Mihnevich and L. A. Pokrovskaya and Alexander Shienok},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
Small rodents with multi-annual population cycles strongly influence the dynamics of food webs, and in particular predator-prey interactions, across most of the tundra biome. Rodents are however absent from some arctic islands, and studies on performance of arctic predators under such circumstances may be very instructive since rodent cycles have been… CONTINUE READING