Seasonal variations of spatial behaviour in female Alpine ibex (Capra ibex ibex) in relation to climatic conditions and age

@article{Grignolio2004SeasonalVO,
  title={Seasonal variations of spatial behaviour in female Alpine ibex (Capra ibex ibex) in relation to climatic conditions and age},
  author={Stefano Grignolio and Iva Rossi and Bruno Bassano and Francesca Parrini and Marco Apollonio},
  journal={Ethology Ecology \& Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={255 - 264}
}
The spatial behaviour of female Alpine ibex Capra ibex ibex L. 1758, was analysed in Gran Paradiso National Park (Italy). Data were collected on 14 radiocollared females from September 2000 to August 2002, using radio-tracking and direct observations. Seasonal spatial behaviour was influenced by environmental conditions, in particular climatic factors. In the presence of thick snow cover, females significantly reduced winter home range sizes. Snow cover limited ibex mobility and reduced… 
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