Spacing behaviour of red squirrels, Sciurus vulgaris: variation between habitats and the sexes

@article{Wauters1992SpacingBO,
  title={Spacing behaviour of red squirrels, Sciurus vulgaris: variation between habitats and the sexes},
  author={Lucas Armand Wauters and Andr{\'e} A Dhondt},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1992},
  volume={43},
  pages={297-311}
}
Abstract Home range size, range use and range overlap of adult male and female red squirrels in a coniferous and a deciduous woodland were studied using radio-telemetry. Hypotheses, concerning (1) resource predictability and territorial behaviour, and (2) sex-related and habitat-related differences in spacing strategies were tested. In both habitats males had larger home ranges than females. Range size varied seasonally, tending to increase in April–June and to decrease in winter. Both males… Expand
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