Spatial Dynamics of the Red-Tailed Hawk in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico

@inproceedings{Vilella2012SpatialDO,
  title={Spatial Dynamics of the Red-Tailed Hawk in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico},
  author={F. Vilella and Wyatt F. Nimitz},
  year={2012}
}
  • F. Vilella, Wyatt F. Nimitz
  • Published 2012
  • Geography
  • Abstract The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a top predator of upland ecosystems in the Greater Antilles. Little information exists on the ecology of the insular forms of this widely distributed species. We studied movements and resource use of the Red-tailed Hawk from 2000 to 2002 in the montane forests of northeastern Puerto Rico. We captured 32 and used 21 radio-marked Red-tailed Hawks to delineate home range, core area shifts, and macrohabitat use in the Luquillo Mountains. Red… CONTINUE READING
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