The Effects of Land-use and Landscape Structure on Barn Owl (Tyto alba) Breeding Success in Southern England, U.K.

@article{Bond2004TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Land-use and Landscape Structure on Barn Owl (Tyto alba) Breeding Success in Southern England, U.K.},
  author={Georgina Bond and Niall G Burnside and Daniel J. Metcalfe and Dawn M Scott and John Blamire},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={20},
  pages={555-566}
}
To aid effective conservation and management there is a need to understand the effect of landscape on species ecology. The aim of this research was to assess the effect of landscape parameters on breeding success of barn owls throughout the Rother and Arun River catchments, Sussex, UK. We used a Geographic Information System to describe the habitat mosaic and landscape structure within an estimated home range area of 3 km2 around 85 artificial nest box sites. Results showed that land cover was… CONTINUE READING

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