The Resource Barn owls : predator-prey relationships and conservation, Iain Taylor

Barn owls : predator-prey relationships and conservation, Iain Taylor

Label
Barn owls : predator-prey relationships and conservation
Title
Barn owls
Title remainder
predator-prey relationships and conservation
Statement of responsibility
Iain Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Iain
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL696.S85
LC item number
T38 1994
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL696.S85T38
NAL item number
1994
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barn owl
  • Predation (Biology)
  • Birds
  • Barn owl
  • Birds
  • Predation (Biology)
  • Kerkuilen
  • Predatie
  • Natuurbehoud
  • Effraie des clochers
  • Oiseaux
  • Tytonidés
  • Prédation (biologie)
  • Schleiereulen (Familie)
Label
Barn owls : predator-prey relationships and conservation, Iain Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-299) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Barn owl: briefly -- Study areas in Scotland -- Research methods -- Distribution and variation -- Variation within subspecies -- Variation among subspecies -- Related species in the genus Tyto -- Diet -- Diversity of prey in the diet -- Diet in relation to habitat -- Seasonal changes in diet -- Long-term changes in diet -- Foraging behaviour -- General foraging adaptations -- Vision -- Hearing -- Prey searching in wild birds -- Ecology and behaviour of the prey -- Temporal changes in prey numbers -- Habitat preferences -- Activity patterns -- Prey selection, foraging habitats and energetics -- Selection among potential prey species -- Selection with prey species -- Size of prey items -- Selection of foraging areas -- Energetics -- Ranging and roosting behaviour -- Seasonal changes in ranging behaviour -- Home ranges during the breeding season -- Roosting behaviour -- Moult -- Sequence of moult -- Timing of moult -- Evolutionary aspects of moult -- Breeding seasons -- Geographic variation in breeding seasons -- Variation in laying dates within populations -- Effect of habitat on laying dates
  • (cont) Effect of female size and age on laying dates -- Nest sites -- Types of nest site used -- Nest site preference -- Courtship and eggs -- Courtship -- Eggs -- Incubation -- Incidence of non-laying -- Seasonal trends in clutch size -- Second clutches -- Clutch size and annual variation in prey abundance -- Clutch size in relation to habitat and female age -- Production of young -- Hatching -- Chick growth and development -- Mortality of chicks -- Fledging success -- Production in different populations -- Dispersal -- Comments on methodology -- Post-fledging dispersal in Europe -- Comparison of the sexes -- Direction of dispersal in Europe -- Dispersal of North American barn owls -- Dispersal distance in relation to vole abundance -- Fidelity to nest site and mate -- Dispersal and the avoidance of inbreeding -- Mortality -- Seasonal patterns of mortality -- Mortality rates in relation to age -- Mortality rate in relation to food supply and weather -- Causes of death -- Population size and regulation -- Nature of population changes -- Causes of population changes -- Limitation of population density
  • (cont) Conservation -- Evidence for population decline -- Causes of population decline -- Conservation management -- Monitoring barn owl populations
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 304 pages
Isbn
9780521392907
Lccn
93026509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28421915
  • (OCoLC)ocm28421915
Label
Barn owls : predator-prey relationships and conservation, Iain Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-299) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Barn owl: briefly -- Study areas in Scotland -- Research methods -- Distribution and variation -- Variation within subspecies -- Variation among subspecies -- Related species in the genus Tyto -- Diet -- Diversity of prey in the diet -- Diet in relation to habitat -- Seasonal changes in diet -- Long-term changes in diet -- Foraging behaviour -- General foraging adaptations -- Vision -- Hearing -- Prey searching in wild birds -- Ecology and behaviour of the prey -- Temporal changes in prey numbers -- Habitat preferences -- Activity patterns -- Prey selection, foraging habitats and energetics -- Selection among potential prey species -- Selection with prey species -- Size of prey items -- Selection of foraging areas -- Energetics -- Ranging and roosting behaviour -- Seasonal changes in ranging behaviour -- Home ranges during the breeding season -- Roosting behaviour -- Moult -- Sequence of moult -- Timing of moult -- Evolutionary aspects of moult -- Breeding seasons -- Geographic variation in breeding seasons -- Variation in laying dates within populations -- Effect of habitat on laying dates
  • (cont) Effect of female size and age on laying dates -- Nest sites -- Types of nest site used -- Nest site preference -- Courtship and eggs -- Courtship -- Eggs -- Incubation -- Incidence of non-laying -- Seasonal trends in clutch size -- Second clutches -- Clutch size and annual variation in prey abundance -- Clutch size in relation to habitat and female age -- Production of young -- Hatching -- Chick growth and development -- Mortality of chicks -- Fledging success -- Production in different populations -- Dispersal -- Comments on methodology -- Post-fledging dispersal in Europe -- Comparison of the sexes -- Direction of dispersal in Europe -- Dispersal of North American barn owls -- Dispersal distance in relation to vole abundance -- Fidelity to nest site and mate -- Dispersal and the avoidance of inbreeding -- Mortality -- Seasonal patterns of mortality -- Mortality rates in relation to age -- Mortality rate in relation to food supply and weather -- Causes of death -- Population size and regulation -- Nature of population changes -- Causes of population changes -- Limitation of population density
  • (cont) Conservation -- Evidence for population decline -- Causes of population decline -- Conservation management -- Monitoring barn owl populations
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvi, 304 pages
Isbn
9780521392907
Lccn
93026509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28421915
  • (OCoLC)ocm28421915

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