Diet of the Barn Owl and variations of small mammal population relative densities (2022)

[1] : Institut National de Recherche pour l’Agriculture, l’Alimentation et l’Environnement
[2] : Laboratoire Chrono-environnement (UMR 6249) (Université de Franche-Comté)
[3] : Observatoire des Sciences de l'Univers - Terre, Homme, Environnement, Temps, Astronomie (UAR 3245) (Université de Franche-Comté)
Description :
Dietary response of the Barn Owl was monitored in three church towers situated at 2.5, 2 and 1.5 km, 2 and 1.5 km to the small mammal sampling area. Small mammals were monitored in habitats type generally foraged by the Barn Owl (grassland, hedges)
Disciplines :
biodiversity conservation (applied biology - ecology), ecology (applied biology - ecology), ornithology (applied biology - ecology)

General metadata

Data acquisition date : from Apr 1987 to Apr 1995
Data acquisition methods :
  • Observational data :
    Voir Bernard, N., D. Michelat, F. Raoul, J.P. Quere, P. Delattre and P. Giraudoux. 2010. Dietary response of Barn Owls (Tyto alba) to large variations in populations of common voles (Microtus arvalis) and European water voles (Arvicola terrestris). Canadian Journal of Zoology 88: 416-426.
Language : French (fra)
Formats : application/, text/csv


Spatial coverage :

Taxonomic coverage :

  • Genus
    Sorex MSW
    Arvicola terrestris COL (European water vole), Tyto alba COL (Barn owl), Myodes glareolus MSW (Bank vole), Microtus arvalis MSW (Common vole)
Publications :
Record created 15 Feb 2016 by Patrick Giraudoux.
Last modification : 16 Aug 2022.
Local identifier: FR-18008901306731-2016-02-15-20.


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