Essays about: "Northern Wheatear"

Found 2 essays containing the words Northern Wheatear.

  1. 1. Sex differences in feeding visit rates in Northern Wheatears Oenanthe oenanthe

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Siri Schmiterlöw; [2011]
    Keywords : Northern Wheatear; sex difference; feeding visit;

    Abstract : AbstractThe Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) is a small insectivorous passerine bird living in open landscapes. Both parents feed the brood of approximately five chicks, but little is known about how each sex allocates their feeding effort. READ MORE

  2. 2. The use of tracking tunnels to monitor the activity of small mammals in habitats associated with the northern wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Meit Öberg; [2009]
    Keywords : predation; weasel; rodent; wheatear; landscape elements; tracking tunnel;

    Abstract : Nest predation is the main cause of nest mortality among birds and is thought to be the main reason for breeding failure amongst northern wheatears (Oenanthe oenanthe) in Swedish farmland habitats. Previous studies suggest that small mammalian predators and snakes are important nest predators for wheatears. READ MORE