Essays about: "Vulpes vulpes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Vulpes vulpes.

  1. 1. Influence of garden structure and surrounding landscape on the presence of wildlife in Umeå

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Amanda Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : urban; habitat selection; urban wildlife; garden; citizen science; Vulpes vulpes; Pica pica; wildlife gardening; wildlife friendly features; vegetation structure; greenspace;

    Abstract : Around the world cities are growing. Expansion and densification often take place at the expense of urban greenspace, the most common habitat for urban wildlife. Even though gardens take up a significant amount of the city's green space, there are no general guidelines on how to manage garden to support local wildlife. READ MORE

  2. 2. Utgör rödräven ett hot mot det svenska fjällrävsbeståndet?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Linn Dadell; [2016]
    Keywords : Fjällräv; Rödräv; Sverige; fennoskandinvien; Arctic fox; Red fox; Sweden; fennoscandinavia;

    Abstract : Fjällräven (Vulpes lagopus) har sedan 30-talet varit hotad i Skandinavien och trots att den varit skydda mot jakt så har den inte återhämtat sig. Då jakt inte har varit ett hot mot den svenska fjällräven de senaste 80 åren finns det andra teorier om varför fjällrävspopulationen inte har återgått till sin ursprungliga storlek. READ MORE

  3. 3. The apparent population crash in heath-hares Lepus timidus sylvaticus of southern Sweden : do complex ecological processes leave detectable fingerprints in long-term hunting bag records?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Alexander Winiger; [2014]
    Keywords : Lepus spp; Hunting bag time series; hyperpredation; competitive exclusion; Fennoscandia;

    Abstract : Scientific and circumstantial evidence of recent decades indicate decreasing population trends in the native mountain hares Lepus timidus of Fennoscandia (Finland, Sweden, Norway). It has been suggested that climate warming, habitat degradation, pathogens, predation and interspecific competition are potential candidates to drive this supposed decline. READ MORE

  4. 4. Echinococcus multilocularis in wild boar : aiming at an alternative surveillance method

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Tuva Vamborg; [2012]
    Keywords : Echinococcus multilocularis; wild boar; surveillance;

    Abstract : This study was the first part of a larger project investigating a new surveillance method for Echinococcus multilocularis. In this study we examined livers from wild boar (Sus scrofa), looking for lesions caused by E. multilocularis. E. READ MORE

  5. 5. Predator community and prey dynamics : a case study of roe deer and re-colonizing fox, lynx and wolf

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Ugo Arbieu; [2012]
    Keywords : Canis lupus; Capreolus capreolus; cumulative incidence function; competing risks; Cox proportional hazards; Lynx lynx; population dynamics; survival analysis; Vulpes vulpes;

    Abstract : The role of predation is a central question in ecology and population dynamics. In South-central Sweden, the predator community has gone through drastic changes over the last fifty years with the progressive recovery of three large predators: the fox (Vulpes vulpes), recovering after a sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei) outbreak, the lynx (Lynx lynx) and the wolf (Canis lupus), the two latter re-colonizing the region after a massive population persecution at the beginning of the 20th century. READ MORE