Essays about: "habitat selection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 80 essays containing the words habitat selection.

  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. Non-naivety in a long-lived ungulate : learning effects of shooting moose calves?

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

    Author : Lukas Graf; [2021]
    Keywords : moose; Alces alces; integrated step selection function; habitat selection; anti-predator behavior;

    Abstract : Habitat selection and movement are considered important factors for survival of game species when they are hunted by humans. To reduce their risk of predation, animals can adapt their behavior to their most abundant predator over time through experience. READ MORE

  3. 3. Landscape factors influencing habitat and crop selection by wild boar in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Cecilia Mwende Muthoka; [2021]
    Keywords : wild boar; habitats and crop selection; feeding stations; Q GIS; binary logistic model;

    Abstract : The wild boar population has increased rapidly during the last two decades in the southern and central parts of Sweden. This rise in population size has caused severe damages to agricultural fields through their foraging behavior. READ MORE

  4. 4. Movement ecology of ungulate communities : effect of species densities and habitat selection

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

    Author : Linda Zetterkvist; [2020]
    Keywords : step-selection; wildlife management; diurnal activity; moose Alces alces ; red deer Cervus elaphus ; roe deer Capreolus capreolus ;

    Abstract : Animal movement is a topic important in various different ecological perspectives. Ungulate species are an important source of income, hunting game and subject for protection and management all across the globe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparative movement behaviour and habitat selection of semi-domestic herbivore : central-place grazing versus free-range grazing in Reindeer (Rangifer t. tarandus)

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

    Author : Muhammad Fawad Sharif; [2020]
    Keywords : supplementary feeding; habitat selection; lichen-rich forests; home range size; Rangifer tarandus tarandus; reindeer husbandry management; Sámi; recursive movements; utility distribution; clear cuts; brownian bridge movement model;

    Abstract : Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) husbandry mainly relies on natural pastures to ensure a sustainable animal production. In Sweden, coniferous forest areas are most commonly utilized as grazing grounds during winter. Additionally, supplementary feeding is sometimes provided for free-ranging animals to ensure their survival. READ MORE