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1 July 2005 Fluctuations of a Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Population in Central Poland
Jacek Goszczyński, Jakub gryz, Dagny krauze
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Abstract

Studies carried out in the vicinity of Rogów in central Poland showed a 47% rise in the population density of the Common Buzzard, inasmuch as the average number of breeding pairs in the study area of 105 km2 increased from 18.2 in the years 1982–1991 to 26.7 in the years 2001–2003. Furthermore, an upward trend was observed for each separately investigated forest complex. Possible mechanisms underpinning this increase in density are discussed.

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Jacek Goszczyński, Jakub gryz, and Dagny krauze "Fluctuations of a Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Population in Central Poland," Acta Ornithologica 40(1), 75-78, (1 July 2005). https://doi.org/10.3161/068.040.0102
Received: 1 October 2004; Accepted: 1 January 2005; Published: 1 July 2005
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Buteo buteo
Common Buzzard
density
population trends
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