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Body size relationships and reproductive ecology of female feral horses on Sable Island, Nova Scotia
Body size is an important determinant of reproduction in capital breeding animals, including large mammals. However, it is not always practical to hand-measure body size of free-ranging species. In recent years, parallel-laser ...
Effects of agricultural land use on tree swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) reproduction, body condition and diet
Agricultural practices have intensified over the last 50 years, increasing crop production and altering the Canadian Prairie landscape by removing non-cropped habitats and wetlands. The productivity, trophic structure and ...
HABITAT USE, MOVEMENT PATTERNS, AND BODY CONDITION OF MALE AND FEMALE SNOWY OWLS (BUBO SCANDIACUS) IN WINTER
Birds that winter in northern latitudes face challenges associated with cold climates, including reduced food abundance and availability. Additionally, metabolic requirements are greater in colder weather and more food is ...