Density, habitat selection and breeding successof an insular population of Barbary FalconFalco peregrinus pelegrinoides

Barbary Falcon (Falco pelegrinoides) Science Article 1

abstract

We studied density, habitat selection and reproduction of Barbary FalconsFalco peregrinus pelegrinoides on Tenerife Island during 2004 and 2005. Atotal of 26 breeding pairs were counted, all of them occupying naturalcliffs around the island. Density observed was 1.27 pairs/100 km2, andwas positively correlated with cliff availability. Mean distance betweenneighbouring pairs was 5869

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