Tag: Tetrao urogallus

Do disturbances in surrounding areas affect a core population of Cantabrian Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus cantabricus? The case of the Natural Reserve of Muniellos (Asturias, NW Spain)

Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) Science Article 9 abstract Aims: The Cantabrian Capercaillie is an endemic subspecies which is declining over much of its range in the Cantabrian Mountains. The main aim of this paper is to test whether human disturbances in areas surrounding mature woodland patches affect more than habitat structure and composition a core population […]

Kin groups in closely spaced capercaillie leks

Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) Science Article 10 abstract We quantified the genetic structure among 58 capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) from three closely spaced leks in boreal Russia using ten microsatellite loci. We did not find significant structuring with respect to lek membership in an overall analysis. However, all but one individual could be strongly assigned to one […]