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Aves, 32/2-3 | 1995 | 73-99
Populations and reproduction of the Little Owl (Athene noctua) in the province of Hainaut (Belgium). Protection and restoration of habitats.
Coppée, J.-L., Bultot, J. & Hanus, B.
The populations of the Little Owl were followed since 1988 in four different areas of south-east Hainaut. A first area (zone 1), north-east of Charleroi, comprises extensive agricultural land, with a destructive regrouping of parcels. Pastures are more prominent around Anderlues (zone 2), Thuin (zone 3) and Beaumont (zone 4). Breeding sites include remnants of high-stem orchards, pollard trees, old farm buildings, and cattle shelters within pastures. Densities were 1 to 1.7 territories per km2 in 1989 (Table 1). The nests contained an average (for 1988-93) of 3.5 hatchlings and 2.6 fledgelings. Mortality factors and conservation measures are presented, as well as the results of a nestbox-operation, and the description of a new model of nestbox especially adapted for the Little Owl.
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Neve, G., Baguette, M., Clotuche, E., Convie, I., Daulne, J.-M., Van Der Elst, D., Jacob, J.-P., Fayt, P., Mousson, L., Schaeken, P., Schollaert, V., Servranckx, Y., Vasteenwegen, C. & Wargee, L.
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