Trend of a breeding population of Black kites Milvus migrans along the Po river in Turin (Italy)

Abstract

Black kites used the biggest waste dump of Turin for trophic purposes also during their reproductive months. After the dump closure there has been a sudden decrease in breeding pairs all over the area. During the following years the number of nests settled again however the small colonies trend was more scattered than before the landfill was closed.

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2016-08-02
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Black Kite, breeding density, waste dump
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Marotto, P. (2016). Trend of a breeding population of Black kites Milvus migrans along the Po river in Turin (Italy). Rivista Italiana Di Ornitologia, 85(2), 29-31. https://doi.org/10.4081/rio.2015.297