[Birds trapped in telephone wiring system]

Abstract

[Six cases of birds trapped in telephone wires or in structures connected to telephone wires were signaled in the areas of Turin and Novara (Piedmont, N. W. Italy). The birds stayed hanging fatally either by chance or during a trophic activity. The species involved in the described episodes are five, but become eight when added to the ones subjects of previous signaling: Little bitten Ixobrychus minutus, Grey heron Ardea cinerea, Moorhen Gallinula chloropus, Barn owl Tyto alba, Little owl Athene noctua, Robin Erithacus rubecula, Starling Sturnus vulgaris, Hooded crow Corvus corone cornix.]

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Published
2018-12-05
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Keywords:
Telephone wiring sistem, birds, North Italy
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Mostini, L. (2018). [Birds trapped in telephone wiring system]. Rivista Italiana Di Ornitologia, 88(1), 57-58. https://doi.org/10.4081/rio.2018.317