I= HABITAT, FOOD AND BREEDING HABITS OF THE BARN OWL (TYTO ALBA) IN CENTRAL PUNJAB
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Title of Thesis
HABITAT, FOOD AND BREEDING HABITS OF THE BARN OWL (TYTO ALBA) IN CENTRAL PUNJAB

Author(s)
Muhammad Mahmood-Ul-Hassan
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Zoology & Fisheries/ University of Karachi
Session
2004
Subject
Zoology
Number of Pages
186
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
barn owl, tyto alba, central punjab, nesting habits, breeding habits, rodent inhibiting potentials, nest boxes

Abstract
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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
112.71 KB
  1.1 Objectives 5
3 2 Review Of Literature 6
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  2.1 Food Habits 7
  2.2 Nesting Habits 13
  2.3 Breeding Habits 14
  2.4 Rodent Inhibiting Potentials 18
  2.5 Conservation 19
4 3 Study Area 21
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  3.1 Hafizabad And Sheikhupura Sub-Area 25
  3.2 Faisalabad , Jhang , T.T Singh And Okara Sub-Area 25
  3.3 Bahawalnagar Sub-Area 26
  3.4 Usta Muhammad Sub-Area 26
  3.5 Habitats 27
  3.6 Fauna 28
5 4 Materials And Methods 31
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  4.1 Collection And Analysis Of Pellets 36
  4.2 Sampling For Small Mammals 37
  4.3 Ordination Of Sampling Units 39
  4.4 Food Selectivity And Relative Encounter Values 39
  4.5 Biomass Assessment 40
  4.6 Breeding Habits 41
  4.6 Nest Boxes 42
6 5 Results 44
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  5.1 Foraging Habitats And Their Small Mammal Fauna 45
  5.2 Pellet Size And Prey Items 57
  5.3 Food Of The Owl 61
  5.4 District-Wise Comparison 83
  5.5 Seasonal Variations In The Diet 88
  5.6 Comparison Of Diet At Different Localities 96
  5.7 Food Preferences 104
  5.8 Breeding Habits 114
7 6 Discussion 140
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  6.1 Habitat 141
  6.2 Locality Related Variations In Diet 141
  6.3 Seasonal Variations In Diet 143
  6.4 Differential Predation 146
  6.5 Reproduction 150
  6.6 New Distribution Records 151
  6.7 Anti-Rodent Activities Of The Barn Owl 155
8 7 Summary 160
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  7.1 Literature Cited