Home range, territoriality and habitat selection by the Dupont

Duponts Lark (Chersophilus duponti) Science Article 3


A total of 32 birds were radiotagged (22 males, 4 females and 6 juveniles) and monitored nearly daily from April 1st to September 1st. The following variables were measured (1) home ranges using the Minimum Convex Poligon, MCP, (2) core areas using the kernel 80 % density estimator, (3) the distance between successive daily locations, and (4) the degree of overlap of between individuals and periods in home ranges and core areas using Cole

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