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First taphonomic analysis of Ile dOleron West France Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus pellets Premiere analyse taphonomique de pelotes de rejection de Busard des roseaux Circus aeruginosus de lile dOleron Charente Maritime, Ouest France






Alauda, 752: 171-178

First taphonomic analysis of Ile dOleron West France Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus pellets Premiere analyse taphonomique de pelotes de rejection de Busard des roseaux Circus aeruginosus de lile dOleron Charente Maritime, Ouest France

A taphonomic analysis has been performed on 57 Northern Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus pellets assemblage in order to evaluate the digestion characteristics of this bird of prey. According to the study of breakage, digestion patterns, this predator belongs to category 5 (sensu ANDREWS) of relatively high bone modificator. The faunal list of this new sample confirms this raptor includes in this site, a high proportion of mammals compared to other vertebrates in its diet including Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus.


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