PL EN


Preferencje help
Widoczny [Schowaj] Abstrakt
Liczba wyników
2018 | 20 | 2 |
Tytuł artykułu

Foraging habitat, home-range size and diet of a Mediterranean bat species, Savi's pipistrelle

Warianty tytułu
Języki publikacji
EN
Abstrakty
EN
The Mediterranean is considered one of the richest biodiversity regions in Europe, and bats contribute to this species richness. Within the last two decades, certain bat species traditionally considered as representatives of the Mediterranean have spread northwards and colonized areas outside this region. In our study, we focused on ecological requirements of one of these bat species, the Savi's pipistrelle (Hypsugo savii). We used radio-telemetry and diet analysis to describe habitat use, home-range size and diet composition of reproductive females of Savi's pipistrelle in the traditional core of its distribution range in the Mediterranean region. Our results indicate that Savi's pipistrelle is able to fly long distances and utilize a wide range of habitats within its home-range, with affinities for particular habitats depending on its reproductive status. In particular, pregnant females favoured rocky pastures and forest areas, followed by meadows and riparian habitat, whereas the affinity for riparian habitat increased in lactating females, followed closely by meadows, forest and rocky pastures. The larger affinity for riparian habitats during lactation might indicate its importance for successful rearing of young, which could be influenced in the future by increasing droughts and water shortage in the Mediterranean region. Nevertheless, based on our radio-telemetry and diet analysis the species shows a high degree of flexibility, as an opportunistic forager that flies across large areas on a nightly basis, which may be a good predisposition for colonizing new areas.
Słowa kluczowe
EN
Wydawca
-
Rocznik
Tom
20
Numer
2
Opis fizyczny
p.351-360,fig.,ref.
Twórcy
autor
  • Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Vinicna 7, 128 44 Prague, Czech Republic
autor
  • The Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Kvetna 8, 603 65 Brno, Czech Republic
  • Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamycka 1176, Suchdol, 16521 Prague, Czech Republic
autor
  • Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Vinicna 7, 128 44 Prague, Czech Republic
autor
  • Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, P. J. Safarik University in Kosice, Moyzesova 11, 04001 Kosice, Slovakia
autor
  • Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, P. J. Safarik University in Kosice, Moyzesova 11, 04001 Kosice, Slovakia
  • Department of Botany and Zoology, Masaryk University, Kotlarska 2, 611 37 Brno, Czech Republic
autor
  • Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Hradec Kralove, Rokitanského 62, 50003 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
autor
  • Brace Oruzec 20, 10360 Sesvete, Zagreb, Croatia
autor
  • Primorska 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
autor
  • Geonatura Ltd. Consultancy in Nature Protection, Fallerovo šetalište 22, Zagreb, Croatia
autor
  • Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Ľ. Stura 2, 960 53 Zvolen, Slovakia
autor
  • Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Vinicna 7, 128 44 Prague, Czech Republic
Bibliografia
  • 1. Adams, R. A., and M. A. Hayes. 2008. Water availability and successful lactation by bats as related to climate change in arid regions of western North America. Journal of Animal Ecology, 77: 1115–1121. Google Scholar
  • 2. Amorim, F., V. A. Mata, P. Beja, and H. Rebelo. 2015. Effects of a drought episode on the reproductive success of European free-tailed bats (Tadarida teniotis). Mammalian Biology, 80: 228–236. Google Scholar
  • 3. Ancillotto, L., L. Santini, N. Ranc, L. Maiorano, and D. Russo. 2016. Extraordinary range expansion in a common bat: the potential roles of climate change and urbanisation. Naturwissenschaften, 103: 1–8. Google Scholar
  • 4. Bartonička, T., A. Bielik, and Z. Řehák. 2008. Roost switching and activity patterns n the soprano pipistrelle, Pipistrellus pygmaeus, during lactation. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 45: 503–512. Google Scholar
  • 5. Benda, P., M. Andreas, D. Kock, R. K. Lučan, P. Muclinger, P. Nova, J. Obuch, K. Ochman, A. Reiter, M. Uhrin, and D. Weinfurtová. 2006. Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean. Part 4. Bat fauna of Syria: distribution, systematics, ecology. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae, 70: 1–329. Google Scholar
  • 6. Benda, P., V. Hanák, I. Horáček, P. Hulva, R. Lučan, and M. Ruedi. 2007. Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean. Part 5. Bat fauna of Cyprus: review of records with confirmation of six species new for the island and description of a new subspecies. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae, 71: 71–130. Google Scholar
  • 7. Calenge, C. 2006. The package adehabitat for the R software: a tool for the analysis of space and habitat use by animals. Ecological Modelling, 197: 516–519. Google Scholar
  • 8. Ciechanowski, M., A. Zapart, T. Kokurewicz, M. Rusiński, and M. Lazarus. 2017. Habitat selection of the pond bat (Myotis dasycneme) during pregnancy and lactation in northern Poland. Journal of Mammalogy, 98, 232–245. Google Scholar
  • 9. Danko, Š. 2007. Reprodukcia Hypsugo savii a Pipistrellus kuhlii na východnom Slovensku: dalšie dôkazy o ich šireni na sever [Reproduction of Hypsugo savii and Pipistrellus kuhlii in eastern Slovakia: further evidence of their spreading northwards]. Vespertilio, 11: 13–24. [In Slovak with English abstract]. Google Scholar
  • 10. Dietz, M., J. B. Pir, and J. Hillen. 2013. Does the survival of greater horseshoe bats and Geoffroy's bats in Western Europe depend on traditional cultural landscapes? Biodiver sity and Conservation, 22: 3007–3025. Google Scholar
  • 11. Di Salvo, I., D. Russo, and M. Sarà. 2009. Habitat preferences of bats in a rural area of Sicily determined by acoustic surveys. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 20: 137–146. Google Scholar
  • 12. Doll, C. N. 2008. CIESIN thematic guide to night-time light remote sensing and its applications. Center for International Earth Science Information Network of Columbia University, Palisades, NY. Available at http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/tg/. Google Scholar
  • 13. Đulić, B. 1958. Über die Ökologie der Alpenfledermaus, Pipistrellus savii, auf der Insel Mljet (Meleda) in Suddalmatien. Süddalmatien Mitteilungen, 6: 10–11. Google Scholar
  • 14. Đulić, B. 1970. Ökologische Beobachtungen der Fledermäuse der Adriatischen Inseln. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 35: 45–51. Google Scholar
  • 15. Freitag, B. 1996. Pipistrellus savii (Bonaparte, 1837) — Erstnachweis fur die Steiermark (Mammalia, Chiroptera). Mitteilungen des Naturwissenschaftlicher Vereins für Steiermark, 125: 237–238. Google Scholar
  • 16. Gaisler, J. 1994. The bats Pipistrellus kuhli and Hypsugo savii on the island of Rab (Croatia). Folia Zoologica, 43: 279–280. Google Scholar
  • 17. Goiti, U., J. R. Aihartza, D. Almenar, E. Salsamendi, and I. Garin. 2006. Seasonal foraging by Rhinolophus euryale (Rhinolophidae) in an Atlantic rural landscape in northern Iberian Peninsula. Acta Chiropterologica, 8: 141–156. Google Scholar
  • 18. Hayes, J. P., and S. C. Loeb. 2007. The influences of forest mana gement on bats in North America. Pp. 207–234, in Bats in forests: conservation and management ( M. J. Lacki, J. P. Hayes, and A. Kurta, eds.). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 329 pp. Google Scholar
  • 19. Henry, M., D. W. Thomas, R. Vaudry, and M. Carrier. 2002. Foraging distances and home range of pregnant and lactating little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus). Journal of Mammalogy, 83: 767–774. Google Scholar
  • 20. Hintze, F., V. Duro, J. C. Carvalho, C. Eira, P. Correia Rodrigues, and J. Vingada. 2016. Influence of reservoirs created by small dams on the activity of bats. Acta Chiropterologica, 18: 395–408. Google Scholar
  • 21. Hirzel, A. H., V. Helfer, and F. Metral. 2001. Assessing habitat-suitability models with a virtual species. Ecological modelling, 145: 111–121. Google Scholar
  • 22. Hirzel, A. H., J. Hausser, D. Chessel, and N. Perrin. 2002. Ecological niche factor analysis: how to compute habitat suitability maps without absence data? Ecology, 83: 2027–2036. Google Scholar
  • 23. Holloway, G. L., and R. M. R. Barclay. 2000. Importance of prairie riparian zones to bats in southeastern Alberta. Ecoscience, 7: 115–122. Google Scholar
  • 24. Horáček, I., and P. Benda. 2004. Hypsugo savii (Bonaparte, 1837) — Alpenfledermaus. Pp. 911–941, in Handbuch der Säugetiere Europas Band 4: Fledertiere. Teil II: Chiroptera II. Vespertilionidae 2, Molossidae, Nycteridae ( F. Krapp, ed.). Aula-Verlag, Wiebelsheim, 1186 pp. Google Scholar
  • 25. Jones, G., D. Jacobs, T. Kunz, M. Willig, and P. A. Racey. 2009. Carpe noctem: the importance of bats as bioindicators. Endangered Species Research, 8: 93–115. Google Scholar
  • 26. Klausmeyer, K. R., and M. R. Shaw. 2009. Climate change, habitat loss, protected areas and the climate adaptation potential of species in Mediterranean ecosystems worldwide. PLoS ONE, 4: e6392. Google Scholar
  • 27. Kunz, T. H., and M. B. Fenton (eds.). 2003. Bat ecology. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, xix + 779 pp. Google Scholar
  • 28. Kunz, T. H., E. B. De Torrez, D. Bauer, T. Lobova, and T. H. Fleming. 2011. Ecosystem services provided by bats. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1223: 1–38. Google Scholar
  • 29. Maier, C. 1992. Activity patterns of pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) in Oxfordshire. Journal of Zoology (London), 228: 69–80. Google Scholar
  • 30. Maxinová, E., M. Kipson, L. Naďo, P. Hradická, and M. Uhrin. 2016. Foraging strategy of Kuhl's pipistrelle at the Northern edge of the species distribution. Acta Chiropterologica, 18: 215–222. Google Scholar
  • 31. Mayhew, C., and R. Simmon. 2000. NASA GSFC. Earth's city lights. Data courtesy Marc Imhoff of NASA GSFC and Christopher Elvidge of NOAA NGDC. Google Scholar
  • 32. Mclean, J. A., and J. R. Speakman. 1999. Energy budgets of lactating and non-reproductive brown long-eared bats (Plecotus auritus) suggest females use compensation in lactation. Functional Ecology, 13: 360–372. Google Scholar
  • 33. Mickleburgh, S. P., Hutson, A. M., and P. A. Racey. 2002. A review of the global conservation status of bats. Oryx, 36: 18–34. Google Scholar
  • 34. Napal, M., I. Garin, U. Goiti, E. Salsamendi, and J. Aihartza. 2010. Habitat selection by Myotis bechsteinii in the southwestern Iberian Peninsula. Annales Zoologici Fen nici, 47: 239–250. Google Scholar
  • 35. Noordijk, J., R. Morssinkhof, P. Boer, A. P. Schaffers, Th. Heijerman, and K. V. Sýkora. 2008. How ants find each other; temporal and spatial patterns in nuptial flights. Insectes Sociaux, 55: 266–273. Google Scholar
  • 36. Obrtel, R., and V. Holišová. 1974. Trophic niches of Apodemus flavicollis and Clethrionomys glareolus in a lowland forest. Přírodovědné Práce Ústavů ČSAV v Brně (N.S.), 8(7): 1–37. Google Scholar
  • 37. Paunović, M., B. Karapandža, I. Budinski, and J. Jovanović. 2015. New records of the Savi's pipistrelle Hypsugo savii (Bo naparte, 1837) (Chiroptera, Mammalia) from Serbia: an evidence for the expansion of its geographical range. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 67: 389–397. Google Scholar
  • 38. Pipenbaher, N., M. Kaligaric, and S. Skornik. 2011. Floristic and functional comparison of karst pastures and karst meadows from the north Adriatic karst. Acta Carsologica, 40: 515–525. Google Scholar
  • 39. Quantum GIS Development Team. 2013. Quantum GIS Geograph ic Information System. Open Source Geospatial Foundation Project. Available at https://www.osgeo.org/projects/qgis/. Google Scholar
  • 40. Racey, P. A. 1988. Reproductive assessment in bats. Pp. 31–46, in Ecological and behavioural methods for the study of bats ( T. H. Kunz, ed.). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., xxii + 353 pp. Google Scholar
  • 41. R Core Team. 2016. R: a language and environment for statistical computing. R Foundation for Statistical Computing, Vienna, Austria. Available at http://www.R-project.org/. Google Scholar
  • 42. Reiter, G., S. Wegleitner, U. Hüttmeir, and M. Pollheimer. 2010. Die Alpenfledermaus, Hypsugo savii (Bonaparte 1837), in Mitteleuropa. Nyctalus (N.F.), 15: 158–170 Google Scholar
  • 43. Russo, D., and L. Ancillotto. 2014. Sensitivity of bats to urbanization: a review. Mammalian Biology, 80: 205–212. Google Scholar
  • 44. Russo, D., and G. Jones. 2002. Identification of twenty-two bat species (Mammalia: Chiroptera) from Italy by analysis of time-expanded recordings of echolocation calls. Journal of Zoology (London), 258: 91–103. Google Scholar
  • 45. Sala, O. E., F. S. Chapin, J. J. Armesto, E. Berlow, J. Bloomfield, R. Dirzo, E. Huber Sanwald, L. F. Huenneke, R. B. Jackson, A. Kinzig, et al. 2000. Biodiversity — global bio diversity scenarios for the year 2010. Science, 287: 1770–1774. Google Scholar
  • 46. Salsamendi, E., I. Arostegui, J. Aihartza, D. Almenar, U. Goiti, and I. Garin. 2012. Foraging ecology in Me hely's horseshoe bats: influence of habitat structure and water availability. Acta Chiropterologica, 14: 121–132. Google Scholar
  • 47. Sherwin, H. A., W. I. Montgomery, and M. G. Lundy. 2013. The impact and implications of climate change for bats. Mammal Review, 43: 171–182. Google Scholar
  • 48. Shiel, C., C. Mcaney, C. Sullivan, and J. Fairley. 1997. Identification of arthropod fragments in bat droppings. Occasion al Publication of Mammal So ciety (London), 17: 1–48. Google Scholar
  • 49. Society For The Study of Animal Behaviour. 2006. Guidelines for the treatment of animals in behavioural research and teaching. Animal Behaviour, 71: 245–253. Google Scholar
  • 50. Spitzenberger, F. 1997. Distribution and range expansion of Savi's bat (Hypsugo savii) in Austria. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 62: 179–181. Google Scholar
  • 51. Stoycheva, S., D. Georgiev, I. Pandourski, and E. Tilova. 2009. Bat diversity in two large towns of the Upper Thrace, Bulgaria (Chiroptera). Lynx (N.S.), 40: 83–93. Google Scholar
  • 52. Szewczak, J. M., S. M. Szewczak, M. L. Morrison, and L. S. Hall. 1998. Bats of the White and Inyo mountains of California-Nevada. Great Basin Naturalist, 58: 66–75. Google Scholar
  • 53. Thomas, D., and E. Taylor. 1990. Study designs and tests for comparing resource use and availability. Journal of Wildlife Management, 54: 322–330. Google Scholar
  • 54. Ulrich, W., K. Sachanowicz, and M. Michalak. 2007. Environ mental correlates of species richness of European bats (Mam malia: Chiroptera). Acta Chiropterologica, 9: 347–360. Google Scholar
  • 55. Uhrin, M., U. Hüttmeir, M. Kipson, P. Estók, K. Sachanowicz, S. Bücs, B. Karapandža, M. Paunović, P. Presetnik, A.-T. Bashta, et al. 2016. Status of Savi's pipistrelle Hypsugo savii (Chiroptera) and range expansion in Cen tral and south-eastern Europe: a review. Mammal Review, 46: 1–16. Google Scholar
  • 56. Veith, M., M. Mucedda, A. Kiefer, and E. Pidinchedda. 2011. On the presence of pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus and Hypsu go; Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in Sardinia. Acta Chi ro pte ro logica, 13: 897–899. Google Scholar
  • 57. Vernier, E. 1995. Presence and distribution of bats in the town of Padova (N. E. Italy). Myotis, 32–33: 193–195. Google Scholar
  • 58. Webb, P. I., J. R. Spekman, and P. A. Racey. 1995. Evaporative water loss in two sympatric species of vespertilionid bat, Plecotus auritus and Myotis daubentonii: relation to foraging mode and implications for roost site selection. Journal of Zoology (London), 235: 269–278. Google Scholar
  • 59. Wenninger, E. J., and R. S. Inouye. 2008. Insect community response to plant diversity and productivity in a sagebrushsteppe ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments, 72: 24–33. Google Scholar
  • 60. Whitaker, J. O., Jr ., and A. Karataş. 2009. Food and feeding habitats of some bats from Turkey Acta Chiropterologica, 11: 393–403. Google Scholar
  • 61. Womack, K. M., S. K. Amelon, and F. R. Thompson. 2013. Summer home range size of female Indiana bats (Myotis so dalis) in Missouri, USA. Acta Chiropterologica, 15: 423–429. Google Scholar
  • 62. Worton, B. 1989. Kernel methods for estimating the utilization distribution in home range studies. Ecology, 70, 164–168. Google Scholar
  • 63. Zahn, A., and S. Maier. 1997. Jagdaktivität von Fledermäusen an Bächen und Teichen. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 62: 1–11. Google Scholar
  • 64. Žd' árská, L. 2013. Potravní ekologie netopýrů východního Středomoří [Feeding ecology of bats in the Eastern Mediterranean]. M.Sci. Thesis, Charles University, Pra gue, Czech Republic, 175 pp. [In Czech with English summary]. Google Scholar
  • 65. Zeileis, A., M. A. Wiel, K. Hornik, and T. Hothorn. 2008. Implementing a class of permutation tests: the coin package. Journal of Statistical Software, 28(8): 1–23. Google Scholar
Typ dokumentu
Bibliografia
Identyfikator YADDA
bwmeta1.element.agro-27445190-d85f-49e4-9963-c6f18ea38df2
JavaScript jest wyłączony w Twojej przeglądarce internetowej. Włącz go, a następnie odśwież stronę, aby móc w pełni z niej korzystać.