Year 2020, Volume 48 , Issue 2, Pages 191 - 196 2020-04-19

Camera-trap records of breeding Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) at the Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve

Anil SOYUMERT [1]


Breeding seasons are one of the most important periods for the life cycle of large mammals. The young individuals of large carnivore mammals are normally dependent on the female for food and protection. Therefore, availability of the sources and human disturbance at the breeding site are critical for a successful breeding season. The breeding site is of vital importance to the survival of the newborns and thus to the trends in the population size. The present study assesses the breeding sites for the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) based on camera-trapping surveys at Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve in the province of Kastamonu. The surveys were conducted continuously over a four year period (2014-2018) and the results indicate that the Eurasian lynx breeding sites have also been used by the juvenile individuals of two other top predator large mammals, brown bear (Ursus arctos) and grey wolf (Canis lupus) and the juveniles of their prey species, red deer (Cervus elaphus) and brown hare (Lepus europaeus). Consequently, an effective conservation plan managing the breeding sites as core areas, will significantly contribute to the protection of the Eurasian lynx and other wildlife populations in the Western Black Sea Region of Anatolia.
Camera-trap surveys, nature conservation, reproduction, wildlife
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-0196-9617
Author: Anil SOYUMERT (Primary Author)
Institution: KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Supporting Institution X. Regional Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey
Thanks I thank Alper Ertürk for his help during the research.
Dates

Publication Date : April 19, 2020

Bibtex @research article { hjbc660698, journal = {Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry}, issn = {2687-475X}, eissn = {2687-475X}, address = {Hacettepe Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi, 06532, Beytepe/ ANKARA/ TÜRKİYE}, publisher = {Hacettepe University}, year = {2020}, volume = {48}, pages = {191 - 196}, doi = {10.15671/hjbc.660698}, title = {Camera-trap records of breeding Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) at the Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve}, key = {cite}, author = {Soyumert, Anil} }
APA Soyumert, A . (2020). Camera-trap records of breeding Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) at the Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve . Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry , 48 (2) , 191-196 . DOI: 10.15671/hjbc.660698
MLA Soyumert, A . "Camera-trap records of breeding Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) at the Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve" . Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry 48 (2020 ): 191-196 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/hjbc/issue/53810/660698>
Chicago Soyumert, A . "Camera-trap records of breeding Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) at the Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve". Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry 48 (2020 ): 191-196
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ISNAD Soyumert, Anil . "Camera-trap records of breeding Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) at the Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve". Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry 48 / 2 (April 2020): 191-196 . https://doi.org/10.15671/hjbc.660698
AMA Soyumert A . Camera-trap records of breeding Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) at the Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve. HJBC. 2020; 48(2): 191-196.
Vancouver Soyumert A . Camera-trap records of breeding Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) at the Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve. Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry. 2020; 48(2): 191-196.
IEEE A. Soyumert , "Camera-trap records of breeding Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) at the Mount Ilgaz Wildlife Reserve", Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 191-196, Apr. 2020, doi:10.15671/hjbc.660698