Graph: mean Italian Scops Owl capture rates

Daily Scops Owl Otus scops capture rate at Italian banding stations during the year (time units are 10-day periods). Periods with higher capture rates are highlighted: 10 April - 10 May during spring migration and 20 July - 31 August during fall migration. Redrawn from: Macchio S., Messineo A., Licheri D. e Spina F., 1999. Atlante della distribuzione geografica e stagionale degli uccelli inanellati in Italia negli anni 1980-1994. Biol.Cons.Fauna 103.