Period Capture rate with playback/audiolure (Scops Owl captures/day) Mean Italian capture rate - without playback/audiolure (Scops Owl captures/day)
26 April-2 May 2003 (spring migration) 3,80 0,23
1-7 August 2003 (fall migration) 1,67 0,10
16-30 September 2002 (fall migration) 0,85 0,03

TABLE 2. Contrast between capture rate at the "Laguna di Orbetello" experimental banding station and mean Italian capture rate in the same periods (data on mean Italian capture rate taken from Macchio et al. 1999).