About forming the new ecological type of the Wood Pigeon in the North Bukovina. - I.V. Skilsky, V.V. Buchko, B.I. Godovanets. - Berkut. 6 (1-2). 1997. P. 49-51.
Data were collected in 1988-1997. The first nest of the Wood Pigeon was registered in Chernivtsi in 1990. Total 6 nests situated in 5 tree and bush species were found. In 2 cases (33,3 %) materials of the anthropogenous origin were used for nest building. It is almost not characteristic for natural ecosystems. Egg laying was begun in the first half of April. Some differences between oomorphological parameters in urbanized and natural ecosystems were found (Table). Possible ways of penetration of the Wood Pigeon in the city are Prut river valley and neighboring territories. [Russian].
Key words: Wood Pigeon, North Bukovina, Chernivtsi, ecological type, breeding, nest, egg.