Breeding bird community of monocultural spruce plantation in the Skolivski Beskids (the Ukrainian Carpathians). - A.-T.V. Bashta. - Berkut. 8 (1). 1999. - P. 9-14.
Data were collected in 1994-1996. In total, 38 bird species were registered. Population density varied within the limits of 24,1-24,7 pairs/10 ha. Chaffinch, Goldcrest, Coal Tit and Robin dominated. In general, the monocultural spruce plantation is poor on birds and have more simple structure of community then natural spruce forest. However, they are the breeding habitat of some rare bird species: Tengmals Owl, Capercaillie, Pygmy Owl, Ural Owl, Three-toed Woodpecker, etc. [English].
Key words: the Carpathians, community, count, population density, rare species.
Address: A.-T.V. Bashta, Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians, Chaykovskystr. 17, 290000 Lviv, Ukraine.