2007 /38/1

ISSN: 0024-7774 (print), 1804-6460 (online)
Vedoucí redaktor: Benda Petr

Records of shrews from Panay and Palawan, Philippines, with the description of two new species of Crocidura (Mammalia: Soricidae) [Nálezy bělozubek z ostrovů Panaj a Palawan (Filipiny), s popisem dvou nových druhů rodu Crocidura (Mammalia: S

Two new species of shrews are described from the Philippines; Crocidura panayensis sp. nov. from primary montane forest on Panay, and C. batakorum sp. nov. from secondary lowland forest on Palawan. Both taxa belong to different species groups and have different biogeographical relations. New…

Demografická struktura a procesy v přírodní populaci křečka polního (Cricetus cricetus) na Olomoucku [Demographic structure and processes in a natural population of the Common Hamster (Cricetus cricetus) in the Olomouc region (Czech Republic

In last decades, populations of the common hamster (Cricetus cricetus L.) have suffered a widespread decline all over Europe. In the Czech Republic, the hamster became endangered in the 1970s and 1980s but its real demographic status is largely unknown. Between 2001 and 2006, we carried out the…

Variabilita složení potravy vydry říční (Lutra lutra) na rybnících Českomoravské vrchoviny [Variability in the diet of the Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra) at fishponds in Českomoravská vrchovina (Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, Czech Republic)]

Diet of the Eurasian otter was studied using the analysis of 2701 spraints collected along banks of 40 ponds in Českomoravská vrchovina (Bohemian-Moravian Highlands) in 2003–2004. Fish dominated the diet (80%, expressed as the relative number of individuals), with 19 different species identified.…

First record of the Kuhl’s Pipistrelle, Pipistrellus kuhlii (Kuhl, 1817), in the Czech Republic [První nález netopýra vroubeného, Pipistrellus kuhlii (Kuhl, 1817), v České republice]

An adult female of the Kuhl’s pipistrelle (Pipistrellus kuhlii) was netted on the left bank of the Dyje river in Znojmo, southern Moravia (48° 51’ N, 16° 03’ E, 208 m a. s. l.) on 25 August 2007. This record represents the first evidence of this expanding bat species in the Czech Republic. It…

Historie chovu a výskytu paovce hřivnaté (Ammotragus lervia) v České republice [History of keeping and occurrence of the Barbary Sheep (Ammotragus lervia) in the Czech Republic]

The paper summarises data on the history and breeding of the Barbary sheep in the zoological gardens of the Czech Republic, and data available on the free-living population in the Plzeň District in the 1970s to 1990s. This population originated through repeated escapes of the Barbary sheep from the…

Records of mounds built by the Steppe Mouse (Mus spicilegus) (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Greece [Nálezy kurgančiků myši panonské (Mus spicilegus) (Mammalia: Rodentia) v Řecku]

Two mounds made by the steppe mouse were found near Vlaherna, distr. Arta, Epeirus, Greece. They were hidden among dense and tall vegetation in balks along a small maize fi eld. On October 18, mounds already contained store chambers full of spikes of Yellow bristle grass (Setaria pumila), Bermuda…

Populační dynamika zajíce polního (Lepus europaeus) na střední Moravě [Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus) population dynamics in central Moravia (Czech Republic)]

During last decades, populations of the brown hare (Lepus europaeus) have declined considerably all over Europe. We analyse the time series of annual bags in 9 hunting areas around the city of Olomouc between 1964 and 2002 using the statistical modelling approach. We revealed a downward trend in all…

Nálezy melanických foriem bielozúbky bielobruchej (Crocidura leucodon) a hraboša poľného (Microtus arvalis) na Podunajskej rovine [Records of melanic forms of the Bicoloured White-toothed Shrew (Crocidura leucodon) and the Common Vole

We captured three individuals of two small mammal species showing complete melanism in a riparian stand of Phragmiti-Magnocaricetea (the range from Phragmition to Magnocaricatalia biotopes) in the Podunajská nížina Lowland – two individuals of the bicoloured white-toothed shrew (Crocidura leucodon)…

První doklad rozmnožování netopýra pobřežního (Myotis dasycneme) v České republice a nový letní nález netopýra východního (Myotis blythii) na jihovýchodní Moravě [First evidence of reproduction of the Pond Bat (Myotis dasycneme) in th

One pregnant female together with two adult males of the pond bat, Myotis dasycneme, were captured at a water channel of the Morava river in Veselí nad Moravou (SE Moravia), giving the first direct evidence of reproduction of this species in the Czech Republic. This record extends the known area of…

K výskytu plcha zahradního (Eliomys quercinus) v Českém lese [On the occurrence of the Garden Dormouse (Eliomys quercinus) in the Český les Mts (western Bohemia, Czech Republic)]

On 14 August 2007, one individual of the garden dormouse was live-trapped at Šelmberk (Český les Mts, western Bohemia). It has been the first record of the species in the Český les Mts since 1980. All existing data on the distribution of the garden dormouse in this region are summarized in the…

Additional report of the Brown-nosed Coati (Nasua nasua vittata) on the tepuis – the Chimantá Massif, Churí Tepui, Venezuela [Další pozorování nosála červeného (Nasua nasua vittata) ze stolových hor – masiv Chimantá, Churí tepui, Venezuela]

In 2006, we reported on the distribution of Nasua nasua vittata on the Roraima Tepui as two independent observations of at least two individuals in March 2002 and January 2003. Moreover, in 2007, second and third authors observed another five individuals of coati on the Chimantá Massif (approx.…

Bibliografia kamzíka vrchovského tatranského (Rupicpara rupicapra tatrica) v Nízkych Tatrách [Bibliography of the Tatra Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica) in the Nízke Tatry Mts (Central Slovakia)]

The paper provides the first comprehensive bibliography on the chamois in the Nízke Tatry Mts. Using the key words “chamois” and “Nízke Tatry” altogether, 167 published and unpublished documents from the period 1966–2007 have been gathered. The documents were classified into particular categories…

Seznam mammalogických bakalářských, diplomových, disertačních a habilitačních prací obhájených na Fakultě lesnické a environmentální České zemědělské univerzity v Praze (1996–2007) [Bachelor (B.Sc.), Master (ing.), Doctor (Ph. ...]

This summary comprises Bachelor, Master, Doctor, and Habilitation theses in mammalogy defended at the Faculty of Forestry and Environment, Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague in the years 1996–2007. The summary provides a brief roudup about the themes tackled. Master and Doctor theses…