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Tables S1 - S2 and Appendix S1 from The population density of an urban scavenging raptor is inextricably tied to human cultural practices

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posted on 21.03.2019 by Nishant Kumar, Urvi Gupta, Harsha Malhotra, Yadvendradev V. JHALA, Qamar Qureshi, Andrew G. Gosler, Fabrizio Sergio
Table S1: Landscape and human variables used to characterize each study plot in which we surveyed the population density of Black kite breeding pairs within the city of Delhi (India). Variables were chosen on the basis of our knowledge of kite ecology and of previous analyses of the factors that affect habitat preferences, breeding success and behavioural performance by Delhi kites (Kumar et al. 2018a,b, 2019). These variables characterized each plot in terms of its landscape structure, food availability (local availability of organic garbage, access to Muslim ritual-subsidies, local density of humans walking in the streets), and nest-site availability. See the Study Area section for background details on the rationale underlying the choice of indicators of human refuse and ritual subsidies.; Table S2: Information on the population density of Black kites and its predictor variables; Appendix S1: Spatial analysis of Black kite density