Owls conservation: an interview
The goal of this interview is to know your viewpoints about owls (Strigiformes) conservation
Which of the following situations represent the ideal goal of Owls conservation? Please select all that apply.
Managing populations that sustainably support multiple benefits to people
Recovering populations to significant parts of their historical ranges
Re-establishing self-regulating populations
Re-establishing populations to the point they can fulfill their ecological functions
Maintaining minimum viable populations
Which of the following areas are appropriate Owls to inhabit? Please select all that apply.
Multi-use public lands (e.g., recreation, grazing activities)
Private lands WITHOUT domestic animals present
Private lands WITH domestic animals present
What drives conflict over Owls conservation? Select all that apply.
Risks posed by Owls to human safety (e.g. Owls crashing with planes)
Competition with hunters for wild prey
Mistrust between decision-makers and locals
Lack of transparency in decision processes
Predation on domestic livestock
Misunderstanding attitudes of others
Unequal power among stakeholders
Fear of Owls
To what extent do you agree or disagree that humans and Owls can share the same landscapes?
Which of these ecosystem processes/services involve Owls? Please select all that apply.
Remove organic waste
Increase agricultural output
Reduce disease risk
Positive effect on other groups of biodiversity
Relevant links among ecosystems (e.g., transfer of nutrients, energy or other elements between ecosystems)
Primary and secondary seed dispersal
Reduce species that cause human injury and death
Intellectual, spiritual, and aesthetic inspiration (i.e. Bioinspiration, Biocultural species)
Provide materials for craft or traditional cultural activities
Controlling Food Webs
Which of these conflictive situations involved Owls? Please select all that apply.
Owls predation on livestock
Controversy by the use of Owls as a resource (i.e. hunting or trapping of Owls).
Owls predation on game
Damage to croplands
Propagate invasive species
Generates costs/impacts on human transport systems
Controversy by humans use of a resource or elements that changes food or habitat availability and/or quality for Owls (protection nesting areas or air space for Olws, limitation of agricultural practices).
Which are the main types of human activities rising conflicts with Owls conservation? Please select all that apply.
Non-selective predator control (i.e. poisoning of baits for mammal predators control)
Use of Owls as a resource (bushmeat, trade, and game)
Land use changes (i.e. turning grasslands to croplands or native forest to tree plantations).
Lethal control of problematic Owls
Pollution (i.e. lead ammunition, presence of pharmaceutical products in cattle remains - like diclofenac-, pesticides)
Open garbage dumps (i.e. Owls are exposed to pathogens or contaminants – poisons )
Unsustainable or bad practices on Falconry (i.e. overharvesting of chicks and adults, genetic and behavioural erosion on native Owls populations by falconry escaped/released Owls)
Which are the most important threats for Owls? Please select all that apply.
Changes in sanitary policis
Hunting for retaliation (i.e. damage)
Bioaccumulation of contaminants
Collision with human objects in the airspace and/or human infrastructures (i.e. UAV, Power Lines and Wind Farms, planes)
Lack of native prey
Natural habitat destruction for croplands
Deforestation for timber
Natural habitat destruction for tree plantations
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