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Table 1 Species documented on gut piles (N = 50) from moose harvest in Central Norway in 2012–2014

From: Scavenging on a pulsed resource: quality matters for corvids but density for mammals

Speciesa Latin name % visited Days present Max no. ind.
Birds
 Magpie Pica pica 100 10.9 (7.1) 3 (1–12)
 Eurasian jay Garrulus glandarius 90 (82–96) 7.6 (7.9) 1 (1–5)
 Hooded crow Corvus cornix 90 (82–94) 5.2 (3.2) 8 (1–27)
 Raven Corvus corax 70 (55–81) 2.8 (2.1) 3 (1–16)
 Siberian jay Perisoreus infaustus 10 (6–18) 2.6 (0.9) 1 (1–2)
 White-tailed eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 20 (17–27) 2.6 (2.3) 1 (1–2)
 Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos 16 (9–27) 1.4 (0.5) 1 (1–2)
 Goshawk Accipiter gentilis 6 (0–19) 2.3 (1.3) 1
Mammals
 Red fox Vulpes vulpes 68 (45–78) 4.0 (2.6) 1 (1–3)
 Badger Meles meles 40 (35–55) 4.4 (3.5) 1 (1–2)
 Pine marten Martes martes 24 (6–35) 7.5 (4.9) 1 (1–2)
 Domestic cat Felis catus 6 (0–13) 9.0 (4.6) 1
  1. Proportion of gut piles visited (% visited) is presented with all years pooled and range for the different years, while numbers of days with visits per gut pile (days present) is presented as mean (±SD) and daily maximum number of individuals recorded at one time (Max no. ind) as the median and range (min–max)
  2. aArctic fox (Vulpes lagopus), American mink (Nivea vision) and domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) were registered scavenging on one gut pile each