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Table 1 Summary of the applied sampling protocol: number of survey locations, dates, and type of vegetation (habitat)

From: Monitoring European wildcat Felis silvestris populations using scat surveys in central Spain: are population trends related to wild rabbit dynamics or to landscape features?

Number of locations Period 1 Period 2 Time span Type of vegetation P1 Wildcat AI P2 Wildcat AI
  (P1) (P2) (years)   (mean ± SE) (mean ± SE)
8 1997 2004 7 Mediterranean   
2 1998 2004 6 Mediterranean   
3 1999 2004 5 Mediterranean 0.19 ± 0.05 0.27 ± 0.09
5 2000 2004 4 Mediterranean   
21 2002 2005 3 Agricultural 0.11 ± 0.04 0.2 ± 0.05
  1. Mean values of the wildcat abundance index (AI) according to type of vegetation for both periods are shown.