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Table 1 Movement classifications using net squared displacement

From: Habitat selection during ungulate dispersal and exploratory movement at broad and fine scale with implications for conservation management

  Male ( n= 38) Female ( n= 94) Total Percentage (%)
Migratory 26 71 97 73
Resident 2 15 17 13
Other/not classified 10 8 18 14
Dispersal event 15 (6) 1 (1) 16  
  1. A total of 132 animals were observed between 2007 and 2011, with data from at least April 1st to October 31st, using GPS radiotelemetry and were classified by movement type; migrant or resident. Some animals had an atypical movement pattern and were classified as other/not classified. The number of animals which had a dispersal period (number of those which were exploratory movements in brackets) was counted. Depending on the availability of data in the year following dispersal some dispersing animals could also be classified as migrants or residents. Those without data in the following year fall under the ‘other’ category. Classifications were made by classifying and inspecting Net Squared Displacement graphs sensu Mysterud et al. 2011 [44] (see Additional file 1: Figure S1).