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Wild bullfinches feeding on the buds of orchard pear trees are known to prefer the cultivar 'Conference' to 'Doyenne du Comice', which differs in many...Read more
The relationship between cereal preference and rate of energy intake was studied for the mallard and 4 types of cereal grain. In a field experiment at...Read more
A method for measuring food preference of captive red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus) is described. Selection from heather (Calluna vulgaris) of dif...Read more
Woodpigeons (Columba palumbus) foraging on Brassica sites in England spent about 50% of their time resting. They tended to move from Brassica to clove...Read more
In 1965-67 the use of sward types by red deer on Rhum was assessed from faeces counts within a 750-ha study area and by observations of deer dispersio...Read more
Clarifying what species are being consumed at what times can improve our understanding of how anthropogenic change affects food web dynamics, with imp...Read more
Observations were made on sugar beet fields in Cambridgeshire and West Suffolk, UK, in April-May 1977 and 1978 from emergence of seedlings until they ...Read more
The proportion of leaf epidermis of 20 plant species in rabbit faecal pellets collected from Holkham sand dunes was compared with the proportions of t...Read more
Differences in the quality of food eaten by male and female red deer in winter were studied at Glenfeshie, in the central highlands of Scotland. Hinds...Read more