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Influence of nest box design on occupancy and breeding success of predatory birds utilizing artificial nests in the Mongolian steppe.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Rahman, M. L. & Purev-ochir, G. & Batbayar, N. & Dixon, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

We monitored 100 artificial nests of four different designs to examine the occupancy and breeding success of predatory birds in nest site limited, ste...

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Does culling predatory gulls enhance the productivity of breeding common terns?

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Guillemette, M. & Brousseau, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large gulls (Larus) spp. are voracious predators of eggs and chicks of other colonial birds and may threaten rare or endangered species. We tested the...

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Effects of habitat amount and isolation on biodiversity in fragmented traditional orchards.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Bailey, D. & Schmidt-Entling, M. H. & Eberhart, P. & Herrmann, J. D. & Hofer, G. & Kormann, U. & Herzog, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation is a major threat to biodiversity and can lead to the loss of both species and ecosystem services, but fragmentation effects var...

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Eggshell pigmentation indicates pesticide contamination.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Jagannath, A. & Shore, R. F. & Walker, L. A. & Ferns, P. N. & Gosler, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Persistent pesticide residues remain a significant environmental pollutant, reducing breeding success of predatory birds even where such pesticides ha...

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An integrated control system for rodents in pine plantations in central Chile.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Murúa, R. & Rodriguez, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In >1 million ha of the exotic pine, Pinus radiata, planted in the coastal area of central Chile in the last 15 yr, up to 55% of stems in attacked ...

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Recovery of a sparrowhawk population in relation to declining pesticide contamination.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Newton, I. & Wyllie, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) found dead in eastern England showed a significant reduction in HEOD (organochlorine pesticide residues derived from al...

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The effects of organic agriculture on biodiversity and abundance: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Bengtsson, J. & Ahnström, J. & Weibull, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The efficiency of agricultural subsidy programmes for preserving biodiversity and improving the environment has been questioned in recent years. Organ...

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Resolving the conflict between driven-grouse shooting and conservation of hen harriers.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Thompson, P. S. & Amar, A. & Hoccom, D. G. & Knott, J. & Wilson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Birds of prey and driven-grouse shooting are at the centre of a long-standing human-wildlife conflict. Hen harrier predation can reduce grouse shootin...

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Weak relationship between risk assessment studies and recorded mortality in wind farms.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ferrer, M. & Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Casado, E. & Muñoz, A. R. & Bechard, M. J. & Calabuig, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms generate little or no pollution. However, one of their main adverse impacts is bird mortality through collisions with turbine rotors. Envir...

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Collision fatality of raptors in wind farms does not depend on raptor abundance.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Whitfield, D. P. & Ferrer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of wind farms is increasing worldwide. Despite their purported environmental benefits, wind energy developments are not without potential a...

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