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An artificial medium for feeding choice experiments with slugs.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Whelan, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Feeding behaviour and impact of ducks on ripening barley crops grown in Otago, New Zealand.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Gillespie, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field feeding by mallard ducks was not random; fodder barley and stubble fields were preferred and standing oat crops were avoided. Ducks were attract...

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Response of slugs to unacceptable food items.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Whelan, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Each of 2 species of slug ate more of 'unacceptable' plants to which they were not normally exposed in the first trial, but less in a second trial sug...

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Influence of grain characteristics on optimal diet of field-feeding mallards Anas platyrhynchos.

Published online: 21 Aug 1987

Authors: Clark, R. G. & Greenwood, H. & Sugden, L. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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...

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Movements and feeding ecology of white-fronted geese at the New Grounds, Slimbridge.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Owen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 3 seasons from 1968 to 1971 movement and feeding habits of European white-fronted geese (Anser a. albifrons Scopoli) were studied in the New Gr...

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The ecology of the Wash. 2. Seasonal variation in the feeding conditions of wading birds (Charadrii).

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D. & Jenyon, R. A. & Jones, R. E. & Newbery, P. E. & Williams, R. Le B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

2. Studies of feeding routine during daylight showed that in winter waders generally spent least time in the roosts at high water and fed for the grea...

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The importance of flavour in determining the feeding preferences of bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) for the buds of two pear cultivars.

Published online: 19 Mar 1986

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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...

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Feeding of geese on farmland in east-central Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Newton, I. & Campbell, C. R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Greylag and pink-footed geese fed together around Loch Leven, Kinross, at a rate equivalent to 0.54 and 0.39 geese/ha day during 2 successive winters....

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Foraging behaviour of goats and sheep in the Caatinga of Brazil.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Pfister, J. A. & Malechek, J. C. & Balph, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal feeding patterns of sheep and goats was quantified by estimating the time spent per feeding station, and the proportion of foraging time ...

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Summer foraging activity and movements of radio-tagged common seals (Phoca vitulina L.) in the Moray Firth, Scotland.

Published online: 31 Aug 1990

Authors: Thompson, P. M. & Miller, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Very high frequency telemetry was used to study summer foraging patterns and movements of 3 adult common seals (Phoca vitulina) in the Moray Firth, UK...

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