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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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Effects of nest boxes on the most important population of red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus in Italy.

Published online: 19 Dec 2020

Authors: Calabrese, L. & Mucciolo, A. & Zanichelli, A. & Gustin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The red-footed falcon is a near threatened species, which breeds mainly in agricultural landscapes, typically nesting in empty corvid nests on trees. ...

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Nest-site limitation and density dependence of reproductive output in the common goldeneye Bucephala clangula: implications for the management of cavity-nesting birds.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Pöysä, H. & Pöysä, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Hole-nesting birds are frequently faced with a shortage of suitable nest sites in regions of intensive forest management. Nest boxes are sometimes ...

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Finer-scale habitat predicts nest survival in grassland birds more than management and landscape: a multi-scale perspective.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Shew, J. J. & Nielsen, C. K. & Sparling, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Birds may respond to habitat at multiple scales, ranging from microhabitat structure to landscape composition. North American grassland bird distribut...

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The impact of human disturbance on the breeding success of nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus on heathlands in south Dorset, England.

Published online: 22 Jul 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Murison, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The effects on birds of human disturbance through recreation is an issue of conservation concern. With the passage of the Countryside and Rights of Wa...

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The influence of crop tiller density on the breeding performance of a cereal-nesting specialist.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Setchfield, R. P. & Peach, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the pursuit of maximizing agricultural yields and profits, crop management under intensive agriculture has reduced the heterogeneity of crop sward ...

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Changes attributed to pesticides in the nesting success of the sparrowhawk in Britain.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Newton, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nesting success of the sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) in and near arable areas in Britain has declined since 1947, owing to increased egg-breakage ...

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European bird declines: do we need to rethink approaches to the management of abundant generalist predators?

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: McMahon, B. J. & Doyle, S. & Gray, A. & Kelly, S. B. A. & Redpath, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bird species are declining across Europe. Current European policy, that is, the Birds and Habitats Directives, focus on habitat management as a way of...

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Noisy neighbours and myna problems: interaction webs and aggression around tree hollows in urban habitats.

Published online: 29 Nov 2020

Authors: Rogers, A. M. & Griffin, A. S. & Rensburg, B. J. van & Kark, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interaction networks among native and invasive species in a community can inform both invasion impacts and applied management of invasive species. The...

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Hyperabundant herbivores limit habitat availability and influence nest site selection of Arctic-breeding birds.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Flemming, S. A. & Nol, E. & Kennedy, L. V. & Smith, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding an organism's habitat selection and behavioural flexibility in the face of environmental change can help managers plan for future conser...

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