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Higher forest cover and less contrasting matrices improve carrion removal service by scavenger insects in tropical landscapes.

Published online: 27 Dec 2021

Authors: Alvarado-Montero, S. & Boesing, A. L. & Metzger, J. P. & Jaffé, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the links between biological communities and ecosystem service provision through the mechanisms driven by landscape structure is crucial...

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Assessing the effect of predator control on an endangered goose population subjected to predator-mediated food web dynamics.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Marolla, F. & Aarvak, T. & Øien, I. J. & Mellard, J. P. & Henden, J. A. & Hamel, S. & Stien, A. & Tveraa, T. & Yoccoz, N. G. & Ims, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Assessing the effectiveness of conservation actions to halt population declines is challenging when confounded by other factors. We assessed whether c...

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Isotopic analysis reveals landscape patterns in the diet of a subsidized predator, the common raven.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Harju, S. & Olson, C. V. & Hess, J. & Webb, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Anthropogenic subsidies to native predators can have cascading effects on sensitive prey populations, but the spatial mechanisms behind these effects ...

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Breeding success and organo-chlorine residues in golden eagles in west Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The same 25 eyries of golden eagles (Aquila chry-saetos) were examined each year in west Scotland. In 1963-65 the "percentage of nests with eggs from ...

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Breeding success and organochlorine residue's in golden eagles in West Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the authors' conclusion and summary. The proportion of eyries of the golden eagle (Aqutta chrysaetos) in western Scotland i...

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Faecal bacteria associated with different diets of wintering red kites: influence of livestock carcass dumps in microflora alteration and pathogen acquisition.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Blanco, G. & Lemus, J. A. & Grande, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the important role of refuse dumps for the conservation of threatened avian scavengers, there is no information about the direct effects on sc...

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Modelling carcass disposal practices: implications for the management of an ecological service provided by vultures.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Dupont, H. & Mihoub, J. B. & Bobbé, S. & Sarrazin, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many European countries, private companies are in charge of livestock carcass disposal. In agro-pastoral systems, however, scavengers such as vultu...

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Hen harriers on a Scottish grouse moor: multiple factors predict breeding density and productivity.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Baines, D. & Richardson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predator density and productivity can be influenced by ecological and anthropogenic factors. Given the controversy over predators impacting on prey of...

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The decline of the raven, Corvus corax, in relation to afforestation in southern Scotland and northern England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Marquiss, M. & Newton, I. & Ratcliffe, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The known population of ravens in 1946-1960 has greatly declined. The decline is related to the increase in afforestation, which has reduced the area ...

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The implications of grazing and predator management on the habitats and breeding success of black grouse Tetrao tetrix.

Published online: 16 May 1996

Authors: Baines, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data on black grouse densities and breeding success were collected from five blocks of moorland in N. England and S. Scotland, each consisting of four...

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