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Importance of insect prey quality for grey partridge chicks Perdix perdix: a self-selection experiment.

Published online: 18 Oct 2000

Authors: Borg, C. & Toft, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The proportion of aphids in the cereal arthropod fauna has increased since the introduction of herbicides in the 1950s. In order to examine whether th...

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The feeding ecology and survival of partridge chicks (Alectoris rufa and Perdix perdix) on arable farmland in East Anglia.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Broods of grey and red-legged partridges were radio-tracked for 20 days after hatching and their diet estimated from faeces collected at nocturnal roo...

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Intensified agricultural use of grasslands reduces growth and survival of precocial shorebird chicks.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Kentie, R. & Hooijmeijer, J. C. E. W. & Trimbos, K. B. & Groen, N. M. & Piersma, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensification of agricultural use of grassland habitats has been linked to the declines of many farmland bird species, several of whom have been in ...

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Managing water levels on wet grasslands to improve foraging conditions for breeding northern lapwing Vanellus vanellus.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R. & Gill, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The widespread drainage of wetlands and grazing marshes has been one of the main drivers of severe reductions in the number and range of breeding wade...

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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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Habitat selection and diet of lapwing Vanellus vanellus chicks on coastal farmland in S.W. Sweden.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Johansson, O. C. & Blomqvist, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat use by colour-marked lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) broods was studied at three coastal farmland sites in SW Sweden from 1987 to 1990. Initial br...

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Effects of agricultural intensification on the breeding success of corn buntings Miliaria calandra.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Brickle, N. W. & Harper, D. G. C. & Aebischer, N. J. & Cockayne, S. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Corn buntings Miliaria calandra have declined steeply in Britain and north-western Europe since the mid-1970s; changes in farming practice are believe...

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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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Inundated parcels for meadow birds.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Visser, T. & Melman, D. & Buij, R. & Schotman, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Parcel inundation has become a common management practice within agricultural nature conservation areas within the Netherlands. Research has been cond...

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Restoration of wet features for breeding waders on lowland grassland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Gill, J. A. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last century, the loss of around half of the world's wetlands, principally through drainage and conversion to agriculture, has been one of th...

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