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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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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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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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Bud-feeding by bullfinches: methods for spreading damage evenly within orchards.

Published online: 01 Jul 1987

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To explore possible ways of reducing the effets of bud-eating in orchards, captive bullfinches [Pyrrhula pyrrhula] were studied in an aviary simulatio...

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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 ecology of the Wash. 3. Density-related behaviour and the possible effects of a loss of feeding grounds on wading birds (Charadrii).

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

3. Responses of knots (Calidris canutus) and oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) to their own density and to that of their prey, and the impact of ...

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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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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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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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Effects of supplementary feeding on territoriality, breeding success and survival of pheasants.

Published online: 10 Jun 1999

Authors: Hoodless, A. N. & Draycott, R. A. H. & Ludiman, M. N. & Robertson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of supplementary food in spring on subsequent pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) breeding in an intensively farmed area in southern England we...

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