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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 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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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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The ecology of the Wash. 1. Distribution and diet of wading birds (Charadrii).

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D. & Jones, R. E. & Newbery, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Diet and the main feeding areas of wading birds on the Wash were surveyed during August to May in 1972-73 and 1973-74. The most important species o...

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A review of wolf predation in southern Europe: does the wolf prefer wild prey to livestock?

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Meriggi, A. & Lovari, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This synthesis of 15 studies published in the last 15 years, on food habits of the wolf in southern Europe, has shown that ungulates have been the mai...

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The effect of hooded crows on hill sheep farming in Argyll, Scotland. The food supply of hooded crows.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Houston, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hooded crows (Corvus cornix) in Argyll, Scotland could be divided into 2 groups, one of which held territories in which they bred in summer and the re...

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Livestock feeding ecology and resource utilization in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Ellis, J. E. & Swift, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal patterns of forage selection, diet diversity, and habitat use were quantified for livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Keny...

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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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Ecological studies of the rook (Corvus frugilegus L.) in north-east Scotland: food intake and feeding behaviour.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Feare, C. J. & Dunnet, G. M. & Patterson, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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