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Reproductive failure of a human-tolerant species, the American kestrel, is associated with stress and human disturbance.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Strasser, E. H. & Heath, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rapid increase of human activity in wild and developed areas presents novel challenges for wildlife. Some species may use human-dominated landscap...

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The role of different organo-chlorine compounds in the breeding of British sparrowhawks.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Newton, I. & Bogan, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organochlorine levels and shell thickness indices varied little between eggs in the same clutch of Accipiter nisus in the UK, but they varied greatly ...

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Salmonella carriage by herring gulls in the Clyde area of Scotland in relation to their feeding ecology.

Published online: 05 Feb 1987

Authors: Monaghan, P. & Shedden, C. B. & Ensor, K. & Fricker, C. R. & Girdwood, R. W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal examination of 2985 Larus argentatus captured at refuse tips in the Clyde area yielded Salmonella of 23 serotypes from 9.2% of birds during the...

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Determinants of interspecific variation in population declines of birds after exposure to radiation at Chernobyl.

Published online: 21 Nov 2007

Authors: Møller, A. P. & Mousseau, T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Radiation can reduce antioxidant levels dramatically because of the use of antioxidants to eliminate free radicals produced in the presence of radiati...

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Tapping birdwatchers to promote bird-friendly coffee consumption and conserve birds.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Williams, A. & Dayer, A. A. & Hernandez-Aguilera, J. N. & Phillips, T. B. & Faulkner-Grant, H. & Gómez, M. I. & Rodewald, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

1. Though coffee was traditionally grown as an understory crop beneath mature trees (i.e. 'shade-grown' coffee), most farms have been converted to ful...

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Eggshell pigmentation indicates pesticide contamination.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Jagannath, A. & Shore, R. F. & Walker, L. A. & Ferns, P. N. & Gosler, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Persistent pesticide residues remain a significant environmental pollutant, reducing breeding success of predatory birds even where such pesticides ha...

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Vital rate estimates for the common eider Somateria mollissima, a data-rich exemplar of the seaduck tribe.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Nicol-Harper, A. & Wood, K. A. & Diamond, A. W. & Major, H. L. & Petersen, A. & Tertitski, G. & Doncaster, C. P. & Ezard, T. H. G. & Hilton, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

This database collates vital rate estimates for the common eider (Somateria mollissima), providing a complete demographic parameterization for this sl...

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The effect of predation by blue-tits (Parus caeruleus) on the sex-ratio of codling moth (Cydia pomonella).

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Glen, D. M. & Milsom, N. F. & Wiltshire, C. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In an apple orchard in south-western England where tits (Parus spp.) ate 95% of the overwintering larvae of Cydia pomonella (L.), only 35% of the surv...

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Habitat, female age, organo-chlorine compounds and breeding of European sparrowhawks.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Newton, I. & Marquiss, M. & Moss, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Chronic industrial noise affects pairing success and age structure of ovenbirds Seiurus aurocapilla.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Habib, L. & Bayne, E. M. & Boutin, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic noise is rapidly increasing in wilderness areas as a result of industrial expansion. While many road studies have attempted to assess th...

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