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Consequences of game bird management for non-game species in Europe.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Mustin, K. & Arroyo, B. & Beja, P. & Newey, S. & Irivine, R. J. & Kestler, J. & Redpath, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Game bird management has the potential to benefit conservation, as management practices specifically targeted at reducing the factors limiting game po...

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Habitat preferences and survival in wildlife reintroductions: an ecological trap in reintroduced grey partridges.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Rantanen, E. M. & Buner, F. & Riordan, P. & Sotherton, N. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife reintroductions can help to restore populations and save species from extinction. However, success rates of reintroductions are low due to in...

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Effects of pheasant management on vegetation and birds in lowland woodlands.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Draycott, R. A. H. & Hoodless, A. N. & Sage, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Releasing pheasants in woodlands for game shooting is a widespread practice in the British countryside. Apart from changes to ground flora in woodland...

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The relative abundance of birds on set-aside and neighbouring fields in summer.

Published online: 24 May 2000

Authors: Henderson, I. G. & Cooper, J. & Fuller, R. J. & Vickery, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Set-aside is arable land rested from normal intensive operations, usually providing, in summer, a relatively sparse, weedy or grass-dominated sward wi...

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Promoting conservation can be fun through video games like Animal Crossing.

Published online: 30 Sep 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Fisher, J. & Yoh, N. & Kubo, T. & Rundle, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper explores how features of the popular Nintendo game Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) can be used for pro-conservation messaging. The aut...

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Associations between gamebird releases and generalist predators.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Pringle, H. & Wilson, M. & Calladine, J. & Siriwardena, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The release of more than 40 million captive-bred pheasants and red-legged partridges in Britain annually represents a significant addition to the pote...

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Minimal effects of wind turbines on the distribution of wintering farmland birds.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Devereux, C. L. & Denny, M. J. H. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Energy production from wind power is increasing rapidly in Europe to help combat the threats from global warming. For example, the European Commission...

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Gaming provides insights into farmers' land management decisions.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Rakotonarivo, O. S. & Jones, I. L. & Bell, A. & Duthie, A. B. & Cusack, J. & Minderman, J. & Hogan, J. & Hodgson, I. & Bunnefeld, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

A new experiment using a game, in which farmers manage a digital farming landscape: looking at how farmers manage their land in the game enables to un...

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Reducing wounding of game by shotgun hunting: effects of a Danish action plan on pink-footed geese.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Noer, H. & Madsen, J. & Hartmann, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shooting of game by shotgun inevitably leads to wounding of some individuals. Few attempts, however, have been made to quantify the numbers involved. ...

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Meadow pipits, red grouse and the habitat characteristics of managed grouse moors.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Smith, A. A. & Redpath, S. M. & Campbell, S. T. & Thirgood, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The abundance of meadow pipits (Anthus pratensis) appears to be a good indicator of the breeding density of hen harriers (Circus cyaneus) on moorland ...

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