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Challenging the conceptual framework of maintenance hosts for influenza A viruses in wild birds.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Caron, A. & Cappelle, J. & Gaidet, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The conceptual framework considering Anseriformes and Charadriiformes as the main maintenance hosts for influenza A viruses (IAV) in wild birds has sh...

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Population reinforcement and demographic changes needed to stabilise the population of a migratory vulture.

Published online: 22 Dec 2021

Authors: Oppel, S. & Saravia, V. & Bounas, A. & Arkumarev, V. & Kret, E. & Dobrev, V. & Dobrev, D. & Kordopatis, P. & Skartsi, T. & Velevski, M. & Petrovski, N. & Bino, T. & Topi, M. & Klisurov, I. & Stoychev, S. & Nikolov, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One approach to stabilise small and declining populations is to breed individuals in captivity and release them into the wild to reinforce existing po...

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Editors' introduction: birds and agriculture.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Ormerod, S. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper introduces a special section of this journal issue on birtds and agriculture, which comprises 7 further papers. Around 10% of recent papers...

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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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Agricultural intensification heightens food safety risks posed by wild birds.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Smith, O. M. & Edworthy, A. & Taylor, J. M. & Jones, M. S. & Tormanen, A. & Kennedy, C. M. & Fu Zhen & Latimer, C. E. & Cornell, K. A. & Michelotti, L. A. & Sato, C. & Northfield, T. & Snyder, W. E. & Owen, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification and simplification are key drivers of recent declines in wild bird populations, heightening the need to better balance co...

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The relationship between bird distribution and the botanical and structural characteristics of hedges.

Published online: 02 Nov 1995

Authors: MacDonald, D. W. & Johnson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship was examined between the botanical and structural characteristics of the hedgerows of five Oxfordshire farms, and the bird population...

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Lowland farmland bird conservation in the context of wider ecosystem service delivery.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Bradbury, R. B. & Stoate, C. & Tallowin, J. R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Much policy and research in the UK and elsewhere in Europe has been directed towards the conservation of farmland birds. With changes in the drivers o...

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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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Desert bird associations with broad-scale boundary length: applications in avian conservation.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Gutzwiller, K. J. & Barrow, W. C., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current understanding regarding the effects of boundaries on bird communities has originated largely from studies of forest-non-forest boundaries in m...

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The effect of grazing in winter by wild geese on improved grassland in west Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Patton, D. L. H. & Frame, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After 2 trials in late winter 1973-4, 6 main experiments were conducted over the winter periods of 1974-5 and 1975-6 to determine the loss of herbage ...

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