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Changes attributed to pesticides in the nesting success of the sparrowhawk in Britain.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Newton, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nesting success of the sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) in and near arable areas in Britain has declined since 1947, owing to increased egg-breakage ...

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Recovery of a sparrowhawk population in relation to declining pesticide contamination.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Newton, I. & Wyllie, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sparrowhawks (Accipiter nisus) found dead in eastern England showed a significant reduction in HEOD (organochlorine pesticide residues derived from al...

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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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Breeding success and organo-chlorine residues in golden eagles in west Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The same 25 eyries of golden eagles (Aquila chry-saetos) were examined each year in west Scotland. In 1963-65 the "percentage of nests with eggs from ...

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Effects of nest boxes on the most important population of red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus in Italy.

Published online: 19 Dec 2020

Authors: Calabrese, L. & Mucciolo, A. & Zanichelli, A. & Gustin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The red-footed falcon is a near threatened species, which breeds mainly in agricultural landscapes, typically nesting in empty corvid nests on trees. ...

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Selection of heather by captive red grouse in relation to the age of the plant.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Moss, R. & Miller, G. R. & Allen, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A method for measuring food preference of captive red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus) is described. Selection from heather (Calluna vulgaris) of dif...

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What is better for animal conservation translocation programmes: soft- or hard-release? A phylogenetic meta-analytical approach.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Resende, P. S. & Viana Junior, A. B. & Young, R. J. & Azevedo, C. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animal conservation translocation is an important tool available to conservation biologists to address problems of isolated, declining or endangered p...

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Breeding success and organo-chlorine residues in golden eagles in west Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dieldrin was banned from use in sheep dips in January 1966. The proportion of golden eagle eyries in western Scotland that produced young increased fr...

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Breeding success and organochlorine residue's in golden eagles in West Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the authors' conclusion and summary. The proportion of eyries of the golden eagle (Aqutta chrysaetos) in western Scotland i...

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Great tits can reduce caterpillar damage in apple orchards.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Mols, C. M. M. & Visser, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential contribution of vertebrate predators to biological control in orchards has been largely overlooked to date. A few studies have shown tha...

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