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NatureScot Research Report 1274 - Survey of theTayside Area Beaver Population 2020-2021.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Campbell-Palmer, R. & Puttock, A. & Needham, R. N. & Wilson, K. & Graham, H. & Brazier, R. E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study provides details of the latest survey on Beaver population carried out from late 2020 to early 2021 in areas that encompassed all the river...

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Naturescot research report 1273 - development of marine bird sensitivity assessments for feast.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Rogerson, K. & Sinclair, R. & Tyler, G. & St John Glew, K. & Seeney, A. & Coppack, T. & Jervis, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This publication reports on the results of the NatureScot project that made a sensitivity assessment for 36 marine bird species across 36 discrete hum...

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Preliminary assessment completed in 2015 of the feasibility of maintaining, limiting or eradicating feral pigs in Scotland. NatureScot Research Report 876.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Massei, G. & Ward, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes a 2015 project on the distribution; population dynamics; ecology; environmental impact; risk assessment and practical, humane and...

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NatureScot Research Report 1288 - updated non-native species risk assessment of feral pigs in Scotland.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes a risk assessment study regarding the history, distribution, spread and environmental impact of feral pigs (Sus scrofa) as part o...

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Power to detect trends in abundance within a distance sampling framework.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Andersen, E. M. & Steidl, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Ensuring that inferences from biological monitoring are reliable requires a level of sampling effort that is commensurate with programmatic objecti...

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Filling knowledge gaps in a threatened shorebird flyway through satellite tracking.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Chan YingChi & Tibbitts, T. L. & Lok, T. & Hassell, C. J. & Peng HeBo & Ma ZhiJun & Zhang ZhengWang & Piersma, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Satellite-based technologies that track individual animal movements enable the mapping of their spatial and temporal patterns of occurrence. This is p...

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Pest control at a regional scale: identifying key criteria using a spatially explicit, agent-based model.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Lustig, A. & James, A. & Anderson, D. & Plank, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive mammals are a major threat to biodiversity. Understanding how their distributions and abundance could be affected by different temporal and s...

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Individual study: testing tools for eradicating the invasive toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus in Madagascar.

Published online: 12 Mar 2020

Authors: Reardon, J. T. & Kraus, F. & Moore, M. & Rabenantenaina, L. & Rabinivo, A. & Rakotoarisoa, N. H. & Randrianasolo, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

In 2014, the Asian toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus was first recorded as an invasive species in Madagascar. A feasibility study identified an urgent n...

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6th International Conference of Rodent Biology and Management and 16th Rodens et Spatium, Potsdam, Germany, 3-7 September, 2018. Book of Abstracts.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Jacob, J. & Eccard, J.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The joint meeting of the 6th International Conference of Rodent Biology and Management (ICRBM) and the 16th Rodens et Spatium (R&S) conference was...

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Improving capture rate for an invasive species in Mauritius: determining Asian musk shrew Suncus murinus bait preference.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Field, A. J. & Copsey, J. A. & Tragett, C. E. E. & Goder, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The Asian musk shrew Suncus murinus is an invasive insectivore that first colonised Mauritius in the eighteenth century. It is a significant predator ...

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