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Human activities and weather drive contact rates of wintering elk.

Published online: 13 Mar 2021

Authors: Janousek, W. M. & Graves, T. A. & Berman, E. E. & Chong, G. W. & Cole, E. K. & Dewey, S. R. & Johnston, A. N. & Cross, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife aggregation patterns can influence disease transmission. However, limited research evaluates the influence of anthropogenic and natural facto...

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The effect of the spatial distribution of winter seed food resources on their use by farmland birds.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Siriwardena, G. M. & Calbrade, N. A. & Vickery, J. A. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment measures providing winter seed are central to current management activities aiming to reverse granivorous farmland bird declines. Pre...

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The selection of stubble fields by wintering granivorous birds reflects vegetation cover and food abundance.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Moorcroft, D. & Whittingham, M. J. & Bradbury, R. B. & Wilson, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Fields left fallow after harvest (i.e. stubble fields) support high wintering densities of many species of granivorous bird. We examined correlates...

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Sonic sea: impacts of noise on marine mammals.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Published by: International Fund for Animal Welfare

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article discusses the how sound is used by marine species to find prey, communicate, and even mate with their kind. However, the increasing level...

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Diet reconstruction and historic population dynamics in a threatened seabird.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Norris, D. R. & Arcese, P. & Preikshot, D. & Bertram, D. F. & Kyser, T. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

For the overwhelming majority of species, we lack long-term information on the dynamics of populations. As a consequence, we face considerable uncerta...

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Comparative foraging and nutrition of horses and cattle in European wetlands.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Menard, C. & Duncan, P. & Fleurance, G. & Georges, J. Y. & Lila, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Equids are generalist herbivores that co-exist with bovids of similar body size in many ecosystems. There are two major hypotheses to explain their co...

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The ecology of the Wash. 3. Density-related behaviour and the possible effects of a loss of feeding grounds on wading birds (Charadrii).

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

3. Responses of knots (Calidris canutus) and oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) to their own density and to that of their prey, and the impact of ...

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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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Food selection by skylarks and grazing damage to sugar beet seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations were made on sugar beet fields in Cambridgeshire and West Suffolk, UK, in April-May 1977 and 1978 from emergence of seedlings until they ...

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Predicting the impact of livestock grazing on birds using foraging height data.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Martin, T. G. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat structure is a major determinant of bird species diversity. One process by which habitat structure is altered is livestock grazing, the most e...

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