Scientists have found that city Sparrowhawks in Scotland are more successful than their country cousins, in a first of its kind study on this species. Researchers from RSPB Scotland and the Scottish Raptor Study Group examined differences between populations of the birds in Edinburgh and in the Ayrshire countryside over four years from 2009 to 2012. They found that territories in the urban e...

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