enquiries into churchyard birds . . . Churchyards are small in extent, but there are many of them and they are widely dispersed. They constitute a distinctive type of habitat, being islands of well-spaced trees and shrubs (mainly coniferous) that generally contrast with their immediate surroundings. It has been suggested that churchyards must be important 'reservoirs' for wildlife, particularly in ...

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