Hindle, C, Freethy, R, Campbell, W. D & Oliver, P. J / January 1979 – vol. 72, issue 1, pp 32–39 Success of artificial island nest-sites for divers The breeding success of divers Gavia in south mainland Argyll has been very poor For some years (e.g. one young from eight pairs): too low to ensure maintenance of the population level. The poor breeding success is probably largely due to two human activities: fishing and hydro-electric dams. Fishing creates disturbanc... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.