Conservation research news

01 February 2004
Comments News and comment The conflict between raptor conservation and the maintenance of high densities of grouse for shooting interests has often led to the suggestion that illegal use of poisoned baits to control predators is more likely to occur on grouse moors than in othe...
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Fifty Years ago

01 November 1979
Comments Other From 'THE BEHAVIOUR OF STARLINGS IN WINTER' by V. C. Wynne-Edwards: 'It is recommended that no steps be taken to destroy Starlings wholesale by poison gas or other efficient means before their local economic status is properly examined . . Ow...
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Notes

01 April 1979
Comments Notes Little Grebe uo-ending and foot-paddling On 15th April 1977, at Corsham Lake, Wiltshire, I watched a Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis feeding in pools and channels formed when the lake was partly drained. In the deeper pools i...
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Notes

01 January 1977
Comments Notes Behaviour of Manx Shearwaters Previous letters on the behaviour of the Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus (Brit. Birds 67: 77; 68: 119-120) prompt me to record an incident that I witnessed on 15th June 1974 off Fetlar, Shetland, At about 00.30 h...
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