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


Stay at the forefront of British birding by taking out a subscription to British Birds.

Subscribe Now