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Conservation research news

01 November 2009
Comments News and comment In recent decades, population declines of many of the bird species characteristic of farmland have become obvious to birdwatchers in Britain. One of the worst-affected species is Grey Partridge Perdix perdix. Its population has declined by more than 90...
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Monthly marathon

01 November 2009
Comments More than 20 years after `Monthly Marathon' made its debut in BB (Brit. Birds 79: 363–364), the two solutions presented here mark the end of the competition. Monthly Marathon proved a great success in its early days, attracting many competitors and, ...
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News and comment

01 November 2009
Comments News and comment It's arguably the most charismatic shorebird in the world. And it's on track to become the rarest. The Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus has declined by more than two-thirds in 20 years on its northeast Siberian breeding grounds, where as f...
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