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Birds on lowland farms

Peter Lack

Birds on lowland farms

by Peter Lack

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Habitat -- Great Britain.,
    • Agricultural ecology -- Great Britain.,
    • Farms -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Lack.
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food., British Trust for Ornithology., Joint Nature Conservation Committee (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL690.G7 L34 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 140 p. :
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1484495M
      ISBN 10011242922X
      LC Control Number93153264

      Outside agri-environment schemes (the Rural Stewardship Scheme and Farmland Bird Lifeline), cereal stubble was the most selected habitat. In total, 53 lowland farms (23 in Rural Stewardship Scheme, 14 in Farmland Bird Lifeline, and 16 not in a scheme) were assessed. . The shooting of game birds, in particular pheasant, is found in the UK, on large, traditional driven shoots on estates and on small-scale rough ng of game birds is carried out using a shotgun, most often 12 and 20 gauge or a bore, often on land managed by a rs are often referred to as "guns". Game birds are shot in different ways.

      The South Texas region includes San Antonio and all points south of the city, to the Rio Grande in the south and east to the Gulf Coast, including the barrier island chain. The coastal part of this region is often called the Coastal Bend, and due to the moderating effects of the Caribbean Sea, has its unique climate and habitat types. Nearly all of these are birds associated with cleared land, urban areas, second-growth scrub, and manufactured wetlands such as rice fields and shrimp farms. At the same time, although not as apparent, all birds of mature broadleaf forest, littoral forest, and mangrove forest have surely decreased in number as man-made habitats have gradually.

      2. We quantified field use by birds in summer and winter in two grassland areas of lowland England (Devon and Buckinghamshire) over 3 years, relating bird occurrence to the management, sward structure and seed and invertebrate food resources of individual fields. Management intensity was defined in terms of annual nitrogen input. by: The book called "The Complete Birds of North America", is a book recommended to be part of any birders library. This book covers all the native and vagrant species of birds seen on the North American Continent. It provides information on all the birds listed on the ABA bird list.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lack, Peter (Peter C.). Birds on lowland farms. London: H.M.S.O., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The effects of farm management on birds, and conflicts between practices which benefit birds and those which are most efficient for the farmer, are discussed.

Ecosystems considered include hedgerows, other field boundaries and margins, orchards, farm woods and scrub, ponds and standing water, rivers and streams, and farm buildings. A chapter on fields and crops considers the use of different Cited by: Wildlife Conservation on Farmland: Volume 1: Managing for Nature on Lowland Farms.

This book is the first volume in a two-part series that aims to offer two complementary perspectives on the conservation of wildlife on lowland farmland.

The first book explicitly covers the perspective of WildCRU, which has worked on farmland issues for several. Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms - Kindle edition by Macdonald, David W., Feber, Ruth E.

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Birds Thank you Citation This book should be cited as: Feber RE and Macdonald Birds on lowland farms book () Wildlife & Farming: Conservation on Lowland Farms. Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, University of Oxford. Published by Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, The Recanati-Kaplan Centre, Tubney House.

Relationships between recent changes in lowland British agriculture and farmland bird populations: an overview / R.J. Fuller --Changes in agriculture and the status of birds breeding in European farmland / L. Schifferli --Changes in plant and arthropod biodiversity on lowland farmland: an overview / N.W.

Sotherton & M.J. Self --The. The use of winter crops by farmland birds in lowland England Article in Biological Conservation (1) June with 67 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The whinchat in decline on lowland farms S ome birds pop up when you least expect it.

On August bank holiday I went for a walk to my coastal patch, along with assorted relatives and a very. Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature in lowland farms 1st Edition by David W. Macdonald (Editor), Ruth E. Feber (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Format: Hardcover. Effects of farming on birds. The contribution of hedgerow structure to the value of organic farms to birds. D.E. Chamberlain & J.D.

Wilson. View Responses of farmland birds to set-aside and its management. I.G. Henderson & A.D. Evans. View Birds and lowland grassland management practices in the UK: an overview.

Wakeham-Dawson & K.W. Smith. Wildlife Conservation on Farmland: Volume 2: Conflict in the Countryside. This book is the second volume in a two-part series (the first being “Managing for nature on lowland farms”) that gives an engaging overview of David MacDonald’s Oxford-based research group’s work on wildlife and farmland.

Through a series of WildCRU case-studies, Wildlife Conservation on Farmland investigates the sources of the problems, and ultimately of the threats to conservation, discussing a variety of remedies and mitigations, and demonstrating the benefits of evidence-based, inter-disciplinary policy.

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View. The rook (Corvus frugilegus) is a member of the crow family in the passerine order of birds. It is found in the Palearctic, its range extending from Scandinavia and western Europe to eastern is a large, gregarious, black bird, distinguished from similar species by the whitish featherless area on the nest collectively in the tops of tall trees, often close to farms or Class: Aves.

Cocker is an authority on British birds and a severe critic of modern agriculture. Inhe published “Our Place,” a book about the British countryside. Cocker devoted a chapter to Fiennes.

The book discusses the effects of factors such as increased deer numbers, air pollution, and new wood creation on lowland farms, which are changing the face of our woodlands today.

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