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The diet of Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus nestlings in relation to agri-environment scheme habitats

McHugh, N.M., Prior, M. and Leather, S.R. (2016) The diet of Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus nestlings in relation to agri-environment scheme habitats. Bird Study, 63 (2). pp. 279-283.

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Abstract

It has been suggested by some authors that the UK agri-environment ‘wild bird seed’ option negatively impacts Tree Sparrow populations in the UK. Here we provide evidence for a change in nestling diet with increasing wild bird seed coverage and propose a possible mechanism for its negative impact on population trends

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Crop and Environment Sciences
Depositing User: Ms Kath Osborn
Date Deposited: 20 May 2016 14:27
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2018 12:10
URI: http://hau.collections.crest.ac.uk/id/eprint/9244

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