British Wildlife 29.1 October 2017

Habitat management news

Does cutting of shrub cover improve Capercaillie productivity? The Capercaillie Tetrao  urogallus has declined throughout much of its European range. In Scotland, this has been attributed to poor breeding success and increased mortality due to collisions with forest fences. Fence removal and marking have been implemented to reduce mortality of adult birds, but measures to improve breeding success have proved less successful.

Curlews in crisis Reserve focus: Ouaisne Common SSI, Jersey
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