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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 22.5 June 2011

Supplementary feeding of subadult Choughs

By - Eric Bignal, Caitlin Bignal

The island of Islay, in the Inner Hebrides, holds a resident population of approximately 45-70 breeding pairs of Choughs Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax, representing the majority of the Scottish population. Islay's Choughs have been the subject of an individual-based study since 1981 (Bignal et al. 1997; Reid et al. 2003). 

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Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist