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Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

During winter, particularly when flooded, the Ouse Washes attract large numbers of wildfowl. Many of these, such as Teal, Anas crecca, Pintail, A. acuta, and Mallard, A. platyrhynchos, feed on seeds floating on the surface of the floodwater. These ducks often exploit local concentrations of seeds caught up with other flood debris around vegetation protruding above the water's surface.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist