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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 07.5 June 1996

Nightjars – some aspects of their behaviour and conservation

By - Brian Cresswell

For probably the first time this century there is some good news about Nightjars, Caprimulgus europaeus. A national survey in 1992 found that the number of Nightjars breeding in Britain had increased to an estimated 3,400 pairs (Morris et al. 1994). This is nearly double the number found during the last national survey in 1981 (Gribble 1983), and seems to halt a very long-term decline.

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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