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Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

The distribution of the Capercaillie, Tetrao urogallus, in Scotland has become increasingly restricted in the last two decades and the species is on the 'Red List' of high conservation concern (Gibbons et al., RSPB Conservation Review Vol 10, pp7-18). Artificially high numbers of Red Deer, Cervus elaphus, are preventing the regeneration of many of the remaining fragments of native Caledonian pine wood.

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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