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Now available on Fast Track: Consequences of multi-scale habitat selection on reproductive success of riverine sandbar-nesting birds in Cambodia

Posted on 26. April, 2018.

Habitat selection occurs at multiple spatial scales and affects demographic processes including reproductive success. Few studies, however, have linked multi-scale habitat selection to reproductive success. We investigated breeding habitat selection at three spatial scales (nest site, nest area and territory), and the consequences of habitat selection on reproductive success of four riverine sandbar-nesting bird species in Cambodia. 


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Big birds lose out in a crowded world

Posted on 11. July, 2011.

One of the world’s largest species of bird is on the brink of extinction according to the 2011 IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List for birds, recently released by BirdLife International.


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Endangered birds in UAE

Posted on 8. July, 2011.

Avian Biology Research presents papers from the Conservation and Propagation of Endangered Species of Birds Symposium. Following threats to the existence of the houbara bustard, avian research centres were established in the Arabian Peninsula. Consequently, interspecific chimeras have been developed as a route to re-populating houbaras in their native environments.


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Impact of cats on young birds in the suburbs

Posted on 19. April, 2011.

A new study on the effects of urbanisation on wildlife that tracked the early lives of grey catbirds in three Washington, D.C. suburbs found that outdoor cats were the number one source of known predation on the young birds.


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Non-native snakes take a toll on Floridas birds

Posted on 19. April, 2011.

The Everglades National Park in Florida, USA, is home to hundreds of species of native wildlife. It has also become the well-established home of the non-native Burmese python, known to be a predator of native species. Now, for the first time, scientists have conducted a detailed analysis of the avian component of the python’s diet and the negative impact the snakes may have on Florida’s native birds, including some endangered species.


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Oldest known US wild bird is a new mother

Posted on 18. April, 2011.

A Laysan albatross named Wisdom, believed to be at least 60 years old, was spotted a few weeks ago with a chick at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.


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Call for public debate on wind power

Posted on 18. April, 2011.

The American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has called for a public debate on the impact of the wind industry on birds.


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Trumpeter Swans die from lead poisoning in North America

Posted on 18. April, 2011.

One of North America’s most iconic birds, the Trumpeter Swan, is dying in unusually high numbers from lead poisoning in the Northwest United States and Southwest Canada according to the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center (NRWC) and the Canadian Wildlife Service in Delta, Vancouver.


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Choice of litter material can decrease Salmonella in poultry flocks

Posted on 15. April, 2011.

Researchers at the Department of Animal Sciences at Georg-August-University Göttingen in Germany studied the effect of four types of litter material on the frequency of Salmonella in broilers.


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