BASC monitors scientific journals, environmental, policy and political alerts for the results of studies of relevance to shooting and conservation. Below are links to a selection of papers published in October 2017. Please email us if you think we have missed anything.
- Egg characteristics in relation to skipped days of laying in the Grey Partridge.
- Projected reductions in climatic suitability for vulnerable British birds.
- Effects of agri-environmental habitat provision on winter and breeding season abundance of farmland birds.
- Europe-wide consistency in density-dependence of red deer Cervus elaphus fertility.
- Do roe deer react to wildlife warning reflectors? A test combining a controlled experiment with field observations.
- Potential of Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) to disperse viable seeds by spitting them from the cud.
- Urban wild boars prefer fragmented areas with food resources near natural corridors.
- Smart management is key for successful diversification of field margins in highly productive farmland.
- More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas.
- Large-scale citizen science improves assessment of risk posed by wind farms to bats in southern Scotland.
- Shifting public values and what they mean for increasing democracy in wildlife management decisions.
- The impact of modernisation on hunting ethics: Emerging taboos among contemporary Swedish hunters.
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