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 2019.
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- Condition bias of decoy-harvested Light Geese During the Conservation Order
- Northward range expansion in spring-staging barnacle geese is a response to climate change and population growth, mediated by individual experience
- A shot in the dark: Sport hunting of declining corvids promotes the inadvertent shooting of threatened red-billed choughs
- Seasonal variation in energy gain explains patterns of resource use by avian herbivores in an agricultural landscape: Insights from a mechanistic model
- Geographic origin of migratory birds based on stable isotope analysis: the case of the greylag goose (Anser anser) wintering in Camargue, southern France
- Wind-associated detours promote seasonal migratory connectivity in a flapping flying long-distance avian migrant
- Collision risk of Montagu’s Harriers Circus pygargus with wind turbines derived from high-resolution GPS tracking
- No energetic cost of tuberculosis infection in European badgers (Meles meles).
- Effect of culling on individual badger Meles meles behaviour: Potential implications for bovine tuberculosis transmission
- Legal regulation of supplementary cervid feeding facing chronic wasting disease
- Animal tuberculosis in a free-ranging fallow deer in northwest Italy: a case of “lucky strain survival” or multi-host epidemiological system complexity?
- Seasonal effects of habitat structure and weather on the habitat selection and home range size of a mammal in agricultural landscapes
- The impact of gender, age, and engagement on survey response timing: 10 years of data collection from UK hunters.
- Influence of the method of storage on the quality of venison from wild fallow deer (Dama dama)
- Vulnerability of British farms to post-Brexit subsidy removal, and implications for intensification, extensification and land sparing
- Evidence of Leptospira species and their significance during reintroduction of Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber) to Great Britain
- Road exposure and the detectability of birds in field surveys
- Success and failure of ecological management is highly variable in an experimental test
- Applications for deep learning in ecology