Livestock grazing and trampling of birds' nests: An experiment using artificial nests

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Mandema, Freek S.; Tinbergen, Joost M.; Ens, Bruno J.; Bakker, Jan P.;
(2013)
  • Subject: HABITAT | DENSITY | COASTAL MEADOWS | Ground breeding | SIMULATED GROUND NESTS | PREDATION | CATTLE | Grazing treatments | PASTURES | Salt marsh | Horse | MANAGEMENT | Wader | REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS | HORSES
    mesheuropmc: animal diseases

The purpose of this study is to experimentally determine the differences between four grazing treatments on the trampling of nests. Additionally, we examine to what extent the trampling probability of nests is higher close to a source of fresh water. We compare the tram... View more
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