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Conservation of Lowland Dry Grassland Birds in Europe: Proceedings of an International Seminar, Reading University, 1991


Edited By: PD Goriup, LA Batten and JA Norton

136 pages, B/w photos, figs, maps

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

Paperback | Dec 1991 | #15928 | ISBN: 1873701063
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About this book

Dry grasslands support some very specialised bird species, in particular bustards, stone-curlews and sandgrouse. However, they are rapidly disappearing in Europe, causing a serious decline in these birds' populations. This seminar discussed the rate of decline / habitat loss, and recommendations for halting it, within a European context. However, the implications of this loss for other flora and fauna were also covered.

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