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Birds on Lowland Farms

By: P Lack

148 pages, Figs, tabs

The Stationery Office (TSO)

Photocopy | Dec 1992 | #22509 | ISBN: 011242922X
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NHBS Price: £14.95 $20/€17 approx

About this book

An important book on the relationship between farming practices and populations of birds on lowland farms. It identifies the management practices which benefit birds (and those which do not) and addresses the conflict between beneficial activities for birds and the greatest efficiency for the farmer. Suggestions for realistic compromise are given.


Scope and sources; some general principles; hedgerows; other field boundaries; field margins; fields and crops; orchards; farm woods and scrubs; ponds and standing water; rivers and streams; farm buildings; general conclusions and future prospects.

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