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Birds of Indian Subcontinent

Success of Sparrowhawks in an Area of Pesticide Usage

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1973
Authors:Newton, I
Journal:Bird Study
Volume:20
Issue:1
Date Published:1973
ISBN Number:0006-3657
Keywords:Accipiter, Accipiter nisus
Abstract:This study of the breeding success of Sparrowhawks in an area of pesticide usage in southern Scotland shows that, although some recovery in the population is now evident, success remains low because of a number of factors?failure to lay, egg-breakage, embryonic deaths?which have been linked with high pesticide residues.This study of the breeding success of Sparrowhawks in an area of pesticide usage in southern Scotland shows that, although some recovery in the population is now evident, success remains low because of a number of factors?failure to lay, egg-breakage, embryonic deaths?which have been linked with high pesticide residues.
URL:http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00063657309476353
Short Title:Bird Study
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