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Origins and non-breeding ecology of Eurasian woodcock

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The Eurasian woodcock Scolopax rusticola (hereon woodcock) is a wader adapted to woodland and farmland habitats. It is an important quarry species, widely hunted across Europe, but owing to its cryptic plumage and elusive nature, there exists only poor information concerning its natural history. As such, the conservation status of the woodcock remains uncertain. One area that is particularly lacking is knowledge of its ecology outside the breeding season. Generally, avian ecological studie...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Edward Grey Institute
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Supervisor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-08-01

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