Bird and Rabbit Studies - Spring & Summer 2023 - China Fleet Country Club
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Bird and Rabbit Studies – Spring & Summer 2023

In order to investigate the foraging site selection of woodpigeon, blackbird, carrion crow and European rabbit on golf courses in the UK, two studies were conducted on the China Fleet golf course during spring and summer 2023. GPS-tracking devices were applied to receive accurate data regarding the locations of tagged individuals during at least one day to assess the potential exposure of the focal species. For this purpose, the proportion of time spent in every different habitat was quantified. The method for quantifying was based on the GPS-tracking of at least 20 wild-caught individuals of each of the four species distributed in six golf courses.
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