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The effects of released gamebirds and their management

By Dr Rufus Sage Releasing pheasants and red-legged partridges for shooting is more common in the UK than in other European countries. Conservation NGOs like the GWCT and the RSPB , and GOs like Natural England are interested in the ecological consequences of this activity...

Breeding grey seals are still rare in the southern Baltic Sea, Danish Straits and Kattegat

By Anders Galatius This new study compiles all available data on grey seal occurrence and breeding in the southern Baltic Sea, Danish Straits and Kattegat from Denmark, Sweden, Poland and Germany. It thus provides an overview of the recolonization of these areas. Although the...

Assessing kangaroo health FOR DUMMIES

Eastern grey kangaroos ( Macropus giganteus ) from Nelson Bay Golf Course, New South Wales, Australia By Maquel Brandimarti, The University of Sydney Understanding the health and welfare of wildlife is critical as humans expand development and agriculture, and climate change...

Killer whales in the Subantarctic: long-term demographic insights at Marion Island

Notches and scratches make it possible for researchers to identify individual killer whales. This is M002 closely followed by her 3-year old calf, M062 born into the population in 2014. © Rowan Jordaan By Rowan Jordaan Since 2006, over-wintering researchers from the Marion...

New Subject Editor: Sonja Ludwig

My name is Sonja Ludwig , and I am looking forward to contributing as a new subject editor for Wildlife Biology. I studied to become a biologist at the University of Oldenburg in Germany, and was first introduced to wildlife biology research with my diploma thesis on habitat...

New Subject Editor: Mathieu Leblond

My name is Mathieu Leblond , and I was recently appointed as a new subject editor for Wildlife Biology. I am really looking forward to reading all the interesting research articles that will be submitted to the journal. During my Ph.D., which I completed in my hometown Rimouski...

New Managing Editor

My name is Maria Persson, and I am the new Managing Editor for Wildlife biology. I studied to become a biologist at Lund University in Sweden, and I did my honours project in freshwater biology. After that I did my masters in marine biology in Canada and in Australia. Once back...

Wildlife conference April 2021

Save the date! The Nordic Board of Wildlife Research is organising a conference 20-23 April 2021, in Uppsala, Sweden. Theme: Bringing wildlife ecology, health and management together. Hope to see you there!

New cover 2019!

We are so happy to present our new cover! The fantastic photo of "a subadult male roedeer, Capreolus capreolus , alerted by a potential predator, is taken by Robin Sandfort www.capreolus.at

How much do domestic and wild animals compete?

Herfindal et al. How does the overlap in the niche of wild and domestic animals vary in time, and are wild animals affected by the presence of domestic animals? Such questions have received increased focus in wildlife management, as the abundance of wild and domestic animals...

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