Could soil degradation contribute to farmland bird declines? Links between soil penetrability and the abundance of yellow wagtails Motacilla flava in arable fields

James C. Gilroy, Guy Q.A. Anderson, Philip V Grice, Juliet A. Vickery, Iain Bray, P. Nicholas Watts, William J. Sutherland

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3116–3126
Number of pages11
JournalBiological Conservation
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008


  • Agriculture
  • Distribution modelling
  • Habitat associations
  • Soil quality
  • Farmland birds

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