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1764 actions found

Use netting to exclude fish-eating birds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Use netting to exclude fish-eating birds
Disturb birds using foot patrols
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Disturb birds using foot patrols
Use ‘mussel socks’ to prevent birds from attacking shellfish
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Use ‘mussel socks’ to prevent birds from attacking shellfish
Translocate birds away from fish farms
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Translocate birds away from fish farms
Increase water turbidity to reduce fish predation by birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Increase water turbidity to reduce fish predation by birds
Provide refuges for fish within ponds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Provide refuges for fish within ponds
Use in-water devices to reduce fish loss from ponds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Use in-water devices to reduce fish loss from ponds
Spray water to deter birds from ponds
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Spray water to deter birds from ponds
Paint wind turbines to increase their visibility
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Paint wind turbines to increase their visibility
Mowing roadside verges
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Mowing roadside verges
Sowing roadside verges
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Sowing roadside verges
Scare or otherwise deter birds from airports
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Scare or otherwise deter birds from airports
Bury or isolate power lines to reduce incidental bird mortality
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Bury or isolate power lines to reduce incidental bird mortality
Remove earth wires to reduce incidental bird mortality
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Remove earth wires to reduce incidental bird mortality
Thicken earth wire to reduce incidental bird mortality
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Thicken earth wire to reduce incidental bird mortality
Use raptor models to deter birds and so reduce incidental mortality
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Use raptor models to deter birds and so reduce incidental mortality
Add perches to electricity pylons to reduce electrocution
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Add perches to electricity pylons to reduce electrocution
Insulate power pylons to prevent electrocution
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Insulate power pylons to prevent electrocution
Use perch-deterrents to stop raptors perching on pylons
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Use perch-deterrents to stop raptors perching on pylons
Increase ‘on-the-ground’ protection to reduce unsustainable levels of exploitation
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Increase ‘on-the-ground’ protection to reduce unsustainable levels of exploitation

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