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1764 actions found

Reduce grazing intensity
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 12 studies
Reduce grazing intensity
Provide short grass for waders
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Provide short grass for waders
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit birds
Delay haying/mowing
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Delay haying/mowing
Leave uncut rye grass in silage fields for birds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 4 studies
Leave uncut rye grass in silage fields for birds
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Maintain lowland heathland
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Maintain lowland heathland
Maintain rush pastures
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Maintain rush pastures
Maintain traditional water meadows
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 4 studies
Maintain traditional water meadows
Maintain upland heath/moor
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Maintain upland heath/moor
Plant Brassica fodder crops
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant Brassica fodder crops
Use mixed stocking
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use mixed stocking
Use traditional breeds of livestock
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Use traditional breeds of livestock
Maintain wood pasture and parkland
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Maintain wood pasture and parkland
Exclude grazers from semi-natural habitats
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 11 studies
Exclude grazers from semi-natural habitats
Protect nests from livestock to reduce trampling
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Protect nests from livestock to reduce trampling
Mark fences to reduce bird collision mortality
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Mark fences to reduce bird collision mortality
Create open patches or strips in permanent grassland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Create open patches or strips in permanent grassland
Maintain traditional orchards
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Maintain traditional orchards
Manage perennial bioenergy crops to benefit wildlife
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Manage perennial bioenergy crops to benefit wildlife
Scare birds from fish farms
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 16 studies
Scare birds from fish farms
Disturb birds at roosts
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Disturb birds at roosts
Use electric fencing to exclude fish-eating birds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Use electric fencing to exclude fish-eating birds

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