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Mark nests during harvest
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 1 study
Mark nests during harvest
Relocate nests at harvest time to reduce nestling mortality
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Relocate nests at harvest time to reduce nestling mortality
Offer per clutch payment for farmland birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Offer per clutch payment for farmland birds
Control scrub on farmland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Control scrub on farmland
Take field corners out of management
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Take field corners out of management
Reduce conflict by deterring birds from taking crops using repellents
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Reduce conflict by deterring birds from taking crops using repellents
Increase crop diversity to benefit birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Increase crop diversity to benefit birds
Use ‘mosaic management’
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Use ‘mosaic management’
Leave overwinter stubbles
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Leave overwinter stubbles
Plant nettle strips
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant nettle strips
Leave unharvested cereal headlands within arable fields
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Leave unharvested cereal headlands within arable fields
Sow crops in spring rather than autumn
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Sow crops in spring rather than autumn
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Plant more than one crop per field (intercropping)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Plant more than one crop per field (intercropping)
Revert arable land to permanent grassland
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 5 studies
Revert arable land to permanent grassland
Reduce tillage
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 10 studies
Reduce tillage
Use 1% barley in wheat crops for corn buntings
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use 1% barley in wheat crops for corn buntings
Create skylark plots for bird conservation
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Create skylark plots for bird conservation
Create corn bunting plots
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Create corn bunting plots
Plant cereals in wide-spaced rows
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 1 study
Plant cereals in wide-spaced rows
Create beetle banks
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Create beetle banks
Maintain species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Maintain species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Reduce management intensity on permanent grasslands for birds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Reduce management intensity on permanent grasslands for birds

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