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Contents

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Acknowledgements

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Introduction

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Part 1 Birds and woodlands in Wales

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Chapter 1 Woodland birds in Wales What is a woodland bird? Trends in woodland birds in Wales The woodland bird indicator What are the priority woodland bird species in Wales?

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Chapter 2 Woodland types in Wales Woodland composition and area Broadleaved woodland Conifer woodland Mixed woodland Secondary woodland

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Chapter 3 Why are Welsh woodland birds declining? Contributing factors Changes in woodland structure Agricultural intensity Woodland fragmentation Reduction in invertebrate populations Recreational pressure Predation Interspecific competition Migration and winter conditions in wintering areas Climate change on the breeding grounds

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Part 2 Woodland management for birds

Chapter 4 Planning woodland management Priorities and considerations Targeting action for woodland birds in Wales Providing for a species’ resource requirements

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