Impact of Common Kingfisher on a salmon population during the nestling period in southern England

  title={Impact of Common Kingfisher on a salmon population during the nestling period in southern England},
  author={Antonio Vilches and Juan Arizaga and Rafael Miranda and Anton T. Ibbotson},
  journal={Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems},
The effect of fish-eating birds on their fish-prey populations has been a matter of concern to conservationists, anglers and fishery interests, especially when both bird and fish species have conservation status and are afforded some protection by law. Understanding the predator-prey interactions will assist in managing these potential conflicts. This situation could arise with the Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis ), whose range covers many important Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar ) rivers. In… Expand

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