Meadow birds threatened by agribusiness, not foxes


This is a black-tailed godwit video.

Translated from an article by Ida Hylkema from Dutch agrarian site nieuweoogst.nu today:

The decline of the black-tailed godwit has nothing to do with predation, but is due to the intensive economic use of grassland. “For foxes, meadow birds are just a small part of their diet,” fox expert Jaap Mulder said this Thursday on the wader research meeting in Earnewâld.

Dutch meadow birds: here.

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