Farmland/Eakring area index page
Over 20 pages with a link to the farmland of Eakring and Kersall and its wildlife. There are pages featuring the local SINC and SSSI sites, the main sites visited within the recording area, the original proposals for a wind farm and a worrying look at hedgerow loss between 1950 and 2007, complete with comparison maps.
The Recording area
Recording Area A general guide to the birdwatching sites within the Eakring and Kersall area
Oil-drilling threat A look at proposed the plans and wildlife affected by potential development
Wind Farm proposal The threat to local wildlife from a proposed development
SSSI site under threat Highlighting the threat to another local SSSI site
SINC/SSSI Sites SINC and SSSI sites within the area
Hedgerow Loss How the area has been affected by decades of hedgerow removal
Farmland pages
Oil-seed Rape A look at whether Oil-seed Rape fields provide any benefits to farmland birds
Farmland birds A look at the changing status of the area's farmland birds from 1998-2002
Farmland birds 1998-2001 Summaries of the seven most affected farmland species from 1998-2001
Foot & mouth outbreak The resulting effects of the 2001 Foot and mouth outbreak on the area
Brown Rats increase The recent increase in Brown Rat numbers at Eakring Flash
Plant and bird diversity within set aside Variations in plant and bird diversity within set-aside types at Eakring in 2000
The Stewardship set aside strip scheme Set aside strips and how the Stewardship Scheme benefits the area's wildlife
Farmland birds - species' surveys and status updates
Corn Bunting at Eakring 1998-2007 Corn Bunting records at Eakring 1998-2007
Cuckoo at Eakring 1998-2007 A ten year history of the decline of the Cuckoo at Eakring and Kersall
Grey Partridge numbers rise 1998-2003 A look at how breeding Grey Partridges increased during 2003
House Sparrow at Eakring 1998-2007 The current status of the House Sparrow at Eakring
Sky Lark numbers 1998-2005 Another farmland species increasing in the area during 2005
Song Thrush increase in 2005 The continued spread of the Song Thrush through the area
Tree Sparrow increase in 2003 Recent increase in Tree Sparrow numbers
Turtle Dove at Eakring 1998-2007 The changing status of this migrant at Eakring