Mute Swan numbers recovered after anglers lead use was restricted
About the author
Kevin Wood is Principal Research Officer in the Conservation Science team at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, based at Slimbridge in the southwest of the UK. His research aims to identify and understand changes in wildfowl numbers in terms of the demographic causes (e.g. changes in productivity or survival rates), as well as the environmental drivers responsible for these changes, and to use this information to inform the conservation of the birds and their habitats.