Bare patches and additional tramlines increase suitability of conventional arable land for the Skylark
About the author
Jan-Uwe Schmidt studied Geography at the Technical University Dresden, Germany. Then he managed a project on developing AES for ground-nesting farmland birds in Saxony from 2009-2015 at the Saxon Ornithological Station. This paper is one result of this project. Since 2013 he works as research assistant, at the Institute of Geography at Dresden Technical University, where he is finishing his PhD thesis on the conservation of farmland birds by within-field AES on conventionally managed arable land.