This article was published in The Journal of Wildlife Management in January 2017, within the framework of the thesis of Claire Pernollet that was supervised by the Tour du Valat and the French Office national de la chasse et de la faune sauvage (ONCFS) and defended in February 2016.
It deals with the correlation between agricultural practices in ricefields and waterfowl populations in winter in the Camargue (Southern France).
You can access it on the publisher's website, as well as its abstract; through th eopposite link.
Photo: Pintail Ducks (© Thomas Galewski)
Full bibliographical reference:
Pernollet C.A., Cavallo F., Simpson D., Gauthier-Clerc M., Guillemain M. 2017. Seed density and waterfowl use of rice fields in Camargue, France: Seed Density and Use of Rice Fields by Ducks. The Journal of Wildlife Management 81:96–111. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.21167