Funding for this research was provided by:
SongBird Survival and University of Exeter (Industry partnership studentship)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-05-26
Received: 22 November 2018
Revised: 4 April 2019
Accepted: 8 May 2019
First Online: 26 May 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: Between May 2014 and July 2016, 101 magpies were trapped and ringed with colour rings. Magpies were re-trapped on 205 occasions. All magpie trapping and colour ringing followed best practice guidelines of Natural England and the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, and was carried out under Natural England licence 2016-19794-SCI-SCI.
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.