27th February 2020
Nesting on the edge
Experimental study explores predation rates on nests along forest edges.
14th May 2018
Understanding the role of large raptors in modified ecosystems
Influence of large raptors on other predator species
6th December 2017
The heat is on for British birds
Posted in: biodiversity, bird communities, bird movements, Bird Protection, breeding, Breeding Bird Survey, climate change, distribution, ecology, habitat, Migration, monitoring, Nest Record Scheme, News, phenology, population dynamics, survey, Wetland Bird Survey
What is the evidence for climate change? How will UK bird communities adapt?
8th August 2016
The march of the triffids
Shifting agriculture supports more rainforest birds than oil palm or teak monocultures.
30th May 2016
The riddle of elevation for tropical birds
Does interspecific aggression influence elevational limits in closely related species that replace one another along the elevational gradient?
15th February 2016
The hatching of a long-term nest study
Posted in: bird communities, breeding, Community, Conservation, crowd-sourcing, early-career researcher, ecology, ECR, fledgling survival, moorland birds, nest recording, nesting, Science, survival, tracking, volunteering
11th January 2016
Living close, doing differently
Breeding and wintering Mediterranean Gulls do not mix
7th December 2015
New insights into the effects of climate change on Europe’s breeding birds
Effects of changing seasonal weather conditions
2nd November 2015
Improving foraging conditions for Montagu’s Harriers
26th October 2015
Nesting in the muck
Black Larks’ love for dung
19th October 2015
Do non-native birds compete or coexist with native species?
Friend or foe?
28th September 2015
Can Icelandic Whimbrels rise from the ashes?
When in Spring 2010 Eyjafjallajökull’s volcanic eruption grounded most of the western world, Icelandic Whimbrels kept pushing North through the dust cloud. José A. Alves Universities of Aveiro (CESAM) and Iceland LINKED PAPER The effects of habitat type and volcanic eruptions on the breeding demography of Icelandic Whimbrels Numenius phaeopus. Katrínardóttir, B., Alves, […]
7th September 2015
Parental resource allocation varies throughout offspring development
Response to changing offspring energy demands