18th April 2019
Are Burrowing Owls stuck in an ecological trap?
Exploring the influence of agriculture on nesting success.
26th February 2019
Glowing horns in a secretive seabird
Rhinoceros Auklets found to have fluorescent bill structures during breeding season
29th October 2018
Does the early bird get the seed?
Does warming influence the timing of breeding in a seed-eater?
13th June 2018
Understanding the decline of the Common Cuckoo
England’s loss is Scotland’s gain
11th June 2018
Beavers facilitate Teals at different scales
Favouring beavers promotes biodiversity, including waterbirds
18th December 2017
More to “little brown jobs” than meets the eye
Unexpected breeding dispersal behavior in the Grasshopper Sparrow
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?
16th October 2017
Parrots in an urban jungle
Winters are fine, cars are not – wild parrots in Germany
11th September 2017
Early birds do not catch the “extra worm”
Pied Flycatchers do not gain more extra-pair paternity by arriving earlier
17th October 2016
Drab females are warm mothers
Less pigmented females have warm brood patches
27th June 2016
The secret sex life of the Brown-headed Nuthatch
Is there extra-pair paternity in the cooperatively breeding Brown-headed Nuthatch?
18th April 2016
What do Great Tit pairs talk about?
Great tit pairs discuss at the nest during breeding, but why?
7th March 2016
Avian camouflage really does hinder predators
Camouflage does protect nesting birds from being eaten
29th February 2016
Eagles and agriculture can co-exist
Good news! Land use change is not necessarily detrimental to Verreaux’s Eagles
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
25th January 2016
The plight of the Egyptian Vulture . . .
. . . and hopes for the future
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