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
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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
23rd November 2015
Survival out the nest: southern birds do best
2nd November 2015
Improving foraging conditions for Montagu’s Harriers
26th October 2015
Nesting in the muck
Black Larks’ love for dung
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
24th August 2015
Nest survival in agricultural grasslands
17th August 2015
When is owl on the menu?
Eggs to go . . .