12th March 2020
Decline of the cuckoo
What factors are responsible for decrease in Cuckoo numbers across the UK?
27th February 2020
Nesting on the edge
Experimental study explores predation rates on nests along forest edges.
20th February 2020
Round Island fieldwork
Posted in: BOU, BOU Warham Student, BOU-funded, breeding, breeding biology, camara traps, early career, early-career researcher, ECR, hybridization, islands, islands birds, monitoring, passive monitoring, remote sensing, Seabirds
Warham PhD Student Kirsty Franklin, tells us about her first field season in the Indian Ocean
28th November 2019
The flight of the Woodcock
What conditions influence the migratory movements of this bird?
3rd October 2019
Bad news for the Stone-curlew
Intensified agriculture contributes to population decline in France
19th September 2019
Eight simple rules for citizen science
As exemplified by the Rufous-thighed Kite.
16th May 2019
Big Brother is watching who?
Use of cameras provides insights into nest survival of Snowy Plovers
2nd May 2019
How do Common Cuckoos and Common Redstarts perform after sharing a nest?
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