19th March 2018
Power-line collisions threaten South African bustards
What contributes to the unsustainably high rate of bustard power-line collisions?
22nd November 2017
Wind farms and Hen Harriers in Ireland
Considerable spatial overlap and weak evidence for impact
9th October 2017
Chasing isotope ‘ghosts’
Where do Slender-billed Curlews breed?
13th March 2017
DNA-barcoding against poaching: the Cyprus paradigm
How could DNA barcoding be an ace up the sleeve against poaching?
30th January 2017
Breeding Whimbrel habitat characteristics in Shetland
Do Whimbrel adults and chicks use different habitats?
14th November 2016
Reversing population declines in migratory bird species
Could increasing productivity reverse declines in Willow Warbler populations?
31st October 2016
Let’s ‘chat’ about habitat
Can large-scale data reflect fine-scale habitat preferences?
15th August 2016
In search of the sacred birds of India
The Himalayan Griffon in the western Himalayas
8th August 2016
The march of the triffids
Shifting agriculture supports more rainforest birds than oil palm or teak monocultures.
25th July 2016
Tidal marsh bird conservation in the northeast U.S.
Estimating population sizes and historical trends for birds in a vulnerable ecosystem
23rd May 2016
What do Galapagos Hawks eat after the goats are gone?
After the eradication of exotic goats on Santiago Island, Galapagos hawks prey deliveries consist mainly of introduced black rats
28th March 2016
Impacts of driven shooting of Red Grouse
Management of Red Grouse moors
14th March 2016
Mitigation or Compensation: Captive-breeding Houbara
Can captive-breeding support the hunted Asian Houbara?
22nd February 2016
Figurehead bird conservation – wider biodiversity benefits?
Will creating Stone-curlew habitat benefit rare plants and invertebrates?
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
21st December 2015
Using seabird tracking data for marine conservation
An unprecedented initiative to tackle threats to seabirds
12th October 2015
Migratory connectivity in European Rollers
Bringing it all together
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, […]