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31st May 2019

Multi-taxa consequences of avian umbrella species management

Posted in: Conservation, grass heath, grassland, grassland birds, invertebrates, News, surrogate species

Can Biodiversity Auditing predict the outcomes of umbrella species management?

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31st May 2019

IBIS | Recently accepted articles

Posted in: IBIS, Journal, News

The latest articles to be accepted for publication in IBIS

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30th May 2019

The Janet Kear Union Medal

Posted in: awards, BOU, Community, members, News

Mike G. Wilson BOU Council is delighted to announce the awarding of the Janet Kear Union Medal to Mike G. Wilson. For over twenty years Mike has given outstanding service to the Union as editor of the IBIS book reviews. He retired from this voluntary role at the end of 2018. Mike’s contribution to ornithology […]

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30th May 2019

Soaring over Scotland

Posted in: birds of prey, flight, gps tags, habitat selection, News, raptors

Golden Eagles prefer particular slopes to gain altitude

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28th May 2019

The Janet Kear Union Medal

Posted in: awards, BOU, Community, members, News

Steve Dudley explains the concept behind our new medal and its renaming to recognise a truly great BOU member

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16th May 2019

Big Brother is watching who?

Posted in: awards, BOU, breeding, cameras, ECR, fieldwork, IBIS, nesting success, News

Use of cameras provides insights into nest survival of Snowy Plovers

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2nd May 2019

Mixed Broods

Posted in: breeding, brood parasitism, cuckoos, fledgling survival, nest monitoring, News, species interactions

How do Common Cuckoos and Common Redstarts perform after sharing a nest?

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18th April 2019

Are Burrowing Owls stuck in an ecological trap?

Posted in: agriculture, breeding, Disturbance, fledglings, habitat selection, News

Exploring the influence of agriculture on nesting success.

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4th April 2019

A South American symphony

Posted in: bioacoustics, bird song, forest birds, News

How natural selection shapes the sounds diversity in a Brazilian bird assemblage.

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2nd April 2019

Reflections from our new President

Posted in: BOU, Community, Conferences, early career, early-career researcher, ECR, News

Juliet Vickery shares her thoughts on the BOU as she takes up the Presidency

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28th March 2019

Prioritising the world’s islands to save threatened biodiversity

Posted in: Conservation, island birds, islands, News, RSPB science, Seabirds

But how?

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21st March 2019

Where did the trogons come from?

Posted in: biodiversity, demography, diversification, DNA sequencing, evolution, News, palaeontology, phylogeny

Genetic study traces the origins of this tropical bird family

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15th March 2019

Desert Island Books

Posted in: desert island books, News

BOU member Peter Wilkinson shares his favourite books

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14th March 2019

The dung detectives

Posted in: chough, dung, foraging, News

Dung, medicines, insects and birds

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7th March 2019

Short-distance Migration in the Dark

Posted in: grassland birds, habitat selection, Little Bustard, migration stopover, News, temperature

Male Little Bustards migrate during the night and use multiple stopover sites

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4th March 2019

Harris’s Hawk flying for science (and treats)

Posted in: acceleration, birds of prey, flight, News

Using accelerometry to calculate energetic costs of flying Harris’s Hawks

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15th February 2019

Desert Island Books

Posted in: desert island books, News

BOU member Keith Betton shares his favourite books

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13th February 2019

Who delivers nature conservation research with the greatest impact: universities or NGOs?

Posted in: Conservation, impact, Journal, journal metrics, News, NGOs, publication, publications, publishing

Where is the highest impact research on biodiversity conservation undertaken?

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11th February 2019

Taking to the sky, together

Posted in: News

Flocking behaviour during the twilight ascents of Common Swifts

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