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9th March 2015

The secret lives of Nightjars

Posted in: breeding, foraging, habitat, News, Science, tracking, woodland birds

Shedding light on a mysterious species

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9th February 2015

Twitter #masterclass 4 – organise your incoming tweets

Posted in: Community, News, People, social media

In this series of mini-blogs I will offer tips on how to get the most from your tweets. Steve Dudley | BOU I’ve written before about how best to use Twitter and how Twitter is ideal for building communities and engaging with others. But it still surprises me how many regular Twitterati still don’t know […]

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12th January 2015

Does the early bird catch the worm? How to measure bird phenology

Posted in: breeding, Migration, News, phenology, Science

Are first arrival dates a good measure of phenology?

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24th November 2014

Offshore wind: the importance of bird density and breeding season definitions

Posted in: Bird Protection, breeding, Conservation, Disturbance, Migration, News, renewable energy, Seabirds, tracking, wind farms

Offshore collision risk modelling can be insufficiently precautionary

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3rd November 2014

Forest flapper not plains plodder

Posted in: distribution, Genetics, News, palaeontology, Science, Taxonomy

Plains-wanderers came from the trees

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3rd November 2014

Tweeting better – #masterclass 2

Posted in: News

Aagghh! Ditch those auto tweets!

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20th October 2014

Tweeting better – #masterclass 1

Posted in: Community, News, People, social media

Tweeting better – #hashtags and retweeting

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13th October 2014

A tale of two kites

Posted in: distribution, Migration, News, raptors, Science, tracking

Web-based biodiversity data reveals a sedentary species is in fact a migrant

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8th September 2014

An Australian shorebird breaks the rules on moult

Posted in: breeding, molt, moult, News, Science

Do we know why Hooded Plovers moult when they do?

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18th August 2014

What do you mean you ‘don’t know how to optimize your paper for SEO?!

Posted in: Journal, News, People, Science, social media

How to optimize your paper for search engines

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6th August 2014

Hen Harriers: going, going . .

Posted in: News, raptors, Science, upland birds

Why is the Hen Harrier almost extinct in England?

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1st August 2014

What IF?

Posted in: Journal, News, Science

Is there more to Journal Impact Factors?

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28th July 2014

Engaging local communities in conserving habitats of Himalayan birds

Posted in: Community, Conservation, News, People

Conservation initiatives, particular in remoter areas, rely heavily on local community engagement if they are to be successful

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17th July 2014

The benefits of blogging about your research

Posted in: Community, Journal, News, People, Science, social media

The BOU offers authors the chance to promote their work and benefit from all that blogging now offers

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10th July 2014

What is Altmetric?

Posted in: Community, Journal, News, People, social media

Altmetric is here. But what is it?

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17th March 2014

Yellowhammer dialects and history

Posted in: News

Yellowhammer dialects from New Zealand has raised some new questions

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3rd March 2014

The ‘anywhere’ article

Posted in: Community, Journal, News, Science

The enhanced ‘anywhere’ article comes to Ibis

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17th February 2014

Bird Atlas 2007-11: from start to finish

Posted in: News

A personal view of the #birdatlas project by the lead organiser and author

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28th January 2014

How to support biodiversity with ecological focus areas

Posted in: Conservation, Farmland birds, News, Science

Ecological focus areas (EFAs) need a minimal ecological quality to be effective

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