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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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6th January 2014

What say ye, countrymen, to a Jabber of Jays?

Posted in: Community, Names, News, nomenclature, People

Should the collective noun for jays be changed to a ‘jabber’?

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13th December 2013

Ornithological Twitterati, Tweetie-pies and #birdieluv

Posted in: Community, News, People, Science

Its amazing how much goodwill you get from a little sharing

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13th September 2013

What do we know about the effect of disease on Turtle Doves?

Posted in: Conservation, Farmland birds, News, Science

The Turtle Dove is in serious decline across northern Europe. To understand what may be behind this decline, all aspects of the species' ecology is being investigated, including the effects of disease

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16th July 2013

Concessions in South-east Asia

Posted in: News

Millions of hectares of natural habitat are being lost to concessions in Cambodia and Laos with little assessment of the impacts to threatened species

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5th April 2013

BOU Avian Demography conference

Posted in: Community, Conferences, News, People, Science

Last week was the BOU's annual conference at the Stamford Conference Centre at the University of Leicester. The conference theme this year was 'Avian Demography'. Here's some photos from the conference.

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27th March 2013

Rob Fuller presented with the Godman Salvin Prize

Posted in: Community, Conferences, News, People

The BTO’s Rob Fuller is presented with the BOU’s Godman Salvin Prize for distinguished ornithological work.

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28th February 2013

Lost and found – the storm-petrel back from extinction

Posted in: Bird Protection, Conservation, News, Seabirds

‘Extinct’ New Zealand Storm-petrel found breeding 150 years after last being seen

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1st November 2012

BTO Marsh Award for Ornithology

Posted in: Community, News, People

Jeremy Wilson, a member of the BOU’s Ibis editorial team, has been awarded the BTO’s Marsh Award for Ornithology for 2012

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15th October 2012

Open access publishing and the Finch report: implications for society journals

Posted in: Community, News, Science

What are the implications of Open Access on small society journals?

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8th August 2012

Twitter – building an online ornithological community

Posted in: Community, News, People

Many think that the Holy Grail of Twitter is to get as many followers as possible. Some think that Twitter is all about hashtags (#) and what's trending. But the savvy know different.

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18th June 2012

Where eagles ‘once’ dared

Posted in: Bird Protection, News, Science

A study of place-names reveals the extent of a once thriving eagle population roaming over a very different landscape to today

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16th April 2012

The global ornithological community

Posted in: Community, News, People

Community is at the core of the BOU and our aim is to be central to the global ornithological community.

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