28th July 2014
Engaging local communities in conserving habitats of Himalayan birds
Conservation initiatives, particular in remoter areas, rely heavily on local community engagement if they are to be successful
17th July 2014
The benefits of blogging about your research
The BOU offers authors the chance to promote their work and benefit from all that blogging now offers
10th July 2014
What is Altmetric?
Altmetric is here. But what is it?
17th March 2014
Yellowhammer dialects and history
Posted in: News
Yellowhammer dialects from New Zealand has raised some new questions
3rd March 2014
The ‘anywhere’ article
The enhanced ‘anywhere’ article comes to Ibis
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
28th January 2014
How to support biodiversity with ecological focus areas
Ecological focus areas (EFAs) need a minimal ecological quality to be effective
6th January 2014
What say ye, countrymen, to a Jabber of Jays?
Should the collective noun for jays be changed to a ‘jabber’?
13th December 2013
Ornithological Twitterati, Tweetie-pies and #birdieluv
Its amazing how much goodwill you get from a little sharing
13th September 2013
What do we know about the effect of disease on Turtle Doves?
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
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
5th April 2013
BOU Avian Demography conference
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.
27th March 2013
Rob Fuller presented with the Godman Salvin Prize
The BTO’s Rob Fuller is presented with the BOU’s Godman Salvin Prize for distinguished ornithological work.
28th February 2013
Lost and found – the storm-petrel back from extinction
‘Extinct’ New Zealand Storm-petrel found breeding 150 years after last being seen
1st November 2012
BTO Marsh Award for Ornithology
Jeremy Wilson, a member of the BOU’s Ibis editorial team, has been awarded the BTO’s Marsh Award for Ornithology for 2012
15th October 2012
Open access publishing and the Finch report: implications for society journals
What are the implications of Open Access on small society journals?
8th August 2012
Twitter – building an online ornithological community
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.
18th June 2012
Where eagles ‘once’ dared
A study of place-names reveals the extent of a once thriving eagle population roaming over a very different landscape to today