30th July 2020
What is happening at the nest?
Deducing nest survival with different monitoring schemes and cameras.
21st May 2020
How to save the Regent Honeyeater?
Survey points to habitat loss, low nesting success and a biased sex ratio as major threats
20th February 2020
Round Island fieldwork
Posted in: BOU, BOU Warham Student, BOU-funded, breeding, breeding biology, camara traps, early career, early-career researcher, ECR, hybridization, islands, islands birds, monitoring, passive monitoring, remote sensing, Seabirds
Warham PhD Student Kirsty Franklin, tells us about her first field season in the Indian Ocean
3rd February 2020
A forgotten treasure of migratory birds of India
23rd December 2019
Road-related complications of bird surveys
Variation in detectability of birds associated with site exposure to roads
9th September 2019
Droppings and DNA
Can non-invasive genetic mark-recapture be used to estimate Sage Grouse abundance?
5th September 2019
When is the best time to monitor bitterns?
5th August 2019
Climate change and shifting waterbird distributions
Climate-change driven waterbird distribution shifts challenges our monitoring mechanisms
20th May 2019
Estimating bird abundance using automated recorders
Is it possible to infer terrestrial bird abundance using acoustic monitoring?
8th March 2018
Comparing shorebird survival across the globe
High adult annual survival rate is critical to population stability, but how do shorebird survival rates vary around the world?
5th February 2018
Taking stock of our seabirds
The importance of censuses for assessing change in seabird populations
29th January 2018
How many point counts are enough?
For large-scale projects like bird atlases, it’s important to find the sweet spot for survey effort
27th December 2017
Concerns for Guillemot chicks on Skomer
Long-term monitoring is key to understanding changes in Guillemot populations
6th December 2017
The heat is on for British birds
Posted in: biodiversity, bird communities, bird movements, Bird Protection, breeding, Breeding Bird Survey, climate change, distribution, ecology, habitat, Migration, monitoring, Nest Record Scheme, News, phenology, population dynamics, survey, Wetland Bird Survey
What is the evidence for climate change? How will UK bird communities adapt?
30th October 2017
The elusive migration of rails
How does the migratory connectivity of secretive species differ?
5th June 2017
Got an old smartphone? Turn it to a bird-monitoring app
The use of a smartphone app for motion detection to monitor birds remotely