4th March 2014
Birds and dynamic soaring
Can a bird use dynamic soaring in a steady homogenous wind?
3rd March 2014
The ‘anywhere’ article
The enhanced ‘anywhere’ article comes to Ibis
28th January 2014
How to support biodiversity with ecological focus areas
Ecological focus areas (EFAs) need a minimal ecological quality to be effective
13th December 2013
Ornithological Twitterati, Tweetie-pies and #birdieluv
Its amazing how much goodwill you get from a little sharing
29th October 2013
What have conservation scientists ever done for birds?
Conservation scientists need to be better at telling others about their findings if we want more conservation action and impact
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
29th May 2013
Posted in: Science
Regional dialects have been discovered among many bird species including Yellowhammer.
17th April 2013
Marine renewables and birds
Marine renewables and birds – how far have we come and where next for research?
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.
14th January 2013
A pilot’s perspective on the aspect of flight adopted by seabirds such as albatrosses and petrels.
11th December 2012
How useful are species?
That biodiversity is valuable and worth conserving is something about which most people with an interest in the environment can agree. But what is 'biodiversity-?
13th November 2012
Bewick’s Swans reveal where they get disturbed
Study shows where Bewick’s Swans are disturbed on their winter feeding grounds
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?
6th July 2012
Blinking eye colour
Posted in: Science
The contrasting eye colour and eyelids of some wildfowl has a defined function