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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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23rd May 2014

Woodland birds response to climatic change: part 2

Posted in: breeding, Conservation, phenology, Science, woodland birds

Measuring insect poo to help investigate the impacts of climate change on woodland birds

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14th April 2014

Beyond the maps

Posted in: breeding, Conservation, Farmland birds, Science, Seabirds, upland birds, woodland birds

What now for all that data collected from the #birdatlas?

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7th April 2014

#BOU2014 – upland and alpine birds conference

Posted in: alpine birds, Community, Conferences, Conservation, Science, upland birds

#BOU14 in photos and a few words

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31st March 2014

Woodland birds’ response to climatic change

Posted in: breeding, Conservation, phenology, Science, woodland birds

The impacts of climate change on the breeding birds

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4th March 2014

Birds and dynamic soaring

Posted in: Science, Seabirds

Can a bird use dynamic soaring in a steady homogenous wind?

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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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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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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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29th October 2013

What have conservation scientists ever done for birds?

Posted in: Community, Conservation, People, Science

Conservation scientists need to be better at telling others about their findings if we want more conservation action and impact

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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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29th May 2013

Yellowhammer dialects

Posted in: Science

Regional dialects have been discovered among many bird species including Yellowhammer.

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17th April 2013

Marine renewables and birds

Posted in: Bird Protection, Conferences, Science, Seabirds

Marine renewables and birds – how far have we come and where next for research?

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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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14th January 2013

Dynamic Soaring

Posted in: Science, Seabirds

A pilot’s perspective on the aspect of flight adopted by seabirds such as albatrosses and petrels.

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11th December 2012

How useful are species?

Posted in: Conservation, Science, Taxonomy

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-?

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13th November 2012

Bewick’s Swans reveal where they get disturbed

Posted in: Disturbance, Science

Study shows where Bewick’s Swans are disturbed on their winter feeding grounds

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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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6th July 2012

Blinking eye colour

Posted in: Science

The contrasting eye colour and eyelids of some wildfowl has a defined function

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