14th September 2020
Can leisure and birds coexist on beaches?
Dogs disturb nesting plovers more than people do on tourist beaches
6th July 2020
Understanding Whimbrel spring migratory behaviour
Why do Whimbrels stopover in spring: weather constraints or flexible schedules?
26th February 2020
The forgotten Breckland Curlew – another predation victim
Is ground-disturbance management the answer for protection of breeding Curlew?
16th February 2019
Fast autumns and slower springs
Icelandic Whimbrel bend the rule of faster spring migration
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?
19th February 2018
Untangling the non-breeding populations of shorebirds
Understanding non-breeding site use by Piping Plovers
12th February 2018
On the rocks: Rock Sandpipers and cold Alaskan winters
The not-so-obvious reasons why Rock Sandpipers winter in Alaska
27th November 2017
A wader detective story
Chick predation CSI in a high-stakes game of predator prey
6th November 2017
A sticky situation for Redshank?
Tracking bovine beasts to help birds
9th October 2017
Chasing isotope ‘ghosts’
Where do Slender-billed Curlews breed?
22nd May 2017
When the sun gets in your eyes
What happens to feeding birds when they have to deal with sun glare?
6th February 2017
Risking it all in a direct flight
The non-stop migrations of Whimbrels between Iceland and West Africa
5th September 2016
Quantifying wintering waders’ responses to disturbance
Low costs of individual responses to disturbance suggest no significant impact on foraging waders
28th September 2015
Can Icelandic Whimbrels rise from the ashes?
When in Spring 2010 Eyjafjallajökull’s volcanic eruption grounded most of the western world, Icelandic Whimbrels kept pushing North through the dust cloud. José A. Alves Universities of Aveiro (CESAM) and Iceland LINKED PAPER The effects of habitat type and volcanic eruptions on the breeding demography of Icelandic Whimbrels Numenius phaeopus. Katrínardóttir, B., Alves, […]
24th August 2015
Nest survival in agricultural grasslands
6th July 2015
Food-stealing in an avian assemblage
Effects of klepto-parasitism on feeding waders