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21st May 2020

How to save the Regent Honeyeater?

Posted in: breeding biology, Conservation, monitoring, News

Survey points to habitat loss, low nesting success and a biased sex ratio as major threats

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18th May 2020

Reflections on the 6th World Seabird Twitter Conference

Posted in: Seabirds, twitter conference

Seabirders flock to the 6th World Seabird Twitter Conference

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11th May 2020

Fire and ice increase nest success

Posted in: nest predation, nesting success

Cape Rockjumper nest survival is associated with recent fire and cooler temperatures

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7th May 2020

Artificial nests reshape a bird community

Posted in: behaviour, bird assemblages, nest predation, News, raptors

Adding nesting-sites for Lesser Kestrels influences interactions with other bird species.

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23rd April 2020

Learning to forage

Posted in: behaviour, colonial birds, foraging, gps tags, News, Seabirds

Juvenile Red-footed Boobies gather close to the colony to practice their foraging skills.

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20th April 2020

The Teal Housewives of Colorado

Posted in: behaviour, breeding, incubation, waterbirds

How does Cinnamon Teal incubation behavior vary with environmental conditions?

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9th April 2020

A tale of two Twites

Posted in: bird movements, distribution, Farmland birds, Migration, News, overwintering, population dynamics, ringing

Do British and Scandinavian Twite populations mix during migration?

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6th April 2020

Seasonal bird responses to forest fragmentation

Posted in: forest birds, habitat, habitat fragmentation

Do bird responses to forest fragmentation change between breeding and non-breeding seasons?

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30th March 2020

Down, but most definitely not out

Posted in: BOU, BOU members, Community, News, People

BOU President, Juliet Vickery, reflects on the impacts of Covid-19

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26th March 2020

Fledging into the wild

Posted in: automated radiotelemetry, mark‐recapture, MOTUS, survival, tracking

What determines survival of juvenile Barn Swallows during the post-fledgling period?

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25th March 2020

Urban birds need to be smart or fast-breeding

Posted in: life history, News, urban birds

Brain size and life history interact to predict urban tolerance in birds

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23rd March 2020

Tracking Red-billed Tropicbirds

Posted in: foraging, geolocator, gps tags, News, Seabirds

Investigating the foraging ecology of tropicbirds around Cape Verde

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12th March 2020

Decline of the cuckoo

Posted in: breeding, Conservation, cuckoos, distribution, habitat selection, News, population dynamics, wetlands

What factors are responsible for decrease in Cuckoo numbers across the UK?

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10th March 2020

#BOUscicommAwards – The Winners!

Posted in: News, sciblogging, scicomm, science communication, social media, Twitter

It’s a pleasure to announce the winners of our first-ever science communication awards!

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9th March 2020

New insights from old eggs

Posted in: egg shape, eggs, Seabirds

The shape and thickness of Great Auk eggs

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5th March 2020

#WSTC6 – 6th World Seabird Twitter Conference

Posted in: Conferences, scicomm, science communication, Seabirds, twitter conference

Information including keynotes and abstract submission (until 15 March)

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2nd March 2020

Ornithomycology: an overlooked field of study

Posted in: cavity nesting, fungi (diet), mycophagy, nutrition, ornithomycology

The ecological significance of symbiotic associations between birds and fungi

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