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27th March 2013

Rob Fuller presented with the Godman Salvin Prize

Posted in: Community, Conferences, News, People

The BTO’s Rob Fuller is presented with the BOU’s Godman Salvin Prize for distinguished ornithological work.

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27th March 2013

Neil Bucknell presented with the Union Medal

Posted in: Community, Conferences, People

Neil Bucknell is awarded the BOU’s Union Medal for his outstanding contribution to the BOU and ornithology.

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28th February 2013

Lost and found – the storm-petrel back from extinction

Posted in: Bird Protection, Conservation, News, Seabirds

‘Extinct’ New Zealand Storm-petrel found breeding 150 years after last being seen

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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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1st November 2012

BTO Marsh Award for Ornithology

Posted in: Community, News, People

Jeremy Wilson, a member of the BOU’s Ibis editorial team, has been awarded the BTO’s Marsh Award for Ornithology for 2012

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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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8th August 2012

Twitter – building an online ornithological community

Posted in: Community, News, People

Many think that the Holy Grail of Twitter is to get as many followers as possible. Some think that Twitter is all about hashtags (#) and what's trending. But the savvy know different.

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Mallard showing white eyelid
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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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White-tailed Eagle
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18th June 2012

Where eagles ‘once’ dared

Posted in: Bird Protection, News, Science

A study of place-names reveals the extent of a once thriving eagle population roaming over a very different landscape to today

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16th April 2012

The global ornithological community

Posted in: Community, News, People

Community is at the core of the BOU and our aim is to be central to the global ornithological community.

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BOU Ecosystem Services conference
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11th April 2012

BOU Ecosystem Services conference

Posted in: Community, Conferences, News, People

Last week was the BOU’s annual conference at the swanky new Gilbert Murray Conference Centre at the University of Leicester. The conference theme this year was ‘Ecosystem Services: do we need birds?’. Here’s some photos from the conference.

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Andy Gosler
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10th April 2012

Andy Gosler awarded the BOU’s Union Medal

Posted in: News, People

Dr Andrew Gosler was awarded the BOU’s Union Medal in recognition of his contribution to the BOU and ornithology

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10th April 2012

The BOU’s new website

Posted in: News

WELCOME! Its been a long time coming but the BOU now has a single site for all its web content.

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