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25th March 2019

Regular overland migration of Arctic Terns

Posted in: geolocator, Migration, Seabirds, tracking

Arctic Terns migrate on a global scale and marine routes can take second place to overland migration

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21st March 2019

Where did the trogons come from?

Posted in: biodiversity, demography, diversification, DNA sequencing, evolution, News, palaeontology, phylogeny

Genetic study traces the origins of this tropical bird family

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18th March 2019

Mute Swans and lead poisoning

Posted in: lead poisoning, population recovery, wetlands

Mute Swan numbers recovered after anglers lead use was restricted

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17th March 2019

Highlights from the latest issue of IBIS

Posted in: breeding biology, climate change, IBIS, Seabirds

The editors’ picks from our latest issue

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15th March 2019

Desert Island Books

Posted in: desert island books, News

BOU member Peter Wilkinson shares his favourite books

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14th March 2019

The dung detectives

Posted in: chough, dung, foraging, News

Dung, medicines, insects and birds

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11th March 2019

Where and when do Northern Fulmar moult?

Posted in: geolocator, moult, phenology, Seabirds, tracking

Pushing forward the frontiers of knowledge in seabird ecology

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9th March 2019

#ORNITHOLODAY | 20 March 2019

Posted in: Conservation, ornitholoday, R

Comp Sci Birding: The use of R in ornithology for informing management decisions of species at risk

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7th March 2019

Short-distance Migration in the Dark

Posted in: grassland birds, habitat selection, Little Bustard, migration stopover, News, temperature

Male Little Bustards migrate during the night and use multiple stopover sites

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4th March 2019

Harris’s Hawk flying for science (and treats)

Posted in: acceleration, birds of prey, flight, News

Using accelerometry to calculate energetic costs of flying Harris’s Hawks

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2nd March 2019

Most cited IBIS papers: 2018

Posted in: IBIS, Journal, journal metrics

(most cited IBIS papers in 2018) VIEW – current issue | VIEW – editor’s choice | VIEW – all issues A decadal review of urban ornithology and a prospectus for the future John M. Marzluff View A review of survival estimates for raptors and owls Ian Newton, Michael J. McGrady, Madan K. Oli View Long‐term […]

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2nd March 2019

Most downloaded IBIS papers: 2018

Posted in: IBIS, Journal, journal metrics

(most downloaded IBIS papers in 2018) VIEW – current issue | VIEW – editor’s choice | VIEW – all issues   Environmental impacts of high‐output driven shooting of Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus scotica Patrick S. Thompson, David J. T. Douglas, David G. Hoccom, Jeff Knott, Staffan Roos, Jeremy D. Wilson View A decadal review of […]

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26th February 2019

Glowing horns in a secretive seabird

Posted in: adaptation, biofluorescence, breeding, Fluorescence, ornamentation, reproductive signalling, Seabirds, ultraviolet light

Rhinoceros Auklets found to have fluorescent bill structures during breeding season

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16th February 2019

Witnessing the extinction of a charismatic species

Posted in: Conservation, Genetics

What happens on the genetic level in a population that faces extinction?

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16th February 2019

Fast autumns and slower springs

Posted in: geolocator, migrant, Migration, shorebirds, tracking, waders

Icelandic Whimbrel bend the rule of faster spring migration

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16th February 2019

Caning for conservation

Posted in: Conservation, predation, Seabirds

Bamboo canes could be a versatile and inexpensive tool to help reduce predation from large gulls on ground nesting seabirds

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16th February 2019

Males have preferences too

Posted in: mate selection, Migration, population divergence, seasonal sympatry

Males exhibit courtship preferences based on migratory strategy of a potential mate

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