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12th November 2019

From EOU2019

Posted in: BOU-funded, Conferences

EOU2019 really helped me to increase my motivation, renew and consider others´ ideas and approaches about my research

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9th November 2019

Desert Island Books

Posted in: desert island books

Eight RSPB staff choose their favourite book

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4th November 2019

Adaptation and gene flow in Dead Sea Sparrows

Posted in: gene flow, Genetics, phenology, population structure, range expansion

An intimate look into the life of the mysterious Dead Sea Sparrow

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2nd November 2019

From EOU2019

Posted in: BOU members, BOU-funded, Conferences, News

Both the Migrant Landbird Study Group and EOU2019 meeting were brilliant and rewarding

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31st October 2019

The social lives of Pheasants

Posted in: behaviour, captive-bred, experiment, Galliformes, population dynamics

Experimental study finds sexual segregation in time and space.

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28th October 2019

Houbara Bustards in Lanzarote

Posted in: survey

The first complete Houbara Bustard census in a top-level tourist destination

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24th October 2019

From EOU2019

Posted in: BOU members, BOU-funded, Conferences, News

Attending EOU2019 was a great opportunity to promote my work and networking with the most relevant European ornithologists

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19th October 2019

From EOU2019

Posted in: BOU members, BOU-funded, Conferences, scicomm, science communication

Very well organised and surpassed all my expectations

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17th October 2019

A vocal bottleneck in the Common Myna

Posted in: bioacoustics, bird song, News, non-natives

Colonization of new areas leads to reduced song complexity

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14th October 2019

A predation risk experiment

Posted in: colour-polymorphism, colouration, crypsis, experiment, predation, predator-prey interaction

What makes prey an easy snack for predators?

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9th October 2019

From EOU2019

Posted in: BOU members, BOU-funded, Conferences, scicomm, Science, science communication

A fantastic opportunity to present my PhD research

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7th October 2019

Travelling between climates

Posted in: climate, climatic niche, migrant, Migration, niche overlap

Do migratory birds maintain climatic niches between seasons?

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3rd October 2019

Bad news for the Stone-curlew

Posted in: adult survival, agriculture, breeding, Conservation, Farmland birds, nest monitoring, News, population dynamics

Intensified agriculture contributes to population decline in France

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30th September 2019

Plastic nests

Posted in: nesting material, plastics, pollution, Seabirds

Monitoring anthropogenic debris in Northern Gannet nests

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28th September 2019

BOU members supported by travel awards

Posted in: BOU members, BOU-funded, Conferences, scicomm, Science, science communication, travel grant

  The BOU supported 12 members’ attendance at #EOU2019 (Cluj, Romania) and #AOC2019 (Darwin, Australia). Each have written an account of their experience. We’ll continue to add them as they are published here on #theBOUblog             Giulia Masoero, University of Turku, Finland @giumasoero EOU2019: “What a great scientific and social […]

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26th September 2019

From EOU2019

Posted in: BOU-funded, Conferences, scicomm, Science

Report from a BOU members attendance at EOU2019

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23rd September 2019

What’s on the menu?

Posted in: cameras, diet, diet composition, stable isotopes

Investigating sexual and parent-offspring dietary segregation in the European Roller

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19th September 2019

Eight simple rules for citizen science

Posted in: biodiversity, breeding, citizen science, distribution, News, raptors, tropical birds

As exemplified by the Rufous-thighed Kite.

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16th September 2019

The lie of the “black lightning”: signal reliability in a seabird

Posted in: colouration, Disturbance, plumage, Seabirds

Does Storm Petrels’ plumage coloration reliably signal body condition?

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