Publications 2005

Appleton, G.F. & Balmer, D.

2005.

Moving on up - migration: the first arrival dates of our summer migrants are the subject of folklore and cutting-edge ornithological research alike

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Birdwatch - April 2005 25–28.

Atkinson, P.W., Baker, A.J., Bevan, R.M., Clark, N.A., Cole, K.B., Gonzalez, P.M., Newton, J., Niles, L.J., & Robinson, R.A.

2005.

Unravelling the migration and moult strategies of a long-distance migrant using stable isotopes: Red Knot Calidris canutus movements in the Americas

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Ibis 147: 738–749. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919x.2005.00455.x)

Atkinson, P.W., Clark N.A., Dodd., S.G. & Moss, D.

2005.

Changes in fisheries practices and Oystercatcher survival, recruitment and body mass in a marginal Cockle fishery

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Ardea 93: 199–212. Abstract

Atkinson, P.W., Fuller, R.J., Vickery, J.A., Conway, G.J., Tallowin, J.R.B., Smith, R.E.N., Haysom, K.A., Ings, T.C., Asteraki, E.J. & Brown V.K.

2005.

Influence of agricultural management, sward structure and food resources on grassland field use by birds in lowland England

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Journal of Applied Ecology 42: 932–942. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2005.01070.x)

Austin, G.E. & Rehfisch, M.M.

2005.

Shifting nonbreeding distributions of migratory fauna in relation to climatic change

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Global Change Biology 11: 31–38. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2003.00876.x)

Besbeas, P., Freeman, S.N. & Morgan, B.J.T.

2005.

The potential of integrated population modelling

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Australia and New Zealand Journal of Statistics 47: 35–48. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-842X.2005.00370.x)

Browne, S.J., Aebischer, N.J. & Crick, H.Q.P.

2005.

Breeding ecology of Turtle Doves Streptopelia turtur in Britain during the period 1941-2000: an analysis of BTO nest record cards

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Bird Study 52: 1–9. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650509461368)

Burton, N.H.K. & Armitage, M.J.S.

2005.

Differences in the diurnal and nocturnal use of intertidal feeding grounds by Redshank Tringa totanus

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Bird Study 52: 120–128. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650509461381)

Burton, N.H.K., Fuller, R.A. & Eaton, M.A.

2005.

Between-year changes in the wintering sites of Ruddy Turnstones Arenaria interpres: a response to diminished food resources?

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Wader Study Group Bulletin 107: 36–39. Abstract

Cannon, A.R., Chamberlain, D.E., Toms, M.P., Hatchwell, B. J. & Gaston, K.J.

2005.

Trends in the use of private gardens by wild birds in Great Britain, 1995-2002

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Journal of Applied Ecology 42: 659–671. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2005.01050.x)

Catry, P., Lecoq, M., Aruaújo, A., Conway, G., Felgueiras, M., King, J.M.B., Rumsey, S., Salima, H. & Tenreiro, P.

2005.

Differential migration of chiffchaffs Phyllosocopus collybita and P. ibericus in Europe and Africa

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Journal of Avian Biology 36: 184–190. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.0908-8857.2005.03445.x)

Chamberlain, D.E., Vickery, J.A., Glue, D.E., Robinson, R.A., Conway, G.J., Woodburn, R.J.W. & Cannon, A.R.

2005.

Annual and seasonal trends in the use of garden feeders by birds in winter

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Ibis 147: 563–575. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919x.2005.00430.x)

Clark, J.A., Robinson, R.A., Balmer, D.E., Blackburn, J.R., Grantham, M.J., Griffin, B.M., Marchant, J.H., Risely, K. & Adams, S.Y.

2005.

Bird ringing in Britain and Ireland in 2004

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Ringing & Migration 22: 213–253. Abstract

Clark, N.A. & Austin, G.E.

2005.

The use of tape recordings of roosting wader flocks to increase wader mist netting success

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Wader Study Group Bulletin 107: 46–49. Abstract

Clark, N.A., Gillings, S., Baker, A.J., González, P.M. & Porter, R.

2005.

The production and use of permanently inscribed leg flags for waders

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Wader Study Group Bulletin 108: 38–41. Abstract

Clarke, R., Lauder, A., Field, R. & Newson, S.E.

2005.

Current colour-ringing projects on cormorants in the UK

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Cormorant Research Group Bulletin 6: 58–60. Abstract

Cope, D., Vickery, J. & Rowcliffe, M.

2005.

Geese in Scotland: a conservation-agriculture conflict

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176–191. In Woodroffe, R., Thirgood, S. & Rabinowitz, A. (eds) People and wildlife: conflict and coexistence Conservation and Biology No 9 Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Link to Article (DOI: 10.2277/0521532035)
ISBN 9780521532037

Cowley, E. & Siriwardena, G.M.

2005.

Long-term variation in survival rates of Sand Martins Riparia riparia: dependence on breeding and wintering ground weather, age and sex, and their population consequences

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Bird Study 52: 237–251. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650509461397)

Evans, K.L., Duncan, R.O.P., Blackburn, T.M. & Crick, H.Q.P.

2005.

Investigating geographic variation in clutch size using a natural experiment

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Functional Ecology 19: 616–624. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2005.01016.x)

Evans, K.L., Greenwood, J.J.D. & Gaston, K.J.

2005.

Relative contribution of abundant and rare species to species-energy relationships

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Biology Letters 1: 87–90. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2004.0251)

Evans, K.L., Greenwood, J.J.D. & Gaston, K.J.

2005.

The roles of extinction and colonization in generating species-energy relationships

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Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 498–507. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2005.00948.x)

Fuller, R.J., Noble, D.G., Smith, K.W. & Vanhinsbergh, D.

2005.

Recent declines in populations of woodland birds in Britain: a review of possible causes

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British Birds 98: 116–143.

Fuller, R.J., Norton, L.R., Feber, R.E., Johnson, P.J., Chamberlain, D.E., Joys, A.C., Mathews, F., Stuart, R.C., Townsend, M.C., Manley, W.J., Wolfe, M.S., Macdonald, D.W. & Firbank, L.G.

2005.

Benefits of organic farming to biodiversity vary among taxa

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Biology Letters 1: 431–434. Abstract

Fuller, R.M., Devereux, B.J., Gillings, S., Amable, G.S. & Hill, R.A.

2005.

Indices of bird-habitat preference from field surveys of birds and remote sensing of and cover: a study of south-eastern England with wider implications for conservation and biodiversity assessment

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Global Ecology & Biogeography 14: 223–239. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-822X.2005.00145.x)

Gillings, S.

2005.

Annual Conference: Workshops. Workshop Summary. 1.International workshop on passage and wintering Eurasian Golden Plovers

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Wader Study Group Bulletin 108: 5–12. Abstract

Gillings, S., Fuller, R.J. & Sutherland, W.

2005.

Diurnal studies do not predict nocturnal habitat choice and site selection of European Golden Plovers Pluvialis apricaria and Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus

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Auk 122: 1249–1260. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2005)122[1249:DSDNPN]2.0.CO;2)

Gillings, S., Newson, S.E., Noble, D.G. & Vickery J.A.

2005.

Winter availability of cereal stubbles attracts declining farmland birds and positively influences breeding population trends

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Proceedings of the Royal Society B 272: 733–739. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2004.3010)

Grantham, M.

2005.

An Amur Falcon in France, North Yorkshire and Dumfries & Galloway – a belated first for the Western Palearctic?

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Birding World 18: 289.

Greenwood, J.J.D.

2005.

Wind, Fire and Water: Renewable Energy and Birds. A report on the BOU’s Annual Conference held at the University of Leicester, 1-3 April 2005

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Ibis 147: 865–867. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2005.00471.x)

Greenwood, J.J.D.

2005.

Science with a team of thousands: the British Trust for Ornithology

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152–165. In Finnegan, Ruth (ed.) Participating in the Knowledge Society: Researchers Beyond the University Walls Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke
ISBN 978-1403939463

Gunnarsson, T.G., Gill, J.A., Petersen, A., Appleton, G.F. & Sutherland, W.J.

2005.

A double buffer effect in a migratory shorebird population

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Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 965–971. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2005.00994.x)

Gunnarsson, T.G., Gill, J.A., Potts, P.M., Atkinson, P.W., Croger, R.E., Gélinaud, G., Gardarsson, A. & Sutherland, W.J.

2005.

Estimating population size in Black-tailed Godwits Limosa limosa islandica by colour-marking

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Bird Study 52: 153–158. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650509461385)

Hewson, C.M., Fuller, R.J., & Day, D.

2005.

An investigation of habitat occupancy by the nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos with respect to population change at the edge of its range in England

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Journal of Ornithology 146: 244–248. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-005-0085-6)

Joys, A.C., Mathews, F., Stuart, R.C., Townsend, M.C., Manley, W.J., Wolfe, M.S., Macdonald, D.W. & Firbank, L.G.

2005.

Benefits of organic farming to biodiversity vary among taxa

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Biology Letters 1: 431–434. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2005.0357)

Lack, P.

2005.

Ringing Report 2004

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185–196. Suffolk Bird Report 2004 Suffolk Naturalists' Society,

Lavers, C., McCullagh, M.J. & Fuller, R.J.

2005.

Combining archive territory mapping data and aerial photography for the investigation of bird-habitat relationships: a case study from the Lincolnshire coast

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Bird Study 52: 314–322. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650509461405)

Macleod, R., Barnett, P., Clark, J. & Cresswell, W.

2005.

Mass-dependent predation risk as a mechanism for house sparrow declines?

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Biology Letters 2: 43–46. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2005.0421)

Macleod, R., Barnett, P., Clark, J.A. & Cresswell, W.

2005.

Body mass change strategies in blackbirds Turdus merula: the starvation-predation risk trade-off

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Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 292–302. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2005.00923.x)

Newson S.E., Hughes, B., Hearn, R. & Bregnballe, T.

2005.

Breeding performance and timing of breeding of inland and coastal breeding Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo in England and Wales

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Bird Study 52: 10–17. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650509461369)

Newson, S., Elkins, G., Hughes, B., Russell, I. & Sellers, R.

2005.

Separation of North Atlantic and Continental Cormorants

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Birding World 18: 107–111.

Newson, S.E. & Hughes, B.

2005.

Delayed breeding during harsh weather events in the Great Cormorant

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Cormorant Research Group Bulletin 6: 11–12. Abstract

Newson, S.E., Woodburn, R., Noble, D.G., Baillie, S.R. & Gregory, D.G.

2005.

Evaluating the Breeding Bird Survey for producing national population size and density estimates

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Bird Study 52: 42–54. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650509461373)

Pendlebury, C.J. & Bryant, D.M.

2005.

Night-time behaviour of egg-laying tits

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Ibis 147: 342–345. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919x.2005.00409.x)

Robinson, R.A., Clark, N.A., Lanctot, R., Nebel, S., Harrington, B., Clark, J.A., Gill, J.A., Meltofte, H., Rogers, D.I., Rogers, K.G., Ens, B.J., Reynolds, C.M., Ward, R.M., Piersma, T. & Atkinson, P.W.

2005.

Long term demographic monitoring of wader populations in non-breeding areas

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Wader Study Group Bulletin 106: 17–29. Abstract

Robinson, R.A., Siriwardena, G.M. & Crick, H.Q.P.

2005.

Size and trends of the House Sparrow Passer domesticus population in Great Britain

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Ibis 147: 552–562. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919x.2005.00427.x)

Roelofs, W., Crocker, D.R., Shore, R.F., Moore, D.R.J., Smith, G.C., Akcakaya, H.R., Bennett, R.S., Chapman, P.F., Clook, M., Crane, M., Dewhurst, I.C., Edwards, P.J., Fairbrother, A., Ferson, S., Fischer, D., Hart, A.D.M., Holmes, M., Hooper, M.J., Lavine, M., Leopold, A., Luttik, R., Mineau, P., Mortenson, S.R., Noble, D.G., O'Connor, R.J., Sibly, R.M., Spendiff, M., Springer, T.A., Thompson, H.M. &Topping, C.

2005.

Case Study Part 2: Probabilistic modelling of long-term effects of pesticides on individual breeding success in birds and mammals

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Ecotoxicology 14: 895–923. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1007/s10646-005-0035-3)

Roper, P. & Grantham, M.

2005.

Garden Warblers: autumn moulting in the UK and birds with extra rectrices

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British Birds 98: 266–267.

Tallowin, J.R.B., Smith, R.E.N., Goodyear, J. & Vickery, J.A.

2005.

Spatial and structural uniformity of lowland agricultural grassland in England: a context for low biodiversity

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Grass and Forage Science 60: 225–236. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2494.2005.00470.x)

van Franeker, J.A., Heubeck, M., Fairclough, K., Turner, D.M., Grantham, M., Stienen, E.W.M., Guse, N., Pedersen, J., Olsen, K.O., Andersson, P.J. & Olsen, B.

2005.

‘Save the North Sea’ Fulmar Study 2002-2004: a regional pilot project for the Fulmar-Litter-EcoQO in the OSPAR area

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Alterra-rapport 1162 Alterra, Wageningen Abstract

Wilson, A. M., Fuller, R. J., Day, C. & Smith, G.

2005.

Nightingales Luscinia megarhynchos in scrub habitats in the southern fens of East Anglia, England: associations with soil type and vegetation structure

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Ibis 147: 498–511. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919x.2005.00420.x)

Wilson, A.M. & Vickery, J.A.

2005.

Decline in Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava flavissima breeding on lowland wet grassland in England and Wales between 1982 and 2002

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Bird Study 52: 88–92. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650509461377)

Wilson, A.M., Vickery, J.A., Brown, A., Langstone, R.H.W., Smallshire, D., Wotton, S. & Vanhinsberg, D.

2005.

Changes in the numbers of breeding waders on lowland wet grasslands in England and Wales between 1982 and 2002

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Bird Study 52: 55–69. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650509461374)

Wither, A., Rehfisch, M. & Austin G.

2005.

The impact of bird populations on the microbiological quality of bathing waters

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Water Science & Technology 51: 199–207. Abstract

Woodhouse, S.P., Good, J.E.G., Lovett, A.A., Fuller, R.J. & Dolman, P.M.

2005.

Effects of land-use and agricultural management on birds of marginal farmland: a case study in the Llŷn peninsula, Wales

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Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment 107: 331–340. Link to Article (DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2004.12.006)