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Green, R.M.W., Burton, N.H.K. & Cook, A.S.C.P. 2020. Pilot Tracking Study of the Migratory Movements of Shelduck to Inform Understanding of Potential Interactions with Offshore Wind Farms in the North Sea. Research Report no. 725. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford ISBN: 978-1-912642-19-9 54pp Download Report (PDF)
Green, R.M.W., Burton, N.H.K. & Cook, A.S.C.P. 2019. Review of the migratory movements of Shelduck to inform understanding of potential interactions with the offshore wind farms in the southern North Sea. Research Report no. 718. ISBN: 978-1-912642-10-6 48pp Download Report (PDF)
Cook, A.S.C.P., Humphreys, E.M., Bennet, F., Masden, E.A. & Burton, N.H.K. 2018. Quantifying avian avoidance of offshore wind turbines: Current evidence and key knowledge gaps. Marine Environmental Research 140 : 278-288 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.06.017) 11pp
O'Brien, S.H., Cook, A.S.C.P. & Robinson, R.A. 2017. Implicit assumptions underlying simple harvest models of marine bird populations can mislead environmental management decisions. Journal of Environmental Management 201 : 163-171 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.06.037) 9pp Download Report (PDF)
Cook, A.S.C.P. & Robinson, R.A. 2017. Towards a framework for quantifying the population-level consequences of anthropogenic pressures on the environment: The case of seabirds and windfarms. Journal of Environmental Management 190 : 113-121 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.12.025)
Alison Johnston & Aonghais, S.C.P. Cook 2016. How high do birds fly? Development of methods and analysis of digital aerial data of seabird flight heights . Research Report no. 676. 53pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Chris B. Thaxter, Viola H. Ross-Smith & Aonghais S C P Cook 2016. How high do birds fly? A review of current datasets and an appraisal of current methodologies for collecting flight height data: Literature review . Research Report no. 666. 66pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Masden, E.A. & Cook, A.S.C.P. 2016. Avian collision risk models for wind energy impact assessments. Science Direct 56 : 43-49 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.eiar.2015.09.001)
Elizabeth M. Humphreys, Aonghais S.C.P. Cook and Niall H.K. Burton 2015. Collision, Displacement and Barrier - Effect Concept Note. Research Report no. 669. 37pp Download Report (PDF)
Johnston, A., Thaxter, C.B., Austin, G.E., Cook, A.S.C.P., Humphreys, E.M., Still, D.A., Mackay, A., Irvine, R., Webb, A. & Burton, N.H.K. 2015. Modelling the abundance and distribution of marine birds accounting for uncertain species identification. Journal of Applied Ecology 52 (part 1) : 150-160 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12364)
Aonghais S C P Cook, Chris Thaxter, Lucy J Wright, Nick J Moran, Niall H K burton, Jed Andrews, Sophie Barker and Fred Cooke 2014. Analysis of sea-watching data from Holme Bird Observatory, Norfolk. Research Report no. 629. ISBN: 978-1-908581-48-8 110pp £10.00 Download Report (PDF)
Cook, A.S.C.P., Dadam, D., Mitchell, I., Ross-Smith, V.H. & Robinson, R.A. 2014. Indicators of seabird reproductive performance demonstrate the impact of commercial fisheries on seabird populations in the North Sea. Ecological Indicators 38 : 1-11 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.10.027)
Cook, A.S.C.P., Humphreys, E.M., Masden, E.A., Band, W. & Burton, N.H.K. 2014. The avoidance rates of collision between birds and offshore turbines. Research Report no. 656. Link to publication
Johnston, A., Cook, A.S.C.P., Wright, L.J., Humphreys, E.M. & Burton, N.H.K. 2014. Modelling flight heights of marine birds to more accurately assess collision risk with offshore wind turbines. Journal of Applied Ecology 51 (part 1) : 31-41 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12191)
Burton, N.H.K., Thaxter, C.B., Cook, A.S.C.P., Austin, G.E., Humphreys, E.M., Johnston, A., Still D.A. & Wright, L.J. 2013. Ornithology Technical Report for the Proposed Dogger Bank Teesside A and B Offshore Wind Farm Projects. Research Report no. 643. Link to publication
Cook, A.S.C.P., Johnston, A., Wright, L.J. & Burton, N.H.K. 2013. Strategic Ornithological Support Services. Project SOSS-02. A review of flight heights and avoidance rates of birds in relation to offshore wind farms. Research Report no. 618. ISBN: 978-1-908581-21-1 59pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Johnston, A., Ausden, M., Dodd, A.M., Bradbury, R.B., Chamberlain, D.E., Jiguet, F., Thomas, C.D., Cook, A.S.C.P., Newson, S.E., Ockendon, N., Rehfisch, M.M., Roos, S., Thaxter, C.B., Brown, A., Crick, H.Q.P., Douse, A., McCall, R.A., Pontier, H., Stroud, D.A., Cadiou, B., Crowe, O., Deceuninck, B., Hornman, M. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2013. Observed and predicted effects of climate change on species abundance in protected areas. Nature Climate Change 3 : 1 055-1 061 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1038/nclimate2035)
Burton, N.H.K., Austin, G.E., Cook, A.S.C.P., Humphreys, E.M., Johnston, A., Morrison, C.A., Thaxter, C.B. & Wright, L.J. 2012. Ornithological Technical Report for the Proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck Offshore Wind Farm Projects.. Research Report no. 630. Link to publication
Thaxter, C.B., Lascelles, B., Sugar, K., Cook, A.S.C.P., Roos, S., Bolton, M., Langston, R.H.W. & Burton, N.H.K. 2012. Seabird foraging ranges as a preliminary tool for identifying candidate Marine Protected Areas. Biological Conservation Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2011.12.009)
Cook, A.S.C.P., Parsons, M., Mitchell I. & Robinson R.A. 2011. Reconciling policy with ecological requirements in biodiversity monitoring. Marine Ecology Progress Series 434 : 267-277 View at journal website (DOI: 10.3354/meps09244)
Cook, A.S.C.P., Ross-Smith, V.H., Roos, S., Burton, N.H.K., Beale, N., Coleman, C., Daniel, H., Fitzpatrick, S., Rankin, E., Norman, K. & Martin, G. 2011. Identifying a range of options to prevent or reduce avian collision with offshore wind farms, using a UK-based case study.. Research Report no. 580. ISBN: 978-1-906204-95-2 197pp £15.00 Download Report (PDF)
Lucy J. Wright, Viola H. Ross-Smith, Graham E. Austin, Dario Massimino, Daria Dadam,Aonghais S.C.P. Cook, Neil A. Calbrade & Niall H.K. Buon 2011. Strategic Ornithological Support Services Project SOSS-05: Review of bird migration routes in relation to offshore wind farm development zones. Research Report no. 592. Link to publication
Thaxter, C.B., Cook, A.S.C.P., Johnston, A. & Burton, N.H.K. 2011. Review of statistical techniques to model the at-sea distributions of breeding Sandwich Terns. Research Report no. 582. ISBN: 978-1-906204-89-1 57pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Austin, G.E., Cook, A.S.C.P., Maclean, I.M.D., Mitchell, P.I., Rehfisch, M.M. & Wright, L.J. 2010. Healthy & Biologically Diverse Seas Evidence Group Technical Report Series: Evaluation and gap analysis of current and potential indicators for Seabirds & Waterbirds. JNCC, Peterborough.
Burton, N.H.K., Cook, A.S.C.P., Howells, R.J, Hughes, D.S., & Jenks,P. 2010. Monitoring bird distribution and behaviour in the Carmarthen Bay & Estuaries. SAC at low tide in winter 2009/10. Research Report no. 554. Link to publication
Burton, N.H.K., Thaxter, C.B., Cook, A.S.C.P., Austin, G.E., Wright, L.J. & Clark, N.A. 2010. Evaluating the potential impacts of tidal power schemes on estuarine waterbirds. BOU Proceedings 2010 - Climate Change and Birds Link to publication
Cook, A.S.C.P & Burton, N.H.K. 2010. The effects on waterbirds of dredging at the Cardiff Bay Barrage. Report for 2009/10. Research Report no. 553. ISBN: 978-1-906204-75-4 28pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)
Cook, A.S.C.P. & Burton, N.H.K. 2010. A review of the potential impact and marine aggregate extraction on seabirds and waterbirds. Research Report no. 563. ISBN: 978-0-907545-35-4 100pp Download Report (PDF)
Cook, A.S.C.P. & Robinson, R.A. 2010. How representative is the current monitoring of breeding seabirds in the UK?. Research Report no. 573. ISBN: 978-1-908581-13-6 142pp £10.00 Download Report (PDF)
Cook, A.S.C.P. & Burton, N.H.K. 2009. The effects on waterbirds of dredging at the Cardiff Bay Barrage: report for 2008/09. Research Report no. 530. ISBN: 978-1-906204-74-7 28pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)