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Mike Toms & Stuart Newson 2019. Animals of the Brecks: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians. Link to publication ISBN: 978-1-908581-98-3
Swallow, B., Buckland, S.T., King, R & Toms, M.P. 2019. Assessing factors associated with changes in the numbers of birds visiting gardens in winter: Are predators partly to blame? . Ecology and Evolution View at journal website (DOI: 10.1002/ece3.5702)
Plummer, K.E., Risely, K., Toms, M.P. & Siriwardena, G.M. 2019. The composition of British bird communities is associated with long-term garden bird feeding. Nature Communications View at journal website (DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10111-5)
Lawson, B., Robinson, R.A., Rodriquez-Ramos Fernandez, J., John, S.K., Benitez, L., Tolf, C., Risely, K., Toms, M., Cunnigham, A.A. & William, R.A.J 2018. Spatio-temporal dynamics and aetiology of proliferative leg skin lesions in wild British finches. Scientific Reports 8 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-32255-y)
Lawson, B., Robinson, R. A., Toms, M. P., Risely, R., MacDonald, S., Cunningham, A. A. 2018. Health hazards to wild birds and risk factors associated with anthropogenic food provisioning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B View at journal website (DOI: /10.1098/rstb.2017.0091)
Mike Toms 2017. Flight Lines: Tracking the wonders of bird migration. BTO Books, Thetford, Norfolk Link to publication ISBN: 978-1-908581-77-8 224pp £25.00
Henrietta Pringle, Gavin Siriwardena and Mike Toms 2017. Informing best practice for mitigation and enhancement measures for barn owls. Research Report no. 692. British Trust for Ornithology ISBN: 978-1-908581-72-3 34pp £10.00 Download Report (PDF)
Clewley, G.D., Plummer, K.E., Robinson, R.A., Simm, C.H. & Toms, M.P. 2015. The effect of artificial lighting on the arrival time of birds using garden feeding stations in winter: A missed opportunity?. Urban Ecosystems 19 : 535-546 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007%2Fs11252-015-0516-y)
Plummer, K.E., Siriwardena, G.M., Conway, G.J., Risely, K. & Toms, M.P. 2015. Is supplementary feeding in gardens a driver of evolutionary change in a migratory bird species?. Global Change Biology 21 : 4 353-4 363 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13070)
Morrison, C. A., Robinson, R.A., Leech, D.I., Dadam, D. & Toms. M.P. 2014. Using citizen science to investigate the role of productivity in House Sparrow Passer domesticus population trends. Bird Study 61 (part 1) : 91-100 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2013.874975)
Lawson, B., Lachish, S., Colville, K.M., Durrant, C., Peck, K.M., Toms, M.P., Sheldon, B.C. & Cunningham, A.A. 2012. Emergence of a Novel Avian Pox Disease in British Tit Species. PLOS ONE 7 (part 11) Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040176)
Lawson, B., Robinson, R.A., Colvile, K.M., Peck, K.M., Chantrey, J., Pennycott, T.W., Simpson, V.R., Toms, M.P. & Cunningham, A.A. 2012. The emergence and spread of finch trichomonosis in the British Isles. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367 : 2 852-2 863 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0130)
Lawson, B., Robinson, R.A., Neimanis, A., Handeland, K., Isomursu, M., Agren, E.O., Hamnes, I.S., Tyler, K.M., Chantrey, J., Hughes, L.A., Pennycott, T.W., Simpson, V.R., John, S.K., Peck, K.M., Toms, M.P., Bennett, M., Kirkwood, J.K. & Cunningham, A.A. 2011. Evidence of spread of emerging infectious disease, finch trichomonosis, by migrating birds. Ecohealth 8 (part 2) : 143-153 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10393-011-0696-8)
Shaw, L.M., Chamberlain, D., Conway, G.J. & Toms, M.P. 2011. Spatial distribution and habitat preferences of the House Sparrow, Passer domesticus in urbanised landscapes. Research Report no. 599. ISBN: 978-1-906204-97-6 27pp Download Report (PDF)
Toms, M., Humphreys, L. & Wernham, C. 2011. Developing our Understanding of Biodiversity in Scotland's Gardens: the Role of the BTO's Garden Birdwatch. Book title: The Changing Nature of Scotland TSO Scotland, Edinburgh : 479-484 ISBN: 9.78E+12
Robinson, R.A., Lawson, B., Toms, M.P., Peck, K.M., Kirkwood, J.K., Chantrey, J., Clatworthy, I.R., Evans, A.D., Hughes, L.A., Hutchinson, O.C., John, S.K., Pennycott, T.W., Perkins, M.W., Rowley, S.A., Simpson, V.R., Tyler, K.M. & Cunningham, A.A. 2010. Emerging infectious disease leads to rapid populations declines of common British birds. PLOS ONE 5 (part 8) View at journal website (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012215)
Toms, M. 2010. Eagle Owls in Great Britain: an assessment of potential impacts. BOU Proceedings 2010 - The Impacts of non-native Species Link to publication
Toms, M., Humphreys, L. & Wernham, C. 2010. Engaging with biodiversity in Scotland's gardens: the role of the BTO's Garden BirdWatch. Book title: Proceedings of The Changing Nature of Scotland Conference, Perth, September 2009 Scottish Natural Heritage
Chamberlain, D.E., Cannon, A.R., Toms, M.P., Leech, D.I., Hatchwell, B.J. & Gaston, K.J. 2009. Avian productivity in urban landscapes: a review and meta-analysis. Ibis 151 : 1-18 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00899.x)
Chamberlain, D.E., Glue, D.E. & Toms, M.P. 2009. Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus presence and winter bird abundance. Journal of Ornithology 150 : 247-254 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-008-0344-4)
Ockendon, N., Davis, S.E., Miyar, T. & Toms, M.P. 2009. Urbanisation and time of arrival of common birds at garden feeding stations. Bird Study 56 : 405-410 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063650902937313)
Ockendon, N., Davis, S.E., Toms, M.P. & Mukherjee, S. 2009. Eye size and the time of arrival of birds at garden feeding stations in winter. Journal of Ornithology 150 : 903-908 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-009-0412-4)
Toms, M.P. 2009. Eagle Owls in Britain: origins and conservation implications. British Wildlife 20 : 405-412
Mike Toms, Ian & Barley Wilson 2008. Gardening for Birdwatchers. British Trust for Ornithology Link to publication ISBN: 978-1906204303 96pp £9.99
Chamberlain, D.E., Toms, M.P., Cleary-McHarg, R. & Banks, A.N. 2007. House sparrow Passer domesticus habitat use in urbanized landscapes. Journal of Ornithology 148 : 453-462 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-007-0165-x)
Gillings, S., Wilson, A.M., Conway, G.J., Vickery, J.A., Fuller, R.J., Beavan, P., Newson, S.E., Noble, D.G. & Toms, M.P. 2007. Winter Farmland Bird Survey. Research Report no. 494. ISBN: 978-1-906204-31-0 158pp £15.00 Download Report (PDF)
McKenzie, A.J., Petty, S.J., Toms, M.P. & Furness, R.W. 2007. Importance of Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis seed and garden bird-feeders for Siskins Carduelis spinus and Coal Tits Periparus ater. Bird Study 54 : 236-247 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063650709461480)
Toms, M.P. 2007. Are gardens good for birds or birdwatchers?. British Wildlife 19 : 77-83
Toms, M.P. & Newson, S.E. 2006. Volunteer surveys as a means of inferring trends in garden mammal populations. Mammal Review 26 : 309-317 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2907.2006.00094.x)
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. Journal of Applied Ecology 42 : 659-671 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2005.01050.x)
Chamberlain, D., Gough, S., Vaughan, H., Appleton, G., Freeman, S., Toms, M., Vickery, J. & Noble, D. 2004. The London Bird Project. Research Report no. 384. ISBN: 1-904870-18-X 190pp £15.00 Download Report (PDF)
Chamberlain, D.E., Cannon, A.R. & Toms, M.P. 2004. Associations of garden birds with gradients in garden habitat and local habitat. Ecography 27 : 589-600 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.0906-7590.2004.03984.x)
Mike Toms 2003. BTO/CJ Garden BirdWatch Book. British Trust for Ornithology ISBN: 1-902576-73-X 128pp £9.99
Toms, M. 2003. The BTO/CJ Garden BirdWatch Book. BTO, Thetford
Toms, M.P., Crick, H.Q.P. & Shawyer, C.R. 2003. The status of breeding Barn Owls Tyto alba in the United Kingdom 1995-97: Project Barn Owl. Book title: Birds of Prey in a Changing Environment Scottish Natural Heritage, Edinburgh : 137-141 ISBN: 114973083
Chris Wernham, Mike Toms, John H Marchant, Jacquie Clark, Gavin Siriwardena, Stephen R Baillie 2002. The Migration Atlas: Movements of the Birds of Britain and Ireland. British Trust for Ornithology Link to publication ISBN: 0713665149 884pp £94.99
Toms, M.P. 2002. Two new inland records of Microlestes minutulus (Goeze) (Carabidae). The Coleopterist 11 : 68-69
Wernham, C.V., Toms, M.P., Marchant, J.H., Clark, J.A., Siriwardena, G.M. & Baillie, S.R. (eds) 2002. The Migration Atlas: movements of the birds of Britain and Ireland. T. & A.D. Poyser, London ISBN: 978-0713665147
Crick, H.Q.P., Shawyer, C.R., Siriwardena, G.M., Balmer, D.E. & Toms, M.P. 2001. The BTO Barn Owl Monitoring Programme: 1st Report: Pilot Year 2000. Research Report no. 258. ISBN: 1-902576-28-4 45pp £15.00 Download Report (PDF)
Toms, M.P. 2001. Project Barn Owl - evaluation of an annual monitoring programme. Research Report no. 177. ISBN: 1-902576-36-5 38pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Toms, M.P., Crick, H.Q.P., & Shawyer, C.R. 2001. The status of breeding Barn owls Tyto alba in the United Kingdom 1995-97. Bird Study. 48 : 23-37 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063650109461200)
Toms, M.P. 1999. An atlas of migration. Book title: The Birdwatcher's Yearbook and Diary 2000 Buckingham Press, Christchurch : 225-228
Toms, M.P., Clark, J.A. & Balmer, D.E. 1999. Bird ringing in Britain and Ireland in 1997. Ringing & Migration 19 : 215-255
Toms, M.P., Siriwardena, G.M. & Greenwood, J.J.D. (Part lll.A.1 written by Freeman, S.N. & Siriwardena, G.M.) 1999. Developing a mammal monitoring programme for the UK. Research Report no. 223. ISBN: 1-902576-19-5 313pp £20.00 Download Report (PDF)
Toms, M.P. & Clark, J.A. 1998. Bird ringing in Britain and Ireland in 1996. Ringing & Migration 19 : 95-168