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All publications for Graham Austin

Burke, B., Lewis, L. J., Fitzgerald, N., Frost, T., Austin, G. & Tierney, T. D. 2019. Estimates of waterbird numbers wintering in Ireland, 2011/12–2015/16. Irish Birds 41 : 1-12 13pp
Frost, T.M., Austin,G.E., Hearn, R.D., McAvoy, S.G., Robinson, A.E., Stroud, D.A., Woodward, I.D. & Wotton, S.R. 2019. Population estimates of wintering waterbirds in Great Britain. British Birds 112 : 130-145 Link to publication 16pp
Tucker, A.M., McGowan, C.P., Robinson, R.A., Clark, J.A., Lyons, J.E., DeRose-Wilson, A., Du Feu, R., Austin, G.E., Atkinson, P.W. & Clark, N.A. 2019. Effects of individual misidentification on estimates of survival in long-term mark–resight studies. The Condor 121 (part 1) Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1093/condor/duy017) 13pp
Conway G.J., Austin G.E., Handschuh M., Drewitt A.L. & Burton N.H.K. 2019. Breeding populations of Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius and Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula in the United Kingdom in 2007. Bird Study View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2018.1563045) 10pp
Woodward, I.D., Calbrade, N.A. & Austin, G.E. 2018. Analysis of Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) Data for The Humber Estuary SSSI, SAC, SPA and Ramsar site: Third appraisal - sector-level trends to winter 2016/17. Research Report no. 709. ISBN: 978-1-912642-09-0 268pp Download Report (PDF)
Graham Austin, Teresa Frost, Heidi Mellan, Dawn Balmer 2017. Results of the third Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey, including Population Estimates for Key Waterbird Species. Research Report no. 697. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk ISBN: 9781908581860 69pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Chris B. Thaxter, Cat Horswill, Kathryn E. Ross, Graham E. Austin, Dawn E. Balmer and Niall H.K. Burton 2017. Urban Breeding Gull Surveys: A Survey Design Simulation. Research Report no. 699. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford ISBN: 978-1-908581-78-5 60pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF), Download Report (PDF)
Graham E. Austin, Teresa M. Frost and Kathryn Ross 2017. Providing Data for Rapid Condition Assessment of Non-Breeding Waterbird SPAs in England: Phase II. Research Report no. 684. British Trust for Ornithology ISBN: 978-1-908581-73-0 29pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Kathryn E Ross, Niall H K Burton, Dawn E Balmer, Elizabeth M Humphreys, Graham E Austin, Beth Goddard, Helena Schindler-Dite and Mark M Rehfisch 2016. Urban Breeding Gull Surveys: A Review of Methods and Options for Survey Design. Research Report no. 680. ISBN: 978-1-908581-70-9 58pp Download Report (PDF)
Graham E Austin 2015. The use of Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) data for rapid condition assessment of non-breeding waterbird SPAs in England. Research Report no. 670. ISBN: 978-1-908581-53-2 21pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)
Ian D. Woodward, Viola H. Ross-Smith, Rafael Pérez-Domínguez, Mark M. Rehfisch and Graham E. Austin 2015. The Wash Bird Decline Investigation 2014. Research Report no. 660. ISBN: 978-1-908581-52-5 113pp £10.00 Download Report (PDF)
Méndez, V., Austin, G.E., Musgrove, A.J., Ross-Smith, V.H., Hearn, R.D., Stroud, D.A., Wotton, S.R. & Chas A. Holt, C.A. 2015. Use of environmental stratification to derive non-breeding population estimates of dispersed waterbirds in Great Britain. Journal for Nature Conservation View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.jnc.2015.09.001)
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)
Austin, G.E. & Burton, N.H.K. 2014. Notes on the WeBS-Defra Annual Cormorant Index. Research Report no. 653. ISBN: 978-1-908581-45-7 18pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)
Graham Austin & Viola Ross-Smith 2014. Guidance to Interpretation of Wetland Bird Survey Within-Site Trends. Research Report no. 661. ISBN: 978-1-908581-49-5 31pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)
Austin, G. & Calbrade, N. 2013. Within-site waterbird trends relative to whole-site, regional and national population trends: Dungeness, Romney Marsh and Rye Bay SSSI. Research Report no. 546. ISBN: 978-1-908581-20-4 115pp £10.00 Download Report (PDF)
Burton, N.H.K., Banks, A.N., Calladine, J.R & Austin, G.E. 2013. The importance of the United Kingdom for wintering gulls: population estimates and conservation requirements. Bird Study 60 (part 1) : 87-101 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2012.748716)
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
Calbrade, N.A., Musgrove, A.J. & Austin, G.E. 2013. Waterbirds on English Sites of Special Scientific Interest: A review of the use made by non-breeding waterbirds of the English SSSI network. Research Report no. 574. ISBN: 978-1-908581-23-5 18pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)
Chamberlain, D. E., Austin, G.E., Green, R.E. & Burton, N.H.K. 2013. Production of representative Cormorant population trends with confidence limits. Research Report no. 612. ISBN: 978-1-908581-08-2 22pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)
Chamberlain, D.E., Austin, G.E., Newson, S.E., Johnston, A. & Burton, N.H.K. 2013. Licensed control does not reduce local Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo population size in winter. Journal of Ornithology 154 (part 3) : 739-750 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-013-0938-3)
L J Wright, G E Austin, I M D Maclean & N H K Burton 2013. Waterbird populations on the Greater Thames Estuary: Numbers and trends by count sector. Research Report no. 512. ISBN: 978-1-908581-30-3 505pp £35.00 Download Report (PDF)
V.H. Ross-Smith, N.A. Calbrade & G.E. Austin 2013. Analysis of Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) Data for the Wash SSSI/NNR. Research Report no. 587. ISBN: 978-1-908581-22-8 166pp £15.00 Download Report (PDF)
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
Mendez, V., Gill, J.A., Burton, N.H.K., Austin, G., Petchey, O.L. & Davies, R. 2012. Functional diversity across space and time:trends in wader communities on British estuaries. Diversity and Distributions 18 (part 4) : 356-365 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00868.x)
Hewson, C.M., Austin, G.E., Gough, S.J. & Fuller, R.J. 2011. Species-specific responses of woodland birds to stand-level habitat characteristics: the dual importance of forest structure and floristics. Forest Ecology and Management 261 : 1 224-1 240
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
Musgrove, A.J., Austin, G.E., Hearn, R.D, Holt, C.A., Stroud, D.A. & Wotton, S.R. 2011. Overwinter population estimates of British waterbirds. British Birds 104 : 364-397 Link to publication
Austin, G. & Calbrade, N. 2010. Within-site waterbird trends relative to whole-site and regional population trends: the South Lincs. Shooting zone on The Wash SPA. Research Report no. 548. ISBN: 978-1-908581-03-7 56pp £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., 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
Calbrade, N.A., Holt, C.A., Austin, G.E., Mellan, H.J., Hearn, R.D., Stroud, D.A., Wotton, S.R. & Musgrove, A.J. 2010. Waterbirds in the UK 2008/09: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/RSPB/JNCC, Thetford.
Rehfisch, M.M., Allan, J.R. & Austin, G.E. 2010. The effect on the environment of Great Britain's naturalized Great Canada Branta canadensis and Egyptian Geese Alopochen aegyptiacus. BOU Proceedings 2010 - The Impacts of non-native Species Link to publication
Banks, A.N., Burton, N.H.K., Calladine, J.R. & Austin, G.E. 2009. Indexing winter gull numbers in Great Britain using data from the 1953 to 2004 Winter Gull Roost Surveys. Bird Study 56 : 103-119 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063650802681623)
Burton, N.H.K., Austin, G.E. & Conway, G.J. 2009. Collation of existing survey data on heathland birds breeding on English SSSIs. Research Report no. 528. ISBN: 978-1-906204-73-0 15pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)
Douglas, D., Austin, G., Wernham, C. & Rehfisch, M.M. 2009. Analysis of Islay goose datasets to determine the effects of scaring and management factors on goose distributions: Phase ll. Research Report no. 529.
Marchant, J.H., Calbrade, N.A. & Austin, G.E. 2009. Methods for comparing low-tide trends for Wetland Bird Survey count sectors with wider regions: a pilot study for three wader species on the Stour and Orwell Estuaries SPA. Research Report no. 540. ISBN: 978-1-908581-04-4 116pp £10.00 Download Report (PDF)
Austin, G.E., Calbrade, N.A., Rehfisch, M.R. & Wright, L.J. 2008. Humber Estuary SPA waterbird populations: trend analyses by count sector. Research Report no. 497. ISBN: 978-1-906204-68-6 216pp £20.00 Download Report (PDF)
Colhoun, K., Austin, G. & Newton, S. 2008. Wader populations on non-estuarine coasts in the Republic of Ireland: results of the 1997/98 Non-Estuarine Coastal Waterbird Survey (Ireland-NEWS). Book title: The European Non-Estuarine Coastal Waterbird Survey.(International Wader Studies 18.) International Wader Study Group, Thetford, UK. : 39-47 Link to publication
Conway, G.J., Burton, N.H.K., Handschuh, M. & Austin, G.E. 2008. UK population estimates from the 2007 breeding Little Ringed Plover and Ringed Plover surveys. Research Report no. 510. ISBN: 978-1-906204-44-0 38pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Crowe, O., Austin, G.E., Colhoun, K., Cranswick, P.A., Kershaw, M. & Musgrove, A.J. 2008. Estimates and trends of waterbird numbers wintering in Ireland, 1994/95 to 2003/04. Bird Study 55 : 66-67 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063650809461506)
Maclean, I.M.D., Austin, G.E., Rehfisch, M.M., Blew, J., Crowe, O., Delany, S., Devos, K., Deceuninck, B., G 2008. Climate change causes rapid changes in the distribution and site abundance of birds in winter. Global Change Biology 14 : 2 489-2 500 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01666.x)
Newson, S.E., Mitchell, P.I., Parsons, M., O'Brian, S.H., Austin, G.E., Benn, S., Black, J., Blackburn, J., Brodie, B., Humphreys, E., Leech, D., Prior, M. & Webster, M. 2008. Population decline of Leach's Storm-petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa within the largest colony in Britain and Ireland. Seabird 21 : 77-84 Link to publication
Rehfisch, M.M., Austin, G.E. & Burton, N.H.K. 2008. The future of wader monitoring on Europe's non-estuarine coasts. Book title: The European Non-Estuarine Coastal Waterbird Survey.(International Wader Studies 18.) International Wader Study Group, Thetford, UK. : 103-108 Link to publication
Austin, G.E., Banks, A.N. & Rehfisch, M.M. 2007. New developments towards a more comprehensive assessment of trends in the wintering waterbird assemblage. Research Report no. 479. ISBN: 978-1-906204-57-0 30pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)