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Blackburn, E., Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Risely, A., Izang, A., Ivande, S., Hewson C. & Cresswell, W. 2019. Light stalks increase the precision and accuracy of non-breeding locations calculated from geolocator tags: a field test from a long-distance migrant. Bird Study View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2019.1690421) 13pp
Brlík V, Koleček J, Burgess M, Hahn S, Humple D, Krist M, Ouwehand J, Weiser EL, Adamík P, Alves JA, Arlt D, Barišić S, Becker D, Belda EJ, Beran V, Both C, Bravo SP, Briedis M, Chutný B, Ćiković D, Cooper NW, Costa JS, Cueto VR, Emmenegger T, Fraser K, Gilg O, Guerrero M, Hallworth MT, Hewson C, Jiguet F, Johnson JA, Kelly T, Kishkinev D, Leconte M, Lislevand T, Lisovski S, López C, McFarland KP, Marra PP, Matsuoka SM, Matyjasiak P, Meier CM, Metzger B, Monrós JS, Neumann R, Newman A, Norris R, Pärt T, Pavel V, Perlut N, Piha M, Reneerkens J, Rimmer CC, Roberto‐Charron A, Scandolara C, Sokolova N, Takenaka M, Tolkmitt D, van Oosten H, Wellbrock AHJ, Wheeler H, van der Winden J, Witte K, Woodworth B & Procházka P 2019. Weak effects of geolocators on small birds: a meta‐analysis controlled for phylogeny and publication bias. Journal of Animal Ecology Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12962)
Blackburn E., Burgess M., Freeman B., Risely A., Izang A., Ivande S., Hewson C., Creswell W. 2018. Spring migration strategies of Whinchat Saxicola rubetra when successfully crossing potential barriers of the Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea.. Ibis View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12610)
Hewson, C.M., Miller, M., Johnston, A., Conway, G.J., Saunders, R., Marchant, J.H. & Fuller, R.J. 2018. Estimating national population sizes: Methodological challenges and applications illustrated in the common nightingale, a declining songbird in the UK. Journal of Applied Ecology 55 (part 4) : 2 008-2 018 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13120)
Blackburn, E., Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Risely, A., Izang, A., Ivande, S., Hewson, C. & Cresswell, W. 2017. Low and annually variable migratory connectivity in a long-distance migrant: Whinchats Saxicola rubetra may show a bet-hedging strategy. Ibis Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12509) Download Report (PDF)
Bell, S.C., El Harouchi, M., Hewson, C.M. & Burgess, M.D. 2017. No short- or long-term effects of geolocator attachment detected in Pied Flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca. Ibis Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12493) 10pp Download Report (PDF)
Hewson, C.M., Thorup, K., Pearce-Higgins, J.W. & Atkinson, P.W. 2016. Population decline is linked to migration route in the Common Cuckoo, a long-distance nocturnally-migrating bird. Nature Communications View at journal website (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12296)
Blackburn, E., Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Risely, A., Izang, A., Ivande, S., Hewson, C. & Cresswell, W. 2016. An experimental evaluation of the effects of geolocator design and attachment method on between-year survival on whinchats Saxicola rubetra. Journal of Avian Biology 47 : 530-539 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/jav.00871)
Ouwehand, J., Ahola. M.P., Ausems, A.N.M.A., Bridge, E.S., Burgess, M., Hahn, S., Hewson, C.M., Klaassen, R.H.G., Laaksonen, T., Lampe, H.M., W. Velmala, W. & C. Both, C. 2015. Light-level geolocators reveal migratory connectivity in European populations of pied flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca. Journal of Avian Biology Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/jav.00721)
Finch, T., Saunders, P., Avilés, J.M., Bermejo, A., Catry, I, de la Puente, J., Emmenegger, T., Mardega, I., Mayet, P., Parejo, D., Račinskis, E, Rodríguez-Ruiz, J., Sackl, P., Schwartz, T., Tiefenbach, M., Valera, F., Hewson, C., Franco, A. and Butler, S.J. 2015. A pan-European, multipopulation assessment of migratory connectivity in a near-threatened migrant bird. Diversity and Distributions Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12345)
Atkinson, P.W., Adams, W.M., Brouwer, J., Buchanan, G., Cheke, R.A., Cresswell, W., Hewson, C.M., Hulme, M.F., Manvell, A., Sheehan, D.K., Small, R.D.S., Sutherland, W.J. & Vickery, J.A. 2014. Defining the key wintering habitats in the Sahel for declining African-Eurasian migrants using expert assessment. Bird Conservation International 24 (part 4) : 477-491 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1017/S0959270913000531)
Hewson, C.M., Fuller, R.J., Amor, A. & Smith, K. 2012. Changes in the structure of British woodland bird communities between the 1980s and 2003-2004; analysis of Repeat Woodland Bird Survey data. Research Report no. 490. ISBN: 978-1-908581-15-0 102pp £10.00 Download Report (PDF)
Holt, C.A., Hewson, C.M. & Fuller, R.J. 2012. The Nightingale in Britain: status, ecology and conservation needs. British Birds 105 : 172-187
Lisovski, S., Hewson, C.M., Klaasen, R.H.G., Korner-Nievergelt, F., Kristensen, M.W. & Hahn, S. 2012. Geolocation by light: accuracy and precision affected by environmental factors. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3 (part 3) : 603-612 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2012.00185.x)
Ockendon, N.O., Hewson, C.M., Johnston, A. & Atkinson, P.W. 2012. Declines in Afro-Palearctic migrant birds are linked to bioclimatic wintering zone, possibly via constraints in arrival time advancement. Bird Study 59 (part 2) : 111-125 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2011.645798)
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
Sage, R.B., Hoodless, A.N, Hewson, C.M., Wilson, S., Le Clare, C., Marchant, J.H., Draycott, R.A.H. & Fuller, R.J. 2011. Assessing breeding success in common woodland birds using a novel method. Bird Study 58 : 409-420 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2011.606497)
Amar, A., Smith, K.W., Butler, S., Lindsell, J.A., Hewson, C.M., Fuller, R.J. & Charman, E.C. 2010. Recent patterns of change in vegetation structure and tree composition of British broadleaved woodland: evidence from large-scale surveys. Forestry 83 : 345-356 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpq017)
Newson, S.E, Leech, D.I., Hewson, C.M. Crick, H.Q.P. & Grice, P.V. 2010. Potential impact of Grey Squirrels Sciurus carolinensis on woodland bird populations in England. Journal of Ornithology : 211-218 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-009-0445-8)
Newson, S.E., Leech, D.I., Hewson, C.M., Crick, H.Q.P. & Grice, P.V. 2009. Population impact of grey squirrels Sciurus carolinensis on woodland bird populations in England. Journal of Ornithology 151 : 211-218 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-009-0445-8)
Hewson, C.M., Amar, A., Lindsell, J.A., Thewlis, R.M., Butler, S., Smith, K. & Fuller, R.J. 2007. Recent changes in bird populations in British broadleaved woodland. Ibis 149 : 14-28 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2007.00745.x)
Hinsley, S.A., Carpenter, J.E., Broughton, R.K., Bellamy, P.E., Rothery, P., Amar, A., Hewson, C.M. & Gosler, A.G. 2007. Habitat selection by Marsh Tits Poecile palustris in the UK. Ibis 149 : 224-233 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2007.00691.x)
Hewson, C.M. & Fuller, R.J. 2006. Little evidence of temporal changes in edge-use by woodland birds in southern England. Bird Study 53 : 323-327 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063650609461449)
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. Journal of Ornithology 146 : 244-248 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-005-0085-6)
Hewson, C., Fuller, R.J., Mayle, B. & Smith, K. 2004. Possible impacts of grey squirrels on birds and other wildlife. British Wildlife 15 : 183-191
Hewson, C.M. & Fuller, R.J. 2003. Impacts of Grey Squirrels on woodland birds: an important predator of eggs and young?. Research Report no. 328. ISBN: 1-902576-70-5 30pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)