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Shutt, J.D., Cabello, I.B., Keogan, K., Leech, D.I., Samplonius, J.M., Whittle, L., Burgess, M.D. & Phillimore, A.B. 2019. The environmental predictors of spatio-temporal variation in the breeding phenology of a passerine bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0952) 9pp
Bell, J.R., Botham, M.S., Henrys, P.A., Leech, D.I., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Shortall, C.R., Brereton, T.M., Pickup, J. & Thackeray, S.J. 2019. Spatial and habitat variation in aphid, butterfly, moth and bird phenologies over the last half century . Global Change Biology Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14592)
Plummer, K.E., Bearhop, S., Leech, D.I., Chamberlain, D.E., Blount, J.D. 2018. Effects of winter food provisioning on the phenotypes of breeding blue tits. Ecology and Evolution View at journal website (DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4048)
Burgess M.D., Smith K.W., Evans K.L., Leech D., Pearce-Higgins J.W., Branston C.J., Briggs K., Clark J.R., du Feu C.R., Lewthwaite K., Nager R.G., Sheldon B.C., Smith J.A., Whytock R.C., Willis S.G., Phillimore A.B. 2018. Tritrophic phenological match-mismatch in space and time. Ecology and Evolution View at journal website (DOI: 10.1038/s41559-018-0543-1)
Stokke B.G., Ratikainen I.I., Moksnes A., Schulze-Hagen K., Leech D.I., Møller A.P., Fossøy F. 2018. Characteristics determining host suitability for a generalist parasite.. Scientific Reports View at journal website (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-24627-1)
Franks, S.E., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Atkinson, S., Bell, J.R., Botham, M.S., Brereton, T.M., Harrington, R. & Leech, D.I. 2017. The sensitivity of breeding songbirds to change in seasonal timing is linked to population change but cannot be directly attributed to the effects of trophic asynchrony on productivity. . Global Change Biology View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13960)
Miller, M. W., Leech, D. I., Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Robinson, R. A. 2016. Multi-state multi-stage modeling of nest-success suggests interaction between weather and land-use. Ecology 98 : 175-186 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1629)
Thackeray, S.J., Helaouet, P., Johns, D.G., Jones, I.D., Bacon, P.J., Brereton, T.M., Carvalho, L., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Duck, C., Edwards, M., Elliott, J.M., Hall, S.J.G., Harrington, R., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Pemberton, J.M., Sparks, T.H., Thompson, P.M., White, I., Winfield, I.J., Henrys, P.A., Hemming, D., Leech, D.I., Bell, J.R., Botham, M.S., Burthe, S., Mackay, E.B., Massimino, D., Høye, T.T., Kruuk, L.E.B., Wanless, S. & Atkinson, S. 2016. Phenological sensitivity to climate across taxa and trophic levels. Nature Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1038/nature18608)
Clewley, G.D., Norfolk, D.L., Leech, D.I. & Balmer, D.E. 2016. Playback survey trial for the Little Owl Athene noctua in the UK. Bird Study 63 (part 2) : 268-272 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2016.1180344)
Phillimore, A.B., Leech, D.I., Pearce-Higgins, J.W. & Hadfield, J.D. 2016. Passerines may be sufficiently plastic to track temperature-mediated shifts in optimum lay date. Global Change Biology View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13302)
McLean, N., Lawson, C.R., Leech, D.I. & van de Pol, M. 2016. Predicting when climate-driven phenotypic change affects population dynamics. Ecology Letters View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ele.12599)
Robinson, R.A., Leech D.I., Massimino, D., Woodward I., Hammond, M.J., Harris, S.J., Noble, D.G., Walker, R.H., Eglington, S.M., Marchant, J.H.Sullivan, M.J.P., & Baillie, S.R. 2016. Bird Trends 2016: trends in numbers, breeding success and survival for UK breeding birds. Research Report no. 691. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk Link to publication
Morrison, C. A., Baillie, S. R., Clark, J. A., Johnston, A., Leech, D. I., Robinson, R. A. 2015. Flexibility in the timing of post-breeding moult in passerines in the UK. Ibis 157 (part 2) : 340-350 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12234)
Morrison, C.A., Robinson, R.A., Clark, J.A., Leech, D.I. & Gill, J.A. 2015. Season-long consequences of shifts in timing of breeding for productivity in Willow Warblers, Phylloscopus trochilus. Bird Study 62 (part 2) : 161-169 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2015.1006575)
Robinson, R.A., Marchant, J.H., Leech, D.I., Massimino, D., Sullivan, M.J.P., Eglington, S.M., Barimore, C., Dadam, D., Downie, I.S., Hammond, M.J., Harris, S.J., Noble, D.G., Walker, R.H. & Baillie, S.R. 2015. Bird Trends 2015: trends in numbers, breeding success and survival for UK breeding birds. Research Report no. 678. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk Link to publication
Dadam, D., Leech, D.I., Clark, J.A. & Clark, N.A. 2014. Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus) survey at Stanny House Farm. Research Report no. 650. ISBN: 978-1-908581-37-2 28pp £2.50 Download Report (PDF)
Dadam, D., Leech, D.I., Clark, J.A., Robinson, R.A. & Clark, N.A. 2014. Towards a better understanding of predation on breeding meadowbird populations. Phase 1, Year 2: Monitoring wader nest success in relation to predation at Stanny House Farm. Research Report no. 651. ISBN: 978-1-908581-38-9 49pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Finch, T., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Leech, D.I. & Evans, K.L. 2014. Carry-over effects from passage regions are more important than breeding climate in determining the breeding phenology and performance of three avian migrants of conservation concern. Biodiversity and Conservation 23 (part 10) : 2 427-2 444 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10531-014-0731-5)
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)
Dadam, D., Clark, J.A., Robinson, R.A., Leech, D.I., Moss, D., Kew, A.J., Barber, L.J., Barimore, C.J., Blackburn, J.R., De Palacio, D.X., Grantham, M.J., Griffin, B.M. & Schäfer, S. 2013. Bird ringing and nest recording in Britain and Ireland in 2012.. Ringing & Migration 28 : 113-155 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/03078698.2013.872947)
Plummer, K.E., Bearhop, S., Leech, D.I., Chamberlain, D.E. & Blount, J.D. 2013. Fat provisioning in winter impairs egg production during the following spring: a landscape-scale study of blue tits. Journal of Animal Ecology 82 (part 3) : 673-682 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12025)
Plummer, K.E., Bearhop, S., Leech, D.I., Chamberlain, D.E. & Blount, J.D. 2013. Winter food provisioning reduces future breeding performance in a wild bird. Scientific Reports 3 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1038/srep02002)
Dadam, D., Clark, J.A., Robinson, R.A., Leech, D.I., Moss, D., Kew, A.J., Barber, L.J., Barimore, C.J., Blackburn, J.R., De Palacio, D.X., Griffin, B.M. & Sch 2012. Bird ringing and nest recording in Britain and Ireland in 2011. Ringing & Migration 27 (part 2) : 109-153 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/03078698.2012.756293)
James Ferguson-Lees, Richard Castell, Dave Leech 2011. A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests. British Trust for Ornithology Link to publication ISBN: 978-1906204792 272pp £24.99
Baillie, S.R., Marchant, J.H., Leech, D.I., Joys, A.C., Noble, D.G., Barimore, C.J., Downie, I.S., Grantham, M.J., Risely, K. & Robinson, R.A. 2011. Breeding birds in the wider countryside: their conservation status 2010. Research Report no. 565. Link to publication
Clark, J.A., Dadam, D., Robinson, R.A., Moss, D., Leech, D.I., Barber, L., Blackburn, J., Conway, G.J., de Palacio, D., Griffin, B.M. & Sch 2011. Bird ringing in Britain and Ireland in 2010. Ringing & Migration 26 (part 2) : 118-160 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/03078698.2011.638487)
Dadam, D., Barimore, C.J., Shawyer, C.R. & Leech, D.I. 2011. The BTO Barn Owl Monitoring Programme: final report 2000-2009. Research Report no. 577. ISBN: 978-1-906204-88-4 68pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Ferguson-Lees, J., Castell, R. & Leech, D. 2011. A Field Guide to Monitoring Nests. BTO Books, Thetford ISBN: 978-1-906204-79-2
Newson, S.E., Johnston, A., Parrott, D. & Leech, D.I. 2011. Evaluating the population-level impact of an invasive species, Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri, on native avifauna. Ibis 153 : 509-516 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01121.x)
Thackeray, S.J., Sparks, T.H., Frederiksen, M., Burthe, S., Bacon, P.J., Bell, J.R., Botham, M.S., Brereton, T. M., Bright, P.W., Carvalho, L., Clutton-Brock, T., Dawson, A., Edwards, M., Elliott, J.M., Harrington, R., Johns, D., Jones, D., Jones, I.D., Jones, J.T., Leech, D.I., Roy, D.B., Scott, W.A., Smith, M., Smithers, R.J., Winfield, I.J. & Wanless, S. 2010. Trophic level asynchrony in rates of phenological change for marine, freshwater and terrestrial environments.. Global Change Biology 16 (part 12) : 3 304-3 313 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02165.x) 10pp
Clark, J.A., Robinson, R.A., du Feu, C., Wright, L.J., Conway, G.J., Blackburn, J.R., Leech, D.I., Barber, L.J., de Palacio, D., Griffin, B.M., Moss, D. & Schaefer, S. 2010. Bird ringing in Britain and Ireland in 2009. Ringing & Migration 25 : 88-127 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/03078698.2010.9674421)
Douglas, D.J.T., Newson, S.E., Leech, D.I., Noble, D.G. & Robinson, R.A. 2010. How important are climate-induced changes in host availability for population processes in an obligate brood parasite, the European cuckoo?. Oikos View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.18388.x)
Leech, D. 2010. Are we there yet? Evidence of impacts of phenological disjunction in UK cavity nesters. BOU Proceedings 2010 - Climate Change and Birds
Leech, D.I., Barimore, C.J., Shawyer, C.R. & Newson, S.E. 2010. The BTO Barn Owl Monitoring Programme: 2000-2008. Research Report no. 557. ISBN: 978-1-906204-77-8 44pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
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)
Baillie, S.R., Marchant, J.H., Leech, D.I., Joys, A.C., Noble, D.G., Barimore, C., Downie, I.S., Grantham, M,J., Risely, K. & Robinson, R.A. 2009. Breeding Birds in the Wider Countryside: Their conservation status 2009. Research Report no. 541. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk Link to publication
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)
Evans, K.L., Leech, D.I., Crick, H.Q.P., Greenwood, J.J.D. & Gaston, K.J. 2009. Latitudinal and seasonal patterns in clutch size of some single-brooded British birds. Bird Study 56 : 75-85 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063650802648291)
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)
Eaton, M.A., Balmer, D., Burton, N., Grice, P.V., Musgrove, A.J., Hearn, R., Hilton, G., Leech, D., Noble, D.G., Ratcliffe, N., Rehfisch, M.M., Whitehead, S. & Wotton, S. 2008. The State of the UK's Birds 2007. RSPB, BTO, WWT, CCW, EHS, NE and SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire. Download Report (PDF)
Baillie, S.R., Marchant, J.H., Leech, D.I., Joys, A.C., Noble, D.G., Barimore, C., Downie, I.S., Grantham, M.J., Risely, K. & Robinson, R.A. 2008. Breeding Birds in the Wider Countryside: their conservation status 2008. Research Report no. 516. British Trust for Ornithology , Thetford, Norfolk Link to publication
Leech, D.I., Barimore, C.J. & Shawyer, C.R. 2008. The BTO Barn Owl Monitoring Programme: 2000-2007. Research Report no. 523. ISBN: 978-1-906204-47-1 48pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
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
Baillie, S.R., Marchant, J.H., Crick, H.Q.P., Noble, D.G., Balmer, D.E., Barimore, C., Coombes, R.H., Downie, I.S., Freeman, S.N., Joys, A.C., Leech, D.I., Raven, M.J., Robinson, R.A. & Thewlis, R.M. 2007. Breeding Birds in the Wider Countryside: their conservation status 2007. Research Report no. 487. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk Link to publication
Leech, D.I. & Crick, H.Q.P. 2007. Influence of climate change on the abundance, distribution and phenology of woodland bird species in temperate regions. Ibis 149 : 128-145 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2007.00729.x)
Leech, D.I., Barimore, C.J., Crick, H.Q.P. & Shawyer, C.R. 2006. The BTO Barn Owl Monitoring Programme: sixth year 2005. Research Report no. 454. ISBN: 1-904870-89-9 50pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)

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