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All publications for Stuart Newson

Newson, S. & Austin, G, 2022. Definition of Favourable Conservation Status for Great Cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo. Natural England Report Natural England Link to publication ISBN: 978-1-78354-723-4 25pp
Border, J.A., Gillings, S., Reynolds, T., Neeve, G. & Newson, S.E. 2022. Can citizen science provide a solution for bat-friendly planning?. Landscape & Urban Planning 223 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2022.104402)
Newson, S.E., Allez, S.L., Coule, E.K., Gillings, S., Harper, J., Henney, J.M., Higgins, L., Simmons, M.C., Sweet, E., Whitelegg, D. & Atkinson, P.W 2022. Bailiwick Bat Survey: 2021 Report. Research Report no. 743. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk ISBN: 978-1-912642-34-2 72pp Download Report (PDF)
Newson, S.E., Middleton, N., & Pearce, H. 2020. The acoustic identification of small terrestrial mammals in Britain. British Wildlife 32 : 186-194 Link to publication 10pp
Alder, D.C., Poore, A., Norrey, J., Newson, S.E. & Marsden, S.J. 2020. Irregular silviculture positively influences multiple bat species in a lowland temperate broadleaf woodland. Forest Ecology and Management View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118786)
Cooke, S.C., Balmford, A., Donald, P.F., Newson, S.E. & Johnston, A. 2020. Roads as a contributor to landscape-scale variation in bird communities. Nature Communications 11 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-16899-x) 10pp
Cooke, S.C., Balmford, A., Johnston, A., Newson, S.E. & Donald, P.F. 2020. Variation in abundances of common bird species associated with roads. Journal of Applied Ecology View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13614) 12pp
Gili, F., Newson, S.E., Gillings, S., Chamberlain, D.E. & Border, J.A. 2019. Bats in urbanising landscapes: habitat selection and recommendations for a sustainable future. Biological Conservation 241 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.108343)
Mike Toms & Stuart Newson 2019. Animals of the Brecks: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians. Link to publication ISBN: 978-1-908581-98-3
Cooke, S.C., Balmford, A., Johnston, A., Massimino, D., Newson, S.E. & Donald, P.F. 2019. Road exposure and the detectability of birds in field surveys. Ibis View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12787)
Barre. K., Le Viol, I., Julliard, R., Pauwels, J. Newson, S.E., Julien, J-F., Claireau, F., Kerbiriou, C. & Bas, Y. 2019. Accounting for automated identification errors in acoustic surveys. Methods in Ecology and Evolution Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.13198)
Newson S.E., Berthinussen A. 2019. Improving our understanding of the distribution and status of bats within the Ryevitalise Landscape Partnership Scheme area. Research Report no. 716. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford ISBN: 9781912642021 52pp £15.00 Download Report (PDF)
Denerley, C., Redpath, S.M., van der Wal, R., Newson, S.E., Chapman, J.W. & Wilson, J.D. 2018. Breeding ground correlates of the distribution and decline of the Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus at two spatial scales. Ibis View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12612)
Newson, S.E., Evans, H.E., Gillings, S., Jarret, D., Raynor, R., Wilson, M.W. 2017. Large-scale citizen science improves assessment of risk posed by wind farms to bats in southern Scotland. Biological Conservation 215 : 61-71 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.09.004)
Border, J.A., Newson, S.E., White, D.C.J. & Gillings, S. 2017. Predicting the likely impact of urbanisation on bat populations using citizen science data, a case study for Norfolk, UK. Landscape and Urban Planning 162 : 44-55 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.02.005)
Newson, S. E., Bas, Y., Murray, A. & Gillings, S. 2017. Potential for coupling the monitoring of bush-crickets with established large-scale acoustic monitoring of bats. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8 : 1 051-1 062 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12720)
Sullivan, M.J.P., Newson, S.E. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2016. Changing densities of generalist species underlie apparent homogenization of UK bird communities. Ibis 158 (part 3) : 645-655 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12370)
Newson, S.E., Moran, N.J., Musgrove, A.J., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Gillings, S., Atkinson, P.W., Miller, R., Grantham, M.J. & Baillie, S.R. 2016. Long-term changes in the migration phenology of UK breeding birds detected by large-scale citizen science recording schemes. Ibis 158 (part 3) : 481-495 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12367)
Stuart E. Newson, David J. Turvey, Samuel Neal, Simon Gillings 2016. Earth Observation Data Integration Pilot Project 5 - Developing community and crowd-sourced validation of 'Living Maps'. Research Report no. 682. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford 382pp Download Report (PDF)
Zeale, M.R.K., Bennitt, E., Newson, S.E., Packman, C., Browne, W.J., Harris, S., Jones, G. & Stone, E. 2016. Mitigating the Impact of Bats in Historic Churches: The Response of Natterer’s Bats Myotis nattereri to Artificial Roosts and Deterrence. PLoS ONE 11 (part 1) Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146782)
Sullivan, M.J.P., Newson, S.E. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2015. Using habitat-specific population trends to evaluate the consistency of the effect of species traits on bird population change. Biological Conservation 192 : 343-352 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.10.009)
Stone, E., Zeale, M.R.K., Newson S.E., Browne, W.J., Harris, S. & Jones, G. 2015. Managing Conflict between Bats and Humans: The Response of Soprano Pipistrelles (Pipistrellus pygmaeus) to Exclusion from Roosts in Houses. PLOS ONE 10 (part 8) Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131825)
Harris, S.J., Massimino, D., Newson, S.E., Eaton, M.A., Balmer, D.E., Noble, D.G., Musgrove, A.J., Gillings, S., Procter, D. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2015. The Breeding Bird Survey 2014. Research Report no. 673. ISBN: 978-1-908581-56-3 24pp Download Report (PDF)
Newson, S.E., Evans, H.E. & Gillings, S. 2015. A novel citizen science approach for large-scale standardised monitoring of bat activity and distribution, evaluated in eastern England. Biological Conservation 191 : 38-49 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.06.009)
Baillie, S.R., Marchant, J.H., Leech, D.I., Massimino, D., Sullivan, M.J.P., Eglington, S.M., Barimore, C., Dadam, D., Downie, I.S., Harris, S.J., Kew, A.J., Newson, S.E., Noble, D.G., Risely, K. & Robinson, R.A. 2015. BirdTrends 2014: trends in numbers, breeding success and survival for UK breeding birds. Research Report no. 662. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk Download Report (PDF)
Pocock, M.J.O., Newson, S.E., Henderson, I.G., Peyton, J., Sutherland, W.J., Noble, D.G., Ball, S.G., Beckmann, B.C., Biggs, J., BreretonT., Bullock, D.J., Buckland, S.T., Edwards, M., Eaton, M.A., Harvey, M.C., Hill, M.O., Horlock, M., Hubble, D.S., Julian, A.M., Mackey, E.C., Mann, D.J., Marshall, M.J., Medlock, J.M., O'Mahony, E.M., Pacheco, M., Porter. K., Prentice, S., Procter, D.A., Roy, H.E., Southway, S.E., Shortall, C.R., Stewart, A.J.A., Wembridge, D.E., Wright, M.A. & Roy, D.B. 2015. Developing and enhancing biodiversity monitoring programmes: a collaborative assessment of priorities. Journal of Applied Ecology 52 (part 3) : 686-695 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12423)
Sullivan, M.J.P., Newson, S.E. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2015. Evidence for the buffer effect operating in multiple species at a national scale. Biology Letters 11 (part 1) Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0930)
Harris, S.J., Risely, K., Massimino, D., Newson, S.E., Eaton, M.A., Musgrove, A.J., Noble, D.G., Procter, D. & Baillie, S.R. 2014. The Breeding Bird Survey 2013. Research Report no. 658. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford Download Report (PDF)
Newson, S.E., Ross-Smith,V., Evans, I.,Harold, R.,Miller, R. & Barlow,K. 2014. Bat-monitoring: a novel approach. British Wildlife 25 : 264-269
Johnston, A., Newson, S.E., Risely, K., Musgrove, A.J., Massimino, D., Baillie, S.R. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2014. Species traits explain variation in detectability of UK birds. Bird Study 61 (part 3) : 340-350 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2014.941787)
Newson, S.E., Oliver, T.H., Gillings, S., Crick, H.Q.P., Morecroft, M.D., Duffield, S.J., Macgregor, N.A. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2014. Can site and landscape-scale environmental attributes buffer bird populations against weather events?. Ecography 37 (part 9) : 872-882 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ecog.00575)
Wright, L.J., Newson, S.E. & Noble, D.G. 2014. The value of a random sampling design for annual monitoring of national populations of larger British terrestrial mammals. European Journal of Wildlife Research 60 : 213-221 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10344-013-0768-x)
Newson, S.E., Marchant, J.H., Sellers, R.M., Ekins, G.R., Hearn, R.D. & Burton, N.H.K. 2013. Colonisation and range expansion of inland-breeding Cormorants in England. British Birds 106 : 737-743 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)
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)
Musgrove, A.J., Aebischer, N.J., Eaton, M.A., Hearn, R.D., Newson, S.E., Noble, D.G., Parsons, M., Risely, K. & Stroud, D.A. 2013. Population estimates on birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom. British Birds 106 : 64-100 Download Report (PDF)
Newson, S.E., Massimino, D., Johnston, A., Baillie, S.R. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2013. Should we account for detectability in population trends?. Bird Study 60 (part 3) : 384-390 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2013.805729)
Risely, K., Massimino, D., Newson, S.E., Eaton, M.A., Musgrove, A.J., Noble, D.G., Procter, D. & Baillie, S.R. 2013. The Breeding Bird Survey 2012. Research Report no. 645. ISBN: 978-1-908581-29-7 26pp Download Report (PDF)
Studeny, A.C., Buckland, S.T., Harrison, P.J., Illian, J.B., Magurran, A.E. & Newson, S.E. 2013. Fine-tuning the assessment of large-scale temporal trends in biodiversity using the example of British breeding birds. Journal of Applied Ecology 50 : 190-198 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12026)
Davey, C.M., Chamberlain, D.E., Newson, S.E., Noble, D.G. & Johnston A. 2012. Rise of the Generalists: evidence for climate driven homogenization in avian communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21 (part 5) : 568-578 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00693.x)
Newson, S.E., Johnston, A., Renwick, A.R., Baillie, S.B. & Fuller, R.J. 2012. Modelling large-scale relationships between increasing abundance of deer and changes changes in bird populations in lowland England. Journal of Applied Ecology 49 (part 1) : 278-286 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02077.x)
Norman, D., Harris, R.J. & Newson, S.E. 2012. Producing regional estimates of population size for common and widespread breeding birds from national monitoring data. Bird Study 59 (part 1) : 10-21 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2011.623766)
Renwick, A.R., Johnston, A., Joys, A., Newson, S.E., Noble, D.G. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2012. Composite bird indicators robust to variation in species selection and habitat specificity. Ecological Indicators 18 : 200-207 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.11.008)
Renwick, A.R., Massimino, D. Newson, S.E., Chamberlain, D.E., Pearce-Higgins, J.W. & Johnston, A. 2012. Modelling changes in species' abundance in response to projected climate change. Diversity and Distributions 18 : 121-132 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00827.x)
Risely, K., Massimino, D., Johnston, A., Newson, S.E., Eaton, M.A., Musgrove, A.J., Noble, D.G., Procter, D. & Baillie, S.R. 2012. The Breeding Bird Survey 2011. Research Report no. 624. ISBN: 978-1-908581-07-5 24pp Download Report (PDF)
Buckland, S.T., Studeny, A., Magurran, A.E. & Newson, S.E. 2011. Biodiversity monitoring: the relevance of detectability. Book title: Biological diversity: frontiers in measurement and assessment Oxford University Press
Buckland, S.T., Studeny, A.C., Magurran, A.E., Illian, J.B. & Newson, S.E. 2011. The geometric mean of relative abundance indices: a biodiversity measure with a difference. Ecosphere 2 (part 9) : 1-19 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1890/ES11-00186.1)
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)