Jez Blackburn

Jez Blackburn

Job Description

Licensing and Sales Manager

Role

Jez works in the Licensing section of the Avian Demography Team dealing with the licensing of bird ringers, and he supervises the sales and administration of rings and ringing equipment.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Geography and Geology, Gloucester University, 1991-1994 Open University Ecology level 1, 1996 ‘A’ Permit bird ringer and trainer, 1990

Interests & Responsibilities

Licensing of bird ringers with ringing permits, Cannon Netting, using special methods, monitoring rare breeding birds and maintaining a database of all their details. Organising ringing courses and meeting ringers in the field and at conferences. Responsible for and oversee the administration and sales of rings and ringing equipment.

Other Information

Involved with bird ringing for 40 years. Interested in seabirds, gulls, wildfowl, mist netting passerines & waders, Barn Owl project, Heronries, Cormorants & Little Egrets, Swallow roost project, CE site ringing and general ringing for training purposes. Jez is leader of Sule Skerry Seabird Group and is currently a Cannon Net licence holder. Jez also leads ringing expeditions to the Gambia/Kartong BO.

Recent BTO Publications

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)
Wakefield, E.D., Bodey, T.W., Bearhop, S., Blackburn, J., Colhoun, K., Davies, R., Dwyer, R.G., Green, J.A., Gremillet, D., Jackson, A.L., Jessopp, M.J., Kane, A., Langston, R.H.W., Lescroel, A., Murray, S., Le Nuz, M., Patrick, S.C., Peron, C., Soanes, L.M., Wanless, S., Votier, S.C. & Hamer, K.C. 2013. Space Partitioning Without Territoriality in Gannets. Science 341 (part 6 141) : 68-70 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1126/science.1236077)
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)
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)
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)
Coiffait, L., Clark, J.A., Robinson, R.A., Blackburn, J.R., Grantham, M.J., Marchant, J.H., Barber, L., de Palacio, D., Griffin, B.M., Moss, D. & Shephard, M.J. 2009. Bird ringing in Britain and Ireland in 2008. 24 : 281-320 Link to publication