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Aebischer, N.J. (1995) Investigating the effects of hunting on the survival of British pigeons and doves by analysis of ringing recoveries. Journal of Applied Statistics 22: 923–934.

Aebischer, N.J. (1999) Multi-way comparisons and generalised linear models of nest success: extensions of the Mayfield method. Bird Study 46: S22–S31.

Aebischer, N.J. (2019) Fifty-year trends in UK hunting bags of birds and mammals, and clibrated estimation of national bag size, using GWCT's National Gamebag Census. European Journal of Wildlife Research 65: 64.

Aebischer, N.J. & Ewald, J.A. (2004) Managing the UK Grey Partridge Perdix perdix recovery: population change, reproduction, habitat and shooting. Ibis 146 (S2): 181–191.

Aebischer, N.J. & Ewald, J. (2010) Grey Partridge Perdix perdix in the UK: recovery status, set-aside and shooting. Ibis 152: 530–542.

Aebischer, N.J. & Potts, G.R. (1998) Spatial changes in Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) distribution in relation to 25 years of changing agriculture in Sussex, UK. Gibier Faune Sauvage 15: 293–308.

Aebischer, N.J., Evans, A.D., Grice, P.V. & Vickery, J.A. (2000) The Ecology and Conservation of Lowland Farmland Birds. British Ornithologists' Union, Tring.

Ahola, M.P., Laaksonen, T., Eeva, T. & Lehikoinen, E. (2009) Great Tits lay increasingly smaller clutches than selected for: a study of climate- and density-related changes in reproductive traits. Journal of Animal Ecology 78: 1298–1306.

Alder, D. & Marsden, S. (2010) Characteristics of feeding-site selection by breeding Green Woodpeckers Picus viridis in a UK agricultural landscape. Bird Study 57: 100–107.

Allen, D.S. (1995) Habitat selection by Whinchats: a case for bracken in the uplands. In Heaths and Moorland: Cultural Landscapes (eds Thompson, D.B.A., Hester, A.J. & Usher, M.B.), pp 200–205. HMSO, Edinburgh.

Altewischer, A., Buschewski, U., Ehrke, C., Fröhlich, J., Gärtner, A., Giese, P., Günter, F., Heitmann, N., Hestermann, M., Hoffmann, H., Kleinschmidt, F., Kniepkamp, B., Linke, W., Mayland-Quellhorst, T., Pape, J., Peterson, T., Schendel, V., Schwieger, S., Wadenstorfer, A. & Fischer, K. (2015) Habitat preferences of male Corn Buntings Emberiza calandra in North-Eastern Germany. Acta Ornithologica 50 (1): 1–10. doi: 10.3161/00016454AO2015.50.1.001

Altwegg, R., Roulin, A., Kestenholz, M. & Jenni, L. (2006) Demographic effects of extreme winter weather in the barn owl. Oecologia 149, 44–51.

Amar, A. (2014) Hen Harriers: going, going. British Ornithologists' Union. Full text [accessed 17 Dec 2014]

Amar, A. & Redpath, S. (2002) Determining the cause of the Hen Harrier decline on the Orkney Islands: an experimental test of two hypotheses. Animal Conservation 5: 21–28.

Amar, A. & Redpath, S.M. (2005) Habitat use by Hen Harriers Circus cyaneus on Orkney: implications of land-use change for this declining population. Ibis 147: 37–47.

Amar, A., Arroyo, B. & Redpath, S. (2002) Analysis of breeding success of Orkney Hen Harriers in relation to habitat. Unpublished contract report to SNH: BAT/PA02e/01/02/100.

Amar, A., Redpath, S. & Thirgood, S. (2003) Evidence for food limitation in the declining hen harrier population on the Orkney Islands, Scotland. Biological Conservation 111: 377–384.

Amar, A., Picozzi, N., Meek, E.R., Redpath, S.M. & Lambin, X. (2005) Decline of the Orkney Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus population: do changes to demographic parameters and mating system fit a declining food hypothesis? Bird Study 52: 18–24.

Amar, A., Hewson, C.M., Thewlis, R.M., Smith, K.W., Fuller, R.J., Lindsell, J.A., Conway, G., Butler, S. & MacDonald, M.A. (2006) What's Happening to Our Woodland Birds? Long-term changes in the populations of woodland birds. BTO Research Report 169 & RSPB Research Report 19. BTO, Thetford and RSPB, Sandy. Full text

Amar, A., Arroyo, B., Meek, E., Redpath, S. & Riley, H. (2008a) Influence of habitat on breeding performance of Hen Harriers Circus cyaneus in Orkney. Ibis 150: 400–404.

Amar, A., Thirgood, S., Pearce-Higgins, J. & Redpath, S. (2008b) The impact of raptors on the abundance of upland passerines and waders. Oikos 117: 1143–1152.

Amar, A., Smith, K.W., Butler, S., Lindsell, J.A., Hewson, C.M., Fuller, R.J. & Charman, E.C. (2010a) Recent patterns of change in vegetation structure and tree composition of British broadleaved woodland: evidence from large-scale surveys. Forestry 83: 345–356.

Amar, A., Redpath, S., Sim, I. & Buchanan, G. (2010b) Spatial and temporal associations between recovering populations of common raven Corvus corax and British upland wader populations. Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 253–262.

Amar, A., Grant, M., Buchanan, G., Sim, I., Wilson, J., Pearce-Higgins, J.W. & Redpath, S. (2011) Exploring the relationships between wader declines and current land-use in the British uplands. Bird Study 58: 13–26.

Amar, A., Court, I.R., Davison, M., Downing, S., Grimshaw, T., Pickford, T. & Raw, D. (2012) Linking nest histories, remotely sensed land use data and wildlife crime records to explore the impact of grouse moor management on peregrine falcon populations. Biological Conservation 145: 86–94. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.10.014

Ambrosini, R., Rubolini, D., Trovo, P. & Liberini, G. (2012) Maintenance of livestock farming may buffer population decline of the Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica. Bird Conservation International 22: 411–428.

Anderson, D.E. (2014) Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) ecology in an intensive pastoral dominated farming landscape. PhD Thesis. University of Glasgow.

Andrén, H. (1992) Corvid density and nest predation in relation to forest fragmentation: a landscape perspective. Ecology 73: 794–804.

Andries, A.M., Gulinck, H. & Herremans, M. (1994) Spatial modelling of the barn owl habitat using landscape characteristics from SPOT data. Ecography 17: 278–287.

Anganuzzi, A.A. (1993) A comparison of tests for detecting trends in abundance indices of dolphins. Fishery Bulletin 91: 183–194.

Angelstam, P., Breuss, M., Mikusinski, G., Stenström, M., Stighäll, K. & Thorell, D. (2002) Effects of forest structure on the presence of woodpeckers with different specialisation in a landscape history gradient in NE Poland. Avian Landscape Ecology: pure and applied issues in the large-scale ecology of birds: Proceedings of the 11th annual IALE(UK) conference, 10–13 September 2002 (eds Chamberlain, D. & Wilson, A.), 25–38. University of East Anglia.

Araújo, P.M., Lopes, P.B., da Silva, L.P. & Ramos, J.A. (2016) The importance of reedbeds and riparian areas for Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti throughout its annual cycle. Wetlands 36: 875–887.

Arraut et al. (2021) Anticipation of common buzzard population patterns in the changing UK landscape. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288 (1952). doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.0993

Archaux, F. (2007) Are mountains refuges for farmland bird species? A case study in the northern French Alps. Bird Study 54: 73–79.

Aschwanden, J., Birrer, S. & Jenni, L. (2005) Are ecological compensation areas attractive hunting sites for common kestrels (Falco tinnunculus) and long-eared owls (Asio otus)? Journal of Ornithology 146: 279–286.

Aschwanden, J., Holzgang, O. & Jenni, L. (2007) Importance of ecological compensation areas for small mammals in intensively farmed areas. Wildlife Biology 13: 150–158.

Askew, N.P. (2006) Barn Owl Tyto alba conservation in Britain – identifying priority conservation areas. PhD thesis, University of York.

Askew, N.P., Searle, J.B. & Moore, N.P. (2007) Agri-environment schemes and foraging of barn owls Tyto alba . Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 118: 109–114.

Atkinson, P.W., Clark, N.A., Bell, M.C., are, P.J., Clark, J.A. & Ireland, P.L. (2003) Changes in commercially fished shellfish stocks and shorebird populations in the Wash, England. Biological Conservation 114: 127–141.

Atkinson, P.W., Buckingham, D. & Morris, T. (2004) What factors determine where invertebrate-feeding birds forage in dry grasslands? Ibis 146 (suppl. 2): 99–107.

Auer, S.K. & Martin, T.E. (2013) Climate change has indirect effects on resource use and overlap among coexisting bird species with negative consequences for their reproductive success. Global Change Biology 19: 411–419. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12062

Ausden, M. & Hirons, G.J.M. (2002) Grassland nature reserves for breeding wading birds in England and the implications for the ESA agri-environment scheme. Biological Conservation 106: 279–291.

Ausden, M., Sutherland, W.J. & James, R. (2001) The effects of flooding lowland wet grassland on soil macroinvertebrate prey of breeding wading birds. Journal of Applied Ecology 38: 320–338.

Austin, G.E. & Houston, D.C. (1997) The breeding performance of the Buzzard Buteo buteo in Argyll, Scotland and a comparison with other areas in Britain. Bird Study 44: 146–154.

Austin, G.E, Rehfisch, M.M., Allan, J.R. & Holloway, S.J. (2007) Population size and differential population growth of introduced Greater Canada Geese Branta canadensis and re-established Greylag Geese Anser anser across habitats in Great Britain in the year 2000. Bird Study 54: 343–352. Abstract

Austin, G.E., Collier, M.P., Calbrade, N.A., Hall, C. & Musgrove, A.J. (2008) Waterbirds in the UK 2006/07: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/WWT/RSPB/JNCC, Thetford. Full text

Baillie, S.R. (1990) Integrated population monitoring of breeding birds in Britain and Ireland. Ibis 132: 151–166.

Baillie, S.R. (1991) Monitoring terrestrial breeding bird populations. In Goldsmith, F.B. (ed.) Monitoring for Conservation and Ecology: 112–132. Chapman & Hall, London.

Baillie, S.R. & Peach, W.J. (1992) Population limitation in Palaearctic–African migrant passerines. Ibis 134 Suppl. 1: 120–132.

Baillie, S.R. & Rehfisch, M.M. (eds) (2006) National and site-based alert systems for UK birds. Research Report 226. BTO, Thetford.

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Baillie, S.R., Crick, H.Q.P., Balmer, D.E., Beaven, L.P., Downie, I.S., Freeman, S.N., Leech, D.I., Marchant, J.H., Noble, D.G., Raven, M.J., Simpkin, A.P., Thewlis, R.M. & Wernham, C.V. (2002) Breeding Birds in the Wider Countryside: their conservation status 2001. Research Report 278. BTO, Thetford. (

Baillie, S.R., Brooks, S.P., King, R. & Thomas, L. (2009) Using a state-space model of the British Song Thrush Turdus philomelos population to diagnose the causes of a population decline. In Modeling Demographic Processes in Marked Populations (eds Thomson, D.L., Cooch, E.G. & Conroy, M.J.), pp 541–561. Springer, New York. Contents

Bainbridge, I. (2017) Goose management in Scotland: An Overview.  Ambio 46(Suppl 2): 224–230. doi:10.1007/s13280-016-0883-5

Baines, D. (1990) The roles of predation, food and agricultural practice in determining the breeding success of the Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) on upland grasslands. Journal of Animal Ecology 59: 915–929.

Baines, D. & Richardson, M. (2013) Hen harriers on a Scottish grouse moor: multiple factors predict breeding density and productivity. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 1397–1405.

Baines, D., Redpath, S., Richardson, M. & Thirgood, S. (2008) The direct and indirect effects of predation by Hen Harriers Circus cyaneus on trends in breeding birds on a Scottish grouse moor. Ibis 150: 27–36.

Baker, H., Stroud, D.A., Aebischer, N.J., Cranswick, P.A., Gregory, R.D., McSorley, C.A., Noble, D.G. & Rehfisch, M.M. (2006) Population estimates of birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom. British Birds 99: 25–44. (APEP06)

Balmer, D.E., Adams, S.Y. & Crick H.Q.P. (2000) Report on Barn Owl Release Scheme: Monitoring Project Phase II. Research Report 250. BTO, Thetford.

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Balmer, D.E., Gillings, S., Caffrey, B.J., Swann, R.L., Downie, I.S. & Fuller, R.J. (eds) (2013) Bird Atlas 2007–11: the breeding and wintering birds of Britain and Ireland. BTO Books, Thetford.

Banks, A.N., Coombes, R.H. & Crick, H.Q.P. (2003) The Peregrine Falcon breeding population of the UK & Isle of Man in 2002. Research Report 330. BTO, Thetford.

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Banks, A.N., Crick, H.Q.P., Coombes, R., Benn, S., Ratcliffe, D.A. & Humphreys, E.M. (2010) The breeding status of Peregrine Falcons Falco peregrinus in the UK and Isle of Man in 2002. Bird Study 57: 421–436. doi: 10.1080/00063657.2010.511148

Barras, A.G., Braunisch, V. & Arlettaz, R. (2021a) Predictive models of distribution and abundance of a threatened mountain species show that impacts of climate change overrule those of land use change. Diversity and Distributions 27: 989-1004. doi: 10.1111/ddi.13247

Barras,A.G., Niffenegger, C.A., Candolfi, I., Hunziker, Y.A. & Arlettaz, R. (2021b) Nestling diet and parental food provisioning in a declining mountain passerine reveal high sensitivity to climate change. Journal of Avian Biology 52: e02649.  doi: 10.1111/jav.02649

Battaglia, A., Ghidini, S., Campanini, G. & Spaggiari, R. (2005) Heavy metal contamination in Little Owl (Athene noctua) and Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) from northern Italy. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 60: 61–66.

Batten, L.A. (1978) The seasonal distribution of receoveries and causes of Blackbird mortality. Bird Study 78: 23–32

Bauer, Z., Trnka, M., Bauerová, J., Mozný, M., Stepánek, P., Bartosová, L. & Zalud, Z. (2010) Changing climate and the phenological response of Great Tit and Collared Flycatcher populations in floodplain forest ecosystems in Central Europe. International Journal of Biometeorology 54: 99–111.

Beale, C.M., Burfield, I.J., Sim, I.M.W., Rebecca, G.W., Pearce-Higgins, J.W. & Grant, M.C. (2006) Climate change may account for the decline in British ring ouzels Turdus torquatus. Journal of Animal Ecology 75: 826–835.

Behrens, V., Rauschmayer, F. & Wittmer, H. (2008) Managing international 'problem' species: why pan-European cormorant management is so difficult. Environmental Conservation 35: 55–63.

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Bell, C.P., Baker, S.W., Parkes, N.G., Brooke, M. de L. & Chamberlain, D.E. (2010) The role of the Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) in the decline of the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) in Britain. Auk 127: 411–420.

Bell, M.V. & John Calladine, J. (2017) The decline of a population of farmland breeding waders: a twenty-five-year case study. Bird Study 64: 264–273. doi: 10.1080/00063657.2017.1319903

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 25: 1982–1994.   doi:10.1111/gcb.14592

Bellamy, P.E., Brown, N.J., Enoksson, B., Firbank, L.B., Fuller, R.J., Hinsley, S.A. & Schotman, A.G.M. (1998) The influences of habitat, landscape structure and climate on local distribution patterns of the nuthatch (Sitta europaea L.). Oecologia 115: 127–136.

Bellamy, P.E., Shore, R.F., Ardeshir, D., Treweek, J.R. & Sparks, T.H. (2000) Road verges as habitat for small mammals in Britain. Mammal Review 30: 131–139.

Bellamy, P.E., Hill, R.A., Rothery, P., Hinsley, S.A., Fuller, R.J. & Broughton, R.K. (2009) Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus habitat in woods with different structure and management in southern England. Bird Study 56: 338–348. doi: 10.1080/00063650902806914

Bellamy, P.E., Malcolm D. Burgess, M.D., Mallord, J.W., Cristinacce, A., Orsman, C.J., Davis, T., Grice, P.V. & Charman, E.C. (2017) Nest predation and the infuence of habitat structure on nest predation of Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix, a ground‑nesting forest passerine. Journal of Ornithology 159: 493–506. doi: 10.1007/s10336-018-1558-8

Bellebaum, J. & Bock, C. (2009) Influence of ground predators and water levels on Lapwing Vanellus vanellus breeding success in two continental wetlands. Journal of Ornithology 150: 221–230.

Benton, T.G., Bryant, D.M., Cole, L. & Crick, H.Q.P. (2002) Linking agricultural practice to insect and bird populations: a historical study over three decades. Journal of Applied Ecology 39: 673–687.

Berg, Ǻ. (1994)  Maintenance of populations and causes of population changes of Curlews Numenius arquata breeding on farmland. Biological Conservation 67: 233–238.

Berg, C. (1992) Habitat selection by breeding Curlews Numenius arquata on mosaic farmland. Ibis 134: 355–360.

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Blackburn, E. & Cresswell, W. (2016b) High within-winter and annual survival rates in a declining Afro-Palaearctic migratory bird suggest that wintering conditions do not limit populations. Ibis 158: 92–105. doi: 10.1111/ibi.12319

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Bodey, T.W., McDonald, R.A., Sheldon, R.D. & Bearhop, S. (2011) Absence of effects of predator control on nesting success of Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus: implications for conservation. Ibis 153: 543–555.

Bodey, T.W., Barnett, R., du Feu, C.R., Clark, J.R. & Bearhop, S. (2020) Nesting outcomes under anthropogenic change - effects of changing climate and nestbox provision on the reproduction of Great Tits Parus major. Ibis [early view] doi: 10.1111/ibi.12847

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Bradbury, R.B. & Bradter, U. (2004) Habitat associations of Yellow Wagtails Motacilla flava flavissima on lowland wet grassland. Ibis 146: 241–246.

Bradbury, R. & Stoate, C. (2000) The ecology of Yellowhammers Emberiza citrinella on lowland farmland. In Ecology and Conservation of Lowland Farmland Birds (eds Aebischer, N.J., Evans, A.D., Grice, P.V. & Vickery, J.A.), 165–172. British Ornithologists’ Union, Tring.

Brickle, N.W. (1999) The effect of agricultural intensification on the decline of the Corn Bunting, Miliaria calandra. DPhil thesis, University of Sussex.

Brickle, N.W. & Harper, D.G.C. (1999) Diet of nestling Corn Buntings Miliaria calandra in southern England examined by compositional analysis of faeces. Bird Study 46: 319–329.

Brickle, N.W. & Harper, D.G.C. (2000) Habitat use by Corn Buntings Miliaria calandra in winter and summer. In Ecology and Conservation of Lowland Farmland Birds (eds Aebischer, N.J., Evans, A.D., Grice, P.V. & Vickery, J.A.), 156–164. British Ornithologists’ Union, Tring.

Brickle, N.W. & Harper, D.G. (2002) Agricultural intensification and the timing of breeding of Corn Buntings Miliaria calandra. Bird Study 49: 219–228.

Brickle, N.W., Harper, D.G.C., Aebischer, N.J. & Cockayne, S.H. (2000) Effects of agricultural intensification on the breeding success of Corn Buntings Miliaria calandra. Journal of Applied Ecology 37: 742–755.

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Bro, E., Sarrazin, F., Clobert, J. & Reitz, F. (2000) Demography and the decline of the Grey Partridge Perdix perdix in France. Journal of Applied Ecology 37: 432–448.

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Brooks, S.P., King, R. & Morgan, B.J.T. (2004) A Bayesian approach to combining animal abundance and demographic data. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 515–529.

Broughton, R.K. (2020) Current and future impacts of nest predation and nest-site competition by invasive eastern grey squirrels Sciurus carolinensis on European birds. Mammal Review 50: 38-51

Broughton, R.K. & Hinsley, S.A. (2015) The ecology and conservation of the Marsh Tit in Britain. British Birds 108: 12–29.

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