BTO science is fundamental to conservation action in the UK, and contributes significantly to Europe-wide assessments. BTO's long-term monitoring schemes provide the data to inform conservation priorities, but also BTO research contributes significantly to conservation science. This has been both at the level of individual species, identifying causes of decline and testing solutions, and providing the evidence to inform more cross-cutting policy needs.
Effects of Natura 2000 on nontarget bird and butterfly species based on citizen science data
<p>First formal estimate of the world population of the Critically Endangered spoon-billed sandpiper Calidris pygmaea</p>
<p>Economic Analysis for the UK National Ecosystem Assessment: Synthesis and Scenario Valuation of Changes in Ecosystem Services</p>
An assessment of the state of nature in the United Kingdom: A review of findings, methods and impact
Assessing habitat use of Herring Gulls in the Morecambe Bay SPA using GPS tracking devices
Providing Data for Rapid Condition Assessment of Non-Breeding Waterbird SPAs in England: Phase II
John is responsible for managing, developing and undertaking research projects relevant to Scotland, in particular the development of BTO Scotland’s portfolio of studies related to forest and moorland management.