Scientific Articles published in 2009

Anderson, B.J., Armsworth, P.R., Eigenbrod, F., Thomas, C.D., Gillings, S., Heinemeyer, A., Roy, D.B. & Gaston, K.J. 2009. Spatial covariance between biodiversity and other ecosystem service priorities. Journal of Applied Ecology 46 : 888-896 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01666.x)
Anderson, B.J., Arroyo, B.E., Collingham, Y.C., Etheridge, B., Fernandez-De-Simon, J., Gillings, S., Gregory, R.D., Leckie, F.M., Sim, I.M.W., Thomas, C.D., Travis, J.M.J. & Redpath, S.M. 2009. Using distribution models to test alternative hypotheses about a species' environmental limits and recovery prospects. Biological Conservation 142 : 488-499 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2008.10.036)
Baillie, S.R. & Schaub, M. 2009. Understanding changes in bird populations ? the role of bird marking. Ringing & Migration 24 : 189-198 View Abstract
Baillie, S.R., Robinson, R.A., Clark, J.A. & Redfern, C.PF. 2009. From individuals to flyways: the future of marking birds for conservation. Ringing & Migration 24 : 155-161 View Abstract
Banks, A.N., Burton, N.H.K., Calladine, J.R. & Austin, G.E. 2009. Indexing winter gull numbers in Great Britain using data from the 1953 to 2004 Winter Gull Roost Surveys. Bird Study 56 : 103-119 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650802681623)
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 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650902806914)
Braune, B.M. & Noble, D.G. 2009. Environmental contaminants in Canadian shorebirds. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 148 : 185-204 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1007/s10661-007-0150-0)
Burton, N.H.K. 2009. Reproductive success of Tree Pipits Anthus trivialis in relation to habitat selection in conifer plantations. Ibis 151 : 361-372 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2009.00915.x)
Butler, S.J., Brooks, D., Feber, R.E., Storkey, J., Vickery, J.A, & Norris, K. 2009. A cross-taxonomic index for quantifying the health of farmland biodiversity. Journal of Applied Ecology 46 : 1 154-1 162 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01709.x)
Calladine, J., Garner, G., Wernham, C. & Thiel, A. 2009. The influence of survey frequency on population estimates of moorland breeding birds. Bird Study 56 : 381-388 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650902984604)
Calladine, J., Humphreys, E.M., Strachan, F. & Jardine, D.C. 2009. Forestry thinning in commercial conifer plantations has little effect on bird species richness and breeding abundance. Bird Study 56 : 137-141 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650802681698)
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 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00899.x)
Chamberlain, D.E., Glue, D.E. & Toms, M.P. 2009. Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus presence and winter bird abundance. Journal of Ornithology 150 : 247-254 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-008-0344-4)
Chamberlain, D.E., Gough, S., Anderson, G., MacDonald, M., Grice, P. & Vickery, J.A. 2009. Bird use of cultivated fallow 'Lapwing Plots' within English agri-environment schemes. Bird Study 56 : 289-297 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650902792114)
Chamberlain, D.E., Joys, A., Johnson, P.J., Norton, L., Feber, R.E. & Fuller, R.J. 2009. Does organic farming benefit farmland birds in winter?. Biology Letters 6 : 82-84 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0643)
Clark, J.A. 2009. Selective mortality of waders during severe weather. Bird Study 56 : 96-102 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650802648465)
Clark, J.A., Thorup, K. & Stroud, D.A. 2009. Quantifying the movement patterns of birds from ring recoveries. Ringing & Migration 24 : 180-188 View Abstract
Clark, N. 2009. What we will do if we catch any Slender-billed Curlews?. News from the International Waterbird Census, Special Slender-billed Curlew Issue 12
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 View Abstract
Coiffait, L., Redfern, C.P.F., Bevan, R.M., Newton, J. & Wolff, K. 2009. The use of intrinsic markers to study bird migration. Ringing & Migration 24 : 169-174 View Abstract
Conway, G., Wotton, S., Henderson, I., Eaton, M., Drewitt, A. & Spence, J. 2009. The status of breeding Woodlarks Lullula arborea in Britain in 2006. Bird Study 56 : 310-325 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650902792163)
Cooke, I.R., Queenborough, S.A., Mattison, E.H.A., Bailey, A.P., Sandars, D.L., Graves, A.R., Morris, J., Atkinson, P.W., Trawick, P., Freckleton, R.P., Watkinson, A.R. & Sutherland, W.J. 2009. Integrating socio-economics and ecology: a taxonomy of quantitative methods and a review of their use in agro-ecology. Journal of Applied Ecology 46 : 269-277 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01615.x)
Cornulier, T., Elston, A., Arcese, P., Benton, T.G., Douglas, D.J.T., Lambin, X., Reid, J., Robinson, R.A. & Sutherland, W.J. 2009. Estimating the annual number of breeding attempts from breeding dates using mixture models. Ecology Letters 12 : 1 184-1 193 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01377.x)
Cresswell, W., Clark, J.A. & Macleod, R. 2009. How climate change might influence the starvation-predation risk trade-off response. Proceedings of The Royal Society B 276 : 3 553-3 560 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1000)
Douglas, D.J.T, Vickery, J.A. & Benton, T.G. 2009. Improving the value of field margins as foraging habitat for farmland birds. Journal of Applied Ecology 46 : 353-362 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01613.x)
du Feu, C.R., Joys, A.C., Clark, J.A., Fiedler, W., Downie, I.S., van Noordwijk, A.J., Spina, F., Wassenaar, R. & Baillie, S.R. 2009. EURING Data Bank geographical index 2009. EURING website View Abstract
Eaton, M.A., Brown, A. .F, Noble, D.G., Musgrove, A.J., Hearn, R., Aebischer, N.J., Gibbons, D.W., Evans, A. & Gregory, R.D. 2009. Birds of Conservation Concern III: priority species for conservation action in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. British Birds 102 : 296-341
Eglington, S.M., Gill, J.A., Smart, M.A., Sutherland, W.J., Watkinson, A.R., & Bolton, M. 2009. Habitat management and patterns of predation of Northern Lapwings on wet grasslands: the influence of linear habitat structures at different spatial scales. Biological Conservation 142 : 314-324 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2008.10.027)
Eglington, S.M., Smart, M., Bolton, M. and Gill, J.A. 2009. Reversion of arable land to wet grassland for breeding waders. Conservation Land Management 7 : 5-9
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 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650802648291)
Evans, K.L., Newson S.E. & Gaston, K.J. 2009. Habitat influences on urban avian assemblages. Ibis 151 : 19-39 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00898.x)
Franco, A.M.A., Anderson, B.J., Roy, D.B., Gillings, S., Fox, R., Moilanen, A. & Thomas, D. 2009. Surrogacy and persistence in reserve selection: landscape prioritization for multiple taxa in Britain. Journal of Applied Ecology 46 : 82-91 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2008.01598.x)
Gillings, S., Atkinson, P.W., Baker, A.J., Bennett, K.A., Clark, N.A., Cole, K.B., González, P.M., Kalasz, K.S., Minton, C.D.T., Niles, N.J., Porter, R.C., De Lima Serrano, I., Sitters, H.P. & Woods, J.L. 2009. Staging behavior in Red Knot Calidris canutus in Delaware Bay: implications for monitoring mass and population size. Auk 126 : 54-63 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1525/auk.2009.06247)
Gilroy, J.J., Anderson, G.Q.A., Grice, P.V., Vickery, J.A., Watts, P.N. & Sutherland, W.J. 2009. Foraging habitat selection, diet and nestling condition in Yellow Wagtails Motacilla flava breeding on arable farmland. Bird Study 56 : 221-232 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650902792080)
Greenwood, J.J.D. 2009. 100 years of ringing in Britain and Ireland. Ringing & Migration 24 : 147-153 View Abstract
Hamer, K.C., Humphreys, E.M., Magalhães, M.C., Garthe, S., Hennicke, J., Peters, G., Grémillet, D., Skov, H. & Wanless S. 2009. Fine-scale foraging behaviour of a medium-ranging marine predator. Journal of Animal Ecology 78 : 880-889 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2009.01549.x)
Hancock, M.H., Smith, T., Chamberlain, D.E., Wilson, J.D. & Lack, P.C. 2009. Using repeated winter surveys to estimate changes in abundance of seed-eating passerines. Bird Study 56 : 65-74 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650802648218)
Hardey, J., Crick, H., Wernham, C., Riley, H., Etheridge, B. & Thompson, D. (Eds.) 2009. Raptors. A Field Guide for Surveys and Monitoring. [Superceded by 3rd Edition 2013]. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh
Henderson, I.G., Ravenscroft, N., Smith, G. & Holloway, S. 2009. Effects of crop diversification and low pesticide inputs on bird populations on arable land. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 129 : 149-156 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2008.08.014)
Hinsley, S.A., Hill, R.A., Fuller, R.J., Bellamy, P.E. & Rothery, P. 2009. Bird species distributions across woodland canopy structure gradients. Community Ecology 10 : 99-110 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1556/ComEc.10.2009.1.12)
Hoodless, A.N., Lang, D., Aebischer, N.J., Fuller, R.J. & Ewald, J.A. 2009. Densities and population estimates of breeding Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola in Britain in 2003. Bird Study 56 : 15-25 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650802674768)
MacLeod, C.J., Newson, S.E., Blackwell, G. & Duncan, R.P. 2009. Enhanced niche opportunities: can they explain the success of New Zealand's introduced bird species?. Diversity and Distributions 15 : 41-49 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2008.00498.x)
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 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-009-0445-8)
Newson, S.E., Ockendon, N., Joys, A., Noble, D.G. & Baillie, S.R. 2009. Comparison of habitat-specific trends in the abundance of breeding birds in the UK. Bird Study 56 : 233-243 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650902792098)
Niles, L.J., Bart, J., Sitters, H.P., Dey, A.D., Clark, K.E., Atkinson, P.W., Baker, A.J., Bennett, K.A., Kalasz, K.S., Clark, N.A., Clark, J., Gillings, S., Gates, A.S., Gonzalez, P.M., Hernandez, D.E., Minton, C.D.T., Morrison, R.I.G., Porter, R.R., Ross, R.K. & Veitch, C.R. 2009. Effects of Horseshoe Crab harvest in Delaware Bay on Red Knots: are harvest restrictions working?. Bioscience 59 : 153-164 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1525/bio.2009.59.7.21)
Norton, L., Johnson, P., Joys, A., Stuart, R., Chamberlain, D., Feber, R., Firbank, L., Manley, W., Wolfe, M., Hart, B., Mathews, F., MacDonald, D. & Fuller, R.J. 2009. Consequences of organic and non-organic farming practices for field, farm and landscape complexity. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 129 : 221-227 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2008.09.002)
Ockendon, N., Davis, S.E., Miyar, T. & Toms, M.P. 2009. Urbanisation and time of arrival of common birds at garden feeding stations. Bird Study 56 : 405-410 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650902937313)
Ockendon, N., Davis, S.E., Toms, M.P. & Mukherjee, S. 2009. Eye size and the time of arrival of birds at garden feeding stations in winter. Journal of Ornithology 150 : 903-908 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-009-0412-4)
Redfern, C.P.F., Clark, J.A., Robinson, R.A. & Baillie, S.R. 2009. A century of ringing in Britain and Ireland. (Editorial). Ringing & Migration 24 View Abstract
Robinson, R.A., Grantham, M.J. & Clark, J.A. 2009. Declining rates of ring recovery in British birds. Ringing & Migration 24 : 266-272 View Abstract
Robinson, R.A., Juillard, R. & Saracco, J.F. 2009. Constant effort: studying avian population processes using standardised ringing. Ringing & Migration 24 : 199-204 View Abstract
Saether, B.E., Grotan, V., Engen, S., Noble, D.G. & Feckleton, R.P 2009. Critical parameters for predicting population fluctuations of some British passerines. Journal of Animal Ecology 78 : 1 063-1 075 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2009.01565.x)
Summers, R.W., Hallgrimsson, G.T., Aiton, D., Etheridge, B., Heaton, J. & Swann, R.L. 2009. Population structure, biometrics and moult of migrant Purple Sandpipers Calidris maritima in southwest Iceland in spring. Bird Study 56 : 357-368 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650902937321)
Thaxter, C.B., Daunt, F., Hamer, K.C., Watanuki, Y., Harris, M.P., Gr 2009. Sex-specific food provisioning in a monomorphic seabird, the common guillemot Uria aalge: nest defence, foraging efficiency or parental effort?. Journal of Avian Biology 40 : 75-84 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-048X.2008.04507.x)
Toms, M.P. 2009. Eagle Owls in Britain: origins and conservation implications. British Wildlife 20 : 405-412
Vickery, J.A., Feber, R.E. & Fuller, R.J. 2009. Arable field margins managed for biodiversity conservation: a review of food resource provision for farmland birds. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 133 : 1-3 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2009.05.012)
Whittingham, M.J., Krebs, J.R., Swetnam, R.D., Thewlis, R.M., Wilson, J.D. & Freckleton, R.P. 2009. Habitat associations of British breeding farmland birds. Bird Study 56 : 43-52 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1080/00063650802648150)
Wotton, S., Conway, G., Eaton, M., Henderson, I., & Grice, P. 2009. The status of the Dartford Warbler in the UK and the Channel Islands in 2006. British Birds 102 : 230-246
Wright, L.J., Hoblyn. R.A., Green, R.E., Bowden, C.G.R., Mallord, J.W., Sutherland, W.J. & Dolman, P.M. 2009. Importance of climatic and environmental change in the demography of a multi-brooded passerine, the Woodlark Lullula arborea. Journal of Animal Ecology 78 : 1 191-1 202 Link to Article (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2009.01582.x)