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The decline of Afro-Palaearctic migrants and an assessment of potential causes
There is compelling evidence that Afro-Palaearctic (A-P) migrant bird populations have declined in Europe in recent decades, often to a greater degree than resident or short-distance migrants. ThereExpand
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Inbreeding and loss of genetic variation in a reintroduced population of Mauritius Kestrel.
Many populations have recovered from severe bottlenecks either naturally or through intensive conservation management. In the past, however, few conservation programs have monitored the geneticExpand
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The status of the Hen Harrier, Circus cyaneus, in the UK and Isle of Man in 2010
Capsule The fourth national survey of Hen Harrier showed that the population in the UK and the Isle of Man declined significantly between 2004 and 2010. Aim To estimate the size of the breeding HenExpand
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Effects of weather variation on a declining population of Slavonian Grebes Podiceps auritus
AbstractThere is an urgent need to develop a detailed understanding of the impacts of climate change on potentially sensitive species of conservation concern. The small population of Slavonian (orExpand
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Rapid monitoring of species abundance for biodiversity conservation: Consistency and reliability of the MacKinnon lists technique
Abstract Effective monitoring of biodiversity for conservation requires information on spatial and temporal variation in species’ abundances. As conservation resources are limited, monitoring methodsExpand
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Changes in the abundance and distribution of a montane specialist bird, the Dotterel Charadrius morinellus, in the UK over 25 years
Capsule The number of Dotterel breeding in the UK declined by 57% between 1987/88 and 2011, from 980 to 423 breeding males; there has been a contraction of the species’ geographical range as well asExpand
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The increase in the Corncrake Crex crex population of the United Kingdom has slowed
Capsule The UK Corncrake population increase has slowed, but has rapidly recovered from a large decline in 2013. Aims To provide an update on the population size and distribution of breedingExpand
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