Conservation and sustainability
Address: The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2DL
Department: Conservation Science
Themes of work: Ecosystem services, Identifying problems, International species, New methods and technologies
I manage research and monitoring for the RSPB's South Asian Vulture Crisis Project, working closely with our BirdLife partners in India and Nepal.
Our research priorities are:
I work closely with Rhys Green, Paul Donald and Juliet Vickery (RSPB Conservation Science), Chris Bowden, Anaya Mukherjee and Ian Barber (RSPB International), Vibhu Prakash (Bombay Natural History Society, India) and Khadananda Paudel (Bird Conservation Nepal, Nepal).
My key skills include wildlife (raptor) monitoring, satellite telemetry, radio tracking, ecotoxicology (monitoring and experimentation), population genetics (microsatellites), mark-and-recapture (passerines), nest monitoring, behavioural observations, bioacoustics, questionnaires, experimental design, BACI experiments, statistical modelling, project management and science education.