Publications for Dr Fiona Burns

State of Nature 2013 report

The State of Nature in the UK and its Overseas Territories.

Date
22 May 2013
RSPB Authors
Dr Fiona Burns, Dr Mark Eaton, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
State of Nature partnership
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International UK Identifying problems International species UK species

State of Nature 2016 England report

The State of Nature in England.

RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Mark Eaton, Prof Richard Gregory, Dr Fiona Burns
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State of Nature 2016 supplementary material

State of Nature 2016 supplementary material

RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Mark Eaton, Prof Richard Gregory, Dr Fiona Burns
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State of Nature 2016 Wales report

The State of Nature in Wales.

RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Mark Eaton, Prof Richard Gregory, Dr Fiona Burns
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The priority species indicator: measuring the trends in threatened species in the UK

We describe the development of two complementary priority species indicators (PSIs) to help the UK to report progress towards Aichi target 12 on the status of known threatened species. Based on species identified as national conservation priorities, the indicators present...

Date
11 August 2015
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Fiona Burns, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Eaton, M.A., Burns, F., Isaac, N.J.B., Gregory, R.D., August, T.A., Barlow, K.E., Brereton, T., Brooks, D.R., Fulaij, N.A., Haysom, K.A., Noble, D.G., Outhwaite, C., Powney, G.D., Procter, D. & Williams, J.
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Biodiversity
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UK New methods and technologies

An assessment of the state of nature in the United Kingdom: A review of findings, methods and impact

Clear, accessible, objective metrics of species status are critical to communicate the state of biodiversity and to measure progress towards biodiversity targets. However, the population data underpinning current species status metrics is often highly skewed towards particular taxonomic groups such as birds, butterflies and mammals, primarily due to...

Date
01 November 2018
RSPB Authors
Dr Fiona Burns, Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Daniel Hayhow, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Burns, F., Eaton, M.A., Hayhow, D.B., Outhwaite, C.L., Al Fulaij, N., August, T.A., Boughey, K.L., Brereton, T., Brown, A., Bullock, D.J., Gent, T., Haysorn, K.A., Isaac, N.J.B., Johns, D.G., Macadam, C.R., Mathews, F., Noble, D.G., Powney, G.D., Sims, D.W., Smart, S.M., Stroh, P., Walker, K.J., Webb, J.R., Webb, T.J. & Gregory, R.D.
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Ecological Indicators 94: 226-236
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UK monitoring and indicators UK species

No overall benefit of predator exclosure cages for the endangered St. Helena Plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae

Predator exclosure cages are designed to increase the clutch survival of ground-nesting birds. Predator exclosures provided for the endangered St. Helena Plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae, however, did...

Date
16 March 2013
RSPB Authors
Dr Fiona Burns, Dr Mark Bolton
Authors
Burns, F., McCulloch, N., Szekely, T. & Bolton, M.
Published in
Ibis
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International St. Helena plover International species New methods and technologies

Sex differences in incubation behaviour but not mortality risk in a threatened shorebird

Sex-related variation in survival is common in birds and, as it influences effective population size and population growth, is important for conservation and species management. Here we assessed incub...

Date
27 July 2013
RSPB Authors
Dr Fiona Burns, Dr Mark Bolton
Authors
Burns, F., McCulloch, N., Dos Remedios, N., Bolton, M. & Szekely, T.
Published in
Ibis
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International St. Helena plover International species

The impact of introduced predators on an island endemic, the St Helena Plover, Charadrius sanctaehelenae

We investigated the impact of introduced predators on the productivity of the St Helena Plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae, a shorebird endemic to the South Atlantic island of St Helena. The nest predat...

Date
20 May 2013
RSPB Authors
Dr Fiona Burns, Dr Mark Bolton
Authors
Burns, F., McCulloch, N., Szekely, T. & Bolton, M.
Published in
Bird Conservation International
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International St. Helena plover International species

The State of Nature 2019

The State of Nature report 2019 presents an overview of how wildlife is faring in the UK and its Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies. Additionally, it assesses the pressures that are acting on nature, and the responses being made, collectively, to counter these pressures

Date
07 October 2019
RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Fiona Burns, Andrew Stanbury, Will Kirby, Dr Joelene Hughes
Authors
Hayhow, Daniel Eaton, Mark Burns, Fiona Stanbury, Andrew Kirby, Will Bailey, Neil Beckmann, Björn C. Bedford, Jacob Boersch-Supan, Philipp Coomber, Frazer Dennis, Emily Dolman, Sarah Dunn, Euan Hall, Jonathan Harrower, Colin Hatfield, Jack Hawley, Jenny Haysom, Karen Hughes, Joelene Symes, Nigel
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Identifying problems International species UK species