Publications for Dr Mark Eaton

Breeding status of Merlins Falco columbarius in the UK in 2008

Capsule The third national Merlin survey estimated a UK population of 1162 breeding pairs (95% CI: 891-1462). Aims To estimate the number of breeding Merlins (with associated 95% confidence intervals)...

Date
18 August 2011
RSPB Authors
Dr Steven Ewing, Dr Mark Eaton
Authors
Ewing, S.R., Rebecca, G.W., Heavisides, A., Court, I.R., Lindley, P., Ruddock, M., Cohen, S. & Eaton, M.A.
Published in
Bird Study
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The population status of Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus in Scotland during winter 2015-16

Capsule: The population size of Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus in Scotland was estimated at 1114 individuals with 95% confidence intervals (CIs) of 805-1505. Aim: To produce an updated estimate of Capercaillie population size in Scotland, with improved precision...

Date
01 March 2018
RSPB Authors
Nick Wilkinson, Dr Mark Eaton
Authors
Wilkinson, N.I., Eaton, M.A., Marshall, G. & Haysom, S.
Published in
Bird Study 65 (1) 20-35
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Developing and enhancing biodiversity monitoring programmes: a collaborative assessment of priorities

Biodiversity is changing at unprecedented rates, and it is increasingly important that these changes are quantified through monitoring programmes. Previous recommendations for developing or enhancing these programmes focus either on the end goals, that is the intended use of the data ...

Date
02 April 2015
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton
Authors
Pocock, M.J.O., Newson, S.E., Ian G. Henderson, I.G., Peyton, J., Sutherland, W.J., Noble, D.G., Ball, S.G., Beckmann, B.C., Biggs, J., Brereton, T., Bullock, D.J., Buckland, S.T., Edwards, M., Eaton, M.A., Harvey, M.C., Hill, M.O., Horlock, M., Hubble, D.S., Julian, A.M., Mackey, E.C., Mann, D.J., Marshall, M.J., Medlock, J.M., O’Mahony, E.M., Pacheco, M., Porter, K., Prentice, S., Procter, D.A., Roy, H.E., Southway, S.E., Shortall, C.R., Stewart, A.J.A., Wembridge, D.E., Wright, M.A. & Roy, D.B
Published in
Journal of Applied Ecology
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The Magnificent Frigatebird in Shropshire

Date
01 January 2008
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Richard Bradbury
Authors
Bradbury, R. and colleagues
Published in
British Birds
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Agricultural management and climatic change are the major drivers of biodiversity change in the UK

Action to reduce anthropogenic impact on the environment and species within it will be most effective when targeted towards activities that have the greatest impact on biodiversity. To do this effectively we need to better understand the relative importance of different activities ...

Date
23 March 2016
RSPB Authors
Dr Fiona Burns, Dr Mark Eaton, Simon Wotton, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Burns, F., Eaton, M.A., Barlow, K.E., Beckmann, B.C., Brereton, T., Brooks, D.R., Brown, P.M.J., Al Fulaij, N., Gent, T., Henderson, I., Noble, D.G., Parsons, M., Powney, G.D., Roy, H.E., Stroh, P., Walker, K., Wilkinson, J.W., Wotton, S.R. & Gregory, R.D.
Published in
Plos One
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Changes in the abundance and distribution of a montane bird, the Dotterel, 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 as declining numbers on core sites.

Date
22 September 2015
RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Steven Ewing, Dr Mark Eaton
Authors
Hayhow, D.B., Ewing, S.R., Baxter, A., Douse, A., Stanbury, A., Whitfield, D.P. & Eaton, M.A
Published in
Bird Study
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The state of the UK’s Birds 2003

The state of the UK’s birds 2003 is the fifth in a series of annual reports providing an overview of the fortunes of wild birds in the United Kingdom. It draws together the most recent data from a range of reliable sources up to 2003, and presents...

Date
29 July 2004
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Simon Wotton, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Eaton, M.A., Noble, D.G., Cranswick, P.A., Carter, N., Wotton, S., Ratcliffe, N., Wilson, A., Hilton, G.M. & Gregory, R.D.
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The State of the UK’s birds 2007

This is the ninth The state of the UK’s birds (SUKB) report, published in 2008 and containing results from annual, periodic and one-off surveys and studies from as recently as 2007. Many sources of information are used to produce an up-to-date...

Date
01 January 2008
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Simon Wotton
Authors
Eaton, M.A., Balmer, D., Burton, N., Grice, P.v., Musgrove, A.J., Hearn, R., Hilton, G., Leech, D., Noble, D.G., Ratcliffe, N., Rehfisch, M.M., Whitehead, S. & Wotton, S.
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The State of the UK's birds 2008

This, the tenth The state of the UK’s birds (SUKB) report published in 2009, contains results from annual , periodic, and one-off surveys and studies from as recently as 2008. It draws on many sources to give an up-to-date overview of the...

Date
01 January 2009
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Simon Wotton
Authors
Eaton, M.A., Balmer, D.E., Conway, G.J., Gillings, S., Grice, P.V., Hall, C., Hearn, R.D., Musgrove, A.J., Risely, K. & Wotton, S.
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The State of the UK's birds 2010

This is the eleventh The state of the UK’s birds (SUKB) report, published in 2010 and containing results from annual, periodic and one-off surveys and studies from as recently as 2009. It draws on many sources of information to give an up-to...

Date
01 October 2010
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Simon Wotton
Authors
Eaton, M.A., Appleton, G.F., Ausden, M.A., Balmer, D.E., Grantham, M.J., Grice, P.V., Hearn, R.D., Holt, C.A., Musgrove, A.J., Noble, D.G., Parsons, M., Risely, K., Stroud, D.A. & Wotton, S.
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