Publications for Nigel Butcher

Mortality of wood warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix nests in Welsh Oakwoods: predation rates and the identification of nest predators using miniature nest cameras

Capsule Predation was the main cause of nest failure, but predation rates have remained unchanged since the 1980s. Eurasian Jays Garrullus glandarius were the most common predator. Aims To quantify, ...

Date
27 March 2012
RSPB Authors
Dr John Mallord, Nigel Butcher, Chris Orsman, Nigel Butcher
Authors
Mallord, J.W., Orsman, C.J., Cristinacce, A., Butcher, N., Stowe, T.J. & Charman, E.C.
Published in
Bird Study
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Predation of breeding waders on lowland wet grassland – is it a problem?

Breeding waders of lowland wet grassland are in decline. The effect of predation varies from site to site. This article reviews recent research on this complex subject....

Date
01 October 2009
RSPB Authors
Dr Jennifer Smart, Dr Mark Bolton, Nigel Butcher
Authors
Ausden, M., Bolton, M., Butcher, N., Hoccorn, D.G., Smart, J. & Williams, G.
Published in
British Wildlife
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Use of time-lapse video cameras to determine causes of nest failure of Slavonian Grebes Podiceps auritus

Few clutches were predated, with Otter Lutra lutra the most frequent predator filmed. To determine the rate of nest predation and identify predators of the Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus in Scotland...

Date
01 January 2005
RSPB Authors
Dr Allan Perkins, Nigel Butcher, Dr Ron Summers, Dr Mark Hancock
Authors
Perkins, A.J., Hancock, M.H., Butcher, N. & Summers, R.W.
Published in
Bird Study
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Remote monitoring of nests using digital camera technology

Although cameras have been used for many years to collect data at birds' nests, recent advances in digital technology have led to increased storage capacity, faster and easier review of data, and reduced...

Date
19 May 2007
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Bolton, Nigel Butcher
Authors
Bolton, M., Butcher, N., Sharpe, F., Stevens, D. & Fisher, G.
Published in
Journal of Field Ornithology
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Predators of spotted flycatcher Muscicapa striata nests in southern England as determined by digital nest cameras

Avian predators are principally responsible. To document the fate of Spotted Flycatcher nests and to identify the species responsible for nest predation. During 2005-06, purpose-built, remote...

Date
01 January 2008
RSPB Authors
Dr Guy Anderson, Nigel Butcher
Authors
Stevens, D.K., Anderson, G.Q.A., Grice, P.V., Norris, K. & Butcher, N.
Published in
Bird Study
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