Publications for Simon Wotton

Waterbirds in the UK 2014-2015

Date
11 May 2016
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton
Authors
BTO, JNCC, RSPB, and WWT
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The status of the Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus in the UK in 2012

Capsule: There were up to 6348 Ring Ouzel territories in the UK in 2012.Aims: To produce estimates of the size of the Ring Ouzel breeding population in the UK and its constituent countries.Methods: A stratified random selection of tetrads was surveyed within...

Date
02 May 2016
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton, Dr Mark Eaton
Authors
Wotton, S.R., Stanbury, A.J., Douse, A. & Eaton, M.A.
Published in
Bird Study 63: 155-164
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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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The state of the UK's birds 2015

The state of the UK’s birds 2015 (SUKB), is the 16th edition of this annual report. It provides a one-stop shop for all the latest results from annual, periodic and one-off surveys and monitoring programmes.

Date
10 November 2015
RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Alex Bond, Simon Wotton
Authors
Hayhow DB, Bond AL, Eaton MA, Grice PV, Hall C, Hall J, Harris SJ, Hearn RD, Holt CA, Noble DG, Stroud DA and Wotton S
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The state of the UK's birds 2016

The state of the UK’s birds 2016 (SUKB), is the 17th edition of this annual report. It provides a one-stop shop for all the latest results from annual, periodic and one-off surveys and monitoring programmes.

Date
10 November 2015
RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Alex Bond, Simon Wotton, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Hayhow DB, Bond AL, Eaton MA, Wotton S and Gregory R
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Use of environmental stratification to derive non-breeding population estimates of dispersed waterbirds in Great Britain

Population estimates provide a baseline to inform conservation and management decisions. In this paper, we present a novel method to derive non-breeding population estimates of waterbirds...

Date
01 November 2015
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton
Authors
Mendez, V., Austin, G.E., Musgrove, A.J., Ross-Smith, V.H., Hearn, R.D., Stroud, D.A., Wotton, S.R. & Holt, C.A.
Published in
Journal for Nature Conservation 28: 56-66
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State of the UK's Birds 2014

This is the 15th The state of the UK's birds (SUKB) report. Published in 2014, it contains results from annual, periodic and one-off surveys and studies from as recently as 2013. It draws on many sources of information to give an up-to-date overview of the health of bird populations in the UK and its Overseas Territories.

Date
16 October 2014
RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Simon Wotton, Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Steffen Oppel, Nick Wilkinson
Authors
RSPB
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Waterbirds in the UK 2012/13: The Wetland Bird Survey

Th is is the 32nd annual report of the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS), produced in conjunction with an online report at www.bto.org/webs-reporting. WeBS is the principal scheme for monitoring the UK’s wintering waterbird populations...

Date
30 July 2014
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton
Authors
Austin, G.E., Calbrade, N.A., Mellan, H.J., Musgrove, A.J., Hearn, R.D., Stroud, D.A., Wotton, S.R. & Holt, C.A.,
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Synergies between site protection and agri-environment schemes for the conservation of waders on lowland wet grasslands

Two conservation strategies have been put in place in Europe to address precipitous population declines of wading birds that breed on lowland wet grasslands. These are site protection and agri-environment schemes (AESs) and the two ...

Date
04 April 2014
RSPB Authors
Dr Jen Smart, Prof Richard Gregory, Simon Wotton
Authors
Smart, J., Wotton, S., Dillion, R., Cooke, I.A., Diack, A.I., Drewitt, I., Grice, A.L., Gregory, P.V. & Richard D.
Published in
Ibis
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State of the UK's Birds 2013

This is the 14th The state of the UK's birds (SUKB) report. Published in 2013, it contains results from annual, periodic and one-off surveys and studies from as recently as 2012. It draws on many sources of information to give an up-to-date overview of the health of bird populations in the UK and its Overseas Territories.

Date
09 December 2013
RSPB Authors
Dr Jenny Bright, Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Daniel Hayhow, Simon Wotton, Dr Steffen Oppel
Authors
RSPB
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