Publications for Simon Wotton

Breeding status of the Red Kite

Capsule The first co-ordinated Red Kite survey across Britain since the reintroduction programme began in 1989, yields 430 breeding pairs. Aims To estimate the current size and extent of the British b...

Date
01 January 2002
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Wotton, S. R. and colleagues
Published in
Bird Study
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Red kite UK Identifying problems

Changes in the numbers of breeding waders on lowland wet grasslands in England and Wales between 1982 and 2002

Lapwing, Snipe, Curlew and Redshank decreased significantly between 1982 and 2002, while over the same period Oystercatcher increased. To provide current status and population trends for waders breeding...

Date
01 January 2005
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton, Dr Rowena Langston, Dr Juliet Vickery
Authors
Wilson, A.M., Vickery, J.A., Brown, A., Langston, R.H.W., Smallshire, D., Wotton, S. & Vanhinsbergh, D.
Published in
Bird Study
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England Wales Waders Identifying problems

Current dynamics and predicted vulnerability to sea-level rise of a threatened bittern

The decline of the Bittern Botaurus stellaris has long been symbolic of wetland habitat loss and fragmentation across western Europe. Wetland restoration and creation activity, targeted at Bittern, has...

Date
23 April 2010
RSPB Authors
Dr Gillian Gilbert, Simon Wotton
Authors
Gilbert, G., Brown, A.F. & Wotton, S.R.
Published in
Ibis
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Bittern UK UK species

Bitterns and Bittern Conservation in the UK

Once widespread and even locally numerous across the lowlands of the UK, the Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris had been extirpated by a combination of habitat loss and persecution by the late 1880s....

Date
01 January 2012
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton
Authors
Brown, A., Gilbert, G. & Wotton, S.
Published in
British Birds
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Bittern UK UK species

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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UK UK species

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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International UK Identifying problems

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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International UK Identifying problems

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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International UK Identifying problems

The State of the UK's birds 2011

To mark the 40th anniversary of the Ramsar Convention on wetlands, SUKB 2011 has a particular focus on waterbirds and their conservation. We review the impact of the Convention on waterbird conservation in the UK, and report on...

Date
23 November 2011
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Simon Wotton
Authors
Eaton, M.A., Balmer, D.E., Cuthbert, R., Grice, P.V., Hall, J., 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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The State of the UK's birds 2012

This is the 13th The state of the UK’s birds report. Published in 2012, it includes results from annual, periodic and one-off surveys and studies from as recently as 2011. It draws on many sources of information to give an up-to-date overview...

Date
10 November 2012
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Simon Wotton, Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Steffen Oppel
Authors
Eaton, M.A., Cuthbert, R., Dunn, E., Grice, P.V., Hall, C., Hayhow, D.B., Hearn, R.D., Holt, C.A., Knipe, A., Marchant, J.H., Mavor, R., Moran, N., Mukhida, F., Musgrove A.J., Noble D.G., Oppel, S., Risely, K., Stroud, D.A., Toms, M. & Wotton, S.
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