Publications for Simon Wotton

A best practice guide for wild bird monitoring schemes

This book summarises recommendations on establishing, running andimproving national wild bird monitoring schemes. The methodologyis described in details and includes field methods, samplingdesign, data management and analysis, and...

Date
01 January 2008
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Voríšek, P., Klvanová, A., Wotton, S. & Gregory, R.
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International species UK species

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

Long term stability of White-necked Picathartes population in south-east Sierra Leone

White-necked Picathartes Picathartes gymnocephalus is a globally 'Vulnerable' bird endemic to the highly threatened Upper Guinea forests in West Africa. In an environment under a high level of threat...

Date
07 September 2011
RSPB Authors
Dr Graeme Buchanan, Simon Wotton, Dr Tony Morris
Authors
Monticelli, D., Siaka, A., Buchanan, G.M., Wotton, S., Morris, T, Wardill, J.C., Lindsell, J.A.
Published in
Bird Conservation International
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International White-necked Picathartes International 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

Status and distribution of European nightjars Caprimuigus europaeus in the UK in 2004

The population of Nightjars in the UK increased by over 36% between 1992 and 2004. To determine the population size and distribution of Nightiars in the UK and examine associations with forestry and...

Date
01 January 2007
RSPB Authors
Dr Rowena Langston, Simon Wotton
Authors
Conway, G., Wotton, S., Henderson, I., Langston, R., Drewitt, A. & Currie, F.
Published in
Bird Study
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Nightjar UK Identifying problems

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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International UK UK species

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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International UK UK species

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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UK UK species