Publications for Simon Wotton

The status of the Dartford warbler in the UK and the Channel Islands in 2006.

he fourth full Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata survey in the UK was undertaken in 2006.The species was also surveyed in the Channel Islands. The aim was to achieve full coverage of all the 1-km squares (`core’ squares) occupied during the...

Date
01 May 2009
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton, Dr Mark Eaton
Authors
Wotton, S., Conway, G., Eaton, M., Henderson, I & Grice, P.
Published in
British Birds
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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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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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Waterbirds in the UK 2014-2015

Date
11 May 2016
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton
Authors
BTO, JNCC, RSPB, and WWT
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Overwinter population estimates of British waterbirds

In total, over 12.5 million waterbirds occur in Britain during the winter. Estimates of the numbers of non-breeding waterbirds visiting Britain are important for the birds’ conservation, both for status...

Date
08 July 2011
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton
Authors
Musgrove, A.J., Ausin, G..E., Hearn, R.D., Holt, C.A., Stroud, D.A. & Wotton, S.R.
Published in
British Birds
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The Cetti's Warbler in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands in 1996

Date
01 January 1998
RSPB Authors
Simon Wotton, Dr David Gibbons
Authors
Wotton, S. and colleagues
Published in
British Birds
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The influence of climate and topography in patterns of territory establishment in a range-expanding bird

The Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata has recently expanded its range northwards and upwards in the UK, consistent with the hypothesis that this cold-sensitive species has responded to a warming climate....

Date
22 February 2011
RSPB Authors
Dr Richard Bradbury, Simon Wotton
Authors
Bradbury, R.B., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Wotton, S.R., Conway, G.J. & Grice, P.V.
Published in
Ibis
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The State of the UK’s Birds 2004

This is the sixth annual report on The state of the UK’s birds. Like its predecessors, this report aims to be a ‘one-stop shop’ for all the latest information on the fortunes of birds throughout the UK and in its Overseas Territories. The numbers...

Date
15 August 2005
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Simon Wotton, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Eaton, M.A., Noble, D.G., Hearn, R.D., Grice, P.V., Gregory, R.D., Wotton, S., Ratcliffe, N., Hilton, G.M., Rehfisch, M.M., Crick, H.Q.P. & Hughes, J.
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The State of the UK’s birds 2006

This is the eighth The state of the UK’s birds report, published in 2007 and containing results from annual, periodic and one-off surveys and studies from as recently as 2006. It draws on many sources of information to give an up-to-date overview...

Date
05 October 2007
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Eaton, Simon Wotton
Authors
Eaton, M.A., Austin, G.E., Banks, A.N., Conway, G., Douse, A., Grice, P.V., Hearn, R., Hilton, G., Hoccom, D., Musgrove, A.J., Noble, D.G., Ratcliffe, N., Rehfisch, M.M., Worden, J. & Wotton, S.
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