Publications for Stephen Dodd

Seeded ryegrass swards allow granivorous birds to winter in agriculturally improved grassland landscapes

We experimentally managed silage fields to provide abundant seed as a conservation measure for wintering birds. Buntings Emberiza strongly selected seeded ryegrass plots, where they fed predominantly...

Date
12 June 2011
RSPB Authors
Dr David Buckingham, Dr Will Peach, Stephen Dodd
Authors
Buckingham, D.L., Bentley, S., Dodd, S. & Peach, W.J.
Published in
Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment
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Cereal-based wholecrop silages: A potential conservation measure for farmland birds in pastoral landscapes

Declines of farmland birds have been pronounced in landscapes dominated by lowland livestock production and densities of seed-eating birds are particularly low in such areas. Modern livestock producti...

Date
22 December 2010
RSPB Authors
Dr Will Peach, Dr David Buckingham, Stephen Dodd
Authors
Peach, W.J., Dodd, S., Westbury, D.B., Mortimer, S.R., Lewis, P., Brook, A.J., Harris, S.J., Kessock-Phillip, R., Buckingham, D.L. & Chaney, K.
Published in
Biological Conservation
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Characteristics of woods used recently and historically by lesser spotted woodpeckers

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor numbers have declined greatly in England since the early 1980s for reasons that are not yet fully understood. It has been suggested that the species' decline...

Date
25 March 2010
RSPB Authors
Derek Gruar, Stephen Dodd
Authors
Charman, E.C., Smith, K.W., Gruar, D.J., Dodd, S. & Grice, P.V.
Published in
Ibis
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The effect of supplementary winter seed food on breeding populations of farmland birds: evidence from two large-scale experiments

Low winter food availability is probably critical in the declines of many farmland bird species in Europe, leading to the implementation of ameliorative agri-environment scheme options. To date, however...

Date
22 June 2007
RSPB Authors
Dr Guy Anderson, Prof Juliet Vickery, Stephen Dodd
Authors
Siriwardena, G.M., Stevens, D.K., Anderson, G.Q.A., Vickery, J.A, Calbrade, N.A. & Dodd, S.
Published in
Journal of Applied Ecology
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Wader recruitment indices suggest nesting success is temperature-dependent in Dunlin Calidris alpina

Measures of annual breeding success are an important component of species monitoring programmes. It has been suggested that effective monitoring of breeding productivity for arctic breeding waders may...

Date
07 July 2006
RSPB Authors
Stephen Dodd
Authors
Beale, C.M., Dodd, S. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W.
Published in
Ibis
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