Publications for Dr Steven Ewing

The decline of Afro-Palaearctic migrants and an assessment of potential causes

There is compelling evidence that Afro-Palaearctic (A-P) migrant bird populations have declined in Europe in recent decades, often to a greater degree than resident or short-distance migrants. There a....

Date
01 January 2014
RSPB Authors
Dr Juliet Vickery, Dr Steven Ewing, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Vickery, Juliet A. and colleagues
Published in
Ibis
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International Identifying problems International species

Effects of weather variation on a declining population of Slavonian grebes Podiceps auritus

There is an urgent need to develop a detailed understanding of the impacts of climate change on potentially sensitive species of conservation concern...

Date
12 June 2013
RSPB Authors
Dr Steven Ewing, Prof Jeremy Wilson
Authors
Ewing, S. R., Benn, S., Cowie, N., Wilson, L. & Wilson, J.D.
Published in
Journal of Ornithology
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Slavonian grebe Scotland Climate change UK species

The status of the Hen Harrier, Circus cyaneus, in the UK and Isle of Man in 2010

The fourth national survey of Hen Harrier showed that the population in the UK and the Isle of Man declined significantly between 2004 and 2010. To estimate the size of the breeding Hen Harrier population (with associated 95% confidence...

Date
03 October 2013
RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Steven Ewing, Dr Innes Sim
Authors
Hayhow, D.B., Eaton, M.A., Bladwell, S., Etheridge, B., Ewing, S.R., Ruddock, M., Saunders, R., Sharpe, C., Sim, I.M.W. & Stevenson, A.
Published in
Bird Study
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Hen harrier UK Identifying problems

The status of the Hen Harrier, Circus cyaneus, in the UK and Isle of Man in 2010

Capsule: The fourth national survey of Hen Harrier showed that the population in the UK and the Isle of Man declined significantly between 2004 and 2010.

Date
03 October 2013
RSPB Authors
Dr Daniel Hayhow, Dr Mark Eaton, Dr Steven Ewing, Dr Innes Sim
Authors
Hayhow, D. B., Eaton, M. A., Bladwell, S., Etheridge, B., Ewing, S. R., Ruddock, M., Saunders, R., Sharpe, C., Sim, I.M.W. & Stevenson, A.
Published in
Bird Study
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Hen harrier UK UK species

Case study no 16: Climate change research

Part of a collection that aims to highlight RSPB science from the last decade. Climate change is a substantial and growing threat to wildlife in the UK and globally.

RSPB Authors
Dr Steven Ewing
Authors
Dr Steven Ewing
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Climate change

Breeding status of Merlins Falco columbarius in the UK in 2008

Capsule The third national Merlin survey estimated a UK population of 1162 breeding pairs (95% CI: 891-1462). Aims To estimate the number of breeding Merlins (with associated 95% confidence intervals)...

Date
18 August 2011
RSPB Authors
Dr Steven Ewing, Dr Mark Eaton
Authors
Ewing, S.R., Rebecca, G.W., Heavisides, A., Court, I.R., Lindley, P., Ruddock, M., Cohen, S. & Eaton, M.A.
Published in
Bird Study
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Merlin UK Identifying problems UK species

The size of the Scottish population of capercaillie Tetrao urogallus: results of the fourth national survey

Capsule The estimated population size of Capercaillie in Scotland was 1285 individuals (95% CI: 8221882). Aim To produce an updated population estimate for Capercaillie in Scotland using a similar app...

Date
16 February 2012
RSPB Authors
Dr Steven Ewing, Dr Mark Eaton
Authors
Ewing, S.R., Eaton, M.A., Poole, T.F., Davies, M. & Haysom, S.
Published in
Bird Study
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Capercaillie Scotland Identifying problems Upland

The decline of Afro-Palaearctic migrants and an assessment of potential causes

There is compelling evidence that Afro-Palaearctic (A-P) migrant bird populations have declined in Europe in recent decades, often to a greater degree than resident or short-distance migrants. There a...

Date
01 January 2014
RSPB Authors
Dr Juliet Vickery, Dr Steven Ewing, Prof Richard Gregory
Authors
Vickery, Juliet A. and colleagues
Published in
Ibis
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International Identifying problems International species

Inbreeding and loss of genetic variation in a reintroduced population of Mauritius kestrel

Many populations have recovered from severe bottlenecks either naturally or through intensive conservation management. In the past, however, few conservation programs have monitored the genetic health...

Date
20 February 2008
RSPB Authors
Dr Steven Ewing
Authors
Ewing, S.R., Nager, R.G., Nicoll, M.A.C., Aumjaud, A., Jones, C.G. & Keller, L.F.
Published in
Conservation Biology
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International Identifying problems International species

Effects of sea temperature and stratification changes on seabird breeding success

As apex predators in marine ecosystems, seabirds may primarily experience climate change impacts indirectly, via changes to their food webs. Observed seabird population declines have been linked...

Date
06 October 2015
RSPB Authors
Dr Matthew Carroll, Dr Ellie Owen, Dr Steven Ewing, Dr Mark Bolton
Authors
Carroll, M., Butler, A., Owen, E., Ewing, S.R., Cole, T., Green, J.A., Soanes, L.M., Arnould, J.P.Y., Newton, S.F., Baer, J., Daunt, F., Wanless, S., Newell, M.A., Robertson, G.S., Mavor, R.A. & Bolton, M.
Published in
Climate Research
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Climate change Marine