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Status of the hen harrier Circus cyaneus in Scotland in 1988–89

A sample survey of Hen Harriers in 1988-89 was based on 10-km squares according to their category of proof of breeding in 1968-72. From this sample the Scottish population was estimated at 570+/-150 p...

Date
01 January 1993
Authors
Bibby, C. J. and colleagues
Published in
Bird Study
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Hen harrier

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These guidelines are for determining who should be included on authorship of manuscripts to peer reviewed journals involving RSPB staff and volunteers and should be used by everyone.

Date
19 June 2019
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International UK Centre for Conservation Science Category Explanation Page

A 2018 Horizon Scan of Emerging Issues for Global Conservation and Biological Diversity

This is our ninth annual horizon scan to identify emerging issues that we believe could affect global biological diversity, natural capital and ecosystem services, and conservation efforts.

Date
02 January 2018
RSPB Authors
Dr David Gibbons
Authors
Sutherland, W.J., Butchart, S.H.M., Connor, B., Culshaw, C., Dicks, L.V., Dinsdale, J., Doran, H., Entwistle, A.C., Fleishman, E., Gibbons, D.W., Jiang, Z.G., Keim, B., Le Roux, X., Lickorish, F.A., Markillie, P., Monk, K.A., Mortimer, D., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Peck, L.S., Pretty, J., Seymour, C.L., Spalding, M.D., Tonneijck, F.H. & Gleave, R.A.
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Trends in Ecology & Evolution 33(1): 47-58
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Identifying problems

A 25 year study of breeding Greenshanks, Territory occupancy, breeding success and the effects of new woodland

Breeding Greenshanks Tringa nebularia have their British stronghold in Sutherland and Caithness, which hold 44% of the national population. In a 1,200-ha study area in north Sutherland, a 25-year study found a high density of breeding...

Date
01 April 2009
RSPB Authors
Dr Mark Hancock
Authors
Christian, N. & Hancock, M.H.
Published in
British Birds
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Greenshank Scotland Identifying problems Woodland

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

A community-level evaluation of the impact of prey behavioural and ecological characteristics on predator diet composition

Although predation avoidance is the most commonly invoked explanation for vertebrate social evolution, there is little evidence that individuals in larger groups experience lower predation rates than...

Date
20 February 2004
Authors
Shultz, S., Noë, R., McGraw, W.S. & Dunbar, R.I.M.
Published in
Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences
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International International species

A comparison of breeding success and prey of the Common Buzzard

The breeding success of 2 Common Buzzard Buteo buteo populations in the north of Scotland, were studied over the period 1977-89. Marked differences were found in breeding density, clutch size and nest...

Date
01 January 1995
Authors
Swann, R. L. and colleagues
Published in
Bird Study
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Buzzard

A comparison of two survey methods for assessing bird species richness and abundance in tropical farmlands

Capsule Timed species counts could provide a more valuable bird survey tool in the humid tropics than previously suggested. Aims To compare the relative performance of two bird survey methods that...

Date
09 February 2012
RSPB Authors
Dr Juliet Vickery
Authors
Nalwanga, D., Pomeroy, D., Vickery, J. & Atkinson, P.W.
Published in
Bird Study
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International Tropical forests

A field test of the accuracy of estimating prey size - selection in oystercatchers from recovered mussel shells

Date
01 January 1989
Authors
Cayford, J. T.
Published in
Wader Study Group Bulletin
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Oystercatcher

A first record of latrine use by European hedgehogs Erinaceus europaeus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date
27 May 2009
Authors
Jones, C. & Jackson, D.
Published in
Mammalia
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UK UK species