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Aharon-Rotman, Y. Challenges within the annual cycle of long-distance migratory waders along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway 

Alves, J.A.  Implications of migration strategies and winter location in a migratory shorebird 

Amar, A. Determining the cause of the Hen Harrier decline on Orkney 

Anderson, O.  Foraging strategies and ecotoxicology in Southern Ocean seabird communities 

Andres, B.A.  Littoral Zone Use by Post-breeding Shorebirds on the Colville River Delta, Alaska 

Andres, B.A. Consequences of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on Black Oystercatchers inhabiting Prince William Sound, Alaska 


Barzen, J.A. Patterns of Nutrient Acquisition in Canvasbacks during Spring Migration 

Battley, P.F.  Behavioural ecophysiology of migrating Great Knots 

Bellebaum, J. Influence of predators on the breeding success of meadowbirds in Brandenburg 

Beuth, J.M.  Body Composition, Movement Phenology and Habitat Use of Common Eider Along the Southern New England Coast 

Boschert, M. The Curlew (Numenius arquata [Linnaeus 1758]) at the Upper Rhine Valley of Baden – Contributions to a detailed, comprehensive science-based conservation programme (transl.) 

Bowgen, K.M. Predicting the effect of environmental change on wading birds: insights from individual-based models 

Broughton, R.K. Habitat modelling and the ecology of the Marsh Tit (Poecile palustris) 

Brown, S.  Predators and fisheries: an ecological evaluation of conflict 

Browne, S.J.  The breeding ecology of a declining farmland bird: the Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 

Burton, N.H.K. Roosting and associated feeding behaviour of Turnstones (Arenaria interpres) and Purple Sandpipers (Calidris maritima) in north-east England 

Butler, S.  Stubble field prescriptions for farmland birds – the role of sward structure in mediating food availability 


Cálix, M. Environmental Correlates of Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) abundance in the UK in 2012 

Camacho, C. Fine-scale population differentiation: ecological and evolutionary mechanisms involved 

Campbell, A. The conflict between wildlife conservation and air safety: A case study of birdstrike risk at Manchester Airport from a resident population of Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) at Tatton Park 

Cannon, A.R.  Wild birds in urban gardens: opportunity or constraint? 

Chappell, J.  The psychology of homing pigeon navigation 

Charmantier, A. Environmental heterogeneity in the Mediterranean region and the evolution of fitness: extra-pair paternity and heritability of morphometric traits in the Blue Tit 

Chiaradia, A. Breeding biology and feeding ecology of little penguins at Phillip Island, Australia -a basis for a monitoring program 

Choi, C.Y. Ecological research on Dunlin (Calidris alpina) at Chongming Dongtan, China 

Choi, C.Y. The northward migration stopover ecology of Bar-tailed Godwits and Great Knots in the Yalu Jiang Estuary National Nature Reserve, China 

Cholewa, M. Timing of breeding and nestling diet of the Great Tit (Parus major) in relation to food supply in primeval forest (Białowieża National Park) 

Clark, J.A.  Effects of severe weather on wintering waders 

Clarke, J.N. Reproductive ecology of Long-billed Curlews breeding in grazed landscapes of western South Dakota 

Clay, R.P. Correlates of male status in the Long-tailed Manakin (Chiroxiphia linearis) (Aves: Pipridae) 


Dalakchieva, S.Y.  Breeding biology of waders order Charadriiformes (families Haematopodidae, Recurvirostridae, Burhinidae, Glareolidae and Scolopacidae) nesting along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast 

Dallimer, M. Migration Patterns of the Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea) in Southern Africa: Genetics, Morphology and Behaviour 

de Lima, R.F.  Land-use management and the conservation of endemic species in the island of São Tomé 

Digby, A. The Reintroduction of Bird and Mammal Species in Nineteenth-Century Scotland 

Digby, A. Whistling in the dark: an acoustic study of little spotted kiwi 

Draycott, R.A.H. Effects of supplementary feeding on the body condition and breeding success of released pheasants 

Dudley, S.P. This is a test 

Dunn, J.C.  Farming and foraging: Indirect effects of management on bird biology through changing distributions of food and predators 


Eglington, S.M. Managing water levels on wet grasslands for breeding waders 

Egwumah, A.F. Distribution, abundance and habitat preference of Lovebird (Agapornis pullaria) in Tiortyu, Tarka L.G.A Benue State, Nigeria 

Eichhorn, G. Travels in a changing world: flexibility and constraints in migration and breeding of the Barnacle Goose 

Estrella, S.M. Behavioural and feeding mechanisms flexibility in migratory shorebirds 


Fast, P.L.F.  Nest site selection by Common Eiders: relationships with habitat features, microclimate and incubation success 

Ferraguti, M. Biodiversity and vector-borne diseases: effects of landscape, mosquito and vertebrate communities on the transmission of West Nile Virus and avian malaria parasites 

Figuerola, J.  The role of waterfowl in the passive transport of aquatic organisms: from local processes to long-distance dispersal 

Fijn, R.C. Diet of Cape and Snow Petrels at Signy, South Orkney Islands, Antarctica 

Franks, S.  Population connectivity and the causes and consequences of differential migration in a long distance migratory shorebird, the Western Sandpiper 

Freeman, B.B.G.  Bird-habitat relationships and anthropogenic threats in and around Sapo National Park, Liberia 


Gala, C Exploring the effect of an invasive lepidopteran on an endemic insectivorous bird 

Garrett, L.  One Good Tern Deserves Another: Social and Genetic Networks in a Huge Seabird Colony 

Gillings, S. Diurnal and nocturnal ecology of Golden Plovers (Pluvialis apricaria) and Lapwings (Vanellus vanellus) wintering on arable farmland 

Goldsmith, N.J. Quantifying seabird habitat use and occurrence across tidal-stream environments in [i]Anglesey[/i], UK 

Gordo, O. Spatial and temporal migratory patterns of trans-Saharan birds in the Iberian Peninsula 

Gray, T.N.E. The Ecology and Conservation of Bengal Florican in Cambodia 

Gupte, P.R. Spatial ecology and movements of wintering White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons): Family size dynamics in wintering geese 

Gutiérrez, J.S. Physiological adjustments of migratory shorebirds to osmotic and immune challenges 

Gyimesi, A.  Carrying capacity of a heterogeneous lake for migrating swans 


Halsey, L.G. The behavioural physiology of diving animals, in particular Tufted Ducks (Aythya fuligula), and the implications for models of optimal diving 

Hayes, M.A. Divorce and extra-pair paternity as alternative mating strategies in monogamous Sandhill Cranes 

Henshaw, I. Avian Migration – the role of geomagnetic cues 

Herman-Brunson, K.M. Nesting and brood-rearing habitat selection of Greater Sage-grouse and associated survival of hens and broods at the edge of their historic distribution 

Hipkiss, T. Brood sex ratio and sex differences in Tengmalm’s Owl (Aegolius funereus) 

Hofmeyer, S.D. Impacts of environmental change on large terrestrial bird species in South Africa: insights from citizen science data 


Ieronymidou, C. Habitat preferences of the Cyprus Scops Owl (Otus scops cyprius) 

Ieronymidou, C.  Avian Land-Use Associations in the Eastern Mediterranean 

Inger, R. Factors affecting prey choice in a despotic herbivore 


Jamieson, S.E.  Cross-seasonal factors affecting breeding investment by female Pacific Dunlins 

Jamieson, S.E. Endogenous reserve dynamics of Northern Common Eiders (Somateria mollissima borealis) wintering in Greenland 

Jean, T. Nesting success of understorey birds in African tropical land use systems: a case study from Korup area, south-west Cameroon 

Jolli, V.  Impacts of Parvati hydro-electric project development on the critical habitats of montane birds of Western Himalayas 

Jovani, R. Scaling in bird coloniality: Individual behaviour, spatial patterns and population dynamics 


Lamptey, A.M.  Modelling of the Waterbird-Fisheries Interactions of the Sakumo II Lagoon, near Tema, Ghana 

Larson, K.W.  Hybrid zone dynamics, assortative mating, and migratory programmes in a willow warbler migratory divide 

Latham, J. The ecology of ship rats (Rattus rattus) on Ponui Island: implications for North Island Brown Kiwi (Apteryx mantelli) 

Le Tortorec, E. Reproductive Success Responses To Habitat Fragmentation In Eurasian Treecreepers 

López-Idiáquez, D Environmental influences on the expression and selection of melanin-based traits in the Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) 


Maclean, I. An ecological and socio-economic analysis of biodiversity conservation of East African wetlands 

Maziarz, M. The nest sites’ characteristic and breeding success of Great Tit (Parus major) in primeval conditions (Białowieża National Park) 

McCanch, N.V.  Ornithological Studies from the Calf of Man 

Melia, A.  The effect of environmental conditions on Osprey chick diet 

Mendez, V.  Spatial and temporal variation in the functional diversity of non-breeding wader communities across British estuaries 

Morrison, C. Causes of population change in a long-distance migratory passerine, the Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) 

Murray, J.O.  The influence of grazing treatments on density of nesting burrowing owls on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation 


Ndang’ang’a, P.K.  The Composition and Ecological Function of Birds in the Agricultural Landscape of Nyandarua, Central Kenya 

Newson, S.E. Colonisation and range expansion of Great Cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) in England 

Nicola, K. The olfactory ability of the Domestic Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) 


O'Hanlon, N.J. Spatial variation in Herring Gull traits and their potential as monitors of the coastal environment 

Ontieno, N. Factors influencing diversity and abundance of farmland birds around Kakamega forest, Kenya 

Orros, M.  Characterisation and ecological effects of garden bird feeding 

Ottenburghs, J. Crossing Species Boundaries: The Hybrid Histories of the True Geese 

Ottvall, R.  Population ecology and management of waders breeding on coastal meadows 


Pardo, D. Demography, global change and senescence in two extremely long-lived species 

Parsons, N. Quantifying abundance, breeding and behaviour of the African Black Oystercatcher 

Pendlebury, C. Variation in energetic costs during laying in birds: effects on eggs and laying patterns 

Phipps, W.L. Spatial patterns of land-use by immature African white-backed vultures (Gyps africanus) captured in the North-West Province, South Africa 

Pople, R.G. The ecology and conservation of the White-winged Nightjar (Caprimulgus candicans) 

Portugal, S. Seasonal variability in body composition, physiology and energetics of Barnacle Geese (Branta leucopsis) 


Radford, A. Foraging and vocal communication in the sexually dimorphic red-billed woodhoopoe 

Récapet, C. Melanin-based coloration as a signal of alternative life-history strategies in feral pigeon (Columba livia) 

Reynolds, S.J. Condition as an indicator of the requirements for reproduction in female Spruce Grouse (Dendragapus canadensis) 

Reynolds, S.J. Uptake and disposition of calcium and water by egg-laying Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata) 

Riyahi, S. Local adaptation by birds to human-altered habitats: the Great Tit and the House Sparrow as model species 

Robinson, R.A. Ecology and conservation of seed-eating birds on farmland 

Rönkä, A. Dynamics, genetic structure and viability of a small and declining Temminck’s Stint (Calidris temminckii) population 


Scheiffarth, G. Born to fly – migratory strategies and stopover ecology in the European Wadden Sea of a long-distance migrant, the Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) 

Sheehan, K.L. Distribution, ecology, and trophic relationships of a colonial waterbird: the Double-Crested Cormorant 

Sherley, R.A.  Factors influencing the demography of Endangered seabirds at Robben Island, South Africa: Implications and approaches for management and conservation 

Sitters, H.P.  The role of night-feeding in shorebirds in an estuarine environment with specific reference to mussel-feeding Oystercatchers 

Smart, J. Strategies of sea-level rise mitigation for breeding Redshank 

Smith, A.A. Movement, survival and dispersal patterns of Swedish willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus lagopus L.) 

Spottiswoode, C.  Behavioural ecology and tropical life-histories in African birds 

Stanton, Jr. R.A.  Habitat selection of Brown-headed Nuthatches at multiple spatial scales 

Steinke, A. Survival and movements of Merriam’s turkey gobblers in the southern Black Hills, South Dakota 

Stenhouse, I.J. Habitat Utilization and Breeding Success of Leach’s Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) 

Stenhouse, I.J. The Reproductive Behaviour and Ecology of Sabine’s Gulls (Xema sabini) in the Eastern Canadian Arctic 

Sullivan, M. Predicting the distribution and impacts of non-native birds in the Iberian Peninsula 

Swallow, B. Coincidental bird irruptions 


Temple, H.J. Ecology, cooperative breeding and conservation of the White-breasted Thrasher (Ramphocinclus brachyurus) 

Tingay, R.E. Historical distribution, contemporary status and cooperative breeding in the Madagascar Fish Eagle: implications for conservation 

Tinlin, T. To what extent are thrushes irruptive? A comparison of Turdus spp. breeding in northern Europe using several variables which distinguish irruptive from regular migrants 

Tjorve, K.M.C. From an egg to a fledgling: A perspective on shorebird breeding ecology and chick energetics 

Tománková, I. Causes of diving duck population declines on Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland 

Tongue, A.D.W Implications for offshore wind farm ornithological cumulative impact assessment: How the manipulation of density and breeding season parameters affects the outcomes of Collision Risk Modelling 

Trama, F.A. Active management and restoration of the Palo Verde wetland: vegetation cover changes and waterbird responses 

Trinder, M. An investigation of matrix population model assumptions: wrens (Troglodytes troglodytes) as a case study 


Vahl, W.K.  Interference competition among foraging waders 

van Gils, J.A. Foraging decisions in a digestively constrained long-distance migrant, the Red Knot (Calidris canutus) 

van Pol, M.  State dependent life-history strategies: a long-term study on Oystercatchers 

Vidal, M. Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) in north-western Iberia before and after the Prestige oil spill 


Walker, L.K. The consequences of early- and adult-life nutrition for the colour and conservation of hihi (Notiomystis cincta) 

White, N.E. Molecular approaches used to infer evolutionary history, taxonomy, population structure, and illegal trade of White-tailed Black-cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus spp.) in Australia 

Wilkin, T.A.  Summer habitat preferences of female Corn Buntings 

Wilson-Parr, R.A.  Hen Harrier Breeding Ecology: Prey diversity, the effects of weather and the implications for provisioning and yield 

Wood, K.A.  Swan-plant interactions in a chalk river catchment 

Woog, F. Ecology and behavior of reintroduced Hawaiian Geese 

Wright, L.J. Productivity and population dynamics of Woodlarks (Lullula arborea) breeding in Breckland 


Yan, J. Ecology of Vector-Borne Diseases: Effects of Host Traits on Mosquito Feeding Preferences and Its Implications for Disease Transmission 

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