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23rd July 2018

Lyrebirds are truffle-eating foodies!

Posted in: diet, diet composition, foraging, fungi (diet), seed/spore dispersal (diet)

Are lyrebirds and their relatives an overlooked disperser of fungi?

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16th July 2018

Evolution of a mountain specialist family, the accentors

Posted in: evolution, Taxonomy

How accentors have diverged and expanded rapidly across the Palearctic

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9th July 2018

Little Bustard habitat selection and traffic noise pollution

Posted in: Disturbance, noise pollution, road traffic, steppe birds

How does traffic noise influence the spatial distribution of Little Bustards?

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2nd July 2018

Embryo development and blood parasites

Posted in: avian malaria, incubation, parasites

Slow embryo development is associated with increased resistance to blood parasites

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25th June 2018

Legal imports and feral parakeets in Spain

Posted in: non-natives

Legal trade in captive birds is key to the establishment of wild populations of two alien invasive species   Lucrecia Souviron-Priego Antonio Román Muñoz Grupo de Biogeografía, Diversidad y Conservación, Departamento de Biología Animal, Universidad de Málaga, Spain Agustín Carretero SEO/BirdLife, Spain     LINKED PAPER The legal international wildlife trade favours invasive species establishment: […]

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18th June 2018

Song evolution in the ‘blue’ cardinals

Posted in: bird song, evolution, song

What do nymphs, pan pipes and bird song have in common?

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11th June 2018

Beavers facilitate Teals at different scales

Posted in: breeding, habitat, wetlands

Favouring beavers promotes biodiversity, including waterbirds

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4th June 2018

Yellowhammers tweet with regional hashtags

Posted in: bird song, citizen science

Citizen scientists help to map regional birdsong dialects across Europe

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30th May 2018

Is life longer in the tropics?

Posted in: survival, tropical birds

Forest passerine survival rates go down with increasing latitude

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21st May 2018

What’s a mountain?

Posted in: alpine birds, climate change

Which species are ‘mountain birds’ and what is their status in a fast-changing environment?

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14th May 2018

Understanding the role of large raptors in modified ecosystems

Posted in: bird communities, birds of prey, ecology, predation, raptors

Influence of large raptors on other predator species

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7th May 2018

Light pollution and young Manx Shearwaters

Posted in: light pollution, Seabirds

How does the combination of light and weather affect Manx shearwaters in Scotland?

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30th April 2018

The year-round benefits of occupying preferred habitat

Posted in: adult survival, habitat, habitat selection, winter

Do habitat features that influence over-winter survival also influence reproductive success in a territorial, year-round resident?

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23rd April 2018

Is it all about publishing?

Posted in: careers, Conferences, early career, early-career researcher, ECR

How to maximise your chances of an academic career

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16th April 2018

O’ partner, where were thou?

Posted in: geolocator, Migration, monogamy, pair-bond, Seabirds

Auklet mates synchronize their activity after independent migration

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9th April 2018

Weathering the storm

Posted in: alpine birds, nesting, phenotypic plasticity, thermoregulation

How nesting behaviour may buffer alpine songbirds against weather variability

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4th April 2018

#BOU2018: 21st Century Ornithology

Posted in: Altmetric, Conferences, ECR, social media, technology

The future of birds, novel technologies and combined solutions

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2nd April 2018

Survival is (not) a dying art

Posted in: adult survival, birds of prey, raptors

All things considered, it is difficult to underestimate the importance of survival

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