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Thursday, 28 November 2013

APEP 2013 : 'Population estimates of birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom.'

2013 Publication of the Avian Population Estimates Panel

'Population estimates of birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom.'
APEP 2013 pdf file
Andy Musgrove, Nicholas Aebischer, Mark Eaton, Richard Hearn, Stuart Newson, David Noble, Matt Parsons, Kate Risely and David Stroud

© British Birds 106 • February 2013 • 64 –100
Author Affiliations
Andrew J. Musgrove, Stuart E. Newson, David G. Noble and Kate Risely, BTO, The Nunnery, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2PU; e-mail
Nicholas J. Aebischer, GWCT, Burgate Manor, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1EF
Mark A. Eaton, RSPB, The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL
Richard D. Hearn, WWT, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire GL2 7BT
Matt Parsons, JNCC, Inverdee House, Baxter Street, Aberdeen AB11 9QA
David A. Stroud, JNCC, Monkstone House, City Road, Peterborough PE1 1JY

Andy Musgrove is Head of Monitoring at the BTO and is responsible for the delivery of many of the BTO’s
large-scale monitoring schemes.
Nicholas Aebischer is Deputy Director of Research at Game & Wildlife
Conservation Trust, where his responsibilities include applied ecological research into wildlife management.
Mark Eaton is a Principal Conservation Scientist at RSPB with a particular responsibility for monitoring. Richard Hearn has worked on a wide range of waterbird monitoring projects at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust for the past 16 years.
Stuart Newson is a Senior Research Ecologist at the BTO, with particular interests in population estimates, Cormorants and bats.
David Noble is the Principal Ecologist for Monitoring at the BTO, including leading on the development of biodiversity indicators.
Matt Parsons is a Senior Seabird Ecologist at JNCC, where he has worked on seabird issues since 2002.
Kate Risely has been the National Organiser for the Breeding Bird Survey at the BTO since 2008.
David Stroud is Senior Ornithologist with JNCC and a long-term Greenland White-fronted Goose obsessive.

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

UK BTO Bird Atlas 2007-2011 Data Sources and Numbers

Bird Atlas 16.2M Record Sources
Atlas Webpage

01. Atlas 9.8M
01.1 Roving Records 3.8M
01.1.1 Breeding Season 2.1M
01.1.2 Winter Season 1.6M
01.2 Timed Tetrad Visits 6.1M
01.2.1 Breeding Season 3.3M
01.2.2 Winter Season 2.8M

02. BirdTrack 4.5M
02.1 Lists 4.0M
02.1.1 Breeding Season 2.2M
02.1.2 Winter Season 1.8M
02.2 Casual 0.4M

03. Bird Clubs 1.2M
04. Breeding Bird Monitoring Schemes 280K
05. Online Rarity Services 139K
06. Ringing 123K
07. Wetland Bird Surveys 40K
08. BirdWatch Ireland Surveys 32K
09. Nest record Scheme 23K
10. UK and Irish Rare Breeding Birds Panels 10K
11. Raptor / Owl Study Groups 7K
12. RSPB Reserves and Surveys 4K
13. JNCC Seabirds 3K
14. Heronries Census 3K
15. Garden Surveys 2K

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

My Bird Photographs

See the slideshow on the main blog page and more on my website at

Avian Biology Research Journal - Twitter Feed

My Twitter Feed @drmtbishop

Avian + Research : Twitter Search

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Journal of Avian Biology - Twitter Feed

Rare Bird Network UK - Twitter Feed @rbnUK

Tagcloud of top 25 words in 3382 PubMed publication titles from 2012-13 with terms: avian, bird, genetics

created at

RSPB Garden Birdwatch 2013 Data

BTO Breeding Bird Survey Percentage Change of Mean Sightings per Area from 2011 to 2012 and Significance

Wednesday, 13 November 2013


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