WTSWW Publications and Reports 2018

Conservation Team

Conservation Team Report 17-18  (4 Mb) A report summarising the work of the conservation staff during the financial year.


Skokholm Annual Report 2018 (6Mb)

Skomer Seabird Report 2018 (1Mb)

Skomer Island Bird Report 2018 (4.2 Mb)

Skomer Island Annual Report 2018 (1 Mb)

Skomer Seal Report 2018 (7.16 Mb)

Skokholm Seabird Report 2018 (6.5 Mb)

Annual surveillance of Chough 2018 Skomer & Skokholm Islands SPA (0.59 Mb)

Fairweather, D (2018) Oystercatcher Productivity on Skomer 2018

Ames, E (2018) Manx Shearwater Plastic Ingestion Study

Sleight, H (2018) The nutrient of soils on Skomer Island

Lloyd, T (2018) Plastic Entanglement in the Seals of Skomer Island

Projects and reports

West Glamorgan's Wild Woodlands 2015-2018

Badger Vaccination report Castle Woods 2018


Academic Papers relating to WTSWW's work or nature reserves

Amker-Nillsen, T et al (2018) Fit is fat: winter body mass of Atlantic Puffins Fratercula arctica. Bird Study 65(4) pp 451-457. Click to view.

Birkhead, TR et al (2018) The pyriform egg of the Common Murre (Uria aalge) is more stable on sloping surfaces. The Auk: Ornithological Advances 135(4) pp. 1020–1032. Click to view.

Dunn, M et al (2018) Public attitudes towards “pest” management: Perceptions on squirrel management strategies in the UK. Biological Conservation 222 pp 52-63. Click to view.

Dunning, J et al (2018) Photoluminescence in the bill of the Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica. Bird Study 65(4) pp 570-573. Click to view.

Padget, O et al (2018) In Situ Clock Shift Reveals that the Sun Compass Contributes to Orientation in a Pelagic Seabird. Current Biology 28(2) pp 275-279. Click to view.

Riordan, J & Birkhead, T (2018) Changes in the diet composition of Common Guillemot Uria aalge chicks on Skomer Island, Wales, between 1973 and 2017. IBIS 160(2) pp 470-474. Click to view.

Rush, GP et al (2018) Can drones count gulls? Minimal disturbance and semiautomated image processing with an unmanned aerial vehicle for colony‐nesting seabirds. Ecology and Evolution 8(24) pp 12322-12334. Click to view.

Shuttleworth, CM et al (2018) Detecting viral infection in red squirrels. The Veterinary Record 184(16) pp507. Click to view.