WTSWW Publications and Reports 2019

Conservation Team

Conservation Team Report 2018-19 (6 Mb)


Skokholm Seabird Report 2019 (5.82 Mb)

Skomer Seabird Report 2019 (3 Mb)

2019 Skomer Seal Report (9 Mb)

Site use and connectivity of female Grey Seals around Wales (2 Mb)

Projects and Reports

Badger Vaccination report Castle Woods 2019 (0.6 Mb)

Academic Papers relating to WTSWW's work or nature reserves

Arneill, G.E., Perrins, C.M., Wood, M.J., Murphy, D., Pisani, L., Jessopp, M.J.n & Quinn, J.L (2019) Sampling strategies for species with high breeding-site fidelity: A case study in burrow-nesting seabirds. Plos One https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221625. Link.

Birkhead, T. R., Thompson, J. E., Biggins, J. D. and Montgomerie, R. (2019), The evolution of egg shape in birds: selection during the incubation period. Ibis, 161: 605-618. doi:10.1111/ibi.12658. Link.

Guilford, T., Padget, O., Bond, S., & Syposz, M. M. (2019). Light pollution causes object collisions during local nocturnal manoeuvring flight by adult Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus. Seabird, 31, 48–55. Link.

Nelms, SE, Parry, HE, Bennett, KA, et al. What goes in, must come out: Combining scat‐based molecular diet analysis and quantification of ingested microplastics in a marine top predator. Methods Ecol Evol. 2019; 10: 17121722. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13271. Link.

Padget, O., Stanley, G., Willis, J.K., Fayet, A.L., Bond, S., Maurice, L., Shoji, A., Dean, B., Kirk, H., Juarez-Martinez, I., Freeman, R., Bolton, M & Guilford, T. (2019) Shearwaters know the direction and distance home but fail to encode intervening obstacles after free-ranging foraging trips. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Oct 2019, 201903829; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1903829116. Link.

Shepard, E., Cole, E., Neate, A., Lempidakis, E. & Ross, A. (2019). Wind prevents cliff-breeding birds from accessing nests through loss of flight control. eLife 2019;8:e43842. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.43842. Link.

Thaxter, CB, Ross‐Smith, VH, Bouten, W, et al. Avian vulnerability to wind farm collision through the year: Insights from lesser black‐backed gulls (Larus fuscus) tracked from multiple breeding colonies. J Appl Ecol. 2019; 00: 113. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13488. Link.

Trevail, A.M., Green, J. A., Sharples, J. , Polton, J. A., Arnould, J. P. and Patrick, S. C. (2019), Environmental heterogeneity amplifies behavioural response to a temporal cycle. Oikos, 128: 517-528. Link.

Trevail, A.M., Green, J.A., Sharples, J., Polton, J.A., Miller, P.I., Daunt, F., Owen, E., Bolton, M., Colhoun, K., Newton, S., Robertson, G & Patrick, S.C. (2019) Proc. R. Soc. 286 http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.0795. Link.