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The effects of managed burning on upland peatland biodiversity, carbon and water.

Published online: 15 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Glaves, D. & Morecroft, M. & Fitzgibbon, C. & Owen, M. & Phillips, S. & Leppitt, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Management of the English uplands is complex and achieving good environmental outcomes, while taking into account the needs of owners, stakeholders an...

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The efficacy of DNA sequencing on samples of terrestrial invertebrates 2018/2019.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Rees, H. C. & Maddison, B. M. & Owen, J. P. & Baker, C. A. & Bishop, K. & Gough, K. C. & Webb, J. R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This publication reports on the accuracy of DNA species identification for invertebrates, and investigates also on the reliability of the BOLD databas...

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Movements and feeding ecology of white-fronted geese at the New Grounds, Slimbridge.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Owen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 3 seasons from 1968 to 1971 movement and feeding habits of European white-fronted geese (Anser a. albifrons Scopoli) were studied in the New Gr...

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Wigeon (Anas penelope L.) conservation and salting pasture management at Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve, Somerset.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Cadwalladr, D. A. & Owen, M. & Morley, J. V. & Cook, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations indicated that this species of duck, as well as sheep, grazed Puccinellia maritima/Agrostis stolonifera swards in preference to Festuca r...

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The selection of winter food by whitefronted geese.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Owen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An analysis of the contents of 109 European whitefronted goose (Anser albifrons) fore-guts, and of goose droppings, is described. The diet of the gees...

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Complex landscapes stabilize farm bird communities and their expected ecosystem services.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Smith, O. M. & Kennedy, C. M. & Echeverri, A. & Karp, D. S. & Latimer, C. E. & Taylor, J. M. & Wilson-Rankin, E. E. & Owen, J. P. & Snyder, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Birds play many roles within agroecosystems including as consumers of crops and pests, carriers of pathogens and beloved icons. Birds are also rapidly...

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Efforts going to the dogs? Evaluating attempts to re-introduce endangered wild dogs in South Africa.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Gusset, M. & Ryan, S. J. & Hofmeyr, M. & Dyk, G. van & Davies-Mostert, H. T. & Graf, J. A. & Owen, C. & Szykman, M. & Macdonald, D. W. & Monfort, S. L. & Wildt, D. E. & Maddock, A. H. & Mills, M. G. L. & Slotow, R. & Somers, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We evaluated one of the most extensive efforts to date to re-introduce an endangered species: attempts to establish an actively managed meta-populatio...

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Agricultural intensification heightens food safety risks posed by wild birds.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Smith, O. M. & Edworthy, A. & Taylor, J. M. & Jones, M. S. & Tormanen, A. & Kennedy, C. M. & Fu Zhen & Latimer, C. E. & Cornell, K. A. & Michelotti, L. A. & Sato, C. & Northfield, T. & Snyder, W. E. & Owen, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification and simplification are key drivers of recent declines in wild bird populations, heightening the need to better balance co...

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Landscape context mediates the physiological stress response of birds to farmland diversification.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Latimer, C. E. & Smith, O. M. & Taylor, J. M. & Edworthy, A. B. & Owen, J. P. & Snyder, W. E. & Kennedy, C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland diversification practices are increasingly adopted to help reverse biodiversity declines in agroecosystems. However, evidence for the effecti...

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Future novel threats and opportunities facing UK biodiversity identified by horizon scanning.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Bailey, M. J. & Bainbridge, I. P. & Brereton, T. & Dick, J. T. A. & Drewitt, J. & Dulvy, N. K. & Dusic, N. R. & Freckleton, R. P. & Gaston, K. J. & Gilder, P. M. & Green, R. E. & Heathwaite, A. L. & Johnson, S. M. & Macdonald, D. W. & Mitchell, R. & Osborn, D. & Owen, R. P. & Pretty, J. & Prior, S. V. & Prosser, H. & Pullin, A. S. & Rose, P. & Stott, A. & Tew, T. & Thomas, C. D. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Horizon scanning is an essential tool for environmental scientists if they are to contribute to the evidence base for Government, its agencies and oth...

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