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NatureScot Research Report 1283 - Disturbance Distances Review: An updated literature review of disturbance distances of selected bird species.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Goodship, N. M. & Furness, R. W.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report provides an account for the distances at which disturbance could be caused by human related activities to a number of protected UK bird sp...

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NatureScot Research Report 1274 - Survey of the Tayside Area Beaver Population 2020-2021.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Campbell-Palmer, R. & Puttock, A. & Needham, R. N. & Wilson, K. & Graham, H. & Brazier, R. E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study provides details of the latest survey on Beaver population carried out from late 2020 to early 2021 in areas that encompassed all the river...

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NatureScot Research Report 1273 - Development of Marine Bird Sensitivity Assessments of FeAST.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Rogerson, K. & Sinclair, R. & Tyler, G. & St John Glew, K. & Seeney, A. & Coppack, T. & Jervis, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This publication reports on the results of the NatureScot project that made a sensitivity assessment for 36 marine bird species across 36 discrete hum...

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NatureScot Research Report 876 - Preliminary assessment completed in 2015 of the feasibility of maintaining, limiting or eradicating feral pigs in Scotland.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Massei, G. & Ward, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes a 2015 project on the distribution; population dynamics; ecology; environmental impact; risk assessment and practical, humane and...

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NatureScot Research Report 1288 - Updated non-native species risk assessment of feral pigs in Scotland.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes a risk assessment study regarding the history, distribution, spread and environmental impact of feral pigs (Sus scrofa) as part o...

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Power to detect trends in abundance within a distance sampling framework.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Andersen, E. M. & Steidl, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Ensuring that inferences from biological monitoring are reliable requires a level of sampling effort that is commensurate with programmatic objecti...

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Large-scale mammal monitoring: the potential of a citizen science camera-trapping project in the United Kingdom.

Published online: 24 Oct 2022

Published by: MammalWeb Citizen Scientists

Authors: Hsing PenYuan & Hill, R. A. & Smith, G. C. & Bradley, S. & Green, S. E. & Kent, V. T. & Mason, S. S. & Rees, J. & Whittingham, M. J. & Cokill, J. & Stephens, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. In light of global biodiversity loss, there is an increasing need for large-scale wildlife monitoring. This is difficult for mammals, since they ca...

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Filling knowledge gaps in a threatened shorebird flyway through satellite tracking.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Chan YingChi & Tibbitts, T. L. & Lok, T. & Hassell, C. J. & Peng HeBo & Ma ZhiJun & Zhang ZhengWang & Piersma, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Satellite-based technologies that track individual animal movements enable the mapping of their spatial and temporal patterns of occurrence. This is p...

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Pest control at a regional scale: identifying key criteria using a spatially explicit, agent-based model.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Lustig, A. & James, A. & Anderson, D. & Plank, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive mammals are a major threat to biodiversity. Understanding how their distributions and abundance could be affected by different temporal and s...

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Individual study: testing tools for eradicating the invasive toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus in Madagascar.

Published online: 12 Mar 2020

Authors: Reardon, J. T. & Kraus, F. & Moore, M. & Rabenantenaina, L. & Rabinivo, A. & Rakotoarisoa, N. H. & Randrianasolo, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

In 2014, the Asian toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus was first recorded as an invasive species in Madagascar. A feasibility study identified an urgent n...

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