Staff publications

Papers and reports published by staff in the waterbird monitoring team are listed below. Please contact us if you would like a copy of any of these.

  • 2017 publications

    Brides, K., K.A. Wood, R.D. Hearn & T.P.M. Fijen. 2017. Changes in the sex ratio of the Common Pochard Aythya ferina in Europe and North Africa. Wildfowl 67: 100-112. Download

    Frost, T.M., G.E. Austin, N.A. Calbrade, H.J. Mellan, C. Hall, R.D. Hearn, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & D.E. Balmer. 2017. Waterbirds in the UK 2015/16: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO, RSPB and JNCC, in association with WWT. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford.

    Guillemain, M., C. Calenge, J. Champagnon & R.D. Hearn. 2017. Determining the boundaries and plasticity of migratory bird flyways: a Bayesian model for Eurasian Teal Anas crecca in Western Europe. Journal of Avian Biology. Download

    Guillemain, M. & R.D. Hearn. 2017. Ready for climate change? Geographic trends in the protection status of Critical Sites for Western Palearctic ducks. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 2347-2360. Download

    Hayhow, D.B., A.L. Bond, A. Douse, M.A. Eaton, T. Frost, P.V. Grice, C. Hall, S.J. Harris, S. Havery, R.D. Hearn, D.G. Noble, S. Oppel, J. Williams, I. Win & S. Wotton. 2017. The state of the UK’s birds 2016. The RSPB, BTO, WWT, DAERA, JNCC, NE, NRW and SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire.

    Mitchell, C. & K. Brides. 2017. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2016 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. Download

    Peng, H., G.Q.A. Anderson, Q. Chang, C. Choi, S.U. Chowdhury, N.A. Clark, X. Gan, R.D. Hearn, J. Li, E.G. Lappo, W. Liu, Z. Ma, D.S. Melville, J.F. Phillips, E.E. Syroechkovskiy, M. Tong, S. Wang, L. Zhang & C. Zockler. 2017. The intertidal wetlands of southern Jiangsu Province, China – globally important for Spoon-billed Sandpipers and other threatened waterbirds, but facing multiple serious threats. Bird Conservation International: 1-18. Download

    Stanbury, A.J., A. Brown, M.A. Eaton, N.J. Aebischer, S. Gillings, R.D. Hearn, D.G. Noble, D.A. Stroud & R.D. Gregory. 2017. The risk of extinction for birds in Great Britain. British Birds 110: 502-517.

    Tao, X., J. Lei, R.D. Hearn & G. Lei. 2017. Report on the coordinated survey for wintering waterbirds of the Central and Lower Yangtze in 2015. WWF China, Wuhan. Download

    • 2016 publications

      Frost, T.M., G.E. Austin, N.A. Calbrade, C.A. Holt, H.J. Mellan, R.D. Hearn, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & D.E. Balmer. 2016. Waterbirds in the UK 2014/15: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO, RSPB and JNCC, in association with WWT. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford. Download

      Hall, C., O. Crowe, G. McElwaine, Ó. Einarsson, N. Calbrade & E. Rees. 2016. Population size and breeding success of the Icelandic Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus: results of the 2015 international census. Wildfowl 66: 75-97. Download

      Mitchell, C. 2016. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2015 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. Download

      Mitchell, C. 2016. Breeding success of Greylag Geese on the Outer Hebrides, September 2016. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. Download

      Mitchell, C., A. J. Leitch & E. Meek. 2016. The abundance and distribution of British Greylag Geese in Orkney, August 2016. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. Download

      Stroud, D.A., I.P. Bainbridge, A. Maddock, S. Anthony, H. Baker, N. Buxton, D. Chambers, I. Enlander, R.D. Hearn, K.R. Jennings, R. Mavor, S. Whitehead & J.D. Wilson – on behalf of the UK SPA & Ramsar Scientific Working Group (eds.) 2016. The status of UK SPAs in the 2000s: the Third Network Review. JNCC, Peterborough. Download

      • 2015 publications

        Beekman, J., C. Hall, B. Laubek & E. Rees. 2015. International Bewick’s and Whooper Swan Census in northwest Europe. In Mitchell, C.D. (ed). Swan News Issue no 11 / May 2015. Newsletter of the Wetlands International IUCN SSC Swan Specialist Group.

        Eaton, M.A., N.J. Aebischer, A.F. Brown, R.D. Hearn, L. Lock, A.J. Musgrove, D.G. Noble, D.A. Stroud & R.D. Gregory. 2015. Birds of Conservation Concern 4: the population status of birds in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. British Birds 108: 708-746. Download

        Hayhow, D.B., A.L. Bond, M.A. Eaton, P.V. Grice, C. Hall, J. Hall, S.J. Harris, R.D. Hearn, C.A. Holt, D.G. Noble, D.A. Stroud & S. Wotton. 2015. The state of the UK’s birds 2015. RSPB, BTO, WWT, JNCC, NE, NIEA, NRW and SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire. Download

        Hearn, R.D. 2015. The troubled Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri: cause for a little optimism? BirdingASIA 24: 78–83. Download

        Holt, C.A., G.E. Austin, N.A. Calbrade, H.J. Mellan, R.D. Hearn, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & A.J. Musgrove. 2015. Waterbirds in the UK 2013/14: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO, RSPB and JNCC, in association with WWT. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford. Download

        Lu, Q., S. Li & X. Tao. 2015. Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri: breeding in central Yangtze region, China. BirdingASIA 24: 84–86. Download

        Madsen, J., N. Bunnefeld, S. Nagy, C. Griffin, P. Defos du Rau, J.-Y. Mondain-Monval, R.D. Hearn, A. Czajkowski, A. Grauer, F.R. Merkel, J.H. Williams, M. Alhainen, M. Guillemain, A. Middleton, T.K. Christensen & O. Noe. 2015. Guidelines on Sustainable Harvest of Migratory Waterbirds. AEWA Conservation Guidelines No. 5, AEWA Technical Series No. 62. Bonn, Germany. Download

        Madsen, J., M. Guillemain, S. Nagy, P. Defos du Rau, J.-Y. Mondain-Monval, C. Griffin, J.H. Williams, N. Bunnefeld, A. Czajkowski, R.D. Hearn, A. Grauer, M. Alhainen & A. Middleton. 2015. Towards sustainable management of huntable migratory waterbirds in Europe. Waterbird Harvest Specialist Group report. Ede, Netherlands. Download

        Méndez, V., G.E. Austin, A.J. Musgrove, V.H. Ross-Smith, R.D. Hearn, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & C.A. Holt. 2015. Use of environmental stratification to derive non-breeding population estimates of dispersed waterbirds in Great Britain. Journal for Nature Conservation 28: 56–66. Download

        Mitchell, C. 2015. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2014 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. Download

        Mitchell, C. 2015. Breeding success of Greylag Geese on the Outer Hebrides, August 2015. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. 13pp. Download

        Mitchell, C., A. Leitch & E. Meek. 2015. The abundance and distribution of British Greylag Geese in Orkney, August 2015. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. 30pp. Download

        Pavon-Jordan, D., A.D. Fox, P. Clausen, M. Dagys, B. Deceuninck, K. Devos, R.D. Hearn, C.A. Holt, M. Hornman, V. Keller, T. Langendoen, Ł. Ławicki, S.H. Lorentsen, L. Luigujoe, W. Meissner, P. Musil, L. Nilsson, J.-Y. Paquet, A. Stipniece, D.A. Stroud, J. Wahl, M. Zenatello & A. Lehikoinen. 2015. Climate-driven changes in winter abundance of a migratory waterbird in relation to EU protected areas. Diversity and Distributions (2015): 1–12. Download

        • 2014 publications

          Austin, G.E., N.A. Calbrade, H.J. Mellan, A.J. Musgrove, R.D. Hearn, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & C.A. Holt. 2014. Waterbirds in the UK 2012/13: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO, RSPB and JNCC, in association with WWT. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford. Download

          Austin, G.E., W.J. Read, N.A. Calbrade, H.J. Mellan, A.J. Musgrove, W. Skellorn, R.D. Hearn, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & C.A. Holt. 2014. Waterbirds in the UK 2011/12: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO, RSPB and JNCC, in association with WWT. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford. Download

          Hayhow, D.E., G. Conway, M.A. Eaton, P.V. Grice, C. Hall, C.A. Holt, A. Kuepfer, D.G. Noble, S. Oppel, K. Risely, C. Stringer, D.A. Stroud, N. Wilkinson & S. Wotton. 2014. The State of the UK’s Birds 2014. RSPB, BTO, WWT, JNCC, NE, NIEA, NRW and SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire. Download

          Madsen, J., R.S. Tjørnløv, M. Frederiksen, C. Mitchell & A. Sigfússon. 2014. Connectivity between flyway populations of waterbirds: assessment of rates of exchange, their causes and consequences. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 183-193.

          Minshull, B.C., C. Mitchell, A. Maciver & L. Griffin. 2014. Report on the collation of field use data relating to wintering bean geese on the Slamannan Plateau. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 711.

          Mitchell, C. 2014. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2013 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. Download

          Mitchell, C., A.J. Leitch & E. Meek. 2014. The abundance and distribution of British Greylag Geese in Orkney, August 2014. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. Download

          • 2013 publications

            Brides, K., A.J. Leitch & E. Meek. 2013. The abundance and distribution of British Greylag Geese on Orkney, August 2013. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Eaton, M.A., D. Balmer, J. Bright, R. Cuthbert, P.V. Grice, C. Hall, D.B. Hayhow, R.D. Hearn, C.A. Holt, A. Knipe, R. Mavor, D.G. Noble, S. Oppel, K. Risely, D.A. Stroud & S. Wotton. 2013. The state of the UK’s birds 2013. RSPB, BTO, WWT, NRW, JNCC, NE, NIEA and SNH. Sandy, Bedfordshire. Download

            Ebbinge, B.S., J. Blew, P. Clausen, K. Günther, C. Hall, C. Holt, K. Koffijberg, S. Le Dréan-Quénec’hdu, R. Mahéo & S. Pihl. 2013. Population development and breeding success of Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta. b. bernicla from 1991-2011. Wildfowl Special Issue: 3: 74-98. Download

            Fox A.D., R. King & M. Owen. 2013. Wing moult and mass change in free-living Mallard Anas platyrhynchos. Journal of Avian Biology 44: 1-8.

            Guillemain, M., H. Poysa, A.D. Fox, C. Arzel, L. Dessborn, J. Ekroos, G. Gunnarsson, T.E. Holm, T.K. Christensen, A. Lehikoinen, C. Mitchell,  J. Rintala & A.P. Moller. 2013. Effects of climate change on European ducks: what do we know and what do we need to know? Wildlife Biology 19: 404-419. Download

            Hall, C. 2013. Monitoring of the UK Ruddy Duck population during ongoing control operations: survey results January 2013. WWT Report to the Food and Environment Research Agency.

            Hearn, R.D., X. Tao & G. Hilton. 2013. A species in serious trouble: Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri is heading for extinction in the wild. BirdingASIA 19: 63-67. Download

            Lehikoinen, A., K. Jaatinen, A. Vähätalo, P. Clausen, O. Crowe, B. Deceuninck, R.D. Hearn, C.A. Holt, M. Hornman, V. Keller, L. Nilsson, T. Langendoen, I. Tománková, J. Wahl & A.D. Fox. 2013. Rapid climate driven shifts in wintering distributions of three common waterbird species. Global Change Biology 19: 2071-2081.

            Mitchell, C. 2013. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2012 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C. & C. Hall. 2013. Greenland Barnacle Geese Branta leucopsis in Britain and Ireland: results of the international census, spring 2013. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust report, Slimbridge. Download

            Musgrove, A.J., N.J. Aebischer, M.A. Eaton, R.D. Hearn, S.E. Newson, D.G. Noble, M. Parsons, K. Risely & D.A. Stroud. 2013. Population estimates of birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom. British Birds 106: 64-100. Download

            Newson, S., J. Marchant, R. Sellers, G. Ekins, R.D. Hearn & N. Burton. 2013. Colonisation and range expansion of inland-breeding Cormorants in England. British Birds 106: 737-743. Link

          • 2012 publications

            Eaton, M.A., R. Cuthbert, E. Dunn, P.V. Grice, C. Hall, D.B. Hayhow, R.D. Hearn, C.A. Holt, A. Knipe, J. Marchant, R. Mavor, N.J. Moran, F. Mukhida, A.J. Musgrove, D.G. Noble, S. Oppel, K. Risely, D.A. Stroud, M. Toms & S. Wotton. 2012. The state of the UK’s birds 2012. RSPB, BTO, WWT, CCW, JNCC, NE, NIEA and SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire. Download

            Hall, C. 2012. Monitoring of the UK Ruddy Duck population during ongoing control operations: survey results January 2012. WWT Report to the Food and Environment Research Agency.

            Hall, C., J.R. Glanville, H. Boland, Ó. Einarsson, G. McElwaine, C.A. Holt, C.J. Spray & E.C. Rees. 2012. Population size and breeding success of Icelandic Whooper Swans Cygnus cygnus: results of the 2010 international census. Wildfowl 62: 73-96. Download

            Harvey, P.V., C. Mitchell, M.G. Pennington, J.D. Okill & P. Ellis. 2012. The status of the Greylag Goose in Shetland. Scottish Birds 32: 195-203.

            Holt, C.A., G.E. Austin, N.A. Calbrade, H.J. Mellan, R.D. Hearn, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & A.J. Musgrove. 2012. Waterbirds in the UK 2010/11: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/RSPB/JNCC, Thetford. Download

            King, R. & A.D. Fox. 2012. Moulting mass dynamics of female Gadwall Anas strepera and male Wigeon A. penelope at Abberton Reservoir, South East England. Bird Study 59: 252-254.

            Mitchell, C. 2012. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2011 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C. 2012. Mapping the distribution of feeding Pink-footed and Iceland Greylag Geese in Scotland. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Scottish Natural Heritage Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C. 2012. The influx of European White-fronted and Tundra Bean Geese in Scotland during winter 2011/12. Scottish Birds 32: 270-274. Download

            Mitchell, C., L. Griffin & A. MacIver. 2012. Ringing of Bean Geese at the Slamannan Plateau, winter 2011/12. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust report to SNH.

            Mitchell, C., R.D. Hearn & D.A. Stroud. 2012. The merging of populations of Greylag Geese breeding in Britain. British Birds 105: 498-505. Link

            Mitchell, C, A. Leitch, K. Brides & E. Meek. 2012. The abundance and distribution of British Greylag Geese on Orkney, August 2012. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust report, Slimbridge. Download

          • 2011 publications

            Eaton, M.A., D.E. Balmer, R. Cuthbert, P.V. Grice, C. HallR.D. Hearn, C.A. Holt, A.J. Musgrove, D.G. Noble, M. Parsons, K. Risely, D.A. Stroud & S. Wotton. 2011. The state of the UK’s birds 2011. RSPB, BTO, WWT, CCW, JNCC, NE, NIEA and SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire. Download

            Fox, A.D. & R. King. 2011. Body mass loss amongst moulting Pochard Aythya ferina and Tufted Duck A. fuligula at Abberton Reservoir, South East England. Journal of Ornithology 152: 727-732.

            Fox, A.D., C. Mitchell, M. Weegman, L. Griffin, H. Thomas, D.A. Stroud & I. Francis. 2011. Potential factors influencing increasing numbers of Canada Geese Branta canadensis in west Greenland. Wildfowl 61: 30-44. Download

            Francis, I., C. Mitchell, L. Griffin & A.D. Fox. 2011. Greenland White-fronted Geese. Land use and conservation at small wintering sites in Scotland.  GWGS/WWT report to SNH.

            Guillemain, M., O. Devineau, M. Gauthier-Clerc, R.D. Hearn, R. King, G. Simon & M. Grantham. 2011. Changes in ring recovery rates over the last 50 years: shall we continue to ring ducks? Journal of Ornithology 152: 55-61.

            Hall, C. & P.A. Cranswick. 2011. Monitoring of the UK Ruddy Duck population during ongoing control operations: survey results winter 2010/11. WWT Report to the Food and Environment Research Agency.

            Holt, C.A., G.E. Austin, N.A. Calbrade, H. Mellan, C. Mitchell, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & A.J. Musgrove. 2011. Waterbirds in the UK 2009/10: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/RSPB/JNCC in association with WWT, Thetford. Download

            Lei, G., J. Lei, X. Tao & R.D. Hearn. 2011. Report on Waterbird Survey of the Middle and Lower Yangtze in 2011. WWF China, Wuhan. Download

            Mitchell, C. 2011. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2010 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C., I. Francis, L. Griffin, D.A. Stroud, H. Thomas, M. Weegman & A.D. Fox. 2011. Greenland White-fronted Geese: Investigating causes of low reproductive output in Greenland. Report on fieldwork in Spring 2010. GWGS/WWT report to SNH. Download

            Mitchell, C., L. Griffin, M. Trinder, J. Newth & C. Urquhart. 2011. The status and distribution of summering Greylag Geese in Scotland, 2008/09. Bird Study 58: 338-348.

            Musgrove, A.J., G.E. Austin, R.D. Hearn, C.A. Holt, D.A. Stroud & S.R. Wotton. 2011. Overwinter population estimates of British waterbirds. British Birds 104: 364-397. Download

            Shimmings, P., K. Isaksen & C. Mitchell. 2011. Monitoring of staging Barnacle Geese Branta leucopsis in Norway during spring 2011. Report to Fylkesmannen i Nordland, miljøvernavdelingen & Herøy kommune, Nordland.

          • 2010 publications

            Boland, H., J.G. McElwaine, G. Henderson, C. Hall, A. Walsh & O. Crowe. 2010. Whooper Cygnus cygnus and Bewick’s C. columbianus bewickii Swans in Ireland: results of the International Swan Census, January 2010. Irish Birds 9: 1-10. Download

            Calbrade, N.A., C.A. Holt, G.E. Austin, H. Mellan, R.D. Hearn, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & A.J. Musgrove. 2010. Waterbirds in the UK 2008/09: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/RSPB/JNCC in association with WWT, Thetford. Download

            Cranswick, P.A. & C. Hall. 2010. Eradication of the Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis in the Western Palaearctic: a review of progress and a revised Action Plan 2010–2015. WWT report to the Bern Convention.

            Eaton, M.A., G. Appleton, D.E. Balmer, P.V. Grice, R.D. Hearn, C.A. Holt, A.J. Musgrove, D.G. Noble, M. Parsons, K. Risely, D.A. Stroud & S. Wotton. 2010. The state of the UK’s birds 2010. RSPB, BTO, WWT, CCW, JNCC, NE, NIEA and SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire. Download

            Fox, A.D., B.S. Ebbinge, C. Mitchell, T. Heinicke, T. Aarvak, K. Colhoun, P. Clausen, S. Dereliev, S. Faragó, K. Koffijberg, H. Kruckenberg, M. Loonen, J. Madsen, J. Mooij, P. Musil, L. Nilsson, S. Pihl & H. van der Jeugd. 2010. Current estimates of goose population sizes in western Europe, a gap analysis and an assessment of trends. Ornis Svecica 20: 115-127.

            Frost, T. 2010. Stochastic modelling and analysis of wildfowl Anatidae monitoring data from the Wetland Bird Survey. PhD thesis, School Of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Kent.

            Guillemain, M., J. Elmberg, M. Gauthier-Clerc, G. Massez, R.D. Hearn, J. Champagnon & G. Simon. 2010. Wintering French Mallard and Teal are heavier and in better body condition than 30 years ago: effects of a changing environment? Ambio 39: 170-180.

            Guillemain, M., M. Gauthier-Clerc & R.D. Hearn. 2010. Déplacements et migrations des Sarcelles d’hiver Anas crecca : découvertes issues du baguage. Ornithos 17-5: 284-289.

            Hall, C. & P.A. Cranswick. 2010. Monitoring of the UK Ruddy Duck population during ongoing control operations: survey results winter 2009/10. WWT Report to Food and Environment Research Agency.

            Mitchell, C. 2010. The design of a monitoring programme for Bean Geese on the Slamannan Plateau. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 389.

            Mitchell, C. 2010. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2009 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C., K. Colhoun, A.D. Fox, L. Griffin, C. HallR.D. Hearn, C.A. Holt & A. Walsh. 2010. Trends in goose numbers wintering in Britain & Ireland, 1995 to 2008. Ornis Svecica 20: 128-143.

            Mitchell, C., L. Griffin, M. Trinder & J. Newth. 2010. The population size of breeding greylag geese Anser anser in Scotland in 2008/09. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 371. Download

            Mitchell, C. & C. Hall. 2010. Monitoring of geese in the UK. Results 2009/10. Goose Specialist Group Bulletin 11: 28-31. Download

            Shimmings, P., K. Isaksen & C. Mitchell. 2010. Monitoring of staging Barnacle geese Branta leucopsis in Norway during spring 2010. Report to Fylkesmannen i Nordland, Miljøvernavdelingen & Herøy kommune, Nordland.

            Trinder, M., C. Mitchell, R. Swann & C. Urquhart. 2010. Status and population viability of Icelandic Greylag Geese Anser anser in Scotland. Wildfowl 60: 64-84. Download

          • 2009 publications

            Cromie, R.L., R.D. Hearn, D.B. Paynter & N. Tubbs. 2009. FAO / WWT / WI Waterbird Capture and Avian Influenza Surveillance Training Course held at Dagona, Chad Basin National Park, Yobe State, Nigeria. Report to Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. Download

            Eaton, M.A., A.F. Brown, D.G. Noble, A.J. Musgrove, R.D. Hearn, N.J. Aebischer, D.W. Gibbons, A. Evans & R.D. Gregory. 2009. Birds of Conservation Concern 3: the population status of birds in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. British Birds 102: 296–341. Download

            Eaton, M.A., D. Balmer, N. Burton, P. Grice, R.D. Hearn, G. Hilton, D. Leech, D.G. Noble, N. Ratcliffe, M.M. Rehfisch, S. Whitehead & S. Wotton. 2009. The State of the UK’s Birds 2008. RSPB, BTO, WWT, CCW, EHS, NE and SNH, Sandy. Download

            Guillemain, M., R.D. Hearn, R. King, M. Gauthier-Clerc, G. Simon & A. Caizergues. 2009. Comparing the migration of Eurasian Teal Anas crecca from two main wintering areas of Western Europe: a long-term study from Essex, England, and the Camargue, France. Ringing & Migration 24: 273-276.

            Guillemain, M., R.D. Hearn, R. King, M. Gauthier-Clerc, G. Simon & A. Caizergues. 2009. Differential migration of the sexes cannot be explained by the body size hypothesis in Teal. Journal of Ornithology 150: 685-689.

            Hall, C. & P.A. Cranswick. 2009. Monitoring of the UK Ruddy Duck population during ongoing control operations: survey results winter 2008/09, preliminary report. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust report to the Central Science Laboratory. Slimbridge, UK.

            Hall, C. & P.A. Cranswick. 2009. Monitoring of the UK Ruddy Duck population during ongoing control operations: survey results winter 2008/09. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust report to the Central Science Laboratory. Slimbridge, UK.

            Holt, C., G.E. Austin, N.A. Calbrade, H. Mellan, R.M. Thewlis, C. Hall, D.A. Stroud, S.R. Wotton & A.J. Musgrove. 2009. Waterbirds in the UK 2007/08: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/WWT/RSPB/JNCC, Thetford. Download

            Mitchell, C. 2009. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2008 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C., C. Hall & A. Douse. 2009. Greenland Barnacle Geese in Scotland in 2008. Scottish Birds 29: 99-110.

            Mitchell, C., L. Griffin, M. Trinder & J. Newth. 2009. The population size of breeding Greylag Geese Anser anser in Scotland in 2008/09. Report to Scottish Natural Heritage. WWT, Slimbridge.

            Trinder, M., C. Mitchell & J. Bowler. 2009. An assessment of the status of the native Greylag Goose (Anser anser) population in Scotland and an analysis of future trends based on population modelling. Report to Scottish Natural Heritage. WWT, Slimbridge.

            Webb, A., B.J. Dean, S. O’Brien, I. Sohle, C.A. McSorely, J.B. Reid, P.A. Cranswick, L.E. Smith & C. Hall. 2009. The numbers of inshore waterbirds using the Greater Thames during the non-breeding season; an assessment of the area’s potential for qualification as a marine SPA. JNCC Report No. 374. Download

            Wilson, L.J., S.H. O’Brien, A. Webb, J.B. Reid, P.A. Cranswick, L.E. Smith & C. Hall. 2009. The numbers of inshore waterbirds using the Greater Wash during the non-breeding season; an assessment of the area’s potential for qualification as a marine SPA. JNCC Report No. 393. Download

            Worden, J., O. Crowe, O. Einarsson, A. Gardarsson, G. McElwaine & E.C. Rees. 2009. Population size and breeding success of the Icelandic Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus: results of the January 2005 International Census. Wildfowl 59: 17-42. Download

          • 2008 publications

            Austin, G.E., M.P. Collier, N.A. Calbrade, C. Hall & A.J. Musgrove. 2008. Waterbirds in the UK 2006/07: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/WWT/RSPB/JNCC, Thetford. Download

            Banks, A.N., W.G. Sanderson, B. Hughes, P.A. Cranswick, L.E. Smith, S. Whitehead, A.J. Musgrove, B. Haycock & N.P. Fairney. 2008. The Sea Empress oil spill (Wales, UK): Effects on Common Scoter Melanitta nigra in Carmarthen Bay and status ten years later. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 895–902.

            Crowe, O., G.E. Austin, K. Colhoun, P.A. Cranswick, M. Kershaw & A.J. Musgrove. 2008. Estimates and trends of waterbird numbers wintering in Ireland, 1994/95 to 2003/04. Bird Study 55: 66-77.

            Eaton, M.A., D. Balmer, N. Burton, P. Grice, R.D. Hearn, G. Hilton, D. Leach, D.G. Noble, N. Ratcliffe, M.M. Rehfisch, S. Whitehead & S. Wotton. 2008. The State of the UK’s Birds 2007. RSPB, BTO, WWT, CCW, EHS, NE and SNH, Sandy. Download

            Fox, A.D., L. Cao, M. Barter, E.C. Rees, R.D. Hearn, P.H. Cong, X. Wang, Y. Zhang, S.T. Dou & X.F. Shao. 2008. The functional use of East Dongting Lake, China, by wintering geese. Wildfowl 58: 3-19. Download

            Fox, A.D., R.D. Hearn, L. Cao, P.H. Cong, X. Wang, Y. Zhang, S.T. Dou, X.F. Shao, M. Barter & E.C. Rees. 2008. Preliminary observations of diurnal feeding patterns of Swan Geese Anser cygnoides using two different habitats at Shengjin Lake, Anhui Province, China. Wildfowl 58: 20-30. Download

            Hall, C. 2008. The breeding success of Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla in 2007, as assessed in the UK. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Hall, C., P.A. Cranswick, M. Trinder & B. Hughes. 2008. Monitoring of the UK Ruddy Duck population during ongoing control operations: survey results winter 2007/08. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust report to the Central Science Laboratory. Slimbridge, UK.

            Maclean, I.M.D., P.A. Cranswick, N.P. Fairney, L.E. Smith, C. Hall, A.J. Musgrove, B. Haycock, W.G. Sanderson, S. Whitehead & M.M. Rehfisch. 2008. Marine Monitoring Project: ground and aerial monitoring of inshore Special Protection Areas: Common Scoters in Carmarthen Bay 1994 – 2008. CCW Marine Monitoring Report, Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor.

            Mitchell, C. 2008. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2007 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C., A.D. Fox, J. Harradine & I. Clausager. 2008. Measures of annual productivity in Eurasian Wigeon. Bird Study 55: 43-51.

            Mitchell, C., B. Hughes & A.V. Cross. 2008. Goosander broods on the River Wye, 1990-2000 and a summary of Welsh ringing returns. Welsh Birds 5: 268-275.

            Mitchell, C. & M. Trinder. 2008. On reading colour rings. Ringing & Migration 24: 11-14.

            Mitchell, C., M. Trinder, J. Newth & L. Griffin. 2008. The population size of breeding Greylag Geese Anser anser in Scotland in 2008/09. Interim Report to Scottish Natural Heritage. WWT, Slimbridge.

            Mitchell, C., A.J. Walsh, C. Hall & O. Crowe. 2008. Greenland Barnacle Geese Branta leucopsis in Britain and Ireland: Results of the international census, spring 2008. Report to Scottish Natural Heritage. WWT, Slimbridge. Download

            O’Brien, S.H., L.J. Wilson, A. Webb & P.A. Cranswick. 2008. Revised estimate of numbers of wintering Red-throated Divers Gavia stellata in Great Britain. Bird Study 55: 152–160.

          • 2007 publications

            Cromie, R.L. & R.D. Hearn. 2007. 1st WWT / FAO / CIRAD / Wetlands International Wild Bird Avian Influenza Surveillance Training Course. WWT report to Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, CIRAD and Wetlands International. Download

            Eaton, M.A., G.E. Austin, A.N. Banks, G. Conway, A. Douse, P.V. Grice, R.D. Hearn, G. Hilton, D. Hoccom, A.J. Musgrove, D.G. Noble, N. Ratcliffe, M.M. Rehfisch, J. Worden & S. Wotton. 2007. The State of the UK’s Birds 2006. RSPB, BTO, WWT, CCW, EHS, NE and SNH, Sandy. Download

            Hall, C. 2007. Breeding success of Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla in 2006, as assessed in the UK. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C. & P. Boyer. 2007. Greenland Barnacle Geese Branta leucopsis on North Uist: abundance and distribution. Report to the National Goose Management Review Group. WWT, Slimbridge.

            Musgrove, A.J., M.P. Collier, A.N. Banks, N.A. Calbrade, R.D. Hearn & G.E. Austin. 2007. Waterbirds in the UK 2005/06: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/WWT/RSPB/JNCC. Thetford. Download

            Newth, J.N. 2007. Status and distribution of Icelandic-breeding geese: results of the 2006 international census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Smith, L.E., C. Hall, P.A. Cranswick, A.N. Banks, W.G. Sanderson & S. Whitehead. 2007. The status of Common Scoter Melanitta nigra in Welsh waters and Liverpool Bay, 2001–2006. Welsh Birds 5: 4–28.

            Ward, R.M., P.A. Cranswick, M. Kershaw, G.E. Austin, A.W. Brown, L. Brown & J. Coleman. 2007. National Mute Swan census 2002. WWT Report to Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Download

            Ward, R.M., P.A. Cranswick, M. Kershaw, G.E. Austin, A.W. Brown, L. Brown, J. Coleman, H.K. Chisholm & C.J. Spray. 2007. Numbers of Mute Swans Cygnus olor in Great Britain: results of the national census in 2002. Wildfowl 57: 3-20. Download

          • 2006 publications

            Atkinson, P.W., G.E. Austin, M.M. Rehfisch, H. Baker, P.A. Cranswick, M. Kershaw, J. Robinson, R.H.W. Langston, D.A. Stroud, C. Van Turnhout & I.M.D. Maclean. 2006. Identifying declines in waterbirds: the effects of missing data, population variability and count period on the interpretation of long-term survey data. Biological Conservation 130: 549-559.

            Baker, H., D.A. Stroud, N.J. Aebischer, P.A. Cranswick, R.D. Gregory, C.A. McSorley, D.G. Noble & M.M. Rehfisch. 2006. Population estimates of birds in Great Britain and the United Kingdom. British Birds 99: 25-44. Download

            Banks, A.N., M.P. Collier, G.E. Austin, R.D. Hearn & A.J. Musgrove. 2006. Waterbirds in the UK 2004/05: The Wetland Bird Survey. BTO/WWT/RSPB/JNCC, Thetford. Download

            Cranswick, P.A., M. Denny, R.D. Hearn, C.R. Mitchell, J.A. Robinson, H.E. Rowell, R.M. Ward & J. Worden. 2006. Waterbird Review Series: site inventories for swan and goose populations in Britain and Ireland. In: Boere, G.C., C.A. Galbraith & D.A. Stroud (eds). Waterbirds around the world. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, UK. Download

            Cranswick, P.A., C. Hall & L. Smith. 2006. Assessing the numbers and distribution of waterbirds in UK inshore marine waters. In: Boere, G.C., C.A. Galbraith & D.A. Stroud (eds). Waterbirds around the world. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, UK. Download

            Eaton, M.A., M. Ausden, N. Burton, P.V. Grice, R.D. Hearn, C.M. Hewson, G.M. Hilton, D.G. Noble, N. Ratcliffe & M.M. Rehfisch. 2006. The State of the UK’s Birds 2005. RSPB, BTO, WWT, CCW, EN, EHS and SNH, Sandy. Download

            Hall, C. 2006. The breeding success of Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla in 2005, as assessed in the UK. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Harebottle, D.M., P. D’Arcy, P. Hancock, R.D. Hearn, M. Wheeler & C. Brewster. 2006. Report on a waterbird ringing study at Lake Ngami, Botswana, 3–18 December 2005. ADU Research Report No. 70. Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town. Download

            Hearn, R.D. & M. Frederiksen. 2006. Monitoring overlapping populations: the Greylag Goose Anser anser in the Iceland-Britain flyway. In: Boere, G.C., C.A. Galbraith & D.A. Stroud (eds). Waterbirds around the world. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, UK. Download

            Patterson, I.J. & R.D. Hearn. 2006. Turnover of individuals in a local population of Pink-footed Geese Anser brachyrhynchus. Wildfowl 56: 52-64. Download

            Patterson, I.J. & R.D. Hearn. 2006. Month to month changes in age ratio and brood size in Pink-footed Geese Anser brachyrhynchus in autumn. Ardea 94: 175-183.

            Webb A, C.A. McSorley, B.J.Dean, J.B. Reid, P.A. Cranswick, L. Smith & C. Hall. 2006. An assessment of the numbers and distributions of inshore aggregations of waterbirds using Liverpool Bay during the non-breeding season in support of possible SPA identification. JNCC Report No. 373.

            Worden, J. 2006. The 2005 Icelandic-breeding Goose Census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Worden, J., P.A. Cranswick, O. Crowe, G. McElwaine & E.C. Rees. 2006. Numbers and distribution of Bewick’s Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii wintering in Britain and Ireland: results of the International Censuses, January 1995, 2000 and 2005. Wildfowl 56:3-22. Download

          • 2005 publications

            Collier, M.P., A.N. Banks, G.E. Austin, T. Girling, R.D. Hearn & A.J. Musgrove. 2005. The Wetland Bird Survey 2003/04: Wildfowl & Wader Counts. BTO/WWT/RSPB/ JNCC, Thetford. Download

            Cranswick, P.A., J. Worden, R.M. Ward, H.E. Rowell, C. Hall, A.J. Musgrove, R.D. Hearn, S.J. Holloway, A.N. Banks, G.E. Austin, L.R. Griffin, B. Hughes, M. Kershaw, M.J. O’Connell, M.S. Pollitt, E.C. Rees & L.E. Smith. 2005. The Wetland Bird Survey 2001/02 & 2002/03: Wildfowl & Wader Counts. BTO/WWT/RSPB/ JNCC, Slimbridge. Download

            Crowe, O., J.G. McElwaine, J. Worden, G.A. Watson, A. Walsh & H. Boland. 2005. Whooper Cygnus cygnus and Bewick’s C. columbianus bewickii Swans in Ireland: results of the international census, January 2005. Irish Birds 7: 483-488.

            Eaton, M.A., D.G. Noble, R.D. Hearn, P.V. Grice, R.D. Gregory, S. Wotton, N. Ratcliffe, G.M. Hilton, M.M. Rehfisch, H.Q.P. Crick & J. Hughes. 2005. The State of the UK’s Birds 2004. BTO, RSPB, WWT, CCW, EN, EHS and SNH, Sandy. Download

            Hall, C., L.E. Smith, M. Trinder & P.A. Cranswick. 2005. All-Wales Common Scoter Survey: report on 2003/04 work programme. WWT Wetlands Advisory Service report to Countryside Council for Wales. CCW Contract Science Report no. 709. Download

            Newson, S.E., B. Hughes, R.D. Hearn & T. Bregnballe. 2005. Breeding performance and timing of breeding of inland and coastal breeding Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo in England and Wales. Bird Study 52: 10-17.

            Rowell, H.E. & R.D. Hearn. 2005. The 2003 Icelandic-breeding Goose Census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Swann, R.L., I.K. Brockway, M. Frederiksen, R.D. Hearn, C. Mitchell & A. Sigfússon. 2005. Within-winter movements and site fidelity of Icelandic Greylag Geese Anser anser. Bird Study 52: 25-36.

            Webb, A., C.A. McSorley, B.J Dean, S O’Brien, J.B. Reid, P.A. Cranswick, L. Smith & C. Hall. 2005. An assessment of the numbers and distribution of inshore waterbirds using the Greater Thames during the non-breeding season. Report No. 374, JNCC, Peterborough.

            Worden, J. 2005. The breeding success of Dark-bellied Brent Geese in 2004, as assessed in the UK. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

          • 2004 publications

            Cranswick, P.A., C. Hall & L. Smith. 2004. All Wales Common Scoter survey: report on 2002/03 work programme. WWT Wetlands Advisory Service report to Countryside Council for Wales, CCW Contract Science Report no 615. Download

            Denny, M.J.H., P. Clausen, S.M. Percival, G.Q.A. Anderson, K. Koffiberg & J.A. Robinson. 2004. Light-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla hrota (East Atlantic population) in Svalbard, Greenland, Franz Josef Land, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain 1960/61 – 2000/01. Waterbird Review Series, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust/Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Slimbridge. Download

            Eaton M.A., D.G. Noble, P.A. Cranswick, N. Carter, S. Wotton, N. Ratcliffe, A. Wilson, G.M. Hilton & R.D. Gregory. 2004. The state of the UK’s birds 2003. BTO, RSPB and WWT, Sandy. Download

            Frederiksen, M., R.D. Hearn, C.R. Mitchell, A.Þ. Sigfússon, R.L. Swann & A.D. Fox. 2004. The size and dynamics of Icelandic-breeding goose populations: a reassessment of the evidence. Journal of Applied Ecology 41: 315-334.

            Hearn, R.D. 2004. Recommendations for survey design to estimate the abundance of the Iceland Greylag Goose population in the United Kingdom. Report to JNCC. WWT, Slimbridge.

            Hearn, R.D. 2004. The 2002 Icelandic-breeding Goose Census. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Hearn, R.D. 2004. Bean Goose Anser fabalis in Britain and Ireland 1960/61 – 1999/2000. Waterbird Review Series, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Slimbridge. Download

            Hearn, R.D. 2004. Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons albifrons (Baltic/North Sea population) in Britain, 1960/61 – 1999/2000. Waterbird Review Series, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Slimbridge. Download

            Hearn, R.D. & C. Mitchell. 2004. Greylag Goose Anser anser (Iceland population) in Britain and Ireland 1960/61 – 1999/2000. Waterbird Review Series, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C. 2004. Northern Shoveler. In: Kear, J. (Ed) Ducks, Geese and Swans. Bird Families of the World, Oxford University Press.

            Mitchell, C. 2004. Eurasian Wigeon. In: Kear, J. (Ed) Ducks, Geese and Swans. Bird Families of the World, Oxford University Press.

            Mitchell, C. & R.D. Hearn. 2004. Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus (Greenland/Iceland population) in Britain and Ireland 1960/61 – 1999/2000. Waterbird Review Series, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Slimbridge. Download

            Mitchell, C. & S. Pihl. 2004. Steller’s Eider. In: Kear, J. (Ed.) Ducks, Geese and Swans. Bird Families of the World, Oxford University Press.

            Rees, E.C., G.V.T. Matthews, C. Mitchell & M. Owen. 2004. Movements and migrations. In: Kear, J. (Ed.) Ducks, Geese and Swans. Bird Families of the World, Oxford University Press.

            Rowell, H.E. & J.A. Robinson. 2004. Feeding areas for Dark-bellied Brent Geese Branta bernicla bernicla around Special Protection Areas (SPAs) in the UK. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge. Download

            Rowell, H.E., R.M. Ward, C. Hall & P.A. Cranswick. 2004. The naturalised goose survey 2000. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge. Download

            Ward, R.M. 2004. Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla bernicla in Britain 1960/61 – 1999/2000. Waterbird Review Series, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Slimbridge. Download

            Worden, J., C. Hall & P.A. Cranswick. 2004. Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo in Great Britain: Results of the January 2003 roost survey. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge. Download

            Worden, J. & R.D. Hearn. 2004. The breeding success of Dark-bellied Brent Geese in 2003, as assessed in the UK. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

            Worden, J., C. Mitchell, O.J. Merne & P.A. Cranswick. 2004. Greenland Barnacle Geese Branta leucopsis in Britain and Ireland: results of the international census, March 2003. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge. Download

          • 2003 publications

            Allcorn, R., M.A. Eaton, P.A. Cranswick, M. Perrow, C. Hall, L. Smith, J. Reid, A. Webb, K.W.S. Smith, R.H.W. Langston & N. Ratcliffe. 2003. A pilot study of breeding tern foraging ranges in NW England and East Anglia in relation to potential development areas for offshore windfarms. RSPB/WWT/JNCC, Sandy. Download

            Cranswick, P.A., C. Hall & L. Smith. 2003. Aerial Surveys of Birds in proposed strategic areas for offshore windfarm development, Round 2: Preliminary Report, Winter 2002/03. The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge. Report to DTI. Download

            Gregory R.D., M.A. Eaton, D.G. Noble, J.A. Robinson, M. Parsons, H. Baker, G.E. Austin & G.M. Hilton. 2003. The state of the UK’s birds 2002. The RSPB, BTO, WWT and JNCC, Sandy. Download

            Hall, C., L. Smith & P.A. Cranswick. 2003. Aerial surveys of birds in proposed strategic areas for offshore windfarm development, round two: preliminary report Thames winter 2002/03. WWT Slimbridge. Report to DTI. Download

            Kershaw, M. & P.A. Cranswick. 2003. Numbers of wintering waterbirds in Great Britain, 1994/1995-1998/1999: 1. Wildfowl and selected waterbirds. Biological Conservation 111: 91-104.

            Musgrove, A.J., R.H.W. Langston, H. Baker & R.M. Ward. (Eds.) 2003. Estuarine Waterbirds at Low Tide: the WeBS Low Tide Counts 1992-93 to 1998-99. WSG/BTO/WWT/RSPB/JNCC, Thetford.

            Rehfisch, M.M., G.E. Austin, M.J.S. Armitage, P.W. Atkinson, S.J. Holloway, A.J. Musgrove & M.S. Pollitt. 2003. Numbers of wintering waterbirds in Great Britain and the Isle of Man (1994/1995-1998/1999): II. Coastal waders (Charadrii). Biological Conservation 112: 329-341.

            Robinson, J.A. & P.A. Cranswick. 2003. Large-scale monitoring of the effects of human disturbance on waterbirds: a review and recommendations for survey design. Ornis Hungarica 12-13: 199-207. Download

            Worden, J. & R.D. Hearn. 2003. The breeding success of Dark-bellied Brent Geese in 2002, as assessed in the UK. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust / Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, Slimbridge. Download

          • Selected pre 2003 publications

            Bell, M.C. & E.C. Rees. 1994. The distribution of Pink-footed and Greylag Geese in relation to agriculture in Britain. Report to Joint Nature Conservation Committee.Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge.

            Cranswick, P.A. 1992. Distribution of Pink-footed and Greylag Geese in South-east Scotland, especially in relation to disturbance. Report to Nature Conservancy Council for Scotland. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge.

            Cranswick, P.A., J.M. Bowler, S. Delany, Ó. Einarsson, A. Garðarsson, J.G. McElwaine, E.C. Rees & J.H. Wells. 1997. Whooper Swans wintering in Britain, Ireland and Iceland: International Census, January 1995. Wildfowl 47: 17-30. Download

            Cranswick, P.A., K. Colhoun, Ó. Einarsson, J.G. McElwaine, A. Garðarsson, M.S. Pollitt & E.C. Rees. 2002. Numbers of Whooper Swans in Iceland, Ireland and Britain in January 2000: Results of the International Whooper Swan Census. In: Rees, E.C., S.L. Earnst & J.C. Coulson (eds.). Proceedings of the Fourth International Swan Symposium, 2001. Waterbirds 25, Special Publication 1: 37-48.

            Cranswick, P.A., R.D. Hearn, C.T. Menendez & A. Stronach. 1997. Winter Bird Surveys on proposed Special Protection Areas in Scotland, 1995-96: Sea-Ducks in the Firths of Tay and Forth and St Andrews Bay. Report to Scottish Natural Heritage. WWT, Slimbridge.

            Cranswick, P.A., J.S. Kirby, D.G. Salmon, G.L. Atkinson-Willes, M.S. Pollitt & M. Owen. 1997. A history of wildfowl counts by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust. Wildfowl 47: 216-229. Download

            Cranswick, P.A., D.B. Paynter, E.H. Sultanov, A. Abuladze, R.D. Hearn & J.L. Quinn. 1998. Ornithological Surveys of the Western Route Export Pipeline in Azerbaijan and Georgia: September/October 1997 and February/March 1998. WWT  Wetlands Advisory Service report to Environment and Resource Technology Ltd and Azerbaijan International Operating Company.

            Cranswick, P.A., B. Stewart, I. Bullock, R. Haycock & B. Hughes. 1998. Common Scoter monitoring in Carmarthen Bay following the Sea Empress oil spill: April 1997 to March 1998. CCW Sea Empress Contract Report 320, CCW, Bangor. Download

            Delany, S. 1992. Survey of Introduced Geese in Britain, summer 1991: provisional results. WWT report to JNCC, the Central Science Laboratory and the National Trust. Download

            Gregory R.D., N.I. Wilkinson, D.G. Noble, J.A. Robinson, A.F. Brown, J. Hughes, D.A. Procter, D.W. Gibbons & C.A. Galbraith. 2002. The population status of birds in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man: an analysis of conservation concern  2002–2007. British Birds 95: 410–450.

            Hearn, R.D. & C. Mitchell. 1995. Goose Distribution and Feeding around Loch Leven NNR. Report to Scottish Natural Heritage. WWT, Slimbridge. Download

            Hearn, R.D., C. Mitchell, I. Munro & M. Ness. 1996. Goose Distribution and Feeding around Loch Leven NNR. Report to Scottish Natural Heritage. WWT, Slimbridge.

            Kershaw, M., R.D. Hearn & P.A. Cranswick. 2001. The role of ringing in integrated population monitoring of Anatidae in the United Kingdom. Ardea 89(1):209-220.

            Kirby, J.S., R.J. Evans & A.D. Fox. 1993. Wintering seaducks in Britain and Ireland: populations, threats, conservation and research priorities. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 3: 105-137.

            Mitchell, C. & M. Ogilvie. 1997. Fifty years of wildfowl ringing by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust. Wildfowl 47: 240-247. Download

            Mitchell, C., H. Boyd, M. Owen & M. Ogilvie. 1997. Fifty years of goose research and conservation by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust. Wildfowl 47: 230-239. Download

            Mitchell, C., A.D. Fox & J. Madsen. 1996. Promoting wise use of individual marking techniques for geese. Goose Study Group Bulletin 8: 5-6.

            Mitchell, C., D. Patterson, P. Boyer, P. Cunningham, R. MacDonald, E. Meek, J.D. Okill & F. Symonds. 2000. The summer status and distribution of Greylag Geese in north and west Scotland. Scottish Birds 21: 69-77. Download

            Mudge, G.P. & D.S. Allen. 1980. Wintering seaducks in the Moray and Dornoch Firths, Scotland. Wildfowl 31: 123-130. Download

            Robinson, J.A. & M.S. Pollitt. 2002. Sources and extent of human disturbance to waterbirds in the UK: an analysis of Wetland Bird Survey data, 1995/96 to 1998/99. Bird Study 49: 205-211. Download

            Rowcliffe, J.M. & C. Mitchell. 1996. The conservation management of Brent Geese in the UK. Report to JNCC. WWT, Slimbridge. Download

            Stenhouse, I.J. 1993. Grey geese in the Moray Firth. Report to Scottish Natural Heritage. WWT, Slimbridge.

            Stewart, B. 1995. Survey of Common Scoter (Melanitta nigra) in Carmarthen Bay 1994/95. Report to CCW. WWT, Slimbridge.

            Stewart, B., B. Hughes, I. Bullock & R. Haycock. 1997. Common Scoter Melanitta nigra monitoring in Carmarthen Bay following the Sea Empress oil spill. WWT Wetlands Advisory Service Report to CCW. Download

            Stone, B.H., J. Sears, P.A. Cranswick, R.D. Gregory, D.W. Gibbons, M.M. Rehfisch, N.J. Aebischer & J.B. Reid. 1997. Population estimates of birds in Britain and in the United Kingdom. British Birds 90: 1–22.

            Underhill, M.C. & B. Hughes. 1996. The status of breeding Common Scoter Melanitta nigra nigra in Britain and Ireland in 1996: the effect of the Sea Empress Oil Spill. WWT Wetlands Advisory Service report to CCW. Download

            Underhill M.C., T. Gittings, D.A. Callaghan, B. Hughes, J.S. Kirby & S. Delany. 1998. Status and distribution of breeding Common Scoters Melanitta nigra nigra in Britain and Ireland in 1995. Bird Study 45: 146-156.