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Will Cresswell

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  1. Published

    Winter segregation of migrant European Robins Erithacus rubecula in relation to sex, age and size

    Catry, P., Campos, A., Almada, V. & Cresswell, W., 2004, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 35, p. 204-209

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Who are the poor? Measuring wealth inequality to aid understanding of socioeconomic contexts for conservation: a case study from the Solomon Islands

    Davies, T. E., Pettorelli, N., Cresswell, W. & Fazey, I. R. A., Dec 2014, In : Environmental Conservation. 41, 4, p. 357-366

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Weak breeding seasonality of a songbird in a seasonally arid tropical environment arises from individual flexibility and strongly seasonal moult

    Nwaogu, C. J., Tieleman, B. I. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2019, In : Ibis. 161, 3, p. 533-545 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Vigilance benefits and competition costs in groups: do individual redshanks gain an overall foraging benefit?

    Sansom, A., Cresswell, W., Minderman, J. & Lind, J., Jun 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 75, p. 1869-1875 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Vigilance and fitness in grey partridges Perdix perdix: the effects of group size and foraging-vigilance trade-offs on predation mortality

    Watson, M., Aebischer, NJ. & Cresswell, W., Mar 2007, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 76, p. 211-221 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Very short delays prior to escape from potential predators may function efficiently as adaptive risk-assessment periods

    Cresswell, W., Butler, S., Whittingham, MJ. & Quinn, JL., 2009, In : Behaviour. 146, p. 795-813 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Variation in the strength of interference competition with resource density in blackbirds, Turdus merula

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1998, In : Oikos. 81, 1, p. 152-160 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Variable effects of laying date on clutch size in the Canary Island Blue Tits (group)

    Garcia-del-Rey, E., Cresswell, W., Perrins, C. & Gosler, A., Jul 2006, In : Ibis. 148, p. 564-567 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Travel distance and mass gain in wintering blackbirds

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1999, In : Animal Behaviour. 58, 5, p. 1109-1116 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Time in captivity and individual differences influence experimental success: foraging trials on wild-caught chaffinches

    Butler, SJ., Whittingham, MJ., Quinn, JL. & Cresswell, W., Apr 2006, In : Behaviour. 143, p. 535-548 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The starvation-predation risk trade-off, body mass and population status in the Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris

    Macleod, R., Clark, J. & Cresswell, W., Aug 2008, In : Ibis. 150 S1, p. 199-208 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    The seasonality of breeding in savannah birds of West Africa assessed from brood patch and juvenile occurrence

    Cox, D., Brandt, M., McGregor, R. M., Ottosson, U., Stevens, M. C. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Ornithology. 154, 3, p. 671-683

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    The phenology mismatch hypothesis: are declines of migrant birds linked to uneven global climate change?

    Jones, T. & Cresswell, W., Jan 2010, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 79, 1, p. 98-108 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The function of alarm calls in redshanks, Tringa totanus

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1994, In : Animal Behaviour. 47, 3, p. 736-738 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    The energetic costs of egg heating constrain incubation attendance but do not determine daily energy expenditure in the pectoral sandpiper

    Cresswell, W., Holt, S., Reid, JM., Whitfield, DP., Mellanby, RJ., Norton, D. & Waldron, S., May 2004, In : Behavioral Ecology. 15, p. 498-507 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    The effects of raptor predation on wintering wader populations at the Tyningharne estuary, southeast Scotland

    CRESSWELL, WILL. & WHITFIELD, D. PHILIP., 1 Jan 1994, In : Ibis. 136, 2, p. 223-232 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    The effects of land-use change on endemic avifauna on Makira, Solomon Islands: endemics avoid monoculture

    Davies, T. E., Clarke, R. H., Ewen, J. G., Fazey, I. R. A., Pettorelli, N. & Cresswell, W., 22 Jun 2015, In : Emu. 115, 3, p. 199-213

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    The effects of fragment size and degree of isolation on avian species richness in highly fragmented forest in West Africa

    Manu, S., Peach, W. & Cresswell, W., Apr 2007, In : Ibis. 149, p. 287-297 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The effects of daily weather variation on foraging and responsiveness to disturbance in overwintering Red Knot Calidris canutus

    McGowan, A., Cresswell, W. & Ruxton, GD., 2002, In : Ardea. 90, p. 229-237

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    The effect of limited visibility on vigilance behaviour and speed of predator detection: implications for the conservation of granivorous passerines

    Whittingham, MJ., Butler, SJ., Quinn, JL. & Cresswell, W., Aug 2004, In : Oikos. 106, 2, p. 377 - 385 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    The continuing lack of ornithological research capacity in almost all of West Africa

    Cresswell, W., 2018, In : Ostrich. 89, 2, p. 123-129 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    The breeding biology of the endemic Berthelot’s Pipit Anthus berthelotii in a harsh oceanic island environment (Tenerife, Canary Islands)

    Garcia-del-Ray, E. & Cresswell, W., Oct 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 3, p. 583-589 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    The breeding biology of Rose-ringed Parakeets Psittacula krameri in England during a period of rapid population expansion

    Butler, C. J., Cresswell, W., Gosler, A. & Perrins, C., 2013, In : Bird Study. 60, p. 527-532

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  31. Published

    Terrestrial degradation impacts on coral reef health: evidence from the Caribbean

    Roberts, M. H., Hanley, N., Williams, S. & Cresswell, W., 15 Nov 2017, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 149, p. 52-68

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Temperature and aridity determine body size conformity to Bergmann’s rule independent of latitudinal differences in a tropical environment

    Nwaogu, C. J., Tieleman, B. I., Bitrus, K. & Cresswell, W. R. L., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Ornithology. 159, 4, p. 1053–1062 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Temperate migrants and resident bird species in Afro-tropical savannahs show similar levels of ecological generalism

    Ivande, S. T. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2016, In : Ibis. 158, 3, p. 496-505

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Talking point

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jun 2013, In : British Birds. 106, 6, p. 361-362 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    Survival rates of tropical birds in Nigeria, West Africa

    McGregor, R., McGregor, R., Whittingham, MJ., Whittingham, MJ. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2007, In : Ibis. 149, p. 615-618 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Published

    Survival rates in West African savanna birds

    Stevens, M. C., Ottosson, U., McGregor, R. M., Brandt, M. & Cresswell, W., 2013, In : Ostrich. 84, 1, p. 11-25

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Survival and dispersal of the Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca, an endemic migrant

    Xenophontos, M. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2016, In : Journal of Ornithology. 157, 3, p. 707-719 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    Surprise as a winter hunting strategy in Sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus, Peregrines Falco peregrinus and Merlins E columbarius

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1996, In : Ibis. 138, 4, p. 684-692 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Spring migration strategies of Whinchat Saxicola rubetra when successfully crossing potential barriers of the Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea

    Blackburn, E., Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Risely, A., Izang, A., Ivande, S., Hewson, C. & Cresswell, W., Jan 2019, In : Ibis. 161, 1, p. 131-146

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published
  41. Published

    Selection of avian prey by wintering sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus in southern Scotland

    Cresswell, W., 1 Dec 1995, In : Ardea. 83, 2, p. 381-389 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    Seasonal differences in baseline innate immune function are better explained by environment than annual cycle stage in a year-round breeding tropical songbird

    Nwaogu, C. J., Cresswell, W., Versteegh, M. A. & Tieleman, B. I., 8 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 88, 4, p. 537-553 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Published

    Riverside wren pairs jointly defend their territories against simulated intruders

    Quirós-Guerrero, E., João Janeiro, M., Lopez-Morales, M., Cresswell, W. & Templeton, C. N., Dec 2017, In : Ethology. 123, 12, p. 949-956

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Published

    Ringing or colour-banding does not increase predation mortality in redshanks

    Cresswell, W., Lind, J., Quinn, JL., Minderman, J. & Whitfield, DP., May 2007, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 38, p. 309-316 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Published

    Reproductive success and productivity of the Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca, a migratory, island endemic

    Xenophontos, M. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2016, In : Journal of Ornithology. 157, 3, p. 721-731 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published

    Relative competitive ability does not change over time in blackbirds

    Cresswell, W., Mar 2001, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 70, p. 218-227

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    Relative competitive ability changes with competitor density: Evidence from feeding blackbirds

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1998, In : Animal Behaviour. 56, 6, p. 1367-1373 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    Quantifying the interaction between food density and habitat structure in determining patch selection

    Butler, S. J., Whittingham, M. J., Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W., Feb 2005, In : Animal Behaviour. 69, 2, p. 337-343 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Predicting the optimal group size from predator hunting behaviour

    Cresswell, W. & Quinn, J., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 80, 2, p. 310-319

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Published

    Predicting population-level risk effects of predation from the responses of individuals

    Macleod, C. D., Macleod, R., Learmonth, J. A., Cresswell, W. & Pierce, G. J., 1 Jul 2014, In : Ecology. 95, 7, p. 2006-2015 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. Published
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    Predator hunting behaviour and prey vulnerability

    Quinn, JL. & Cresswell, W., Jan 2004, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 73, p. 143-154 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Published

    Predation in bird populations

    Cresswell, W., Sep 2011, In : Journal of Ornithology. 152, Supp 1, p. 251-263

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  55. Published

    Population size and habitat selection of the Feurteventura Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus degener)

    Garcia-del-Rey, E. & Cresswell, W., Apr 2006, In : Ostrich. 77, 1-2, p. 105-108 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. Published

    Population estimates and distribution changes of landbirds on silhouette island, seychelles

    Cresswell, W., Irwin, M., Jensen, M., Mee, A., Mellunby, R., Mc Keun, M. & Milne, L., 1 Jan 1997, In : Ostrich. 68, 2-4, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Published

    Population consequences of migratory variability differ between flyways

    Patchett, R., Finch, T. & Cresswell, W., 23 Apr 2018, In : Current Biology. 28, 8, p. R340-R341

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Published

    Personality, anti-predation behaviour and behavioural plasticity in the chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

    Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W., Sep 2005, In : Behaviour. 142, p. 1377-1402 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Published

    Personality predicts individual responsiveness to the risks of starvation and predation

    Quinn, J. L., Cole, E. F., Bates, J., Payne, R. & Cresswell, W., 22 May 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1735, p. 1919-1926

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. Published
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    Personality and anti-predation behaviour in the chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

    Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W., 2005, In : Behaviour. 142, p. 1383-1408

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Forthcoming

    Patterns of seasonal and yearly mass variation in West African tropical savannah birds

    Cox, D. T. C., Brandt, M. J., McGregor, R., Ottosson, U., Stevens, M. & Cresswell, W., 2011, (Accepted/In press) In : Ibis. 153, p. 672-683

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Published

    Patterns in departure phenology and mass gain on African non-breeding territories prior to the Sahara crossing for a long-distance migrant

    Risely, A., Blackburn, E. & Cresswell, W., Oct 2015, In : Ibis. 157, 4, p. 808-822

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. Published

    Patch choice decisions of wild blackbirds: the role of preharvest public information

    Smith, RD., Ruxton, GD. & Cresswell, W., Jun 2001, In : Animal Behaviour. 61, p. 1113-1124

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. Published

    Ongoing research on Sociable Lapwings - An update

    Cresswell, W., Donald, P. & Khrokov, V., 1 Sep 2005, In : British Birds. 98, 9, p. 496-497 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  66. Published

    Notes on the natural history of the Ibadan Malimbe Malimbus ibadanensis, a threatened Nigerian endemic

    Manu, S., Peach, W. & Cresswell, W., 2005, In : Malimbus. 27, p. 33-39

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Non-lethal effects of predation risk in birds

    Cresswell, W., Jan 2008, In : Ibis. 150, p. 3-17 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Published

    Noise, predation risk compensation and vigilance in the chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

    Quinn, J. L., Whittingham, M. J., Butler, S. J. & Cresswell, W., Nov 2006, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 37, 6, p. 601-608 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Published

    No evidence for Sparrowhawks selecting Redshanks according to size or condition

    Whitfield, D. P., Cresswell, W., Ashmole, N. P., Clark, N. A. & Evans, A. D., 1 Jan 1999, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 30, 1, p. 31-39 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Nest survival and productivity of the critically endangered Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarious

    Watson, M., Wilson, JM., Koshkin, M., Sherbakov, B., Karpov, F., Gavrilov, A., Schielzeth, H., Brombacher, M., Collar, N. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2006, In : Ibis. 148, p. 489-502 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. Published

    Nest scrape design and clutch heat loss in Pectoral Sandpipers (Calidris melanotos)

    Reid, JM., Cresswell, W., Holt, S., Mellanby, RJ., Whitfield, DP. & Ruxton, GD., Jun 2002, In : Functional Ecology. 16, p. 305-312

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  72. Published

    Nest predation rates and nest detectability in different stages of breeding in Blackbirds Turdus merula

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1997, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 28, 4, p. 296-302 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Nest predation in a fragmented Afrotropical forest: evidence from natural and artificial nests

    Githiru, M., Lens, L. & Cresswell, W., May 2005, In : Biological Conservation. 123, p. 189-196 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Nest predation: The relative effects of nest characteristics, clutch size and parental behaviour

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1997, In : Animal Behaviour. 53, 1, p. 93-103 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. Published

    Multiple effects of weather on the starvation and predation risk trade-off in choice of feeding location in redshanks

    Yasué, M., Quinn, JL. & Cresswell, W., Dec 2003, In : Functional Ecology. 17, p. 727-736 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Movements of Palearctic and Afrotropical bird species during the dry season (November–February) within Nigeria

    Cresswell, W., Boyd, M., Stevens, MC., Harebottle, DM., Craig, AJFK., Anderson, MD., Rakotomanana, H. & Muchai, M., 2009, p. pp. 18-28.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  77. Published

    Moult of guinea savanna passerines in West Africa

    McGregor, RM., Ottosson, U. & Cresswell, W. R. L., Jun 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 2, p. 287-290 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  78. Published

    Missing the trees for the wood: why we are failing to see success in pro-poor conservation

    Davies, T. E., Fazey, I. R. A., Cresswell, W. & Pettorelli, N., Aug 2014, In : Animal Conservation. 17, 4, p. 303-312

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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    Mass-dependent predation risk as a mechanism for house sparrow declines?

    Macleod, R., Barnett, P., Clark, J. & Cresswell, W., 22 Mar 2006, In : Biology Letters. 2, 1, p. 43-46 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Mass regulation in response to predation risk can indicate population declines

    Macleod, R., Lind, J., Clark, J. & Cresswell, W., Oct 2007, In : Ecology Letters. 10, 10, p. 945-955 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  83. Published

    Managing human disturbance: factors influencing flight-initiation distance of birds in a West African nature reserve

    Braimoh, B., Iwajomo, S., Wilson, M., Chaskda, A., Ajang, A. & Cresswell, W., 2018, In : Ostrich. 89, 1, p. 59-69 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. Published

    Low migratory connectivity is common in long-distance migrant birds

    Finch, T., Butler, S. J., Franco, A. M. A. & Cresswell, W., 10 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 86, 3, p. 662-673 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  85. Published

    Low and annually variable migratory connectivity in a long distance migrant: Whinchats Saxicola rubetra may show a bet-hedging strategy

    Blackburn, E., Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Risely, A., Izang, A., Ivande, S., Hewson, C. & Cresswell, W., Oct 2017, In : Ibis. 159, 4, p. 902-918

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  86. Published

    Local prey vulnerability increases with multiple attacks by a predator

    Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W., Aug 2012, In : Oikos. 121, 8, p. 1328-1334

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  87. Forthcoming
  88. E-pub ahead of print

    Light stalks increase the precision and accuracy of non-breeding locations calculated from geolocator tags: a field test from a long-distance migrant

    Blackburn, E., Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Riseley, A., Azang, A., Ivande, S. T., Hewson, C. & Cresswell, W., 28 Nov 2019, In : Bird Study. Latest Articles

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  89. Published
  90. Published

    Kleptoparasitism rates and aggressive interactions between raptors

    Cresswell, W., 2004, p. 805-814.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  91. Published

    Intraflock variation in the speed of escape-flight response on attack by an avian predator

    Hilton, G. M., Cresswell, W. & Ruxton, G. D., 8 Oct 1999, In : Behavioral Ecology. 10, 4, p. 391-395 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  92. Published

    Interference competition at low competitor densities in blackbirds Turdus merula

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1997, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 66, 4, p. 461-471 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  93. Published

    Individual behaviour and survival: the roles of predator avoidance, foraging success and vigilance

    Sansom, A., Lind, J. & Cresswell, W., Nov 2009, In : Behavioral Ecology. 20, p. 1168-1174 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  94. Published
  95. Published

    Important wetlands in northern and eastern Kazakstan

    Cresswell, W., Yerokhov, S., Berezovikov, N., Mellanby, R., Bright, S., Catry, P., Chaves, J., Freile, J., Gretton, A., Zykin, A., McGregor, R. & McLaughlin, D., 1 Dec 1999, In : Wildfowl. 50, p. 181-194 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  96. Published

    Identification of potentially competing Afrotropical and Palearctic bird species in the Sahel

    Wilson, JM. & Cresswell, W. R. L., Jun 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 2, p. 363-368 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  97. Published

    How the importance of survival estimates in estimating Whinchat population dynamics depends on the scale of migratory connectivity and site fidelity

    Cresswell, W., 2015, Proceedings of the 1st European Whinchat Symposium: Living on the edge of extinction in Europe. Bastian, H-V. & Feulner, J. (eds.). LBV Hof Helmsbrechts: Landesbund fur Vogelschutz / Kreisgruppe Hof, p. 145-158

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  98. Published

    How starvation risk in Redshanks results in predation mortality from Sparrowhawks

    Cresswell, W. & Whitfield, DP., Aug 2008, In : Ibis. 150 S1, p. 209-218 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  99. Published

    How robust are Palearctic migrants to habitat loss and degradation in the Sahel?

    Wilson, JM. & Cresswell, W., Oct 2006, In : Ibis. 148, p. 789-800 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  100. Published
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