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Will Cresswell

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  1. 2019
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 2018
  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Published
  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 2017
  12. Published

    Breeding limits foraging time: evidence of interrupted foraging response from body mass variation in a tropical environment

    Nwaogu, C. J., Dietz, M. W., Tieleman, B. I. & Cresswell, W., Apr 2017, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 48, 4, p. 563-569 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Cyprus wheatears Oenanthe cypriaca likely reach sub-Saharan African wintering grounds in a single migratory flight

    Xenophontos, M., Blackburn, E. & Cresswell, W., Apr 2017, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 48, 4, p. 529-535 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Factors determining the frequency and productivity of double brooding of Barn Owls Tyto alba

    Jackson, P. & Cresswell, W., 2017, In : Bird Study. 64, 3, p. 353-361

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. Published
  20. 2016
  21. Published

    An experimental evaluation of the effects of geolocator design and attachment method on between-year survival on Whinchats Saxicola rubetra

    Blackburn, E., Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Risely, A., Izang, A., Ivande, S. T., Hewson, C. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2016, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 47, 4, p. 530-539 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Body reserves in intra-African migrants

    Nwaogu, C. J. & Cresswell, W., Jan 2016, In : Journal of Ornithology. 157, 1, p. 125-135

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    High site fidelity in Northern Wheatears Oenanthe oenanthe wintering in Africa revealed through colour marking

    Blackburn, E. & Cresswell, W. R. L., 2016, In : Bird Study. 63, 2, p. 284-288

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    High winter site fidelity in a long-distance migrant: implications for wintering ecology and survival estimates

    Blackburn, E. & Cresswell, W., Jan 2016, In : Journal of Ornithology. 157, 1, p. 93-108

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published
  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 2015
  30. Published

    Biparental incubation-scheduling: no experimental evidence for major energetic constraints

    Bulla, M., Cresswell, W., Rutten, A., Valcu, M. & Kempenaers, B., 2015, In : Behavioral Ecology. 26, 1, p. 30-37

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Factors affecting the distribution and abundance of the Endangered volcano rabbit Romerolagus diazi on the Iztaccihuatl volcano

    Hunter, M. & Cresswell, W., Apr 2015, In : Oryx. 49, 2, p. 366-375

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published
  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 2014
  37. Published

    Defining the key wintering habitats in the Sahel for declining African-Eurasian migrants using expert assessment

    Atkinson, P. W., Adams, W. M., Brouwer, J., Cheke, R. A., Cresswell, W., Hewson, C. M., Hulme, M. F., Manvell, A., Sheehan, D. K., Small, R. D. S., Sutherland, W. J. & Vickery, J. A., Dec 2014, In : Bird Conservation International. 24, 4, p. 477-491

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published
  39. Published
  40. Published
  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. Published
  44. Published

    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

  45. 2013
  46. Published

    Contrasting risks from different predators change the overall non-lethal effects of predation risk

    Cresswell, W. & Quinn, J. L., 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology. 24, p. 871-876

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published
  48. 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

  49. Published

    Talking point

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 2012
  53. Published
  54. 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

  55. Published
  56. 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

  57. 2011
  58. Published
  59. 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

  60. 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

  61. Published

    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

  62. 2010
  63. Published
  64. Published

    Bird species richness and diversity at montane Important Bird Area (IBA) sites in south-eastern Nigeria

    Manu, S., Imong, I. S. & Cresswell, W., Sep 2010, In : Bird Conservation International. 20, 3, p. 231-239 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. Published

    Changes in Sahelian bird biodiversity and tree density over a five year period in Northern Nigeria

    Stevens, M. C., Sheehan, D. K., Wilson, J. M., Buchanan, G. M. & Cresswell, W., 2010, In : Bird Study. 57, p. 156-174 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  66. Published

    Densities of Palearctic warblers and Afrotropical species within the same guild in Sahelian West Africa

    Wilson, J. M. & Cresswell, W., 2010, In : Ostrich. 81, 3, p. 225-232

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. Published

    Empirical studies of predator and prey behaviour

    Cresswell, W., 2010, The Encyclopedia of Animal Behaviour. Breed, M. D. & Moore, J. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 633-638 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  68. Published
  69. Published
  70. 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

  71. 2009
  72. Published

    Diurnal foraging routines in a tropical bird: how important is predation risk?

    Brandt, MJ. & Cresswell, W., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 40, p. 90-94 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. Published

    Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactions

    Cresswell, W., 2009, In : Behavioural Processes. p. 107

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  74. Published

    Empirical Studies of Predator and Prey Behavior

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 2009, Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Elsevier Inc., p. 633-638 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  75. Published

    How climate change might influence the starvation-predation risk trade-off response

    Cresswell, W., Clark, J. & Macleod, R., 7 Oct 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1672, p. 3553-3560 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  76. 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

  77. Published

    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

  78. Published
  79. 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

  80. 2008
  81. Published
  82. 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

  83. Published

    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

  84. Published

    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

  85. 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

  86. 2007
  87. Published

    Addressing sampling bias in counting forest birds: a West African case study

    Manu, S. & Cresswell, W. R. L., Jun 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 2, p. 281-286 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. Published

    Changes in densities of Sahelian bird species in response to recent habitat degradation

    Cresswell, W. R. L., Wilson, JM., Vickery, J., Jones, P. & Holt, S., Jun 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 2, p. 247-253 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  89. Published

    Evolutionary trends and extreme cases of life history traits in the Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) on oceanic islands (Canary Islands)

    Garcia-del-Rey, E., Cresswell, W., Perrins, CM. & Gosler, AG., Jun 2007, In : Ardeola. 54, p. 27-39 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  90. 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

  91. Published

    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

  92. 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

  93. 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

  94. 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

  95. 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

  96. 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

  97. 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

  98. 2006
  99. Published

    Anti-predation behaviour during bird migration; the benefit of studying multiple behavioural dimensions

    Lind, J. & Cresswell, W., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Ornithology. 147, 2, p. 310-316 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  100. Published

    Behaviourally mediated indirect effects: Interference competition increases predation mortality in foraging redshanks

    Minderman, J., Lind, J. & Cresswell, W., May 2006, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 75, p. 713-723 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  101. 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

  102. Published

    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

  103. Published

    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

  104. 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

  105. 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

  106. Published
  107. 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

  108. 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

  109. 2005
  110. Published

    Body mass change strategies in blackbirds Turdus merula: the starvation-predation risk trade-off

    MacLeod, R., Barnett, RB., Clark, J. & Cresswell, W., Mar 2005, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 74, p. 292 - 302 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  111. Published

    Density estimates, microhabitat selection and foraging behaviour of the endemic Blue Chaffinch Fringilla teydea teydea on Tenerife (Canary Islands)

    García-Del-Rey, E. & Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 2005, In : Ardeola. 52, 2, p. 305-317 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  112. Published
  113. Published

    Determining the fitness consequences of anti-predation behaviour

    Lind, J. & Cresswell, W., Sep 2005, In : Behavioral Ecology. 16, p. 945-956 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  114. Published

    Diurnal mass gain strategies and perceived predation risk in the great tit, Parus major

    MacLeod, R., Gosler, A. & Cresswell, W., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 74, p. 956-964 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  115. Published

    Escape response delays in wintering redshank, Tringa totanus, flocks: perceptual limits and economic decisions

    Quinn, JL. & Cresswell, W., Jun 2005, In : Animal Behaviour. 69, 6, p. 1285-1292 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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