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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

    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

  4. 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

  9. 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

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    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

  13. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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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    Talking point

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

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    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

  33. 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

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    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

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    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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

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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

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    Predation in bird populations

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

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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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. 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

  58. Published

    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

  59. Published

    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

  60. 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

  62. 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

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    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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    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

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    Kleptoparasitism rates and aggressive interactions between raptors

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Habitat selection by whitethroats sylvia communis during spring passage in the sahel zone of northern nigeria

    Vickery, J., Rowcliffe, M., Cresswell, W., Jones, P. & Holt, S., 1 Nov 1999, In : Bird Study. 46, 3, p. 348-355 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Good foragers can also be good at detecting predators

    Cresswell, W., Quinn, JL., Whittingham, MJ. & Butler, S., 22 May 2003, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. 270, 1519, p. 1069-1076 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Flocking is an effective anti-predation strategy in redshanks, Tringa totanus

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1994, In : Animal Behaviour. 47, 2, p. 433-442 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. Published

    Faced with a choice, sparrowhawks more often attack the more vulnerable prey group

    Cresswell, W. & Quinn, JL., Jan 2004, In : Oikos. 104, 1, p. 71-76 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    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

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    Escape responses by redshanks, Tringa totanus, on attack by avian predators

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1993, In : Animal Behaviour. 46, 3, p. 609-611 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. 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

  89. Published

    Erratum: Does an opportunistic predator preferentially attack nonvigilant prey? (Animal Behavior (2003) 66 (643-648))

    Cresswell, W., Lind, J., Kaby, U., Quinn, J. L. & Jakobsson, S., 1 Jan 2004, In : Animal Behaviour. 67, 1, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  90. 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

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    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

  92. Published

    Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactions

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  93. Published

    Dominance and feeding interference in small groups of blackbirds

    Smith, RD., Ruxton, GD. & Cresswell, W., 2001, In : Behavioral Ecology. 12, p. 475-481

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  94. Published

    Does an opportunistic predator preferentially attack non-vigilant prey?

    Cresswell, W., Lind, J., Kaby, U., Quinn, JL. & Jakobsson, S., 2003, In : Animal Behaviour. 66, p. 643-648

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Do energetic demands constrain incubation scheduling in a biparental species?

    Cresswell, W., Holt, S., Reid, JM., Whitfield, DP. & Mellanby, RJ., Jan 2003, In : Behavioral Ecology. 14, p. 97-102

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    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

  99. 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

  100. Published
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