Scientific Publications

SBS peer-reviewed research papers

Drivers and facilitators of hunting behaviour in domestic cats and options for management

Martina Cecchetti, Sarah L Crowley and Robbie A McDonald

2020. Mammal Review

Bird Census Data Do Not Indicate a Lack of Impact on Songbirds From the Growth of Avian Predator Populations in Britain in the Late 20th Century

Christopher Paul Bell
2020. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Diverse perspectives of cat owners indicate barriers to and opportunities for managing cat predation of wildlife

Sarah L. Crowley, Martina Cecchetti, and Robbie A. McDonald
2020. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 

Identifying agricultural pesticides that may pose a risk for birds

Cannelle Tassin de Montaigu​, Dave Goulson

2020. PeerJ 8:e9526

Our Wild Companions: Domestic cats in the Anthropocene
Sarah L. Crowley, Martina Cecchetti, and Robbie A. McDonald
2020. Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Predation of artificial nests in UK farmland by magpies
Lucy A. Capstick, Rufus B. Sage, Joah R. Madden 
2019. European Journal of Wildlife Research 65-50

Hunting behaviour in domestic cats: An exploratory study of risk and responsibility among cat owners
Sarah L. Crowley, Martina Cecchetti, Robbie A. McDonald
2019. People and Nature 1-13

Introduced Grey Squirrels subvert supplementary feeding of suburban wild birds
Hugh J. Hanmer, Rebecca L. Thomas, Mark D.E. Fellowes
2018. Landscape and Urban Planning 177

Does best-practice crow Corvus corone and magpie Pica pica control on UK farmland improve nest success in hedgerow-nesting songbirds? A field experiment
Rufus B. Sage and Nicholas J. Aebischer
2017. Wildlife Biology wlb.00375

Urbanisation influences range size of the domestic cat (Felis catus): consequences for conservation
Hugh J. Hanmer, Rebecca L. Thomas and Mark D. E. Fellowes
2017. Journal of Urban Ecology 1-11

Use of anthropogenic material affects bird nest arthropod community structure: influence of urbanisation, and consequences for ectoparasites and fledging success
Hugh J. Hanmer, Rebecca L. Thomas, Gareth J. F. Beswick, Bradley P. Collins and Mark D. E. Fellowes
2017. Journal of Ornithology 1-15

Provision of supplementary food for wild birds may increase the risk of local nest predation
Hugh J. Hanmer, Rebecca L. Thomas & Mark D. E. Fellowes
2016. Ibis, 159, 158–167 

Detecting an impact of predation on bird populations depends on the methods used to assess the predators
Malcolm Nicoll and Ken Norris
2010. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 1, 300–310

Population change of avian predators and grey squirrels in England: is there evidence for an impact on avian prey populations?
Stuart E. Newson, Eric A. Rexstad, Stephen R. Baillie, Stephen T. Buckland and Nicholas J. Aebischer
2010. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47, 244–252

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