Prof Bob Furness

Prof Bob Furness
  • Senior Research Fellow (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine)

telephone: 01413303560
email: Bob.Furness@glasgow.ac.uk

R515 Level 5
Institute of BAH&CM
Central Research Facility
Glasgow G12 8QQ


Seabird ecology, especially in relation to fisheries, birds as bioindicators, and pollution ecology.

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2014

Cross, Adam D.P., Hentati-Sundberg, Jonas, Österblom, Henrik, McGill, Rona A.R., and Furness, Robert W. (2014) Isotopic analysis of island House Martins Delichon urbica indicates marine provenance of nutrients. IBIS . ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/ibi.12150) (Early Online Publication)

2013

Sonne, C. et al. (2013) Organohalogen contaminants and blood plasma clinical–chemical parameters in three colonies of North Atlantic Great skua (Stercorarius skua). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 92 (1). pp. 245-251. ISSN 0147-6513 (doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2013.02.012)

Furness, R.W., Wade, H.M., and Masden, E.A. (2013) Assessing vulnerability of marine bird populations to offshore wind farms. Journal of Environmental Management, 119 . pp. 56-66. ISSN 0301-4797 (doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.01.025)

Leat, E.H.K., Bourgeon, S., Eze, J.I., Muir, D.C.G., Williamson, M., Bustnes, J.O., Furness, R.W., and Borgå, K. (2013) Perfluoroalkyl substances in eggs and plasma of an avian top predator, great skua (Stercorarius skua), in the north Atlantic. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 32 (3). pp. 569-576. ISSN 0730-7268 (doi:10.1002/etc.2101)

Michalik, A., McGill, R.A.R., Noordwijk, H.J., Masello, J.F., Furness, R.W., Eggers, T., and Quillfeldt, P. (2013) Stable isotopes reveal variable foraging behaviour in a colony of the Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps: differences between ages, sexes and years. Journal of Ornithology, 154 (1). pp. 239-249. ISSN 2193-7192 (doi:10.1007/s10336-012-0890-7)

Miles, W.T.S., Parsons, M., Close, A.J., Luxmoore, R., Furness, R.W., and Phillips, R. (2013) Predator-avoidance behaviour in a nocturnal petrel exposed to a novel predator. IBIS, 155 (1). pp. 16-31. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/ibi.12007)

Bourgeon, S., Leat, E.K.H., Furness, R.W., Borgå, K., Hanssen, S.A., and Bustnes, J.O. (2013) Dietary versus maternal sources of organochlorines in op predator seabird chicks: an experimental approach. Environmental Science and Technology, 47 (11). pp. 5963-5970. ISSN 0013-936X (doi:10.1021/es400442q)

Leat, E.H.K. et al. (2013) Influence of wintering area on persistent organic pollutants in a breeding migratory seabird. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 491 . pp. 277-293. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps10455)

Michalik, A., McGill, R.A.R., van Noordwijk, H.J., Masello, J.F., Furness, R.W., Eggers, T., and Quillfeldt, P. (2013) Stable isotopes reveal variable foraging behaviour in a colony of the imperial shag phalacrocorax atriceps: differences between ages sexes and years. Journal of Ornithology, 154 (1). pp. 239-249. ISSN 2193-7192 (doi:10.1007/s10336-012-0890-7)

2012

Bourgeon, S. et al. (2012) Individual variation in biomarkers of health: influence of persistent organic pollutants in Great Skuas (Stercorarius Skua) breeding at different geographical locations. Environmental Research, 118 . pp. 31-39. ISSN 0013-9351 (doi:10.1016/j.envres.2012.08.004)

Masden, E.A., Reeve, R., Desholm, M., Fox, A.D., Furness, R.W., and Haydon, D.T. (2012) Assessing the impact of marine wind farms on birds through movement modelling. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 9 (74). pp. 2120-2130. ISSN 1742-5689 (doi:10.1098/rsif.2012.0121)

Quillfeldt, P., McGill, R.A.R., Furness, R.W., Mostl, E., Ludynia, K., and Masello, J.F. (2012) Impact of miniature geolocation loggers on a small petrel, the thin billed prion Pachtyptila belcheri. Marine Biology, 159 (8). pp. 1809-1816. ISSN 0025-3162 (doi:10.1007/s00227-012-1971-0)

Fort, J. et al. (2012) Meta-population evidence of oriented chain migration in northern gannets (Morus bassanus). Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10 (5). pp. 237-242. ISSN 1540-9295 (doi:10.1890/110194)

Jennings, G., McGlashan, D.J., and Furness, R.W. (2012) Responses to changes in sprat abundance of common tern breeding numbers at 12 colonies in the Firth of Forth, east Scotland. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69 (4). pp. 572-577. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss022)

Magnusdottir, E., Leat, E.H.K., Bourgeon, S., Strøm, H., Petersen, A., Phillips, R.A., Hanssen, S.A., Bustnes, J.O., Hersteinsson, P., and Furness, R.W. (2012) Wintering areas of Great SkuasStercorarius skuabreeding in Scotland, Iceland and Norway. Bird Study, 59 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 0006-3657 (doi:10.1080/00063657.2011.636798)

2011

Cury, P.M. et al. (2011) Global seabird response to forage fish depletion--one-third for the birds. Science, 334 (6063). pp. 1703-1706. ISSN 0036-8075 (doi:10.1126/science.1212928)

Mackley, E.K., Phillips, R., Silk, J.R.D., Wakefield, E.D., Afanasyev, V., and Furness, R.W. (2011) At-sea activity patterns of breeding and nonbreeding white-chinned petrels Procellaria aequinoctialis from South Georgia. Marine Biology, 158 (2). pp. 429-438. ISSN 0025-3162 (doi:10.1007/s00227-010-1570-x)

James, M.C., Furness, R.W., Bowman, A.S., Forbes, K.J., and Gilbert, L. (2011) The importance of passerine birds as tick hosts and in the transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi, the agent of Lyme disease: a case study from Scotland. IBIS, 153 (2). pp. 293-302. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01111.x)

La Sala, L.F., Petracci, P.F., Smits, J.E., Botte, S., and Furness, R.W. (2011) Mercury levels and health parameters in the threatened Olrog’s Gull (Larus atlanticus) from Argentina. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 181 (1-4). pp. 1-11. ISSN 0167-6369 (doi:10.1007/s10661-010-1808-6)

Leat, E.H.K. et al. (2011) Effects of environmental exposure and diet on levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in eggs of a top predator in the North Atlantic in 1980 and 2008. Environmental Pollution, 159 (5). pp. 1222-1228. ISSN 0269-7491 (doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2011.01.036)

2010

Furness, R., Mable, B., Savory, F., Griffiths, K., Baillie, S., and Heubeck, M. (2010) Subspecies status of common eiders somateria mollissima in Shetland based on morphology and DNA. Bird Study, 57 (3). pp. 330-335. ISSN 0006-3657 (doi:10.1080/00063657.2010.481708)

Kim, M., Furness, R.W., and Nager, R.G. (2010) Hatching asynchrony is constrained by parental nest attendance during laying. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64 (7). pp. 1087-1097. ISSN 0340-5443 (doi:10.1007/s00265-010-0923-2)

Masden, E.A., Haydon, D.T., Fox, A.D., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Barriers to movement: modelling energetic costs of avoiding marine wind farms amongst breeding seabirds. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 60 (7). pp. 1085-1091. ISSN 0025-326X (doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.01.016)

Michalik, A., McGill, R.A.R., Furness, R.W., Eggers, T., van Noordwijk, H.J., and Quillfeldt, P. (2010) Black and white - does melanin change the bulk carbon and nitrogen isotope values of feathers? Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 24 (7). pp. 875-878. ISSN 0951-4198 (doi:10.1002/rcm.4462)

Neves, V.C., Griffiths, K., Savory, F.R., Furness, R.W., and Mable, B.K. (2010) Are European starlings breeding in the Azores archipelago genetically distinct from birds breeding in mainland Europe? European Journal of Wildlife Research, 56 (1). pp. 95-100. ISSN 1612-4642 (doi:10.1007/s10344-009-0316-x)

Masden, E.A., Fox, A.D., Furness, R.W., Bullman, R., and Haydon, D.T. (2010) Cumulative impact assessments and bird/wind farm interactions: developing a conceptual framework. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 30 (1). pp. 1-7. ISSN 0195-9255 (doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2009.05.002)

Bugoni, L., Griffiths, K., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Sex-biased incidental mortality of albatrosses and petrels in longline fisheries: differential distributions at sea or differential access to baits mediated by sexual size dimorphism? Journal of Ornithology, 152 (2). pp. 261-268. ISSN 0021-8375 (doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-010-0577-x)

Bugoni, L., McGill, R.A.R., and Furness, R.W. (2010) The importance of pelagic longline fishery discards for a seabird community determined through stable isotope analysis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 391 (1-2). pp. 190-200. ISSN 0022-0981 (doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2010.06.027)

Furness, R. (2010) Birds as monitors of mercury pollution. In: Newman, M.C. (ed.) Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology. CRC Press, pp. 137-142. ISBN 9781420067040

Furness, R.W. (2010) Scottish seabird predator-prey relationships. In: Baxter, J.M. and Galbraith, C.A. (eds.) Species management : challenges and solutions for the 21st century. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, pp. 379-394. ISBN 9780114973483

Käkelä, R., Käkelä, A., Martínez-Abraín, A., Sarzo, B., Louzao, M., Gerique, C., Villuendas, E., Strandberg, U., Furness, R.W., and Oro, D. (2010) Fatty acid signature analysis confirms foraging resources of a globally endangered Mediterranean seabird species: calibration test and application to the wild. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 398 . pp. 245-258. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps08291)

Mackley, E.K., Phillips, R.A., Silk, J.R.D., Wakefield, E.D., Afanasyev, V., Fox, J.W., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Free as a bird? Activity patterns of albatrosses during the nonbreeding period. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 406 . pp. 291-303. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps08532)

Miles, W., Money, S., Luxmoore, R., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Effects of artificial lights and moonlight on petrels at St Kilda. Bird Study, 57 (2). pp. 244-251. ISSN 0006-3657 (doi:10.1080/00063651003605064)

Oswald, S.A., Huntley, B., Collingham, Y.C., Russell, D.J.F., Anderson, B.M., Arnold, J.M., Furness, R.W., and Hamer, K.C. (2010) Physiological effects of climate on distributions of endothermic species. Journal of Biogeography, 38 (3). pp. 430-438. ISSN 0305-0270 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02435.x)

Quillfeldt, P., Masello, J.F., McGill, R.A.R., Adams, M., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Moving polewards in winter: a recent change in the migratory strategy of a pelagic seabird? Frontiers in Zoology, 7 . p. 15. ISSN 1742-9994 (doi:10.1186/1742-9994-7-15)

2009

Quillfeldt, P., McGill, R.A.R., Masello, J.F., Poisbleau, M., van Noordwijk, H., Demongin, L., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Differences in the stable isotope signatures of seabird egg membrane and albumen - implications for non-invasive studies. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 23 (23). pp. 3632-3636. ISSN 0951-4198 (doi:10.1002/rcm.4286)

Weiss, F., Furness, R.W., McGill, R.A.R., Strange, I.J., Masello, J.F., and Quillfeldt, P. (2009) Trophic segregation of Falkland Islands seabirds: insights from stable isotope analysis. Polar Biology, 32 (12). pp. 1753-1763. ISSN 0722-4060 (doi:10.1007/s00300-009-0674-6)

Tavares, P.C., McGill, R.A.R., Newton, J., Pereira, E., Duarte, A.C., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Relationships between carbon sources, trophic level and mercury exposure in generalist shorebirds revealed by stable isotope ratios in chicks. Waterbirds, 32 (2). pp. 311-321. ISSN 1524-4695 (doi:10.1675/063.032.0211)

Masden, E.A., Haydon, D.T., Fox, A.D., Furness, R.W., Bullman, R., and Desholm, M. (2009) Barriers to movement: impacts of wind farms on migrating birds. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66 (4). pp. 746-753. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsp031)

Käkelä, R., Furness, R.W., Kahle, S., Becker, P. H., and Käkelä, A. (2009) Fatty acid signatures in seabird plasma are a complex function of diet composition: a captive feeding trial with herring gulls. Functional Ecology, 23 (1). pp. 141-149. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01475.x)

Albores-Barajas, Y.V., Soldatini, C., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Are burrow nesting seabird chicks affected by human disturbance? Waterbirds, 32 (4). pp. 572-578. ISSN 1524-4695 (doi:10.1675/063.032.0410)

Bugoni, L., D’Alba, L., and Furness, R. (2009) Marine habitat use of wintering spectacled petrels Procellaria conspicillata, and overlap with longline fishery. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 374 . pp. 273-285. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps07750)

Bugoni, L., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Age Composition and sexual size dimorphism of albatrosses and petrels off Brazil. Marine Ornithology , 37 (3). pp. 253-260. ISSN 1018–3337

Bugoni, L., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Ageing immature Atlantic Yellow-nosed Thalassarche chlororhynchos and Black-browed T. melanophris Albatrosses in wintering grounds using bill colour and moult. Marine Ornithology , 37 (3). pp. 249-252. ISSN 1018–3337

Heath, M., Edwards, M., Furness, R., Pinnegar, J., and Wanless, S. (2009) A view from above: changing seas, seabirds and food sources. In: Baxter, J., Buckley, P.J. and Frost, M.T. (eds.) Marine Climate Change Ecosystem Linkages Report Card 2009. Series: Online Science Reviews . MCCIP.

Kalmbach, E., Griffiths, R., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Sex-specific growth patterns and effects of hatching condition on growth in the reversed sexually size-dimorphic great skua Stercorarius skua. Journal of Avian Biology, 40 (4). pp. 358-368. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2008.04339.x)

Kubetzki, U., Garthe, S., Fifield, D., Mendel, B., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Individual migratory schedules and wintering areas of northern gannets. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 391 . pp. 257-265. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps08254)

2008

Quillfeldt, P., McGill, R., Masello, J.F., Weiss, F., Strange, I.J., Brickle, P., and Furness, Robert (2008) Stable isotope analysis reveals sexual and environmental variability and individual consistency in foraging of thin-billed prions. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 373 . pp. 137-148. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps07751)

Quillfeldt, Petra, Bugoni, Leandro, McGill, R.A.R., Masello, Juan F., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Differences in stable isotopes in blood and feathers of seabirds are consistent across species, age and latitude: implications for food web studies. Marine Biology, 155 (6). pp. 593-598. ISSN 0025-3162 (doi:10.1007/s00227-008-1048-2)

Votier, S.C., Heubeck, M., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Using inter-colony variation in demographic parameters to assess the impact of skua predation on seabird populations. IBIS: The International Journal of Avian Science, 150 (S1). pp. 45-53. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00804.x)

Österblom, H., Olsson, O., Blenckner, T., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Junk-food in marine ecosystems. Oikos, 117 (7). pp. 967-977. ISSN 0030-1299 (doi:10.1111/j.0030-1299.2008.16501.x)

Bugoni, L., Neves, T.S., Leite, N.O., Carvalho, D., Sales, G., Furness, R.W., Stein, C.E., Peppes, F.V., Giffoni, B.B., and Monteiro, D.S. (2008) Potential bycatch of seabirds and turtles in hook-and-line fisheries of the Itaipava Fleet, Brazil. Fisheries Research, 90 (1-3). pp. 217-224. ISSN 0165-7836 (doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2007.10.013)

Oswald, S.A., Bearhop, S., Furness, R.W., Huntley, B., and Hamer, K.C. (2008) Heat stress in a high-latitude seabird: effects of temperature and food supply on bathing and nest attendance of great skuas Catharacta skua. Journal of Avian Biology, 39 (2). pp. 163-169. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.2008.0908-8857.04187.x)

Tavares, P.C., Kelly, A., Maia, R., Lopes, R.J., Serrão Santos, R., Pereira, M.E., Duarte, A.C., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Variation in the mobilization of mercury into Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus chicks in coastal saltpans, as revealed by stable isotopes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 77 (1). pp. 65-76. ISSN 0272-7714 (doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2007.09.015)

Quillfeldt, P., Schenk, I., McGill, R.A.R., Strange, I.J., Masello, J.F., Gladbach, A., Roesch, V., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Introduced mammals coexist with seabirds at New Island, Falkland Islands: abundance, habitat preferences, and stable isotope analysis of diet. Polar Biology, 31 (3). pp. 333-349. ISSN 0722-4060 (doi:10.1007/s00300-007-0363-2)

Bird, M.I., Tait, E., Wurster, C.M., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis of avian uric acid. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 22 (21). pp. 3393-3400. ISSN 0951-4198 (doi:10.1002/rcm.3739)

Bolton, M., Smith, A.L., Gomez-Diaz, E., Friesen, V.L., Medeiros, R., Bried, J., Roscales, J.L., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Monteiro's Storm-petrel Oceanodroma monteiroi: a new species from the Azores. IBIS, 150 (4). pp. 717-727. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00854.x)

Bugoni, L., McGill, R.A.R., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Effects of preservation methods on stable isotope signatures in bird tissues. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 22 (16). pp. 2457-2462. ISSN 0951-4198 (doi:10.1002/rcm.3633)

Bugoni, L., Neves, T.S., Leite, N.O., Carvalho, D., Sales, G., Furness, R.W., Stein, C.E., Peppes, F.V., Giffoni, B.B., and Monteiro, D.S. (2008) Potential by catch of seabirds and turtles in hook-and-line fisheries of the Itaipava Fleet, Brazil. Fisheries Research, 90 (1-3). pp. 217-224. ISSN 0165-7836 (doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2007.10.013)

Bugoni, L., Neves, T.S., Peppes, F.V., and Furness, R.W. (2008) An effective method for trapping scavenging seabirds at sea. Journal of Field Ornithology, 79 (3). pp. 308-313. ISSN 0273-8570 (doi:10.1111/j.1557-9263.2008.00178.x)

Leung, K.M.Y., Furness, R.W., Svavarsson, J., Lau, T.C., and Wu, R.S.S. (2008) Field validation, in Scotland and Iceland, of the artificial mussel for monitoring trace metals in temperate seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 57 (6-12). pp. 790-800. ISSN 0025-326X (doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.01.033)

Votier, SC, Bearhop, S, Fyfe, R, and Furness, R.W. (2008) Temporal and spatial variation in the diet of a marine top predator—links with commercial fisheries. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 367 . pp. 223-232. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps07621)

2007

Furness, R.W. (2007) Responses of seabirds to depletion of food fish stocks. Journal of Ornithology, 148 (Supple). pp. 247-252. ISSN 0021-8375 (doi:10.1007/s10336-007-0152-2)

Tavares, P.C., Kelly, A., Lopes, R.J., Pereira, M.E., Duarte, A.C., and Furness, R.W. (2007) The influence of dietary specialization and trophic status on mercury levels in two species using common coastal wetlands, Himantopus himantopus and Sterna albifrons. Ardeola, 54 (2). pp. 275-288. ISSN 0570-7358

Friesen, V.L., Smith, A.L., Gomez-Diaz, E., Bolton, M., Furness, R.W., González-Solís, J., and Monteiro, L.R. (2007) Sympatric speciation by allochrony in a seabird. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104 (47). pp. 18589-18594. ISSN 0027-8424 (doi:10.1073/pnas.0700446104)

McKenzie, A.J., Petty, S.J., Toms, M.P., and Furness, R.W. (2007) Importance of sitka spruce picea sitchensis seed and garden bird-feeders for siskins carduelis spinus and coal tits periparus ater. Bird Study, 54 (2). pp. 236-247. ISSN 0006-3657

Votier, S.C., Kennedy, M., Bearhop, S., Newell, R.G., Griffiths, K., Whitaker, H., Ritz, M.S., and Furness, R.W. (2007) Supplementary DNA evidence fails to confirm presence of Brown Skuas Stercorarius antarctica in Europe: a retraction of Votier et al. (2004). IBIS, 149 (3). pp. 619-621. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2007.00669.x)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Crane, J.E., Manuel Arcos, J., and Furness, R.W. (2007) Seabird predation by great skuas Stercorarius skua- intra-specific competition for food? Journal of Avian Biology, 38 (2). pp. 234-246. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.0908-8857.2007.03893.x)

Barrett, R.T., Camphuysen, K., Anker-Nilssen, T., Chardine, J.W., Furness, R.W., Garthe, S., Huppop, O., Leopold, M.F., Montevecchi, W.A., and Veit, R.R. (2007) Diet studies of seabirds: a review and recommendations. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 64 (9). pp. 1675-1691. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsm152)

Frederiksen, M., Furness, R.W., and Wanless, S. (2007) Regional variation in the role of bottom-up and top-down processes in controlling sandeel abundance in the North Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 337 . pp. 279-286. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps337279)

Furness, R (2007) The influence of dietary specialization and trophic status on mercury levels in two species using common coastal wetlands, Himantopus himantopus and Sterna albifrons. Ardeola, 54 (2). pp. 275-288.

Furness, R.W., Edwards, A.E., and Oro, D. (2007) Influence of management practices and of scavenging seabirds on availability of fisheries discards to benthic scavengers. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 350 . pp. 235-244. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps07191)

Käkelä, A., Furness, R.W., Kelly, A., Strandberg, U., Waldron, S., and Käkelä, R. (2007) Fatty acid signatures and stable isotopes as dietary indicators in North Sea seabirds. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 342 . pp. 291-301. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps342291)

McKenzie, AJ, Petty, SJ, Toms, MP, and Furness, RW (2007) Importance of Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis seed and garden bird-feeders for Siskins Carduelis spinus and Coal Tits Periparus ater. Bird Study, 54 . pp. 236-247.

Votier, SC, Bearhop, S, Crane, JE, Arcos, JM, and Furness, RW (2007) Seabird predation by great skuas Stercorarius skua - intra-specific competition for food? Journal of Avian Biology, 38 . pp. 234-246. (doi:10.1111/j.2007.0908-8857.03893.x)

2006

Neves, V.C., Panagiotakopoulos, S., and Furness, R.W. (2006) A control taste aversion experiment on predators of roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) eggs. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 52 (4). pp. 259-264. ISSN 1612-4642 (doi:10.1007/s10344-006-0044-4)

Votier, S.C., Crane, J.E., Bearhop, S., de León, A., McSorley, C.A., Minguez, E., Mitchell, I.P., Parsons, M., Phillips, R.A., and Furness, R.W. (2006) Nocturnal foraging by great skuas Stercorarius skua: implications for conservation of storm-petrel populations. Journal of Ornithology, 147 (3). pp. 405-413. ISSN 0021-8375 (doi:10.1007/s10336-005-0021-9)

De León, A., Mínguez, E., Harvey, P., Meek, E., Crane, J.E., and Furness, R.W. (2006) Factors affecting breeding distribution of Storm-petrels Hydrobates pelagicus in Orkney and Shetland Capsule The main factors are past and present human activities, especially the introduction of rats to islands. Bird Study, 53 (1). pp. 64-72. ISSN 0006-3657

De Leon, A, Minguez, E, Harvey, P, Meek, E, Crane, JE, and Furness, RW (2006) Factors affecting breeding distribution of Storm-petrels Hydrobates pelagicus in Orkney and Shetland. Bird Study, 53 . pp. 64-72.

De León, A., Mínguez, E., Neves, V.R., and Furness, R.W. (2006) Factors affecting breeding distribution and seabird richness in the Azores archipelago. Atlantic Seabirds, 7 (1). pp. 15-22. ISSN 1338-2511

Furness, R.W., Crane, J.E., Bearhop, S., Garthe, S., Käkelä, A., Käkelä, R., Kelly, A., Kubetzki, U., Votier, S.C., and Waldron, S. (2006) Techniques to link individual migration patterns of seabirds with diet specialization, condition and breeding performance. Ardea, 94 (3). pp. 631-638. ISSN 0373-2266

Kakela, A, Crane, J, Votier, SC, Furness, RW, and Kakela, R (2006) Fatty acid signatures as indicators of diet in great skuas Stercorarius skua, Shetland. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 319 . pp. 297-310. ISSN 0171-8630

Käkelä, A., Crane, J., Votier, S.C., Furness, R.W., and Käkelä, R. (2006) Fatty acid signatures as indicators of diet in great skuas stercorarius skua, Shetland. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 319 . pp. 297-310. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps319297)

Neves, VC, Panagiotakopoulos, S, and Furness, RW (2006) A control taste aversion experiment on predators of roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) eggs. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 52 . pp. 259-264. (doi:10.1007/s10344-006-0044-4)

Votier, SC, Crane, JE, Bearhop, S, de Leon, A, McSorley, CA, Minguez, E, Mitchell, IP, Parsons, M, Phillips, RA, and Furness, RW (2006) Nocturnal foraging by great skuas Stercorarius skua: implications for conservation of storm-petrel populations. Journal of Ornithology, 147 . pp. 405-413. (doi:10.1007/s10336-005-0021-9)

2005

Bearhop, S., Fiedler, W., Furness, R.W., Votier, S.C., Waldron, S., Newton, J., Bowen, G.J., Berthold, P., and Farnsworth, K. (2005) Assortative mating as a mechanism for rapid evolution of a migratory divide. Science, 310 (5747). pp. 502-504. ISSN 0036-8075 (doi:10.1126/science.1115661)

Davis, S.E., Nager, R.G., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Food availability affects adult survival as well as breeding success of Parasitic Jaegers. Ecology, 86 (4). pp. 1047-1056. ISSN 0012-9658 (doi:10.1890/04-0989)

Tavares, P.C., Monteiro, L.R., Lopes, R.J., Pereira, M.E., Duarte, A.C., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Variation of mercury contamination in chicks of little Tern Sterna albifrons in southwest Europe: brood, age, and colony related effects. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 74 (1). pp. 177-183. ISSN 0007-4861 (doi:10.1007/s00128-004-0565-z)

Furness, R (2005) Scavenging seabirds short of food. Scottish Bird News, 75 . pp. 6-7.

Furness, R.W (2005) Seabird breeding failures, climate change and wind farms. Scottish Bird News, 74 . pp. 18-19. ISSN 0268-3199

Furness, R.W. (2005) Scavenging seabirds short of food. Scottish Bird News, 75 . pp. 6-7. ISSN 0268-3199

Kalmbach, E., Furness, R.W., and Griffiths, R. (2005) Sex-biased environmental sensitivity: natural and experimental evidence from a bird species with larger females. Behavioral Ecology, 16 (2). pp. 442-449. ISSN 1045-2249 (doi:10.1093/beheco/ari018)

Käkelä, R., Käkelä, A., Kahle, S., Becker, P.H., Kelly, A., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Fatty acid signatures in plasma of captive herring gulls as indicators of demersal or pelagic fish diet. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 293 . pp. 191-200. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps293191)

Oro, D, de Leon, A, Minguez, E, and Furness, RW (2005) Estimating predation on breeding European storm-petrels (Hydrobates pelagicus) by yellow-legged gulls (Larus Michahellis). Journal of Zoology, 265 . pp. 421-429. (doi:10.1017/S0952836905006515)

Oro, D., de Leon, A., Minguez, E., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Estimating predation on breeding European storm-petrels (Hydrobates pelagicus) by yellow-legged gulls (Larus Michahellis). Journal of Zoology, 265 (4). pp. 421-429. ISSN 0952-8369 (doi:10.1017/S0952836905006515)

Quillfeldt, P., McGill, R.A.R., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Diet and foraging areas of Southern Ocean seabirds and their prey inferred from stable isotopes: review and case study of Wilson's storm-petrel. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 295 . pp. 295-304. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps295295)

Tavares, PC, Monteiro, LR, Lopes, RJ, Pereira, ME, Duarte, AC, and Furness, RW (2005) Variation of mercury contamination in chicks of Little Tern Sterna albifrons in southwest Europe: Brood, age, and colony related effects. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 74 . pp. 177-183. (doi:10.1007/d00128-004-0565-z)

2004

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Ratcliffe, N., Phillips, R.A., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Predation by great skuas at a large Shetland seabird colony. Journal of Applied Ecology, 41 (6). pp. 1117-1128. ISSN 0021-8901 (doi:10.1111/j.0021-8901.2004.00974.x)

Kalmbach, E., Griffiths, R., Crane, J.E., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Effects of experimentally increased egg production on female body condition and laying dates in the great skua Stercorarius skua. Journal of Avian Biology, 35 (6). pp. 501-514. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.0908-8857.2004.03271.x)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Ratcliff, N., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Reproductive consequences for Great Skuas specializing as seabird predators. Condor, 106 (2). pp. 275-287. ISSN 0010-5422 (doi:10.1650/7261)

Page, Roderic, Cruickshank, R.H., Dickens, M., Furness, R.W., Kennedy, M., Palma, R.L., and Smith, V.S. (2004) Phylogeny of "Philoceanus complex" seabird lice (Phthiraptera : Ischnocera) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 30 (3). pp. 633-652. ISSN 1055-7903 (doi:10.1016/S1055-7903(03)00227-6)

Tavares, P.C., Monteiro, L.R., Lopes, R.J., Correia Santos, M.M., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Intraspecific variation of mercury contamination in chicks of Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) in coastal wetlands from Southwestern Europe. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 72 (3). pp. 437-444. ISSN 0007-4861 (doi:10.1007/s00128-004-0265-8)

Votier, S.C. et al. (2004) Changes in fisheries discard rates and seabird communities. Nature, 427 (6976). pp. 727-730. ISSN 0028-0836 (doi:10.1038/nature02315)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Newell, R.G., Orr, K., Furness, R.W., and Kennedy, M. (2004) The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe. IBIS, 146 (1). pp. 95-102. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2004.00234.x)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Newell, R.G., Orr, K., Furness, R.W., and Kennedy, M. (2004) The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe. IBIS, 146 (1). ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2004.00234.x)

Furness, R (2004) Magpies, Pica pica, at the southern limit of their range actively select their thermal environment at high ambient temperatures. Zoology in the Middle East, 32 . pp. 13-25.

Kalmbach, E, Griffiths, R, Crane, JE, and Furness, RW (2004) Effects of experimentally increased egg production on female body condition and laying dates in the great skua Stercorarius skua. Journal of Avian Biology, 35 . pp. 501-514.

Kelly, A., Godley, B.J., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Magpies, Pica pica, at the southern limit of their range actively select their thermal environment at high ambient temperatures. Zoology in the Middle East, 32 . pp. 13-25. ISSN 0939-7140

Tavares, PC, Monteiro, LR, Lopes, RJ, Santos, MMC, and Furness, RW (2004) Intraspecific variation of mercury contamination in chicks of Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) in coastal wetlands from Southwestern Europe. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 72 . pp. 437-444. (doi:10.1007/s00128-004-0265-8)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Newell, R.G., Orr, K., Furness, R.W., and Kennedy, M. (2004) The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe. IBIS, 146 . pp. 95-102. ISSN 0019-1019

2003

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., MacCormick, A., Ratcliffe, N., and Furness, R.W. (2003) Assessing the diet of great skuas, Catharacta skua, using five different techniques. Polar Biology, 26 (1). pp. 20-26. ISSN 1432-2056 (doi:10.1007/s00300-002-0446-z)

Bearhop, S, Furness, RW, Hilton, GM, Votier, SC, and Waldron, S (2003) A forensic approach to understanding diet and habitat use from stable isotope analysis of (avian) claw material. Functional Ecology, 17 . pp. 270-275.

Bearhop, S., Furness, R.W., Hilton, G.H., and Waldron, S. (2003) A forensic approach to understanding habitat use from stable isotope analysis of (avian) claw material. Functional Ecology, 17 (2). pp. 270-275. ISSN 1365-2435 (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2435.2003.00725.x)

Furness, R.W. (2003) Impacts of fisheries on seabird communities. Scientia Marina, 67 (Suppl ). pp. 33-45. ISSN 0214-8358

Furness, R.W. (2003) Metabolism - it's in the genes. Nature, 425 (6960). pp. 779-780. ISSN 0028-0836 (doi:10.1038/425779a)

Votier, SC, Bearhop, S, MacCormick, A, Ratcliffe, N, and Furness, RW (2003) Assessing the diet of great skuas, Catharacta skua, using five different techniques. Polar Biology, 26 . pp. 20-26. (doi:10.1007/s00300-002-0446-z)

Wilson, W.L., Abernethy, V.J., Murphy, K.J., Adam, A., McCracken, D.I., Downie, I.S., Foster, G.N., Furness, R.W., Waterhouse, A., and Ribera, I. (2003) Prediction of plant diversity response to land-use change on Scottish agricultural land. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment, 94 (3). pp. 249-263. ISSN 0167-8809 (doi:10.1016/S0167-8809(02)00042-7)

2002

Oro, D., and Furness, R.W. (2002) Influences of food availability and predation on survival of kittiwakes. Ecology, 83 (9). pp. 2516-2528. ISSN 0012-9658 (doi:10.2307/3071811)

Ratcliffe, N., Catry, P., Hamer, K.C., Klomp, N.I., and Furness, R.W. (2002) The effect of age and year on the survival of breeding adult great skuas Catharacta skua in Shetland. IBIS, 144 (3). pp. 384-392. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1046/j.1474-919X.2002.00066.x)

Granadeiro, J.P., Monteiro, L.R., Silva, M.C., and Furness, R.W. (2002) Diet of Common Terns in the Azores, northeast Atlantic. Waterbirds, 25 (2). pp. 149-155. ISSN 1524-4695 (doi:10.1675/1524-4695(2002)025[0149:DOCTIT]2.0.CO;2)

Arcos, J.M., Ruiz, X., Bearhop, S., and Furness, R.W. (2002) Mercury levels in seabirds and their fish prey at the Ebro Delta (NW Mediterranean): the role of trawler discards as a source of contamination. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 232 . pp. 281-290. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps232281)

Arcos, JM, Ruiz, X, Bearhop, S, and Furness, RW (2002) Mercury levels in seabirds and their fish prey at the Ebro Delta (NW Mediterranean): the role of trawler discards as a source of contamination. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 232 . pp. 281-290. ISSN 0171-8630

Bearhop, S., Waldron, S., Votier, S.C., and Furness, R.W. (2002) Factors that influence assimilation rates and fractionation of nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes in avian blood and feathers. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 75 (5). pp. 451-458. ISSN 1522-2152

Furness, R.W. (2002) Management implications of interactions between fisheries and sandeel-dependent seabirds and seals in the North Sea. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 59 (2). pp. 261-269. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1006/jmsc.2001.1155)

Furness, RW (2002) Management implications of interactions between fisheries and sandeel-dependent seabirds and seals in the North Sea. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 59 . pp. 261-269. (doi:10.1006/jmsc.2001.1155)

Ratcliffe, N., Catry, P., Hamer, K.C., Klomp, N.I., and Furness, R.W. (2002) The effect of age and year on the survival of breeding adult Great Skuas Catharacta skua in Shetland. IBIS, 144 . pp. 384-392. ISSN 0019-1019

2001

Ojowski, U., Eidtmann, C., Furness, R.W., and Garthe, S. (2001) Diet and nest attendance of incubating and chick-rearing northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) in Shetland. Marine Biology, 139 (6). pp. 1193-1200. ISSN 0025-3162 (doi:10.1007/s002270100655)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Ratcliffe, N., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Pellets as indicators of diet in Great Skuas Catharacta skua. Bird Study, 48 (3). pp. 373-376. ISSN 0006-3657

Kalmbach, E., Nager, R.G., Griffiths, R., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Increased reproductive effort results in male-biased offspring sex ratio: an experimental study in a species with reversed sexual size dimorphism. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 268 (1481). pp. 2175-2179. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2001.1793)

Leung, K.M.Y., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Survival, growth, metallothionein and glycogen levels of Nucella lapillus (L.) exposed to sub-chronic cadmium stress: the influence of nutritional state and prey type. Marine Environmental Research, 52 (2). pp. 173-194. ISSN 0141-1136 (doi:10.1016/S0141-1136(00)00271-3)

Monteiro, L.R., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Kinetics, dose-response, excretion, and toxicity of methylmercury in free-living Cory's shearwater chicks. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 20 (8). pp. 1816-1823. ISSN 0730-7268 (doi:10.1897/1551-5028(2001)020<1816:KDREAT>2.0.CO;2)

Leung, K.M.Y., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Metallothionein induction and condition index of dogwhelks Nucella lapillus (L.) exposed to cadmium and hydrogen peroxide. Chemosphere, 44 (3). pp. 321-325. ISSN 0045-6535 (doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(00)00297-6)

Garthe, S., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Frequent shallow diving by a Northern Fulmar feeding at Shetland. Waterbirds, 24 (2). pp. 287-289. ISSN 1524-4695

Goutner, V, Furness, R.W., and Papakostas, G. (2001) Mercury in feathers of Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) chicks in relation to age, hatching order, growth, and sampling dates. Environmental Pollution, 111 (1). pp. 107-115. ISSN 0269-7491 (doi:10.1016/S0269-7491(99)00329-2)

Monteiro, L.R., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Kinetics, dose-response, and excretion of methylmercury in free-living adult Cory's shearwaters. Environmental Science and Technology, 35 (4). pp. 739-746. ISSN 0013-936X (doi:10.1021/es000114a)

Bearhop, S., Thompson, D.R., Phillips, R.A., Waldron, S., Hamer, K.C., Gray, C.M., Votier, S.C., Ross, B.P., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Annual variation in Great Skua diets: The importance of commercial fisheries and predation on seabirds revealed by combining dietary analyses. Condor, 103 (4). pp. 802-809. ISSN 0010-5422

Caldow, R.W.G., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Does Holling's disc equation explain the functional response of a kleptoparasite? Journal of Animal Ecology, 70 (4). pp. 650-662. ISSN 0021-8790 (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2656.2001.00523.x)

Furness, R (2001) Heavy metals in marine turtle eggs and hatchlings in the Mediterranean. Zoology in the Middle East, 24 . pp. 127-132.

Goutner, V, Furness, RW, and Papakostas, G (2001) Mercury in feathers of Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) chicks in relation to age, hatching order, growth, and sampling dates. Environmental Pollution, 111 . pp. 107-115.

Kalmbach, E, Nager, RG, Griffiths, R, and Furness, RW (2001) Increased reproductive effort results in male-biased offspring sex ratio: an experimental study in a species with reversed sexual size dimorphism. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 268 . pp. 2175-2179. ISSN 0962-8452

Kaska, Y., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Heavy metals in marine turtle eggs and hatchlings in the Mediterranean. Zoology in the Middle East, 24 . pp. 127-132. ISSN 0939-7140

Leung, K.M.Y., Morgan, I.J., Wu, R.S.S., Lau, T.C., Svavarsson, J., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Growth rate as a factor confounding the use of the dogwhelk Nucella lapillus as biomonitor of heavy metal contamination. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 221 . pp. 145-159. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps221145)

Leung, KMY, and Furness, RW (2001) Metallothionein induction and condition index of dogwhelks Nucella lapillus (L.) exposed to cadmium and hydrogen peroxide. Chemosphere, 44 . pp. 321-325.

Leung, KMY, and Furness, RW (2001) Survival, growth, metallothionein and glycogen levels of Nucella lapillus (L.) exposed to subchronic cadmium stress: the influence of nutritional state and prey type. Marine Environmental Research, 52 . pp. 173-194.

Leung, KMY, Morgan, IJ, Wu, RSS, Lau, TC, Svavarsson, J, and Furness, RW (2001) Growth rate as a factor confounding the use of the dogwhelk Nucella lapillus as biomonitor of heavy metal contamination. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 221 . pp. 145-159. ISSN 0171-8630

Ojowski, U, Eidtmann, C, Furness, RW, and Garthe, S (2001) Diet and nest attendance of incubating and chick-rearing northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) in Shetland. Marine Biology, 139 . pp. 1193-1200.

Ross, B.P., Lien, J., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Use of underwater playback to reduce the impact of eiders on mussel farms. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 58 (2). pp. 517-524. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1006/jmsc.2000.1025)

Ross, BP, Lien, J, and Furness, RW (2001) Use of underwater playback to reduce the impact of elders on mussel farms. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 58 . pp. 517-524. (doi:10.1006/jmsc.2000.1025)

Votier, SC, Bearhop, S, Ratcliffe, N, and Furness, RW (2001) Pellets as indicators of diet in Great Skuas Catharacta skua. Bird Study, 48 . pp. 373-376.

2000

Ramli, R., Cusack, M., Curry, G.B., and Furness, R.W. (2000) Morphological variation of chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) from different skua taxa. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 71 (1). pp. 91-101. ISSN 0024-4066 (doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2000.tb01244.x)

Bearhop, S., Waldron, S., Thompson, D., and Furness, R.W. (2000) Bioamplification of mercury in great skua Catharacta skua chicks: The influence of trophic status as determined by stable isotope signatures of blood and feathers. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 40 (2). pp. 181-185. ISSN 0025-326X (doi:10.1016/S0025-326X(99)00205-2)

1999

Bearhop, S., Griffiths, R., Orr, K., and Furness, R.W. (1999) Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) as a measure of condition in birds. Ecology Letters, 2 (6). pp. 352-356. ISSN 1461-023X (doi:10.1046/j.1461-0248.1999.00088.x)

Bearhop, S., Griffiths, R., Orr, K., and Furness, R.W. (1999) The normal haematology of great skuas (Catharacta skua) in the wild. Comparative Haematology International, 9 (2). pp. 107-109. ISSN 0938-7714 (doi:10.1007/BF02585544)

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Cross, Adam D.P., Hentati-Sundberg, Jonas, Österblom, Henrik, McGill, Rona A.R., and Furness, Robert W. (2014) Isotopic analysis of island House Martins Delichon urbica indicates marine provenance of nutrients. IBIS . ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/ibi.12150) (Early Online Publication)

Sonne, C. et al. (2013) Organohalogen contaminants and blood plasma clinical–chemical parameters in three colonies of North Atlantic Great skua (Stercorarius skua). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 92 (1). pp. 245-251. ISSN 0147-6513 (doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2013.02.012)

Furness, R.W., Wade, H.M., and Masden, E.A. (2013) Assessing vulnerability of marine bird populations to offshore wind farms. Journal of Environmental Management, 119 . pp. 56-66. ISSN 0301-4797 (doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.01.025)

Leat, E.H.K., Bourgeon, S., Eze, J.I., Muir, D.C.G., Williamson, M., Bustnes, J.O., Furness, R.W., and Borgå, K. (2013) Perfluoroalkyl substances in eggs and plasma of an avian top predator, great skua (Stercorarius skua), in the north Atlantic. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 32 (3). pp. 569-576. ISSN 0730-7268 (doi:10.1002/etc.2101)

Michalik, A., McGill, R.A.R., Noordwijk, H.J., Masello, J.F., Furness, R.W., Eggers, T., and Quillfeldt, P. (2013) Stable isotopes reveal variable foraging behaviour in a colony of the Imperial Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps: differences between ages, sexes and years. Journal of Ornithology, 154 (1). pp. 239-249. ISSN 2193-7192 (doi:10.1007/s10336-012-0890-7)

Miles, W.T.S., Parsons, M., Close, A.J., Luxmoore, R., Furness, R.W., and Phillips, R. (2013) Predator-avoidance behaviour in a nocturnal petrel exposed to a novel predator. IBIS, 155 (1). pp. 16-31. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/ibi.12007)

Bourgeon, S., Leat, E.K.H., Furness, R.W., Borgå, K., Hanssen, S.A., and Bustnes, J.O. (2013) Dietary versus maternal sources of organochlorines in op predator seabird chicks: an experimental approach. Environmental Science and Technology, 47 (11). pp. 5963-5970. ISSN 0013-936X (doi:10.1021/es400442q)

Leat, E.H.K. et al. (2013) Influence of wintering area on persistent organic pollutants in a breeding migratory seabird. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 491 . pp. 277-293. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps10455)

Michalik, A., McGill, R.A.R., van Noordwijk, H.J., Masello, J.F., Furness, R.W., Eggers, T., and Quillfeldt, P. (2013) Stable isotopes reveal variable foraging behaviour in a colony of the imperial shag phalacrocorax atriceps: differences between ages sexes and years. Journal of Ornithology, 154 (1). pp. 239-249. ISSN 2193-7192 (doi:10.1007/s10336-012-0890-7)

Bourgeon, S. et al. (2012) Individual variation in biomarkers of health: influence of persistent organic pollutants in Great Skuas (Stercorarius Skua) breeding at different geographical locations. Environmental Research, 118 . pp. 31-39. ISSN 0013-9351 (doi:10.1016/j.envres.2012.08.004)

Masden, E.A., Reeve, R., Desholm, M., Fox, A.D., Furness, R.W., and Haydon, D.T. (2012) Assessing the impact of marine wind farms on birds through movement modelling. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 9 (74). pp. 2120-2130. ISSN 1742-5689 (doi:10.1098/rsif.2012.0121)

Quillfeldt, P., McGill, R.A.R., Furness, R.W., Mostl, E., Ludynia, K., and Masello, J.F. (2012) Impact of miniature geolocation loggers on a small petrel, the thin billed prion Pachtyptila belcheri. Marine Biology, 159 (8). pp. 1809-1816. ISSN 0025-3162 (doi:10.1007/s00227-012-1971-0)

Fort, J. et al. (2012) Meta-population evidence of oriented chain migration in northern gannets (Morus bassanus). Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10 (5). pp. 237-242. ISSN 1540-9295 (doi:10.1890/110194)

Jennings, G., McGlashan, D.J., and Furness, R.W. (2012) Responses to changes in sprat abundance of common tern breeding numbers at 12 colonies in the Firth of Forth, east Scotland. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69 (4). pp. 572-577. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss022)

Magnusdottir, E., Leat, E.H.K., Bourgeon, S., Strøm, H., Petersen, A., Phillips, R.A., Hanssen, S.A., Bustnes, J.O., Hersteinsson, P., and Furness, R.W. (2012) Wintering areas of Great SkuasStercorarius skuabreeding in Scotland, Iceland and Norway. Bird Study, 59 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 0006-3657 (doi:10.1080/00063657.2011.636798)

Cury, P.M. et al. (2011) Global seabird response to forage fish depletion--one-third for the birds. Science, 334 (6063). pp. 1703-1706. ISSN 0036-8075 (doi:10.1126/science.1212928)

Mackley, E.K., Phillips, R., Silk, J.R.D., Wakefield, E.D., Afanasyev, V., and Furness, R.W. (2011) At-sea activity patterns of breeding and nonbreeding white-chinned petrels Procellaria aequinoctialis from South Georgia. Marine Biology, 158 (2). pp. 429-438. ISSN 0025-3162 (doi:10.1007/s00227-010-1570-x)

James, M.C., Furness, R.W., Bowman, A.S., Forbes, K.J., and Gilbert, L. (2011) The importance of passerine birds as tick hosts and in the transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi, the agent of Lyme disease: a case study from Scotland. IBIS, 153 (2). pp. 293-302. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01111.x)

La Sala, L.F., Petracci, P.F., Smits, J.E., Botte, S., and Furness, R.W. (2011) Mercury levels and health parameters in the threatened Olrog’s Gull (Larus atlanticus) from Argentina. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 181 (1-4). pp. 1-11. ISSN 0167-6369 (doi:10.1007/s10661-010-1808-6)

Leat, E.H.K. et al. (2011) Effects of environmental exposure and diet on levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in eggs of a top predator in the North Atlantic in 1980 and 2008. Environmental Pollution, 159 (5). pp. 1222-1228. ISSN 0269-7491 (doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2011.01.036)

Furness, R., Mable, B., Savory, F., Griffiths, K., Baillie, S., and Heubeck, M. (2010) Subspecies status of common eiders somateria mollissima in Shetland based on morphology and DNA. Bird Study, 57 (3). pp. 330-335. ISSN 0006-3657 (doi:10.1080/00063657.2010.481708)

Kim, M., Furness, R.W., and Nager, R.G. (2010) Hatching asynchrony is constrained by parental nest attendance during laying. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64 (7). pp. 1087-1097. ISSN 0340-5443 (doi:10.1007/s00265-010-0923-2)

Masden, E.A., Haydon, D.T., Fox, A.D., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Barriers to movement: modelling energetic costs of avoiding marine wind farms amongst breeding seabirds. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 60 (7). pp. 1085-1091. ISSN 0025-326X (doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.01.016)

Michalik, A., McGill, R.A.R., Furness, R.W., Eggers, T., van Noordwijk, H.J., and Quillfeldt, P. (2010) Black and white - does melanin change the bulk carbon and nitrogen isotope values of feathers? Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 24 (7). pp. 875-878. ISSN 0951-4198 (doi:10.1002/rcm.4462)

Neves, V.C., Griffiths, K., Savory, F.R., Furness, R.W., and Mable, B.K. (2010) Are European starlings breeding in the Azores archipelago genetically distinct from birds breeding in mainland Europe? European Journal of Wildlife Research, 56 (1). pp. 95-100. ISSN 1612-4642 (doi:10.1007/s10344-009-0316-x)

Masden, E.A., Fox, A.D., Furness, R.W., Bullman, R., and Haydon, D.T. (2010) Cumulative impact assessments and bird/wind farm interactions: developing a conceptual framework. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 30 (1). pp. 1-7. ISSN 0195-9255 (doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2009.05.002)

Bugoni, L., Griffiths, K., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Sex-biased incidental mortality of albatrosses and petrels in longline fisheries: differential distributions at sea or differential access to baits mediated by sexual size dimorphism? Journal of Ornithology, 152 (2). pp. 261-268. ISSN 0021-8375 (doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-010-0577-x)

Bugoni, L., McGill, R.A.R., and Furness, R.W. (2010) The importance of pelagic longline fishery discards for a seabird community determined through stable isotope analysis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 391 (1-2). pp. 190-200. ISSN 0022-0981 (doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2010.06.027)

Käkelä, R., Käkelä, A., Martínez-Abraín, A., Sarzo, B., Louzao, M., Gerique, C., Villuendas, E., Strandberg, U., Furness, R.W., and Oro, D. (2010) Fatty acid signature analysis confirms foraging resources of a globally endangered Mediterranean seabird species: calibration test and application to the wild. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 398 . pp. 245-258. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps08291)

Mackley, E.K., Phillips, R.A., Silk, J.R.D., Wakefield, E.D., Afanasyev, V., Fox, J.W., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Free as a bird? Activity patterns of albatrosses during the nonbreeding period. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 406 . pp. 291-303. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps08532)

Miles, W., Money, S., Luxmoore, R., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Effects of artificial lights and moonlight on petrels at St Kilda. Bird Study, 57 (2). pp. 244-251. ISSN 0006-3657 (doi:10.1080/00063651003605064)

Oswald, S.A., Huntley, B., Collingham, Y.C., Russell, D.J.F., Anderson, B.M., Arnold, J.M., Furness, R.W., and Hamer, K.C. (2010) Physiological effects of climate on distributions of endothermic species. Journal of Biogeography, 38 (3). pp. 430-438. ISSN 0305-0270 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02435.x)

Quillfeldt, P., Masello, J.F., McGill, R.A.R., Adams, M., and Furness, R.W. (2010) Moving polewards in winter: a recent change in the migratory strategy of a pelagic seabird? Frontiers in Zoology, 7 . p. 15. ISSN 1742-9994 (doi:10.1186/1742-9994-7-15)

Quillfeldt, P., McGill, R.A.R., Masello, J.F., Poisbleau, M., van Noordwijk, H., Demongin, L., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Differences in the stable isotope signatures of seabird egg membrane and albumen - implications for non-invasive studies. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 23 (23). pp. 3632-3636. ISSN 0951-4198 (doi:10.1002/rcm.4286)

Weiss, F., Furness, R.W., McGill, R.A.R., Strange, I.J., Masello, J.F., and Quillfeldt, P. (2009) Trophic segregation of Falkland Islands seabirds: insights from stable isotope analysis. Polar Biology, 32 (12). pp. 1753-1763. ISSN 0722-4060 (doi:10.1007/s00300-009-0674-6)

Tavares, P.C., McGill, R.A.R., Newton, J., Pereira, E., Duarte, A.C., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Relationships between carbon sources, trophic level and mercury exposure in generalist shorebirds revealed by stable isotope ratios in chicks. Waterbirds, 32 (2). pp. 311-321. ISSN 1524-4695 (doi:10.1675/063.032.0211)

Masden, E.A., Haydon, D.T., Fox, A.D., Furness, R.W., Bullman, R., and Desholm, M. (2009) Barriers to movement: impacts of wind farms on migrating birds. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66 (4). pp. 746-753. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsp031)

Käkelä, R., Furness, R.W., Kahle, S., Becker, P. H., and Käkelä, A. (2009) Fatty acid signatures in seabird plasma are a complex function of diet composition: a captive feeding trial with herring gulls. Functional Ecology, 23 (1). pp. 141-149. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01475.x)

Albores-Barajas, Y.V., Soldatini, C., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Are burrow nesting seabird chicks affected by human disturbance? Waterbirds, 32 (4). pp. 572-578. ISSN 1524-4695 (doi:10.1675/063.032.0410)

Bugoni, L., D’Alba, L., and Furness, R. (2009) Marine habitat use of wintering spectacled petrels Procellaria conspicillata, and overlap with longline fishery. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 374 . pp. 273-285. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps07750)

Bugoni, L., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Age Composition and sexual size dimorphism of albatrosses and petrels off Brazil. Marine Ornithology , 37 (3). pp. 253-260. ISSN 1018–3337

Bugoni, L., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Ageing immature Atlantic Yellow-nosed Thalassarche chlororhynchos and Black-browed T. melanophris Albatrosses in wintering grounds using bill colour and moult. Marine Ornithology , 37 (3). pp. 249-252. ISSN 1018–3337

Kalmbach, E., Griffiths, R., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Sex-specific growth patterns and effects of hatching condition on growth in the reversed sexually size-dimorphic great skua Stercorarius skua. Journal of Avian Biology, 40 (4). pp. 358-368. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2008.04339.x)

Kubetzki, U., Garthe, S., Fifield, D., Mendel, B., and Furness, R.W. (2009) Individual migratory schedules and wintering areas of northern gannets. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 391 . pp. 257-265. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps08254)

Quillfeldt, P., McGill, R., Masello, J.F., Weiss, F., Strange, I.J., Brickle, P., and Furness, Robert (2008) Stable isotope analysis reveals sexual and environmental variability and individual consistency in foraging of thin-billed prions. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 373 . pp. 137-148. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps07751)

Quillfeldt, Petra, Bugoni, Leandro, McGill, R.A.R., Masello, Juan F., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Differences in stable isotopes in blood and feathers of seabirds are consistent across species, age and latitude: implications for food web studies. Marine Biology, 155 (6). pp. 593-598. ISSN 0025-3162 (doi:10.1007/s00227-008-1048-2)

Votier, S.C., Heubeck, M., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Using inter-colony variation in demographic parameters to assess the impact of skua predation on seabird populations. IBIS: The International Journal of Avian Science, 150 (S1). pp. 45-53. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00804.x)

Österblom, H., Olsson, O., Blenckner, T., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Junk-food in marine ecosystems. Oikos, 117 (7). pp. 967-977. ISSN 0030-1299 (doi:10.1111/j.0030-1299.2008.16501.x)

Bugoni, L., Neves, T.S., Leite, N.O., Carvalho, D., Sales, G., Furness, R.W., Stein, C.E., Peppes, F.V., Giffoni, B.B., and Monteiro, D.S. (2008) Potential bycatch of seabirds and turtles in hook-and-line fisheries of the Itaipava Fleet, Brazil. Fisheries Research, 90 (1-3). pp. 217-224. ISSN 0165-7836 (doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2007.10.013)

Oswald, S.A., Bearhop, S., Furness, R.W., Huntley, B., and Hamer, K.C. (2008) Heat stress in a high-latitude seabird: effects of temperature and food supply on bathing and nest attendance of great skuas Catharacta skua. Journal of Avian Biology, 39 (2). pp. 163-169. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.2008.0908-8857.04187.x)

Tavares, P.C., Kelly, A., Maia, R., Lopes, R.J., Serrão Santos, R., Pereira, M.E., Duarte, A.C., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Variation in the mobilization of mercury into Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus chicks in coastal saltpans, as revealed by stable isotopes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 77 (1). pp. 65-76. ISSN 0272-7714 (doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2007.09.015)

Quillfeldt, P., Schenk, I., McGill, R.A.R., Strange, I.J., Masello, J.F., Gladbach, A., Roesch, V., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Introduced mammals coexist with seabirds at New Island, Falkland Islands: abundance, habitat preferences, and stable isotope analysis of diet. Polar Biology, 31 (3). pp. 333-349. ISSN 0722-4060 (doi:10.1007/s00300-007-0363-2)

Bird, M.I., Tait, E., Wurster, C.M., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis of avian uric acid. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 22 (21). pp. 3393-3400. ISSN 0951-4198 (doi:10.1002/rcm.3739)

Bolton, M., Smith, A.L., Gomez-Diaz, E., Friesen, V.L., Medeiros, R., Bried, J., Roscales, J.L., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Monteiro's Storm-petrel Oceanodroma monteiroi: a new species from the Azores. IBIS, 150 (4). pp. 717-727. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00854.x)

Bugoni, L., McGill, R.A.R., and Furness, R.W. (2008) Effects of preservation methods on stable isotope signatures in bird tissues. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 22 (16). pp. 2457-2462. ISSN 0951-4198 (doi:10.1002/rcm.3633)

Bugoni, L., Neves, T.S., Leite, N.O., Carvalho, D., Sales, G., Furness, R.W., Stein, C.E., Peppes, F.V., Giffoni, B.B., and Monteiro, D.S. (2008) Potential by catch of seabirds and turtles in hook-and-line fisheries of the Itaipava Fleet, Brazil. Fisheries Research, 90 (1-3). pp. 217-224. ISSN 0165-7836 (doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2007.10.013)

Bugoni, L., Neves, T.S., Peppes, F.V., and Furness, R.W. (2008) An effective method for trapping scavenging seabirds at sea. Journal of Field Ornithology, 79 (3). pp. 308-313. ISSN 0273-8570 (doi:10.1111/j.1557-9263.2008.00178.x)

Leung, K.M.Y., Furness, R.W., Svavarsson, J., Lau, T.C., and Wu, R.S.S. (2008) Field validation, in Scotland and Iceland, of the artificial mussel for monitoring trace metals in temperate seas. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 57 (6-12). pp. 790-800. ISSN 0025-326X (doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.01.033)

Votier, SC, Bearhop, S, Fyfe, R, and Furness, R.W. (2008) Temporal and spatial variation in the diet of a marine top predator—links with commercial fisheries. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 367 . pp. 223-232. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps07621)

Furness, R.W. (2007) Responses of seabirds to depletion of food fish stocks. Journal of Ornithology, 148 (Supple). pp. 247-252. ISSN 0021-8375 (doi:10.1007/s10336-007-0152-2)

Tavares, P.C., Kelly, A., Lopes, R.J., Pereira, M.E., Duarte, A.C., and Furness, R.W. (2007) The influence of dietary specialization and trophic status on mercury levels in two species using common coastal wetlands, Himantopus himantopus and Sterna albifrons. Ardeola, 54 (2). pp. 275-288. ISSN 0570-7358

Friesen, V.L., Smith, A.L., Gomez-Diaz, E., Bolton, M., Furness, R.W., González-Solís, J., and Monteiro, L.R. (2007) Sympatric speciation by allochrony in a seabird. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104 (47). pp. 18589-18594. ISSN 0027-8424 (doi:10.1073/pnas.0700446104)

McKenzie, A.J., Petty, S.J., Toms, M.P., and Furness, R.W. (2007) Importance of sitka spruce picea sitchensis seed and garden bird-feeders for siskins carduelis spinus and coal tits periparus ater. Bird Study, 54 (2). pp. 236-247. ISSN 0006-3657

Votier, S.C., Kennedy, M., Bearhop, S., Newell, R.G., Griffiths, K., Whitaker, H., Ritz, M.S., and Furness, R.W. (2007) Supplementary DNA evidence fails to confirm presence of Brown Skuas Stercorarius antarctica in Europe: a retraction of Votier et al. (2004). IBIS, 149 (3). pp. 619-621. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2007.00669.x)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Crane, J.E., Manuel Arcos, J., and Furness, R.W. (2007) Seabird predation by great skuas Stercorarius skua- intra-specific competition for food? Journal of Avian Biology, 38 (2). pp. 234-246. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.0908-8857.2007.03893.x)

Barrett, R.T., Camphuysen, K., Anker-Nilssen, T., Chardine, J.W., Furness, R.W., Garthe, S., Huppop, O., Leopold, M.F., Montevecchi, W.A., and Veit, R.R. (2007) Diet studies of seabirds: a review and recommendations. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 64 (9). pp. 1675-1691. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsm152)

Frederiksen, M., Furness, R.W., and Wanless, S. (2007) Regional variation in the role of bottom-up and top-down processes in controlling sandeel abundance in the North Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 337 . pp. 279-286. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps337279)

Furness, R (2007) The influence of dietary specialization and trophic status on mercury levels in two species using common coastal wetlands, Himantopus himantopus and Sterna albifrons. Ardeola, 54 (2). pp. 275-288.

Furness, R.W., Edwards, A.E., and Oro, D. (2007) Influence of management practices and of scavenging seabirds on availability of fisheries discards to benthic scavengers. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 350 . pp. 235-244. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps07191)

Käkelä, A., Furness, R.W., Kelly, A., Strandberg, U., Waldron, S., and Käkelä, R. (2007) Fatty acid signatures and stable isotopes as dietary indicators in North Sea seabirds. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 342 . pp. 291-301. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps342291)

McKenzie, AJ, Petty, SJ, Toms, MP, and Furness, RW (2007) Importance of Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis seed and garden bird-feeders for Siskins Carduelis spinus and Coal Tits Periparus ater. Bird Study, 54 . pp. 236-247.

Votier, SC, Bearhop, S, Crane, JE, Arcos, JM, and Furness, RW (2007) Seabird predation by great skuas Stercorarius skua - intra-specific competition for food? Journal of Avian Biology, 38 . pp. 234-246. (doi:10.1111/j.2007.0908-8857.03893.x)

Neves, V.C., Panagiotakopoulos, S., and Furness, R.W. (2006) A control taste aversion experiment on predators of roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) eggs. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 52 (4). pp. 259-264. ISSN 1612-4642 (doi:10.1007/s10344-006-0044-4)

Votier, S.C., Crane, J.E., Bearhop, S., de León, A., McSorley, C.A., Minguez, E., Mitchell, I.P., Parsons, M., Phillips, R.A., and Furness, R.W. (2006) Nocturnal foraging by great skuas Stercorarius skua: implications for conservation of storm-petrel populations. Journal of Ornithology, 147 (3). pp. 405-413. ISSN 0021-8375 (doi:10.1007/s10336-005-0021-9)

De León, A., Mínguez, E., Harvey, P., Meek, E., Crane, J.E., and Furness, R.W. (2006) Factors affecting breeding distribution of Storm-petrels Hydrobates pelagicus in Orkney and Shetland Capsule The main factors are past and present human activities, especially the introduction of rats to islands. Bird Study, 53 (1). pp. 64-72. ISSN 0006-3657

De Leon, A, Minguez, E, Harvey, P, Meek, E, Crane, JE, and Furness, RW (2006) Factors affecting breeding distribution of Storm-petrels Hydrobates pelagicus in Orkney and Shetland. Bird Study, 53 . pp. 64-72.

De León, A., Mínguez, E., Neves, V.R., and Furness, R.W. (2006) Factors affecting breeding distribution and seabird richness in the Azores archipelago. Atlantic Seabirds, 7 (1). pp. 15-22. ISSN 1338-2511

Furness, R.W., Crane, J.E., Bearhop, S., Garthe, S., Käkelä, A., Käkelä, R., Kelly, A., Kubetzki, U., Votier, S.C., and Waldron, S. (2006) Techniques to link individual migration patterns of seabirds with diet specialization, condition and breeding performance. Ardea, 94 (3). pp. 631-638. ISSN 0373-2266

Kakela, A, Crane, J, Votier, SC, Furness, RW, and Kakela, R (2006) Fatty acid signatures as indicators of diet in great skuas Stercorarius skua, Shetland. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 319 . pp. 297-310. ISSN 0171-8630

Käkelä, A., Crane, J., Votier, S.C., Furness, R.W., and Käkelä, R. (2006) Fatty acid signatures as indicators of diet in great skuas stercorarius skua, Shetland. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 319 . pp. 297-310. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps319297)

Neves, VC, Panagiotakopoulos, S, and Furness, RW (2006) A control taste aversion experiment on predators of roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) eggs. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 52 . pp. 259-264. (doi:10.1007/s10344-006-0044-4)

Votier, SC, Crane, JE, Bearhop, S, de Leon, A, McSorley, CA, Minguez, E, Mitchell, IP, Parsons, M, Phillips, RA, and Furness, RW (2006) Nocturnal foraging by great skuas Stercorarius skua: implications for conservation of storm-petrel populations. Journal of Ornithology, 147 . pp. 405-413. (doi:10.1007/s10336-005-0021-9)

Bearhop, S., Fiedler, W., Furness, R.W., Votier, S.C., Waldron, S., Newton, J., Bowen, G.J., Berthold, P., and Farnsworth, K. (2005) Assortative mating as a mechanism for rapid evolution of a migratory divide. Science, 310 (5747). pp. 502-504. ISSN 0036-8075 (doi:10.1126/science.1115661)

Davis, S.E., Nager, R.G., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Food availability affects adult survival as well as breeding success of Parasitic Jaegers. Ecology, 86 (4). pp. 1047-1056. ISSN 0012-9658 (doi:10.1890/04-0989)

Tavares, P.C., Monteiro, L.R., Lopes, R.J., Pereira, M.E., Duarte, A.C., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Variation of mercury contamination in chicks of little Tern Sterna albifrons in southwest Europe: brood, age, and colony related effects. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 74 (1). pp. 177-183. ISSN 0007-4861 (doi:10.1007/s00128-004-0565-z)

Furness, R (2005) Scavenging seabirds short of food. Scottish Bird News, 75 . pp. 6-7.

Furness, R.W (2005) Seabird breeding failures, climate change and wind farms. Scottish Bird News, 74 . pp. 18-19. ISSN 0268-3199

Furness, R.W. (2005) Scavenging seabirds short of food. Scottish Bird News, 75 . pp. 6-7. ISSN 0268-3199

Kalmbach, E., Furness, R.W., and Griffiths, R. (2005) Sex-biased environmental sensitivity: natural and experimental evidence from a bird species with larger females. Behavioral Ecology, 16 (2). pp. 442-449. ISSN 1045-2249 (doi:10.1093/beheco/ari018)

Käkelä, R., Käkelä, A., Kahle, S., Becker, P.H., Kelly, A., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Fatty acid signatures in plasma of captive herring gulls as indicators of demersal or pelagic fish diet. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 293 . pp. 191-200. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps293191)

Oro, D, de Leon, A, Minguez, E, and Furness, RW (2005) Estimating predation on breeding European storm-petrels (Hydrobates pelagicus) by yellow-legged gulls (Larus Michahellis). Journal of Zoology, 265 . pp. 421-429. (doi:10.1017/S0952836905006515)

Oro, D., de Leon, A., Minguez, E., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Estimating predation on breeding European storm-petrels (Hydrobates pelagicus) by yellow-legged gulls (Larus Michahellis). Journal of Zoology, 265 (4). pp. 421-429. ISSN 0952-8369 (doi:10.1017/S0952836905006515)

Quillfeldt, P., McGill, R.A.R., and Furness, R.W. (2005) Diet and foraging areas of Southern Ocean seabirds and their prey inferred from stable isotopes: review and case study of Wilson's storm-petrel. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 295 . pp. 295-304. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps295295)

Tavares, PC, Monteiro, LR, Lopes, RJ, Pereira, ME, Duarte, AC, and Furness, RW (2005) Variation of mercury contamination in chicks of Little Tern Sterna albifrons in southwest Europe: Brood, age, and colony related effects. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 74 . pp. 177-183. (doi:10.1007/d00128-004-0565-z)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Ratcliffe, N., Phillips, R.A., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Predation by great skuas at a large Shetland seabird colony. Journal of Applied Ecology, 41 (6). pp. 1117-1128. ISSN 0021-8901 (doi:10.1111/j.0021-8901.2004.00974.x)

Kalmbach, E., Griffiths, R., Crane, J.E., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Effects of experimentally increased egg production on female body condition and laying dates in the great skua Stercorarius skua. Journal of Avian Biology, 35 (6). pp. 501-514. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.0908-8857.2004.03271.x)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Ratcliff, N., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Reproductive consequences for Great Skuas specializing as seabird predators. Condor, 106 (2). pp. 275-287. ISSN 0010-5422 (doi:10.1650/7261)

Page, Roderic, Cruickshank, R.H., Dickens, M., Furness, R.W., Kennedy, M., Palma, R.L., and Smith, V.S. (2004) Phylogeny of "Philoceanus complex" seabird lice (Phthiraptera : Ischnocera) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 30 (3). pp. 633-652. ISSN 1055-7903 (doi:10.1016/S1055-7903(03)00227-6)

Tavares, P.C., Monteiro, L.R., Lopes, R.J., Correia Santos, M.M., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Intraspecific variation of mercury contamination in chicks of Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) in coastal wetlands from Southwestern Europe. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 72 (3). pp. 437-444. ISSN 0007-4861 (doi:10.1007/s00128-004-0265-8)

Votier, S.C. et al. (2004) Changes in fisheries discard rates and seabird communities. Nature, 427 (6976). pp. 727-730. ISSN 0028-0836 (doi:10.1038/nature02315)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Newell, R.G., Orr, K., Furness, R.W., and Kennedy, M. (2004) The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe. IBIS, 146 (1). pp. 95-102. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2004.00234.x)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Newell, R.G., Orr, K., Furness, R.W., and Kennedy, M. (2004) The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe. IBIS, 146 (1). ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2004.00234.x)

Furness, R (2004) Magpies, Pica pica, at the southern limit of their range actively select their thermal environment at high ambient temperatures. Zoology in the Middle East, 32 . pp. 13-25.

Kalmbach, E, Griffiths, R, Crane, JE, and Furness, RW (2004) Effects of experimentally increased egg production on female body condition and laying dates in the great skua Stercorarius skua. Journal of Avian Biology, 35 . pp. 501-514.

Kelly, A., Godley, B.J., and Furness, R.W. (2004) Magpies, Pica pica, at the southern limit of their range actively select their thermal environment at high ambient temperatures. Zoology in the Middle East, 32 . pp. 13-25. ISSN 0939-7140

Tavares, PC, Monteiro, LR, Lopes, RJ, Santos, MMC, and Furness, RW (2004) Intraspecific variation of mercury contamination in chicks of Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) in coastal wetlands from Southwestern Europe. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 72 . pp. 437-444. (doi:10.1007/s00128-004-0265-8)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Newell, R.G., Orr, K., Furness, R.W., and Kennedy, M. (2004) The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe. IBIS, 146 . pp. 95-102. ISSN 0019-1019

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., MacCormick, A., Ratcliffe, N., and Furness, R.W. (2003) Assessing the diet of great skuas, Catharacta skua, using five different techniques. Polar Biology, 26 (1). pp. 20-26. ISSN 1432-2056 (doi:10.1007/s00300-002-0446-z)

Bearhop, S, Furness, RW, Hilton, GM, Votier, SC, and Waldron, S (2003) A forensic approach to understanding diet and habitat use from stable isotope analysis of (avian) claw material. Functional Ecology, 17 . pp. 270-275.

Bearhop, S., Furness, R.W., Hilton, G.H., and Waldron, S. (2003) A forensic approach to understanding habitat use from stable isotope analysis of (avian) claw material. Functional Ecology, 17 (2). pp. 270-275. ISSN 1365-2435 (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2435.2003.00725.x)

Furness, R.W. (2003) Impacts of fisheries on seabird communities. Scientia Marina, 67 (Suppl ). pp. 33-45. ISSN 0214-8358

Furness, R.W. (2003) Metabolism - it's in the genes. Nature, 425 (6960). pp. 779-780. ISSN 0028-0836 (doi:10.1038/425779a)

Votier, SC, Bearhop, S, MacCormick, A, Ratcliffe, N, and Furness, RW (2003) Assessing the diet of great skuas, Catharacta skua, using five different techniques. Polar Biology, 26 . pp. 20-26. (doi:10.1007/s00300-002-0446-z)

Wilson, W.L., Abernethy, V.J., Murphy, K.J., Adam, A., McCracken, D.I., Downie, I.S., Foster, G.N., Furness, R.W., Waterhouse, A., and Ribera, I. (2003) Prediction of plant diversity response to land-use change on Scottish agricultural land. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment, 94 (3). pp. 249-263. ISSN 0167-8809 (doi:10.1016/S0167-8809(02)00042-7)

Oro, D., and Furness, R.W. (2002) Influences of food availability and predation on survival of kittiwakes. Ecology, 83 (9). pp. 2516-2528. ISSN 0012-9658 (doi:10.2307/3071811)

Ratcliffe, N., Catry, P., Hamer, K.C., Klomp, N.I., and Furness, R.W. (2002) The effect of age and year on the survival of breeding adult great skuas Catharacta skua in Shetland. IBIS, 144 (3). pp. 384-392. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1046/j.1474-919X.2002.00066.x)

Granadeiro, J.P., Monteiro, L.R., Silva, M.C., and Furness, R.W. (2002) Diet of Common Terns in the Azores, northeast Atlantic. Waterbirds, 25 (2). pp. 149-155. ISSN 1524-4695 (doi:10.1675/1524-4695(2002)025[0149:DOCTIT]2.0.CO;2)

Arcos, J.M., Ruiz, X., Bearhop, S., and Furness, R.W. (2002) Mercury levels in seabirds and their fish prey at the Ebro Delta (NW Mediterranean): the role of trawler discards as a source of contamination. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 232 . pp. 281-290. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps232281)

Arcos, JM, Ruiz, X, Bearhop, S, and Furness, RW (2002) Mercury levels in seabirds and their fish prey at the Ebro Delta (NW Mediterranean): the role of trawler discards as a source of contamination. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 232 . pp. 281-290. ISSN 0171-8630

Bearhop, S., Waldron, S., Votier, S.C., and Furness, R.W. (2002) Factors that influence assimilation rates and fractionation of nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes in avian blood and feathers. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 75 (5). pp. 451-458. ISSN 1522-2152

Furness, R.W. (2002) Management implications of interactions between fisheries and sandeel-dependent seabirds and seals in the North Sea. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 59 (2). pp. 261-269. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1006/jmsc.2001.1155)

Furness, RW (2002) Management implications of interactions between fisheries and sandeel-dependent seabirds and seals in the North Sea. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 59 . pp. 261-269. (doi:10.1006/jmsc.2001.1155)

Ratcliffe, N., Catry, P., Hamer, K.C., Klomp, N.I., and Furness, R.W. (2002) The effect of age and year on the survival of breeding adult Great Skuas Catharacta skua in Shetland. IBIS, 144 . pp. 384-392. ISSN 0019-1019

Ojowski, U., Eidtmann, C., Furness, R.W., and Garthe, S. (2001) Diet and nest attendance of incubating and chick-rearing northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) in Shetland. Marine Biology, 139 (6). pp. 1193-1200. ISSN 0025-3162 (doi:10.1007/s002270100655)

Votier, S.C., Bearhop, S., Ratcliffe, N., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Pellets as indicators of diet in Great Skuas Catharacta skua. Bird Study, 48 (3). pp. 373-376. ISSN 0006-3657

Kalmbach, E., Nager, R.G., Griffiths, R., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Increased reproductive effort results in male-biased offspring sex ratio: an experimental study in a species with reversed sexual size dimorphism. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 268 (1481). pp. 2175-2179. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2001.1793)

Leung, K.M.Y., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Survival, growth, metallothionein and glycogen levels of Nucella lapillus (L.) exposed to sub-chronic cadmium stress: the influence of nutritional state and prey type. Marine Environmental Research, 52 (2). pp. 173-194. ISSN 0141-1136 (doi:10.1016/S0141-1136(00)00271-3)

Monteiro, L.R., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Kinetics, dose-response, excretion, and toxicity of methylmercury in free-living Cory's shearwater chicks. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 20 (8). pp. 1816-1823. ISSN 0730-7268 (doi:10.1897/1551-5028(2001)020<1816:KDREAT>2.0.CO;2)

Leung, K.M.Y., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Metallothionein induction and condition index of dogwhelks Nucella lapillus (L.) exposed to cadmium and hydrogen peroxide. Chemosphere, 44 (3). pp. 321-325. ISSN 0045-6535 (doi:10.1016/S0045-6535(00)00297-6)

Garthe, S., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Frequent shallow diving by a Northern Fulmar feeding at Shetland. Waterbirds, 24 (2). pp. 287-289. ISSN 1524-4695

Goutner, V, Furness, R.W., and Papakostas, G. (2001) Mercury in feathers of Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) chicks in relation to age, hatching order, growth, and sampling dates. Environmental Pollution, 111 (1). pp. 107-115. ISSN 0269-7491 (doi:10.1016/S0269-7491(99)00329-2)

Monteiro, L.R., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Kinetics, dose-response, and excretion of methylmercury in free-living adult Cory's shearwaters. Environmental Science and Technology, 35 (4). pp. 739-746. ISSN 0013-936X (doi:10.1021/es000114a)

Bearhop, S., Thompson, D.R., Phillips, R.A., Waldron, S., Hamer, K.C., Gray, C.M., Votier, S.C., Ross, B.P., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Annual variation in Great Skua diets: The importance of commercial fisheries and predation on seabirds revealed by combining dietary analyses. Condor, 103 (4). pp. 802-809. ISSN 0010-5422

Caldow, R.W.G., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Does Holling's disc equation explain the functional response of a kleptoparasite? Journal of Animal Ecology, 70 (4). pp. 650-662. ISSN 0021-8790 (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2656.2001.00523.x)

Furness, R (2001) Heavy metals in marine turtle eggs and hatchlings in the Mediterranean. Zoology in the Middle East, 24 . pp. 127-132.

Goutner, V, Furness, RW, and Papakostas, G (2001) Mercury in feathers of Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) chicks in relation to age, hatching order, growth, and sampling dates. Environmental Pollution, 111 . pp. 107-115.

Kalmbach, E, Nager, RG, Griffiths, R, and Furness, RW (2001) Increased reproductive effort results in male-biased offspring sex ratio: an experimental study in a species with reversed sexual size dimorphism. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 268 . pp. 2175-2179. ISSN 0962-8452

Kaska, Y., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Heavy metals in marine turtle eggs and hatchlings in the Mediterranean. Zoology in the Middle East, 24 . pp. 127-132. ISSN 0939-7140

Leung, K.M.Y., Morgan, I.J., Wu, R.S.S., Lau, T.C., Svavarsson, J., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Growth rate as a factor confounding the use of the dogwhelk Nucella lapillus as biomonitor of heavy metal contamination. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 221 . pp. 145-159. ISSN 0171-8630 (doi:10.3354/meps221145)

Leung, KMY, and Furness, RW (2001) Metallothionein induction and condition index of dogwhelks Nucella lapillus (L.) exposed to cadmium and hydrogen peroxide. Chemosphere, 44 . pp. 321-325.

Leung, KMY, and Furness, RW (2001) Survival, growth, metallothionein and glycogen levels of Nucella lapillus (L.) exposed to subchronic cadmium stress: the influence of nutritional state and prey type. Marine Environmental Research, 52 . pp. 173-194.

Leung, KMY, Morgan, IJ, Wu, RSS, Lau, TC, Svavarsson, J, and Furness, RW (2001) Growth rate as a factor confounding the use of the dogwhelk Nucella lapillus as biomonitor of heavy metal contamination. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 221 . pp. 145-159. ISSN 0171-8630

Ojowski, U, Eidtmann, C, Furness, RW, and Garthe, S (2001) Diet and nest attendance of incubating and chick-rearing northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) in Shetland. Marine Biology, 139 . pp. 1193-1200.

Ross, B.P., Lien, J., and Furness, R.W. (2001) Use of underwater playback to reduce the impact of eiders on mussel farms. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 58 (2). pp. 517-524. ISSN 1054-3139 (doi:10.1006/jmsc.2000.1025)

Ross, BP, Lien, J, and Furness, RW (2001) Use of underwater playback to reduce the impact of elders on mussel farms. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 58 . pp. 517-524. (doi:10.1006/jmsc.2000.1025)

Votier, SC, Bearhop, S, Ratcliffe, N, and Furness, RW (2001) Pellets as indicators of diet in Great Skuas Catharacta skua. Bird Study, 48 . pp. 373-376.

Ramli, R., Cusack, M., Curry, G.B., and Furness, R.W. (2000) Morphological variation of chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) from different skua taxa. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 71 (1). pp. 91-101. ISSN 0024-4066 (doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2000.tb01244.x)

Bearhop, S., Waldron, S., Thompson, D., and Furness, R.W. (2000) Bioamplification of mercury in great skua Catharacta skua chicks: The influence of trophic status as determined by stable isotope signatures of blood and feathers. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 40 (2). pp. 181-185. ISSN 0025-326X (doi:10.1016/S0025-326X(99)00205-2)

Bearhop, S., Griffiths, R., Orr, K., and Furness, R.W. (1999) Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) as a measure of condition in birds. Ecology Letters, 2 (6). pp. 352-356. ISSN 1461-023X (doi:10.1046/j.1461-0248.1999.00088.x)

Bearhop, S., Griffiths, R., Orr, K., and Furness, R.W. (1999) The normal haematology of great skuas (Catharacta skua) in the wild. Comparative Haematology International, 9 (2). pp. 107-109. ISSN 0938-7714 (doi:10.1007/BF02585544)

Book Section

Furness, R. (2010) Birds as monitors of mercury pollution. In: Newman, M.C. (ed.) Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology. CRC Press, pp. 137-142. ISBN 9781420067040

Furness, R.W. (2010) Scottish seabird predator-prey relationships. In: Baxter, J.M. and Galbraith, C.A. (eds.) Species management : challenges and solutions for the 21st century. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, pp. 379-394. ISBN 9780114973483

Heath, M., Edwards, M., Furness, R., Pinnegar, J., and Wanless, S. (2009) A view from above: changing seas, seabirds and food sources. In: Baxter, J., Buckley, P.J. and Frost, M.T. (eds.) Marine Climate Change Ecosystem Linkages Report Card 2009. Series: Online Science Reviews . MCCIP.

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Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Using stable isotopes to assess climate-change impacts on migrations of prions (Aves: Procellariiformes).
    Natural Environment Research Council
    2011 - 2014
     
  • Ecosystem based management incorporating seabirds
    Leverhulme Trust
    2006 - 2007
     
  • An 'eco-chemical snapshot' of Scottish seabird colonies
    Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
    2006 - 2007
     
  • Mitochondrial gene sequence of eiders as a means of defining subspecies
    Joint Nature Conservation Committee
    2005 - 2006
     
  • Fisheries and pollution in the marine environment: impact on seabirds-Marie Curie Fellowship - Dr Jose Arcos
    European Commission
    2003 - 2005
     
  • Effects of Changes in Fishery Discarding Rates on Seabird Communities (DISCBIRD)
    European Commission
    2002 - 2005
     

Editorial Board

  • 2003 - ongoing: Journal of Ornithology
  • 1998 - ongoing: Bird Study
  • 1988 - 1998: Marine Ecology Progress
  • 1988 - 1998: Marine Ornithology
  • 1988 - 1998: Colonial Waterbirds

Grant Advisory Board

  • 2010 - 2010: International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) - WKSAN Benchmark Assessment of North Sea sandeel stocks
  • 2009 - 2009: International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) - WKSHORT Benchmark Assessment of short-lived fish
  • 2008 - 2010: Scottish Natural Heritage - Scientific Advisory Committee
  • 2006 - 2006: DEFRA - Member of review panel for DEFRA research on animal ecology.
  • 2004 - 2006: Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology - Marine Sciences and Technologies Evaluation Panel
  • 2002 - 2009: Danish Ministry of Environment & Energy, Marine Ecology Advisory Panel - Chair of International Panel of Experts in Marine Ecology (IAPEME)
  • 2002 - 2006: Scottish Executive - ACSSSI (Advisory Committee on Sites of Special Scientific Interest)
  • 2001 - 2005: Norwegian Government - Polar Research Grant Evaluation
  • 2000 - 2005: Marine Certification Systems - Pollock Evaluation Board, 2000-2003; Pacific Halibut and Sablefish Evaluation Board 2003-2005
  • 1999 - 2003: British Trust for Ornithology - Unconventional Marking Techniques Panel
  • 1997 - 2001: European Commission Framework V - Evaluator Quality of Life

Invited International Presentations

  • 2011: Cape Town, South Africa - Eur-Oceans: Marine birds and their prey
  • 2008: Edinburgh, UK - Scottish Natural Heritage Conference on Species Management: Solutions for the 21st Century
  • 2007: Hong Kong - Invited public lecture on "Seabird conservation in relation to fisheries and aquaculture", at Hong Kong University,
  • 2007: Hong Kong, China - Plenary lecture "Monitoring long term trends in mercury contamination of marine ecosystems" at the 5th International Conference on Marine Pollution and Ecotoxicology
  • 2007: Mahe, Seychelles - Seabird-fishery Interactions in the Indian Ocean
  • 2006: University of Stockholm, Sweden - Invited research seminar.
  • 2006: Alyeska, Alaska - Invited plenary lecture at the Pacific Seabird Group Conference.
  • 2006: Cork, Ireland - Invited lecture on Workload models for the Universities of Ireland.
  • 2005: Copenhagen, Denmark - Invited keynote speech on environmental priority issues at the EU Council of Energy Ministers High Level European Policy Seminar on Offshore Wind Power.
  • 2004: Groningen, Netherlands - Implications of the EU CFP for seabird community stability, University of Groningen
  • 2004: Galway, Ireland - Mercury in marine food webs, EUROCEAN 2004 Conference
  • 2004: Wellington, New Zealand - Isotopes of C and N as indicators of diet of seabirds, International Conference on Stable Isotopes in Ecological Research
  • 2003: Copenhagen, Denmark - Workshop on the ecological impacts of marine wind farms
  • 2003: Tallinn, Estonia - Reference points for Ecosystem Management to minimize impacts of fisheries on seabirds and marine mammals, ICES Annual Science Conference
  • 2003: Seattle, USA - Invited Bevan Lecturer on Sustainable Fisheries, University of Washington
  • 2002: Juneau, Alaska, USA - Workshop on seabird-fishery interactions in the Eastern Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska
  • 2002: Beijing, China - Fisheries impacts on food supply to seabirds, symposium paper at International Ornithological Congress
  • 2002: Seattle, USA. - Workshop on sustainability of the USA walleye Pollock fishery
  • 2001: Melbourne, Australia - workshop at the Howard Florey Institute on mineral deficiencies, osteophagia and bird killing behaviour in herbivores, University of Melbourne
  • 2001: Hamburg, Germany - Review paper on seabird interactions with sandeel fisheries, IMPRESS symposium
  • 2001: Albury, NSW, Australia - Seminar on seabird-fishery interactions, Charles Sturt University, Albury

Prizes, Awards and Distinctions

  • 2008: Royal Society of Edinburgh - Elected Fellow
  • 2001: German Ornithological Society, Honorary Fellowship

Professional Learned Society

  • 2010 - 2013: British Trust for Ornithology - Member of Council
  • 2003 - 2006: ICES - Regional Ecosystem Study Group
  • 2002 - 2006: International Ornithological Congress - Seabird Ecology Standing Committee
  • 2002 - 2006: ICES Seabird Ecology Working Group - Chair
  • 1999 - 2003: ICES - Study Group on Sandeel Management
  • 1996 - 2002: International Ornithological Congress - Applied Ornithology, Standing Committee
  • 1996 - 2002: International Ornithological Congress - Birds as Indicators of Environmental Change Study Group, Chair
  • 1972 - ongoing: British Ecological Society - Member
  • 1967 - ongoing: British Ornithologists Union - Member

Research Fellowship

  • 2006 - 2007: Leverhulme Research Fellowship
  • 2006 - 2007: Leverhulme Research Fellowship
  • 2001 - ongoing: German Ornithological Society Honorary Fellowship
  • 1998 - 2000: International Fishmeal and Oil Manufacturers Association (IFOMA)