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Harris, S.J., Massimino, D., Balmer, D.E., Kelly, L., Noble, D.G., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Woodcock, P., Wotton, S. & Gillings, S. 2022. The Breeding Bird Survey 2021. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk ISBN: 978-1-912642-37-3 36pp Download Report (PDF)
Gillings, S., Balmer, D.E., Harris, S.J., Massimino, D. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2022. Impacts of COVID-19 restrictions on capacity to monitor bird populations: a case study using the UK Breeding Bird Survey. Bird Study View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2021.2019187)
Soultan, A., Pavón-Jordán, D., Bradter, U., Sandercock, B., Hochachka, W., Johnston, A., Brommer, J., Gaget, E., Keller, V., Knaus, P., Aghababyan, K., Maxhuni, Q., Vintchevski, A., Nagy, K., Raudonikis, L., Balmer, D., Noble, D., Leitão, D., Øien, I.J., Shimmings, P., Sultanov, E., Caffrey, B., Boyla, D., Radišić, Lindström, Å., Velevski, M., Pladevall, C., Brotons, L., Karel, Š., Rajković, D.Z., Chodkiewicz, T., Wilk, T.,. Tibor, S., van Turnhout, C., Foppen, R., Burfield, I., Vikstrøm, T., Mazal, V.D., Eaton, M., Vorisek, P., Lehikoinen, A., Herrando, S., Kuzmenko, T., Bauer, H-G., Kalyakin, M., Voltzit, O., Sjeničić, J. & Pärt, T. 2022. The future distribution of wetland birds breeding in Europe validated against observed changes in distribution. Environmental Research Letters View at journal website (DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac4ebe)
Harris, S.J., Massimino, D., Balmer, D.E., Eaton, M.A., Noble, D.G., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Woodcock, P. & Gillings, S. 2021. The Breeding Bird Survey 2020. Research Report no. 736. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk ISBN: 978-1-912642-28-1 Download Report (PDF)
Frost, T.M., Calbrade, N.A., Birtles, G.A., Hall, C., Robinson, A.E., Wotton, S.R., Balmer, D.E. and Austin, G.E. 2021. Waterbirds in the UK 2019/20. 40pp Download Report (PDF)
Humphreys, E.M., Austin, G.E., Frost, T.M., Mellan, H.J., Boersch-Supan, P., Burton, N.H.K., Balmer, D.E. 2021. Wader populations on the UK’s open coast: results of the 2015/16 Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey (NEWS-III) and a review of population trends. Bird Study 67 : 371-384 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2021.1884184) 14pp
Burns, F., Eaton, M.A., Balmer, D.E., Banks, A., Caldow, R., Donelan, J.L., Douse, A., Duigan, C., Foster, S., Frost, T., Grice, P.V., Hall, C., Hanmer, H.J., Harris, S.J., Johnstone, I., Lindley, P., McCulloch, N., Noble, D.G., Risely, K., Robinson, R.A. & Wotton, S. 2020. The State of the UK's Birds 2020. RSPB, BTO, WWT, DAERA, JNCC, NatureScot, NE and NRW Download Report (PDF)
Kettel, E.F., Woodward, I.D., Balmer, D.E. & Noble, D.G. 2020. Using citizen science to assess drivers of Common House Martin breeding performance. Ibis View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12888)
Teresa M. Frost, Neil A. Calbrade, Gillian A. Birtles, Heidi J. Mellan, Colette Hall, Anna E. Robinson, Simon R. Wotton, Dawn E. Balmer and Graham E. Austin. 2020. Waterbirds in the UK 2018/19. Download Report (PDF)
Harris, S.J., Massimino, D., Balmer, D.E., Eaton, M.A., Noble, D.G., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Woodcock, P. & Gillings, S. 2020. The Breeding Bird Survey 2019. Research Report no. 726. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford ISBN: 978-1-912642-15-1 Download Report (PDF)
Heldbjerg, H., Fox, A.D., Lehikoinen, A., Sunde, P., Aunins, A., Balmer, D.E., Calvi, G., Chodkiewicz, T., Chylarecki, P., Escandell, V., Foppen, R., Gamero, A., Hristov, I., Husby, M., Jiguet, F., Kmecl, P., Kålås, J.A., Lewis, L.J., Lindström, Å., Moshøj, C., Nellis, R., Paquet, J-Y., Portolou, D., Ridzon, J., Schmid, H., Skorpilová, J., Szabó, Z.D., Szép, T., Teufelbauer, N., Trautmann, S., van Turnhout, C., Vermouzek, Z., Voríšek, P. & Weiserbs, A. 2019. Contrasting population trends of Common Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) across Europe. Ornis Fennica 96 Link to publication
Teresa M. Frost, Graham E. Austin, Neil A. Calbrade, Heidi J. Mellan, Richard D. Hearn, A.E. Robinson, David A. Stroud, Simon R. Wotton and Dawn E. Balmer. 2019. Waterbirds in the UK 2017/18: The Wetland Bird Survey. Download Report (PDF)
Harris, S.J., Massimino, D., Eaton, M.A., Gillings, S., Noble, D.G., Balmer, D.E., Pearce-Higgins, J.W. & Woodcock, P. 2019. The Breeding Bird Survey 2018. Research Report no. 702. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford ISBN: 978-1-912642-05-2 Download Report (PDF)
Gillings, S., Balmer, D.E., Caffrey, B.J., Downie, I.S., Gibbons, D.W., Lack, P.C., Reid, J.B., Sharrock, J.T.R., Swann, R.L. & Fuller, R.J. 2019. Breeding and wintering bird distributions in Britain and Ireland from citizen science bird atlases. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28 : 866-874 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/geb.12906)
Teresa M. Frost, Graham E. Austin, Neil A. Calbrade, Heidi J. Mellan, Richard D. Hearn, David A. Stroud, Simon R. Wotton and Dawn E. Balmer. 2018. Waterbirds in the UK 2016/17: The Wetland Bird Survey. Download Report (PDF)
Harris, S.J., Massimino, D., Gillings, S., Eaton, M.A., Noble, D.G., Balmer, D.E., Procter, D., PearceHiggins, J.W. & Woodcock, P. 2018. The Breeding Bird Survey 2017. Research Report no. 701. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford ISBN: 978-1-908581-92-1 Download Report (PDF)
Wilson, M. W., Balmer, D. E., Jones, K., King, V. A., Raw, D., Rollie, C. J., Rooney, E., Ruddock, M., Smith, G.D., Stevenson, A., Stirling-Aird, P.K., Wernham, C. V., Weston, J. M. & Noble, D.G. 2018. The breeding population of Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands in 2014. Bird Study Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2017.1421610)
Graham Austin, Teresa Frost, Heidi Mellan, Dawn Balmer 2017. Results of the third Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey, including Population Estimates for Key Waterbird Species. Research Report no. 697. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk ISBN: 9781908581860 69pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF)
Harris, S.J., Massimino, D., Gillings, S.E., Eaton, M.A, Noble, D.G., Balmer, D.E., Procter, D. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2017. The Breeding Bird Survey 2016. Research Report no. 700. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford Download Report (PDF)
Chris B. Thaxter, Cat Horswill, Kathryn E. Ross, Graham E. Austin, Dawn E. Balmer and Niall H.K. Burton 2017. Urban Breeding Gull Surveys: A Survey Design Simulation. Research Report no. 699. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford ISBN: 978-1-908581-78-5 60pp £5.00 Download Report (PDF), Download Report (PDF)
Teresa M. Frost, Graham E. Austin, Neil A. Calbrade, Chas A. Holt, Heidi J. Mellan, Richard D. Hearn, David A. Stroud, Simon R. Wotton and Dawn E. Balmer. 2017. Waterbirds in the UK 2015/16: The Wetland Bird Survey. Download Report (PDF)
Harris, S.J., Massimino, D., Newson, S.E., Eaton, M.A., Marchant, J.H., Balmer, D.E., Noble, D.G., Gillings, S., Procter, D. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2016. The Breeding Bird Survey 2015. Research Report no. 687. ISBN: 978-1-908581-69-3 23pp Download Report (PDF)
Clewley, G.D., Norfolk, D.L., Leech, D.I. & Balmer, D.E. 2016. Playback survey trial for the Little Owl Athene noctua in the UK. Bird Study 63 (part 2) : 268-272 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2016.1180344)
Kathryn E Ross, Niall H K Burton, Dawn E Balmer, Elizabeth M Humphreys, Graham E Austin, Beth Goddard, Helena Schindler-Dite and Mark M Rehfisch 2016. Urban Breeding Gull Surveys: A Review of Methods and Options for Survey Design. Research Report no. 680. ISBN: 978-1-908581-70-9 58pp Download Report (PDF)
Teresa M. Frost, Graham E. Austin, Neil A. Calbrade, Chas A. Holt, Heidi J. Mellan, Richard D. Hearn, David A. Stroud, Simon R. Wotton and Dawn E. Balmer. 2016. Waterbirds in the UK 2014/15: The Wetland Bird Survey. Download Report (PDF)
Harris, S.J., Massimino, D., Newson, S.E., Eaton, M.A., Balmer, D.E., Noble, D.G., Musgrove, A.J., Gillings, S., Procter, D. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2015. The Breeding Bird Survey 2014. Research Report no. 673. ISBN: 978-1-908581-56-3 24pp Download Report (PDF)
Gillings, S., Balmer, D.E. & Fuller, R.J. 2015. Directionality of recent bird distribution shifts and climate change in Great Britain. Global Change Biology 21 : 2 155-2 168 Link to publication View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12823)
Eaton, M.A., Balmer, D.E., Bright, J., Cuthbert, R., Grice, P.V., Hall, C., Hayhow, D.B., Hearn, R.D., Holt, C.A., Knipe, A., Mavor, R., Noble, D.G., Oppel ,S., Risely, K., Stroud, D.A. & Wotton, S. 2014. The State of the UK's Birds 2013. RSPB, BTO, WWT, NRW, JNCC, NE, NIEA & SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire Download Report (PDF)
Dawn Balmer, Simon Gillings, Brian Caffrey, Bob Swann, Iain Downie, Rob Fuller 2013. Bird Atlas 2007-11: The Breeding and Wintering Birds of Britain and Ireland. British Trust for Ornithology Link to publication ISBN: 978-1908581280 720pp £69.99
Balmer, D.E., Gillings, S., Caffrey, B.J., Swann, R.L. & Fuller, R.J. 2013. Setting the scene. Book title: Bird Atlas 2007-11: the breeding and wintering birds of Britain and Ireland BTO Books, Thetford : 18-30 ISBN: 978-1-908581-28-0
Balmer, D.E., Gillings, S., Caffrey, B.J., Swann, R.L., Downie, I.S. & Fuller, R.J. 2013. Bird Atlas 2007-11: the breeding and wintering birds of Britain and Ireland. Book title: Bird Atlas 2007-11: the breeding and wintering birds of Britain and Ireland BTO Books, Thetford ISBN: 978-1-908581-28-0
Gillings, S. & Balmer, D.E. 2013. Interpretation of species accounts. Book title: Bird Atlas 2007-11: the breeding and wintering birds of Britain and Ireland BTO Books, Thetford : 149-156 ISBN: 978-1-908581-28-0
Gillings, S., Balmer, D.E., Caffrey, B.J. & Swann, R.L. 2013. Survey methods and data sources. Book title: Bird Atlas 2007-11: the breeding and wintering birds of Britain and Ireland BTO Books, Thetford : 33-45 ISBN: 978-1-908581-28-0
Gillings, S., Balmer, D.E., Swann, R.L. & Caffrey, B.J. 2013. Coverage and effort. Book title: Bird Atlas 2007-11: the breeding and wintering birds of Britain and Ireland BTO Books, Thetford : 90-113 ISBN: 978-1-908581-28-0
Gillings, S., Swann, B., Balmer, D. & Wernham, C. 2011. Bird Atlas 2007-11: Measuring Change in Bird Distribution and Abundance. Book title: The Changing Nature of Scotland. The Stationery Office, Scotland, Edinburgh : 67-72
Gillings, S., Swann, B., Balmer D. & Wernham C. 2010. Bird Atlas 2007-11: measuring change in bird distribution and abundance. Book title: The Changing Nature of Scotland The Stationery Office, Edinburgh ISBN: 9.78E+12
D. Balmer, L. Coiffait, J. Clark and R. Robinson 2008. Bird Ringing: A Concise Guide. British Trust for Ornithology ISBN: 978-1906204457 75pp £7.50
Eaton, M.A., Balmer, D., Burton, N., Grice, P.V., Musgrove, A.J., Hearn, R., Hilton, G., Leech, D., Noble, D.G., Ratcliffe, N., Rehfisch, M.M., Whitehead, S. & Wotton, S. 2008. The State of the UK's Birds 2007. RSPB, BTO, WWT, CCW, EHS, NE and SNH, Sandy, Bedfordshire. Download Report (PDF)
Baillie, S.R., Marchant, J.H., Crick, H.Q.P., Noble, D.G., Balmer, D.E., Barimore, C., Coombes, R.H., Downie, I.S., Freeman, S.N., Joys, A.C., Leech, D.I., Raven, M.J., Robinson, R.A. & Thewlis, R.M. 2008. Breeding Birds in the Wider Countryside: their conservation status 2007. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk Download Report (PDF)
Balmer, D.E., Coiffait, L., Clark, J.A. & Robinson, R.A. 2008. Bird Ringing. BTO, Thetford ISBN: 1-9062-0445-4
Cave, V.M., Freeman, S.N., Brooks, S.P., King, R., & Balmer, D.E. 2008. On adjusting for missed visits in the indexing of abundance from 'Constant Effort' ringing. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 3 Book title: Modelling Demographic Processes in Marked Populations, Environmental and Ecological Statistics Vol. 3 Springer : 951-966 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-78151-8-43)
Robinson, R.A., Balmer, D.E. & Marchant, J.H. 2008. Survival rates of hirundines in relation to British and African rainfall. Ringing & Migration 24 : 1-6 Link to publication
Baillie, S.R., Marchant, J.H., Crick, H.Q.P., Noble, D.G., Balmer, D.E., Barimore, C., Coombes, R.H., Downie, I.S., Freeman, S.N., Joys, A.C., Leech, D.I., Raven, M.J., Robinson, R.A. & Thewlis, R.M. 2007. Breeding Birds in the Wider Countryside: their conservation status 2006. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk Download Report (PDF)
Baillie, S.R., Marchant, J.H., Crick, H.Q.P., Noble, D.G., Balmer, D.E., Barimore, C., Coombes, R.H., Downie, I.S., Freeman, S.N., Joys, A.C., Leech, D.I., Raven, M.J., Robinson, R.A. & Thewlis, R.M. 2007. Breeding Birds in the Wider Countryside: their conservation status 2007. Research Report no. 487. British Trust for Ornithology, Thetford, Norfolk Link to publication
Clark, J.A., Robinson, R.A., Adams, S.Y., Grantham, M.J., Risely, K., Balmer, D.E., Blackburn, J.R., Griffin, B.M., Marchant, J.H. & Kimmel, V. 2007. Bird ringing in Britain & Ireland in 2005. Ringing & Migration 23 : 156-192 Link to publication
Miles, W., Freeman, S.N., Harrison, N.M. & Balmer, D. 2007. Measuring passerine productivity using Constant Effort Sites: the effect of missed visits. Ringing & Migration 23 : 231-237 Link to publication
Robinson, R.A., Freeman, S.N., Balmer, D.E. & Grantham, M.J. 2007. Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti: analysis of an expanding population. Bird Study 54 : 230-235 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1080/00063650709461479)
SÆTHER, B-E., ENGEN, S., GRØTAN, V, FIEDLER, W., MATTHYSEN, E., VISSER, M. E., WRIGHT, J., MØLLER, A. P., ADRIAENSEN, F., VAN BALEN, H., BALMER, D. E., MAINWARING, M. C., MCCLEERY, R. H., PAMPUS, M, WINKEL, W. 2007. The extended Moran effect and large-scale synchronous fluctuations in the size of great tit and blue tit populations. Journal of Animal Ecology 76 : 315-325 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01195.x)
Baillie, S.R., Balmer, D.E., Downie, I.S. & Wright, K.H.M. 2006. Migration Watch: an Internet survey to monitor spring migration in Britain and Ireland. Journal of Ornithology 147 : 254-259 View at journal website (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-006-0062-8)

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