Ros works as a Research Ecologist supporting the fieldwork, analysis and reporting work on the Wetland & Marine Research Team.
Interests & Responsibilities
Ros has a strong background in field ornithology, working on research projects studying seabirds, waders and passerines within multiple flyways. She has an 'A' ringing permit with training endorsement, and strong experience with various avian digital tracking technologies/techniques. These skills make her ideal for running, or supporting other, tracking studies.
Her main research interests are around the effects of anthropogenic habit change and trophic level imbalance on K-selected avian species. This interest fits perfectly with the predominant work of the Wetland & Marine Research Team, around the effect of offshore marine renewables on seabirds. It also fits well with the external ringing groups she volunteers regularly with (SCAN & Wash Wader Ringing Group), who conduct long-term monitoring of waders on the west and east coasts of Britain.
BSc (Hons) Zoology with Animal Behaviour, Bangor University, 2011-2014
Recent BTO Publications
Blackburn, J.R., Green, R.M. & Leech, D.I. 2018. Report of the British Trust for Ornithology to JNCC on licences issued during 2017. British Trust for Ornithology.
Blackburn, J.R., Green, R.M. & Waters, J. 2017. Report of the British Trust for Ornithology to JNCC on licences issued during 2016. British Trust for Ornithology.
Stubbings, E.M., Büche, B.I., Miquel Riera, E., Green, R.M. & Wood, M.J. 2016. Seabird monitoring on Skomer Island in 2016. JNCC Report.
Stubbings, E.M., Büche, B.I., Miquel Riera, E., Green, R.M. & Wood, M.J. 2015. Seabird monitoring on Skomer Island in 2015. JNCC Report.
Stubbings, E.M., Büche, B.I., Wilson, A.,Green, R.M. & Wood, M.J. 2014. Skomer Seabird Report. Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.
Content Related to Ros Green
Flight heights obtained from GPS versus altimeters influence estimates of collision risk with offshore wind turbines in Lesser Black-backed Gulls Larus fuscus
As previous BTO research has shown, bird-borne tracking devices are essential for shedding light on seabird flight behaviour.
How do offshore wind farms affect seabird behaviour?
Research reveals a crucial link between wind farm design and Sandwich Tern behaviour in the North Sea.