Research Highlights


Blackcap in garden

Human influences on migrant biology

Bird feeders, fruiting plants, and a warming world are changing the movements and physiology of birds that winter in Britain.

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Black-and-white Warbler

Forecasting migration for conservation

Our research highlights how migration forecasts can guide efforts to protect avian migrants.

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Blackcap with geolocator

Tracking migratory evolution

How is bird migration evolving? We tracked 100 Eurasian Blackcaps to find out. Our study provides detailed evidence for impressively variable migratory strategies in this single species.

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Doctoral work

Doctoral work

My dissertation surveyed the drivers of bird migration across scales, focusing on the contributions of the innate migratory program, birds’ responses to environmental cues and conditions, and the influence of human activity on migratory behavior.

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