Professor Stuart Bearhop
Professor of Animal Ecology

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Bodey TW, Jessopp MJ, Votier SC, Gerritsen HD, Cleasby IR, Hamer KC, Patrick SC, Wakefield ED, Bearhop S (2014). Seabird movement reveals the ecological footprint of fishing vessels. Curr Biol, 24(11), R514-R515. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Bodey TW, Ward EJ, Phillips RA, McGill RAR, Bearhop S (2014). Species versus guild level differentiation revealed across the annual cycle by isotopic niche examination. Journal of Animal Ecology, 83(2), 470-478. Abstract. DOI.
Wakefield ED, Bodey TW, Bearhop S, Blackburn J, Colhoun K, Davies R, Dwyer RG, Green JA, Grémillet D, Jackson AL, et al (2013). Space partitioning without territoriality in gannets. Science, 341(6141), 68-70. Abstract. DOI.
Inger R, Harrison XA, Ruxton GD, Newton J, Colhoun K, Gudmundsson GA, McElwaine G, Pickford M, Hodgson D, Bearhop S, et al (2010). Carry-Over Effects Reveal Reproductive Costs in a Long Distance Migrant. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 974-982. DOI.
Harrison XA, Blount J, Inger R, Bearhop S (2010). Carry-over Effects as Drivers of Fitness in Animals. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 974-982. DOI.
Harrison XA, Tregenza T, Inger R, Colhoun K, Dawson DA, Gudmundsson GA, Hodgson DJ, Horsburgh GJ, McElwaine G, Bearhop S, et al (2010). Cultural inheritance drives site fidelity and migratory connectivity in a long-distance migrant. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 19(24), 5484-5496. Author URL. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Bearhop S, Bodey TW, Cleasby I, Bell F, Parr N, Schultz A, Votier SC (In Press). A phylogenetically controlled meta-analysis of biologging device effects on birds: Deleterious effects and a call for more standardized reporting of study data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution Full text. DOI.
Bearhop S, Cleasby IR, Bodey TW, Vigfusdottir F, McDonald JL, McElwaine G, Mackie K, Colhoun K (In Press). Climatic conditions produce contrasting influences on demographic traits in a long distance Arctic migrant. Journal of Animal Ecology Full text. DOI.
Votier SC, Fayet A, Bearhop S, Bodey T, Clark B, Grecian WJ, Guilford T, Hamer K, Jeglinski J, Morgan G, et al (In Press). Effects of age and reproductive status on individual foraging site fidelity in a long-lived marine predator. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Full text.
Votier SC, Grecian WJ, Witt MJ, Bearhop, Attrill M, Godley BJ (In Press). Seabird diversity hotspot linked to ocean productivity in the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem. Biology Letters Full text.
Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Hilton GM, Walsh AJ, Weegman KM, Hodgson DJ, Fox AD (In Press). Should I stay or should I go? Fitness costs and benefits of prolonged parent-offspring and sibling-sibling associations in an Arctic-nesting goose population. Oecologia, 181(3), 809-817. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Perkins MJ, Inger R, Bearhop S, Sanders D (2018). Multichannel feeding by spider functional groups is driven by feeding strategies and resource availability. Oikos, 127(1), 23-33. Abstract. DOI.
Swan GJF, Redpath SM, Bearhop S, McDonald RA (2017). Ecology of Problem Individuals and the Efficacy of Selective Wildlife Management. Trends Ecol Evol, 32(7), 518-530. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Parr N, Bearhop S, Douglas DC, Takekawa JY, Prosser DJ, Newman SH, Perry WM, Balachandran S, Witt MJ, Hou Y, et al (2017). High altitude flights by ruddy shelduck Tadorna ferruginea during trans-Himalayan migrations. Journal of Avian Biology, 48(10), 1310-1315. Abstract. DOI.
Soriano-Redondo A, Bearhop S, Lock L, Votier SC, Hilton GM (2017). Internet-based monitoring of public perception of conservation. Biological Conservation, 206, 304-309. Abstract. DOI.
Moreno R, Stowasser G, McGill RAR, Bearhop S, Phillips RA (2016). Assessing the structure and temporal dynamics of seabird communities: the challenge of capturing marine ecosystem complexity. J Anim Ecol, 85(1), 199-212. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Hilton GM, Walsh A, Fox AD (2016). Conditions during adulthood affect cohort-specific reproductive success in an Arctic-nesting goose population. PeerJ, 4 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Soriano-Redondo A, Bearhop S, Cleasby IR, Lock L, Votier SC, Hilton GM (2016). Ecological Responses to Extreme Flooding Events: a Case Study with a Reintroduced Bird. Sci Rep, 6 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Fox AD, Hilton GM, Walsh AJ, McDonald JL, Hodgson DJ (2016). Integrated population modelling reveals a perceived source to be a cryptic sink. J Anim Ecol, 85(2), 467-475. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Catry P, Campos AR, Granadeiro JP, Neto JM, Ramos J, Newton J, Bearhop S (2016). Provenance does matter: links between winter trophic segregation and the migratory origins of European robins. Oecologia, 182(4), 985-994. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Saporiti F, Bearhop S, Vales DG, Silva L, Zenteno L, Tavares M, Crespo EA, Cardona L (2016). Resource partitioning among air-breathing marine predators: are body size and mouth diameter the major determinants?. Marine Ecology, 37(5), 957-969. Abstract. DOI.
Votier SC, Aspinall S, Bearhop S, Bilton D, Newton J, Alström P, Leader P, Carey G, Furnes RW, Olsson U, et al (2016). Stable isotopes and mtDNA reveal niche segregation but no evidence of intergradation along a habitat gradient in the Lesser Whitethroat complex (Sylvia curruca; Passeriformes; Aves). Journal of Ornithology, 157(4), 1017-1027. Abstract. DOI.
Catry T, Lourenco PM, Lopes RJ, Bocher P, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Delaporte P, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP, et al (2016). Use of stable isotope fingerprints to assign wintering origin and trace shorebird movements along the East Atlantic Flyway. BASIC AND APPLIED ECOLOGY, 17(2), 177-187. Author URL. DOI.
Newth JL, Rees EC, Cromie RL, McDonald RA, Bearhop S, Pain DJ, Norton GJ, Deacon C, Hilton GM (2016). Widespread exposure to lead affects the body condition of free-living whooper swans Cygnus cygnus wintering in Britain. Environ Pollut, 209, 60-67. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Patrick SC, Bearhop S, Bodey TW, Grecian WJ, Hamer KC, Lee J, Votier SC (2015). Individual seabirds show consistent foraging strategies in response to predictable fisheries discards. JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY, 46(5), 431-440. Author URL. DOI.
Agnew A, Wang J, Fanning S, Bearhop S, McMahon BJ (2015). Insights into antimicrobial resistance among long distance migratory East Canadian High Arctic light-bellied Brent geese (Branta bernicla hrota). Ir Vet J, 69 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Saporiti F, Bearhop S, Vales DG, Silva L, Zenteno L, Tavares M, Crespo EA, Cardona L (2015). Latitudinal changes in the structure of marine food webs in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 538, 23-34. Abstract. DOI.
Wakefield ED, Cleasby IR, Bearhop S, Bodey TW, Davies RD, Miller PI, Newton J, Votier SC, Hamer KC (2015). Long-term individual foraging site fidelitywhy some gannets don't change their spots. ECOLOGY, 96(11), 3058-3074. Author URL. DOI.
Weegman MD, Fox AD, Bearhop S, Hilton GM, Walsh AJ, Cleasby IR, Hodgson DJ (2015). No evidence for sex bias in winter inter-site movements in an Arctic-nesting goose population. Ibis, 157(2), 401-405. Abstract. DOI.
Moussy C, Atterby H, Griffiths AGF, Allnutt TR, Mathews F, Smith GC, Aegerter JN, Bearhop S, Hosken DJ (2015). Population genetic structure of serotine bats (Eptesicus serotinus) across Europe and implications for the potential spread of bat rabies (European bat lyssavirus EBLV-1). HEREDITY, 115(1), 83-92. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Robertson A, McDonald RA, Delahay RJ, Kelly SD, Bearhop S (2015). Resource availability affects individual niche variation and its consequences in group-living European badgers Meles meles. Oecologia, 178(1), 31-43. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Cleasby IR, Wakefield ED, Bodey TW, Davies RD, Patrick SC, Newton J, Votier SC, Bearhop S, Hamer KC (2015). Sexual segregation in a wide-ranging marine predator is a consequence of habitat selection. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 518, 1-12. Abstract. DOI.
Catry T, Lourenço PM, Lopes RJ, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Costa J, Rguibi-Idrissi H, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP, et al (2015). Structure and functioning of intertidal food webs along an avian flyway: a comparative approach using stable isotopes. Functional Ecology Abstract. DOI.
Silk MJ, Jackson AL, Croft DP, Colhoun K, Bearhop S (2015). The consequences of unidentifiable individuals for the analysis of an animal social network. Animal Behaviour, 104, 1-11. Abstract. DOI.
Cleasby IR, Wakefield ED, Bearhop S, Bodey TW, Votier SC, Hamer KC (2015). Three-dimensional tracking of a wide-ranging marine predator: flight heights and vulnerability to offshore wind farms. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 52(6), 1474-1482. Author URL. DOI.
Catry T, Lourenço PM, Lopes RJ, Bocher P, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Delaporte P, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP, et al (2015). Use of stable isotope fingerprints to assign wintering origin and trace shorebird movements along the East Atlantic Flyway. Basic and Applied Ecology Abstract. DOI.
Perkins MJ, McDonald RA, van Veen FJF, Kelly SD, Rees G, Bearhop S (2014). Application of nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes (δ(15)N and δ(13)C) to quantify food chain length and trophic structure. PLoS One, 9(3). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Phillips DL, Inger R, Bearhop S, Jackson AL, Moore JW, Parnell AC, Semmens BX, Ward EJ (2014). Best practices for use of stable isotope mixing models in food-web studies. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 92(10), 823-835. Abstract. DOI.
Fox AD, Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Hilton GM, Griffin L, Stroud DA, Walsh A (2014). Climate change and contrasting plasticity in timing of a two-step migration episode of an Arctic-nesting avian herbivore. Current Zoology, 60(2), 233-242. Abstract. DOI.
Resano-Mayor J, Hernández-Matías A, Real J, Parés F, Inger R, Bearhop S (2014). Comparing pellet and stable isotope analyses of nestling Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata diet. Ibis, 156(1), 176-188. Abstract. DOI.
O'Farrell S, Bearhop S, Mcgill RAR, Dahlgren CP, Brumbaugh DR, Mumby PJ (2014). Habitat and body size effects on the isotopic niche space of invasive lionfish and endangered Nassau grouper. ECOSPHERE, 5(10). Author URL. DOI.
Patrick SC, Bearhop S, Gremillet D, Lescroel A, Grecian WJ, Bodey TW, Hamer KC, Wakefield E, Le Nuz M, Votier SC, et al (2014). Individual differences in searching behaviour and spatial foraging consistency in a central place marine predator. OIKOS, 123(1), 33-40. Author URL. DOI.
Robertson A, McDonald RA, Delahay RJ, Kelly SD, Bearhop S (2014). Individual foraging specialisation in a social mammal: the European badger (Meles meles). Oecologia, 176(2), 409-421. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Saporiti F, Bearhop S, Silva L, Vales DG, Zenteno L, Crespo EA, Aguilar A, Cardona L (2014). Longer and less overlapping food webs in anthropogenically disturbed marine ecosystems: confirmations from the past. PLoS One, 9(7). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Resano-Mayor J, Hernández-Matías A, Real J, Moleón M, Parés F, Inger R, Bearhop S (2014). Multi-scale effects of nestling diet on breeding performance in a terrestrial top predator inferred from stable isotope analysis. PLoS One, 9(4). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Maclean IM, Inger R, Booth CG, Embling CB, Grecian WJ, Heymans JJ, Plummer K, Shackshaft M, Sparling C, Wilson B, et al (2014). Resolving issues with environmental impact assessment of marine renewable energy installations. Frontiers in Marine Science, 1(75). Full text. DOI.
Bodey TW, Jessopp MJ, Votier SC, Gerritsen HD, Cleasby IR, Hamer KC, Patrick SC, Wakefield ED, Bearhop S (2014). Seabird movement reveals the ecological footprint of fishing vessels. Curr Biol, 24(11), R514-R515. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Bodey TW, Ward EJ, Phillips RA, McGill RAR, Bearhop S (2014). Species versus guild level differentiation revealed across the annual cycle by isotopic niche examination. Journal of Animal Ecology, 83(2), 470-478. Abstract. DOI.
Fox AD, Walsh AJ, Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Mitchell C (2014). Spring ice formation on goose neck collars: effects on body condition and survival in Greenland white-fronted geese Anser albifrons flavirostris. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF WILDLIFE RESEARCH, 60(5), 831-834. Author URL. DOI.
Silk MJ, Croft DP, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2014). The importance of fission-fusion social group dynamics in birds. IBIS, 156(4), 701-715. Author URL. DOI.
Gavrilchuk K, Lesage V, Ramp C, Sears R, Bérubé M, Bearhop S, Beauplet G (2014). Trophic niche partitioning among sympatric baleen whale species following the collapse of groundfish stocks in the Northwest Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 497, 285-301. Abstract. DOI.
Weber NL, Carter SP, Dall SRX, Delahay RJ, McDonald JL, Bearhop S, McDonald RA (2013). Badger social networks correlate with tuberculosis infection. Current Biology, 23(20), R915-R916. Abstract. DOI.
Parnell AC, Phillips DL, Bearhop S, Semmens BX, Ward EJ, Moore JW, Jackson AL, Grey J, Kelly DJ, Inger R, et al (2013). Bayesian stable isotope mixing models. Environmetrics, 24(6), 387-399. Abstract. DOI.
Weber N, Bearhop S, Dall SRX, Delahay RJ, McDonald RA, Carter SP (2013). Denning behaviour of the European badger (Meles meles) correlates with bovine tuberculosis infection status. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67, 471-479. Abstract. DOI.
Harrison XA, Hodgson DJ, Inger R, Colhoun K, Gudmundsson GA, McElwaine G, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2013). Environmental conditions during breeding modify the strength of mass-dependent carry-over effects in a migratory bird. PLoS One, 8(10). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Plummer KE, Bearhop S, Leech DI, Chamberlain DE, Blount JD (2013). Fat provisioning in winter impairs egg production during the following spring: a landscape-scale study of blue tits. Journal of Animal Ecology, 82(3), 673-682. Abstract. DOI.
Perkins MJ, Mcdonald RA, van Veen FJF, Kelly SD, Rees G, Bearhop S (2013). Important impacts of tissue selection and lipid extraction on ecological parameters derived from stable isotope ratios. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4(10), 944-953. Abstract. DOI.
Moussy C, Hosken DJ, Mathews F, Smith GC, Aegerter JN, Bearhop S (2013). Migration and dispersal patterns of bats and their influence on genetic structure. Mammal Review, 43, 183-195. DOI.
Dwyer RG, Bearhop S, Campbell HA, Bryant DM (2013). Shedding light on light: Benefits of anthropogenic illumination to a nocturnally foraging shorebird. Journal of Animal Ecology, 82(2), 478-485. Abstract. DOI.
Wakefield ED, Bodey TW, Bearhop S, Blackburn J, Colhoun K, Davies R, Dwyer RG, Green JA, Gremillet D, Jackson AL, et al (2013). Space Partitioning Without Territoriality in Gannets. SCIENCE, 341(6141), 68-70. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wakefield ED, Bodey TW, Bearhop S, Blackburn J, Colhoun K, Davies R, Dwyer RG, Green JA, Grémillet D, Jackson AL, et al (2013). Space partitioning without territoriality in gannets. Science, 341(6141), 68-70. Abstract. DOI.
Semmens BX, Ward EJ, Parnell AC, Phillips DL, Bearhop S, Inger R, Jackson A, Moore JW (2013). Statistical basis and outputs of stable isotope mixing models: Comment on Fry (2013). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 490, 285-289. Abstract. DOI.
Fuller RA, Bearhop S, Metcalfe NB, Piersma T (2013). The effect of group size on vigilance in Ruddy Turnstones Arenaria interpres varies with foraging habitat. Ibis, 155(2), 246-257. Abstract. DOI.
Plummer KE, Bearhop S, Leech DI, Chamberlain DE, Blount JD (2013). Winter food provisioning reduces future breeding performance in a wild bird. Sci Rep, 3 Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Grecian WJ, Witt MJ, Attrill MJ, Bearhop S, Godley BJ, Grémillet D, Hamer KC, Votier SC (2012). A novel projection technique to identify important at-sea areas for seabird conservation: an example using Northern gannets breeding in the North East Atlantic. Biological Conservation
Layman CA, Araujo MS, Boucek R, Hammerschlag-Peyer CM, Harrison E, Jud ZR, Matich P, Rosenblatt AE, Vaudo JJ, Yeager LA, et al (2012). Applying stable isotopes to examine food-web structure: an overview of analytical tools. Biological Reviews, 87(3), 545-562. Abstract. DOI.
Witt MJ, Sheehan EV, Bearhop S, Broderick AC, Conley DC, Cotterell SP, Crow E, Grecian WJ, Halsband C, Hodgson DJ, et al (2012). Assessing wave energy effects on biodiversity: the Wave Hub experience. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370(1959), 502-529.
Mainwaring MC, Hartley IR, Bearhop S, Brulez K, du Feu CR, Murphy G, Plummer KE, Webber SL, James Reynolds S, Deeming DC, et al (2012). Latitudinal variation in blue tit and great tit nest characteristics indicates environmental adjustment. Journal of Biogeography, 39(9), 1669-1677. Abstract. DOI.
Fort J, Pettex E, Tremblay Y, Lorentsen SH, Garthe S, Votier S, Pons JB, Siorat F, Furness RW, Grecian WJ, et al (2012). Meta-population evidence of oriented chain migration in northern gannets (Morus bassanus). Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10(5), 237-242. Abstract. DOI.
Drewe JA, Weber N, Carter SP, Bearhop S, Harrison XA, Dall SRX, McDonald RA, Delahay RJ (2012). Performance of proximity loggers in recording intra- and inter-species interactions: a laboratory and field-based validation study. PLoS One, 7(6). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lewison R, Oro D, Godley BJ, Underhill L, Bearhop S, Wilson RP, Ainley D, Arcos JM, Boersma PD, Borboroglu PG, et al (2012). Research priorities for seabirds: Improving conservation and management in the 21st century. Endangered Species Research, 17(2), 93-121. Abstract. DOI.
Tosh DG, McDonald RA, Bearhop S, Llewellyn NR, Montgomery WI, Shore RF (2012). Rodenticide exposure in wood mouse and house mouse populations on farms and potential secondary risk to predators. Ecotoxicology, 21(5), 1325-1332. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Robertson A, McDonald RA, Delahay RJ, Kelly SD, Bearhop S (2012). Whisker growth in wild Eurasian badgers Meles meles: implications for stable isotope and bait marking studies. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 1-10.
Bodey TW, Mcdonald RA, Sheldon RD, Bearhop S (2011). Absence of effects of predator control on nesting success of Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus: Implications for conservation. Ibis, 153(3), 543-555. Abstract. DOI.
Jackson AL, Inger R, Parnell A, Bearhop S (2011). Comparing isotopic niche widths among and within communities: SIBER - Stable Isotope Bayesian Ellipses in R. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80(3), 595-602. Abstract.
Tosh DG, McDonald RA, Bearhop S, Lllewellyn NR, Fee S, Sharp EA, Barnett EA, Shore RF (2011). Does small mammal prey guild affect the exposure of predators to anticoagulant rodenticides?. Environ Pollut, 159(10), 3106-3112. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Harrison XA, Bearhop S, Inger R, Colhoun K, Gudmundsson GA, Hodgson D, McElwaine G, Tregenza T (2011). Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in a migratory bird: an analysis of inbreeding and single-locus effects. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 20(22), 4786-4795. Author URL. DOI.
Harrison XA, Bearhop S, Inger R, Colhoun K, Gudmundsson GA, Hodgson D, McElwaine G, Tregenza T (2011). Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in a migratory bird: an analysis of inbreeding and single-locus effects. Molecular ecology, 20(22), 4786-4795. Abstract.
Campos AR, Catry P, Tenreiro P, Neto JM, Pereira AC, Brito R, Cardoso H, Ramos JA, Bearhop S, Newton J, et al (2011). How do Robins Erithacus rubecula resident in Iberia respond to seasonal flooding by conspecific migrants?. Bird Study, 58(4), 435-442. Abstract. DOI.
Bodey TW, Bearhop S, McDonald RA (2011). Localised control of an introduced predator: creating problems for the future?. Biol Invasions, 13(12), 2817-2828. Abstract.
Zbinden JA, Bearhop S, Bradshaw P, Gill B, Margaritoulis D, Newton J, Godley BJ (2011). Migratory dichotomy and associated phenotypic variation in marine turtles revealed by satellite tracking and stable isotope analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 421, 291-302. Abstract. DOI.
Phillips RA, McGill RAR, Dawson DA, Bearhop S (2011). Sexual segregation in distribution, diet and trophic level of seabirds: Insights from stable isotope analysis. Marine Biology, 158(10), 2199-2208. Abstract. DOI.
Bodey TW, Bearhop S, McDonald RA (2011). The diet of an invasive alien predator the feral ferret Mustela furo: implications for the conservation of ground nesting birds. Eur J Wildl Res, 57, 107-117. Abstract. DOI.
Tosh DG, Shore RF, Jess S, Withers A, Bearhop S, Ian Montgomery W, McDonald RA (2011). User behaviour, best practice and the risks of non-target exposure associated with anticoagulant rodenticide use. J Environ Manage, 92(6), 1503-1508. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Robb GN, McDonald RA, Inger R, Reynolds SJ, Newton J, McGill RAR, Chamberlain DE, Harrison TJE, Bearhop S (2011). Using stable-isotope analysis as a technique for determining consumption of supplementary foods by individual birds. Condor, 113(3), 475-482. Abstract. DOI.
Campos AR, Catry P, de Rojas M, Bearhop S, Ramos J, Newton J (2011). WINTER HABITAT INFLUENCES THE NUMBER OF FEATHER MITES OF TWO SPECIES LIVING ON EUROPEAN ROBINS ERITHACUS RUBECULA. ARDEOLA, 58(1), 103-111. Author URL. DOI.
Torres LG, Thompson DR, Bearhop S, Votier S, Taylor GA, Sagar PM, Robertson BC (2011). White-capped albatrosses alter fine-scale foraging behavior patterns when associated with fishing vessels. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 428, 289-301. Abstract. DOI.
Bodey TW, Bearhop S, Roy SS, Newton J, McDonald RA (2010). Behavioural responses of invasive American mink Neovison vison to an eradication campaign, revealed by stable isotope analysis. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47(1), 114-120. Abstract. DOI.
Inger R, Harrison XA, Ruxton GD, Newton J, Colhoun K, Gudmundsson GA, McElwaine G, Pickford M, Hodgson D, Bearhop S, et al (2010). Carry-Over Effects Reveal Reproductive Costs in a Long Distance Migrant. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 974-982. DOI.
Harrison XA, Blount J, Inger R, Bearhop S (2010). Carry-over Effects as Drivers of Fitness in Animals. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 974-982. DOI.
Harrison XA, Tregenza T, Inger R, Colhoun K, Dawson DA, Gudmundsson GA, Hodgson DJ, Horsburgh GJ, McElwaine G, Bearhop S, et al (2010). Cultural inheritance drives site fidelity and migratory connectivity in a long-distance migrant. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 19(24), 5484-5496. Author URL. DOI.
Inger R, McDonald RA, Rogowski D, Jackson AL, Parnell A, Preston SJ, Harrod C, Goodwin C, Griffiths D, Dick JTA, et al (2010). Do non-native invasive fish support elevated lamprey populations?. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47, 121-129. Abstract.  Author URL.
Harrison TJE, Smith JA, Martin GR, Chamberlain DE, Bearhop S, Robb GN, Reynolds SJ (2010). Does food supplementation really enhance productivity of breeding birds?. Oecologia, 164(2), 311-320. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Anderson ORJ, Phillips RA, Shore RF, McGill RAR, McDonald RA, Bearhop S (2010). Element patterns in albatrosses and petrels: influence of trophic position, foraging range, and prey type. Environ Pollut, 158(1), 98-107. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Witt MJ, Inger R, Thompson D, Newton J (2010). Individual responses of seabirds to commercial fisheries revealed using GPS tracking, stable isotopes and vessel monitoring systems. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47(2), 487-497. Abstract. DOI.
Votier S, Bearhop S, Witt M, Inger R, Thompson D, Newton J (2010). Individual-level responses of seabirds to commercial fisheries revealed using GPS tracking, stable isotopes and vessel monitoring systems. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47, 487-497. DOI.
Harrison XA, Dawson DA, Horsburgh GJ, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2010). Isolation, characterisation and predicted genome locations of Light-bellied Brent goose (Branta bernicla hrota) microsatellite loci (Anatidae, AVES). Conservation Genetics Resources, 2, 365-371.
Harrison XA, Dawson DA, Horsburgh GJ, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2010). Isolation, characterisation and predicted genome locations of Light-bellied Brent goose (Branta bernicla hrota) microsatellite loci (Anatidae, AVES). Conservation Genetics Resources, 1-7.
Grecian WJ, Inger R, Attrill MJ, Bearhop S, Godley BJ, Witt MJ, Votier SC (2010). Potential impacts of wave-powered marine renewable energy installations on marine birds. Ibis, 152, 683-697. Abstract. DOI.
Mangel JC, Alfaro-Shigueto J, Van Waerebeek K, Cáceres C, Bearhop S, Witt MJ, Godley BJ (2010). Small cetacean captures in Peruvian artisanal fisheries: High despite protective legislation. Biological Conservation, 143(1), 136-143. Abstract. DOI.
Parnell A, Inger R, Bearhop S, Jackson AL (2010). Source partitioning using stable isotopes: coping with variation. Plos One, 3(5). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rutz CR, Bluff LA, Reed N, Troscianko J, Newton J, Inger R, Kacelnik A, Bearhop S (2010). The Ecological Significance of Tool Use in New Caledonian Crows. Science, 329, 1523-1525. Abstract. DOI.
Anderson ORJ, Phillips RA, Shore RF, McGill RAR, McDonald RA, Bearhop S (2009). Diet, individual specialisation and breeding of brown skuas (Catharacta antarctica lonnbergi): an investigation using stable isotopes. Polar Biology, 32(1), 27-33. Abstract. DOI.
Jackson AL, Inger R, Bearhop S, Parnell A (2009). Erroneous behaviour of MixSIR, a recently published Bayesian isotope mixing model: a discussion of Moore & Semmens (2008). Ecol Lett, 12(3), E1-E5. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mainwaring MC, Rowe LV, Kelly DJ, Grey J, Bearhop S, Hartley IR (2009). Hatching asynchrony and growth trade-offs within Barn Swallow broods. Condor, 111(4), 668-674. Abstract. DOI.
Anderson ORJ, Phillips RA, McDonald RA, Shore RF, McGill RAR, Bearhop S (2009). Influence of trophic position and foraging range on mercury levels within a seabird community. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 375, 277-288. Abstract. DOI.
Inger R, Attrill MJ, Bearhop S, Broderick AC, Grecian WJ, Hodgson DJ, Sheehan E, Votier SC, Witt MJ, Godley BJ, et al (2009). Marine Renewable Energy: potential benefits to biodiversity? an urgent call for research. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46, 1145-1153. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Inger R, Attrill MJ, Bearhop S, Broderick AC, James Grecian W, Hodgson DJ, Mills C, Sheehan E, Votier SC, Witt MJ, et al (2009). Marine renewable energy: Potential benefits to biodiversity? an urgent call for research. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46(6), 1145-1153. Abstract. DOI.
Bodey TW, McDonald RA, Bearhop S (2009). Mesopredators constrain a top predator: competitive release of ravens after culling crows. Biol Lett, 5(5), 617-620. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Phillips RA, Bearhop S, McGill RAR, Dawson DA (2009). Stable isotopes reveal individual variation in migration strategies and habitat preferences in a suite of seabirds during the nonbreeding period. Oecologia, 160(4), 795-806. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Inger R, Bearhop S (2008). Applications of stable isotope analyses to avian ecology. Ibis, 150(3), 447-461. Abstract. DOI.
Crawford K, McDonald RA, Bearhop S (2008). Applications of stable isotope techniques to the ecology of mammals. Mammal Review, 38(1), 87-107. Abstract. DOI.
Robb GN, McDonald RA, Chamberlain DE & Bearhop S (2008). Food for thought: supplementary feeding as a driver of ecological change in avian populations. Frontiers in Ecology, 6 DOI.
Kelly JF, Bearhop S, Bowen GJ, Hobson KA, Norris DR, Wassenaar LI, West JB, Wunder MB (2008). Future Directions and Challenges for Using Stable Isotopes in Advancing Terrestrial Animal Migration Research. Terrestrial Ecology, 2, 129-139. Abstract. DOI.
Inger R, Gudmundsson GA, Ruxton GD, Newton J, Colhoun K, Auhage S, Bearhop S (2008). Habitat utilisation during staging affects body condition in a long distance migrant, Branta bernicla hrota: Potential impacts on fitness?. Journal of Avian Biology, 39(6), 704-708. Abstract. DOI.
Oswald SA, Bearhop S, Furness RW, Huntley B, Hamer KC (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), 163-169. Abstract. DOI.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Attrill MJ & Oro D (2008). Is climate change the most likely driver of range expansion for a critically endangered top predator in northeast Atlantic waters?. Biology Letters, 4, 205-206.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Fyfe R, Furness RW (2008). Temporal and spatial variation in the diet of a marine top predator-links with commercial fisheries. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 367, 223-232. Abstract. DOI.
Fox T, Bearhop S (2008). The use of stable-isotope ratios in ornithology. British Birds, 101(3), 112-130. Abstract.
Robb GN, McDonald RA, Chamberlain DE, Reynolds SJ, Harrison TJE & Bearhop S (2008). Winter feeding of birds increases productivity in the subsequent breeding season. Biology Letters, 4, 220-223.
Newsome SD, Martinez del Rio C, Bearhop S, Phillips DL (2007). A niche for isotopic ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 5(8), 429-429. DOI.
delRio, C.M. Bearhop, S. Phillips, D.L. (2007). A niche for isotopic ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 5, 429-436.
Catry, P. Silk, J.R.D. Bearhop, S. (2007). Movements, winter distribution and activity patterns of Falkland and brown skuas: insights from loggers and isotopes. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 345, 281-291.
Bearhop, S. (2007). Seabird predation by great skuas Stercorarius skua - intra-specific competition for food?. Journal of Avian Biology, 38, 234-246.
Bearhop, S. Lecoq, M. (2007). Sex differences in settlement behaviour and condition of chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at a wintering site in Portugal. Are females doing better?. Journal of Ornithology, 148, 241-249.
Kennedy, M. Bearhop, S. (2007). Supplementary DNA evidence fails to confirm presence of Brown Skuas Stercorarius antarctica in Europe: a retraction of Votier et al. Ibis, 149, 619-621.
Furness RW, Crane JE, Bearhop S, Garthe S, Kakela A, Kakela R, Kelly A, Kubetzki U, Votier SC & Waldron S (2007). Techniques to link individual migration patterns of seabirds with diet specialization, condition and breeding performance. Ardea, 94, 631-638.
Christensen, T.K. Bearhop, S. Newton, J. (2007). Using stable isotope analysis of multiple feather tracts to identify moulting provenance of vagrant birds: a case study of Baikal Teal Anas formosa in Denmark. Ibis, 149, 622-625.
Bearhop S (2006). Change in the air. Natural History, 115
Votier SC, Crane JE, Bearhop S, de Leon A, McSorley CA, Minguez E, Mitchell IP, Parsons M, Phillips RA & Furness RW (2006). Nocturnal foraging by great skuas Stercorarius skua: implications for conservation of storm-petrel populations. Journal of Ornithology, 147, 405-413.
Bearhop, S. Robinson, J.A. Ruxton, G.D. (2006). Prey Choice Affects the Trade Off Balance in an Avian Herbivore. Animal Behaviour, 71: 1335-1341
Phillips, R.A. McGill, R. Cherel, Y. (2006). Stable isotopes indicate sex-specific and long-term individual foraging specialisation in diving seabirds. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 311, 157-164.
Ruxton, G.D. Newton, J. Colhoun, K. (2006). Temporal and intrapopulation variation in prey choice of wintering geese determined by stable isotope analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology, 75: 1190-1200
SBearhop, Colhoun K, Inger R, Mackie K (2006). Using daily ration models and stable isotope analysis to predict biomass depletion by herbivores. Journal of Applied Ecology, 43(5), 1022-1030. DOI.
SBearhop, Fielder W, Furness RW, Votier SC (2005). Assortative Mating as a Mechanism for Rapid Evolution of a Migratory Divide. Science, 310(5747), 502-504. DOI.
Bearhop S, Fiedler W, Furness RW, Votier SC, Waldron S, Newton J, Bowen GJ, Berthold P, Farnsworth K (2005). Evolution: Assortative mating as a mechanism for rapid evolution of a migratory divide. Science, 310(5747), 502-504. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop, S. Thompson, D.R. (2005). Shape can influence the rate of colony fragmentation in ground nesting seabirds. Oikos, 111: 473 -478
Thompson DR, Bearhop S, Ross B (2005). Spread of Australasian pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae) onto Campbell Island following eradication of Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus). Notornis, 52(1), 43-46.
Clark RG, Hobson KA, Nichols JD & Bearhop S (2004). Avian dispersal ad demogrgaphy: Scaling up to the landscape and beyond. Condor, 106, 717-719.
SBearhop, Crane JE, Furness RW, Votier SC (2004). Changes in fisheries discard rates and seabird communities. Nature, 427(6976), 727-730. DOI.
SBearhop, Adams CE, Fuller RA, Waldron S (2004). Determining trophic niche width: a novel approach using stable isotope analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology, 73(5), 1007-1012. DOI.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Newell RG, Orr K, Furness RW, Kennedy M (2004). Erratum: the first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe (IBIS (2004) 146 (95-102)). Ibis, 146(2). DOI.
Bearhop, S. Ratcliffe, N. Phillips, R.A. (2004). Predation by great skuas at a large Shetland seabird colony. Journal of Applied Ecology, 41: 1117-1128
Bearhop, S. Ratcliffe, N. Furness, R.W. (2004). Reproductive consequences for great skuas specializing as seabird predators. Condor, 106: 275-287
Hilton, G. Votier, S.C. Waldron, S. (2004). Stable isotope ratios indicate that body condition in migrating passerines is influenced by winter habitat. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 271(Supp 4), S215-S218.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Newell RG, Orr K, Furness RW, Kennedy M (2004). The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe. Ibis, 146(1), 95-102. Abstract. DOI.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Newell RG, Orr K, Furness RW & Kennedy M (2004). The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Eurpoe. Ibis, 146
Furness, R.W. Hilton, G. Votier, S.C. (2003). A forensic approach to understanding diet and habitat use from stable isotope analysis of (avian) claw material. Functional Ecology, 17: 270-275
Votier SC, Bearhop S, MacCormick A, Ratcliffe N & Furness RW (2003). Assessing the diet of great skuas, Catharacta skua, using five different techniques. Polar Biology, 26, 20-26.
Bearhop S, Ward RM & Evans PR (2003). Long-term survival rates in colour-ringed shorebirds - practical considerations in the application of mark-recapture models. Bird Study, 50, 271-279.
Bearhop S, Waldron S, Votier SC & Furness RW (2002). Factors that influence assimilation rates and fractionation of nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes in avian blood and feathers. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 75, 451-458.
Arcos JM, Ruiz X, Bearhop S & 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, 281-290.
Thompson, D.R. Phillips, R.A. Waldron, S. (2001). Annual variation in great skua diets: the importance of commercial fisheries and predation on seabirds revealed by combining dietary analyses. Condor, 103: 802-809
Donnelly T, Waldron S, Tait A, Dougans J & Bearhop S (2001). Hydrogen isotope analysis of natural abundance and deuterium-enriched waters by reduction over chromium on-line to a dynamic dual inlet isotope-ratio mass spectrometer. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 15, 1297-1303.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Ratcliffe N & Furness RW (2001). Pellets as indicators of diet in Great Skuas Catharacta skua. Bird Study, 48, 373-376.
Bearhop S, Waldron S, Thompson D, Furness R (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), 181-185. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop S, Ruxton GD, Furness RW (2000). Dynamics of mercury in blood and feathers of great skuas. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 19(6), 1638-1643. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop S, Teece MA, Waldron S, Furness RW (2000). Influence of lipid and uric acid on δ<sup>13</sup>C and δ<sup>15</sup>N values of avian blood: Implications for trophic studies. Auk, 117(2), 504-507.
Bearhop S, Phillips RA, Thompson DR, Waldron S, Furness RW (2000). Variability in mercury concentrations of great skuas Catharacta skua: the influence of colony, diet and trophic status inferred from stable isotope signatures. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 195, 261-268. Abstract.
Bearhop S, Griffiths R, Orr K, Furness RW (1999). Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) as a measure of condition in birds. Ecology Letters, 2(6), 352-356. Abstract. DOI.
Phillips RA, Bearhop S, Hamer KC, Thompson DR (1999). Rapid population growth of great skuas catharacta skua at st kilda: Implications for management and conservation. Bird Study, 46(2), 174-183. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop S, Thompson DR, Waldron S, Russell IC, Alexander G, Furness RW (1999). Stable isotopes indicate the extent of freshwater feeding by cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo shot at inland fisheries in England. Journal of Applied Ecology, 36(1), 75-84. Abstract. DOI.
Monteiro LR, Ramos JA, Pereira JC, Monteiro PR, Feio RS, Thompson DR, Bearhop S, Furness RW, Laranjo M, Hilton G, et al (1999). Status and distribution of Fea's Petrel, Bulwer's Petrel, Manx Shearwater, Little Shearwater and Band-rumped Storm-petrel in the Azores archipelago. Waterbirds, 22(3), 358-366. Abstract.
Bearhop S, Griffiths R, Orr K, Furness RW (1999). The normal haematology of great skuas (Catharacta skua) in the wild. Comparative Haematology International, 9(2), 107-109. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop S, Griffiths R, Orr K, Furness RW (1999). The normal haematology of great skuas (Catharacta skua) in the wild. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 9(2), 107-109. Abstract.
Thompson DR, Bearhop S, Speakman JR, Furness RW (1998). Feathers as a means of monitoring mercury in seabirds: Insights from stable isotope analysis. Environ Pollut, 101(2), 193-200. Abstract.  Author URL.

Publications by year



In Press

Bearhop S, Bodey TW, Cleasby I, Bell F, Parr N, Schultz A, Votier SC (In Press). A phylogenetically controlled meta-analysis of biologging device effects on birds: Deleterious effects and a call for more standardized reporting of study data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution Full text. DOI.
Bearhop S, Cleasby IR, Bodey TW, Vigfusdottir F, McDonald JL, McElwaine G, Mackie K, Colhoun K (In Press). Climatic conditions produce contrasting influences on demographic traits in a long distance Arctic migrant. Journal of Animal Ecology Full text. DOI.
Votier SC, Fayet A, Bearhop S, Bodey T, Clark B, Grecian WJ, Guilford T, Hamer K, Jeglinski J, Morgan G, et al (In Press). Effects of age and reproductive status on individual foraging site fidelity in a long-lived marine predator. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Full text.
Votier SC, Grecian WJ, Witt MJ, Bearhop, Attrill M, Godley BJ (In Press). Seabird diversity hotspot linked to ocean productivity in the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem. Biology Letters Full text.
Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Hilton GM, Walsh AJ, Weegman KM, Hodgson DJ, Fox AD (In Press). Should I stay or should I go? Fitness costs and benefits of prolonged parent-offspring and sibling-sibling associations in an Arctic-nesting goose population. Oecologia, 181(3), 809-817. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2018

Perkins MJ, Inger R, Bearhop S, Sanders D (2018). Multichannel feeding by spider functional groups is driven by feeding strategies and resource availability. Oikos, 127(1), 23-33. Abstract. DOI.

2017

Swan GJF, Redpath SM, Bearhop S, McDonald RA (2017). Ecology of Problem Individuals and the Efficacy of Selective Wildlife Management. Trends Ecol Evol, 32(7), 518-530. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Parr N, Bearhop S, Douglas DC, Takekawa JY, Prosser DJ, Newman SH, Perry WM, Balachandran S, Witt MJ, Hou Y, et al (2017). High altitude flights by ruddy shelduck Tadorna ferruginea during trans-Himalayan migrations. Journal of Avian Biology, 48(10), 1310-1315. Abstract. DOI.
Soriano-Redondo A, Bearhop S, Lock L, Votier SC, Hilton GM (2017). Internet-based monitoring of public perception of conservation. Biological Conservation, 206, 304-309. Abstract. DOI.

2016

Moreno R, Stowasser G, McGill RAR, Bearhop S, Phillips RA (2016). Assessing the structure and temporal dynamics of seabird communities: the challenge of capturing marine ecosystem complexity. J Anim Ecol, 85(1), 199-212. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Hilton GM, Walsh A, Fox AD (2016). Conditions during adulthood affect cohort-specific reproductive success in an Arctic-nesting goose population. PeerJ, 4 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Soriano-Redondo A, Bearhop S, Cleasby IR, Lock L, Votier SC, Hilton GM (2016). Ecological Responses to Extreme Flooding Events: a Case Study with a Reintroduced Bird. Sci Rep, 6 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Fox AD, Hilton GM, Walsh AJ, McDonald JL, Hodgson DJ (2016). Integrated population modelling reveals a perceived source to be a cryptic sink. J Anim Ecol, 85(2), 467-475. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Catry P, Campos AR, Granadeiro JP, Neto JM, Ramos J, Newton J, Bearhop S (2016). Provenance does matter: links between winter trophic segregation and the migratory origins of European robins. Oecologia, 182(4), 985-994. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Saporiti F, Bearhop S, Vales DG, Silva L, Zenteno L, Tavares M, Crespo EA, Cardona L (2016). Resource partitioning among air-breathing marine predators: are body size and mouth diameter the major determinants?. Marine Ecology, 37(5), 957-969. Abstract. DOI.
Votier SC, Aspinall S, Bearhop S, Bilton D, Newton J, Alström P, Leader P, Carey G, Furnes RW, Olsson U, et al (2016). Stable isotopes and mtDNA reveal niche segregation but no evidence of intergradation along a habitat gradient in the Lesser Whitethroat complex (Sylvia curruca; Passeriformes; Aves). Journal of Ornithology, 157(4), 1017-1027. Abstract. DOI.
Catry T, Lourenco PM, Lopes RJ, Bocher P, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Delaporte P, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP, et al (2016). Use of stable isotope fingerprints to assign wintering origin and trace shorebird movements along the East Atlantic Flyway. BASIC AND APPLIED ECOLOGY, 17(2), 177-187. Author URL. DOI.
Newth JL, Rees EC, Cromie RL, McDonald RA, Bearhop S, Pain DJ, Norton GJ, Deacon C, Hilton GM (2016). Widespread exposure to lead affects the body condition of free-living whooper swans Cygnus cygnus wintering in Britain. Environ Pollut, 209, 60-67. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2015

Patrick SC, Bearhop S, Bodey TW, Grecian WJ, Hamer KC, Lee J, Votier SC (2015). Individual seabirds show consistent foraging strategies in response to predictable fisheries discards. JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY, 46(5), 431-440. Author URL. DOI.
Agnew A, Wang J, Fanning S, Bearhop S, McMahon BJ (2015). Insights into antimicrobial resistance among long distance migratory East Canadian High Arctic light-bellied Brent geese (Branta bernicla hrota). Ir Vet J, 69 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Saporiti F, Bearhop S, Vales DG, Silva L, Zenteno L, Tavares M, Crespo EA, Cardona L (2015). Latitudinal changes in the structure of marine food webs in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 538, 23-34. Abstract. DOI.
Wakefield ED, Cleasby IR, Bearhop S, Bodey TW, Davies RD, Miller PI, Newton J, Votier SC, Hamer KC (2015). Long-term individual foraging site fidelitywhy some gannets don't change their spots. ECOLOGY, 96(11), 3058-3074. Author URL. DOI.
Weegman MD, Fox AD, Bearhop S, Hilton GM, Walsh AJ, Cleasby IR, Hodgson DJ (2015). No evidence for sex bias in winter inter-site movements in an Arctic-nesting goose population. Ibis, 157(2), 401-405. Abstract. DOI.
Moussy C, Atterby H, Griffiths AGF, Allnutt TR, Mathews F, Smith GC, Aegerter JN, Bearhop S, Hosken DJ (2015). Population genetic structure of serotine bats (Eptesicus serotinus) across Europe and implications for the potential spread of bat rabies (European bat lyssavirus EBLV-1). HEREDITY, 115(1), 83-92. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Robertson A, McDonald RA, Delahay RJ, Kelly SD, Bearhop S (2015). Resource availability affects individual niche variation and its consequences in group-living European badgers Meles meles. Oecologia, 178(1), 31-43. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Cleasby IR, Wakefield ED, Bodey TW, Davies RD, Patrick SC, Newton J, Votier SC, Bearhop S, Hamer KC (2015). Sexual segregation in a wide-ranging marine predator is a consequence of habitat selection. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 518, 1-12. Abstract. DOI.
Catry T, Lourenço PM, Lopes RJ, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Costa J, Rguibi-Idrissi H, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP, et al (2015). Structure and functioning of intertidal food webs along an avian flyway: a comparative approach using stable isotopes. Functional Ecology Abstract. DOI.
Silk MJ, Jackson AL, Croft DP, Colhoun K, Bearhop S (2015). The consequences of unidentifiable individuals for the analysis of an animal social network. Animal Behaviour, 104, 1-11. Abstract. DOI.
Cleasby IR, Wakefield ED, Bearhop S, Bodey TW, Votier SC, Hamer KC (2015). Three-dimensional tracking of a wide-ranging marine predator: flight heights and vulnerability to offshore wind farms. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 52(6), 1474-1482. Author URL. DOI.
Catry T, Lourenço PM, Lopes RJ, Bocher P, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Delaporte P, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP, et al (2015). Use of stable isotope fingerprints to assign wintering origin and trace shorebird movements along the East Atlantic Flyway. Basic and Applied Ecology Abstract. DOI.

2014

Perkins MJ, McDonald RA, van Veen FJF, Kelly SD, Rees G, Bearhop S (2014). Application of nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes (δ(15)N and δ(13)C) to quantify food chain length and trophic structure. PLoS One, 9(3). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Phillips DL, Inger R, Bearhop S, Jackson AL, Moore JW, Parnell AC, Semmens BX, Ward EJ (2014). Best practices for use of stable isotope mixing models in food-web studies. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 92(10), 823-835. Abstract. DOI.
Fox AD, Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Hilton GM, Griffin L, Stroud DA, Walsh A (2014). Climate change and contrasting plasticity in timing of a two-step migration episode of an Arctic-nesting avian herbivore. Current Zoology, 60(2), 233-242. Abstract. DOI.
Resano-Mayor J, Hernández-Matías A, Real J, Parés F, Inger R, Bearhop S (2014). Comparing pellet and stable isotope analyses of nestling Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata diet. Ibis, 156(1), 176-188. Abstract. DOI.
O'Farrell S, Bearhop S, Mcgill RAR, Dahlgren CP, Brumbaugh DR, Mumby PJ (2014). Habitat and body size effects on the isotopic niche space of invasive lionfish and endangered Nassau grouper. ECOSPHERE, 5(10). Author URL. DOI.
Patrick SC, Bearhop S, Gremillet D, Lescroel A, Grecian WJ, Bodey TW, Hamer KC, Wakefield E, Le Nuz M, Votier SC, et al (2014). Individual differences in searching behaviour and spatial foraging consistency in a central place marine predator. OIKOS, 123(1), 33-40. Author URL. DOI.
Robertson A, McDonald RA, Delahay RJ, Kelly SD, Bearhop S (2014). Individual foraging specialisation in a social mammal: the European badger (Meles meles). Oecologia, 176(2), 409-421. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Saporiti F, Bearhop S, Silva L, Vales DG, Zenteno L, Crespo EA, Aguilar A, Cardona L (2014). Longer and less overlapping food webs in anthropogenically disturbed marine ecosystems: confirmations from the past. PLoS One, 9(7). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Resano-Mayor J, Hernández-Matías A, Real J, Moleón M, Parés F, Inger R, Bearhop S (2014). Multi-scale effects of nestling diet on breeding performance in a terrestrial top predator inferred from stable isotope analysis. PLoS One, 9(4). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Maclean IM, Inger R, Booth CG, Embling CB, Grecian WJ, Heymans JJ, Plummer K, Shackshaft M, Sparling C, Wilson B, et al (2014). Resolving issues with environmental impact assessment of marine renewable energy installations. Frontiers in Marine Science, 1(75). Full text. DOI.
Bodey TW, Jessopp MJ, Votier SC, Gerritsen HD, Cleasby IR, Hamer KC, Patrick SC, Wakefield ED, Bearhop S (2014). Seabird movement reveals the ecological footprint of fishing vessels. Curr Biol, 24(11), R514-R515. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Bodey TW, Ward EJ, Phillips RA, McGill RAR, Bearhop S (2014). Species versus guild level differentiation revealed across the annual cycle by isotopic niche examination. Journal of Animal Ecology, 83(2), 470-478. Abstract. DOI.
Fox AD, Walsh AJ, Weegman MD, Bearhop S, Mitchell C (2014). Spring ice formation on goose neck collars: effects on body condition and survival in Greenland white-fronted geese Anser albifrons flavirostris. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF WILDLIFE RESEARCH, 60(5), 831-834. Author URL. DOI.
Silk MJ, Croft DP, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2014). The importance of fission-fusion social group dynamics in birds. IBIS, 156(4), 701-715. Author URL. DOI.
Gavrilchuk K, Lesage V, Ramp C, Sears R, Bérubé M, Bearhop S, Beauplet G (2014). Trophic niche partitioning among sympatric baleen whale species following the collapse of groundfish stocks in the Northwest Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 497, 285-301. Abstract. DOI.

2013

Weber NL, Carter SP, Dall SRX, Delahay RJ, McDonald JL, Bearhop S, McDonald RA (2013). Badger social networks correlate with tuberculosis infection. Current Biology, 23(20), R915-R916. Abstract. DOI.
Parnell AC, Phillips DL, Bearhop S, Semmens BX, Ward EJ, Moore JW, Jackson AL, Grey J, Kelly DJ, Inger R, et al (2013). Bayesian stable isotope mixing models. Environmetrics, 24(6), 387-399. Abstract. DOI.
Weber N, Bearhop S, Dall SRX, Delahay RJ, McDonald RA, Carter SP (2013). Denning behaviour of the European badger (Meles meles) correlates with bovine tuberculosis infection status. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67, 471-479. Abstract. DOI.
Harrison XA, Hodgson DJ, Inger R, Colhoun K, Gudmundsson GA, McElwaine G, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2013). Environmental conditions during breeding modify the strength of mass-dependent carry-over effects in a migratory bird. PLoS One, 8(10). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Plummer KE, Bearhop S, Leech DI, Chamberlain DE, Blount JD (2013). Fat provisioning in winter impairs egg production during the following spring: a landscape-scale study of blue tits. Journal of Animal Ecology, 82(3), 673-682. Abstract. DOI.
Perkins MJ, Mcdonald RA, van Veen FJF, Kelly SD, Rees G, Bearhop S (2013). Important impacts of tissue selection and lipid extraction on ecological parameters derived from stable isotope ratios. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4(10), 944-953. Abstract. DOI.
Moussy C, Hosken DJ, Mathews F, Smith GC, Aegerter JN, Bearhop S (2013). Migration and dispersal patterns of bats and their influence on genetic structure. Mammal Review, 43, 183-195. DOI.
Dwyer RG, Bearhop S, Campbell HA, Bryant DM (2013). Shedding light on light: Benefits of anthropogenic illumination to a nocturnally foraging shorebird. Journal of Animal Ecology, 82(2), 478-485. Abstract. DOI.
Wakefield ED, Bodey TW, Bearhop S, Blackburn J, Colhoun K, Davies R, Dwyer RG, Green JA, Gremillet D, Jackson AL, et al (2013). Space Partitioning Without Territoriality in Gannets. SCIENCE, 341(6141), 68-70. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wakefield ED, Bodey TW, Bearhop S, Blackburn J, Colhoun K, Davies R, Dwyer RG, Green JA, Grémillet D, Jackson AL, et al (2013). Space partitioning without territoriality in gannets. Science, 341(6141), 68-70. Abstract. DOI.
Semmens BX, Ward EJ, Parnell AC, Phillips DL, Bearhop S, Inger R, Jackson A, Moore JW (2013). Statistical basis and outputs of stable isotope mixing models: Comment on Fry (2013). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 490, 285-289. Abstract. DOI.
Fuller RA, Bearhop S, Metcalfe NB, Piersma T (2013). The effect of group size on vigilance in Ruddy Turnstones Arenaria interpres varies with foraging habitat. Ibis, 155(2), 246-257. Abstract. DOI.
Plummer KE, Bearhop S, Leech DI, Chamberlain DE, Blount JD (2013). Winter food provisioning reduces future breeding performance in a wild bird. Sci Rep, 3 Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2012

Grecian WJ, Witt MJ, Attrill MJ, Bearhop S, Godley BJ, Grémillet D, Hamer KC, Votier SC (2012). A novel projection technique to identify important at-sea areas for seabird conservation: an example using Northern gannets breeding in the North East Atlantic. Biological Conservation
Layman CA, Araujo MS, Boucek R, Hammerschlag-Peyer CM, Harrison E, Jud ZR, Matich P, Rosenblatt AE, Vaudo JJ, Yeager LA, et al (2012). Applying stable isotopes to examine food-web structure: an overview of analytical tools. Biological Reviews, 87(3), 545-562. Abstract. DOI.
Witt MJ, Sheehan EV, Bearhop S, Broderick AC, Conley DC, Cotterell SP, Crow E, Grecian WJ, Halsband C, Hodgson DJ, et al (2012). Assessing wave energy effects on biodiversity: the Wave Hub experience. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370(1959), 502-529.
Mainwaring MC, Hartley IR, Bearhop S, Brulez K, du Feu CR, Murphy G, Plummer KE, Webber SL, James Reynolds S, Deeming DC, et al (2012). Latitudinal variation in blue tit and great tit nest characteristics indicates environmental adjustment. Journal of Biogeography, 39(9), 1669-1677. Abstract. DOI.
Fort J, Pettex E, Tremblay Y, Lorentsen SH, Garthe S, Votier S, Pons JB, Siorat F, Furness RW, Grecian WJ, et al (2012). Meta-population evidence of oriented chain migration in northern gannets (Morus bassanus). Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10(5), 237-242. Abstract. DOI.
Drewe JA, Weber N, Carter SP, Bearhop S, Harrison XA, Dall SRX, McDonald RA, Delahay RJ (2012). Performance of proximity loggers in recording intra- and inter-species interactions: a laboratory and field-based validation study. PLoS One, 7(6). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lewison R, Oro D, Godley BJ, Underhill L, Bearhop S, Wilson RP, Ainley D, Arcos JM, Boersma PD, Borboroglu PG, et al (2012). Research priorities for seabirds: Improving conservation and management in the 21st century. Endangered Species Research, 17(2), 93-121. Abstract. DOI.
Tosh DG, McDonald RA, Bearhop S, Llewellyn NR, Montgomery WI, Shore RF (2012). Rodenticide exposure in wood mouse and house mouse populations on farms and potential secondary risk to predators. Ecotoxicology, 21(5), 1325-1332. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Robertson A, McDonald RA, Delahay RJ, Kelly SD, Bearhop S (2012). Whisker growth in wild Eurasian badgers Meles meles: implications for stable isotope and bait marking studies. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 1-10.

2011

Bodey TW, Mcdonald RA, Sheldon RD, Bearhop S (2011). Absence of effects of predator control on nesting success of Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus: Implications for conservation. Ibis, 153(3), 543-555. Abstract. DOI.
Jackson AL, Inger R, Parnell A, Bearhop S (2011). Comparing isotopic niche widths among and within communities: SIBER - Stable Isotope Bayesian Ellipses in R. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80(3), 595-602. Abstract.
Tosh DG, McDonald RA, Bearhop S, Lllewellyn NR, Fee S, Sharp EA, Barnett EA, Shore RF (2011). Does small mammal prey guild affect the exposure of predators to anticoagulant rodenticides?. Environ Pollut, 159(10), 3106-3112. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Harrison XA, Bearhop S, Inger R, Colhoun K, Gudmundsson GA, Hodgson D, McElwaine G, Tregenza T (2011). Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in a migratory bird: an analysis of inbreeding and single-locus effects. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 20(22), 4786-4795. Author URL. DOI.
Harrison XA, Bearhop S, Inger R, Colhoun K, Gudmundsson GA, Hodgson D, McElwaine G, Tregenza T (2011). Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in a migratory bird: an analysis of inbreeding and single-locus effects. Molecular ecology, 20(22), 4786-4795. Abstract.
Campos AR, Catry P, Tenreiro P, Neto JM, Pereira AC, Brito R, Cardoso H, Ramos JA, Bearhop S, Newton J, et al (2011). How do Robins Erithacus rubecula resident in Iberia respond to seasonal flooding by conspecific migrants?. Bird Study, 58(4), 435-442. Abstract. DOI.
Bodey TW, Bearhop S, McDonald RA (2011). Localised control of an introduced predator: creating problems for the future?. Biol Invasions, 13(12), 2817-2828. Abstract.
Zbinden JA, Bearhop S, Bradshaw P, Gill B, Margaritoulis D, Newton J, Godley BJ (2011). Migratory dichotomy and associated phenotypic variation in marine turtles revealed by satellite tracking and stable isotope analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 421, 291-302. Abstract. DOI.
Phillips RA, McGill RAR, Dawson DA, Bearhop S (2011). Sexual segregation in distribution, diet and trophic level of seabirds: Insights from stable isotope analysis. Marine Biology, 158(10), 2199-2208. Abstract. DOI.
Bodey TW, Bearhop S, McDonald RA (2011). The diet of an invasive alien predator the feral ferret Mustela furo: implications for the conservation of ground nesting birds. Eur J Wildl Res, 57, 107-117. Abstract. DOI.
Tosh DG, Shore RF, Jess S, Withers A, Bearhop S, Ian Montgomery W, McDonald RA (2011). User behaviour, best practice and the risks of non-target exposure associated with anticoagulant rodenticide use. J Environ Manage, 92(6), 1503-1508. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Robb GN, McDonald RA, Inger R, Reynolds SJ, Newton J, McGill RAR, Chamberlain DE, Harrison TJE, Bearhop S (2011). Using stable-isotope analysis as a technique for determining consumption of supplementary foods by individual birds. Condor, 113(3), 475-482. Abstract. DOI.
Campos AR, Catry P, de Rojas M, Bearhop S, Ramos J, Newton J (2011). WINTER HABITAT INFLUENCES THE NUMBER OF FEATHER MITES OF TWO SPECIES LIVING ON EUROPEAN ROBINS ERITHACUS RUBECULA. ARDEOLA, 58(1), 103-111. Author URL. DOI.
Torres LG, Thompson DR, Bearhop S, Votier S, Taylor GA, Sagar PM, Robertson BC (2011). White-capped albatrosses alter fine-scale foraging behavior patterns when associated with fishing vessels. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 428, 289-301. Abstract. DOI.

2010

Bodey TW, Bearhop S, Roy SS, Newton J, McDonald RA (2010). Behavioural responses of invasive American mink Neovison vison to an eradication campaign, revealed by stable isotope analysis. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47(1), 114-120. Abstract. DOI.
Inger R, Harrison XA, Ruxton GD, Newton J, Colhoun K, Gudmundsson GA, McElwaine G, Pickford M, Hodgson D, Bearhop S, et al (2010). Carry-Over Effects Reveal Reproductive Costs in a Long Distance Migrant. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 974-982. DOI.
Harrison XA, Blount J, Inger R, Bearhop S (2010). Carry-over Effects as Drivers of Fitness in Animals. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 974-982. DOI.
Harrison XA, Tregenza T, Inger R, Colhoun K, Dawson DA, Gudmundsson GA, Hodgson DJ, Horsburgh GJ, McElwaine G, Bearhop S, et al (2010). Cultural inheritance drives site fidelity and migratory connectivity in a long-distance migrant. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 19(24), 5484-5496. Author URL. DOI.
Inger R, McDonald RA, Rogowski D, Jackson AL, Parnell A, Preston SJ, Harrod C, Goodwin C, Griffiths D, Dick JTA, et al (2010). Do non-native invasive fish support elevated lamprey populations?. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47, 121-129. Abstract.  Author URL.
Harrison TJE, Smith JA, Martin GR, Chamberlain DE, Bearhop S, Robb GN, Reynolds SJ (2010). Does food supplementation really enhance productivity of breeding birds?. Oecologia, 164(2), 311-320. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Anderson ORJ, Phillips RA, Shore RF, McGill RAR, McDonald RA, Bearhop S (2010). Element patterns in albatrosses and petrels: influence of trophic position, foraging range, and prey type. Environ Pollut, 158(1), 98-107. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Witt MJ, Inger R, Thompson D, Newton J (2010). Individual responses of seabirds to commercial fisheries revealed using GPS tracking, stable isotopes and vessel monitoring systems. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47(2), 487-497. Abstract. DOI.
Votier S, Bearhop S, Witt M, Inger R, Thompson D, Newton J (2010). Individual-level responses of seabirds to commercial fisheries revealed using GPS tracking, stable isotopes and vessel monitoring systems. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47, 487-497. DOI.
Harrison XA, Dawson DA, Horsburgh GJ, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2010). Isolation, characterisation and predicted genome locations of Light-bellied Brent goose (Branta bernicla hrota) microsatellite loci (Anatidae, AVES). Conservation Genetics Resources, 2, 365-371.
Harrison XA, Dawson DA, Horsburgh GJ, Tregenza T, Bearhop S (2010). Isolation, characterisation and predicted genome locations of Light-bellied Brent goose (Branta bernicla hrota) microsatellite loci (Anatidae, AVES). Conservation Genetics Resources, 1-7.
Grecian WJ, Inger R, Attrill MJ, Bearhop S, Godley BJ, Witt MJ, Votier SC (2010). Potential impacts of wave-powered marine renewable energy installations on marine birds. Ibis, 152, 683-697. Abstract. DOI.
Mangel JC, Alfaro-Shigueto J, Van Waerebeek K, Cáceres C, Bearhop S, Witt MJ, Godley BJ (2010). Small cetacean captures in Peruvian artisanal fisheries: High despite protective legislation. Biological Conservation, 143(1), 136-143. Abstract. DOI.
Parnell A, Inger R, Bearhop S, Jackson AL (2010). Source partitioning using stable isotopes: coping with variation. Plos One, 3(5). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rutz CR, Bluff LA, Reed N, Troscianko J, Newton J, Inger R, Kacelnik A, Bearhop S (2010). The Ecological Significance of Tool Use in New Caledonian Crows. Science, 329, 1523-1525. Abstract. DOI.

2009

Anderson ORJ, Phillips RA, Shore RF, McGill RAR, McDonald RA, Bearhop S (2009). Diet, individual specialisation and breeding of brown skuas (Catharacta antarctica lonnbergi): an investigation using stable isotopes. Polar Biology, 32(1), 27-33. Abstract. DOI.
Jackson AL, Inger R, Bearhop S, Parnell A (2009). Erroneous behaviour of MixSIR, a recently published Bayesian isotope mixing model: a discussion of Moore & Semmens (2008). Ecol Lett, 12(3), E1-E5. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mainwaring MC, Rowe LV, Kelly DJ, Grey J, Bearhop S, Hartley IR (2009). Hatching asynchrony and growth trade-offs within Barn Swallow broods. Condor, 111(4), 668-674. Abstract. DOI.
Anderson ORJ, Phillips RA, McDonald RA, Shore RF, McGill RAR, Bearhop S (2009). Influence of trophic position and foraging range on mercury levels within a seabird community. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 375, 277-288. Abstract. DOI.
Inger R, Attrill MJ, Bearhop S, Broderick AC, Grecian WJ, Hodgson DJ, Sheehan E, Votier SC, Witt MJ, Godley BJ, et al (2009). Marine Renewable Energy: potential benefits to biodiversity? an urgent call for research. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46, 1145-1153. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Inger R, Attrill MJ, Bearhop S, Broderick AC, James Grecian W, Hodgson DJ, Mills C, Sheehan E, Votier SC, Witt MJ, et al (2009). Marine renewable energy: Potential benefits to biodiversity? an urgent call for research. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46(6), 1145-1153. Abstract. DOI.
Bodey TW, McDonald RA, Bearhop S (2009). Mesopredators constrain a top predator: competitive release of ravens after culling crows. Biol Lett, 5(5), 617-620. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Phillips RA, Bearhop S, McGill RAR, Dawson DA (2009). Stable isotopes reveal individual variation in migration strategies and habitat preferences in a suite of seabirds during the nonbreeding period. Oecologia, 160(4), 795-806. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2008

Inger R, Bearhop S (2008). Applications of stable isotope analyses to avian ecology. Ibis, 150(3), 447-461. Abstract. DOI.
Crawford K, McDonald RA, Bearhop S (2008). Applications of stable isotope techniques to the ecology of mammals. Mammal Review, 38(1), 87-107. Abstract. DOI.
Robb GN, McDonald RA, Chamberlain DE & Bearhop S (2008). Food for thought: supplementary feeding as a driver of ecological change in avian populations. Frontiers in Ecology, 6 DOI.
Kelly JF, Bearhop S, Bowen GJ, Hobson KA, Norris DR, Wassenaar LI, West JB, Wunder MB (2008). Future Directions and Challenges for Using Stable Isotopes in Advancing Terrestrial Animal Migration Research. Terrestrial Ecology, 2, 129-139. Abstract. DOI.
Inger R, Gudmundsson GA, Ruxton GD, Newton J, Colhoun K, Auhage S, Bearhop S (2008). Habitat utilisation during staging affects body condition in a long distance migrant, Branta bernicla hrota: Potential impacts on fitness?. Journal of Avian Biology, 39(6), 704-708. Abstract. DOI.
Oswald SA, Bearhop S, Furness RW, Huntley B, Hamer KC (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), 163-169. Abstract. DOI.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Attrill MJ & Oro D (2008). Is climate change the most likely driver of range expansion for a critically endangered top predator in northeast Atlantic waters?. Biology Letters, 4, 205-206.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Fyfe R, Furness RW (2008). Temporal and spatial variation in the diet of a marine top predator-links with commercial fisheries. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 367, 223-232. Abstract. DOI.
Fox T, Bearhop S (2008). The use of stable-isotope ratios in ornithology. British Birds, 101(3), 112-130. Abstract.
Robb GN, McDonald RA, Chamberlain DE, Reynolds SJ, Harrison TJE & Bearhop S (2008). Winter feeding of birds increases productivity in the subsequent breeding season. Biology Letters, 4, 220-223.

2007

Newsome SD, Martinez del Rio C, Bearhop S, Phillips DL (2007). A niche for isotopic ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 5(8), 429-429. DOI.
delRio, C.M. Bearhop, S. Phillips, D.L. (2007). A niche for isotopic ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 5, 429-436.
Catry, P. Silk, J.R.D. Bearhop, S. (2007). Movements, winter distribution and activity patterns of Falkland and brown skuas: insights from loggers and isotopes. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 345, 281-291.
Bearhop, S. (2007). Seabird predation by great skuas Stercorarius skua - intra-specific competition for food?. Journal of Avian Biology, 38, 234-246.
Bearhop, S. Lecoq, M. (2007). Sex differences in settlement behaviour and condition of chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at a wintering site in Portugal. Are females doing better?. Journal of Ornithology, 148, 241-249.
Kennedy, M. Bearhop, S. (2007). Supplementary DNA evidence fails to confirm presence of Brown Skuas Stercorarius antarctica in Europe: a retraction of Votier et al. Ibis, 149, 619-621.
Furness RW, Crane JE, Bearhop S, Garthe S, Kakela A, Kakela R, Kelly A, Kubetzki U, Votier SC & Waldron S (2007). Techniques to link individual migration patterns of seabirds with diet specialization, condition and breeding performance. Ardea, 94, 631-638.
Christensen, T.K. Bearhop, S. Newton, J. (2007). Using stable isotope analysis of multiple feather tracts to identify moulting provenance of vagrant birds: a case study of Baikal Teal Anas formosa in Denmark. Ibis, 149, 622-625.

2006

Bearhop S (2006). Change in the air. Natural History, 115
Votier SC, Crane JE, Bearhop S, de Leon A, McSorley CA, Minguez E, Mitchell IP, Parsons M, Phillips RA & Furness RW (2006). Nocturnal foraging by great skuas Stercorarius skua: implications for conservation of storm-petrel populations. Journal of Ornithology, 147, 405-413.
Bearhop, S. Robinson, J.A. Ruxton, G.D. (2006). Prey Choice Affects the Trade Off Balance in an Avian Herbivore. Animal Behaviour, 71: 1335-1341
Phillips, R.A. McGill, R. Cherel, Y. (2006). Stable isotopes indicate sex-specific and long-term individual foraging specialisation in diving seabirds. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 311, 157-164.
Ruxton, G.D. Newton, J. Colhoun, K. (2006). Temporal and intrapopulation variation in prey choice of wintering geese determined by stable isotope analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology, 75: 1190-1200
SBearhop, Colhoun K, Inger R, Mackie K (2006). Using daily ration models and stable isotope analysis to predict biomass depletion by herbivores. Journal of Applied Ecology, 43(5), 1022-1030. DOI.

2005

SBearhop, Fielder W, Furness RW, Votier SC (2005). Assortative Mating as a Mechanism for Rapid Evolution of a Migratory Divide. Science, 310(5747), 502-504. DOI.
Bearhop S, Fiedler W, Furness RW, Votier SC, Waldron S, Newton J, Bowen GJ, Berthold P, Farnsworth K (2005). Evolution: Assortative mating as a mechanism for rapid evolution of a migratory divide. Science, 310(5747), 502-504. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop, S. Thompson, D.R. (2005). Shape can influence the rate of colony fragmentation in ground nesting seabirds. Oikos, 111: 473 -478
Thompson DR, Bearhop S, Ross B (2005). Spread of Australasian pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae) onto Campbell Island following eradication of Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus). Notornis, 52(1), 43-46.

2004

Clark RG, Hobson KA, Nichols JD & Bearhop S (2004). Avian dispersal ad demogrgaphy: Scaling up to the landscape and beyond. Condor, 106, 717-719.
SBearhop, Crane JE, Furness RW, Votier SC (2004). Changes in fisheries discard rates and seabird communities. Nature, 427(6976), 727-730. DOI.
SBearhop, Adams CE, Fuller RA, Waldron S (2004). Determining trophic niche width: a novel approach using stable isotope analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology, 73(5), 1007-1012. DOI.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Newell RG, Orr K, Furness RW, Kennedy M (2004). Erratum: the first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe (IBIS (2004) 146 (95-102)). Ibis, 146(2). DOI.
Bearhop, S. Ratcliffe, N. Phillips, R.A. (2004). Predation by great skuas at a large Shetland seabird colony. Journal of Applied Ecology, 41: 1117-1128
Bearhop, S. Ratcliffe, N. Furness, R.W. (2004). Reproductive consequences for great skuas specializing as seabird predators. Condor, 106: 275-287
Hilton, G. Votier, S.C. Waldron, S. (2004). Stable isotope ratios indicate that body condition in migrating passerines is influenced by winter habitat. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 271(Supp 4), S215-S218.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Newell RG, Orr K, Furness RW, Kennedy M (2004). The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Europe. Ibis, 146(1), 95-102. Abstract. DOI.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Newell RG, Orr K, Furness RW & Kennedy M (2004). The first record of Brown Skua Catharacta antarctica in Eurpoe. Ibis, 146

2003

Furness, R.W. Hilton, G. Votier, S.C. (2003). A forensic approach to understanding diet and habitat use from stable isotope analysis of (avian) claw material. Functional Ecology, 17: 270-275
Votier SC, Bearhop S, MacCormick A, Ratcliffe N & Furness RW (2003). Assessing the diet of great skuas, Catharacta skua, using five different techniques. Polar Biology, 26, 20-26.
Bearhop S, Ward RM & Evans PR (2003). Long-term survival rates in colour-ringed shorebirds - practical considerations in the application of mark-recapture models. Bird Study, 50, 271-279.

2002

Bearhop S, Waldron S, Votier SC & Furness RW (2002). Factors that influence assimilation rates and fractionation of nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes in avian blood and feathers. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 75, 451-458.
Arcos JM, Ruiz X, Bearhop S & 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, 281-290.

2001

Thompson, D.R. Phillips, R.A. Waldron, S. (2001). Annual variation in great skua diets: the importance of commercial fisheries and predation on seabirds revealed by combining dietary analyses. Condor, 103: 802-809
Donnelly T, Waldron S, Tait A, Dougans J & Bearhop S (2001). Hydrogen isotope analysis of natural abundance and deuterium-enriched waters by reduction over chromium on-line to a dynamic dual inlet isotope-ratio mass spectrometer. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 15, 1297-1303.
Votier SC, Bearhop S, Ratcliffe N & Furness RW (2001). Pellets as indicators of diet in Great Skuas Catharacta skua. Bird Study, 48, 373-376.

2000

Bearhop S, Waldron S, Thompson D, Furness R (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), 181-185. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop S, Ruxton GD, Furness RW (2000). Dynamics of mercury in blood and feathers of great skuas. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 19(6), 1638-1643. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop S, Teece MA, Waldron S, Furness RW (2000). Influence of lipid and uric acid on δ<sup>13</sup>C and δ<sup>15</sup>N values of avian blood: Implications for trophic studies. Auk, 117(2), 504-507.
Bearhop S, Phillips RA, Thompson DR, Waldron S, Furness RW (2000). Variability in mercury concentrations of great skuas Catharacta skua: the influence of colony, diet and trophic status inferred from stable isotope signatures. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 195, 261-268. Abstract.

1999

Bearhop S, Griffiths R, Orr K, Furness RW (1999). Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) as a measure of condition in birds. Ecology Letters, 2(6), 352-356. Abstract. DOI.
Phillips RA, Bearhop S, Hamer KC, Thompson DR (1999). Rapid population growth of great skuas catharacta skua at st kilda: Implications for management and conservation. Bird Study, 46(2), 174-183. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop S, Thompson DR, Waldron S, Russell IC, Alexander G, Furness RW (1999). Stable isotopes indicate the extent of freshwater feeding by cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo shot at inland fisheries in England. Journal of Applied Ecology, 36(1), 75-84. Abstract. DOI.
Monteiro LR, Ramos JA, Pereira JC, Monteiro PR, Feio RS, Thompson DR, Bearhop S, Furness RW, Laranjo M, Hilton G, et al (1999). Status and distribution of Fea's Petrel, Bulwer's Petrel, Manx Shearwater, Little Shearwater and Band-rumped Storm-petrel in the Azores archipelago. Waterbirds, 22(3), 358-366. Abstract.
Bearhop S, Griffiths R, Orr K, Furness RW (1999). The normal haematology of great skuas (Catharacta skua) in the wild. Comparative Haematology International, 9(2), 107-109. Abstract. DOI.
Bearhop S, Griffiths R, Orr K, Furness RW (1999). The normal haematology of great skuas (Catharacta skua) in the wild. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 9(2), 107-109. Abstract.

1998

Thompson DR, Bearhop S, Speakman JR, Furness RW (1998). Feathers as a means of monitoring mercury in seabirds: Insights from stable isotope analysis. Environ Pollut, 101(2), 193-200. Abstract.  Author URL.