Publications

The NERF Annual review(s) are available to purchase or download by clicking on the relevant thumbnail.pub_gif

The latest NERF Annual Review – 2013 – Click the thumbnail to pre-order  (available from 16th November).

A limited number of copies are available to purchase

Foreword by Andre Farrar.
Overview of 2013, with sections on habitat, conservation, monitoring, persecution and black hole species.
Species reports for all raptors and owls present or breeding in the NERF area in 2013.
Bird Crime Report 2013 by Bob Elliot
Monitoring and productivity graphs, ring recovery data.
With many colour photographs throughout.

Full Colour, Paperback.
Available for purchase £8 + £1.65 P&P click HERE to enquire.

 NERF Annual Review  2012 – Click on the thumbnail to purchase.

NERF 2012 report

A limited number of copies are available to purchase

Foreword by Bob Elliot.
Overview of 2012, with sections on habitat, conservation, monitoring, persecution and black hole species.
Species reports for all 23 raptors and owls present or breeding in the NERF area in 2012.
Bird Crime Report 2012 by Guy Shorrock
Monitoring and productivity graphs, ring recovery data.
With many colour photographs throughout.

Paperback, full colour, 96 pages
Available for purchase £5 + p&p click HERE to enquire.

NERF Annual Review 2011

NERF 2011 report

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Foreword by Mark Holling.
Overview of 2011, with sections on habitat, conservation, monitoring, persecution and black hole species.
Species reports for all raptors and owls present or breeding in the NERF area in 2011
Articles on the diet of urban Peregrines, Raven-Peregrine interaction, the 2010 winters’ effect on Barn Owls, the NE Breeding Red Kite Report, and Birdcrime 2011.
Monitoring and productivity graphs, ring recovery data.
With many colour photographs throughout.

Paperback, full colour, 96 pages
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NERF Annual Review 2010

Cover of annual review 2010

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Contains a full review of NERF activities for the year including species accounts for 23 raptors in Northern England. The publication also contains a number of short articles relating to birds of prey in the region such as a review of bird crime, results from the 2008 national Merlin survey, raptor demography and more.

Paperback, full colour, 111 pages
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NERF Annual Review 2009

Cover of annual review 2009

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The first annual review produced by NERF. In addition to species accounts there are several short articles on raptor issues.

Paperback, full colour, 73 pages
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Journal articles

NERF has contributed data to the following recent articles:

Arjun, A., Court, I.R., Davison, M., Downing, S., Grimshaw, T., Pickford, T. and Raw, D. (2012) Linking nest histories, remotely sensed land use data and wildlife crime records to explore the impact of grouse moor management on peregrine falcon populations, Biological Conservation, 145 (1) pp 86-94.
DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.10.014.

Ewing, S.R., Rebecca, G.W., Heavisides, A., Court, I.R., Lindleye, P., Ruddockf, M., Coheng, S. and Eaton, M.A. (2011) Breeding status of Merlins Falco columbarius in the UK in 2008, Bird Study , 58 (4), pp379-389.
DOI:10.1080/00063657.2011.606497