Woodland Birds: their ecology & management

British Ornithologists’ Union – Annual Spring Conference

1st to 3rd April 2006

What was the event?

This meeting aimed to investigate the changes to our woodland areas including (among other topics):

  • Trends in forest bird populations and possible causes
  • Changing forest conditions
  • A review of current woodland management systems
  • Relationships between birds and forest management
  • The potential impacts of climate change
  • The long term changes in other woodland taxa
  • The relationship between farmland and woodland species
  • Predation
  • The impacts of invasive and introduced species

Conference programme.

At this conference Forest Research gave the following presentions:

  • Chris Quine (co-organiser): "The impacts of stand level management on habitat structure and birds"
  • Bill Mason: "Changes in the management of British forests and future trends"
  • Robin Gill: "Large herbivores and birds"

Who was the event suitable for?

Forest managers, forest planners, ornithologists, ecological researchers

Where did the event take place?

The University of Leicester.


For further information please contact:

British Ornithologists’ Union
BOU Conference Office
PO Box 417
Peterborough PE7 3FX

Tel: +44(0) 1 733 844 820
Email: conferences@bou.org.uk

If you would like to contribute a poster to this meeting please contact posters@bou.org.uk.