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Masters Students

Karl Busdieker (2018/2019)

"An investigation into the life history and foraging habits of a reintroduced white-tailed eagle population (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Scotland"

Undergraduate project (2016/2017: "Antarctic Petrel density affects the behaviour of its terrestrial predator, the South Polar skua"

Kate Hogan (2017/2018)

"The behavioural response of Atlantic puffins to human presence on Skomer Island"

Jessica George (2017/2018)

"Evaluating methods for seabird monitoring"

Abigail Mickelfield (2017/2018)

"Assessing the habitat use of a diving seabird in a dynamic environment"

Milena Cairo (2017/2018)

"Foraging effort of wandering albatrosses during the breeding season and their migration strategies"

William Bevan (2016/17)

"What factors influence the breeding ecology of European shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) on Puffin Island?"

Joseph Hanlon (2016/17)

"Developing monitoring and census methods for seabirds"

Wil Nixon (2016/17)

"The effect of wind turbine location on Seabird energy budgets"

Lea Brandes (2016/17)

"Identifying important marine areas for pinnipeds: a comparison of approaches"

Federico De Pascalis (2015/16)

"Boring but useful: A case study of time lapse photography"

Harriet Clark (2015/16)

"Can novel 3G-GPS tags reveal the foraging movements of an untracked seabird population with apparently nowhere to go?"

Mohit Mashar (2015/16)

"Studying the foraging and territorial behaviour of south polar skuas Catharacta maccormicki"

Ruth Dunn (2014/15)

"Black-legged kittiwakes as an ecological indicator: Can we link foraging behaviour, environmental variability and reproductive success?"

Nana Wei (2014/15)

"The nesting ecology of European shags at Puffin Island"

Sophie Barrell (2014/15)

"Movement of black-headed gulls (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) in winter: do their foraging habitats change?"

Naomi Harris (2014/15)

"Help the Humblodts"

Nikki Fairweather (2013/14)

"The nesting ecology of three sympatric gull species"

Paul Scott (2013/14)

"In consideration of black headed gull population status"

Katie Ferneyhough (2012/13)

"Assessing the short term effects of bio-loggers on the parental care behaviour of Black legged Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla)" & "The diving behaviour of Shags (Phalocrocorax aristotelis) at Puffin Island, Wales"

Lucy Ryan (2012/13)

"Weather conditions influence survival of overwintering Dunlin Calidris alpina in North Wales" & "High-tide Waterbird mapping in the Duddon Estuary, England"

Ruth Gaskell (2011/12)

"Mapping Seabird-fisheries interactions in the Irish Sea"


Alicia Imam (2010/11)

"Using artificial eggs to monitor incubation behaviour in birds: Pilot Study" & "The foraging behaviour of the European shag, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, at Puffin Island"


Beth Goddard (2009/10)

"Seabird Population Monitoring and Productivity at Puffin Island, Anglesey"

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