Nigel Bourn
Nigel Bourn
Chief Scientist, Butterfly Conservation, UK
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The quality and isolation of habitat patches both determine where butterflies persist in fragmented landscapes
JA Thomas, NAD Bourn, RT Clarke, KE Stewart, DJ Simcox, GS Pearman, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences …, 2001
An evaluation of three quick methods commonly used to assess sward height in ecology
KEJ Stewart, NAD Bourn, JA Thomas
Journal of Applied ecology 38 (5), 1148-1154, 2001
The decline of butterflies in Europe: Problems, significance, and possible solutions
MS Warren, D Maes, CAM van Swaay, P Goffart, H Van Dyck, NAD Bourn, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 (2), e2002551117, 2021
Protected areas facilitate species’ range expansions
CD Thomas, PK Gillingham, RB Bradbury, DB Roy, BJ Anderson, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (35), 14063-14068, 2012
Optimizing the biodiversity gain from agri-environment schemes
T Merckx, RE Feber, P Riordan, MC Townsend, NAD Bourn, MS Parsons, ...
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 130 (3-4), 177-182, 2009
The State of the UK’s Butterflies 2015
R Fox, TM Brereton, J Asher, TA August, MS Botham, NAD Bourn, ...
Butterfly Conservation, 2015
Atlas of Britain & Ireland's Larger Moths
FR Randle Z, Evans-Hill L J, Parsons M S, Tyner A, Bourn N A D, Davis T ...
Pisces Publications, 2019
The state of Britain’s larger moths 2021
R Fox, EB Dennis, CA Harrower, D Blumgart, JR Bell, P Cook, AM Davis, ...
Butterfly Conservation, Rothamsted Research and UK Centre for Ecology …, 2021
Effect of field margins on moths depends on species mobility: field-based evidence for landscape-scale conservation
T Merckx, RE Feber, RL Dulieu, MC Townsend, MS Parsons, NAD Bourn, ...
Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 129 (1-3), 302-309, 2009
The challenge of conserving grassland insects at the margins of their range in Europe
NAD Bourn, JA Thomas
Biological Conservation 104 (3), 285-292, 2002
Identifying key knowledge needs for evidence‐based conservation of wild insect pollinators: a collaborative cross‐sectoral exercise
LV Dicks, A Abrahams, J Atkinson, J Biesmeijer, N Bourn, C Brown, ...
Insect Conservation and Diversity 6 (3), 435-446, 2013
The effectiveness of protected areas in the conservation of species with changing geographical ranges
PK Gillingham, RB Bradbury, DB Roy, BJ Anderson, JM Baxter, ...
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 115 (3), 707-717, 2015
Shelter benefits less mobile moth species: the field-scale effect of hedgerow trees
T Merckx, RE Feber, C Mclaughlan, NAD Bourn, MS Parsons, ...
Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 138 (3-4), 147-151, 2010
Conserving threatened Lepidoptera: towards an effective woodland management policy in landscapes under intense human land-use
T Merckx, RE Feber, DJ Hoare, MS Parsons, CJ Kelly, NAD Bourn, ...
Biological Conservation 149 (1), 32-39, 2012
The potential for lowland heath regeneration following plantation removal
RF Pywell, RJ Pakeman, EA Allchin, NAD Bourn, EA Warman, KJ Walker
Biological Conservation 108 (2), 247-258, 2002
The ecology and conservation of the brown argus butterfly Aricia agestis in Britain
NAD Bourn, JA Thomas
Biological Conservation 63 (1), 67-74, 1993
The European Butterfly Indicator for Grassland species: 1990-2017: Technical report
CAM van Swaay, EB Dennis, R Schmucki, CG Sevilleja, M Balalaikins, ...
Butterfly Conservation Europe, 2019
Ten challenges for 2010 and beyond to conserve Lepidoptera in Europe
MS Warren, NAD Bourn
Journal of Insect Conservation 15, 321-326, 2011
Nature conservation and the management of the wider countryside in eastern England
WM Adams, ID Hodge, NAD Bourn
Journal of Rural Studies 10 (2), 147-157, 1994
Landscape-scale conservation for butterflies and moths: lessons from the UK
S Ellis, NAD Bourn, CR Bulman
Butterfly Conservation, 2012
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