Stuart Butchart (@stubutchart )

Stuart Butchart



Bio Chief Scientist at BirdLife International, the worlds largest partnership of nature conservation organisations
Location Cambridge, UK
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Account created 14-05-2014 15:27:49
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iPhone : Four billion: that's the number of birds that will fly across the United States this fall. (We counted.) Thanks to the radar wizardry of the BirdCast–Cornell Lab team! Brand new research #ornithology #migration allaboutbirds.org/4-billion-bird…

Twitter Web Client : Hello world!

I have literally not tweeted in c. 30,000 years!

I have been frozen in permafrost since the last Ice Age, and was just found at 7 meters depth, 200 meters inside an ice tunnel in Siberia.

Not sure what species I am. Any ideas, Twitter?

Twitter Web Client : Kiwikiu is among the rarest and most #endangered of Hawaiian birds. Recent #ornithology studies estimate that just 300 individuals or fewer remain! ABC and partners are working to save this species. Learn more and contribute to the campaign today: buff.ly/2NC7YAs

Twitter Web Client : Our new review of the state of the worlds raptors finds that 18% are threatened & 52% have declining population trends: far higher than for birds in general. Interview: shar.es/a1vH3u Paper: sciencedirect.com/science/articl…

iPhone : Tim Blackburn What’s your garden list now Tim?! We had Small Bloodvein and Mouse Moth new this morning. Nearly 90 spp from a dozen nights since mid July. Getting the hang of them now...

iPhone : And the prize for maddest woodpecker on the planet goes to ... yes still the wryneck twitter.com/MPoulussen/sta…

iPhone : So sad that Spix’s Macaw, immortalized by the main character “Blu” in the 2011 children’s film Rio may now be extinct, according to a new study by BirdLife bit.ly/2M5iWt8

iPhone : How can we evaluate our conservation impact more effectively? Training session for BirdLife staff attended by 10 women and 0 men. Gender bias in how much we question our effectiveness?!

iPhone : Nice to see this image: in the 1990s I spent 3yrs in S India studying them for my PhD & showed that the sex roles are reversed: females have harems of males who do all the parental care twitter.com/ashjhureley/st…

Twitter Web Client : In 2014, Alex Lees et al. covered the plight of NE Brazil's newly extinct birds in "The end of hope for Alagoas Foliage-gleaner Philydor novaesi?", in Neotropical Birding 14. Sobering to look at those photographs now. #extinction #ornithology ornitolab.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/lees20… twitter.com/stubutchart/st…

Twitter Web Client : One of the things that makes me the proudest of leading BirdLife is the quality of our science. Today our science work made it front page The Guardian. While the news are about extinction, perhaps we can use it to turn people to support our work so less species go extinct? twitter.com/stubutchart/st…