Selected recent publications

Bracebridge, C., Davenport, T. & Marsden, S.J. (2012). The impact of forest disturbance on the seasonal foraging ecology of a Critically Endangered African primate. Biotropica 44: 560-568.

Piana, R. & Marsden, S.J. (2012). Niche position, width and overlap within a Peruvian diurnal raptor community. Condor 114: 1-11.

Lee, A.K.T. & Marden, S.J. (2012). The influence of habitat, season and detectability on abundance estimates across an Amazonian parrot assemblage. Biotropica 44: 537-544.

Geary, M., Fielding, A.F. & Marsden, S.J. (2012). The anatomy of population change in a Scottish black grouse Tetrao tetrix population 1992-2008. Oecologia 68: 73-81.

Bracebridge, C., Davenport, T. & Marsden, S.J.
(2011). Can we extend the area of occupancy of the kipunji, a critically  endangered African primate. Animal Conservation 14: 687-696..

Lee, A.T., Kumar, S., Brightsmith, D. & Marsden, S.J.
(2010). Distribution of claylicks and their use by parrots across South
America: Do patterns of where help answer the question why? Ecography 33: 503-513.

Lloyd, H. & Marsden, S. J.
(2010). Between-patch bird movements and habitat restoration strategies for a high-Andean Polylepis woodland. Restoration Ecology 19: 74-82.

Scales, B. & Marsden, S. J.
(2008). Biodiversity in small-scale tropical agroforests: a review of richness and abundance changes and the factors influencing them. Environmental Conservation 35: 160-172.

Buckland, S. T., Marsden, S. J. & Green, R. E. (2008).  Estimating bird abundance: making methods work.Bird Conservation International 18: S91-S108.

Marsden, S. J. & Symes, C. T.
(2008). Bird richness and community composition along an agricultural gradient in New Guinea: the influence of land use, habitat heterogeneity and proximity to intact forest. Austral Ecology 33: 784-793.

Lloyd, H. & Marsden, S. J.
(2008). Bird community variation across Polylepis woodland fragments and matrix habitats: implications for biodiversity conservation within a high Andean landscape. Biodiversity & Conservation 17: 2645-2660.

Lee, D. C. & Marsden, S. J.
(2008). Adjusting count period strategies to improve the accuracy of forest bird abundance estimates from point transect distance sampling surveys. Ibis 150: 315-325.

Nunes, M. F., Galetti, M., Marsden, S. J., Pereira, R. S. & Peterson, A. T. (2007). Are large-scale distributional shifts of the blue-winged macaw (Primolius maracana) related to climate change? Journal of Biogeography 34:816-827.

Marsden, S. J., Symes, C. T. & Mack, A. L. (2006). The response of a New Guinean avifauna to conversion of forest to small-scale agriculture. Ibis 148: 629-640.

Lee, D. C. & Marsden, S. J. (2006). Accumulation of knowledge and changes in Red List classification within the family Galliformes 1980-2004. Biodiversity & Conservation 15: 1887-1902.

Sullivan, M. S., Jones, M. J., Brown, E., Fielding, A. H., Lee, D. C. & Marsden, S. J. (2006). A comparison of predictive methods in extinction risk studies: contrasts and decision trees. Biodiversity & Conservation 15: 1993-2007.

Cahill, A. J., Walker, J. S. & Marsden, S. J.
(2006). Recovery within a population of the ‘critically endangered’ citron-crested cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea citrinocristata after ten years of an international trade ban. Oryx 40: 161-167.

Symes, C. T., Hughes, J. C., Mack, A. L. & Marsden, S. J. (2006). Avian geophagy in the Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Zoology 268: 87-96.

Marsden, S. J., Whiffin, M., Galetti, M. & Fielding, A. H. (2005). How well will Brazil's network of lowland Atlantic forest reserves maintain viable bird populations? Biodiversity & Conservation 14: 2835-2853.

Look at some older publications (1997-2005)

Peru garden

Peru fungi 

Get in Touch

Department of Environmental & Geographical Sciences

Dr Stuart J. Marsden
Applied Ecology Group
Telephone: 0161 247 6215
Facsimile: 0161 247 6318

Manchester Metropolitan University
Chester Street
Manchester, M1 5GD