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Species Publications

Numerous publications have made use of the species information maintained by BirdLife International. Below are a small selection of those undertaken by BirdLife either independently or in collaboration with other institutions.

Books and CDs
BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

BirdLife International (2001) Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. Cambridge: Birdlife International, 2001.

BirdLife International (2003) Saving Asia's threatened birds: a guide for government and civil society. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.

BirdLife International (2004) Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International.

BirdLife International (2004) State of the world’s birds 2004: indicators for our changing world. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International.

BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM.

BirdLife International (2008) Critically Endangered birds: a global audit. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International.

BirdLife International (2008) State of the world’s birds: indicators for our changing world. Cambridge, UK. BirdLife International.

BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM.

Articles
Akçakaya, H. R. Butchart, S. H. M., Mace, G. M., Stuart, S. N. and Hilton-Taylor, C. (2006) Use and misuse of the IUCN Red List criteria in projecting climate change impacts on biodiversity. Glob. Change Biol. 12: 2037–2043.

Baillie, J. E. M., Collen, B., Amin, R., Akcakaya, H. R., Butchart, S. H. M., Brummitt, N., Meagher, T. R., Ram, M. and Hilton-Taylor, C. (2008) Toward monitoring global biodiversity. Conserv. Lett. 1: 18–26.

Balian, E., Harrison, I., Butchart, S. H. M., Chambers, P., Cordeiro, J., Cumberlidge, N., de Moor, F., Gascon, C., James, H., Kalkman, V., van Dijk, P. P and Yeo D. (2010). A Wealth of Life: Species Diversity in Freshwater Systems. Pp. 50-89 in R. A. Mittermeier, T. A. Farrell, I. J. Harrison, A. J. Upgren and T. M. Brooks, Freshwater – the essence of life. Washington, DC: Conservation International and CEMEX.

Beresford, A., Buchanan, G., Donald, P., Butchart, S. H. M., Fishpool, L. D. C. and Rondinini, C. (2011) Minding the protection gap: estimates of species’ range size and holes in the protected area network. Anim. Conserv. 14: 114–116.

Beresford, A., Buchanan, G., Donald, P., Butchart, S. H. M., Fishpool, L. D. C. and Rondinini, C. (2011) Poor overlap between the distribution of Protected Areas and globally threatened birds in Africa. Anim. Conserv. 14: 99–107.

Bird, J. P., Buchanan, G. M., Lees, A. C., Clay, R. P., Develey, P. F., Yépez, I. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2011) Integrating spatially explicit habitat projections into extinction risk assessments: a reassessment of Amazonian avifauna incorporating projected deforestation. Divers. Distrib. 18: 273–281.

Boyd, C., Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., da Fonseca, G. A. B., Hawkins, A. F. A., Hoffmann, M., Sechrest, W. W., Stuart, S. N., van Dijk, P. P. and Edgar, G. J. (2008) Spatial scale and the conservation of threatened species. Conserv. Lett. 1: 37–43.

Brooke, M. de L., Butchart, S. H. M., Garnett, S. T., Crowley, G. M., Mantila-Beniers, N. B and Stattersfield, A. J. (2008) Rates of movement of threatened bird species between IUCN Red List categories and toward extinction. Conserv. Biol. 22: 417–427.

Buchanan, G., Butchart, S. H. M., Dutson, G. C. L., Pilgrim, J. D., Steininger, M., Bishop, K. D. and Mayaux, P. (2008) Using remote sensing to inform conservation status assessment: Estimates of recent deforestation rates on New Britain and the impacts upon endemic birds. Biol. Conserv. 141: 56–66.

Buchanan, G. M., Donald, P. F. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2011) Identifying priority areas for conservation: a global assessment for forest-dependent birds. PloS One 6: e29080.

Burfield, I. Butchart, S., Nagy, S. and Van Bommel, F. (2006) Developing indicators for monitoring trends in the status of threatened birds in Europe. J. Ornithol. 147S: 17.

Butchart, S. H. M. (2003) Using the IUCN Red List criteria to assess species with declining populations. Conserv. Biol. 17: 1200–1201.

Butchart, S. H. M. (2007) Birds to find: a review of ‘lost’, obscure and poorly known African bird species. Bull. Afr. Bird Club 14: 139–157.

Butchart, S. H. M. (2008) Red List Indices to measure the sustainability of species use and impacts of invasive alien species. Bird Conserv. Int. 18 (suppl.): 245–262.

Butchart, S. H. M. and Bird, J. (2009) Data Deficient birds on the IUCN Red List: what don’t we know and why does it matter? Biol. Conserv. 143: 239–247.

Butchart, S. H. M. and Vie, J-C. (2006) The Red List Index: measuring trends in the threat status of biodiversity. In: Proceedings of the International Conference Biodiversity, Science and Governance, Paris January 24–28, 2005. CD-ROM. Paris: Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle.

Butchart, S. H. M., Akçakaya, H. R., Chanson, J., Baillie, J. E. M., Collen, B., Quader, S., Turner, W. R., Amin, R., Stuart, S. N., Hilton-Taylor, C. and Mace, G. M. (2007) Improvements to the Red List Index. Public Lib. Sci. One 2(1): e140. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000140

Butchart, S. H. M., Akcakaya, H. R., Kennedy, E. and Hilton-Taylor, C. (2006) Biodiversity indicators based on trends in conservation status: strengths of the IUCN Red List Index. Conserv. Biol. 20: 579–581.

Butchart, S. H. M., Baillie, J. E. M., Chenery, A. M., Collen, B., Gregory, R. D. and Walpole, M., Collen, B. (2010) Response to Xu et al. National indicators show biodiversity progress. Science 329: 900–901.

Butchart, S. H. M., Brooks, T. M. and Symes, A. (2010) Aves. Pp 47-53 in J. E. M. Baillie, J. Griffiths, S. T. Turvey, J. Loh and B. Collen, eds. Evolution lost: status and trends of the world’s vertebrates. London: Zoological Society of London.

Butchart, S. H. M., Collar, N. J., Stattersfield, A. J. and Bennun, L. A. (2010) Conservation of the world’s birds: the view from 2010. Pp. 13–68 in J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott and D. Christie Handbook of the world’s birds. Vol. 15. Barcelona, Spain: Lynx Edicions.

Butchart, S. H. M., Crosby, M. J., Collar, N. J. and Tobias, J. A. (2005) Lost and poorly known birds: top targets for birders in Asia. BirdingAsia 3: 41–49.

Butchart, S. H. M., Scharlemann, J. P. W., Evans, M., Quader, S. Arinaitwe, J., Bennun, L. A., Besançon, C., Boucher, T., Bomhard, B., Brooks, T. M., Burfield, I. J., Burgess, N. D., Clay, R. P., Crosby, M. J., Davidson, N. C. De Silva, N., Devenish, C., Dutson, G. C. L., Díaz Fernández, D. F., Fishpool, L. D. C., Foster, M., Hockings, M., Hoffmann, M., Knox, D., Larsen, F., Lamoreux, J. F., Loucks, C., May, I., Millett, J. Parr, M., Skolnik, B., Upgren, A. and Woodley, S. (2012) Protecting important sites for biodiversity contributes to meeting global conservation targets. PLoS One 7: e32529. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032529.

Butchart, S. H. M., Stattersfield, A. J. and Brooks, T. M. (2006) Going or gone: defining ‘Possibly Extinct’ species to give a truer picture of recent extinctions. Bull. Brit. Orn. Club. 126A: 7–24.

Butchart, S. H. M., Stattersfield, A. J. and Collar, N. J. (2006) How many bird extinctions have we prevented? Oryx 40: 266–278.

Butchart, S. H. M., Stattersfield, A. J., Bennun, L. A., Akçakaya, H. R., Baillie, J. E. M., Stuart, S. N., Hilton-Taylor, C. and Mace, G. M. (2005) Using Red List Indices to measure progress towards the 2010 target and beyond. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc.1454: 255–268.

Butchart, S. H. M., Stattersfield, A. J., Bennun, L. A., Shutes, S. M., Akçakaya, H. R., Baillie, J. E. M., Stuart, S. N., Hilton-Taylor, C. and Mace, G. M. (2004) Measuring global trends in the status of biodiversity: Red List Indices for birds. Public Lib. Sci. Biol. 2: 2294–2304.

Butchart, S. H. M., Walpole, M., Collen, B., van Strien, A., Scharlemann, J. P. W., Almond, R. E. E., Baillie, J. E. M., Bomhard, B., Brown, C., Bruno, J., Carpenter, K. E., Carr, G. M., Chanson, J., Chenery, A. M., Csirke, J., Davidson, N. C., Dentener, F., Foster, M., Galli, A., Galloway, J. N., Genovesi, P., Gregory, R. D., Hockings, M., Kapos, V., Lamarque, J.-F., Leverington, F., Loh, J., McGeoch, M. A., McRae, L., Minasyan, A., Morcillo, M. H., Oldfield, T. E. E., Pauly, D., Quader, S., Revenga, C., Sauer, J. R., Skolnik, B., Spear, D., Stanwell-Smith, D., Stuart, S. N., Symes, A., Tierney, M., Tyrrell, T. D., Vié, J. C. and Watson, R. (2010) Global biodiversity: indicators of recent declines. Science 328: 1164–1168.

Croxall, J. P, Butchart, S. H. M., Lascelles, B., Stattersfield, A. J., Sullivan, B., Symes, A. and Taylor, P. (2012) Seabird conservation status, threats and priority actions: a global assessment. Bird Conserv. Int. 22: 1–34.

Foden, W, Mace, G., Vié, J.-C., Angulo, A., Butchart, S., DeVantier, L., Dublin, H., Gutsche, A., Stuart, S. and Turak, E. (2008) Species susceptibility to climate change impacts. Pp. 77–88 in: J.-C. Vié, C. Hilton-Taylor and S. N. Stuart (eds). The 2008 review of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

Genovesi, P., Butchart, S. H. M., McGeoch, M. A. and Roy, D. B. (in press) Indices of invasion: how to monitor invasive species. Pp. X-X in B. Collen, N. Pettorelli, S. Durant and J. E. M. Baillie, Eds. Biodiversity monitoring and conservation: bridging the gaps between global commitment and local action. Cambridge: Wiley-Blackwell.

Hilton-Taylor, C., Pollock, C., Chanson, J., Butchart, S. H. M., Oldfield, T. and Katariya, V. (2008) Status of the world’s species. Pp 15–42 in: J.-C. Vié, C. Hilton-Taylor and S. N. Stuart (eds). Wildlife in a changing world. An analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

Hoffmann, M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Angulo, A., Böhm, M., Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M. and 174 other authors (2010) The impact and shortfall of conservation on the status of the world’s vertebrates. Science 330: 1503–1509.

Hole, D. G., Huntley, B., Collingham, Y. C., Fishpool, L. D. C., Pain, D. J., Butchart, S. H. M. and Willis, S. G. (2011) Towards a management framework for protected area networks in the face of climate change. Conserv. Biol. 25: 305–315.

Hole, D. G., Huntley, B., Pain, D. J., Fishpool, L. D. C., Butchart, S. H. M., Collingham, Y. C., Rahbek, C. and Willis, S. G. (2009) Projected impacts of climate change on a continental-scale protected area network. Ecol. Lett. 12: 420–431.

Kirby, J. S., Stattersfield, A. J., Butchart, S. H. M., Evans, M. I., Grimmett, R. F. A., Jones, V., O’sullivan, J., Tucker, G. and Newton, I. (2008) Key conservation issues for migratory land- and waterbird species on the world's major flyways. Bird Conserv. Int. 18 (suppl.) 49–73.

McGeoch, M. A., Butchart, S. H. M., Spear, D., Marais, E., Kleynhans, E. J., Symes, A., Chanson, J. and Hoffmann, M. (2010) Global indicators of biological invasion: species numbers, biodiversity impact and policy responses. Divers. Distrib. 16: 95–108.

Mwangi, M. A. K., Butchart, S. H. M., Munyekenye, F. B., Bennun, L. A., Evans, M. I., Fishpool, L. D. C., Kanyanya, E., Madindou, I., Machekele, J., Matiku, P., Mulwa, R., Ngari, A., Siele, J. and Stattersfield, A. J. (2010) Tracking trends in key sites for biodiversity: a case study using Important Bird Areas in Kenya. Bird Conserv. Int. 20: 215–230.

Ohlemüller, R., Anderson, B. J., Araújo, M. B., Butchart, S. H. M., Kudrna, O. and Thomas, C. D. (2008) The coincidence of climatic and species rarity: high risk for rare species under global climate change. Biol. Lett. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2008.0097.

Pilgrim, J. D., Brooks, T. M., Bryja, G., Butchart, S. H. M., de Silva, N., Fonseca, G. A. B., Foster, M., Hoffmann, M., Knox, D. H., Langhammer, P. F., Mittermeier, R. A., Sanderson, E. W., Sechrest, W. and Stuart, S. N. (2006) Threatened biodiversity. The human footprint as a measure of vulnerability. Pp. 115–125 in Sanderson, E. W., Gil, P. R., Mittermeier, C. G., Martin, V. G. and Kormos, C. F. The human footprint. Challenges for wilderness and biodiversity. Washington, D.C.: CEMEX.

Ricketts, T. H., Dinerstein, E., Boucher, T., Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Hoffmann, M. Lamoreux, J. F., Morrison, J. Parr, M. Pilgrim, J. D., Rodrigues, A. S. L., Sechrest, W., Wallace, G. E., Berlin, K. Bielby, J., Burgess, N. D., Church, D. R., Cox, N., Knox, D., Loucks, C., Luck, G. W., Master, L. L., Moore, R., Naidoo, R., Ridgely, R., Schatz, G. E., Shire, G., Strand, H., Wettengel, W. and Wikramanayake, W. (2005) Pinpointing and preventing imminent extinctions. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA. 102: 18497–18501.

Salafsky, N., Butchart, S. H. M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Neugarten, R., Salzer, D. and Stattersfield, A. J. (2009) Pragmatism and practice in classifying threats: a reply to Balmford et al. Conserv. Biol. 23:488–493.

Salafsky, N., Salzer, D., Stattersfield, A. J., Hilton-Taylor, C., Neugarten, R., Butchart, S. H. M., Collen, B., Cox, N., Master, Lawrence, L., O’Connor, S. and Wilkie, D. (2008) A standard lexicon for biodiversity conservation: unified classifications of threats and actions. Conserv. Biol. 22: 897–911.

Sutherland, W. J. Armstrong, D., Butchart, S. H. M., Earnhardt, J., Ewen, J. Jamieson, I., Jones, C. G., Lee, R., Newbery, P., Nichols, J., Parker, K. A., Sarrazin, F., Seddon, P., Shah, N., Tatayaha, V. (2010) Standards for documenting and monitoring bird reintroduction projects. Conserv. Lett. 3: 229–235.

Szabo, J. K., Butchart, S. H. M., Possingham, H. P. and Garnett, S. T. (2012) Adapting global biodiversity indicators to the national scale: a Red List Index for Australian birds. Biol. Conserv. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2012.01.062.

Thieme, M. L., Turak, E., McIntyre, P., Darwall, W., Tockner, K., Cordeiro, J. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2010) Freshwater ecosystems under threat. Pp. 118–151 in R. A. Mittermeier, T. A. Farrell, I. J. Harrison, A. J. Upgren and T. M. Brooks, Freshwater – the essence of life. Washington, DC: Conservation International and CEMEX.

Tobias, J. A., Butchart, S. H. M. and Collar, N. J. (2006) Lost and found: a gap analysis for the Neotropical avifauna. Neotrop. Birding 1: 4–22.