Books & Articles
  • Harris, M.P., Newell, M.A. & Wanless, S. (2015) "The use of k values to convert counts of individual Razorbills Alca torda to breeding pairs" Seabird 28:30-36
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    http://www.seabirdgroup.org.uk/
  • Anderson, H.B., Evans, P.G.H., Potts, J.M., Harris, M.P. & Wanless, S. (2014) "The diet of Common Guillemot Uria aalge chicks provides evidence of changing prey communities in the North Sea" Ibis 156:23-34
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12099
  • Grist, H., Daunt, F., Wanless, S., Nelson, E.J., Harris, M.P., Newell, M., Burthe, S. & Reid, J.M. (2014) "Site Fidelity and Individual Variation in Winter Location in Partially Migratory European Shags" PLoS ONE 9(6): e98562
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0098562
  • Harris, M.P. (2014) "Aging Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) in summer and winter" Seabird 27:22-40
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    http://www.seabirdgroup.org.uk/
  • Smout, S., Rindorf, A., Wanless, S., Daunt, F., Harris, M.P. & Matthiopoulos, J. (2013) "Seabirds maintain offspring provisioning rate despite fluctuations in prey abundance: a multi-species functional response for guillemots in the North Sea" Journal of Applied Ecology 50(4):1071–1079
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  • http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12095

  • Thaxter, C.B., Daunt, F., Gremillet, D., Harris, M.P., Benvenuti, S., Watanuki,Y., Hamer, K.C. & Wanless, S. (2013) "Modelling the Effects of Prey Size and Distribution on Prey Capture Rates of Two Sympatric Marine Predators" PLoS ONE 8(11): e79915
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0079915
  • Ashbrook, K., Wanless, S., Heubeck, M., Harris, M.P. & Hamer, K.C. (2011) "Kleptoparasitism in Common Guillemots Uria aalge at two colonies during a period of poor food availability" Seabird 24:83-89
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  • Reynolds, T.J., Harris, M.P., King, R., Swann, R.L., Jardine, D.C., Frederiksen, M. & Wanless, S. (2011) "Among-colony synchrony in the survival of Common Guillemots Uria aalge reflects shared wintering areas", Ibis 153(4):818–831
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  • http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01149.x

  • Harris, M.P., Daunt, F., Newell, M., Phillips, R.A. & Wanless, S. (2010) "Wintering areas of adult Atlantic puffins Fratercula arctica from a North Sea colony as revealed by geolocation technology" Marine Biology 157(4):827-836
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-009-1365-0
  • Thaxter, C.B., Wanless, S., Daunt, F., Harris, M.P., Benvenuti, S., Watanuki, Y., Gremillet, D. & Hamer, K.C. (2010) "Influence of wing loading on the trade-off between pursuit-diving and flight in common guillemots and razorbills" J. Exp. Biol. 213(7):1018-1025
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  • http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.037390

  • Wanless, S., Frederiksen, M,. Walton, J. & Harris, M.P., (2009) "Long-term changes in breeding phenology at two seabird colonies in the western North Sea" Ibis (Early view):
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00906.x
  • Thaxter, C.B., Daunt, F., Hamer, K.C., Watanuki, Y., Harris, M.P., Grémillet, D., Peters, G. & Wanless, S. (2009) "Sex-specific food provisioning in a monomorphic seabird, the common guillemot Uria aalge: nest defence, foraging efficiency or parental effort?" J. Avian Biol. 40(1):75-84
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-048X.2008.04507.x
  • Ashbrook, K., Wanless, S., Harris, M.P. & Hamer, K.C. (2008) "Hitting the buffers: conspecific aggression undermines benefits of colonial breeding under adverse conditions" Biol. Lett. 4(6):630-633
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0417
  • Harris, M.P., Newell, M., Daunt, F., Speakman, J.R. & Wanless, S. (2008) "Snake Pipefish Entelurus aequoreus are poor food for seabirds" Ibis 150:413–415
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.2007.00780.x
  • Harris, M.P., Frederiksen, M. & Wanless, S. (2007) "Within- and between-year variation in the juvenile survival of Common Guillemots Uria aalge" Ibis 149:472–481
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.2007.00667.x
  • Jeschke, J.M., Wanless, S., Harris, M.P. & Kokko, H. (2007) "How partnerships end in guillemots Uria aalge: chance events, adaptive change, or forced divorce?" Behavioural Ecology 18(2):460-466
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arl109
  • Lewis, S., Roberts, G., Harris, M.P., Prigmore, C. & Wanless, S. (2007) "Fitness increases with partner and neighbour allopreening" Biol. Lett. 3:386–389
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2007.0258
  • Crespin, L., Harris, M.P., Lebreton, J-D, & Wanless, S. (2006) "Increased adult mortality and reduced breeding success with age in a population of Common Guillemot Uria aalge using marked birds of unknown age" J. Avian Biol. 37(3):273-282
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0908-8857.2006.03495.x
  • Crespin, L., Harris, M.P., Lebreton, J-D, Frederiksen, M., & Wanless, S. (2006) "Recruitment to a seabird population depends on environmental factors and on population size" J. Animal Ecol. 75:228-238
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01035.x
  • Harris, M.P., Heubeck, M., Shaw, D.N. & Okill, J.D. (2006) "Dramatic changes in the return date of Guillemots Uria aalge to colonies in Shetland, 1962-2005" Bird Study 53:247-252
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    http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/tandf/bird/2006/00000053/00000003/art00007
  • Harris, M.P. & Wanless, S. (2006) "Laying a big egg on a little ledge: does it help a female Common Guillemot if Dad's there?" British Birds 99: 230-235
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    http://www.britishbirds.co.uk/may2006.htm
  • Lewis, S., Wanless, S., Elston, D.A., Schultz, M.D., Mackley, E., Du Toit, M., Underhill, J.G. & Harris, M.P. (2006) "Determinants of quality in a long-lived colonial species" J. Animal Ecol. 75:1304-1312
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01152.x
  • Reed, T.E, Wanless, S., Harris, M.P., Frederiksen, M., Kruuk, L.E.B. & Cunningham, E.J.A. (2006) "Responding to environmental change: plastic responses vary little in a synchronous breeder" Proc. R. Soc. B 273:2713-2719
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2006.3631
  • Sims, M., Wanless, S., Harris, M.P., Mitchell, P.I., & Elston, D.A. (2006) "Evaluating the power of monitoring plot designs for detecting long-term trends in the numbers of common guillemots" J. Applied Ecol. 43(3):537-546
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2006.01163.x
  • Watanuki, Y., Wanless, S., Harris, M.P., Lovvorn, J.R., Miyazaki, M., Tanaka, H. & Sato, K. (2006) "Swim speeds and stroke patterns in wing-propelled divers: a comparison among alcids and a penguin" J. Exp. Biol. 209(7):1217-1230
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.02128
  • Frederiksen, M., Wright, P.J., Harris, M.P., Mavor, R.A., Heubeck, M. & Wanless, S. (2005) "Regional patterns of kittiwake Rissa tridactyla breeding success are related to variability in sandeel recruitment" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 300:201-211
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps300201
  • Wanless, S., Harris, M.P., Redman, P., & Speakman, J.R. (2005) "Low energy values of fish as a probable cause of a major seabird breeding failure in the North Sea" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 294:1-8
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps294001
  • Wilson, L.J., Wanless, S., Harris, M.P. & Jones, G. (2005) "Isle of May seabird studies in 2003" JNCC Report 362, ISSN 0963-8091
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    http://www.jncc.gov.uk/pdf/jncc362_web.pdf
  • Lengagne, T., Harris, M.P., Wanless, S., & Slater, P.J.B. (2004) "Finding your mate in a seabird colony: contrasting strategies of the Guillemot Uria aalge and King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus" Bird Study 51(1):25-33
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    http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/tandf/bird/2004/00000051/00000001/art00004
  • Mitchell, P.I., Newton S.F., Ratcliffe, N. & Dunn T.E. (2004) "Seabird Populations of Britain and Ireland" T. & A.D. Poyser, London
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    Page at Bloomsbury Publishing
    • Wanless, S. & Harris, M.P. (2004) "Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus)" in Mitchell, P.I. et al. (2004)
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    • Wanless, S. & Harris, M.P. (2004) "European Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)" in Mitchell, P.I. et al. (2004)
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    • Harris, M.P. & Wanless, S. (2004) "Common Guillemot (Uria aalge)" in Mitchell, P.I. et al. (2004)
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    • Harris, M.P. (2004) "Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica)" in Mitchell, P.I. et al. (2004)
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  • Harris M.P., Rothery, P., & Wanless, S. (2003) "Increase in frequency of the bridled morph of the common guilemot Uria aalge on the Isle of May, 1946-2000: a return to former levels?" Ibis 145(1):22-29
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1474-919X.2003.00118.x
  • Harris, M.P., Webb, A. & Tasker, M.L. (1991) "Growth of young Guillemots Uria aalge after leaving the colony" Seabird 13:40-44
    [notes]
    http://www.seabirdgroup.org.uk/
  • Harris M.P., & Wanless, S. (1990) "Moult and autumn colony attendance of auks" British Birds 83:55-66
    [notes]
    http://www.britishbirds.co.uk/
  • Harris M.P., & Wanless, S. (1986) "A comparison of the biology of the normal and bridled forms of the Common Guillemot Uria aalge at a single colony" J. Zool. (Lond.) 210(1):121-130
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1986.tb03624.x
  • Birkhead, T.R. & Harris, M.P. (1985) "Ecological Adaptations for Breeding in the Atlantic Alcidae" In: Nettleship, D.N. & Birkhead, T.R. eds. "The Atlantic Alcidae" pp.205-231
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  • Harris, M.P. & Birkhead, T.R. (1985) "Breeding Ecology of the Atlantic Alcidae" In: Nettleship, D.N. & Birkhead, T.R. eds. "The Atlantic Alcidae" pp.155-204
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