New vulture paper out

29 01 2017

Our new paper on White-headed Vulture vision is out! You can read it here!

Animal Behaviour Pracs

27 01 2017

Animal Behaviour module is in full swing – today, practical work with the Siamese Fighting Fish!

New pigeon paper out

26 01 2017

Our new paper about pigeon social networks and perch choice is out, you can read it here!


New funded PhD in Flight

11 01 2017

We have a new funded PhD studentship, funded through ERC grant success by Emily Shepard at Swansea University. Emily is the Primary Supervisor, and myself and Luca Borger are co-supervisors. The project is all about how weather affects the costs of flight in birds. More details can be found here in the findaphd advert. Any informal enquiries should be directed to Emily. Deadline is February 10th. screen-shot-2017-01-11-at-09-36-27

New museum photographs

21 12 2016

We’ve been busy getting our museum collection professionally photographed for new educational and outreach purposes.

Pigeon plans

17 12 2016

Co-supervisors Emily Shepard and Dora Biro spent Friday at Royal Holloway discussing experiments and plans for Dan Sankey’s PhD. Lots of good discussions and mince pies.


MSc Graduation

17 12 2016

Congratulations Rebecca McGoran on graduating from your Masters with a Distinction, for your work with the Siamese Fighting Fish. rm