Species Publications

 

2020

 

Bird, J., Martin, M., Akçakaya, H. R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I. J., Garnett, S., Symes, A., Taylor, J., Sekercioglu, C. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2020) Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction riskConserv. Biol. 34: 1252–1261.

Bolam, F. C., Mair, L., Angelico, M., Brooks, T. M., Burgman, M., Hermes, C., Hoffmann, M., Martin, R. W., McGowan, P. J. K., Rodrigues, A. S. L., Rondinini, C., Wheatley, H., Bedolla-Guzmán, Y., Calzada, J., Child, M. F., Cranswick, P. A., Dickman, C. R., Fessl, B., Fisher, D. O., Garnett, S. T., Groombridge, J. J., Johnson, C. N., Kennerley, R. J., King, S. R. B., Lamoreux, J. F., Lees, A. C., Lens, L., Mahood, S. P., Mallon, D. P., Meijaard, E., Méndez-Sánchez, F., Percequillo, A. R., Regan, T. J., Renjifo, L. M., Rivers. M. C., Roach, N. S., Roxburgh, L., Safford, R. J., Salaman, P., Squires, T., Vázquez-Domínguez, E., Visconti, P., Westrip, J. R. S., Woinarski, J. C. Z., Young, R. P. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2020) How many bird and mammal extinctions has recent conservation action prevented? Conserv. Letters. e12762.

Buchanan, G. M. Butchart, S. H. M., Chandler, G. and Gregory, R. (2020) Assessment of national-level progress towards elements of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Conserv. Letters. e12762.

Hannah, L., Roehrdanz, P. R., Marquet, P. A., Enquist, B. J., Midgley, G. Foden, W., Lovett, J. C., Corlett, R., Corcoran, D. Butchart, S. H. M., Boyle, B., Feng, X., Maitner, B., Fajardo, J., McGill, B. J., Merow, C., Morueta-Holmes, N., Newman, E. A., Park, D. S., Raes, N., and Svenning, J.-C. (2020) 30% land conservation and climate action reduces tropical extinction risk by more than 50%. Ecography 43: 943–953.

Hanson, J. O., Rhodes, J. R., Butchart, S. H. M., Buchanan, G. M., Rondinini, C., Ficetola, G. F. and Fuller, R. A. (2020) Global conservation of species’ niches. Nature  580: 232–234.

Henriques, S., Böhm, M., Collen, B., Luedtke, J., Hoffmann, M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Cardoso, P., Butchart, S. H. M. and Freeman, R. (2020) Accelerating the monitoring of global biodiversity: revisiting the sampled approach to generating Red List Indices. Conserv. Letters  2020: e12703.

Howard, C., Stephens, P. A., Pearce-Higgins, J. W., Gregory, R. D., Butchart, S. H. M. and Willis, S. G. (2020) Disentangling the relative roles of climate and land cover change in driving the long-term population trends of European migratory birds. Divers. Distrib. 26: 1442–1455.

Jones, K. R., Klein, C., Grantham, H. S., Possingham, H. P., Halpern, B. S., Lafolley, D., Burgess, N. D., Butchart, S. H. M., Robinson, J. G. and Watson, J. E. M. (2020) Area requirements to safeguard Earth's marine species. One Earth 2: 188-196.

Jung, M., Dahal, P. R., Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., De Lamo, X., Donald, P., Hilton-Taylor, C., Kapos, V., Lesiv, M., Rondinini, C. and Visconti, P. (2020) A global map of species terrestrial habitat types. Sci. Data  7: 256.

Renjifo, L. M., Amaya-Villarreal, A. M. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2020) Tracking extinction risk trends and patterns in a mega-diverse country: a Red List Index for birds in Colombia. PLoS ONE 15 (1): e0227381.

Strassburg, B. B. N., Iribarrem, A., Beyer, H., Cordeiro, C. L., Crouzeilles, R., Jakovac, C., Junqueira, A., Lacerda, E., Latawiec, A., Balmford, A., Brooks, T., Butchart, S. H. M., Chazdon, R. L., Erb, K.-H., Brancalion, P., Buchanan, G., Cooper, D., Diaz, S., Donald, P. F., Kapos, V., Leclere, D., Miles, L., Obersteiner, M., Plutzar, C., Scaramuzza, C. A., Scarano, F. and Visconti, P. (2020) Renjifo, L. M., Amaya-Villarreal, A. M. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2020) Global priority areas for ecosystem restoration. Nature 586: 724–729.

Titley, M. A., Butchart, S. H. M, Jones, V., Whittingham, M. J. and Willis, S. G. (in press) Global inequities and political borders challenge wildlife conservation under climate change. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.

Williams, B. A., Watson, J. E. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Ward, M., Butt, N., Bolam, F. C., Stuart, S. N., Brooks T. M., Mair, L., McGowan, P. J. K., Hilton-Taylor, C., Mallon, D., Harrison, I. and Simmonds, J. S. (2020) A robust goal is needed for species in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Conserv. Letters e12778.

Wotton, S. R., Eaton, M., Sheehan, D., Barasa Munyekenye, F., Burfield, I. J., Butchart, S. H. M., Moleofi, K., Nalwanga-Wabwire, D., Ndang’ang’a, P. K., Pomeroy, D., Senyatso, K. J. and Gregory, R. D. (2020) Developing biodiversity indicators for African birds. Oryx 54: 62–73.

 

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2019

 

Brochet, A.-L., Jbour, S., Sheldon, R. D., Porter, R. F., Jones, V. R., Al Fazari, W., AL Saghier, O., Alkhuzai, S., Al-Obeidi, L. A., Angwin, R., Ararat, K., Judas, J., Pope, M., Shobrak, M., Y., Willson, M. S., Zadegan, S. S. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2019) Preliminary assessment of the scope and scale of illegal killing and taking of birds in the Arabian Peninsula, Iran and Iraq. Sandgrouse 154: 41–175.

Brooks, T. M., Pimm, S. L., Akçakaya, R., Buchanan, G. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Foden, W., Hilton-Taylor, C., Hoffmann, M., Jenkins, C. N., Joppa, L., Li, B. V., Menon, V., Ocampo-Peñuela, N. and Rondinini, C. (2019) Measuring terrestrial Area of Habitat (AOH) and its utility for the IUCN Red List. Trends Ecol. Evol. 34: 977–986.

Butchart, S. H. M., Miloslavich, P., Reyers, B., Subramanian, S. M., Adams, C., Bennett, E., Czúcz, B., Galetto, L., Galvin, K., Reyes-García, V., Gerber, L. R., Gode, T. B., Jetz, W., Kosamu, I. B. M., Palomo, M. G., Panahi, M., Selig, E. R., Singh, G. S., Tarkhnishvili, D., Xu, H., Lynch, A. J., Mwampamba, T. H., and Samakov. A. (2019) Assessing progress towards meeting major international objectives related to nature and nature’s contributions to people. Chapter 3 In Brondízio, E. S., Díaz, D. and Settele, J., eds,  Global Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.  Germany: Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for B iodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Díaz, D., Settele, J., Brondízio, E. S., Ngo, H. T., Agard, J., Arneth, A., Balvanera, P., Brauman, K. A., Butchart, S. H. M., Chan, K. M. A, Garibaldi, L. A., Ichii, K., Liu, J., Subramanian, S. M., Midgley, G. F., Miloslavich, P., Molnár, Z., Obura, D., Pfaff, A., Polasky, S., Purvis, A., Razzaque, J., Reyers, B., Chowdhury, R. R., Shin, Y.-J., Visseren-Hamakers, I., Willis, K. and Zayas, C. N. (2019) Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change. Science 366: eaax3100.

Di Minin, E., Brooks, T. M., Toivonen, T., Butchart, S. H. M., Heikinheimo, V., Watson, J. E. M., Balmford, A., Burgess, N., Challender, D., Goettch, B., Jenkins, R. and Moilanen, A. (2019) Identifying global centres of unsustainable commercial harvesting of species. Science Advances 5: eaau2879.

Garnett S. T., Butchart, S. H. M., Baker, G. B,. Bayraktarov, E., Buchanan, K., Burbidge, A. A., Chauvenet, A. L. M., Christidis, L., Ehmke, G., Grace, M., Hoccom, D. G., Legge, S. M., Leiper, I., Lindenmayer, D. B., Loyn, R. H., Maron, M., McDonald, P., Menkhorst, P., Possingham, H. P., Radford, J., Reside, A., Watson, D. M., Watson, J. E. M., Wintle, B., Woinarski, J. C. Z. and Geyle, H. M. (2019) Metrics of progress in the understanding and management of threats to Australian birds. Conserv. Biol.  2: 456–468.

Green, E. J., Buchanan, G. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Chandler, G. M., Burgess, N. D., Hill, S. L. L. and Gregory, R. D. (2019)   Relating characteristics of global biodiversity targets to reported progress. Conserv. Biol. 33: 1360–1369.

Hill, S., Arnell, A., Butchart, S. H. M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Ciciarelli, C., Davies, C., Dinerstein, E., Purvis, A. and Burgess, N. D. (2019) Measuring forest biodiversity status and changes globally. Frontiers Forests Global Change  2:70 doi: 10.3389/ffgc.2019.00070

Holmes, N. D., Spatz, D. R., Oppel, S., Tershy, B., Croll, D. A., Keitt, B. Genovesi, P. Burfield, I. J., Will, D. J., Bond, A., Wegmann, A., Aguirre-Muñoz, A., Raine, A. F., Knapp, C. R., Hung, C.-H., Wingate, D., Hagen, E., Méndez-Sánchez, F., Rocamora, G., Yuan, H.-W., Fric, J., Millett, J., Russell, J., Liske-Clark, J., Vidal, E., Jourdan, H., Campbell, K., Springer, K., Swinnerton, K., Gibbons-Decherong, L., Langrand, O., Brooke, M. de L., McMinn, M., Bunbury, N., Oliveira, N., Sposimo, P., Geraldes, P., McClelland, P., Hodum, P., Ryan, P. G., Borroto-Páez, R., Pierce, R., Griffiths, R., Fisher, R. N., Wanless, R., Pasachnik, S., Cranwell, S., Micol, T. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2019) Globally important islands where eradicating invasive mammals will benefit highly threatened vertebrates. PLoS ONE  14: e0212128.

Monroe, M. J., Butchart, S. H. M. and Bokma, F. (2019) The dynamics underlying avian extinction trajectories forecast a wave of extinctions. Biol. Lett. 15: 20190633.

Purvis, A., Butchart, S. H. M., Brondízio, E. S., Settele, J. and Díaz, S. (2019) No inflation of threatened species. Science. 365: 767.

Santini, L., Butchart, S. H. M., Rondinini, C., Benítez-López, A., Hilbers, J. P., Schipper, A., Cengic, M., Tobias, J. A. and Huijbregts, M. A. J. (2019) Applying habitat and population‐density models to land‐cover time series to inform IUCN red list assessments. Conserv. Biol. 33: 1084–1093.

 

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2018

 

Butchart, S. H. M, Lowe, S., Martin, R. M., Symes, A., Westrip, J. R. S. and Wheatley, H. (2018) Which bird species have gone extinct? A novel quantitative classification approach. Biol. Conserv.  227: 9–18.

Harfoot, M., Tittensor, D., Knight, S., Arnell, A., Blyth, S, Butchart, S. H. M., Jones, M., Kapos, V., Scharlemann, J. and Burgess, N. D. (2018) Present and future biodiversity risks from fossil fuel exploitation. Conserv. Letts. 2018: e12448.

Howard, C., Stephens, P. J., Tobias, J. A., Sheard, C., Butchart, S. H. M. and Willis, S. G. (2018) Flight range, fuel load and the impact of climate change on the journeys of migrant birds. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 285: 20172329.

McClure, C. J. W., Westrip, J. R. S., Johnson, J. A., Schulwitz, S. E., Virani, M. Z., Davies, R., Symes, A., Wheatley, H., Thorstrom, R., Amar, A., Buij, R., Jones, V. R., Williams, N. P., Buechley, E. R. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2018) State of the world’s raptors: distributions, threats, and conservation recommendations. Biol. Conserv. 227: 390–402.

McGowan, P.J.K., Mair, L., Symes, A., Westripp, J., Wheatley, H. and Butchart, S.H.M. (2018) Tracking trends in the extinction risk of wild relatives of domesticated species to assess progress against global biodiversity targets. Conserv. Letters 2018: e12588.

(2018) Mapping the global potential exposure of soaring birds to terrestrial wind energy expansion. Ornis Fennica. 95:1–14.

 

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2017

 

Akcakaya, H. R., Keith, D. A., Burgman, M., Butchart, S. H. M., Hoffmann, M., Regan, Helen, M., Harrison, I. and Boakes, E. (2017) Inferring Extinctions III: A cost-benefit framework for listing extinct species. Biol. Conserv. 214: 336–342.

Bagchi, R. Hole, D. G., Butchart, S. H. M., Collingham, Y. C., Fishpool, L. D. C., Plumptre, A. J., Owiunji, I., Mugabe, H. and Willis, S. G. (2017) Forecasting potential routes for movement of endemic birds among important sites for biodiversity in the Albertine Rift under projected climate change. Ecography 40: 001–012.

Betts, M. G., Wolf, C., Ripple, W. J., Phalan, B., Millers, K. A., Duarte, A., Butchart, S. H. M. and Levi, T. (2017) Global forest loss disproportionately erodes biodiversity in intact landscapes. Nature 547: 441–444.

Brochet, A.-L., Van den Bossche, W., Jones, V. R., Holmfridur, A., Damoc, D., Demko, M., Douglas, N., Driessens, G., FLensted, K., Gerber, M., Ghasabyan, M., Gradinarov, D., Hansen, J., Horvath, MJ., Lachman, L., Lehtiniem, T., Lorgé, P., Lötberg, U., Lusby, J., Ottens, G., Paquet, J.-Y., Rukhaia, A., Schmidt, M., Shimmings, P., Stipniek, A., Sultanov, E., Vermouzek, Z., Vintchevski, A., Volke, V., Willi, G. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2017) Illegal killing and taking of birds in Europe outside the Mediterranean: assessing the scope and scale of a complex issue. Bird Conserv. Internat. 29: 10–40.

Burfield, I. J., Butchart, S. H. M. and Collar, N. J. (2017)   Editorial commentary: BirdLife, conservation and taxonomy. Bird Conserv. Internat. 27: 1-5.

Hoffmann, M., Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Gregory, R. D. and McRae, L. (2017) In: D. A. DellaSala and M. I. Goldstein (eds.) Encyclopedia of the Anthropocine 3: 175-184. Oxford: Elsevier.

Keith, D. A., Butchart, S. H. M., Regan, H. M., Collen, B., Harrison, I., Solow, A. R. and Burgman, M. A. (2017) Inferring extinctions I: A structured method using information on threats. Biol. Conserv. 214: 320-327.

Novosolov, M., Rodda, G. H., North, A., Butchart, S. H. M. and Meiri, S. (2017) Population density-range size relationship revisited. Global Ecol. Biogeog. 26: 1088-1097.

Olah, G., Theuerkauf, J., Legault, A., Gula, R., Stein, J., Butchart, S. H. M. and Heinsohn, R. (2017) Parrots of Oceania – a comparative study of extinction risk. Emu. 118: 94-112.

Pacifici, M., Visconti, P., Cassola, F. M., Watson, J. E. M., Butchart, S. H. M. and Rondinini, C. (2017) Species’ traits influenced their response to recent climate change. Nat. Clim. Change 7: 205–208.

Pfeifer, M., Lefebvre, V., Peres, C. A., Wearn, O. R., Marsh, C. J., Banks-Leite, C., Butchart, S. H. M., Arroyo-Rodríguez, V., Barlow, J., Cerezo, A., Cisneros, L., D’Cruze, N., Fariah, D., Hadley, A., Klingbeil, B. T., Kormann, U., Lens, L., Medina-Rangel, G. F., Morante-Filho, J. C., Olivier, P., Peters, S., Pidgeon, A., Ribeiro, D. B., Scherber, C., Schneider-Maunory, L., Struebig, M., Urbina-Cardona, N., Watling, J. I., Willig, M. R., Wood, E. M. and Ewers, R. M. (2017) Creation of forest edges has a global impact on forest vertebrates. Nature 551:187-191.

Spatz, D. R., Newton, K. M., Holmes, N. D., Butchart, S. H. M., Genovesi, P., Ceballos, G., Tershy, B. R. and Croll, D. A. (2017) Globally threatened vertebrates on islands with invasive species. Sci. Advances. 3: e1603080.

Spatz, D. R., Holmes, N. D., Butchart, S. H. M., Tershy, B. R. and Croll, D. A. (2017) Managing invasive mammals to conserve globally threatened seabirds in a changing climate. Conserv. Letters. 10: 736–747.

Tayleur, C., Balmford, A. P, Buchanan, G. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Corlet, C., Ducharme, H., Green, R. E., Milder, J. C., Sanderson, F. J., Thomas, D. H. L., Tracewski, L., Vickery, J. and Phalan, B. (2017) Where are commodity crops certified, and what does it mean for conservation and poverty alleviation? Biol. Conserv. 217: 36-46.

Thaxter, C. B., Buchanan, G. M., Carr, J., Butchart, S. H. M., Newbold, T., Green, R. E., Tobias, J. A., Foden, W. B., O’Brien, S. and Pearce-Higgins, J. W. (2017) Bird and bat species’ global vulnerability to collision mortality at wind farms revealed through a trait-based assessment. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond., B.284: 20170829.

Thompson, C. J., Koshkina, V., Burgman, M. A., Butchart, S. H. M. and Stone, L. (2017) Inferring extinctions II: A practical, iterative model based on records and surveys. Biol. Conserv. 214: 328-335.

 

 

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2016

 

Baker, D. J., Hartley, A. J., Butchart, S. H. M. and Willis, S. G. (2016) Choice of baseline climate data impacts projected species responses to climate change. Glob. Change Biol. 22: 2392-2404.

Brochet, A.-L., Van den Bossche, W., Jbour, S., Ndang’ang’a, K., Jones, V., Abdou, W. A. L. I., Al-Hmoud, A. R., Asswad, N. G., Atienza, J. C., Atrash, I., Barbara, N., Bensusan, K, Bino, T., Celada, C., Cherkaoui, S. M., Costa, J., Deceuninck, B., Etayeb, K. S., Feltrup-Azafzaf, C., Figelj, J., Gustin, M., Kmecl, P., Kotrosan, D., Laguna, J. M., , Lattuada, M., Leitão, D., Lopes, P., Lopez, P., Lucic, V., Micol, T., Perlman, Y., Piludu, N., Quaintenne, G., Ramadan-Jaradi, G., Ruzic, M., Sarajlico, N., Saveljic, D., Sheldon, R. D., Shialis, T., Thompson, C., Brunner, A., Grimmett, R. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2016) Preliminary assessment of the scope and scale of illegal killing and taking of birds in the MediterraneanBird Conserv. Internat. 26: 1-28.

Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Kingston, N. and Martinez, C. (2016) Goal 15: Life on land. Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss. Pp. 497-522 in Lalaguna, P. D, Barrado, C. M. D. and Liesa, C. R. F. (eds) International Society and Sustainable Development Goals. Thompson Reuters.

Brooks, T. M., Akçakaya, H. R., Burgess, N. D., Butchart, S. H. M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Hoffmann, M., Juffe-Bignoli, D., Kingston, N., MacSharry, B., Parr, M., Perianin, L., Regan, E., Rodrigues, A. S. L., Rondinini, C., Shennan-Farpon, Y. and Young, B. E. (2016) Analysing biodiversity and conservation knowledge products to support regional environmental assessments. Sci. Data. 3: 160007

Collen, B. Dulvy, N. K., Gaston, K., Gärdenfors, U., Keith D., Punt, A. Regan, H., Böhm, M., Hedges, S., Seddon, M., Butchart, S. H. M., Hoffmann, M., Bachman, S. and Akçakaya, H. R. (2016) Clarifying misconceptions of extinction risk assessment with the IUCN Red ListBiol. Lett. 12: 20150843.

Gilroy, J. J., Gill, J. A., Butchart, S. H. M., Jones, V. R. and Franco, A. M. A. (2016) Migratory diversity predicts population declines in birds. Ecol. Lett. 19: 308-317.

Jones, H. P., Holmes, N. D., Butchart, S. H. M., Tershy, B. R., Kappes, P. J., Corkery, I., Aguirre-Muñoz, A., Armstrong, D. P., Bonnaud, E., Burbidge, A. A., Campbell, K., Courchamp, F., Cowan, P., Cuthbert, R. J., Ebbert, S., Genovesi, P., Keitt, B. S., Kress, S. W., Miskelly, C. M., Oppel, S., Poncet, S., Rauzon, M. J., Rocamora, G., Russell, J. C., Samaniego-Herrera, A., Seddon, P. J., Spatz, D. R., Towns, D. R. and Croll, D. A. (2016) Invasive mammal eradication on islands results in substantial conservation gains. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci USA. 113: 4033–4038.

Joppa, L. N., O’Conner, B., Visconti, P., Smith, C., Geldmann, J., Hoffmann, M., Watson, J. E. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Virah-Sawmy, M., Halpern, B. S., Ahmed, S. E., Balmford, A., Sutherland, W. J., Harfoot, M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Foden, W., Di Minin, E., Pagad, S., Genovesi, P., Hutton, J. and Burgess, N. D. (2016) Filling in biodiversity threat gaps. Science 352: 416-418.

Joppa, L. N., Butchart, S. H. M., Hoffmann, M., Bachman, S., Akcakaya, H. R., Moat, J., Böhm, M., Holland, R. A., Newton, A., Polidoro, B. and Hughes, A. (2016) Impact of alternative metrics on estimates of extent of occurrence for extinction risk assessment. Conserv. Biol. 30: 352-370.

Juffe-Bignoli, D., Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Kingston, N., Jenkins, R. B., Boe, K., Hoffmann, M., Angulo, A., Bachman, S., Böhm, M., Brummitt, N., Carpenter, K. E., Comer, P. J., Cox, N., Cuttelod, A., Darwall, W. R. T., Di Marco, M., Fishpool, L. D. C., Goettsch, B., Heath, M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Hutton, J., Johnson, T., Joolia, A., Keith, D. A., Langhammer, P. F., Luedtke, J., Nic Lughadha, E., Lutz, M., May, I., Miller, R. M., Oliveira-Miranda, M. A., Parr, M., Pollock, C. M., Ralph, G., Rodríguez, J. P., Rondinini, C., Smart, J., Stuart, S., Symes, A., Tordoff, A. W., Woodley, S., Young, B. and Kingston, N. (2016) Assessing the cost of global biodiversity and conservation knowledge. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0160640.

Keinath, D., Doak, D., Hodges, K., Fagan, W., Prugh, L., Sekercioglu, C. Butchart, S. H. M. and Kauffman, M. (2016) A global analysis of traits predicting species sensitivity to habitat disturbance. Global Ecol. Biogeog. 26: 115-127

Lehikoinen, A., Foppen, R. P. B., Heldbjerg, H., Lindström, A., van Manen, W., Piirainen, S., van Turnhout, C. A. M. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2016) Large-scale climatic drivers of regional winter bird population trends. Diversity Distrib. 22: 1163-1173.

Luther, D., Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Hayward, M. W., Kester, M., Lamoreux, J. and Upgren, A. (2016) Determinants of bird conservation-action implementation and associated population trends of threatened speciesConserv. Biol. 30: 1338-1346.

McCreless, E., Huff, D. D., Croll, D., Tershy, B., Spatz, D., Holmes, N., Butchart, S. H. M. and Wilcox, C. (2016) Past and estimated future impact of invasive alien mammals on insular threatened vertebrate populationsNat. Commun. 7: 12488.

Olah, G., Butchart, S. H. M., Symes, A., Guzmán, I. M., Cunningham, R., Peakall, R., Brightsmith, D. J. and Heinsohn, R. (2016) Ecological and socio-economic factors affecting extinction risk in parrots. Biodiv. Conserv. 25: 205-223.

Scheffers, B. R., De Meester, L., Bridge, T. C. L., Hoffmann, A. A., Pandolfi, J. M., Corlett, R. T., Butchart, S. H. M., Pearce-Kelly, P., Rondinini, C., Kovacs, K. M., Pacifici, M. Foden, W. B., Mora, C., Dudgeon, D., Bickford, D., Watson, J. E. M. (2016) The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to peopleScience 354: aaf7671.

Stephens, P. A., Mason, L. R., Green, R. E., Gregory, R. D., Sauer, J. R., Alison, J., Aunins, A., Brotons, L. Butchart, S. H. M., Campedelli, T., Chodkiewic, T., Chylarecki, P., Crowe, O., Elts, J., Escandell, V., Foppen, R. P. B., Heldbjerg, H., Herrando, S., Husby, M., Jiguet, F., Lehikoinen, A., Lindström, A., Noble, D. G., Paquet, J.-Y., Reif, J., Sattler, T., Szép, T., Teufelbauer, N., Trautmann, S., van Strien, A. J., van Turnhout, C. A. M., Vorisek, P. and Willis, S. G. (2016) Consistent response of bird populations to climate change on two continents. Science 352: 84-87

Tayleur, C., Balmford, A. P, Buchanan, G. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Ducharme, H., Green, R. E., Milder, J. C., Sanderson, F. J., Thomas, D. H. L., Vickery, J. and Phalan, B. (2016) Global coverage of agricultural sustainability standards, and their role in conserving biodiversity. Conserv. Letts. 10: 610–618.

Tracewski, L., Butchart, S. H. M., Di Marco, M., Ficetola, G. F., Rondinini, C., Symes, A., Wheatley, H., Beresford, A. E. and Buchanan, G. M. (2016) Toward quantification of the impact of 21st century deforestation on the extinction risk of terrestrial vertebrates. Conserv. Biol. 30: 1070–1079.

Usui, T., Butchart, S. H. M. and Phillimore, A. B. (2016) Temporal shifts and temperature sensitivity of avian spring migratory phenology: a phylogenetic meta-analysis. J. Animal Ecol.86: 250–261.

 

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2015

 

Baker, D. J., Burgess, N. D., Butchart, S. H. M., Hartley, A. J., Willis, S. G. (2015) Assessing climate change impacts for vertebrate fauna across the West Africa protected area network using regionally appropriate climate projectionsDivers. Distrib. 21: 1101–1111.

Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Cox, N. A., Heath, M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Hoffmann, M., Kingston, N., Rodríguez, J. P., Smart, J. and Stuart, S. (2015) Harnessing biodiversity and conservation knowledge products to track the Aichi Targets and Sustainable Development GoalsBiodiversity. 16: 157-174

Butchart, S. H. M., Clarke, M., Smith, B., Sykes, R., Scharlemann, J. P. W., Harfoot, M., Buchanan, G., Angulo, A., Balmford, A., Bertzky, B., Brooks, T. M., Carpenter, K. E., Comeros, M., Cornell, J., Ficetola, G. F., Fishpool, L. D. C., Harwell, H., Hilton-Taylor, C., Hoffmann, M., Joolia, A., Joppa, L., Kingston, N., May, I., Milam, A., Polidoro, B., Ralph, G., Richman, N., Rondinini, C., Skolnik, B., Spalding, M., Stuart, S. N., Symes, A., Taylor, J., Visconti, P. Watson, J. E. M. and Burgess, N. D. (2015) Shortfalls and solutions for meeting national and global conservation area targets. Conserv. Lett. 8: 329–337.

Pacifici, M. Foden, W. B., Visconti, P., Butchart, S. H. M., Kovacs, K. M., Hole, D. G., Corlett, R. T., Akçakaya, H. R., Bickford, D., Carr, J. A., Huntley, B., Martin, T. G., Pearson, R. G., Williams, S. E., Willis, S. G., Young, B., Watson, J. E. M. and Rondinini, C. (2015) Assessing species vulnerability to climate change.Nat. Clim. Change.5: 215-225

Pearce-Higgins, J. W., Ockendon, N., Baker, D. J., Carr, J. A., White, E., Almond, R. E. A., Amano, T., Bertram, E., Bradbury, R. B., Bradley, C., Butchart, S. H. M., Doswald, N., Foden, W., Gill, D. J. C., Green, R. E., Sutherland, W. J., Tanner, E. V. J. (2015) Geographic variation in species’ population responses to changes in temperature and precipitation. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 282: 20151561.

Regan, E. C., Santini, L., Ingwall-King, L., Hoffmann, M., Rondinini, C., Symes, A., Taylor, J. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2015) Global trends in the status of bird and mammal pollinators. Conserv. Lett. 8: 397-403.

Runge, C. A., Watson, J. E. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Hanson, J. O., Possingham, H. P. and Fuller, R. A. (2015) Protected areas and global conservation of migratory birds. Science 350: 1255-1258.

Segan. D. B., Hole, D. G., Donatti, C. I., Zganjar, C., Martin, S., Butchart, S. H. M. and Watson, J. E. M. (2015) Considering the impact of climate change on human communities significantly alters the outcome of species and site-based vulnerability assessments. Diversity Distrib. 21: 991–1003.

Visconti, P., Baisero, D., Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Joppa, L., Alkemade, R., Bakkenes, M., Di Marco, M., Santini, L., Hoffmann, M., Maiorano, L., Pressey, R. L., Arponen, A., Boitani, L., Reside, A., van Vuuren, D. and Rondinini, C. (2015) Projecting global biodiversity indicators under future development scenariosConserv. Lett. 9: 5-13.

Willis, S. G., Foden, W., Baker, D. J., Bellec, E., Burgess, N. D., Carr, J., Doswald, N., Garcia, R. A., Hartley, A., Hof, C., Newbold, T., Rahbekh, C., Smith, R. G., Visconti, P., Young, B. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2015) Integrating climate change vulnerability assessments from species distribution models and trait-based approaches. Biol. Conserv. 190: 167–178.

 

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2014

 

Akçakaya, H. R., Butchart, S. H. M., Watson, J. E. M. and Pearson, R. G. (2014) Preventing species extinctions resulting from climate change. Nat. Clim. Change 4: 1048-1049.

Collar, N. J. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2014) Conservation breeding and avian diversity: chances and challenges. Internat. Zoo. Yearbook 48: 7–28.

Dawson, J., Oppel, S., Cuthbert, R., Holmes, N., Bird. J., Butchart S. H. M., Spatz, D. and Tershy, B. (2014) Prioritising islands for the eradication of invasive vertebrates in the UK overseas territories. Conserv. Biol. 29: 143-153.

Han, X., Smyth, R. L., Young, B. E., Brooks, T. M., Sánchez de Lozada, A., Butchart, S. H. M., Larsen, F. W., Rodrigues, A. S. L. and Turner, W. R. (2014) A biodiversity indicators dashboard: addressing challenges to monitoring progress towards the Aichi biodiversity targets using disaggregated global data. PloS ONE 9: e112046.

La Sorte, F. A., Butchart, S. H.M., Jetz, W. and Böhning-Gaese, K. (2014) Range-wide latitudinal and elevational temperature gradients for the world's terrestrial birds: implications under global climate change. PLoS ONE 9(5): e98361.

Newbold, T., Hudson, L., Phillips, H. R. P., Hill, S. L. L., Contu, S., Lysenko, I., Blandon, A., Butchart, S. H. M., Booth, H. L., Day, J. De Palma, A., Harrison, M. L. K., Kirkpatrick, L., Pynegar, E., Robinson, A., Simpson, J., Mace, G. M., Scharlemann, J. P. W. and Purvis. A. (2014) A global model of the response of tropical and sub-tropical forest biodiversity to anthropogenic pressures. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 281: 20141371.

Newbold, T., Scharlemann, J. P. W., Butchart, S. H. M., Şekercioğlu, C. H., Joppa, L., Alkemade, R. and Purves, D. W. (2014) Functional traits, land-use change and the structure of present and future bird communities in tropical forests. Global Ecol. Biogeog. 23: 1073–1084.

Rodrigues, A. S. L, Brooks, T. M., Butchart, S. H. M., Chanson, J., Cox, N., Hoffmann, M. and Stuart, S. N. (2014) Spatially explicit trends in the global conservation status of vertebrates. PLoS ONE 9: e113934.

Rondinini, C., Di Marco, M., Visconti, P., Butchart, S. H. M. and Boitanti, L. (2014) Update or outdate: long-term viability of the IUCN Red List. Conserv. Lett. 7: 126-130.

Spatz, D., Newton, K., Heinz, R., Croll, D., Tershy, B., Holmes, N. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2014) The biogeography of globally threatened seabirds and island conservation opportunities. Conserv. Biol. 28: 1282–1290.

Tittensor, D. P., Walpole, M., Hill, S. L. L., Boyce, D. G., Britten, G. L., Burgess, N. D., Butchart, S. H. M., Leadley, P. W., Regan, E. C., Alkamade, R., Baumung, R., Bellard, C., Bouwman, L., Bowles-Newark, N. J., Chenery, A. M., Cheung, W. W. L., Christensen, V., Cooper, H. D., Crowther, A. R., Dixon, M. J. R., Galli, A., Gaveau, V., Gregory, R. D., Gutierrez, N. L., Hirsch, T., Hoft, R., Januchowski-Hartley, S. R., Karmann, M., Krug, C. B., Leverington, F. J., Loh, J., Lojenga, R. K., Malsch, K., Marques, A., Morgan, D. H. W., Newbold, T., Noonan-Mooney, K., Pagad, S. N., Parks, B. C., Pereira, H. M., Robertson, T., Rondinini, C., Santini, L., Schindler, S., Sumaila, U. R., The, L. S. L., van Kolck, J., Visconti, V. and Ye, Y. (2014) A mid-term analysis of progress towards international biodiversity targets. Science 346: 241-244.

Venter, O., Fuller, R. A., Segan, D. B., Carwardine, J., Brooks, T., Butchart, S. H. M., Di Marco, M., Iwamura, T., Joseph, L., Possingham, H. P., Smith, R., Venter, M., Watson, J. E. M. (2014) Targeting global protected area expansion for imperilled biodiversity. PLoS Biol. 12(6): e1001891

Young, R., Hudson, M. A., Terry, A. M. R., Jones, C. G., Lewis, R. E., Tatayah, V., Zuël, N and Butchart, S. H. M. (2014) Accounting for conservation: using the IUCN Red List Index to evaluate the impact of a conservation organisation.Biol. Conserv. 180: 84–96.

 

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2013

 

Almond, R. E. A., Butchart, S. H. M., Oldfield, T. E. E., McRae, L. and de Bie, S. (2013). Exploitation indices: developing global and national metrics of wildlife use and trade. Pp. 159-188 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.

Bagchi, R., Crosby, M., Huntley, B., Hole, D., Collingham, Y., Butchart, S. H.M. and Willis, S. G. (2013) Evaluating the effectiveness of conservation site networks under climate change: accounting for uncertainty. Glob. Change Biol. 19: 1236-1248.

Foden, W., Butchart, S. H. M., Stuart, S. N., Vié, J.-C., Akçakaya, H. R., Angulo, A., DeVantier, L. M., Gutsche, A., Turak, E., Cao, L., Donner, S. D., Katariya, V., Bernard, R., Holland, R. A., Hughes, A. F., O’Hanlon, S. E., Garnett, S. T., Şekercioğlu, C. H. and Mace, G. M. (2013) Identifying the world's most climate change vulnerable species: a systematic trait-based assessment of all birds, amphibians and corals. PLoS ONE 8(6): e65427.

Garnett, S. T., Franklin, D. C., Ehmke, G., VanDerWal, J. J., Hodgson, L., Pavey, C., Reside, A.E., Welbergen, J. A., Butchart, S. H. M., Perkins, G. C. and Williams, S. E. (2013) Climate change adaptation strategies for Australian birds. Brisbane, Australia: National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility.

Genovesi, P., Butchart, S. H. M., McGeoch, M. A. and Roy, D. B. (2013) Monitoring trends in biological invasion, its impact and policy responses. Pp. 138-158 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.

Hannah, L., Ikegami, M., Hole, D. G., Seo, C., Butchart, S. H. M. and Peterson, A. T. (2013) Global climate change adaptation priorities for biodiversity and food security. PLoS ONE 8: e72590.

Le Saout, S. Hoffmann, M., Yichuan, S., Hughes, A., Bernard, C. Brooks, T. M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S. H. M., Stuart, S. N., Badman, T. and Rodrigues, A. S. L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science 342: 803-805.

Mace, G. M., Foden, W. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2013) Indicators of climate change impacts on biodiversity. Pp. 120-137 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.

Newbold, T, Scharlemann, J. P. W., Butchart, S. H. M., Sekercioglu, C. H., Alkemade, R., Booth, H. and Purves, D. W. (2013) Ecological traits affect the response of tropical forest bird species to land-use intensity. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 280: 20122131.

Phalan, B., Bertzsky, M., Butchart, S. H. M., Donald, P. F., Scharlemann, J. P. W., Stattersfield, A. J. and Balmford, A. P. (2013) Crop expansion and conservation priorities in tropical countries. PLoS ONE 8: e51759.

Somveille, M. P., Manica, A., Butchart, S. H. M. and Rodrigues, A. S. L. (2013) Mapping global diversity patterns for migratory birds. PLoS ONE 8(8): e70907.

 

 

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2012

 

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. & Woodley, S. (2012) Protecting important sites for biodiversity contributes to meeting global conservation targets. PLoS ONE 7(3): e32529.

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.

Hutchings, J., Butchart, S. H. M., Collen, B., Schwartz, M. K. and Waples, R. S. (2012) Red flags: correlates of impaired species recovery. Trends Ecol. Evol. 27: 542-546.

McBride, M. F., Garnett, S. T., Szabo, J. K., Burbidge, A. H., Butchart, S. H. M., Christidis, L., Dutson, G., Ford, H. A., Loyn, R. H., Watson, D. M. and Burgman, M. A. (2012) Structured elicitation of expert judgements for threatened species assessment: a case study on a continental scale using email. Methods Ecol. Evol. 3: 906-920.

McCarthy, D., Donald, P. F., Scharleman, J. P. W., Buchanan, G. M., Balmford, A. P., Green, J. M. H., Bennun, L. A., Burgess, N., Fishpool, L. D. C., Garnett, S. T., Leonard, D. L., Maloney, R. F., Morling, P., Schaeffer, H. M., Symes, A., Wiedenfeld, D. A. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2012) Financial costs of meeting global biodiversity conservation targets: current spending and unmet needs. Science 338: 946-949.

Newbold, T, Scharlemann, J. P. W., Butchart, S. H. M., Sekercioglu C. and Purves, D. W. (2012) Mapping functional traits: comparing abundance and presence-absence estimates at large spatial scales. PloS ONE 7(8): e44019.

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. 148: 61-68.

Szabo, J. K., Khwaja, N., Garnett, S. T. and Butchart, S. H. M. (2012) Global patterns and drivers of avian extinctions at the species and subspecies level. PloS ONE 7: e47080.

 

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2011

 

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.

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.

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

 

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2010

 

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. 

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., 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.

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

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.

Rands, M. R. W., Adams, W. M., Bennun, L. A., Butchart, S. H. M., Clements, A., Coomes, D., Entwistle, Hodge, I. A., Kapos, V. Scharlemann, J. P. W, Sutherland, W. J., Vira, B. (2010) Biodiversity conservation: challenges beyond 2010. Science 329, 1298-1303.

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.

 

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2009

 

Bubb, P. J., Butchart, S. H. M., Collen, B., Dublin, H., Kapos, V., Pollock, C., Stuart, S. N., Vié, J-C. (2009) IUCN Red List Index: Guidance for national and regional use. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

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.

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 continent-wide protected area network. Ecol. Lett. 12: 420-431.

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.

Walpole, M., Almond, R., Besançon, C., Butchart, S. H. M., Campbell-Lendrum, D., Carr, G. M., Collen, B., Collette, L, Davidson, N. C., Fazel, A., Galloway, J. N., Gill, M., Goverse, T., Hockings, M., Morgan, D. H. W., Revenga, C., Rickwood, C. J., Schutyser, F., Simons, S., Stattersfield, A. J., Tyrrell, T. and Vié, J.-C. (2009) Tracking progress towards the 2010 Biodiversity Target and beyond. Science 325: 1503-1504.

 

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2008

 

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.

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. M., 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.

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.

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). Wildlife in a changing world. An analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

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.

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.

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. 4: 568–572.

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.

 

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2007

 

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

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. PLoS ONE 2: e140.

 

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2006

 

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.

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., 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., 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. 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.

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.

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

 

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2005

 

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., 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.

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.

 

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2004

 

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.

 

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2003

 

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

 

 

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