Ellie Devenish-Nelson

Ellie Devenish-Nelson

BirdsCaribbean, University of Chester, University of Edinburgh

Research Associate, University of Chester & Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh

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Published on Jan 26, 2017

Thank you to all our backers

Puerto Rican parrot by Tom MacKenzie, USFWS, licensed under Creative CommonsWe'd like to extend a massive thank you to all of you who backed our project. Unfortunately we weren't successful this ti...

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Published on Nov 20, 2016

Las’ lap or the party now start? Link to our BirdsCaribbean blog post

The world's smallest bird, the bee hummingbird, endemic to Cuba. Photo by Ernesto ReyesRead more about our research on the status of the Caribbean's forest-dependent endemic birds in a recent blog ...

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Published on Nov 30, 2016

Song or call? What’s in a bird vocalisation?

Vocalisation is a term that covers all bird sounds. We’re all familiar with the two main types of vocalisations, songs and calls, which are often used interchangeably. In fact, songs are what we re...

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Published on Nov 02, 2016

Fast facts about Caribbean Forest Endemic Birds

Many of the Caribbean’s endemic forest-dependent birds are at risk. Here’s a quick summary of some key facts. Caribbean endemics are fascinating species living in a changing world. H...

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Published on Nov 09, 2016

Islands, endemism and forests

Endemic species are those that are unique to a restricted area. Islands have relatively more of these unique species than equivalent continental areas, partly because of their isolation which means...

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Published on Oct 28, 2016

My first Caribbean endemic bird

I don’t count myself a true birder as I don’t have a life list [of all the bird species I’ve ever seen]. But, I do have a record of all my Caribbean endemics. There is something special about seei...

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Dec 23, 2016
Finding forest endemic birds in the Caribbean using people power
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Hi Christine, thank you so much for your support and for your offer of contributing your videos. We would definitely be interested! If we get funded we'll be in touch - but we do hope to work on this project whatever the outcome, so we will let you you know how we progress.
Dec 05, 2016
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Thanks for your support Lisa! We hope that this is the start of something that can really contribute to the conservation of Caribbean endemics!
Nov 22, 2016
Finding forest endemic birds in the Caribbean using people power
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Thanks Lisa! I always feel lucky to have had such incredible experiences! Thanks for your support!
Nov 19, 2016
Finding forest endemic birds in the Caribbean using people power
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Thanks so much for your support!!
Nov 14, 2016
Finding forest endemic birds in the Caribbean using people power
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Thanks for your support! Happy to hear that!
Nov 05, 2016
Finding forest endemic birds in the Caribbean using people power
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According to the American Ornithologists Union classification there are 169 endemics that are dependent on forest for some or all of their lifecyle. These include single island species but also regional endemics - their range limited to only a few islands. Thanks for your support!
Nov 05, 2016
Finding forest endemic birds in the Caribbean using people power
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Thanks! Happy to hear that!
Nov 04, 2016
Finding forest endemic birds in the Caribbean using people power
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According to the American Ornithologists Union classification there are 169 endemics that are dependent on forest for some or all of their lifecyle. These include single island species but also regional endemics - their range limited to only a few islands.
Nov 03, 2016
Finding forest endemic birds in the Caribbean using people power
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Thanks so much for your support! We're really excited to be part of this challenge!
Oct 31, 2016
Finding forest endemic birds in the Caribbean using people power
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