Publications

Richardson, S., Lintott, P.R., Hosken, D. J., Economou, T. and Mathews, F. (2021) Peaks in bat activity at turbines and the implications for mitigating the impact of wind energy developments on bats. Scientific Reports. 11 (1):3636. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-82014-9.

Lintott, C. and Lintott P. (2020) Satellite megaclusters could fox night-time migrations. Nature. 586 (7831):674. doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-03007-8.

Gilmour, L., Holderied, M.W., Pickering, S.P.C. and Jones, G. (2020) Comparing acoustic and radar deterrence methods as mitigation measures to reduce human-bat impacts and conservation conflicts. PLOS ONE. 15 (2), pp. e0228668. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0228668.

Barlow, K., Miller, H., Hill, D., Greenaway, F., Gilmour, L. and Merrett, D. (2020) New frontiers in our understanding of Bechstein’s Bat in the UK. British Wildlife. 24 .

Richardson, S.M., Lintott, P.R., Hosken, D.J. and Mathews, F. (2019) An evidence-based approach to specifying survey effort in ecological assessments of bat activity. Biological Conservation. 231 pp. 98–102. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2018.12.014.

Byrne, B., Stone, E.L., Mgoola, W.O. and Uzal, A. (2019) First confirmed record of suni (Neotragus moschatus) and rusty-spotted genet (Genetta maculata) in Nyika National Park, Malawi. African Journal of Ecology. 57 (3), pp. 415–418. doi:10.1111/aje.12607.

Lintott, P.R. and Mathews, F. (2018a) Reviewing the evidence on mitigation strategies for bats in buildings informing best-practice for policy makers and practitioners. Available from: https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/868713

Lintott, P.R. and Mathews, F. (2018b) Basic mathematical errors may make ecological assessments unreliable. Biodiversity and Conservation. 27 (1), pp. 265–267. doi:10.1007/s10531-017-1418-5.

Lintott, P.R., Davison, S., Breda, J. van, Kubasiewicz, L., Dowse, D., Daisley, J., Haddy, E. and Mathews, F. (2018) Ecobat: An online resource to facilitate transparent, evidence-based interpretation of bat activity data. Ecology and Evolution. 8 (2), pp. 935–941. doi:10.1002/ece3.3692.

Wakefield, A., Broyles, M., Stone, E.L., Harris, S. and Jones, G. (2018) Quantifying the attractiveness of broad-spectrum street lights to aerial nocturnal insects. Journal of Applied Ecology. 55 (2), pp. 714–722. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.13004.

Zeale, M.R.K., Stone, E.L., Zeale, E., Browne, W.J., Harris, S. and Jones, G. (2018) Experimentally manipulating light spectra reveals the importance of dark corridors for commuting bats. Global Change Biology. 24 (12), pp. 5909–5918. doi:10.1111/gcb.14462.

Durant, S.M., Mitchell, N., Groom, R., Pettorelli, N., Ipavec, A., Jacobson, A.P., Woodroffe, R., Böhm, M., Hunter, L.T.B., Becker, M.S., Broekhuis, F., Bashir, S., Andresen, L., Aschenborn, O., Stone, E.L. et al. (2017) The global decline of cheetah Acinonyx jubatus and what it means for conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 114 (3), pp. 528–533. doi:10.1073/pnas.1611122114.

Lintott, P.R., Richardson, S.M., Hosken, D.J., Fensome, S.A. and Mathews, F. (2016a) Ecological impact assessments fail to reduce risk of bat casualties at wind farms. Current Biology. 26 (21), pp. R1135–R1136. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.003.

Zeale, M.R.K., Bennitt, E., Newson, S.E., Packman, C., Browne, W.J., Harris, S., Jones, G. and Stone, E.L. (2016) Mitigating the Impact of Bats in Historic Churches: The Response of Natterer’s Bats Myotis nattereri to Artificial Roosts and Deterrence. PLOS ONE. 11 (1), pp. e0146782. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146782.

Mathews, F., Richardson, S., Lintott, P.R. and Hosken, D. (2016) Understanding the risk to European protected species (bats) at onshore wind turbine sites to inform risk management. Available from: https://tethys.pnnl.gov/publications/understanding-risk-european-protected-species-bats-onshore-wind-turbine-sites-inform

Lintott, P.R., Barlow, K., Bunnefeld, N., Briggs, P., Roig, C.G. and Park, K.J. (2016b) Differential responses of cryptic bat species to the urban landscape. Ecology and Evolution. 6 (7), pp. 2044–2052. doi:10.1002/ece3.1996.

Rowse, L., Lewanzik, D., Stone, E.L., Harris, S. and Jones, G. (2016) Dark Matters: The Effects of Artificial Lighting on Bats. In: Christian C Voigt and Tigga Kingston (eds.). Bats in the Anthropocene: Conservation of Bats in a Changing World. Springer.

Wakefield, A., Broyles, M., Stone, E.L., Jones, G. and Harris, S. (2016) Experimentally comparing the attractiveness of domestic lights to insects: Do LEDs attract fewer insects than conventional light types? Ecology and Evolution. 6 (22), pp. 8028–8036. doi:10.1002/ece3.2527.

Lintott, P.R., Bunnefeld, N. and Park, K.J. (2015) Opportunities for improving the foraging potential of urban waterways for bats. Biological Conservation. 191 pp. 224–233. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2015.06.036.

Stone, E.L., Zeale, M.R.K., Newson, S.E., Browne, W.J., Harris, S. and Jones, G. (2015a) Managing Conflict between Bats and Humans: The Response of Soprano Pipistrelles (Pipistrellus pygmaeus) to Exclusion from Roosts in Houses. PLOS ONE. 10 (8), pp. e0131825. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131825.

Lintott, P.R., Bunnefeld, N., Minderman, J., Fuentes-Montemayor, E., Mayhew, R.J., Olley, L. and Park, K.J. (2015) Differential Responses to Woodland Character and Landscape Context by Cryptic Bats in Urban Environments. PLOS ONE. 10 (5), pp. e0126850. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0126850.

Stone, E.L., Wakefield, A., Harris, S. and Jones, G. (2015b) The impacts of new street light technologies: experimentally testing the effects on bats of changing from low-pressure sodium to white metal halide. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 370 (1667), pp. 20140127. doi:10.1098/rstb.2014.0127.

Stone, E.L., Harris, S. and Jones, G. (2015) Impacts of artificial lighting on bats: a review of challenges and solutions. Mammalian Biology. 80 (3), pp. 213–219. doi:10.1016/j.mambio.2015.02.004.

Wakefield, A., Stone, E.L., Jones, G. and Harris, S. (2015) Light-emitting diode street lights reduce last-ditch evasive manoeuvres by moths to bat echolocation calls. Royal Society Open Science. 2 (8), pp. 150291. doi:10.1098/rsos.150291.

Lintott, P.R., Bunnefeld, N., Fuentes-Montemayor, E., Minderman, J., Mayhew, R.J., Olley, L. and Park, K.J. (2014) City life makes females fussy: sex differences in habitat use of temperate bats in urban areas. Royal Society Open Science. 1 (3), pp. 140200. doi:10.1098/rsos.140200.

Zeale, M., Stone, E.L., Bennitt, E., Newson, S.E., Parker, P., Haysom, K., Browne, W.J., Harris, S. and Jones, G. (2014) DEFRA Research Project WM0322 [online] p.pp. 125. Available from: http://randd.defra.gov.uk/Default.aspx?Menu=Menu&Module=More&Location=None&Completed=2&ProjectID=17863

Stone, E.L., Jones, G. and Harris, S. (2013) Mitigating the Effect of Development on Bats in England with Derogation Licensing. Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology. 27 . doi:10.1111/cobi.12154.

Stone, E.L., Jones, G. and Harris, S. (2012) Conserving energy at a cost to biodiversity? Impacts of LED lighting on bats. Global Change Biology. 18 (8), pp. 2458–2465. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02705.x.

Stone, E.L., Jones, G. and Harris, S. (2009) Street Lighting Disturbs Commuting Bats. Current Biology. 19 (13), pp. 1123–1127. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.05.058.

Gilmour, L., Holderied, M.W., Pickering, S.P.C. and Jones, G. (In prep) Effectiveness of an acoustic bat deterrent at different distances.

Gilmour, L., Holderied, M.W., Pickering, S.P.C. and Jones, G. (In prep) Investigating the mechanism for acoustic deterrence in bats using stereo thermal videogrammetry and acoustic methods.