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YAS member receives award for pioneering work on miniature, bird-borne tracking devices.

 

BTO Marsh Award for Innovative Ornithology

YAS Member Dr Christian Rutz received the 2013 BTO Marsh Award for Innovative Ornithology, for “an important contribution which takes forward our understanding of avian ecology or conservation science”. The award recognises Christian's work on using cutting-edge miniature tracking devices, such as animal-borne video cameras and proximity loggers, to study the behaviour of wild, free-ranging birds.The Award was presented by Professor Ian Newton, Professor Bill Sutherland, and Mrs Jo Winyard, at a ceremony on the 30th October, hosted jointly by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA), at the Mall Galleries, London. 

Link to BTO’s website: http://www.bto.org/news-events/news/2013-10/dilys-breese-marsh-awards

 

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