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  • Davy McCracken
2020

Back to the future: rethinking the socioecological systems underlying high nature value farmlands

Lomba, Â., Moreira, F., Klimek, S., Jongman, R., Sullivan, C., Moran, J., Poux, X., Honrado, JP., Pinto-Correia, T., Plieninger, T. & McCracken, DI., 1 Feb 2020, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 18, 1, p. 36-42 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access

Collateral benefits of targeted supplementary feeding on demography and growth rate of a threatened population

Fenn, S., Bignal, E. M., Trask, A. E., McCracken, DI., Monaghan, P. & Reid, J. M., 24 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Applied Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Detecting temporal changes in the extent of High Nature Value farmlands: the case-study of Entre-Douro-e-Minho Region, Portugal

Lomba, Â., Buchadas, A., Corbelle-Rico, E., Jongman, R. & McCracken, DI., Mar 2020, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 195, 103726.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Soil-dwelling insects in Working for Waders

McCracken, DI., 10 Jul 2020, 12 p. Aberdeen : SEFARI.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
2019

Delivery of public benefits: integrated land management

McCracken, DI., 2019, SEFARI.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access

Evaluating the efficacy of independent versus simultaneous management strategies to address ecological and genetic threats to population viability

Trask, A., Fenn, S., Bignal, E., McCracken, DI., Monaghan, P. & Reid, J., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 56, 10, p. 2264-2273 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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16 Downloads (Pure)

Performance, longevity and financial impacts of removing productive ewes early from mountain flocks

Wishart, HM., Morgan-Davies, C., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 428 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Potential of Precision Livestock Farming in small ruminant farming systems

Morgan-Davies, C., Gautier, J-M., Gonzalez-Garcia, E., Halachmi, I., Caja, G., Grova, L., Molle, G., Kenyon, F., Lagriffoul, G., Schmoelzl, S., Wishart, HM., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2019, Book of Abstract of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. S. C. (ed.). Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 25. p. 132 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Understanding farmer uptake of measures that support biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

Brown, C., Kovacs, E., Zinngrebe, Y., Albizua, A., Galanaki, A., Grammatikopoulou, I., Herzon, I., Marquardt, D., McCracken, DI., Olsson, J. & Villamayor-Tomas, S., 3 Jul 2019, Wallingford, UK: EKLIPSE Expert Working Group. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. 60 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
2018

After Brexit: 10 key questions for rural policy in Scotland

Atterton, J., Copus, A., Glass, J., Liddon, A., De Lima, P., McCracken, D., Moxey, A., Philip, L., Shortall, S. & Shucksmith, M., Jan 2018, Newcastle.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
2017

Estimating demographic contributions to effective population size in an age-structured wild population experiencing environmental and demographic stochasticity

Trask, AE., Bignal, EM., McCracken, DI., Piertney, SB. & Reid, JM., 3 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 86, 5, p. 1082 - 1093 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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10 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating precision management of sheep in a hill farming system

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Wishart, H., McLaren, A. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 892. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
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15 Citations (Scopus)
82 Downloads (Pure)

Impacts of using a precision livestock system targeted approach in mountain sheep flocks

Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., Kenyon, F., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., 5 Dec 2017, In : Livestock Science. 208, p. 67 - 76 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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10 Citations (Scopus)
61 Downloads (Pure)

The application of a weight-based targeted selective wormer treatment (TST) strategy on hill and upland sheep flocks

Kenyon, F., Morgan-Davies, C., Lambe, NR., Wishart, H., Waterhouse, A., McBean, D. & McCracken, DI., Jul 2017, p. 891. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

2016

Ecosystem service indicators for grasslands in relation to ecoclimatic regions and land-use systems

Plantureux, S., A, B., Elie-Huguenin, O., Hovstad, K., Isselstein, J., McCracken, DI., Therond, O. & Vackar, D., Sep 2016, p. 524 - 547. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Evidence of the phenotypic expression of a lethal recessive allele under inbreeding in a wild population of conservation concern

Trask, AE., Bignal, EM., McCracken, DI., Monaghan, P., Piertney, SB. & Reid, JM., 21 Mar 2016, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 85, 4, p. 879 - 891 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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11 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Making the best of both worlds: Can high-resolution agricultural administrative data support the assessment of High Nature Value farmlands across Europe?

Lomba, A., Strohbach, M., Jerrentrup, JS., Dauber, J., Klimek, S. & McCracken, DI., 13 Aug 2016, In : Ecological Indicators. 72, p. 118 - 130 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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22 Citations (Scopus)

Restocking extensive mountain areas with young ewes - does origin matter?

Morgan-Davies, C., Morgan-Davies, J., Beaton, I., Kyle, J., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2016, In : Small Ruminant Research. 137, p. 99 - 108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

The co-benefits of biodiversity conservation programmes on wider ecosystem services

Austin, Z., McVittie, A., McCracken, DI., Moxey, A., Moran, D. & White, PCL., 29 Jun 2016, In : Ecosystem Services. 20, p. 37 - 43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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13 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Adapting to climate change: the costs and benefits of incremental and transformative changes

Evans, KA., Wreford, A., Moran, D., Dittrich, R. D., Fox, NJ., Glenk, K., Hutchings, MR., McCracken, DI., Mitchell, MA., Moxey, A., Topp, CFE. & Wall, E., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

EID and other technological advances in small ruminant research

Morgan-Davies, C., Wishart, H., Lambe, NR., Kenyon, F., McBean, D., Waterhouse, A. & McCracken, DI., 2015, In : International Animal Health Journal. 2, 4, p. 64 - 67 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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18 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating the costs and benefits of adapting agriculture to climate change

Wreford, A., Moran, D., Moxey, A., Evans, KA., Fox, NJ., Glenk, K., Hutchings, MR., McCracken, DI., McVittie, A., Mitchell, MA., Topp, CFE. & Wall, E., 2015, In : EuroChoices. 14, 2, p. 16 - 23 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating quantitative and qualitative data in assessing the cost-effectiveness of biodiversity conservation programmes

Austin, Z., McVittie, A., McCracken, DI., Moxey, A., Moran, D. & White, PCL., 2015, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 24, 6, p. 1359 - 1375 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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7 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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29 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Riparian buffer strips: their role in the conservation of insect pollinators in intensive grassland systems

Cole, LJ., Brocklehurst, S., Robertson, D., Harrison, W. & McCracken, DI., 15 Dec 2015, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 211, p. 207 - 220 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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26 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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20 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Evaluating insect pollinator habitat preference in an intensive grassland landscape

Cole, LJ., Robertson, D., Duncan, A., Harrison, W. & McCracken, DI., Apr 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Improving the science-policy dialogue to meet the challenges of biodiversity conservation: having conversations rather than talking at one-another

Young, JC., Waylen, KA., Sarkii, S., Albon, S., Bainbridge, I., Balian, E., Davidson, J., Edwards, D., Fairley, R., Margerison, C., McCracken, DI., Owen, R., Quine, C., Stewart-Roper, C., Thompson, D., Tinch, R., van den Hove, S. & Watt, A., 2014, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 23, 2, p. 387 - 404 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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116 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Mapping and monitoring High Nature Value farmlands: challenges in European landscapes

Lomba, A., Guerra, C., Alonso, J., Honrado, JP., Jongman, R. & McCracken, DI., 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 143, p. 140 - 150 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Citations (Scopus)

Pollinators in intensive grassland systems: a landscape study

Cole, LJ., Robertson, D., Harrison, W. & McCracken, DI., Apr 2014, p. 154 - 155. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Riparian buffer strips: can they enhance pollinators in intensive grassland landscapes?

Cole, LJ., Brocklehurst, S., Robertson, D., Harrison, W. & McCracken, DI., Apr 2014, p. 156 - 157. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Safe guarding pollinator populations in an intensive grassland landscape

Cole, LJ., Harrison, B., Robertson, D. & McCracken, DI., 2014, In : The Glasgow Naturalist. 26, 1, p. 25 - 28 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Delivering multiple ecosystem services from Enclosed Farmland in the UK

Firbank, L., Bradbury, RB., McCracken, DI. & Stoate, C., 15 Feb 2013, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 166, p. 65 - 75 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)

Policy reform and agricultural land abandonment in the EU

Renwick, A., Jansson, T., Verburg, PH., Revoredo-Giha, C., Britz, W., Gocht, A. & McCracken, DI., Jan 2013, In : Land Use Policy. 30, 1, p. 446 - 457 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

214 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Approaches to monitoring HNV farming: EU framework and country examples

Peppiette, Z., Benzler, A., McCracken, DI., Beaufoy, G., Oppermann, R., Oppermann, R. (ed.), Beaufoy, G. (ed.) & Jones, G. (ed.), 2012, High Nature Value Farming Systems in Europe. 35 European Countries: Experiences and Perspectives. Oppermann, R., Beaufoy, G. & Jones, G. (eds.). Ubstadt-Weiher, Germany: Verlag Regionalkultur, p. 502 - 516 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Improving the farmland biodiversity value of riparian buffer strips: conflicts and compromises

McCracken, DI., Cole, LJ., Harrison, W. & Robertson, D., 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 41, 2, p. 355 - 363 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Riparian field margins: their potential to enhance biodiversity in intensively managed grasslands

Cole, LJ., Brocklehurst, S., McCracken, DI., Harrison, W. & Robertson, D., 2012, In : Insect Conservation and Diversity. 5, p. 86 - 94 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Diagnosing the timing of demographic bottlenecks: sub-adult survival in red-billed choughs

Reid, JM., Bignal, EM., Bignal, S., Bogdanova, MI., Monaghan, P. & McCracken, DI., 2011, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 48, 3, p. 797 - 805 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Halting farmland biodiversity declines: a way forward

McCracken, DI., Midgley, A., Marrs, SJ. (ed.), Foster, S. (ed.), Hendrie, C. (ed.), Mackey, EC. (ed.) & Thompson, DBA. (ed.), 2011, The Changing Nature of Scotland. Marrs, SJ., Foster, S., Hendrie, C., Mackey, EC. & Thompson, DBA. (eds.). Edinburgh, UK: The Stationery Office, p. 299 - 314 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter