Publications

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In press

Evans T. (In press) Quantifying the global threat to native birds from predation by non-native birds on small islands. Conservation Biology.

Evans T, Jeschke JM, Liu C, Redding DW, Şekercioğlu ÇH & Blackburn TM. (In press) What factors increase the vulnerability of native birds to the impacts of alien birds? Ecography.

Published

Evans T, Blackburn TM, Jeschke JM, Probert A & Bacher S. (2020) Application of the Socio-economic Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (SEICAT) to a global assessment of alien bird impacts. NeoBiota, 62, 123–142. doi:10.3897/neobiota.62.51150.

Evans T & Blackburn TM. (2020) Global variation in the availability of data on the environmental impacts of alien birds. Biological Invasions, 22, 1027–1036. doi:10.1007/s10530-019-02153-z.

Volery L, Blackburn TM, Bertolino S, Evans T, Genovesi P, Kumschick S et al. (2020) Improving the Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT): a summary of revisions to the framework and guidelines. NeoBiota, 62, 547–567. doi:10.3897/neobiota.62.52723.

Kumschick S, Bacher S, Bertolino S, Blackburn TM, Evans T, Roy H et al. (2020) Appropriate uses of EICAT protocol, data and classifications. NeoBiota, 62, 193–212. doi:10.3897/neobiota.62.51574.

IUCN. (2020) IUCN EICAT Categories and Criteria. The Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT): First edition. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. Prepared by Bacher S, Blackburn TM, Bertolino S, Evans T, Genovesi P, Kumschick S, Roy H, Smith K & Volery L. doi:10.2305/IUCN.CH.2020.05.en.

IUCN. (2020) Guidelines for using the IUCN Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT) Categories and Criteria: First edition. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. Prepared by Bacher S, Blackburn TM, Bertolino S, Evans T, Genovesi P, Kumschick S, Roy H, Smith K & Volery L. Available from: https://www.iucn.org/theme/species/our-work/invasive-species/eicat.

European Commission. (2019) Study on Invasive Alien Species – Development of risk assessments to tackle priority species and enhance prevention. Final Report. I peer reviewed the risk assessment undertaken for the red-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer) which was published within this report.

Evans T, Kumschick S, Şekercioğlu ÇH & Blackburn TM. (2018) Identifying the factors that determine the severity and type of alien bird impacts. Diversity and Distributions, 24, 800–810. doi:10.1111/ddi.12721.

Evans T, Pigot A, Kumschick S, Şekercioğlu ÇH & Blackburn TM. (2018) Determinants of data deficiency in the impacts of alien bird species. Ecography, 41, 1401–1410. doi:10.1111/ecog.03232.

Evans T, Kumschick S & Blackburn TM. (2016) Application of the Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT) to a global assessment of alien bird impacts. Diversity and Distributions, 22, 919–931. doi:10.1111/ddi.12464.

Kumschick S, Bacher S, Evans T, Marková Z, Pergl J, Pyšek P et al. (2015) Comparing impacts of alien plants and animals in Europe using a standard scoring system. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52, 552–561. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12427.

Kumschick S, Gaertner M, Vilà M, Essl F, Jeschke JM… Evans T et al. (2015) Ecological impacts of alien species: quantification, scope, caveats, and recommendations. BioScience, 65, 55–63. doi:10.1093/biosci/biu193.

Blackburn TM, Essl F, Evans T, Hulme PE, Jeschke JM, Kühn I et al. (2014) A unified classification of alien species based on the magnitude of their environmental impacts. PLoS Biology, 12(5): e1001850. doi:10.1371/ journal.pbio.1001850.

Evans T, Kumschick S, Dyer E & Blackburn TM. (2014) Comparing determinants of alien bird impacts across two continents: implications for risk assessment and management. Ecology and Evolution, 4, 2957–2967. doi:10.1002/ece3.1144.

Jeschke JM, Bacher S, Blackburn TM, Dick JTA, Essl F, Evans T et al. (2014) Defining the impact of non-native species. Conservation Biology, 28, 1188–1194. doi:10.1111/cobi.12299.

Thompson S & Evans T. (2002) Threatened species conservation in New South Wales, Australia: a review of the value of the Eight-part Test. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 45, 85–102. doi:10.1080/09640560120100204.