Selected presentations at conferences and workshops

2011

Delany, S. 2011.Waterbird monitoring and conservation work coordinated by Wetlands International and results of the AEWA GEF Wings Over Wetlands Project.  Annual symposium of WIWO, Utrecht, The Netherlands, February 2011.

2010

Delany, S. 2010. International collaboration in data collection and species monitoring: The examples of the International Waterbird Census and Waterbird Population Estimates.  International Conference: Bird Conservation in the European Union: planning for recovery action and sustainable use. 23-24 November 2010

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels. Organized by BirdLife International and FACE on behalf of the European Commission.

Delany, S., Nagy, S. & Hagemeijer, W. 2010.  The Critical Site Network Tool: A new web resource for the conservation of waterbirds in the AEWA region. Wader Study Group annual conference, Lisbon, Portugal October 2010.

Delany, S.  Nagy, S., Davidson, N., & Curado, N. 2010. Using Wetlands International’s Waterbird Population Estimates series to produce global waterbird indicators. EBCC Conference, Caceres, Spain, March 2010.

Delany, S. & Flink, S. 2010. The International Waterbird Census – The world’s biggest site-based bird monitoring programme. EBCC Conference, Caceres, Spain, March 2010.

Delany, S. 2010. The International Waterbird Census at a global scale. IWC Black Sea Coordination Council meeting, Kiev, Ukraine, February 2010.

2009

Delany, S. 2009. AEWA WetCap Gap-filling workshop, Mehdia, Morocco, 3-5 December 2009. Co-facilitator of workshop, including presentation of three talks.

Delany, S. 2009.  The International Waterbird Census- current status and future needs. Workshop  “Monitoring Migratory Birds” Alterra, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 6 October 2009.

Delany, S. 2009. Maximising coverage for the 2009-2010 search for Slender-billed Curlews. Wader Study Group annual conference, Texel, The Netherlands, October 2009.

Delany, S. 2009. Using the 2009-2010 search for Slender-billed Curlews to find rare and poorly known eastern forms of Eurasian Curlew and Whimbrel.  Wader Study Group annual conference, Texel, The Netherlands, October 2009.

Delany, S. 2009. An Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia: importance to the UK and the MEAs. Launch of book at JNCC workshop Global biodiversity mechanisms: a thematic review of recent developments and future evidence needs, London, 20 May 2009.

Delany, S. Martakis, G., Helmink, T. & Flink, S. 2009. Population trends of duck species in Europe between 1974 and 2005 based on data from the International Waterbird Census. Second Pan-European Duck Symposium, Arles, France, March 2009.

2008

Delany, S. 2008. An Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia: Establishing the flyway boundaries and identifying key sites for 90 Old World shorebird species. Wader Study Group annual conference, Gdansk, Poland, October 2008.

Delany, S. 2008. Using IWC data to build an indicator of climate change. SEBI 2010 Expert Group meeting: The impacts of Climate Change on biodiversity.  European Topic Centre on Biodiversity, Paris, October 2008.

Delany, S. 2008.  IWC in the Western Palearctic and South-west Asia. Side event at AEWA Meeting of the Parties, Antananarivo, Madagascar, September 2008.

Delany, S. 2008. The International Waterbird Census and Goose Populations in Asia.  Goose Specialist Group annual conference, Leh, India, May 2008.

Delany, S. 2008. The International Waterbird Census in the Middle East. Gap-filling workshop of the AEWA GEF Wings Over Wetlands Project, Amman, Jordan, April 2008.

2007

Delany, S. 2007. An Atlas of wader populations in Africa and west Eurasia: Establishing the flyway boundaries and identifying key sites for 90 Old World shorebird species.  31st Annual Meeting of the Waterbird Society, Barcelona, Spain, 30 October – 3 November 2007.

Delany, S. & Helmink, T.  2007. Population estimates and trends of the world’s oystercatchers.  International Wader Study Group annual conference,  La Rochelle, France, October 2007.

Delany, S. & Helmink, T.  2007. The Wetlands International / Alterra Goose Counts database.  Goose Specialist Group annual conference, Xanten, Germany, January 2007.

2006

Delany, S. 2006. Development needs of the IWC database system. November 2006. Technical stakeholders’ workshop: Towards a detailed work plan for completion of a web-based data management system for the International Waterbird Census (IWC).

Delany, S. 2006. Overview and future development of IWC. Asian Waterbird Census coordinator’s meeting, Manila, The Philippines, October 2006.

2005

Delany, S., Ens, B., Martakis, G., & Haanstra, L.. 2005. Trends in numbers of waders wintering in Europe, 1989-2002: Results from the International Waterbird Census. Wader Study Group annual conference, Knockadoon Head, Ireland, 10 October 2005.

2004

Delany, S.N., Hagemeijer, W & Haanstra, L. 2004. Overview of waterbird populations and their flyways in an enlarged EU. Waterbirds around the world conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, 3-8 April 2004

Delany, S.N. 2004. Wetlands International’s Flyway Atlas  series: establishing the geographical population limits of waterbird populations. Waterbirds around the world conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, 3-8 April 2004.

2003

Delany, S.N. 2003.  Are Arctic waders generally in decline? Pan–Arctic Wader Monitoring and Research Workshop, Karrebæksminde,  Denmark 3-6 December 2003.

Delany, S.N. 2003. Population estimates and trends of the world’s woodcocks and snipes with special reference to Globally Threatened species. Sixth conference of the Woodcock and Snipe Specialist Group, Nantes, France, November 2003.

Delany, S.N. 2003. How many wader species are declining and where are the world’s Globally Threatened waders? Wader Study Group annual conference, Cadiz, Spain, 25-28 September 2003.

Delany, S.N. 2003. IBA Monitoring and the International Waterbird Census. Presentation at BirdLife International IBA Monitoring workshop, Almen, The Netherlands, May 2003.

2002

Delany, S.N. 2002. Waterbird Population Estimates – Third edition.  Launch of publication at 8th Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Valencia, Spain, November 2002.

2001

Delany, S.N. & Gilissen, N. 2001. Flyways and the conservation of migratory waterbirds. Presentation at inter-governmental workshop: Towards a Strategy for Waterbird and Wetland Conservation in the Central Asian-Indian Flyway, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Delany, S.N. & Gilissen, N. 2001. The status of IWC in Central Asia and the Caucasus region. Central Asian and Caucasian States outreach workshop, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Delany, S.N. , Brouwer, J. and Gilissen, N. 2001. Monitoring changes in numbers and distribution of waterbirds wintering in the Western Palearctic. Third conference of the European Ornithologists’ Union, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Ens, B., Haanstra, L. & Delany, S. 2001. Using Population trend analyses to debug the international wader database. Wader Study Group annual conference, Kollumerpomp, The Netherlands.

1999

Keller, V. &  Delany, S. 1999.  The International Waterbird Census: 30 years of experience in coordinated monitoring. Second conference of the European Ornithologists’ Union, Gdansk, Poland.

Davidson, N., Delany, S., Mundkur, T. &  Blanco, D. 1998. Waterbird population assessment and monitoring at the flyway level: the International Waterbird Census and beyond. Waterbird Society Conference, Grado, Italy.

1997

Delany, S. 1997. I-WeBS – the first three years. BOU Conference, Stranmillis, Belfast.

1995

Delany, S. 1995. The status and distribution of introduced and naturalised wildfowl in Britain. BOU Conference, Peterborough.

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