Publications and Reports

  1. Chadwick E, Cable J, Chinchen J, Francis J, Guy E, Kean E, Paul SC, Perkins S, Sherrard-Smith E, Wilkinson C, Forman D. 2013. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) in England and Wales. Parasites & Vectors 6: 75.
  2. Clifford C, Thomas GR, Taylor R. & Forman D. 2013. The first record of Spaerium nucleus in Wales. Journal of Conchology 41: 539-540. 
  3. Parry GS, Bodger O., McDonald, R.A. & Forman, D. 2013. A systematic re-sampling approach to assess the probability of detecting otters Lutra lutra using spraint surveys on small lowland rivers. Ecological Informatics 14: 64–70.
  4. Thompson A, Meah D, Ahmed N, Conniff-Jenkins R, Chileshe E, Phillips C.O, Claypole TC, Forman D. & Row P.E. 2013. Comparison of the antibacterial activity of essential oils and extracts of medicinal and culinary herbs to investigate potential new treatments for irritable bowel syndrome. BMC Complement Altern Med. 13(1): 338.
  5. Bevan, R & Forman, D. 2013. A mysterious moth – the welsh clearwing. Natur Cymru 48: 26-30.
  6. Forman D, Gleed-Owen C & Baker J. 2012. Pelophylax lessonae (pool frog): predation by Eurasian otter Lutra lutra. Herpetological Bulletin 119: 36 - 37.
  7. Yonow, N. 2012. Opisthobranchs from the western Indian Ocean localities, with descriptions of two new species and eleven new records (Mollusca: Gastropoda). ZooKeys 197: 1 - 129.
  8. Annavil G, Dawson DA, Horsburgh GJ, Greig C, Dugdale HL, Newman C, Macdonald DW. & Burke T. 2011. Characterisation of twenty-one European badger (Meles meles) microsatellite loci facilitates the discrimination of second-order relatives. Conservation Genetics Resources 3: 515 - 518.     
  9. Harris WE, Forman DW, Battell RD, Battell MTR, Nelson AK & Brain PF. 2011. Odonata colour: more than meets the eye? International Journal of Odonatology 14: 281 - 289.
  10. Hayward PJ & Yonow N. 2011. Miscellaneous Phyla. In: M. D. Richmond (ed.) A Field Guide to the Seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean Islands, 3rd edition. Sida/SAREC – USDM, Italy. 332 - 335 pp.
  11. Parry GS, Burton S, Cox B. & Forman DW. 2011. Diet of coastal foraging Eurasian otters (Lutra lutra L.) in Pembrokeshire south-west Wales. European Journal of Wildlife Research 57: 485-494.
  12. Yonow N. 2011. Results of the Rumphius Biohistorical Expedition to Ambon (1990) Part 15. The suborder Doridina (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia, Nudibranchia). Zool. Meded. Leiden 85: 905 - 956.
  13. Yonow N. 2011. Opisthobranchia. Sea Slugs. In: M. D. Richmond (ed.) A Field Guide to the Seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean Islands, 3rd edition. Sida/SAREC – USDM, Italy. 276 - 283 pp.
  14. Forman D, Grieg C, Parry G, Willberforce L, Parry R, Thomas C and Evans J. 2010. Black and White issues fly in the face of science and sustainability. Mammal News 157: 21.
  15. Martel CM, Parker JE, Jackson CJ, Warrilow AG, Rolley N, Greig C, Morris SM, Donnison IS, Kelly DE. & Kelly SL. 2010. Expression of bacterial levanase in yeast enables simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of grass juice to bioethanol. Bioresource Technology 102: 1503 - 1508.
  16. Neyland P, Guest D, Hipkin C & Forman D. 2010. Monitoring wetland animals: An ecological case study. In: Hurford C, Schneider M & Cowx I (eds) Conservation Monitoring in Freshwater Habitats: A practical guide and case studies. Springer Publishing. 291 - 305 pp.
  17. Shah FA, Greig C, Hutwimmer S, Strasser H, Dyson P, Carlile B. & Butt TM. 2010. Evaluation of the effects of the insect pathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae on microbial populations of disparate plant growing media. Fungal Ecology 3: 185 - 194.
  18. Taylor RE, Forman DW, Greig C. & Parry GS. 2010. Otters, the unexpected entomophage? The Biologist 57: 122 - 126.
  19. Yonow, N. 2010. Studies on Red Sea Opisthobranchs. Mollusc World, issue 24: 15 - 17.
  20. Brain PF & Forman DW. 2009. Parent-offspring conflicts in the Common moorhen (Gallinula chloropus).  In: Research on Aggression and Conflict Resolution (ed. K Osterman), Peter Lang Printing House, Bern.
  21. Forman D & Clarke F. 2009. Is there a Polecat in your garden? Mammal News. 153: 14 - 15.
  22. Forman D, Bidder O, Neyland P, Leibsch N & Wilson R. 2009 Ecological ethics and live trapping: moving towards objective measures of animal activity and behaviour within traps. Mammal News 154: 8 - 9.
  23. Forman D, West N, Francis J. & Guy E. 2009. The sero-prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in British marine mammals. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104(2): 296 - 298.
  24. Neyland P, Guest D, Hipkin C & Forman D. 2009.  Monitoring wetland mammals: an ecological case study. Chapter 26. In: Hurford C, Schneider, M & Cowxs, I (eds). Conservation Monitoring in Freshwater Habitats, Springer. 
  25. Roberts LJ, Forman D, Garcia de Leanz C,  Taylor & Gough PJ. 2009. Night stocking facilitates nocturnal migration of hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon smolts (Salmo salar). Fisheries Management and Ecology 16(1): 10 - 13.
  26. Sheppard ELC, Wilson RP, Quintana F, Gómez Laich A. & Forman DW. 2009. Pushed for time or saving on fuel: fine-scale energy budgets shed light on currencies in a diving bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B276, 3149-3155.
  27. Forman, D.W., Hipkin, C.R. & Neyland, P. 2008. What’s on the menu? The diet of British water voles. Mammal News, 150, 12-13.
  28. Forman DW, West N, Powell M, Francis J. & Guy, E. 2007. Toxoplasma in cetaceans around the British Isles. Vet Rec. 161: 279.
  29. Harris, W., Parry, G.S. & Forman, D.W. 2007. Predation of Odonata Larvae by Otters (Lutra lutra). Journal of the British Dragonfly Society. 23 (1), 20-24.
  30. Hays G, Forman DW, Harrington L, Harrington A, Macdonald D W. & Righton D. 2007. Recording the behaviour of shallow diving animals with data-loggers. Journal of Animal Ecology. 76, 183-190.
  31. Jenkins M, Forman DW. & Macho I. 2007. Morfa Berwig Water Vole Project – an attempt at sustainable development. Natur Cymru, 25, 9-13.
  32. Parry G, Harris W. & Forman DW. 2007. Predation of aquatic insects by otters. Mammal News, 149, 8 – 9.
  33. Walker C & Forman, D.W. 2007. All in a flap: the behaviour of roosting lesser horseshoe bats. Mammal News. 148, 8-9.
  34. Forman DW. 2006. An observation of Moorhens simultaneously incubating eggs in two adjacent nests. British Birds. 99, 206-207.
  35. Forman D. & Brain PF. 2006. Agonistic Behavior and Bite Wound Patterns in Wild Water Voles (Arvicola terrestris L.). Aggressive Behavior. 32 (6), 599-603.
  36. Harris W, Brain PFB. & Forman DW. 2006. Apparent territoriality of the black darter Sympetrum danae (Sulzer), new to the National Wetlands Centre Wales. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History, 19, 91-95.
  37. Garcia de Leaniz C, Forman DW, Davies S. & A.Thomson. 2006. Non-intrusive monitoring of otters (Lutra lutra) using infrared technology. Journal of Zoology. 270, 577-584. 
  38. Forman DW. 2005. King of the castle. British Birds. 98, 263-264.
  39. Forman DW. 2005. Laying plasticity in an avian brood parasite. Auk. 122, 566-570.
  40. Forman DW. 2005. An assessment of the local impact of native predators on an established British water vole population. Journal of Zoology. 266, 221-226.
  41. Forman DW. & Williamson K. 2005. An alternative method for handling and marking small carnivores without the need for sedation. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 33, 313-316.
  42. Forman DW. 2005. Possible evidence of an acute thermoregulatory response to increasing above ground ambient temperature in the water vole (Arvicola terrestris L.). Mammalia. 69: 435-438.
  43. Forman DW. & Brain PF. 2004. Reproductive strategies used by Moorhens (Gallinula chloropus) colonising an artificial wetland habitat in South Wales. Journal of Natural History. 38(3): 389 401. 
  44. Forman DW, Liles G. & Barber, P. 2004. Evidence of lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros) predation by otter (Lutra lutra) in a Welsh cave system. Lutra. 47(1): 53-55.
  45. Forman DW. 2003. Life on the edge~ the coastal water voles of Llanelli, South Wales. Mammal News. 133: 8-10.
  46. Forman DW. 2002. Moorhen inter-specific brood parasitism in the European coot. British Birds. 96: 43-44.
  47. Lee PLM Brain, PF, Forman DW, Bradbury RB. & Griffiths R. 2002. Sex and death: CHD1Z associated with high mortality in moorhens. Evolution, 56: 2548-2553.