Annette Fayet

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Browne Junior Research Fellow at The Queen's College (Oxford)


I am a Junior Research Fellow at Queen’s College, Oxford, interested in seabird ecology, behaviour, and conservation. I am also a 2018 National Geographic Explorer and former Sky Ocean Rescue Scholar. For up to date information about my research, publications, and recent research news, please visit my website:


Selected publications

Fayet AL, Hansen ES & Biro D (2020) Evidence of tool use in a seabird. PNAS 117 (3): 1277-1279


Fayet AL (2020) Exploration and refinement of migratory routes in long-lived birds. Journal of Animal Ecology 89: 16-19

Fayet AL, Freeman R, Anker-Nilssen T, Diamond AW, Erikstad KE, Fifield DA, Fitzsimmons MG, Hansen ES, Harris MP, Jessopp MJ, et al. 2017. Ocean-wide drivers of migration strategies and their influence on population breeding performance in a declining seabird. Current Biology. 27(4):3871–3878

Fayet AL, Freeman R, Shoji A, Kirk H, Padget O, Perrins CM & T Guilford (2016) Carry-over effects on the annual cycle of a migratory seabird: an experimental study. Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 1516-1527

Fayet AL, Freeman R, Shoji A, Padget, Perrins CM & T Guilford (2015) Lower foraging efficiency in immatures drives spatial segregation with breeding adults in a long-lived pelagic seabird. Animal Behaviour 110:79-89