Dynamics and population consequences of irruption in the Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)

Author: Erica H. Dunn Date: 2019 Publication: The Auk Publication Link: https://bioone.org/journals/The-Auk/volume-136/issue-2/ukz008/Dynamics-and-population-consequences-of-irruption-in-the-Red-breasted/10.1093/auk/ukz008.short Access: Subscription Keywords: citizen science, irruptive migration, population dynamics, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis Abstract: Irruptive migration, or movements that are irregular in timing and extent, are common in many boreal

Autumn bird migration phenology: A potpourri of wind, precipitation, and temperature effects

Authors: Birgen Haest, Ommo Hüppop, Martijn van de Pol, Franz Bairlein Year: 2019 Publication: Global Change Biology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/gcb.14746 Access: Subscription Keywords: bird migration, environmental plasticity, spatio-temporal analysis, fall, radar, time window analysis, Helgoland, rainfall Abstract: Climate change has caused a

A geostatistical approach to estimate high resolution nocturnal bird migration densities from a weather radar network

Authors: Raphael Nussbaumer, Lionel Benoit, Gregoire Mariethoz, Felix Liechti, Silke Bauer, Baptiste Schmid Year: 2019 Publication: bioRxiv Publication Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/690065 Access: Open Keywords: Aeroecology, Bird migration, Geostatistical modelling, Interactive visualisation, Kriging, Radar network, Spatio-temporal interpolation map, Weather radar Abstract: 1. Quantifying nocturnal

Sex-specific difference in migration schedule as a precursor of protandry in a long-distance migratory bird

Author: Lykke Pedersen, Nina Munkholt Jakobsen, Roine Strandberg, Kasper Thorup, Anders P. Tøttrup Year: 2019 Publication: The Science of Nature Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-019-1637-6 Keywords: Protandry, Song bird migration, Geolocator, Red-backed shrike Abstract: Protandry, the earlier arrival of males at the breeding grounds

Concentration of a widespread breeding population in a few critically important nonbreeding areas: Migratory connectivity in the Prothonotary Warbler

Authors: Christopher M. Tonra, Michael T. Hallworth, Than J. Boves, Jessie Reese, Lesley P. Bulluck, Matthew Johnson, Cathy Viverette, Katie Percy, Elizabeth M. Ames, Alix Matthews, Morgan C. Slevin, R. Randy Wilson, and Erik I. Johnson Year: 2019 Publication: The Condor Publication

Tiger sharks eat songbirds: scavenging a windfall of nutrients from the sky

Authors: J. M. DRYMON, K. FELDHEIM, A. M. V. FOURNIER , E. A. SEUBERT, A. E. JEFFERSON, A. M. KROETZ, AND S. P. POWERS Year: 2019 Publication: Ecology Publication Link: https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ecy.2728 Access: Subscription Keywords: DNA barcoding; feeding ecology; food webs; Galeocerdo cuvier;

Spatiotemporal Group Dynamics in a Long-Distance Migratory Bird

Authors: Kiran L. Dhanjal-Adams, Silke Bauer, Tamara Emmenegger, Steffen Hahn, Simeon Lisovski, and Felix Liechti Year: 2019 Publication: Current Biology Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.06.054 Access: Subscription Keywords: animal migration, fission-fusion dynamics, group decision making, pressure sensor, PAM logger, European bee-eater, Merops Abstract: Thousands

The Ecological Concept of Niche and Its Connection to the Bar Harbor-Yarmouth Ferry

As the residents of the Tri-county area await the return of the ferry between Yarmouth and Bar Harbor, I have been thinking about a recent discovery that I made about the inauguration of the first passage between these locations by the Bluenose