Timing of arrival in the breeding area is repeatable and affects reproductive success in a non-migratory population of blue tits

Authors: Carol Gilsenan, Mihai Valcu, and Bart Kempenaers Year: 2020 Publication: Journal of Animal Ecology Publication Link: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1365-2656.13160 Abstract: 1. Events in one part of the annual cycle often affect the performance (and subsequently fitness) of individuals later in the season (carry-over

Shared morphological consequences of global warming in North American migratory birds

Authors: Brian C. Weeks, David E.Willard, Marketa Zimova, Aspen A. Ellis, Max L. Witynski, Mary Hennen and Benjamin M. Winger Year: 2019 Publication: Ecology Letters Publication Link: https://publons.com/publon/10.1111/ele.13434/ Keywords: Allometry, body size, climate change, migration, morphology Abstract: Increasing temperatures associated with climate

Size‐dependent costs of migration: Migrant bird species are subordinate to residents, but only at small body sizes

Authors: Paul R. Martin, Haley L. Kenyon, and Leah Hayes Year: 2020 Publication: Journal of Evolutionary Biology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jeb.13583 Keywords: behavioural dominance, body size, competition, migration, optimal migration theory, species interactions, evolutionary trade-offs Abstract: Migrant species are commonly thought to be

Winter home range and habitat selection differs among breeding populations of herring gulls in eastern North America

Authors: Christine M. Anderson, H. Grant Gilchrist, Robert A. Ronconi, Katherine R. Shlepr, Daniel E. Clark, D. V. Chip Weseloh, Gregory J. Robertson and Mark L. Mallory Year: 2019 Publication: Movement Ecology Publication Link: https://movementecologyjournal.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s40462-019-0152-x Keywords: Bird, Non-breeding, Home range, Habitat use,