Seasonal variation in the effects of artificial light at night on the occurrence of nocturnally migrating birds in urban areas

Authors: Frank A. La Sorte, and Kyle G. Horton Year: 2020 Publication: Environmental Pollution Publication Link: Keywords: Artificial light at night, eBird, Full annual cycle, Nocturnal bird migration, Tree canopy cover, Urbanization Abstract: Urban areas often contain large numbers of migratory

Cross-icecap spring migration confirmed in a high-Arctic seabird, the Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea

Authors: Morten Frederiksen, Olivier Gilg, & Glenn Yannic Year: 2020 Publication: Ibis Publication Link: Keywords: ecological barrier, Greenland icecap, high-altitude migration Abstract: Seabirds rarely cross major terrestrial barriers during seasonal migration, possibly because they have a limited ability to build up

Earlier and slower or later and faster: Spring migration pace linked to departure time in a Neotropical migrant songbird

Authors: Ana M. González, Nicholas J. Bayly, Keith A. Hobson Year: 2020 Publication: Journal of Animal Ecology Publication Link: Keywords: migration speed, migration timing, migratory strategy, spring migration, winter habitat Abstract: 1. Migratory birds travel vast distances and the timing of

Migration of black‑naped terns in contrasted cyclonic conditions

Authors: Jean‑Baptiste Thiebot, Noboru Nakamura, Yutaka Toguchi, Naoki Tomita, Kiyoaki Ozaki Year: 2020 Publication: Marine Biology Publication Link: Abstract: Cyclones are currently increasing in frequency and intensity across the tropical regions, and such changes in cyclonic activity can adversely impact tropical

Evolution of breeding plumages in birds: A multiple-step pathway to seasonal dichromatism in New World warblers (Aves: Parulidae)

Authors: Ryan S. Terrill, Glenn F. Seeholzer1, Jared D. Wolfe Year: 2020 Publication: Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: Keywords: feathers, phylogenetic comparative methods, selection, trait evolution Abstract: Many species of birds show distinctive seasonal breeding and nonbreeding plumages. A number of

Individual variability and versatility in an eco-evolutionary model of avian migration

Authors: Kira E. Delmore, Benjamin M. Van Doren, Greg J. Conway, Teja Curk, Tania Garrido-Garduño, Ryan R. Germain, Timo Hasselmann, Dieter Hiemer, Henk P. van der Jeugd, Hannah Justen, Juan Sebastian Lugo Ramos, Ivan Maggini, Britta S. Meyer, Robbie J. Phillips, Magdalena