A new westward migration route in an Asian passerine bird

Authors: Paul Dufour et al. Year: 2021 Publication: Current Biology Publication Link: https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(21)01354-3?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982221013543%3Fshowall%3Dtrue Abstract: The evolution of migration routes in birds remains poorly understood as changes in migration strategies are rarely observed on contemporary timescales.1–3 The Richard’s Pipit Anthus richardi, a migratory

Migratory birds are lighter coloured

Authors: Delhey et al. Year: 2021 Publication: Current Biology Publication Link: https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(21)01492-5?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982221014925%3Fshowall%3Dtrue Abstract: Migratory birds undertake long and challenging journeys that have selected for a suite of adaptations from sensory mechanisms that facilitate orientation to extreme feats of endurance that push physiological

Winds aloft over three water bodies influence spring stopover distributions of migrating birds along the Gulf of Mexico coast

Authors: Clipp et al Year: 2021 Publication: Ornithology Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/auk/article-abstract/138/4/ukab051/6363026?redirectedFrom=fulltext Keywords: Atlantic Ocean, avian migration, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, stopover, weather surveillance radar, wind Abstract: Migrating birds contend with dynamic wind conditions that ultimately influence most aspects of their migration,