Experimental ghrelin administration affects migratory behaviour in a songbird

Authors: Sara Lupi, Yolanda E. Morbey, Scott A. MacDougall-Shackleton, Hiroyuki Kaiya, Leonida Fusani, and Christopher G. Guglielmo Year: 2022 Publication: Hormones and Behavior Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2022.105139 Keywords: Ghrelin, Bird migration, Stopover, Migratory behaviour, Radio-tracking, Yellow-rumped warbler, Locomotor activity, Hormone, Departure decision, Gut-brain

Paternal transmission of migration knowledge in a long-distance bird migrant

Authors: Patrik Byholm, Martin Beal, Natalie Isaksson, Ulrik Lötberg, & Susanne Åkesson Year: 2002 Publication: Nature Communications Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-29300-w Abstract: While advances in biologging have revealed many spectacular animal migrations, it remains poorly understood how young animals learn to migrate. Even

Gone with the wind: inferring bird migration with light-level 2 geolocation, wind and activity measurements

Authors: Mike Werfeli, Peter Ranacher, and Felix Liechti Year: 2022 Publication: Methods in Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: Keywords: bird migration, migration route inference, Bayesian inference, light-level geolocation, 32 activity measurements, wind measurements, air pressure measurements, GIS Abstract: To investigate the complex

Using automated telemetry to identify population connectivity and migration phenology of Snowy Plovers breeding in the Southern Great Plains

Authors: Kristen M. Heath-Acre, Clint W. Boal, Daniel P. Collins, Warren C. Conway, and William P. Johnson Year: 2022 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jofo.12393 Keywords: annual cycle, conservation, Motus Wildlife Tracking System, movement ecology, saline lakes, shorebirds, wetlands Abstract:

Head direction cells in a migratory bird prefer north

Authors: Susumu Takahashi, Takumi Hombe, Sakiko Matsumoto, Kaoru Ide, and Ken Yoda Year: 2022 Publication: Science Advances Publication Link: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abl6848 Abstract: Animals exhibit remarkable navigation abilities as if they have an internal compass. Head direction (HD) cells encoding the animal’s heading azimuth

High spatiotemporal overlap in the non-breeding season despite geographically dispersed breeding locations in the eastern whip-poor- will (Antrostomus vociferus)

Authors: Aaron A. Skinner, Michael P. Ward, Ian Souza-Cole, James R. Wright, Frank R. Thompson III, Thomas J. Benson, Stephen N. Matthews, and Christopher M. Tonra Year: 2022 Publication: Diversity and Distributions Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ddi.13477 Keywords: Caprimulgiform, conservation, eastern whip-poor-will, midwestern United

The Pacific as the world’s greatest theater of bird migration: Extreme flights spark questions about physiological capabilities, behavior, and the evolution of migratory pathways

Authors: Theunis Piersma, Robert E. Gill Jr., Daniel R. Ruthrauff, Christopher G. Guglielmo, Jesse R. Conklin, and Colleen M. Handel Year: 2022 Publication: Ornithology Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1093/ornithology/ukab086 Keywords: atmosphere, climate change, comparative biology, cognition, conservation, evolution, phylogeography, shorebirds Abstract: The Pacific Basin,

Seasonal associations with light pollution trends for nocturnally migrating bird populations

Authors: Frank A. La Sorte,  Kyle G. Horton, Alison Johnston, Daniel Fink, and Tom Auer Year: 2022 Publication: Ecosphere Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3994 Keywords: community science, eBird, light pollution, nocturnal migration, seasonal bird migration, Western Hemisphere Abstract: Artificial light at night (ALAN) is

Insights on post-breeding movements from a northeastern population of Canada Warblers (Cardellina canadensis)

Authors: Camille Bégin-Marchand, François Gagnon, Bruno Drolet, Jacques Ibarzabal, and Junior A. Tremblay Year: 2022 Publication: Avian Conservation and Ecology Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.5751/ACE-02013-170104 Keywords: migration routes; Motus; neotropical migrants; radio-telemetry; residence time Abstract: he study of migratory songbird transition periods, such as