Mass gain and stopover dynamics among migrating songbirds are linked to seasonal, environmental, and life-history effects

Authors: Devin R. de Zwaan, Andrew Huang, Quinn McCallum, Kiirsti Owen, Myles Lamont, and Wendy Easton Year: 2022 Publication: Ornithology Publication Link: Keywords: climate change, fat accumulation, fuel deposition rate, lean body mass, refueling rate, seasonal migration strategies, stopover duration, weather

Seabird Migration Strategies: Flight Budgets, Diel Activity Patterns, and Lunar Influence

Authors: Anne-Sophie Bonnet-Lebrun, Maria P. Dias, Richard A. Phillips, José P. Granadeiro, M. de L. Brooke, Olivier Chastel, Thomas A. Clay, Annette L. Fayet, Olivier Gilg, Jacob González-Solís, Tim Guilford, Sveinn A. Hanssen April Hedd, Audrey Jaeger, Johannes Krietsch, Johannes Lang1, Matthieu

Viewing animal migration through a social lens

Authors: Ellen O. Aikens, Iris D. Bontekoe, Lara Blumenstiel, Anna Schlicksupp, and Andrea Flack Year: 2022 Publication: Trends in Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: Abstract: Social influences (i.e., social information use, social learning, and culture) are often assumed to play a

Strong migratory connectivity indicates Willets need subspecies-specific conservation strategies

Authors: Allison E. Huysman, Nathan W. Cooper, Joseph A. Smith, Susan M. Haig, Susan A. Heath, Luanne Johnson, Elizabeth Olson, Kevin Regan, Jennifer K. Wilson, and Peter P. Marra Year: 2022 Publication: Ornithological Applications Publication Link: Keywords: annual cycle, conservation, migration,

Continental Patterns of Bird Migration Linked to Climate Variability

Authors: Amin Dezfuli, Kyle G. Horton, Benjamin Zuckerberg, Siegfried D. Schubert, and Michael G. Bosilovich Year: 2022 Publication: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Publication Link: Keywords: Atmosphere; Ecology; North America; Rossby waves; Interannual variability; Animal studies Abstract: For ~100 years,

Short‑term mercury exposure disrupts muscular and hepatic lipid metabolism in a migrant songbird

Authors: Chad L. Seewagen, Cory R. Elowe, Alexander R. Gerson, Derrick J. E. Groom, Yanju Ma, Mustafa Yildirim, & Christopher G. Guglielmo Year: 2022 Publication: Scientific Reports: Publication Link: Abstract: Methylmercury (MeHg) is a global pollutant that can cause metabolic disruptions

Increase in protandry over time in a long-distance migratory bird

Authors: Johanna Hedlund, Thord Fransson, Cecilia Kullberg, Jan-Olov Persson, and Sven Jakobsson Year: 2022 Publication: Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: Keywords: bird migration, climate change, phenology, Phylloscopus, protandry, willow warbler Abstract: Protandry is a widespread life-history phenomenon describing how males precede

Social environment influences termination of nomadic migration

Authors: Ashley R. Robart, Hilary X. Zuñiga, Guillermo Navarro. and Heather E. Watts Year: 2022 Publication: Biology Letters Publication Link: Abstract: The final stage of migration, when animals terminate migratory movements and transition to a more sedentary state, remains the least

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 & Ecology Publication Link: Keywords: migration routes; Motus; neotropical migrants; radio-telemetry; residence time Abstract: The study of migratory songbird transition periods, such as the post-breeding period, is

Migratory songbirds and urban window collision mortality: vulnerability depends on species, diel timing of migration, and age class

Authors: Olivia M. Colling, Christopher G. Guglielmo, Simon J. Bonner, and Yolanda E. Morbey Year: 2022 Publication: Avian Conservation & Ecology Publication Link: Keywords: anthropogenic mortality; avian migration; bird-window collisions; citizen science; stopover ecology; urban environments Abstract: Hundreds of millions of birds are estimated