Dynamics and population consequences of irruption in the Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)

Author: Erica H. Dunn Date: 2019 Publication: The Auk Publication Link: https://bioone.org/journals/The-Auk/volume-136/issue-2/ukz008/Dynamics-and-population-consequences-of-irruption-in-the-Red-breasted/10.1093/auk/ukz008.short Access: Subscription Keywords: citizen science, irruptive migration, population dynamics, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis Abstract: Irruptive migration, or movements that are irregular in timing and extent, are common in many boreal

Autumn bird migration phenology: A potpourri of wind, precipitation, and temperature effects

Authors: Birgen Haest, Ommo Hüppop, Martijn van de Pol, Franz Bairlein Year: 2019 Publication: Global Change Biology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/gcb.14746 Access: Subscription Keywords: bird migration, environmental plasticity, spatio-temporal analysis, fall, radar, time window analysis, Helgoland, rainfall Abstract: Climate change has caused a

A geostatistical approach to estimate high resolution nocturnal bird migration densities from a weather radar network

Authors: Raphael Nussbaumer, Lionel Benoit, Gregoire Mariethoz, Felix Liechti, Silke Bauer, Baptiste Schmid Year: 2019 Publication: bioRxiv Publication Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/690065 Access: Open Keywords: Aeroecology, Bird migration, Geostatistical modelling, Interactive visualisation, Kriging, Radar network, Spatio-temporal interpolation map, Weather radar Abstract: 1. Quantifying nocturnal

Sex-specific difference in migration schedule as a precursor of protandry in a long-distance migratory bird

Author: Lykke Pedersen, Nina Munkholt Jakobsen, Roine Strandberg, Kasper Thorup, Anders P. Tøttrup Year: 2019 Publication: The Science of Nature Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-019-1637-6 Keywords: Protandry, Song bird migration, Geolocator, Red-backed shrike Abstract: Protandry, the earlier arrival of males at the breeding grounds

Concentration of a widespread breeding population in a few critically important nonbreeding areas: Migratory connectivity in the Prothonotary Warbler

Authors: Christopher M. Tonra, Michael T. Hallworth, Than J. Boves, Jessie Reese, Lesley P. Bulluck, Matthew Johnson, Cathy Viverette, Katie Percy, Elizabeth M. Ames, Alix Matthews, Morgan C. Slevin, R. Randy Wilson, and Erik I. Johnson Year: 2019 Publication: The Condor Publication

Tiger sharks eat songbirds: scavenging a windfall of nutrients from the sky

Authors: J. M. DRYMON, K. FELDHEIM, A. M. V. FOURNIER , E. A. SEUBERT, A. E. JEFFERSON, A. M. KROETZ, AND S. P. POWERS Year: 2019 Publication: Ecology Publication Link: https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ecy.2728 Access: Subscription Keywords: DNA barcoding; feeding ecology; food webs; Galeocerdo cuvier;

Spatiotemporal Group Dynamics in a Long-Distance Migratory Bird

Authors: Kiran L. Dhanjal-Adams, Silke Bauer, Tamara Emmenegger, Steffen Hahn, Simeon Lisovski, and Felix Liechti Year: 2019 Publication: Current Biology Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.06.054 Access: Subscription Keywords: animal migration, fission-fusion dynamics, group decision making, pressure sensor, PAM logger, European bee-eater, Merops Abstract: Thousands

Effects of habitat, season, and age on winter fat storage by migrant and resident birds in Jamaica

Authors: Bradley J. Bergstrom, Matthew D. Johnson, Jared C. Harris, and Thomas W. Sherry Year: 2019 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jofo.12294 Access: Subscription Keywords: energy stores, fasting, Neotropical migrant, winter ecology, total-body electrical conductivity (TOBEC) Abstract: Most small birds

Transcriptome Analyses of Heart and Liver Reveal Novel Pathways for Regulating Songbird Migration

Authors: William J. Horton, Matthew Jensen, Aswathy Sebastian, Craig A. Praul, Istvan Albert, & Paul A. Bartell Year: 2019 Publication: Scientific Reports Publication Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-41252-8 Access: Open Keywords: Many birds undertake long biannual voyages during the night. During these times of the

Sex differences in migratory restlessness behavior in a Nearctic– Neotropical songbird

Authors: Jessica E. Deakin, Christopher G. Guglielmo, and Yolanda E. Morbey Year: 2019 Publication: The Auk Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/auk/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/auk/ukz017/5454780 Access: Subscription Keywords: migration, migratory restlessness, Nearctic–Neotropical songbird, protandry, radio telemetry, seasonal timing Abstract: Most seasonally migrating songbirds exhibit protandry, whereby males arrive