Animal migration to northern latitudes: environmental changes and increasing threats

Authors: Kubelka, Vojtech et al. Year: 2021 Publication: Trends in Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: https://www.cell.com/trends/ecology-evolution/fulltext/S0169-5347(21)00228-7?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0169534721002287%3Fshowall%3Dtrue Keywords: climate change, food supply, nest predation, parasites, population dynamics, trophic interactions Abstract: Population declines have been greater among migratory species because of their vulnerability to

Megafires and thick smoke portend big problems for migratory birds

Authors: Overton Corey T. et al. Year: 2021 Publication: Ecology Publication Link: https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ecy.3552 Keywords: birds, energetics, migration, movement, population connectivity, smoke, telemetry, wildfire Abstract: None

Bioscatter transport by tropical cyclones: insights from 10 years in the Atlantic basin

Author: Van Den Broeke, Matthew S. Year: 2021 Publication: Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation Publication Link: https://zslpublications.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/rse2.225 Abstract: Tropical cyclones (TCs) can transport birds and insects near their center of circulation. In this study, we examined the maximum altitude, area and

The interplay of wind and uplift facilitates over-water flight in facultative soaring birds

Authors: Nourani, Elham et al. Year: 2021 Publication: Proceedings of the Royal Society B Publication Link: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2021.1603 Abstract: Flying over the open sea is energetically costly for terrestrial birds. Despite this, over-water journeys of many birds, sometimes hundreds of kilometres long, are

Bird strikes at commercial airports explained by citizen science and weather radar data

Authors: Nilsson, Cecilia et al. Year: 2021 Publication: Journal of Applied Ecology Publication Link: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2664.13971 Keywords: bird migration, bird strikes, citizen science, eBird, flight safety, weather surveillance radar, wildlife management Abstract: 1. Aircraft collisions with birds span the entire history of human

Bird migration within the Neotropics

Author: Jahn, Alex E. et al. Year: 2021 Publication: Ornithological Advances Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/auk/article/137/4/ukaa033/5879312 Keywords: altitudinal migration, conservation, intra-tropical migration, life history, migration drivers, Neotropical austral migration Abstract: Although the migration ecology of birds breeding in the Neotropics is still poorly studied

Migration routes and wintering areas of male Red-winged Blackbirds as determined using geolocators

Authors: Stonefish, Dereck et al. Year: 2021 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jofo.12373 Keywords: annual movements, blackbirds, geo-logger, land bird migration, migratory pathway, songbird Abstract: Understanding how birds move through and use landscapes across their annual cycle is a key

Migration distance is a fundamental axis of the slow-fast continuum of life history in boreal birds

Author: Winger, Benjamin M. and Teresa M. Pegan Year: 2021 Publication: Ornithology Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/auk/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/ornithology/ukab043/6316518?redirectedFrom=fulltext Keywords: fecundity, life history, seasonal migration, slow-fast continuum, survival, vital rates Abstract: Seasonal migration is intrinsically connected to the balance of survival and reproduction, but whether migratory

Migratory connectivity and annual cycle phenology of Rusty Blackbirds (Euphagus carolinus) revealed through archival GPS tags

Authors: James Wright et. al. Year: 2021 Publication: Avian Conservation and Ecology Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.5751/ACE-01871-160120 Keywords: bird migration; Euphagus carolinus; full annual cycle; habitat use; Icteridae; life-history stages; stopover ecology Abstract: Understanding spatial and temporal movement patterns of migratory birds throughout the

Flight directions of songbirds are unaffected by the topography of Lake Erie’s southern coastline during fall migration

Authors: Anderson et al. Year: 2021 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jofo.12374 Keywords: aeroecology, coastlines, ecological barrier, migration, ornithology, passerines Abstract: Migrating birds often encounter ecological barriers to fueling and other costs that can influence their flight directions. During spring