Sleeping Unsafely Tucked in to Conserve Energy in a Nocturnal Migratory Songbird

Authors: Andrea Ferretti, Niels C. Rattenborg, Thomas Ruf, Scott R. McWilliams, Massimiliano Cardinale, Leonida Fusani Year: 2019 Publication: Current Biology Publication Link: https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)30873-5?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982219308735%3Fshowall%3Dtrue Keywords: sleep, migration, sleep posture, bird, avian, metabolic rate, energy conservation, alertness, stopover Abstract: Each spring and fall, millions

Near-ultraviolet light reduced Sandhill Crane collisions with a power line by 98%

Authors: James F. Dwyer, Arun K. Pandey, Laura A. McHale, and Richard E. Harness Year: 2019 Publication: The Condor Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article-abstract/121/2/duz008/5476728 Access: Subscription Keywords: Antigone canadensis, ACAS, Avian Collision Avoidance System, line marking, Nebraska Abstract: Midflight collisions with power lines impact

Urban areas affect flight altitudes of nocturnally migrating birds

Authors: Sergio A. Cabrera-Cruz1, Jaclyn A. Smolinsky, Kyle P. McCarthy, Jeffrey J. Buler Year: 2019 Publication: Journal of Animal Ecology Publication Link: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1365-2656.13075?af=R Access: Subscription Keywords: Aeroecology, bird migration, flight altitude, light pollution, urbanization, radar Abstract: Urban areas affect terrestrial ecological processes

Long-distance migratory shorebirds travel faster towards their breeding grounds, but fly faster postbreeding

Authors: Sjoerd Duijns, Alexandra M. Anderson, Yves Aubry, Amanda Dey, Scott A. Flemming, Charles M. Francis, Christian Friis, Cheri Gratto-Trevor, Diana J. Hamilton, Rebecca Holberton, Stephanie Koch, Ann E . McKellar, David Mizrahi, Christy A. Morrissey, Sarah G. Neima, David Newstead, Larry

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;