Modelling the flow of nocturnal bird migration with year-round European weather radar network.

Authors: Raphael Nussbaumer, Lionel Benoit, Gregoire Mariethoz, Felix Liechti, Silke Bauer1 & Baptiste Schmid Year: 2020 Publication: Biorxiv Publication Link: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.10.13.321844v1 Keywords: biomass flow, weather radar, migration ecology, ornithology, fluid dynamics, interactive visualisation, ecological modelling Abstract: The movements of migratory birds constitute

A tale of two seasons: The link between seasonal migration and climatic niches in passerine birds

Authors: Alison Eyres, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, C. David L. Orme, Carsten Rahbek, Susanne A. Fritz Year: 2020 Publication: Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.6729 Keywords: comparative analysis, macroecology, nonbreeding, Passeriformes, seasonal migration, tropics Abstract: The question of whether migratory birds track a specific

A place to land: spatiotemporal drivers of stopover habitat use by migrating birds

Authors: Emily B. Cohen, Kyle G.Horton, Peter P. Marra, Hannah L. Clipp, Andrew Farnsworth, Jaclyn A. Smolinsky, Daniel Sheldon and Jeffrey J. Buler Year: 2020 Publication: Ecology Letters Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ele.13618 Keywords: Florida, Gulf of Mexico, migration, nearctic-neotropical migratory bird, NEXRAD, weather

Modeling spring migration patterns of scoters and loons in the Bay of Fundy

Authors: James D. Kelley, and Heather L. Major Year: 2020 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jofo.12343 Keywords: black scoter, Common Loon, Point Lepreau Bird Observatory, Red-throated Loon, spring migration, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter Abstract: Populations of scoter and loon species

Disentangling the relative roles of climate and land cover change in driving the long-term population trends of European migratory birds

Authors: Christine Howard, Philip A. Stephens, James W. Pearce-Higgins, Richard D. Gregory, Stuart H.M. Butchart, Stephen G. Willis Year: 2020 Publication: Diversity and Distributions Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ddi.13144 Keywords: Africa, avian migration, breeding, climate, Europe, habitat, non-breeding, population trends Abstract: Aim: Global declines

Accipiter hawks of the Laurentian Upland and the Interior Plains undertake the longest migrations: insights from birds banded or recovered in Veracruz, Mexico

Authors: Enya Astrid Cordoba-Cuevas, Sara Patricia Ibarra-Zavaleta, and Ernesto Ruelas Inzunza Year: 2020 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jofo.12341 Keyword: Accipiter cooperii, Accipiter striatus, banding, migratory connectivity, migration distance, Veracruz River of Raptors Abstract: Bird banding has allowed us to

Using geolocator tracking data and ringing archives to validate citizen-science based seasonal predictions of bird distribution in a data-poor region

Authors: Heim, W., Heim, R.J., Beermann, I., Burkovskiy, O.A., Gerasimov, Y., Ktitorov, P., Ozaki, K., Panov, I., Sander, M.M., Sjöberg, S., Smirenski, S.M., Thomas, A., Tottrup, A., Tyunov, I.M., Willemoes, M., Hölzel, N., Thorup, K., Kamp, J. Year: 2020 Publication: Global Ecology

Spring migration of Blackpoll Warblers across North America

Authors: Kristen M. Covino, Sara R. Morris, Mark Shieldcastle and Philip D. Taylor Year: 2020 Publication: Avian Conservation and Ecology Publication Link: http://www.ace-eco.org/vol15/iss1/art17/ Keywords: banding data; Blackpoll Warbler; phenology; Setophaga striata; spring migration; songbirds Abstract: The awe-inspiring seasonal migrations of birds between

The fall migratory movements of Bank Swallows, Riparia riparia: fly-and-forage migration?

Authors: Tara L. Imlay, Sarah Saldanha, and Philip D. Taylor Year: 2020 Publication: Avian Conservation and Ecology Publication Link: http://www.ace-eco.org/vol15/iss1/art2/ Keywords: automated telemetry; fly-and-forage; optimal migration; postbreeding; Sand Martin Abstract: Seasonal migration is an important part of the annual cycle for migratory

Dietary antioxidants attenuate the endocrine stress response during long-duration flight of a migratory bird

Authors: Stefania Casagrande, Kristen J. DeMoranville, Lisa Trost, Barbara Pierce, Amadeusz Bryła, Maciej Dzialo, Edyta T. Sadowska, Ulf Bauchinger, and Scott R. McWilliams Year: 2020 Publication: Proceedings of the Royal Society B Publication Link: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2020.0744 Keywords: corticosterone, flight, exercise, antioxidants, anthocyanin, HPA