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

Non-parallel changes in songbird migration timing are not explained by changes in stopover duration

Authors: Nicholas N. Dorian, Trevor L. Lloyd-Evans and J. Michael Reed Year: 2020 Publication: PeerJ Publication Link: https://peerj.com/articles/8975/ Keywords: Mark-recapture, Cormack–Jolly–Seber, Bird banding, Hierarchical models,Quantile regresision, Stopover duration, Phenology Abstract: Shifts in the timing of animal migration are widespread and well-documented;however, the

Climate change and maladaptive wing shortening in a long-distance migratory bird

Authors: Carolina Remacha, César Rodríguez, Javier de la Puente, and Javier Pérez-Tris Year: 2020 Publication: The Auk Keywords: apparent survival, climate change, Luscinia megarhynchos, migration, population monitoring, trait optimization, wing shape Abstract: Contemporary phenotypic trends associated with global change are widely documented,

Magnetic compass of garden warblers is not affected by oscillating magnetic fields applied to their eyes

Authors: Julia Bojarinova, Kirill Kavokin, Alexander Pakhomov, Roman Cherbunin, Anna Anashina, Maria Erokhina, Maria Ershova & Nikita Chernetsv Year: 2020 Publication: Scientific Reports Publication Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-60383-x Abstract: The magnetic compass is an important element of the avian navigation system, which allows migratory

Diel variation in corticosterone and departure decision making in migrating birds

Authors: Cas Eikenaara, Jana Schäfera, Sven Hesslera, Florian Packmorb, Heiko Schmaljohanna Year: 2020 Publication: Hormones and Behavior Publication Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0018506X20300726?via%3Dihub Keywords: Rhythm, Daily, Corticosterone, Migration, Stopover, Departure, Songbird, Radio-tracking Abstract: Animals usually show distinct periods of diel activity and non-activity. Circulating baseline

Lack of evidence of a Pleistocene migratory switch in current bird long-distance migrants between Eurasia and Africa

Authors: Raquel Ponti, Angel Arcones, Xavier Ferrer, and David R. Vieites Year: 2020 Publication: Journal of Biogeography Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jbi.13834 Keywords: bird migration, fossil record, LGM, Species Distribution Models, trans-Saharan migratory birds Abstract: Aim: During the Plio-Pleistocene, glacial cycles shaped Northern Hemisphere

Rice fields along the East Asian- Australasian flyway are important habitats for an inland wader’s migration

Authors: Satoe Kasahara, Gen Morimoto, Wataru Kitamura, Sadao Imanishi & Nobuyuki Azuma Year: 2020 Publication: Scientific Reports Publication Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-60141-z Abstract: To maintain and recover populations of migratory waders, we must identify the important stopover sites and habitat use along migration routes.

Geolocator study reveals east African migration route of Central European Common Terns

Authors: Jelena Kralj, Miloš Martinović, Luka Jurinović, Péter Szinai, Szandra Sütő, and Bálint Preiszner Year: 2020 Publication: Avian Research Publication Link: https://avianres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40657-020-00191-z Keywords: Inland population, Light-level geolocators, Mozambique Channel, Red Sea, Sterna hirundo, Stopover sites, Wintering area Abstract: Background: The majority of