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

Diverse patterns of migratory timing, site use, and site fidelity by Alaska-breeding Whimbrels

Authors: Daniel R. Ruthrauff, Christopher M. Harwood, T. Lee Tibbitts, Nils Warnock, and Robert E. Gill Jr. Year: 2021 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jofo.12365 Keywords: intraspecific variation, migration, migratory timing, Numenius phaeopus, population variation Abstract: Birds that conduct long-distance

Limited potential for bird migration to disperse plants to cooler latitudes

Authors: Juan P. González-Varo, Beatriz Rumeu, Jörg Albrecht, Juan M. Arroyo, Rafael S. Bueno, Tamara Burgos, Luís P. da Silva, Gema Escribano-Ávila, Nina Farwig, Daniel García, Ruben H. Heleno, Juan C. Illera, Pedro Jordano, Przemysław Kurek, Benno I. Simmons, Emilio Virgós, William

Magnetic sensitivity of cryptochrome 4 from a migratory songbird

Authors: Jingjing Xu, Lauren E. Jarocha, Tilo Zollitsch, Marcin Konowalczyk, Kevin B. Henbest, Sabine Richert, Matthew J. Golesworthy, Jessica Schmidt, Victoire Déjean, Daniel J. C. Sowood, Marco Bassetto, Jiate Luo, Jessica R. Walton, Jessica Fleming, Yujing Wei, Tommy L. Pitcher, Gabriel Moise,

Widespread shifts in bird migration phenology are decoupled from parallel shifts in morphology

Authors: Marketa Zimova, David E. Willard, Benjamin M. Winger, Brian C. Weeks Year: 2021 Publication: Journal of Animal Ecology Publication Link: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2656.13543 Keywords: adaptation, biotic responses, body size, climate change, migration speed, migratory birds, museum collections, wing length Abstract: 1. Advancements in

Beyond refueling: Investigating the diversity of functions of migratory stopover events

Authors: Linscott, Jennifer A. and Nathan R. Senner Year: 2021 Publication: Ornithological Applications Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article/123/1/duaa074/6132585 Keywords: conservation, ecology, migration, movement, stopover Abstract: Stopovers comprise a significant proportion of the time that many birds spend migrating, and researchers have long relied on

Future climate change will impact the size and location of breeding and wintering areas of migratory thrushes in South America

Authors: Natália Stefanini Da Silveira, Maurício Humberto Vancine, Alex E. Jahn, Marco Aurélio Pizo, and Thadeu Sobral-Souza Year: 2021 Publication: Ornithological Applications Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article/123/2/duab006/6237321 Keywords: climate change, ecological niche models, migration, Turdidae, South America Abstract: Bird migration patterns are changing worldwide

Spatial structure in migration routes maintained despite regional convergence among eastern populations of Swainson’s Thrushes

Authors: Camille Bégin-Marchand, André Desrochers, Philip D. Taylor, Junior A. Tremblay, Lucas Berrigan, Barbara Frei, Ana Morales and Greg W. Mitchell Year: 2021 Publication: Movement Ecology Publication Link: https://movementecologyjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40462-021-00263-9 Keywords: Migration pace, Migratory connectivity, Motus, Neotropical migrants, Radio-telemetry Abstract: Background: Migratory connectivity