Effects of habitat, season, and age on winter fat storage by migrant and resident birds in Jamaica

Authors: Bradley J. Bergstrom, Matthew D. Johnson, Jared C. Harris, and Thomas W. Sherry Year: 2019 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jofo.12294 Access: Subscription Keywords: energy stores, fasting, Neotropical migrant, winter ecology, total-body electrical conductivity (TOBEC) Abstract: Most small birds

Transcriptome Analyses of Heart and Liver Reveal Novel Pathways for Regulating Songbird Migration

Authors: William J. Horton, Matthew Jensen, Aswathy Sebastian, Craig A. Praul, Istvan Albert, & Paul A. Bartell Year: 2019 Publication: Scientific Reports Publication Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-41252-8 Access: Open Keywords: Many birds undertake long biannual voyages during the night. During these times of the

Sex differences in migratory restlessness behavior in a Nearctic– Neotropical songbird

Authors: Jessica E. Deakin, Christopher G. Guglielmo, and Yolanda E. Morbey Year: 2019 Publication: The Auk Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/auk/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/auk/ukz017/5454780 Access: Subscription Keywords: migration, migratory restlessness, Nearctic–Neotropical songbird, protandry, radio telemetry, seasonal timing Abstract: Most seasonally migrating songbirds exhibit protandry, whereby males arrive

Detection range of songbirds using a stopover site by automated radio-telemetry

Authors: Tara L. Crewe, Jessica E. Deakin, Andrew T. Beauchamp, and Yolanda E. Morbey Year: 2019 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication link: https://doi.org/10.1111/jofo.12291 Keywords: automated radio-telemetry, ecological methods, manual radio-telemetry, migratory stopover habitat, sampling design Abstract: A major uncertainty in automated

Bright lights in the big cities: migratory birds’ exposure to artificial light

Authors: Kyle G Horton, Cecilia Nilsson, Benjamin M Van Doren, Frank A La Sorte, Adriaan M Dokter, and Andrew Farnsworth Year: 2019 Publication: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.2029 Access: Subscription Keywords: Not listed Abstract: Many species of migratory

Optimizing the conservation of migratory species over their full annual cycle

Authors: Richard Schuster, Scott Wilson, Amanda D. Rodewald, Peter Arcese, Daniel Fink, Tom Auer & Joseph.R. Bennett Publication: Nature Communications Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09723-8 Access: Open Keywords: Abstract: Limited knowledge of the distribution, abundance, and habitat associations of migratory species hinders effective conservation

Nocturnal flight-calling behaviour predicts vulnerability to artificial light in migratory birds

Authors: Benjamin M. Winger, Brian C. Weeks, Andrew Farnsworth, Andrew W. Jones, Mary Hennen, and David E. Willard Publication: Proceedings of the Royal Society B Publication Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.0364 Access: Open Keywords: nocturnal migration, flight calls, artificial light at night, building collisions, collective

Flexible timing of annual movements across consistently used sites by Marbled Godwits breeding in Alaska

Authors: Daniel R. Ruthrauff, T. Lee Tibbitts, and Robert E. Gill, Jr Year: 2019 Publication: The Auk Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/auk/article-abstract/136/1/uky007/5322226 Access: Subscription Affiliations: U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, USA Corresponding Author: druthrauff@usgs.gov Funding: Funding for this project was provided

Stopover departure behavior and flight orientation of spring‑migrant Yellow‑rumped Warblers (Setophaga coronata) experimentally exposed to methylmercury

Authors: Chad L. Seewagen1 · Yanju Ma2 · Yolanda E. Morbey2 · Christopher G. Guglielmo2 Year: 2019 Publication: Journal of Ornithology Publication Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10336-019-01641-2 Access: Subscription Affiliations: 1 Great Hollow Nature Preserve and Ecological Research Center, New Fairfield, CT, USA 2 Department