Dunlin subspecies exhibit regional segregation and high site fidelity along the East Asian–Australasian Flyway

Authors: Benjamin J. Lagassé, Richard B. Lanctot, Mark Barter, Stephen Brown, Chung-Yu Chiang, Chi-Yeung Choi, Yuri N. Gerasimov, Steve Kendall, Joseph R. Liebezeit, Konstantin S. Maslovsky, Alexander I. Matsyna, Ekaterina L. Matsyna, David C. Payer, Sarah T. Saalfeld, Yoshimitsu Shigeta, Ivan M.

Migratory status determines resource selection by American Woodcock at an important fall stopover, Cape May, New Jersey

Authors: Brian B. Allen, Daniel G. McAuley, and Erik J. Blomberg Date: 2020 Publication: The Condor Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article/122/4/duaa046/5910724 Keywords: American Woodcock, fall migration, multi-scale, resource selection, Scolopax minor, stopover, telemetry Abstract: Migration is a period of high activity and exposure during

Rusty Blackbirds select areas of greater habitat complexity during stopover

Authors: James R. Wright, Luke L. Powell, Stephen N. Matthews, and Christopher M. Tonra Year: 2020 Publication: The Condor Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article-abstract/122/4/duaa040/5895272 Keywords: Euphagus carolinus, habitat selection, Icteridae, migration, multi-scale, Rusty Blackbird, stopover ecology Abstract: The Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) is a

Habitat ecology of Nearctic–Neotropical migratory landbirds on the nonbreeding grounds

Authors: Steven Albert, Jared D. Wolfe, Jherime Kellerman, Thomas Sherry, Bridget J. M. Stutchbury, Nicholas J. Bayly, and Angelina Ruiz-Sánchez Year: 2020 Publication: The Condor Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article-abstract/122/4/duaa055/5923266 Keywords: carry-over effects, landbirds, migration, Nearctic–Neotropical migrants, phenological mismatch, wintering habitat Abstract: Of the

Supportive wind conditions influence offshore movements of Atlantic Coast Piping Plovers during fall migration

Authors: Pamela H. Loring, James D. McLaren, Holly F. Goyert, and Peter W. C. Paton Year: 2020 Publication: The Condor Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article/122/3/duaa028/5860737 Keywords: automated radio telemetry, Charadrius melodus melodus, migration, offshore wind energy, Piping Plover Abstract: In advance of large-scale development

Seasonal variation in the effects of artificial light at night on the occurrence of nocturnally migrating birds in urban areas

Authors: Frank A. La Sorte, and Kyle G. Horton Year: 2020 Publication: Environmental Pollution Publication Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0269749120367749?via%3Dihub Keywords: Artificial light at night, eBird, Full annual cycle, Nocturnal bird migration, Tree canopy cover, Urbanization Abstract: Urban areas often contain large numbers of migratory

Cross-icecap spring migration confirmed in a high-Arctic seabird, the Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea

Authors: Morten Frederiksen, Olivier Gilg, & Glenn Yannic Year: 2020 Publication: Ibis Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ibi.12903 Keywords: ecological barrier, Greenland icecap, high-altitude migration Abstract: Seabirds rarely cross major terrestrial barriers during seasonal migration, possibly because they have a limited ability to build up

Earlier and slower or later and faster: Spring migration pace linked to departure time in a Neotropical migrant songbird

Authors: Ana M. González, Nicholas J. Bayly, Keith A. Hobson Year: 2020 Publication: Journal of Animal Ecology Publication Link: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1365-2656.13359 Keywords: migration speed, migration timing, migratory strategy, spring migration, winter habitat Abstract: 1. Migratory birds travel vast distances and the timing of

Migration of black‑naped terns in contrasted cyclonic conditions

Authors: Jean‑Baptiste Thiebot, Noboru Nakamura, Yutaka Toguchi, Naoki Tomita, Kiyoaki Ozaki Year: 2020 Publication: Marine Biology Publication Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00227-020-03691-0 Abstract: Cyclones are currently increasing in frequency and intensity across the tropical regions, and such changes in cyclonic activity can adversely impact tropical

Evolution of breeding plumages in birds: A multiple-step pathway to seasonal dichromatism in New World warblers (Aves: Parulidae)

Authors: Ryan S. Terrill, Glenn F. Seeholzer1, Jared D. Wolfe Year: 2020 Publication: Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ece3.6606 Keywords: feathers, phylogenetic comparative methods, selection, trait evolution Abstract: Many species of birds show distinctive seasonal breeding and nonbreeding plumages. A number of