MistNet: Measuring historical bird migration in the US using archived weather radar data and convolutional neural networks

Authors: Tsung‐Yu Lin, Kevin Winner, Garrett Bernstein, Abhay Mittal, Adriaan M. Dokter, Kyle G. Horton, Cecilia Nilsson, Benjamin M. Van Doren, Andrew Farnsworth, Frank A. La Sorte, Subhransu Maji, Daniel Sheldon Year: 2019 Publication: Methods in Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/2041-210X.13280

Sleeping Unsafely Tucked in to Conserve Energy in a Nocturnal Migratory Songbird

Authors: Andrea Ferretti, Niels C. Rattenborg, Thomas Ruf, Scott R. McWilliams, Massimiliano Cardinale, Leonida Fusani Year: 2019 Publication: Current Biology Publication Link: https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)30873-5?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982219308735%3Fshowall%3Dtrue Keywords: sleep, migration, sleep posture, bird, avian, metabolic rate, energy conservation, alertness, stopover Abstract: Each spring and fall, millions

Light pollution in USA and Europe: The good, the bad and the ugly

Auhors: F. Falchia, R. Furgonia, T.A. Gallawayb, N.A. Rybnikovac, B.A. Portnovd, K. Baughe, P. Cinzanoa, C.D. Elvidgef Year: 2019 Publication: Journal of Environmental Management Publication Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479719309296?via%3Dihub Keywords: Light pollution, Sustainable lighting, Artificial light at Night (ALAN), Energy waste, Artificial night sky

Near-ultraviolet light reduced Sandhill Crane collisions with a power line by 98%

Authors: James F. Dwyer, Arun K. Pandey, Laura A. McHale, and Richard E. Harness Year: 2019 Publication: The Condor Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article-abstract/121/2/duz008/5476728 Access: Subscription Keywords: Antigone canadensis, ACAS, Avian Collision Avoidance System, line marking, Nebraska Abstract: Midflight collisions with power lines impact

Urban areas affect flight altitudes of nocturnally migrating birds

Authors: Sergio A. Cabrera-Cruz1, Jaclyn A. Smolinsky, Kyle P. McCarthy, Jeffrey J. Buler Year: 2019 Publication: Journal of Animal Ecology Publication Link: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1365-2656.13075?af=R Access: Subscription Keywords: Aeroecology, bird migration, flight altitude, light pollution, urbanization, radar Abstract: Urban areas affect terrestrial ecological processes

Long-distance migratory shorebirds travel faster towards their breeding grounds, but fly faster postbreeding

Authors: Sjoerd Duijns, Alexandra M. Anderson, Yves Aubry, Amanda Dey, Scott A. Flemming, Charles M. Francis, Christian Friis, Cheri Gratto-Trevor, Diana J. Hamilton, Rebecca Holberton, Stephanie Koch, Ann E . McKellar, David Mizrahi, Christy A. Morrissey, Sarah G. Neima, David Newstead, Larry

Migration Distance and Body Condition Influence Shorebird Migration Strategies and Stopover Decisions During Southbound Migration

Authors: Alexandra M. Anderson, Sjoerd Duijns, Paul A. Smith, Christian Friis, and Erica Nol Year: 2019 Publication: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution Publication Link: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fevo.2019.00251/full Access: Open Keywords: automated telemetry, body condition, carryover effects, flight speed, migration distance, optimal migration, stopover Abstract:

Dynamics and population consequences of irruption in the Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)

Author: Erica H. Dunn Date: 2019 Publication: The Auk Publication Link: https://bioone.org/journals/The-Auk/volume-136/issue-2/ukz008/Dynamics-and-population-consequences-of-irruption-in-the-Red-breasted/10.1093/auk/ukz008.short Access: Subscription Keywords: citizen science, irruptive migration, population dynamics, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis Abstract: Irruptive migration, or movements that are irregular in timing and extent, are common in many boreal

Autumn bird migration phenology: A potpourri of wind, precipitation, and temperature effects

Authors: Birgen Haest, Ommo Hüppop, Martijn van de Pol, Franz Bairlein Year: 2019 Publication: Global Change Biology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/gcb.14746 Access: Subscription Keywords: bird migration, environmental plasticity, spatio-temporal analysis, fall, radar, time window analysis, Helgoland, rainfall Abstract: Climate change has caused a

A geostatistical approach to estimate high resolution nocturnal bird migration densities from a weather radar network

Authors: Raphael Nussbaumer, Lionel Benoit, Gregoire Mariethoz, Felix Liechti, Silke Bauer, Baptiste Schmid Year: 2019 Publication: bioRxiv Publication Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/690065 Access: Open Keywords: Aeroecology, Bird migration, Geostatistical modelling, Interactive visualisation, Kriging, Radar network, Spatio-temporal interpolation map, Weather radar Abstract: 1. Quantifying nocturnal