Partial migration in a subtropical wading bird in the southeastern United States

Authors: Simona Picardi, Peter C. Frederick , Rena R. Borkhataria, AND Mathieu Basille Year: 2020 Publication: Ecosphere Publication Link: https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ecs2.3054 Keywords: GPS tracking; movement ecology; Mycteria americana; net squared displacement; partial migration; wading birds; wood stork Abstract: The function of migration is

Seasonally specific changes in migration phenology across 50 years in the Black-throated Blue Warbler

Kristen M. Covino, Kyle G. Horton, and Sara R. Morris Year: 2020 Publication: The Auk: Ornithological Advances Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/auk/advance-article/doi/10.1093/auk/ukz080/5740120 Keywords: banding data, Black-throated Blue Warbler, migration, phenology, songbird Abstract: The availability of detailed information that encompasses the geographic range of a

Factors influencing fall departure phenology in migratory birds that bred in northeastern North America

Authors: Émile Brisson-Curadeau, Kyle H. Elliott, and Pascal Côté Year: 2020 Publication: The Auk Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/auk/article-abstract/137/1/ukz064/5612283 Keywords: climate change, migration, phenology Abstract: The phenology of migrating birds is shifting with climate change. For instance, short-distance migrants wintering in temperate regions tend

Simulation-based reconstruction of global bird migration over the past 50,000 years

Authors: Marius Somveille, Martin Wikelski, Robert M. Beyer, Ana S.L. Rodrigues, Andrea Manica & Walter Jetz Year: 2020 Publication: Nature Communications Publication Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-14589-2 Abstract: Migration is a widespread response of birds to seasonally varying climates. As seasonality is particularly pronounced during

Stopover departure decisions in songbirds: do long-distance migrants depart earlier and more independently of weather conditions than medium-distance migrants?

Authors: Florian Packmor1, Thomas Klinner, Bradley K. Woodworth, Cas Eikenaar1 and Heiko Schmaljohann Year: 2020 Publication: Movement Ecology Publication Link: https://movementecologyjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40462-020-0193-1 Keywords: Departure decision, Departure timing, Fuel load, Long-distance migration, Medium-distance migration, Songbird, Weather conditions Abstract: Background: Songbirds following distinct migration strategies

Differential winter and breeding range shifts: Implications for avian migration distances

Authors: Shannon R. Curley, Lisa L. Manne, Richard R. Veit Year: 2020 Publication: Diversity and Distributions Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ddi.13036 Keywords: Breeding Bird Survey, Christmas Bird Count, migration, migration distance, shifts in abundance Abstract: Aim: For many migratory avian species, winter and breeding

Broad-scale patterns of the Afro-Palaearctic landbird migration

Authors: Martins Briedis, Silke Bauer, Peter Adamík, José A. Alves, Joana S. Costa, Tamara Emmenegger, Lars Gustafsson, Jaroslav Koleček, Miloš Krist, Felix Liechti, Simeon Lisovski1, Christoph M. Meier, Petr Procházka, Steffen Hahn Year: 2020 Publication: Global Ecology and Biogeography Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/geb.13063

Timing of arrival in the breeding area is repeatable and affects reproductive success in a non-migratory population of blue tits

Authors: Carol Gilsenan, Mihai Valcu, and Bart Kempenaers Year: 2020 Publication: Journal of Animal Ecology Publication Link: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1365-2656.13160 Abstract: 1. Events in one part of the annual cycle often affect the performance (and subsequently fitness) of individuals later in the season (carry-over

Shared morphological consequences of global warming in North American migratory birds

Authors: Brian C. Weeks, David E.Willard, Marketa Zimova, Aspen A. Ellis, Max L. Witynski, Mary Hennen and Benjamin M. Winger Year: 2019 Publication: Ecology Letters Publication Link: https://publons.com/publon/10.1111/ele.13434/ Keywords: Allometry, body size, climate change, migration, morphology Abstract: Increasing temperatures associated with climate

Size‐dependent costs of migration: Migrant bird species are subordinate to residents, but only at small body sizes

Authors: Paul R. Martin, Haley L. Kenyon, and Leah Hayes Year: 2020 Publication: Journal of Evolutionary Biology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jeb.13583 Keywords: behavioural dominance, body size, competition, migration, optimal migration theory, species interactions, evolutionary trade-offs Abstract: Migrant species are commonly thought to be