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

Winter home range and habitat selection differs among breeding populations of herring gulls in eastern North America

Authors: Christine M. Anderson, H. Grant Gilchrist, Robert A. Ronconi, Katherine R. Shlepr, Daniel E. Clark, D. V. Chip Weseloh, Gregory J. Robertson and Mark L. Mallory Year: 2019 Publication: Movement Ecology Publication Link: https://movementecologyjournal.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s40462-019-0152-x Keywords: Bird, Non-breeding, Home range, Habitat use,

Phenology of nocturnal avian migration has shifted at the continental scale

Authors: Kyle G. Horton, Frank A. La Sorte, Daniel Sheldon, Tsung-Yu Lin, Kevin Winner, Garrett Bernstein, Subhransu Maji, Wesley M. Hochachka, Andrew Farnsworth Year: 2020 Publication: Nature Climate Change Publication Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-019-0648-9 Abstract: Climate change induced phenological shifts in primary productivity result

Can invasive species replace native species as a resource for birds under climate change? A case study on bird-fruit interactions

Authors: Amanda S. Gallinat, Richard B. Primacka, Trevor L. Lloyd-Evans Year: 2019 Publication: Biological Conservation Publication Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320719314946?via%3Dihub Keywords: Fleshy fruit, Fruit phenology, Invasive plant, Migratory bird, Feeding preference, Woody plant Abstract: Wild fruits are an important food source for many north

Effects of Spring Migration Distance on Tree Swallow Reproductive Success Within and Among Flyways

Authors: Elizabeth A. Gow, Samantha M. Knight, David W. Bradley, Robert G. Clark, David W. Winkler, Marc Bélisle, Lisha L. Berzins, Tricia Blake, Eli S. Bridge, Lauren Burke, Russell D. Dawson, Peter O. Dunn, Dany Garant, Geoff Holroyd, Andrew G. Horn, David

Use of sea ice by arctic terns Sterna paradisaea in Antarctica and impacts of climate change

Authors: Chris P. F. Redfern and Richard M. Bevan Year: 2019 Publication: Journal of Avian Biology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jav.02318 Keywords: arctic tern, geolocator, polynya, chlorophyll-a, sea ice, wintering areas, repeatability, climate change Abstract: Arctic Terns spend their breeding and non-breeding seasons in

Overlooked sexual segregation of habitats exposes female migratory landbirds to threats

Authors: Ruth E. Bennetta, Amanda D. Rodewalda, Kenneth V. Rosenberg Year: 2019 Publication: Biological Conservation Publication Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0006320719306986?via%3Dihub Keywords: Golden-winged Warbler, Neotropical, Nonbreeding, Occupancy, Sex ratio, Species distribution model Abstract: Male and female animals often segregate spatially among habitats and landscapes outside

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: 2019 Publication: The Auk Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/auk/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/auk/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