Diverse patterns of migratory timing, site use, and site fidelity by Alaska-breeding Whimbrels

Authors: Daniel R. Ruthrauff, Christopher M. Harwood, T. Lee Tibbitts, Nils Warnock, and Robert E. Gill Jr. Year: 2021 Publication: Journal of Field Ornithology Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jofo.12365 Keywords: intraspecific variation, migration, migratory timing, Numenius phaeopus, population variation Abstract: Birds that conduct long-distance

Limited potential for bird migration to disperse plants to cooler latitudes

Authors: Juan P. González-Varo, Beatriz Rumeu, Jörg Albrecht, Juan M. Arroyo, Rafael S. Bueno, Tamara Burgos, Luís P. da Silva, Gema Escribano-Ávila, Nina Farwig, Daniel García, Ruben H. Heleno, Juan C. Illera, Pedro Jordano, Przemysław Kurek, Benno I. Simmons, Emilio Virgós, William

Magnetic sensitivity of cryptochrome 4 from a migratory songbird

Authors: Jingjing Xu, Lauren E. Jarocha, Tilo Zollitsch, Marcin Konowalczyk, Kevin B. Henbest, Sabine Richert, Matthew J. Golesworthy, Jessica Schmidt, Victoire Déjean, Daniel J. C. Sowood, Marco Bassetto, Jiate Luo, Jessica R. Walton, Jessica Fleming, Yujing Wei, Tommy L. Pitcher, Gabriel Moise,

Widespread shifts in bird migration phenology are decoupled from parallel shifts in morphology

Authors: Marketa Zimova, David E. Willard, Benjamin M. Winger, Brian C. Weeks Year: 2021 Publication: Journal of Animal Ecology Publication Link: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2656.13543 Keywords: adaptation, biotic responses, body size, climate change, migration speed, migratory birds, museum collections, wing length Abstract: 1. Advancements in

Beyond refueling: Investigating the diversity of functions of migratory stopover events

Authors: Linscott, Jennifer A. and Nathan R. Senner Year: 2021 Publication: Ornithological Applications Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article/123/1/duaa074/6132585 Keywords: conservation, ecology, migration, movement, stopover Abstract: Stopovers comprise a significant proportion of the time that many birds spend migrating, and researchers have long relied on

Future climate change will impact the size and location of breeding and wintering areas of migratory thrushes in South America

Authors: Natália Stefanini Da Silveira, Maurício Humberto Vancine, Alex E. Jahn, Marco Aurélio Pizo, and Thadeu Sobral-Souza Year: 2021 Publication: Ornithological Applications Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article/123/2/duab006/6237321 Keywords: climate change, ecological niche models, migration, Turdidae, South America Abstract: Bird migration patterns are changing worldwide

Spatial structure in migration routes maintained despite regional convergence among eastern populations of Swainson’s Thrushes

Authors: Camille Bégin-Marchand, André Desrochers, Philip D. Taylor, Junior A. Tremblay, Lucas Berrigan, Barbara Frei, Ana Morales and Greg W. Mitchell Year: 2021 Publication: Movement Ecology Publication Link: https://movementecologyjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40462-021-00263-9 Keywords: Migration pace, Migratory connectivity, Motus, Neotropical migrants, Radio-telemetry Abstract: Background: Migratory connectivity

Extreme altitudes during diurnal flights in a nocturnal songbird migrant

Authors: Sissel Sjöberg, Gintaras Malmiga, Andreas Nord, Arne Andersson, Johan Bäckman, Maja Tarka, Mikkel Willemoes, Kasper Thorup, Bengt Hansson, Thomas Alerstam, Dennis Hasselquist Year: 2021 Publication: Science Publication Link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33958477/ Abstract: Billions of nocturnally migrating songbirds fly across oceans and deserts on

Nocturnal flight calling behaviour of thrushes in relation to artificial light at night

Authors: SIMON GILLINGS & CHRIS SCOTT Year: 2021 Publication: IBIS Publication Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ibi.12955 Keywords: convolutional neural networks, light pollution, nocturnal migration, passive acoustic monitoring Abstract: Migratory birds are subject to many pressures during their life cycle and many are declining as a consequence.