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.

Near-term ecological forecasting for dynamic aeroconservation of migratory birds

Authors: Kyle G. Horton, Benjamin M. Van Doren, Heidi J. Albers, Andrew Farnsworth, Daniel Sheldon Year:2021 Publication: Conservation Biology Publication Link: https://conbio.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cobi.13740 Keywords: aeroecology, bird migration, light pollution, radar, remote sensing Abstract: Near‐term ecological forecasting has potential to mitigate the negative impacts

Climate-driven flyway changes and memory-based long-distance migration

Authors: Zhongru Gu, Shengkai Pan1, Zhenzhen Lin, Li Hu, Xiaoyang Dai, Jiang Chang, Yuanchao Xue, Han Su, Juan Long, Mengru Sun, Sergey Ganusevich,Vasiliy Sokolov, Aleksandr Sokolov, Ivan Pokrovsky, Fen Ji, Michael W. Bruford, Andrew Dixon & Xiangjiang Zhan Year: 2021 Publication: Nature

The Colorado River Delta and California’s Central Valley are critical regions for many migrating North American landbirds

Authors: William V. DeLuca,1 Tim Meehan, Nat Seavy, Andrea Jones, Jennifer Pitt, Jill L. Deppe, and Chad B. Wilsey Year: 2021 Publication: Ornithological Applications Publication Link: https://academic.oup.com/condor/article-abstract/123/1/duaa064/6119082 Keywords: bottleneck, concentration, conservation, eBird, migration, population Abstract: Migration is an important component of some