MLSG Symposium August 17th-18th, EOU2017 Turku, Finland
Following up on the successful MLSG symposia at EOU2015 in Badajoz and PAOC2016 in Dakar, we are ready for another dose of inspiring community-building preceding EOU2017 in Turku from August 17th-18th.
MLSG has a President!
We are deeply honoured and very pleased to announce that Professor Ian Newton OBE FRS FRSE has agreed to take up the role as President of the MLSG. In his own words:
Satellite Telemetry Forum
Satellite telemetry in ornithology is a forum which started in October 2001 and has 518 members now (August 2015). There have been up to 93 messages in a month.
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MLSG at the Pan-African Ornithological Congress 14 - 2016
The 14th Pan-African Ornithological Congress took place in Dakar, Senegal in October. There was inevitably a lot of scientific interest and discussion about migratory landbirds and the MLSG was involved in a lot of this.
Track changes in Pied flycatchers, a prospect beyond the breeding grounds
Each year billions of birds migrate between their breeding sites in Europe and non-breeding sites in Africa. The migratory life-style allows them to make optimal use of seasonal changes in food. But how flexible is this migratory life-style when environments are rapidly changing? Can they change their timing and movement decisions to keep track of advancements in peak-food availability during breeding as a result of climate warming?
Irith Aloni, Shai Markman and Yaron Ziv 2017. February precipitation in the wintering grounds of the lesser whitethroat, Sylvia curruca: is it a cue for migration onset? Royal Society Open Science View online
Derek B. Spitz, Mark Hebblewhite and Thomas R. Stephenson 2017. 'MigrateR': extending model-driven methods for classifying and quantifying animal movement behavior Ecography View online
Marc Bulte, Dominik Heyers, Henrik Mouritsen and Franz Bairlein 2017. Geomagnetic information modulates nocturnal migratory restlessness but not fueling in a long distance migratory songbird Journal of Avian Biology View online