MLSG

Migrant Landbird Study Group

Promoting collaborative research for migratory landbirds across flyways

Rien E. van Wijk, Michael Schaub, Steffen Hahn, Natalia Juárez-García-Pelayo, Björn Schäfer, Lukáš Viktora, Manuel Martín-Vivaldi, Marko Zischewski & Silke Bauer 2018. Diverse migration strategies in hoopoes (Upupa epops) lead to weak spatial but strong temporal connectivity The Science of Nature View online

Annika Aurbach, Baptiste Schmid, Felix Liechti, Ndaona Chokani, Reza Abhari 2018. Complex behaviour in complex terrain. Modelling bird migration in a high resolution wind field across mountainous terrain to simulate observed patterns Journal of Theoretical Biology View online

Rachel Muheim, Heiko Schmaljohann and Thomas Alerstam 2018. Feasibility of sun and magnetic compass mechanisms in avian long-distance migration Movement Ecology View online

Valentina Serra, Chiara Bazzocchi & Irene Di Lecce 2018. Detection of a novel bacterium of the genus Midichloria (family Midichloriaceae) in avian-borne Hyalomma marginatum ticks and their trans-Saharan migratory hosts International Journal of Health, Animal Science & Food Safety View online

Anastasios Bounas, Dimitris Tsaparis, Marco Gustin, Kresimir Mikulic, Maurizio Sarà, Georgios Kotoulas & Konstantinos Sotiropoulos 2018. Using genetic markers to unravel the origin of birds converging towards pre-migratory sites Scientific Reports View online

Vanesa Bejarano & Alex E. Jahn 2018. Relationship between arrival timing and breeding success of intra‐tropical migratory Fork‐tailed Flycatchers (Tyrannus savana) Journal of Field Ornithology View online

Michał Redlisiak, Magdalena Remisiewicz & Jarosław K. Nowakowski 2018. Long-term changes in migration timing of Song Thrush Turdus philomelos at the southern Baltic coast in response to temperatures on route and at breeding grounds International Journal of Biometereology View online

Martins Briedis, Miloš Krist, Miroslav Král, Christian C. Voigt & Peter Adamík 2018. Linking events throughout the annual cycle in a migratory bird—non-breeding period buffers accumulation of carry-over effects Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology View online

Wieland Heim, Lykke Pedersen, Ramona Heim, Johannes Kamp, Sergei M. Smirenski, Alexander Thomas, Anders P. Tøttrup & Kasper Thorup 2018. Full annual cycle tracking of a small songbird, the Siberian Rubythroat Calliope calliope, along the East Asian flyway Journal of Ornithology View online

Vojtěch Brlík, Mihaela Ilieva, Simeon Lisovski, Christian C. Voigt & Petr Procházka 2018. First insights into the migration route and migratory connectivity of the Paddyfield Warbler using geolocator tagging and stable isotope analysis Journal of Ornithology View online

Martins Briedis, Petras Kurlavičius, Renata Mackevičienė, Rasa Vaišvilienė & Steffen Hahn 2018. Loop migration, induced by seasonally diferent fyway use, in Northern European Barn Swallows Journal of Ornithology View online

Attila Fülöp, Szilárd Daróczi, Andreea Dehelean, Luca Dehelean, Zoltán Domahidi, Attila Dósa, Gertrúd Gyékény, Zsolt Hegyeli, Réka Kis, István Komáromi, István Kovács, Tamás Miholcsa, András A. Nagy, Attila Nagy, Szilárd Z. Ölvedi, Tamás Papp, Liviu G. Pârâu, Attila Sándor, Tibor Sos & Róbert Zeitz 2018. Autumn passage of soaring birds over Dobrogea (Romania): a migration corridor in Southeast Europe Ardea View online

Kevin C. Fraser, Amélie Roberto-Charron, Bruce Cousens, Michael Simmons, Ann Nightingale, Amanda C. Shave, Renée L. Cormier and Diana L. Humple 2018. Classic pattern of leapfrog migration in Sooty Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca unalaschcensis) is not supported by direct migration tracking of individual birds The Auk View online

Heiko Schmaljohann, Florian Müller, Thomas Klinner & Cas Eikenaar 2018. Potential age differences in the migratory behaviour of a nocturnal songbird migrant during autumn and spring Journal of Avian Biology View online

Marius Somveille, Ana S. L. Rodrigues & Andrea Manica 2018. Energy efficiency drives the global seasonal distribution of birds Nature Ecology & Evolution View online

Kyle G. Horton, Benjamin M. Van Doren, Frank A. La Sorte, Daniel Fink, Daniel Sheldon, Andrew Farnsworth & Jeffrey F. Kelly 2018. Navigating north: how body mass and winds shape avian flight behaviours across a North American migratory flyway Ecology Letters View online

Scott Wilson, James F. Saracco, Richard Krikun, D. T. Tyler Flockhart, Christine M. Godwin & Kenneth R. Foster 2018. Drivers of demographic decline across the annual cycle of a threatened migratory bird Scientific Reports View online

Quentin R. Hays, Yolanda E. Morbey, Keith A. Hobson, James E. Lyons & Christopher G. Guglielmo 2018. Effects of migration distance and sex on stopover timing and refueling by Wilson's Warblers Journal of Field Ornithology View online

Agnieszka Ożarowska, Grzegorz Zaniewicz & Włodzimierz Meissner 2018. Spring Arrival Timing Varies between the Groups of Blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla) Differing in Wing Length Annales Zoologici Fennici View online

Peter Pyle, James F. Saracco and David F. DeSante 2018. Evidence of widespread movements from breeding to molting grounds by North American landbirds The Auk View online

Desmond Sieburth and Peter Pyle 2018. Evidence for a prealternate molt-migration in the Rufous Hummingbird and its implications for the evolution of molts in Apodiformes The Auk View online

Gary D. Clewley, Robert A. Robinson and Jacquie A. Clark 2018. Estimating mortality rates among passerines caught for ringing with mist nets using data from previously ringed birds Ecology and Evolution View online

Marcin Tobolka, Lukasz Dylewski, Joanna T. Wozna and Katarzyna M. Zolnierowicz 2018. How weather conditions in non-breeding and breeding grounds affect the phenology and breeding abilities of white storks Science of the Total Environment View online

James R. Wright, Luke L. Powell and Christopher M. Tonra 2018. Automated telemetry reveals staging behavior in a declining migratory passerine The Auk View online

Emma Blackburn, Malcolm Burgess, Benedictus Freeman, Alice Risely, Arin Izang, Sam Ivande, Chris Hewson and Will Cresswell 2018. Spring migration strategies of Whinchat Saxicola rubetra when successfully crossing potential barriers of the Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea Ibis View online

Robert Patchett, Tom Finch and Will Cresswell 2018. Population consequences of migratory variability differ between flyways Current Biology View online

Aleksandra Biedrzycka, Wojciech Bielański, Adam Ćmiel, Wojciech Solarz, Tadeusz Zając, Magdalena Migalska, Alvaro Sebastian, Helena Westerdahl & Jacek Radwan 2018. Blood parasites shape extreme major histocompatibility complex diversity in a migratory passerine Molecular Ecology View online

Dejan Bordjan and Ivan Kljun 2018. Gull attacks on long-distance migrating birds

Graves G. R., Newsome S. D., Fogel M. L. 2018. Stable hydrogen isotope variability within and among plumage tracts (δ2HF) of a migratory wood warbler PLoS ONE View online

Andrey Mukhin, Dmitry Kobylkov, Dmitry Kishkinev & Vitaly Grinkevich 2018. Interrupted breeding in a songbird migrant triggers development of nocturnal locomotor activity Scientific Reports View online

Jan M. Baert, Eric W. M. Stienen, Brigitte C. Heylen, Marwa M. Kavelaars, Roland-Jan Buijs, Judy Shamoun-Baranes, Luc Lens & Wendt Müller 2018. High-resolution GPS tracking reveals sex differences in migratory behaviour and stopover habitat use in the Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Scientific Reports View online

Cooper, N., Ewert, D., Hall, K., Rockwell, S., Currie, D., Wunderle Jr, J., White, J. and Marra, P. 2018. Resighting data reveal weak connectivity from wintering to breeding grounds in a range-restricted and endangered long-distance migratory passerine Avian Conservation and Ecology

Máté Nagy, Iain D. Couzin, Wolfgang Fiedler, Martin Wikelski & Andrea Flack 2018. Synchronization, coordination and collective sensing during thermalling flight of freely migrating white storks Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences View online

Evan R. Buechley, Michael J. McGrady, Emrah Çoban & Çağan H. Şekercioğlu 2018. Satellite tracking a wide-ranging endangered vulture species to target conservation actions in the Middle East and East Africa Biodiversity and Conservation View online

Sherry, Thomas W. 2018. Identifying migratory birds’ population bottlenecks in time and space Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America View online

Camila Gómez, Thomas Larsen, Brian Popp, Keith A. Hobson & Carlos Daniel Cadena 2018. Assessing seasonal changes in animal diets with stable-isotope analysis of amino acids: a migratory boreal songbird switches diet over its annual cycle Oecologia View online

Johnson, J. and Maness, T. 2018. Response of Wintering Birds to Simulated Birder Playback and Pishing Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Soladoye B. Iwajomo Mikkel Willemoes Ulf Ottosson Roine Strandberg & Kasper Thorup 2017. Intra‐African movements of the African cuckoo Cuculus gularis as revealed by satellite telemetry Journal of Avian Biology View online

Beale, C. M. 2018. Trends and themes in African ornithology Ostrich View online

Bernd-Ulrich Meyburg, Patrick Paillat, Christiane Meyburg & Michael McGrady 2018. Migration of a Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus calidus from Saudi Arabia to Cape Town as revealed by satellite telemetry Ostrich View online

Bukola Braimoh, Soladoye Iwajomo, Mark Wilson, Adams Chaskda, Afan Ajang & Will Cresswell 2018. Managing human disturbance: factors influencing flight-initiation distance of birds in a West African nature reserve Ostrich View online

Taku Awa II, Tsi A Evaristus, Robin C Whytock, Tsetagho Guilain & John Mallord 2018. Habitat characteristics of wintering Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix in the Centre Region of Cameroon: conservation implications Ostrich View online

Zwarts, L., Bijlsma, R. G., & van der Kamp, J. 2018. Large decline of birds in Sahelian rangelands due to loss of woody cover and soil seed bank Journal of Arid Environments View online

Ringim, A., Magige, F., & Jasson, R. 2018. A Comparative Study of Species Diversity of Migrant Birds Between Protected and Unprotected Areas of the Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands, Nigeria Tanzania Journal of Science

Schuster R, Wilson S, Rodewald, A. D., Arcese P, Fink, D., Auer, T., & Bennett, J. R. 2018. Optimizing conservation of migratory species over their full annual cycle in the Western Hemisphere bioRxiv View online

Wilcoxen, C. A., Walk, J. W., & Ward, M. P. 2018. Use of cover crop fields by migratory and resident birds Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment View online

Risely, A., Klaassen, M., & Hoye, B. J. 2018. Migratory animals feel the cost of getting sick: A meta-analysis across species Journal of Animal Ecology View online

McCabe, J. D., Olsen, B. J., Osti, B., & Koons, P. O. 2018. The influence of wind selectivity on migratory behavioral strategies Behavioral Ecology View online

Covino, K. M., Jawor, J. M., Morris, S. R., & Moore, F. R. 2018. Sex-specific hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis sensitivity in migrating songbirds Hormones and Behavior View online

Mitrus, C. 2018. Early arriving males wait longer for a mate than later arrivals: the case of a migratory monogamous passerine bird species Journal of Ethology View online