Migrant Landbird Study Group

Promoting collaborative research for migratory landbirds across flyways

Andrea K. Townsend, Blaire Frett, Anne McGarvey and Conor C. Taff2 2018. Where do winter crows go? Characterizing partial migration of American Crows with satellite telemetry, stable isotopes, and molecular markers The Auk View online

Ashley R. Robart, Mali M. K. McGuire & Heather E. Watts 2018. Increasing photoperiod stimulates the initiation of spring migratory behaviour and physiology in a facultative migrant, the pine siskin Royal Society Open Science View online

Xueqin Ye, Zhenggang Xu, Yaara Aharon-Rotman, Hui Yu and Lei Cao 2018. First Description of Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Migration Recorded by GPS/GSM Transmitter Ornithological Science View online

Lykke Pedersen, Kayla Jackson, Kasper Thorup & Anders P. Tøttrup 2018. Full-year tracking suggests endogenous control of migration timing in a long-distance migratory songbird Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology View online

Flavio Monti, David Grémillet, Andrea Sforzi, Jean Marie Dominici, Rafel Triay Bagur, Antoni Muñoz Navarro, Leonida Fusani, Raymond H. G. Klaassen, Thomas Alerstam & Olivier Duriez 2018. Migration distance affects stopover use but not travel speed: Contrasting patterns between long‐ and short‐distance migrating ospreys Journal of Avian Biology View online

Alison E. Beresford, Fiona J. Sanderson, Paul F. Donald, Ian J. Burfield, Adam Butler, Juliet A. Vickery & Graeme M. Buchanan 2018. Phenology and climate change in Africa and the decline of Afro-Palearctic migratory bird populations Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation View online

Tibor Csörgő, Péter Fehérvári, Zsolt Karcza, Péter Ócsai, Andrea Harnos 2018. Exploratory analyses of migration timing and morphometrics of the Thrush Nightingale (Luscinia luscinia) Ornis Hungarica View online

Maggie P. MacPherson, Alex E. Jahn, Michael T. Murphy, Daniel H. Kim, Victor R. Cueto, Diego T. Tuero and Elliot D. Hill 2018. Follow the rain? Environmental drivers of Tyrannus migration across the New World The Auk View online

Emily A. McKinnon and Oliver P. Love 2018. Ten years tracking the migrations of small landbirds: Lessons learned in the golden age of bio-logging The Auk View online

Sissel Sjöberg, Lykke Pedersen, Gintaras Malmiga, Thomas Alerstam, Bengt Hansson, Dennis Hasselquist, Kasper Thorup, Anders P. Tøttrup, Arne Andersson and Johan Bäckman 2018. Barometer logging reveals new dimensions of individual songbird migration Journal of Avian Biology View online

Cas Eikenaara, Sven Hesslera, Elmar Ballstaedta, Heiko Schmaljohanna, Hiroyuki Kaiya 2018. Ghrelin, corticosterone and the resumption of migration from stopover, an automated telemetry study Physiology & Behavior View online

Florian Müllera, Georg Rüppela, Heiko Schmaljohann 2018. Does the length of the night affect the timing of nocturnal departures in a migratory songbird? Animal Behaviour View online

Marius Somveille, Andrea Manica, Ana Sl Rodrigues 2018. Where the wild birds go: explaining the differences in migratory destinations across terrestrial bird species Ecography View online

Kent P. McFarland, John D. Lloyd, Sarah J. K. Frey, Patrick L. Johnson, Richard B. Chandler and Christopher C. Rimmer 2018. Modeling spatial variation in winter abundance to direct conservation actions for a vulnerable migratory songbird, the Bicknell's Thrush (Catharus bicknelli) The Condor View online

Henrik Mouritsen 2018. Long-distance navigation and magnetoreception in migratory animals Nature View online

Laura Phillips 2018. Connecting Taiga to Tropics: Swainson's Thrush as a Model for Nearctic-Neotropical Migration in Alaska Alaska Park Science

Martins Briedis, Steffen Hahn, Miloš Krist, Peter Adamík 2018. Finish with a sprint: Evidence for time‐selected last leg of migration in a long‐distance migratory songbird Ecology and Evolution View online

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