Migrant Landbird Study Group

Promoting collaborative research for migratory landbirds across flyways

Weegman, M. D., Arnold, T. W., Dawson, R. D., Winkler, D. W., & Clark, R. G. 2017. Integrated population models reveal local weather conditions are the key drivers of population dynamics in an aerial insectivore Oecologia View online

Watts, H. E., Cornelius, J. M., Fudickar, A. M., Pérez, J., & Ramenofsky, M. 2017. Understanding variation in migratory movements: A mechanistic approach General and Comparative Endocrinology View online

Wang, E., Van Wijk, R. E., Braun, M. S., & Wink, M. 2017. Gene flow and genetic drift contribute to high genetic diversity with low phylogeographical structure in European hoopoes (Upupa epops) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution View online

Voelkl, B., & Fritz, J. 2017. Relation between travel strategy and social organization of migrating birds with special consideration of formation flight in the northern bald ibis Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences View online

Vansteelant, W. M. G., Kekkonen, J., & Byholm, P. 2017. Wind conditions and geography shape the first outbound migration of juvenile honey buzzards and their distribution across sub-Saharan Africa Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences View online

Toews, D. P. L., Heavyside, J., & Irwin, D. E. 2017. Linking the wintering and breeding grounds of warblers along the Pacific Flyway Ecology and Evolution View online

Toews, D. P. L., Delmore, K. E., Osmond, M. M., Taylor, P. D., & Irwin, D. E. 2017. Migratory orientation in a narrow avian hybrid zone PeerJ View online

Subedi, T. R., DeCandido, R., Baral, H. S., Gurung, S., Gurung, S., Puan, C. L., & Sah, S. A. M. 2017. Population Structure and Annual Migration Pattern of Steppe Eagles at Thoolakharka Watch Site, Nepal, 2012–2014 Journal of Raptor Research View online

Stevenson, T. J., & Kumar, V. 2017. Neural control of daily and seasonal timing of songbird migration Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology View online

Stegman, L. S., Primack, R. B., Gallinat, A. S., Lloyd-Evans, T. L., & Ellwood, E. R. 2017. Reduced sampling frequency can still detect changes in abundance and phenology of migratory landbirds Biological Conservation View online

Souchay, G., van Wijk, R. E., Schaub, M., & Bauer, S. 2017. Identifying drivers of breeding success in a long-distance migrant using structural equation modelling Oikos View online

Smetzer, J. R., King, D. I., & Taylor, P. D. 2017. Fall migratory departure decisions and routes of Blackpoll Warblers Setophaga striata and Red-eyed Vireos Vireo olivaceus at a coastal barrier in the Gulf of Maine Journal of Avian Biology View online

Sjöberg, S., Alerstam, T., Åkesson, S., & Muheim, R. 2017. Ecological factors influence timing of departures in nocturnally migrating songbirds at Falsterbo, Sweden Animal Behaviour View online

Shipley, J. R., Kelly, J. F., & Frick, W. F. 2017. Toward integrating citizen science and radar data for migrant bird conservation Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation View online

Shamoun-Baranes, J., Liechti, F., & Vansteelant, W. M. G. 2017. Atmospheric conditions create freeways, detours and tailbacks for migrating birds Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology View online

Sergio, F., Tanferna, A., De Stephanis, R., Jiménez, L. L., Blas, J., & Hiraldo, F. 2017. Migration by breeders and floaters of a long-lived raptor: implications for recruitment and territory quality Animal Behaviour View online

Schmaljohann, H., & Both, C. 2017. The limits of modifying migration speed to adjust to climate change Nature Climate Change View online

Schlaich, A. E., Bouten, W., Bretagnolle, V., Heldbjerg, H., Klaassen, R. H. G., Sørensen, I. H., Villers, A., Both, C. 2017. A circannual perspective on daily and total flight distances in a long-distance migratory raptor, the Montagu’s harrier, Circus pygargus Biology Letters View online

Schaffner, F. C., Rodríguez-Colón, I., Vázquez-Carrero, W., & Font-Nicole, E. E. 2017. Feather Hydrogen Stable Isotopes Reveal Migratory and Interhabitat Connectivity of North American Wintering Songbirds in Coastal Secondary Dry Forest on the South Coast of Puerto Rico Ambientis

Schaffner, F. C., Rodríguez-Colón, I., Font, E. E., & Vázquez-Carrero, W. 2017. Initial Deployment of Archival Light-Level Geolocators on Northern Waterthrushes (Parkesia noveboracensis) at Jobos Bay, Puerto Rico Ambientis

Roth, T., Bader, E., Frara, P., Heer, L., Flück, H., Lüthi, T., Schlup, B., Schwaller, T. 2017. Timing and body condition of dichromatic Black Redstarts during autumn migration Ecology and Evolution View online

Raybuck, D. W., Larkin, J. L., Stoleson, S. H., & Boves, T. 2017. Mixed effects of geolocators on reproduction and survival of Cerulean Warblers, a canopy-dwelling, long-distance migrant The Condor View online

Qi, X. K., Meng, Q. Y., Wu, X., & Ran, L. X. 2017. Long-distance geomagetic navigation based on the simulation of Animals’ migration Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Symposium (ACES)

Probst, J. C., Therrien, J.-F., Goodrich, L. J., & Bildstein, K. L. 2017. Increase in Numbers and Potential Phenological Adjustment of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris) during Autumn Migration at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Eastern Pennsylvania, 1990–2014 The Wilson Journal of Ornithology View online

Paxton, K. L., & Moore, F. R. 2017. Connecting the dots: Stopover strategies of an intercontinental migratory songbird in the context of the annual cycle Ecology and Evolution View online

Paxton, E. H., Durst, S. L., Sogge, M. K., Koronkiewicz, T. J., & Paxton, K. L. 2017. Survivorship across the annual cycle of a migratory passerine, the willow flycatcher Journal of Avian Biology View online

Pakhomov, A., Bojarinova, J., Cherbunin, R., Chetverikova, R., Grigoryev, P. S., Kavokin, K., Kobylkov, D., Lubkovskaja, R., Chernetsov, N. 2017. Very weak oscillating magnetic field disrupts the magnetic compass of songbird migrants Journal of The Royal Society Interface View online

Ouwehand, J., Burger, C., & Both, C. 2017. Shifts in hatch dates do not provide pied flycatchers with a rapid ontogenetic route to adjust offspring time schedules to climate change Functional Ecology View online

Nourani, E., Yamaguchi, N. M., & Higuchi, H. 2017. Climate change alters the optimal wind-dependent flight routes of an avian migrant Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences View online

Moore, J. D., & Krementz, D. G. 2017. Migratory connectivity of american woodcock using band return data Journal of Wildlife Management View online

Meyburg, B.-U., Bergmanis, U., Langgemach, T., Graszynski, K., Hinz, A., Börner, I., Meyburg, C., Vansteelant, W. M. G. 2017. Orientation of native versus translocated juvenile lesser spotted eagles (Clanga pomarina) on the first autumn migration The Journal of Experimental Biology View online

McDermott, M. E., & DeGroote, L. W. 2017. Linking phenological events in migratory passerines with a changing climate: 50 years in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania PLoS ONE View online

Maclean, S. A., & Beissinger, S. R. 2017. Species’ traits as predictors of range shifts under contemporary climate change: A review and meta-analysis Global Change Biology View online

Lundberg, M., Liedvogel, M., Larson, K., Sigeman, H., Grahn, M., Wright, A., Åkesson, S. Bensch, S. 2017. Genetic differences between willow warbler migratory phenotypes are few and cluster in large haplotype blocks Evolution Letters View online

Lok, T., Veldhoen, L., Overdijk, O., Tinbergen, J. M., & Piersma, T. 2017. An age-dependent fitness cost of migration? Old trans-Saharan migrating spoonbills breed later than those staying in Europe, and late breeders have lower recruitment Journal of Animal Ecology View online

Licona-Vera, Y., & Ornelas, J. F. 2017. The conquering of North America: dated phylogenetic and biogeographic inference of migratory behavior in bee hummingbirds BMC Evolutionary Biology View online

Lerche-Jørgensen, M., Willemoes, M., Tøttrup, A. P., Snell, K. R. S., & Thorup, K. 2017. No apparent gain from continuing migration for more than 3000 kilometres: willow warblers breeding in Denmark winter across the entire northern Savannah as revealed by geolocators Movement Ecology View online

Lehikoinen, A., Santaharju, J., & Pape Møller, A. 2017. Sex-specific timing of autumn migration in birds: The role of sexual size dimorphism, migration distance and differences in breeding investment Ornis Fennica

Larkin, J. L., Raybuck, D., Roth, A., Chavarría-Duriaux, L., Duriaux, G., Siles, M., & Smalling, C. 2017. Geolocators reveal migratory connectivity between wintering and breeding areas of Golden-winged Warblers Journal of Field Ornithology View online

La Sorte, F. A., Fink, D., Buler, J. J., Farnsworth, A., & Cabrera-Cruz, S. A. 2017. Seasonal associations with urban light pollution for nocturnally migrating bird populations Global Change Biology View online

Samantha M. Knight, David W. Bradley, Robert G. Clark, Elizabeth A. Gow, Marc Bélisle,Lisha L. Berzins, Tricia Blake, Eli S. Bridge, Lauren Burke, Russell D. Dawson, Peter O. Dunn,Dany Garant, Geoffrey L. Holroyd, David J. T. Hussell, Olga Lansdorp, Andrew J. Laughlin, (...) & D. Ryan Norris 2018. Constructing and evaluating a continent-wide migratory songbird network across the annual cycle Ecological Monographs View online

Kirsch, E. M., & Wellik, M. J. 2017. Tree Species Preferences of Foraging Songbirds During Spring Migration in Floodplain Forests of the Upper Mississippi River The American Midland Naturalist View online

Kassara, C., Gangoso, L., Mellone, U., Piasevoli, G., Hadjikyriakou, T. G., Tsiopelas, N., Giokas, S., López-López, P., Urios, V., Figuerola, J., Silva, R., Bouten, W., Kirschel, A. N. G., Virani, M. Z., Fiedler, W., Berthold, P. & Gschweng, M. 2017. Current and future suitability of wintering grounds for a long-distance migratory raptor Scientific Reports View online

ohnson, J. A., Booms, T. L., DeCicco, L. H., & Douglas, D. C. 2017. Seasonal Movements of the Short-Eared Owl (Asio flammeus) in Western North America as Revealed by Satellite Telemetry Journal of Raptor Research View online

Jahn, A. E., Bejarano, V., Cueto, V. R., DiGiacomo, A. S., & Fontana, C. S. 2017. Movement ecology research to advance conservation of South America’s grassland migratory birds Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation View online

Irons, R. D., Harding Scurr, A., Rose, A. P., Hagelin, J. C., Blake, T., & Doak, D. F. 2017. Wind and rain are the primary climate factors driving changing phenology of an aerial insectivore Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences View online

Huang, A. C., Bishop, C. A., McKibbin, R., Drake, A., & Green, D. J. 2017. Wind conditions on migration influence the annual survival of a neotropical migrant, the western yellow-breasted chat (Icteria virens auricollis) BMC Ecology View online

Heckscher, C. M., Gutierrez Ramirez, M., & Kneidel, A. H. 2017. Reproductive outcomes determine the timing of arrival and settlement of a single-brooded Nearctic–Neotropical migrant songbird ( Catharus fuscescens ) in South America The Auk View online

Halupka, L., Wierucka, K., Sztwiertnia, H., & Klimczuk, E. 2017. Conditions at autumn stopover sites affect survival of a migratory passerine Journal of Ornithology View online