Migrant Landbird Study Group

Promoting collaborative research for migratory landbirds across flyways

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 Bielanski, Adam Cmiel, Wojciech Solarz, Tadeusz Zajac, 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 (d2HF) 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: View online

Evan R. Buechley, Michael J. McGrady, Emrah Çoban & Çagan H. Sekercioglu 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 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 an

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

Morbey, Y. E., Guglielmo, C. G., Taylor, P. D., Maggini, I., Deakin, J., MacKenzie, S. A., Brown, J. M. & Zhao, L. 2018. Evaluation of sex differences in the stopover behavior and postdeparture movements of wood-warblers Behavioral Ecology View online

Barton, G. G., & Sandercock, B. K. 2018. Long-term changes in the seasonal timing of landbird migration on the Pacific Flyway The Condor View online

Dossman, B. C., Matthews, S. N., & Rodewald, P. G. 2018. An experimental examination of the influence of energetic condition on the stopover behavior of a Nearctic–Neotropical migratory songbird, the American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) The Auk View online

Oguchi, Y., Pohlen, Z., Smith, R. J., & Owen, J. C. 2018. Exotic- and native-dominated shrubland habitat use by fall migrating Swainson’s Thrushes and Gray Catbirds in Michigan, USA The Condor View online

Fang, X., Hou, X., Li, X., Hou, W., Nakaoka, M., & Yu, X. 2018. Ecological connectivity between land and sea: a review Ecological Research View online

Mallord, J. W., Orsman, C. J., Roberts, J. T., Boafo, K., Skeen, R. Q., Sheehan, D. K., & Vickery, J. A. 2018. Apparent resilience of a declining Afro-Palaearctic migrant to forest loss on the wintering grounds Ibis View online

Kolecek, J., Hahn, S., Emmenegger, T., & Procházka, P. 2018. Intra-tropical movements as a beneficial strategy for Palearctic migratory birds Royal Society Open Science View online

Bay, R. A., Harrigan, R. J., Underwood, V. Le, Gibbs, H. L., Smith, T. B., & Ruegg, K. 2018. Genomic signals of selection predict climate-driven population declines in a migratory bird Science View online

Bruderer, B., Peter, D., & Korner-Nievergelt, F. 2018. Vertical distribution of bird migration between the Baltic Sea and the Sahara Journal of Ornithology View online

McLaren, J. D., Buler, J. J., Schreckengost, T., Smolinsky, J. A., Boone, M., Emiel van Loon, E., Dawson, D. K. & Walters, E. L. 2018. Artificial light at night confounds broad-scale habitat use by migrating birds Ecology Letters View online

Zenzal, T. J., Smith, R. J., Ewert, D. N., Diehl, R. H., & Buler, J. J. 2018. Fine-scale heterogeneity drives forest use by spring migrant landbirds across a broad, contiguous forest matrix The Condor View online

Meller, K., Piha, M., Vähätalo, A. V., & Lehikoinen, A. 2018. A positive relationship between spring temperature and productivity in 20 songbird species in the boreal zone Oecologia View online

Witynski, M. L., & Bonter, D. N. 2018. Crosswise migration by Yellow Warblers, Nearctic-Neotropical passerine migrants Journal of Field Ornithology View online

Becciu, P., Panuccio, M., Catoni, C., Dell’Omo, G., & Sapir, N. 2018. Contrasting aspects of tailwinds and asymmetrical response to crosswinds in soaring migrants Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology View online

Hahn, S., Bauer, S., Dimitrov, D., Emmenegger, T., Ivanova, K., Zehtindjiev, P., & Buttemer, W. A. 2018. Low intensity blood parasite infections do not reduce the aerobic performance of migratory birds Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sci View online

Eikenaar, C., Ballstaedt, E., Hessler, S., Klinner, T., Müller, F., & Schmaljohann, H. 2018. Cues, corticosterone and departure decisions in a partial migrant General and Comparative Endocrinology View online

Becker, A. J., Roeder, D. V., Husak, M. S., & Murphy, M. T. 2018. Annual survival and breeding dispersal of a migratory passerine, the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Journal of Field Ornithology View online

Eikenaar, C., Müller, F., Rüppel, G., & Stöwe, M. 2018. Endocrine regulation of migratory departure from stopover: Evidence from a longitudinal migratory restlessness study on northern wheatears Hormones and Behavior View online

Heim, W., Eccard, J. A., & Bairlein, F. 2018. Migration phenology determines niche use of East Asian buntings ( Emberizidae ) during stopover Current Zoology View online

Cabrera-Cruz, S. A., Smolinsky, J. A., & Buler, J. J. 2018. Light pollution is greatest within migration passage areas for nocturnally-migrating birds around the world Scientific Reports View online

Howard, C., Stephens, P. A., Tobias, J. A., Sheard, C., Butchart, S. H. M., & Willis, S. G. 2018. Flight range, fuel load and the impact of climate change on the journeys of migrant birds Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sci View online

Eikenaar, C., Isaksson, C., & Hegemann, A. 2018. A hidden cost of migration? Innate immune function versus antioxidant defense Ecology and Evolution View online

Kramer, G. R., Andersen, D. E., Buehler, D. A., Wood, P. B., Peterson, S. M., Lehman, J. A., Aldinger, K. R., Bulluck, L. P., Harding, S., Jones, J. A., Loegering, J. P., Smalling, C., Vallender, R. & Streby, H. M. 2018. Population trends in Vermivora warblers are linked to strong migratory connectivity Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences View online