Migrant Landbird Study Group

Promoting collaborative research for migratory landbirds across flyways

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

Haché, S., Bayne, E. M., Villard, M. A., Proctor, H., Davis, C. S., Stralberg, D., … Krikun, R. 2017. Phylogeography of a migratory songbird across its Canadian breeding range: Implications for conservation units Ecology and Evolution View online

Guérin, S., Picard, D., Choquet, R., & Besnard, A. 2017. Advances in methods for estimating stopover duration for migratory species using capture-recapture data Ecological Applications View online

Galarza, A., del Arco, M., Elorriaga, J., Unamuno, E., Arizaga, J., & Zuberogoitia, I. 2017. First Evidence Provided by Satellite Telemetry of Nocturnal Flight Overland by an Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) Journal of Raptor Research View online

Doren, B. M. Van, Horton, K. G., Dokter, A. M., Klinck, H., Elbin, S. B., & Farnsworth, A. 2017. High-intensity urban light installation dramatically alters nocturnal bird migration Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences View online

Coxen, C. L., Frey, J. K., Carleton, S. A., & Collins, D. P. 2017. Species distribution models for a migratory bird based on citizen science and satellite tracking data Global Ecology and Conservation View online

Cohen, E. B., Barrow, W. C., Buler, J. J., Deppe, J. L., Farnsworth, A., Marra, P. P., McWilliams, S. R., Mehlman, D. W., Wilson, R. R., Woodrey, M.S. Moore, F. R. 2017. How do en route events around the Gulf of Mexico influence migratory landbird populations? The Condor View online

Chernetsov, N., Pakhomov, A., Kobylkov, D., Kishkinev, D., Holland, R. A., & Mouritsen, H. 2017. Migratory Eurasian Reed Warblers Can Use Magnetic Declination to Solve the Longitude Problem Current Biology View online

Cadahía, L., Labra, A., Knudsen, E., Nilsson, A., Lampe, H. M., Slagsvold, T., & Stenseth, N. C. 2017. Advancement of spring arrival in a long-term study of a passerine bird: sex, age and environmental effects Oecologia View online

Buler, J. J., Lyon, R. J., Smolinsky, J. A., Zenzal, T. J., & Moore, F. R. 2017. Body mass and wing shape explain variability in broad-scale bird species distributions of migratory passerines along an ecological barrier during stopover Oecologia View online

Buij, R., & Gschweng, M. 2017. Nocturnal Hunting by Eleonora’s Falcons Falco eleonorae on Their Breeding and Non-Breeding Grounds Acta Ornithologica View online

Brown, M. J., & Taylor, P. D. 2017. Migratory blackpoll warblers (Setophaga striata) make regional-scale movements that are not oriented toward their migratory goal during fall Movement Ecology View online

Boelman, N. T., Krause, J. S., Sweet, S. K., Chmura, H. E., Perez, J. H., Gough, L., & Wingfield, J. C. 2017. Extreme spring conditions in the Arctic delay spring phenology of long-distance migratory songbirds Oecologia View online

Blackburn, E., Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Risely, A., Izang, A., Ivande, S., Hewson, C., Cresswell, W. 2017. Low and annually variable migratory connectivity in a long-distance migrant: Whinchats Saxicola rubetra may show a bet-hedging strategy Ibis View online

Bennett, R. E., Barker Swarthout, S., Bolsinger, J. S., Rodewald, A. D., Rosenberg, K. V., & Rohrbaugh, R. W. 2017. Extreme genetic similarity does not predict non-breeding distribution of two closely related warblers Journal of Field Ornithology View online

Åkesson, S., & Bianco, G. 2017. Route simulations, compass mechanisms and long-distance migration flights in birds Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology View online

Agostini, N., Panuccio, M., Pastorino, A., Sapir, N., & Dell’Omo, G. 2017. Migration of the Western Marsh Harrier to the African wintering quarters along the Central Mediterranean flyway: a 5-year study Avian Research View online

Yismaw Alemayehu, Kiros Welegerima & Yonas Meheretu 2017. Importance of Lake Ashenge, a Small Important Bird Area in Northern Ethiopia, to Palaearctic and Other Migratory Birds African Journal of Wildlife Research View online

Adrian I. Rus, Adam E. Duerr, Tricia A. Miller, James R. Belthoff and Todd E. Katzner 2017. Counterintuitive roles of experience and weather on migratory performance The Auk View online

D. Heyers, D. Elbers, M. Bulte, F. Bairlein, H. Mouritsen 2017. The magnetic map sense and its use in fine-tuning the migration programme of birds Journal of Comparative Physiology A View online

D. Elbers, M. Bulte, F. Bairlein, H. Mouritsen, D. Heyers 2017. Magnetic activation in the brain of the migratory northern wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) Journal of Comparative Physiology A View online

Jennifer A. Border, Ian G. Henderson, Ian R. Hartley 2017. Characterising demographic contributions to observed population change in a declining migrant bird Journal of Avian Biology View online

Martins Briedis, Steffen Hahn & Peter Adamik 2017. Cold spell en route delays spring arrival and decreases apparent survival in a long-distance migratory songbird BMC Ecology View online

Nicola Saino, Roberto Ambrosini, Benedetta Albetti, Manuela Caprioli, Barbara De Giorgio, Emanuele Gatti, Felix Liechti, Marco Parolini, Andrea Romano, Maria Romano, Chiara Scandolara, Luca Gianfranceschi, Valentina Bollati & Diego Rubolini 2017. Migration phenology and breeding success are predicted by methylation of a photoperiodic gene in the barn swallow Scientific Reports View online

Bradley K. Woodworth, Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, Amy E. Newman, Michael Schaub & D. Ryan Norris 2017. Winter temperatures limit population growth rate of a migratory songbird Nature Communications View online

Rien E. van Wijk, Michael Schaub & Silke Bauer 2017. Dependencies in the timing of activities weaken over the annual cycle in a long-distance migratory bird Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology View online

Johan Bäckman, Arne Andersson, Lykke Pedersen, Sissel Sjöberg, Anders P. Tøttrup and Thomas Alerstam 2017. Actogram analysis of free-flying migratory birds: new perspectives based on acceleration logging Journal of Comparative Physiology A View online