Migrant Landbird Study Group

Promoting collaborative research for migratory landbirds across flyways

Kevin J. Kardynal, Douglas M. Collister & Keith A. Hobson 2018. Origins of Wilson’s Warblers migrating through southwest Canada: Adding value to banding data by using stable isotopes and genetic markers Animal Migration View online

Lykke Pedersen, Kasper Thorup & Anders P. Tøttrup 2018. Annual GPS tracking reveals unexpected wintering area in a long-distance migratory songbird Journal of Ornithology View online

Nathan B. Furey, Jonathan B. Armstrong, David A. Beauchamp & Scott G. Hinch 2018. Migratory coupling between predators and prey Nature Ecology & Evolution View online

Miriam Liedvogel & Kira Delmore 2018. (Micro)evolutionary Changes and the Evolutionary Potential of Bird Migration Bird Species View online

Mihaela Ilieva, Giuseppe Bianco & Susanne Åkesson 2018. Effect of geomagnetic field on migratory activity in a diurnal passerine migrant, the dunnock, Prunella modularis Animal Behaviour View online

Mathilde Lerche‐Jørgensen, Fränzi Korner‐Nievergelt, Anders P. Tøttrup, Mikkel Willemoes & Kasper Thorup 2018. Early returning long‐distance migrant males do pay a survival cost Ecology and Evolution View online

Paulo C. Pulgarín‐R, Camila Gómez, Nicholas J. Bayly, Staffan Bensch, Alyssa M. FitzGerald, Naima Starkloff, Jeremy J. Kirchman, Ana M. González‐Prieto, Keith A. Hobson, Judith Ungvari‐Martin, Heather Skeen, María Isabel Castaño & Carlos Daniel Cadena 2018. Migratory birds as vehicles for parasite dispersal? Infection by avian haemosporidians over the year and throughout the range of a long‐distance migrant Journal of Biogeography View online

Kristin Lugg, Vidar Bakken & Terje Lislevand 2018. A quantitative ring recovery analysis of migration in European Water Rails Rallus aquaticus Ornis Norvegica View online

Brygida Manikowska-Ślepowrońska, Tomasz Mokwa & Dariusz Jakubas 2018. Wintering and Stop-Over Areas of Grey Herons (Ardea cinerea) Breeding in Central Europe: A Ring-Recovery Analysis Annales Zoologici Fennici View online

Anders P. Tøttrup, Lykke Pedersen and Kasper Thorup 2018. Autumn migration and wintering site of a wood warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix breeding in Denmark identified using geolocation Animal Biotelemetry View online

Arne Hegemann, Pablo Alcalde Abril, Rachel Muheim, Sissel Sjöberg, Thomas Alerstam, Jan-Åke Nilsson & Dennis Hasselquist 2018. Immune function and blood parasite infections impact stopover ecology in passerine birds Oecologia View online

Darroch M. Whitaker, Ian G. Warkentin, Keith A. Hobson, Peter Thomas & Rinchen Boardman 2018. Fall and winter movements of Newfoundland Graycheeked Thrushes (Catharus minimus minimus) Animal Migration View online

Svana Rogalla & Juan Arizaga 2018. Opportunistic Stopovers of Willow Warblers Phylloscopus trochilus in a Reed Bed Area at the Bay of Biscay During Autumn Migration Ardea View online

Gabriel Norevik, Giovanni Boano, Anders Hedenström, Roberto Lardelli, Felix Liechti & Susanne Åkesson 2018. Highly mobile insectivorous swifts perform multiple intra‐tropical migrations to exploit an asynchronous African phenology Oikos View online

Arkadiusz Sikora & Grzegorz Neubauer 2018. Body Mass Increase before an Oversea Jump in a Short-Distance Migrant, the White-Throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus Ardea View online

Graeme M. Buchanan, John W. Mallord, Christopher J. Orsman, Japheth T. Roberts, Kwame Boafo, Roger Q. Skeen, Robin C. Whytock, Mark F. Hulme, Tsetagho Guilain, Gabriel H. Segniagbeto, Délagnon Assou & Juliet A. Vickery 2018. Changes in the area of optimal tree cover of a declining Afro‐Palaearctic migrant across the species’ wintering range Ibis View online

Verner P. Bingman 2018. Requiem for a heavyweight – can anything more be learned from homing pigeons about the sensory and spatial-representational basis of avian navigation? Journal of Experimental Biology View online

Felix Liechti, Janine Aschwanden, Jan Blew, Mathieu Boos, Robin Brabant, Adriaan M. Dokter, Vladislav Kosarev, Maryna Lukach, Mercedes Maruri, Maarten Reyniers, Inbal Schekler, Heiko Schmaljohann, Baptiste Schmid, Nadja Weisshaupt & Nir Sapir 2018. Cross‐calibration of different radar systems for monitoring nocturnal bird migration across Europe and the Near East Ecography View online

Damaris Zurell, Catherine H. Graham, Laure Gallien, Wilfried Thuiller & Niklaus E. Zimmermann 2018. Long-distance migratory birds threatened by multiple independent risks from global change Nature Climate Change View online

László Bozó, Tibor Csörgő and Wieland Heim 2018. Weather conditions affect spring and autumn migration of Siberian leaf warblers Avian Research View online

Silke Bauer, Judy Shamoun‐Baranes, Cecilia Nilsson, Andrew Farnsworth, Jeff Kelly, Don R. Reynolds, Adriaan M. Dokter, Jennifer Krauel, Lars B. Petterson, Kyle G. Horton, Jason W. Chapman 2018. The grand challenges of migration ecology that radar aeroecology can help answer Ecography View online

Yosef Kiat, Ido Izhaki & Nir Sapir 2018. The effects of long‐distance migration on the evolution of moult strategies in Western‐Palearctic passerines Biological Reviews View online

Kristaps Sokolovskis, Giuseppe Bianco, Mikkel Willemoes, Diana Solovyeva, Staffan Bensch and Susanne Åkesson 2018. Ten grams and 13,000 km on the wing – route choice in willow warblers Phylloscopus trochilus yakutensis migrating from Far East Russia to East Africa Movement Ecology View online

Christopher M. Tonra & Matthew W. Reudink 2018. Expanding the traditional definition of molt-migration The Auk View online

Juan Rodríguez-Ruiz, François Mougeot, Deseada Parejo, Javier De La Puente, Ana Bermejo & Jesús M. Avilés 2018. Important areas for the conservation of the European Roller Coracias garrulus during the non-breeding season in southern Africa Bird Conservation International View online

Peter Mikula, Mario Díaz, Tomáš Albrecht, Jukka Jokimäki, Marja-Liisa Kaisanlahti-Jokimäki, Gal Kroitero, Anders Pape Møller, Piotr Tryjanowski, Reuven Yosef & Martin Hromada 2018. Adjusting risk-taking to the annual cycle of long-distance migratory birds Scientific Reports View online

André C. Guaraldo, Jeffrey F. Kelly, Miguel Â. Marini 2018. Independent trophic behavior and breeding success of a resident flycatcher and a coexisting migratory congener Austral Ecology View online

Nina Seifert, Roberto Ambrosini, Luana Bontempo, Federica Camin, Felix Liechti, Diego Rubolini, Chiara Scandolara, Nicola Saino, Steffen Hahn 2018. Matching geographical assignment by stable isotopes with African non-breeding sites of barn swallows Hirundo rustica tracked by geolocation PLOS One View online

Eric K. Waller, Theresa M. Crimmins, Jessica J. Walker, Erin E. Posthumus, Jake F. Weltzin 2018. Differential changes in the onset of spring across US National Wildlife Refuges and North American migratory bird flyways PLOS One View online

Emily B. Cohen, Clark R. Rushing Frank R. Moore Michael T. Hallworth Jeffrey A. Hostetler Mariamar Gutierrez Ramirez Peter P. Marra 2018. The strength of migratory connectivity for birds en route to breeding through the Gulf of Mexico Ecography View online

Cecilia Nilsson, Dokter AM, Verlinden L, Shamoun‐Baranes J, Schmid B, Desmet P, Bauer S, Chapman J, Alves JA, Stepanian PM, Sapir N., Wainwright C., Boos M., Górska A., Menz M.H.M., Rodrigues P., Leijnse H., Zehtindjiev P., Brabant R., Haase G., Weisshaupt N., Ciach M., Liechti F. 2018. Revealing patterns of nocturnal migration using the European weather radar network Ecography View online

Felix Liechti, Silke Bauer, Kiran L. Dhanjal-Adams, Tamara Emmenegger, Pavel Zehtindjiev and Steffen Hahn 2018. Miniaturized multi-sensor loggers provide new insight into year-round flight behaviour of small trans-Sahara avian migrants Movement Ecology View online

ANTTI TANSKANEN, RAUNO A. YRJÖLÄ, ULRIKE BAUM, SAKARI TANSKANEN & JÖRGEN ERIKSSON 2018. How many observation days are needed to reliably describe bird migration? - download Ornis Svecica

Arne Hegemann, Pablo Alcalde Abril, Sissel Sjöberg, Rachel Muheim, Thomas Alerstam, Jan‐Åke Nilsson & Dennis Hasselquist 2018. A mimicked bacterial infection prolongs stopover duration in songbirds—but more pronounced in short‐ than long‐distance migrants Journal of Animal Ecology View online

Joshua J. Horns & Çagan H. Sekercioglu 2018. Conservation of migratory species - Current Biology

Thomas Alerstam & Johan Bäckman 2018. Ecology of animal migration - Current Biology

Katherine R. S. Snell, Bård G. Stokke, Arne Moksnes, Kasper Thorup & Frode Fossøy 2018. From Svalbard to Siberia: Passerines breeding in the High Arctic also endure the extreme cold of the Western Steppe PLOS One View online

LEO ZWARTS, ROB G. BIJLSMA and JAN VAN DER KAMP 2018. Arboreal birds do not avoid scattered trees in West Africa Bird Conservation International View online

Jesús Nadal, Carolina Ponz, Carles Comas & Antoni Margalida 2018. Time, geography and weather provide insights into the ecological strategy of a migrant species Science of the Total Environment View online

Kevin W. Heist, Tim S. Bowden, Jake Ferguson, Nathan A. Rathbun, Erik C. Olson, Daniel C. Nolfi, Rebecca Horton, Jeffrey C. Gosse, Douglas H. Johnson and Michael T. Wells 2018. Radar quantifies migrant concentration and Dawn reorientation at a Great Lakes shoreline Movement Ecology View online

Katarzyna Stepniewska, Agnieszka Ozarowska, Przemysław Busse, Pavel Zehtindjiev, Mihaela Ilieva, Oksana Hnatyna & Wlodzimierz Meissner 2018. Fuelling strategies differ among juvenile Sedge and Reed Warblers along the eastern European flyway during autumn migration - Ornis Fennica

Kiran L. Dhanjal-Adams, Silke Bauer, Tamara Emmenegger, Steffen Hahn, Simeon Lisovski & Felix Liechti 2018. Spatiotemporal Group Dynamics in a Long-Distance Migratory Bird Current Biology View online

Samuel P. Slowinski, Adam M. Fudickar, Alex M. Hughes, Raeann D. Mettler, Oxana V. Gorbatenko, Garth M. Spellman, Ellen D. Ketterson, Jonathan W. Atwell 2018. Sedentary songbirds maintain higher prevalence of haemosporidian parasite infections than migratory conspecifics during seasonal sympatry PLOS One View online

Hristo Najdenski, Tanya Dimova, Maya M. Zaharieva, Boris P. Nikolov, Gergana Petrova-Dinkova , Svetla Dalakchieva, Konstantin S. Popov, Iva P. Hristova-Nikolova , Pavel Zehtindjiev , Strahil G Peev, Anetka Trifonova-Hristova , Elisabeth Carniel, Yulia A. Panferova & Nikolay K. Tokarevich 2018. Migratory birds along the Mediterranean/Black Sea Flyway as carriers of zoonotic pathogens Canadian Journal of Microbiology View online

Irene Nieto, Darío Chamorro, Luis J. Palomo, Raimundo Real & Antonio-Román Muñoz 2018. Is the Eurasian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus a Regular Wintering Species in the Iberian Peninsula? Ringing Data Say Yes Acta Ornithologica View online

Noah G. Perlut 2018. Prevalent transoceanic fall migration by a 30-gram songbird, the Bobolink The Auk View online

Ülo Väli, Paweł Mirski, Urmas Sellis, Mindaugas Dagys & Grzegorz Maciorowski 2018. Genetic determination of migration strategies in large soaring birds: evidence from hybrid eagles Proceedings of the Royal Society B View online

Mattia Pancerasa, Roberto Ambrosini, Nicola Saino & Renato Casagrandi 2018. Barn swallows long-distance migration occurs between significantly temperature-correlated areas Scientific Reports View online

Lynn N. Schofield, Jill L. Deppe, Theodore J. Zenzal, Jr., Michael P. Ward, Robert H. Diehl, Rachel T. Bolus and Frank R. Moore 2018. Using automated radio telemetry to quantify activity patterns of songbirds during stopover The Auk View online

Nadje Najar & Lauryn Benedict 2018. The relationship between latitude, migration and the evolution of bird song complexity Ibis View online