1st April 2019
Constrained to roam by your breeding neighbour
What influences the home range of tropical Red-capped Larks in a habitat devoid of any seasonality?
25th March 2019
Regular overland migration of Arctic Terns
Arctic Terns migrate on a global scale and marine routes can take second place to overland migration
11th March 2019
Where and when do Northern Fulmar moult?
Pushing forward the frontiers of knowledge in seabird ecology
16th February 2019
Fast autumns and slower springs
Icelandic Whimbrel bend the rule of faster spring migration
12th March 2018
PIT-tagging passerines – think twice prior to choosing the place
Does the location of a PIT-tag affect a small bird’s fitness?
8th March 2018
Comparing shorebird survival across the globe
High adult annual survival rate is critical to population stability, but how do shorebird survival rates vary around the world?
27th November 2017
A wader detective story
Chick predation CSI in a high-stakes game of predator prey
31st July 2017
Linnets on the move
Migratory behaviour of a diurnally migrating songbird, as revealed by geolocation and captive studies
19th June 2017
Tracking is 90% catching
To track small birds you need to catch them; twice…
15th May 2017
When not to tag a bird
Tracking small songbirds generates important insights into avian ecology, but does not always work out the way you planned
9th January 2017
A look at the special issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, examining how flying animals respond to the challenges – and opportunities – that come with moving in a medium that is, itself, on the move.
3rd October 2016
Nest predation in hybrid quails
Could nest-site selection explain the lack of a hybrid quail swarm?
6th June 2016
Tracking Black-headed Grosbeak through the annual cycle
GPS-tracking reveals non-breeding locations and apparent molt-migration
16th May 2016
Bird whereabouts reveal key habitat attributes
Songbird movements within home ranges point to important habitat features Vitek Jirinec College of William & Mary, Virginia, USA Robert E. Isdell Virginia Institute of Marine Science, USA Matthias Leu College of William & Mary, Virginia, USA LINKED PAPER Prey availability and habitat structure explain breeding space use of a migratory […]
14th March 2016
Mitigation or Compensation: Captive-breeding Houbara
Can captive-breeding support the hunted Asian Houbara?
15th February 2016
The hatching of a long-term nest study
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11th January 2016
Living close, doing differently
Breeding and wintering Mediterranean Gulls do not mix
21st December 2015
Using seabird tracking data for marine conservation
An unprecedented initiative to tackle threats to seabirds