Tag Archives: Bird migration

From Scotland to Algeria: Geolocators reveal migration and wintering areas of Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)

Sim, I. M. W., Green, M., Rebecca, G. W. & Burgess, M. D. (2015). Geolocators reveal new insights into Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus migration routes and non-breeding areas. Bird Study 62: 561–565.  doi: 10.1080/00063657.2015.1077779 PDF in ResearchGate.net Abstract: The first … Continue reading

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Wintering and migration routes for Ortolan Buntings from Sweden determined with geolocators

Selstam, G., Sondell, J. & Olsson, P. (2015). Wintering area and migration routes for Ortolan Buntings Emberiza hortulana from Sweden determined with light-geologgers. Ornis Svecica 25: 3–14. PDF in ResearchGate.net Summary: The decrease of Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana in Western Europe … Continue reading

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Etude de la phénologie migratoire des limicoles dans la lagune et les salines de Sidi Moussa, Maroc

Etude de la phénologie migratoire des limicoles dans la lagune et les salines de Sidi Moussa (Maroc).
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Study of the migratory waders phenology in the lagoon and salines of Sidi Moussa (Morocco). Continue reading

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The importance of northwest African stopover sites for Dutch, German and Danish Montagu’s Harriers

From 2005 to 2011, 34 adult Montagu’s Harriers (Circus pygargus) were fitted with satellite transmitters in three different subpopulations in northern Europe by the Dutch Montagu’s Harrier Foundation. This is the first study to describe in great details the migration … Continue reading

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Circannual variation in movement patterns of the Black Kite (Milvus migrans migrans): a review

Panuccio, M., Agostini, N., Mellone, U., & Bogliani, G. (2014). Circannual variation in movement patterns of the Black Kite (Milvus migrans migrans): a review. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 26: 1-18.    DOI:10.1080/03949370.2013.812147 PDF in ResearchGate.net Abstract: The nominal subspecies of … Continue reading

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Help: Recoveries of Spoonbills (Platalea leucorodia) in Africa

As we can see from the map below, it is clearly visible that Tunisia is the most important site for the Spoonbills (Platalea leucorodia) ringed in Hungary, and we have regular observations from Libya, and there are some observations from … Continue reading

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Annual cycle and migration strategies of Great Reed Warbler as revealed by a geolocator study

Lemke HW, Tarka M, Klaassen RHG, Åkesson M, Bensch S, Hasselquist D & Hansson.B. (2013) Annual Cycle and Migration Strategies of a Trans-Saharan Migratory Songbird: A Geolocator Study in the Great Reed Warbler. PLoS ONE 8(10): e79209. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079209 Abstract: … Continue reading

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