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Control of bird migration
Preface. Acknowledgement. Introduction and general aspects. Control mechanisms and ecophysiology. Orientation mechanisms. Synopsis: control of migration, the present view. Current microevolutionaryExpand
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Bird Migration: A General Survey
INTRODUCTION EVOLUTION, GENETIC BASIS, AND EXTENT OF BIRD MIGRATION HISTORY OF BIRD MIGRATION STUDIES CURRENT METHODS OF STUDYING BIRD MIGRATION THE PHENOMENA OF BIRD MIGRATION PHYSIOLOGICAL BASESExpand
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Assortative Mating as a Mechanism for Rapid Evolution of a Migratory Divide
There have been numerous recent observations of changes in the behavior and dynamics of migratory bird populations, but the plasticity of the migratory trait and our inability to track small animalsExpand
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Rapid microevolution of migratory behaviour in a wild bird species
THE Blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla, a widespread Palearctic migratory bird, rarely wintered in Britain until the 1950s. The winter population has since increased to several thousand birds1,2. RingingExpand
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A comprehensive theory for the evolution, control and adaptability of avian migration
Berthold, P. 1999. Towards a comprehensive theory for the evolution, control and adaptability of avian migration. In: Adams, N.J. & Slotow, R.H. (eds) Roc. 22 Int. Ornithol. Congr., Durban. OstrichExpand
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Frequency of migrants and migratory activity are genetically correlated in a bird population: evolutionary implications.
Most migratory bird populations are composed of individuals that migrate and individuals that remain resident. While the role of ecological factors in maintaining this behavioral dimorphism hasExpand
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The effect of wind, season and latitude on the migration speed of white storks Ciconia ciconia, along the eastern migration route
The relation between wind, latitude and daily migration speed along the entire migration route of white storks was analysed. Mean daily migration speed was calculated using satellite telemetry dataExpand
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All across Africa: highly individual migration routes of Eleonora's falcon
Eleonora's falcon (Falco eleonorae) is a rare raptor species that delays its breeding period until late summer to feed its young with passerines at the peak of autumn migration. Since the 1950s, thisExpand
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Birds and Climate Change
Introduction Arrival and departure dates Migrators fuelling and global climate change Using large scale data from ringed birds for the investigation of effects of climate change on migrating birds:Expand
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Effects of Climate Change on Birds
SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION SECTION 2: CLIMATE SECTION 3: METHODS FOR STUDYING CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECTS SECTION 4: BIOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF CLIMATE CHANGE
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