Insights into Wilson's Warbler migration from analyses of hydrogen stable-isotope ratios

@article{Kelly2017InsightsIW,
  title={Insights into Wilson's Warbler migration from analyses of hydrogen stable-isotope ratios},
  author={J. Kelly and V. Atudorei and Z. Sharp and D. Finch},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2017},
  volume={130},
  pages={216-221}
}
Our ability to link the breeding locations of individual passerines to migration stopover sites and wintering locations is limited. Stable isotopes of hydrogen contained in bird feathers have recently shown potential in this regard. We measured hydrogen stable-isotope ratios (δD) of feathers from breeding, migrating, and wintering Wilson's Warblers. Analyses of feathers from museum specimens collected throughout the western portion of the breeding range indicate that δD values are significantly… Expand
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