Migration Routes and Staging Areas of Trans-Saharan Turtle Doves Appraised from Light-Level Geolocators

@inproceedings{Eraud2013MigrationRA,
  title={Migration Routes and Staging Areas of Trans-Saharan Turtle Doves Appraised from Light-Level Geolocators},
  author={Cyril Eraud and Marcel Rivi{\`e}re and Herv{\'e} Lorm{\'e}e and James W. Fox and Jean-Jacques Ducamp and J Boutin},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
The identification of migration routes, wintering grounds and stopover sites are crucial issues for the understanding of the Palearctic-African bird migration system as well as for the development of relevant conservation strategies for trans-Saharan migrants. Using miniaturized light-level geolocators we report a comprehensive and detailed year round track of a granivorous trans-Saharan migrant, the European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur). From five recovered loggers, our data provide new… CONTINUE READING

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