Relationship between arrival date, hatching date and breeding success of the white stork (Ciconia ciconia) in Slovakia

@article{Fuln2009RelationshipBA,
  title={Relationship between arrival date, hatching date and breeding success of the white stork (Ciconia ciconia) in Slovakia},
  author={Miroslav Ful{\'i}n and Leszek Jerzak and Tim H. Sparks and Piotr Tryjanowski},
  journal={Biologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={64},
  pages={361-364}
}
Changes in the spring arrival dates of migrant birds have been reported from a range of locations and many authors have focused on long-term trends and their relationship to temperature and other climatic events. Perhaps more importantly, changed arrival dates may have consequences for the breeding dates of birds which strongly influence breeding success. In this paper we take the opportunity provided by a monitoring scheme of the white stork (Ciconia ciconia) to examine several features of the… CONTINUE READING