Resource tracking within and across continents in long-distance bird migrants

@inproceedings{Thorup2017ResourceTW,
  title={Resource tracking within and across continents in long-distance bird migrants},
  author={Kasper Thorup and Anders P T\ottrup and Mikkel Willemoes and Raymond H G Klaassen and Roine Strandberg and Marta Lomas Vega and Hari P Dasari and Miguel B. Ara{\'u}jo and Martin Wikelski and Carsten Rahbek},
  booktitle={Science Advances},
  year={2017}
}
Migratory birds track seasonal resources across and between continents. We propose a general strategy of tracking the broad seasonal abundance of resources throughout the annual cycle in the longest-distance migrating land birds as an alternative to tracking a certain climatic niche or shorter-term resource surplus occurring, for example, during spring foliation. Whether and how this is possible for complex annual spatiotemporal schedules is not known. New tracking technology enables… CONTINUE READING
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