Stopover and fat deposition by North American wood-warblers (Parulinae) following spring migration over the Gulf of Mexico

@article{Moore2004StopoverAF,
  title={Stopover and fat deposition by North American wood-warblers (Parulinae) following spring migration over the Gulf of Mexico},
  author={Frank R. Moore and Paul Kerlinger},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={74},
  pages={47-54}
}
SummaryLength of stopover and rate of weight gain (fat deposition) were studied in several species of passerine birds that stopped in southwestern Louisiana along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico after a trans-Gulf flight. Fatdepleted birds were more common among the birds that arrived at our study site in southwest Louisiana, though variability characterized our samples. Migrants that landed after encountering opposing winds or rain over the northern Gulf of Mexico were, on average… Expand
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