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Adult and hatch-year blackpoll warblers exhibit radically different regional-scale movements during post-fledging dispersal
J. Morgan Brown and Philip D. Taylor (2015)
Biol. Lett. 2015 11 20150593; DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0593.

Automated telemetry reveals age specific differences in flight duration and speed are driven by wind conditions in a migratory songbird
Greg W Mitchell, Bradley K Woodworth, Philip D Taylor and D Ryan Norris (2015)
Movement Ecology 2015, 3:19 doi:10.1186/s40462-015-0046-5

Day and Night Habitat Associations of Wintering Dunlin (Calidris alpina) within an Agriculture-Wetland Mosaic
Blake A. Barbaree, Matthew E. Reiter, Catherine M. Hickey and Gary W. Page (2015)
Waterbirds 38(1):40-46. 2015 doi:10.1675/063.038.01065

Inland flights of young red-eyed vireos Vireo olivaceus in relation to survival and habitat in a coastal stopover landscape.
Woodworth, B. K., Francis, C. M. and Taylor, P. D. (2014)
Journal of Avian Biology, 45: 387–395. doi: 10.1111/jav.00276

Patterns and correlates of songbird movements at an ecological barrier during autumn migration assessed using landscape- and regional-scale automated radiotelemetry.
Woodworth, B. K., Mitchell, G. W., Norris, D. R., Francis, C. M., Taylor, P. D. (2014)
Ibis. doi: 10.1111/ibi.12228

Fuel loads acquired at a stopover site influence the pace of intercontinental migration in a boreal songbird
Camila Gómez, Nicholas J. Bayly, D. Ryan Norris, Stuart A. Mackenzie, Kenneth V. Rosenberg, Philip D. Taylor, Keith A. Hobson & Carlos Daniel Cadena
Scientific Reports 7:3405 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-03503-4

 

Sensor Radio Tags

Bats on a Budget: Torpor-Assisted Migration Saves Time and Energy
Liam P. McGuire , Kristin A. Jonasson, Christopher G. Guglielmo (2014)
PLoS ONE 9(12): e115724. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115724

 

Pip/PicoPip Beeper Radio Tags

Bats on a Budget: Torpor-Assisted Migration Saves Time and Energy.
McGuire LP, Jonasson KA, Guglielmo CG (2014)
PLoSONE 9(12): e115724. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115724

 

M-series Geolocators

Geolocator reveals migratory and winter movements of a Prothonotary Warbler
Wolfe, J. D. and Johnson, E. I. (2015)
Journal of Field Ornithology, 86: 238–243. doi: 10.1111/jofo.12107

Using sutures to attach miniature tracking tags to small bats for multimonth movement and behavioral studies
Kevin T. Castle, Theodore J. Weller, Paul M. Cryan, Cris D. Hein and Michael R. Schirmacher (2015)
Ecology and Evolution 2015; 5(14): 2980–2989

Geolocators on Golden-winged Warblers do not affect migratory ecology
Sean M. Peterson, Henry M. Streby, Gunnar R. Kramer, Justin A. Lehman, David A. Buehler, and David E. Andersen (2015)
The Condor 117(2):256-261. 2015 doi: 10.1650/CONDOR-14-200.1

Minimizing marker mass and handling time when attaching radio-transmitters and geolocators to small songbirds
Henry M. Streby, Tara L. McAllister, Sean M. Peterson, Gunnar R. Kramer, Justin A. Lehman, and David E. Andersen (2015)
The Condor 117(2):249-255. 2015 doi: 10.1650/CONDOR-14-182.1

Migratory movements of rhinoceros auklets in the northwestern Pacific: connecting seasonal productivities
Takahashi A, Ito M, Suzuki Y, Watanuki Y and others (2015)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 525:229-243 doi:10.3354/meps11179

A Trans-Hemispheric Migratory Songbird Does Not Advance Spring Schedules or Increase Migration Rate in Response to Record-SettingTemperatures at Breeding Sites.
Fraser KC, Silverio C, Kramer P, Mickle N, Aeppli R, etal. (2013)
PLoS ONE 8(5): e64587. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064587

Tracking from the Tropics Reveals Behaviour of Juvenile Songbirds on Their First Spring Migration.
McKinnon EA, Fraser KC, Stanley CQ, Stutchbury BJM (2014)
PLoS ONE 9(8): e105605. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105605

Hybrid songbirds employ intermediate routes in a migratory divide
Delmore, KE and Irwin, DE  (2014)
Ecology letters, 17(10), 1211-1218

Migratory movements of rhinoceros auklets in the northwestern Pacific: connecting seasonal productivities
Takahashi, Akinori, Motohiro Ito, Yuuya Suzuki, Yutaka Watanuki, Jean-Baptiste Thiebot, Takashi Yamamoto, Takahiro Iida, Phil Trathan, Yasuaki Niizuma, and Tomohiro Kuwae (2015)
Marine Ecology Progress Series, 525, 229-243

Light-level geolocation reveals wintering distribution, migration routes, and primary stopover locations of an endangered long-distance migratory songbird
Nathan W. Cooper, Michael T. Hallworth and Peter P. Marra
Journal of Avian Biology 48(2): 209-219 DOI: 10.1111/jav.01096

Migratory pathways, stopover zones and wintering destinations of Western European Nightjars Caprimulgus europaeus
Ruben Evens, Greg J. Conway, Ian G. Henderson, Brian Creswell, Frédéric Jiguet, Caroline Moussy, Didier Sénécal, Nele Witters, Natalie Beenaerts and Tom Artois
Ibis 159(3): 680-686 DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12469

Integrating Information from Geolocators, Weather Radar, and Citizen Science to Uncover a Key Stopover Area of an Aerial Insectivore
Andrew J. Laughlin, Caz M. Taylor, David W. Bradley, Dayna Leclair, Robert C. Clark, Russell D. Dawson, Peter O. Dunn, Andrew Horn, Marty Leonard, Daniel R. Sheldon, Dave Shutler, Linda A. Whittingham, David W. Winkler and D. Ryan Norris
The Auk 130(2):230-239. 2013 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/auk.2013.12229

Effects of geolocators on reproductive performance and annual return rates of a migratory songbird
Jesús Gómez, Chantel I. Michelson, David W. Bradley, D. Ryan Norris, Lisha L. Berzins, Russell D. Dawson and Robert G. Clark
Journal of Onithology 155: 37- 44 (2014) doi: 10.1007/s10336-013-0984-x

Trans-Gulf of Mexico loop migration of tree swallows revealed by solar geolocation
David W. Bradley, Robert G. Clark, Peter O. Dunn, Andrew J. Laughlin, Caz M. Taylor, Carol M. Vleck, Linda A. Whittingham, David W. Winkler and D. Ryan Norris
Current Zoology 609(5):653-659 (2014) doi: 10.1093/czoolo/60.5.653

Connectivity of wood thrush breeding, wintering, and migration sites based on range-wide tracking
Calandra Q. Stanley, Emily A. McKinnon, Kevin C. Fraser, Maggie P. Macpherson, Garth Casbourn, Lyle Friesen, Peter P. Marra, Colin Studds, T. Brandt Ryder, Nora E. Diggs and Bridget J. M. Stutchbury
Conservation Biology, 29: 164–174. (2015) doi:10.1111/cobi.12352

 

MiniTrack GPS

Space Use, Daily Movements, and Roosting Behavior of Male Wild Turkeys During Spring
in Louisiana and Texas

John T. Gross, Andrew R. Little, Bret A. Collier, Michael J. Chamberlain (2015)
Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 2:229–234

 

PinPoint GPS

Miniaturized GPS Tags Identify Non-breeding Territories of a Small Breeding Migratory Songbird
Michael T. Hallworth & Peter P. Marra
Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 11069 (2015) doi:10.1038/srep11069

Using sutures to attach miniature tracking tags to small bats for multimonth movement and behavioral studies
Kevin T. Castle, Theodore J. Weller, Paul M. Cryan, Cris D. Hein& Michael R. Schirmacher
Ecol. Evol. 5(14): 2980-2989 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1584

Determining fine-scale migratory connectivity and habitat selection for a migratory songbird by using new GPS technology
K. C. Fraser, A. Shave, A. Savage, A. Ritchie, K. Bell, J. Siegrist, J. D. Ray, K. Applegate and M. Pearman
Journal of Avian Biology 48(3): 339-345 DOI: 10.1111/jav.01091

Megafires: an emerging threat to old-forest species
Gavin M Jones, RJ Gutiérrez, Douglas J Tempel, Sheila A Whitmore, William J Berigan, and M Zachariah Peery
Front Ecol. Environ. 14(6): 300-306 DOI: 10.1002/fee.1298

First Direct Evidence of Long-distance Seasonal Movements and Hibernation in a Migratory Bat
Theodore J. Weller, Kevin T. Castle, Felix Liechti, Cris D. Hein, Michael R. Schirmacher & Paul M. Cryan
Scientific Reports 6:34585 DOI: 10.1038/srep34585

Migratory pathways, stopover zones and wintering destinations of Western European Nightjars Caprimulgus europaeus
Ruben Evens, Greg J. Conway, Ian G. Henderson, Brian Creswell, Frédéric Jiguet, Caroline Moussy, Didier Sénécal, Nele Witters, Natalie Beenaerts and Tom Artois
Ibis 159(3): 680-686 DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12469

GPS-tracking reveals non-breeding locations and apparent molt migration of a Black-headed Grosbeak
Rodney B. Siegel,  Ron Taylor, James F. Saracco, Lauren Helton & Sarah Stock
J. Field Ornithol., 87: 196–203. doi:10.1111/jofo.12149

 

LAT Geolocators

Seasonal Sexual Segregation by Monomorphic Sooty Shearwaters Puffinus griseus Reflects  Different Reproductive Roles during the Pre Laying Period.
Hedd A, Montevecchi WA, Phillips RA, Fifield DA (2014)
PLoS ONE 9(1): e85572. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085572

Fishing in the Dark: A Pursuit-Diving Seabird Modifies Foraging Behaviour in Response to Nocturnal Light Levels.
Regular PM, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA (2011)
PLoS ONE 6(10): e26763. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026763

 

LAT Temperature Depth Recorders

Fishing in the Dark: A Pursuit-Diving Seabird Modifies Foraging Behaviour in Response to Nocturnal Light Levels.
Regular PM, Hedd A, Montevecchi WA (2011)
PLoS ONE 6(10): e26763. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026763

 

Sirtrack VHF Radio tags

Cryptic inbreeding depression in a growing population of a long-lived species
Helen R. Taylor, Rogan M. Colbourne, Hugh A. Roberston, Nicola J. Nelson, Fred W. Allendorf and Kristina M. Ramstad
Molecular Ecology 26(3) 799-813 DOI: 10.1111/mec.13977

 

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