Breeding biology and novel reproductive behaviour in the Hainan Partridge (Arborophila ardens)
Xiaodong Rao, Canchao Yang, Wei Liang
2017, 8(1): 34. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0091-4
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Do birds in flight respond to (ultra)violet lighting?
Roel May, Jens Åström, Øyvind Hamre, Espen Lie Dahl
2017, 8(1): 33. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0092-3
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The importance of willow to the Chinese Grouse: evidence from analysis on their breeding territories at Lianhuashan, China
Jin-Ming Zhao, Yun Fang, Yu-Hai Ma, Yue-Hua Sun
2017, 8(1): 32. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0090-5
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Bulbuls and crows provide complementary seed dispersal for China's endangered trees
Bing Bai, Ning Li, Xinhai Li, Changhu Lu
2017, 8(1): 31. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0089-y
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Avian introgression in the genomic era
Jente Ottenburghs, Robert H. S. Kraus, Pim van Hooft, Sipke E. van Wieren, Ronald C. Ydenberg, Herbert H. T. Prins
2017, 8(1): 30. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0088-z
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A high incidence of non-cavity nesting in an introduced population of House Sparrows suggests that the species should not be constrained by cavity-nest site availability
Elizabeth Louise Sheldon, Simon Charles Griffith
2017, 8(1): 29. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0087-0
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Nest-site selection and breeding ecology of Streaked Wren-Babbler (Napothera brevicaudata) in a tropical limestone forest of southern China
Aiwu Jiang, Demeng Jiang, Fang Zhou, Eben Goodale
2017, 8(1): 28. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0086-1
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Comparing vocal structures of the parasitic and nonparasitic groups in Cuculinae
Heeyoung Kim, Jin-Won Lee, Jeong-Chil Yoo
2017, 8(1): 27. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0084-3
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Antibiotic resistance assessment in bacteria isolated in migratory Passeriformes transiting through the Metaponto territory (Basilicata, Italy)
Maria Foti, Antonietta Mascetti, Vittorio Fisichella, Egidio Fulco, Bianca Maria Orlandella, Francesco Lo Piccolo
2017, 8(1): 26.
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Seasonal phenotypic flexibility in body mass, basal thermogenesis, and tissue oxidative capacity in the male Silky Starling (Sturnus sericeus)
Min Li, Yingqiao Sun, Hongzhen Mao, Jinhua Xu, Weihong Zheng, Jinsong Liu
2017, 8(1): 25. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0083-4
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Migration of the Western Marsh Harrier to the African wintering quarters along the Central Mediterranean flyway: a 5-year study
Nicolantonio Agostini, Michele Panuccio, Alberto Pastorino, Nir Sapir, Giacomo Dell'Omo
2017, 8(1): 24. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0081-6
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Waders (Scolopacidae) surviving despite malaligned leg fractures in the wild: kinematics of bipedal locomotion
Jessica Reichert, Gerald Mayr, Thomas Wilke, Winfried S. Peters
2017, 8(1): 23. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0082-5
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Function of note strings in Japanese Tit alarm calls to the Common Cuckoo: a playback experiment
Jiangping Yu, Weiwei Lv, Hongwei Xu, Nehafta Bibi, Yangyang Yu, Yunlei Jiang, Wei Liang, Haitao Wang
2017, 8(1): 22. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0080-7
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Identification of vocal individuality in male cuckoos using different analytical techniques
Yang Li, Canwei Xia, Huw Lloyd, Donglai Li, Yanyun Zhang
2017, 8(1): 21. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0079-0
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Springtime migratory restlessness and departure orientation of Great Knots (Calidris tenuirostris) in the south compared to the north Yellow Sea
Ning Hua, Susanne Åkesson, Qianyan Zhou, Zhijun Ma
2017, 8(1): 20. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0078-1
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Incubation strategies of the Black-necked Crane (Grus nigricollis) in relation to ambient temperature and time of day
Lixun Zhang, Bei An, Meilin Shu, Changming Zhao, Xiaojun Yang, Yila Suo, Yongjun Se, Xilite Dabu
2017, 8(1): 19. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0076-3
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Life-history dependent relationships between plasma alkaline phosphatase activity and body condition in male Eurasian Tree Sparrows
Yuliang Zhao, Lingjuan Gong, Baohua Zhao, Xuebin Gao, Yuefeng Wu, Dongming Li
2017, 8(1): 18. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0075-4
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Assigning hatchlings to eggs: Is relative mass assignment an accurate method?
J. Dylan Maddox
2017, 8(1): 17. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0077-2
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Traditional fishing activities enhance the abundance of selected waterbird species in a wetland in India
K. M. Aarif, Aymen Nefla, S. B. Muzaffar, K. K. Musammilu, P. K. Prasadan
2017, 8(1): 16. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0073-6
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Brood sex ratio in the Yellow-bellied Prinia (Prinia flaviventris)
Zhifeng Ding, Fang Ji, Qiuli Huang, Longwu Wang, Aiwu Jiang, Chunlan Zhang, Yongjun Feng, Yuan Tian, Huijian Hu, Wei Liang
2017, 8(1): 15. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0074-5
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Fashion and out of fashion: appearance and disappearance of a novel nest building innovation
P. Møller Anders
2017, 8(1): 14. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0072-7
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Characterization of novel microsatellite markers of the Emei Shan Liocichla using restriction site-associated DNA sequencing
Ailin Yang, De Chen, Pengcheng Wang, Yiqiang Fu, Zhengwang Zhang
2017, 8(1): 13. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0071-8
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Avian influenza virus ecology in wild birds of Western Siberia
K. A. Sharshov, A. K. Yurlov, Xinxin Li, Wen Wang, Laixing Li, Yuhai Bi, Wenjun Liu, Takehiko Saito, Haruko Ogawa, A. M. Shestopalov
2017, 8(1): 12. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0070-9
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Orange River Francolins (Scleroptila levaillantoides) persist in fragmented Highveld farming landscapes, South Africa
Johann H. van Niekerk
2017, 8(1): 11. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0069-2
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Do migrant and resident species differ in the timing of increases in reproductive and thyroid hormone secretion and body mass?A case study in the comparison of pre-breeding physiological rhythms in the Eurasian Skylark and Asian Short-toed Lark
Lidan Zhao, Lijun Gao, Wenyu Yang, Xianglong Xu, Weiwei Wang, Wei Liang, Shuping Zhang
2017, 8(1): 10. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0068-3
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Effect of sex, temperature, time and flock size on the diving behavior of the wintering Scaly-sided Merganser (Mergus squamatus)
Mingqin Shao, Bin Chen
2017, 8(1): 9. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0067-4
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A revised species population estimate for the Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus)
Dongping Liu, Guogang Zhang, Fengshan Li, Tian Ma, Jun Lu, Fawen Qian
2017, 8(1): 7. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0064-7
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Avian Research: a valuable addition to the portfolio of ornithological journals
Yong Wang, Guangmei Zheng
2017, 8(1): 6. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0062-9
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Management factors affecting densities of common grassland birds of high elevation grasslands of eastern South Africa: Ingula as a case study
David H. Maphisa, Hanneline Smit-Robinson, Les G. Underhill, Res Altwegg
2017, 8(1): 5. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0063-8
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Development and characterization of novel microsatellite markers for the Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) using RAD-seq
Biao Wang, Xuan Xie, Simin Liu, Xuejing Wang, Hong Pang, Yang Liu
2017, 8(1): 4. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0060-y
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Lophozonia tree cavities used for nesting by Slender-billed Parakeets (Enicognathus leptorhynchus) in the central valley of southern Chile: a potentially vanishing keystone resource
Thomas H.White Jr., Jaime E. Jiménez
2017, 8(1): 3. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0061-x
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Waterbird use of farm dams in south-eastern Australia: abundance and influence of biophysical and landscape characteristics
Andrew J. Hamilton, Chloé Conort, Aurore Bueno, Christopher G. Murray, James R. Grove
2017, 8(1): 2. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-016-0058-x
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The role of climate factors in geographic variation in body mass and wing length in a passerine bird
Yanfeng Sun, Mo Li, Gang Song, Fumin Lei, Dongming Li, Yuefeng Wu
2017, 8(1): 1. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-016-0059-9
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