Conservation genetics of a resident population of Greylag Goose (Anser anser) at the southernmost limit of the species' distribution in Europe
Anastasios Bounas, Giorgos Catsadorakis, Annita Logotheti, Berend Voslamber, Antonios Magoulas, Dimitris Tsaparis
2018, 9(1): 47. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0139-0
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Variability among autumn migration patterns of Mongolian Common Shelducks (Tadorna tadorna)
Xin Wang, Lei Cao, Nyambayar Batbayar, Anthony David Fox
2018, 9(1): 46. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0138-1
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First complete genome sequence in Arborophila and comparative genomics reveals the evolutionary adaptation of Hainan Partridge (Arborophila ardens)
Chuang Zhou, Shuai Zheng, Xue Jiang, Wei Liang, Megan Price, Zhenxin Fan, Yang Meng, Bisong Yue
2018, 9(1): 45. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0136-3
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Sequential vigilance is unpredictable in reproductive Black-necked Cranes
Yuhang Li, Le Yang, Yunchao Luo, Yiqian Wu, Zhongqiu Li
2018, 9(1): 44. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0137-2
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A potential distribution map of wintering Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides) in the middle and lower Yangtze River floodplain, China
An An, Yong Zhang, Lei Cao, Qiang Jia, Xin Wang
2018, 9(1): 43. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0134-5
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Seasonal increase of nest height of the Silver-throated Tit (Aegithalos glaucogularis): can it reduce predation risk?
Haohui Guan, Ye Wen, Pengcheng Wang, Lei Lv, Jiliang Xu, Jianqiang Li
2018, 9(1): 42. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0135-4
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Long-lived birds suffer less from oxidative stress
Canwei Xia, Anders Pape Møller
2018, 9(1): 41. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0133-6
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Effects of breeding success, age and sex on breeding dispersal of a reintroduced population of the Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon) in Ningshan County, China
Dong Dong, Xinping Ye, Zhong Lin, Xia Li, Min Li, Huaqiang Wang, Xiaoping Yu
2018, 9(1): 40. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0132-7
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Food restriction decreases BMR, body and organ mass, and cellular energetics, in the Chinese Bulbul (Pycnonotus sinensis)
Yiying Zhang, Ke Yang Yang, Peipei Yang, Yingshi Su, Weihong Zheng, Jinsong Liu
2018, 9(1): 39. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0131-8
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Effects of vegetation strata and human disturbance on bird diversity in green areas in a city in southern Chile
Muñoz-Pedreros Andrés, González-Urrutia Marilyn, Encina-Montoya Francisco, Norambuena Heraldo V.
2018, 9(1): 38. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0130-9
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Correction to: On the genetic distinctiveness of tailorbirds (Cisticolidae: Orthotomus) from the South-east Asian mainland with the description of a new subspecies
Jérôme Fuchs, Dario Zuccon
2018, 9(1): 37. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0128-3
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Diet and habitat affinities in six raptor species in India
Satish Pande, Reuven Yosef, Federico Morelli, Rajkumar Pawar, Ram Mone
2018, 9(1): 36. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0129-2
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Hawk mimicry does not reduce attacks of cuckoos by highly aggressive hosts
Laikun Ma, Canchao Yang, Wei Liang
2018, 9(1): 35. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0127-4
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Taxonomy of the White-browed Shortwing (Brachypteryx montana) complex on mainland Asia and Taiwan: an integrative approach supports recognition of three instead of one species
Per Alström, Pamela C. Rasmussen, Canwei Xia, Magnus Gelang, Yang Liu, Guoling Chen, Min Zhao, Yan Hao, Chao Zhao, Jian Zhao, Chengte Yao, James A. Eaton, Robert Hutchinson, Fumin Lei, Urban Olsson
2018, 9(1): 34. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0125-6
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Weather conditions affect spring and autumn migration of Siberian leaf warblers
Bozó László, Csörgő Tibor, Heim Wieland
2018, 9(1): 33. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0126-5
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Research advances of Galliformes since 1990 and future prospects
Shan Tian, Jiliang Xu, Jianqiang Li, Zhengwang Zhang, Yong Wang
2018, 9(1): 32. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0124-7
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On the genetic distinctiveness of tailorbirds (Cisticolidae: Orthotomus) from the South-east Asian mainland with the description of a new subspecies
Fuchs Jérôme, Zuccon Dario
2018, 9(1): 31. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0123-8
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Park size and prey density limit occurrence of Eurasian Sparrowhawks in urban parks during winter
Claudia Schütz, Christian H. Schulze
2018, 9(1): 30. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0122-9
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Responses of early-successional songbirds to a two-stage shelterwood harvest for oak forest regeneration
Eric L. Margenau, Yong Wang, Callie J. Schweitzer, Brandie K. Stringer, Eric L. Margenau, Yong Wang, Callie J. Schweitzer, Brandie K. Stringer
2018, 9(1): 29. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0120-y
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Description of the song of the Nilgiri Thrush (Zoothera[aurea]neilgherriensis) and song differentiation across the Zoothera dauma species complex
Jason T. Weir
2018, 9(1): 28. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0121-x
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Does nest sanitation elicit egg rejection in an open-cup nesting cuckoo host rejecter?
Tongping Su, Chanchao Yang, Shuihua Chen, Wei Liang
2018, 9(1): 27. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0119-4
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The use of demersal trawling discards as a food source for two scavenging seabird species: a case study of an eastern Mediterranean oligotrophic marine ecosystem
Georgios Karris, Vlasis Ketsilis-Rinis, Anastasia Kalogeropoulou, Stavros Xirouchakis, Athanasios Machias, Irida Maina, Stefanos Kavadas
2018, 9(1): 26. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0118-5
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Abundance and prey capture success of Common Terns (Sterna hirundo) and Pied Kingfishers (Ceryle rudis) in relation to water clarity in south-east coastal Ghana
Lars H. Holbech, Francis Gbogbo, Timothy Khan Aikins
2018, 9(1): 25. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0116-7
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Sperm collection in Black-legged Kittiwakes and characterization of sperm velocity and morphology
Ségolène Humann-Guilleminot, Pierre Blévin, Antonin Azou-Barré, Agathe Yacoumas, Gabrielsen Geir Wing, Olivier Chastel, Fabrice Helfenstein
2018, 9(1): 24. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0117-6
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Annual spatio-temporal migration patterns of Hooded Cranes wintering in Izumi based on satellite tracking and their implications for conservation
Chunrong Mi, Anders Pape Møller, Yumin Guo
2018, 9(1): 23. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0114-9
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Overlapping breeding attempts in the Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus)
Janusz Stępniewski, Lucyna Halupka
2018, 9(1): 22. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0115-8
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Last but not the least: effects of laying sequence on egg color variation and embryonic development of Russet Sparrow (Passer cinnamomeus)
Juan Huo, Tongping Su, Nan Niu, Canchao Yang, Wei Liang
2018, 9(1): 21. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0113-x
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Road induced edge effects on a forest bird community in tropical Asia
Daphawan Khamcha, Richard T. Corlett, Larkin A. Powell, Tommaso Savini, Antony J. Lynam, George A. Gale
2018, 9(1): 20. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0112-y
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A new methodology for computing birds'3D home ranges
Alessandro Ferrarini, Giuseppe Giglio, Stefania Caterina Pellegrino, Anna Grazia Frassanito, Marco Gustin
2018, 9(1): 19. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0109-6
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Status and distribution changes of the endangered Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus) in China over the past three decades (1990s-2017)
Dejun Kong, Fei Wu, Pengfei Shan, Jianyun Gao, Dao Yan, Weixiong Luo, Xiaojun Yang
2018, 9(1): 18. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0110-0
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Spatial distribution of display sites of Grey Peacock-pheasant in relation to micro-habitat and predators during the breeding season
Somying Thunhikorn, Matthew J. Grainger, PhilipJ.K. McGowan, Tommaso Savini
2018, 9(1): 17. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0107-8
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Food preferences by birds using bird-feeders in winter: a large-scale experiment
Piotr Tryjanowski, Anders Pape Møller, Federico Morelli, Piotr Indykiewicz, Piotr Zduniak, Łukasz Myczko
2018, 9(1): 16. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0111-z
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Migration departure strategies of shorebirds at a final pre-breeding stopover site
Kun Tan, Chi-Yeung Choi, Hebo Peng, David S. Melville, Zhijun Ma
2018, 9(1): 15. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0108-7
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Population trends, threats, and conservation recommendations for waterbirds in China
Xiaodan Wang, Fenliang Kuang, Kun Tan, Zhijun Ma
2018, 9(1): 14. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0106-9
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Bird functional traits affect seed dispersal patterns of China's endangered trees across different disturbed habitats
Ning Li, Zheng Wang, Xinhai Li, Zhaohui Li
2018, 9(1): 13. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0105-x
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Russet Sparrows spot alien chicks from their nests
Juan Huo, Canchao Yang, Tongping Su, Wei Liang, Anders Pape Møller
2018, 9(1): 12. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0104-y
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Comparison of head size and bite force in two sister species of parrotbills
Xiaodong Rao, Canchao Yang, Laikun Ma, Jianwei Zhang, Wei Liang, Anders Pape Møller
2018, 9(1): 11. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0103-z
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Seasonal change in sexual differences in nestling size and survival: a framework to evaluate sex-dependent environmental sensitivity in the wild
Daisuke Nomi, Teru Yuta, Itsuro Koizumi
2018, 9(1): 10. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0102-0
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Birds of the Kangchenjunga Landscape, the Eastern Himalaya: status, threats and implications for conservation
Pratikshya Kandel, Ishana Thapa, Nakul Chettri, Rebecca Pradhan Pradhan, Eklabya Sharma
2018, 9(1): 9. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0100-2
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Area, isolation, disturbance and age effects on species richness of summer waterbirds in post-mining subsidence lakes, Anhui, China
Jin-Ming Zhao, Li-Zhi Zhou
2018, 9(1): 8. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0101-1
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Species distribution modeling in regions of high need and limited data: waterfowl of China
Diann J. Prosser, Changqing Ding, R. Michael Erwin, Taej Mundkur, Jeffery D. Sullivan, Erle C. Ellis
2018, 9(1): 7. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0099-4
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Contribution of citizen science towards cryptic species census: "many eyes" define wintering range of the Scaly-sided Merganser in mainland China
Qing Zeng, Qian Wei, Guangchun Lei
2018, 9(1): 6. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0098-5
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The breeding biology of endemic Spectacled Parrotbill (Sinosuthora conspicillatus) in Lianhuashan National Nature Reserve, Gansu Province, China
Lijun Chen, Lei Zhu, Yunbiao Hu, Pengfei Liu, Nan Lyu, Yuehua Sun
2018, 9(1): 5. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0097-6
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Karyotypes and recombination patterns of the Common Swift (Apus apus Linnaeus, 1758) and Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo Linnaeus, 1758)
Lyubov Malinovskaya, Elena Shnaider, Pavel Borodin, Anna Torgasheva
2018, 9(1): 4. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0096-7
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Temperature effect on luteinizing hormone secretion of Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis) and Great Tit (Parus major) in China
Lijun Gao, Jing Gao, Shuping Zhang
2018, 9(1): 3. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0095-8
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The phylogeny of francolins (Francolinus, Dendroperdix, Peliperdix and Scleroptila)and spurfowls (Pternistis) based on chick plumage (Galliformes: Phasianidae)
Johann H van Niekerk, Tshifhiwa G Mandiwana-Neudani
2018, 9(1): 2. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0093-2
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A tale of two tails: asymmetry in Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)
Reuven Yosef, Anna Maria Kubicka, Martin Brandsma, Piotr Tryjanowski
2018, 9(1): 1. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-017-0094-1
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