Egg rejection behavior does not explain the lack of cowbird parasitism on an eastern North American population of Red-winged Blackbirds
Justin J. Reel, Todd J. Underwood
2019, 10(1): 47. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0186-1
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The role of temperature as a driver of metabolic flexibility in the Red-billed Leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea)
Danqi Cui, Na Wang, Jingru Ge, Jiaying Xu, Weihong Zheng, Jinsong Liu
2019, 10(1): 46. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0184-3
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Nest-site fidelity and breeding dispersal by Common Tailorbirds in a tropical forest
Changzhang Feng, Canchao Yang, Wei Liang
2019, 10(1): 45. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0185-2
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Drivers of nest survival rate in a southern Tunisian population of Laughing Doves (Spilopelia senegalensis)
Jihen Boukhriss, Slaheddine Selmi
2019, 10(1): 44. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0183-4
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Old nest material functions as an informative cue in making nest-site selection decisions in the European Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
Mingju E, Tuo Wang, Shangyu Wang, Ye Gong, Jiangping Yu, Lin Wang, Wei Ou, Haitao Wang
2019, 10(1): 43. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0182-5
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Temporal patterns of three sympatric pheasant species in the Nanling Mountains: N-mixture modeling applied to detect abundance
Fasheng Zou, Qiang Zhang, Min Zhang, Myung-Bok Lee, Xincai Wang, Yuening Gong, Changteng Yang
2019, 10(1): 42. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0181-6
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Avian influenza virus surveillance in migratory birds in Egypt revealed a novel reassortant H6N2 subtype
Ali M. Zanaty, Ahmed M. Erfan, Wessam H. Mady, Fatma Amer, Ahmed A. Nour, Neveen Rabie, Mohamed Samy, Abdullah A. Selim, Wafaa M. M. Hassan, Mahmoud M. Naguib
2019, 10(1): 41. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0180-7
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Differential cell stress responses to food availability by the nestlings of Asian Short-toed Lark (Calandrella cheleensis)
Liang Zhang, Lidan Zhao, Xinjie Zhang, Wei Liang, Shuping Zhang
2019, 10(1): 40. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0179-0
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Exotic parrots breeding in urban tree cavities: nesting requirements, geographic distribution, and potential impacts on cavity nesting birds in southeast Florida
Joshua M. Diamond, Michael S. Ross
2019, 10(1): 39. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0176-3
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Optimal diet strategy of a large-bodied psittacine: food resource abundance and nutritional content enable facultative dietary specialization by the Military Macaw
Sylvia Margarita de la Parra‑Martínez, Luis Guillermo Muñoz‑Lacy, Alejandro Salinas-Melgoza, Katherine Renton
2019, 10(1): 38. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0177-2
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Egg recognition in Cinereous Tits (Parus cinereus): eggshell spots matter
Jianping Liu, Canchao Yang, Jiangping Yu, Haitao Wang, Wei Liang
2019, 10(1): 37. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0178-1
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Species delimitation within the Glaucidium brodiei owlet complex using bioacoustic tools
Chyi Yin Gwee, James A. Eaton, Elize Y. X. Ng, Frank E. Rheindt
2019, 10(1): 36. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0175-4
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Optimal analysis conditions for sperm motility parameters with a CASA system in a passerine bird, Passer montanus
Ying Yang, Yingmei Zhang, Jian Ding, Shiwei Ai, Rui Guo, Xiaojuan Bai, Wenzhi Yang
2019, 10(1): 35. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0174-5
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Bergmann's rule and Allen's rule in two passerine birds in China
Liqing Fan, Tianlong Cai, Ying Xiong, Gang Song, Fumin Lei
2019, 10(1): 34. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0172-7
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Risk of predation: a critical force driving habitat quality perception and foraging behavior of granivorous birds in a Nigerian forest reserve
Umarfarooq A. Abdulwahab, Samuel Temidayo Osinubi, Jacinta Abalaka
2019, 10(1): 33. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0173-6
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Population dynamics and habitat use of the Black-necked Crane (Grus nigricollis) in the Yarlung Tsangpo River basin, Tibet, China
Ru Jia, Tian Ma, Fengjiang Zhang, Guogang Zhang, Dongping Liu, Jun Lu
2019, 10(1): 32. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0170-9
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Disturbance increases high tide travel distance of a roosting shorebird but only marginally affects daily energy expenditure
Hans Linssen, Martijn van de Pol, Andrew M. Allen, Mitzi Jans, Bruno J. Ens, Karen L. Krijgsveld, Magali Frauendorf, Henk-Jan van der Kolk
2019, 10(1): 31. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0171-8
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A global consistent positive effect of urban green area size on bird richness
Lucas M. Leveau, Adriana Ruggiero, Thomas J. Matthews, M. Isabel Bellocq
2019, 10(1): 30. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0168-3
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Combined effects of habitat and interspecific interaction define co-occurrence patterns of sympatric Galliformes
Lijun Chen, Zufei Shu, Wutao Yao, Yong Ma, Wenhong Xiao, Xiaoqun Huang
2019, 10(1): 29. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0169-2
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Migration routes and strategies of Grey Plovers (Pluvialis squatarola) on the East Atlantic Flyway as revealed by satellite tracking
Klaus-Michael Exo, Franziska Hillig, Franz Bairlein
2019, 10(1): 28. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0166-5
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Size matters: wintering ducks stay longer and use fewer habitats on largest Chinese lakes
Fanjuan Meng, Hongbin Li, Xin Wang, Lei Fang, Xianghuang Li, Lei Cao, Anthony David Fox
2019, 10(1): 27. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0167-4
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Diel and seasonal patterns of variation in the singing behaviour of Savannah Sparrows (Passerculus sandwichensis)
Ines G. Moran, Katrina C. Lukianchuk, Stéphanie. M. Doucet, Amy E. M. Newma, Heather Williams, D. Ryan Norris, Daniel J. Mennill
2019, 10(1): 26. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0165-6
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Spatiotemporal distribution of seasonal bird assemblages on land-bridge islands: linking dynamic and static views of metacommunities
Chuanwu Chen, Marcel Holyoak, Yanping Wang, Xingfeng Si, Ping Ding
2019, 10(1): 25. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0164-7
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Function of the uropygial gland in eiders (Somateria mollissima)
Anders Pape Møller, Karsten Laursen
2019, 10(1): 24. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0163-8
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Egg laying and incubation rhythm of the Chinese Grouse (Tetrastes sewerzowi) at Lianhuashan, Gansu, China
Mei Shi, Yun Fang, Jin-ming Zhao, Siegfried Klaus, Yingxin Jiang, Jon E. Swenson, Yue-Hua Sun
2019, 10(1): 23. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0161-x
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Using remotely sensed and climate data to predict the current and potential future geographic distribution of a bird at multiple scales: the case of Agelastes meleagrides, a western African forest endemic
Benedictus Freeman, Daniel Jiménez-García, Benjamin Barca, Matthew Grainger
2019, 10(1): 22. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0160-y
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Bird diversity and waterbird habitat preferences in relation to wetland restoration at Dianchi Lake, south-west China
Kang Luo, Zhaolu Wu, Haotian Bai, Zijiang Wang
2019, 10(1): 21. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0162-9
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Multispecies hybridization in birds
Jente Ottenburghs
2019, 10(1): 20. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0159-4
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Spring migration duration exceeds that of autumn migration in Far East Asian Greater White-fronted Geese (Anser albifrons)
Xueqin Deng, Qingshan Zhao, Lei Fang, Zhenggang Xu, Xin Wang, Haoren He, Lei Cao, Anthony David Fox
2019, 10(1): 19. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0157-6
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Is male condition corrected with song features in Dusky Warblers (Phylloscopus fuscatus)
Jiaojiao Wang, Jianping Liu, Zhenqun Zhang, Hongxin Ren, Lijie Gao, Jianhua Hou
2019, 10(1): 18. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0158-5
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Geographical location affects size and materials used in the construction of European Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca) nests
Kevin B. Briggs, Lucia E. Biddle, D. Charles Deeming
2019, 10(1): 17. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0156-7
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Effects of capture and captivity on plasma corticosterone and metabolite levels in breeding Eurasian Tree Sparrows
Mo Li, Weiwei Zhu, Yang Wang, Yanfeng Sun, Juyong Li, Xuelu Liu, Yuefeng Wu, Xuebin Gao, Dongming Li
2019, 10(1): 16. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0155-8
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Multi-species habitat models highlight the key importance of flooded reedbeds for inland wetland birds: implications for management and conservation
Michelangelo Morganti, Milo Manica, Giuseppe Bogliani, Marco Gustin, Federica Luoni, Paolo Trotti, Vincenzo Perin, Mattia Brambilla
2019, 10(1): 15. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0154-9
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Hey mister Tambourine Dove, sing a song for me: simple but individually specific songs of Turtur tympanistria from Cameroon
Tomasz S. Osiejuk, Bartłomiej Żbikowski, Amie Wheeldon, Michał Budka
2019, 10(1): 14. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0153-x
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Nest box selection and reproduction of European Rollers in Central Italy: a 7-year study
Flavio Monti, Luca Nelli, Carlo Catoni, Giacomo Dell'Omo
2019, 10(1): 13. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0150-0
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Are diurnal time-budgets and activity patterns density-dependent in the Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) wintering in Algeria? An analysis across multiple temporal scales
Djamel Bensizerara, Haroun Chenchouni
2019, 10(1): 12. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0152-y
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Colour-ring wear and loss effects in citizen science mark-resighting studies
Andrew M. Allen, Bruno J. Ens, Martijn van de Pol, Henk van der Jeugd, Magali Frauendorf, Henk-Jan van der Kolk, Kees Oosterbeek, Jeroen Nienhuis, Eelke Jongejans
2019, 10(1): 11. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0151-z
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How can the home range of the Lesser Kestrel be affected by a large civil infrastructure?
Javier Vidal-Mateo, Marta Romero, Vicente Urios
2019, 10(1): 10. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0149-6
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Roost selection of the endangered Spotted Greenshank (Tringa guttifer) in critical habitat in the Inner Gulf of Thailand
Chenxing Yu, Dusit Ngoprasert, Philip D. Round, Andrew J. Pierce, Tommaso Savini, George A. Gale
2019, 10(1): 9. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0148-7
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Correlates of extinction risk in Chinese endemic birds
Chuanwu Chen, Di Zeng, Yuhao Zhao, Yiru Wu, Junfeng Xu, Yanping Wang
2019, 10(1): 8. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0147-8
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Flight feather moult in Western Marsh Harriers during autumn migration
Juan Ramírez, Michele Panuccio
2019, 10(1): 7. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0146-9
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Wintering Swan Geese maximize energy intake through substrate foraging depth when feeding on buried Vallisneria natans tubers
Yan Chen, Yong Zhang, Lei Cao, Willem F. de Boer, Anthony D. Fox
2019, 10(1): 6. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0145-x
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Development and behavior of Plaintive Cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus) nestlings and their Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius) hosts
Odd Helge Tunheim, Bård G. Stokke, Longwu Wang, Canchao Yang, Aiwu Jiang, Wei Liang, Eivin Røskaft, Frode Fossøy
2019, 10(1): 5. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0143-z
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Habitat use and diel activity pattern of the Tibetan Snowcock (Tetraogallus tibetanus): a case study using camera traps for surveying high-elevation bird species
Gai Luo, Chuangming Yang, Huaming Zhou, Michael Seitz, Yongjie Wu, Jianghong Ran
2019, 10(1): 4. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0144-y
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Mercury concentrations in blood and feathers of nestling Bald Eagles in coastal and inland Virginia
David E. Kramar, Bill Carstensen, Steve Prisley, Jim Campbell
2019, 10(1): 3. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0142-0
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Adaptation or ecological trap? Altered nest-site selection by Reed Parrotbills after an extreme flood
Laikun Ma, Jianwei Zhang, Jianping Liu, Canchao Yang, Wei Liang, Anders Pape Møller
2019, 10(1): 2. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0141-1
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Elevational patterns of bird species richness on the eastern slope of Mt. Gongga, Sichuan Province, China
Xingcheng He, Xiaoyi Wang, Shane DuBay, Andrew Hart Reeve, Per Alström, Jianghong Ran, Qiao Liu, Yongjie Wu
2019, 10(1): 1. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-018-0140-7
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