Assessing site-safeguard effectiveness and habitat preferences of Bar-headed Geese (Anser indicus) at their stopover sites within theQinghai-Tibet Plateau using GPS/GSM telemetry
Junjian Zhang, Yanbo Xie, Laixing Li, Nyambayar Batbayar, Xueqin Deng, Iderbat Damba, Fanjuan Meng, Lei Cao, Anthony David Fox
2020, 11(1): 49. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00230-9
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Occupancy of avian foraging guilds in soybean fields and borders in Entre Ríos, Argentina: responses to vegetation structure and prey resources
Andrea P. Goijman, Michael J. Conroy, Vanina D. Varni, Jeffrey J. Thompson, María Elena Zaccagnini
2020, 11(1): 48. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00235-4
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An unusual homing behavior found in the Sichuan Partridge during the early brooding period
Yiqiang Fu, Shufang Wang, Benping Chen, Simon Dowell, Zhengwang Zhang
2020, 11(1): 47. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00233-6
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Importance of microhabitat selection by birds for the early recruitment of endangered trees in a fragmented forest
Ning Li, Zheng Wang, Yao Cai, Lin Zhang
2020, 11(1): 46. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00232-7
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The influence of urban park characteristics on bird diversity in Nanjing, China
Xueru Yang, Xinwei Tan, Chuanwu Chen, Yanping Wang
2020, 11(1): 45. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00234-5
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No signature of selection on the C-terminal region of glucose transporter 2 with the evolution of avian nectarivory
Alexander M. Myrka, Tooba Shah, Jason T. Weir, Kenneth C. Welch Jr.
2020, 11(1): 44. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00231-8
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Coevolution of acoustical communication between obligate avian brood parasites and their hosts
Jiaojiao Wang, Qihong Li, Canchao Yang
2020, 11(1): 43. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00229-2
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Species limits in the Elegant Pitta (Pitta elegans) complex from Wallacea based on bioacoustic and morphometric analysis
Arya Y. Yue, Elize Y. X. Ng, James A. Eaton, Frank E. Rheindt
2020, 11(1): 42. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00227-4
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Breeding ecology of the Yellow-bellied Warbler (Abroscopus superciliaris)
Jianli Bi, Yuxin Jiang, Canchao Yang
2020, 11(1): 41. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00228-3
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The allocation between egg size and clutch size depends on local nest survival rate in a mean of bet-hedging in a shorebird
Zitan Song, Xin Lin, Pinjia Que, Naerhulan Halimubieke, Qin Huang, Zhengwang Zhang, Tamás Székely, Yang Liu
2020, 11(1): 40. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00225-6
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Identifying important habitats for waterbird conservation at a Greek Regional Nature Park
Vasilios Liordos, Vasileios J. Kontsiotis
2020, 11(1): 39. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00224-7
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Biologging is suspect to cause corneal opacity in two populations of wild living Northern Bald Ibises (Geronticus eremita)
Johannes Fritz, Barbara Eberhard, Corinna Esterer, Bernhard Goenner, Daniela Trobe, Markus Unsoeld, Bernhard Voelkl, Helena Wehner, Alexandra Scope
2020, 11(1): 38. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00223-8
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Extra-pair paternity and antiparasitic defence
Anders Pape Møller, Jørgen Skavdal Søraker, Juan José Soler
2020, 11(1): 37. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00226-5
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Influence of land use change on the waterbird community of Sihwa Lake, Republic of Korea
Eunjae Lee, Junghee Sagong, Yohan Lee
2020, 11(1): 36. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00221-w
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Thermogenic responses in Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus) to seasonal acclimatization and temperature-photoperiod acclimation
Lin Li, Jingru Ge, Sangyu Zheng, Lihong Hong, Xini Zhang, Ming Li, Jinsong Liu
2020, 11(1): 35. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00222-9
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Potential cuckoo hosts have similar egg rejection rates to parasitized host species
Tingting Yi, Yue-Hua Sun, Wei Liang
2020, 11(1): 34. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00220-x
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Variation in abundance and habitat relationship of three understory insectivorous birds in a disturbed landscape of Neotropical dry forest of Colombia
Camilo Loaiza, Olga L. Montenegro, David King, Manuel Spínola, Lilibeth Arinda Palacio, Agustín Rudas
2020, 11(1): 33. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00219-4
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Noisy environments: untangling the role of anthropogenic noise on bird species richness in a Neotropical city
Cecilia Odette Carral-Murrieta, Michelle García-Arroyo, Oscar H. Marín-Gómez, J. Roberto Sosa-López, Ian MacGregor-Fors
2020, 11(1): 32. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00218-5
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Correlates of avifaunal diversity along the elevational gradient of Mardi Himal in Annapurna Conservation Area, Central Nepal
Naresh Pandey, Laxman Khanal, Mukesh Kumar Chalise
2020, 11(1): 31. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00217-6
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Aggressive behavioural interactions between swans (Cygnus spp.) and other waterbirds during winter: a webcam-based study
Kevin A. Wood, Phoebe Ham, Jake Scales, Eleanor Wyeth, Paul E. Rose
2020, 11(1): 30. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00216-7
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Yearly variation in the structure and diversity of a non-breeding passerine bird community in a Mediterranean wetland
Juan Arizaga, Daniel Alonso, Ariñe Crespo, Xabier Esparza, Efrén Fernández, Iñigo López, David Martín, Antonio Vilches
2020, 11(1): 29. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00215-8
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Research activity does not affect nest predation rates of the Silver-throated Tit, a passerine bird building domed nests
Qian Hu, Ye Wen, Gaoyang Yu, Jiangnan Yin, Haohui Guan, Lei Lv, Pengcheng Wang, Jiliang Xu, Yong Wang, Zhengwang Zhang, Jianqiang Li
2020, 11(1): 28. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00214-9
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First evidence of heteroplasmy in Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix)
Claudia Pizzirani, Paolo Viola, Federica Gabbianelli, Anna Fagotti, Francesca Simoncelli, Ines Di Rosa, Paolo Salvi, Andrea Amici, Livia Lucentini
2020, 11(1): 27. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00213-w
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Precipitation is the dominant driver for bird species richness, phylogenetic and functional structure in university campuses in northern China
Chenxia Liang, Jun Liu, Bin Pan, Na Wang, Jie Yang, Guisheng Yang, Gang Feng
2020, 11(1): 26. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00212-x
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A comparison of flight energetics and kinematics of migratory Brambling and residential Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Yang Wang, Yuan Yin, Zhipeng Ren, Chuan Jiang, Yanfeng Sun, Juyong Li, Ghulam Nabi, Yuefeng Wu, Dongming Li
2020, 11(1): 25. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00211-y
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Seasonal and population differences in migration of Whimbrels in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway
Fenliang Kuang, Jonathan T. Coleman, Chris J. Hassell, Kar-Sin K. Leung, Grace Maglio, Wanjuan Ke, Chuyu Cheng, Jiayuan Zhao, Zhengwang Zhang, Zhijun Ma
2020, 11(1): 24. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00210-z
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Recent changes in breeding abundance and distribution of the Common Pochard (Aythya ferina) in its eastern range
Alexander Mischenko, Anthony David Fox, Saulius Švažas, Olga Sukhanova, Alexandre Czajkowski, Sergey Kharitonov, Yuri Lokhman, Oleg Ostrovsky, Daiva Vaitkuvienė
2020, 11(1): 23. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00209-6
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Assessing nest attentiveness of Common Terns via video cameras and temperature loggers
Jeffery D. Sullivan, Paul R. Marbán, Jennifer M. Mullinax, David F. Brinker, Peter C. McGowan, Carl R. Callahan, Diann J. Prosser
2020, 11(1): 22. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00208-7
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Genetic diversity in Japanese populations of the Eurasian Collared Dove
Kazuya Nagai, Yusuke Takahashi, Ken-ichi Tokita, Tomomi Anzai, Kiyoshi Uchida, Fumihito Nakayama
2020, 11(1): 21. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00207-8
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Do supplemental perches influence electrocution risk for diurnal raptors?
Roberto Sánchez, Javier Sánchez, Javier Oria, Francisco Guil
2020, 11(1): 20. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00206-9
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Comparing community birdwatching and professional bird monitoring with implications for avian diversity research: a case study of Suzhou, China
Yan Zhou, Anping Chen, Jenny Q. Ouyang, Yanlin Liu, Aiyu Zheng, Zaixi Yang, Yong Zhang, Bin Wang, Yifei Jia, Shengwu Jiao, Qing Zeng, Changhu Lu
2020, 11(1): 19. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00205-w
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Subtle sexual plumage color dimorphism and size dimorphism in a South American colonial breeder, the Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus)
Macarena Morales, Deysi J. Gigena, Santiago M. Benitez-Vieyra, Diego J. Valdez
2020, 11(1): 18. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00204-x
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More endemic birds occur in regions with stable climate, more plant species and high altitudinal range in China
Gang Feng, Xiongwei Huang, Lingfeng Mao, Na Wang, Xueting Yang, Yanping Wang
2020, 11(1): 17. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00203-y
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Nestling discrimination and feeding habits during brooding of Chestnut Thrushes
Tingting Yi, Yue-Hua Sun, Wei Liang
2020, 11(1): 16. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00202-z
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Egg investment strategies adopted by a desertic passerine, the Saxaul Sparrow (Passer ammodendri)
Xinkang Bao, Wei Zhao, Fangqing Liu, Jianliang Li, Donghui Ma
2020, 11(1): 15. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00201-0
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True cicadas (Cicadidae) as prey for the birds of the Western Palearctic: a review
Pere Pons
2020, 11(1): 14. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00200-1
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Comparing the intestinal bacterial communies of sympatric wintering Hooded Crane (Grus monacha) and Domestic Goose (Anser anser domesticus)
Rong Fu, Xingjia Xiang, Yuanqiu Dong, Lei Cheng, Lizhi Zhou
2020, 11(1): 13. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00195-9
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Mild spring temperature rising affects the anti-oxidation and immune functions of Asian Short-toed Larks
Na Zhu, Tingting Liu, Fei Wang, Wei Liang, Shuping Zhang
2020, 10(1): 12. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00199-5
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Urbanization has opposite effects on the territory size of two passerine birds
Roselvy Juárez, Eduardo Chacón-Madrigal, Luis Sandoval
2020, 11(1): 11. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00198-6
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Cyclical helping hands: seasonal tailwinds differentially affect migrating Oriental Storks (Ciconia boyciana) travel speed
Shujuan Fan, Qingshan Zhao, Hongbin Li, Baoguang Zhu, Shubin Dong, Yanbo Xie, Lei Cao, Anthony David Fox
2020, 11(1): 10. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00196-8
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Nightlife in the city: drivers of the occurrence and vocal activity of a tropical owl
Oscar Humberto Marín-Gómez, Michelle García-Arroyo, Camilo E. Sánchez-Sarria, J. Roberto Sosa-López, Diego Santiago-Alarcon, Ian MacGregor-Fors
2020, 11(1): 9. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00197-7
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Effects of a regenerating matrix on the survival of birds in tropical forest fragments
Jared D. Wolfe, Philip C. Stouffer, Richard O. Bierregaard Jr., David A. Luther, Thomas E. Lovejoy
2020, 11(1): 8. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00193-x
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Whole genome phylogeny of Gallus: introgression and data-type effects
George P. Tiley, Akanksha Pandey, Rebecca T. Kimball, Edward L. Braun, J. Gordon Burleigh
2020, 11(1): 7. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00194-w
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Geolocator study reveals east African migration route of Central European Common Terns
Jelena Kralj, Miloš Martinović, Luka Jurinović, Péter Szinai, Szandra Sütő, Bálint Preiszner
2020, 11(1): 6. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00191-z
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Foraging habitat selection of overwintering Black-necked Cranes in the farming area surrounding the Caohai Wetland, Guizhou Province, China
Dawei Wu, Canshi Hu, Mingming Zhang, Zhumei Li, Haijun Su
2020, 11(1): 5. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00192-y
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Individual and demographic responses of a marsh bird assemblage to habitat loss and subsequent restoration
Rubén Moreno-Opo
2020, 11(1): 4. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-00190-0
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Foraging behavior of the Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) wintering at Shengjin Lake: diet shifts and habitat use
Yanguang Fan, Lizhi Zhou, Lei Cheng, Yunwei Song, Wenbin Xu
2020, 11(1): 3. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-0189-y
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Developing and validating a nestling photographic aging guide for cavity-nesting birds: an example with the European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
Joana S. Costa, Afonso D. Rocha, Ricardo A. Correia, José A. Alves
2020, 11(1): 2. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-020-0188-z
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Comparative phylogeography of two sister species of snowcock: impacts of species-specific altitude preference and life history
Bei An, Lixun Zhang, Yutao Wang, Sen Song
2020, 11(1): 1. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-019-0187-0
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