Phenological Synchrony and Bird Migration: Changing Climate and Seasonal Resources in North America, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Phenological Synchrony and Bird Migration

Changing Climate and Seasonal Resources in North America, 1st Edition

Edited by Eric M. Wood, Jherime L. Kellermann

CRC Press

246 pages

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Description

Bird migration is a well-researched phenological event. However, few studies in North America have investigated the effects of climate change and extreme weather on the relationships of migratory avian species and their seasonal resources. This is a critical gap in knowledge that limits our ability to prioritize management and conservation applicat

Table of Contents

Conservation and Management. Leaps, Chains, and Climate Change for Western Migratory Songbirds. Landbird Stopover in the Great Lakes Region: Integrating Habitat Use and Climate Change in Conservation. A Bird's-Eye View of the USA National Phenology Network: An Off-the-Shelf Monitoring Program. Migratory Connectivity. Spring Resource Phenology and Timing of Songbird Migration across the Gulf of Mexico. Climate on Wintering Grounds Drives Spring Arrival of Short-Distance Migrants to the Upper Midwest. Spring Migration. Phenological Asynchrony Between Migrant Songbirds and Food Resources during Early Springs: Initiation of a Trophic Cascade at a Stopover Site. Climatic Extremes Influence Spring Tree Phenology and Migratory Songbird Foraging Behavior. Phenological Synchrony of Bird Migration with Tree Flowering at Desert Riparian Stopover Sites. Shorebird Migration in the Face of Climate Change: Potential Shifts in Migration Phenology and Resource Availability. Fall Migration. Matching Ephemeral Resources on Autumnal Stopover and the Potential for Mismatch. Annual Variation in Autumn Migration Phenology and Energetic Condition at a Stopover Site in the Western United States. Autumn Migration of North American Landbirds. Index.

About the Editors

Dr. Eric M. Wood is a postdoctoral quantitative ecologist in the Conservation Sciences Program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. His research investigates the impacts of land use and climate change on species' interactions with their environment. Dr. Wood has over 15 years experience in avian ecology, exploring questions related to spring and fall migration and the breeding period to better understand species-habitat interactions, community and landscape ecology, ecosystem services, and phenology.

Dr. Jherime L. Kellermann is an assistant professor in the Natural Sciences Department at the Oregon Institute of Technology and science coordinator at Crater Lake National Park Science and Learning Center. He has nearly 20 years of experience in research and conservation of birds and their habitats in America's Pacific Northwest, Southwest, and Hawaii, as well as the Caribbean and Latin America. His research interests include seasonal dynamics of animal migration and habitat ecology, the synchrony or mismatch of interacting species' phenology associated with climate variation and change, and how changing phenology may impact ecosystem services.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT001000
NATURE / Animals / General
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology
SCI027000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution