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Corpus Systématique Animale

Titre du document

Stopover and fat deposition by North American wood-warblers (Parulinae) following spring migration over the Gulf of Mexico

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Éditeur
Springer (journals)
Langue(s) du document
Anglais
Type de document
Research-article
Mots-clés d'auteur
  • Migration
  • Wood-Warblers
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Energetics
Nom du fichier dans la ressource
Oiseaux_v2b_01488
Auteur(s)
  • F. Moore 1
  • P. Kerlinger 1
Affiliation(s)
  • 1) Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi, 39406-5018, Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Résumé

Length of stopover and rate of weight gain (fat deposition) were studied in several species of passerine birds that stopped in southwestern Louisiana along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico after a trans-Gulf flight. Fatdepleted birds were more common among the birds that arrived at our study site in southwest Louisiana, though variability characterized our samples. Migrants that landed after encountering opposing winds or rain over the northern Gulf of Mexico were, on average, fatter than migrants that landed when weather was favorable for continued migration. Some of the variation in the energetic condition of arrivals may be explained by the location where migrants initiated crossings. Our simulation of flight over the Gulf of Mexico showed that with following winds a warbler can cross the Gulf of Mexico from Yucatan with fat reserves to spare, and stronger tailwinds make flights from as far south as Honduras energetically permissible. The length of stay after a trans-Gulf flight was related to the extent of fat-depletion upon arrival: lean birds stayed longer than fat migrants. Migrants stopped over for 1–7 days and replenished energy reserves at rates that varied from 0.19 g/d for Hooded Warblers (Wilsonia citrina) to 0.87 g/d for Ovenbirds (Seiurus aurocapillus). Within each species, most individuals gained weight at a rapid rate, though a few individuals lost or maintained weight during their stay.

Catégories Science-Metrix
  • 1 - natural sciences
  • 2 - biology
  • 3 - ecology
Catégories INIST
  • 1 - sciences appliquees, technologies et medecines
  • 2 - sciences biologiques et medicales
  • 3 - sciences biologiques fondamentales et appliquees. psychologie
Catégories Scopus
  • 1 - Life Sciences ; 2 - Agricultural and Biological Sciences ; 3 - Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
Catégories WoS
  • 1 - science ; 2 - ecology
Identifiant ISTEX
E06AE71B34FA8DEAA8482CAB249837DF68828C06
Revue

Oecologia

Année de publication
1987
Présence de XML structuré
Non
Version PDF
1.3
Score qualité du texte
9.712
Sous-corpus
  • Oiseaux
Type de publication
Journal
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