Read our review paper on multimodal courtship displays
Migratory songbirds use diverse strategies during stopover to cross the Sahara Desert.
Fieldwork on spring migrants is ongoing in Ponza
Why do birds fly in V-formations? Help us to find out!
How do migratory birds survive desert crossing?
A collaborative project together with French and Italian partners aimed at understanding the impact of tourism on Mediterranean Osprey population.
Do Australian spotted bowerbirds learn aspects of their courtship display from other males?
Our lab is based at the Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, and at the Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna. The lab was created thanks to a special grant of the Austrian…
We study several aspects of avian biology, from migration physiology to sexual selection, both in the laboratory and in the field. A unifying feature of our research is the broad approach that includes both proximate and ultimate questions. Besides long-term…
We are accepting applications for internships, Bachelor, and Master dissertations. When available, job openings for specific projects are listed in the Blog page and appear in the right sidebar. If you are interested in coming to our lab for a…