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Cover Image for Ethology – Jan 2023

Our paper Sneaky copulations by ‘apprentices’ bowerbirds made the cover of the journal’s issue of January 2022. Nice to see our work portraited!

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Article on reduction of migratory behaviour in Der Standard

If you can read German, have a look at the most recent interview released by Wolfgang Vogl on the disappearence of migratory behaviour in many species of migratory birds that remain in Europe in winter because of climate change. https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000141778277/immer-mehr-zugvoegel-canceln-ihren-abflug-in-den-sueden?ref=article

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Giovanni Spezie defended his PhD

After a few adventurous years, during which he had to face droughts, pandemics and wildfires, Giovanni eventually defended his PhD on December 6th. His contributiions on the courtship of bowerbirds and in general about the role of learning in the…

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Sneaky copulations by ‘apprentices’ bowerbirds

Unknown aspects of bowerbird courtship revealed

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The importance of synchronization in courtship

Male ring dove perching on a window box

The timing of vocal and visual components may influence attractiveness of multimodal signals

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Sweet sap, savory ants

Woodpeckers taste sweet, but wrynecks lost the ability to taste sugars. Photo: © Charles Thomas (Macaulay Library ML180000101)

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Ghrelin modifies migratory behaviour in nature

Decision making in migration is influenced by gut hormones

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Expression of Interest for PostDoc Fellowships

The University of Vienna is opening an Expression of Interest (EoI) to identify candidates with the necessary profile to be successful in obtaining a MSCA European Fellowships. The EoI will allow potential fellows to identify a supervisor who can guide…

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Read our article about bird migration in Der Standard

A look into the physiology of spring migration

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Females ring doves prefer long courtship but low frequency calls

What female doves respond to during courtship

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