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Category: Research


Transcriptome of the migratory Common quail

Our publication on the de novo brain transcriptome of the migratory Common quail is now out in its final form in Data in Brief: In this article, we developed a high quality pipeline for compiling transcriptomes of complex non-genomic species….

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Manakins adapt their courtship display to environmental disruptions

Males use motor sequence learning to modify their display when the physical structure of the court is altered

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Migratory Shrikes prey on other migrating songbirds during trans-Saharan crossing

Shrikes (family Laniidae) are small songbirds that are notorious for the gruesome habit of attacking, impaling and consuming vertebrates such as frogs, lizards, snakes, rodents and sometimes other songbirds. However the Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator pictured above), being among the…

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MSc project in behavioural biology and migratory bird physiology

We are looking for a motivated Master/Diploma student who would like to gain experience and knowledge on migratory physiology and behavioural biology. The student will be based in the Fusani’s lab a highly vibrant and constantly expanding research environment. The…

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Corticosterone in feathers is affected by tropical forest management

Corticosterone in feathers as potential mediator of carry‐over effects of silvicultural practices

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Post-doc position: Computational Behavioural Science

Post-Doc position available to study courtship behaviour with computational tools

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Stopover strategies of 12 passerines on Ponza

Resting and sleeping could be the main reason for stopovers

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Using an immune response to measure stress in migrating birds

Leukocyte Coping Capacity (LCC) as a complementary tool to measure stress

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Lean migratory songbirds move more when food is scarce

Studies with captive birds show effects of food availability on locomotor activity

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Energy reserves but not oxidative balance influence sleep

Sleep pattern associated with energy reserves but not oxidative status

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