fusanilab

Category: Research


Physiological innovation and courtship behaviour

Specialized metabolic, respiratory and cardiovascular systems sustain the neuromuscular demands of physically demanding courtship

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Deciphering choreographies of elaborate courtship displays

3D motion capture to study courtship displays in the field

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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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Show me how you sleep and I will tell you how much heat you lose

Heat loss during sleep in migratory warblers

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Out of Africa: who’s running ahead?

Changes in migration timing of birds depend on where they spend the winter

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Ig Nobel Prize Winners 2020

The Chinese Alligator (Alligator sinensis) that participated in the Heliox – study that won the Ig Nobel Prize 2020.

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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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