Tag: Grasshopper-Warbler

The study of bird migration across the WesternSahara; a contribution with sound luring

Grasshopper-Warbler (Locustella naevia) Science Article 1 abstract During spring and autumn migration 2003, the Swiss Ornithological Institute set up a concerted project in Mauritania to study bird migration across the Sahara. I participated with a side project using artificial induction of landfall with sound luring in an attempt to overcome the potential problem of low […]

Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia autumn migration-findings from a study in southeast Britain

Grasshopper-Warbler (Locustella naevia) Science Article 2 abstract This study examines the migratory behaviour of Grasshopper Warblers Locustella naevia on the south coast of Britain with respect to phenology, fuel loads, stopover behaviour and potential flight ranges. Data were derived from 5,455 mist-net captures gathered over 10 years between July and October at the Pannel Valley […]