Tag: Siberian Stonechat

Slow pace of life in tropical sedentary birds:a common-garden experiment on four stonechatpopulations from different latitudes

Siberian Stonechat (Saxicola maura) Science Article 2 abstract It has been hypothesized that organisms living at different latitudes or in different environments adjust their metabolic activity to the prevailing conditions. However, do differences in energy turnover simply represent a phenotypic adaptation to the local environment, or are they genetically based? Martin Wikelski, Proc. R. Soc. […]

Gonadal status upon spring arrival in long-distance and short-distancemigrating stonechats ( Saxicola torquata)

Siberian Stonechat (Saxicola maura) Science Article 1 abstract Long-distance migration is often associated with relatively short breeding seasons and a start of reproductive activities shortly after arrival. The full activation of the reproductive system from the regressed state takes, however, several weeks and must, therefore, be initiated in the winter quarters or during spring migration. […]

Siberian Stonechat (Saxicola maura)

Siberian Stonechat (Saxicola maura) [order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Muscicapidae | [latin] Saxicola maura | [UK] Siberian Stonechat | [FR] Tarier de Siberie | [DE] Siberisches Schwarzkehlchen | [ES] Tarabilla comun siberiana | [NL] Aziatische Roodborsttapuit Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Saxicola maurus EU e Caucasus, se Turkey and […]