Tag: "nocturnally" at biology news
Bats prey on nocturnally migrating songbirds
It was until now believed that nocturnally
migrating songbirds, while venturing into the unfa...ability of giant noctules to prey on the wing upon nocturnally
migrating passerines appears unique not only among bats but also within the whole animal kingdom. Al...
Research into salt, oil, ice and fossils
...arious activity patterns (e.g. diurnally active or nocturnally
active). Bio-optics, biomechanics, and palaeobiology all play important roles. His work will contribute to a better understanding of how certain extinct groups of vertebrates such as the ichthyosaurs and the sauropod dinosaurs lived. Lars Schmitz is ...
Displaced songbirds navigate in the high Arctic
...or much of the summer. White-crowned sparrows are nocturnally
migrating birds that breed in northern Canada and perform long migrations covering a few thousand kilometers to winter in the southern United States. In the study, young and adult white-crowned sparrows were captured with mistnets near Inuvik, NW Ter...