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Wind and temperature determine Lesser kestrels selection of hunting…

Weather conditions determine which is the optimal strategy along the daily cycle for lesser kestrels to select a commuting or a hunting strategy. Using micro-GPS and accelerometers Jesús… Weather conditions determine which is the optimal strategy along the daily cycle for lesser kestrels to select a commuting or a hunting strategy. Using micro-GPS and accelerometers Jesús Hernández-Pliego et al. show how lesser kestrels solve these dilemmas.

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Finding New Homes Won’t Help Emperor Penguins Cope with…

Unlike other species that migrate successfully to escape the wrath of climate change, a new study shows that dispersal may help sustain global Emperor penguin populations for a limited time, but, as sea ice conditions continue to deteriorate, the 54 colonies that exist today will face devastating declines by the end of this century.

Source: Finding New Homes Won’t Help Emperor Penguins Cope with Climate Change : Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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More Frequent Extreme Ocean Warming Could Further Endanger Albatross…

As scientists grapple with the behavioral, ecological and evolutionary impacts of extreme climatic events, the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B created a special June issue to explore what is known on the topic and pioneer new approaches to this challenging and rapidly expanding field of study. The issue, which was published online May 8, 2017, was co-edited by Wood Hole Oceanographic institution (WHOI) biologist Stephanie Jenouvrier.

Source: More Frequent Extreme Ocean Warming Could Further Endanger Albatross : Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution