• Birds of different feather flock together - genetic structure of Taiga Bean Goose in Central Scandinavia 

      de Jong, Adriaan; Kleven, Oddmund; Østnes, Jan Eivind; Kroglund, Rolf Terje; Vahlström, Isak; Nilsson, Jan; Spong, Göran (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      During their flightless summer moult, Taiga Bean Geese Anser fabalis fabalis gather at communal moulting sites. Individuals from the Nord-Trøndelag breeding area in Norway have been observed to join with local individuals ...
    • Black-legged kittiwakes as messengers of Atlantification in the Arctic 

      Vihtakari, Mikko; Welcker, Jorg; Moe, Børge; Chastel, Olivier; Tartu, Sabrina; Hop, Haakon; Bech, Claus; Descamps, Sébastien; Gabrielsen, Geir W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Climate warming is rapidly altering marine ecosystems towards a more temperate state on the European side of the Arctic. However, this “Atlantification” has rarely been confirmed, as long-term datasets on Arctic marine ...
    • Blood may buy goodwill: no evidence for a positive relationship between legal culling and poaching in Wisconsin 

      Stien, Audun (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      ecology, environmental science
    • Boat disturbance effects on moulting common eiders Somateria mollissima 

      Dehnhard, Nina; Skei, Jørgen; Christensen-Dalsgaard, Signe; May, Roelof Frans; Halley, Duncan John; Ringsby, Thor Harald; Lorentsen, Svein Håkon (Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Ship and boat traffic are increasing sources of disturbance to marine wildlife. During moult, sea ducks are flightless and rely on productive and shallow feeding areas. However, this period coincides with the peak of the ...
    • Border Security Fencing and Wildlife: The End of the Transboundary Paradigm in Eurasia? 

      Linnell, John Durrus; Trouwborst, Arie; Boitani, Luigi; Kaczensky, Petra; Huber, Djuro; Reljic, Slaven; Kusak, Josip; Majic, Aleksandra; Skrbinsek, Tomaz; Potočnik, Hubert; Hayward, Matt W.; Milner-Gulland, E.J.; Buuveibaatar, Bayarbaatar; Olson, Kirk A.; Badamjav, Lkhagvasuren; Bischof, Richard; Zuther, Steffen; Breitenmoser, Urs (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The ongoing refugee crisis in Europe has seen many countries rush to construct border security fencing to divert or control the flow of people. This follows a trend of border fence construction across Eurasia during the ...
    • Breeding ecology of Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori strunthiunculus in the Serengeti National Park 

      Mmassy, Emmanuel Clamsen; Fyumagwa, Robert D.; Bevanger, Kjetil Modolv; Røskaft, Eivin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The breeding ecology of the Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori strunthiunculus was studied in the plains of the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania in 2014 and 2015. Random transects were used to search for male courtship displays, ...
    • Breeding persistence of Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus) at long-term monitoring sites: predictors of a steep decline at the northern European range limit 

      Stien, Jenny; Strann, Karl Birger; Jepsen, Jane Uhd; Frivoll, Vigdis Irene; Ims, Rolf Anker (Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The Slavonian Grebe (Podiceps auritus) has its European northern range limit in northern Norway, and is a species of national conservation concern due to its small population size and unknown population trend. ...
    • Breeding status influences timing but not duration of moult in the Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 

      Grissot, Antoine; Graham, Isla M.; Quinn, Lucy; Bråthen, Vegard Sandøy; Thompson, Paul M. (Journal article, 2019)
      Seabirds are key marine top predator species that are often used as indicators of the environmental quality of the oceans. Their breeding phenology has been studied extensively, but their pelagic habits mean less is known ...
    • Brood parasitism on Meadow Pipits Anthus pratensis by Common Cuckoos Cuculus canorus in two mountain areas in Norway 

      Berstad, Jan; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Moksnes, Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In the period 2001–2014 we studied Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus brood parasitism on Meadow Pipits Anthus pratensis in two mountain areas; one located in the eastern and one in the western part of southern Norway. In the ...
    • Bruk av miljø-DNA for deteksjon av arter 

      Taugbøl, Annette; Fossøy, Frode; Dervo, Børre Kind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Tradisjonell overvåkning av storsalamandere kan ofte være utfordrende da dyrene kan ha lav fangbarhet ved f.eks. lav temperatur og etter forplantning. Overvåkning av mange lokaliteter er svært tidkrevende, og i perioder ...
    • Bryocentria hypothallina (Hypocreales) – a new species on Metzgeria furcata 

      Nordén, Björn; Gardiennet, Alain; Priou, Jean-Paul; Döbbeler, Peter (Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Bryocentria hypothallina (Bionectriaceae, Hypocreales) is described as a new species. It grows necrotrophically on the liverwort Metzgeria furcata (Metzgeriales), causing bleached, insular infections. Ascomata are formed ...
    • Bycatch in local fishery disrupts natural reestablishment of Eurasian otter in western Norway 

      Landa, Arild; Guidos, Steven (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Lack of proper estimates of nonreported bycatch has made it difficult to evaluate the actual impact of bycatch in many local fisheries. For the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra), there are no published estimates on the extent ...
    • Can habitat selection predict abundance? 

      Boyce, Mark S.; Johnson, Chris J.; Merrill, E.H.; Nielsen, Scott E.; Solberg, Erling Johan; Van Moorter, Bram (Journal article, 2015)
      . Habitats have substantial influence on the distribut ion and abundance of animals. Ani- mals’ selective mo vement yields their habitat use. Animals generally are more abundant in habitats that are selected most strongly. 2. ...
    • Can large unmanaged trees replace ancient pollarded trees as habitats for lichenized fungi, non-lichenized fungi and bryophytes? 

      Nordén, Björn; Jordal, John Bjarne; Evju, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Management of ancient trees constitutes a major dilemma in the conservation of associated biodiversity. While traditional methods are often advocated, such practices may incur considerable costs and their effects have ...
    • Cardiac adaptation in hibernating, free-ranging Scandinavian Brown Bears (Ursus arctos 

      Jørgensen, Peter Godsk; Evans, Alina; Kindberg, Jonas; Olsen, Lisbeth Høier; Galatius, Søren; Fröbert, Ole (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      During six months of annual hibernation, the brown bear undergoes unique physiological changes to adapt to decreased metabolic rate. We compared cardiac structural and functional measures of hibernating and active bears ...
    • Carry-Over or Compensation? The Impact of Winter Harshness and Post-Winter Body Condition on Spring-Fattening in a Migratory Goose Species 

      Clausen, Kevin K.; Madsen, Jesper; Tombre, Ingunn (Journal article, 2015)
      Environmental conditions at one point of the annual cycle of migratory species may lead to cross-seasonal effects affecting fitness in subsequent seasons. Based on a long-term mark-resighting dataset and scoring of body ...
    • Caught in the mesh: roads and their network-scale impediment to animal movement 

      Bischof, Richard; Steyaert, Sam; Kindberg, Jonas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Roads have a pervasive multi-faceted influence on ecosystems, including pronounced impacts on wildlife movements. In recognition of the scale-transcending impacts of transportation infrastructure, ecologists have been ...
    • Caught in the mesh: roads and their network-scale impediment to animal movement 

      Bischof, Richard; Steyaert, Sam; Kindberg, Jonas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Roads have a pervasive multi-faceted influence on ecosystems, including pronounced impacts on wildlife movements. In recognition of the scale-transcending impacts of transportation infrastructure, ecologists have been ...
    • Challenges and science-based implications for modern management and conservation of European ungulate populations 

      Apollonio, Marco; Belkin, Vladimir V.; Borkowski, Jakub; Borodin, Oleg I.; Borowik, Tomasz; Cagnacci, Francesca; Danilkin, Aleksey A.; Danilov, Peter I.; Faybich, Andrey; Ferretti, Francesco; Gaillard, Jean Michel; Hayward, Matt; Heshtaut, Pavel; Heurich, Marco; Hurynovich, Aliaxandr Hurynovich; Kashtalyan, Alexander; Kerley, Graham I. H.; Kjellander, Petter; Kowalczyk, Rafał; Kozorez, Alexander; Matveytchuk, Sergey; Milner, Jos M.; Mysterud, Atle; Ozoliņš, Jānis; Panchenko, Danila V.; Peters, Wibke; Podgórski, Tomasz; Pokorny, Boštjan; Rolandsen, Christer Moe; Ruusila, Vesa; Schmidt, Krzysztof; Sipko, Taras P.; Veeroja, Rauno; Velihurau, Pavel; Yanuta, Gregoriy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Wildlife management systems face growing challenges to cope with increasingly complex interactions between wildlife populations, the environment and human activities. In this position statement, we address the most important ...
    • Challenges for transboundary management of a European 

      Reljic, Slaven; Jerina, Klemen; Nilsen, Erlend B.; Huber, Djuro; Kusak, Josip; Jonozovic, Marko; Linnell, John D.C. (Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Pan-European legislation stimulates international cooperation to overarching challenges of large carnivore management across jurisdictions. We present an analysis for current transboundary brown bear (Ursus arctos) ...