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  1. Persistent declines in migratory songbird populations continue to motivate research exploring contributing factors to inform conservation efforts. Nearctic-Neotropical migratory species’ population declines ha...

    Authors: Zachary S. Ladin, Steffie Van Nieuland, Solny A. Adalsteinsson, Vincent D’Amico, Jacob L. Bowman, Jeffrey J. Buler, Jan M. Baetens, Bernard De Baets and W. Gregory Shriver
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:17
  2. Animals change their habitat use in response to spatio-temporal fluctuation of resources. Some resources may vary periodically according to the moonphase. Yet it is poorly documented how animals, particularly ...

    Authors: Manuel Roeleke, Tobias Teige, Uwe Hoffmeister, Friederike Klingler and Christian C. Voigt
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:11
  3. Characterizing animal space use is critical for understanding ecological relationships. Animal telemetry technology has revolutionized the fields of ecology and conservation biology by providing high quality s...

    Authors: Brian D. Gerber, Mevin B. Hooten, Christopher P. Peck, Mindy B. Rice, James H. Gammonley, Anthony D. Apa and Amy J. Davis
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:14
  4. Ectotherms are assumed to be strongly influenced by the surrounding ambient and environmental conditions for daily activity and movement. As such, ecological and physiological factors contribute to stimuli inf...

    Authors: Adam F. Parlin, Jessica A. Nardone, John Kelly Dougherty, Mimi Rebein, Kamran Safi and Paul J. Schaeffer
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:12
  5. Continued exploration of the performance of the recently proposed cross-validation-based approach for delimiting home ranges using the Time Local Convex Hull (T-LoCoH) method has revealed a number of issues wi...

    Authors: Eric R. Dougherty, Perry de Valpine, Colin J. Carlson, Jason K. Blackburn and Wayne M. Getz
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:10

    The original article was published in Movement Ecology 2017 5:19

  6. Central place foragers (CPF) rest within a central place, and theory predicts that distance of patches from this central place sets the outer limits of the foraging arena. Many marine ectothermic predators beh...

    Authors: Yannis P. Papastamatiou, Yuuki Y. Watanabe, Urška Demšar, Vianey Leos-Barajas, Darcy Bradley, Roland Langrock, Kevin Weng, Christopher G. Lowe, Alan M. Friedlander and Jennifer E. Caselle
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:9
  7. Understanding white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) habitat use in coastal areas adjacent to large cities, is an important step when formulating potential solutions to the conservation conflict that exists between...

    Authors: Alison A. Kock, Theoni Photopoulou, Ian Durbach, Katya Mauff, Michael Meÿer, Deon Kotze, Charles L. Griffiths and M. Justin O’Riain
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:7
  8. A utilization distribution quantifies the temporal and spatial probability of space use for individuals or populations. These patterns in movement arise from individuals’ internal state and from their response...

    Authors: Amanda Bishop, Casey Brown, Michael Rehberg, Leigh Torres and Markus Horning
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:6
  9. The extent to which seasonal changes in food availability affect small-scale movements in free-ranging populations of birds of prey is relatively little studied. Here we describe a seasonal “micro-migration” o...

    Authors: Katie J. Harrington, Suzan Pole-Evans, Micky Reeves, Marc Bechard, Melissa Bobowski, David R. Barber, Kalinka Rexer-Huber, Nicolas Lecomte and Keith L. Bildstein
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:4
  10. Autumn latitudinal migrations generally exhibit one of two different temporal migration patterns: type 1 where southern populations migrate south before northern populations, or type 2 where northern populatio...

    Authors: Theodore J. Zenzal Jr, Andrea J. Contina, Jeffrey F. Kelly and Frank R. Moore
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:2
  11. Space use by animals is determined by the interplay between movement and the environment, and is thus mediated by habitat selection, biotic interactions and intrinsic factors of moving individuals. These proce...

    Authors: Duarte S. Viana, José Enrique Granados, Paulino Fandos, Jesús M. Pérez, Francisco Javier Cano-Manuel, Daniel Burón, Guillermo Fandos, María Ángeles Párraga Aguado, Jordi Figuerola and Ramón C. Soriguer
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2018 6:1
  12. Plasticity in foraging behavior among individuals, or across populations may reduce competition. As a generalist carnivore, western gulls (Larus occidentalis) consume a wide range of marine and terrestrial foods....

    Authors: Scott A. Shaffer, Sue Cockerham, Pete Warzybok, Russell W. Bradley, Jaime Jahncke, Corey A. Clatterbuck, Magali Lucia, Jennifer A. Jelincic, Anne L. Cassell, Emma C. Kelsey and Josh Adams
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:27
  13. The combined influence of life-history strategy and resource dispersion on dispersal evolution of a biological community, and by extension, on community assemblage, has received sparse attention. Highly specia...

    Authors: Vignesh Venkateswaran, Amitabh Shrivastava, Anusha L. K. Kumble and Renee M. Borges
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:25
  14. The results presented throughout were based on an alternative Information Criterion (IC) equation that did not appear in the original article. The alternate formulation (akin to the Bayesian Information Criter...

    Authors: Eric R. Dougherty, Colin J. Carlson, Jason K. Blackburn and Wayne M. Getz
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:26

    The original article was published in Movement Ecology 2017 5:19

  15. Many studies of animal movement have focused on directed versus area-restricted movement, which rely on correlations between step-length and turn-angles and on stationarity through time to define behavioral st...

    Authors: Kirsten E. Ironside, David J. Mattson, Tad Theimer, Brian Jansen, Brandon Holton, Terence Arundel, Michael Peters, Joseph O. Sexton and Thomas C. Edwards Jr
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:24
  16. Migrants have been hypothesised to use different migration strategies between seasons: a time-minimization strategy during their pre-breeding migration towards the breeding grounds and an energy-minimization s...

    Authors: Meijuan Zhao, Maureen Christie, Jonathan Coleman, Chris Hassell, Ken Gosbell, Simeon Lisovski, Clive Minton and Marcel Klaassen
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:23
  17. The ability to sense Earth’s magnetic field has evolved in various taxa. However, despite great efforts to find the ‘magnetic-sensor’ in vertebrates, the results of these scientific efforts remain inconclusive. A...

    Authors: Eviatar Natan and Yoni Vortman
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:22
  18. Habitat fragmentation reduces genetic connectivity for multiple species, yet conservation efforts tend to rely heavily on single-species connectivity estimates to inform land-use planning. Such conservation ac...

    Authors: Robby R. Marrotte, Jeff Bowman, Michael G.C. Brown, Chad Cordes, Kimberley Y. Morris, Melanie B. Prentice and Paul J. Wilson
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:21
  19. Movement pattern variations are reflective of behavioural switches, likely associated with different life history traits in response to the animals’ abiotic and biotic environment. Detecting these can provide ...

    Authors: Karine Heerah, Mathieu Woillez, Ronan Fablet, François Garren, Stéphane Martin and Hélène De Pontual
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:20
  20. With decreasing costs of GPS telemetry devices, data repositories of animal movement paths are increasing almost exponentially in size. A series of complex statistical tools have been developed in conjunction ...

    Authors: Eric R. Dougherty, Colin J. Carlson, Jason K. Blackburn and Wayne M. Getz
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:19

    The Correction to this article has been published in Movement Ecology 2017 5:26

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Movement Ecology 2018 6:10

  21. For most Afro-Palearctic migrants, particularly small songbirds, spatiotemporal migration schedules and migratory connectivity remain poorly understood. We mapped migration from breeding through winter of one ...

    Authors: Mathilde Lerche-Jørgensen, Mikkel Willemoes, Anders P. Tøttrup, Katherine Rachel Scotchburn Snell and Kasper Thorup
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:17
  22. Blue sharks (Prionace glauca) are among the most abundant and widely distributed of oceanic elasmobranchs. Millions are taken annually in pelagic longline fisheries and comprise the highest component of auctioned...

    Authors: Lucy A. Howey, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Emily R. Tolentino and Mahmood S. Shivji
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:16
  23. Regional scale movement patterns of songbirds are poorly known largely due to difficulties tracking small organisms at broad scales. Using an array of over 100 automated radio telemetry towers, we followed Bla...

    Authors: J. Morgan Brown and Philip D. Taylor
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:15
  24. The movement behavior of an animal is determined by extrinsic and intrinsic factors that operate at multiple spatio-temporal scales, yet much of our knowledge of animal movement comes from studies that examine...

    Authors: Shannon L. Kay, Justin W. Fischer, Andrew J. Monaghan, James C. Beasley, Raoul Boughton, Tyler A. Campbell, Susan M. Cooper, Stephen S. Ditchkoff, Steve B. Hartley, John C. Kilgo, Samantha M. Wisely, A. Christy Wyckoff, Kurt C. VerCauteren and Kim M. Pepin
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:14
  25. Because empirical studies of animal movement are most-often site- and species-specific, we lack understanding of the level of consistency in movement patterns across diverse taxa, as well as a framework for qu...

    Authors: Briana Abrahms, Dana P. Seidel, Eric Dougherty, Elliott L. Hazen, Steven J. Bograd, Alan M. Wilson, J. Weldon McNutt, Daniel P. Costa, Stephen Blake, Justin S. Brashares and Wayne M. Getz
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:12
  26. Continuous time movement models resolve many of the problems with scaling, sampling, and interpretation that affect discrete movement models. They can, however, be challenging to estimate, have been presented ...

    Authors: Eliezer Gurarie, Christen H. Fleming, William F. Fagan, Kristin L. Laidre, Jesús Hernández-Pliego and Otso Ovaskainen
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:13
  27. Quantifying individual variability in movement behavior is critical to understanding population-level patterns in animals. Here, we explore intraspecific variation in movement strategies of bald eagles (Haliaeetu...

    Authors: Rachel E. Wheat, Stephen B. Lewis, Yiwei Wang, Taal Levi and Christopher C. Wilmers
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:9
  28. Humpback whales are known to undertake long-distance migration between feeding and breeding sites, but their movement behavior within their breeding range is still poorly known. Satellite telemetry was used to...

    Authors: Violaine Dulau, Patrick Pinet, Ygor Geyer, Jacques Fayan, Philippe Mongin, Guillaume Cottarel, Alexandre Zerbini and Salvatore Cerchio
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:11
  29. In species with biparental care both members of the breeding pair cooperate to raise the offspring either by assisting each other in every reproductive task or by specializing in different ones. The latter cas...

    Authors: Jesús Hernández-Pliego, Carlos Rodríguez and Javier Bustamante
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:8
  30. Selective pressures that occur during long-distance migration can influence morphological traits across a range of taxa. In flying insects, selection should favour individuals that have wing morphologies that ...

    Authors: D. T. Tyler Flockhart, Blair Fitz-gerald, Lincoln P. Brower, Rachael Derbyshire, Sonia Altizer, Keith A. Hobson, Leonard I. Wassenaar and D. Ryan Norris
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:7
  31. Accelerometers are powerful sensors in many bio-logging devices, and are increasingly allowing researchers to investigate the performance, behaviour, energy expenditure and even state, of free-living animals. ...

    Authors: Hannah J. Williams, Mark D. Holton, Emily L. C. Shepard, Nicola Largey, Brad Norman, Peter G. Ryan, Olivier Duriez, Michael Scantlebury, Flavio Quintana, Elizabeth A. Magowan, Nikki J. Marks, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili, Nigel C. Bennett and Rory P. Wilson
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:6
  32. We sought to quantitatively describe the fine-scale foraging behavior of northern resident killer whales (Orcinus orca), a population of fish-eating killer whales that feeds almost exclusively on Pacific salmon (

    Authors: Brianna M. Wright, John K. B. Ford, Graeme M. Ellis, Volker B. Deecke, Ari Daniel Shapiro, Brian C. Battaile and Andrew W. Trites
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:3
  33. Movement behaviour is fundamental to the ecology of animals and their interactions with other organisms, and as such contributes to ecosystem dynamics. Waterfowl are key players in ecological processes in wetl...

    Authors: Erik Kleyheeg, Jacintha G. B. van Dijk, Despina Tsopoglou-Gkina, Tara Y. Woud, Dieuwertje K. Boonstra, Bart A. Nolet and Merel B. Soons
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2017 5:2
  34. The use of light level loggers (geolocators) to understand movements and distributions in terrestrial and marine vertebrates, particularly during the non-breeding period, has increased dramatically in recent y...

    Authors: Benjamin Merkel, Richard A. Phillips, Sébastien Descamps, Nigel G. Yoccoz, Børge Moe and Hallvard Strøm
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2016 4:26
  35. In the last thirty years, the emergence and progression of biologging technology has led to great advances in marine predator ecology. Large databases of location and dive observations from biologging devices ...

    Authors: Matt Ian Daniel Carter, Kimberley A. Bennett, Clare B. Embling, Philip J. Hosegood and Debbie J. F. Russell
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2016 4:25
  36. Most songbird migrants travel between their breeding areas and wintering grounds by a series of nocturnal flights. The exact nocturnal departure time for these flights varies considerably between individuals e...

    Authors: Florian Müller, Philip D. Taylor, Sissel Sjöberg, Rachel Muheim, Arseny Tsvey, Stuart A. Mackenzie and Heiko Schmaljohann
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2016 4:24
  37. The juvenile stage of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) can last for decades. In the North Pacific Ocean, much is known about their seasonal movements in relation to pelagic habitat, yet understanding thei...

    Authors: D. K. Briscoe, D. M. Parker, S. Bograd, E. Hazen, K. Scales, G. H. Balazs, M. Kurita, T. Saito, H. Okamoto, M. Rice, J. J. Polovina and L. B. Crowder
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2016 4:23
  38. We are increasingly using recording devices with multiple sensors operating at high frequencies to produce large volumes of data which are problematic to interpret. A particularly challenging example comes fro...

    Authors: Rory P. Wilson, Mark D. Holton, James S. Walker, Emily L. C. Shepard, D. Mike Scantlebury, Vianney L. Wilson, Gwendoline I. Wilson, Brenda Tysse, Mike Gravenor, Javier Ciancio, Melitta A. McNarry, Kelly A. Mackintosh, Lama Qasem, Frank Rosell, Patricia M. Graf, Flavio Quintana…
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2016 4:22
  39. Increased availability of high-resolution movement data has led to the development of numerous methods for studying changes in animal movement behavior. Path segmentation methods provide basics for detecting m...

    Authors: Hendrik Edelhoff, Johannes Signer and Niko Balkenhol
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2016 4:21
  40. Describing migratory connectivity in mobile animals is crucial for understanding the selective pressures acting on different populations throughout their life cycle. Tracking single individuals has provided va...

    Authors: Ivan Maggini, Benjamin Metzger, Maren Voss, Christian C. Voigt and Franz Bairlein
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2016 4:20
  41. Periodicity in activity level (rest/activity cycles) is ubiquitous in nature, but whether and how these periodicities translate into periodic patterns of space use by animals is much less documented. Here we i...

    Authors: Guillaume Péron, Chris H. Fleming, Rogerio C. de Paula and Justin M. Calabrese
    Citation: Movement Ecology 2016 4:19