Publications using EDB data

This page lists some recent papers based on data supplied by the EURING databank. The list is currently incomplete and will be entered in due course. If you are aware of papers based on EDB data that are not included here please send full bibliographic details to Chris du Feu, the EURING databank co-ordinator by email.

We cordially thank Antonia Albrecht (Germany) for help with literature search.

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Laesser, J. 2008 Invasion de Mésanges et autres oiseaux forestiers en automne 2005 au col de Bretolet. Origines et dynamiques. Présenté à l’assemblée des bagueurs romands, Payerne, Mars 2008.
Mátrai, N., Gyurácz, J., Mátics, R. & Bakonyi, G. 2008 A nádirigó Acrocephalus arundinaceus lehetséges teleliterületei az EURING adatbázisának afrikai megkerülési adatai alapján. Állattani Közlemények (2007) 92(2): 37–44.
Procházka, P., Hobson, K.A., Karcza, Z. & Kralj, J. 2008 Birds of a feather winter together: migratory connectivity in the Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus. Journal of Ornithology,149: 141-150. View online
Reichlin, T.S., Schaub, M., Myles, H.M.M., Mermod, M., Portner, P., Arlettaz, R. & Jenni, L. 2008 Migration patterns of Hoopoe Upupa epops and Wryneck Jynx torquilla: an analysis of European ring recoveries. Journal of Ornithology, 150: 393-400. View online


Both, C. & te Marvelde, L. 2007 Climate change and timing of avian breeding and migration throughout Europe. Climate Research, 35: 93-105. View online
Rivalan, P., Frederiksen, M., Lois, G., & Julliard, R. 2007 Contrasting responses of migration strategies in two European thrushes to climate change Global Change Biology 13: 275-287 View online


Atkinson, P.W., Clark, J.A., Delany, S., Diagana, C.H., du Feu, C., Fiedler, W., Fransson, T., Gaulthier-Clerc, M., Grantham, M., Gschweng, M. et al. (12 other authors) 2006 Urgent preliminary assessment of ornithological data relevant to the spread of Avian Influenza in Europe. Report to the European Commission, Wetlands International and EURING. Online version
Dowsett-Lemaire F.; Dowsett R.J. 2006 The Birds of Malawi: An Atlas and Handbook Tauraco & Aves ISBN: 978-2872250042
Helm, B., Fiedler, W., & Callion, J. 2006 Movements of European Stonechats Saxicola torquata according to ringing recoveries Ardea 94: 33-44 Online version
Konter, A. & Konter, M. 2006 Migration Patterns and Site Fidelity of European Grebes Podicipedidae Regulus Wissenschaftliche Berichte 21: 1-17 Online version
Szép, T., Møller, A., Piper, S., Nuttall, R., Szabó, Z. & Pap, P. 2006 Searching for potential wintering and migration areas of a Danish Barn Swallow population in South Africa by correlating NDVI with survival estimates. Journal of Ornithology, 147: 245-253. View online


Fiedler, W. 2001 Large-scale ringing recovery analysis of European White Storks Ciconia ciconia. The Ring, 23: 73-79.
Schaub, M. & Jenni, L. 2001 Stopover durations of three warbler species along their autumn migration route. Oecologia, 128: 217-227. View online


Schaub, M. & Jenni, L. 2000 Fuel deposition of three passerine bird species along the migration route. Oecologia, 122: 306-317. View online
Schaub, M. & Jenni, L. 2000 Body mass of six long-distance migrant passerine species along the autumn migration route. Journal of Ornithology, 141: 441-460. View online


Lindholm, A.K. 1999 Brood parasitism by the cuckoo on patchy reed warbler populations in Britain. Journal of Animal Ecology 68: 293-209. View online
Spina, F. 1999 Value of ringing information for bird conservation in Europe Ringing & Migration 19 (suppl): S29-40 View online


Adriaensen, F., Verwimp, N. & Dhondt, A. 1998 Between cohort variation in dispersal distance in the European Kestrel Falco tinnunculus as shown by ringing recoveries. Ardea, 86: 147-152.
Garcia, J. & Arroyo, B. 1998 Migratory movements of western European Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus: a review. Bird Study, 45: 188-194. View online


Kasparek, M. 1996 Dismigration und Brutarealexpansion der Türkentaube Streptopelia decaocto. Journal für Ornithologie, 137: 1-33. View online


Baillie, S. 1995 Uses of ringing data for the conservation and management of bird populations: A ringing scheme perspective Journal of Applied Statistics 22: 967-988 View online


Adriaensen, F., Ulenaers, P. & Dhondt, A. 1993 Ringing recoveries and the increase in numbers of European Great Crested Grebes Podiceps cristatus. Ardea, 81: 59-70.
Dobler, G. & Siedle, K. 1993 Fänge von Habichten Accipiter gentilis im Wurzacher Ried: Kritische Fragen zu einem behördlich genehmigten Wiedereinbürgerungsprojekt. Journal of Ornithology, 134: 165-171. View online
Valera, F., Rey, P., Sanchez-Lafuente, A. M. & Muñoz-Cobo, J. 1993 Expansion of penduline tit Remiz pendulinus through migration and wintering. Journal of Ornithology, 134: 273-282. View online


Helbig, A. 1992 Population differentiation of migratory directions in birds: comparison between ringing results and orientation behaviour of hand-raised migrants Oecologia 90: 483-488 View online
McCulloch, M.N., Tucker, G.M. & Baillie, S.R. 1992 The hunting of migratory birds in Europe. A ringing recovery analysis Ibis 134: 55-65 View online
van den Bosch, F., Hengeveld, R. & Metz, J.A.J. 1992 Analysing the Velocity of Animal Range Expansion Journal of Biogeography 19: 135-150 View online


Dowsett R.J.; Simpson R.D.H. 1991 The status of seabirds off the coast of Congo Tauraco Res. Rep. 4: 241–250


Schönfeld, M. 1989 Ausbreitung, Zug und Überwinterung der Beutelmeise Hercynia 26: 362-386 Online version


Oatley, T.B. & Rammesmayer, M A.M 1988 Review of recoveries of ringed white storks Ciconia ciconia in Southern Africa Journal of African Ornithology 59: 97-104 View online


Adriaensen, F. 1987 The timing of Robin migration in Belgium as shown by ringing recoveries. Ringing & Migration, 8: 43-55. View online
Baker, R.R. & Bibby J.C 1987 Merlin Falco columbarius predation and theories of the evolution of bird coloration Ibis 129: 259-263 View online
Dowsett-Lemaire F. & Dowsett R.J. 1987 European Reed and Marsh Warblers in Africa: migration patterns, moult and habitat Ostrich 58: 65-85


Wassenaar, R. D. 1985 At the servive of birds Naturopa 48: 8-9


Fliege, G. 1984 Das Zugverhalten des Stars (Sturnus vulgaris) in Europa: Eine Analyse der Ringfunde. Journal of Ornithology, 125: 393-446. View online


de Moura Lara-Resende, S. 1982 Recuperação de anilhas estrangeiras no Brasil Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 1: 231–237 View online
Perdeck, A.C. 1982 Bird-ringing in Europe Endeavour 6: 27-33 View online
Perdeck, A.C. 1982 Euring voorkeur soorten (Euring target species) Op het Vinkentouw 41: 15-16 Online version


Mead, C.J. 1973 Movements of British Raptors Bird Study 20: 259-286 View online