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Cecilia Nilsson, Adriaan M Dokter, Liesbeth Verlinden, Judy Shamoun‐Baranes, Baptiste Schmid, Peter Desmet, Silke Bauer, Jason Chapman, Jose A Alves, Phillip M Stepanian, Nir Sapir, Charlotte Wainwright, Mathieu Boos, Anna Górska, Myles HM Menz, Pedro Rodrigues, Hidde Leijnse, Pavel Zehtindjiev, Robin Brabant, Günther Haase, Nadja Weisshaupt, Michał Ciach, Felix Liechti (2019) Revealing patterns of nocturnal migration using the European weather radar network. Ecography 42 (5), 876-886, Citations: 24

Silke Bauer, Judy Shamoun‐Baranes, Cecilia Nilsson, Andrew Farnsworth, Jeffrey F Kelly, Don R Reynolds, Adriaan M Dokter, Jennifer F Krauel, Lars B Petterson, Kyle G Horton, Jason W Chapman (2019) The grand challenges of migration ecology that radar aeroecology can help answer. Ecography 42 (5), 861-875, Citations: 21

Adriaan M Dokter, Peter Desmet, Jurriaan H Spaaks, Stijn van Hoey, Lourens Veen, Liesbeth Verlinden, Cecilia Nilsson, Günther Haase, Hidde Leijnse, Andrew Farnsworth, Willem Bouten, Judy Shamoun‐Baranes (2019) bioRad: biological analysis and visualization of weather radar data. Ecography 42 (5), 852-860, Citations: 20

Kyle G Horton, Cecilia Nilsson, Benjamin M Van Doren, Frank A La Sorte, Adriaan M Dokter, Andrew Farnsworth (2019) Bright lights in the big cities: migratory birds’ exposure to artificial light. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment , Citations: 19

Tsung‐Yu Lin, Kevin Winner, Garrett Bernstein, Abhay Mittal, Adriaan M Dokter, Kyle G Horton, Cecilia Nilsson, Benjamin M Van Doren, Andrew Farnsworth, Frank A La Sorte, Subhransu Maji, Daniel Sheldon (2019) MistNet: Measuring historical bird migration in the US using archived weather radar data and convolutional neural networks. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10 (11), 1908-1922, Citations: 14

Frank A La Sorte, Kyle G Horton, Cecilia Nilsson, Adriaan M Dokter (2019) Projected changes in wind assistance under climate change for nocturnally migrating bird populations. Global change biology 25 (2), 589-601, Citations: 14

Patrick B Newcombe, Cecilia Nilsson, Tsung-Yu Lin, Kevin Winner, Garrett Bernstein, Subhransu Maji, Daniel Sheldon, Andrew Farnsworth, Kyle G Horton (2019) Migratory flight on the Pacific Flyway: strategies and tendencies of wind drift compensation. Biology Letters 15 (9), 20190383, Citations: 1

Judy Shamoun-Baranes, Cecilia Nilsson, Silke Bauer, Jason Chapman (2019) Taking radar aeroecology into the 21st century. Wiley , Citations: 1

Cecilia Nilsson, Johan Bäckman, Adriaan M Dokter (2019) Flocking behaviour in the twilight ascents of Common Swifts Apus apus. Ibis , Citations: 0

Cecilia Nilsson, Adriaan M Dokter, Baptiste Schmid, Martina Scacco, Liesbeth Verlinden, Johan Bäckman, Günther Haase, Giacomo Dell’Omo, Jason W Chapman, Hidde Leijnse, Felix Liechti (2018) Field validation of radar systems for monitoring bird migration. Journal of Applied Ecology 55 (6), 2552-2564, Citations: 23

Cecilia Nilsson, Kyle G Horton, Adriaan M Dokter, Benjamin M Van Doren, Andrew Farnsworth (2018) Aeroecology of a solar eclipse. Biology letters 14 (11), 20180485, Citations: 3

Jason W Chapman, Cecilia Nilsson, Ka S Lim, Johan Bäckman, Don R Reynolds, Thomas Alerstam (2016) Adaptive strategies in nocturnally migrating insects and songbirds: contrasting responses to wind. Journal of Animal Ecology 85 (1), 115-124, Citations: 38

Cecilia Nilsson, Sissel Sjöberg (2016) Causes and characteristics of reverse bird migration: an analysis based on radar, radio tracking and ringing at Falsterbo, Sweden. Journal of Avian Biology 47 (3), 354-362, Citations: 22

Jason W Chapman, Cecilia Nilsson, Ka S Lim, Johan Bäckman, Don R Reynolds, Thomas Alerstam, Andy M Reynolds (2015) Detection of flow direction in high-flying insect and songbird migrants. Current Biology 25 (17), R751-R752, Citations: 21

Sissel Sjöberg, Cecilia Nilsson (2015) Nocturnal migratory songbirds adjust their travelling direction aloft: evidence from a radiotelemetry and radar study. Biology letters 11 (6), 20150337, Citations: 14

Cecilia Nilsson, Johan Bäckman, Håkan Karlsson, Thomas Alerstam (2015) Timing of nocturnal passerine migration in Arctic light conditions. Polar Biology 38 (9), 1453-1459, Citations: 6

Cecilia Nilsson (2015) Flight Behaviour of Passerines on Nocturnal Migration. Lund University , Citations: 1

Cecilia Nilsson, Johan Bäckman, Thomas Alerstam (2014) Seasonal modulation of flight speed among nocturnal passerine migrants: differences between short-and long-distance migrants. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68 (11), 1799-1807, Citations: 42

Gintaras Malmiga, Cecilia Nilsson, Johan Bäckman, Thomas Alerstam (2014) Interspecific comparison of the flight performance between sparrowhawks and common buzzards migrating at the Falsterbo peninsula: A radar study. Current Zoology 60 (5), 670-679, Citations: 17

Cecilia Nilsson, Johan Bäckman, Thomas Alerstam (2014) Are flight paths of nocturnal songbird migrants influenced by local coastlines at a peninsula?. Current Zoology 60 (5), 660-669, Citations: 14

Cecilia Nilsson, Raymond HG Klaassen, Thomas Alerstam (2013) Differences in speed and duration of bird migration between spring and autumn. The American Naturalist 181 (6), 837-845, Citations: 213

Thomas Alerstam, Jason W Chapman, Johan Bäckman, Alan D Smith, Håkan Karlsson, Cecilia Nilsson, Don R Reynolds, Raymond HG Klaassen, Jane K Hill (2011) Convergent patterns of long-distance nocturnal migration in noctuid moths and passerine birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1721), 3074-3080, Citations: 101

Håkan Karlsson, Cecilia Nilsson, Johan Bäckman, Thomas Alerstam (2011) Nocturnal passerine migrants fly faster in spring than in autumn: a test of the time minimization hypothesis. Animal Behaviour , Citations: 42

Håkan Karlsson, Cecilia Nilsson, Johan Bäckman, Thomas Alerstam (2011) Nocturnal passerine migration without tailwind assistance. Ibis , Citations: 41

Håkan Karlsson, Johan Bäckman, Cecilia Nilsson, Thomas Alerstam (2010) Exaggerated orientation scatter of nocturnal passerine migrants close to breeding grounds: comparisons between seasons and latitudes. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 64 (12), 2021-2031, Citations: 16


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