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Patterns of animal migration

Ben B. Chapman, Kaj Hulthén, Maren Wellenreuther, Lars-Anders Hansson, Jan-Åke Nilsson, and Christer Brönmark

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the variety of migratory movements that can occur, and how they are thought to have evolved. Migratory behaviours vary across taxa, in spatial and temporal scale in addition to ... More


Behavioral and life-history variability in migration

Hugh Dingle

in Migration: The Biology of Life on the Move

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199640386
eISBN:
9780191780714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640386.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

As habitats vary, selection for migration varies in intensity and pattern across space and time, with the result that migratory life-history syndromes and the routes and connectivity between regions ... More


Individuality in movement: the role of animal personality

Jan-Åke Nilsson, Christer Brönmark, Lars-Anders Hansson, and Ben B. Chapman

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This chapter links behavioural types to movements across different scales such as local movements, dispersal, and migration. In many animal groups, the combination of traits results in dispersive and ... More


Theoretical reflections on the evolution of migration

Robert D. Holt and John M. Fryxell

in Animal Migration: A Synthesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568994
eISBN:
9780191774676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

At its most basic level, migration involves the seasonal movement of individuals from one home range to another and back again over the course of a single annual cycle. Despite the conceptual ... More


Seasonal migration patterns

Hugh Dingle

in Migration: The Biology of Life on the Move

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199640386
eISBN:
9780191780714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640386.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter analyzes the ecological and climatic factors that result in migration in response to seasonality. In most cases breeding occurs only at one end of the route, but there are cases where ... More


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