Thanks for the kind thoughts.
I've been largely deskbound, struggling with cancer since Jul 2014 (with various surgical procedures, chemotherapy, radiotherapy) and BF has provided a wonderful way for me to remain engaged with ornithology throughout.
However, in recent days it's become clear...
Arizaga et al
Arizaga, van Wilgenburg, Alonso, Cortés, Leconte, Rguibi, Valkenburg, Vera & Hobson (in press). Breeding origins and pattern of migration of Bluethroats Luscinia svecica wintering from Iberia to Senegal as revealed by stable isotopes. Bird Study. [abstract]
Sandgrouse & finches
Joe Hobbs, 12 May 2016:
List of Sandgrouse with References. v1.0 (May 2016).
List of Finches with References. v1.0 (May 2016).
Núñez-Zapata, Peterson & Navarro-Sigüenza (in press). Pleistocene diversification and speciation of White-throated Thrush (Turdus assimilis; Aves: Turdidae). J Ornithol. [abstract & preview]
[Dagua (White-throated) Thrush Turdus (assimilis) daguae is treated as a distinct species by Ridgely &...