Posts made in August, 2016

Roller ring recoveries

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our recent analysis of Roller ring recoveries has just been published in the Journal of Ornithology! It’s open access – take a look here. I started thinking about ring recoveries after we’d successfully tracked Rollers to and from their south African non-breeding grounds using solar geolocators (see the paper here). Although this revealed a great deal about the annual movements of Rollers from across Europe, the picture was still incomplete. Because geolocators are archival (i.e. they don’t transmit data), they must be recovered. This means that we only get data...

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