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   THE RING, Vol. 23, No 1-2, 2001, Proceedings of the 2nd Meeting of the EOU

CONTENTS:

Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the European Ornithologists Union
Part IV Migration

PRZEMYSLAW BUSSE
European passerine migration system - what is known and what is lacking
Key words: bird migration system, ringing, migration model

MAGDALENA REMISIEWICZ
The pattern of winter-quarters of Robin (Erithacus rubecula) migrating in autumn through the southern Baltic coast
Key words: Robin, Erithacus rubecula, ringing recoveries, winter-quarters, wintering populations.

JAROSLAW K. NOWAKOWSKI
Speed and synchronisation of autumn migration of the Great Tit (Parus major) along the eastern and the southern Baltic coast
Key words: migration speed, synchronisation of migration, Great Tit, Parus major

WOLFGANG FIEDLER
Large-scale ringing recovery analysis of European White Storks (Ciconia ciconia)
Key words: White Stork, Ciconia ciconia, ringing recoveries, migration, wintering

G. E. RHODES and STEVEN E. PIPER
Spatio-temporal patterns of abundance of Hirundinidae in the Province of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Key words: Palearctic-African migrants, wintering, migration, Hirundinidae, community structure

TIBOR CSORGO, VERONIKA MURA and GYORGY MIKLAY
Autumn migration and wintering of Dunnock (Prunella modularis) in Hungary
Key words: Dunnock, migration, wintering, Carpathian basin, weather

AGNIESZKA TROCINSKA, AGU LEIVITS, CZESLAW NITECKI and IGOR SHYDLOVSKY
Field studies of directional preferences of the Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) and the Sedge Warbler (A. schoenobaenus) on autumn migration along the eastern and southern coast of the Baltic Sea and un western part Ukraine
Key words: migration, orientation, test, directional preferences

PRZEMYSLAW BUSSE, VALERY M. GAVRILOV, VLADIMIR IVLIEV and JAROSLAW K. NOWAKOWSKI
Differentiation of directional preferences of some nocturnal migrants on autumn migration across the central and eastern Europe
Key words: direction of migration, nocturnal migrants, Sylvia atricapilla, Erithacus rubecula, eastern Europe

CASIMIR V. BOLSHAKOV and VICTOR N. BULYUK
New comprehensive systematic data concerning the time of nocturnal departure in some passerine migrants in autumn
Key words: nocturnal departure, take-off activity, passerine nocturnal migrants, searchlight method, autumn migration

VICTOR N. BULYUK and ANDREI L. MUKHIN
Time of commencement of nocturnal restlessness in long- and middle-distance passerine migrants during spring season
Key words: nocturnal restlessness, long- and middle-distance passerine migrants, spring migration

FRANCISCO PULIDO, TIMOTHY COPPACK and PETER BERTHOLD
Genetic variation and phenotypic may explain adaptive changes in the timing of autumn migration
Key words: reaction norm, adaptive evolution, photoperiod, global warming

LEONID V. SOKOLOV
Climatic influence on year-to-year variation in timing of migration and breeding phenology in passerines on the Courish Spit
Key words: passerines, long-term trends, monitoring, spring and autumn migration, timing of breeding and juvenile dispersal, air temperature

VLADISLAV KOSSAREV
Effect of embryonic testosterone concentration on timing of moult and migratory disposition in juvenile Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)
Key words: testosterone, yolk, moult, migratory disposition, Starling, summer migration

NIKITA CHERNETSOV and ANDREI MUKHIN
Possible endogenous basis of juvenile dispersal in the Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
Key words: Reed Warbler, natal site, post-fledging dispersal, nocturnal restlessness

NADEJDA ZELENOVA
Weight gain and diet changes in young Blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla)
Key words: stopover, weight gain, Sylvia atricapilla, diet