Foreign institutions cooperating with

with Bird Migration Research Station

Foreign institutions cooperating with the Bird Migration Research Station on research projects

  • Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Department of Ecology, Lund University, Sweden
  • Zoological Museum, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine
  • Biology Department, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Institute of Zoology , Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
  • Ornithological Research Centre, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey
  • Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
  • BLI/UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds Project, Nature Conservation Sector, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Cairo, Egypt
  • Environmental Education Center EEC, Palestinian Authority
  • Barberspan Bird Sanctuary, North West Parks & Tourism Board, South Africa
  • University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • South African Bird Ringing Unit, SAFRING, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Ciencias Agropecuarias y Recursos Naturales’s, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Mexico

Bird  Migration Research Stations main collaborative research topics:

  1. Migration routes, concentration and stopover sites along the eastern section of the Africa-Eurasia flyway
  2. Patterns and ecology of moult in migratory and resident birds and identification of their key moulting sites
  3. Evolutionary and ecological determinants of wing morphology in migratory and resident bird species from different climate zones.
  4. Sex differences in timing of passerine migration and its relationship with species’ breeding ecology and weather
  5. Methodology and calibration of bird ringing stations