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Ordinarie öppettider:
Tisdag–fredag 11–17
Lördag–söndag 10–18

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Scientific publications from the Bird Ringing Centre


Barboutis, C., Mylonas, M. & Fransson, T. In Press. Breast muscle variation before and after crossing large ecological barriers in a small migratory passerine (Sylvia borin, Boddaert 1783). Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki.

Boström, J. E., Fransson, T., Henshaw, I., Jakobsson, S., Kullberg, C. & Åkesson, S. 2010. Autumn migratory fuelling: a response to simulated magnetic displacements in juvenile wheatears, Oenanthe oenanthe. Behav. Ecol. and Sociobiol. 64, 0000-0000.

Henshaw, I., Fransson, T., Jakobsson, S. & Kullberg, C. In press. Geomagnetic field affects spring migratory direction in a long distance migrant. Behav. Ecol. and Sociobiol. 64, 1317-1323.


Henshaw,I. , Fransson, T., Jakobsson, S., Jenni-Eiermann, S. & Kullberg, C. 2009. Information from the geomagnetic field induce changes in corticosterone levels in a migratory bird. J. Exp. Biol. 212, 2902-2907.

Latorre-Margalef, N., Gunnarsson, G., Munster, V. J., Fouchier, R., A., M., Osterhaus, A. D. M. E., Elmberg, J., Olsen, B., Wallensten, A., Fransson, T., Brudin, L. & Waldenström, J. 2009. Does influenza A affect body condition of wild mallard ducks, or vice versa? A reply to Flint and Franson. Proc. R. Soc. B. 276, 2347-2349.

Bengtsson, D., Fransson, T. & Røer, J. E. 2009. Occurrence of Continental Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla in northernEurope. Ornis Svecica 19, 41-49.

Latorre-Margalef, N., Gunnarsson, G., Munster, V. J., Fouchier, R., A., M., Osterhaus, A. D. M. E., Elmberg, J., Olsen, B., Wallensten, A., Haemig, P. D., Fransson, T., Brudin, L., Waldenström, J. 2009. Effects of Influenza A Virus Infection on Migrating Mallard Ducks. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 276, 1029-1036


Hall-Karlsson, K. S. S. & Fransson, T. 2008. How far do birds fly during one migratory flight?    Ring. & Migr. 24, 95-100.

Fransson, T., Barboutis, C., Mellroth, R. & Akriotis, T. 2008. When and where to fuel before crossing the Sahara desert - extended stopover and fuelling in first-year garden warblers Sylvia borin. J. Avian Biol. 39, 133-138.

Henshaw, I., Fransson, T., Jakobsson, S., Lind, J., Vallin, A. & Kullberg, C. 2008. Food intake and fuel deposition in a migratory bird is affected by multiple as well as single-step changes in the magnetic field. J. Exp. Biol 211, 649-653.  


Gamberale-Stille, G., Hall, K. S. S. & Tullberg, B. S. 2007. Signals of profitability? Food colour preferences in migrating juvenile blackcaps differ for fruits and insects. Evol. Ecol. 21: 99-108. PDF 160 KB

Munster, V. J., Baas, C., Lexmond, P., Waldenström, J., Wallensten, A., Fransson, T., Rimmelzwaan, G. F., Beyer, W. E. P., Schutten, M., Olsen, B., Osterhaus A. D. M. E. and Fouchier, R. A. M. 2007. Spatial, temporal and species variation in prevalence of influenza A viruses in wild migratory birds. PLoS Pathogens 3(5): e61doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.0030061

Kullberg, C., Henshaw,I. , Jakobsson, S., Johansson, P. & Fransson, T. 2007. Fuelling decision in migratory birds: geomagnetic cues override the seasonal effect. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 274, 2145-2151.

Waldenström, J., Lundkvist, Å., Falk, K. I., Garpmo, U., Bergström, S., Lindegren, G., Sjöstedt, A., Mejlon. H., Fransson, T., Haemig, P. & Olsen, B. 2007. Migrating Birds and Tick-borne Encephalitis Virus (TBEV). Emerging Infectious Diseases 13, 1215-1218.

Wallensten, A., Munster, V. J., Latorre-Margalef, N., Brytting, M., Elmberg, J., Fouchier, R.A.M., Fransson, T., Haemig, P. D., Karlsson, M., Lundkvist, Å., Osterhaus, A.D.M.E., Stervander, M., Waldenström, J. and Olsen, B. 2007. Multiyear Surveillance of Influenza Virus Type A in Migratory Waterfowl inNorthern Europe. Emerging Infectious Diseases 13, 405-411.


Fransson, T., Jakobsson, S., Kullberg, C., Mellroth, R. & Pettersson, T. 2006. Fuelling in front of the Sahara desert in autumn - an overview of Swedish field studies of migratory birds in the eastern Mediterranean. Ornis Svecia 16, 74-83. PDF 546 KB


Fransson, T., Jakobsson, S. & Kullberg, C. 2005. Non-random distribution of ring recoveries from trans-Saharan migrants indicates species-specific stopover areas. J. Avian Biol. 36, 6-11. PDF 230 KB

Fransson, T. & Stolt, B-O. 2005. Migration routes of North European Reed Warblers Acrocephalus scirpaceus. Ornis Svecica 15,153-160. PDF 1 MB

Hall. K. S. S. 2005. Do nine-primaried passerines have nine or ten primary feathers? The evolution of a concept. J. Ornithol. 146: 121-126. PDF - main article 250 KB, PDF - appendix 34 KB


Hall, K. S. S., Ryttman, H., Fransson, T. & Stolt, B-O. 2004. Stabilising selection on wing length in reed warblers Acrocephalus scirpaceus. J. Avian Biology. 35: 7-12. PDF 153 KB

Hall, K. S. S. & Tullberg, B. S. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis of the diversity of moult strategies in Sylviidae in relation to migration. Evol. Ecol. 18: 85-105. PDF 169 KB


Hall, K. S. S. 2003.Moult strategies in relation to migration in long-distance migrants. Doctoral thesis, Department of Zoology, Stockholm University.

Kullberg, C., Lind, J., Fransson, T. Jakobsson, S. & Vallin, A. 2003. Magnetic cues and time of season affect fuel deposition in thrush nightingales (Luscinia luscinia). Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 270, 373-378. PDF 367 KB

Wiktelius, S., Ardö, J. & Fransson. T. 2003. Desert Locust Control in Ecologically Sensitive Areas: Need for Guidelines. Ambio 32, 463-468. PDF 1 MB


Hall, K. S. S. 2002. Lesser whitethroats Sylvia curruca under time constraint do not interrupt moult. Avian Science 2: 33-37. PDF 366 KB

Österblom, H., Fransson, T. & Olsson, O. 2002. Bycatches of common guillemot (Uria aalge) in the Baltic Sea gillnet fishery. Biological Conservation 105, 309-319. PDF 296 KB


Fransson, T. 2001. To analyse ringing recoveries in a national atlas - examples from the Swedish project. Ardea 89 (special issue), 21-30. PDF 366 KB

Fransson, T., Jakobsson, S., Johansson, P., Kullberg, C., Lind, J. & Vallin. A. 2001. Magnetic cues trigger extensive refuelling. Nature 414, 35-36. PDF 201 KB

Hall, K. S. S. & Fransson, T. 2001. Wing moult in relation to autumn migration in adult Common Whitethroats Sylvia communis communis. Ibis 143: 580-586. PDF 574 KB

Österblom, H., Bignert, A., Fransson, T. & Olsson, O. 2001. A decrease in fledging body mass in common guillemot Uria aalge chicks in the Baltic Sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 224, 305-309.


Hall, K. S. S. & Fransson, T. 2000. Lesser whitethroats under time-constraint moult more rapidly and grow shorter wing feathers. J. Avian Biol. 31: 583-587. PDF 494 KB

Kullberg, C., Jakobsson, S. & Fransson, T. 2000. High migratory fuel loads impair predator evasion in Sedge Warblers. Auk 117, 1034-1038. PDF 225 KB

Olsson, O., Nilsson, T. & Fransson, T. 2000. Long-term study of mortality in the common guillemot in the Baltic Sea. Analysis of 80 years of ringing data. Report 5057, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Stockholm. PDF 1 MB


Lind, J., Fransson, T., Jakobsson, S. & Kullberg, C. 1999. Reduced take-off ability in robins (Erithacus rubecula) due to migratory fuel load. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 46, 65-70. PDF 108 KB

Olsson, O., Fransson, T. & Larsson, K. 1999. Post-fledging migration of common murres Uria aalge in the Baltic Sea: management implications. Ecography 22, 233-239.

Weber, T.P., Fransson, T. & Houston, A.I. 1999. Should I stay or should I go? Testing optimality models of stopover decisions in migrating birds. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 46,  280-286.


Fransson, T. 1998. A feeding experiment on migratory fuelling in whitethroats Sylvia communis. Anim. Behav. 55, 153-162. PDF 669 KB

Fransson, T. 1998. Patterns of migratory fuelling in Whitethroats Sylvia communis in relation to departure. J. Avian Biol. 29, 569-573. PDF 313 KB

Fransson, T. & Jakobsson, S. 1998. Fat storage in male Willow Warblers in spring: Do residents arrive lean or fat? Auk. 115, 759-763.

Kullberg, C., Jakobsson, S. & Fransson, T. 1998. Predator induced take-off strategy in great tits (Parus major). Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 265, 1659-1664. PDF 157 KB


Fransson, T. 1997. Time and Energy in Long-distance Bird Migration. Doctoral thesis, Department of Zoology, Stockholm University.
Fransson, T. & Weber, T.P. 1997. Migratory fuelling in blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla) under perceived predation risk of predation. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 41: 75-80. PDF 576 KB


Hall, S. 1996. The timing of postjuvenile moult and fuel deposition in relation to the onset of autumn migration in Reed Warblers Acrocephalus scirpaceus and Sedge Warblers Acrocephalus schoenobaenus. Ornis Svecica 6: 89-96. PDF 685 KB

Kullberg, C., Fransson, T. & Jakobsson, S. 1996. Impaired predator evasion in fat blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla). Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 263: 1671-1675. PDF 477 KB


Fransson, T. 1995. Timing and speed of migration in North and West European populations of Sylvia warblers. J. Avian Biol. 26:39-48. PDF 662 KB

Stolt, B-O. & Fransson, T. 1995. Body mass, wing length and spring arrival of  the Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana. Ornis Fennica 72:14-18.


Fransson, T. & Stolt, B-O. 1994. The wintering of Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla in Sweden. Ornis Svecica 4:105-112.


Berglund, H. & Fransson,T. 1993. Distribution of Sylvia-warblers, at a stopover site during spring migration. Ornis Svecica 3:27-32.

Fransson, T. & Stolt, B-O. 1993. Is there an autumn migration of continental Blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla) into northern Europe? Vogelwarte 37:89-95. PDF 509 KB


Ellegren, H. & Fransson, T. 1992. Fat loads and estimated flight-ranges in four Sylvia species analysed during autumn migration at Gotland, South-East Sweden. Ring. & Migr. 13:1-12. PDF 560 KB