This was my main research field from 1984 (start of my PhD) to 2002, when I took over the Swedish Bird Survey. Accordingly, I nowadays spend relatively little time on this topic. At the moment the focus is on the great migrations of the Great Snipe.
Jenni-Eiermann, S., Hasselquist, D., Lindström, Å., Koolhaas, A. & Piersma, T. 2009. Are birds stressed during long-term flights? A windtunnel study on circulating corticosterone in the red knot. General and Comparative Endocrinology 164:101106.
Lindström, Å., Dänhardt, J., Green, M., Klaassen, R. & Olsson, P. 2010. Can intensively farmed arable land be favourable for birds during migration? The case of the Eurasian golden plover Pluvialis apricaria. J. Avian Biol. 41:154162.
Dänhardt, J., Green, M., Lindström, Å., Rundlöf, M. & Smith, H.G. 2010. Migrating birds in farmland effects of organic farming and landscape structure. Oikos 119:11141125.
Lindström, Å., Gill, R. E. Jr, Jamieson, S. E., McCaffery, B., Wennerberg, L., Wikelski, M. & Klaassen, M. 2011. A puzzling migratory detour: are fueling conditions in Alaska driving the movement of juvenile sharp-tailed sandpipers? Condor 113:129139.
Klaassen, R. H. G., Alerstam, T., Carlsson, P., Fox, J. W. & Lindström, Å. 2011. Great flights by Great Snipes: long and fast non-stop migration over benign habitats. Biol. Lett. 7:833835.
Collaborators over the years:
Theunis Piersma (Department of Marine Ecology and Evolution, Royal
Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and Animal Ecology Group, Centre
for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, The
Marcel Klaassen (Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Limnology, The Netherlands)