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Research Article

Bats' Conquest of a Formidable Foraging Niche: The Myriads of Nocturnally Migrating Songbirds

  • Ana G. Popa-Lisseanu mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: anapopa@ebd.csic.es

    Affiliation: Estación Biológica de Doñana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Sevilla, Spain

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  • Antonio Delgado-Huertas,

    Affiliation: Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Granada, Spain

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  • Manuela G. Forero,

    Affiliation: Estación Biológica de Doñana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Sevilla, Spain

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  • Alicia Rodríguez,

    Affiliation: Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Granada, Spain

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  • Raphaël Arlettaz,

    Affiliations: Division of Conservation Biology, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, Swiss Ornithological Institute, Valais Field Station, Nature Centre, Salgesch, Switzerland

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  • Carlos Ibáñez

    Affiliation: Estación Biológica de Doñana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Sevilla, Spain

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  • Published: February 14, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000205

About the Authors

Ana G. Popa-Lisseanu, Manuela G. Forero, Carlos Ibáñez
Estación Biológica de Doñana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Sevilla, Spain
Antonio Delgado-Huertas, Alicia Rodríguez
Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Granada, Spain
Raphaël Arlettaz
Division of Conservation Biology, Zoological Institute, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Raphaël Arlettaz
Swiss Ornithological Institute, Valais Field Station, Nature Centre, Salgesch, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: anapopa@ebd.csic.es

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AP CI MF. Performed the experiments: AP CI AD AR. Analyzed the data: RA AP CI MF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AD AR. Wrote the paper: RA AP.