Peer reviewed publications

  1. Newcombe, P. B., C. Nilsson, T-Yu Lin, K. Winner, G. Bernstein, S. Maji, D. Sheldon, A. Farnsworth, and K. G. Horton. Migratory flight on the Pacific Flyway: strategies and tendencies of wind drift compensation. Biology Letters. 15: 1-6. 🔗

  2. Horton, K. G., C. Nilsson, B. M. Van Doren, F. A. La Sorte, A. M. Dokter, A. Farnsworth. Bright lights in the big cities: migratory birds’ exposure to artificial light. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 1-6. doi:10.1002/fee.2029. 🔗

  3. Horton, K. G., B. M. Van Doren, F. A. La Sorte, E. B. Cohen, Hannah L. Clip, J. J. Buler, D. Fink, J. F. Kelly, and A. Farnsworth. 2019. Holding steady: Little change in intensity or timing of bird migration over the Gulf of Mexico. Global Change Biology. 25:1106-1118. 🔗

  4. Lin, T‐Y, K. Winner, G. Bernstein, A. Mittal, A. M. Dokter, K. G. Horton, C. Nilsson, B. M. Van Doren, A. Farnsworth, F. A. La Sorte, S. Maji, D. Sheldon. 2019. MistNet: Measuring historical bird migration in the US using archived weather radar data and convolutional neural networks. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 1-15. 🔗

  5. La Sorte, F. A., K. G. Horton, C. Nilsson, A. M. Dokter. 2018. Enhanced wind assistance under climate change for nocturnally migrating bird populations. Global Change Biology. 25:589-601. 🔗

  6. Van Doren, B. M. and K. G. Horton. A continental system for forecasting bird migration. Science. 361:1115–1118. 🔗

  7. Horton, K. G., B. M. Van Doren, F. A. La Sorte, D. Fink, D. Sheldon, A. Farnsworth, and J. F. Kelly. Navigating north: how body mass and winds shape avian flight behaviors across a North American migratory flyway. Ecology Letters. 1-10. ðŸ”—

  8. Bauer, S., J. Shamoun-Baranes, C. Nilsson, A. Farnsworth, J. F. Kelly, D. R. Reynolds, A. M. Dokter, J. F. Krauel, L. B. Petterson, K. G. Horton, and J. W. Chapman. The grand challenges of migration ecology that radar aeroecology can help answer. Ecosphere. 42:1-15. 🔗

  9. Nilsson, C., K. G. Horton, A. M. Dokter, B. M. Van Doren, A. Farnsworth. 2018. Aeroecology of a solar eclipse. Biology Letters. 14: 1–5. 🔗

  10. Tegler, A. K., K. G.Horton, S. R. Morris. Is flight-calling behaviour influenced by age, sex and/or body condition? Animal Behaviour. 138: 123-129.  ðŸ”—

  11. Van Doren, B. M.*, K. G.Horton*, A. M. Dokter, H. Klinck, S. B. Elbin, and A.  Farnsworth . High-intensity urban light installation dramatically alters nocturnal bird migration. PNAS.  10.1073/pnas.1708574114. *contributed equally to this work.  ðŸ”—

  12. Horton, K. G., B. M. Van Doren, P. M. Stepanian, A. Farnsworth, and J. F. Kelly. Where in the air? Aerial habitat use of nocturnally migrating birds. Biology Letters. 12: 20160591. ðŸ”—

  13. Stepanian, P. M., K. G. Horton, V. M. Melnikov, D. S. Zrnic, and S. A. Gauthreaux Jr. Dual-polarization radar products for biological applications. Ecosphere. 7(11): e01539. ðŸ”—

  14. Stepanian, P. M., K. G. Horton, D. C. Hille, C. E. Wainwright, P. B. Chilson, J. F. Kelly. Extending bioacoustic monitoring of birds aloft through flight call localization with a three-dimensional microphone array. Ecology and Evolution. 1-8. ðŸ”—

  15. Horton, K. G., B. M. Van Doren, P. M. Stepanian, A. Farnsworth, and J. F. Kelly.  Seasonal differences in landbird migration strategies. The Auk. 133: 761-769🔗

  16. Shamoun-Baranes, J., A. Farnsworth, B. Aelterman, J. A. Alves, K. Azijn, G. Bernstein, S. Branco, P. Desmet, A. M. Dokter, K. G. Horton, S. Kelling, J. F. Kelly, H. Leijnse, J. Rong, D. Sheldon, W. Van Den Broeck, J. K. Van Den Meersche, B. M. Van Doren, and H. Van Gasteren. Innovative visualizations shed light on nocturnal migration. PLoS ONE. 11:1-15. ðŸ”—

  17. Kelly, J. F., K. G. Horton, P. M. Stepanian, K. de Beurs, T. Fagin, E. S. Bridge, and P. Chilson. 2016. Novel measures of continental-scale avian migration phenology related to proximate environmental cues. Ecosphere. 7:1-13. ðŸ”—

  18. Kelly, J. F., and K. G. Horton. 2016. Toward a predictive macrosystems framework for migration ecology. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 25: 1159-1165. ðŸ”—

  19. Morris, S. R., K. G. Horton, A. K. Tegeler and M. Lanzone. 2016. Characterizing individual flight calling behavior in warblers. Animal Behaviour. 114: 241-247.  ðŸ”—

  20. Van Doren, B. M., K. G. Horton, P. M. Stepanian, D. S. Mizrahi, and A. Farnsworth. 2016. Wind drift explains the reoriented morning flights of songbirds. Behavioral Ecology. 1-10. ðŸ”—

  21. Horton, K. G., B. M. Van Doren, P. M. Stepanian, W. M. Hochachka, A. Farnsworth, and J. F. Kelly. 2016. Nocturnally migrating songbirds drift when they can and compensate when they must. Scientific Reports. 6:1-8🔗

  22. Wainwright, C. E., P. M. Stepanian, and K. G. Horton. 2016. The role of the USA Great Plains low-level jet in nocturnal migrant behaviour. International Journal of Biometeorology. 1-12. ðŸ”—

  23. Horton, K. G., W. G. Shriver, and J. J. Buler. 2016. An assessment of spatio-temporal relationships between nocturnal bird migration traffic rates and diurnal bird stopover density. Movement Ecology. 4: 1-10. ðŸ”—

  24. Bridge, E. S., S. M. Pletschet, T. Fagin, P. B. Chilson, K. G. Horton, K. Broadfoot, J. F. Kelly. 2016. Continental Distribution and Persistence of Purple Martin Roosts Quantified Via Weather Surveillance Radar. Landscape Ecology. 31: 43-53. ðŸ”—

  25. Stepanian, P. M., and K. G. Horton. 2015. Extracting migrant flight orientation profiles using polarimetric radar. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 53: 6518- 6528. ðŸ”—

  26. Horton, K. G., P. M. Stepanian, C. E. Wainwright, and A. K. Tegeler. 2015. Influence of atmospheric properties on detection of wood-warbler nocturnal flight calls. International Journal of Biometeorology. 59: 1385-1394. ðŸ”—

  27. Horton, K. G., W. G. Shriver, and J. J. Buler. 2015. A comparison of traffic estimates of nocturnal flying animals using radar, thermal imaging, and acoustic recording. Ecological Applications 25: 390-401. ðŸ”—

  28. Horton, K. G., and S. R. Morris. 2012. Estimating mass change of migrant songbirds during stopover: comparison of three different methods. Journal of Field Ornithology 83: 411–418. ðŸ”—