Department of Collective Behavior Publications

Publications of Kamran Safi

Journal Article (83)

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Curk, T.; Scacco, M.; Safi, K.; Wikelski, M.; Fiedler, W.; Kemp, R.; Wolter, K.: Wing tags severely impair movement in African Cape Vultures. Animal Biotelemetry 9, 11 (2021)
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Nourani, E.; Bohrer, G.; Becciu, P.; Bierregaard, R. O.; Duriez, O.; Figuerola, J.; Gangoso, L.; Giokas, S.; Higuchi, H.; Kassara, C. et al.; Kulikova, O.; Lecomte, N.; Monti, F.; Pokrovsky, I.; Sforzi, A.; Therrien, J. F.; Tsiopelas, N.; Vansteelant, W. M. G.; Viana, D. S.; Yamaguchi, N. M.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: The interplay of wind and uplift facilitates over-water flight in facultative soaring birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 288 (1958), 20211603 (2021)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Amorim, F.; Scacco, M.; McCracken, G. F.; Safi, K.; Mata, V.; Tome, R.; Swartz, S.; Wikelski, M.; Beja, P. et al.; Rebelo, H.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Bats use topography and nocturnal updrafts to fly high and fast. Current Biology 31 (6), pp. 1311 - 1316 (2021)
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Sechaud, R.; Schalcher, K.; Machado, A. P.; Almasi, B.; Massa, C.; Safi, K.; Roulin, A.: Behaviour-specific habitat selection patterns of breeding barn owls. BMC Movement Ecology 9 (1), 18 (2021)
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Smaers, J. B.; Rothman, R. S.; Hudson, D. R.; Balanoff, A. M.; Beatty, B.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; de Vries, D.; Dunn, J. C.; Fleagle, J. G.; Gilbert, C. C. et al.; Goswami, A.; Iwaniuk, A. N.; Jungers, W. L.; Kerney, M.; Ksepka, D. T.; Manger, P. R.; Mongle, C. S.; Rohlf, F. J.; Smith, N. A.; Soligo, C.; Weisbecker, V.; Safi, K.: The evolution of mammalian brain size. Science Advances 7 (18), eabe2101 (2021)
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Yusefi, G. H.; Safi, K.; Tarroso, P.; Brito, J. C.: The impacts of extreme climate change on mammals differ among functional groups at regional scale: The case of Iranian terrestrial mammals. Diversity and Distributions (2021)
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Zein, B.; Long, J. A.; Safi, K.; Kölzsch, A.; Wikelski, M.; Kruckenberg, H.; Demšar, U.: Simulation experiment to test strategies of geomagnetic navigation during long-distance bird migration. BMC Movement Ecology 9, 46 (2021)
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Curk, T.; Pokrovsky, I. G.; Lecomte, N.; Aarvak, T.; Burnham, K.; Dietz, A.; Franke, A.; Gauthier, G.; Jacobsen, K.-O.; Kidd, J. et al.; Lewis, S. B.; Øien, I. J.; Solheim, R.; Wiebe, K.; Wikelski, M.; Therrien, J.-F.; Safi, K.: Arctic avian predators synchronise their spring migration with the northern progression of snowmelt. Scientific Reports 10, 7220 (2020)
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Nourani, E.; Vansteelant, W. M. G.; Byholm, P.; Safi, K.: Dynamics of the energy seascape can explain intra-specific variations in sea-crossing behaviour of soaring birds. Biology Letters 16 (1), 20190797 (2020)
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Péron, G.; Calabrese, J. M.; Duriez, O.; Fleming, C. H.; García-Jiménez, R.; Johnston, A.; Lambertucci, S. A.; Safi, K.; Shepard, E. L. C.: The challenges of estimating the distribution of flight heights from telemetry or altimetry data. Animal Biotelemetry 8 (1), 5 (2020)
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Schwalb-Willmann, J.; Remelgado, R.; Safi, K.; Wegmann, M.: moveVis: Animating movement trajectories in synchronicity with static or temporally dynamic environmental data in r. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11 (5), pp. 664 - 669 (2020)
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Soultan, A.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: Classifying biogeographic realms of the endemic fauna in the Afro‐Arabian region. Ecology and Evolution 10 (16), pp. 8669 - 8680 (2020)
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Zango, L.; Navarro-Herrero, L.; García-Vendrell, M.; Safi, K.; Gonzalez-Solís, J.: Niche partitioning and individual specialization among age, breeding status and sex classes in a long-lived seabird. Animal Behaviour 170, pp. 1 - 14 (2020)
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Aspillaga, E.; Safi, K.; Hereu, B.; Bartumeus, F.: Modelling the three‐dimensional space use of aquatic animals combining topography and Eulerian telemetry data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10 (9), pp. 1551 - 1557 (2019)
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Klein, K.; Sommer, B.; Nim, H. T.; Flack, A.; Safi, K.; Nagy, M.; Feyer, S. P.; Zhang, Y.; Rehberg, K.; Gluschkow, A. et al.; Quetting, M.; Fiedler, W.; Wikelski, M.; Schreiber, F.: Fly with the flock: Immersive solutions for animal movement visualization and analytics. Interface: Journal of the Royal Society 16 (153), 20180794 (2019)
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Kleyheeg, E.; Fiedler, W.; Safi, K.; Waldenström, J.; Wikelski, M.; van Toor, M. L.: A comprehensive model for the quantitative estimation of seed dispersal by migratory mallards. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 40 (2019)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Scharf, A. K.; Fahr, J.; Abedi-Lartey, M.; Wikelski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Overall dynamic body acceleration in straw-colored fruit bats increases in headwinds but not with airspeed. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 200 (2019)
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Remelgado, R.; Wegmann, M.; Safi, K.: RSMOVE—An R package to bridge remote sensing and movement ecology. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10 (8), pp. 1212 - 1221 (2019)
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Scacco, M.; Flack, A.; Duriez, O.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: Static landscape features predict uplift locations for soaring birds across Europe. Royal Society Open Science 6 (1), 181440 (2019)
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Smaers, J. B.; Mongle, C. S.; Safi, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Allometry, evolution and development of neocortex size in mammals. Progress in Brain Research 250, pp. 83 - 107 (2019)
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Soultan, A.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: Risk of biodiversity collapse under climate change in the Afro-Arabian region. Scientific Reports 9, 955 (2019)
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Yusefi, G. H.; Safi, K.; Brito, J. C.: Network- and distance-based methods in bioregionalization processes at regional scale: An application to the terrestrial mammals of Iran. Journal of Biogeography 46 (11), pp. 2433 - 2443 (2019)
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Yusefi, G. H.; Faizolahi, K.; Darvish, J.; Safi, K.; Brito, J. C.: The species diversity, distribution, and conservation status of the terrestrial mammals of Iran. Journal of Mammalogy 100 (1), pp. 55 - 71 (2019)
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Nourani, E.; Safi, K.; Yamaguchi, N. M.; Higuchi, H.: Raptor migration in an oceanic flyway: Wind and geography shape the migratory route of grey-faced buzzards in East Asia. Royal Society Open Science 5 (3), 171555 (2018)
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Oloo, F.; Safi, K.; Aryal, J.: Predicting migratory corridors of white storks, Ciconia ciconia, to enhance sustainable wind energy planning: A data-driven agent-based model. Sustainability 10 (5), 1470 (2018)
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Parlin, A. F.; Nardone, J. A.; Dougherty, J. K.; Rebein, M.; Safi, K.; Schaeffer, P. J.: Activity and movement of free-living box turtles are largely independent of ambient and thermal conditions. BMC Movement Ecology 6, 12 (2018)
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Remelgado, R.; Leutner, B.; Safi, K.; Sonnenschein, R.; Kuebert, C.; Wegmann, M.: Linking animal movement and remote sensing - mapping resource suitability from a remote sensing perspective. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 4 (3), pp. 211 - 224 (2018)
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Scharf, A. K.; Belant, J. L.; Beyer Jr., D. E.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: Habitat suitability does not capture the essence of animal-defined corridors. BMC Movement Ecology 6, 18 (2018)
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Tucker, M. A.; Böhning-Gaese, K.; Fagan, W. F.; Fryxell, J. M.; Moorter, B. V.; Alberts, S. C.; Ali, A. H.; Allen, A. M.; Attias, N.; Avgar, T. et al.; Bartlam-Brooks, H.; Bayarbaatar, B.; Belant, J. L.; Bertassoni, A.; Beyer, D.; Bidner, L.; van Beest, F. M.; Blake, S.; Blaum, N.; Bracis, C.; Brown, D.; de Bruyn, P. J. N.; Cagnacci, F.; Calabrese, J. M.; Camilo-Alves, C.; Chamaillé-Jammes, S.; Chiaradia, A.; Davidson, S. C.; Dennis, T.; DeStefano, S.; Diefenbach, D.; Douglas-Hamilton, I.; Fennessy, J.; Fichtel, C.; Fiedler, W.; Fischer, C.; Fischhoff, I.; Fleming, C. H.; Ford, A. T.; Fritz, S. A.; Gehr, B.; Goheen, J. R.; Gurarie, E.; Hebblewhite, M.; Heurich, M.; Hewison, A. J. M.; Hof, C.; Hurme, E.; Isbell, L. A.; Janssen, R.; Jeltsch, F.; Kaczensky, P.; Kane, A.; Kappeler, P. M.; Kauffman, M.; Kays, R.; Kimuyu, D.; Koch, F.; Kranstauber, B.; LaPoint, S. D.; Leimgruber, P.; Linnell, J. D. C.; López-López, P.; Markham, A. C.; Mattisson, J.; Medici, E. P.; Mellone, U.; Merrill, E.; de Mourão, G. M.; Morato, R. G.; Morellet, N.; Morrison, T. A.; Díaz-Muñoz, S. L.; Mysterud, A.; Nandintsetseg, D.; Nathan, R.; Niamir, A.; Odden, J.; O'Hara, R. B.; Oliveira-Santos, L. G. R.; Olson, K. A.; Patterson, B. D.; de Paula, R. C.; Pedrotti, L.; Reineking, B.; Rimmler, M.; Rogers, T. L.; Rolandsen, C. M.; Rosenberry, C. S.; Rubenstein, D. I.; Safi, K.; Saïd, S.; Sapir, N.; Sawyer, H.; Schmidt, N. M.; Selva, N.; Sergiel, A.; Shiilegdamba, E.; Silva, J. P.; Singh, N.; Solberg, E. J.; Spiegel, O.; Strand, O.; Sundaresan, S.; Ullmann, W.; Voigt, U.; Wall, J.; Wattles, D.; Wikelski, M.; Wilmers, C. C.; Wilson, J. W.; Wittemyer, G.; Zięba, F.; Zwijacz-Kozica, T.; Mueller, T.: Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements. Science 359 (6374), pp. 466 - 469 (2018)
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van Toor, M. L.; Kranstauber, B.; Newman, S. H.; Prosser, D. J.; Takekawa, J. Y.; Technitis, G.; Weibel, R.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: Integrating animal movement with habitat suitability for estimating dynamic migratory connectivity. Landscape Ecology 33 (6), pp. 879 - 893 (2018)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Wikelski, M.; Ellis-Soto, D.; Safi, K.; O'Mara, M. T.: Determinants of spring migration departure decision in a bat. Biology Letters 13 (9), 20170395 (2017)
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Kranstauber, B.; Smolla, M.; Safi, K.: Similarity in spatial utilization distributions measured by the earth mover’s distance. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8 (2), pp. 155 - 160 (2017)
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Peron, G.; Fleming, C. H.; Duriez, O.; Fluhr, J.; Itty, C.; Lambertucci, S.; Safi, K.; Shepard, E. L. C.; Calabrese, J. M.: The energy landscape predicts flight height and wind turbine collision hazard in three species of large soaring raptor. Journal of Applied Ecology 54 (6), pp. 1895 - 1906 (2017)
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Soultan, A.; Safi, K.: The interplay of various sources of noise on reliability of species distribution models hinges on ecological specialisation. PLoS One 12 (11), e0187906 (2017)
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van Toor, M. L.; Arriero, E.; Holland, R. A.; Huttunen, M. J.; Juvaste, R.; Mueller, I.; Thorup, K.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: Flexibility of habitat use in novel environments: Insights from a translocation experiment with lesser black-backed gulls. Royal Society Open Science 4 (1), 160164 (2017)
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Bengtsson, D.; Safi, K.; Avril, A.; Fiedler, W.; Wikelski, M.; Gunnarsson, G.; Elmberg, J.; Tolf, C.; Olsen, B.; Waldenström, J.: Does influenza A virus infection affect movement behaviour during stopover in its wild reservoir host? Royal Society Open Science 3 (2), 150633 (2016)
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McCracken, G. F.; Safi, K.; Kunz, T. H.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Swartz, S. M.; Wikelski, M.: Airplane tracking documents the fastest flight speeds recorded for bats. Royal Society Open Science 3 (11), 160398 (2016)
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Safi, K.; Gagliardo, A.; Wikelski, M.; Kranstauber, B.: How displaced migratory birds could use volatile atmospheric compounds to find their migratory corridor: A test using a particle dispersion model. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 10, 175 (2016)
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Scharf, A. K.; Wikelski, M.; LaPoint, S. D.; Safi, K.: Acceleration data reveal highly individually structured energetic landscapes in free-ranging fishers (Pekania pennanti). PLoS One 11 (2), e0145732 (2016)
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van Toor, M. L.; Newman, S. H.; Takekawa, J. Y.; Wegmann, M.; Safi, K.: Temporal segmentation of animal trajectories informed by habitat use. Ecosphere 7 (10), e01498 (2016)
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Demšar, U.; Buchin, K.; Cagnacci, F.; Safi, K.; Speckmann, B.; de Weghe, N. V.; Weiskopf, D.; Weibel, R.: Analysis and visualisation of movement: An interdisciplinary review. BMC Movement Ecology 3, 5 (2015)
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Kranstauber, B.; Weinzierl, R.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: Global aerial flyways allow efficient travelling. Ecology Letters 18 (12), pp. 1338 - 1345 (2015)
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Technitis, G.; Othman, W.; Safi, K.; Weibel, R.: From A to B, randomly: A point-to-point random trajectory generator for animal movement. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 29 (6), pp. 912 - 934 (2015)
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Wikelski, M.; Arriero, E.; Gagliardo, A.; Holland, R. A.; Huttunen, M. J.; Juvaste, R.; Mueller, I.; Tertitski, G.; Thorup, K.; Wild, M. et al.; Alanko, M.; Bairlein, F.; Cherenkov, A.; Cameron, A.; Flatz, R.; Hannila, J.; Hüppop, O.; Kangasniemi, M.; Kranstauber, B.; Penttinen, M.-L.; Safi, K.; Semashko, V.; Schmid, H.; Wistbacka, R.: True navigation in migrating gulls requires intact olfactory nerves. Scientific Reports 5, 17061 (2015)
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Bengtsson, D.; Avril, A.; Gunnarsson, G.; Elmberg, J.; Soderquist, P.; Norevik, G.; Tolf, C.; Safi, K.; Fiedler, W.; Wikelski, M. et al.; Olsen, B.; Waldenstom, J.: Movements, home-range size and habitat selection of mallards during autumn migration. PLoS One 9 (6), e100764 (2014)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Wikelski, M.; Varga, K.; Yohannes, E.; Fiedler, W.; Safi, K.; Burkhard, W.-D.; O'Mara, M. T.: Tracking post-hibernation behavior and early migration does not reveal the expected sex-differences in a "female-migrating'' bat. PLoS One 9 (12), e114810 (2014)
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Kranstauber, B.; Safi, K.; Bartumeus, F.: Bivariate Gaussian bridges: Directional factorization of diffusion in Brownian bridge models. BMC Movement Ecology 2, 5 (2014)
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Pettorelli, N.; Safi, K.; Turner, W.: Satellite remote sensing, biodiversity research and conservation of the future. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 369 (1643), 20130190 (2014)
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Wegmann, M.; Santini, L.; Leutner, B.; Safi, K.; Rocchini, D.; Bevanda, M.; Latifi, H.; Dech, S.; Rondinini, C.: Role of African protected areas in maintaining connectivity for large mammals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 369 (1643), 20130193 (2014)
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Lam, M. M.-Y.; Martin-Creuzburg, D.; Rothhaupt, K.-O.; Safi, K.; Yohannes, E.; Salvarina, I.: Tracking diet preferences of bats using stable isotope and fatty acid signatures of faeces. PLoS One 8 (12), e83452 (2013)
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