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Author Miller, M.W. url  doi
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  Title Apparent Effects of Light Pollution on Singing Behavior of American Robins Type Journal Article
  Year 2006 Publication The Condor Abbreviated Journal Condor  
  Volume 108 Issue 1 Pages 130  
  Keywords (up) American Robin; birds; light pollution; morning chorus; dawn chorus; song; Turdus migratorius; animals; communication  
  Abstract Astronomers consider light pollution to be a growing problem, however few studies have addressed potential effects of light pollution on wildlife. Sunlight is believed to initiate song in many bird species. If light initiates song, then light pollution may be influencing avian song behavior at a population level. This hypothesis predicts that birds breeding in areas with large amounts of artificial light will begin singing earlier in the day than birds in areas with little artificial light. Birds in highly illuminated areas might begin singing earlier than did birds in those same areas in previous years when artificial light levels were known to be, or were presumably, lower. Also, birds should begin singing earlier within a site on brightly lit nights. In 2002 and 2003 I documented initiation of morning song by breeding American Robins (Turdus migratorius) in areas with differing intensity of artificial nocturnal light. I compared my observations among sites and against historical studies. Robin populations in areas with large amounts of artificial light frequently began their morning chorus during true night. Chorus initiation time, relative to civil twilight, was positively correlated with amount of artificial light present during true night. Robin choruses in areas with little, or presumably little, artificial light have almost never begun during true night, instead appearing to track the onset of civil twilight. Proliferation of artificial nocturnal light may be strongly affecting singing behavior of American Robins at a population level.  
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Author Eisenbeis, G.; Hassel, F. url  openurl
  Title Zur Anziehung nachtaktiver Insekten durch Straßenlaternen-eine Studie kommunaler Beleuchtungseinrichtungen in der Agrarlandschaft Rheinhessens. Type Journal Article
  Year 2000 Publication Natur Und Landschaft Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 4 Issue Pages 145–156  
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  Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 596  
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Author Brüning, A.; Hölker, F. url  openurl
  Title Lichtverschmutzung und die Folgen für Fische. Type Journal Article
  Year 2013 Publication In: Held, M., Hölker, F. & Jessel, B (2013) Schutz der Nacht – Lichtverschmutzung, Biodiversität und Nachtlandschaft. – BfN-Skripten Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume 336 Issue Pages 69-72  
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  Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 688  
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Author Höttinger, H.; Graf, W. url  openurl
  Title Zur Anlockwirkung Öffentlicher Beleuchtungseinrichtungen auf nachtaktive Insekten Hinweise für Freilandversuche im Wiener Stadtgebiet zur Minimierung negativer Auswirkungen. Type Journal Article
  Year 2003 Publication Studie im Auftrag der MA 22 (Umweltschutz) Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 22:37  
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  Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 692  
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Author Stanjek, K. openurl 
  Title Zwielicht. Die Ökologie der künstlichen Helligkeit. Type Journal Article
  Year 1989 Publication Raben, München Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 170  
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  Call Number LoNNe @ kagoburian @ Serial 697  
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