Nir Sapir
Nir Sapir
Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, The University of Haifa
Verified email at sci.haifa.ac.il - Homepage
TitleCited byYear
Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements
MA Tucker, K Böhning-Gaese, WF Fagan, JM Fryxell, B Van Moorter, ...
Science 359 (6374), 466-469, 2018
1982018
Grand challenges in migration biology
MS Bowlin, IA Bisson, J Shamoun-Baranes, JD Reichard, N Sapir, ...
Integrative and comparative biology 50 (3), 261-279, 2010
1512010
Long‐distance biological transport processes through the air: can nature's complexity be unfolded in silico?
R Nathan, N Sapir, A Trakhtenbrot, GG Katul, G Bohrer, M Otte, R Avissar, ...
Diversity and Distributions 11 (2), 131-137, 2005
1192005
Mass seasonal bioflows of high-flying insect migrants
G Hu, KS Lim, N Horvitz, SJ Clark, DR Reynolds, N Sapir, JW Chapman
Science 354 (6319), 1584-1587, 2016
862016
Reflected polarization guides chironomid females to oviposition sites
A Lerner, N Meltser, N Sapir, C Erlick, N Shashar, M Broza
Journal of Experimental Biology 211 (22), 3536-3543, 2008
642008
Flight modes in migrating European bee-eaters: heart rate may indicate low metabolic rate during soaring and gliding
N Sapir, M Wikelski, MD McCue, B Pinshow, R Nathan
PLoS One 5 (11), e13956, 2010
552010
The challenges of the first migration: movement and behaviour of juvenile vs. adult white storks with insights regarding juvenile mortality
S Rotics, M Kaatz, YS Resheff, SF Turjeman, D Zurell, N Sapir, U Eggers, ...
Journal of Animal Ecology 85 (4), 938-947, 2016
542016
Migration by soaring or flapping: numerical atmospheric simulations reveal that turbulence kinetic energy dictates bee-eater flight mode
N Sapir, N Horvitz, M Wikelski, R Avissar, Y Mahrer, R Nathan
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1723), 3380-3386, 2011
472011
The gliding speed of migrating birds: slow and safe or fast and risky?
N Horvitz, N Sapir, F Liechti, R Avissar, I Mahrer, R Nathan
Ecology letters 17 (6), 670-679, 2014
462014
Into turbulent air: size-dependent effects of von Kármán vortex streets on hummingbird flight kinematics and energetics
VM Ortega-Jimenez, N Sapir, M Wolf, EA Variano, R Dudley
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281 (1783), 20140180, 2014
422014
Commuting fruit bats beneficially modulate their flight in relation to wind
N Sapir, N Horvitz, DKN Dechmann, J Fahr, M Wikelski
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281 (1782), 20140018, 2014
422014
Scale-dependent habitat selection in migratory frugivorous passerines
N Sapir, Z Abramsky, E Shochat, I Izhaki
Naturwissenschaften 91 (11), 544-547, 2004
362004
From agricultural benefits to aviation safety: realizing the potential of continent-wide radar networks
S Bauer, JW Chapman, DR Reynolds, JA Alves, AM Dokter, MMH Menz, ...
BioScience 67 (10), 912-918, 2017
322017
Timing and flight mode of departure in migrating European bee-eaters in relation to multi-scale meteorological processes
N Sapir, M Wikelski, R Avissar, R Nathan
Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 65 (7), 1353-1365, 2011
312011
The effect of water availability on fuel deposition of two staging Sylvia warblers
N Sapir, I Tsurim, B Gal, Z Abramsky
Journal of Avian Biology 35 (1), 25-32, 2004
292004
Wintering in Europe instead of Africa enhances juvenile survival in a long-distance migrant
S Rotics, S Turjeman, M Kaatz, YS Resheff, D Zurell, N Sapir, U Eggers, ...
Animal Behaviour 126, 79-88, 2017
262017
Backward flight in hummingbirds employs unique kinematic adjustments and entails low metabolic cost
N Sapir, R Dudley
Journal of Experimental Biology 215 (20), 3603-3611, 2012
232012
Habitat availability mediates chironomid density-dependent oviposition
A Lerner, N Sapir, C Erlick, N Meltser, M Broza, N Shashar
Oecologia 165 (4), 905-914, 2011
202011
Revealing patterns of nocturnal migration using the European weather radar network
C Nilsson, AM Dokter, L Verlinden, J Shamoun‐Baranes, B Schmid, ...
Ecography 42 (5), 876-886, 2019
192019
Drinking water boosts food intake rate, body mass increase and fat accumulation in migratory blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla)
I Tsurim, N Sapir, J Belmaker, I Shanni, I Izhaki, MS Wojciechowski, ...
Oecologia 156 (1), 21-30, 2008
172008
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