Dr. Nir Sapir

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Short Interest
Integrating high-resolution radio telemetry and atmospheric numerical model to study European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) migration over southern Israel
Ph. D
2002 - 2010
Senior Lecturer, Haifa University


Nir Sapir, , Nir Horvitz, , Ran Nathan, M. Wikelski, , R. Avissar, (2014) Flight-mode and lateral drift due to crosswind in migrating European bee-eaters | Journal of Ornithology 745-753 : 155
Nir Sapir, , Nir Horvitz, , Ran Nathan, M. Wikelski, R. Avissar, I. Mahrer, (2011) Migration by soaring or flapping: numerical atmospheric simulations reveal that turbulence kinetic energy dictates bee-eater flight mode | Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 3380-3386 : 278
Nir Sapir, , Ran Nathan, M. Wikelski, R. Avissar, (2011) Timing and flight mode of departure in migrating European bee-eaters in relation to multi-scale meteorological processes | Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 1353-1365 : 65
Nir Sapir, , Ran Nathan, Wikelski M., McCue M. D., Pinshow B., (2010) Flight modes in migrating European Bee-eaters: heart rate may indicate low metabolic rate during soaring and gliding | PLoS One e13956 : 5
Ran Nathan, , Nir Sapir, , Ana Trakhtenbrot, G. G. Katul, G. Bohrer, M. Otte, R. Avissar, M. B. Soons, H. S. Horn, M. Wikelski, S. A. Levin, (2005) Long-distance biological transport processes through the air: can nature's complexity be unfolded in-silico? | Diversity and Distributions 131-137 : 11