Martins Briedis


    Martins Briedis
    Martins Briedis (Foto © Archiv Vogelwarte)
    Dr. Martins Briedis
    Department of Bird Migration
    Swiss Ornithological Institute
    Seerose 1
    CH - 6204 Sempach

    ++41 41 462 99 28


    Post-doctoral researcher


    • Avian ecology and migration
    • Tracking migration using geolocation by light
    • Stable isotope ecology 

    Current Projects

    • Migration strategies in passerines – multi-species analyses
    • Tracking small animals using light intensity records
    • Linking events through the annual cycle: the importance of carry-over effects for the ecology of migratory birds
    • Migration ecology of Arctic Terns


    Peter Adamik (Department of Zoology, Palacky University)

    Vaclav Pavel (Centre for Polar Ecology, University of South Bohemia)


    Since 2017 Post-doctoral researcher at the Swiss Ornithological Institute, Switzerland
    2013 – 2017 Ph.D. in Biology (Ecology), Palacky University, Czech Republic


    For a complete list see:

    Briedis M., Hahn S., Adamík P.(2017) Cold spell en route delays spring arrival and decreases apparent survival in a long-distance migratory songbird. BMC Ecology

    Lislevand T., Briedis M., Heggøy O., Hahn S. (2017) Seasonal migration strategies of common ringed plovers Charadrius hiaticula. Ibis

    Briedis M., Hahn S., Gustafsson L., Henshaw I., Träff J., Král M., Adamík P.(2016)

    Breeding latitude leads to different temporal but not spatial organization of the annual cycle in a long‐distance migrant. Journal of Avian Biology

    Adamík P., Emmenegger T., Briedis M., Gustafsson L., Henshaw I., Krist M., … Hahn S. (2016) Barrier crossing in small avian migrants: individual tracking reveals prolonged nocturnal flights into the day as a common migratory strategy. Scientific Reports

    Briedis M., Träff J., Hahn S., Ilieva M., Král M., Peev S., AdamíkP. (2016) Year-round spatiotemporal distribution of the enigmatic Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata. Journal of Ornithology

    Briedis M., Keišs O. (2016) Extracting historical population trends using archival ringing data—an example: the globally threatened Aquatic Warbler. Journal of Ornithology

    Lislevand T., Chutný B., Byrkjedal I., Pavel V., Briedis M., Adamik P., Hahn S. (2015) Red-spotted Bluethroats Luscinia s. svecica migrate along the Indo-European flyway: a geolocator study. Bird Study