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