Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow
Born 4 May 1981 in Ulyanovsk, USSR.
E-mail: Dmitry.Kishkinev@zin.ru, email@example.com
My research focuses on the role of different sensory systems required for animal navigation.
My current projects address the questions how migratory songbirds can use magnetic and olfactory senses for their finding geographic position relative to destinations (i.e. perform navigation) and if the use of these senses depend on geographic scale. Besides that, I study how anthropogenic electromagnetic fields can disturb avian magnetic compass sense in freely behaving birds in the wild. My main model systems are birds: both migratory songbirds and homing pigeons. I am also interested in development and application of new telemetry and bio-sensing methods to study different aspects of animal migration.
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Mukhin, A, Kobylkov, D, Kishkinev, D, Grinkevich, V (2018) Interrupted breeding in a songbird migrant triggers development of nocturnal locomotor activity. Scientific Reports, Vol 5, 5520. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-23834-0
Chernetsov, N, Pakhomov, A, Koblylkov, D, Kishkinev, D, Holland, R, Mouritsen, H (2017) Migratory Eurasian Reed Warblers Can Use Magnetic Declination to Solve the Longitude Problem. Current Biology, Vol. 27, №.17, p. 2647-2651. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.07.024
Kishkinev, D, Heyers, D, Woodworth, BK, Mitchell, GW, Hobson, KA and Norris, RD (2016) Experienced migratory songbirds do not display goal-ward orientation after release following a cross-continental displacement: an automated telemetry study. Scientific Reports 6, 37326. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep37326
Kishkinev, D, Chernetsov, N, Pakhomov, A, Heyers, D, and Mouritsen, H. (2015) Eurasian reed warblers compensate for virtual magnetic displacement. Current Biology 25, R822–R824. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.08.012
Kishkinev D (2015) Sensory mechanisms of long-distance navigation in birds: a recent advance in the context of previous studies. Journal of Ornithology 156 (suppl. 1), 145–161. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10336-015-1215-4
Kishkinev, D, Chernetsov, N. (2015) Magnetoreception systems in birds: a review of current research. Biological Bulletin Reviews 5, 46–62. https://doi.org/10.1134/S2079086415010041
Kishkinev, D, Chernetsov, N, Heyers, D, & Mouritsen, H (2013) Migratory reed warblers need intact trigeminal nerve to correct for a 1,000 km eastward displacement. PLoS One 8, e65847. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0065847
Kishkinev, D, Mora, CV & Mouritsen, H (2012) An attempt to develop an operant conditioning paradigm to test for magnetic discrimination behaviour in a migratory songbird. Journal of Ornithology 153, 1165–1177. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10336-012-0847-x
Chernetsov, N, Kishkinev, D, Kosarev, V, & Bolshakov, CV (2011) Not all songbirds calibrate their magnetic compass from twilight cues: a telemetry study. Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 2540–2543. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.057729
Hein, CM, Engels, S, Kishkinev, D & Mouritsen, H (2011) Robins have a magnetic compass in both eyes. Nature 471, E11. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature09875
Kishkinev, D, Chernetsov, N & Mouritsen, H (2010) A double clock or jetlag mechanism is unlikely to be involved in detection of east-west displacements in a long-distance avian migrant. Auk 127, 773–780. https://doi.org/10.1525/auk.2010.10032
Zapka, M, Heyers, D, Hein, CM, Engels, S, Schneider, N-L, Hans, J, Weiler S, Dreyer D, Kishkinev, D, Wild, M & Mouritsen, H. (2009) Visual, but not trigeminal, mediation of magnetic compass information in a migratory bird. Nature 461, 1274–1277. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature08528
Chernetsov, N, Kishkinev, D & Mouritsen, H. (2008) A long-distance avian migrant compensates for longitudinal displacement during spring migration. Current Biology 18, 188–190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.01.018
Chernetsov, N, Kishkinev, D, Gashkov, S, Kosarev, S & Bolshakov C. (2008) Orientation programme of first-year pied flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca from Siberia implies an innate detour around Central Asia. Animal Behavior 75, 539–545. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.05.019
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