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IBIS is one of the top journals in ornithology and it’s a pleasure to share with you our most-downloaded articles of 2020. Enjoy.

A review and meta‐analysis of the effects of climate change on Holarctic mountain and upland bird populations
Davide Scridel, Mattia Brambilla, Kathy Martin, Aleksi Lehikoinen, Aaron Iemma, Anderle Matteo, Susanne Jähnig, Enrico Caprio, Giuseppe Bogliani, Paolo Pedrini, Antonio Rolando, Raphaël Arlettaz, Dan Chamberlain



Patterns and processes in shorebird survival rates: a global review
Verónica Méndez, José A. Alves, Jennifer A. Gill, Tómas G. Gunnarsson





The impacts of introduced House Mice on the breeding success of nesting seabirds on Gough Island
Anthony Caravaggi, Richard J. Cuthbert, Peter G. Ryan, John Cooper Alexander L Bond




Evolution of avian egg shape: underlying mechanisms and the importance of taxonomic scale
Mary Caswell Stoddard, Catherine Sheard, Derya Akkaynak, Ee Hou Yong, L. Mahadevan, Joseph A. Tobias




Unnatural history: is a paradigm shift of natural history in 21st century ornithology needed?
Corey T. Callaghan, John M. Martin, Richard T. Kingsford, Daniel M. Brooks





Image credits (from top)
Alpine Accentor | Florian Schott CC BY SA 2.0 | Wikimedia Commons
Far Eastern Curlew | JJ Harrison CC BY SA 4.0 | Wikimedia Commons
Mice attacking seabird chick | © Peter Ryan
Bird’s nest with eggs | Anton Croos CC BY SA 3.0 | Wikimedia Commons
Florida Scrub-jay | Judy Gallagher CC BY 2.0 | Wikimedia Commons