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IBIS is one of the top journals in ornithology and it’s a pleasure to share with you our most-cited 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




A review of the occurrence of inter‐colony segregation of seabird foraging areas and the implications for marine environmental impact assessment
Mark Bolton, Georgia Conolly, Matthew Carroll, Ewan. D. Wakefield, Richard Caldow




Effects of environmental conditions on reproductive effort and nest success of Arctic‐breeding shorebirds
Emily L. Weiser, Stephen C. Brown, Richard B. Lanctot, H. River Gates, Kenneth F. Abraham, Rebecca L. Bentzen, Joël Bêty, Megan L. Boldenow, Rodney W. Brook, Tyrone F. Donnelly, Willow B. English, Scott A. Flemming, Samantha E. Franks, H. Grant Gilchrist, Marie‐Andrée Giroux, Andrew Johnson, Steve Kendall, Lisa V. Kennedy, Laura Koloski, Eunbi Kwon, Jean‐François Lamarre, David B. Lank, Christopher J. Latty, Nicolas Lecomte, Joseph R. Liebezeit, Laura McKinnon, Erica Nol, Johanna Perz, Jennie Rausch, Martin Robards, Sarah T. Saalfeld, Nathan R. Senner, Paul A. Smith, Mikhail Soloviev, Diana Solovyeva, David H. Ward, Paul F. Woodard, Brett K. Sandercock

Vocal activity rate index: a useful method to infer terrestrial bird abundance with acoustic monitoring
Cristian Pérez‐Granados Gerard Bota, David Giralt, Adrián Barrero, Julia Gómez‐Catasús, Daniel Bustillo‐De La Rosa, Juan Traba





Segregation in space and time explains the coexistence of two sympatric sub‐Antarctic petrels
Hanna M. V. Granroth‐Wilding, Richard A. Phillips





Image credits (from top)
Alpine Accentor | Florian Schott CC BY SA 2.0 | Wikimedia Commons
Guillemots | Michael Haferkamp CC BY SA 3.0 | Wikimedia Commons
Grey Phalarope | Francesco Veronesi CC BY SA 2.0 | Wikimedia Commons
Dupont’s Lark | Ron Knight CC BY 2.0 | Flickr
Southern Giant Petrel | Christopher Michel CC BY SA 2.0 | Wikimedia Commons