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Michal Zmihorski

Michal Zmihorski
Msc (2006), Warsaw University, Poland; PhD (2010), Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland


problems: biodiversity in farmland, disturbances in forest, foraging ecology of raptors
taxons: birds, ants, crickets, butterflies
tools: statistics, data visualization, methodology of sampling, monitoring

Selected publications

some of the most recent papers:

Brzeziński M, Ignatiuk P, Żmihorski M, Zalewski A. 2017. An invasive predator affects habitat use by native prey: American mink and water vole co-existence in riparian habitats. Journal of Zoology (in press)

Krauze-Gryz D, Żmihorski M, Jasińska K, Kwaśny Ł, Werka J. (2017) Temporal Pattern of Wildlife-Train Collisions: Poland as a Case Study. Journal of Wildlife Management (in press)

Thorn S, Bässler C, Brandl R, Burton PJ, Cahall R, Campbell JL, Castro J, Choi CY, Cobb T, Donato DC, Durska E, Fontaine JB, Gauthier S, Hebert1 C, Hothorn T, Hutto RL, Lee EJ, Leverkus AB, Lindenmayer DB, Obrist MK, Rost J, Seibold S, Seidl R, Thom D, Waldron K, Wermelinger B, Winter MB, Zmihorski M, Müller J. (2017) Impacts of salvage logging on biodiversity – a meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Ecology (in press)

Krauze-Gryz D, Żmihorski M, Gryz J (2016) Annual variation in prey composition of domestic cats in rural and suburban environment. Urban Ecosystems (in press)

Żmihorski M, Ławicki Ł, Marchowski D, Wylegała P, Pärt T (2016) Spatial variation in long-term trends in a metapopulation of the globally threatened Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola in Poland. Acta Orntihologica 51, 245-256

Żmihorski M, Berg Å, Pärt T (2016) Forest clear-cuts as additional habitat for breeding farmland birds in crisis. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 233, 291-297

Nobis A, Żmihorski M, Kotowska D. 2016. Linking the diversity of native flora to land cover heterogeneity and plant invasions in a river valley. Biological Conservation 203:17-24

Berg Å, Bergman KO, Wissman J, Żmihorski M, Öckinger E. (2016) Power-line corridors as source habitat for butterflies in forest landscapes. Biological Conservation 201, 320-326

Yosef R, Zduniak P, Żmihorski M (2016) Invasive ring-necked parakeet negatively affects indigenous Eurasian hoopoe. Annales Zoologici Fennici 53, 281–287

Rosin ZM, Skórka P, Pärt T, Żmihorski M, Ekner-Grzyb A, Kwieciński Z, Tryjanowski P (2016) Villages and their old farmsteads are hot-spots of bird diversity in agricultural landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Żmihorski M, Kotowska D, Berg Å, Pärt T (2016) Evaluating conservation tools in Polish grasslands: the occurrence of birds in relation to agri-environment schemes and Natura 2000 area. Biological Conservation 194, 150-157

Żmihorski M, Pärt T, Gustafson T, Berg Å (2016) Effects of water level and grassland management on alpha and beta diversity of birds in restored wetlands. Journal of Applied Ecology 53, 587-595

Żmihorski M, Ślipiński P (2016) The importance of diurnal and nocturnal activity and interspecific interactions for space use by ants in clear-cuts. Ecological Entomology 41, 276-283

Researcher at the Department of Ecology; Landscape Ecology Unit
Telephone: 018-672229
Postal address:
Inst för Ekologi, Box 7044
750 07 UPPSALA
Visiting address: Ulls Väg 16, Uppsala