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Bright lights in the big cities: migratory birds’ exposure to artificial light

Overview of attention for article published in Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment, April 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#10 of 1,483)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
55 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
188 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
reddit
2 Redditors

Citations

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28 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
115 Mendeley
Title
Bright lights in the big cities: migratory birds’ exposure to artificial light
Published in
Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment, April 2019
DOI 10.1002/fee.2029
Authors

Kyle G Horton, Cecilia Nilsson, Benjamin M Van Doren, Frank A La Sorte, Adriaan M Dokter, Andrew Farnsworth

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 115 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 18%
Researcher 20 17%
Student > Bachelor 18 16%
Student > Master 16 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 6%
Other 14 12%
Unknown 19 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 50 43%
Environmental Science 22 19%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 7 6%
Physics and Astronomy 2 2%
Computer Science 2 2%
Other 6 5%
Unknown 26 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 579. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 January 2021.
All research outputs
#21,324
of 17,659,963 outputs
Outputs from Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment
#10
of 1,483 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#591
of 278,399 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment
#2
of 46 outputs
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