Loshchagina Julia Alexandrovna

Research Associate
julia.loshchagina [at] igras.ru
Laboratory of Biogeography



  • 2008 – 2013: student at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Vertebrate Zoology

  • 2013 – 2016: PhD student at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Vertebrate Zoology


  • 2015-2017: research assistant at the Biological station Rybachy ZIN RAS

  • 2017 – present: researcher at the Institute of Geography RAS

Member of the Goose, Swan and Duck Study Group of Northern Eurasia.

Expedition experience:

  • 2013 – geese catching and ringing during spring migration in Kologriv (Kostroma region)

  • 2013-2014 – investigation of the impact of mammalian and avian predators on nest survival in Arctic breeding waders at South-Eastern Taymyr (Krasnoyarsk region)

  • 2015 – participation in the project of NIOO-KNAW (Netherlands) for study of Arctic breeding Barnacle Geese in Tobseda (Nenets Autonomous District)

  • 2016 – geese catching and ringing on Kolguev Iceland (Nenets Autonomous District) as part of the Russian-German expedition of IG RAS

  • 2016 – participation in the international program for ringing of Palearctic birds at Ngulia Lodge, Tsavo West National Park, Kenya

Scientific interest:

Zoology, zoogeography, ornithology, bird migration, arctic ecosystems, environmental assessments.

International conferences:

  1. Antonevich A.L., Alekseeva G.S., Pavlova E.V., Loshchagina J.A., Erofeeva M.N., Naidenko S. 2013. Play development in three felid species. Behaviour 2013: joint meeting of 33rd International Ethological Conference (IEC) and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB). Newcastle upon Tyne.

  1. Loshchagina Y.A., Naidenko S.V. 2013. Physiological traits of kittens of different social status in domestic cat (Feliscatus). 9th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife. Spree Druck Berlin GmbH.

  1. Popovkina A., Soloviev M., Golovnyuk V., Loshchagina Y. 2015. The role of concealment by vegetation in nest survival in Arctic breeding waders. 10th conference of the European Ornithologists’ Union, Badajos, 24-28 august 2015.



Loshchagina J.A., Tsvey A.L., Naidenko S.V. 2017. Plasma Corticosterone Concentrations in European Robins during Spring and Autumn Migration. Doklady Biological Science. 473: 61-63.