Dr. Daniel Piechowski
Dr. Daniel Piechowski
Science Coordinator
Phone: +49 7732 1501-19
+49 7531 88-4959

Publications of the Department

Publications of the Department since Foundation 2008

Journal Article (416)

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    Abrahms, B.; Seidel, D. P.; Dougherty, E.; Hazen, E. L.; Bograd, S. J.; Wilson, A. M.; McNutt, J. W.; Costa, D. P.; Blake, S.; Brashares, J. S. et al.; Getz, W. M.: Suite of simple metrics reveals common movement syndromes across vertebrate taxa. BMC Movement Ecology 2, 12 (2017)
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    Apfelbeck, B. A.; Mortega, K. G.; Flinks, H.; Illera, J. C.; Helm, B.: Testosterone, territorial response, and song in seasonally breeding tropical and temperate stonechats. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17, 101 (2017)
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    Apfelbeck, B.; Helm, B.; Illera, J. C.; Mortega, K. G.; Smiddy, P.; Evans, N. P.: Baseline and stress-induced levels of corticosterone in male and female Afrotropical and European temperate stonechats during breeding. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17, 114 (2017)
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    Bastille-Rousseau, G.; Gibbs, J. P.; Campbell, K.; Yackulic, C. B.; Blake, S.: Ecosystem implications of conserving endemic versus eradicating introduced large herbivores in the Galapagos Archipelago. Biological Conservation 209, pp. 1 - 10 (2017)
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    Bastille‐Rousseau, G.; Gibbs, J. P.; Yackulic, C. B.; Frair, J. L.; Cabrera, F.; Rousseau, L.; Wikelski, M.; Kümmeth, F.; Blake, S.: Animal movement in the absence of predation: Environmental drivers of movement strategies in a partial migration system. Oikos 126 (7), pp. 1004 - 1019 (2017)
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    Baugh, A. T.; Davidson, S. C.; Hau, M.; van Oers, K.: Temporal dynamics of the HPA axis linked to exploratory behavior in a wild European songbird (Parus major). General and Comparative Endocrinology 250, pp. 104 - 112 (2017)
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    Baugh, A. T.; Witonsky, K. R.; Davidson, S. C.; Hyder, L.; Hau, M.; van Oers, K.: Novelty induces behavioural and glucocorticoid responses in a songbird artificially selected for divergent personalities. Animal Behaviour 130, pp. 221 - 231 (2017)
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    Bautista, C.; Naves, J.; Revilla, E.; Fernández, N.; Albrecht, J.; Scharf, A. K.; Rigg, R.; Karamanlidis, A. A.; Jerina, K.; Huber, D. et al.; Palazón, S.; Kont, R.; Ciucci, P.; Groff, C.; Dutsov, A.; Seijas, J.; Quenette, P.-I.; Olszańska, A.; Shkvyria, M.; Adamec, M.; Ozolins, J.; Jonozovič, M.; Selva, N.: Patterns and correlates of claims for brown bear damage on a continental scale. Journal of Applied Ecology 54 (1), pp. 282 - 292 (2017)
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    Bayerl, H.; Kraus, R. H. S.; Nowak, C.; Förster, D. W.; Fickel, J.; Kühn, R.: Fast and cost-effective single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) detection in the absence of a reference genome using semi-deep next generation random amplicon sequencing (RAMseq). Molecular Ecology Resources (2017)
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    Berteaux, D.; Thierry, A.-M.; Alisauskas, R.; Angerbjörn, A.; Buchel, E.; Doronina, L.; Ehrich, D.; Eide, N. E.; Erlandsson, R.; Flagstad, Ø. et al.; Fuglei, E.; Gilg, O.; Goltsman, M.; Henttonen, H.; Ims, R. A.; Killengreen, S. T.; Kondratyev, A.; Kruchenkova, E.; Kruckenberg, H.; Kulikova, O.; Landa, A.; Lang, J.; Menyushina, I.; Mikhnevich, J.; Niemimaa, J.; Norén, K.; Ollila, T.; Ovsyanikov, N.; Pokrovskaya, L.; Pokrovsky, I. G.; Rodnikova, A.; Roth, J. D.; Sabard, B.; Samelius, G.; Schmidt, N. M.; Sittler, B.; Sokolov, A. A.; Sokolova, N. A.; Stickney, A.; Unnsteinsdóttir, E. R.; White, P. A.: Harmonizing circumpolar monitoring of Arctic fox: Benefits, opportunities, challenges and recommendations. Polar Research 36 (2), pp. 1 - 13 (2017)
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    Bowler, D. E.; Hof, C.; Haase, P.; Kröncke, I.; Schweiger, O.; Adrian, R.; Baert, L.; Bauer, H.-G.; Blick, T.; Brooker, R. W. et al.; Dekoninck, W.; Domisch, S.; Eckmann, R.; Hendrickx, F.; Hickler, T.; Klotz, S.; Kraberg, A.; Kühn, I.; Matesanz, S.; Meschede, A.; Neumann, H.; O’Hara, R.; Russell, D. J.; Sell, A. F.; Sonnewald, M.; Stoll, S.; Sundermann, A.; Tackenberg, O.; Türkay, M.; Valladares, F.; van Herk, K.; van Klink, R.; Vermeulen, R.; Voigtländer, K.; Wagner, R.; Welk, E.; Wiemers, M.; Wiltshire, K. H.; Böhning-Gaese, K.: Cross-realm assessment of climate change impacts on species’ abundance trends. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1, 0067 (2017)
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    Buij, R.; Gschweng, M.: Nocturnal hunting by Eleonora's falcons Falco eleonorae on their breeding and non-breeding grounds. Acta Ornithologica 52 (1), pp. 35 - 49 (2017)
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    Dechmann, D. K. N.; LaPoint, S. D.; Dullin, C.; Hertel, M.; Taylor, J. R. E.; Zub, K.; Wikelski, M.: Profound seasonal shrinking and regrowth of the ossified braincase in phylogenetically distant mammals with similar life histories. Scientific Reports 7, 42443 (2017)
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    Dechmann, D. K. N.; Hertel, M.; Wikelski, M.: Individuelles Schrumpfen und erneutes Wachsen als Winteranpassung bei hochmetabolischen Tieren. Jahrbuch - Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, pp. 1 - 7 (2017)
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    Dechmann, D. K. N.; Wikelski, M.; Ellis-Soto, D.; Safi, K.; O'Mara, M. T.: Determinants of spring migration departure decision in a bat. Biology Letters 13 (9), 20170395 (2017)
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    Ellis-Soto, D.; Blake, S.; Soultan, A. E.; Guézou, A.; Cabrera, F.; Lötters, S.: Plant species dispersed by Galapagos tortoises surf the wave of habitat suitability under anthropogenic climate change. PLoS One 12 (7), e0181333 (2017)
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    Fischer, J.; Kopp, G. H.; Pesco, F. D.; Goffe, A.; Hammerschmidt, K.; Kalbitzer, U.; Klapproth, M.; Maciej, P.; Ndao, I.; Patzelt, A. et al.; Zinner, D.: Charting the neglected West: The social system of Guinea baboons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162 (S63), pp. 15 - 31 (2017)
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    Fleming, C. H.; Sheldon, D.; Gurarie, E.; Fagan, W. F.; LaPoint, S. D.; Calabrese, J. M.: Kálmán filters for continuous-time movement models. Ecological Informatics 40, pp. 8 - 21 (2017)
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    Franchini, P.; Irisarri, I.; Fudickar, A. M.; Schmidt, A.; Meyer, A.; Wikelski, M.; Partecke, J.: Animal tracking meets migration genomics: Transcriptomic analysis of a partially migratory bird species. Molecular Ecology 26 (12), pp. 3204 - 3216 (2017)
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    Förster, D. W.; Bull, J. K.; Lenz, D.; Autenrieth, M.; Paijmans, J. L. A.; Kraus, R. H. S.; Nowak, C.; Bayerl, H.; Kühn, R.; Saveljev, A. P. et al.; Sindičić, M.; Hofreiter, M.; Schmidt, K.; Fickel, J.: Targeted re-sequencing of coding DNA sequences for SNP discovery in non-model species. bioRxiv (2017)
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    Gall, G. E. C.; Strandburg-Peshkin, A.; Clutton-Brock, T.; Manser, M. B.: As dusk falls: Collective decisions about the return to sleeping sites in meerkats. Animal Behaviour 132, pp. 91 - 99 (2017)
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    Hawkes, L. A.; Batbayar, N.; Butler, P. J.; Chua, B.; Frappell, P. B.; Meir, J. U.; Milsom, W. K.; Natsagdorj, T.; Parr, N.; Scott, G. R. et al.; Takekawa, J. Y.; Wikelski, M.; Witt, M. J.; Bishop, C. M.: Do bar-headed geese train for high altitude flights? Integrative and Comparative Biology 57 (2), pp. 231 - 239 (2017)
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    Herkt, K. M. B.; Skidmore, A. K.; Fahr, J.: Macroecological conclusions based on IUCN expert maps: A call for caution. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26 (8), pp. 930 - 941 (2017)
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    Hiemer, D.; Salewski, V.; Fiedler, W.; Hahn, S.; Lisovski, S.: First tracks of individual Blackcaps suggest a complex migration pattern. Journal of Ornithology (2017)
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    Hofstede, H. t.; Voigt-Heucke, S.; Lang, A.; Römer, H.; Page, R.; Faure, P.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Revisiting adaptations of neotropical katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) to gleaning bat predation. Neotropical Biodiversity 3 (1), pp. 41 - 49 (2017)
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    Juvaste, R.; Arriero, E.; Gagliardo, A.; Holland, R.; Huttunen, M. J.; Mueller, I.; Thorup, K.; Wikelski, M.; Hannila, J.; Penttinen, M.-L. et al.; Wistbacka, R.: Satellite tracking of red-listed nominate lesser black-backed gulls (Larus f. fuscus): Habitat specialisation in foraging movements raises novel conservation needs. Global Ecology and Conservation 10, pp. 220 - 230 (2017)
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    Kassara, C.; Gangoso, L.; Mellone, U.; Piasevoli, G.; Hadjikyriakou, T. G.; Tsiopelas, N.; Giokas, S.; López-López, P.; Urios, V.; Figuerola, J. et al.; Silva, R.; Bouten, W.; Kirschel, A. N. G.; Virani, M. Z.; Fiedler, W.; Berthold, P.; Gschweng, M.: Current and future suitability of wintering grounds for a longdistance migratory raptor. Scientific Reports 7, 8798 (2017)
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    Keicher, L.; O'Mara, M. T.; Voigt, C. C.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Stable carbon isotopes in breath reveal fast incorporation rates and seasonally variable but rapid fat turnover in the common shrew (Sorex araneus). The Journal of Experimental Biology 220 (15), pp. 2834 - 2841 (2017)
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    Kranstauber, B.; Smolla, M.; Safi, K.: Similarity in spatial utilization distributions measured by the earth mover’s distance. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8 (2), pp. 155 - 160 (2017)
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    LaPoint, S. D.; Keicher, L.; Wikelski, M.; Zub, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Growth overshoot and seasonal size changes in the skulls of two weasel species. Royal Society Open Science 4, 160947 (2017)
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    Mendez, L.; Borsa, P.; Cruz, S. M.; de Grissac, S.; Hennicke, J.; Lallemand, J.; Prudor, A.; Weimerskirch, H.: Geographical variation in the foraging behaviour of the pantropical red-footed booby. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 568, pp. 217 - 230 (2017)
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    Naef-Daenzer, B.; Korner-Nievergelt, F.; Fiedler, W.; Grüebler, M. U.: Bias in ring-recovery studies: Causes of mortality of little owls Athene noctua and implications for population assessment. Journal of Avian Biology 48 (2), pp. 266 - 274 (2017)
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    Norbu, N.; Ugyen; Wikelski, M.; Wilcove, D. S.: Partial altitudinal migration of the near threatened satyr tragopan Tragopan satyra in the Bhutan Himalayas: Implications for conservation in mountainous environments. Oryx 51 (1), pp. 166 - 173 (2017)
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    Nowak, K.; Fahr, J.; Weber, N.; Lübke-Becker, A.; Semmler, T.; Weiss, S.; Mombouli, J.-V.; Wieler, L. H.; Guenther, S.; Leendertz, F. H. et al.; Ewers, C.: Highly diverse and antimicrobial susceptible Escherichia coli display a naïve bacterial population in fruit bats from the Republic of Congo. PLoS One 12 (7), e0178146 (2017)
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    O'Mara, M. T.; Wikelski, M.; Voigt, C. C.; Ter Maat, A.; Pollock, H. S.; Burness, G.; Desantis, L. M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Cyclic bouts of extreme bradycardia counteract the high metabolism of frugivorous bats. eLife 6, e26686 (2017)
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    Ottenburghs, J.; Megens, H.-J.; Kraus, R. H. S.; van Hooft, P.; van Wieren, S. E.; Crooijmans, R. P. M. A.; Ydenberg, R. C.; Groenen, M. A. M.; Prins, H. H. T.: A history of hybrids? Genomic patterns of introgression in the True Geese. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17, 201 (2017)
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    Peron, G.; Fleming, C. H.; Duriez, O.; Fluhr, J.; Itty, C.; Lambertucci, S.; Safi, K.; Shepard, E. L. C.; Calabrese, J. M.: The energy landscape predicts flight height and wind turbine collision hazard in three species of large soaring raptor. Journal of Applied Ecology (2017)
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    Poulsen, J. R.; Koerner, S. E.; Moore, S.; Medjibe, V. P.; Blake, S.; Clark, C. J.; Akou, M. E.; Fay, J. M.; Meier, A.; Okouyi, J. et al.; Rosin, C.; White, L. J. T.: Poaching empties critical Central African wilderness of forest elephants. Current Biology 27 (4), pp. R134 - R135 (2017)
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    Rotics, S.; Turjeman, S.; Kaatz, M.; Resheff, Y. S.; Zurell, D.; Sapir, N.; Eggers, U.; Fiedler, W.; Flack, A.; Jeltsch, F. et al.; Wikelski, M.; Nathan, R.: Wintering in Europe instead of Africa enhances juvenile survival in a long-distance migrant. Animal Behaviour 126, pp. 79 - 88 (2017)
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    Santos, C. D.; Hanssen, F.; Muñoz, A.-R.; Onrubia, A.; Wikelski, M.; Silva, R. M. J. P.: Match between soaring modes of black kites and the fine-scale distribution of updrafts. Scientific Reports 7, 6421 (2017)
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    Shariati, M.; Skidmore, A. K.; Darvishzadeh, R.; Exo, K.-M.; Kölzsch, A.; Griffin, L.; Stahl, J.; Cabot, D.; Toxopeus, A. G.: Expert system for modelling stopover site selection by barnacle geese. Ecological Modelling 359, pp. 398 - 405 (2017)
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    Sherub; Fiedler, W.; Duriez, O.; Wikelski, M.: Bio-logging, new technologies to study conservation physiology on the move: A case study on annual survival of Himalayan vultures. Journal of Comparative Physiology A-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 203 (6-7), pp. 531 - 542 (2017)
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    Soultan, A. E.; Attum, O.; Hamada, A.; Hatab, E.-B.; Ahmed, S. E.; Eisa, A.; Sharif, I. A.; Nagy, A.; Shohdi, W.: Recent observation for leopard Panthera pardus in Egypt. Mammalia 81 (1), pp. 115 - 117 (2017)
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    Sztukowski, L. A.; van Toor, M. L.; Weimerskirch, H.; Thompson, D. R.; Torres, L. G.; Sagar, P. M.; Cotton, P. A.; Votier, S. C.: Tracking reveals limited interactions between Campbell Albatross and fisheries during the breeding season. Journal of Ornithology 158 (3), pp. 725 - 735 (2017)
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    Thorup, K.; Tøttrup, A. P.; Willemoes, M.; Klaassen, R. H. G.; Strandberg, R.; Vega, M. L.; Dasari, H. P.; Araújo, M. B.; Wikelski, M.; Rahbek, C.: Resource tracking within and across continents in long-distance bird migrants. Science Advances 3 (1), e1601360 (2017)
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    Weimerskirch, H.; Borsa, P.; Cruz, S. M.; de Grissac, S.; Gardes, L.; Lallemand, J.; Le Corre, M.; Prudor, A.: Diversity of migration strategies among great frigatebirds populations. Journal of Avian Biology 48 (1), pp. 103 - 113 (2017)
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    Yackulic, C. B.; Blake, S.; Bastille-Rousseau, G.: Benefits of the destinations, not costs of the journeys, shape partial migration patterns. Journal of Animal Ecology 86 (4), pp. 972 - 982 (2017)
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    van Toor, M. L.; Arriero, E.; Holland, R. A.; Huttunen, M. J.; Juvaste, R.; Mueller, I.; Thorup, K.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: Flexibility of habitat use in novel environments: Insights from a translocation experiment with lesser black-backed gulls. Royal Society Open Science 4, 160164 (2017)
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    Abedi-Lartey, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Wikelski, M.; Scharf, A. K.; Fahr, J.: Long-distance seed dispersal by straw-coloured fruit bats varies by season and landscape. Global Ecology and Conservation 7, pp. 12 - 24 (2016)
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    Allen, S. J.; Bryant, K. A.; Kraus, R. H. S.; Loneragan, N. R.; Kopps, A. M.; Brown, A. M.; Gerber, L.; Krützen, M.: Genetic isolation between coastal and fishery-impacted, offshore bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops spp.) populations. Molecular Ecology 25 (12), pp. 2735 - 2753 (2016)
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