Publications of the Department

Journal Article (395)

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    Bambini, G.; Schlicht, E.; Kempenaers, B.: Patterns of female nest attendance and male feeding throughout the incubation period in Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus. Ibis 161 (1), pp. 50 - 65 (2019)
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    Botero‐Delgadillo, E.; Quirici, V.; Poblete, Y.; Cuevas, É.; Kuhn, S.; Girg, A.; Poulin, E.; Kempenaers, B.; Vásquez, R. A.: Ecological and social correlates of natal dispersal in female and male Thorn-tailed Rayadito (Aphrastura spinicauda) in a naturally isolated and fragmented habitat. The Auk 136 (2), ukz016 (2019)
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    Bulla, M.; Valcu, M.; Rutten, A. L.; Kempenaers, B.: Temporary mate removal during incubation leads to variable compensation in a biparental shorebird. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 93 (2019)
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    Bulla, M.; Reneerkens, J.; Weiser, E. L.; Sokolov, A.; Taylor, A. R.; Sittler, B.; McCaffery, B. J.; Ruthrauff, D. R.; Catlin, D. H.; Payer, D. C. et al.; Ward, D. H.; Solovyeva, D. V.; Santos, E. S. A.; Rakhimberdiev, E.; Nol, E.; Kwon, E.; Brown, G. S.; Hevia, G. D.; Gates, H. R.; Johnson, J. A.; van Gils, J. A.; Hansen, J.; Lamarre, J.-F.; Rausch, J.; Conklin, J. R.; Liebezeit, J.; Bêty, J.; Lang, J.; Alves, J. A.; Fernández-Elipe, J.; Exo, K.-M.; Bollache, L.; Bertellotti, M.; Giroux, M.-A.; van de Pol, M.; Johnson, M.; Boldenow, M. L.; Valcu, M.; Soloviev, M.; Sokolova, N.; Senner, N. R.; Lecomte, N.; Meyer, N.; Schmidt, N. M.; Gilg, O.; Smith, P. A.; Machín, P.; McGuire, R. L.; Cerboncini, R. A. S.; Ottvall, R.; van Bemmelen, R. S. A.; Swift, R. J.; Saalfeld, S. T.; Jamieson, S. E.; Brown, S.; Piersma, T.; Albrecht, T.; D’Amico, V.; Lanctot, R. B.; Kempenaers, B.: Comment on “Global pattern of nest predation is disrupted by climate change in shorebirds”. Science 364 (6445), eaaw8529 (2019)
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    Carballo, L.; Battistotti, A.; Teltscher, K. L.; Lierz, M.; Bublat, A.; Valcu, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Sperm morphology and evidence for sperm competition among parrots. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 32 (8), pp. 856 - 867 (2019)
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    Delhey, K.; Dale, J.; Valcu, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Reconciling ecogeographical rules: Rainfall and temperature predict global colour variation in the largest bird radiation. Ecology Letters 22 (4), pp. 726 - 736 (2019)
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    Kempenaers, B.: Ornithology from the lakeshore. Ardea 107 (1), pp. 1 - 4 (2019)
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    Kinsella, C. M.; Ruiz-Ruano, F. J.; Dion-Côté, A.-M.; Charles, A. J.; Gossmann, T. I.; Cabrero, J.; Kappei, D.; Hemmings, N.; Simons, M. J.P.; Camacho, J. P. M. et al.; Forstmeier, W.; Suh, A.: Programmed DNA elimination of germline development genes in songbirds. Nature Communications 10, 5468 (2019)
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    McQueen, A.; Kempenaers, B.; Dale, J.; Valcu, M.; Emery, Z. T.; Dey, C. J.; Peters, A.; Delhey, K.: Evolutionary drivers of seasonal plumage colours: Colour change by moult correlates with sexual selection, predation risk and seasonality across passerines. Ecology Letters 22 (11), pp. 1838 - 1849 (2019)
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    Mutzel, A.; Olsen, A.-L.; Mathot, K. J.; Araya-Ajoy, Y. G.; Nicolaus, M.; Wijmenga, J. J.; Wright, J.; Kempenaers, B.; Dingemanse, N. J.: Effects of manipulated levels of predation threat on parental provisioning and nestling begging. Behavioral Ecology 30 (4), pp. 1123 - 1135 (2019)
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    Plaschke, S.; Bulla, M.; Cruz-López, M.; Ángel, S. G. d.; Küpper, C.: Nest initiation and flooding in response to season and semi-lunar spring tides in a ground-nesting shorebird. Frontiers in Zoology 16, 15 (2019)
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    Quirici, V.; Hammers, M.; Botero‐Delgadillo, E.; Cuevas, E.; Espindola-Hernandez, P.; Vásquez, R. A.: Age and terminal reproductive attempt influence laying date in the thorn‐tailed rayadito. Journal of Avian Biology 50 (10), e02059 (2019)
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    Santema, P.; Schlicht, E.; Kempenaers, B.: Testing the conditional cooperation model: What can we learn from parents taking turns when feeding offspring? Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 94 (2019)
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    Santema, P.; Valcu, M.; Clinchy, M.; Zanette, L. Y.; Kempenaers, B.: Effects of predator call playbacks on reproductive success and extrapair paternity in blue tits. Animal Behaviour 155, pp. 97 - 109 (2019)
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    Santema, P.; Valcu, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Exposure to predator models during the fertile period leads to higher levels of extra‐pair paternity in blue tits. Journal of Animal Ecology (2019)
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    Santema, P.; Valcu, M.; Clinchy, M.; Zanette, L. Y.; Kempenaers, B.: Playback of predator calls inhibits and delays dawn singing in a songbird community. Behavioral Ecology 30 (5), pp. 1283 - 1288 (2019)
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    Sládeček, M.; Vozabulová, E.; Šálek, M. E.; Bulla, M.: Diversity of incubation rhythms in a facultatively uniparental shorebird - the Northern Lapwing. Scientific Reports 9, 4706 (2019)
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    Valcu, C.-M.; Scheltema, R. A.; Schweiggert, R. M.; Valcu, M.; Teltscher, K. L.; Walther, D. M.; Carle, R.; Kempenaers, B.: Life history shapes variation in egg composition in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus. Communications Biology 2, 6 (2019)
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    Wang, D.; Forstmeier, W.; Valcu, M.; Dingemanse, N.; Bulla, M.; Both, C.; Duckworth, R. A.; Kiere, L. M.; Karell, P.; Albrecht, T. et al.; Kempenaers, B.: Scrutinizing assortative mating in birds. PLoS Biology 17 (2), e3000156 (2019)
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    Zollinger, S. A.; Dorado-Correa, A. M.; Goymann, W.; Forstmeier, W.; Knief, U.; Bastidas-Urrutia, A. M.; Brumm, H.: Traffic noise exposure depresses plasma corticosterone and delays offspring growth in breeding zebra finches. Conservation Physiology 7 (1), coz056 (2019)
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    Abbey-Lee, R. N.; Araya-Ajoy, Y. G.; Mouchet, A.; Moiron, M.; Stuber, E. F.; Kempenaers, B.; Dingemanse, N. J.: Does perceived predation risk affect patterns of extra-pair paternity? A field experiment in a passerine bird. Functional Ecology 32 (4), pp. 1001 - 1010 (2018)
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    de Jong, M.; Lamers, K. P.; Eugster, M.; Ouyang, J. Q.; Da Silva, A.; Mateman, A. C.; van Grunsven, R. H. A.; Visser, M. E.; Spoelstra, K.: Effects of experimental light at night on extra-pair paternity in a songbird. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological and Integrative Physiology 329 (8-9), pp. 441 - 448 (2018)
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    Echeverría, V.; Estades, C. F.; Botero‐Delgadillo, E.; Wingfield, J. C.; González‐Gómez, P. L.: Pre‐basic molt, feather quality, and modulation of the adrenocortical response to stress in two populations of rufous‐collared sparrows Zonotrichia capensis. Journal of Avian Biology 49 (11), e01892 (2018)
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    Gwinner, H.; Capilla-Lasheras, P.; Cooper, C.; Helm, B.: "Green incubation": Avian offspring benefit from aromatic nest herbs through improved parental incubation behaviour. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1880), 20180376 (2018)
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    Jeronimo, S.; Khadraoui, M.; Wang, D.; Martin, K.; Lesku, J. A.; Robert, K. A.; Schlicht, E.; Forstmeier, W.; Kempenaers, B.: Plumage color manipulation has no effect on social dominance or fitness in zebra finches. Behavioral Ecology 29 (2), pp. 459 - 467 (2018)
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    Kappers, E. F.; de Vries, C.; Alberda, A.; Forstmeier, W.; Both, C.; Kempenaers, B.: Inheritance patterns of plumage coloration in common buzzards Buteo buteo do not support a one-locus two-allele model. Biology Letters 14 (4), 20180007 (2018)
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    Liévin-Bazin, A.; Pineaux, M.; Clerc, O.; Gahr, M.; von Bayern, A. M. P.; Bovet, D.: Emotional responses to conspecific distress calls are modulated by affiliation in cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus). PLoS One 13 (10), e0205314 (2018)
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    Maldonado-Chaparro, A. A.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Forstmeier, W.; Kempenaers, B.; Farine, D. R.: Linking the fine-scale social environment to mating decisions: A future direction for the study of extra-pair paternity. Biological Reviews 93 (3), pp. 1558 - 1577 (2018)
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    Mendonca, T.; Birkhead, T. R.; Cadby, A. J.; Forstmeier, W.; Hemmings, N.: A trade-off between thickness and length in the zebra finch sperm mid-piece. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1883), 20180865 (2018)
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    Mueller, J. C.; Kuhl, H.; Boerno, S.; Tella, J. L.; Carrete, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Evolution of genomic variation in the burrowing owl in response to recent colonization of urban areas. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1878), 20180206 (2018)
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    Parker, T. H.; Griffith, S. C.; Bronstein, J. L.; Fidler, F.; Foster, S.; Fraser, H.; Forstmeier, W.; Gurevitch, J.; Koricheva, J.; Seppelt, R. et al.; Tingley, M. W.; Nakagawa, S.: Empowering peer reviewers with a checklist to improve transparency. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2 (6), pp. 929 - 935 (2018)
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    Pei, Y.; Valcu, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Interference competition pressure predicts the number of avian predators that shifted their timing of activity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1880), 20180744 (2018)
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    Sanchez Tojar, A.; Nakagawa, S.; Sanchez-Fortun, M.; Martin, D. A.; Ramani, S.; Girndt, A.; Bókony, V.; Kempenaers, B.; Liker, A.; Westneat, D. F. et al.; Burke, T.; Schroeder, J.: Meta-analysis challenges a textbook example of status signalling and demonstrates publication bias. eLife 7, e37385 (2018)
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    Santema, P.; Kempenaers, B.: Complete brood failure in an altricial bird is almost always associated with the sudden and permanent disappearance of a parent. Journal of Animal Ecology 87 (5), pp. 1239 - 1250 (2018)
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    Schlicht, E.; Kempenaers, B.: The immediate impact of ringing, blood sampling and PIT-tag implanting on the behaviour of Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus. Ardea 106 (1), pp. 39 - 50 (2018)
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    Stryjek, R.; Mioduszewska, B.; Spaltabaka-Gędek, E.; Juszczak, G. R.: Wild Norway rats do not avoid predator scents when collecting food in a familiar habitat: A field study. Scientific Reports 8, 9475 (2018)
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    van Schaik, J.; Gazaryan, D.; Dekeukeleire, S.; Natradze, I.; Kerth, G.: Comparative phylogeography of a vulnerable bat and its ectoparasite reveals dispersal of a non-mobile parasite among distinct evolutionarily significant units of the host. Conservation Genetics 19 (2), pp. 481 - 494 (2018)
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    Wang, D.; Forstmeier, W.; Ihle, M.; Khadraoui, M.; Jeronimo, S.; Martin, K.; Kempenaers, B.: Irreproducible text-book "knowledge": The effects of color bands on zebra finch fitness. Evolution 72 (4), pp. 961 - 976 (2018)
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    Beck, K. B.; Loretto, M.-C.; Ringler, M.; Hödl, W.; Pasukonis, A.: Relying on known or exploring for new? Movement patterns and reproductive resource use in a tadpole-transporting frog. PeerJ 5, e3745 (2017)
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    Botero‐Delgadillo, E.; Quirici, V.; Poblete, Y.; Cuevas, É.; Kuhn, S.; Girg, A.; Teltscher, K. L.; Poulin, E.; Kempenaers, B.; Vásquez, R. A.: Variation in fine-scale genetic structure and local dispersal patterns between peripheral populations of a South American passerine bird. Ecology and Evolution 7 (20), pp. 8363 - 8378 (2017)
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    Bulla, M.; Oudman, T.; Bijleveld, A. I.; Piersma, T.; Kyriacou, C. P.: Marine biorhythms: Bridging chronobiology and ecology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 372 (1734), 20160253 (2017)
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    Bulla, M.; Prüter, H.; Vitnerova, H.; Tijsen, W.; Sládeček, M.; Alves, J. A.; Gilg, O.; Kempenaers, B.: Flexible parental care: Uniparental incubation in biparentally incubating shorebirds. Scientific Reports 7, 12851 (2017)
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    Da Silva, A.; de Jong, M.; van Grunsven, R. H. A.; Visser, M. E.; Kempenaers, B.; Spoelstra, K.: Experimental illumination of a forest: No effects of lights of different colours on the onset of the dawn chorus in songbirds. Royal Society Open Science 4 (1), 160638 (2017)
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    Da Silva, A.; Diez-Méndez, D.; Kempenaers, B.: Effects of experimental night lighting on the daily timing of winter foraging in common European songbirds. Journal of Avian Biology 48 (6), pp. 862 - 871 (2017)
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    Da Silva, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Singing from North to South: Latitudinal variation in timing of dawn singing under natural and artificial light conditions. Journal of Animal Ecology 86 (6), pp. 1286 - 1297 (2017)
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    Dominoni, D.; Akesson, S.; Klaassen, R.; Spoelstra, K.; Bulla, M.: Methods in field chronobiology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 372 (1734), 20160247 (2017)
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    Forstmeier, W.; Wagenmakers, E.-J.; Parker, T. H.: Detecting and avoiding likely false-positive findings - A practical guide. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 92 (4), pp. 1941 - 1968 (2017)
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    Forstmeier, W.; Ihle, M.; Opatová, P.; Martin, K.; Knief, U.; Albrechtová, J.; Albrecht, T.; Kempenaers, B.: Testing the phenotype-linked fertility hypothesis in the presence and absence of inbreeding. The Journal of Experimental Biology 30 (5), pp. 968 - 976 (2017)
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    Forstmeier, W.: Preregister now for an upgrade to Behavioral Ecology 2.0: A comment on Ihle et al. Behavioral Ecology 28 (2), pp. 358 - 359 (2017)
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    Gilsenan, C.; Valcu, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Difference in arrival date at the breeding site between former pair members predicts divorce in blue tits. Animal Behaviour 133, pp. 57 - 72 (2017)
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