Publications of the Department

Journal Article (39)

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Atagan, Y.; Forstmeier, W.: Protein supplementation decreases courtship rate in the zebra finch. Animal Behaviour 83 (1), pp. 69 - 74 (2012)
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Bolund, E.; Schielzeth, H.; Forstmeier, W.: Singing activity stimulates partner reproductive investment rather than increasing paternity success in zebra finches. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66 (6), pp. 975 - 984 (2012)
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Bulla, M.; Salek, M.; Gosler, A. G.: Eggshell spotting does not predict male incubation but marks thinner areas of a shorebird's shells. The Auk 129 (1), pp. 26 - 35 (2012)
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Dingemanse, N. J.; Barber, I.; Wright, J.; Brommer, J. E.: Quantitative genetics of behavioural reaction norms: Genetic correlations between personality and behavioural plasticity vary across stickleback populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25 (3), pp. 485 - 496 (2012)
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Dingemanse, N. J.; Bouwman, K. M.; van de Pol, M.; van Overveld, T.; Patrick, S. C.; Matthysen, E.; Quinn, J. L.: Variation in personality and behavioural plasticity across four populations of the great tit Parus major. Journal of Animal Ecology 81 (1), pp. 116 - 126 (2012)
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Dingemanse, N. J.; Dochtermann, N. A.; Nakagawa, S.: Defining behavioural syndromes and the role of "syndrome deviation" in understanding their evolution. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66 (11), pp. 1543 - 1548 (2012)
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Forstmeier, W.; Schielzeth, H.; Mueller, J. C.; Ellegren, H.; Kempenaers, B.: Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in zebra finches: Microsatellite markers can be better than their reputation. Molecular Ecology 21 (13), pp. 3237 - 3249 (2012)
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Johnsen, A.; Carter, K. L.; Delhey, K.; Lifjeld, J. T.; Robertson, R. J.; Kempenaers, B.: Laying-order effects on sperm numbers and on paternity: Comparing three passerine birds with different life histories. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66 (2), pp. 181 - 190 (2012)
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Karubian, J.; Browne, L.; Bosque, C.; Carlo, T.; Galetti, M.; Loiselle, B. A.; Blake, J. G.; Cabrera, D.; Durães, R.; Labecca, F. M. et al.; Holbrook, K. M.; Holland, R. A.; Jetz, W.; Kümmeth, F.; Olivo, J.; Ottewell, K.; Papadakis, G.; Rivas, G.; Steiger, S. S.; Voirin, B.; Wikelski, M.: Seed dispersal by neotropical birds: Emerging patterns and underlying processes. Ornitologia Neotropical 23 (Suppl.), pp. 9 - 24 (2012)
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Kerth, G.; van Schaik, J.: Causes and consequences of living in closed societies: Lessons from a long-term socio-genetic study on Bechstein's bats. Molecular Ecology 21 (3), pp. 633 - 646 (2012)
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Kluen, E.; Kuhn, S.; Kempenaers, B.; Brommer, J. E.: A simple cage test captures intrinsic differences in aspects of personality across individuals in a passerine bird. Animal Behaviour 84 (1), pp. 279 - 287 (2012)
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Knief, U.; Schielzeth, H.; Kempenaers, B.; Ellegren, H.; Forstmeier, W.: QTL and quantitative genetic analysis of beak morphology reveals patterns of standing genetic variation in an Estrildid finch. Molecular Ecology 21 (15), pp. 3704 - 3717 (2012)
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Langlois, L. A.; Murboeck, K.; Bulla, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Unusual incubation: Long-billed Dowitcher incubates mammalian bones. Ardea 100 (2), pp. 206 - 210 (2012)
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Laucht, S.; Dale, J.: Correlations of condition, testosterone, and age with multiple ornaments in male house sparrows: Patterns and implications. Condor 114 (4), pp. 865 - 873 (2012)
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Laucht, S.; Dale, J.: Development of badges of status in captive male House Sparrows (Passer domesticus) in relation to the relative ornamentation of flock-mates. Ethology 118 (7), pp. 644 - 653 (2012)
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Lesku, J. A.; Rattenborg, N. C.; Valcu, M.; Vyssotski, A. L.; Kuhn, S.; Kuemmeth, F.; Heidrich, W.; Kempenaers, B.: Adaptive sleep loss in polygynous pectoral sandpipers. Science 337 (6102), pp. 1654 - 1658 (2012)
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Mathot, K. J.; Wright, J.; Kempenaers, B.; Dingemanse, N. J.: Adaptive strategies for managing uncertainty may explain personality-related differences in behavioural plasticity. Oikos 121 (7), pp. 1009 - 1020 (2012)
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Mueller, J. C.; Steinmeyer, C.; Kempenaers, B.: Individual variation in sleep-wake rhythms in free-living birds. Chronobiology International 29 (9), pp. 1216 - 1226 (2012)
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Nakagawa, S.; Santos, E. S. A.: Methodological issues and advances in biological meta-analysis. Evolutionary Ecology 26 (5), pp. 1253 - 1274 (2012)
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Nemeth, E.; Kempenaers, B.; Matessi, G.; Brumm, H.: Rock sparrow song reflects male age and reproductive success. PLoS One 7 (8), e43259 (2012)
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Nicolaus, M.; Tinbergen, J. M.; Bouwman, K. M.; Michler, S. P. M.; Ubels, R.; Both, C.; Kempenaers, B.; Dingemanse, N. J.: Experimental evidence for adaptive personalities in a wild passerine bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1749), pp. 4885 - 4892 (2012)
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Rutkowska, J.; Lagisz, M.; Nakagawa, S.: The long and the short of avian W chromosomes: No evidence for gradual W shortening. Biology Letters 8 (4), pp. 636 - 638 (2012)
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Santos, E. S. A.; Nakagawa, S.: The costs of parental care: A meta-analysis of the trade-off between parental effort and survival in birds. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25 (9), pp. 1911 - 1917 (2012)
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Schielzeth, H.; Forstmeier, W.; Kempenaers, B.; Ellegren, H.: QTL linkage mapping of wing length in zebra finch using genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphisms markers. Molecular Ecology 21 (2), pp. 329 - 339 (2012)
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Schielzeth, H.; Kempenaers, B.; Ellegren, H.; Forstmeier, W.: QTL linkage mapping of zebra finch beak color shows an oligogenic control of a sexually selected trait. Evolution: International journal of organic evolution 66 (1), pp. 18 - 30 (2012)
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Schlicht, L.; Girg, A.; Loes, P.; Valcu, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Male extrapair nestlings fledge first. Animal Behaviour 83 (6), pp. 1335 - 1343 (2012)
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Schroeder, J.; Burke, T.; Mannarelli, M.-E.; Dawson, D. A.; Nakagawa, S.: Maternal effects and heritability of annual productivity. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25 (1), pp. 149 - 156 (2012)
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Schroeder, J.; Nakagawa, S.; Cleasby, I. R.; Burke, T.: Passerine birds breeding under chronic noise experience reduced fitness. PLoS One 7 (7), e39200 (2012)
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Seguin, A.; Forstmeier, W.: No band color effects on male courtship rate or body mass in the zebra finch: Four experiments and a meta-analysis. PLoS One 7 (6), e37785 (2012)
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Steinmeyer, C.; Kempenaers, B.; Mueller, J. C.: Testing for associations between candidate genes for circadian rhythms and individual variation in sleep behaviour in blue tits. Genetica 140 (4-6), pp. 219 - 228 (2012)
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Steinmeyer, C.; Pennings, P. S.; Foitzik, S.: Multicolonial population structure and nestmate recognition in an extremely dense population of the European ant Lasius flavus. Insectes Sociaux 59 (4), pp. 499 - 510 (2012)
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Tebbich, S.; Stankewitz, S.; Teschke, I.: The relationship between foraging, learning abilities and neophobia in two species of Darwin's finches. Ethology 118 (2), pp. 135 - 146 (2012)
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Tebbich, S.; Teschke, I.; Cartmill, E. A.; Stankewitz, S.: Use of a barbed tool by an adult and a juvenile woodpecker finch (Cactospiza pallida). Behavioural Processes 89 (2), pp. 166 - 171 (2012)
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Valcu, M.; Dale, J.; Kempenaers, B.: rangeMapper: A platform for the study of macroecology of life-history traits. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21 (9), pp. 945 - 951 (2012)
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Van Dongen, S.; Forstmeier, W.: Lack of genetic variation in developmental instability in zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) wing and tarsus. Evolutionary Ecology Research 14 (3), pp. 285 - 298 (2012)
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Walsh, N.; Dale, J.; McGraw, K. J.; Pointer, M. A.; Mundy, N. I.: Candidate genes for carotenoid coloration in vertebrates and their expression profiles in the carotenoid-containing plumage and bill of a wild bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1726), pp. 58 - 66 (2012)
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Weiss, S. L.; Foerster, K.; Hudon, J.: Pteridine, not carotenoid, pigments underlie the female-specific orange ornament of striped plateau lizards (Sceloporus virgatus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 161 (2), pp. 117 - 123 (2012)
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Wutzler, R.; Foerster, K.; Kempenaers, B.: MHC class I variation in a natural blue tit population (Cyanistes caeruleus). Genetica 140 (7-9), pp. 349 - 364 (2012)
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Yohannes, E.; Lee, R. W.; Valcu, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Feather deuterium as an indicator of age-class in the Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos. Ibis 154 (4), pp. 868 - 873 (2012)
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