Publications from 2007

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Below you find a list of publications from the year 2007 produce by members of the EGI.

Browne, W., McCleery, R.H., Sheldon, B.C. & Pettifor, R.A. 2007. Using cross-classified multivariate mixed response models with applications to life-history traits in great tits (Parus major). Statistical Modelling 7, 217-238.

Chamberlain, D.E., Gosler, A.G. & Glue, D.E. 2007. Effects of the winter beechmast crop on bird occurrence in British gardens. Bird Study 54, 120-126.

Cornwallis, C.K. & Birkhead, T.R. 2007. Changes in sperm quality and numbers in response to experimental manipulation of male social status and female attractiveness. American Naturalist 170, 758-770.

Cornwallis, C.K. & Birkhead, T.R. 2007. Experimental evidence that female ornamentation increases the acquisition of sperm and signals fecundity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 274, 583-590.

Cotton, P.A. 2007. Seasonal resource tracking by Amazonian hummingbirds. Ibis 149, 135-142.

Cresswell, W., Lind, J., Quinn, J.L., Minderman, J. & Whitfield, D.P. 2007. Ringing or colour-banding does not increase predation mortality in redshanks Tringa tetanusJournal of Avian Biology 38, 309-316.

Dean, R., Bonsall, M.B. & Pizzari, T. 2007. Aging and sexual conflict. Science 316, 383-384.

Foerster, K., Coulson, T., Sheldon, B.C., Pemberton, J.M., Clutton-Brock, T.H. & Kruuk, L.E.B. 2007. Sexually antagonistic genetic variation for fitness in red deer. Nature 447, 1107-1110.

Garant, D., Kruuk, L.E.B., McCleery, R.H. & Sheldon, B.C. 2007. The effects of environmental heterogeneity on multivariate selection on reproductive traits in female great tits. Evolution 61, 1546-1559.

Hinsley, S.A., Carpenter, J.E., Broughton, R.K., Bellamy, P.E., Rothery, P., Amar, A., Hewson, C.M. & Gosler, A.G. 2007. Habitat Selection by Marsh Tits Poecile palustris in the UK. Ibis 149, 224-233.

Jagannath, A., Shore, R.F., Walker, L.A., Ferns, P.N. & Gosler, A.G. 2007. Eggshell pigmentation indicates pesticide contamination.Journal of Applied Ecology 45, 133-140.

Jouventin, P., Charmantier, A., Dubois, M. P., Jarne, P. & Bried, J. 2007. Extra-pair paternity in the strongly monogamous Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans has no apparent benefits for females. Ibis 149, 67-78.

Knowles, S.C.L. & Sheldon, B.C. 2007. Sex ratios: human twins and fraternal effects. Current Biology 17, R801-R804.

Marshall, D.J. & Uller, T. 2007. When is a maternal effect adaptive? Oikos 166, 1957-1963.

McCleery, R.H., Perrins, C.M., Wheeler, D. & Groves, S. 2007. The effect of breeding status on the timing of moult in Mute SwansCygnus olorIbis 149, 86-90.

Pizzari T. 2007. Fowl play. Planet Earth Autumn, 18-19.

Pizzari T. 2007. Post-insemination sexual selection in birds. Pp. 137-154 in: Spermatology (E. R. S. Roldan & M. Gomendio, eds.). Nottingham, Nottingham University Press.

Pizzari T., Cornwallis C.K. & Froman, D.P. 2007. Social competitiveness associated with rapid fluctuations in sperm quality in male fowl. Proceedings of the Royal Society series B 274, 853-860

Sæther, B-E, Engen, S., Grøtan, V.,Fiedler, W., Matthysen, E., Visser, M.E., Wright, J., Møller, A.P., Adriaensen, F., van Balen, H., Balmer, D.E., Mainwaring, M.C., McCleery, R.H., Pampus, M. & Winkel, W. 2007. The extended Moran effect and large-scale synchronous fluctuations in the size of great tit and blue tit populations. J. Anim. Ecol. 76, 315-325.

Seddon, N. & Tobias, J.A. 2007. Population size and habitat associations of the Long-tailed Ground-roller Uratelornis chimaera.Bird Conservation International 17, 1-13.

Seddon, N. & Tobias, J.A. 2007. Song divergence at the edge of Amazonia: an empirical test of the peripatric speciation model.Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 90, 173-188.

Szulkin, M., Garant, D., McCleery, R.H. & Sheldon, B.C. 2007. Inbreeding depression along a life-history continuum in great tits.Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20, 1531-1543.

Szulkin, M. & Sheldon, B.C. 2007. The environmental dependence of inbreeding depression in a wild bird population. PLoS ONE2, e1027.

Tobias, J.A. & Seddon, N. 2007. Nine bird species new to Bolivia and notes on other significant records. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 127, 49-84.

Tobias, J.A. & Brightsmith, D.J. 2007 Distribution, ecology and conservation status of the Blue-headed Macaw Primolius couloni.Biological Conservation 139, 126-138.

Veen, T., Svedin, N., Forsman, J.T., Hjernquist, M.B., Qvarnstrom, A., Hjernquist, K.A.T., Traff, J. & Klaassen, M. 2007. Does migration of hybrids contribute to post-zygotic isolation in flycatchers? Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 274, 707-712.

Wiley, C., Fogelberg, N., Sæther, S.A., Veen, T., Svedin, N., Kehlenbeck, J.V. & Qvarnström, A. 2007. Direct benefits and costs for hybridizing Ficedula flycatchers. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20, 854-864.

Wilkin, T.A. Garant, D., Gosler, A.G. & Sheldon, B.C. 2007. Edge effects in the Great Tit: analyses of long-term data with GIS techniques. Ibis 149, 110-118.

Wilkin, T.A., Perrins, C. & Sheldon, B.C. 2007. The use of GIS in estimating spatial variation in habitat quality: a case study of lay-date in the Great Tit. Conservation Biology 21, 1207-1217.

Wood, M.J. 2007. Parasites entangled in food webs. Trends in Parasitology 23, 8-10.

Wood, M.J., Cosgrove, C.L., Wilkin, T.A., Knowles, S.C.L., Day, K.P. & Sheldon, B.C. 2007. Within-population variation in prevalence and lineage distribution of avian malaria in blue tits Cyanistes caeruleusMolecular Ecology 16, 3263-3273.