Publications from 2004

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Below you find a list of publications from the year 2004 produce by members of the EGI.

Barnett, P. R., Whittingham, M. J., Bradbury, R. B. & Wilson, J. D. 2004 Use of unimproved and improved lowland grassland by wintering birds in the UK. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 102, 49-60.

Butler, C.J. & Gosler, A.G. 2004 Sexing and Ageing Rose-ringed Parakeets Psittacula krameri in Britain. Ringing & Migration 22, 7-12.

Butler, S. J. & Gillings, S. 2004 Quantifying the effects of habitat structure on prey detectability and accessibility to farmland birds.Ibis 146, 123-130.

Catry, P., Encarnacao, V., Araujo, A., Fearon, P., Fearon, A., Armelin, M. & Delaloye, P. 2004 Are long-distance migrant passerines faithful to their stopover sites? Journal of Avian Biology 35, 170-181.

Chamberlain, D. E., Gough, S., Vickery, J. A., Firbank, L. G., Petit, S., Pywell, R. & Bradbury, R. B. 2004 Rule-based predictive models are not cost-effective alternatives to bird monitoring on farmland. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 101, 1-8.

Charmantier, A., Blondel, J., Perret, P. & Lambrechts, M. M. 2004 Do extra-pair paternities provide genetic benefits for female blue tits Parus caeruleusJournal of Avian Biology 35, 524-532.

Charmantier, A., Kruuk, L. E. B., Blondel, J. & Lambrechts, M. M. 2004 Testing for microevolution in body size in three blue tit populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17, 732-743.

Cresswell, W. & Quinn, J. L. 2004 Faced with a choice, sparrowhawks more often attack the more vulnerable prey group. Oikos104, 71-76.

Devereux, C. L., McKeever, C. U., Benton, T. G. & Whittingham, M. J. 2004 The effect of sward height and drainage on Common Starlings Sturnus vulgaris and Northern Lapwings Vanellus vanellus foraging in grassland habitats. Ibis 146, 115-122.

Galbusera, P., Githiru, M., Lens, L. & Matthysen, E. 2004 Genetic equilibrium despite habitat fragmentation in an Afrotropical bird.Molecular Ecology 13, 1409-1421.

Garant, D., Kruuk, L. E. B., McCleery, R. H. & Sheldon, B. C. 2004 Evolution in a changing environment: A case study with great tit fledging mass. American Naturalist 164, E115-E129.

Garant, D., Sheldon, B. C. & Gustafsson, L. 2004 Climatic and temporal effects on the expression of secondary sexual characters: Genetic and environmental components. Evolution 58, 634-644.

Githiru, M. & Lens, L. 2004 Using scientific evidence to guide the conservation of a highly fragmented and threatened Afrotropical forest. Oryx 38, 404-409.

Griffith, S. C., Lyon, B. E. & Montgomerie, R. 2004 Quasi-parasitism in birds. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 56, 191-200.

Gosler, A. 2004 Birds in the Hand. in Sutherland, W.J., Newton, I. & Green, R.E. (eds.) Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques Pp: 85-118. OUP, Oxford.

James, H. F. 2004 The osteology and phylogeny of the Hawaiian finch radiation (Fringillidae : Drepanidini), including extinct taxa.Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 141, 207-255.

McCleery, R. H., Pettifor, R. A., Armbruster, P., Meyer, K., Sheldon, B. C. & Perrins, C. M. 2004 Components of variance underlying fitness in a natural population of the great tit Parus majorAmerican Naturalist 164, E62-E72.

Osterblom, H., Van der Jeugd, H. P. & Olsson, O. 2004 Adult survival and avian cholera in Common Guillemots Uria aalge in the Baltic Sea. Ibis 146, 531-534.

Parker, T. H. & Garant, D. 2004 Quantitative genetics of sexually dimorphic traits and capture of genetic variance by a sexually-selected condition-dependent ornament in red junglefowl (Gallus gallus). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17, 1277-1285.

Proffitt, F. M., Newton, I., Wilson, J. D. & Siriwardena, G. M. 2004 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula breeding ecology in lowland farmland and woodland: comparisons across time and habitat. Ibis 146, 78-86.

Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W. 2004 Predator hunting behaviour and prey vulnerability. Journal of Animal Ecology 73, 143-154.

Sergio, F., Marchesi, L., Pedrini, P., Ferrer, M. & Penteriani, V. 2004 Electrocution alters the distribution and density of a top predator, the eagle owl Bubo buboJournal of Applied Ecology 41, 836-845.

Sergio, F., Marchesi, L. & Pedrini, P. 2004 Integrating individual habitat choices and regional distribution of a biodiversity indicator and top predator. Journal of Biogeography 31, 619-628.

Sheldon, B. C. & West, S. A. 2004 Maternal dominance, maternal condition, and offspring sex ratio in ungulate mammals. American Naturalist 163, 40-54.

Whittingham, M. J. & Evans, K. L. 2004 The effects of habitat structure on predation risk of birds in agricultural landscapes. Ibis 146, 210-220.

Whittingham, M. J., Butler, S. J., Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W. 2004 The effect of limited visibility on vigilance behaviour and speed of predator detection: implications for the conservation of granivorous passerines. Oikos 106, 377-385.

Wood, M. J. & Ratnieks, F. L. W. 2004 Olfactory cues and Vespula wasp recognition by honey bee guards. Apidologie 35, 461-468.