Publications from 2003

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Below you find a list of publications from the year 2003 produce by members of the EGI.

Bradbury, R. B. & Allen, D. S. 2003 Evaluation of the impact of the pilot UK Arable Stewardship Scheme on breeding and wintering birds. Bird Study 50, 131-141.

Bradbury, R. B., Wilson, J. D., Moorcroft, D., Morris, A. J. & Perkins, A. J. 2003 Habitat and weather are weak correlates of nestling condition and growth rates of four UK farmland passerines. Ibis 145, 295-306.

Butler, C. J. 2003 The disproportionate effect of global warming on the arrival dates of short-distance migratory birds in North America. Ibis 145, 484-495.

Carbone, C., Thompson, W. A., Zadorina, L. & Rowcliffe, J. M. 2003 Competition, predation risk and patterns of flock expansion in barnacle geese (Branta leucopsis). Journal of Zoology 259, 301-308.

Catry, P., Campos, A., Segurado, P., Silva, M. & Strange, I. 2003 Population census and nesting habitat selection of thin-billed prionPachyptila belcheri on New Island, Falkland Islands. Polar Biology 26, 202-207.

Cresswell, W., Lind, J., Kaby, U., Quinn, J. L. & Jakobsson, S. 2003 Does an opportunistic predator preferentially attack nonvigilant prey? Animal Behaviour 66, 643-648.

Cresswell, W. 2003 Testing the mass-dependent predation hypothesis: in European blackbirds poor foragers have higher overwinter body reserves. Animal Behaviour 65, 1035-1044.

Cresswell, W., Quinn, J. L., Whittingham, M. J. & Butler, S. 2003 Good foragers can also be good at detecting predators.Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 270, 1069-1076.

Cresswell, W. & McCleery, R. 2003 How great tits maintain synchronization of their hatch date with food supply in response to long-term variability in temperature. Journal of Animal Ecology 72, 356-366.

Cresswell, W., Holt, S., Reid, J. M., Whitfield, D. P. & Mellanby, R. J. 2003 Do energetic demands constrain incubation scheduling in a biparental species? Behavioral Ecology 14, 97-102.

Evans, K. L., Waldron, S. & Bradbury, R. B. 2003 Segregation in the African wintering ranges of English and Swiss SwallowHirundo rustica populations: a stable isotope study. Bird Study 50, 294-299.

Evans, K. L., Wilson, J. D. & Bradbury, R. B. 2003 Swallow Hirundo rustica population trends in England: data from repeated historical surveys. Bird Study 50, 178-181.

Evans, K. L., Bradbury, R. B. & Wilson, J. D. 2003 Selection of hedgerows by Swallows Hirundo rustica foraging on farmland: the influence of local habitat and weather. Bird Study 50, 8-14.

Garant, D., Fleming, I. A., Einum, S. & Bernatchez, L. 2003 Alternative male life-history tactics as potential vehicles for speeding introgression of farm salmon traits into wild populations. Ecology Letters 6, 541-549.

Griffith, S. C. & Montgomerie, R. 2003 Why do birds engage in extra-pair copulation? Nature 422, 833-833.

Kruuk, L. E. B., Merila, J. & Sheldon, B. C. 2003 When environmental variation short-circuits natural selection. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 18, 207-209.

Lecoq, M. & Catry, P. 2003 Diurnal tape-luring of wintering Chiffchaffs results in samples with biased sex ratios. Journal of Field Ornithology 74, 230-232.

Martins, T. L. F., Blakey, J. K. & Wright, J. 2002 Low incidence of extra-pair paternity in the colonially nesting common swift Apus apusJournal of Avian Biology 33, 441-446.

Mason, D. C., Anderson, G. Q. A., Bradbury, R. B., Cobby, D. M., Davenport, I. J., Vandepoll, M. & Wilson, J. D. 2003 Measurement of habitat predictor variables for organism-habitat models using remote sensing and image segmentation. International Journal of Remote Sensing 24, 2515-2532.

McCleery, R. H., Perrins, C., Wheeler, D. & Groves, S. 2002 Population structure, survival rates and productivity of mute swans breeding in a colony at Abbotsbury, Dorset, England. Waterbirds 25, 192-201.

Merila, J., Sheldon, B. C. & Griffith, S. C. 2003 Heterotic effects on fitness in a wild bird population. Annales Zoologici Fennici 40, 269-280.

Parker, T. H., Stansberry, B. M., Becker, C. D. & Gipson, P. S. 2003 Do melanin- or carotenoid-pigmented plumage ornaments signal condition and predict pairing success in the Kentucky Warbler? Condor 105, 663-671.

Parker, T. H. 2003 Genetic benefits of mate choice separated from differential maternal investment in red junglefowl (Gallus gallus).Evolution 57, 2157-2165.

Parker, T. H. & Ligon, J. D. 2003 Female mating preferences in red junglefowl: a meta-analysis. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 15, 63-72.

Perrins, C. M., Cousquer, G. & Waine, J. 2003 A survey of blood lead levels in Mute Swans Cygnus olorAvian Pathology 32, 205-212.

Prop, J. & Quinn, J. L. 2003 Constrained by available raptor hosts and islands: density-dependent reproductive success in red-breasted geese. Oikos 102, 571-580.

Quinn, J. L., Prop, J., Kokorev, Y. & Black, J. M. 2003 Predator protection or similar habitat selection in red-breasted goose nesting associations: extremes along a continuum. Animal Behaviour 65, 297-307.

Reynolds, J. D. & Sheldon, B. C. 2003 Animal behaviour: Wise fathers. Nature 422, 669-670.

Reynolds, S. J., Schoech, S. J. & Bowman, R. 2003 Nutritional quality of prebreeding diet influences breeding performance of the Florida scrub-jay. Oecologia 134, 308-316.

Saetre, G. P., Borge, T., Lindroos, K., Haavie, J., Sheldon, B. C., Primmer, C. & Syvanen, A. C. 2003 Sex chromosome evolution and speciation in Ficedula flycatchers. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 270, 53-59.

Sergio, F. & Newton, I. 2003 Occupancy as a measure of territory quality. Journal of Animal Ecology 72, 857-865.

Sergio, F. 2003 Relationship between laying dates of black kites Milvus migrans and spring temperatures in Italy: rapid response to climate change? Journal of Avian Biology 34, 144-149.

Sergio, F., Pedrini, P. & Marchesi, L. 2003 Adaptive selection of foraging and nesting habitat by black kites (Milvus migrans) and its implications for conservation: a multi-scale approach. Biological Conservation 112, 351-362.

Sergio, F., Pedrini, P. & Marchesi, L. 2003 Spatio-temporal shifts in gradients of habitat quality for an opportunistic avian predator.Ecography 26, 243-255.

Sergio, F., Marchesi, L. & Pedrini, P. 2003 Spatial refugia and the coexistence of a diurnal raptor with its intraguild owl predator.Journal of Animal Ecology 72, 232-245.

Sheldon, B. C., Arponen, H., Laurila, A., Crochet, P. A. & Merila, J. 2003 Sire coloration influences offspring survival under predation risk in the moorfrog. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16, 1288-1295.

Sheldon, B. C., Kruuk, L. E. B. & Merila, J. 2003 Natural selection and inheritance of breeding time and clutch size in the collared flycatcher. Evolution 57, 406-420.

Valkiunas, G., Salaman, P. & Iezhova, T. A. 2003 Paucity of hematozoa in Colombian birds. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 39, 445-448.

van der Jeugd, H. P., Gurtovaya, E., Eichhorn, G., Litvin, K. Y., Mineev, O. Y. & van Eerden, M. 2003 Breeding barnacle geese in Kolokolkova Bay, Russia: number of breeding pairs, reproductive success and morphology. Polar Biology 26, 700-706.

Whittingham, M. J., Wilson, J. D. & Donald, P. F. 2003 Do habitat association models have any generality? Predicting skylarkAlauda arvensis abundance in different regions of southern England. Ecography 26, 521-531.

Yasue, M., Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W. 2003 Multiple effects of weather on the starvation and predation risk trade-off in choice of feeding location in Redshanks. Functional Ecology 17, 727-736.