Publication lists

Allen, C.R., Cumming, G.S., Garmestani, A.S., Taylor, P.D. & Walker, B.H. 2011. Managing for resilience. Wildlife Biology 17(4):337-349. IF 0.989

Amar, A., Grant, M., Buchanan, G., Sim, I., Wilson, Jared , Pearce-Higgins, J.W. & Redpath, S. 2011. Exploring the relationships between wader declines and current land-use in the British uplands. Bird Study 58:13-26. IF 0.868

Atkinson M.W., Kock M.D., Cumming D.H.M. & Osofsky S.A. 2011. Land-use paradigms, wildlife and livestock: challenges, choices and potential ways forward. OIE Global Conference on Wildlife. Animal health and biodiversity - preparing for the future. Paris, France, February, 2011, pp. 1-17. No IF

Atkinson, M.W., Kock, M.D., Cumming, D.H.M. & Osofsky, S.A. 2011. Land-use paradigms, wildlife and livestock: policy options for biodiversity, livelihoods and transboundary disease management in southern Africa, proceedings of the 30th World Veterinary Congress, October 10-14, 2011, Cape Town, South Africa. P. 274. (Abstract) No IF

Biggs, D., Turpie, J., Fabricius, C. & Spenceley, A. 2011. The value of avitourism for conservation and job creation - an analysis from South Africa. Conservation and Society 9:80-90. No IF

Birkhead, T.R., Hemmings, N., Spottiswoode, C.N., Mikulica, O., Moskát, C., Bán, M. & Schulze-Hagen, K. 2011. Internal incubation and early hatching in brood parasitic birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B 278:1019-1024. IF 5.415

Boyles, J.G., Smit, B. & McKechnie, A.E. 2011. A new comparative metric for estimating heterothermy in endotherms. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 84:115-123. IF 2.201

Boyles, J.G., Seebacher, S., Smit, B. & McKechnie, A.E. 2011. Adaptive thermoregulation in endotherms may alter responses to climate change. Integrative and Comparative Biology 51:676-690. IF 2.447

Boyles, J.G., Smit, B. & McKechnie, A.E. 2011. Does use of the torpor cut-off method to analyze variation in body temperature cause more problems than it solves? Journal of Thermal Biology 36:373-375. IF 1.373

Braby, J., Underhill, L.G. & Simmons, R.E. 2011. Prey capture success and chick diet of Damara Terns Sterna baleanarum in Namibia. African Journal of Marine Science 33(2):247-254. IF 0.98

Caron, A., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M., Gaidet, N., Abolnik, C. & Cumming, G. 2011. Estimating and validating a dynamic risk factor model for pathogen transmission using community-level bird census data: avian influenza at the waterfowl/domestic bird interface in Zimbabwe. Ecohealth 7:S121-S121 Suppl. 1. IF 1.64

Caron, A., Abolnik, C., Mundava, J., Gaidet, N., Burger, C.E., Mochotlhoane, B., Bruinzeel, L., Chiweshe, N., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M. & Cumming G.S. 2011. Persistence of Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus in Waterfowl in a Southern African Ecosystem. Ecohealth 8:109-115. IF 1.702

Cohen, C., Mills, M. & Francis, J. 2011. Photospot: Endemic and special birds of Somaliland. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 18:86-92. No IF

Collier, J. & Cumming, G.S. 2011. A dynamical approach to ecosystem identity. In: Brown, B., de Laplante, K., and Peacock, K. (eds). Philosophy of Ecology Handbook. Volume 11 in the Handbook of the Philosophy of Science. Elsevier. 444 p.; pp. 201-218. No IF

Cooper, J., Cuthbert, R.J., N.J.M. Gremmen, N.J.M., Ryan, P.G. & Shaw, J.D. 2011. Earth, fire and water: applying novel techniques to eradicate the invasive plant, procumbent pearlwort Sagina procumbens, on Gough Island, a World Heritage Site in the South Atlantic. In Veitch, C. R.; Clout, M. N. and Towns, D. R. (eds.). 2011. Proceedings of the Conference on Island invasives: eradication and management. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. Pp. 162-165. No IF

Covas, R., Deville, A.S., Doutrelant, C., Spottiswoode, C.N. & Gregoire, A. 2011. The effect of helpers on the postfledging period in a cooperatively breeding bird, the sociable weaver. Animal Behaviour 81:121-126. IF 3.493

Crawford, R.J.M., Altwegg, R., Barham, B.J., Barham, P.J., Durant, J.M., Dyer, B.M., Geldenhuys, D., Makhado, A.B., Pichegru, L., Ryan, P.G.,Underhill, L.G., Upfold, L., Visagie, J.,Waller, L.J. & Whittington, P.A. 2011. Collapse of South Africa’s penguins in the early 21st century. African Journal of Marine Science 2011 33:139-156. IF 0.98

Crawford, R.J.M. & Ryan, P.G. 2011. Seabirds: sentinels of southern Africa’s seas. In Zietsman, L. (ed.) Observations on environmental change in South Africa. SUN Press, Stellenbosch. Pp. 247-257. No IF

Crowe, T. 2011. What kind of fowl am I? Poultry in motion. Proceedings of the Congresses of the Southern African Society for Systematic Biology, Grahamstown 19-21st January 2011, hosted by the Deparment of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University. (Abstract) No IF

Cumming, D.H.M., Kock, M.D. & Osofsky, S.A. 2011. One Health and the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area (GLTFCA): Progress, Problems and Prospects, proceedings of the 30th World Veterinary Congress, October 10-14, 2011, Cape Town, South Africa. P. 232. (Abstract) No IF

Cumming, G.S. 2011. The resilience of big river basins. Water International 36:63-95. IF 1.145

Cumming, G.S. 2011. Spatial resilience in social-ecological systems. Springer, XII, 243 p. 25 illus. in color., Hardcover ISBN: 978-94-007-0306-3. No IF

Cumming, G.S. 2011. Spatial resilience: integrating landscape ecology, resilience, and sustainability. Landscape Ecology 26:899-909. IF 3.061

Cumming, G.S., Caron, A., Abolnik, C., Cattoli, G., Bruinzeel, L.W., Burger, C.E., Cecchettin, K., Chiweshe, N., Mochotlhoane, B., Mutumi, G.L. & Ndlovu, M. 2011. The ecology of Influenza A viruses in wild birds in southern Africa. Ecohealth 8:4-13. IF 1.702

Cumming, G.S. & Ndlovu, M. 2011. Satellite telemetry of Afrotropical ducks: methodological details and assessment of success rates. African Zoology 46:425-434. IF 0.9

Cunningham S.J., Alley, M.R, & Castro, I. 2011. Facial bristle feather histology and morphology in New Zealand birds: implications for function. Journal of Morphology 272:118-218. IF 1.539

Cunningham S.J. & Castro I. 2011. The secret life of wild brown kiwi: studying behaviour of a cryptic species by direct observation. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 35:209-219. IF 1.778

Cuthbert, R.J., Visser, P., Louw, H., Rexer-Huber, K., Parker, G., & Ryan, P.G. 2011. Preparations for the eradication of mice from Gough Island: results of bait acceptance trials above ground and around cave systems. In Veitch, C. R.; Clout, M. N. and Towns, D. R. (eds.). 2011. Proceedings of the Conference on Island invasives: eradication and management. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. pp. 47-50. No IF

Cuthbert, R.J., Visser, P., Louw. H. & Ryan, P.G. 2011. Palatability and efficacy of rodent baits for eradicating house mice (Mus musculus) from Gough Island, Tristan da Cunha. Wildlife Research 38:196-203. IF 1.323

Davies, O.R., Crowe, T.M. & Bowie, R. 2011. Taxonomy, systematic and biogeography of ‘marsh cisticolas’, Cisticola spp. Proceedings of the Congresses of the Southern African Society for Systematic Biology, Grahamstown 19-21st January 2011, hosted by the Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University. (Abstract) No IF

Doutrelant, C., Dalecky, A. & Covas, R. 2011. Age and relatedness have an interactive effect on the feeding behaviour of helpers in cooperatively breeding sociable weavers. Behaviour 148:1399-1417. IF 1.568

Flower, T. 2011. Fork-tailed drongos use deceptive mimicked alarm calls to steal food. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 278:1548-1555. IF 5.415

Fort, J., Porter, W.P. & Grémillet, D. 2011. Energetic modelling: a comparison of the different approaches used in seabirds. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 158:358-365. IF 2.235

Fuchs, J., Crowe, T.M. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2011. Phylogeography of the fiscal shrike (Lanius collaris): a novel pattern of genetic structure across the arid zones and savannas of Africa. Journal of Biogeography 38:2210-2222. IF 4.544

Fuchs, J., Fjeldså, J. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2011. Diversification across an altitudinal gradient in the Tiny Greenbul (Phyllastrephus debilis) from the Eastern Arc Mountains of Africa. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:117. IF 3.521

González-Solís, J., Smyrli, M., Militão, T., Grémillet, D., Tveraa, T., Phillips, R.A. & Boulinier, T. 2011. Combining stable isotope analyses and geolocation to reveal kittiwake migration. Marine Ecology Progress Series 435:251-261. IF 2.711

Grémillet, D. & Lescroël, A. 2011. Libyan uprising may boost bluefin tuna. Nature 472:169. IF 36.28

Hockey, P.A.R. 2011. Birds. In: Picker M, Griffiths C. Alien and Invasive Animals: a South African Perspective. Cape Town, Struik Nature. 240p. Pp 36-44. No IF

Hockey, P.A.R., Sirami, C., Ridley, A.R., Midgley, G.F. & Babiker, H.A. 2011. Interrogating recent range changes in South African birds: confounding signals from land use and climate change present a challenge for attribution. Diversity and Distributions 17:254-261. IF 4.83

Hockey, P.A.R., Wanless, R.M. & von Brandis, R. 2011. Demographic resilience of territorial island birds to extinction: the flightless Aldabra Rail (Dryolimnas [cuvieri] aldabranus) as an example. Ostrich 82:1-9. IF 0.427

Hollén, L.I., Bell, M.B.V., Russell, A., Niven, F., Ridley, A.R. & Radford, A.N. 2011. Calling by concluding sentinels: coordinating cooperation or revealing risk? Plos One 6(10):e25010. IF 4.092

Hollén, L.I., Bell, M.B.V., Wade, H.M., Rose, R., Russell, A., Niven, F., Ridley, A.R. & Radford, A.N. 2011. Ecological conditions influence sentinel decisions. Animal Behaviour 82:1435-1441. IF 3.493

Jenkins, A.R., Shaw, J.M., Smallie, J.J., Gibbons, B., Visagie, R. & Ryan, P.G. 2011. Estimating the impacts of power line collisions on Ludwig’s Bustards Neotis ludwigii. Bird Conservation International 21:303-310. IF 1.25

Joseph, G., Cumming, G.S., Cumming, D.H.M., Mahlangu, Z., Altwegg, R. & Seymour, C. 2011. Large termitaria act as refugia for tall trees, deadwood and cavity-using birds in a miombo woodland. Landscape Ecology 26:439-448. IF 3.061

Karnovsky, N.J., Brown, Z.W., Welcker, J., Harding, A.M.A., Walkusz, W., Cavalcanti, A., Hardin, J., Kitaysky, A., Gabrielsen, G. & Grémillet, D. 2011. Inter-colony comparison of diving behavior of an Arctic top predator: implications for warming in the Greenland Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 440:229-240. IF 2.711

Koopman, M.M. & Dowsett, R.J. 2011. The Ostrich. In: Priority! The dating of scientific names in ornithology: a directory to the literature and its reviewers compiled by E.C. Dickinson, L.K. Overstreet, R.J. Dowsett & M.D. Bruce. Aves Press, Northampton, U.K., pp. 229-230. No IF

Koopman, M.M. 2011. In Memoriam: Gordon Lindsay Maclean, 1937-2008. Auk 128:800. IF 2.156

Lescroël, A. & Grémillet, D. 2011. Fishery threatens protected ocean. Nature 479:299. IF 36.28

Little, R. & Crowe, T. 2011. Gamebirds of southern Africa. 2nd edition. Cape Town: Random House Struik.135p. No IF

MacGregor, L.H., Cumming, G.S. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2011. Understanding pathogen transmission dynamics in waterbird communities: at what scale should interactions be studied? South African Journal of Science 107: 56-65. IF 0.779

Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G., Kopuchian, C., Louw, G. & Crowe, T.M. 2011. A study of gross morphological and histological syringeal features of true francolins (Galliformes: Francolinus, Scleroptila, Peliperdix and Dendroperdix spp.) and spurfowls (Pternistis spp.) in a phylogenetic context. Ostrich 82:115-127. IF 0.338

Martin, R. 2011. Book Review: Effects of Climate Change on Birds. Ostrich 82: 249-250. IF 0.427

Martin, T.E., Lloyd, P., Bosque, C., Barton, D.C., Biancucci, A.L., Cheng, Y.-R. & Ton, R. 2011. Growth rate variation among passerine species in tropical and temperate sites: an antagonistic interaction between parental food provisioning and nest predation risk. Evolution 65:1607-1622. IF 5.146

Melo M., Bowie R. C. K., Voelker G., Dallimer, M., Collar, N. J. & Jones, P. J. 2011. Multiple lines of evidence support the recognition of a very rare bird species: the Principe thrush. Journal of Zoology 282:120-129. IF 2.043

Melo, M., Warren, B.H. & Jones, P.J. 2011. Rapid parallel evolution of aberrant traits in the diversification of the Gulf of Guinea white-eyes (Aves, Zosteropidae). Molecular Ecology 20:4953-4967. IF 5.522

Mills, M.S. L. , Olmos, F. , Melo, M. & Dean, W.R.J. 2011. Mount Moco: its importance to the conservation of Swierstra’s Francolin Pternistis swierstrai and the Afromontane avifauna of Angola. Bird Conservation International 21:119-133. IF 1.25

Mills, M.S.L., Melo, M. & Vaz, A. 2011. Black-tailed Cisticola Cisticola melanurus in eastern Angola: behavioural notes and the first photographs and sound-recordings. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 18:193-198. No IF

Mills, M.S.L., Melo, M., Borrow, N. & Vaz Pinto, P. 2011. The endangered Braun’s Bushshrike Laniarius brauni: a summary. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 18:193-198. No IF

Mills, M.S.L. & Vaz, A. 2011. The nest and eggs of Margaret’s Batis Batis margaritae. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 131:208-210. No IF

Milton, S.J. & Dean, W.R.J. 2011. Changes in rangeland capital: trends, drivers and consequences. In Zietsman, L. (ed.) Observations on environmental change in South Africa. SUN Press, Stellenbosch. Pp. 74-78.

Musvuugwa, T. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2011. Latitudinal patterns of reproductive effort in gamebirds and waterfowl: bucking the trend? Ibis 153:165-169. IF 2.43

Nchu, F., Githiori, J.B., McGaw, L.J. & Eloff, J.N. 2011. Anthelmintic and cytotoxic activities of extracts of Markhamia obtusifolia Sprague (Bignoniaceae). Veterinary Parasitology 183:184-188. IF 2.579

Ndlovu, M., Cumming, G.S. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2011. Phenotypic flexibility in African waterfowl during moult. The Preliminary Program for 96th ESA Annual Meeting (August 7-12, 2011). No IF

Ndhlovu, T., Milton-Dean, S.J. & Esler, K.J. 2011 Impact of Prosopis (mesquite) invasion and clearing on the grazing capacity of semiarid Nama Karoo rangeland, South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science. 28:129-137. IF 0.6

Nelson-Flower, M.J., Hockey, P.A.R., O'Ryan, C., Raihani, N.J., du Plessis, M.A. & Ridley, A.R. 2011. Monogamous dominant pairs monopolize reproduction in the cooperatively breeding pied babbler. Behavioural Ecology 22:559-565. IF 3.083

Oatley, G., Bowie, R.C.K. & Crowe, T.M. 2011. The use of subspecies in the systematics of southern African white-eyes: historical entities or eco-geographic variants. Journal of Zoology, London 284:21-30. IF 2.043

Osofsky, S., Atkinson, M., Cumming, D. & Kock, M. 2011. One health policy options for biodiversity, livelihoods and transboundary disease management in Southern Africa. Ecohealth 7:S93-S94 Suppl. 1 (Abstract) IF 1.702

Pichegru, L., Ropert-Coudert, Y., Kato, A., Takahashi, A., Dyer, B.M. & Ryan, P.G. 2011. Diving patterns of female macaroni penguins breeding on Marion Island, South Africa. Polar Biology 34:945-954. IF 1.659

Pons, J.-M., Olioso, G., Cruaud, C. & Fuchs, J. 25011. Phylogeography of the Eurasian Green woodpecker (Picus viridis). Journal of Biogeography 38:311-325. IF 4.544

Pryke, J.S., Samways, M.J. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2011. Persistence of the threatened Knysna warbler Bradypterus sylvaticus in an urban landscape: do gardens substitute for fire? African Journal of Ecology 49:199-208. IF 0.655

Puttick, J.R, Hoffman, M.T. & Gambiza, J. 2011. Historical and recent land-use impacts on the vegetation of Bathurst, a municipal commonage in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 28:9-20. IF 0.6

Radford, A.N., Bell, M.B.V., Hollén,L.I. & Ridley, A.R. 2011. Singing for your supper: sentinel calling by kleptoparasites can mitigate the cost to victims. Evolution 65-3: 900-906. IF 5.146

Ribeiro, A.M., Lloyd, P. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2011. A tight balance between natural selection and gene flow in a southern African arid-zone endemic bird. Evolution 65:3499-3514. IF 5.146

Ridley, A.R. & Thompson, A.M. 2011. Heterospecific egg destruction by Wattled Starlings and the impact on Pied Babbler reproductive success. Ostrich 82:201-205. IF 0.427

Robson, B., Glass, T., Glass, N., Glass, J., Green, J., Repetto, C., Rodgers, G., Ronconi, R.A., Ryan, P.G., Swain, G. & Cuthbert, R.J. 2011. Revised population estimate and trends for the Endangered Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi at Tristan da Cunha. Bird Conservation International 21:454-459. IF 1.25

Ryan, P.G. & Ronconi, R.A. 2011. Continued increase in numbers of Spectacled Petrels Procellaria conspicillata. Antarctic Science 23:332-336. IF 1.556

Ryan, P.G., Glass, N. & Ronconi, R.A. 2011. The plants and birds of Stoltenhoff and Middle Islands, Tristan da Cunha. Polar Record 47:86-89. IF 0.962

Scott, H.A., Dean, W.R.J. & Watson, L.H. 2011. Breeding success and changes in numbers of African Black Oystercatchers Haematopus moquini in relation to habitat quality and protection status. Marine Ornithology 39: 189-199. No IF

Simmons, R.E. 2011. Greater Kestrel survives impact with power lines. Ostrich 82:75-76. IF 0.427

Simmons, R.E., Retief, K. & van Beuningen, D. 2011. Blade runner: Jackal Buzzard Buteo rufofuscus and other birds in a wind farm environment in South Africa. Gabar 22 11-18. No IF

Smit, B., Boyles, J.G., Brigham, R.M. & McKechnie, A.E. 2011. Torpor in dark times: patterns of heterothermy are associated with the lunar cycle in a nocturnal bird. Journal of Biological Rhythms 26:241-248. IF 2.934

Southworth, J., Marsik, M., Qiu, Y., Perz, S., Cumming, G.S., Stevens, F., Rocha, K., Duchelle, A. & Barnes, G. 2011. Roads as drivers of change: trajectories across the tri-national frontier in MAP, the Southwestern Amazon. Remote Sensing 3:1047-1066. No IF

Spottiswoode, C.N. & Stevens, M. 2011. How to evade a coevolving brood parasite: egg discrimination versus egg variability as host defences. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278: 3566-3573. IF 5.415

Spottiswoode, C.N., Stryjewski, K.F., Quader, S., Colebrook-Robjent, J.F.R. & Sorenson, M.D. 2011. Ancient host specificity within a single species of brood parasitic bird. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108:17738-17742. IF 9.681

Stoffberg, S. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2011. Book Review: Bats of southern and central Africa: a biogeographic and taxonomic synthesis by Ara Monadjem, Peter J. Taylor, F.P.D. (Woody) Cotterill & M. Corrie Schoeman. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 41:142-143. IF 1.085

Tuck, G.N., Phillips, R.A., Small, C., Thomson, R.B., Klaer, N.L., Taylor, F., Wanless, R.M. & Arrizabalaga, H. 2011. An assessment of seabird-fishery interactions in the Atlantic Ocean. ICES Journal of Marine Science 68:1628-1637. IF 2.007

Valeix, M., Fritz, H., Sabatier, R., Murindagomo, F., Cumming, D., & Duncan, P. 2011. Elephant-induced structural changes in the vegetation and habitat selection by large herbivores in an African savanna. Biological Conservation 144:902-912. IF 4.115

Van der Merwe, V.C. 2011. The vicariance biogeography of terrestrial gamebirds (Galliformes). Proceedings of the Congresses of the Southern African Society for Systematic Biology, Grahamstown 19-21st January 2011, hosted by the Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University. (Abstract) No IF

Viseshakul, N., Charoennitikul, W., Kitamura, S., Kemp, A., Thong-Aree, S., Surapunpitak, Y., Poonswad, P. & Ponglikitmongkol, M. 2011. A phylogeny of frugivorous hornbills linked to the evolution of Indian plants within Asian rainforests. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:1533-1545. IF 3.276

Wakelin, J., McKechnie, A.E. & Woodborne, S. 2011. Stable isotope analysis of migratory connections in a threatened intra-African migrant, the Blue Swallow (Hirundo atrocaerulea). Journal of Ornithology 152:171-177. IF 1.636

White, C.R., Boertmann, D., Grémillet, D., Butler, P.J., Green, J.A. & Martin, G.R. 2011. The relationship between sea surface temperature and population change of Great Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo breeding near Disko Bay, Greenland. Ibis 153:170-174. IF 2.43

White, C.R., Grémillet, D., Green, J.A., Martin, G.R. & Butler, P.J. 2011. Metabolic rate throughout the annual cycle reveals the demands of an Arctic existence in Great Cormorants. Ecology 92:475-486. IF 4.849

Wright, K.L.B., Pichegru, L. & Ryan, P.G. 2011. Penguins are attracted to dimethyl sulphide at sea. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:2509-2511. IF 2.996