Publication lists

Altwegg, R., Broms, K., Erni, B., Barnard, P., Midgley, G.F. & Underhill, L.G.. 2012. Novel methods reveal shifts in migration phenology of barn swallows in South Africa. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:1485-1490. IF 6.401

Amar, A., Court, I.R., Davison, M., Downing, S., Grimshaw, T., Pickford, T. & Raw, D. 2012. Linking nest histories, remotely sensed land use data and wildlife crime records to explore the impact of grouse moor management on peregrine falcon populations. Biological Conservation 145: 86-94. IF 4.115

Baylis, A.M.M., Zuur, A.F., Brickle, P. & Pistorius, P.A. 2012. Climate as a driver of population variability in breeding Gentoo Penguins Pygoscelis papua at the Falkland Islands. Ibis 154:30-41. IF 2.43

Belnap, J., Ludwig, J.A., Bradford, P., Wilcox, J.L., Betancourt, W., Dean, R.J., Hoffmann, B.D. & Milton, S.J. 2012. Introduced and Invasive Species in Novel Rangeland Ecosystems: Friends or Foes? Rangeland Ecology & Management 65:569-578. IF 1.461

Berkes, F., Doubleday, N. & Cumming, G.S. 2012. Aldo Leopold's land health and resilience: self-renewal in social-ecological systems. EcoHealth 9:278-287. IF 1.702

Brigham, R.M., McKechnie, A.E., Doucette, L.I. & Geiser, F. 2012. Heterothermy in caprimulgid birds: a review of inter- and intraspecific variation in free-ranging populations. In: T. Ruf et al. (eds.), Living in a Seasonal World, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Chapter 16, pp. 175-187.

Caron, A., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M., Ndlovu, M. & Cumming, G.S. 2012. Linking avian communities and avian influenza ecology in southern Africa using epidemiological functional groups. Veterinary Research 43:e73. IF 4.06

Carvalheiro, L.G., Seymour, C.L., Nicolson, S.W. & Veldtman, R. 2012. Creating patches of native flowers facilitates crop pollination in large agricultural fields: mango as a case study. Journal of Applied Ecology 49:1373-1383. IF 5.045

Child, M.F., Flower, T.P. & Ridley, A.R. 2012. Investigating a link between bill morphology, foraging ecology and kleptoparasitic behaviour in the fork-tailed drongo. Animal Behaviour 84:1013–1022. IF 3.493

Chown, S.L., Lee, J.E., Hughes, K.A., Barnes, J., Barrett, P.J., Bergstrom, D.M., Convey, P., Cowan, D.A., Crosbie, K., Dyer, G., Frenot, Y., Grant, S.M., Herr, D., Kennicutt II, M.C., Lamers, M., Murray, A., Possingham, H.P., Reid, K., Riddle, M.J., Ryan, P.G., Sanson, L., Shaw, J.D., Sparrow, M.D., Summerhayes, C., Terauds, A. & Wall, D.H. 2012. Challenges to the Future Conservation of the Antarctic. Science 337:158-159. IF 32.452

Cohen, C., Wakeling, J.L., Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G., Sande, E., Dranzoa, C., Crowe, T.M. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2012. Phylogenetic affinities of evolutionarily enigmatic African galliforms: the Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus and Nahan’s Francolin Francolinus nahani, and support for their sister relationship with New World quails. Ibis 154:768-780. IF 2.43

Cook, T.R., Hamann, M., Pichegru, L., Bonadonna, F., Grémillet, D. & Ryan, P.G. 2012. GPS and time-depth loggers reveal underwater foraging plasticity in a flying diver, the Cape Cormorant. Marine Biology 159: 373-387. IF 2.276

Cook, T.R., Jewell, O.J.D., Chivell, W., Bester, M.N. 2012. An albino Cape Cormorant Phalacrocorax capensis. Marine Ornithology 40:72-73. No IF

Crous, P.W., Groenewald, J.Z., Ryan, P.G. & Wingfield, M.J. 2012. Fungal Planet description sheet 147: Seiridium phylicae. Persoonia 29: 186-187. IF 4.136

Cumming, G. S. & Cornélis, D. 2012. Quantitative comparison and selection of home range metrics for telemetry data. Diversity and Distributions 18:1057–1065. IF 4.83

Cumming, G. S. 2012. The resilience of big river basins. Chapter 14 In: Fisher, M.; Cook, Simon. (Eds.) Water, food and poverty in river basins: defining the limits. London, UK: Routledge. 406pp.

Cumming, G.S., Gaidet, N. & Ndlovu, M. 2012. Towards a unification of movement ecology and biogeography: conceptual framework and a case study on Afrotropical ducks. Journal of Biogeography 39: 1401-1411. IF 4.544

Cumming, G.S., Paxton, M., King, J., & Beuster, H. 2012. Foraging guild membership explains variation in waterbird responses to the hydrological regime of an arid-region flood-pulse river in Namibia. Freshwater Biology 57:1202-1213. IF 3.29

Cumming, G.S., Southworth, J., Xanic J. Rondon, X.J. & Marsik, M. 2012. Spatial complexity in fragmenting Amazonian rainforests: Do feedbacks from edge effects push forests towards an ecological threshold? Ecological Complexity 11: 67-74. IF 1.926

Cundill, G., Cumming, G.S., Biggs, D. & Fabricius, C. 2012. Soft Systems Thinking and Social Learning for Adaptive Management. Conservation Biology 26:13-20. IF 4.692

Dallimer, M., Parnell, M., Bicknell, J.E. & Melo, M. 2012. The importance of novel and agricultural habitats for the avifauna of an oceanic island. Journal for Nature Conservation 20:191– 199. IF 1.864

Da Silva, J.M., Donaldson, J.S., Reeves, G. & Hedderson, T.A. 2012. Population genetics and conservation of critically small cycad populations: a case study of the Albany Cycad, Encephalartos latifrons (Lehmann). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 105: 293-308. IF 2.193

Davies, O.R. 2012. Book Review: The Reed Warblers: diversity in a uniform bird family. Ostrich 83:113. IF 0.427

Dean, W.R.J., Franke,U., Joseph, G., Gonçalves,F.M.. Mills, M.S.L., Milton,S.J., Monadjem, A. & Oschadleus, H.D. in press. Type specimens in the bird collection at Lubango, Angola. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 132:41-45. No IF

Du Plessis, K.L., Martin, R.W., Hockey, P.A.R., Cummingham, S.J. & Ridley, A.R. 2012. The costs of keeping cool in a warming world: implications of high temperatures for foraging, thermoregulation and body condition of an arid-zone bird. Global Change Biology 18: 3063–3070. IF 6.862

Evans, D.M., Barnard, P., Koh, L.P., Chapman, C.A., Altwegg, R., Garner, T.W.J., Gompper, M.E., Gordon, I.J., Katzner, T.E. & Pettorelli, N. 2012. Funding nature conservation: who pays? Animal Conservation 15:215-216. IF 2.931

Flower, T.P. & Gribble, M. 2012. Kleptoparasitism by attacks versus false alarm calls in fork-tailed drongos. Animal Behaviour 83:403-410. IF 3.493

Fort, J., Pettex, E., Tremblay, Y., Lorentsen, S.-H., Garthe, S., Votier, S., Pons, J.B., Siorat, F., Furness, R.W., Grecian, W.J., Bearhop, S., Montevecchi, W.A. & Grémillet, D. 2012. Meta-population evidence of oriented chain migration in northern gannets (Morus bassanus). Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 10:237–242. IF 9.113

Fort, J., Grémillet, D., Beaugrand, G. & Phillips, R.A. 2012. Biologging, remotely-sensed oceanography and the continuous plankton recorder reveal the environmental determinants of a seabird wintering hotspot. PlosOne 7:e41194. IF 4.092

Fuchs, J., Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J., Couloux, A., Pasquet, E. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of African bush-shrikes and allies: tracing the biogeographic history of an explosive radiation of corvoid birds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64:93-105. IF 3.609

Gaidet, N., Caron, A., Cappelle, J., Cumming, G.S., Balança, G., Hammoumi, S., Cattoli, G., Abolnik, C., Servan de Almeida, R., Gil, P., Fereidouni, S.R., Grosbois, V., Tran, A., Mundava, J., Fofana, B., Ould Elmamy, B., Ndlovu, M., Mondain-Monval, J. Y., Triplet, P., Hagemeijer, W., Karesh, W. B., Newman, S. H., & Dodman, T. 2012. Understanding the ecological drivers of avian influenza virus infection in wildfowl: a continental scale study across Africa. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:1131-1141. IF 6.401

Gaidet, N., Ould El Mamy, A. B., Cappelle, J., Caron, A., Cumming, G. S., Grosbois, V., Gil, P., Hammoumi, S., de Almeida, R. S., Fereidouni, S. R., Cattoli, G., Abolnik, C., Mundava, J., Fofana, B., Ndlovu, M., Diawara, Y., Hurtado, R., Newman, S.H., Dodman, T. & Balança, G. 2012. Investigating Avian Influenza Infection Hotspots in Old-world Shorebirds. PLoS ONE 7:e46049. IF 4.092

Glicksman , R. L. & Cumming, G. S. 2012. Landscape level management of parks, refuges, and preserves for ecosystem resilience. In: A. S. Garmestani and C. R. Allen. Resilience and Law. Columbia University Press. GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-76, 48 p.

Golabek, K.A., Ridley, A.R. & Radford, A.N. 2012. Food availability affects strength of seasonal territorial behaviour in a cooperatively breeding bird. Animal Behaviour 83:613-619. IF 3.493

Goulding, W., Pettifor, R.A. & Simmons, R.E. 2012. High mite burdens in an island population of Cape Wagtails Motacilla capensis: release from predation pressure? Ostrich 83: 85-89. IF 0.427

Grecian, W.J., Witt, M.J., Attrill, M.J., Bearhop, S., Godley, B.J., Grémillet, D., Hamer, K.C. & Votier, S.C. 2012. A novel projection technique to identify important at-sea areas for seabird conservation: An example using Northern gannets breeding in the North East Atlantic. Biological Conservation 156:43-52. IF 4.115

Grémillet, D., Nazirides, T., Nikolaou, H. & Crivelli, A.J. 2012. Fish are not safe from great cormorants in turbid water. Aquatic Biology 15:187-194. IF 1.474

Grémillet, D., Puech, W., Garçon, V., Boulinier, T. & Le Maho, Y. 2012. Robots in ecology: welcome to the machine. Open Journal of Ecology 2:49-57. No IF

Grémillet, D., Meslin, L. & Lescroël, A. 2012. Heat dissipation limit theory and the evolution of avian functional traits in a warming world. Functional Ecology 26:1001-1006. IF 4.567

Grémillet, D., Prudor, A., le Maho, Y. & Weimerskirch, H. 2012. Vultures of the Seas: Hyperacidic Stomachs in Wandering Albatrosses as an Adaptation to Dispersed Food Resources, including Fishery Wastes. Plos One 7:e37834. IF 4.092

Grémillet, D., Welcker, J., Karnovsky, N.J., Walkusz, W., Hall, M.E., Fort, J., Brown, Z.W., Speakman, J.R. & Harding, A.M.A. 2012. Little auks buffer the impact of current Arctic climate change. Marine Ecology Progress Series 454:197–206. IF 2.711

Gwynn, L. 2012. Book Review: Birds of Senegal and The Gambia by Nik Borrow, Ron Demey & Tiny Disley. Ostrich IF 0.427

Hamann, M., Grémillet, D., Ryan, P.G., Bonadonna, F., van der Lingen, C.D. & Pichegru, L. 2012. A hard-knock life: the foraging ecology of Cape cormorants amidst shifting prey resources and industrial fishing pressure. African Journal of Marine Science 34: 233-240. IF 0.98

Heydinger, J.M. 2012. Affirming the values of conservation science. Biodiversity 13:115-117. No IF

Huntley, B., Altwegg, R., Barnard, P., Collingham, Y.C. & Hole, D.G. 2012. Modelling relationships between species spatial abundance patterns and climate. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21:668–681. IF 5.145

Huntley, B. & Barnard, P. 2012. Potential impacts of climatic change on southern African birds of fynbos and grassland biodiversity hotspots. Diversity and Distributions 18:769–781. IF 4.83

Jansen van Rensburg, A., Bloomer, P., Ryan, P.G. & Bengt Hansson, B. 2012. Genetic variation at the major histocompatibility complex (MHCIIbeta) in Nesospiza buntings: Effects of genetic drift and shared ancestral polymorphism. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:e143. IF 3.521

Jones, M.G.W., Techow, N.M.S.M. & Ryan, P.G. 2012. Dalliances and doubtful dads: what determines extra-pair paternity in socially monogamous wandering albatrosses? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:1213-1224. IF 3.179

Langmore, N.E. & Spottiswoode, C.N. 2012 Host manipulation through visual trickery in avian brood parasites. In: Hughes, D.P., Brodeur, J. & Thomas, F. (Eds) Host Manipulation By Parasites. Oxford University Press.

Lewis, S.E.F., Turpie, J.K. & Ryan, P.G. 2012. Are African penguins worth saving? The ecotourism value of the Boulders Beach colony. African Journal of Marine Science 34:497-504. IF 0.98

Lewison, R., Oro, D., Godley, B., Underhill, L., Bearhop, S., Wilson, R., Ainley, D., Arcos, J.M., Boersma, P.D., Borboroglu, P., Boulinier, T., Frederiksen, M., Genovart, M., González-Solís, J., Green, J.A., Grémillet, D., Hamer, K.C., Hilton, G.M., Hyrenbach, K.D., Martínez-Abraín, A., Montevecchi, W.A., Phillips, R.A., Ryan, P.G., Sagar, P., Sydeman, W.J., Yorio, P., Wanless, S., Watanuki, Y. & Weimerskirch, H. 2012. Research priorities for seabirds: improving seabird conservation and management in the 21st century. Endangered Species Research 17: 93-121. No IF

Loiseau, C., Harrigan, R.J., Robert, A., Bowie, R.C.K., Thomassen, H.A., Smith, T.B.& Sehgal, R.N.M. 2012. Host and habitat specialization of avian malaria in Africa. Molecular Ecology 21:431–441. IF 5.522

McKechnie, A.E., Hockey, P.A.R. & Wolf, B.O. 2012. Feeling the heat: Australian land birds and climate change. Emu 112, i–vii. IF 1.121

Milewski, A.V. & Dierenfeld, E.S. 2012. Supplemental iodine as a key to reproduction in pandas? Integrative Zoology 7:175–182. IF 1.208

Mills, A.J., Milewski, A.V., Sirami, C., Rogers, K.H., Witkowski, E.T.F., Stalmans, M. & Fey, M.V. 2012. Aerosol capture by small trees in savannas marginal to treeless grassland in South Africa. Geoderma 189-190:124-132. IF 2.318

Mills, M.S.L., Vaz Pinto, P. & Haber, S. 2012. Grey-striped Francolin Pternistis griseostriatus: specimens, distribution and morphometrics. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 19:172-177. No IF

Moseley, C., Grémillet, D., Connan, M., Ryan, P.G., Mullers, R.H.E., der Lingen, C.DMiller, T.W., Coetzee, J.C., Crawford, R.M., Sabarros, P., McQuaid, C.D. & Pichegru, L. 2012. Foraging ecology and ecophysiology of Cape gannets from colonies in contrasting feeding environments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 422–423:29–38. IF 1.875

Mzumara, T.I., Hockey, P.A.R. & Ridley, A.R. 2012. Re-assessment of the conservation status of Malawi’s ‘Endangered’ Yellow-throated Apalis Apalis flavigularis. Bird Conservation International 22:184-192. IF 1.25

Nelson-Flower, M.J., Hockey, P.A.R., O’Ryan, C. & Ridley, A.R. 2012. Inbreeding avoidance mechanisms: dispersal dynamics in cooperatively breeding pied babblers. Journal of Animal Ecology 81:875–882. IF 4.937

Oatley, G., Voelker, G., Crowe, T.M. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2012. A multi-locus phylogeny reveals a complex pattern of diversification related to climate and habitat heterogeneity in southern African white-eyes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64:1401-1411. IF 3.609

Parker, G.C., Rexer-Huber, K., Parker, K.A., Ryan, P.G., Techow, N.M.S.M. & Cuthbert, R.J. 2012. Morphometric and genetic sexing in the Gough Moorhen Gallinula comeri. Ringing & Migration 27:20-25. No IF

Pettex, E., Lorentsen, S.-H., Grémillet, D., Gimenez, O., Barrett, R.T., Pons, J.-B. Le Bohec, C. & Bonadonna, F. 2012. Multi-scale foraging variability in Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) fuels potential foraging plasticity. Marine Biology 159:2743-2756. IF 2.276

Pichegru, L., Ryan, P.G., van Eeden, R., Reid, T., Grémillet, D. & Wanless, R. 2012. Industrial fishing, no-take zones and endangered penguins. Biological Conservation 156:117-125. IF 4.115

Pistorius, P.A., Baylis, A., Crofts, S. & Pütz, K. 2012. Population development and historical occurrence of king penguins at the Falkland Islands. Antarctic Science 24: 435-440. IF 1.556

Reid, T.A., Hindell, M.A. & Wilcox, C. 2012. Environmental determinants of the at-sea distribution of encounters between flesh-footed shearwaters Puffinus carniepes and fishing vessels. Marine Ecology Progress Series 447:231–242. IF 2.711

Rexer-Huber, K., Parker, G.C., Ryan, P.G. & Cuthbert, R.J. 2012. Ringing injuries in the Gough Moorhen Gallinula comeri. Ringing & Migration 27:53-56. No IF

Ribeiro, A.M., Lloyd, P., Feldheim, K.A. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2012. Microgeographic socio-genetic structure of an African cooperative breeding passerine revealed: integrating behavioural and genetic data. Molecular Ecology 21:662-672. IF 5.522

Ribeiro, A.M., Lopes, R.J. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2012. Historical demographic dynamics underlying local adaptation in the presence of gene flow. Ecology and Evolution 2:2710-2721. No IF

Ridley, A.R. & Thompson, A.M. 2012. The effect of Jacobin Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus parasitism on the body mass and survival of young in a new host species. Ibis 154:195–199. IF 2.43

Ridley, A.R. & van den Heuvel, I.M. 2012. Is there a difference in reproductive performance between cooperative and non-cooperative species? A southern African comparison. Behaviour 149, 821-848.

Rondon, X.J., Cumming, G.S., Cossío & Southworth, J. 2012. The effects of selective logging behaviors on forest fragmentation and recovery. International Journal of Forestry Research: 170974. No IF

Ropert-Coudert, J., Kato, A., Grémillet, D. & Crenner, F. 2012. Bio-logging: recording the ecophysiology and behaviour of animals moving freely in their environment. In: Le Galliard, J-F., Guarini, J-M. & Gaill, F. (eds). Sensors for ecology, towards integrated knowledge of ecosystems. Paris. CNRS. Chapter 1, pp. 17-35.

Roxburgh, L., McDougall, R. & Leonard, P. 2012. Thick-billed Weaver recovery and new atlas record for Zambia. Afring News 41:8-10. No IF

Ryan, P.G. & Kerr, J. 2012. Is fur seal predation driving the decrease in Northern Rockhopper Penguins Eudyptes moseleyi at Gough Island? Marine Ornithology 40:69–71. No IF

Ryan, P.G. 2012. Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica feeding at sea. Malimbus 34:43-45. No IF

Ryan, P.G. & Branch, G.M. 2012. The November 2011 irruption of buoy barnacles Dosima fascicularis in the Western Cape, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 34:157-162. IF 0.98

Ryan, P.G., Edwards, L. & Pichegru, L. 2012. African Penguins Spheniscus demersus, bait balls and the allee effect. Ardea 100:89-94. IF 0.592

Ryan, P.G., Bouwman, H., Moloney, C.L., Yuyama, M. & Takada, H. 2012. Long-term decreases in persistent organic pollutants in South African coastal waters detected from beached polyethylene pellets. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64:2756-2760.

Ryan, P.G., Dilley, B.J. & Jones, M.G.W. 2012. The distribution and abundance of white-chinned petrels (Procellaria aequinoctialis) breeding at the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands. Polar Biology 35:1851-1859. IF 1.659

Ryan, P.G., Glass, J.P., Glass, T., Barendse, J. & Cuthbert, R.J. 2012. Eradication of New Zealand flax Phormium tenax on Inaccessible and Nightingale Islands, Tristan da Cunha. Conservation Evidence 9:58-62. No IF

Sabarros, P.S., Durant, J.M., Gremillet, D., Crawford, R.J.M. & Stenseth, N.C. 2012. Differential responses of three sympatric seabirds to spatio-temporal variability in shared resources. Marine Ecology Progress Series 468:291-301.

Scott, H.A., Dean, W.R.J. & Watson, L.H. 2012. Diet and habitat use by the African Black Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini in De Hoop Nature Reserve, South Africa. Marine Ornithology 40:1-10. No IF

Shaw, J.M. 2012. Book Review: Australian Bustard by Mark Ziembicki. Ostrich 83:65. IF 0.338

Solano-Fernández, S., Attwood, C.G., Chalmers, R., Clark, B.M., Cowley, P.D., Fairweather, T., Fennessy, S.T., Götz, A., Harrison, T.D., Kerwath, S.E., Mann, B.Q., Smale, M.J. & Swart, L. 2012. Assessment of the effectiveness of South Africa’s marine protected areas at representing ichthyofaunal communities. Environmental Conservation 39:259-270. IF 1.927

Spottiswoode, C.N., Kilner, R.M. & Davies, N.B. 2012 Brood parasitism. In: Royle, N.J., Smiseth, P.T. & Kölliker, M. (Eds) The Evolution of Parental Care. Oxford University Press.

Spottiswoode, C.N. & Koorevaar, J. 2012. A stab in the dark: chick killing by brood parasitic honeyguides. Biology Letters 8: 241-244. IF 3.762

Spottiswoode, C.N. & Stevens, M. 2012. Host-parasite arms races and rapid changes in bird egg appearance. American Naturalist 179:633-648. IF 4.725

Steele, W.K. & Cooper, J. 2012. Some food items of the South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki at inland sites in the Ahlmannryggen, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Marine Ornithology 40:63-66. No IF

Taylor, F.E., Ryan, P.G., Makhado, A.B., de Bruyn, P.J.N. & Weimerskirch, H. 2012. The seasonal distribution and habitat use of marine top predators in the southern Indian Ocean. In: Habitat of marine top predators. Southern Indian Ocean Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) 30 July - 3 August 2012 - Flic en Flac, Mauritius.

Terörde, A.I. & Turpie, J.K. 2012. Use of a small, intermittently-open estuary by waterbirds: a case study of the East Kleinemonde Estuary, Eastern Cape, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science 37:183-190. IF 0.98

Turner, R.C., Midgley, J.J., Barnard, P., Simmons, R.E. & Johnson, S.D. 2112. Experimental evidence for bird pollination and corolla damage by ants in the short-tubed flowers of Erica halicacaba (Ericaceae). South African Journal of Botany 79: 25–31. IF 1.659

Voelker, G., Bowie, R.C.K., Wilson, B. & Anderson, C. 2012. Phylogenetic relationships and speciation patterns in an African savanna dwelling bird genus (Myrmecocichla). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 106:180–190. IF 2.166

Wanless, R.M., Ratcliffe, N., Angel, A., Bowie, B.C., Cita, K., Hilton, G.M., Kritzinger, P., Ryan, P.G. & Slabber, M. 2012. Predation of Atlantic Petrel chicks by house mice on Gough Island. Animal Conservation 15:472-479. IF 2.906