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Altwegg, R., Broms, K., Erni, B., Barnard, P., Midgley, G.F. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Milton, S.J. 2012. Introduced and Invasive Species in Novel Rangeland Ecosystems: Friends or Foes? Rangeland Ecology and Management 65:569-578. IF 1.461

Berkes, F., Doubleday, N. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Wingfield, M.J. 2012. Fungal Planet description sheet 147: Seiridium phylicae. Persoonia 29: 186-187. IF 4.136

Cumming, G. S. and 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. and 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., and 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., Rondon, X.J. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Oschadleus, H.D. 2012. 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. and 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. and Pettorelli, N. 2012. Funding nature conservation: who pays? Animal Conservation 15:215-216. IF 2.931

Flower, T.P. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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., and 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. and Balança, G. 2012. Investigating avian influenza infection hotspots in old-world shorebirds. PLOS One 7:e46049. IF 4.092

Glicksman, R. L. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Le Maho, Y. 2012. Robots in ecology: welcome to the machine. Open Journal of Ecology 2:49-57. No IF

Grémillet, D., Meslin, L. and 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. and Weimerskirch, H. 2012. Vultures of the Seas: hyperacidic stomachs in Wandering Albatrosses as an adaptation to dispersed food fesources, 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. and 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 and Tiny Disley. Ostrich 83(2): 115-116. IF 0.427

Hagen, C., Grémillet, D., Connan, M., Ryan, P.G., Mullers, R.H.E., van der Lingen, C.D., Miller, T.W., Coetzee, J.C., Crawford, R.M., Sabarros, P., McQuaid, C.D. and 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

Hamann, M., Grémillet, D., Ryan, P.G., Bonadonna, F., van der Lingen, C.D. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Spottiswoode, C.N. 2012 Host manipulation through visual trickery in avian brood parasites. In: Hughes, D.P., Brodeur, J. and Thomas, F. (Eds) Host manipulation by parasites. Oxford University Press.

Lewis, S.E.F., Turpie, J.K. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Wolf, B.O. 2012. Feeling the heat: Australian land birds and climate change. Emu 112, i–vii. IF 1.121

Milewski, A.V. and 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. and 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. and Haber, S. 2012. Grey-striped Francolin Pternistis griseostriatus: specimens, distribution and morphometrics. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 19:172-177. No IF

Mzumara, T.I., Hockey, P.A.R. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Cuthbert, R.J. 2012. Morphometric and genetic sexing in the Gough Moorhen Gallinula comeri. Ringing and Migration 27:20-25. No IF

Pettex, E., Lorentsen, S.-H., Grémillet, D., Gimenez, O., Barrett, R.T., Pons, J.-B. Le Bohec, C. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Cuthbert, R.J. 2012. Ringing injuries in the Gough Moorhen Gallinula comeri. Ringing and Migration 27:53-56. No IF

Ribeiro, A.M., Lloyd, P., Feldheim, K.A. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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 and 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. and 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. and Gaill, F. (eds). Sensors for ecology, towards integrated knowledge of ecosystems. Paris. CNRS. Chapter 1, pp. 17-35.

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

Ryan, P.G. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Davies, N.B. 2012 Brood parasitism. In: Royle, N.J., Smiseth, P.T. and Kölliker, M. (Eds) The Evolution of Parental Care. Oxford University Press.

Spottiswoode, C.N. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and 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. and Slabber, M. 2012. Predation of Atlantic Petrel chicks by house mice on Gough Island. Animal Conservation 15:472-479. IF 2.906