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Abad, F.X., Busquets, N., Sánchez, A., Ryan, P.G., Majó, N. & González-Solís, J. (2013). Serological and virological surveys of Influenza A virus in Antarctic and sub-Antarctic penguins. Antarctic Science 25:339-344. IF 1.556

Alström, P., Barnes, K.N., Olsson, U., Barker, F.K., Bloomer, P., Khan, A.A., Qureshi, M.A., Guillaumet, A., Crochet, P-A. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Multilocus phylogeny of the avian family Alaudidae (larks) reveals 4 complex morphological evolution, non-monophyletic genera and hidden 5 species diversity. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69:1043-1056. IF 4.066

Amar, A., Koeslag, A. & Curtis, O. (2013). Plumage polymorphism in a newly colonized black sparrowhawk population: classification, temporal stability and inheritance patterns. Journal of Zoology 289:60-67. IF 2.043

Amar, A. & Esselstyn, J. (2013). Positive association between rat abundance and breeding success of the critically endangered Mariana Crow Corvus kubaryi. Bird Conservation International. IF 1.074

Andersson, J., Cumming, D., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M. Dzingirai, V. & Giller, K. (Eds). (2013). Transfrontier conservation areas: people living on the edge. Earthscan, London. ISBN-13: 978-1849712088.

Andersson, J,, de Garine-Wichatitsky, M., Cumming, D.H.M., Dzingirai, V. Giller, K.E. (2013). Chapter 1 – People at wildlife frontiers in Southern Africa. In: Transfrontier conservation areas: people living on the edge. Andersson, J., Cumming, D.H.M., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M. Dzingirai, V. & Giller, K. (Eds). Earthscan, London. ISBN-13: 978-1849712088. Pp. 1-11.

Andersson, J,, Dzingirai, V. & Cumming, D.H.M. (2013). Chapter 2 - TFCAs and the invisible peoples. In: Transfrontier conservation areas: people living on the edge. Andersson, J., Cumming, D.H.M., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M. Dzingirai, V. & Giller, K. (Eds). Earthscan, London. ISBN-13: 978-1849712088. Pp. 12-24.

Andersson, J, & Cumming, D.H.M. (2013). Chapter 3 - Defining the edge: boundary formation in TFCAs in southern Africa. In: Transfrontier conservation areas: people living on the edge. Andersson, J., Cumming, D.H.M., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M. Dzingirai, V. & Giller, K. (Eds). Earthscan, London. ISBN-13: 978-1849712088. Pp. 25-88.

Authier, M., Péron, C., Mante, A., Vidal, P. & Grémillet, D. (2013). Designing observational biologging studies to assess the causal effect of instrumentation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:802-810. IF 5.924

Barquete, V., Strauss, V. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Stable isotope turnover in blood and claws: A case study in captive African Penguins. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 448:121–127. IF 2.263

Bates, M.F. & Little, I.T. (2013). Predation on the eggs of ground-nesting birds by Dasypeltis scabra (Linnaeus, 1758) in the moist highland grasslands of South Africa. African Journal of Herpetology 62:125-134. IF 0.815

Bayliss, A.M.M., Wolfaardt, A.C., Crofts, S., Pistorius, P.A. & Ratcliffe, N. (2013). Increasing trend in the number of Southern Rockhopper Penguins (Eudyptes c. chrysocome) breeding at the Falkland Islands. Polar Biology 36:1007-1018. IF 2.006

Boakye, M.K., Little, I.T., Panagos, M.D. & Jansen, R. (2013). Effects of burning and grazing on plant species percentage cover and habitat condition in the highland grassland of Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences 23:603-610. IF 0.638

Bourgeois, K., Wilson, J.W. & Dromzée, S. (2013). First records of the northern giant petrel Macronectes halli ashore on Gough Island. Marine Ornithology 41:135-136.

Bowie, R.C.K., Cohen, C. & Crowe, T.M. (2013). Ptilopachinae: a new subfamily of the Odontophoridae (Aves: Galliformes). Zootaxa 3670:097-098. IF 0.974

Boyes, R.S. & Perrin, M.R. (2013). Access to cryptic arthropod larvae supports the atypical winter breeding seasonality of Meyer’s Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri) throughout the African subtropics. Journal of Ornithology 154:849-861. IF 1.632

Carrick, P.J. & Forsythe, K.J. (2013). Abstract SAAB Annual Meeting: New ecological understanding from old restoration sites – unifying concepts, relationships and thresholds among ecosystem processes. South African Journal of Botany 86:144. IF 1.409

Chalmandrier, L., Midgley, G.F., Barnard, P. & Sirami, C. (2013). Effects of time since fire on birds in a plant diversity hotspot. Acta Oecologica 49:99-106. IF 1.621

Chambers, L.E., Altwegg, R., Barbraud, C., Barnard, P., Beaumont, L.J., Crawford, R.J.M., Durant, J.M., Hughes, L., Keatley, M.R., Low, M., Morellato, P.C., Poloczanska, E.S., Ruoppolo, V., Vanstreels, R.E.T., Woehler, E.J. & Wolfaardt, A.C. (2013). Phenological Changes in the Southern Hemisphere. PLoS One 8(10):e75514. IF 3.73

Cherel, Y., Jaeger, A., Alderman, R., Jaquemet, S., Richard, P., Wanless, R.M., Phillips, R.A. & Thompson, D.R. (2013). A comprehensive isotopic investigation of habitat preferences in nonbreeding albatrosses from the southern ocean. Ecography 36:277-286. IF 5.124

Cook, T.R., Lescroël, A., Cherel, Y., Kato, A. & Bost, C.-A. (2013). Can foraging ecology drive the evolution of body size in a diving endotherm? Plos One 8:356297. IF 3.73

Corfield, J.R., Birkhead, T.R., Spottiswoode, C.N., Iwaniuk, A.N., Boogert, N.J., Gutiérrez-Ibáñez, C., Overington, S.E., Wylie, D.R. & Lefebvre, L. (2013). Brain Size and Morphology of the Brood-Parasitic and Cerophagous Honeyguides (Aves: Piciformes). Brain, Behavior and Evolution 81:170-186. IF 2.885

Crookes, D.J., Blignaut, J.N., de Wit, M.P., Esler, K.J., Le Maitre, D.C., Milton, S.J., Mitchell, S.A., Cloete, J., de Abreu, P., Fourie, H., Gull, K., Marx, D., Mugido, W., Ndhlovu, T., Nowell, M., Pauw, M. & Rebelo, A. (2013). System dynamic modelling to assess economic viability and risk trade-offs for ecological restoration in South Africa. Journal of Environmental Management 120:138-147. IF 3.057

Croxall, J., Small, C., Sullivan, B., Wanless, R., Frere, E., Lascelles, B., Ramirez, I., Sato, M. & Yates, O. (2013). Appropriate scales and data to manage seabird-fishery interactions: comment on Torres et al. (2013). Marine Ecology Progress Series 493:297-300. IF 2.546

Cumming, D.H.M., Dzingirai, V. and de Garine-Witchatitsky, M. (2013). Chapter 9 - Land and natural resource-based livelihood opportunities in transfrontier conservation areas. In: Transfrontier conservation areas: people living on the edge. Andersson, J., Cumming, D.H.M., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M. Dzingirai, V. & Giller, K. (Eds). Earthscan, London. ISBN-13: 978-1849712088. Pp. 163-191.

Cumming, D.H.M., Andersson, J. de Garine-Witchatitsky, Dzingirai, V. & Giller, K. (2013). Chapter 10 -Whither people on the edge? In: Transfrontier conservation areas: people living on the edge. Andersson, J., Cumming, D., de Garine-Wichatitsky, M. Dzingirai, V. & Giller, K. (Eds). Earthscan, London. ISBN-13: 978-1849712088. Pp. 192-203.

Cumming, G.S. (2013). Scale mismatches and reflexive law. Ecology and Society 18:article 15. IF 2.831

Cumming, G.S., Olsson, P., Chapin III, F.S. & Holling, C.S. (2013). Resilience, experimentation, and scale mismatches in social-ecological landscapes. Landscape Ecology 28:1139-1150. IF 2.897

Cumming, G.S., Shepard, E., Okanga,S., Caron, A., Ndlovu, M. & Peters, J.L. (2013). Host associations, biogeography, and phylogenetics of avian malaria in southern African waterfowl. Parasitology 140:193 – 201. IF 2.961

Cunningham, S.J., Martin, R.O., Hojem, C.L. & Hockey, P.A.R. (2013). Temperatures in excess of critical thresholds threaten nestling growth and survival in a rapidly-warming arid savanna: a study of common fiscals. PLoS One 8(9):e74613. IF 3.73

Cunningham, S.J., Corfield, J.R., Iwaniuk, A.N., Castro, I., Alley, M.R., Birkhead, T.R. & Parsons, S. (2013). The anatomy of the bill tip of Kiwi and associated somatosensory regions of the brain: comparisons with shorebirds. PLoS ONE 8(11):e80036. IF 3.73

Cunningham, S.J., Kruger, A.C., Nxumalo, M.P. & Hockey, P.A.R. (2013). Identifying biologically meaningful hot-weather events using threshold temperatures that affect life-history. PLoS One 8:e82492. IF 3.73

Cuthbert, R.J., Louw, H., Lurling, J., Parker, G., Rexer-Huber, K., Sommer, E., Visser, P. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Low burrow occupancy and breeding success of burrowing petrels at Gough Island: a consequence of mouse predation. Bird Conservation International 23:113-124. IF 1.074

Cuthbert, R.J., Louw, H., Parker, G., Rexer-Huber, K., Visser, P. (2013). Observations of mice predation on dark-mantled sooty albatross and Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross chicks at Gough Island. Antarctic Science 25:763-766. IF 1.63

Deville, A.-S., Grémillet, D., Gauthier-Clerc, M., Guillemain, M., Von Houwald, F., Gardelli, B. & Béchet, A. (2013). Non-linear feeding functional responses in the Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) predict immediate negative impact of wetland degradation on this flagship species. Ecology and Evolution 3:1413-1425. IF 1.184.

Dilley, B.J., Davies, D., Connan, M., Cooper, J., de Villiers, M., Swart, L., Vandenabeele, S., Ropert-Coudert, Y. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Giant petrels as predators of albatross chicks. Polar Biology 36:761-766. IF 2.006

Flower, T.P., Child, M.F. & Ridley, A.R. (2013). The ecological economics of kleptoparasitism: pay-offs from self-foraging versus kleptoparasitism. Journal of Animal Ecology 82:245-255. IF 4.841

Fonteneau, F. & Cook, T.R. (2013). New data on gastrointestinal helminths in shags (Phalacrocorax verrucosus) at Kerguelen Archipelago. Polar Biology 36:1839-1843. IF 2.006

Fort, J., Moe, B., Strøm, H., Gremillet, D., Welcker, J., Schultner, J., Jerstad, K., Johansen, K.L., Phillips, R.A. & Mosbech, A. (2013). Multicolony tracking reveals potential threats to little auks wintering in the North Atlantic from marine pollution and shrinking sea ice cover. Diversity & Distributions 19:1322-1332. IF 6.122

Fort, J., Steen, H., Strom, H., Tremblay, Y., Gronningsaeter, E., Pettex, E., Porter, W.P. & Grémillet, D. (2013). Energetic consequences of contrasting winter migratory strategies in a sympatric Arctic seabird duet. Journal of Avian Biology 44:255-262. IF 2.02

Fuchs, J., Parra, J.L., Goodman, S.M., Raherilalao, M.J., vanderwal, J. & Bowie, R.C.K. (2013). Extending ecological niche models to the past 120 000 years corroborates the lack of strong phylogeographic structure in the Crested Drongo (Dicrurus forficatus forficatus) on Madagascar. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 108:658-676. IF 2.193

Fuchs, J., Pons, J.-M., Liu, L., Ericson, P.G.P., Couloux, A. & Pasquet, E. (2013). A multi-locus phylogeny suggests an ancient hybridization event between Campephilus and melanerpine woodpeckers (Aves: Picidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 67:578-588. IF 3.60

García-Heras, M.-S., Cortés-Avizanda, A. & Donázar, J.-A. (2013). Who Are We Feeding? Asymmetric Individual Use of Surplus Food Resources in an Insular Population of the Endangered Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus. PLoS ONE 8(11): e80523. IF 3.73

García-López de Hierro, L., Moleón, M. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Is carrying feathers a sexually selected trait in House Sparrows? Ethology 119:199-211. IF 1.947

Gordijn, P.J., Rice, E. & Ward, D. (2013). Abstract SAAB Annual Meeting: The effects of fire on woody plant encroachment are exacerbated by succession of trees of decreased palatability. South African Journal of Botany 86:142. IF 1.409

Goss, J.R. & Cumming, G.S. (2013). Networks of wildlife translocations in developing countries: an emerging conservation issue? Frontiers in Ecology & Environment 11:243-250. IF 7.615

Green, D. & Pistorius, P. (2013). Living on the bare edge: fitness consequences for Cape Gannets Morus capensis at Bird Island, Algoa Bay. Ostrich 84:123-127. IF 0.468

Heydinger, J.M. (2013). Book Review: Moa: the Life and Death of New Zealand's Legendary Bird. Ostrich 84:169-170. IF 0.468

Heydinger, J.M. (2013). Book review: 'Integrating epistemologies: a history lesson for modern ecologists'. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 28(3):134. IF 15.389

Heystek, A., Geerts, S., Barnard, P. & Pauw, A. (2013). Abstract SAAB Annual Meeting: Flower colour preference of sunbird pollinators. South African Journal of Botany 86:160. IF 1.409

Huntley, B., Allen, J.R.M., Barnard, P., Collingham, Y.C. & Holliday, P.R. (2013). Species distribution models indicate contrasting late-Quaternary histories for Southern and Northern Hemisphere bird species. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22:277-288. IF 7.223

Jaeger, A., Jaquemet, S., Phillips, R.A., Wanless, R.M., Richard, P. & Cherel, Y. (2013). Stable isotopes document inter- and intra-specific variation in feeding ecology of nine large southern Procellariiformes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 490:255-266. IF 2.546

Jansen, R., Makaka, L., Little, I.T. & Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. (2013). Response of ground-dwelling spider assemblages (Arachnida, Araneae) to Montane Grassland management practices in South Africa. Insect Conservation and Diversity 6:572-589. IF 1.937

Jenkins, A.R., de Goede, K.H., Sebele, L. & Diamond, M. (2013). Brokering a settlement between eagles and industry: sustainable management of large raptors nesting on power infrastructure. Bird Conservation International 23:232-246. IF 1.074

Jenkins, J., Simmons, R.E., Curtis, O., Atyeo, M., Raimondo, D. & Jenkins, A.R. (2013). The value of the Black Harrier (Circus maurus) as predictors of biodiversity in the plant-rich Cape Floral Kingdom, South Africa. Bird Conservation International 23:66-77. IF 1.074

Jones, M.G.W. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Effects of pre-laying attendance and body condition on long-term reproductive success in Wandering Albatrosses. Emu http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU12054.

Joseph, G.S., Seymour, C., Cumming, G.S., Cumming, D.H M. & Mahlangu, Z. (2013). Termite mounds as islands: woody plant assemblages relative to termitarium size and soil properties. Journal of Vegetation Science 24-702-711. IF 2.818

Joseph, G.S., Seymour, C., Cumming, G.S., Mahlangu, Z. & Cumming, D.H M. (2013). Escaping the flames: large termitaria as refugia from fire in miombo woodland. Landscape Ecology (doi:10.1007/s10980-013-9897-6) IF 2.897

Le Roux, P.C., Ramaswiela, T., Kalwij, J.M., Shaw, J.D., Ryan, P.G., Treasure, A.M., McClelland, G.T.W., McGeoch, M.A. & Chown, S.L. (2013). Human activities, propagule pressure and alien plants in the sub-Antarctic: tests of generalities and evidence in support of management. Biological Conservation 161:18-27. IF 3.794

Lei, B., Amar, A., Koeslag, A., Gous, T.A. & Tate, G.J. 2013. Differential haemoparasite intensity between black sparrowhawk (Accipiter melanoleucus) morphs suggests an adaptive function for polymorphism. PLoS ONE 8:e81607. IF 3.73

Little, R.M. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Obituary: Philip Anthony Richard Hockey–'Education is what is left when what has been learnt has been forgotten' (8 March 1956–24 January 2013). Ostrich 84:v. IF 0.468

Little, R.M. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Obituary: Philip Anthony Richard Hockey. African Zoology 48:197-198. IF 0.746

Little, R.M. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Obituary: Phil Hockey: 8 March 1956 – 24 January 2013. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 43:87. IF 0.294

Little, R.M. & Sutton, J.L. (2013). Perceptions towards Egyptian Geese at the Steenberg Golf Estate, Cape Town, South Africa. Ostrich 84:85-87. IF 0.468

Little, I.T., Hockey, P.A.R. & Jansen, R. (2013). A burning issue: Fire overrides grazing as a disturbance driver for South African grassland bird and arthropod assemblage structure and diversity. Biological Conservation 158:258-270. IF 3.794

Lotz, C.N., Caddick, J.A., Forner, M. & Cherry, M.I. (2013). Beyond just species: is Africa the most taxonomically diverse bird continent? South African Journal of Science 109:Art#0002, 4 pages. IF 0.835

McKechnie, A.E. (2013). Book Review: Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds. Ostrich 84:167-168. IF 0.468

Meek, C.S., Richardson, D.M. & Mucina, L. (2013). Plant communities along the Eerste River, Western Cape, South Africa: Community descriptions and implications for restoration. Koedoe 55:14p.

Milewski, A.V. & Dierenfeld, E.S. (2013). A structural and functional comparison of the proboscis between tapirs and other extant and extinct vertebrates. Integrative Zoology 8:84-94. IF 1.288

Mills, M.S.L. (2013). Little-known African bird: Bocage’s Sunbird Nectarinia bocagii – an Angolan near-endemic. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 20:80-88.

Mills, M.S.L., Melo, M. & Vaz, A. (2013). The Namba mountains: new hope for Afromontaine forest birds in Angola. Bird Conservation International 23:159-167. IF 1.074

Mills, M.S.L., Vaz Pinto, P. & Palmeirim, J.M. (2013). First records for Angola of Yellow-throated cuckoo Chrysococcyx flavigularis, South African Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon spilodera and Red-tailed Leaflove Phyllastrephus scandens. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 20:200-204.

Mills, M.S.L. & Rogerson, M. (2013). How to see Madagascar Pochard Aythya innotata, the world’s rarest duck. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 20:210-215.

Mondreti, R., Davidar, P., Péron, C. & Grémillet, D. (2013). Seabirds in the Bay of Bengal large marine ecosystem: Current knowledge and research objectives. Open Journal of Ecology 3:172-184.

Ndlovu, M., Cumming, G.S., Hockey, P.A.R., Nkosi, M.D. & Mutumi, G.L. (2013). A study of moult-site fidelity in Egyptian geese, Alopochen aegyptiaca, in South Africa. African Zoology 48:240-249. IF 0.746

Nelson-Flower, M.J., Hockey, P.A.R., O’Ryan, C., English, S., Thompson, A.M., Bradley, K., Rose, R. & Ridley, A.R. (2013). Costly reproductive competition between females in a monogamous cooperatively breeding bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280:Article 2013072. IF 5.683

Noakes, M.J., Smit, B., Wolf, B.O. & McKechnie, A.E. (2013). Thermoregulation in African Green Pigeons (Treron calvus) and a re-analysis of insular effects on basal metabolic rate and heterothermy in columbid birds. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 183:969-982. IF 2.183

Oatley, G. (2013). Book Review: Roberts Geographic Variation of Southern African Birds: a guide to the plumage variation of 613 bird races in southern Africa. Ostrich 84:93. IF 0.468

Oatley, G., Feldheim, K.A., Voelker, G. & Bowie, R.C.K. (2013). Development of twelve tetranucleotide microsatellite loci for White-eyes (Zosterops spp.) for use in phylogeographic and hybridization studies. Conservation Genetics Resources 5:977-979. IF 2.183

Okanga, S., Cumming, G.S. & Hockey, P.A.R. (2013). Avian malaria prevalence and mosquito abundance in the Western Cape, South Africa. Malaria Journal 12:370. IF 3.4

Okanga, S., Cumming, G.S., Hockey, P.A.R. & Peters, J.L. (2013). Landscape structure influences avian malaria ecology in the Western Cape, South Africa. Landscape Ecology 28:2019-2028. IF 2.897

Okanga, S., Cumming, G.S., Hockey, P.A.R., Grome, M. & Peters, J.L. (2013). A comparison of techniques employed in detection of avian malaria infection, South Africa. African Zoology 48:309-317. IF 0.746

Paquet, M., Covas, R., Chastel, O., Parenteau,C. & Doutrelant, C. (2013). Maternal effects in relation to helper presence in the cooperatively breeding Sociable Weaver. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59336. IF 3.73

Péron, C. & Grémillet, D. (2013). Tracking through life stages: adult, Immature and juvenile autumn migration in a long-lived seabird. PLoS ONE 8(8): e72713. IF 3.73

Péron, C., Grémillet, D., Prudor, A., Pettex, E., Saraux, C., Soriano-Redondo, A., Authier, M. & Fort, J. (2013). Importance of coastal Marine Protected Areas for the conservation of pelagic seabirds: the case of Vulnerable yelkouan shearwaters in the Mediterranean Sea. Biological Conservation 168:210–221. IF 3.794

Pichegru, L. (2013). Increasing breeding success of an Endangered penguin: artificial nests or culling predatory gulls? Bird Conservation International 23:296-308. IF 1.074

Pichegru, L., Cook, T., Handley, J., Watermeyer, J., Nupen, L. & McQuaid, C.D. (2013). Sex-specific foraging behavior and a field sexing technique for endangered African Penguins. Endangered Species Research 19:255-264.

Ponchon, A., Grémillet, D., Boligez, B., Chambert, T., Tveraa, T., González-Solís, J. & Boulinier, T. (2013). Tracking prospecting movements involved in breeding habitat selection: insights, pitfalls and perspectives. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:143-150. IF5.924

Ramos, R. & Gremillet, D. (2013). Overfishing in west Africa by EU vessels. Nature 496:300. IF 36.28

Redpath, S.M., Young, J., Evely, A., Adams, W.M., Sutherland, W.J., Whitehouse, A., Amar, A., Lambert, R.A., Linnell, J.D.C., Watt, A. & Gutiérrez, R.J. (2013). Understanding and managing conservation conflicts. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28:100-109. IF 15.389

Reid, T.A. Hindell, M., Lavers, J.L. & Wilcox, C. (2013). Re-examining mortality sources and population trends in a declining seabird: using Bayesian methods to incorporate existing information and new data. PLoS ONE 8(4): e58230. IF 3.73

Reid, T.A., Tuck, G.N., Hindell, M.A., Thalmann, S., Phillips, R.A. & Wilcox, C. (2013). Nonbreeding distribution of flesh-footed shearwaters and the potential for overlap with north Pacific fisheries. Biological Conservation 166:3-10. IF 3.794

Reid, T.A., Wanless, R.M., Hilton, G.M., Phillips, R.A. & Ryan, P.G. (2013). Foraging range and habitat associations of non-breeding Tristan albatrosses: overlap with fisheries and implications for conservation. Endangered Species Research 22:39-49.

Reyers, B., Biggs, R., Cumming, G.S., Elmqvist, T., Heynowicz, A.P. & Polasky, S. 2012. Getting the measure of ecosystem services: a social-ecological approach. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11:268-273. IF 7.615

Reynolds, C. & Byrne, M.J. (2013). Alternate Reproductive Tactics in an African Dung Beetle, Circellium bacchus (Scarabeidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 26:440-452. IF 0.963

Ridley, A.R., Nelson-Flower, M.J. & Thompson, A.M. (2013). Is sentinel behaviour safe? An experimental investigation. Animal Behaviour 85:137-142. IF 3.068

Ryan, P.G. (2013). Obituary: Phil Hockey (1956-2013). Ibis 155:698-700. IF 2.361

Ryan, P.G. (2013). Medium-term changes in coastal bird communities in the Western Cape, South Africa. Austral Ecology 38:251-259. IF 1.738

Ryan, P.G. (2013). A simple technique for counting marine debris at sea reveals steep litter gradients between the Straits of Malacca and the Bay of Bengal. Marine Pollution Bulletin 69:128-136. IF 2.531

Ryan, P.G., Dyer, B.M., Martin, A.P., Ward, V.L., Whittington, P.A. & Williams, A.J. (2013). Supernormal clutches in southern African Kelp Gulls Larus dominicanus vetula. Ostrich 84:157-160. IF 0.468

Ryan, P.G., Klicka, L.B., Barker, K.F. & Burns, K.J. (2013). The origin of finches on Tristan da Cunha and Gough Island, central South Atlantic ocean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69:299-305. IF 4.066

Ryan, P.G., Rose, B., Carter, M. & Clarke, R.H. (2013). A review of Jouanin’s Petrel records in the eastern Indian Ocean. Ostrich 84:161-164. IF 0.468

Sæther,B.-E., Coulson,T., Grøtan, V., Engen, S., Altwegg, R., Armitage, K.B., Barbraud, C., Becker, P.H., Blumstein, D.T., Dobson, F.S., Festa-Bianchet, M., Gaillard, J.-M., Jenkins, A., Jones, C., Nicoll, M.A.C., Norris, K., Oli, M.K., Ozgul, A. & Weimerskirch, H. (2013). How life history Influences population dynamics in fluctuating environments. American Naturalist 182:743-759. IF 4.552

Sirami, C., Jacobs, D.S. & Cumming, G.S. (2013). Artificial wetlands and surrounding habitats provide important foraging habitat for bats in agricultural landscapes in the Western Cape, South Africa. Biological Conservation 164:30-38. IF 3.794

Smit, B., Harding, C.T., Hockey, P.A.R. & McKechnie, A. (2013). Adaptive thermoregulation during summer in two populations of an arid-zone passerine. Ecology 94:1142-1154. doi.org/10.1890/12-1511.1. IF 5.175

Spottiswoode, C.N. (2013). A brood parasite selects for its own egg traits. Biology Letters 9:e20130573. IF 5.175

Spottiswoode, C.N., Olsson, U., Mills, M.S.L., Cohen, C., Francis, J.E., Toye, N., Hoddinott, D., Dagne, A., Wood, C., Donald, P.F., Collar, N.J. & Alström, P. (2013). Rediscovery of a long-lost lark reveals the conspecificity of endangered Heteromirafra populations in the Horn of Africa. Journal of Ornithology 154:813-825. IF 1.632

Stevens, M., Troscianko, J. & Spottiswoode, C.N. (2013). Repeated targeting of the same hosts by a brood parasite compromises host egg rejection. Nature Communications 4:article number 2475. IF 10.015

Terörde, A.I. & Turpie, J.K. (2013). Influence of habitat structure and mouth dynamics on avifauna of intermittently open estuaries: A study of four small South African estuaries. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 125:10-19. IF 2.324

Tew-Kai, E., Benhamou, S., van der Lingen, C.D., Coetzee, J.C., Pichegru, L., Ryan, P.G. & Grémillet, D. (2013). Are Cape gannets dependent upon fishery waste? A multi-scale analysis using seabird GPS-tracking, hydro-acoustic surveys of pelagic fish and vessel monitoring systems. Journal of Applied Ecology 50:659-670. IF 4.74

Thaxter, C.B., Daunt, F., Grémillet, D., Harris, M.P., Benvenuti, S., Watanuki, Y., Hamer, K.C. & Wanless, S. (2013). Modelling the effects of prey size and distribution on prey capture rates of two sympatric marine predators. PLoS ONE 8:e79915. IF 3.73

Thompson, A.M. & Ridley, A.R. (2013). Do fledglings choose wisely? An experimental investigation into social foraging behaviour. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 67:69-78. IF 2.752

Thompson, A.M., Ridley, A.R., Hockey, P.A.R., Finch, F.M., Britton, A. & Raihani, N.J. (2013). The influence of siblings on begging behaviour. Animal Behaviour 86:811-819. IF 3.068

Thompson, A.M., Raihani, N.J., Hockey, P.A.R., Britton, A., Finch, F.M. & Ridley, A.R. (2013). The influence of fledgling location on adult provisioning: a test of the blackmail hypothesis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280:article 20130558. IF 5.683

Treasure, A.M., Moloney, C.L., Bester, M.N., McQuaid, C.D., Findlay, K.P., Best, P.B., Cowan, D.A., de Bruyn, P.J.N., Dorrington, R.A., Fagereng, A., Froneman, P.W., Grantham, G.H., Hunt, B.P.V., Meiklejohn, K.I., Pakhomov, E.A., Roychoudhury, A.N., Ryan, P.G., Smith, V.R., Chown, S.L. & Ansorge, I.J. (2013). South African research in the Southern Ocean: new opportunities and challenges. South African Journal of Science 109(3/4)Art.#a009. IF 0.835

van de Ven, T.M.F.N,, Mzilikazi, N. & McKechnie, A.E. (2013). Seasonal metabolic variation in two populations of an Afrotropical euplectid bird. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 86:19-26. IF 2.456

van de Ven, T.M.F.N,, Mzilikazi, N. & McKechnie, A.E. (2013). Phenotypic flexibility in body mass, basal metabolic rate and summit metabolism in southern red bishops (Euplectes orix): Responses to short term thermal acclimation. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 165:319-327. IF 2.167

van Dijk, R.E., Eising, C.M., Merrill, R.M., Karadas, F., Hatchwell B.J. & Spottiswoode, C.N. (2013). Maternal effects in the highly communal sociable weaver may exacerbate brood reduction and prepare offspring for a competitive social environment. Oecologia 171:379-389. IF 3.011

Van Dijk, R.E., Kaden, J.C., Argueelles-Tico, A., Beltran, L.M., Paquet, M., Covas, R., Doutrelant, C. & Hatchwell, B.J. (2013). The thermoregulatory benefits of the communal nest of sociable weavers Philetairus socius are spatially structured within nests. Journal of Avian Biology 44:102-110. IF 2.02

Wakefield, E.D., Bodey, T.W., Bearhop, S., Blackburn, J., Colhoun, K., Davies, R., Dwyer, R.G., Green, J., Grémillet, D., Jackson, A.L., Jessopp, M.J., Kane, A., Langston, R.H.W., Lescroël, A., Murray, S., Le Nuz, M., Patrick, S.C., Péron, C., Soanes, L., Wanless, S., Votier, S.C. & Hamer, K.C. (2013). Space partitioning without territoriality in gannets. Science 341:68-70. IF 31.027

White, C.R., Green, C.R., Martin, G.R., Butler, P.J. & D. Grémillet, D. (2013). Energetic constraints may limit the capacity of visually guided predators to respond to Arctic warming. Journal of Zoology 289:119-126. IF 2.043

Williams, V.L., Cunningham, A.B., Bruyns, R.K. & Kemp, A.C. (2013). Birds of a feather: quantitative assessments of the diversity and levels of threat to birds used in African traditional medicine. In Animals in traditional folk medicine: implications for conservation edited by R.R.N. Alves & I.L. Rosa. Berlin: Springer. P. 421-474

Wilson, G. & Hockey, P.A.R. (2013). Causes of variable reproductive performance by Southern Ground-hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri and implications for management. Ibis 155:476-484. IF 2.361