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Altwegg, R., Doutrelant, C., Anderson, M.D., Spottiswoode, C.N. & Covas, R. 2014. Climate, social factors and research disturbance influence population dynamics in a declining sociable weaver metapopulation. Oecologia 174:413–425. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-013-2768-7. IF 3.248

Altwegg, R., Jenkins, A. & Abadi, F. 2014. Nestboxes and immigration drive the growth of an urban Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus population. Ibis 156:107-115. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12125. IF 1.861

Amar, A. & Esselstyn, J. 2014. Positive association between rat abundance and breeding success of the critically endangered Mariana Crow Corvus kubaryi. Bird Conservation International 24:192-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S095927091300018X. IF 1.554

Amar, A., Koeslag, A., Malan, G., Brown, M. & Wreford, E. 2014. Clinal variation in the morph ratio of Black Sparrowhawks Accipiter melanoleucus in South Africa and its correlation with environmental variables. Ibis 156:627-638. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12157. IF 1.861

Amélineau, F., Péron, C., Lescroël, A., Authier, M., Provost, P. & Grémillet, D. 2014. Windscape and tortuosity shape the flight costs of northern gannets. Journal of Experimental Biology 217:876-885. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.097915. IF 3.002

Angel, A., Nel, R., Wanless, R.M., Mellet, B., Harris, L. & Wilson, I. 2014. Ecological risk assessment of sea turtles to tuna fishing in the ICCAT region. Collect. Vol. Sci. Pap. ICCAT, 70(5): 2226-2259

Arroyo, B., Leckie, F., Amar, A., McCluskie, A. & Redpath, S. 2014. Ranging behaviour of Hen Harriers breeding in Special Protection Areas in Scotland. Bird Study 61:48-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00063657.2013.874976. IF 1.033

Baigrie, B.D., Thompson, A.M. & Flower, T.P. 2014. Interspecific signaling between mutualists: food-thieving drongos use a cooperative sentinel call to manipulate foraging partners. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281(1791):20141232. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.1232. IF 5.292

Barnard, P. 2014. Letter to the Editor on gluten, nutrition, food security and health in Africa. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 14(4):9. No IF.

Bayliss, J., Timberlake, J., Branch, W., Bruessow, C., Collins, S., Congdon, C., Curran, M., de Sousa, C., Dowsett, R., Dowsett-Lemaire, F., Fishpool, L., Harris, T., Herrmann, E., Georgiadis, S., Kopp, M., Liggitt, B., Monadjem, A., Patel, H., Ribeiro, D., Spottiswoode, C., Taylor, P., Willcock, S. & Smith, P. 2014. The discovery, biodiversity and conservation of Mabu forest – the largest medium-altitude rainforest in southern Africa. Oryx 48:177-185. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605313000720. IF 2.14

Bergh, M., Altwegg, R., Crawford, R.J.M., Hagen, C., Jarre, A., Sherley, R.B., Steinfurth, A., van der Merwe, L., Wanless, R.M. & Winker, H. 2014. Annex 1: an examination of the island closure related models produced by the MARAM group. MARAM/IWS/DEC14/Peng/A2:1-13. No IF

Bester, M.N., Ryan, P.G., Bester, W.A. & Glass, T. 2014. Vagrant Antarctic fur seals at the Tristan da Cunha Islands. Polar Biology 37: 1701-1703. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-014-1549-z. IF 2.071

Cappelle, J., Caron, A., De Almeida, R.S. Gil, P., Pedrono, M., Mundava, J., Fofana, B., Balança, G., Dakouo, M., Ould El Mamy, A.B., Abolnik, C., Maminiaina, O.F., Cumming, G.S., De Visscher, M-N., Albina, E., Chevalier, V. and Gaidet, N. (2014). Empirical analysis suggests continuous and homogeneous circulation of Newcastle Disease virus in a wide range of wild bird species in Africa. Epidemiology and Infection 143(6):1292-1303.IF2.491

Carstens, K.F. 2014. Egg-capping in the Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri. Ostrich 85:89-91. IF 0.431

Cohen, L.A., Pichegru, L., Grémillet, D., Coetzee, J., Upfold, L. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. Changes in prey availability impact the foraging behaviour and fitness of Cape gannets over a decade. Marine Ecology Progress Series 505:281-293. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10762. IF 2.64

Colabuono, F.I., Barquete, V., Taniguchi, S., Ryan, P.G. & Montone, R.C. 2014. Stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen in the study of organochlorine contaminants in albatrosses and petrels. Marine Pollution Bulletin 83:241-247. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.03.046. IF 2.25

Collingham, Y.C., Huntley, B., Altwegg, R., Barnard, P., Beveridge, O.S., Gregory, R.D., Mason, L.R., Oschadleus, H.D., Simmons, R.E., Willis, S.G., & Green, R.E. 2014. Prediction of mean adult survival rates of southern African birds from demographic and ecological covariates. Ibis 156:741-754. IF 1.861

Commins, M.L., Ansorge, I. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. Multi-scale factors influencing seabird assemblages in the African sector of the Southern Ocean. Antarctic Science 26:38-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0954102013000138. IF 1.417

Connan, M., McQuaid, C.D., Bonnevie, B.T., Smale, M.J. & Cherel, Y. 2014. Combined stomach content, lipid and stable isotope analyses reveal spatial and trophic partitioning among three sympatric albatrosses from the Southern Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 497:259-272. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10606. IF 2.64

Cook, T.R. & Brischoux, F. 2014. Why do the only ‘planktonic tetrapid’ dive! Determinants of diving behaviour in a marine ectotherm. Animal Behaviour 98:113-123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.09.018. IF 3.499

Cumming, G.S. 2014. Theoretical frameworks for the analysis of social-ecological systems. In Social-Ecological Systems in Transition, edited by S. Sakai and C. Umetsu. Springer, Japan. Global Environmental Studies series. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-54910-9_1.

Cumming. G.S., Buerkert, A., Hoffman, E.M., Schlecht, E., von Cramon-Taubadel, S. & Tscharntke, T. 2014. Implications of agricultural transitions and urbanization for ecosystem services. Nature 515:50-57. IF 42.351

Cuthbert, R.J., Cooper, J. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. Population trends and breeding success of albatrosses and giant petrels at Gough Island in the face of at-sea and on-land threats. Antarctic Science 26:163-171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0954102013000424. IF 1.417

Cuthbert, R.J., Broome, K., Bradley, J. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. Evaluating the effectiveness of aerial baiting operations for rodent eradications on cliffs on Gough Island, Tristan da Cunha. Conservation Evidence 11:25-28.

Dean, W.J.R. 2014. Book Review: Handbook of the birds of the world, volume 16: Tanagers to New World Blackbirds. Ostrich 85:109-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/00306525.2014.906157. IF 0.431

Deville, A.-S., Labaude, S., Robin, J.-P., Béchet, A., Gauthier-Clerc, M., Porter, W., Fitzpatrick, M., Mathewson, P. & Grémillet, D. 2014. Impacts of extreme climatic events on the energetics of long-lived vertebrates: the case of the greater flamingo facing cold spells in the Camargue. Journal of Experimental Biology 217:3700-3707. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.106344 IF 3.335

De Vos, L., Götz, A., Winker, H. & Attwood, C.G. 2014. Optimal BRUVs (baited remote underwater video system) survey design for reef fish monitoring in the Stilbaai Marine Protected Area. African Journal of Marine Science 36:1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2013.873739. IF 1.057

Downs, C., Harebottle, D., Dodman, T., Ndiaye, A., Barnard, P., Huntley, B., Ogada, D., Botha, A. & Ng’weno, F. 2014. Birds in a changing environment: Report on the 13th Pan-African Ornithological Congress in Arusha, Tanzania. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology 85:1, iii-vi. DOI: 10.2989/00306525.2014.912452. IF 0.431

Eriksen, M., Lebreton, L.C.M., Carson, H.S., Thiel, M., Moore, C.J., Borerro, J.C., Galgani, F., Ryan, P.G. & Reisser, J. 2014. Plastic pollution in the World’s oceans: more than 5 trillion plastic pieces weighing over 250,000 tons afloat at sea. PLoS One 9: e111913. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0111913. IF 4.015

Flower, T.P., Gribble, M. & Ridley, A.R. 2014. Deception by flexible alarm mimicry in an African birds. Science 344:513-516. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1249723. IF 31.477

Fort, J., Robertson, G.J., Grémillet, D., Traisnel, G. & Bustamante, P. Spatial ecotoxicology: migratory Arctic seabirds are exposed to mercury contamination while overwintering in the Northwest Atlantic. Environmental Science & Technology 48:11560-11567. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es504045g. IF 5.481

Fuchs, J., Mindell, D.P., Bowie, R.C.K., Oatley, G. & Simmons, R.E. 2014. Lack of mtDNA genetic diversity in the Black Harrier (Circus maurus), a Southern African endemic. Ibis 156:227-230. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12103. IF 1.861

Gerson, A.R., Smith, E.K., Smith, B., McKechnie, A.E. & Wolf, B.O. 2014. The impact of humidity on evaporative cooling in smalldesert birds exposed to high air temperatures. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 87: 782–795. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/678956. IF 2.38

Gray, M.M., Wegmann, D., Haasl, R.J., White, M.A., Gabriel, S.I., Searle, J.B., Cuthbert, R.J., Ryan, P.G. & Payseur, B.A. 2014. Demographic history of a recent invasion of house mice on the isolated island of Gough. Molecular Ecology 23:1923-1939. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.12715. IF 5.84

Gray, M., Parmenter, M., Hogan, C., Cuthbert, R., Ryan, P., Broman, K. & Payseur, B. 2014. Genetic architecture of rapid and extreme body size evolution in an island population of house mice. Evolution 2014, Raleigh Convention Center, North Carolina, June 20-24, 2014. Conference abstract.

Grémillet, D., Péron, C., Pons, J.-B., Ouni, R., Authier, M., Thévenet, M. & Fort, J. 2014. Irreplaceable area extends marine conservation hotspot off Tunisia: insights from GPS‑tracking Scopoli’s shearwaters from the largest seabird colony in the Mediterranean. Marine Biology 161:2669-2680. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-014-2538-z. IF 2.393

Hagen, C., Jarre, A., Shannon, L., Sherley, R.B., Steinfurth, A., Crawford, R.J.M., van der Merwe, L., Wanless, R., Oosthuizen, H., Pichegru, L., Robinson, K., Weller, F., McInnes, A., Winker, H., Altwegg, R., Ludynia, K., Waller, L. & Makhado, A.B. 2014. Evaluating the state of knowledge on fishing exclusions around major African Penguin colonies. MARAM/IWS/DEC14/Peng/A1:1-12. No IF

Heystek, A., Geerts, S., Barnard, P. & Pauw, A. 2014. Pink flower preference in sunbirds does not translate into plant fitness differences in a polymorphic Erica species. Evolutionary Ecology 28:457-470. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10682-014-9693-z. IF 2.372

Huntley, B., Midgley, G.F., Barnard, P. & Valdes, P.J. 2014. Suborbital climatic variability and centres of biological diversity in the Cape region of southern Africa. Journal of Biogeography 41:1338-1351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12288. IF 4.969

Hutchings, L., Jarre, A., Weller, F.G., Steinfurth, A., Hagen, C., Sherley, R.B. & Wanless, R.M. 2014. Comments on the “River model” (de Moor and Butterworth 2014): Bounding exploitation rate, estimating escapement for critically dependent predators, or understanding the interactions between anchovy and penguin demographics? MARAM/IWS/DEC14/Peng/A7: 1-9. No IF

Jacobs, P.J. & McKechnie, A.E. 2014. Experimental sources of variation in avian energetics: estimated basal metabolic rate decreases with successive measurements. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 87: 762-769. IF 2.05

Jones, M.G.W. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. Effects of pre-laying attendance and body condition on long-term reproductive success in Wandering Albatrosses. Emu 114:137-145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU12054. IF 1.524

Jones, M.G.W., Dilley, B.J., Hagens, Q.A., Louw, H., Mertz, E.M., Visser, P. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. The effect of parental age, experience and historical reproductive success on wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) chick growth and survival. Polar Biology 37: 1633-1644. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-014-1550-6. IF 2.071

Joseph, G.S., Seymour, C.L., Cumming, G.S., Cumming, D.H.M. & Mahlangu, Z. 2014. Termite mounds increase functional diversity of woody plants in African savannas. Ecosystems 17:808-819. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-014-9761-9. IF 3.531

Kohler, S.A., Connan, M., Kolasinski, J., Cherel, Y., McQuaid, C.D. & Jaquemet, S. 2014. Trophic overlap between sexes in the dimorphic African black oystercatcher foraging on an alien mussel. Austral Ecology 39:567-578. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12117. IF 1.724

Krüger, S.C., Allan, D.G., Jenkins, A.R. & Amar, A. 2014. Trends in territory occupancy, distribution and density of the Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus meridionalis in southern Africa. Bird Conservation International 24:162-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959270913000440. IF 1.554

Lee, A.T.K. & Barnard, P. 2014. Aspects of the ecology and morphology of the protea seedeater, Crithagra leucopterus, a little-known Fynbos endemic. African Zoology 49:295-300. IF 0.848

Lee, A.T.K., Brightsmith, D.J., Vargas, M.P., Leon, K.Q., Mejia, A.J. & Marsden, S.J. 2014. Diet and geophagy across a Western Amazonian parrot assemblage. Biotropica 46:322-330. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/btp.12099. IF 2.082

Lee, A.T.K. & Simmons, R.E. 2014. What's eating Black Harriers Circus maurus? Two predation events camera-recorded on a ground nesting raptor. Gabar 25:9-14. No IF.

Lei, B.R., Green, J.A. & Pichegru, L. 2014. Extreme microclimate conditions in artificial nests for Endangered African Penguins. Bird Conservation International 24:201-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959270913000671. IF 1.554

Lescroël, A., Ballard, G., Grémillet, D., Authier, M. & Ainley, D.G. 2014. Antarctic climate change: extreme events disrupt plastic phenotypic response in Adélie Penguins. PLoS One 9:e85291. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0085291. IF 3.534

Lloyd, P., Abadi, F., Altwegg, R. & Martin, T.E. 2014. South temperate birds have higher apparent adult survival than tropical birds in Africa. Journal of Avian Biology 45:493–500. IF 2.235

Maciejewski, K. & Kerley, G.I.H. 2014. Elevated elephant density does not improve ecotourism opportunities, convergence in social and ecological objectives. Ecological Applications 24:920-926. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-0935.1. IF 4.126

Mackay, B., Little, R.M., Amar, A., & Hockey, P.A.R. 2014. Incorporating environmental considerations in managing Egyptian Geese on golf courses in South Africa. Journal of Wildlife Management 78:671-678. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.711. IF 1.611

Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G., Bowie, R.C.K., Hausberger, M., Henry, L. & Crowe, T.M. 2014. Taxonomic and phylogenetic utility of variation in advertising calls of francolins and spurfowls (Galliformes: Phasianidae). African Zoology 49:54-82. IF 0.848

Marean, C.W., Cawthra, H.C., Cowling, R.M., Esler, K.J., Fisher, E., Milewski, A., Potts, A.J., Singels, E. & de Vynck, J. 2014. Stone Age people in a changing South African Greater Cape Floristic Region. In Fynbos: ecology, evolution, and conservation of a megadiverse region. Edited by Allsopp, N., Colville, J.F. & Verboom, G.A. Oxford: OUP. Pp. 164-199.

Maree, B.A., Wanless, R.M., Fairweather, T.P., Sullivan, B.J. & Yates, O. 2014. Significant reductions in mortality of threatened seabirds in a South African trawl fishery. Animal Conservation 17:520-529. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acv.12126. IF 2.524

Martin, R.O., Koeslag, A., Curtis, O. & Amar, A. 2014. Fidelity at the frontier: divorce and dispersal in a newly colonized raptor population. Animal Behaviour 93:59-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.04.018. IF 3.068

Martin, R.O., Sebele, L., Koeslag, A., Curtis, O., Abadi, F. & Amar, A. 2014. Phenological shifts assist colonisation of a novel environment in a range-expanding raptor. Oikos 123:1457-1468. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/oik.01058. IF 3.559

Martin, R.O., Perrin, M.R., Boyes, R.S., Abebe, Y.D., Annorbah, N.D., Asamoah, A., Bizimana, D., Bobo, K.S., Bunbury, N., Brouwer, J., Diop, M.S., Ewnetu, M., Fotso, R.C., Garteh, J., Hall, P., Holbech, L.H., Madindou, I.R., Maisels, F., Mokiko, J., Mulwa, R., Reuleaux, A., Symes, C., Tamungang, S., Taylor, S., Valle, S., Waltert, M. & Wondafrash, M. 2014. Research and conservation of the larger parrots of Africa and Madagascar: a review of knowledge gaps and opportunities. Ostrich 85:205-233. http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/00306525.2014.948943 IF 0.431

McInnes, A.M., Suarez, N., Rishworth, G.M., Green, D.B., Pistorius, P.A. & Pichegru, L. 2014. Lumbering the gauntlet: Cape Gannet fledglings killed by African Penguins. Ostrich 85:193-196. http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/00306525.2014.955143. IF 0.431

Mills, M.S.L. 2014. Dusky Twinspot Euschistospiza cinereovinacea, a new host species for indigobirds Vidua. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 21:193-199. No IF

Mills, M.S.L. 2014. Observations of the rarely seen aerial display of Short-winged Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 21:200-201. No IF

Mills, M.S.L., Cohen, C. & Spottiswoode, C.N. 2014. A survey for the Critically Endangered Liben Lark Heteromirafra archeri in Somaliland, north-western Somalia. A Report from a BOU funded project. 9 pp. British Ornithologists' Union.

Monteiro, M., Reino, L., Beja, P., Mills, M., Bastos-Silveira, C., Ramos, M., Rodrigues, D., Neves, I.Q., Consciência, S. & Figueira, R. 2014. The collection and database of Birds of Angola hosted at IICT (Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical), Lisboa, Portugal. Zookeys 387:89-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.387.6412. IF 0.917

Moore, C., Cumming, G.S., Slingsby, J. & Grewar, J. 2014. Tracking socioeconomic vulnerability using network analysis: insights from an avian influenza outbreak in an ostrich production network. PLoS One 9:e86973. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0086973. IF 3.534

Mustin, K., Amar, A. & Redpath, S.M. 2014. Colonization and extinction dynamics of a declining migratory bird are influenced by climate and habitat degradation. Ibis 156:788-798. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12173. IF 1.861

Ndlovu, M., Cumming, G.S. & Hockey. P.A.R. Influence of moult and location on patterns of daily movement by Egyptian Geese in South Africa. Emu 114:23-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU12108. IF 1.524

Okanga, S., Cumming, G.S., Hockey, P.A.R., Nupen, L. & Peters, J.L. 2014. Host specificity and co-speciation in avian haemosporidia in the Western Cape, South Africa. PLoS One 9:e863 http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0086382. IF 3.534

Patrick, S.C., Bearhop, S., Grémillet, D., Lescroël, A., Grecian, W.J., Bodey, T.W., Hamer, K.C., Wakefield, E., Le Nuz, M. & Votier, S.C. 2014. Individual differences in searching behaviour and spatial foraging consistency in a central place marine predator. Oikos 123:33-40. IF 3.559

Pichegru, L. & Parsons, N.J. 2014. Female-biased mortality in African penguins. African Journal of Marine Science 36:279-282. http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2014.920728. IF 1.057

Ponchon, A., Grémillet, D., Christensen-Dalsgaard, S., Erikstad, K.E., Barrett, R.T., Reiertsen, T.K., Tveraa, T. & Boulinier, T. 2014. When things go wrong: dynamics of breeding failure in a seabird. Ecosphere 5:e4. IF 2.595

Rahlao, S.J., Milton, S.J., Esler, K.J. & Barnard, P. 2014. Performance of invasive alien fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum) along a climatic gradient through three South African biomes. South African Journal of Botany 91:43-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2013.11.013. IF 1.34

Rao, A., Hockey, P.A.R. & Montevecchi, W.A. 2014. Coastal dispersal by pre-breeding African Black Oystercatchers Haematopus moquini. Marine Ornithology 42:105-112. No IF.

Reid, T.A., Ronconi, R.A., Cuthbert, R.J. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. The summer foraging ranges of adult spectacled petrels Procellaria conspicillata. Antarctic Science 26:23-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0954102013000266. IF 1.417

Reid, T.A., Wanless, R.M., Hilton, G.M., Phillips, R.A. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. Foraging range and habitat associations of non-breeding Tristan albatrosses: overlap with fisheries and implications for conservation. Endangered Species Research 22:39-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/esr00528. No IF.

Rexer-Huber, K., Parker, G.C., Ryan, P.G. & Cuthbert, R.J. 2014. Burrow occupancy and population size in the Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta: a comparison of methods. Marine Ornithology 42:137–141. No IP.

Ribeiro, A.M., Lloyd, P., Dean, W.R.J., Brown, M. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2014. The ecological and geographic context of morphological and genetic divergence in an understorey-dwelling bird. PLoS ONE 9(2): e85903. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0085903. IF 3.534

Ridley, A.R., Wiley, E.M. & Thompson, A.M. 2014. The ecological benefits of interceptive eavesdropping. Functional Ecology 28:197-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12153. IF 4.857

Rishworth, G.M., Connan, M., Green, D.B. & Pistorius, P.A. 2014. Sex differentiation based on the gular stripe in the apparently monomorphic Cape Gannet. African Zoology 49:107-112.

IF 0.848

Rishworth, G.M., Tremblay, Y., Green, D.B. & Pistorius, P.A. 2014. An automated approach towards measuring time-activity budgets in colonial seabirds. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5:854-863. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12213. IF 5.322

Rollinson, D.P., Dilley, B.J. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. Diving behaviour of white-chinned petrels and its relevance for mitigating longline bycatch. Polar Biology 37:1301-1308. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-014-1521-y. IF 2.071

Rupert-Coudert, Y., Hindell, M.A., Phillips, R.A., Charrassin, J.-B., Trudelle, L. & Raymond, B. Additional data contributors Acevedo, J., Aguayo-Lobo, A., Ainley, D.G., Bornemann, H., Ryan, P.G. & Woehler, E.J. 2014. Biogeographic patterns of birds and mammals. In: De Broyer C., Koubbi P., Griffiths H.J., Raymond B., Udekem d’Acoz C. d’, et al. (eds.). Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, Cambridge, pp.364-387.

Ryan, P.G. 2014. Litter survey detects the South Atlantic ‘garbage patch’. Marine Pollution Bulletin 79:220-224. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.12.010. IF 2.25

Ryan, P.G. 2014. Moult of flight feathers in darters (Anhingidae). Ardea 101:177-180. http://dx.doi.org/10.5253/078.101.0213. IF 0.833

Ryan, P.G., Bourgeois, K., Dromzée, S. & Dilley, B.J. 2014. The occurrence of two bill morphs of prions Pachyptila vittata on Gough Island. Polar Biology 37:727-735. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-014-1473-2. IF 2.071

Ryan, P.G. Lamprecht, A., Swanepoel, D. & Moloney, C.L. 2014. The effect of fine-scale sampling frequency on estimates of beach litter accumulation. Marine Pollution Bulletin 88:249-254. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.08.036. IF 2.25

Ryan, P.G., Musker, S. & Rink. A. 2014. Low densities of drifting litter in the African sector of the Southern Ocean. Marine Pollution Bulletin 89:16-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.10.043. IF 2.191.

Ryan, P.G., Ortmann, H.E. & Herian, K. 2014. Cascading effects of introduced scale insects on Nesospiza finches at the Tristan da Cunha archipelago. Biological Conservation 176:48-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2014.05.020. IF 4.036

Sabarros, P.S., Grémillet, D., Demarcq, H., Moseley, C., Pichegru, L., Mullers, R.H.E., Stenseth, N.C. & Macu, E. 2014. Fine-scale recognition and use of mesoscale fronts by foraging Cape gannets in the Benguela upwelling region. Deep Sea Research Part 11: Topical Studies in Oceanography 107:77-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.06.023. IF 2.763

Schutgens, M., Shaw, J.M. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. Estimating scavenger and search bias for collision fatality surveys of large birds on power lines in the Karoo, South Africa. Ostrich 85 85:39-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/00306525.2014.888691. IF 0.431

Seymour, C.L., Milewski, A.V., Mills, A.J., Joseph, G.S., Cumming, G.S., Cumming, D.H.M. & Mahlangu, Z. 2014. Do the large termite mounds of Macrotermes concentrate micronutrients in addition to macronutrients in nutrient-poor African savannas? Soil Biology and Biochemistry 68:105-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.09.022. IF 4.41

Shaw, J.M., Dilley, B.J., Davies, D. & Ryan, P.G. 2014. Trapping and capture myopathy in Ludwig's Bustard. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 44:16–23. IF 0.711

Sherley, R.B., Steinfurth, A. & Hagen, C. 2014. Responses to MARAM/IWS/DEC14/Peng/B10. MARAM/IWS/DEC14/Peng/A9:1-23. No IF

Sherley, R.B., Steinfurth, A., Hagen, C., Cook, T. & van der Merwe, L. 2014. Responses to preliminary questions from the Annual International Stock Assessment Workshop Panel, 2014. MARAM/IWS/DEC14/Peng/A12:1-18. No IF

Thiebault, A., Mullers, R.H.E., Pistorius, P.A., Meza-Torres, M.A., Dubroca, L., Green, D. & Tremblay, Y. 2014. From colony to first patch: processes of prey searching and social information in Cape Gannets. The Auk 131:595-609. http://dx.doi.org/10.1642/AUK-13-209.1. IF 2.627

Thiebault, A., Mullers, R.H.E., Pistorius, P.A., Meza-Torres, M.A., Dubroca, L., Green, D. & Tremblay, Y. 2014. From colony to first patch: processes of prey searching and social information in Cape Gannets. The Auk 131: 595-609. http://dx.doi.org/10.1642/AUK-13-209.1. IF 2.627

Thiebault, A., Mullers, R.H.E., Pistorius, P.A. & Tremblay, Y. 2014. Local enhancement in a seabird: reaction distances and foraging consequences of predator aggregations. Behavioural Ecology 25: 6: 1302-1310.

Tremblay, Y., Thiebault, A., Mullers, R. & Pistorius, P. 2014. Bird-borne video-cameras show that seabird movement oatterns relate to previously unrevealed proximate environment, not prey. PLoS One 9:e88424. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0088424. IF 3.534

Valle, S., Barros, N. & Wanless, R.M. 2014. Status and trends of the seabirds breeding at Tinhosa Grande Island, São Tomé e Príncipe. Cambridge, BirdLife International. 27p.

Van den Heuvel, I.M., Cherry, M.I. & Klump, G.M. 2014. Land or lover? Territorial defence and mutual mate guarding in the crimson-breasted shrike. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68:373-381. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-013-1651-1. IF 3.049

Van den Heuvel, I.M., Cherry, M.I. & Klump, G.M. 2014. Crimson-breasted Shrike females with extra pair offspring contributed more to duets. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68:373-381. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-014-1735-6. IF 3.049

Van der Wal, R., Miller, D., Irvine, J., Fiorini, S., Amar, A., Yearly, S., Gill, R. & Dandy, N. 2014. The influence of information provision on people’s landscape preferences: A case study on understorey vegetation of deer-browsed woodlands. Landscape and Urban Planning 124:129–139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.01.009. IP 2.606

Vegter, A.C., Barletta, M., Beck, C., Borrero, J., Burton, H., Campbell, M.L., Eriksen, M., Eriksson, C., Estrades, A., Gilardi, K.V.K., Hardesty, B.D., Ivar do Sul, J.A., Lavers, J.L., Lazar, B., Lebreton, L., Nichols, W.J., Ribic, C.A., Ryan, P.G., Schuyler, Q.A., Smith, S.D.A., Takada, H., Townsend, K.A., Wabnitz, C.C.C., Young, L.C. & Hamann, M. 2014. Global research priorities to mitigate plastic pollution impacts on marine wildlife. Endangered Species Research 25:225-247. No IF

Voelker, G., Peñalba, J.V., Huntley, J.W. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2014. Diversification in an Afro-Asian songbird clade (Erythropygia–Copsychus) 4 reveals founder-event speciation via trans-oceanic dispersals 5 and a southern to northern colonization pattern in Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 73:97-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2014.01.024. IF 4.018

Vogel, S.M., Henley, M.D., Rode, S.C., van de Vyver, D., Meares, K.F., Simmons, G. & de Boer, W.F. 2014. Elephant (Loxodonta africana) impact on trees used by nesting vultures and raptors in South Africa. African Journal of Ecology 52:458-465. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12140. IF 1