Scientific Publications

Current Year

Peer reviewed papers

Amélineau, F., Fort, J., Mathewson, P.D., Speirs, D.C., Courbin, N., Perret, S., Porter, W.P., Wilson, R.J. and Grémillet, D. 2018. Energyscapes and prey fields shape a North Atlantic seabird wintering hotspot under climate change. Royal Society Open Science 5: 171883. IF 2.243

Brooke, M.d.L., Bonnaud, E., Dilley, B.J., Flint, E.N., Holmes, N.D., Jones, H.P., Provost, P., Rocamora, G., Ryan, P.G., Surman, C. and Buxton, R.T. 2018. Seabird population changes following mammal eradications on islands. Animal Conservation 21: 3-12. IF 2.835

Brooke, M.d.L., Bonnaud, E., Dilley, B.J., Flint, E.N., Holmes, N.D., Jones, H.P., Provost, P., Rocamora, G., Ryan, P.G., Surman, C. and Buxton, R.T. 2018. Enhancing the value of future island eradications needs improved understanding of past outcomes. Animal Conservation 21: 19-20. IF 2.835

Garcia-Heras, M-S., Arroyo, B., Simmons, R.E., Camarero, P.R., Mateo, R.and Mougeot, F. 2018. Blood concentrations pf OCBs and DDTs in an avian predator endemic to southern Africa: associations with habitat, electrical transformers and diet. Environmental Pollution 232: 440-449. IF 5.099

Hansen, S., Roets, F., Seymour, C.L., Thébault, E., van Veen, F.J.F. and Pryke, J.S. 2018. Alien plants have greater impact than habitat fragmentation on native insect flower visitation networks. Diversity and Distributions 24: 58-68. IF 4.391

Jenkins, A.R., Reid, T., du Plessis, J., Colyn, R. and Benn, G. 2018. Combining radar and direct observation to estimate pelican collision risk at a proposed wind farm on the Cape West Coast, South Africa. PLoS ONE 13: e0192515. IF 2.806

Krüger, L., Ramos, J.A., Xavier, J.C., Grémillet, D., González-Solís, J., Petry, M.V., Phillips, R.A., Wanless, R.M. and Paiva, V.H. 2018. Projected distributions of Southern Ocean albatrosses, petrels and fisheries as a consequence of climatic change. Ecography 41: 195-208.  IF 4.902

Lee, A.T.K., Wright, D.R. and Reeves, B. 2017. Habitat variables associated with encounters of hottentot buttonquail turnix hottentottus during flush surveys across the fynbos biome. Ostrich 89: 13-18.  IF 0.833

Lopes, D.C., Martin, R.O., Henriques, M., Monteiro, H., Regalla, A., Tchantchalam, Q., Indjai, B., Cardoso, S., Manuel, C., Cunha, M., Cunha, D. and Catry, P. 2017. Nest-site characteristics and aspects of the breeding biology of the endangered Timneh Parrot Psittacus timneh in Guinea-Bissau. Ostrich 89: 33-40. IF 0.833

Martin, R.O. 2018. Grey areas: temporal and geographical dynamics of international trade of Grey and Timneh Parrots (Psittacus erithacus and P. timneh) under CITES. Emu 118: 113-125. IF 0.989

Reynolds, C. and Ryan, P.G. 2018. Micro-plastic ingestion by waterbirds from contaminated wetlands in South Africa. Marine Pollution Bulletin 126: 330-333. IF 3.146

Schoombie, S., Schoombie, J., Oosthuizen, A., Suleman, E., Jones, M.G.W., Pretorius, L., Dilley, B.J. and Ryan, P.G. 2018. Avian pox in seabirds on Marion Island, southern Indian Ocean. Antarctic Science 30: 3-12. IF 1.461

Simba, L.D., Foord, S.H., Thébault, E., van Veen, F.J.F., Joseph, G.S. and Seymour, C.L. 2018. Indirect interactions between crops and natural vegetation through flower visitors: the importance of temporal as well as spatial spillover. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 253: 148-156. IF 4.099

Sumasgutner, P., Adrion, M. and Gamauf, A. 2018. Carotenoid coloration and health status of urban Eurasian kestrels (Falco tinnunculus). PLoS ONE 13: e0191956. IF 2.806


Online Published papers

Abdu, S., McKechnie, A.E., Lee, A.T.K., and Cunningham, S.J. 2018. Can providing shade at water points help Kalahari birds beat the heat? Journal of Arid Environments. IF 1.835

Djukic, I., Kepfer-Rojas, S., Schmidt, I.K., Larsen, K.S., Beier, C., Berg, B., Verheyen, K. et al. 2018. Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of the Total Environment 626. http// IF 4.9

Fuchs, J., de Swardt, D.H., Oatley, G., Fjeldså, J., and Bowie, R.C.K. 2018. Habitat-driven diversification, hybridization and cryptic diversity in the Fork-tailed Drongo (Passeriformes: Dicruridae: Dicrurus adsimilis). Zoologica Scripta. IF 2.837

Hirschauer, M.T., Zimunya, T., Wolter, K., and Monadjem, A. 2018. Sexing cape vulture Gyps coprotheres based on head morphometrics. Ostrich. IF 0.833

Lardy, S., Gasparini, J., Corbel, H., Frantz, A., Perret, S., Zahn, S., Criscuolo, F. and Jacquin, L. 2018. Telomere erosion varies with sex and age at immune challenge but not with maternal antibodies in pigeons. Journal of Experimental Zoology. IF 2.8

McWhorter, T.J., Gerson, A.R., Talbot, W.A., Smith, E.K., McKechnie, A.E., and Wolf, B.O. 2018. Avian thermoregulation in the heat: evaporative cooling capacity and thermal tolerance in two Australian parrots. Journal of Experimental Biology. IF 3.32

Monti, F., Duriez, O., Dominici, J-M., Sforzi, A., Robert, A., Fusani, L. and Grémillet, D. 2018. The price of success: integrative long-term study reveals ecotourism impacts on a flagship species at a UNESCO site. Animal Conservation. IF 2.835

Pakanen, V-M., Jaakkonen, T., Saarinen, J., Rönkä, N., Thomson, R.L. and Koivula, K. 2018. Migration strategies of the Baltic dunlin: rapid jump migration in the autumn but slower skipping type spring migration. Journal of Avian Biology 49: e01513. IF 2.228

Reisinger, R.R., Raymond, B., Hindell, M.A., Bester, M.N., Crawford, R.J.M., Davies, D., de Bruyn, P.J., Dilley, B.J., Kirkman, S.P., Makhado, A.B., Ryan, P.G., Schoombie, S., Stevens, K., Sumner, M.D., Tosh, C.A., Wege, M., Whitehead, T.O., Wotherspoon, S. and Pistorius, P.A. 2018. Habitat modelling of tracking data from multiple marine predators identifies important areas in southern Indian Ocean. Diversity and Distribution. IF 4.391

Ryan, P.G., Perold, V., Osborne, A. and Moloney, C.L. 2018. Consistent patterns of debris on South African beaches indicate that industrial pellets and other mesoplastic items mostly derive from local sources. Environmental Pollution. IF 5.099

Sutherland, W.J., Butchart, S.H.M., Connor, B., Culshaw, C., Dicks, L.V., Dinsdale, J., Doran, H., Entwistle, A.C., Fleishman, E., Gibbons, D.W., Jiang, Z., Keim, B., Le Roux, X., Lickorish, F.A., Markillie, P., Monk, K.A., Mortimer, D., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Peck, L.S., Pretty, J., Seymour, C.L., Spalding, M.D., Tonneijck, F.H. and Gleave, R.A. IP. Review: A 2018 horizon scan of emerging issues for global conservation and biological diversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. IF 15.268

Thompson, M., Cunningham, S. and McKechnie, A.E. 2018. Interspecific variation in avian thermoregulatory patterns and heat dissipation behaviours in a subtropical desert. Physiology and Behavior 188: 311-323. IF 2.341

Traisnel, G., and Pichegru, L. 2018. Does it always pay to defend one’s nest? A case study in African penguin. Ethology. IF 1.398