Center for Biodiversity Studies Publications



Arrieta, R. S., L. Campagna, B. Mahler, I. Lovette, and P. E. Llambías (2021). Double-digest RAD sequencing reveals low rates of conspecific brood parasitism and no cases of quasi-parasitism in a Neotropical passerine. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132.
Austin, V. I., A. H. Dalziell, N. E. Langmore, and J. A. Welbergen (2021). Avian vocalisations: the female perspective. Biological Reviews:20.
Backhouse, F., A. H. Dalziell, R. D. Magrath, A. N. Rice, T. L. Crisologo, and J. A. Welbergen (2021). Differential geographic patterns in song components of male Albert's lyrebirds. Ecology and Evolution 11:2701–2716.
Baiz, M. D., A. W. Wood, A. Brelsford, I. J. Lovette, and D. P. L. Toews (2021). Pigmentation Genes Show Evidence of Repeated Divergence and Multiple Bouts of Introgression in Setophaga Warblers. Current Biology 31:643-649.e3.
Berv, J. S., L. Campagna, T. J. Feo, I. Castro-Astor, C. C. Ribas, R. O. Prum, and I. J. Lovette (2021). Genomic phylogeography of the White-crowned Manakin Pseudopipra pipra (Aves: Pipridae) illuminates a continental-scale radiation out of the Andes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 164:107205.
Chesser, R. T., S. M. Billerman, K. J. Burns, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, N. A. Mason, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen, D. F. Stotz, and K. Winker (2021). Addendum to the Sixty-first Supplement to the American Ornithological Society's Check-list of North American Birds. The Auk:ukaa074.
Chesser, R. T., S. M. Billerman, K. J. Burns, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, B. E. Hernández-Baños, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, N. A. Mason, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen, et al. (2021). Sixty-second Supplement to the American Ornithological Society's Check-list of North American Birds. Ornithology 138:ukab037.
Dalziell, A. H., A. C. Maisey, R. D. Magrath, and J. A. Welbergen (2021). Male lyrebirds create a complex acoustic illusion of a mobbing flock during courtship and copulation. Current Biology:S0960982221002104.
de Santana, C. D., L. R. Parenti, C. B. Dillman, J. A. Coddington, D. A. Bastos, C. C. Baldwin, J. Zuanon, G. Torrente-Vilara, R. Covain, N. A. Menezes, A. Datovo, et al. (2021). The critical role of natural history museums in advancing eDNA for biodiversity studies: a case study with Amazonian fishes. Scientific Reports 11:18159.
Demery, A.-J. C., K. J. Burns, and N. A. Mason (2021). Bill size, bill shape, and body size constrain bird song evolution on a macroevolutionary scale. Ornithology:ukab011.
Dickens, J., P. R. Hollyman, T. Hart, G. V. Clucas, E. J. Murphy, S. Poncet, P. N. Trathan, and M. A. Collins (2021). Developing UAV Monitoring of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands' iconic land-based marine predators. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:654215.
Egan, J. P., T. J. Buser, M. D. Burns, A. M. Simons, and P. J. Hundt (2021). Patterns of Body Shape Diversity and Evolution in Intertidal and Subtidal Lineages of Combtooth Blennies (Blenniidae). Integrative Organismal Biology 3:obab004.
Fayet, A. L., G. V. Clucas, T. Anker‐Nilssen, M. Syposz, and E. S. Hansen (2021). Local prey shortages drive foraging costs and breeding success in a declining seabird, the Atlantic puffin. Journal of Animal Ecology 90:1152–1164.
Frugone, M. J., T. L. Cole, M. E. López, G. Clucas, P. Matos‐Maraví, N. A. Lois, P. Pistorius, F. Bonadonna, P. Trathan, A. Polanowski, B. Wienecke, et al. (2021). Taxonomy based on limited genomic markers may underestimate species diversity of rockhopper penguins and threaten their conservation. Diversity and Distributions 27:2277–2296.
García, N. C., and W. D. Robinson (2021). Current and Forthcoming Approaches for Benchmarking Genetic and Genomic Diversity. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9:622603.
Heinen, V. K., A. M. Pitera, B. R. Sonnenberg, L. M. Benedict, C. L. Branch, E. S. Bridge, and V. V. Pravosudov (2021). Specialized spatial cognition is associated with reduced cognitive senescence in a food-caching bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 288:20203180.
Hofmeister, N. R., S. J. Werner, and I. J. Lovette (2021). Environmental correlates of genetic variation in the invasive European starling in North America. Molecular Ecology 30:1251–1263.
Lopez, K. A., C. S. McDiarmid, S. C. Griffith, I. J. Lovette, and D. M. Hooper (2021). Evaluating evidence of mitonuclear incompatibilities with the sex chromosomes in an avian hybrid zone. Evolution:evo.14243.
Maxwell, L. M., J. Walsh, B. J. Olsen, and A. I. Kovach (2021). Patterns of introgression vary within an avian hybrid zone. BMC Ecology and Evolution 21:14.
McClure, C. J. W., D. L. Anderson, R. Buij, L. Dunn, M. T. Henderson, J. McCabe, B. W. Rolek, S. E. Schulwitz, D. P. Spurling, F. H. Vargas, M. Z. Virani, et al. (2021). Commentary: The Past, Present, and Future of the Global Raptor Impact Network. Journal of Raptor Research.
McNew, S. M., L. N. Barrow, J. L. Williamson, S. C. Galen, H. R. Skeen, S. G. DuBay, A. M. Gaffney, A. B. Johnson, E. Bautista, P. Ordoñez, C. J. Schmitt, et al. (2021). Contrasting drivers of diversity in hosts and parasites across the tropical Andes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118:e2010714118.
McNew, S. M., M. T. Boquete, S. Espinoza‐Ulloa, J. A. Andres, N. C. A. M. Wagemaker, S. A. Knutie, C. L. Richards, and D. H. Clayton (2021). Epigenetic effects of parasites and pesticides on captive and wild nestling birds. Ecology and Evolution 11:7713–7729.
Melo, B. F., B. L. Sidlauskas, T. J. Near, F. F. Roxo, A. Ghezelayagh, L. E. Ochoa, M. L. J. Stiassny, J. Arroyave, J. Chang, B. C. Faircloth, D. J. MacGuigan, et al. (2021). Accelerated Diversification Explains the Exceptional Species Richness of Tropical Characoid Fishes. Systematic Biology:syab040.
Odom, K. J., M. Araya‐Salas, J. L. Morano, R. A. Ligon, G. M. Leighton, C. C. Taff, A. H. Dalziell, A. C. Billings, R. R. Germain, M. Pardo, L. G. de Andrade, et al. (2021). Comparative bioacoustics: a roadmap for quantifying and comparing animal sounds across diverse taxa. Biological Reviews.
Pitera, A. M., C. L. Branch, B. R. Sonnenberg, L. M. Benedict, D. Y. Kozlovsky, and V. V. Pravosudov (2021). Reproduction is affected by individual breeding experience but not pair longevity in a socially monogamous bird. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 75:101.
Sidlauskas, B. L., M. D. Burns, T. J. Buser, N. Harper, and M. Kindred (2021). Teaching Ichthyology Online with a Virtual Specimen Collection. Ichthyology & Herpetology 109.
Toews, D. P. L., M. D. Baiz, G. R. Kramer, I. J. Lovette, H. M. Streby, and S. A. Taylor (2021). Extensive historical and contemporary hybridization suggests premating isolation in Vermivora warblers is not strong: A reply to Confer et al. Ecology and Evolution 11:10720–10723.
Turbek, S. P., M. Browne, A. S. Di Giacomo, C. Kopuchian, W. M. Hochachka, C. Estalles, D. A. Lijtmaer, P. L. Tubaro, L. F. Silveira, I. J. Lovette, R. J. Safran, et al. (2021). Rapid speciation via the evolution of pre-mating isolation in the Iberá Seedeater. Science 371:eabc0256.
Turbek, S. P., G. A. Semenov, E. D. Enbody, L. Campagna, and S. A. Taylor (2021). Variable signatures of selection despite conserved recombination landscapes early in speciation. Journal of Heredity:esab054.
Walsh, J., L. Campagna, W. E. Feeney, J. King, and M. S. Webster (2021). Patterns of genetic divergence and demographic history shed light on island-mainland population dynamics and melanic plumage evolution in the white-winged Fairywren. Evolution.
Walsh, J., A. I. Kovach, P. M. Benham, G. V. Clucas, V. L. Winder, and I. J. Lovette (2021). Genomic data reveal the biogeographical and demographic history of Ammospiza sparrows in northeast tidal marshes. Journal of Biogeography 48:2360–2374.

In Press

Croat, T. B., A. M. Grace, P. J. Barbour, T. S. Schulenberg, and G. L. Graham (2021). [In press] The process of discovery in and new species from northern Peru, Cerro Colán, Department Amazonas, Province Bagua. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.
Reddy, S., and T. S. Schulenberg (2022). [In press] The avian radiations of Madagascar. In The new natural history of Madagascar  (S. M. Goodman, editor). Princeton University Press,  Princeton, New Jersey.
Reddy, S., T. S. Schulenberg, and N. L. Block (2022). [In press] Ecology of tetrakas. In The new natural history of Madagascar  (S. M. Goodman, editor). Princeton University Press,  Princeton, New Jersey.
Ruskin, K. J., G. Herring, C. Eagles-Smith, A. Eiklor, C. S. Elphick, M. Etterson, C. R. Field, R. A. Longenecker, A. I. Kovach, W. G. Shriver, J. Walsh, and B. J. Olsen (2021). [In press] Mercury exposure of tidal marsh songbirds in the northeastern United States and its association with nest survival. Ecotoxicology.
Schulenberg, T. S. (2022). [In press] Vangidae, vangas. In The new natural history of Madagascar  (S. M. Goodman, editor). Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Not Peer-Reviewed

Hejase, H. A., Z. Mo, L. Campagna, and A. Siepel (2021). SIA: Selection Inference Using the Ancestral Recombination Graph. bioRxiv.
Schulenberg, T. S. (2021). Splits, lumps and shuffles. Neotropical Birding 29:60–71.
Shankar, A., I. Cisneros, S. Thompson, C. Graham, and D. Powers (2021). Facultative variation across a shallow to deep torpor spectrum in hummingbirds. Ecology.
Stuart, K. C., R. J. Edwards, Y. Cheng, W. C. Warren, D. W. Burt, W. B. Sherwin, N. R. Hofmeister, S. J. Werner, G. F. Ball, M. Bateson, M. C. Brandley, et al. (2021). Transcript- and annotation-guided genome assembly of the European starling. Genomics.


Aarif, K. M., S. A. Kaiser, A. Nefla, and S. Almaroofi (2020). Over-summering abundance, species composition, and habitat use patterns at a globally important site for migratory shorebirds. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132:165.
Aguillon, S. M., G.-F. Siegmund, R. H. Petipas, A. G. Drake, S. Cotner, and C. J. Ballen (2020). Gender differences in student participation in an active-learning classroom. CBE—Life Sciences Education 19:ar12.
Aguillon, S. M., J. Walsh, and I. J. Lovette (2020). Extensive hybridization reveals multiple coloration genes underlying a complex plumage phenotype.
Baiz, M. D., G. R. Kramer, H. M. Streby, S. A. Taylor, I. J. Lovette, and D. P. L. Toews (2020). Genomic and plumage variation in Vermivora hybrids. The Auk 137:ukaa027.
Burns, M. D., and D. D. Bloom (2020). Migratory lineages rapidly evolve larger body sizes than non-migratory relatives in ray-finned fishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287:20192615.
Chesser, R. T., S. M. Billerman, K. J. Burns, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, N. A. Mason, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen, D. F. Stotz, and K. Winker (2020). Sixty-first supplement to the American Ornithological Society's Check-list of North American Birds. The Auk 137:ukaa030.
Cramer, E. R. A., E. I. Greig, and S. A. Kaiser (2020). Strong sexual selection despite spatial constraints on extrapair paternity. Behavioral Ecology:araa001.
Cramer, E. R. A., S. A. Kaiser, M. S. Webster, and T. B. Ryder (2020). Common field data limitations can substantially bias sexual selection metrics. American Naturalist 196:180–196.
Demery, A.-J. C., and M. A. Pipkin (2020). Safe fieldwork strategies for at-risk individuals, their supervisors, and institutions. Nature Ecology & Evolution.
Faircloth, B. C., F. Alda, K. Hoekzema, M. D. Burns, C. Oliveira, J. S. Albert, B. F. Melo, L. E. Ochoa, F. F. Roxo, P. Chakrabarty, B. L. Sidlauskas, and M. E. Alfaro (2020). A target enrichment bait set for studying relationships among Ostariophysan fishes. Copeia 108:47.
Feng, S., J. Stiller, Y. Deng, J. Armstrong, Q. Fang, A. H. Reeve, D. Xie, G. Chen, C. Guo, B. C. Faircloth, B. Petersen, et al. (2020). Dense sampling of bird diversity increases power of comparative genomics. Nature 587:252–257.
Hejase, H. A., A. Salman-Minkov, L. Campagna, M. J. Hubisz, I. J. Lovette, I. Gronau, and A. Siepel (2020). Genomic islands of differentiation in a rapid avian radiation have been driven by recent selective sweeps. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117:30554–30565.
Kalvakaalva, R., G. Clucas, R. W. Herman, and M. J. Polito (2020). Late Holocene variation in the Hard prey remains and stable isotope values of penguin and seal tissues from the Danger Islands, Antarctica. Polar Biology 43:1571–1582.
Kolmann, M. A., M. D. Burns, J. Y. K. Ng, N. R. Lovejoy, and D. D. Bloom (2020). Habitat transitions alter the adaptive landscape and shape phenotypic evolution in needlefishes (Belonidae). Ecology and Evolution 10:3769–3783.
Kopuchian, C., L. Campagna, D. A. Lijtmaer, G. S. Cabanne, N. C. García, P. D. Lavinia, P. L. Tubaro, I. Lovette, and A. S. Di Giacomo (2020). A test of the riverine barrier hypothesis in the largest subtropical river basin in the Neotropics. Molecular Ecology 29:2137–2149.
Levy, H., S. R. Fiddaman, J. A. Vianna, D. Noll, G. V. Clucas, J. K. H. Sidhu, M. J. Polito, C. A. Bost, R. A. Phillips, S. Crofts, G. D. Miller, et al. (2020). Evidence of pathogen-induced immunogenetic selection across the large geographic range of a wild seabird. Molecular Biology and Evolution 37:1708–1726.
Lois, N. A., L. Campagna, U. Balza, M. J. Polito, K. Pütz, J. A. Vianna, A. Morgenthaler, E. Frere, R. Sáenz‐Samaniego, A. Raya Rey, and B. Mahler (2020). Metapopulation dynamics and foraging plasticity in a highly vagile seabird, the Southern Rockhopper Penguin. Ecology and Evolution 10:3346–3355.
Mason, N. A., P. Pulgarin, C. D. Cadena, and I. J. Lovette (2020). De Novo assembly of a high-quality reference genome for the Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris). Genes|Genomes|Genetics 10:475–478.
McNew, S. M., S. A. Knutie, and D. H. Clayton (2020). No evidence of sex ratio manipulation by Galápagos Mockingbirds in response to environment. Journal of Avian Biology 51:jav.02302.
McNew, S. M., G. B. Goodman, J. Yépez R, and D. H. Clayton (2020). Parasitism by an invasive nest fly reduces future reproduction in Galápagos Mockingbirds. Oecologia 192:363–374.
Mikles, C. S., S. M. Aguillon, Y. L. Chan, P. Arcese, P. M. Benham, I. J. Lovette, and J. Walsh (2020). Genomic differentiation and local adaptation on a microgeographic scale in a resident songbird. Molecular Ecology:mec.15647.
Poblete, Y., G. E. Soto, L. Campagna, M. E. Ávila, C. Fernández, C. R. Flores, and A. D. Rodewald (2020). Deforestation patterns shape population structure of the Magellanic Woodpecker (Campephilus magellanicus) in southern Chile. Avian Conservation and Ecology 15:art19.
Rabinowicz, S., N. García, T. Herwood, A. Lazar, B. Hein, E. Miller, and L. Campagna (2020). An avian dominance hierarchy at a supplemental water source in the Patagonian steppe. PLOS ONE 15:e0244299.
Robinson, B. W., J. J. Withrow, R. M. Richardson, S. M. Matsuoka, R. E. Gill, A. S. Johnson, I. J. Lovette, J. A. Johnson, A. R. DeGange, and M. D. Romano (2020). Further information on the avifauna of St. Matthew and Hall Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska. Western Birds 51:78–91.
Rohwer, S., V. G. Rohwer, M. L. Sethi, and J. HilleRisLambers (2020). Life-history implications of migratory Lesser Sandhill Cranes replacing adjacent blocks of primaries synchronously. The Auk 137:ukaa058.
Schulenberg, T. S. (2020). Celebrating Scytalopus. Neotropical Birding 27:31–38.
Schulenberg, T. S. (2020). Splits, lumps, and shuffles. Neotropical Birding 27:60–66.
Shipley, J. R., C. W. Twining, C. C. Taff, M. N. Vitousek, A. Flack, and D. W. Winkler (2020). Birds advancing lay dates with warming springs face greater risk of chick mortality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:202009864.
Toews, D. P. L., G. R. Kramer, A. W. Jones, C. L. Brennan, B. E. Cloud, D. E. Andersen, I. J. Lovette, and H. Streby (2020). Genomic identification of intergeneric hybrids in New World wood-warblers (Aves: Parulidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 131:183–191.
Trathan, P. N., B. Wienecke, C. Barbraud, S. Jenouvrier, G. Kooyman, C. Le Bohec, D. G. Ainley, A. Ancel, D. P. Zitterbart, S. L. Chown, M. LaRue, et al. (2020). The Emperor Penguin: Vulnerable to projected rates of warming and sea ice loss. Biological Conservation 241:108216.
Tyler, J., M. T. Bonfitto, G. V. Clucas, S. Reddy, and J. L. Younger (2020). Morphometric and genetic evidence for four species of gentoo penguin. Ecology and Evolution 10:13836–13846.
Uehling, J. J., C. C. Taff, D. W. Winkler, and M. N. Vitousek (2020). Developmental temperature predicts the adult response to stressors in a free‐living passerine. Journal of Animal Ecology 89:842–854.
Wagner, D. N., R. L. Curry, N. Chen, I. J. Lovette, and S. A. Taylor (2020). Genomic regions underlying metabolic and neuronal signaling pathways are temporally consistent in a moving avian hybrid zone. Evolution 74:1498–1513.
Walsh, J., S. M. Billerman, V. G. Rohwer, B. G. Butcher, and I. J. Lovette (2020). Genomic and plumage variation across the controversial Baltimore and Bullock's Oriole hybrid zone. The Auk:ukaa044.
Wang, S., S. Rohwer, D. R. Zwaan, D. P. L. Toews, I. J. Lovette, J. Mackenzie, and D. Irwin (2020). Selection on a small genomic region underpins differentiation in multiple color traits between two warbler species. Evolution Letters 4:502–515.
Winkler, D. W., K. K. Hallinger, T. M. Pegan, C. C. Taff, M. A. Verhoeven, D. Chang van Oordt, M. Stager, J. J. Uehling, M. N. Vitousek, M. J. Andersen, D. R. Ardia, et al. (2020). Full lifetime perspectives on the costs and benefits of lay‐date variation in tree swallows. Ecology 101.
Zimmer, C., C. C. Taff, D. R. Ardia, A. P. Rose, D. A. Aborn, L. S. Johnson, and M. N. Vitousek (2020). Environmental unpredictability shapes glucocorticoid regulation across populations of Tree Swallows. Scientific Reports 10:13682.

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