Macaulay Library Publications

2022

Peer-Reviewed

Boersma, J., J. A. Jones, E. D. Enbody, J. F. Welklin, S. Ketaloya, D. Nason, J. Karubian, and H. Schwabl (2022). Male White-shouldered Fairywrens (Malurus alboscapulatus) elevate androgens greater when courting females than during territorial challenges. Hormones and Behavior 142:105158.
Cockburn, G., M.-C. Ko, K. R. Sadanandan, E. T. Miller, T. Nakagita, A. Monte, S. Cho, E. Roura, Y. Toda, and M. W. Baldwin (2022). Synergism, bifunctionality, and the evolution of a gradual sensory trade-off in hummingbird taste receptors. Molecular Biology and Evolution 39.
Guo, L., W. Dai, Z. Xu, Q. Liang, E. T. Miller, S. Li, X. Gao, M. W. Baldwin, R. Chai, and Q. Li (2022). Evolution of brain-expressed biogenic amine receptors into olfactory trace amine-associated receptors. Molecular Biology and Evolution 39.
Jones, J. A., J. Boersma, J. Liu, D. Nason, S. Ketaloya, and J. Karubian (2022). Female ornamentation does not predict aggression in a tropical songbird. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 76:57.
Robinson, O. J., J. B. Socolar, E. F. Stuber, T. Auer, A. J. Berryman, P. H. Boersch-Supan, D. J. Brightsmith, A. H. Burbidge, S. H. M. Butchart, C. L. Davis, A. M. Dokter, et al. (2022). Extreme uncertainty and unquantifiable bias do not inform population sizes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119.
Rowe, M., A. van Oort, L. Brouwer, J. T. Lifjeld, M. S. Webster, J. F. Welklin, and D. T. Baldassarre (2022). Sperm numbers as a paternity guard in a wild bird. Cells 11:231.
Symes, L. B., K. D. Kittelberger, S. M. Stone, R. T. Holmes, J. S. Jones, I. P. Castaneda Ruvalcaba, M. S. Webster, and M. P. Ayres (2022). Analytical approaches for evaluating passive acoustic monitoring data: A case study of avian vocalizations. Ecology and Evolution 12:e8797.
Tobias, J. A., C. Sheard, A. L. Pigot, A. J. M. Devenish, J. Yang, F. Sayol, M. H. C. Neate-Clegg, N. Alioravainen, T. L. Weeks, R. A. Barber, P. A. Walkden, et al. (2022). AVONET: morphological, ecological and geographical data for all birds. Ecology Letters 25:581–597.

In Press

LaPergola, J. B., and C. Riehl (2022). [in press] Opportunity isn’t everything: genetic monogamy and limited brood parasitism in a colonial woodpecker. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.

Not Peer-Reviewed

Baiz, M. D., A. B. C, E. T. Miller, A. W. Wood, and D. P. L. Toews (2022). Host phylogeny, but not diet diversity, influences gut microbiome composition in breeding wood-warblers. bioRxiv:2022.03.07.482310.
Miller, E. T., and B. S. Martin (2022). Distilling complex evolutionary histories with shiftPlot. bioRxiv:2022.03.16.484646.

2021

Boersma, J., D. G. Barron, D. T. Baldassarre, M. S. Webster, and H. Schwabl (2021). Wildfire affects expression of male sexual plumage through suppressed testosterone circulation in a tropical songbird. Journal of Avian Biology 52.
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.
Falk, J. J., M. S. Webster, and D. R. Rubenstein (2021). Male-like ornamentation in female hummingbirds results from social harassment rather than sexual selection. Current Biology 31:4381-4387.e6.
Germain, R. R., M. T. Hallworth, S. A. Kaiser, T. S. Sillett, and M. S. Webster (2021). Variance in within-pair reproductive success influences the opportunity for selection annually and over the lifetimes of males in a multibrooded songbird*. Evolution 75:915–930.
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.
Hochachka, W. M., H. Alonso, C. Gutiérrez-Expósito, E. Miller, and A. Johnston (2021). Regional variation in the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the quantity and quality of data collected by the project eBird. Biological Conservation 254:108974.
Husak, J. F., M. J. Fuxjager, M. A. Johnson, M. N. Vitousek, J. W. Donald, C. D. Francis, W. Goymann, M. Hau, B. K. Kircher, R. Knapp, L. B. Martin, et al. (2021). Life history and environment predict variation in testosterone across vertebrates. Evolution. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.14216
Johnston, A., W. M. Hochachka, M. E. Strimas-Mackey, V. Ruiz Gutierrez, O. J. Robinson, E. T. Miller, T. Auer, S. T. Kelling, and D. Fink (2021). Analytical guidelines to increase the value of community science data: An example using eBird data to estimate species distributions. Diversity and Distributions 27:1265–1277.
Keen, S. C., K. J. Odom, M. S. Webster, G. M. Kohn, T. F. Wright, and M. Araya‐Salas (2021). A machine learning approach for classifying and quantifying acoustic diversity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13599
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. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12695
Odom, K. J., K. E. Cain, M. L. Hall, N. E. Langmore, R. A. Mulder, S. Kleindorfer, J. Karubian, L. Brouwer, E. D. Enbody, J. A. Jones, J. L. Dowling, et al. (2021). Sex role similarity and sexual selection predict male and female song elaboration and dimorphism in fairy-wrens. Ecology and Evolution 11:17901–17919.
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.
Schoenle, L. A., C. Zimmer, E. T. Miller, and M. N. Vitousek (2021). Does variation in glucocorticoid concentrations predict fitness? A phylogenetic meta-analysis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 300:113611.
Toda, Y., M.-C. Ko, Q. Liang, E. T. Miller, A. Rico-Guevara, T. Nakagita, A. Sakakibara, K. Uemura, T. Sackton, T. Hayakawa, S. Y. W. Sin, et al. (2021). Early origin of sweet perception in the songbird radiation. Science 373:226–231.
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. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.14185
Webster, M. S., J. Buschbom, and A. Bentley (2021). The digital extended specimen will enable new science and applications. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 5:e75736.
Welklin, J. F., S. M. Lantz, S. Khalil, N. M. Moody, J. Karubian, and M. S. Webster (2021). Social and abiotic factors differentially affect plumage ornamentation of young and old males in an Australian songbird. Animal Behaviour 182:173–188.
Wilson, A. A., M. A. Ditmer, J. R. Barber, N. H. Carter, E. T. Miller, L. P. Tyrrell, and C. D. Francis (2021). Artificial night light and anthropogenic noise interact to influence bird abundance over a continental scale. Global Change Biology 27:3987–4004.

2020

Benedict, L. M., A. M. Pitera, C. L. Branch, D. Y. Kozlovsky, B. R. Sonnenberg, E. S. Bridge, and V. V. Pravosudov (2020). Elevation-related differences in annual survival of adult food-caching Mountain Chickadees are consistent with natural selection on spatial cognition. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 74:40.
Borgmann, K. (2020). Best Practices for Recording Birdsong: Sound Advice from the Folks at the Macaulay Library. Birding Magazine Online.
Branch, C. L., B. R. Sonnenberg, A. M. Pitera, L. M. Benedict, D. Y. Kozlovsky, E. S. Bridge, and V. V. Pravosudov (2020). Testing the greater male variability phenomenon: Male Mountain Chickadees exhibit larger variation in reversal learning performance compared with females. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287:20200895.
Carr, H. H., J. A. Kennerley, N. M. Richardson, M. S. Webster, and W. E. Feeney (2020). First record of black feathering in a female Red-backed Fairy-wren Malurus melanocephalus under natural conditions. Australian Field Ornithology 37.
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.
DeLeon, S., M. S. Webster, T. J. DeVoogd, and A. A. Dhondt (2020). Developmental polychlorinated biphenyl exposure influences adult Zebra Finch reproductive behavior. PLOS ONE 15:e0230283.
Diniz, P., G. S. Rech, P. H. L. Ribeiro, M. S. Webster, and R. H. Macedo (2020). Partners coordinate territorial defense against simulated intruders in a duetting ovenbird. Ecology and Evolution 10:81–92.
Gaiotti, M. G., M. S. Webster, and R. H. Macedo (2020). An atypical mating system in a neotropical manakin. Royal Society Open Science 7:191548.
Greeney, H. F., F. A. P, R. C. Dobbs, S. Crespo, E. T. Miller, D. Caceres, R. A. Gelis, B. Angulo, and L. A. S. M (2020). Notes on the breeding biology of the Tumbesian Avifauna in southwest Ecurado and northwest Peru. Revista Ecuatoriana de Ornitología:1–54.
Haines, C. D., E. M. Rose, K. J. Odom, and K. E. Omland (2020). The role of diversity in science: A case study of women advancing female birdsong research. Animal Behaviour 168:19–24.
Injaian, A., C. Francis, J. Ouyang, D. Dominoni, J. Donald, M. Fuxjager, W. Goymann, M. Hau, J. Husak, M. Johnson, B. Kircher, et al. (2020). Baseline and stress-Induced corticosterone levels across birds and reptiles do not reflect urbanization levels. Conservation Physiology 8:1–18.
Keen, S. C., E. F. Cole, M. J. Sheehan, and B. C. Sheldon (2020). Social learning of acoustic anti-predator cues occurs between wild bird species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287:20192513.
Khalil, S., J. F. Welklin, K. J. McGraw, J. Boersma, H. Schwabl, M. S. Webster, and J. Karubian (2020). Testosterone regulates CYP2J19-linked carotenoid signal expression in male Red-backed Fairy-wrens (Malurus melanocephalus). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287:20201687.
Krabbe, N. K., T. S. Schulenberg, P. A. Hosner, K. V. Rosenberg, T. J. Davis, G. H. Rosenberg, D. F. Lane, M. J. Andersen, M. B. Robbins, C. D. Cadena, T. Valqui, et al. (2020). Untangling cryptic diversity in the High Andes: Revision of the Scytalopus [magellanicus] complex (Rhinocryptidae) in Peru reveals three new species. The Auk 137:ukaa003.
Miller, E. T., G. M. Leighton, B. G. Freeman, A. C. Lees, and R. A. Ligon (2020). Reply to "Convergent and divergent selection in sympatry drive plumage evolution in woodpeckers." Nature Communications 11:1–3.
Pigot, A. L., C. Sheard, E. T. Miller, T. P. Bregman, B. G. Freeman, U. Roll, N. Seddon, C. H. Trisos, B. C. Weeks, and J. A. Tobias (2020). Macroevolutionary convergence connects morphological form to ecological function in birds. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4:230–239.
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.
Sonnenberg, B. R., C. L. Branch, L. M. Benedict, A. M. Pitera, and V. V. Pravosudov (2020). Nest construction, ambient temperature, and reproductive success in a cavity-nesting bird. Animal Behaviour 165:43–58.
Wilkins, M. R., K. J. Odom, L. Benedict, and R. J. Safran (2020). Analysis of female song provides insight into the evolution of sex differences in a widely studied songbird. Animal Behaviour 168:69–82.

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