Macaulay Library Publications



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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

In Press

Johnston, A., W. M. Hochachka, M. E. Strimas-Mackey, V. Ruiz-Gutiérrez, O. J. Robinson, E. Miller, T. Auer, S. Kelling, and D. Fink (2021). [In Press] Analytical guidelines to increase the value of eBird data to estimate species occurrence. Diversity and Distributions.

Not Peer-Reviewed


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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