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Micro- and macroparasite species richness in birds: The role of host life history and ecology.

J Anim Ecol 2019 Apr 19. Epub 2019 Apr 19.

Department of Coastal Systems, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Utrecht University, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12998DOI Listing
April 2019

Morphological and digestive adjustments buffer performance: How staging shorebirds cope with severe food declines.

Ecol Evol 2019 Apr 12;9(7):3868-3878. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Department of Coastal Systems, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and Utrecht University Texel The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6468082PMC
April 2019

Erratum: Publisher Correction: Resource landscapes explain contrasting patterns of aggregation and site fidelity by red knots at two wintering sites.

Mov Ecol 2019 21;7. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

1NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Coastal Systems, and Utrecht University, P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40462-019-0151-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6385434PMC
February 2019

Resource landscapes explain contrasting patterns of aggregation and site fidelity by red knots at two wintering sites.

Mov Ecol 2018 20;6:24. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

1NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Coastal Systems, and Utrecht University, P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40462-018-0142-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6300905PMC
December 2018

Warming springs and habitat alteration interact to impact timing of breeding and population dynamics in a migratory bird.

Glob Chang Biol 2018 11 24;24(11):5292-5303. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14406DOI Listing
November 2018

Evidence for 'critical slowing down' in seagrass: a stress gradient experiment at the southern limit of its range.

Sci Rep 2018 Nov 22;8(1):17263. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Conservation Ecology Group, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), University of Groningen, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-34977-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6250700PMC
November 2018

Fuelling conditions at staging sites can mitigate Arctic warming effects in a migratory bird.

Nat Commun 2018 10 15;9(1):4263. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Coastal Systems and Utrecht University, PO Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-06673-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6189115PMC
October 2018

High-altitude shorebird migration in the absence of topographical barriers: avoiding high air temperatures and searching for profitable winds.

Proc Biol Sci 2018 06 27;285(1881). Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Computational Geo-Ecology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Sciencepark 904, 1098, XH Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.0569DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6030528PMC
June 2018

Unexpected dietary preferences of Eurasian Spoonbills in the Dutch Wadden Sea: spoonbills mainly feed on small fish not shrimp.

J Ornithol 2018 24;159(3):839-849. Epub 2018 Mar 24.

1Conservation Ecology Group, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), University of Groningen, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-018-1551-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6435024PMC
March 2018

Generational shift in spring staging site use by a long-distance migratory bird.

Biol Lett 2018 02;14(2)

Conservation Ecology Group, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences, University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2017.0663DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5830661PMC
February 2018

Two sides of a coin: ecological and chronobiological perspectives of timing in the wild.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2017 Nov;372(1734)

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, The A. Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0246DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5647273PMC
November 2017

Marine biorhythms: bridging chronobiology and ecology.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2017 Nov;372(1734)

Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0253DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5647280PMC
November 2017

An age-dependent fitness cost of migration? Old trans-Saharan migrating spoonbills breed later than those staying in Europe, and late breeders have lower recruitment.

J Anim Ecol 2017 Sep 3;86(5):998-1009. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Conservation Ecology Group, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12706DOI Listing
September 2017

The performing animal: causes and consequences of body remodeling and metabolic adjustments in red knots facing contrasting thermal environments.

Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 2017 Aug 24;313(2):R120-R131. Epub 2017 Apr 24.

NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Coastal Systems and Utrecht University, Den Burg, The Netherlands; and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00453.2016DOI Listing
August 2017

Wetland salinity induces sex-dependent carry-over effects on the individual performance of a long-distance migrant.

Sci Rep 2017 07 31;7(1):6867. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

Conservation Biology Research Group, Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Zoology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Extremadura, 06006, Badajoz, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-07258-wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5537338PMC
July 2017

Does wintering north or south of the Sahara correlate with timing and breeding performance in black-tailed godwits?

Ecol Evol 2017 04 21;7(8):2812-2820. Epub 2017 Mar 21.

Conservation Ecology Group Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES) University of Groningen Groningen The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2879DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5395453PMC
April 2017

Phase separation driven by density-dependent movement: A novel mechanism for ecological patterns.

Phys Life Rev 2016 12 16;19:107-121. Epub 2016 Jul 16.

Department of Estuarine and Delta Systems, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and Utrecht University, PO Box 140, 4400 AC Yerseke, The Netherlands; Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences, University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plrev.2016.07.009DOI Listing
December 2016

Bridging physics and biology: Reply to comments on "Phase separation driven by density-dependent movement: A novel mechanism for ecological patterns".

Phys Life Rev 2016 12 16;19:142-146. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

Department of Estuarine and Delta Systems, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, and Utrecht University, PO Box 140, 4400 AC Yerseke, The Netherlands; Conservation Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plrev.2016.11.006DOI Listing
December 2016

Unexpected diversity in socially synchronized rhythms of shorebirds.

Nature 2016 12 23;540(7631):109-113. Epub 2016 Nov 23.

Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Eberhard Gwinner Str, Seewiesen 82319, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature20563DOI Listing
December 2016

Seasonal Time Keeping in a Long-Distance Migrating Shorebird.

J Biol Rhythms 2016 10 27;31(5):509-21. Epub 2016 Jul 27.

NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Coastal Systems and Utrecht University, Den Burg, Texel, the Netherlands Conservation Ecology Group, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0748730416655929DOI Listing
October 2016

Effects of food abundance and early clutch predation on reproductive timing in a high Arctic shorebird exposed to advancements in arthropod abundance.

Ecol Evol 2016 10 23;6(20):7375-7386. Epub 2016 Sep 23.

Conservation Ecology Group Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES) University of Groningen Groningen The Netherlands.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/ece3.2361
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2361DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5513252PMC
October 2016

Diet preferences as the cause of individual differences rather than the consequence.

J Anim Ecol 2016 Sep 16;85(5):1378-88. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Coastal Systems and Utrecht University, Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12549DOI Listing
September 2016

Body shrinkage due to Arctic warming reduces red knot fitness in tropical wintering range.

Science 2016 May;352(6287):819-21

Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds Campus, Victoria 3217, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aad6351DOI Listing
May 2016

Drought, Mutualism Breakdown, and Landscape-Scale Degradation of Seagrass Beds.

Curr Biol 2016 04 10;26(8):1051-6. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

Aquatic Ecology and Environmental Biology Group, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University, Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ Nijmegen, the Netherlands; Conservation Ecology, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), University of Groningen, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.02.023DOI Listing
April 2016

Understanding spatial distributions: negative density-dependence in prey causes predators to trade-off prey quantity with quality.

Proc Biol Sci 2016 Apr;283(1828)

NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Coastal Systems, and Utrecht University, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands Chair in Global Flyway Ecology, Conservation Ecology Group, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1557DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4843643PMC
April 2016

How habitat-modifying organisms structure the food web of two coastal ecosystems.

Proc Biol Sci 2016 Mar;283(1826):20152326

Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences, University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands Aquatic Ecology and Environmental Biology Group, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.2326DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4810843PMC
March 2016

A hidden Markov model for reconstructing animal paths from solar geolocation loggers using templates for light intensity.

Mov Ecol 2015 15;3:25. Epub 2015 Oct 15.

Department of Ecological Systems Modelling, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Kazan Federal University, 5 Tovarisheskaya, Kazan, 420008 Russia.

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http://www.movementecologyjournal.com/content/3/1/25
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40462-015-0062-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4606513PMC
October 2015

When Siberia came to the Netherlands: the response of continental black-tailed godwits to a rare spring weather event.

J Anim Ecol 2015 Sep 29;84(5):1164-76. Epub 2015 May 29.

Conservation Ecology Group, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), University of Groningen, P.O. Box 11103, Groningen, 9700 CC, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12381DOI Listing
September 2015

An ontogenetic perspective on individual differences.

Proc Biol Sci 2015 Sep;282(1814)

Conservation Ecology Group, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, Groningen 9700 CC, The Netherlands Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, Den Burg, Texel, 1790 AB, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1050DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4571694PMC
September 2015

Benefits of foraging in small groups: An experimental study on public information use in red knots Calidris canutus.

Behav Processes 2015 Aug 11;117:74-81. Epub 2014 Sep 11.

Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands; Chair in Global Flyway Ecology, Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies (CEES), University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2014.09.003DOI Listing
August 2015

How salinity and temperature combine to affect physiological state and performance in red knots with contrasting non-breeding environments.

Oecologia 2015 Aug 9;178(4):1077-91. Epub 2015 Apr 9.

Department of Marine Ecology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3308-4DOI Listing
August 2015

Prey type and foraging ecology of Sanderlings Calidris alba in different climate zones: are tropical areas more favourable than temperate sites?

PeerJ 2015 11;3:e1125. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

Chair in Global Flyway Ecology, Conservation Ecology Group, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES), University of Groningen , Groningen , The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1125DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4540009PMC
August 2015

Phenotype-limited distributions: short-billed birds move away during times that prey bury deeply.

R Soc Open Sci 2015 Jun 17;2(6):150073. Epub 2015 Jun 17.

Department of Marine Ecology , NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research , PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands ; Chair in Global Flyway Ecology, Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES) , University of Groningen , PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.150073DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4632549PMC
June 2015

Ways to be different: foraging adaptations that facilitate higher intake rates in a northerly wintering shorebird compared with a low-latitude conspecific.

J Exp Biol 2015 Apr 24;218(Pt 8):1188-97. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P.O. Box 59, Den Burg, Texel 1790 AB, The Netherlands Chair in Global Flyway Ecology, Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 11103, Groningen 9700 CC, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.108894DOI Listing
April 2015

Moving on with foraging theory: incorporating movement decisions into the functional response of a gregarious shorebird.

J Anim Ecol 2015 Mar 31;84(2):554-64. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790, AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12301DOI Listing
March 2015

Field measurements give biased estimates of functional response parameters, but help explain foraging distributions.

J Anim Ecol 2015 Mar 19;84(2):565-75. Epub 2014 Nov 19.

Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12309DOI Listing
March 2015

The cost of migration: spoonbills suffer higher mortality during trans-Saharan spring migrations only.

Biol Lett 2015 Jan;11(1):20140944

Chair in Global Flyway Ecology, Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2014.0944DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4321157PMC
January 2015

Optimizing acceleration-based ethograms: the use of variable-time versus fixed-time segmentation.

Mov Ecol 2014 28;2(1). Epub 2014 Mar 28.

Department of Marine Ecology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), 1790 AB Den Burg, P.O. Box 59, Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2051-3933-2-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4267607PMC
December 2014

Rethinking China's new great wall.

Science 2014 Nov;346(6212):912-4

Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Science and Ecological Engineering, Institute of Biodiversity Science, Fudan University, Shanghai 200438, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1257258DOI Listing
November 2014

Sex-specific winter distribution in a sexually dimorphic shorebird is explained by resource partitioning.

Ecol Evol 2014 Oct 2;4(20):4009-18. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands ; Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1213DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4242582PMC
October 2014

Genetic variation in nuclear and mitochondrial markers supports a large sex difference in lifetime reproductive skew in a lekking species.

Ecol Evol 2014 Sep 3;4(18):3626-32. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen PO Box 11103, Groningen, 9700 CC, the Netherlands ; Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research PO Box 59, Den Burg, Texel, 1790 AB, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1188DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4224536PMC
September 2014

A dominant allele controls development into female mimic male and diminutive female ruffs.

Biol Lett 2013 6;9(6):20130653. Epub 2013 Nov 6.

Evolutionary Behavioural Ecology Research Group, Simon Fraser University, , Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada , V5A 1S6.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2013.0653DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3871350PMC
May 2014

Personality drives physiological adjustments and is not related to survival.

Proc Biol Sci 2014 May 26;281(1783):20133135. Epub 2014 Mar 26.

Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, , 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands, Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, , PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.3135DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3996601PMC
May 2014

Digestive capacity and toxicity cause mixed diets in red knots that maximize energy intake rate.

Am Nat 2014 May 31;183(5):650-9. Epub 2014 Mar 31.

Department of Marine Ecology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/675759DOI Listing
May 2014

Three-phase fuel deposition in a long-distance migrant, the red knot (Calidris canutus piersmai), before the flight to high Arctic breeding grounds.

PLoS One 2013 30;8(4):e62551. Epub 2013 Apr 30.

Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Science and Ecological Engineering, Institute of Biodiversity Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0062551PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3640059PMC
November 2013

Economic design in a long-distance migrating molluscivore: how fast-fuelling red knots in Bohai Bay, China, get away with small gizzards.

J Exp Biol 2013 Oct;216(Pt 19):3627-36

Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Science and Ecological Engineering, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.083576DOI Listing
October 2013

Seasonal variation in density dependence in age-specific survival of a long-distance migrant.

Ecology 2013 Oct;94(10):2358-69

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies (CEES), University of Groningen, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.

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October 2013

When the seasons don't fit: speedy molt as a routine carry-over cost of reproduction.

PLoS One 2013 17;8(1):e53890. Epub 2013 Jan 17.

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0053890PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3547963PMC
July 2013

Toxin constraint explains diet choice, survival and population dynamics in a molluscivore shorebird.

Proc Biol Sci 2013 Jul 5;280(1763):20130861. Epub 2013 Jun 5.

Department of Marine Ecology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg (Texel), The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.0861DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3774237PMC
July 2013

Unusual patterns in ¹⁵N blood values after a diet switch in red knot shorebirds.

Isotopes Environ Health Stud 2013 Jun 8;49(2):283-92. Epub 2013 May 8.

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10256016.2013.776045DOI Listing
June 2013

Hidden haemosporidian infections in Ruffs (Philomachus pugnax) staging in Northwest Europe en route from Africa to Arctic Europe.

Parasitol Res 2013 May 3;112(5):2037-43. Epub 2013 Mar 3.

Institute of Marine Research (IMAR-CMA), Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Apartado 3046, 3004-517, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3362-yDOI Listing
May 2013

Migration tendency delays distributional response to differential survival prospects along a flyway.

Am Nat 2013 Apr 21;181(4):520-31. Epub 2013 Feb 21.

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/669679DOI Listing
April 2013

Cross-habitat interactions among bivalve species control community structure on intertidal flats.

Ecology 2013 Feb;94(2):489-98

Department of Marine Benthic Ecology and Evolution, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies (CEES), University of Groningen, P.O. Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.

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February 2013

A three-stage symbiosis forms the foundation of seagrass ecosystems.

Science 2012 Jun;336(6087):1432-4

Community and Conservation Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Post Office Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1219973DOI Listing
June 2012

Trophic cascade induced by molluscivore predator alters pore-water biogeochemistry via competitive release of prey.

Ecology 2012 May;93(5):1143-52

Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg (Texel), The Netherlands.

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May 2012

Disentangling the roles of frequency-vs. state-dependence in generating individual differences in behavioural plasticity.

Ecol Lett 2011 Dec 7;14(12):1254-62. Epub 2011 Oct 7.

Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Eberhard Gwinner StraβEe 7, 82319 Seewiesen, Germany.

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December 2011

Scaling up ideals to freedom: are densities of red knots across western Europe consistent with ideal free distribution?

Proc Biol Sci 2011 Sep 16;278(1719):2728-36. Epub 2011 Feb 16.

Laboratory Littoral Environnement et Sociétés, UMR6250, CNRS-ULR, University of La Rochelle, 17000 La Rochelle, France.

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September 2011

Shorebirds' seasonal adjustments in thermogenic capacity are reflected by changes in body mass: how preprogrammed and instantaneous acclimation work together.

Integr Comp Biol 2011 Sep 22;51(3):394-408. Epub 2011 Jun 22.

Département de Biologie, Chimie et Géographie, Groupe de Recherche sur les Environnements Nordiques BORÉAS, Université du Québec à Rimouski, 300 Allée des Ursulines, Rimouski, Québec, Canada G5L3A1.

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September 2011

Do uniparental sanderlings Calidris alba increase egg heat input to compensate for low nest attentiveness?

PLoS One 2011 Feb 9;6(2):e16834. Epub 2011 Feb 9.

Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, Animal Ecology Group, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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February 2011

Why marathon migrants get away with high metabolic ceilings: towards an ecology of physiological restraint.

Authors:
Theunis Piersma

J Exp Biol 2011 Jan;214(Pt 2):295-302

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands.

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January 2011

A novel mitochondrial gene order in shorebirds (Scolopacidae, Charadriiformes).

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2010 Oct 19;57(1):411-6. Epub 2010 Jun 19.

Centre of Ecological and Evolutionary Studies (CEES), University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2010.06.010DOI Listing
October 2010

How do migratory species stay healthy over the annual cycle? A conceptual model for immune function and for resistance to disease.

Integr Comp Biol 2010 Sep 21;50(3):346-57. Epub 2010 May 21.

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 14, 9750 AA, Haren, The Netherlands.

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September 2010

Ambient temperature does not affect fuelling rate in absence of digestive constraints in long-distance migrant shorebird fuelling up in captivity.

J Comp Physiol B 2010 Aug 26;180(6):847-56. Epub 2010 Mar 26.

Department of Marine Ecology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB, Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2903708PMC
August 2010

How well do food distributions predict spatial distributions of shorebirds with different degrees of self-organization?

J Anim Ecol 2010 Jul 19;79(4):747-56. Epub 2010 Mar 19.

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands.

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July 2010

The role of environmental variables in structuring landscape-scale species distributions in seafloor habitats.

Ecology 2010 Jun;91(6):1583-90

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June 2010

Site selection and resource depletion in black-tailed godwits Limosa l. limosa eating rice during northward migration.

J Anim Ecol 2010 May 8;79(3):522-8. Epub 2010 Jan 8.

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750AA Haren, The Netherlands.

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May 2010

Stochastic atmospheric assistance and the use of emergency staging sites by migrants.

Proc Biol Sci 2010 May 13;277(1687):1505-11. Epub 2010 Jan 13.

Computational Geo-ecology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics IBED, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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May 2010

Are birds stressed during long-term flights? A wind-tunnel study on circulating corticosterone in the red knot.

Gen Comp Endocrinol 2009 Nov-Dec;164(2-3):101-6. Epub 2009 May 27.

Swiss Ornithological Institute, Luzernerstrasse 6, CH-6204 Sempach, Switzerland.

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January 2010

Diet selection in a molluscivore shorebird across Western Europe: does it show short- or long-term intake rate-maximization?

J Anim Ecol 2010 Jan 6;79(1):53-62. Epub 2009 Aug 6.

Laboratory Littoral Environnement et Sociétés, UMR6250, CNRS-ULR, University of La Rochelle 17000 La Rochelle, France.

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January 2010

Limited access to food and physiological trade-offs in a long-distance migrant shorebird. II. Constitutive immune function and the acute-phase response.

Physiol Biochem Zool 2009 Sep-Oct;82(5):561-71

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands.

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December 2009

Limited access to food and physiological trade-offs in a long-distance migrant shorebird. I. Energy metabolism, behavior, and body-mass regulation.

Physiol Biochem Zool 2009 Sep-Oct;82(5):549-60

Department of Marine Ecology, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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December 2009

Landscape-scale experiment demonstrates that Wadden Sea intertidal flats are used to capacity by molluscivore migrant shorebirds.

J Anim Ecol 2009 Nov 28;78(6):1259-68. Epub 2009 May 28.

Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, The Netherlands.

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November 2009

Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in the black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa: Aves).

Mol Ecol Resour 2009 Sep 7;9(5):1415-8. Epub 2009 Apr 7.

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September 2009

Hormonal correlates and thermoregulatory consequences of molting on metabolic rate in a northerly wintering shorebird.

Physiol Biochem Zool 2009 Mar-Apr;82(2):129-42

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June 2009

Parallel ecological networks in ecosystems.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2009 Jun;364(1524):1755-79

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2685422PMC
June 2009

No evidence for melatonin-linked immunoenhancement over the annual cycle of an avian species.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 2009 May 21;195(5):445-51. Epub 2009 Feb 21.

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 14, 9750 AA, Haren, The Netherlands.

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May 2009

Vision and touch in relation to foraging and predator detection: insightful contrasts between a plover and a sandpiper.

Proc Biol Sci 2009 Feb;276(1656):437-45

Centre for Ornithology, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2664340PMC
February 2009

Reversed optimality and predictive ecology: burrowing depth forecasts population change in a bivalve.

Biol Lett 2009 Feb;5(1):5-8

Department of Marine Ecology, NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2657738PMC
February 2009

Constitutive immune function responds more slowly to handling stress than corticosterone in a shorebird.

Physiol Biochem Zool 2008 Sep-Oct;81(5):673-81

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 14, 9750 AA, Haren, The Netherlands.

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December 2008

Seasonal redistribution of immune function in a migrant shorebird: annual-cycle effects override adjustments to thermal regime.

Am Nat 2008 Dec;172(6):783-96

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December 2008

Travelling on a budget: predictions and ecological evidence for bottlenecks in the annual cycle of long-distance migrants.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2008 Jan;363(1490):247-66

Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2007.2138DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2606749PMC
January 2008

Structural identification of the beta-hydroxy fatty acid-based diester preen gland waxes of shorebirds.

J Nat Prod 2007 Nov 26;70(11):1804-7. Epub 2007 Oct 26.

Departments of Marine Biogeochemistry and Toxicology and Marine Ecology and Evolution, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, The Netherlands.

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November 2007

Ecological and environmental policies versus a steady state economy in times of crisis.

Conserv Biol 2007 Oct;21(5):1136-7; author reply 1137-8

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October 2007

Long flights do not influence immune responses of a long-distance migrant bird: a wind-tunnel experiment.

J Exp Biol 2007 Apr;210(Pt 7):1123-31

Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, S-22362 Lund, Sweden.

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April 2007

Thermogenic side effects to migratory predisposition in shorebirds.

Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 2007 Mar 30;292(3):R1287-97. Epub 2006 Nov 30.

Department of Marine Ecology and Evolution, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), P.O. Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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March 2007

Expression of annual cycles in preen wax composition in red knots: constraints on the changing phenotype.

J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 2007 Mar;307(3):127-39

Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jez.a.347DOI Listing
March 2007

Shellfish dredging pushes a flexible avian top predator out of a marine protected area.

PLoS Biol 2006 Nov;4(12):e376

Department of Marine Ecology and Evolution, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Texel, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1635749PMC
November 2006

Acclimation to different thermal conditions in a northerly wintering shorebird is driven by body mass-related changes in organ size.

J Exp Biol 2006 Aug;209(Pt 16):3141-54

Department of Marine Ecology and Evolution, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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August 2006

Permanent female mimics in a lekking shorebird.

Biol Lett 2006 Jun;2(2):161-4

Haerdawei 62, 8854 AC Oosterbierum, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1618908PMC
June 2006

Foraging in a tidally structured environment by Red Knots (Calidris canutus): ideal, but not free.

Ecology 2006 May;87(5):1189-202

Department of Marine Ecology and Evolution, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Texel, The Netherlands.

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May 2006

Variation in the innate and acquired arms of the immune system among five shorebird species.

J Exp Biol 2006 Jan;209(Pt 2):284-91

Department of Marine Ecology and Evolution, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, NIOZ, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands.

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January 2006