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Swaddle, J. P. 2014 “Evolution and Conservation Behaviour.” In Conservation Behaviour: Applying Behavioural Ecology to Wildlife Conservation and Management (O. Berger-Tal and D. Saltz, Eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in press.

Varian-Ramos, C. W., Swaddle, J. P. and Cristol, D. A. 2014. Mercury reduces avian reproductive success and imposes selection: an experimental study with adult- or lifetime-exposure in zebra finch. PLoS ONE, in press.

Swaddle, J. P. 2014. “Behavioral Ecology.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology (J. Losos, Ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Varian-Ramos, C. W., Swaddle, J. P. and Cristol, D. C. 2013 Familial differences in the effects of mercury on reproduction in zebra finches. Environmental Pollution 182, 316-323. Download pdf copy.

Wilson, L. C.* and Swaddle, J. P. 2013 Manipulating the perceived opportunity to cheat: an experimental test of the active roles of male and female zebra finches in mate guarding behavior. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology Download pdf copy.

Reding, L. P., Swaddle, J. P. and Murphy, H. A. 2013 Sexual selection hinders adaptation in experimental populations of yeast. Biology Letters 2013 9, 20121202. Download pdf copy.

Lewis, C. A.*, Cristol, D. C., Swaddle, J. P., Varian-Ramos, C. W. and Zwollo, P. 2012 Decreased immune response in zebra finches exposed to sublethal doses of mercury. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, November 2012. Download pdf copy.

Kight, C. R.*, Saha, M. S. and Swaddle, J. P. 2012 Anthropogenic noise is associated with reductions in the productivity of breeding eastern bluebirds (Sialia sialis). Ecological Applications 22, 1989-1996. Download pdf copy.

Kortz, K. M., Swaddle, J. P. and Fastovsky, D. E. 2012 How undergraduate students misread cladograms. In Teaching Paleontology in the 21st Century (M. M. Yacobucci and R. Lockwood, Eds.), pp. 123-134. The Paleontological Society Special Publication Volume 12, Boulder, CO. Download pdf copy.

Edmonds, L. C. and Swaddle, J. P. 2012 Effective structures for sustainability programs in higher education. In Sustainable Development at Universities: New Horizons (W. Leal, Ed.), Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability. Vol. 34, pp: 449-459. Peter Lang Scientific PublishersPublishers, Frankfurt. Download pdf copy.

Kight, C. R.*, Hinders, M. H. and Swaddle, J. P. 2012 Avian acoustic space is affected by anthropogenic habitat features: implications for bird vocal communication. Ornithological Monographs 74, 47-62. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P., Kight, C. R.*, Perera, S., Davila-Reyes, E. and Sikora, S. 2012 Constraints on acoustic signaling among birds breeding in secondary cavities: the effects of weather, cavity material, and noise on sound propagation. Ornithological Monographs 74, 63-77. Download pdf copy

Kight, C. R.* and Swaddle, J. P. 2011 How and why environmental noise impacts animals: an integrative mechanistic review. Ecology Letters 14, 1052-1061. Download pdf copy

Cornell, K. L., Kight, C. R.*, Burdge, R. B.*, Gunderson, A. R.*, Hubbard, J. K.*, Jackson, A. K.*, Leclerc, J. E.*, Pitts, M. L.*, Swaddle, J. P.*, and Cristol, D. C.* 2011. Reproductive success of eastern bluebirds (Siala sialis) on suburban golf courses. Auk 128, 1-10. Download pdf copy. Supplementary information.

Swaddle, J. P. 2011 Assessing the developmental stress hypothesis in the context of a reaction norm. Behavioral Ecology 22, 13-14. Download pdf copy

Rowe. M.*, Swaddle, J. P., Pruett-Jones, S. and Webster, M. S. 2010 Plumage coloration, ejaculate quality and reproductive phenotype in the red-backed fairy-wren. Animal Behaviour 79, 1239-1246. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 2010 “The zebra finch”. In: The Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Eds. M. Breed and J. Moore. London: Elsevier. Download pdf copy of proofs

Duffy, J. E., Canuel, E. A., Adey, W. and Swaddle, J. P. 2009 Biofuels: algae. Science. 326, 1345a. Download pdf copy

Gunderson, A. R.*, Forsyth, M. H. and Swaddle, J. P. 2009. Correlational evidence that plumage bacteria influence feather coloration and body condition of eastern bluebirds (Sialia sialis). Journal of Avian Biology 40, 440-447. Download pdf copy

Karubian, J. O., Swaddle, J. P., Varian, C. W.* and Webster, M. S. 2009. The relative importance of male tail length and nuptial plumage on social dominance and mate choice in the red-backed fairy-wren: evidence for the multiple receiver hypothesis. Journal of Avian Biology. 40, 559-568. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Calos, S. E. 2008 Increased avian diversity is associated with lower incidence of human West Nile infection: observation of the dilution effect. PLoS ONE, 3, e2488. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. (Lead Author); J. Emmett Duffy (Topic Editor). 2008. "Evolution." In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). http://www.eoearth.org/article/Evolution

Swaddle, J. P. , Ruff, D. A. , Page, L. C. , Frame, A. M. and Long, V. A. 2008 A test of receiver perceptual performance: European starlings' abilities to detect asymmetry in a naturalistic trait. Animal Behaviour, 76, 487-495. Download pdf copy

Gunderson, A. R.*, Frame, A. M. , Forsyth, M. H. and Swaddle, J. P. 2008 Resistance of melanized feathers to bacterial degradation: Is it really so black and white? Journal of Avian Biology, 39, 539-545. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J.P. and Clelland, R. E. 2008 Deciding who to mate with: do female finches follow fashion? In Pyschology of Decision Making (F. Columbus, Ed.) NOVA Science Publishers, Hauppauge, New York. Download pdf copy

Kight, C. R.* and Swaddle, J. P. 2007 Associations of direct anthropogenic disturbance with fitness, growth, and condition of eastern bluebirds (Sialia sialis). Biological Conservation, 138, 189-197. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Page, L. C. 2007 Increased amplitude of environmental white noise erodes pair preferences in zebra finches: implications for noise pollution. Animal Behaviour, 74, 363-368 . Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Johnson, C. W. 2007 European starlings are capable of discriminating subtle size asymmetries in paired stimuli. Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 87, 39-49. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P., McBride, L. E. and Malhotra, S. 2006 Female zebra finches prefer unfamiliar males but not when watching non-interactive video. Animal Behaviour, 72, 161-167. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P., Cathey, M. G., Correll, M. and Hodkinson, B. P. 2005 Socially transmitted mate preferences in a monogamous bird: a non-genetic mechanism of sexual selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 272, 1053-1058. Download pdf copy

Le Clerc, J. E.*, Che, J. P., Swaddle, J. P. and Cristol, D. A. 2005 Reproductive success and developmental stability of eastern bluebirds (Sialia sialis) on golf courses: evidence that golf courses can be productive. Wildlife Conservation Bulletin, 33, 483-493. Download pdf copy of proofs

Swaddle, J. P., Che, J. P. and Clelland, R. E. 2004 Symmetry preference as a cognitive by-product in starlings. Behaviour, 141, 469-478. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Ruff, D. A. 2004 Starlings have difficulty detecting dot asymmetry: implications for studying fluctuating asymmetry. Behaviour, 141, 29-40. Download pdf copy

Williams, E. V.* and Swaddle, J. P. 2003 Moult, flight performance, and wingbeat kinematics during take-off in European Starlings Sturnus vulgaris. Journal of Avian Biology, 34, 371-378. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Lockwood, R. 2003 Wingtip shape and flight performance in the European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) Ibis, 145, 457-464. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 2003 Fluctuating asymmetry, animal behavior, and evolution. Advances in the Study of Behavior. 32, 169-205. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Reierson, G. W. 2002 Testosterone increases perceived dominance but not attractiveness in human males. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 269, 2285-2289. Download pdf copy

Karubian, J.* and Swaddle, J. P. 2001 Selection on females can create 'larger males'. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 268, 725-728. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Pruett-Jones, S. 2001 Starlings can categorize symmetry differences in dot displays. American Naturalist, 158, 300-307. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Biewener, A. A. 2000 Physiology - Exercise and reduced muscle mass in starlings. Nature, London, 406, 585-586.Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P., Pruett-Jones, S. and Karubian, J.* 2000 A novel evolutionary pattern of reversed sexual dimorphism in fairy-wrens: implications for sexual selection. Behavioral Ecology, 11, 345-349. Download pdf copy

Rayner, J. M. V. and Swaddle, J. P. 2000 Aerodynamics and behavior of take-off and molt in birds. In Biomechanics in Animal Behavior (P. Domenici and R. Blake, Eds.), pp. 125-157. BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd, Oxford. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 2000 Is fluctuating asymmetry a visual signal? In In Animal Signals. Signalling and Signal Design in Animal Communication (Y. Espmark, T. Amundsen and G. Rosenqvist, Eds.), pp. 155-175. Tapir Publishers, Trondheim, Norway. Download pdf copy

Sneddon, L. U.* and Swaddle, J. P. 1999 Asymmetry and fighting performance in the shore crab, Carcinus maenas. Animal Behaviour, 58, 431-435. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 1999 Visual signalling by asymmetry: a review of perceptual processes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B. 354, 1383-1393. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 1999 Limits to length asymmetry detection: implications for biological signalling. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. 266, 1299-1303. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P., Williams, E. V.* and Rayner, J. M. V. 1999 The effect of simulated flight feather moult on escape take-off performance in starlings. Journal of Avian Biology. 30, 351-358. Download pdf copy

Lockwood, R.*, Swaddle, J. P. and Rayner, J. M. V. 1998 Avian wingtip shape reconsidered: wingtip shape indices and morphological adaptations to migration. Journal of Avian Biology, 29, 273-292. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Lockwood, R.* 1998 Morphological adaptations to predation risk in passerines. Journal of Avian Biology, 29, 172-176. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Witter, M. S. 1998 Cluttered habitats reduce wing asymmetry and increase flight performance in European starlings. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 42, 281-287. Download pdf copy

Hunt, S.*, Cuthill, I. C., Swaddle, J. P. and Bennett, A. T. D. 1997 Ultraviolet vision and band colour preferences in females zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata. Animal Behaviour, 54, 1383-1392. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 1997a On the heritability of developmental stability. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 10, 57-61. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 1997b Developmental stability and predation success in an insect predator-prey system. Behavioral Ecology, 8, 433-436. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 1997c Within-individual changes in developmental stability affect flight performance. Behavioral Ecology, 8, 601-604. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 1997d Experimental design and the signalling properties of fluctuating asymmetry. Animal Behaviour, 54, 1034-1037. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Cuthill, I. C. 1997 The biological relevance of testing for perfect symmetry. Animal Behaviour, 54, 475-476. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Witter, M. S. 1997a On the ontogeny of developmental stability in a stabilized trait. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 264, 329-334. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Witter, M. S. 1997b The effects of molt on the flight performance, body mass and behavior of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris): an experimental approach. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 75, 1135-1146. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Witter, M. S. 1997c Food availability and molt in European starlings Sturnus vulgaris. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 75, 948-953. Download pdf copy

Witter, M. S. and Swaddle, J. P. 1997 Body mass regulation in juvenile starlings: response to periodic food availability. Functional Ecology, 11, 11-15. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. 1996 Reproductive success and symmetry in zebra finches. Animal Behaviour, 51, 203-210. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P., Witter, M. S., Cuthill, I. C., Budden, A. and McCowen, P. 1996 Plumage condition affects flight performance in common starlings: implications for developmental homeostasis, abrasion and molt. Journal of Avian Biology, 27, 103-111. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Cuthill, I. C. 1995 Asymmetry and human facial attractiveness: symmetry may not always be beautiful. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 261, 111-116. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Witter, M. S.* 1995 Chest plumage, dominance and fluctuating asymmetry in female starlings. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 260, 219-223. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P., Witter, M. S.* and Cuthill, I. C. 1995 Museum studies measure FA. Animal Behaviour, 49, 1700-1701. Download pdf copy

Witter, M. S.*, Swaddle, J. P. 1995 Dominance, competition and energetic reserves in the European starling Sturnus vulgaris. Behavioral Ecology, 6, 343-348. Download pdf copy

Witter, M. S.*, Swaddle, J. P. and Cuthill, I. C. 1995 Periodic food availability and strategic regulation of body mass in the European starling, Sturnus vulgaris. Functional Ecology, 9, 568-574. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Cuthill, I. C. 1994a Preference for symmetric males by female zebra finches. Nature, London, 367, 165-166. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Cuthill, I. C. 1994b Female zebra finches prefer males with symmetrically manipulated chest plumage. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 258, 267-271. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P. and Witter, M. S.* 1994 Food, feathers and fluctuating asymmetry. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 255, 147-152. Download pdf copy

Swaddle, J. P., Witter, M. S.* and Cuthill, I. C. 1994 The analysis of fluctuating asymmetry. Animal Behaviour, 48, 986-989. Download pdf copy

Witter, M. S.* and Swaddle, J. P. 1994 Fluctuating asymmetry, competition and dominance. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 256, 299-303. Download pdf copy

Cuthill, I. C., Swaddle, J. P. and Witter, M. S.* 1993 Fluctuating asymmetry. Nature, London, 363, 217-218. Download pdf copy

 

Books

Møller, A. P. and Swaddle, J. P. 1997 Asymmetry, Developmental Stability and Evolution. Oxford University Press.

 

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Last updated February 17, 2014