Martin, P.R., C. Freshwater and C.K. Ghalambor. 2017. The outcomes of most aggressive interactions among closely related bird species are asymmetric. PeerJ 5:e2847.  link  dataset


Martin, P.R. and C.K. Ghalambor. 2014. When David beats Goliath: The advantage of large size in interspecific aggressive contests declines over evolutionary time. PLOS ONE 9: e108741. link  dataset 


Freshwater, C., C.K. Ghalambor and P.R. Martin. 2014. Repeated patterns of trait divergence between closely related dominant and subordinate bird species. Ecology 95:2334-2345.  pdf  dataset 

Martin, P.R. and R.C. Dobbs. 2014. Asymmetric response to heterospecific songs in two sympatric wrens (Troglodytidae) in Argentina: House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) and Mountain Wren

(T. solstitialis). Ornitología Neotropical 25:407-419.  pdf

Martin, P.R., J.R. Fotheringham, L. Ratcliffe, and R.J. Robertson. 1996. Response of American Redstarts (suborder Passeri) and Least Flycatchers (suborder Tyranni) to heterospecific playback: the role of song in aggressive interactions and interference competition. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 39:227-235.  pdf



Martin, P.R. and F. Bonier. 2018. Species interactions limit the occurrence of urban-adapted birds in cities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 115:E11495-E11504.  link  R code & dataset


Martin, P.R., H.L. Kenyon and L. Hayes. 2020. Size‐dependent costs of migration: migrant bird species are subordinate to residents, but only at small body sizes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology  link  R code & dataset


Bothwell, E., R. Montgomerie, S.C. Lougheed and P.R. Martin. 2015. Closely related species of birds differ more in body size when their ranges overlap — in warm, but not cool, climates. Evolution 69:1701-1712.  pdf  R code & dataset 

Martin, P.R., R. Montgomerie and S.C. Lougheed. 2015. Bird color patterns are more divergent at intermediate levels of breeding range sympatry. American Naturalist 185:443-451.  pdf  R code & dataset

Martin, P.R., R. Montgomerie and S.C. Lougheed. 2010. Rapid sympatry explains greater color pattern divergence in high latitude birds. Evolution 64:336-347.  pdf  dataset


Martin, P.R. 2015. Trade-offs and biological diversity: integrative answers to ecological questions. Pages 291-308 in L.B. Martin, C.K. Ghalambor, and H.A. Woods (editors). Integrative Organismal Biology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.  pdf


Burke, K.W., J.D. Wettlaufer, D.V. Beresford and P.R. Martin. 2020. Habitat use of co-occurring burying beetles (genus Nicrophorus) in southeastern Ontario, Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology 98:591–602.  link


Wettlaufer, J.D., K.W. Burke, A. Schizkoske, D.V. Beresford and P.R. Martin. 2018. Ecological divergence of burying beetles into the forest canopy. PeerJ 6:e5829.  link  R code & dataset 


Rohwer, V.G., A. Pauw and P.R. Martin. 2017. Fluff-thieving birds sabotage seed dispersal. Royal Society Open Science 4:160538.  link dataset 



Martin, P.R. and T.E. Martin. 2001. Ecological and fitness consequences of species coexistence: a removal experiment with wood warblers. Ecology 82:189-206.  pdf

Martin, P.R. and T.E. Martin. 2001. Behavioral interactions between coexisting species: song playback experiments with wood warblers. Ecology 82:207-218.  pdf


Martin, P.R. 2015. The paradox of the Birds-of-Paradise: persistent hybridization as a signature of historical reinforcement. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 8:58-66.  link


King, L.E.,  V.J. Emery, R.J. Robertson, R. Vallender and P.R. Martin. 2009. Population densities of Golden-winged Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, and their hybrids, in eastern Ontario. Ontario Birds 27:2-22.  pdf

Rohwer, S. and P.R. Martin. 2007. Time since contact and gene flow may explain variation in hybrid frequencies among three Dendroica townsendi D. occidentalis (Parulidae) hybrid zones. Auk 124:1347-1358.  pdf


Martin, P.R. and B.M. Di Labio. 1994. Natural hybrids between the Common Goldeneye, Bucephala clangula, and the Barrow’s Goldeneye, B. islandica. Canadian Field-Naturalist 108:195-198.  pdf

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