NATURAL HISTORY

 

BURYING BEETLES 

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 

TEMPERATE BIRDS 


Patrick, A.M.K., V.G. Rohwer and P.R. Martin. 2017. Evidence for individual consistency and location effects on nest morphology in a population of Yellow Warblers (Setophaga petechia). Wilson Journal of Ornithology 129:469-480.  pdf  
 

Martin, P.R. 2015. Distribution and numbers of Snowy Owls on Amherst Island, Ontario, during an irruption year. Ontario Birds 33:98-112.  pdf

 

Rohwer, V.G., F. Bonier, and P.R. Martin. 2012. Juvenal plumage polymorphism in Yellow Warblers is not associated with sex. Condor 114:407-411.  pdf

 

Crossman, C.A., V.G. Rohwer and P.R. Martin. 2011. Variation in the structure of bird nests between northern Manitoba and southeastern Ontario. PLOS ONE 6(4): e19086.  link  

 

Martin, P.R. and B.M. Di Labio. 2011. Yellow-nosed Albatross: new to Ontario. Ontario Birds 29:58-79.  pdf

 

Rohwer, V.G. and J.S.Y. Law. 2010. Geographic variation in nests of Yellow Warblers breeding in Churchill, Manitoba, and Elgin, Ontario. Condor 112:596-604.  pdf  

 

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., F. Bonier, and D.D. Gibson. 2006. First nest of the Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris for Alaska, with notes on breeding biology. Western Birds 37:8-22.  pdf

Dobbs, R.C. and P.R. Martin. 2000. Winter nocturnal roost sites and behavior of some desert passerines in western Texas. Western Birds 31:120-122.  pdf

 

Dobbs, R.C., P.R. Martin, and T.E. Martin. 1998. Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus). In The Birds of North America, No. 368 (A. Poole and F. Gills, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.  link

 

Martin, P.R., J.R. Fotheringham, and R.J. Robertson. 1995. A Prairie Warbler with a conspecific and heterospecific song repertoire. Auk 112:770-774.  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

Martin, P.R. and B.M. Di Labio. 1994. Identification of Common x Barrow’s goldeneye hybrids in the field. Birding 26:104-105.

Martin, P.R. and B.M. Di Labio. 1991. An apparent Common x Barrow’s goldeneye hybrid from the St. Lawrence River. Ontario Birds 9:67-70.  pdf

Di Labio, B.M. and P.R. Martin. 1989. Common Raven nesting in eastern Ontario. Ontario Birds 7:62-64.  pdf


TROPICAL BIRDS 

 

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

Eikenaar, C., F. Bonier, P.R. Martin and I.T. Moore. 2013. High rates of extra-pair paternity in two equatorial populations of Rufous-collared Sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis. Journal of Avian Biology 178:53-63.  pdf

Greeney, H.F, P.R. Martin, R.A. Gelis, A. Solano-Ugalde, F. Bonier, B. Freeman and E.T. Miller. 2011. Notes on the breeding of high-Andean birds in northern Ecuador. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 131:24-31.  pdf

Munro, H.J., P.R. Martin, I.T. Moore and F. Bonier. 2009. Blood parasites in adult and nestling birds in the Ecuadorian Andes. Ornitología Neotropical 20:461-465.  pdf

Martin, P.R., F. Bonier and I.T. Moore. 2009. First observation of sap well use and maintenance by the Glossy Flowerpiercer (Diglossa lafresnayii) (Thraupidae). Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:213-215.  pdf  video

Greeney, H.F., P.R. Martin, R.C. Dobbs, R.A. Gelis, A. Bücker and H. Montag. 2008. Nesting ecology of the Spectacled Whitestart (Myioborus melanocephalus) in Ecuador. Ornitología Neotropical 19:335-344.  pdf

Greeney, H.F., R.C. Dobbs, P.R. Martin and R.A. Gelis. 2008. The breeding biology of Grallaria and Grallaricula antpittas. Journal of Field Ornithology 79:113-129.  pdf

Bonier, F., P.R. Martin, and I.T. Moore. 2008. First description of the nest and young of the Agile Tit-Tyrant (Uromyias agilis). Ornitología Neotropical 19:117-122.  pdf

Greeney, H.F., L.H. Jamieson, R.C. Dobbs, P.R. Martin, and R.A. Gelis. 2006. Observations on the nest, eggs, and natural history of the Highland Motmot (Momotus aequatorialis) in eastern Ecuador. Ornitología Neotropical 17:151-154.  pdf

Martin, P.R. and H.F. Greeney. 2006. Description of the nest, eggs and nestling period of the Chestnut-crowned Antpitta, Grallaria ruficapilla, from the eastern Ecuadorian Andes. Cotinga 25:47-49.  pdf

Greeney, H.F., C. Dingle, R.C. Dobbs, and P.R. Martin. 2006. Natural history of the Streak-necked Flycatcher (Mionectes striaticollis) in northeastern Ecuador. Cotinga 25:59-64.  pdf

Greeney, H.F. and P.R. Martin. 2005. High in the Ecuadorian Andes: the nest and eggs of the Tawny Antpitta (Grallaria quitensis). Ornitología Neotropical 16:567-571.  pdf

Greeney, H.F., R.C. Dobbs, P.R. Martin, K. Haupkla, and R.A. Gelis. 2005. Nesting and foraging ecology of the Rufous-crowned Tody-Flycatcher (Poecilotriccus ruficeps) in eastern Ecuador. Ornitología Neotropical 16:427-432.  pdf

Greeney, H.F., P.R. Martin, R.C. Dobbs, M. Lysinger, and R.A. Gelis. 2005. Notes on the breeding of Basileuterus warblers in Ecuador. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 125:129-135.  pdf

Martin, P.R., R.C. Dobbs, H.F. Greeney, M. Doveston, and H. Creber. 2004. First record of Black-throated Blue Warbler Dendroica caerulescens for Ecuador. Cotinga 21:60-62.  pdf

Martin, P.R. and R.C. Dobbs. 2004. Description of the nest, egg, and nestling of the Watkins’s Antpitta (Grallaria  watkinsi). Cotinga 21:35-37.  pdf

Dobbs, R.C., H.F. Greeney, and P.R. Martin. 2003. The nest, nesting behavior, and foraging ecology of the Rusty-winged Barbtail (Premnornis guttuligera). Wilson Bulletin 115:367-373.  pdf

Dobbs, R.C., P.R. Martin, C. Batista, H. Montag, and H. Greeney. 2003. Notes on egg-laying, incubation, and nestling care in the Scaled Antpitta Grallaria guatimalensis. Cotinga 19:65-70.  pdf

Dobbs, R.C., P.R. Martin, and M.J. Kuehn. 2001. On the nest, eggs, nestlings, and parental care in the Scaled Antpitta (Grallaria guatimalensis). Ornitología Neotropical 12:225-233.  pdf

Dobbs, R.C. and P.R. Martin. 1998. Migrant bird participation at an army ant swarm in montane Jalisco, México. Wilson Bulletin 110:277-279.  pdf

Stutchbury, B.J., P.R. Martin, and E.S. Morton. 1996. Nesting behavior of the Slate-colored Seedeater (Sporophila schistacea) in Panamá. Ornitología Neotropical 7:63-65.  pdf

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