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Online Published Papers

Abucay, L.R., Sorongon-Yap, P, Kesner-Reyes, K., Capuli, E.C., Reyes, R.B. Jr, Daskalaki, E., Ferrà, C., Scarcella, G., Coro, G., Ordines, F., Sánchez-Zulueta, P., Dakalov, G., Klayn, S., Celie, L., Scotti, M., Grémillet, D., Lambert, C., Gal, G., Palomares, M.L.D., Dimarchopoulou, D. and Tsikliras, A.C. 2023. Scientific knowledge gaps on the biology of non-fish marine species across European Seas. Frontiers in Marine Science 10. IF: 3.7

Aikins, T.K., Cramer, M.D. and Thomson, R.L. 2023. Positive feedbacks between savanna tree size and the nutritional characteristics of "Islands of fertility" are amplified by sociable weaver colonies. Journal of Arid Environments 209. IF:2.7

Attwood, M.C., Lund, J., Nwaogu, C.J., Moya, C. and Spottiswoode, C.N. 2023. Aggressive hosts are undeterred by a cuckoo's hawk mimicry, but probably make good foster parents. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 290. IF: 5.531

Balotari-Chiebao, F., Santangeli, A., Piirainen, S. and Byholm, P. 2023. Wind energy expansion and birds: Identifying priority areas for impact avoidance at a national level. Biological Conservation 277. IF: 5.9

Bate, T.C., Ryan, P.G. and Underhill, L.G. 2023. Primary moult in the annual cycle of adult African Oystercatchers Haematopus moquini. Ostrich. IF: 1.0

Biggs, R., Reyers, B., Blanchard, R., Clements, H., Cockburn, J., Cumming, G.S., Cundill, G., de Vos, A., Dziba, L., Esler, K.J., Fabricius, C., Hamann, M., Henriksson, R., Kotschy, K., Lindborg, R., Luvuno, L. Masterson, V., Nel, J.L., O’Farrell, P., Palmer, C.G., Pereira, L., Pollard, S., Preiser, R., Roux, D.J., Scholes, R.J., Selomane, O., Shackleton, C., Shackleton, S., Sitas, N., Slingsby, J.A., Spierenburg, M. and Tengö, M. 2023. The Southern African Program on Ecosystem Change and Society: an emergent community of practice. Ecosystems and People 19(1). No IF

Boersch-Supan, P.H., Lee, A.T.K. and Oschadleus, H.D. 2023. A demonstration of the value of recapture data for informing moult phenology models for avian species with imperfect moult data. Ostrich 94. IF: 1.0

Bourne, A.R. and Soravia, C. 2023. Huddling in the heat? Rarely seen thermoregulatory behaviours as Southern Pied Babblers Turdoides bicolor compete for cool microsites. Ostrich 94. IF: 1.0

Bowie, R.C., Monahan, W.B. and Fjeldså, J. 2023. Climate cycles, habitat stability, and lineage diversification in an African biodiversity hotspot. Diversity 15(3). IF: 3.031

Carravieri, A., Lorioux, S., Angelier, F., Chastel, O., Albert, C., Bråthen, V.S., Brisson-Curadeau, É., Clairbaux, M., Delord, K., Giraudeau, M., Perret, S., Poupart, T., Ribout, C., Viricel-Pante, A., Grémillet, D., Bustamante, P. and Fort, J. 2023. Carryover effects of winter mercury contamination on summer concentrations and reproductive performance in little auks. Environmental Pollution 318. IF: 9.988

Cervantes F., Altwegg, R., Strobbe, F., Skowno, A., Visser, V., Brooks, M., Stojanov, Y., Harebottle, D.M. and Job, N. 2023 BIRDIE: A data pipeline to inform wetland and waterbird conservation at multiple scales. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. IF: 3.0

Cervantes, F., Murgatroyd, M., Allan, D.G., Farwig, N., Kemp, R., Krüger, S., Maude, G., Mendelsohn, J., Rösner, S., Schabo, D.G., Tate, G. and Amar, A. 2023. A utilization distribution for the global population of Cape Vultures (Gyps coprotheres) to guide wind energy development. Ecological Applications. IF: 6.105

Clark, B.L., Carneiro, A.P.B., Pearmain, E.J., Rouyer, M.M.,… Dilley, B.J.,… Grémillet, D.,… Jones, C.W.,… Rollinson, D.P.,… Ryan, P.G.,… Schoombie, S. et al. 2023. Global assessment of marine plastic exposure risk for oceanic birds. Nature Communications. IF: 16.6

Connan, M., Jones, C.W., Risi, M.M., Smyth, L.K., Oppel, S., Perold, V., Stevens, K.L., Daling, R. and Ryan, P.G. 2023. First evidence of mouse predation killing adult great albatrosses. Biological Invasions. IF: 2.9

Conradie, S.R., Kearney, M.R., Wolf, B.O., Cunningham, S.J., Freeman, M.T., Kemp, R. and McKechnie, A.E. 2023. An evaluation of a biophysical model for predicting avian thermoregulation in the heat. Journal of Experimental Biology 226(15). IF: 2.8

Davids, L., Pryke, J.S. and Seymour, C.L. 2023. High species turnover of arthropod communities associated with distinct vegetation patches (“heuweltjies”) in an arid shrubland. Journal of Arid Environments 213. IF: 2.7

Dean, W.R.J. and Milton, S. 2023. Avian species assemblages in African mangrove forests. Ostrich. IF: 1.0

Dixit, T., Lund, J., Fulford, A.J., Apostol, A.L., Chen, K.C., Tong, W., Feeney, W.E., Hamusikili, L., Colebrook-Robjent, J.F., Town, C.P. and Spottiswoode, C.N. 2023. Chase-away evolution maintains imperfect mimicry in a brood parasite–host system despite rapid evolution of mimics. Nature Ecology & Evolution. IF: 16.8

Dixit, T. 2023. A synthesis of coevolution across levels of biological organization. Evolution. IF: 3.3

Dixit, T., Choi, G.P., Al-Mosleh, S., Lund, J., Troscianko, J., Moya, C., Mahadevan, L. and Spottiswoode, C.N. 2023. Combined measures of mimetic fidelity explain imperfect mimicry in a brood parasite–host system. Biology Letters 19(2). IF: 3.904

Green, D.B., Bestley, S., Corney, S.P., Trebilco, R., Makhado, A.B., Lehodey, P., Conchon, A., Titaud, O. and Hindell, M.A. 2023. Modelled prey fields predict marine predator foraging success. Ecological Indicators 147. IF: 6.263

Grunst, M.L., Grunst, A.S., Grémillet, D., Kato, A., Bustamante, P., Albert, C., Brisson‐Curadeau, É., Clairbaux, M., Cruz‐Flores, M., Gentès, S., Grissot, A., Perret, S., Ste-Marie, E., Jakubas, D., Wojczulanis-Jakubas, K. and Fort, J. 2023. A keystone avian predator faces elevated energy. Ecology 104(5). IF: 6.433

Grunst, M.L., Grunst, A.S., Grémillet, D., Kato, A., Gentès, S. and Fort, J. 2023. Keystone seabird may face thermoregulatory challenges in a warming Arctic. Scientific Reports 13(1). IF: 4.6

Henschel, J.R., Milton, S.J. and Seymour, C.L. 2023. Where birds are rare or fill the air: Documenting Karoo complexity: Richard Dean (10 August 1940—3 August 2022). Journal of Arid Environments 214. IF: 2.759

Hintsanen, L., Marjakangas, E.L., Santangeli, A., Johnston, A. and Lehikoinen, A. 2023. Temperature niche composition change inside and outside protected areas under climate warming. Conservation Biology. IF: 6.3

Hunt, K., Marais, L., Cunningham, S.J., Ridley, A.R., Moagi, L., Rose, S., Mckechnie, A.E. and Bourne, A.R. 2023. Camelthorn and blackthorn trees provide important resources for Southern Pied Babblers Turdoides bicolor in the Kalahari. Ibis. IF: 2.351

Jackson, L., Léandri-Breton, D.J., Whelan, S., Turmaine, A., Hatch, S.A., Grémillet, D. and Elliott, K.H. 2023. Beyond body condition: Experimental evidence that plasma metabolites improve nutritional state measurements in a free-living seabird. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. IF: 2.3

James, R.F., Immaculate, O.C., Osinubi, S.T., Manu, S.A., Ivande, S. and Omotoriogun, T.C. 2023. Antipredatory call behavior of lapwing species in an Afrotropical environment. Avian Research. IF: 1.8

Jenkins, A.R., van Zyl, A.J., Colyn, R.B., Brink, C.W., Smit-Robinson, H.A. and Whitecross, M.A. 2023. Drivers of scarcity in the globally threatened Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha: competition and habitat quality in the eastern escarpment region of South Africa. Bird Conservation International 33. IF: 1.6

Joseph, G.S. and Seymour, C.L. 2023. Anthropogenic disturbance, not topographic dispersal barriers, limit forest and maintain Madagascar's derived savannas. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. NO IF

Joseph, G.S. and Seymour, C.L. 2023. Dispersal limitation and fire feedbacks maintain mesic savannas in Madagascar: Comment. Ecology. IF: 4.8

Joseph, G.S., Rakotoarivelo, A.R. and Seymour, C.L. 2023. A review of Madagascar's derived grasslands: Low palatability following anthropogenic fires may threaten food security. Plants People Planet. IF: 5.1

Kennedy, M., Salis, A.T., Seneviratne, S.S., Rathnayake, D., Nupen, L.J., Ryan, P.G., Volponi, S., Lubbe, P., Rawlence, N.J. and Spencer, H.G. 2023. Phylogeny of the microcormorants, with the description of a new genus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. IF: 2.8

Kralj, J., Ponchon, A., Oro, D., Amadesi, B., Arizaga, J., Baccetti, N., Boulinier, T., Cecere, J.G., Corcoran, R.M., Corman, A.M., Enners, L., Fleishman, A., Garthe, S., Grémillet, D., Ann Harding, A., Manuel Igual, J. Jurinović, L., Kubetzk, U., Lyons, D.E., Orben, R., Paredes, R., Pirrello, S., Recorbet, B., Shaffer, S., Schwemmer, P., Serra, L., Spelt, A., Tavecchia, G., Tengeres, J., Tome, D., Williamson, C., Windsor, S., Young, H., M. Zenatello, and Fijn, R. 2023. Active breeding seabirds prospect alternative breeding colonies. Oecologia. IF: 3.295

Lane, J., Jeglinski, J.W., Avery-Gomm, S., Ballstaedt, E., Banyard, A., Barychka, T., Brown, I., Brugger, B., Burt, T., Careen, N., Castenschiold, J.H., Christensen-Dalsgaard, S., Clifford, S., Collins, S.M., Cunningham, E., Danielsen, J., Daunt, F., D’Entremont, K.J.N., Dioron, P., Duffy, S., English, M.D., Falcieri, M., Giacinti, J., Gjerset, B., Granstad, S., Grémillet, D., Guillemette, M. … Votier, S.C. 2023. High pathogenicity avian influenza (H5N1) in Northern Gannets (Morus bassanus): Global spread, clinical signs and demographic consequences. Ibis. IF: 2.1

Lee, A.T.K. 2023. Multiple circannual moult strategies: feather tract moult patterns for common birds of the central Fynbos region, South Africa. Ostrich 94. IF: 1.0

Lee, A.T., Herrmann, E., Retief, E.F., van der Westhuizen-Coetzer, E. and Seymour, C.L. 2023. The impact of a massive wildfire event on avian species richness and abundance in an arid African savanna ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments 217. IF: 2.7

Lee, A.T.K., Willows-Munro, S., Ehlers Smith, D.A. and Singh, P. 2023. Gill Memorial Medal citation: Colleen Downs. Ostrich 93. IF: 1.0

Lowney, A.M. and Thomson, R.L. 2023 Costs and benefits in extreme nesting associations: do sociable weavers benefit from hosting African pygmy falcons? Ibis. IF: 2.1

McClelland, S.C., Attard, M.R., Bowen, J., Horrocks, N.P., Jamie, G.A., Dixit, T., Spottiswoode, C.N. and Portugal, S.J. 2023. Eggshell composition and surface properties of avian brood-parasitic species compared with non-parasitic species. Royal Society Open Science 10(5). IF: 3.653

Melo, M., Covas, R., Lima, R.F., Veiga da Horta, O., do Bom Jesus, C., Barros da Veiga, M., Samba, S., Fonseca, R., Cabinda, G., Viegas, L., Silva, T.L., Mata, V.A., Beja, P., Ferreira, S. 2023. DNA Barcode library of the endemic-rich avifauna of the oceanic islands of the Gulf of Guinea. Biodiversity Data Journal 11. IF: 1.3

Mikula, P., Tomášek, O., Romportl, D., Aikins, T.K., Avendaño, J.E., Braimoh-Azaki, B.D., Chaskda, A., Cresswell, W., Cunningham, S.J., Dale, S., Favoretto, G.R., Floyd, K.S., Glover, H., Grom, T., Henry, D.A.W., Holmern, T., Hromada, M., Iwajomo, S.B., Lilleyman, A., Magige, F.J., Martin, R.O., Maximiano,, Nana, E.A., Ncube, E., Ndaimani, H., Nelson, E., van Niekerk, J.H., Pienaar, C., Piratelli, A.J., Pistorius, P., Radkovic, A., Reynolds, C., Røskaft, E., Tejeiro-Mahecha, N., Thompson, M.L., Wamiti, W., Wilson, M., Tye, D.R.C., Tye, N.D., Vehtari, A., Tryjanowski, P., Weston, M.A., Blumstein, D.T., Albrecht, T. 2023. Bird tolerance to humans in open tropical ecosystems. Nature Communications 14(1). IF: 17.694

Miller, S.M., Kotze, A., Harper, C.K., Bishop, J.M., Williams, V.L., Rossouw, C., Schoeman, J., de Bruyn, M., Dalton, D.L. and Selier, S.J. 2023. Genetic diversity and origin of captive lion (Panthera leo) in South Africa: an assessment and comparison to wild populations. Conservation Genetics. IF: 2.2

Mills, M.S.L., Rogério Ferreira, R., and Pinto, P.V. 2023. Twenty-three new bird species for Angola, including Mayombe National Park in Cabinda Province, and other noteworthy records. Ostrich. IF: 1.0

Murgatroyd, M., Tate, G., Amar, A. 2023. Using GPS tracking to monitor the breeding performance of a low-density raptor improves accuracy, and reduces long-term financial and carbon costs. Royal Society Open Science 10. IF: 3.5

Orolowitz, M., Shadwell, E. and Cunningham, S.J. 2023. Drinking dependency shapes behavioural thermoregulatory trade-offs in four arid-zone larks. Journal of Arid Environments 214. IF: 2.759

Oswald, K.N. and Conradie, S.R. Variable choice affects estimations of vulnerability to climate change. Ibis. IF: 2.1

Payne, S.L., Cunningham, S.J., Howes, C.G., McKechnie, A.E. 2023. A trait-based assessment of southern African arid-zone birds’ vulnerability to climate change. Biological Conservation 287. IF: 5.9

Ponti, R., Doutrelant, C. and Covas, R. 2023. Strength of the ‘island rule’ in birds is positively associated with absence of avian predators. Biology Letters 19(3). IF: 3.904

Rose, S., Thomson, R.L., Lee, A.T.K. and Ryan, P.G. 2023. The breeding ecology of the Agulhas Long-billed Lark: an endemic bird dependent on the remnant Renosterveld of the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Journal of Ornithology. IF: 1.3

Ryan, P.G. 2023. Illegal dumping from ships is responsible for most drink bottle litter even far from shipping lanes. Marine Pollution Bulletin 197. IF: 5.8.

Ryan, P.G. 2023. Long-term changes in petrel populations on Inaccessible Island, Tristan da Cunha, inferred from the diet of Brown Skuas Stercorarius antarcticus. Ostrich. IF: 1.0

Ryan, P.G. and Adekola, O.E. 2023. Pattern and intensity of moult in White-capped/Shy Albatrosses Thalassarche steadi/cauta. Ostrich. IF: 1.0

Santangeli, A., Cardillo, A., Pes, M. and Aresu, M. 2023. Alarming decline of the Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax in one of its two population strongholds in Sardinia, Italy. Bird Conservation International 33. IF: 2.693

Schoombie, J., Schoombie, S., Connan, M., Jones, C.W., Risi, M., Craig, K.J., Smith, L., Ryan, P.G. and Shepard, E.L.C. 2023. Impact of wind on crash-landing mortality in grey-headed albatrosses Thalassarche chrysostoma breeding on Marion Island. Marine Ecology Progress Series. IF: 2.915

Schröter, M., Berbés-Blázquez, M., Albert, C., Hill, R., Krause, T., Loos, J., Mannetti, L.M., Martín-López, B., Neelakantan, A., Parrotta, J.A. and Quintas-Soriano, C., Abson, D.J., Alkemade, R., Amelung, B., Baptiste, B., Barrios, E., Djoudi, H., Drakou, E.G., Durance, I., García, L.M., Geneletti, D., Harmáčková, Z.V., Jacobs, S., Kaiser, N.N., Kingsley, J., Klain, S., Martínez-Harms, M.J., Murali, R., O’Farrell, P., Pandit, R., Pereira, L., Rana, S., Riechers, M., Rusch, G.M., Sala, J.E., Schulp, C.J.E., Sitas, N., Subramanian, S.M, Villasante, S., van Oudenhoven, A. 2023. Science on ecosystems and people to support the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework. Ecosystems and People 19(1). IF: 5.3

Seymour, C.L., Korb, J., Joseph, G.S., Hassall, R. and Coetzee, B.W. 2023. Need for shared internal mound conditions by fungus-growing Macrotermes does not predict their species distributions, in current or future climates. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 378. IF: 6.3

Silva, J.P., Marques, A.T., Bernardino, J., Allinson, T., Andryushchenko, Y., Dutta, S., Kessler, M., Martins, R.C., Moreira, F., Pallett, J., Pretorius, M.D., Scott, H.A., Shaw, J.M., Collar, N.J. (2023). The effects of powerlines on bustards: how best to mitigate, how best to monitor? Bird Conservation International 33. IF: 2.693

Simmons, R.E., Seymour, C.L., George, S.T., Peters, K., Morling, F. and O’Riain, M.J. 2023. Seasonal movement patterns of urban domestic cats living on the edge in an African city. Animals 13. IF: 3.231

Simon, O.G., Manu, S.A., Nwaogu, C.J. and Omotoriogun, T.C. 2023. Supplementing a grain diet with insects instead of fruits sustains the body condition of an omnivorous bird. Ecology and Evolution 13(5). IF: 3.167

Smith, R.M., Dalton, D.L., Mwale, M., Nupen, L.J., Pretorius, C., Bioko, J., Labuschagne, K., Russo, I.R.M. and Osinubi, S.T. 2023. Assessment of genetic and morphological differentiation among populations of the Diederik Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius. Ostrich. IF: 1.0

Suaria, G., Cappa, P., Perold, V., Aliani, S. and Ryan, P.G. 2023. Abundance and composition of small floating plastics in the eastern and southern sectors of the Atlantic Ocean. Marine Pollution Bulletin 193. IF: 7.001

Travers, M.S., Driskill, S., Scott, C., Hanna, K., Flaska, S.R., Bache, M. and Raine, A.F. 2023. Spatial overlap in powerline collisions and vehicle strikes obscures the primary cause of avian mortality. Journal for Nature Conservation. IF: 2.0

Tsikliras, A.C., Coro, G., Daskalov, G., Grémillet, D., Scotti, M. and Sylaios, G. 2023. Editorial: Ecocentric fisheries management in European seas: Data gaps, base models and initial assessments, volume I. Frontiers in Marine Science. IF: 3.7

van Emmerik, T.H., González-Fernández, D., Laufkötter, C., Blettler, M., Lusher, A., Hurley, R. and Ryan, P.G. 2023. Focus on plastics from land to aquatic ecosystems. Environmental Research Letters 18(4). IF: 6.947

Vanstreels, R.E., Parsons, N.J., Sherley, R.B., Stander, N., Strauss, V., Kemper, J., Waller, L., Barham, B.J. and Ludynia, K. 2023. Factors determining the number of seabirds impacted by oil spills and the success of their rehabilitation: Lessons learned from Namibia and South Africa. Marine Pollution Bulletin 188. IF: 7.001

Weideman, E.A., Perold, V., Donnarumma, V., Suaria, G. and Ryan, P.G. 2023. Proximity to coast and major rivers influence the density of floating microplastics and other litter in east African coastal waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin 188. IF: 7.001

Zoeller, K.C. and Cumming, G.S.C 2023. Cultural functional groups associated with birds relate closely to avian ecological functions and services. Ecosystem Services 60. IF: 6.910

Final Published Papers

Aikins, T.K., Thomson, R.L. and Cramer, M.D. 2023. All savanna islands of fertility are not equal: colonial birds influence soil nutrient-stoichiometries with consequences for tree seedling growth. Plant Ecology 209. IF: 1.7

Bourne, A.R., Ridley, A.R. and Cunningham, S.J. 2023. Helpers don’t help when it’s hot in a cooperatively breeding bird, the Southern Pied Babbler. Behavioral Ecology 34: 562–570. IF: 2.4

Briggs, C.W., Wommack, E.A., Sawtelle, S.E., Reynolds, C. and Amar, A. 2023. A population bottleneck did not affect polymorphism rates in California Swainson's Hawks. Journal of Raptor Research 57: 61–68. IF: 1.7

Cervantes, F., Murgatroyd, M., Allan, D.G., Farwig, N., Kemp, R., Krüger, S., Maude, G., Mendelsohn, J., Rösner, S., Schabo, D.G., Tate, G. and Amar, A. 2023. A utilization distribution for the global population of Cape Vultures (Gyps coprotheres) to guide wind energy development. Ecological Applications 33. IF: 5.0

Cram, D.L., Lloyd-Jones, D.J., van der Wal, J.E.M., Lund, J., Buanachique, I.O., Muamedi, M., Nanguar, C.I., Ngovene, A., Raveh, S., Boner, W. and Spottiswoode, C.N. 2023. Guides and cheats: producer–scrounger dynamics in the human–honeyguide mutualism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 290. IF: 4.7

Descamps, S., Hudson, S., Sulich, J., Wakefield, E., Grémillet, D., Carravieri, A., Orskaug, S. and Steen, H. 2023. Extreme snowstorms lead to large-scale seabird breeding failures in Antarctica. Current Biology 33: R176-R177. IF: 9.2

Dueker, S., Willows-Munro, S., Perrin, M.R., Abebe, Y.D., Annorbah, N.N., Mwangi, E.W., Madindou, I.R., Tekalign, W., Mori, E., Mzumara, T.I., Brown, C., Bryson, U., Ndithia, H., Dodman, T., van der Zwan, H., van der Sluis, R., Phiri, C.R., Karimanzira, A. and Martin, R.O. 2023. Conservation status and threats to lovebirds: knowledge gaps and research priorities. Ostrich 94:1-27. IF: 1.0

Flood, R.L. And Zufelt, K. 2023. Sighting of a Beck’s Petrel Pseudobulweria becki and a Vanuatu Petrel Pterodroma [cervicalis] occulta in remote oceania, and the process of identification. Marine Ornithology 51: 79-84. IF: 0.6

Fortuna, R., Paquet, M., Biard, C., Élard, L., Ferreira, A.C., Leroux-Coyaux, M., Parenteau, C., Silva, L.R., Théron, F., Covas, R. and Doutrelant, C. 2023. Egg components and offspring survival vary with group size and laying order in a cooperative breeder. Oecologia 202: 129-142. IF: 3.298

Freitas, B., Bas, Y., Robert, A., Doutrelant, C. and Melo, M. 2023. Passive acoustic monitoring in difficult terrains: the case of the Principe Scops-Owl. Biodiversity and Conservation 32: 3109–3132. IF: 3.4

Grémillet, D. and Descamps, S. 2023. Ecological impacts of climate change on Arctic marine megafauna. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 38(8): 773-783. IF: 16.8

Grunst, M.L., Grunst, A.S., Grémillet, D. and Fort, J. 2023. Combined threats of climate change and contaminant exposure through the lens of bioenergetics. Global Change Biology 29: 5139–5168. IF: 11.6

Grunst, A.S., Grunst, M.L., Grémillet, D., Kato, A., Bustamante, P., Albert, C., Brisson-Curadeau, É., Clairbaux, M., Cruz-Flores, M., Gentès, S., Perret, S., Ste-Marie, E., Wojczulanis-Jakubas, K. and Fort, J. 2023. Mercury contamination challenges the behavioral response of a keystone species to Arctic climate change. Environmental Science & Technology 57: 2054-2063. IF: 11.4

Gutiérrez-López, R., Egeter, B., Paupy, C., Rahola, N., Makanga, B., Jiolle, D., Bourret, V., Melo, M., Loiseau, C. 2023. Monitoring mosquito richness in an understudied area: can environmental DNA metabarcoding be a complementary approach to adult trapping? Bulletin of Entomological Research 113(4). IF: 1.9

Halupka, L., Arlt, D., Tolvanen, J., Millon, A., Bize, P., Adamík, P., Albert, P., Arendt, W.J., Artemyev, A.V., Baglione, V., Bańbura, J., … Carstens, K., … and Covas, R. 2023. The effect of climate change on avian offspring production: A global meta-analysis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 120(19). IF: 10.700

Humphries, D.J., Nelson-Flower, M.J., Bell, M.B., Finch, F.M. and Ridley, A.R. 2023. Vocal recognition of former group members, but not unknown kin, in the cooperatively breeding southern pied babbler. Animal Behaviour 201: 109-116. IF: 3.041

Irons, R.R., Lee, A.T.K., Thomson, R.L. and Erni, B. 2023. Using generalised additive models to visualise the annual cycle of primary feather moult patterns. Ostrich 94: 324-332. IF: 1.0

Kennedy, M., Salis, A.T., Seneviratne, S.S., Rathnayake, D., Nupen, L.J., Ryan, P.G., Volponi, S., Lubbe, P., Rawlence, N.J. and Spencer, H.G., 2023. Phylogeny of the microcormorants, with the description of a new genus. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 199: 310-317. IF: 2.8

Lee, A.T.K., Whitecross, M.A., Smit-Robinson, H.A., Allan, D.G., van den Heever, L., Jenkins, A., Retief, E.F., Colyn, R.B., Tarboton, W., Chetty, K. and Brink, C.W. 2023. A review of the conservation status of Black Stork Ciconia nigra in South Africa, Lesotho, and Eswatini. Bird Conservation International 33. IF: 2.693

Lund, J., Dixit, T., Attwood, M.C., Hamama, S., Moya, C., Stevens, M., Jamie, G.A. and Spottiswoode, C.N. 2023. When perfection isn't enough: host egg signatures are an effective defence against high-fidelity African cuckoo mimicry. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 290: 20231125. IF: 4.7

Malan, G. and Heimstadt, M. 2023. The role of experimental perches on the hover and perch hunting preferences of the Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis. Ostrich 94: 65-69. IF: 1.0

Mills, M.S.L. and Joseph, G.S. 2023. Obituary: W. Richard J. Dean: 1940-2022. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 30(1): 126-127. NO IF.

Merz, J.J., Barnard, P., Rees, W.E., Smith, D., Maroni, M., Rhodes, C.J., Dederer, J.H., Bajaj, N., Joy, M.K., Wiedmann, T. and Sutherland, R., 2023. World scientists’ warning: The behavioural crisis driving ecological overshoot. Science Progress 106 (3). IF: 2.1

Nebel, C., Haring, E., Murgatroyd, M., Sumasgutner, S.C., Gombobaatar, S., Sumasgutner, P. and Zachos, F.E. 2023. Genetic analysis of Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) from the Mongol-Altai: A hotspot of diversity and implications for global phylogeography. Journal of Raptor Research 57: 359–374. IF: 1.7

Ngcamphalala, C.A., Nicolson, S.W., Ganswindt, A. and McKechnie, A.E. 2023. Physiological validation of the use of faecal glucocorticoid metabolites as a measure of stress in a passerine and a columbid from southern Africa. Emu-Austral Ornithology 123: 79-84.

Nourani, E., Safi, K., de Grissac, S., Anderson, D.J., Cole, N.C., Fell, A., Grémillet, D., Lempidakis, E., Lerma, M., McKee, J.L., Pichegru, L., Provost, P., Rattenborg, N.C., Ryan, P.G., Santos, C.D., Schoombie, S., Tatayah, V., Weimerskirch, H., Wikelski, M. and Shepard, E.L.C. 2023. Seabird morphology determines operational wind speeds, tolerable maxima and responses to extremes. Current Biology 33: 1179-1184. IF: 10.900

Olubodun, O.P., Lowney, A.M., Bolopo, D. and Thomson, R.L. 2023. Breeding biology of the African Pygmy Falcon: long-term variation and seasonal decline in breeding performance of an arid zone raptor. Journal of Ornithology 164: 689-704. IF: 1.816

Powell, L.L., Vaz Pinto, P., Mills, M.S., Baptista, N.L., Costa, K., Dijkstra, K.D.B., Gomes, A.L., Guedes, P., Júlio, T., Monadjem, A., Palmeirim, A.F., Russo, V. and Melo, M. 2023. The last Afromontane forests in Angola are threatened by fires. Nature Ecology & Evolution 7: 628-629. IF: 19.100

Schoombie, S., Wilson, R.P. and Ryan, P.G. 2023. A novel approach to seabird posture estimation: finding roll and yaw angles of dynamic soaring albatrosses using tri-axial magnetometers. Royal Society Open Science 10. IF: 3.5

Schoombie, S., Wilson, R.P. and Ryan, P.G. 2023. Wind driven effects on the fine-scale flight behaviour of dynamic soaring wandering albatrosses. Marine Ecology Progress Series. IF: 2.915

Soravia, C., Ashton, B.J., Thornton, A. and Ridley, A.R. 2023. High temperatures are associated with reduced cognitive performance in wild southern pied babblers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 290. IF: 4.7

Spottiswoode, C.N. and Wood, B.M. 2023. Culturally determined interspecies communication between humans and honeyguides. Science 382: 1155-1158. IF: 56.9

Strydom, Z., Grémillet, D., Fritz, H., Venter, J.A., Collet, J., Kato, A. and Pichegru, L. 2023. Age and sex-specific foraging movements and energetics in an endangered monomorphic seabird. Marine Biology 170: 138. IF: 2.4

Sumasgutner, P., Cunningham, S.J., Hegemann, A., Amar, A., Watson, H., Nilsson, J.F., Andersson, M.N. and Isaksson, C. 2023. Interactive effects of rising temperatures and urbanisation on birds across different climate zones: A mechanistic perspective. Global Change Biology 29: 2399-2420. IF: 13.212

Thompson, L.J., Davies, J.P., Daboné, C., Tate, G.J. and Therrien, J.F. 2023. A new record of a chick falling from a nest in Limpopo province, South Africa, adds to the known causes of Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus mortality. African Zoology 58: 120-128. IF: 1.1

van der Wal, J.E.M., Afan, A.I., Anyawire, M., Begg, C.M., Begg, K.S., Dabo, G.A., Gedi, I.I., Harris, J.A., Isack, H.A., Ibrahim, J.I., Jamie, G.A., Kamboe, W.-B.W., Kilawi, A.O., Kingston, A., Laltaika, E.A., Lloyd-Jones, D.J., M’manga, G.M., Muhammad, N.Z., Ngcamphalala, C.A., Nhlabatsi, S.O., Oleleteyo, T.T., Sanda, M., Tsamkxao, L., Wood, B.M., Spottiswoode, C.N. and Cram, D.L. 2023. Do honey badgers and greater honeyguide birds cooperate to access bees' nests? Ecological evidence and honey‐hunter accounts. Journal of Zoology 321: 22-32. IF: 2.0

Volaire, F., Barkaoui, K., Grémillet, D., Charrier, G., Dangles, O., Lamarque, L.J., Martin-St Paul, N. and Chuine, I. 2023. Is a seasonally reduced growth potential a convergent strategy to survive drought and frost in plants? Annals of Botany 131: 245-254. IF: 4.2