Brightness of melanin-based plumage coloration is a cue to oxidative stress in Himalayan Black Bulbuls (Hypsipetes leucocephalus nigerrimus)
Hsin-Yi Hung, Shou-Hsien Li
2015, 6(1): 26. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0031-0
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DNA reveals long-distance partial migratory behavior in a cryptic owl lineage
Keren R. Sadanandan, David J. X. Tan, Kolbjørn Schjølberg, Philip D. Round, Frank E. Rheindt
2015, 6(1): 25. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0035-9
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Noninvasive and nondestructive sampling for avian microsatellite genotyping: a case study on the vulnerable Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes)
Yufei Dai, Qingxian Lin, Wenzhen Fang, Xiaoping Zhou, Xiaolin Chen
2015, 6(1): 24. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0034-x
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Subspecific variation in sperm morphology and performance in the Long-tailed Finch (Poephila acuticauda)
Melissah Rowe, Simon C. Griffith, Antje Hofgaard, Jan T. Lifjeld
2015, 6(1): 23. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0032-z
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Maternal effects, malaria infections and the badge size of the house sparrow
Philip L. G. Birget, Stephen D. Larcombe
2015, 6(1): 22. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0029-7
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Maternal lysozyme concentrations in the eggs of the Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) in relation to breeding density and laying order
Jian Cao, Jirong Li, Wen Wang, Fang Yang, Zhuo Li, Laixing Li
2015, 6(1): 21. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0030-1
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Gender identification using acoustic analysis in birds without external sexual dimorphism
Ilya A. Volodin, Elena V. Volodina, Anna V. Klenova, Vera A. Matrosova, Ilya A. Volodin, Elena V. Volodina, Anna V. Klenova, Vera A. Matrosova
2015, 6(1): 20. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0033-y
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The stoichiometric approach in determining total evaporative water loss and the relationship between evaporative and non-evaporative heat loss in two resting bird species: passerine and non-passerine
M. Gavrilov Valery
2015, 6(1): 19. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0028-8
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Rapid increase in numbers and change of land-use in two expanding Columbidae species (Columba palumbus and Streptopelia decaocto) in Algeria
Djamel Bendjoudi, Jean-François Voisin, Salaheddine Doumandji, Amel Merabet, Nassima Benyounes, Haroun Chenchouni
2015, 6(1): 18. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0027-9
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A multilocus molecular phylogeny for the avian genus Liocichla (Passeriformes: Leiothrichidae: Liocichla)
Herman L Mays Jr, Bailey D McKay, Dieter Thomas Tietze, Cheng-Te Yao, Lindsey N Miller, Kathleen N Moreland, Fumin Lei
2015, 6(1): 17. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0025-y
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Effect of water level fluctuations on temporal-spatial patterns of foraging activities by the wintering Hooded Crane (Grus monacha)
Dongmei Zhang, Lizhi Zhou, Yunwei Song
2015, 6(1): 16. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0026-x
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The effects of food abundance and disturbance on foraging flock patterns of the wintering Hooded Crane (Grus monacha)
Ling Yang, Lizhi Zhou, Yunwei Song
2015, 6(1): 15. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0024-z
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The structure of mixed-species bird flocks, and their response to anthropogenic disturbance, with special reference to East Asia
Eben Goodale, Ping Ding, Xiaohu Liu, Ari Martínez, Xingfeng Si, Mitch Walters, Scott K. Robinson
2015, 6(1): 14. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0023-0
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Vocal behavior of Crested Guineafowl (Guttera edouardi) based on visual and sound playback surveys in the Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa
Johann H. van Niekerk
2015, 6(1): 13. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0022-1
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Identification of coastal wetlands of international importance for waterbirds: a review of China Coastal Waterbird Surveys 2005-2013
China Coastal Waterbird Census Group, Qingquan Bai, Jianzhong Chen, Zhihong Chen, Guotai Dong, Jiangtian Dong, Wenxiao Dong, Wing Kan Vivian Fu, Yongxiang Han, Gang Lu, Jing Li, Yang Liu, Zhi Lin, Derong Meng, Jonathan Martinez, Guanghui Ni, Kai Shan, Renjie Sun, Suixing Tian, Fengqin Wang, Zhiwei Xu, Yat-tung Yu, Jin Yang, Zhidong Yang, Lin Zhang, Ming Zhang, Xiangwu Zeng
2015, 6(1): 12. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0021-2
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Effects of variation in food resources on foraging habitat use by wintering Hooded Cranes (Grus monacha)
Meng Zheng, Lizhi Zhou, Niannian Zhao, Wenbin Xu
2015, 6(1): 11. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0020-3
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Bird guild loss and its determinants on subtropical land-bridge islands, China
Zhifeng Ding, Kenneth James Feeley, Huijian Hu, Ping Ding
2015, 6(1): 10. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0019-9
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Integrative taxonomy of the Russet Bush Warbler Locustella mandelli complex reveals a new species from central China
Per Alström, Canwei Xia, Pamela C Rasmussen, Urban Olsson, Bo Dai, Jian Zhao, Paul J Leader, Geoff J Carey, Lu Dong, Tianlong Cai, Paul I Holt, Hung Le Manh, Gang Song, Yang Liu, Yanyun Zhang, Fumin Lei
2015, 6(1): 9. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0016-z
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Brain size and urbanization in birds
Anders Pape Møller, Johannes Erritzøe
2015, 6(1): 8. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0017-y
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Tolerance of disturbance by humans in long-time resident and recent colonist urban doves
Jemma Gendall1, Alan Lill1, Juliey Beckman
2015, 6(1): 7. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0018-x
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Reliability of the Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler's soft song in male-male conflict
Canwei Xia, Boye Liu, Daiping Wang, Huw Lloyd, Yanyun Zhang
2015, 6(1): 6. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0015-0
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Why cuckoos should parasitize parrotbills by laying eggs randomly rather than laying eggs matching the egg appearance of parrotbill hosts?
Canchao Yang, Fugo Takasu, Wei Liang, Anders P Møller
2015, 6(1): 5. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0014-1
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Daily variation in body mass and thermoregulation in male Hwamei (Garrulax canorus) at different seasons
Lidan Zhao, Runmei Wang, Yunan Wu, Mengsi Wu, Weihong Zheng, Jinsong Liu
2015, 6(1): 4. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0011-4
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Muscle architecture of the forelimb of the Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus) (Aves: Phasianidae) and its implications for functional capacity in flight
Yan Yang, Huan Wang, Zihui Zhang
2015, 6(1): 3. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0013-2
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The allometry of number of feathers in birds changes seasonally
Anders Pape Møller
2015, 6(1): 2. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0012-3
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A phylogeny of the Passerida (Aves: Passeriformes) based on mitochondrial 12S ribosomal RNA gene
Lina Wu, Yanfeng Sun, Juyong Li, Yaqing Li, Yuefeng Wu, Dongming Li
2015, 6(1): 1. DOI: 10.1186/s40657-015-0010-5
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