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The Patricelli Lab University of California, Davis

Gail L. Patricelli Publications

Uy, J. Albert C., Gail L. Patricelli & Gerald Borgia. 2000. Dynamic mate-searching tactic allows female satin bowerbirds to reduce searching. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Ser. B. 267: 251-256. PDF

Uy, J. Albert C., Gail L. Patricelli & Gerald Borgia. 2001. Loss of preferred mates forces female satin bowerbirds (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) to increase mate searching. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Ser. B. 268: 633-638. PDF

Uy, J. Albert C., Gail L. Patricelli & Gerald Borgia. 2001. Complex Mate Searching in the Satin Bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus. American Naturalist. 158: 530-542. PDF

Patricelli, Gail L. , J. Albert C. Uy, Gregory Walsh & Gerald Borgia. 2002. Sexual selection: Male displays adjusted to female’s response. Nature.415: 279-280. PDF

Patricelli, G. L. , J. Albert C. Uy & Gerald Borgia. 2003. Multiple male traits interact: attractive physical displays facilitate attractive behavioral displays in satin bowerbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Ser. B. 270: 2389–2395. PDF

Patricelli, Gail L. Marc S. Dantzker and Jack W. Bradbury. 2003. Measuring the Directionality of Vocalizations in the Field: A Study on Red-Winged Blackbirds. In Proc. of the First International Conference on Acoustic Communication in Animals, pp. 197-198. University of Maryland, College Park.

Seth W. Coleman, Gail L. Patricelli, Brian Coyle, Jennifer Siani and Gerald Borgia. 2003. Spectrographic cross-correlation reveals a possible role for vocal mimicry: In satin bowerbirds, the most attractive males are the best mimics. In Proc. of the First International Conference on Acoustic Communication in Animals, pp. 51-52. University of Maryland, College Park.

Patricelli, Gail L ., J. Albert C. Uy & Gerald Borgia. 2004. Female signals enhance the efficiency of mate assessment in satin bowerbirds (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus). Behavioral Ecology. 15: 297-304. PDF

Coleman, Seth W., Gail L. Patricelli & Gerald Borgia. 2004. Variable Female Preferences Drive Complex Male Displays. Nature. 428: 742-745. PDF News&Views

Borgia, Gerald, Marc Egeth, J. Albert C. Uy & Gail L. Patricelli. 2004. Juvenile infection and male display: testing the bright male hypothesis across individual life histories. Behavioral Ecology.15: 722-728. PDF

Patricelli, Gail L., Seth W. Coleman & Gerald Borgia. 2006. Male satin bowerbirds (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) adjust their display intensity in response to female startling: an experiment with robotic females. Animal Behaviour. 71:49-59. PDF

Patricelli Gail L. & Jessica L. Blickley, 2006. Overview: Avian communication in urban noise: the causes and consequences of vocal adjustment. The Auk 123:639-649. PDF

Patricelli, Gail L., J. Albert C. Uy & Gerald Borgia. 2006. Interactive signaling during mate choice in the satin bowerbird: an experimental test using robotic females. Journal of Ornithology . 147 (5): 12-12 Suppl. 1.

Patricelli, Gail L. Marc S. Dantzker & Jack W. Bradbury. 2006. Directionality in acoustic communication in Red-winged Blackbirds. Journal of Ornithology . 147 (5): 225-226 Suppl. 1.

Patricelli, Gail L., Marc S. Dantzker & Jack W. Bradbury. 2007. Differences in acoustic directionality among vocalizations of the male red-winged blackbird (Agelaius pheoniceus) are related to function in communication. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61: 1099-1110. PDF

Sheila M. Reynolds, Katie Dryer, Jonathan Bollback, J. Albert C. Uy, Gail L. Patricelli, Timothy Robson, Gerald Borgia & Michael J. Braun. 2007. Behavioral paternity predicts genetic paternity in satin bowerbirds (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus ), a species with a non-resource-based mating system. The Auk . 124 (3): 857–867. PDF

Coleman, Seth W., Gail L. Patricelli, Brian Coyle, Jennifer Siani & Gerald Borgia. 2007. Female preferences drive the evolution of mimetic accuracy in male sexual displays. Biology Letters. 3:463-466. PDF

Patricelli, G. L., Dantzker, M. S. & Bradbury, J. W. 2008. Acoustic directionality of red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) song relates to amplitude and singing behaviours. Animal Behaviour, 76, 1389-1401. PDF

Reynolds, Sheila M., Mary C. Christman, J. Albert C. Uy, Gail L. Patricelli, Michael J. Braun & Gerald Borgia. 2009. Lekking satin bowerbird males aggregate with relatives to mitigate aggression. Behavioral Ecology 20: 410-5 PDF

Krakauer, Alan H., Maura Tyrell, Kenna Lehmann, Neil Losin, Franz Goller & Gail L. Patricelli. 2009. Vocal and anatomical evidence for a two-voiced syrinx in the greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus. Journal of Experimental Biology. 212: 3719-3727 PDF cover picture

Patricelli, Gail L. & Alan H. Krakauer. 2010. Tactical allocation of display effort reduces trade-offs among multiple sexual signals in greater sage-grouse: an experiment with a robotic female. Behavioral Ecology 21: 97-106 PDF

Yorzinski, Jessica L. & Gail L. Patricelli. 2010. Birds adjust acoustic directionality to beam their antipredator calls to predators and conspecifics. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Ser. B. 1683: 923-932 PDF

Blickley, Jessica L. & Gail L. Patricelli. In Press. Impacts of Anthropogenic Noise on Wildlife: Research Priorities for the Development of Standards and Mitigation. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy.

Patricelli, Gail L. “Approaches: Use of Robotics in the Study of Animal Behavior” for the Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, M. Breed and J. Moore eds., Elsevier Press; In press for publication in 2010

 

Lab Member Publications

JESSICA L. BLICKLEY

Patricelli Gail L. & Jessica L. Blickley, 2006. Overview: Avian communication in urban noise: the causes and consequences of vocal adjustment. The Auk 123:639-649. PDF

Blickley, Jessica L. & Gail L. Patricelli. In Press. Impacts of Anthropogenic Noise on Wildlife: Research Priorities for the Development of Standards and Mitigation. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy.

SEAN F. HANSER

McCowan, B., S. F. Hanser & L. R. Doyle. 1999. Quantitative tools for comparing animal communication systems: information theory applied to bottlenose dolphin whistle repertoires. Animal Behaviour, 57: 409-419. PDF

McCowan, B., L. Doyle & S. F. Hanser. 2002. Using information theory to assess the diversity, complexity, and development of communicative repertoires. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 116: 166-172. PDF

Hanser, S. F., L. Doyle, B. McCowan & J. M. Jenkins. 2004. “Information Theory Applied to Animal Communication Systems and Its Possible Application to SETI.” in Bioastronomy 7: Life Among the Stars, IAU Symposium Vol. 213. R. P. Norris and F. H. Stootman (eds.) Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco. p.514-518. PDF

McCowan, B., L. R. Doyle, J. M. Jenkins & S. F. Hanser. 2005. The appropriate use of Zipf’s law in animal communication studies. Animal Behaviour. 69: F1-F7. PDF

Doyle, L. R., B. McCowan, S. F. Hanser, C. Chyba, T. Bucci & J. E. Blue. 2008. Applicability of information theory to the quantification of responses to anthropogenic noise by Southeast Alaskan humpback whales. Entropy, 10: 33-46. PDF

McCowan, B., L. Doyle, A. B. Kaufman, S. Hanser & C. Burgess. 2008. “Detection and estimation of complexity and contextual flexibility in nonhuman animal communication.” in Evolution of Communicative Flexibility; Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communications. O. D. Kimbrough and G. Ulrike (eds.) MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. p.281-303.

Gulland, F. M. D., F. Nutter, K. Dixon, J. Calambokidis, G. Schorr, J. Barlow, T. Rowles, S. Wilkin, T. Spradlin, L. Gage, J. Mulsow, C. Reichmuth, M. Moore, J. Smith, P. Folkens, S. F. Hanser, S. Jang, S. Baker & D. Steel. 2008. Health assessment, antibiotic treatment and behavioral responses to herding efforts of a cow-calf pair of humpback whales in the Sacramento River Delta, California. Aquatic Mammals, 34, 182-192.

Sih A., S. F. Hanser & K. McHugh (in press). Social network theory: new insights and issues for behavioral ecologists. Behavioral Ecology and Social Biology.

STACIE L. HOOPER

Gubbins, C. M., McCowan, B., Lynn, S., Hooper, S.L. & Reiss, D. 1999. Developmental changes in mother-infant spatial relations in captive bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Marine Mammal Science, 15: 751-765. PDF

McCowan, B. & Hooper, S.L. 2002. Individual acoustic variation in Belding’s ground squirrel alarm chirps in the High Sierra Nevada. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 111: 1-4.PDF

Rabin, L.A., McCowan, B., Hooper, S.L. & Owings, D.H. 2003. Anthropogenic noise and its effect on animal communication: an interface between comparative psychology and conservation biology. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 16: 172-192. PDF

Randall, J., Collins, K., McCowan, B., Hooper, S.L. & Rogovin, K. 2005. Alarm signals of the great gerbil: acoustic variation by predator context, sex, age, individual and family group. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118: 1-9. PDF

Hooper, S.L., Reiss, D., Carter, M.R. & McCowan, B. 2006. Importance of contextual saliency on vocal imitation by bottlenose dolphins. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 19: 116-128. PDF

Hooper, S.L., Meyer, N. & McCowan, B. In review. Exploring the feasibility of bioacoustics as a wildlife management and conservation tool: Searching for acoustic fingerprints in an asocial rodent, the golden-mantled ground squirrel (Spermophilus lateralis).

ALAN H. KRAKAUER

Krakauer, A.H. & Krakauer, T.H. 1999. Foraging of Yellow-headed Caracaras in the fur of a three-toed sloth. Journal of Raptor Research 33: 270. PDF

Adkins-Regan, E. & Krakauer, A. 2000. Removal of adult males from the rearing environment increases preference for same sex partners in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Animal Behaviour, 60: 47-53. PDF

Krakauer, A.H. 2003. California Quail lays egg in Wild Turkey nest. Western Birds 34: 169-170. PDF

Krakauer, A.H. 2005. Kin selection and cooperative courtship in wild turkeys. Nature 434: 69-72. PDF

Krakauer, A. H. 2008. Sexual selection and the genetic mating system of Wild Turkeys. Condor, 110, 1-12. PDF

Kuchta, S. R., Krakauer, A. H. & Sinervo, B. 2008. Why does the Yellow-eyed ensatina have yellow eyes? Batesian mimicry of Pacific newts (genus Taricha) by the salamander Ensatina eschscholtzii xanthoptica. Evolution, 62, 984-990. PDF

Koenig, W. D., A. H. Krakauer, W. B. Monahan, J. Haydock, J. M. H. Knops, & W. J. Carmen. 2009. Geographical Ecology of Western Scrub Jays. Ecography. 32: 561-570. PDF

Krakauer, A.H. & R.T.Kimball. 2009 . Interspecific brood parasitism in galliform birds. Ibis. 151: 373-381. PDF

Koenig, W.D., Shen, S-F., Krakauer, A. H. & Haydock, J. 2009. Reproductive Skew in Cooperatively Breeding Birds. in (R. Hager, and C.B. Jones, eds) Reproductive Skew in Vertebrates: Proximate and Ultimate Causes, Cambridge University Press. The book on Amazon.com

Krakauer, Alan H., Maura Tyrell, Kenna Lehmann, Neil Losin, Franz Goller & Gail L. Patricelli. 2009. Vocal and anatomical evidence for a two-voiced syrinx in the greater sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus. Journal of Experimental Biology. 212: 3719-3727 PDF cover picture

Patricelli, Gail L. & Alan H. Krakauer. 2010. Tactical allocation of display effort reduces trade-offs among multiple sexual signals in greater sage-grouse: an experiment with a robotic female. Behavioral Ecology 21: 97-106 PDF

JENNIFER L. PHILLIPS

McGlothlin, J.W., Jawor, J.M., Greives, T.J., Casto, J.M., Phillips, J.L. & Ketterson, E.D. (2008). Hormones and honest signals: males with larger ornaments elevate testosterone more when challenged. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 21, 39-48. PDF

CONOR C. TAFF

Freeman-Gallant, C.R., C.C. Taff, D.F. Morin, P.O. Dunn, L.A. Whittingham & S.M. Tsang. In Press. Sexual selection, multiple male ornaments, and age- and condition-dependent signaling in the common yellowthroat. Evolution.

JESSICA L. YORZINSKI

Laidre, M. E. & Yorzinski, J. L. 2005. The silent bared-teeth face and the crest-raise of the mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx): A contextual analysis of signal function. Ethology, 111, 143-157. PDF

Yorzinski, J. L., Vehrencamp, S. L., Clark, A. B. & McGowan, K. J. 2006. The inflected alarm caw of the American Crow: Differences in acoustic structure among individuals and sexes. Condor, 108, 518-529. PDF

Yorzinski, J.L. & Ziegler, T. 2007. 2007. Do naïve primates recognize the vocalizations of felid predators? Ethology 113(12): 1219–1227. PDF

Yorzinski, J. L. & Vehrencamp, S.L. 2008. Preliminary report: antipredator behaviors of mandrills. Primate Report 75:11-18. PDF

Laidre, M.E. & Yorzinski, J.L. 2008. Offspring protection by male mandrills, Mandrillus sphinx. Primate Report 76. PDF

Yorzinski, J.L. & Vehrencamp, S.L. 2009. The effect of predator type and danger level on the mob calls of the American crow. Condor 111: 159-168.

Yorzinski, J.L. & Platt, M.L. 2010. Same-sex gaze attraction influences mate-choice copying in humans. Plos One 5(2): e9115.

Yorzinski, J.L. 2010. Predator recognition in the absence of selection. In: Indonesian Primates, Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects (S. Gursky-Doyen and J. Supriatna, eds). Springer Press.

Yorzinski, Jessica L. & Gail L. Patricelli. 2010. Birds adjust acoustic directionality to beam their antipredator calls to predators and conspecifics. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Ser. B. 1683: 923-932 PDF

 

 

 

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