Publications of Bart Kempenaers

Journal Article (308)

2009
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Cohas, A.; Bonenfant, C.; Kempenaers, B.; Allaine, D.: Age-specific effect of heterozygosity on survival in alpine marmots, Marmota marmota. Molecular Ecology 18 (7), pp. 1491 - 1503 (2009)
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Jacot, A.; Valcu, M.; van Oers, K.; Kempenaers, B.: Experimental nest site limitation affects reproductive strategies and parental investment in a hole-nesting passerine. Animal Behaviour 77 (5), pp. 1075 - 1083 (2009)
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Kempenaers, B.: Behavioural Ecology: Cuckolder eggs come first. Current Biology 19 (9), pp. R364 - R366 (2009)
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Kempenaers, B.; Forstmeier, W.: A quantitative genetic approach to understanding aggressive behavior. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32 (3-4), pp. 282 - 283 (2009)
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Kuhn, S.; Wiebe, K. L.; Kempenaers, B.: Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the northern flicker (Colaptes auratus; Aves). Molecular Ecology Resources 9 (3), pp. 845 - 848 (2009)
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Muck, C.; Kempenaers, B.; Kuhn, S.; Valcu, M.; Goymann, W.: Paternity in the classical polyandrous black coucal (Centropus grillii) - A cuckoo accepting cuckoldry? Behavioral Ecology 20 (6), pp. 1185 - 1193 (2009)
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Steiger, S. S.; Fidler, A. E.; Kempenaers, B.: Evidence for increased olfactory receptor gene repertoire size in two nocturnal bird species with well-developed olfactory ability. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9, 117 (2009)
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Steiger, S. S.; Kuryshev, V. Y.; Stensmyr, M. C.; Kempenaers, B.; Mueller, J. C.: A comparison of reptilian and avian olfactory receptor gene repertoires: Species-specific expansion of group gamma genes in birds. BMC Genomics 10, 446 (2009)
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Steinmeyer, C.; Mueller, J. C.; Kempenaers, B.: Search for informative polymorphisms in candidate genes: Clock genes and circadian behaviour in blue tits. Genetica 136 (1), pp. 109 - 117 (2009)
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Van den Steen, E.; Pinxten, R.; Jaspers, V. L. B.; Covaci, A.; Barba, E.; Carere, C.; Cichon, M.; Dubiec, A.; Eeva, T.; Heeb, P. et al.; Kempenaers, B.; Lifjeld, J. T.; Lubjuhn, T.; Mänd, R.; Massa, B.; Nilsson, J.-A.; Norte, A. C.; Orell, M.; Podzemny, P.; Sanz, J. J.; Senar, J. C.; Soler, J. J.; Sorace, A.; Török, J.; Visser, M. E.; Winkel, W.; Eens, M.: Brominated flame retardants and organochlorines in the European environment using great tit eggs as a biomonitoring tool. Environment International 35 (2), pp. 310 - 317 (2009)
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Wiebe, K. L.; Kempenaers, B.: The social and genetic mating system in flickers linked to partially reversed sex roles. Behavioral Ecology 20 (2), pp. 453 - 458 (2009)
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Yohannes, E.; Krizanauskiene, A.; Valcu, M.; Bensch, S.; Kempenaers, B.: Prevalence of malaria and related haemosporidian parasites in two shorebird species with different winter habitat distribution. Journal of Ornithology 150 (1), pp. 287 - 291 (2009)
2008
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Cohas, A.; Yoccoz, N. G.; Bonenfant, C.; Goossens, B.; Genton, C.; Galan, M.; Kempenaers, B.; Allaine, D.: The genetic similarity between pair members influences the frequency of extrapair paternity in alpine marmots. Animal Behaviour 76 (1), pp. 87 - 95 (2008)
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Delhey, K.; Peters, A.; Biedermann, P. H. W.; Kempenaers, B.: Optical properties of the uropygial gland secretion: No evidence for UV cosmetics in birds. Die Naturwissenschaften 95 (10), pp. 939 - 946 (2008)
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DuVal, E. H.; Kempenaers, B.: Sexual selection in a lekking bird: The relative opportunity for selection by female choice and male competition. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 275 (1646), pp. 1995 - 2003 (2008)
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Helfenstein, F.; Szep, T.; Nagy, Z.; Kempenaers, B.; Wagner, R. H.: Between-male variation in sperm size, velocity and longevity in sand martins Riparia riparia. Journal of Avian Biology 39 (6), pp. 647 - 652 (2008)
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Kempenaers, B.; Peters, A.; Foerster, K.: Sources of individual variation in plasma testosterone levels. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 363 (1497), pp. 1711 - 1723 (2008)
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Laucht, S.; DuVal, E. H.; Kempenaers, B.: Maternal correlates of brood sex ratio variation in the lekking lance-tailed manakin Chiroxiphia lanceolata. Journal of Avian Biology 39 (2), pp. 198 - 205 (2008)
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Mueller, J. C.; Steiger, S. S.; Fidler, A. E.; Kempenaers, B.: Biogenic trace amine-associated receptors (TAARs) are encoded in avian genomes: Evidence and possible implications. Journal of Heredity 99 (2), pp. 174 - 176 (2008)
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Schmidt-Wellenburg, C. A.; Visser, G. H.; Biebach, B.; Delhey, K.; Oltrogge, M.; Wittenzellner, A.; Biebach, H.; Kempenaers, B.: Trade-off between migration and reproduction: Does a high workload affect body condition and reproductive state? Behavioral Ecology 19 (6), pp. 1351 - 1360 (2008)
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Steiger, S. S.; Fidler, A. E.; Kempenaers, B.: Detection of olfactory receptor transcripts in bird testes. Journal of Heredity 99 (6), pp. 624 - 628 (2008)
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Steiger, S. S.; Fidler, A. E.; Valcu, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Avian olfactory receptor gene repertoires: Evidence for a well-developed sense of smell in birds? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 275 (1649), pp. 2309 - 2317 (2008)
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Valcu, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Causes and consequences of breeding dispersal and divorce in a blue tit, Cyanistes caeruleus, population. Animal Behaviour 75 (6), pp. 1949 - 1963 (2008)
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Van Oers, K.; Drent, P. J.; Dingemanse, N. J.; Kempenaers, B.: Personality is associated with extra-pair paternity in great tits (Parus major). Animal Behaviour 76 (3), pp. 555 - 563 (2008)
2007
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Carter, K. L.; Kempenaers, B.: Eleven polymorphic microsatellite markers for paternity analysis in the pectoral sandpiper, Calidris melanotos. Molecular Ecology Notes 7 (4), pp. 658 - 660 (2007)
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Delhey, K.; Peters, A.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Fertilization success and UV ornamentation in blue tits Cyanistes caeruleus: Correlational and experimental evidence. Behavioral Ecology 18 (2), pp. 399 - 409 (2007)
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Delhey, K.; Peters, A.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Brood sex ratio and male UV ornamentation in blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus): Correlational evidence and an experimental test. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61 (6), pp. 853 - 862 (2007)
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Delhey, K.; Peters, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Cosmetic coloration in birds: Occurrence, function, and evolution. American Naturalist 169 (1), pp. S145 - S158 (2007)
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Duval, E. H.; Carter, K. L.; Kempenaers, B.: Isolation and characterization of novel microsatellite loci for parentage assessment in the lance-tailed manakin (Chiroxiphia lanceolata). Molecular Ecology Notes 7 (6), pp. 1111 - 1113 (2007)
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Fidler, A. E.; van Oers, K.; Drent, P. J.; Kuhn, S.; Mueller, J. C.; Kempenaers, B.: Drd4 gene polymorphisms are associated with personality variation in a passerine bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274 (1619), pp. 1685 - 1691 (2007)
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Forstmeier, W.; Schielzeth, H.; Schneider, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Molecular Ecology Notes 7 (6), pp. 1026 - 1028 (2007)
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Forstmeier, W.; Segelbacher, G.; Mueller, J. C.; Kempenaers, B.: Genetic variation and differentiation in captive and wild zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Molecular Ecology 16 (19), pp. 4039 - 4050 (2007)
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Jacot, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Effects of nestling condition on UV plumage traits in blue tits: An experimental approach. Behavioral Ecology 18 (1), pp. 34 - 40 (2007)
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Johnsen, A.; Fidler, A. E.; Kuhn, S.; Carter, K. L.; Hoffmann, A.; Barr, I. R.; Biard, C.; Charmantier, A.; Eens, M.; Korsten, P. et al.; Siitari, H.; Tomiuk, J.; Kempenaers, B.: Avian Clock gene polymorphism: Evidence for a latitudinal cline in allele frequencies. Molecular Ecology 16 (22), pp. 4867 - 4880 (2007)
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Kempenaers, B.: Mate choice and genetic quality: A review of the heterozygosity theory. Advances in the Study of Behavior 37, pp. 189 - 278 (2007)
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Kempenaers, B.; Lanctot, R. B.; Gill, V.; Hatch, S.; Valcu, M.: Do females trade copulations for food? An experimental study on kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla). Behavioral Ecology 18 (2), pp. 345 - 353 (2007)
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Peters, A.; Delhey, K.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: The condition-dependent development of carotenoid-based and structural plumage in nestling blue tits: Males and females differ. American Naturalist 169 (S1), pp. S122 - S136 (2007)
2006
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Delhey, K.; Kempenaers, B.: Age differences in blue tit Parus caeruleus plumage colour: Within-individual changes or colour-biased survival? Journal of Avian Biology 37 (4), pp. 339 - 348 (2006)
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Delhey, K.; Peters, A.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Seasonal changes in blue tit crown color: Do they signal individual quality? Behavioral Ecology 17 (5), pp. 790 - 798 (2006)
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Denk, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Testosterone and testes size in mallards (Anas platyrhynchos). Journal of Ornithology 147 (3), pp. 436 - 440 (2006)
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Foerster, K.; Valcu, M.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: A spatial genetic structure and effects of relatedness on mate choice in a wild bird population. Molecular Ecology 15 (14), pp. 4555 - 4567 (2006)
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Johnsen, A.; Andersson, S.; Fernandez, J. G.; Kempenaers, B.; Pavel, V.; Questiau, S.; Räß, M.; Rindal, E.; Lifjeld, J. T.: Molecular and phenotypic divergence in the bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) subspecies complex. Molecular Ecology 15 (13), pp. 4033 - 4047 (2006)
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Kunc, H. P.; Foerster, K.; Vermeirssen, E. L. M.; Kempenaers, B.: Experimentally elevated plasma testosterone levels do not influence singing behaviour of male blue tits (Parus caeruleus) during the early breeding season. Ethology 112 (10), pp. 984 - 992 (2006)
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Peters, A.; Delhey, K.; Goymann, W.; Kempenaers, B.: Age-dependent association between testosterone and crown UV coloration in male blue tits (Parus caeruleus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59 (5), pp. 666 - 673 (2006)
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Poesel, A.; Kunc, H. P.; Foerster, K.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Early birds are sexy: Male age, dawn song and extrapair paternity in blue tits, Cyanistes (formerly Parus) caeruleus. Animal Behaviour 72 (3), pp. 531 - 538 (2006)
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Steiger, S. S.; Goymann, W.; Kempenaers, B.: Plasma steroid hormones in two Arctic-breeding shorebirds: Monogamy versus polygyny. General and Comparative Endocrinology 147 (2), pp. 133 - 140 (2006)
2005
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Denk, A.; Holzmann, A.; Peters, A.; Vermeirssen, E. L. M.; Kempenaers, B.: Paternity in mallards: Effects of sperm quality and female sperm selection for inbreeding avoidance. Behavioral Ecology 16 (5), pp. 825 - 833 (2005)
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Foerster, K.; Kempenaers, B.: Effects of testosterone on male-male competition and male-female interactions in blue tits. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 57 (3), pp. 215 - 223 (2005)
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Goymann, W.; Kempenaers, B.; Wingfield, J. C.: Breeding biology, sexually dimorphic development and nestling testosterone concentrations of the classically polyandrous African black coucal, Centropus grillii. Journal of Ornithology 146 (4), pp. 314 - 324 (2005)
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Johnsen, A.; Delhey, K.; Schlicht, E.; Peters, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Male sexual attractiveness and parental effort in blue tits: A test of the differential allocation hypothesis. Animal Behaviour 70 (4), pp. 877 - 888 (2005)
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