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Will Cresswell

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  1. Forthcoming

    A fruit diet rather than invertebrate diet maintains a robust innate immunity in an omnivorous tropical songbird

    Nwaogu, C. J., Galema, A., Cresswell, W., Dietz, M. W. & Tieleman, B. I., 4 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Animal Ecology. In press

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Published

    A preliminary assessment of some factors influencing the density and distribution of palearctic passerine migrants wintering in the Sahel zone of West Africa

    Jones, P., Vickery, J., Holt, S. & Cresswell, W., 1 Mar 1996, In : Bird Study. 43, 1, p. 73-84 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Absolute foraging rate and susceptibility to interference competition in blackbirds varies with patch conditions

    Cresswell, W., Smith, RD. & Ruxton, GD., 2001, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 70, p. 228-236

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Addressing sampling bias in counting forest birds: a West African case study

    Manu, S. & Cresswell, W. R. L., Jun 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 2, p. 281-286 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Age-dependent choice of redshank (Tringa totanus) feeding location: Profitability or risk?

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1994, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 63, 3, p. 589-600 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Anti-predation behaviour during bird migration; the benefit of studying multiple behavioural dimensions

    Lind, J. & Cresswell, W., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Ornithology. 147, 2, p. 310-316 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Behaviourally mediated indirect effects: Interference competition increases predation mortality in foraging redshanks

    Minderman, J., Lind, J. & Cresswell, W., May 2006, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 75, p. 713-723 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Body mass change strategies in blackbirds Turdus merula: the starvation-predation risk trade-off

    MacLeod, R., Barnett, RB., Clark, J. & Cresswell, W., Mar 2005, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 74, p. 292 - 302 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Changes in Sahelian bird biodiversity and tree density over a five year period in Northern Nigeria

    Stevens, M. C., Sheehan, D. K., Wilson, J. M., Buchanan, G. M. & Cresswell, W., 2010, In : Bird Study. 57, p. 156-174 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Changes in densities of Sahelian bird species in response to recent habitat degradation

    Cresswell, W. R. L., Wilson, JM., Vickery, J., Jones, P. & Holt, S., Jun 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 2, p. 247-253 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Choice of foraging area with respect to predation risk in redshanks: The effects of weather and predator activity

    Hilton, G. M., Ruxton, G. D. & Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1999, In : Oikos. 87, 2, p. 295-302 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Contrasting risks from different predators change the overall non-lethal effects of predation risk

    Cresswell, W. & Quinn, J. L., 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology. 24, p. 871-876

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Defining the key wintering habitats in the Sahel for declining African-Eurasian migrants using expert assessment

    Atkinson, P. W., Adams, W. M., Brouwer, J., Cheke, R. A., Cresswell, W., Hewson, C. M., Hulme, M. F., Manvell, A., Sheehan, D. K., Small, R. D. S., Sutherland, W. J. & Vickery, J. A., Dec 2014, In : Bird Conservation International. 24, 4, p. 477-491

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Densities and habitat preferences of Andean cloud-forest birds in pristine and degraded habitats in north-eastern Ecuador

    Cresswell, W., Hughes, M., Mellanby, R., Bright, S., Catry, P., Chaves, J., Freile, J., Gabela, A., Martineau, H., Macleod, R., Mcphie, F., Anderson, N., Holt, S., Barabas, S., Chapel, C. & Sanchez, T., 1 Jan 1999, In : Bird Conservation International. 9, 2, p. 129-145 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Densities of Palearctic warblers and Afrotropical species within the same guild in Sahelian West Africa

    Wilson, J. M. & Cresswell, W., 2010, In : Ostrich. 81, 3, p. 225-232

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Density estimates, microhabitat selection and foraging behaviour of the endemic Blue Chaffinch Fringilla teydea teydea on Tenerife (Canary Islands)

    García-Del-Rey, E. & Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 2005, In : Ardeola. 52, 2, p. 305-317 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published
  21. Published

    Determining the fitness consequences of anti-predation behaviour

    Lind, J. & Cresswell, W., Sep 2005, In : Behavioral Ecology. 16, p. 945-956 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published
  23. Published

    Diurnal foraging routines in a tropical bird: how important is predation risk?

    Brandt, MJ. & Cresswell, W., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 40, p. 90-94 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Diurnal mass gain strategies and perceived predation risk in the great tit, Parus major

    MacLeod, R., Gosler, A. & Cresswell, W., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 74, p. 956-964 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published
  26. Published

    Do energetic demands constrain incubation scheduling in a biparental species?

    Cresswell, W., Holt, S., Reid, JM., Whitfield, DP. & Mellanby, RJ., Jan 2003, In : Behavioral Ecology. 14, p. 97-102

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Does an opportunistic predator preferentially attack non-vigilant prey?

    Cresswell, W., Lind, J., Kaby, U., Quinn, JL. & Jakobsson, S., 2003, In : Animal Behaviour. 66, p. 643-648

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Dominance and feeding interference in small groups of blackbirds

    Smith, RD., Ruxton, GD. & Cresswell, W., 2001, In : Behavioral Ecology. 12, p. 475-481

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactions

    Cresswell, W., 2009, In : Behavioural Processes. p. 107

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  31. Published

    Empirical Studies of Predator and Prey Behavior

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 2009, Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Elsevier Inc., p. 633-638 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  32. Published

    Empirical studies of predator and prey behaviour

    Cresswell, W., 2010, The Encyclopedia of Animal Behaviour. Breed, M. D. & Moore, J. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 633-638 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  33. Published

    Erratum: Does an opportunistic predator preferentially attack nonvigilant prey? (Animal Behavior (2003) 66 (643-648))

    Cresswell, W., Lind, J., Kaby, U., Quinn, J. L. & Jakobsson, S., 1 Jan 2004, In : Animal Behaviour. 67, 1, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  34. Published

    Escape response delays in wintering redshank, Tringa totanus, flocks: perceptual limits and economic decisions

    Quinn, JL. & Cresswell, W., Jun 2005, In : Animal Behaviour. 69, 6, p. 1285-1292 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    Escape responses by redshanks, Tringa totanus, on attack by avian predators

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1993, In : Animal Behaviour. 46, 3, p. 609-611 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Evolutionary trends and extreme cases of life history traits in the Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) on oceanic islands (Canary Islands)

    Garcia-del-Rey, E., Cresswell, W., Perrins, CM. & Gosler, AG., Jun 2007, In : Ardeola. 54, p. 27-39 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    Faced with a choice, sparrowhawks more often attack the more vulnerable prey group

    Cresswell, W. & Quinn, JL., Jan 2004, In : Oikos. 104, 1, p. 71-76 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Flocking is an effective anti-predation strategy in redshanks, Tringa totanus

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1994, In : Animal Behaviour. 47, 2, p. 433-442 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    Good foragers can also be good at detecting predators

    Cresswell, W., Quinn, JL., Whittingham, MJ. & Butler, S., 22 May 2003, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. 270, 1519, p. 1069-1076 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Habitat selection by whitethroats sylvia communis during spring passage in the sahel zone of northern nigeria

    Vickery, J., Rowcliffe, M., Cresswell, W., Jones, P. & Holt, S., 1 Nov 1999, In : Bird Study. 46, 3, p. 348-355 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    How climate change might influence the starvation-predation risk trade-off response

    Cresswell, W., Clark, J. & Macleod, R., 7 Oct 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1672, p. 3553-3560 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    How robust are Palearctic migrants to habitat loss and degradation in the Sahel?

    Wilson, JM. & Cresswell, W., Oct 2006, In : Ibis. 148, p. 789-800 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Published

    How starvation risk in Redshanks results in predation mortality from Sparrowhawks

    Cresswell, W. & Whitfield, DP., Aug 2008, In : Ibis. 150 S1, p. 209-218 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published

    Identification of potentially competing Afrotropical and Palearctic bird species in the Sahel

    Wilson, JM. & Cresswell, W. R. L., Jun 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 2, p. 363-368 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    Important wetlands in northern and eastern Kazakstan

    Cresswell, W., Yerokhov, S., Berezovikov, N., Mellanby, R., Bright, S., Catry, P., Chaves, J., Freile, J., Gretton, A., Zykin, A., McGregor, R. & McLaughlin, D., 1 Dec 1999, In : Wildfowl. 50, p. 181-194 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Individual behaviour and survival: the roles of predator avoidance, foraging success and vigilance

    Sansom, A., Lind, J. & Cresswell, W., Nov 2009, In : Behavioral Ecology. 20, p. 1168-1174 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

    Interference competition at low competitor densities in blackbirds Turdus merula

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1997, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 66, 4, p. 461-471 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Published

    Intraflock variation in the speed of escape-flight response on attack by an avian predator

    Hilton, G. M., Cresswell, W. & Ruxton, G. D., 8 Oct 1999, In : Behavioral Ecology. 10, 4, p. 391-395 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. Published

    Kleptoparasitism rates and aggressive interactions between raptors

    Cresswell, W., 2004, p. 805-814.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  53. E-pub ahead of print

    Light stalks increase the precision and accuracy of non-breeding locations calculated from geolocator tags: a field test from a long-distance migrant

    Blackburn, E., Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Riseley, A., Azang, A., Ivande, S. T., Hewson, C. & Cresswell, W., 28 Nov 2019, In : Bird Study. Latest Articles

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Forthcoming
  55. Published

    Local prey vulnerability increases with multiple attacks by a predator

    Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W., Aug 2012, In : Oikos. 121, 8, p. 1328-1334

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Mass regulation in response to predation risk can indicate population declines

    Macleod, R., Lind, J., Clark, J. & Cresswell, W., Oct 2007, In : Ecology Letters. 10, 10, p. 945-955 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Published

    Mass-dependent predation risk as a mechanism for house sparrow declines?

    Macleod, R., Barnett, P., Clark, J. & Cresswell, W., 22 Mar 2006, In : Biology Letters. 2, 1, p. 43-46 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Published

    Moult of guinea savanna passerines in West Africa

    McGregor, RM., Ottosson, U. & Cresswell, W. R. L., Jun 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 2, p. 287-290 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Published

    Movements of Palearctic and Afrotropical bird species during the dry season (November–February) within Nigeria

    Cresswell, W., Boyd, M., Stevens, MC., Harebottle, DM., Craig, AJFK., Anderson, MD., Rakotomanana, H. & Muchai, M., 2009, p. pp. 18-28.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  60. Published

    Multiple effects of weather on the starvation and predation risk trade-off in choice of feeding location in redshanks

    Yasué, M., Quinn, JL. & Cresswell, W., Dec 2003, In : Functional Ecology. 17, p. 727-736 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Published

    Nest predation: The relative effects of nest characteristics, clutch size and parental behaviour

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1997, In : Animal Behaviour. 53, 1, p. 93-103 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Published

    Nest predation in a fragmented Afrotropical forest: evidence from natural and artificial nests

    Githiru, M., Lens, L. & Cresswell, W., May 2005, In : Biological Conservation. 123, p. 189-196 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Published

    Nest predation rates and nest detectability in different stages of breeding in Blackbirds Turdus merula

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1997, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 28, 4, p. 296-302 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. Published

    Nest scrape design and clutch heat loss in Pectoral Sandpipers (Calidris melanotos)

    Reid, JM., Cresswell, W., Holt, S., Mellanby, RJ., Whitfield, DP. & Ruxton, GD., Jun 2002, In : Functional Ecology. 16, p. 305-312

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. Published

    Nest survival and productivity of the critically endangered Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarious

    Watson, M., Wilson, JM., Koshkin, M., Sherbakov, B., Karpov, F., Gavrilov, A., Schielzeth, H., Brombacher, M., Collar, N. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2006, In : Ibis. 148, p. 489-502 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  66. Published

    No evidence for Sparrowhawks selecting Redshanks according to size or condition

    Whitfield, D. P., Cresswell, W., Ashmole, N. P., Clark, N. A. & Evans, A. D., 1 Jan 1999, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 30, 1, p. 31-39 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. Published

    Noise, predation risk compensation and vigilance in the chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

    Quinn, J. L., Whittingham, M. J., Butler, S. J. & Cresswell, W., Nov 2006, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 37, 6, p. 601-608 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Published

    Non-lethal effects of predation risk in birds

    Cresswell, W., Jan 2008, In : Ibis. 150, p. 3-17 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Published

    Notes on the natural history of the Ibadan Malimbe Malimbus ibadanensis, a threatened Nigerian endemic

    Manu, S., Peach, W. & Cresswell, W., 2005, In : Malimbus. 27, p. 33-39

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  70. Published

    Ongoing research on Sociable Lapwings - An update

    Cresswell, W., Donald, P. & Khrokov, V., 1 Sep 2005, In : British Birds. 98, 9, p. 496-497 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  71. Published

    Patch choice decisions of wild blackbirds: the role of preharvest public information

    Smith, RD., Ruxton, GD. & Cresswell, W., Jun 2001, In : Animal Behaviour. 61, p. 1113-1124

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  72. Forthcoming

    Patterns of seasonal and yearly mass variation in West African tropical savannah birds

    Cox, D. T. C., Brandt, M. J., McGregor, R., Ottosson, U., Stevens, M. & Cresswell, W., 2011, (Accepted/In press) In : Ibis. 153, p. 672-683

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. Published

    Personality and anti-predation behaviour in the chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

    Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W., 2005, In : Behaviour. 142, p. 1383-1408

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  75. Published

    Personality predicts individual responsiveness to the risks of starvation and predation

    Quinn, J. L., Cole, E. F., Bates, J., Payne, R. & Cresswell, W., 22 May 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1735, p. 1919-1926

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  76. Published

    Personality, anti-predation behaviour and behavioural plasticity in the chaffinch Fringilla coelebs

    Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W., Sep 2005, In : Behaviour. 142, p. 1377-1402 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  77. Published

    Population estimates and distribution changes of landbirds on silhouette island, seychelles

    Cresswell, W., Irwin, M., Jensen, M., Mee, A., Mellunby, R., Mc Keun, M. & Milne, L., 1 Jan 1997, In : Ostrich. 68, 2-4, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Population size and habitat selection of the Feurteventura Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus degener)

    Garcia-del-Rey, E. & Cresswell, W., Apr 2006, In : Ostrich. 77, 1-2, p. 105-108 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Predation in bird populations

    Cresswell, W., Sep 2011, In : Journal of Ornithology. 152, Supp 1, p. 251-263

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  80. Published

    Predator hunting behaviour and prey vulnerability

    Quinn, JL. & Cresswell, W., Jan 2004, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 73, p. 143-154 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  82. Published

    Predicting the optimal group size from predator hunting behaviour

    Cresswell, W. & Quinn, J., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 80, 2, p. 310-319

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  83. Published

    Quantifying the interaction between food density and habitat structure in determining patch selection

    Butler, S. J., Whittingham, M. J., Quinn, J. L. & Cresswell, W., Feb 2005, In : Animal Behaviour. 69, 2, p. 337-343 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. Published

    Relative competitive ability changes with competitor density: Evidence from feeding blackbirds

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1998, In : Animal Behaviour. 56, 6, p. 1367-1373 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  85. Published

    Relative competitive ability does not change over time in blackbirds

    Cresswell, W., Mar 2001, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 70, p. 218-227

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  86. Published

    Ringing or colour-banding does not increase predation mortality in redshanks

    Cresswell, W., Lind, J., Quinn, JL., Minderman, J. & Whitfield, DP., May 2007, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 38, p. 309-316 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  87. Published

    Selection of avian prey by wintering sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus in southern Scotland

    Cresswell, W., 1 Dec 1995, In : Ardea. 83, 2, p. 381-389 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. Published
  89. Published

    Surprise as a winter hunting strategy in Sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus, Peregrines Falco peregrinus and Merlins E columbarius

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jan 1996, In : Ibis. 138, 4, p. 684-692 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  90. Published

    Survival rates in West African savanna birds

    Stevens, M. C., Ottosson, U., McGregor, R. M., Brandt, M. & Cresswell, W., 2013, In : Ostrich. 84, 1, p. 11-25

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  91. Published

    Survival rates of tropical birds in Nigeria, West Africa

    McGregor, R., McGregor, R., Whittingham, MJ., Whittingham, MJ. & Cresswell, W., Jul 2007, In : Ibis. 149, p. 615-618 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  92. Published

    Talking point

    Cresswell, W., 1 Jun 2013, In : British Birds. 106, 6, p. 361-362 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The breeding biology of Rose-ringed Parakeets Psittacula krameri in England during a period of rapid population expansion

    Butler, C. J., Cresswell, W., Gosler, A. & Perrins, C., 2013, In : Bird Study. 60, p. 527-532

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  97. Published

    The breeding biology of the endemic Berthelot’s Pipit Anthus berthelotii in a harsh oceanic island environment (Tenerife, Canary Islands)

    Garcia-del-Ray, E. & Cresswell, W., Oct 2007, In : Ostrich. 78, 3, p. 583-589 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  98. Published

    The effect of limited visibility on vigilance behaviour and speed of predator detection: implications for the conservation of granivorous passerines

    Whittingham, MJ., Butler, SJ., Quinn, JL. & Cresswell, W., Aug 2004, In : Oikos. 106, 2, p. 377 - 385 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  99. Published

    The effects of daily weather variation on foraging and responsiveness to disturbance in overwintering Red Knot Calidris canutus

    McGowan, A., Cresswell, W. & Ruxton, GD., 2002, In : Ardea. 90, p. 229-237

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  100. Published
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