bird genoscape project

Research Project | 2016

Bird Genoscape Project

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Persistent impacts of West Nile virus on North American bird populations

George, T. L.; Harrigan, R. J.; LaManna, J. A.; DeSante, D. F.; Saracco, J. F.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2015 | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(46), 14290–14294

Convergent evolution of sunbird pollination systems of Impatiens species in tropical Africa and hummingbird systems of the New World

Janeček, S.; Bartoš, M.; Njabo, K. Y.

Published Work | 2015 | Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 115(1), 127–133

Mapping migration in a songbird using high-resolution genetic markers

Ruegg, K. C.; Anderson, E. C.; Paxton, K. L.; Apkenas, V.; Lao, S.; Siegel, R. B.; DeSante, D. F.; Moore, F.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2014 | Molecular Ecology 23(23), 5726–5739

Integrative tracking methods elucidate the evolutionary dynamics of a migratory divide

Alvarado, A. H.; Fuller, T. L.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2014 | Ecology and Evolution 4(17), 3456–3469

A role for migration-linked genes in genomic islands in divergence of a songbird

Ruegg, K. C.; Anderson, E. C.; Boone, J.; Pouls, J.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2014 | Molecular Ecology 23(19), 4757–4769

Novel statistical methods for integrating genetic and stable isotope data to infer individual-level migratory connectivity

Rundel, C. W.; Wunder, M. B.; Alvarado, A. H.; Ruegg, K. C.; Harrigan, R.; Schuh, A.; Kelly, J. F.; Siegal, R. B.; DeSante, D. F.; Smith, T. B.; Novembre, J.

Published Work | 2013 | Molecular Ecology 22(16), 4163–4176

Predicting bird song from space

Smith, T. B.; Harrigan, R. J.; Kirschel, A. N.; Buermann, W.; Saatchi, S.; Blumstein, D. T.; de Kort, S. R.; Slabbekoorn, H.

Published Work | 2013 | Evolutionary Applications 6(6), 865–874

Linking hydrogen (δ^2 H) isotopes in feathers and precipitation: Sources of variance and consequences for assignments to isoscapes

Hobson, K. A.; Van Wilgenburg, S. L.; Wassenaar, L. I.; Larson, K.

Published Work | 2012 | PLoS ONE 7(4)

Feather growth rate and mass in nearctic passerines with variable migratory behavior and molt pattern

Hera, I. D.; DeSante, D. F.; Milá, B.

Published Work | 2012 | The Auk 129(2), 222–230

A cryptic contact zone between divergent mitochondrial DNA lineages in southwestern North America supports past introgressive hybridization in the yellow-rumped warbler complex (Aves: Dendroica coronata)

Milá, B.; Toews, D. P.; Smith, T. B.; Wayne, R. K.

Published Work | 2011 | Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103(3), 696–706

The prevalence of avian Plasmodium is higher in undisturbed tropical forests of Cameroon

Bonneaud, C.; Sepil, I.; Milá, B.; Buermann, W.; Pollinger, J.; Sehgal, R. N.; Valkiūnas, G.; Iezhova, T. A.; Saatchi, S.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2009 | Journal of Tropical Ecology 25, 439–447

Ecomorphology of migratory and sedentary populations of the yellow-rumped warbler (Dendroica coronata)

Milá, B.; Wayne, R. K.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2008 | Condor 110(2), 335–344

Recent postglacial range expansion drives the rapid diversification of a songbird lineage in the genus Junco

Milá, B.; McCormack, J. E.; Castenada, G.; Wayne, R. K.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2007 | Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274(1626), 2653–2660

Postglacial population expansion drives the evolution of long-distance migration in a songbird

Milá, B.; Smith, T. B.; Wayne, R. K.

Published Work | 2006 | Evolution 60(11), 2403–2409

Speciation and rapid phenotypic differentiation in the yellow-rumped warbler (Dendroica coronata) complex

Milá, B.; Smith, T. B.; Wayne, R. K.

Published Work | 2006 | Molecular Ecology 16(1), 159–173

Divergence in mating signals correlates with ecological variation in the migratory songbird, Swainson’s thrush (Catharus ustulatus)

Ruegg, K.; Slabbekorn, H.; Clegg, S.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2006 | Molecular Ecology 15(11), 1487–1494

Combining isotopic and genetic markers to identify breeding origins of migrant birds

Kelly, J.; Ruegg, K.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2005 | Ecological Applications 15(5), 1487–1494

Limited utility of mtDNA markers for determining connectivity among breeding and overwintering locations in three neotropical migrant birds

Lovette, I. J.; Clegg, S. M.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2004 | Conservation Biology 18(1), 156–166

Stable isotopes as indicators of altitudinal distributions and movements in an Ecuadorean hummingbird community

Hobson, K. A.; Wassenaar, L. I.; Milá, B.; Lovette, I.; Dingle, C.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2003 | Oecologia 136, 302–308

Combining genetic markers and stable isotopes to reveal population connectivity and migration patterns in a Neotropical migrant, Wilson’s warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)

Clegg, S. M.; Kelley, J. F.; Kimura, M.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2003 | Molecular Ecology 12(4), 819–830

A call for feather sampling

Smith, T. B.; Marra, P. P.; Webster, M. S.; Lovette, I.; Gibbs, L.; Holmes, R. T.; Rohwer, S.

Published Work | 2003 | The Auk 120(1), 218–221

Phylogeographic approaches to assessing demographic connectivity between breeding and overwintering regions in a Nearctic-Neotropical warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)

Kimura, M.; Clegg, S. M.; Lovette, I. J.; Holder, K. R.; Girman, D. J.; Milá, B.; Wade, P.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2002 | Molecular Ecology 11(9), 1605–1616

Not as the crow flies: a historical explanation for circuitous migration in Swainson’s thrush (Catharus ustulatus)

Ruegg, K.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2002 | Proceedings of the Royal Society, London 269(1498), 1375–1381

Genetic evidence for the effect of a postglacial population expansion on the phylogeography of a North American songbird

Milá, B.; Girman, D.; Kimura, M.; Smith, T. B.

Published Work | 2000 | Proceedings of the Royal Society 267, 1033–1040