Abadi, F., O. Gimenez, H. Jakober, W. Stauber, R. Arlettaz & M. Schaub. 2012. Estimating the strength of density dependence in the presence of observation errors using integrated population models. Ecological Modelling 242: 1-9. (PDF, 535KB)

Arlettaz, R., M.L. Maurer, P. Mosimann-Kampe, S. Nusslé, F. Abadi, V. Braunisch & M. Schaub. 2012. New vineyard cultivation practices create patchy ground vegetation, favouring Woodlarks. Journal of Ornithology 153: 229-238. (PDF, 310KB)

Berthier, K., F. Leippert, L. Fumagalli, & R. Arlettaz. 2012. Massive Nest-Box Supplementation Boosts Fecundity, Survival and Even Immigration without Altering Mating and Reproductive Behaviour in a Rapidly Recovered Bird Population. PLoS ONE 7: e36028. (PDF, 152KB)

Bötsch, Y., R. Arlettaz & M. Schaub. 2012. Breeding dispersal of Eurasian Hoopoes (Upupa epops) within and between years in relation to reproductive success, sex, and age. The Auk 129: 283-295 (plus 7 pages of supplementary material). (PDF, 1.0 MB)

Braunisch, V., R. Home, J. Pellet & R. Arlettaz. 2012. Conservation science relevant to action: A research agenda identified and prioritized by practitioners. Biological Conservation 153: 201-210. (PDF, 417KB)

Chamberlain, D., R. Arlettaz, E. Caprio, R. Maggini, P. Pedrini, A. Rolando & N. Zbinden. 2012. The altitudinal frontier in avian climate impact research. Ibis 154: 205-209. (PDF, 119KB)

Humbert, J.Y., J. Ghazoul, N. Richner, & T. Walter. 2012. Uncut grass refuges mitigate the impact of mechanical meadow harvesting on orthopterans. Biological Conservation 152: 96-101. (PDF, 302KB)

Humbert, J.Y., J. Pellet, P. Buri & R. Arlettaz. 2012. Does delaying the first mowing date benefit biodiversity in meadowland? Environmental Evidence 1: article 9 (13 p.). (PDF, 646KB)

Kindler, E., R. Arlettaz & G. Heckel. 2012. Deep phylogeographic divergence and cytonuclear discordance in the grasshopper Oedaleus decorus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 695-704. (PDF, 967KB)

Lambrechts, M.M., K.L. Wiebe, P. Sunde, T. Solonen, F. Sergio, A. Roulin, A.P. Møller, B.C. López, J.A. Fargallo, K.M. Exo, G. Dell'Omo, D. Costantini, M. Charter, M.W. Butler, G.R. Bortolotti, R. Arlettaz & E. Korpimäki. 2012. Nest box design for the study of diurnal raptors and owls is still an overlooked point in ecological, evolutionary and conservation studies: a review. Journal of Ornithology 153: 23-34. (PDF, 301KB)

Margalida, A. 2012. Baits, Budget Cuts: A Deadly Mix. Science 338:192-192. (PDF, 184KB)

Margalida, A., J.R. Benítez, J.A. Sánchez-Zapata, E. Ávila, R. Arenas & J.A. Donázar. 2012. Long-term relationship between diet breadth and breeding success in a declining population of Egyptian Vultures Neophron percnopterus. Ibis 154: 184-188. (PDF, 216KB)

Margalida, A., M. Carrete, J.A. Sánchez-Zapata & J.A. Donázar. 2012. Good News for European Vultures. Science 335: 284-284. (PDF, 191KB)

Margalida, A. & M.À Colomer. 2012. Modelling the effects of sanitary policies on European vulture conservation. Scientific Reports 2: report 753. (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Marín-Arroyo, A.B. & A. Margalida. 2012. Distinguishing Bearded Vulture Activities within Archaeological Contexts: Identification Guidelines. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 22:563-576. (PDF, 475KB)

Menz, M.H.M. & R. Arlettaz. 2012. The precipitous decline of the ortolan bunting Emberiza hortulana: time to build on scientific evidence to inform conservation management. Oryx 46: 122-129. (PDF, 121KB)

Moreno-Opo, R., M. Fernández-Olalla, A. Margalida, Á. Arredondo & F. Guil. 2012. Effect of Methodological and Ecological Approaches on Heterogeneity of Nest-Site Selection of a Long-Lived Vulture. PLoS ONE 7: e33469. (PDF, 284KB)

Moreno-Opo, R., A. Margalida, F. García, Á. Arredondo, C. Rodríguez & L.M. González. 2012. Linking sanitary and ecological requirements in the management of avian scavengers: effectiveness of fencing against mammals in supplementary feeding sites. Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 1673-1685. (PDF, 575KB)

Patthey, P., N. Signorell, L. Rotelli & R. Arlettaz. 2012. Vegetation structural and compositional heterogeneity as a key feature in Alpine black grouse microhabitat selection: conservation management implications. European Journal of Wildlife Research 58: 59-70. (PDF, 342KB)

Pellet, J., J.T. Bried, D. Parietti, A. Gander, P.O. Heer, D. Cherix & R. Arlettaz. 2012. Monitoring Butterfly Abundance: Beyond Pollard Walks. PLoS ONE 7: e41396. (PDF, 396KB)

Rutishauser, M.D., F. Bontadina, V. Braunisch, S. Ashrafi & R. Arlettaz. 2012. The challenge posed by newly discovered cryptic species: disentangling the environmental niches of long-eared bats. Diversity and Distributions 18: 1107-1119. (PDF, 476KB)

Schaub, M., T.S. Reichlin, F. Abadi, M. Kéry, L. Jenni & R. Arlettaz. 2012. The demographic drivers of local population dynamics in two rare migratory birds. Oecologia 168: 97-108. (PDF, 413KB)

Schmidt, B.R., W. Hödl & M. Schaub. 2012. From metamorphosis to maturity in complex life cycles: equal performance of different juvenile life history pathways. Ecology 93: 657-667. (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Tagmann-Ioset, A., M. Schaub, T.S. Reichlin, N. Weisshaupt & R. Arlettaz. 2012. Bare ground as a crucial habitat feature for a rare terrestrially foraging farmland bird of Central Europe. Acta Oecologica 39: 25-32. (PDF, 934KB)

Vickery, J. & R. Arlettaz. 2012. The importance of habitat heterogeneity at multiple scales for birds in European agricultural landscapes. In: Birds and Habitat: Relationships in Changing Landscapes (ed. R.J. Fuller), pp. 177-204. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. (PDF, 3.3 MB)


Newspaper articles

Arlettaz, R. 2012. Mismatch évolutif. Le Temps, 19.12.2012. (PDF, 5.6 MB)

Arlettaz, R. 2012. OGM et biodiversité. Le Temps, 10.10.2012. (PDF, 216KB)

Arlettaz, R. 2012. Déni biosphérique. Le Temps, 16.5.2012. (PDF, 192KB)

Arlettaz, R. 2012. OGM et coccinelles. Le Temps, 7.3.2012. (PDF, 474KB)