Andriollo, T., S. Ashrafi, R. Arlettaz & M. Ruedi. 2018. Porous barriers? Assessment of gene flow within and among sympatric long‐eared bat species. Ecology and Evolution 8: 12841-12854. (PDF, 1.0 MB)

Apolloni, N., M.U. Grüebler, R. Arlettaz, T.K. Gottschalk & B. Naef-Daenzer. 2018. Habitat selection and range use of little owls in relation to habitat patterns at three spatial scales. Animal Conservation 21: 65-75. (PDF, 920KB)

Arizaga, J., J. Resano-Mayor, D. Villanúa, D. Alonso, J.M. Barbarin, A. Herrero, J.M. Lekuona & R. Rodríguez. 2018. Importance of artificial stopover sites through avian migration flyways: a landfill-based assessment with the White Stork Ciconia ciconia. Ibis 160: 542-553.  (PDF, 554KB)

Arlettaz, R., S. Mettaz & K. Agten. 2018. Première nidification réussie du Circaète Jean-le-Blanc Circaetus gallicus en Suisse romande. Nos Oiseaux 65: 175-179. (PDF, 2.4 MB)

Boch, S., E. Allan, J.Y. Humbert, Y. Kurtogullari, M. Lessard-Therrien, J. Müller, D. Prati, N.S. Rieder, R. Arlettaz & M. Fischer. 2018. Direct and indirect effects of land use on bryophytes in grasslands. Science of the Total Environment 644: 60-67. (PDF, 645KB)

Brambilla, M., J. Resano-Mayor, D. Scridel, M. Anderle, G. Bogliani, V. Braunisch, F. Capelli, M. Cortesi, N. Horrenberger, P. Pedrini, B. Sangalli, D. Chamberlain, R. Arlettaz & D. Rubolini. 2018. Past and future impact of climate change on foraging habitat suitability in a high-alpine bird species: Management options to buffer against global warming effects. Biological Conservation 221: 209-218. (PDF, 1.0 MB)

Coppes, J., J.L. Kämmerle, M. Willert, A. Kohnen, R. Palme & V. Braunisch. 2018. The importance of individual heterogeneity for interpreting faecal glucocorticoid metabolite levels in wildlife studies. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 2043-2054. (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Coppes, J., U. Nopp-Mayr, V. Grünschachner-Berger, I. Storch, R. Suchant & V. Braunisch. 2018. Habitat suitability modulates the response of wildlife to human recreation. Biological Conservation 227: 56-64. (PDF, 903KB)

Cotting, S., S. Ursenbacher, R. Arlettaz, J. Pellet, P. Marchesi & F. Zanini. 2018. Sauvegarde des populations de sonneurs à ventre jaune (Bombina variegata) du Valais: analyse génétique comparative de différentes populations. Bulletin de la Murithienne 136: 31-41. (PDF, 1012KB)

García-Jiménez, R., J.M. Pérez-García & A. Margalida. 2018. Drivers of daily movement patterns affecting an endangered vulture flight activity. BMC Ecology 18: art. 39 (15 p.). (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Genoud, M., K. Isler & R.D. Martin. 2018. Comparative analyses of basal rate of metabolism in mammals: data selection does matter. Biological Reviews 93: 404-438. (PDF, 931KB)

Grendelmeier, A., R. Arlettaz & G. Pasinelli. 2018. Numerical response of mammalian carnivores to rodents affects bird reproduction in temperate forests: A case of apparent competition? Ecology and Evolution 8: 11596-11608. (PDF, 882KB)

Guil, F., M.Á. Soria, A. Margalida & J.M. Pérez-García. 2018. Wildfires as collateral effects of wildlife electrocution: An economic approach to the situation in Spain in recent years. Science of the Total Environment 625: 460-469. (PDF, 535KB)

Hernández, M., M.À. Colomer, M. Pizarro & A. Margalida. 2018. Changes in eggshell thickness and ultrastructure in the Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) Pyrenean population: A long-term analysis. Science of the Total Environment 624: 713-721. (PDF, 433KB)

Hildebrandt, B. & M. Schaub. 2018. The effects of hatching asynchrony on growth and mortality patterns in Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops nestlings. Ibis 160: 145-157. (PDF, 740KB)

Humbert, J.Y., P. Buri, D. Unternährer & R. Arlettaz. 2018. Alternative Mähregimes zur Förderung der Artenvielfalt von Wiesen / Des régimes de fauche alternatifs pour favoriser la biodiversité des prairies. Agrarforschung Schweiz / Recherche Agronomique Suisse 9: 314-321. (PDF, 194KB), (PDF, 196KB)

Lessard-Therrien, M., J.Y. Humbert, I. Hajdamowicz, M. Stańska, R. van Klink, L. Lischer & R. Arlettaz. 2018. Impacts of management intensification on ground-dwelling beetles and spiders in semi-natural mountain grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 251: 59-66. (PDF, 321KB)

Margalida, A. & D. Ogada. 2018. Old World Vultures in a Changing Environment. In Birds of Prey: Biology and conservation in the XXI century (eds. J.H. Sarasola, J.M. Grande & J.J. Negro), pp. 457-471. Springer, Cham. (PDF, 241KB)

Margalida, A., P. Oliva-Vidal, A. Llamas & M.À. Colomer. 2018. Bioinspired models for assessing the importance of transhumance and transboundary management in the conservation of European avian scavengers. Biological Conservation 228: 321-330. (PDF, 922KB)

Mollet, P., K. Bollmann, V. Braunisch & R. Arlettaz. 2018. Subalpine Coniferous Forests of Europe: Avian Communities in European High-Altitude Woodlands. In Ecology and Conservation of Forest Birds (eds. G. Mikusiński, J.M. Roberge & R.J. Fuller), pp. 231-252. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. (PDF, 760KB)

Morales-Reyes, Z., B. Martín-López, M. Moleón, P. Mateo-Tomás, F. Botella, A. Margalida, J.A. Donázar, G. Blanco, I. Pérez & J.A. Sánchez-Zapata. 2018. Farmer Perceptions of the Ecosystem Services Provided by Scavengers: What, Who, and to Whom. Conservation Letters 11: art. e12392. (PDF, 656KB)

Moussy, C., R. Arlettaz, J.L. Copete, S. Dale, V. Dombrovski, J. Elts, R. Lorrillière, R. Marja, E. Pasquet, M. Piha, T. Seimola, G. Selstam & F. Jiguet. 2018. The genetic structure of the European breeding populations of a declining farmland bird, the ortolan bunting (Emberiza hortulana), reveals conservation priorities. Conservation Genetics 19: 909-922. (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Nadal, J., C. Ponz & A. Margalida. 2018. Body proportions for the facilitation of walking, running and flying: the case of partridges. BMC Evolutionary Biology 18: article 176. (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Nadal, J., C. Ponz & A. Margalida. 2018. Reply to the comment on “Synchronizing biological cycles as key to survival under a scenario of global change: The Common quail (Coturnix coturnix) strategy” by Rodriguez-Teijeiro et al. Science of the Total Environment 635: 1558-1560. (PDF, 361KB)

Nadal, J., C. Ponz & A. Margalida. 2018. Population age structure as an indicator for assessing the quality of breeding areas of Common quail (Coturnix coturnix). Ecological Indicators 93: 1136-1142. (PDF, 573KB)

Nadal, J., C. Ponz & A. Margalida. 2018. Feathers for escape: the transition from juvenile to adult in red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 123: 72-80. (PDF, 497KB)

Nadal, J., C. Ponz & A. Margalida. 2018. Synchronizing biological cycles as key to survival under a scenario of global change: The Common quail (Coturnix coturnix) strategy. Science of the Total Environment 613-614: 1295-1301. (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Nadal, J., C. Ponz & A. Margalida. 2018. The effects of scaling on age, sex and size relationships in Red-legged Partridges. Scientific Reports 8: article number 2174. (PDF, 1021KB)

Plard, F., R. Arlettaz & M. Schaub. 2018. Hoopoe males experience intra‑seasonal while females experience inter‑seasonal reproductive costs. Oecologia 186: 665-675. (PDF, 827KB)

Plard, F., S. Schindler, R. Arlettaz & M. Schaub. 2018. Sex-Specific Heterogeneity in Fixed Morphological Traits Influences Individual Fitness in a Monogamous Bird Population. The American Naturalist 191: 106-119. (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Rehnus, M., K. Bollmann, D.R. Schmatz, K. Hackländer & V. Braunisch. 2018. Alpine glacial relict species losing out to climate change: The case of the fragmented mountain hare population (Lepus timidus) in the Alps. Global Change Biology 24: 3236-3253. (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Schmid, S., S. Neuenschwander, C. Pitteloud, G. Heckel, M. Pajkovic, R. Arlettaz & N. Alvarez. 2018. Spatial and temporal genetic dynamics of the grasshopper Oedaleus decorus revealed by museum genomics. Ecology and Evolution 8:1480-1495. (PDF, 834KB)

Scridel, D., M. Brambilla, K. Martin, A. Lehikoinen, A. Iemma, A. Matteo, S. Jähnig, E. Caprio, G. Bogliani, P. Pedrini, A. Rolando, R. Arlettaz & D. Chamberlain. 2018. A review and meta-analysis of the effects of climate change on Holarctic mountain and upland bird populations. Ibis 160: 489-515. (PDF, 606KB)

Souchay, G., R.E. van Wijk, M. Schaub & S. Bauer. 2018. Identifying drivers of breeding success in a long-distance migrant using structural equation modelling. Oikos 127: 125-133. (PDF, 498KB)

van Wijk, R.E., M. Schaub, S. Hahn, N. Juárez-García-Pelayo, B. Schäfer, L. Viktora, M. Martín-Vivaldi, M. Zischewski & S. Bauer. 2018. Diverse migration strategies in hoopoes (Upupa epops) lead to weak spatial but strong temporal connectivity. The Science of Nature 105: article 42. (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Wellig, S.D., S. Nusslé, D. Miltner, O. Kohle, O. Glaizot, V. Braunisch, M.K. Obrist & R. Arlettaz. 2018. Mitigating the negative impacts of tall wind turbines on bats: Vertical activity profiles and relationships to wind speed. PLoS ONE 13: e0192493. (PDF, 1.0 MB)

Winiger, N., P. Korner, R. Arlettaz & A. Jacot. 2018. Vegetation structure and decreased moth abundance limit the recolonisation of restored habitat by the European Nightjar. Rethinking Ecology 3: 25-39. (PDF, 448KB)

Zielewska-Büttner, K., M. Heurich, J. Müller & V. Braunisch. 2018. Remotely Sensed Single Tree Data Enable the Determination of Habitat Thresholds for the Three-Toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus). Remote Sensing 10: art. 1972. (PDF, 956KB)

Zingg, S., J. Grenz & J.Y. Humbert. 2018. Landscape-scale effects of land use intensity on birds and butterflies. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 267: 119-128 (plus 12 pages of Appendix). (PDF, 1.3 MB)


Newspaper & Magazine articles

Arlettaz, R. & S. Pearson. 2018. Prédateurs et biodiversité en Berne. Le Temps, 12.6.2018. (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Arlettaz, R. 2018. Aucun loup, bouquetin ou homme moderne d’Europe n’est de pure souche! Le Temps, 8.5.2018. Link