Arlettaz, R., G. Chapron, M. Kéry, E. Klaus, S. Mettaz, S. Roder, S. Vignali, F. Zimmermann & V. Braunisch. 2021. Poaching Threatens the Establishment of a Lynx Population, Highlighting the Need for a Centralized Judiciary Approach. Frontiers in Conservation Science 2: Article 665000. (PDF, 5.9 MB)

Barras, A.G., S. Blache, M. Schaub & R. Arlettaz. 2021. Variation in Demography and Life-History Strategies Across the Range of a Declining Mountain Bird Species. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9: Article 780706. PDF

Barras, A.G., V. Braunisch & R. Arlettaz. 2021. Predictive models of distribution and abundance of a threatened mountain species show that impacts of climate change overrule those of land use change. Diversity and Distributions 27: 989-1004. (PDF, 2.9 MB)

Barras, A.G., F. Liechti & R. Arlettaz. 2021. Seasonal and daily movement patterns of an alpine passerine suggest high flexibility in relation to environmental conditions. Journal of Avian Biology 52: Article Number e02860. PDF

Barras, A.G., C.A. Niffenegger, I. Candolfi, Y.A. Hunziker & R. Arlettaz. 2021. Nestling diet and parental food provisioning in a declining mountain passerine reveal high sensitivity to climate change. Journal of Avian Biology 52: Article Number e02649. (PDF, 920KB)

Boch, S., Y. Kurtogullari, E. Allan, M. Lessard-Therrien, N.S. Rieder, M. Fischer, G. Martínez De León, R. Arlettaz & J.Y. Humbert. 2021. Effects of fertilization and irrigation on vascular plant species richness, functional composition and yield in mountain grasslands. Journal of Environmental Management 279: Article 111629. (PDF, 1.9 MB)

Bosco, L., S.A. Cushman, H.Y. Wan, K.A. Zeller, R. Arlettaz & A. Jacot. 2021. Fragmentation effects on woodlark habitat selection depend on habitat amount and spatial scale. Animal Conservation 24: 84-94. (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Braunisch, V., S. Vignali, P.A. Oggier & R. Arlettaz. 2021. Present in the western European Alps but absent in the eastern part: Can habitat availability explain the differences in red-billed chough occurrence? Journal of Avian Biology 52: e02682. (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Carannante, D., C.S. Blumenstein, J.D. Hale & R. Arlettaz. 2021. LED lighting threatens adult aquatic insects: Impact magnitude and distance thresholds. Ecological Solutions and Evidence 2: Article e12053. (PDF, 1.0 MB)

Coppes, J., J. L. Kämmerle, K.E. Schroth, V. Braunisch & R. Suchant. 2021. Weather conditions explain reproductive success and advancement of the breeding season in Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus). Ibis 163: 990-1003. PDF

Coppes, J., A. Westhauser, K.E. Schroth, V. Braunisch, M.I. Förschler & R. Suchant. 2021. Small-scale habitat use of Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus broods in the Black Forest, Germany. Bird Study 68: 66-75. PDF

Delgado, M.d.M., R. Arlettaz, C. Bettega, M. Brambilla, M. de Gabriel Hernando, A. España, Á. Fernández-González, Á. Fernández-Martín, J.A. Gil, S. Hernández-Gómez, P. Laiolo, J. Resano-Mayor, J.R. Obeso, P. Pedrini, I. Roa-Álvarez, C. Schano, D. Scridel, E. Strinella, I. Toranzo & F. Korner-Nievergelt. 2021. Spatio-temporal variation in the wintering associations of an alpine bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series B, Biological sciences 288: article number 20210690. (PDF, 552KB)

Goddard, M.A., Z.G. Davies, S. Guenat, M.J. Ferguson, J.C. Fisher, A. Akanni, T. Ahjokoski, P.M.L. Anderson, F. Angeoletto, C. Antoniou, A.J. Bates, A. Barkwith, A. Berland, C.J. Bouch, C.C. Rega-Brodsky, L.B. Byrne, D. Cameron, R. Canavan, T. Chapman, S. Connop, S. Crossland, M.C. Dade, D.A. Dawson, C. Dobbs, C.T. Downs, E.C. Ellis, F.J. Escobedo, P. Gobster, N.M. Gulsrud, B. Guneralp, A.K. Hahs, J.D. Hale, C. Hassall, M. Hedblom, D.F. Hochuli, T. Inkinen, I.C. Ioja, D. Kendal, T. Knowland, I. Kowarik, S.J. Langdale, S.B. Lerman, I. MacGregor-Fors, P. Manning, P. Massini, S. McLean, D.D. Mkwambisi, A. Ossola, G. Pérez Luque, L. Pérez-Urrestarazu, K. Perini, G. Perry, T.J. Pett, K.E. Plummer, R.A. Radji, U. Roll, S.G. Potts, H. Rumble, J.P. Sadler, S. de Saille, S. Sautter, C.E. Scott, A. Shwartz, T. Smith, R.P.H. Snep, C.D. Soulsbury, M.C. Stanley, T. Van de Voorde, S.J. Venn, P.H. Warren, C.L. Washbourne, M. Whitling, N.S.G. Williams, J. Yang, K. Yeshitela, K.P. Yocom & M. Dallimer. 2021. A global horizon scan of the future impacts of robotics and autonomous systems on urban ecosystems. Nature Ecology & Evolution 5: 219-230. (PDF, 7.2 MB)

Humbert, J.Y., S. Delley & R. Arlettaz. 2021. Grassland intensification dramatically impacts grasshoppers: Experimental evidence for direct and indirect effects of fertilisation and irrigation. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 314: Article 107412. (PDF, 1.9 MB)

Knutti, J., V. Braunisch, J. Pellet & R. Arlettaz. 2021. Improving longitudinal habitat connectivity in major river restoration projects through farmland re-allocation. Journal for Nature Conservation 64: Article Number 126062. PDF

Nadal, J., C. Ponz & A. Margalida. 2021. The end of primary moult as an indicator of global warming effects in the Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa, a medium sized, sedentary species. Ecological Indicators 122: Article 107287. (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Stöckli, A., D. Slodowicz, R. Arlettaz & J.Y. Humbert. 2021. Transfer of invertebrates with hay during restoration operations of extensively managed grasslands in Switzerland. Journal of Insect Conservation 25: 189-194. (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Taubmann, J., J.L. Kämmerle, H. Andrén, V. Braunisch, I. Storch, W. Fiedler, R. Suchant & J. Coppes. 2021. Wind energy facilities affect resource selection of capercaillie Tetrao urogallus. Wildlife Biology: wlb.00737. (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Tenan, S., D. Becker, D. Tolkmitt & M. Schaub. 2021. Decomposing fecundity and evaluating demographic influence of multiple broods in a migratory bird. Journal of Animal Ecology 90: 1071-1084.  (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Vignali, S., F. Lörcher, D. Hegglin, R. Arlettaz & V. Braunisch. 2021. Modelling the habitat selection of the bearded vulture to predict areas of potential conflict with wind energy development in the Swiss Alps. Global Ecology and Conservation 25: Article Number: e01405. (PDF, 2.8 MB)



Newspaper & Magazine articles

Arlettaz, R. & P.A. Oggier. 2021. Le Valais et ses grands prédateurs Le Temps, 16.11.2021. (PDF)

Arlettaz, R. 2021. Grand Conseil, loup et tradition. Le Nouvelliste, 29.9.2021. (PDF)

Boch, S., R. Arlettaz, Y. Kurtogullari, E. Allan, M. Lessard-Therrien, N.S. Rieder, M. Fischer, G. Martínez De León & J.Y. Humbert. 2021. Maximaler Heuertrag kann auch mit geringeren Düngermengen erzielt werden / Un rendement fourrager maximal peut être assuré en réduisant les niveaux de fumure des prairies de montagne. N+L Inside 2: 22-25. (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Glaizot, O., R. Arlettaz & P. Christe. 2021. Vacciner la faune sauvage? Un pis-aller! Le Temps, 15.1.2021. (PDF, 630KB)