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Posts from the ‘Mulder Lab Research’ Category

Superb Fairy-wren Malurus cyaneus

The superb fairy-wren is a cooperatively breeding species and much of our work has been based around their interesting mating system...

Selected publication:
Mulder, RA & Magrath, MJ (1994) Behav. Ecol.

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Black swan Cygnus atratus

Our research into the ecology of black swans has incorporated studies into mating systems, communication, and response to disturbance...

Selected publication:
Payne, CJ, Jessop, TJ, Guay, P-J, Johnstone, M, Feore, M & Mulder, RA (2012) PLoS ONE

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Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Our research into the silvereye examined environmental effects on song dialects, particularly looking at the effect of urbanisation...

Selected publication:
Potvin, DA, Parris, KM & Mulder, RA (2013) Evol. Ecol.

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Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata

Madagascar paradise flycatchers are distinctive because two male plumage morphs coexist. We examined the basis for this dichromatism...

Selected publication:
Mulder, RA, Ramiarison, R & Emahalala, RE (2002) J. Avian Biol.

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Red-capped Robin Petroica goodenovii

We examined how parental quality is correlated with sex allocation, and the relationship between plumage colour and reproductive success...

Selected publication:
Dowling, DK & Mulder, RA (2006) J. Evol. Biol.

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Musk duck Biziura lobata

Musk ducks display size dimorphism and many secondary sexual traits. We examined the behavioural ecology and conservation genetics of this species...

Selected publication:
Guay, P-J & Mulder, RA (2005) Mol. Ecol. Notes

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Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis

Golden whistlers display colourful plumage and have large song repertoires. We were interested in the evolutionary ecology of these signals...

Selected paper:
van Dongen, WFD & Mulder RA (2009) J. Ornithol.

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