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Posts from the ‘Mulder Lab Research’ Category

Black swan Cygnus atratus and domestic pigeons Columba livia

Artificial light at night is one of the most pervasive, yet underappreciated, threats to birds worldwide...

Selected publication:
Aulsebrooke, AE et al. (2015) J Exp. Zool. A Ecol. Integr. Physiol.

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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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