• Manica, LT, Maia, R, Dias, A, Podos, J, & Macedo, RH. (in press).  Vocal output predicts territory quality in a Neotropical songbird. To appear in: Behavioral Processes.

• de León, LF, Podos, J, Gardezi, T., Herrel, A. & Hendry, AP (2014). Darwin’s finches and their diet niches: the sympatric co-existence of imperfect generalists. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27:1093-1104.

• Dias, RI, Oliveira, RF, Podos, J, & Macedo, RH. (2014).  The importance of novelty: male-female interactions among blue-black grassquits in captivity. Behavioral Processes 103:211-217.

• Goodwin, SE & Podos, J. (2014). Team of rivals: alliance formation in territorial songbirds is predicted by vocal signal structure. Biology Letters 10:20131083.

• McClure, JR, Podos, J, & Richardson, H. N. (2014).  Isolating the delay component of impulsive choice in adolescent rats. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience doi: 10.3389/fnint.2014.00003.

• Wilson, D. R., Bitton, P. P., Podos, J., & Mennill, D. J. (2014).  Uneven sampling and the analysis of vocal performance constraints.  American Naturalist 183:214-228.

• Podos, J. (2013).  Sexual selection and the evolution of vocal mating signals: lessons from Neotropical birds.  Macedo, R. H. & Machado, G. (Eds). Sexual Selection: Perspectives and Models from the Neotropics. Elsevier Academic Press, pp. 341-363.

• Manica, L, Podos, J, Graves, J, & Macedo, R. H. (2013).  Flights of fancy: mating behavior, displays, and ornamentation in a Neotropical birdMacedo, R. H. & Machado, G. (Eds). Sexual Selection: Perspectives and Models from the Neotropics. Elsevier Academic Press, pp. 391-407.

• Moseley, D, Lahti, D, & Podos, J. (2013).  Responses to song playback vary with vocal performance of both signal senders and receiversProceedings of the Royal Society B 280:20131401.

• Hof, D, & Podos, J. (2013).  Escalation of aggressive vocal signals: a sequential playback study. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280:20131553.

• Irschick, DJ, Albertson, RC, Brennan, P, Podos, J, Johnson, NA, Patek, S, Dumont, ER (2013). Evo-devo beyond morphology: from genes to resource use. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28:267-273.

• Goodwin, SE & Podos, J (2013). Shift of song frequencies in response to masking tones. Animal Behaviour: 85:435-440.

• Podos, J, Dybboe, R, & Jensen, MO (2013).  Ecological speciation in Darwin’s finches: parsing the effects of magic traits.  Current Zoology 59:8-19. Cover includes photo by JP.

• Hof, D. & Hazlett, N. (2012). Mortal combat: an apparant intraspecific killing by a male Black-capped Chickadee. Journal of Field Ornithology 83:290-294.

• de León, LF, Rolshausen, G, Bermingham, E, Podos, J, & Hendry, AP (2012). Individual specialization and the seeds of adaptive radiation in Darwin’s finches. Evolutionary Ecology Research 14:365-380.

• Zollinger, SA, Podos, J, Nemeth, E, Goller, F, & Brumm, H (2012). On the relationship between, and measurement of, amplitude and frequency in bird song. Animal Behaviour 84:e1-e9.

• Genbrugge, A, Adriaens, D, De Kegel, B, Brabant, L, Van Hoorebeke, L, Podos, J, Dirckx, J, Aerts, P, & Herrel, A (2012). Structural tissue organization in the beak of Java and Darwin's finches. Journal of Anatomy 221:383-393. Features cover photo by JP

• Lahti, DC, Moseley, DL, & Podos, J. (2011). A tradeoff between accuracy and performance in bird song learning. Ethology 117:802-811

• Genbrugge, A, Herrel, A., Boone, M, Van Hoorebeke, L, Podos, J, Joris, D, Aerts, P, & Adriaens, D (2011).  The head of the finch: the anatomy of the feeding system in two species of finches (Geospiza fortis and Padda oryzivora). Journal of Anatomy 219:676-695

• Genbrugge, A, Heyde, A-S, Adriaens, D, Boone, M, Van Hoorebeke, L, Joris, D, Aerts, P, Podos, J & Herrel, A (2011).  Ontogeny of the cranial skeleton in a Darwin’s finch (Geospiza fortis). Journal of Anatomy 219:115-131

• Goodwin, SE. & Shriver, WG. (2011). Effects of traffic noise on occupancy patterns of forest birds. Conservation Biology 25:406-411

• de León, LF, Raeymaekers, J.A.M., Bermingham, E, Podos, J, Herrel, A & Hendry, AP. (2011). Exploring possible human influences on the evolution of Darwin’s finches.  Evolution 65:2258-2272

• Fernandes, CC, Smith, GT, Podos, J, Nogueira, A, Inoue, L, Akama, A, Ho, WW & Alves Gomes, J. (2010). Hormonal and behavioral correlates of morphological variation in an Amazonian electric fish (Sternarchogiton nattereri: Apteronotidae). Hormones and Behavior 58:660-668

• Goodale, E. & Podos, J. (2010). Persistence of song types in Darwin’s finches, Geospiza fortis, over four decades. Biology Letters 6:589-592

• Hof, D. & Hazlett, N. (2010). Low-amplitude song predicts attack in a North American wood warbler. Animal Behaviour 80:820-828

• Herrel, A, Soons, J, Aerts, P, Dircks, J, Boone, M, Jacobs, P, Adriaens, D, and Podos, J. (2010). Adaptation and function of Darwin’s finch beaks: divergence by feeding type and sex.  Emu: Austral Ornithology 110:39-47

• Soons, J, Herrel, A, Genbrugge, A, Aerts, P, Podos, J, Adriaens, D, De Witte, Y, Jacobs, P & Dirckx, J. (2010). Mechanical stress, fracture risk, and beak evolution in Darwin’s ground finches (Geospiza). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 365:1093-1098

• Podos, J (2010). Acoustic discrimination of sympatric morphs in Darwin’s finches: a behavioral mechanism for assortative mating? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 365: 1031-1039

• de León, LF, Bermingham, E, Podos, J, & Hendry, AP (2010). Divergence with gene flow as facilitated by ecological differences: within-island variation in Darwin’s finches.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 365: 1041-1052

• Byers, JA, Hebets, EA, & Podos, J. (2010). Female mate choice based upon male motor performance.  Animal Behaviour 79: 771-778

• Herrel, A, Podos, J, Vanhooydonck, B. & Hendry, AP. (2009).  Force-velocity trade-off in Darwin’s finch jaw function: a biomechanical basis for ecological speciation? Functional Ecology 23:119-125

• Hendry, AP, Huber, SK, de León, LF, Herrel, A & Podos, J. (2009). Disruptive selection in a bimodal population of Darwin’s finches.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276:753-759

• Podos, J & Moseley, DL. (2009).  Vocal communication in birds. Squire, L. (Ed). The New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, 4th edition.  Elsevier Press.  Vol 10, pp. 389-396

• Podos, J & Lahti, DC. (2009). Bird Radiations. Gillespie, R. & Clague, D.A. (Eds). Encyclopedia of Islands, University of California Press, pp. 105-111

• Podos, J., Lahti, DC, & Moseley, DL. (2009). Vocal performance and sensorimotor learning in songbirds. Advances in the Study of Behavior 40:159-195

• Vanhooydonck, B, Herrel, A, Gabela, A, & Podos, J (2009). Wing shape variation in the medium ground finch (Geospiza fortis): an ecomorphological approach. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 98:129-138

• Foster, D, Podos, J, & Hendry, AP. (2008). A geometric morphometric appraisal of beak shape in Darwin's finches. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21:263-275

• Huber, SK. (2008). Effects of the introduced parasite Philornis downsi on nestling growth and mortality in the medium ground finch (Geospiza fortis). Biological Conservation 141:601-609

• Podos, J. (2007). Discrimination of geographical song variants by Darwin’s finches. Animal Behaviour 73:833-844

• Huber, SK, de Leon, LF, Hendry, AP, Bermingham, E, & Podos, J. (2007).  Reproductive isolation of sympatric morphs in a population of Darwin’s finches. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274:1709-1714

• Podos, J & Warren, PS (2007). The evolution of geographic variation in birdsong. Advances in the Study of Behavior 37:403-458

• Podos, J & Hendry, AP. (2006). The biomechanics of ecological speciation.  In Herrel, A., Speck, T. and Rowe, N. (Eds.) Ecology and Biomechanics: a Mechanical Approach to the Ecology of Animals and Plants, CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp. 301-321

• Rossi-Santos, MR & Podos, J. (2006). Latitudinal variation in whistle structure of the estuarine dolphin Sotalia guianensis. Behaviour 143: 347-364

• Huber, SK & Podos, J. (2006). Beak morphology and song features covary in a population of Darwin’s finches. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 88:489-498

• Hendry, AP, Grant, PR, Grant, BR, Ford, HA, Brewer, MJ, & Podos, J. (2006). Possible human impacts on adaptive radiation: beak size bimodality in Darwin's finches.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273:1887-1894

• Herrel, A, Podos, J, Huber, SK & Hendry, AP. (2005). Bite performance and morphology in a population of Darwin’s finches: implications for the evolution of beak shape. Functional Ecology 19:43-48

• Herrel, A, Podos, J, Huber, SK & Hendry, AP. (2005). Evolution of bite force in Darwin’s finches: a key role for head width. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18:669-675

• Podos, J, Southall, JA & Rossi-Santos, MR. (2004).  Vocal mechanics in Darwin's finches: correlation of beak gape and song frequency. Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 607-619

• Podos, J & Nowicki, S (2004a). Performance limits on birdsong.  In Marler, P. and Slabbekoorn, H. (Eds.) Nature's Music: The Vocal Life of Birds, pp. 318-342.  Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego.

• Podos, J & Nowicki, S. (2004b). Beaks, adaptation, and vocal evolution in Darwin’s finches. BioScience 54: 501-510[cover photo]

• Podos, J, Peters, S & Nowicki, S. (2004).  Calibration of song learning targets during vocal ontogeny in swamp sparrows (Melospiza georgiana). Animal Behaviour 68: 929-940

• Fernandes, CC, Podos, J & Lundberg, JG (2004).  Amazonian ecology: Tributaries enhance the diversity of electric fishes.  Science 305: 1960-1962

• Fernandes, CC & Podos, J (2004). Sobre a descarga do orgão elétrico do sarapó Apteronotus hasemani (Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae).  In Cintra, R. (Ed.) Historia Natural, Ecologia e Conservação de Algumas Especies de Plantas e Animais da Amazônia, pp. 147-155. EDUA/ INPA/FAPEAM, Manaus, Brasil.

• Podos, J, Huber, SK & Taft, B. (2004). Bird song: the interface of evolution and mechanism. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 35:55-87

• Podos, J, da Silva, VMF & Rossi-Santos, M (2002).  Vocalizations of Amazon river dolphins, Inia geoffrensis: insights into evolutionary origins of dolphin whistles. Ethology 108:601-612

• Nowicki, S, Searcy, WA, Hughes, M & Podos, J. (2001). The evolution of birdsong: male and female response to song innovation in swamp sparrows. Animal Behaviour 62:1189-1195

• Podos, J  (2001). Correlated evolution of morphology and vocal signal structure in Darwin’s finches. Nature 409:185-188

• Hoese, WJ, Podos, J, Boetticher, NC & Nowicki, S. (2000). Vocal tract function in birdsong production: experimental manipulation of beak movements. Journal of Experimental Biology 203:1845-1855

• Podos, J, Nowicki, S & Peters, S. (1999). Permissiveness in the learning and development of song syntax in the swamp sparrow. Animal Behaviour 58:93-103

• Nowicki, S, Peters, S & Podos, J. (1998). Song learning, early nutrition, and sexual selection in songbirds.  American Zoologist  38:179-190

• Klopfer, P & Podos, J. (1998). Behavioral ecology.  In Greenberg, G. and Haraway, M. (Eds.) Comparative Psychology: a Handbook, pp. 81-87.  Garland Publishing: New York.

• Podos, J. (1997). A performance constraint on the evolution of trilled vocalizations in a songbird family (Passeriformes: Emberizidae). Evolution  51:537-551

• Podos, J. (1996). Motor constraints on vocal development in a songbird. Animal Behaviour 51:1061-1070

• Searcy, WA, Podos, J, Peters, S & Nowicki, S. (1995). Discrimination of song types and variants in song sparrows. Animal Behaviour  49:1219-1226

• Podos, J, Sherer, JK, Peters, S & Nowicki, S. (1995). Ontogeny of vocal tract movements during song production in the song sparrow. Animal Behaviour  50:1287-1296

• Nowicki, S, Podos, J & Valdez, F. (1994). Temporal patterning of within-song type and between- song type variation in song repertoires. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 34:329-335

• Nowicki, S  & Podos, J. (1993).  Complexity, coupling, & contingency in the production of birdsong.  In Bateson, P. P. G., Klopfer, P., and Thompson, N. (Eds.) Perspectives in Ethology, Vol. 10: Behavior and Evolution, pp. 159-186.  Plenum Press: New York.

• Podos, J. (1994). Early perspectives on the evolution of behavior: Charles Otis Whitman and Oskar Heinroth. Ethology, Ecology, and Evolution 6:467-480

• Podos, J, Peters, S, Rudnicky, T, Marler, P & Nowicki, S. (1992). The organization of song repertoires in song sparrows: themes and variations. Ethology 90:89-106

 

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