Publications

2017

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Uncoupling basal and summit metabolic rates in white-throated sparrows: digestive demand drives maintenance costs, but changes in muscle mass are not needed to improve thermogenic capacity

Barcélo, G., Love, O.P. & F. Vézina
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology   2017   :
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Glucocorticoids in fish eggs: variation, interactions with the environment, and the potential to shape offspring fitness

Sopinka, N.M., Capelle, P.M., Semeniuk, C.A.D. and Love, O.P.
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology   2017   :

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Effectiveness of baseline corticosterone as a monitoring tool for fitness: a meta-analysis in seabirds

Sorenson, G.H., Dey, C., Madliger, C.L., & O.P. Love
Oecologia   2017   :
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Spring phenology shapes the spatial foraging behavior of Antarctic petrels

Fauchald, P., Tarrroux, A., Tveraa, T., Cherel, Y., Ropert-Coudert, Y., Kato, A., Love, O.P., Varpe, O. and S. Descamps
Marine Ecology Progress Series   2017   :
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Chickadees faced with unpredictable food increase fat reserves, but certain components of their immune function decline

Cornelius, E.A., Vezina, F., Regimbald, L., Hallot, F., Petit, M., Love, O.P. and W.H. Karasov
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology   2017   :

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Conservation physiology and the quest for a “good” Anthropocene

Madliger, C.L., Franklin, C.E., Hultine, K.R., van Kleunen, M., Lennox, R.J., Love, O.P., Rummer, J.L. and S.J. Cooke
Conservation Physiology   2017   :

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An evaluation of feather corticosterone as a biomarker of fitness and an ecologically-relevant stressor during breeding in the wild

Harris, C.M., Madliger, C.L. and O.P. Love
Oecologia   2017   :

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The mystery of the missing warbler

McKinnon, E.A., Artuso, C. and O.P. Love
Ecology   2017   :
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A call for more physiology at conservation conferences

Madliger, C.L., Cooke, S.J. and O.P. Love
Biodiversity and Conservation   2017   :
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Stable isotopes can be used to infer the overwintering locations of pre-breeding marine birds in the Canadian Arctic

Steenweg, R.J., Crossin, G.T., Kyser, T.K., Merkel, F.R., Gilchrist, H.G., Hennin, H.L., Robertson, G.J., Provencher, J.F., Mills-Flemming, J. and O.P. Love
Ecology and Evolution   2017   :

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Integrating ecological and evolutionary context in the study of maternal stress

Sheriff, M.J., Bell, A., Boonstra, R., Dantzer, B., Lavergne, S., McGee, K.E., MacLeod, K.J., Winandy, L., Zimmer, C. and O.P. Love
Integrative and Comparative Biology   2017   :
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The impact of sea ice conditions on breeding decisions is modulated by individual state in an arctic partial capital breeder

Jean-Gagnon, F., Legagneux, P., Gilchrist, H.G., Bélanger, S., Love, O.P. and J. Bêty
Oecologia   2017   :

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Mercury exposure and short-term consequences on physiology and reproduction in Antarctic petrels

Carravieri, A., Fort, J., Tarroux, A., Cherel, Y., Love, O.P., Prieur, S., Brault-Favrou, M., Bustamante, P., and S. Descamps
Environmental Pollution   2017   :

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2016

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Glucocorticoid manipulations in free-living animals: considerations of dose delivery, life-history context, and reproductive state

Crossin, G.T., Love, O.P., Cooke, S.J. and T.D. Williams
Functional Ecology   2016   30 : 116-125.
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Large-scale oceanographic fluctuations drive Antarctic petrel survival and reproduction

Descamps, S., Tarroux, A., Lorentsen, S-H., Love, O.P., Varpe, O. and N.G. Yoccoz
Ecography   2016   39 : 116-125.
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Success stories and emerging themes in conservation physiology

Madliger, C.L., Cooke, S.J., Crespi, E.J., Funk, J.L., Hultine, K.R., Hunt, K.E., Rohr, J.R., Sinclair, B.J., Suski, C.D., Willis, C.K.R. & O.P. Love
Conservation Physiology   2016   4 : Cov57.
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Baseline glucocorticoids are drivers of body mass gain in a diving seabird

Hennin, H.L., Berlin, A. and O.P. Love
Ecology and Evolution   2016   6 : 1702–1711.
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Spring and fall migration phenology of an Arctic-breeding passerine

McKinnon, E.A., Macdonald, C.A., Gilchrist, H.G. and O.P. Love
Journal of Ornithology   2016   :
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Do baseline glucocorticoids simultaneously represent fitness and environmental quality in a declining aerial insectivore?

Madliger, C.L. and O.P. Love
Oikos   2016   :
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Unpredictable perturbation reduces breeding propensity regardless of pre-laying reproductive readiness in a partial capital breeder

Legagneux, P., Hennin, H.L., Gilchrist, H.G., Williams, T.D. Love, O.P. and J. Bêty
Journal of Avian Biology   2016   :

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Energetic physiology mediates individual optimization of breeding phenology in a migratory Arctic seabird

Hennin, H.L., Legagneux, P., Bêty, J., Gilchrist, H.G., Williams, T.D., and O.P. Love
American Naturalist   2016   :
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Conservation implications of a lack of relationship between baseline glucocorticoids and fitness in a wild passerine

Madliger, C.L. and O.P. Love
Ecological Applications   2016   :
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Linking pre-laying energy allocation and timing of breeding in a migratory arctic raptor

Lamarre, V., Legagneux, P., Franke, A., Love, O.P. & J. Bêty
Oecologia   2016   :

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Implications of mercury and lead concentrations on breeding physiology and phenology in an Arctic bird

Provencher, J.F., Forbes, M., Hennin, H.L., Love, O.P., Braune, B.M., Mallory, M. & H.G. Gilchrist
Environmental Pollution   2016   :

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Employing individual measures of baseline glucocorticoids as population-level conservation biomarkers: considering within-individual variation in a breeding passerine

Madliger, C.L. & O.P. Love
Conservation Physiology   2016   :
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Costs of reproduction and carryover effects in breeding albatrosses

Crossin, G., Phillips, R., Lattin, C., Romero, L.M., Bordeleau, X., Harris, C.M., Love, O.P. and T.D. Williams
Antarctic Science   2016   :
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Temporal overlap and repeatability of feather corticosterone levels: practical considerations for use as a biomarker

Harris, C.M., Madliger, C.L. and O.P. Love
Conservation Physiology   2016   :
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Pre-natal stress exposure generates higher early survival and smaller size without impacting developmental rate in a Pacific salmon

Capelle, P., Semeniuk, C.A.D., Sopinka, N., Heath, J.W. and O.P. Love
Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology   2016   :
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2015

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Pre-breeding energetic management in a mixed-strategy breeder

Hennin, H.L., Legagneux, P., Bêty, J., Williams, T.D., Gilchrist, H.G., Baker, T.M. & O.P. Love
Oecologia   2015   :
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Mid-winter temperatures, not spring temperatures, predict breeding phenology in the European starling Sturnus vulgaris

Williams, T.D., Bourgeon, S. Cornell, A., Ferguson, L., Fowler, M., Fronstin, R., O.P. Love
Royal Society Open Science   2015   :
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Feather corticosterone reveals effect of moulting conditions in the autumn on subsequent reproductive output and survival in an Arctic migratory bird

Harms, N.J., Legagneux, P., Gilchrist, H.G., Bêty, J., Love, O.P., Forbes, M.R., Bortolotti, G.R., and Soos, C.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B   2015   :
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The power of physiology in changing landscapes: considerations for the continued integration of conservation and physiology

Madliger, C.L. and Love, O.P.
Integrative and Comparative Biology   2015   :
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Sources of diel variation in energetic physiology in an Arctic-breeding, diving seaduck

Steenweg, R.J., Hennin, H.L., Bêty, J., Gilchrist, H.G., Williams, T.D., Crossin, G.T. and O.P. Love
General and Comparative Endocrinology   2015   :
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Cold tolerance, and not earlier arrival on breeding grounds, explains why males winter further north in an Arctic-breeding songbird

Macdonald, C.A., McKinnon, E.A., Gilchrist, H.G. and O.P. Love
Journal of Avian Biology   2015   :
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The oxidative cost of acoustic signals: examining steroid versus aerobic-activity hypotheses in a wild bird

Baldo, S., Mennill, D.J., Guindre-Parker, S., Gilchrist, H.G. & O.P. Love
Ethology   2015   :
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Assessing baseline stress physiology as an integrator of environmental quality in a wild avian population: implications for use as a conservation biomarker

Madliger, C.L., Semeniuk, C.A.D., Harris, C.M. and Love, O.P.
Biological Conservation   2015   192 : 409–417.
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2014

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The need for a predictive, context-dependent approach to the application of stress hormones in conservation.

Madliger, C.L. & Love, O.P.
Conservation Biology   2014   28 : 283-287
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Snow buntings sing individually distinctive songs and show inter-annual variation in song structure.

Baldo, S., Mennill, D.J., Guindre-Parker, S., Gilchrist, H.G. & Love, O.P.
Wilson Journal of Ornithology   2014   126 : 333-338.
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Revisiting the condition-dependence of melanin-based plumage.

Guindre-Parker, S. & Love, O.P.
Journal of Avian Biology   2014   45 : 29-33
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Evidence for baseline glucocorticoids as mediators of reproductive investment in a wild bird.

Love, O.P., Bourgeon, S., Madliger, C.L., Semeniuk, C.A.D. & Williams, T.D.
General & Comparative Endocrinology   2014   199 : 65-69
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Evaluating gonadosomatic index as an estimator of reproductive condition in the invasive round goby, Neogobius melanostomus.

Zeyl, J.N., Love, O.P. & Higgs, D.M.
Journal of Great Lakes Research   2014   40 : 164–171
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No selection on immunological markers in response to a highly virulent pathogen in an Arctic breeding bird.

Legagneux, P., Berzins, L.L., Forbes, M., Harms, N.J., Hennin, H., Bourgeon, S., Gilchrist, H.G., Bêty, J., Soos, C., Love, O.P., Descamps, S., Foster, J. and G. Burness
Evolutionary Applications   2014   :
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Variation in plasma corticosterone in migratory songbirds: a test of the migration-modulation hypothesis and use as an environmental monitoring tool

Wagner, D.N., Green, D.J., Cooper, J.M., Love, O.P. and T.D. Williams
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology   2014   87 : 695-703.
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Multigenerational outbreeding effects in Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)

Lehnert, S.J., Love, O.P., Pitcher, T.E., Higgs, D.M. & Heath, D.D.
Genetica   2014   142 : 281–293
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2013

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Determining the adaptive potential of maternal stress

Sheriff, M.J. and Love, O.P.
Ecology Letters   2013   16 : 271–280
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Maternal adversity and ecological stressors in natural populations: the role of stress axis programming in individuals, with implications for populations and communities.

Love, O.P., McGowan, O.P. and M.J. Sheriff.
Functional Ecology   2013   27 : 81-92
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Complex signaling with simple plumage: multiple ornaments in an achromatic species.

Guindre-Parker, S., Gilchrist, H.G., Baldo, S., Doucet, S.M. & Love, O.P.
Behavioural Ecology   2013   :
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Alula size signals male condition and predicts reproductive performance in an Arctic-breeding passerine.

Guindre-Parker, S., Gilchrist, H.G., Baldo, S. & Love, O.P
Journal of Avian Biology   2013   44 : 209-215
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Baseline corticosterone in wintering marine birds: methodological considerations and ecological patterns.

Palm. E., Esler, D., Anderson, E., Williams, T.D., Love, O.P. & M. Wilson.
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology   2013   86 : 346-353
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Condition-dependent auditory processing in the round goby (Neogobius melanostomus): links to sex, reproductive condition, and female estrogen levels.

Zeyl, J.N., Love, O.P. & Higgs, D.M.
Journal of Experimental Biology   2013   216 : 1075-1084
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The oxidative costs of territory quality and offspring provisioning

Guindre-Parker, S., Baldo, S., Gilchrist, H.G., Macdonald, C.A., Harris, C. & Love, O.P.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology   2013   26 : 2558-2565
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2012

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Combining techniques to reveal patterns of migratory connectivity in a declining arctic-breeding passerine.

Macdonald, C.A., Fraser, K.C., Gilchrist, H.G., Kyser, T.K., Fox, J.W. & Love, O.P.
Animal Migration   2012   1 : 23-30
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First Report of a Snow Bunting x Lapland Longspur Hybrid.

Macdonald, C.A., Martin, T., Ludkin, R., Hussell, D., Lamble, D. and Love, O.P.
Arctic   2012   65 : 344-348
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Primary and secondary sexual characters in alternative reproductive tactics of Chinook salmon: Associations with androgens and the maturation-inducing steroid.

Butts, I.A.E., Love, O.P., Farwell, M. and T.E. Pitcher.
General and Comparative Endocrinology   2012   175 : 449-456
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2011

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Manipulation of developmental stress reveals sex-specific effects of egg size on offspring phenotype.

Love, O.P. and Williams, T.D.
Journal of Evolutionary Biology   2011   24 : 1497-1504
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Individual optimization of reproduction in a long-lived migratory bird: a test of the condition-dependent model of laying date and clutch size.

Descamps, S., Gilchrist, H.G., Love, O.P. and Bêty, J.
Functional Ecology   2011   25 : 671-681
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Avian cholera, post-hatching survival and selection on hatch characteristics in a long-lived bird.

Descamps, S., Forbes, M.R., Gilchrist, H.G., Love, O.P. and Bêty, J.
Journal of Avian Biology   2011   42 : 39-48
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2010

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Pre-laying climatic cues can time reproduction to optimally match offspring hatching and ice conditions in an Arctic marine bird.

Love, O.P., Gilchrist, H.G., Descamps, S., Semeniuk, C.A.D. and Bêty, J.
Oecologia   2010   164 : 277-286
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2009

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Using life-histories to predict and interpret variability in yolk hormones.

Love, O.P., Gilchrist, H.G., Bêty, J., Wynne-Edwards, K.E., Berzins, L. and Williams, T.D.
General and Comparative Endocrinology   2009   163 : 169-174
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Yolk corticosterone enhances flight performance and muscle metabolic capacity in juvenile European starlings.

Chin, E.H., Love, O.P., Verspoor, J.J., Williams, T.D., Rowley, K. and G. Burness.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B   2009   276 : 499-505
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Shifts in metabolic demands in growing altricial nestlings illustrate context-specific relationships between BMR and body composition.

Vézina, F., Love, O.P., Lessard, M. and Williams, T.D.
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology   2009   82 : 248–257
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2008

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The adaptive value of stress-induced phenotypes in the wild: effects of maternally-derived corticosterone on sex allocation, cost of reproduction and maternal fitness.

Love, O.P. and Williams, T.D.
American Naturalist   2008   172 : E135-E149
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Sex-specific variability of the immune system across life-history stages.

Love, O.P., Salvante, K.G., Dale, J. and Williams, T.D.
American Naturalist   2008   172 : E99–E112
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Plasticity in the adrenocortical response of a free-living vertebrate: the role of pre- and post-natal developmental stress.

Love, O.P. and Williams, T.D.
Hormones and Behavior   2008   54 : 496-505
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Determinants of within- and among-clutch variation of yolk corticosterone in the European starling

Love, O.P., Wynne-Edwards, K.E., Bond, L. and Williams, T.D.
Hormones and Behavior   2008   53 : 104-111
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Sex differences in DHEA and estradiol during development in a wild songbird: jugular versus brachial plasma

Chin, E.H., Shah, A.M., Schmidt, K.L., Sheldon, L.D., Love, O.P. and Soma, K.
Hormones and Behavior   2008   54 : 194-202
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2007

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Sex-specific development of avian flight performance under experimentally altered rearing conditions.

Verspoor, J.J., Love, O.P., Rowland, E., Chin, E.H. and Williams, T.D.
Behavioral Ecology   2007   18 : 967-973
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Manipulating rearing conditions reveals developmental sensitivity of the smaller sex in a passerine bird, the European starling

Rowland, E., Love, O.P., Verspoor, J.J., Sheldon, L. and Williams, T. D.
Sturnus vulgaris. Journal of Avian Biology   2007   38 : 612-618
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2006

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Plasma binding globulins and the acute stress response.

Breuner, C.W., Lynn, S.E., Julian, G.E., Cornelius, J.M., Heidinger, B.J., Love, O.P., Sprague, R.S., Wada, H. and Whitman, B.A.
Hormones and Metabolic Research   2006   38 : 260-268
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2005

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Stress hormones: a link between maternal condition and sex-biased reproductive investment.

Love, O.P., Chin, E.H., Wynne-Edwards, K.E. and Williams, T.D.
American Naturalist   2005   166 : 751-766
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Brood size and environmental conditions sex-specifically affect nestling immune response in the European starling

Chin, E.H., Love, O.P., Clark, A.M. and Williams, T.D.
Sturnus vulgaris. Journal of Avian Biology   2005   36 : 549-554
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2004

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Mediation of a corticosterone-induced reproductive conflict.

Love, O.P., Breuner, C.W., Vézina, F. and Williams, T.D.
Hormones and Behavior   2004   46 : 59-65
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What causes the decrease in haematocrit during egg production?

Wiliams, T. D., Challenger, W.O., Christians, J.K., Evanson, M., Love, O., and F. Vézina
Functional Ecology   2004   18 : 480-488
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2003

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Plasma corticosterone in American kestrel siblings: effects of age, hatching order, and hatching asynchrony.

Love, O.P., Bird, D.M. and Shutt, L.J.
Hormones and Behavior   2003   43 : 480-488
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Corticosterone levels during post-natal development in captive American kestrels (Falco sparverius).

Love, O.P., Bird, D.M. and Shutt, L.J.
General and Comparative Endocrinology   2003   130 : 135-141
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Repeated restraint and sampling results in reduced corticosterone levels in developing and adult captive American kestrels (Falco sparverius).

Love, O.P., Shutt, L.J., Silfies, J.S. and Bird, D.M
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology   2003   76 : 753-761
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Effects of dietary PCB exposure on adrenocorticol function of captive American Kestrels (Falco sparverius).

Love, O.P., L.J. Shutt, J.S. Silfies, G.R. Bortolotti , J.E.G. Smits and D.M. Bird.
Ecotoxicology   2003   12 : 199-208
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2000

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An Australian pelican Pelicanus conspicillatus benefits from the beating behaviour of a pied cormorant Phalacrocorax varius: A possible precursor to kleptoparasitism.

Love, O.P. and Semeniuk, C.A.D.
Corella   2000   26 : 27-30
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Methyl anthranilate, aminoacetophenone and unfamiliar coloration as feeding repellents to American kestrels (Falco sparverius).

Nicholls, M.K., O. Love and D.M. Bird.
Journal of Raptor Research   2000   34 : 311-318
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Raptors in urban landscapes: a review and future concerns.

Love, O.P. and D.M. Bird.
Raptors at Risk - R.D. Chancellor and B-U. Meyburg, eds. - Proceedings of the 5th World Conference on Birds of Prey and Owls. WWGBP & Hancock House.   2000   : 425-434

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