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Volume 28, issue 4, 2017

What’s flexible in behavioral flexibility? pp. 943-947 Downloads
Jean-Nicolas Audet and Louis Lefebvre
Avoiding the misuse of BLUP in behavioural ecology pp. 948-952 Downloads
Thomas M. Houslay and Alastair J. Wilson
Mate choice in sticklebacks reveals that immunogenes can drive ecological speciation pp. 953-961 Downloads
Demetra Andreou, Christophe Eizaguirre, Thomas Boehm and Manfred Milinski
Female Soay sheep do not adjust their maternal care behaviour to the quality of their home range pp. 962-973 Downloads
Charlotte E. Regan, Jill G. Pilkington and Per T. Smiseth
Natural and anthropogenic sounds reduce song performance: insights from two emberizid species pp. 974-982 Downloads
Benjamin M. Davidson, Gabriela Antonova, Haven Dlott, Jesse R. Barber and Clinton D. Francis
Implications of fidelity and philopatry for the population structure of female black-tailed deer pp. 983-990 Downloads
Samhita Bose, Tavis D. Forrester, Jennifer L. Brazeal, Benjamin N. Sacks, David S. Casady and Heiko U. Wittmer
How a generalist bee achieves high efficiency of pollen collection on diverse floral resources pp. 991-1003 Downloads
Avery L. Russell, Stephen L. Buchmann and Daniel R. Papaj
Age-graded dominance hierarchies and social tolerance in packs of free-ranging dogs pp. 1004-1020 Downloads
Roberto Bonanni, Simona Cafazzo, Arianna Abis, Emanuela Barillari, Paola Valsecchi and Eugenia Natoli
Macronutrient selection of free-ranging urban Australian white ibis (Threskiornis moluccus) pp. 1021-1029 Downloads
Sean C.P. Coogan, Gabriel E. Machovsky-Capuska, Alistair M. Senior, John M. Martin, Richard E. Major and David Raubenheimer
Male spiders reduce pre- and postmating sexual investment in response to sperm competition risk pp. 1030-1036 Downloads
Cristina Tuni, Sabrina Weber, Trine Bilde and Gabriele Uhl
Coping with strong variations in winter severity: plastic habitat selection of deer at high density pp. 1037-1046 Downloads
Nicolas Courbin, Christian Dussault, Alexandre Veillette, Marie-Andrée Giroux and Steeve D. Côté
Cut your losses: self-amputation of injured limbs increases survival pp. 1047-1054 Downloads
Zachary Emberts, Christine W. Miller, Daniel Kiehl and Colette M. St. Mary
No fitness benefits of early molt in a fairy-wren: relaxed sexual selection under genetic monogamy? pp. 1055-1067 Downloads
Marie Fan, Michelle L. Hall, Sjouke A. Kingma, Lisa M. Mandeltort, Nataly Hidalgo Aranzamendi, Kaspar Delhey and Anne Peters
Effects of the group’s mix of sizes and personalities on the emergence of alternative mating systems in water striders pp. 1068-1074 Downloads
Pierre-Olivier Montiglio, Tina W. Wey and Andrew Sih
Predicting translocation outcomes with personality for desert tortoises pp. 1075-1084 Downloads
Jennifer M. Germano, Melia G. Nafus, Jeanette A. Perry, Derek B. Hall and Ronald R. Swaisgood
Geographic patterns of song variation reveal timing of song acquisition in a wild avian population pp. 1085-1092 Downloads
Louis Ranjard, Sarah J. Withers, Dianne H. Brunton, Stuart Parsons and Howard A. Ross
Resource availability, but not polyandry, influences sibling conflict in a burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides pp. 1093-1100 Downloads
Thomas Botterill-James, Lucy Ford, Geoffrey M. While and Per T. Smiseth
Superb fairy-wrens respond more to alarm calls from mate and kin compared to unrelated individuals pp. 1101-1112 Downloads
Diane Colombelli-Négrel and Christine Evans
Differential dispersal costs and sex-biased dispersal distance in a cooperatively breeding bird pp. 1113-1121 Downloads
Sjouke A. Kingma, Jan Komdeur, Terry Burke and David S. Richardson
Differential predation drives the geographical divergence in multiple traits in aposematic frogs pp. 1122-1130 Downloads
Changku Kang, Thomas N. Sherratt, Ye Eun Kim, Yujin Shin, Jongyeol Moon, Uhram Song, Jae Yeon Kang, Kyungmin Kim and Yikweon Jang
Social conflict and costs of cooperation in meerkats are reflected in measures of stress hormones pp. 1131-1141 Downloads
Ben Dantzer, Nigel C. Bennett and Tim H. Clutton-Brock
Allopreening in birds is associated with parental cooperation over offspring care and stable pair bonds across years pp. 1142-1148 Downloads
Elspeth Kenny, Tim R. Birkhead and Jonathan P. Green
Pace-of-life in a social insect: behavioral syndromes in ants shift along a climatic gradient pp. 1149-1159 Downloads
Udi Segev, Lars Burkert, Barbara Feldmeyer and Susanne Foitzik
Predation cost of a sexual signal in the threespine stickleback pp. 1160-1165 Downloads
Sini Johnson and Ulrika Candolin
The interface of ecological novelty and behavioral context in the formation of ecological traps pp. 1166-1175 Downloads
Bruce A. Robertson, Desi-Rae Campbell, Colyer Durovich, Ian Hetterich, Julia Les and Gábor Horváth
Parental care mitigates carry-over effects of poor early conditions on offspring growth pp. 1176-1182 Downloads
Sonya K. Auer and Thomas E. Martin
Male biased sex ratio reduces the fecundity of one of three female morphs in a polymorphic damselfly pp. 1183-1194 Downloads
Ivette Galicia-Mendoza, Iago Sanmartín-Villar, Carlos Espinosa-Soto and Adolfo Cordero-Rivera

Volume 28, issue 3, 2017

Does the field of animal personality provide any new insights for behavioral ecology? pp. 617-623 Downloads
Madeleine Beekman and L. Alex Jordan
The role of personality research in contemporary behavioral ecology: a comment on Beekman and Jordan pp. 624-625 Downloads
Niels J. Dingemanse
Abandoning animal personality would cause obfuscation: a comment on Beekman and Jordan pp. 625-626 Downloads
Mark Briffa
There is no special sauce: a comment on Beekman and Jordan pp. 626-627 Downloads
Alison M. Bell
Insights for behavioral ecology from behavioral syndromes: a comment on Beekman and Jordan pp. 627-628 Downloads
Andrew Sih
Are personality researchers painting the roses red? Maybe: a comment on Beekman and Jordan pp. 628-629 Downloads
Jonathan N. Pruitt
Animal personalities: an empty placeholder feigning understanding: a comment on Beekman and Jordan pp. 629-630 Downloads
Arne Jungwirth, Nina Wedell, Redouan Bshary and Manfred Milinski
Altered physical and social conditions produce rapidly reversible mating systems in water striders pp. 632-639 Downloads
Andrew Sih, Pierre-Oliver Montiglio, Tina W. Wey and Sean Fogarty
Time perception-based decision making in a parasitoid wasp pp. 640-644 Downloads
Jean-Philippe Parent, Keiji Takasu, Jacques Brodeur and Guy Boivin
Acoustic communication in zebra finches signals when mates will take turns with parental duties pp. 645-656 Downloads
Ingrid C.A. Boucaud, Emilie C. Perez, Lauriane S. Ramos, Simon C. Griffith and Clémentine Vignal
Why is the giant panda black and white? pp. 657-667 Downloads
Tim Caro, Hannah Walker, Zoe Rossman, Megan Hendrix and Theodore Stankowich
Repeatable and heritable behavioural variation in a wild cooperative breeder pp. 668-676 Downloads
Hannah A. Edwards, Terry Burke and Hannah L. Dugdale
What makes a multimodal signal attractive? A preference function approach pp. 677-687 Downloads
Kelly L. Ronald, Ruiyu Zeng, David J. White, Esteban Fernández-Juricic and Jeffrey R. Lucas
Food availability modulates differences in parental effort between dispersing and philopatric birds pp. 688-697 Downloads
Charlotte Récapet, Pierre Bize and Blandine Doligez
Background colour matching increases with risk of predation in a colour-changing grasshopper pp. 698-705 Downloads
Pim Edelaar, Adrián Baños-Villalba, Graciela Escudero and Consuelo Rodríguez-Bernal
Physiological conditions and genetic controls of phaeomelanin pigmentation in nestling barn swallows pp. 706-716 Downloads
Emi Arai, Masaru Hasegawa, Takashi Makino, Akihiko Hagino, Yusuke Sakai, Hajime Ohtsuki, Kazumasa Wakamatsu and Masakado Kawata
Rearing conditions have long-term sex-specific fitness consequences in the collared flycatcher pp. 717-723 Downloads
Eszter Szász, Eszter Szöllősi, Gergely Hegyi, János Török and Balázs Rosivall
Alarm calls of a cooperative bird are referential and elicit context-specific antipredator behavior pp. 724-731 Downloads
Lucy F. Farrow, Samantha J. Doohan and Paul G. McDonald
Foraging sparrows exhibit individual differences but not a syndrome when responding to multiple kinds of novelty pp. 732-743 Downloads
David E. Moldoff and David F. Westneat
Silk wrapping of nuptial gifts aids cheating behaviour in male spiders pp. 744-749 Downloads
Paolo Giovanni Ghislandi, Michelle Beyer, Patricia Velado and Cristina Tuni
Kinship and association in a highly social apex predator population, killer whales at Marion Island pp. 750-759 Downloads
Ryan R. Reisinger, Charlene Beukes, A. Rus Hoelzel and P.J. Nico de Bruyn
Relatedness and age reduce aggressive male interactions over mating in domestic fowl pp. 760-766 Downloads
Charlotte Roshera, Anna Favati, Rebecca Dean and Hanne Løvlie
Interspecific social information use in habitat selection decisions among migrant songbirds pp. 767-775 Downloads
Jakub Szymkowiak, Robert L. Thomson and Lechosław Kuczyński
Steller’s jays assess and communicate about predator risk using detection cues and identity pp. 776-783 Downloads
Alexis C. Billings, Erick Greene and Dylan MacArthur-Waltzb
Male zebra finches have limited ability to identify high-fecundity females pp. 784-792 Downloads
Daiping Wang, Nele Kempenaers, Bart Kempenaers and Wolfgang Forstmeier
Nest-box temperature affects clutch size, incubation initiation, and nestling health in great tits pp. 793-802 Downloads
Josefa Bleu, Simon Agostini and Clotilde Biard
Large brains and groups associated with high rates of agonism in primates pp. 803-810 Downloads
Veronica B. Cowl and Susanne Shultz
Acoustic cues from within the egg do not heighten depredation risk to shorebird clutches pp. 811-817 Downloads
Kristal Kostoglou, Wouter F.D. van Dongen, Daniel Lees, Grainne S. Maguire and Michael A. Weston
Early life nutritional quality effects on adult memory retention in a parasitic wasp pp. 818-826 Downloads
Hossein Kishani Farahani, Ahmad Ashouri, Arash Zibaee, Pouria Abroon, Lucy Alford, Jean-Sebastien Pierre and Joan van Baaren
Baltic pipefish females need twice as many males as they get pp. 827-832 Downloads
Anders Berglund, Josefin Sundin and Gunilla Rosenqvist
Early social experience shapes female mate choice in guppies pp. 833-843 Downloads
Alessandro Macario, Darren P. Croft, John A. Endler and Safi K. Darden
The signal in noise: acoustic information for soundscape orientation in two North American tree frogs pp. 844-853 Downloads
Alejandro Vélez, Noah M. Gordon and Mark A. Bee
Get smart: native mammal develops toad-smart behavior in response to a toxic invader pp. 854-858 Downloads
Ella Kelly and Ben L. Phillips
How cuckoos find and choose host nests for parasitism pp. 859-865 Downloads
Canchao Yang, Longwu Wang, Wei Liang and Anders Pape Møller
Bill morphology and neutral genetic structure both predict variation in acoustic signals within a bird population pp. 866-873 Downloads
Kathryn M. Langin, T. Scott Sillett, Scott A. Morrison and Cameron K. Ghalambor
Individual aggression, but not winner–loser effects, predicts social rank in male domestic fowl pp. 874-882 Downloads
Anna Favati, Hanne Løvlie and Olof Leimar
Replacing bold individuals has a smaller impact on group performance than replacing shy individuals pp. 883-889 Downloads
Noa Pinter-Wollmana, Brian Mi and Jonathan N. Pruitt
Specialists and generalists coexist within a population of spider-hunting mud dauber wasps pp. 890-898 Downloads
Erin C. Powell and Lisa A. Taylor
Asynchronous hatching in a nonavian species: a test of the hurry-up hypothesis pp. 899-907 Downloads
Lucy E. Ford and Per T. Smiseth
The behavioral trade-off between thermoregulation and foraging in a heat-sensitive species pp. 908-918 Downloads
Tom H.E. Mason, Francesca Brivio, Philip A. Stephens, Marco Apollonio and Stefano Grignolio
Collective decision making in guppies: a cross-population comparison study in the wild pp. 919-924 Downloads
Romain J.G. Clément, Julián Vicente-Page, Richard P. Mann, Ashley J.W. Ward, Ralf H.J.M. Kurvers, Indar W. Ramnarine, Gonzalo G. de Polavieja and Jens Krause
Parental coordination with respect to color polymorphism in a crater lake fish pp. 925-933 Downloads
Topi K. Lehtonen
A new method for statistical detection of directional and stabilizing mating preference pp. 934-942 Downloads
Derek A. Roff, Daphne J. Fairbairn and Alexandra Prokuda

Volume 28, issue 2, 2017

Guidelines for Transparency and Openness (TOP) pp. 347-347 Downloads
Leigh W. Simmons
Striving for transparent and credible research: practical guidelines for behavioral ecologists pp. 348-354 Downloads
Malika Ihle, Isabel S. Winney, Anna Krystalli and Michael Croucher
Practical models for publishing replications in behavioral ecology: a comment on Ihle et al pp. 355-357 Downloads
Timothy H. Parker and Shinichi Nakagawa
Research credibility: the devil is in the details: a comment on Ihle et al pp. 355-355 Downloads
Daniel T. Blumstein
Long-term data as infrastructure: a comment on Ihle et al pp. 357-357 Downloads
Andrew Cockburn
Striving for science that is transparent, credible—and enjoyable: a comment on Ihle et al pp. 358-358 Downloads
Walter D. Koenig
Preregister now for an upgrade to Behavioral Ecology 2.0: a comment on Ihle et al pp. 358-359 Downloads
Wolfgang Forstmeier
Replication in behavioural ecology: a comment on Ihle et al pp. 360-360 Downloads
Ben J. Hatchwell
Transparent and credible practices under the microscope: a response to comments on Ihle et al pp. 360-361 Downloads
Isabel S. Winney and Malika Ihle
Male mate choice in the Trinidadian guppy is influenced by the phenotype of audience sexual rivals pp. 362-372 Downloads
Heather L. Auld, Indar W. Ramnarine and Jean-Guy J. Godin
Stripes for warning and stripes for hiding: spatial frequency and detection distance pp. 373-381 Downloads
James B. Barnett, Annabelle S. Redfern, Robin Bhattacharyya-Dickson, Olivia Clifton, Thomas Courty, Thien Ho, Annabel Hopes, Thomas McPhee, Kaitlin Merrison, Robert Owen, Nicholas E. Scott-Samuel and Innes C. Cuthill
Using playback of territorial calls to investigate mechanisms of kin discrimination in red squirrels pp. 382-390 Downloads
Julia Shonfield, Jamieson C. Gorrellb, David W. Coltman, Stan Boutin, Murray M. Humphries, David R. Wilson and Andrew G. McAdam
The relative response of songbirds to shifts in song amplitude and song minimum frequency pp. 391-397 Downloads
David A. Luther, Ray Danner, Julie Danner, Katherine Gentry and Elizabeth P. Derryberry
Dominance rank and boldness predict social attraction in great tits pp. 398-406 Downloads
Lysanne Snijders, Marc Naguib and Kees van Oers
Consequences of sibling rivalry vary across life in a passerine bird pp. 407-418 Downloads
Kat Bebbington, Sjouke A. Kingma, Eleanor A. Fairfield, Lewis G. Spurgin, Jan Komdeur and David S. Richardson
Individual shifts toward safety explain age-related foraging distribution in a gregarious shorebird pp. 419-428 Downloads
Piet J. van den Hout, Theunis Piersma, Job ten Horn, Bernard Spaans and Tamar Lok
Guppies occupy consistent positions in social networks: mechanisms and consequences pp. 429-438 Downloads
Stefan Krause, Alexander D.M. Wilson, Indar W. Ramnarine, James E. Herbert-Read, Romain J.G. Clément and Jens Krause
Fearlessness towards extirpated large carnivores may exacerbate the impacts of naïve mesocarnivores pp. 439-447 Downloads
Justin P. Suraci, Devin J. Roberts, Michael Clinchy and Liana Y. Zanette
Environmental heterogeneity and population differences in blue tits personality traits pp. 448-459 Downloads
Gabrielle Dubuc-Messier, Denis Réale, Philippe Perret and Anne Charmantier
Which traits do observers use to distinguish Batesian mimics from their models? pp. 460-470 Downloads
Christopher H. Taylor, Jonathan Warrin, Francis Gilbert and Tom Reader
When should I be aggressive? A state-dependent foraging game between competitors pp. 471-478 Downloads
Ling-Ying Shuai, Zhi-Rong Zhang and Zhi-Gao Zeng
Aggressive jumping spiders make quicker decisions for preferred prey but not at the cost of accuracy pp. 479-484 Downloads
Chia-Chen Chang, Pangilinan J. Ng and Daiqin Li
Are 2D space-use analyses adapted to animals living in 3D environments? A case study on a fish shoal pp. 485-493 Downloads
Aurélien Vivancos, Gerry Closs and Cédric Tentelier
Overlapping vocalizations produce far-reaching choruses: a test of the signal enhancement hypothesis pp. 494-499 Downloads
Nicolas Rehberg-Besler, Stéphanie M. Doucet and Daniel J. Mennill
A multilevel society of herring-eating killer whales indicates adaptation to prey characteristics pp. 500-514 Downloads
Sara B. Tavares, Filipa I.P. Samarra and Patrick J.O. Miller
Habitat saturation promotes delayed dispersal in a social reptile pp. 515-522 Downloads
Ben Halliwell, Tobias Uller, David G. Chapple, Michael G. Gardner, Erik Wapstra and Geoffrey M. While
Adult sex ratio and operational sex ratio exhibit different temporal dynamics in the wild pp. 523-532 Downloads
María Cristina Carmona-Isunza, Sergio Ancona, Tamás Székely, Alfonso P. Ramallo-González, Medardo Cruz-López, Martín Alejandro Serrano-Meneses and Clemens Küpper
Social call divergence in bats: a comparative analysis pp. 533-540 Downloads
Bo Luo, Xiaobin Huang, Yuanyuan Li, Guanjun Lu, Jianlun Zhao, Kangkang Zhang, Hanbo Zhao, Ying Liu and Jiang Feng
Male risk-taking is related to number of mates in a polygynous bird pp. 541-548 Downloads
Bobby Habig, Patrick I. Chiyo and David C. Lahti
Redder isn’t always better: cost of carotenoids in Chinook salmon eggs pp. 549-555 Downloads
Sarah J. Lehnert, Robert H. Devlin, Trevor E. Pitcher, Christina A.D. Semeniuk and Daniel D. Heath
Relative advantages of dichromatic and trichromatic color vision in camouflage breaking pp. 556-564 Downloads
Jolyon Troscianko, Jared Wilson-Aggarwal, David Griffiths, Claire N. Spottiswoode and Martin Stevens
Food-sharing vampire bats are more nepotistic under conditions of perceived risk pp. 565-569 Downloads
Gerald G. Carter, Gerald S. Wilkinson and Rachel A. Page
The carotenoid beta-carotene enhances facial color, attractiveness and perceived health, but not actual health, in humans pp. 570-578 Downloads
Yong Zhi Foo, Gillian Rhodes and Leigh W. Simmons
Innovative females are more promiscuous in great tits (Parus major) pp. 579-588 Downloads
Veronika Bókony, Ivett Pipoly, Krisztián Szabó, Bálint Preiszner, Ernő Vincze, Sándor Papp, Gábor Seress, Tamás Hammer and András Liker
Rain, predators, and spider sociality: a manipulative experiment pp. 589-596 Downloads
Catherine R. Hoffman and Leticia Avilés
Color pattern facilitates species recognition but not signal detection: a field test using robots pp. 597-606 Downloads
Danielle A. Klomp, Devi Stuart-Fox, Elizabeth J. Cassidy, Norhayati Ahmad and Terry J. Ord
Discrimination behavior mediates foraging quality versus quantity trade-offs: nut choice in wild rodents pp. 607-616 Downloads
Wenwen Chen, Ze Zhang, Christina D. Buesching, Chris Newman, David W. Macdonald, Zongqiang Xie, Shucun Sun and Youbing Zhou

Volume 28, issue 1, 2017

The spatial distribution of foragers and food patches can influence antipredator vigilance pp. 304-311 Downloads
Guy Beauchamp
Experience with predators shapes learning rules in larval amphibians pp. 312-318 Downloads
Adam L. Crane, Brandon S. Demuth and Maud C.O. Ferrari
Task switching is associated with temporal delays in Temnothorax rugatulus ants pp. 319-327 Downloads
Gavin M. Leighton, Daniel Charbonneau and Anna Dornhaus
Weaponry and defenses in fighting animals: how allometry can alter predictions from contest theory pp. 328-336 Downloads
Alexandre V. Palaoro and Mark Briffa
When the mean no longer matters: developmental diet affects behavioral variation but not population averages in the house cricket (Acheta domesticus) pp. 337-345 Downloads
Raphaël Royauté and Ned A. Dochtermann
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