Lovette Lab/Fuller Program publications on topics related to conservation and conservation genetics

Walsh, J., I. J. Lovette, V. Winder, C. S. Elphick, B. J. Olsen, G. Shriver, and A. I. Kovach (2017). Subspecies delineation amid phenotypic, geographic and genetic discordance in a songbird. Molecular Ecology 26:1242–1255. doi: 10.1111/mec.14010

Kopuchian, C., L. Campagna, A. S. Di Giacomo, R. E. Wilson, M. Bulgarella, P. Petracci, J. Mazar Barnett, R. Matus, O. Blank, and K. G. McCracken (2016). Demographic history inferred from genome-wide data reveals two lineages of sheldgeese endemic to a glacial refugium in the southern Atlantic. Journal of Biogeography 43:1979–1989. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12767

Toews, D. P. L., S. A. Taylor, R. Vallender, A. Brelsford, B. G. Butcher, P. W. Messer, and I. J. Lovette (2016). Plumage Genes and Little Else Distinguish the Genomes of Hybridizing Warblers. Current Biology 26:2313–2318. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.06.034

Walsh, J., B. J. Olsen, K. J. Ruskin, W. Gregory Shriver, K. M. O’Brien, and A. I. Kovach (2016a). Extrinsic and intrinsic factors influence fitness in an avian hybrid zone. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Walsh, J., R. J. Rowe, B. J. Olsen, W. G. Shriver, and A. I. Kovach (2016b). Genotype-environment associations support a mosaic hybrid zone between two tidal marsh birds. Ecology and Evolution 6:279–294. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1864

Walsh, J., W. G. Shriver, B. J. Olsen, and A. I. Kovach (2016c). Differential introgression and the maintenance of species boundaries in an advanced generation avian hybrid zone. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16. doi: 10.1186/s12862-016-0635-y

Kapetanakos, Y. A., I. J. Lovette and T. E. Katzner (2014). “Development of microsatellite markers and a restriction endonuclease digest assay for non-invasive sampling of endangered White-rumped, Slender-billed and Red-headed vultures.” Conservation Genetics Resources 6(3): 539-542.

Lovette, I. J. (2014). “Conservation: Evolutionary Values for All 10,000 Birds.” Current Biology 24(10): R401-R402.

Mason, N. A., P. O. Title, C. Cicero, K. J. Burns and R. C. K. Bowie (2014). “Genetic variation among western populations of the Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris) indicates recent colonization of the Channel Islands off southern California, mainland-bound dispersal, and postglacial range shifts.” Auk 131(2): 162-174.

Taylor, Scott A., Thomas A. White, Wesley M. Hochachka, V. Ferretti, Robert L. Curry and I. Lovette (2014). “Climate-Mediated Movement of an Avian Hybrid Zone.” Current Biology 24(6): 671-676.

Zuckerberg, B., M. Carling, R. Dor, E. Ferree, G. Spellman and A. Townsend (2014). “Differential relationships between habitat fragmentation and within-population genetic diversity of three forest-dwelling birds.” bioRxiv.

Coulon, A., J. W. Fitzpatrick, R. Bowman and I. J. Lovette (2012). “Mind the gap: genetic distance increases with habitat gap size in Florida scrub jays.” Biology Letters 8(4): 582-585.

Katzner, T. E., M. Wheeler, J. J. Negro, Y. Kapetanakos, J. A. DeWoody, M. Horvath and I. Lovette (2012). “To pluck or not to pluck: scientific methodologies should be carefully chosen, not ‘one size fits all’.” Journal of Avian Biology 43(1): 15-17.

Latta, S. C., A. K. Townsend and I. J. Lovette (2012). “The origins of the recently discovered Hispaniolan Olive-throated Parakeet: A phylogeographic perspective on a conservation conundrum.” Caribbean Journal of Science 46(2-3): 143-149.

Sly, N. D., A. K. Townsend, C. C. Rimmer, J. M. Townsend, S. C. Latta and I. J. Lovette (2011). “Ancient islands and modern invasions: disparate phylogeographic histories among Hispaniola’s endemic birds.” Molecular Ecology 20(23): 5012-5024.

Coulon, A., J. W. Fitzpatrick, R. Bowman and I. J. Lovette (2010). “Effects of Habitat Fragmentation on Effective Dispersal of Florida Scrub-Jays.” Conservation Biology 24(4): 1080-1088.

Sly, N. D., A. K. Townsend, C. C. Rimmer, J. M. Townsend, S. C. Latta and I. J. Lovette (2010). “Phylogeography and conservation of the endemic Hispaniolan Palm-Tanagers (Aves: Phaenicophilus).” Conservation Genetics 11(6): 2121-2129.

Townsend, A. K., A. B. Clark, K. J. McGowan, E. L. Buckles, A. D. Miller and I. J. Lovette (2009). “Disease-mediated inbreeding depression in a large, open population of cooperative crows.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 276(1664): 2057-2064.

Barnett, J. R., V. Ruiz-Gutierrez, A. Coulon and I. J. Lovette (2008). “Weak genetic structuring indicates ongoing gene flow across White-ruffed Manakin (Corapipo altera) populations in a highly fragmented Costa Rica landscape.” Conservation Genetics 9(6): 1403-1412.

Coulon, A., J. W. Fitzpatrick, R. Bowman, B. M. Stith, C. A. Makarewich, L. M. Stenzler and I. J. Lovette (2008). “Congruent population structure inferred from dispersal behaviour and intensive genetic surveys of the threatened Florida scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens).” Molecular Ecology 17(7): 1685-1701.

Moore, R. P., W. D. Robinson, I. J. Lovette and T. R. Robinson (2008). “Experimental evidence for extreme dispersal limitation in tropical forest birds.” Ecology Letters 11(9): 960-968.

Townsend, A. K., C. C. Rimmer, S. C. Latta and I. J. lovette (2007). “Ancient differentiation in the single-island avian radiation of endemic Hispartiolan chat-tanagers (Aves : Calyptophilus).” Molecular Ecology 16(17): 3634-3642.

Vallender, R., R. J. Robertson, V. L. Friesen and I. J. Lovette (2007). “Complex hybridization dynamics between golden-winged and blue-winged warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera and Vermivora pinus) revealed by AFLP, microsatellite, intron and mtDNA markers.” Molecular Ecology 16(10): 2017-2029.

Harvey, M. G., D. N. Bonter, L. M. Stenzler and I. J. Lovette (2006). “A comparison of plucked feathers versus blood samples as DNA sources for molecular sexing.” Journal of Field Ornithology 77(2): 136-140.

Hawley, D. M., D. Hanley, A. A. Dhondt and I. J. Lovette (2006). “Molecular evidence for a founder effect in invasive house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) populations experiencing an emergent disease epidemic.” Molecular Ecology 15(1): 263-275.

Dabrowski, A., R. Fraser, J. L. Confer and I. J. Lovette (2005). “Geographic variability in mitochondrial introgression among hybridizing populations of Golden-winged (Vermivora chrysoptera) and Blue-winged (V-pinus) Warblers.” Conservation Genetics 6(5): 843-853.

Hawley, D. M., K. V. Sydenstricker, G. V. Kollias and A. A. Dhondt (2005). “Genetic diversity predicts pathogen resistance and cell-mediated immunocompetence in house finches.” Biology Letters 1(3): 326-329.

Markland, H. M. and I. J. Lovette (2005). “Phylogenetic affinities and inter-island differentiation in the Vitelline Warbler Dendroica vitellina, a West Indian endemic.” Ibis 147(4): 764-771.

Smith, T. B., S. M. Clegg, M. Kimura, K. Ruegg, B. Milá, I. J. Lovette and (2005). Molecular genetic approaches to linking breeding and overwintering areas in five Neotropical migrant passerines. . Birds of Two Worlds: The Ecology and Evolution of Migration. R. Greenberg and P. P. Marra. Baltimore and London, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 222-234.

Fernandez, G. J., G. Posse, V. Ferretti and F. M. Gabelli (2004). “Bird-habitat relationship for the declining Pampas meadowlark populations in the southern Pampas grasslands.” Biological Conservation 115(1): 139-148.

Lovette, I. J., S. M. Clegg and T. B. Smith (2004). “Limited utility of mtDNA markers for determining connectivity among breeding and overwintering locations in three neotropical migrant birds.” Conservation Biology 18(1): 156-166.

Smith, T. B., P. P. Marra, M. S. Webster, I. Lovette, H. L. Gibbs, R. T. Holmes, K. A. Hobson, S. Rohwer and R. Prum (2003). “A call for feather sampling.” The Auk 120(1): 218-221.

Kimura, M., S. M. Clegg, I. J. Lovette, K. R. Holder, D. J. Girman, B. Mila, P. Wade and T. B. Smith (2002). “Phylogeographical approaches to assessing demographic connectivity between breeding and overwintering regions in a Nearctic-Neotropical warbler (Wilsonia pusilla).” Molecular Ecology 11(9): 1605-1616.

Lovette, I. J., E. Bermingham and R. E. Ricklefs (1999). “Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography and the conservation of endangered Lesser Antillean Icterus orioles.” Conservation Biology 13(5): 1088-1096.

Lovette, I. J., E. Bermingham, G. Seutin and R. E. Ricklefs (1998). “Evolutionary differentiation in three endemic West Indian Warblers.” Auk 115(4): 890-903.

 

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