Research: Publications

APLORI Publication List

  1.  Vickery, J. & Jones, P.J. 2002. A new ornithological institute in Nigeria. Bull. African Bird Club 9(1): 61–62.
  2. Wilson, J.M. & McGregor, R. 2002.  House Sparrow Passer domesticus in Nigeria. Malimbus 24(1): 41–42.
  3. Wilson, J.M. 2002. First breeding record of Little Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos elachus in Nigeria. Malimbus 24(1): 42–43.
  4. Wilson, J.M. & Sallinen, P. 2003. First records of Didric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius parasitizing Cricket Warbler Spiloptila clamans. Malimbus 25: 95–96.
  5. Ottosson, U. & Waldenström, J. 2002. A Yellow-throated Leaflove (Chlorochicla flavicollis) with extra wing feathers among the primaries. AFRING News 31(1&2): 24–25.
  6. McGregor, R. & Wilson, J.M. 2003. A major range extension of Locust Finch Ortygospize locustella in West Africa. Malimbus 25: 99–101.
  7. McGregor, R. 2004. Ortolan Buntings rediscovered in Nigeria after a 38 year absence. Bull. African Bird Club 11(1): 30-31.
  8. Manu, S., Peach, W. & Cresswell, W. 2005. Notes on the natural history of the Ibadan Malimbe Malimbus ibadanensis, a threatened Nigerian endemic. Malimbus 27: 33-39.
  9. Manu, S., Peach, W., Bowden, C. & Cresswell, W. 2005. The effects of forest fragmentation on the population density and distribution of the globally endangered Ibadan Malimbe Malimbus ibadanensis. Bird Conservation International. 15: 275-285.
  10. Manu, S., Peach, W. & Cresswell, W. 2007. The effects of of edge, fragment size and degree of isolation on avian species richness in highly fragmented forest in West Africa. Ibis 149: 287-297.
  11. Stervander, M., Ottosson, U., Hulme, M. & Molokwu, M. N. 2005. Little Rush Warbler Bradypterus baboecala new to Plateau State, Nigeria. Malimbus 27: 46-47.
  12. Ottosson, U. Waldenström, J. Hjort, C. & McGregor, R. 2005. Garden Warbler Sylvia borin migration in sub-Saharan West Africa: Phenology and body mass changes. Ibis 147: 750-757.
  13. Wright, D. & Jones, P. 2005. Population densities and habitat associations of the range-restricted Rock Firefinch Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria. Bird Conservation International 15(3): 287-295.
  14. Osinubi, T. & Agboola, B. 2006, Sighting of the Rufous Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galatotes at foot of Fusa Hills, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Malimbus 28: 46-47.
  15. Wilson, J. & Cresswell, W. 2006. How robust are Palearctic migrants to habitat loss and degradation in the Sahel? Ibis 148: 789-800.
  16. Molokwu, M N., Ottosson, U. & Azi, J. Observations at a Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis nest. Malimbus 28: 45-46.
  17. Mwansat, G. S., Chaskda, A. A.; Longtong, G. T. 2006. A preliminary survey of the aquatic insects of Amurum Forest Reserve. Scientia Africana 5:35-37.
  18. Wilson, J.M and Cresswell, W. 2010. Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe in the Sahel of West Africa: distribution, seasonal variation in abundance and habitat associations. Ostrich 81: 115-121.
  19. McGregor, R., Whittingham, M. J. & Cresswell, W. 2007. Survival rates of tropical birds in Nigeria, West Africa. Ibis 149: 615-618.
  20. Hellgren, O., Waldenström, J., Peréz-Tris, J., Szöllősi, E., Hasselquist, D., Krizanauskiene, A., Ottosson, U. & Bensch, S. 2007. Detecting shifts of transmission areas in avian blood parasites – a phylogenetic approach. Molecular Ecology 16: 1281-1290.
  21. Ottosson, U. Waldenström, J. Hjort, C. & McGregor, R. 2005. Garden Warbler Sylvia borin migration in sub-Saharan West Africa: Phenology and body mass changes. Ibis 147: 750-757.
  22. Tobler, M. & Naurin, S. 2008. On the occurrence of the Alpine Swift Apus melba in Nigeria. Malimbus 30(2): 167-168.
  23. McGregor, R. Ottosson, U. & Cresswell, W. 2007. Moult of guinea savannah passerines in West Africa. Ostrich 78: 287-290.
  24. Molokwu, M.N., Ottosson, U. & Olsson, O. 2007. Feeding Behaviour Of Birds Foraging On Predictable Resources In Habitats Of Different Quality. Ostrich 78: 295-298.
  25. Abalaka, J.I. and Manu, S. 2007. Factors affecting bird species diversity in the degrading Kagoro forest, Kaduna, Nigeria. Ostrich 78: 233-238.
  26. Manu, S. & Cresswell, W. 2007. Addressing sampling bias when counting forest birds in forest fragments by line transects: a West Africa case study. Ostrich 78: 281-286.
  27. Wilson, J.M. and Cresswell, W. 2007. Identification of potentially competing Afrotropical and Palearctic bird species in the Sahel. Ostrich 78: 363-368.
  28. Brandt, M.S. & Cresswell, W. 2008. Breeding Behaviour, home range and habitat selection in Rock Firefinches Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis, between the wet and the dry season in central Nigeria. Ibis 150:495-507.
  29. Cresswell, W., Wilson, J.M., Vickery1, J., Jones, P. & Holt, S. 2007. Changes in densities of Sahelian bird species in response to recent habitat degradation. Ostrich 78: 247-253.
  30. Strandberg, R., Ottosson, U., Waldenström, J. & Hellgren, O. 2007. European Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus observed at Yankari National Park in Nigeria. Malimbus 29: 122-123.
  31. Olmos, F., Ottosson, U. & Tende, T. 2008. A new record of the White-crowned Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga for Nigeria. Malimbus 30: 169-170.
  32. Molokwu, M. Olson, O. Nilsson, J-Å. & Ottosson, U. 2008. Seasonal variation in patch use in a tropical African environment. Oikos 117: 892-898.

31     Gaidet, N., Cattoli, G., Hammoumi, S., Newman, S. H., Hagemeijer, W., Takekawa, J. Y., Cappelle, J., Dodman, T., Joannis, T., Gil, P., Monne, I., Fusaro, A., Shiwuua, M., Micheloni, P., Ottosson, U., Lubroth, J., Domenech, J. & Monicat, F. 2008. Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Influenza genome detected in Healthy Wild Anatidae. PLoS Pathogens 4(8): e1000127. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000127.

  1. Tende, T. & Ottosson, U. 2008. Current Status of the Vulture Populations within Yankari Game Reserve, Nigeria. Vulture News 59: 7-12.
  2. Brandt, M. J. & Cresswell W. 2009. Diurnal foraging routines in a tropical bird: how important is predation risk? Journal of Avian Biology 40:90-94.
  3. Manu, S. Imong, I. S. & Cresswell, W. 2010. Bird species richness and diversity at montane IBA sites in South Eastern Nigeria. Bird Conservation International 20: 231-239.
  4. Cresswell, W., Boyd, M. & Stevens, M. (2009). Movements of Palearctic and Afrotropical bird species during the dry season (November-February) within Nigeria. pp. 18-28. In: Harebottle, D.M., Craig, A.J.F.K., Anderson, M.D. Rakotomanana, H. & Muchai. (eds). Proceedings of the 12th Pan African Ornithological Congress, 2008. Cape Town, Animal Demography Unit.
  5. Tende, T., Ottosson, U., Hansson, B., Åkesson, M. & Bensch, S. 2009. Population size of lions in Yankari Game Reserve as revealed by faecal DNA sampling. African Journal of Ecology 59: 7-12.
  6. Stevens, M.C., Sheehan, D.K., Wilson, J.M., Buchanan, G.M. & Cresswell W. 2010. Changes in Sahelian bird biodiversity and tree density over a five year period in Northern Nigeria. Bird Study 57:156-174.
  7. Wilson, J.M. & Cresswell, W. (2010) Densities of Palearctic warblers and ecologically similar Afrotropical species in Sahelian West Africa. Ostrich 81: 225-232.
  8. Da’an, S.A., Crossby, T.O., Joseph, O., Tende, T. & Ottosson, U. 2010. Increased abundance of Savile’s Bustard Lophotis savilei in east-central Nigeria. Malimbus 32: 104-106.
  9. Abalaka, J.I., Ottosson, U., Tende, T. and Larson, K. 2010. Rock Firefinch Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis in the Mandara Mountains, north-east Nigeria: a new subspecies? ABC Bull 17: 210-211.
  10. Molokwu, M.N., Nilsson, J-Å., Ottosson, U. & Olsson, O. 2010.Effects of season, water and predation risk on patch use by birds on the African savannah. Oecologia DOI 10.1007/s00442-010-1781-3.
  11. Iwajomo, S.B. & Hedenström, A. 2011. Migration patterns and morphometrics of Common Sandpipers Actitis hypoleuca at Ottenby, southeastern Sweden. Ringing & Migration 26: 38–47.
  12. Gaidet, N., Cattoli, G., Hammoumi, S., Newman, S. H., Hagemeijer, W., Takekawa, J. Y., Cappelle, J., Dodman, T., Joannis, T., Gil, P., Monne, I., Fusaro, A., Shiwuua, M., Micheloni, P., Ottosson, U., Lubroth, J., Domenech, J. & Monicat, F. 2008. Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Influenza genome detected in Healthy Wild Anatidae. PLoS Pathogens 4(8): e1000127. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000127.
  13. Iwajomo, S.B., Ottosson, U. Barshep, Y. Helseth, A. Hulme, M.F., Stevens, M. & Waldenström, J. 2011. The stopover behaviour of the Garden Warbler Sylvia borin in Obudu, southeast Nigeria. Ornis Svecica 21: 29-36.
  14. Barshep, Y., Minton, C., Underhill, L.G. & Remisievicz, M. 2011. Primary moult of the Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea in North-western Australia shifts according to breeding success. Ardea 99: 43-51.
  15. Molokwu, M.N., Nilsson, J-Å. & Olsson, O. 2011. Diet selection in birds: trade-off between energetic content and digestibility of seeds. Behavioral Ecology 22: 639-647.
  16. Cox. D.T. Shiiwua, M. Gartshore, & Imong, I. 2011. The first records of Kupe Bush-Shrike Malaconotus kupeensis at two sites in Nigeria. Malimbus 33: 92-95.
  17. Cox, D.T., Brandt, M.J., McGregor, R., Ottosson, U., Stevens, M.C. & Cresswell, W. 2011. Patterns of seasonal and yearly mass variation in West African tropical savannah birds. Ibis 153: 672-683.
  18.  Omotoriogun, T.C., Onoja, J.D., Tende, T., Manu, S. & Ottosson, U. 2011.  Density and diversity of birds in the wetlands of Yankari Game Reserve, Bauchi, Nigeria. Journal of Welands Ecology 2011(5): 48-58.
  19. Abalaka, J.I. & Jones, P.J. 2012. Population densities of the Rock Firefinch Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis and some other estrildine and viduine finches on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria. In: Harebottle, D.M., Craig, A.J.F.K., Anderson, M.D.,Rakotomanana, H. & Muchai. (eds). Proceedings of the 12th Pan African Ornithological Congress, 2008. Cape Town, Animal Demography Unit.
  20. Barshep, Y., Ottosson, U., Waldenström, J. & Hulme, M. 2012. Non-breeding ecology of the Whinchat Saxicola rubetra in Nigeria. Ornis Svecica 22: 25-32.
  21. Iwajomo, S., Hedenström, A. & Ottosson, U. 2012. Autumn phenology and morphometrics in the GardenWarbler Sylvia borinat the Ottenby Bird Observatory, Sweden. Ornis Fennica 89: 233-240.
  22. Omotoriogun, T.C. , Sengohol, M.C., Stevens, M.C. & Cox, D.T.C. 2012. Occurence of two common forest species in Amurum Forest Reserve on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria. Malimbus 34: 45-48.
  23. Ivande, S.T., Manu, S.A., Wala, Z.J., Daniel, O.J.  & Tende, T. 2012. Aspects of the breeding biology of Abdim’s Storks Ciconia abdimii in Nigeria. Malimbus 34: 82-91.
  24. Hulme, M.F. & Cresswell, W. 2012. Density and behaviour of Whinchats Saxicola rubetra on African farmland suggest that winter habitat conditions do not limit European breeding populations. Ibis 154: 680-692.
  25. Omotoriogun, T.C. 2012. First record and probable breeding of African Pitta Pitta angolensis in Omo Forest Reserve, southwest Nigeria. Malimbus 34:122-124.
  26. Stevens, M., Ottosson, U., McGregor, R., Brandt, M. & Cresswell, W. 2013. Survival rates in West African savannah birds. Ostrich 84(1): 11-25.
  27. Albrecht, T., Kleven, O., Kreisinger, J., Laskemoen, T., Omotoriogun, T.C., Ottosson, U., Reif, J., Sedláček, O., Hořák, D., Robertson, R.J. & Lifjeld, J.T. 2012.  Sperm competition in tropical versus temperate zone birds. Proc. R. Soc. Ser. B. 280: 20122434 .
  28. Omotoriogun, T. C., Omogbemi, T., Adeyanju, A. T., Ottosson, U., Lifjeld, J. T.  2013. First photographs of Grey Ground Thrush Zoothera princei for Nigeria, from Omo Forest Reserve. ABC Bull 20(2): 208-209.
  29. Cox, D.T., Brandt, M.J., McGregor, R., Ottosson, U., Stevens, M.C. & Cresswell, W. 2012. The seasonality of breeding in savannah birds of West Africa assessed from broodpatch and juvenile occurrence. Journal of Ornithol. 154: 671–683.
  30. Usieta, H. O., Manus, S. A. & Ottosson, U. 2013. Farmland conservation in West Africa: how do hedgerow characteristics affect species richness? Bird Study 60: 102-110.
  31. Hellgren, O., Wood, M. J., Waldenström, J., Hasselquist, D., Ottosson, U., Stervander, M. & Bensch, S. 2013. Circannual variation in blood parasitism in a sub-Saharan migrant passerine bird, the garden warbler. Jornal of Evolution and Ecology 26: 1047-1049.
  32. Effiom, E., Nunez-Iturri, G., Smith, H.G., Ottosson, U. & Olsson, O. 2013.Bush meat hunting changes regeneration of African rainforests. Proc. R. Soc. B. 280: 20130246.
  33. Adeyanju, A. T., Adeyanju, T. E. & Omotoriogun, T. C. 2013. Extended breeding in a nest of Splendid Sunbird Cinnyriscoccinigastrus on residential premises. Malimbus 35: 131-138.
  34. Iwajomo, S.B., Stervander, M., Helseth, A. & Ottosson, U. 2013. Population trends and migration strategy of the Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola at Ottenby, SE Sweden. Ringing & Migration 28(1): 6-15.
  35. Atuo, F.A. & Manu, S. 2013. Territory size and habitat selection of Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting Emberiza tahapisi in Nigeria. Ostrich 84(1): 71-78.
  36. Snoeck, C.J., Owoade, A.A., Couacy-Hyman, E., Alkali, B.R., Adeyanju, A.T., Komoyo, G.F., Nakoune, E., Le Faou, A.& Muller, C.P. 2013. High Genetic Diversity of Newcastle Disease Virus in Poultry in West and Central Africa: Cocirculation of Genotype XIV and Newly Defined Genotypes XVII and XVIII. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 51: 2250-2260.
  37. Manu, S.  Cresswell, W. 2013. Diurnal patterns of mass gain in tropical granivores suggest avoidance of high midday temperatures during foraging rather than the starvation-predation risk trade-off. Ostrich 84: 95-100.
  38. Tende, T., Ottosson, U., Hansson, B., Åkesson, M. & Bensch, S. 2014. Individual identification and genetic variation of lions (Panthera leo) from two protected areas in Nigeria. PlosOne doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084288.
  39. Tende, T., Hansson, B., Ottosson, U. & Bensch, S. 2014. Evaluating preservation medium for the storage of DNA in the African lion (Panthera leo) faecal samples. Current Zoology 60(3): 351-358.
  40. Snoeck, C., Adeyanju, A., Owoade, A., Couacy-Hymann, E., Alkali, B., Ottosson, U. &  Muller, C. 2013. Genetic diversity of Newcastle disease virus in wild birds and pigeons in West Africa. Applied Environmental Microbiology 79(24): 7867-7874.
  41. Effiom, E., Birkhofer, K., Smith, H.G. & Olsson, O. 2013.Changes of community composition at multiple trophic levels due to hunting in Nigerian tropical forests. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00359.x.
  42. Cox, D.T.C. & Cresswell, D.W. 2014. Mass gained during breeding positively correlates with adult survival because both reflect life history adaptation to seasonal food availability. Oecologia 174: 1197-1204.
  43. Chaskda, A., Mwansat, G.S. & Ottosson, U. 2013. Implications of flower developmental stage, plant isolation and microclimatic condition on a hemiparasitic plant–avian pollinator interaction. Journal of Natural Sciences Research 3(15).
  44. Onoja, J.D., Tende, T., Ottosson, U., Manus, S. & Mwansat, G.M. 2014. Raptors in Yankari Game Reserve and surrounding unprotected area, Nigeria. Malimbus 36: 67-75.
  45. Adeyanju, T.A., Ottosson, U., Adeyanju, T.E., Omotoriogun, T.C. Hall, P., Manu, S.A., Alabi, T., Lameed, G.A. & Bown, D. 2014. Birds of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture campus, a stronghold of avian diversity in the changing Ibadan area (Nigeria) over the last 50 years. Malimbus 36: 76-105.
  46. Tende, T., Bensch, S., Ottosson, U. & Hansson, B. 2014. Dual phylogenetic origins of nigerian lions (Panthera leo). Ecology and Evolution 4(13): 2668-2674.
  47. Ombugadu, A., Mwansat, G. S., Manu, S. A., Chaskda, A. A., Ottosson, U. & Karau, S. D. 2014. Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals in Birds and Plant Species in Amurum Forest Reserve and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Refinery Area of Kaduna, Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Studies in Engineering & Scientific Inventions 2(1): 26-32.
  48. Osinubi, S.T., Vugeh, Y., Briskrie, J.V., Ottosson, U., Brown, J.A. & Chapman, H. 2014. Association with riparian fragments by Yellow-breasted Boubou Laniarius atroflavus indicates need for wider-scale forest matrix conservation. Malimbus 26(1): 47-57.
  49. Biplang, Y.G., Barshep, Y. & Cresswell, W. 2014. The importance of anthropogenic effects in habitat use and territory size of Northern Anteater-chats Myrmecocichla aethiops near Amurum ForestReserve, Jos-Plateau, Nigeria. Ostrich 85: DOI: 10.2989/00306525.2014.957745.
  50. Abalaka, J., Hudin, N.S., Ottosson, U., Bloomer, P. & Hansson, Bengt. 2014. Genetic diversity and population structure of the range restricted rock firefinch Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis. Conservation Genetics DOI: 10.1007/s10592-014-0667-z.

 

Revised because of double numbering above

 

  1. Mills, M. 2014. Dusky Twinspot Euschistospica cinereovinacea, a new host species for indigobirds Vidua. Bull ABC 21(2): 193-199.
  2. Mills, M. 2014.Observations of the rarely seen aerial display of Short-winged Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus. Bull ABC 21(2): 200-201.
  3. Dami, F.D., Mwansat, G.S. & Manu, S.A. (2014). The effects of forest land use types and fragmentation on two endemic bird species Cameroon Montane Greenbul Andropadus monotanus and Yellow-breasted boubou Laniarius atroflavus) on the Obudu Plateau, South-eastern, Nigeria. Journal of Science Research volume 12.
  4. Dami, F.D., Mwansat, G.S. & Manu, S.A. (2014). The effects of fragmentation and land use types on Bannerman’s Weaver Ploceus bannamani (a globally threatened bird species) on the Obudu Plateau, Southeast, Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences Research 4(19): 91-97.
  5. Dami, F.D., Mwansat, G.S. & Manu, S.A. (2014). The effects of forest fragmentation on White-throated Mountain Babbler Kupernis gilberti a globally threatened bird species on the Obudu Plateau, Southeast Nigeria. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management 7 suppl. 1: 765-779.
  6. Chaskda, A.A. & Mwansat, G.S. (2014). A comparison of foraging site characteristics of two African resident insectivorous birds in a burned habitat. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management 7(1): 90-95.
  7. Yilangai, R.M., Chaskda, A.A. & Mwansat, G.S. (2014). Avian utilization of the fruits of Carissa edulis Vahl and Jasminum dichotomum Vahl In a central Nigerian Reserve. Journal of Natural Sciences Research. Accepted.
  8. Dami, F.D., Francis M. Jr., Dawen, F.D. & Garba, C. (2014). Effects of seed size and water on some granivorous birds feeding in Jos Zoological Garden, Plateau State, Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences Research 4(21): 18-24.
  9. Nwaogu, C.J., & Cresswell, W. 2016. Body Reserves in intra-African migrants. Journal of Ornitology 157: 93-108.
  10. Blackburn, E. Cresswell, W. 2015. High winter site fidelity in a long-distance migrant: implications for wintering ecology and survival estimates. Journal of Ornitology 156: 1-16.
  11. Blackburn, E. & Cresswell, W. 2015. Fine-scale habitat use during the non-breeding season suggests that winter habitat does not limit breeding populations of a declining long-distance Palearctic migrant. Journal of Avian Biology 46:-1-12.
  12. Yilangai, R.M., Pineau, W., Manu, S.A.and Kambai, C. 2015. Socioeconomic Status of Vegetable Farmers in Three Rural Communities of Jos, North-Central Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine 8(8): 69-73.
  13. Yilangai, M.R, Mwansat, G.S, Chaskda, A.A. and Akwashiki, O. (2013). A comparative study of insect utilization of the fruits of Carissa (Carissa edulis Vahl) and Jasmine (Jasminum dichotomum Vahl) in a protected forest. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 7(1), 43-47.
  14. 96. Yilangai, M.R, Mwansat, G.S. and Chaskda, A.A. (2014). Avian utilization of the fruits of Carissa (Carissa edulis Vahl) and Jasmine (Jasminum dichotomum Vahl) in a Central Nigerian Reserve. Journal of Natural Science Research, 4(11), 5-10.
  15. Yilangai, R.M., Manu, S.A., Pineau, W., Mailumo, S.S.  and Okeke-Agulu. K.I. (2014). Effect of biochar and crop veil on growth and yield of Tomato (Lycopersicum esculentus Mill) in Jos, North central Nigeria. Current Agricultural Research Journal, 2(1), 37-42.
  16. Atuo, F.A., Ivande, S.T., Wala, Z. & O’Connel, T. 2014. Effects of hunting camps on breeding grey-necked picathartes Picathartes oreas in south-east Nigeria. Oryx 48(3): 460-464.
  17. Yilangai,R.M., Chaskda A.A., Akwashiki, O and Mwansat, G.S. (2015). Effect of time of day, weather parameters and fruit stage on insect visitors of Carissa edulis Vahl and Jasminum dichotomum Vahl in a protected Nigerian habitat, IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 9 (2), 23-27.
  18. Omotoriougun, T.C., Albrecht, T., Horak, D., Laskemoen, T., Ottosson, U., Rowe, M. & Lifjeld, J.T. 2015. Sperm size evolution in African greenbuls (Passeriformes: Pycnonotidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society DOI: 10.1111/bij.12663.
  19. Brattström, O., Aduse-Poku, K., Collins, S.C. & Brakefield, P.M. (2015) Revision of the Bicyclus ignobilis species-group (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) with a description of two new species. Zootaxa 4018(1): 057-079.
  20. Blackburn, E. & Cresswell, W. 2016. High within-winter and annual survival in a declining Afro-Paleaerctic migratory bird suggest that wintering condition do not limit poulations. Ibis 158: 92-105.
  21. Da’an, S.A., Ottosson, U., Manu, S.A,, Mwansat, G.S., Omotoriogun, C.T. & Tende, T. 2015. Effects of Managed Burning on Avian Diversity and Abundance in Yankari Game Reserve. Nigeria. Tech. Sci. Afr. J. 11(1): 27-35.
  22. Omotoriougun, T.C., Laskemoen, T., Rowe, M., Albrecht, T., Bowie, R.C.K., Sedláček, O., Hořák, D., Ottosson, U. & Lifjeld, J.T. 2015. Varaition in sperm morphology in Afrotropical sunbirds. Ibis 158: 155-166.
  23. Blackburn, E, Burgess, M., Freeman, B., Risely, A., Izang, A., Ivande, S., Hewson, C. & Cresswell, W.2015. An experimental evaluation of the effects of geolocator design and attachment method on between-year survival on Whinchats Saxicola rubetra. Journal of Avian Biology DOI: 10.1111/jav.00871
  24. Ivande, S.T. & Cresswell, C. 2016. Temperate migrants and resident bird species in Afro-tropical savannahs show similar levels of ecological generalism. Ibis 158: 496-505.
  25. Murray, E. & Cresswell, C. 2016. High site fidelity in Northern Wheatears Oenanthe oenanthe wintering in Africa revealed through colour marking. Bird Study 63: 284-288.
  26. Atuo, F.A., Ivande, S.T., Wala, Z. & O’Connel, T. 201. Current distribution, breeding population and habitat use of the globally threatened Grey-necked Picathartes Picathartes oreas in south-eastern Nigeria: a call for conservation action. Ostrich DOI: 10.2989/00306525.2016.1179229
  27. Stervander, M., Alström, P., Olsson, U., Ottosson, U., Hansson, B. & Bensch, S. 2016. Multiple instances of paraphyletic species and cryptic taxa revealed by mitochondrial and nuclear RAD data for Calandrella larks (Aves: Alaudidae). Molecular Phylogeny and Genetics doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.05.032
  28. Bertola. L.D., Jongbloed, H., van der Gaag, K.J., de Knijf, P., Yamaguchi, N., Hooghiemstra, H., Bauer, H., Henschel, P., White, P.A., Driscoll, C.A., Tende, T., Ottosson, U., Saidu, Y., Vrieling, K. & de Iongh, H.H. 2016. Phylogeographic Patterns in Africa and High Resolution Delineation of Genetic Clades in the Lion (Panthera leo). Scientific Reports 6: 30807.
  29. Iwajomo S.B., Ottosson U. and Thorup K. 2016. Spatial behaviour and food choice of the Garden Warbler Sylvia borin. Ostrich in press.
  30. Nwaogu, C.J., Dietz, M.W., Tieleman, B.I. & Cresswell, W. 2016. Breeding limits foraging time: evidence of interrupted foraging response from body mass variation in a tropical environment. Journal of Avian Biology in press.
  31. Aduse-Poku, K., Brakefield, P.M. , Wahlberg, N. & Brattström, O. 2016. Expanded molecular phylogeny of the genus Bicyclus(Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) shows the importance of increased sampling for detecting semi-cryptic species and highlights potentials for future studies. Systematics and Biodiversity in press.
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