Publications

Berzins LL, Shrimpton JM & Dawson RD (2018) Experimentally altering pre-breeding hormones reduces extra-pair paternity in female tree swallows. Ethology 124: 410-422  (PDF)

Knight SM, Bradley DW, Clark RG, Gow EA, Bélisle M, Berzins LL, Blake T, Bridge ES, Dawson RD, Dunn PO, Garant D, Holroyd G, Horn AG, Hussell DJT, Lansdorp O, Laughlin AJ, Leonard ML, Pelletier F, Shutler D, Siefferman L, Taylor CM, Trefry H, Vleck CM, Vleck D, Winkler DW, Whittingham LA & Norris DR (2018) Constructing and evaluating a continent-wide migratory songbird network across the annual cycle. Ecological Monographs 0: 1-16  (PDF)

Berzins LL & Dawson RD (2018) Experimentally altered plumage brightness of female tree swallows influences nest site retention and reproductive success. Canadian Journal of Zoology 96: 600-607 (PDF)

Berzins LL & Dawson RD. (2016) Experimentally altered plumage brightness of female tree swallows: a test of the differential allocation hypothesis. Behaviour 153:525-550  (PDF)

Fairhurst GD, Berzins LL, Bradley DW, Romano A, Romano M, Scandolara C, Ambrosini R, Dawson RD, Dunn PO, Hobson KA, Liechti F, Marchant TA, Norris DR, Rubolini D, Saino N, Whittingham LA & Clark RG (2015) Assessing costs of carrying geolocators using feather corticosterone in two species of aerial insectivore. Royal Society Open Science 2:150004  (PDF)

Legagneux P, Berzins LL, Forbes M, Harms NJ, Hennin H, Bourgeon S, Gilchrist HG, Bêty J, Soos C, Love OP, Descamps S & Burness G (2014) No selection on immune traits in response to a highly virulent pathogen. Evolutionary Applications 7:765-773  (PDF)

Gómez J, Michelson CI, Bradley DW, Norris DR, Berzins LL, Dawson RD & Clark RG (2014) Effects of geolocators on reproductive performance and annual return rates of a migratory songbird. Journal of Ornithology 155:37-44  (PDF)

Berzins LL, Gilchrist HG, Matson KD & Burness G (2011) Sex-specific effects of increased incubation demand on innate immunity in black guillemots. Physiological & Biochemical Zoology. 84:222-229  (PDF)

Berzins LL, Gilchrist HG & Burness G (2009) No assortative mating for body size in black guillemots breeding in the Canadian Arctic. Waterbirds 32: 459-463  (PDF)

Love OL, Gilchrist HG, Bêty J, Wynne-Edwards KE, Berzins LL & Williams TD (2009) Using life-histories to predict and interpret variability in yolk hormones. General & Comparative Endocrinology 163:169-174  (PDF)

Berzins LL, Tilman-Schindel E & Burness G (2008) Sex-specific effects of handling time on an index of immune activity in zebra finches. Physiological & Biochemical Zoology 81:383-387  (PDF)