Department of Collective Behavior Publications

Publications of K. Foerster

Journal Article (12)

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Weiss, S. L.; Foerster, K.; Hudon, J.: Pteridine, not carotenoid, pigments underlie the female-specific orange ornament of striped plateau lizards (Sceloporus virgatus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 161 (2), pp. 117 - 123 (2012)
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Wutzler, R.; Foerster, K.; Kempenaers, B.: MHC class I variation in a natural blue tit population (Cyanistes caeruleus). Genetica 140 (7-9), pp. 349 - 364 (2012)
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Kempenaers, B.; Peters, A.; Foerster, K.: Sources of individual variation in plasma testosterone levels. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 363 (1497), pp. 1711 - 1723 (2008)
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Foerster, K.; Valcu, M.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: A spatial genetic structure and effects of relatedness on mate choice in a wild bird population. Molecular Ecology 15 (14), pp. 4555 - 4567 (2006)
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Kunc, H. P.; Foerster, K.; Vermeirssen, E. L. M.; Kempenaers, B.: Experimentally elevated plasma testosterone levels do not influence singing behaviour of male blue tits (Parus caeruleus) during the early breeding season. Ethology 112 (10), pp. 984 - 992 (2006)
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Poesel, A.; Kunc, H. P.; Foerster, K.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Early birds are sexy: Male age, dawn song and extrapair paternity in blue tits, Cyanistes (formerly Parus) caeruleus. Animal Behaviour 72 (3), pp. 531 - 538 (2006)
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Foerster, K.; Kempenaers, B.: Effects of testosterone on male-male competition and male-female interactions in blue tits. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 57 (3), pp. 215 - 223 (2005)
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Foerster, K.; Kempenaers, B.: Experimentally elevated plasma levels of testosterone do not increase male reproductive success in blue tits. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 56 (5), pp. 482 - 490 (2004)
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Foerster, K.; Delhey, K.; Johnsen, A.; Lifjeld, J. T.; Kempenaers, B.: Females increase offspring heterozygosity and fitness through extra-pair matings. Nature 425 (6959), pp. 714 - 717 (2003)
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Foerster, K.; Poesel, A.; Kunc, H. P.; Kempenaers, B.: The natural plasma testosterone profile of male blue tits during the breeding season and its relation to song output. Journal of Avian Biology 33 (3), pp. 269 - 275 (2002)
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Poesel, A.; Foerster, K.; Kempenaers, B.: The dawn song of the blue tit Parus caeruleus and its role in sexual selection. Ethology 107 (6), pp. 521 - 531 (2001)
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Kempenaers, B.; Foerster, K.; Questiau, S.; Robertson, B. C.; Vermeirssen, E. L. M.: Distinguishing between female sperm choice versus male sperm competition: A comment on Birkhead. Evolution: International journal of organic evolution 54 (3), pp. 1050 - 1052 (2000)
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