Publications of Kamran Safi

Journal Article (84)

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Lam, M. M.-Y.; Martin-Creuzburg, D.; Rothhaupt, K.-O.; Safi, K.; Yohannes, E.; Salvarina, I.: Tracking diet preferences of bats using stable isotope and fatty acid signatures of faeces. PLoS One 8 (12), e83452 (2013)
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Safi, K.; Armour-Marshall, K.; Baillie, J. E. M.; Isaac, N. J. B.: Global patterns of evolutionary distinct and globally endangered amphibians and mammals. PLoS One 8 (5), e63582 (2013)
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Safi, K.; Kranstauber, B.; Weinzierl, R.; Griffin, L.; Rees, E. C.; Cabot, D.; Cruz, S. M.; Proano, C. B.; Takekawa, J. Y.; Newman, S. H. et al.; Waldenström, J.; Bengtsson, D.; Kays, R.; Wikelski, M.; Bohrer, G.: Flying with the wind: Scale dependency of speed and direction measurements in modelling wind support in avian flight. BMC Movement Ecology 1, 4 (2013)
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English, A. K.; Chauvenet, A. L. M.; Safi, K.; Pettorelli, N.: Reassessing the determinants of breeding synchrony in ungulates. PLoS One 7 (7), e41444 (2012)
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Isaac, N. J. B.; Redding, D. W.; Meredith, H. M.; Safi, K.: Phylogenetically-informed priorities for amphibian conservation. PLoS One 7 (8), e43912 (2012)
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Kranstauber, B.; Kays, R.; LaPoint, S. D.; Wikelski, M.; Safi, K.: A dynamic Brownian bridge movement model to estimate utilization distributions for heterogeneous animal movement. Journal of Animal Ecology 81 (4), pp. 738 - 746 (2012)
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Smaers, J. B.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Goswami, A.; Soligo, C.; Safi, K.: Comparative analyses of evolutionary rates reveal different pathways to encephalization in bats, carnivorans, and primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109 (44), pp. 18006 - 18011 (2012)
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Jones, K. E.; Safi, K.: Ecology and evolution of mammalian biodiversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 366 (1577), pp. 2451 - 2461 (2011)
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Rodrigues, A. S. L.; Grenyer, R.; Baillie, J. E. M.; Bininda-Emonds, O. R. P.; Gittlemann, J. L.; Hoffmann, M.; Safi, K.; Schipper, J.; Stuart, S. N.; Brooks, T.: Complete, accurate, mammalian phylogenies aid conservation planning, but not much. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 366 (1578), pp. 2652 - 2660 (2011)
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Safi, K.: "Eigenvector estimation of phylogenetic and functional diversity": From patterns to processes. Functional Ecology 25 (4), pp. 745 - 746 (2011)
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Safi, K.; Cianciaruso, M. V.; Loyola, R. D.; Brito, D.; Armour-Marshall, K.; Diniz-Filho, J. A. F.: Understanding global patterns of mammalian functional and phylogenetic diversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 366 (1577), pp. 2536 - 2544 (2011)
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van Toor, M. L.; Jaberg, C.; Safi, K.: Integrating sex-specific habitat use for conservation using habitat suitability models. Animal Conservation 14 (5), pp. 512 - 520 (2011)
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Farmer, C. J.; Safi, K.; Barber, D. R.; Newton, I.; Martell, M.; Bildstein, K. L.: Efficacy of migration counts for monitoring continental populations of raptors: An example using the osprey (pandion haliaetus). The Auk 127 (4), pp. 863 - 870 (2010)
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Krackow, S.; Vannoni, E.; Codita, A.; Mohammed, A.; Cirulli, F.; Branchi, I.; Alleva, E.; Reichelt, A.; Willuweit, A.; Voikar, V. et al.; Colacicco, G.; Wolfer, D. P.; Buschmann, J. U. F.; Safi, K.; Lipp, H. P.: Consistent behavioral phenotype differences between inbred mouse strains in the IntelliCage. Genes, Brain and Behavior 9 (7), pp. 722 - 731 (2010)
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Safi, K.; Pettorelli, N.: Phylogenetic, spatial and environmental components of extinction risk in carnivores. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19 (3), pp. 352 - 362 (2010)
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Safi, K.; Siemers, B. M.: Implications of sensory ecology for species coexistence: Biased perception links predator diversity to prey size distribution. Evolutionary Ecology 24 (4), pp. 703 - 713 (2010)
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Bisson, I.-A.; Safi, K.; Holland, R. A.: Evidence for repeated independent evolution of migration in the largest family of bats. PLoS One 4 (10), e7504 (2009)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Heucke, S. L.; Giuggioli, L.; Safi, K.; Voigt, C. C.; Wikelski, M.: Experimental evidence for group hunting via eavesdropping in echolocating bats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276 (1668), pp. 2721 - 2728 (2009)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Comparative studies of brain evolution: A critical insight from the Chiroptera. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 84 (1), pp. 161 - 172 (2009)
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Jones, K. E.; Bielby, J.; Cardillo, M.; Fritz, S. A.; O’Dell, J.; Orme, C. D. L.; Safi, K.; Sechrest, W.; Boakes, E. H.; Carbone, C. et al.; Connolly, C.; Cutts, M. J.; Foster, J. K.; Grenyer, R.; Habib, M.; Plaster, C. A.; Price, S. A.; Rigby, E. A.; Rist, J.; Teacher, A.; Bininda-Emonds, O. R. P.; Gittleman, J. L.; Mace, G. M.; Purvis, A.: PanTHERIA: A species-level database of life-history, ecology and geography of extant and recently extinct mammals. Ecology 90 (9), p. 2648 - 2648 (2009)
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Sachs, J.D.; Baillie, J.; Sutherland, W. J.; Armsworth, P. R.; Ash, N.; Bateson, P.; Beddington, J.; Blackburn, T.; Collen, B.; Gardiner, B. et al.; Gaston, K. J.; Godfray, H. C. J.; Green, R.; Harvey, P.; Homewood, K.; House, B.; Knapp, S.; Kumpel, N.; Macdonald, D. W.; Mace, G. M.; Mallett, J.; Matthews, A.; May, R.; Petchey, O.; Purvis, A.; Raffaelli, D.; Roe, D.; Safi, K.; Toulmin, C.; Turner, K.; Walpole, M.; Watson, R.; Jones, K. E.: Biodiversity conservation and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Science 325 (5947), pp. 1502 - 1503 (2009)
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Safi, K.: Social bats: The males' perspective. Journal of Mammalogy 89 (6), pp. 1342 - 1350 (2008)
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Safi, K.; Kerth, G.: Comparative analyses suggest that information transfer promoted sociality in male bats in the temperate zone. American Naturalist 170, pp. 465 - 472 (2007)
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Safi, K.; König, B.; Kerth, G.: Sex differences in population genetics, home range size and habitat use of the parti-colored bat (Vespertilio murinus, Linnaeus 1758) in Switzerland and their consequences for conservation. Biological Conservation 137 (1), pp. 28 - 36 (2007)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.; Vonhof , M. J.: Matching morphology and diet in the disc-winged bat, Thyroptera tricolor (Chiroptera). Journal of Mammalogy 87 (5), pp. 1013 - 1019 (2006)
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Safi, K.; Heinzle, J.; Reinhold, K.: Species recognition influences female mate preferences in the common European grasshopper (Chorthippus biguttulus Linnaeus, 1758). Ethology 112 (12), pp. 1225 - 1230 (2006)
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Safi, K.; Neuhäusser-Wespy, F.; Welzl, H.; Lipp, H. P.: Mouse anxiety models and an example of an experimental setup using conditioned and unconditioned avoidance in an automated system – IntelliCage (invited review). Cognition, brain, behavior: an interdisciplinary journal X, pp. 475 - 488 (2006)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Studying communication in bats. Invited review. Cognition, brain, behavior: an interdisciplinary journal 9, pp. 479 - 496 (2005)
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Safi, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Adaptation of brain regions to habitat complexity: A comparative analysis in bats (Chiroptera). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272 (1559), pp. 172 - 186 (2005)
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Safi, K.; Seid, M. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Bigger is not always better: When brains get smaller. Biology Letters 1 (3), pp. 283 - 286 (2005)
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Saunders, F. C.; McElligott, A. G.; Safi, K.; Hayden, T. J.: Mating tactics of male feral goats (Capra hircus): Risks and benefits. Acta Ethologica 8 (2), pp. 103 - 110 (2005)
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Safi, K.; Kerth, G.: A comparative analysis of specialization and extinction risk in temperate-zone bats. Conservation Biology 18 (5), pp. 1293 - 1303 (2004)
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Safi, K.; Kerth, G.: Secretions of the interaural gland contain information about individuality and colony membership in the Bechstein’s Bat. Animal Behaviour 65 (2), pp. 363 - 369 (2003)
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Kerth, G.; Safi, K.; König, B.: Mean colony relatedness is a poor predictor of colony structure and female philopatry in the communally breeding Bechstein’s bat (Myotis bechsteinii). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 52 (3), pp. 203 - 210 (2002)

Book (1)

Safi, K. (Ed.): Die Zweifarbfledermaus in der Schweiz: Status und Grundlagen zum Schutz. Haupt Verlag, Bern (2006), 100 pp.

Book Chapter (2)

Book Chapter
Schnell, J. K.; Safi, K.: Metapopulation capacity meets evolutionary distinctness: Spatial fragmentation complements phylogenetic rarity in prioritization. In: Biodiversity conservation and phylogenetic systematics. Preserving our evolutionary heritage in an extinction crisis, Vol. 14, Part III, pp. 319 - 332 (Eds. Pellens, R.; Grandcolas, P.). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2016)
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Safi, K.; Shai, M.; Jones, K.: Evolution of body size in bats. In: Animal body size: Linking pattern and process across space, time, and taxonomic group, pp. 95 - 115 (Eds. Smith, F. A.; Lyons, S. K.). The University of Chicago, Chicago (2013)

Report (1)

Mansmann, F.; Spretke, D.; Janetzko, H.; Kranstauber, B.; Safi, K.: Correlation-based arrangement of time series for movement analysis in behavioural ecology. (2012)

Book Review (1)

Book Review
Safi, K.: Does size matter? A comment on "The Perils of Picky Eating: Dietary Breadth is related to Extinction Risk in Insectivorous Bats" by Justin G. Boyles and Jonathan J. Storm published 2007 in PlosOne. PLoS One (2007)
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