Michael S. Webster - Publications

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Neurobiology and Behavior Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States 

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2020 Khalil S, Welklin JF, McGraw KJ, Boersma J, Schwabl H, Webster MS, Karubian J. Testosterone regulates -linked carotenoid signal expression in male red-backed fairywrens (). Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 287: 20201687. PMID 32933448 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2020.1687  0.84
2017 Brouwer L, van de Pol M, Hidalgo Aranzamendi N, Bain G, Baldassarre DT, Brooker LC, Brooker MG, Colombelli-Négrel D, Enbody E, Gielow K, Hall ML, Johnson AE, Karubian J, Kingma SA, Kleindorfer S, ... ... Webster MS, et al. Multiple hypotheses explain variation in extra-pair paternity at different levels in a single bird family. Molecular Ecology. PMID 29068511 DOI: 10.1111/Mec.14385  0.84
2017 Dowling J, Webster MS. Working with what you've got: unattractive males show greater mate-guarding effort in a duetting songbird. Biology Letters. 13. PMID 28077685 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2016.0682  1
2016 Lindsay WR, Barron DG, Webster MS, Schwabl H. Testosterone activates sexual dimorphism including male-typical carotenoid but not melanin plumage pigmentation in a female bird. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 219: 3091-3099. PMID 27707865 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.135384  0.84
2016 Baldassarre DT, Greig EI, Webster MS. The couple that sings together stays together: duetting, aggression and extra-pair paternity in a promiscuous bird species. Biology Letters. 12. PMID 26911342 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2015.1025  0.84
2016 Pasch B, Abbasi MZ, Wilson M, Zhao D, Searle JB, Webster MS, Rice AN. Cross-fostering alters advertisement vocalizations of grasshopper mice (Onychomys): Evidence for the developmental stress hypothesis. Physiology & Behavior. PMID 26873411 DOI: 10.1016/J.Physbeh.2016.02.012  0.6
2016 Potticary AL, Dowling JL, Barron DG, Baldassarre DT, Webster MS. Subtle benefits of cooperation to breeding males of the Red-backed Fairywren Auk. 133: 286-297. DOI: 10.1642/Auk-15-212.1  0.96
2016 Colombelli-Négrel D, Webster MS, Dowling JL, Hauber ME, Kleindorfer S. Vocal imitation of mother's calls by begging Red-backed Fairywren nestlings increases parental provisioning Auk. 133: 273-285. DOI: 10.1642/Auk-15-162.1  0.6
2016 Dowling J, Webster MS. An experimental test of duet function in a fairy-wren (Malurus) with moderate cuckoldry rates Behavioral Ecology. 27: 228-236. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arv144  0.96
2015 Greig EI, Baldassarre DT, Webster MS. Differential rates of phenotypic introgression are associated with male behavioral responses to multiple signals. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. PMID 26292844 DOI: 10.1111/Evo.12756  0.96
2015 Townsend AK, Cooch EG, Sillett TS, Rodenhouse NL, Holmes RT, Webster MS. The interacting effects of food, spring temperature, and global climate cycles on population dynamics of a migratory songbird. Global Change Biology. PMID 26242236 DOI: 10.1111/Gcb.13053  0.96
2015 Kaiser SA, Sillett TS, Risk BB, Webster MS. Experimental food supplementation reveals habitat-dependent male reproductive investment in a migratory bird. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282: 20142523. PMID 25673677 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2014.2523  0.96
2015 Chaves FG, Vecchi MB, Webster MS, Alves MAS. Characterization of microsatellite markers for the Restinga Antwren, Formicivora littoralis (Thamnophilidae), an endangered bird endemic to Brazil Genetics and Molecular Research. 14: 7986-7989. DOI: 10.4238/2015.July.17.6  0.96
2015 Webster MS. The messy processes of evolution through a 40-year lens Evolution. DOI: 10.1111/Evo.12719  0.96
2015 Schwabl H, Dowling J, Baldassarre DT, Gahr M, Lindsay WR, Webster MS. Variation in song system anatomy and androgen levels does not correspond to song characteristics in a tropical songbird Animal Behaviour. 104: 39-50. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2015.03.006  0.96
2015 Barron DG, Webster MS, Schwabl H. Do androgens link morphology and behaviour to produce phenotype-specific behavioural strategies? Animal Behaviour. 100: 116-124. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2014.11.016  0.96
2014 Baldassarre DT, White TA, Karubian J, Webster MS. Genomic and morphological analysis of a semipermeable avian hybrid zone suggests asymmetrical introgression of a sexual signal. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 68: 2644-57. PMID 24889818 DOI: 10.1111/Evo.12457  0.96
2014 Schwabl H, Lindsay WR, Barron DG, Webster MS. Endocrine correlates of mate choice and promiscuity in females of a socially monogamous avian mating system with alternative male reproductive phenotypes Current Zoology. 60: 804-815. DOI: 10.1093/Czoolo/60.6.804  0.96
2014 Kaiser SA, Sillett TS, Webster MS. Phenotypic plasticity in hormonal and behavioural responses to changes in resource conditions in a migratory songbird Animal Behaviour. 96: 19-29. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2014.07.004  0.96
2014 Greig EI, Webster MS. How do novel signals originate? The evolution of fairy-wren songs from predator to display contexts Animal Behaviour. 88: 57-65. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2013.11.013  0.96
2013 Baldassarre DT, Webster MS. Experimental evidence that extra-pair mating drives asymmetrical introgression of a sexual trait. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20132175. PMID 24089341 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2013.2175  0.96
2013 Townsend AK, Sillett TS, Lany NK, Kaiser SA, Rodenhouse NL, Webster MS, Holmes RT. Warm springs, early lay dates, and double brooding in a North American migratory songbird, the black-throated blue warbler. Plos One. 8: e59467. PMID 23565154 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0059467  0.96
2013 Baldassarre DT, Thomassen HA, Karubian J, Webster MS. The role of ecological variation in driving divergence of sexual and non-sexual traits in the red-backed fairy-wren (Malurus melanocephalus). Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 13: 75. PMID 23536958 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-75  0.96
2013 Barron DG, Webster MS, Schwabl H. Body condition influences sexual signal expression independent of circulating androgens in male red-backed fairy-wrens. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 183: 38-43. PMID 23261818 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ygcen.2012.12.005  0.96
2013 Dias RI, Macedo RH, Goedert D, Webster MS. Cooperative breeding in the campo flicker 2: Patterns of reproduction and kinship Condor. 115: 855-862. DOI: 10.1525/Cond.2013.120143  0.96
2013 Dias RI, Webster MS, Goedert D, Macedo RH. Cooperative breeding in the campo flicker i: Breeding ecology and social behavior Condor. 115: 847-854. DOI: 10.1525/Cond.2013.120142  0.96
2013 van de Pol M, Brouwer L, Brooker LC, Brooker MG, Colombelli-Négrel D, Hall ML, Langmore NE, Peters A, Pruett-Jones S, Russell EM, Webster MS, Cockburn A. Problems with using large-scale oceanic climate indices to compare climatic sensitivities across populations and species Ecography. 36: 249-255. DOI: 10.1111/J.1600-0587.2012.00143.X  0.96
2013 Greig EI, Webster MS. Spatial decoupling of song and plumage generates novel phenotypes between 2 avian subspecies Behavioral Ecology. 24: 1004-1013. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Art005  0.96
2013 Dowling JL, Webster MS. The form and function of duets and choruses in Red-backed Fairy-wrens Emu. 113: 282-293. DOI: 10.1071/Mu12082  0.96
2012 Varian-Ramos CW, Lindsay WR, Karubian J, Webster MS. Female Red-backed Fairy-wrens (Malurus melanocephalus) do not appear to pay a cost for high rates of promiscuity Auk. 129: 529-536. DOI: 10.1525/Auk.2012.11226  0.96
2012 Varian-Ramos CW, Webster MS. Extrapair copulations reduce inbreeding for female red-backed fairy-wrens, Malurus melanocephalus Animal Behaviour. 83: 857-864. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2012.01.010  0.96
2011 Lindsay WR, Webster MS, Schwabl H. Sexually selected male plumage color is testosterone dependent in a tropical passerine bird, the red-backed fairy-wren (Malurus melanocephalus). Plos One. 6: e26067. PMID 21998753 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0026067  0.96
2011 Krakauer AH, Webster MS, Duval EH, Jones AG, Shuster SM. The opportunity for sexual selection: not mismeasured, just misunderstood. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24: 2064-71. PMID 21635605 DOI: 10.1111/J.1420-9101.2011.02317.X  0.96
2011 Karubian J, Lindsay WR, Schwabl H, Webster MS. Bill coloration, a flexible signal in a tropical passerine bird, is regulated by social environment and androgens Animal Behaviour. 81: 795-800. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2011.01.012  0.96
2010 Reichart LM, Anderholm S, Muñoz-Fuentes V, Webster MS. Molecular identification of brood-parasitic females reveals an opportunistic reproductive tactic in ruddy ducks. Molecular Ecology. 19: 401-13. PMID 20015144 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2009.04435.X  0.96
2010 Webster MS, Karubian J, Schwabl H. Dealing with uncertainty. Flexible reproductive strategies by a tropical passerine bird in an unstable ecological and social environment Advances in the Study of Behavior. 42: 123-153. DOI: 10.1016/S0065-3454(10)42004-5  0.96
2010 Colbeck GJ, Sillett TS, Webster MS. Asymmetric discrimination of geographical variation in song in a migratory passerine Animal Behaviour. 80: 311-318. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2010.05.013  0.96
2010 Rowe M, Swaddle JP, Pruett-Jones S, Webster MS. Plumage coloration, ejaculate quality and reproductive phenotype in the red-backed fairy-wren Animal Behaviour. 79: 1239-1246. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2010.02.020  0.96
2010 Varian-Ramos CW, Karubian J, Talbott V, Tapia I, Webster MS. Offspring sex ratios reflect lack of repayment by auxiliary males in a cooperatively breeding passerine Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 64: 967-977. DOI: 10.1007/S00265-010-0912-5  0.96
2009 Horning ME, Webster MS. Conservation genetics of remnant Lilium philadelphicum populations in the Midwestern United States American Midland Naturalist. 161: 286-300. DOI: 10.1674/0003-0031-161.2.286  0.96
2009 Karubian J, Swaddle JP, Varian-Ramos CW, Webster MS. The relative importance of male tail length and nuptial plumage on social dominance and mate choice in the red-backed fairy-wren Malurus melanocephalus: Evidence for the multiple receiver hypothesis Journal of Avian Biology. 40: 559-568. DOI: 10.1111/J.1600-048X.2009.04572.X  0.96
2009 Lindsay WR, Webster MS, Varian CW, Schwabl H. Plumage colour acquisition and behaviour are associated with androgens in a phenotypically plastic tropical bird Animal Behaviour. 77: 1525-1532. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2009.02.027  0.96
2008 Colbeck GJ, Gibbs HL, Marra PP, Hobson K, Webster MS. Phylogeography of a widespread North American migratory songbird (Setophaga ruticilla). The Journal of Heredity. 99: 453-63. PMID 18468988 DOI: 10.1093/Jhered/Esn025  0.96
2008 Rios-Cardenas O, Webster MS. A molecular genetic examination of the mating system of pumpkinseed sunfish reveals high pay-offs for specialized sneakers. Molecular Ecology. 17: 2310-20. PMID 18429852 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03746.x  0.96
2008 Yang S, Bishop JG, Webster MS. Colonization genetics of an animal-dispersed plant (Vaccinium membranaceum) at Mount St Helens, Washington. Molecular Ecology. 17: 731-40. PMID 18194163 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2007.03625.X  0.96
2008 Webster MS, Varian CW, Karubian J. Plumage color and reproduction in the red-backed fairy-wren: Why be a dull breeder? Behavioral Ecology. 19: 517-524. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arn015  0.96
2008 Karubian J, Sillett TS, Webster MS. The effects of delayed plumage maturation on aggression and survival in male red-backed fairy-wrens Behavioral Ecology. 19: 508-516. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arm159  0.96
2008 Sockman KW, Weiss J, Webster MS, Talbott V, Schwabl H. Sex-specific effects of yolk-androgens on growth of nestling American kestrels Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 62: 617-625. DOI: 10.1007/S00265-007-0486-Z  0.96
2008 Tori WP, Durães R, Ryder TB, Anciães M, Karubian J, Macedo RH, Uy JAC, Parker PG, Smith TB, Stein AC, Webster MS, Blake JG, Loiselle BA. Advances in sexual selection theory: Insights from tropical avifauna Ornitologia Neotropical. 19: 151-163.  0.96
2007 Webster MS, Tarvin KA, Tuttle EM, Pruett-Jones S. Promiscuity drives sexual selection in a socially monogamous bird. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 61: 2205-11. PMID 17725624 DOI: 10.1111/J.1558-5646.2007.00208.X  0.96
2006 Davis LA, Roalson EH, Cornell KL, McClanahan KD, Webster MS. Genetic divergence and migration patterns in a North American passerine bird: implications for evolution and conservation. Molecular Ecology. 15: 2141-52. PMID 16780431 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2006.02914.X  0.96
2006 Price JJ, Earnshaw SM, Webster MS. Montezuma oropendolas modify a component of song constrained by body size during vocal contests Animal Behaviour. 71: 799-807. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2005.05.025  0.96
2005 Webster MS, Reichart L. Use of microsatellites for parentage and kinship analyses in animals. Methods in Enzymology. 395: 222-38. PMID 15865970 DOI: 10.1016/S0076-6879(05)95014-3  0.96
2005 Smith SB, Webster MS, Holmes RT. The heterozygosity theory of extra-pair mate choice in birds: A test and a cautionary note Journal of Avian Biology. 36: 146-154. DOI: 10.1111/J.0908-8857.2005.03417.X  0.96
2005 Rios-Cardenas O, Webster MS. Paternity and paternal effort in the pumpkinseed sunfish Behavioral Ecology. 16: 914-921. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Ari076  0.96
2005 Tarvin KA, Webster MS, Tuttle EM, Pruett-Jones S. Genetic similarity of social mates predicts the level of extrapair paternity in splendid fairy-wrens Animal Behaviour. 70: 945-955. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2005.01.012  0.96
2004 Webster MS, Tarvin KA, Tuttle EM, Pruett-Jones S. Reproductive promiscuity in the splendid fairy-wren: Effects of group size and auxiliary reproduction Behavioral Ecology. 15: 907-915. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arh093  0.96
2003 Smith TB, Marra PP, Webster MS, Lovette I, Gibbs HL, Holmes RT, Hobson KA, Rohwer S. A call for feather sampling Auk. 120: 218-221. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2003)120[0218:Acffs]2.0.Co;2  0.96
2003 Horning ME, Maloney SC, Webster MS. Isolation and characterization of variable microsatellite loci in Lilium philadelphicum (Liliaceae) Molecular Ecology Notes. 3: 412-413. DOI: 10.1046/J.1471-8286.2003.00467.X  0.96
2002 Webster MS, Marra PP, Haig SM, Bensch S, Holmes RT. Links between worlds: Unraveling migratory connectivity Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 17: 76-83. DOI: 10.1016/S0169-5347(01)02380-1  0.96
2001 Feng J, Lajia C, Taylor DJ, Webster MS. Genetic distinctiveness of endangered dwarf blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur schaeferi): evidence from mitochondrial control region and Y-linked ZFY intron sequences. The Journal of Heredity. 92: 9-15. PMID 11336239 DOI: 10.1093/Jhered/92.1.9  0.96
2001 Chuang-Dobbs HC, Webster MS, Holmes RT. The effectiveness of mate guarding by male black-throated blue warblers Behavioral Ecology. 12: 541-546. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/12.5.541  0.96
2001 Webster MS, Chuang-Dobbs HC, Holmes RT. Microsatellite identification of extrapair sires in a socially monogamous warbler Behavioral Ecology. 12: 439-446. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/12.4.439  0.96
2001 Chuang-Dobbs HC, Webster MS, Holmes RT. Paternity and parental care in the black-throated blue warbler, Dendroica caerulescens Animal Behaviour. 62: 83-92. DOI: 10.1006/Anbe.2001.1733  0.96
1999 Webster MS, Robinson SK. Courtship Disruptions and Male Mating Strategies: Examples from Female-Defense Mating Systems. The American Naturalist. 154: 717-729. PMID 10600615 DOI: 10.1086/303267  0.96
1999 Webster MS. Reconstructing the evolutionary origin of polygyny in Red-winged Blackbirds Auk. 116: 1-4. DOI: 10.2307/4089448  0.96
1999 Chuang HC, Webster MS, Holmes RT. Extrapair paternity and local synchrony in the Black-throated Blue Warbler Auk. 116: 726-736. DOI: 10.2307/4089333  0.96
1998 Emlen ST, Wrege PH, Webster MS. Cuckoldry as a cost of polyandry in the sex-role-reversed wattled jacana, Jacana jacana Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 265: 2359-2364. DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.1998.0584  0.96
1997 Webster MS. Extreme sexual size dimorphism, sexual selection, and the foraging ecology of Montezuma Oropendolas Auk. 114: 570-580. DOI: 10.2307/4089276  0.96
1996 Tuttle EM, Pruett-Jones S, Webster MS. Cloacal protuberances and extreme sperm production in Australian fairy-wrens Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 263: 1359-1364. DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.1996.0199  0.96
1995 Webster MS. Effects of female choice and copulations away from colony on fertilization success of male Montezuma Oropendolas (Psarocolius montezuma) Auk. 112: 659-671.  0.96
1995 Webster MS, Pruett-Jones S, Westneat DF, Arnold SJ. Measuring the effects of pairing success, extra-pair copulations and mate quality on the opportunity for sexual selection Evolution. 49: 1147-1157.  0.96
1994 Webster MS. Interspecific brood parasitism of Montezuma oropendolas by giant cowbirds: Parasitism or mutualism? Condor. 96: 794-798. DOI: 10.2307/1369483  0.96
1994 Webster MS. The spatial and temporal distribution of breeding female Montezuma oropendolas: Effects on male mating strategies Condor. 96: 722-733. DOI: 10.2307/1369475  0.96
1994 Webster MS. Female-defence polygyny in a neotropical bird, the Montezuma oropendola Animal Behaviour. 48: 779-794. DOI: 10.1006/Anbe.1994.1302  0.96
1992 Webster MS. Sexual dimorphism, mating system and body size in New World blackbirds (Icterinae) Evolution. 46: 1621-1641.  0.96
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