Daniel T. Blumstein
Publication List

[last updated 26 June 17]

PDF versions of published writings are provided as reprints--one copy for your personal use.

Books

•Blumstein, D.T. 1995. An ecotourist's guide to Khunjerab National Park. World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan, Lahore.

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.C. Daniel. 2007. Quantifying behavior the JWatcher Way. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, MA.

•Blumstein, D.T. and E. Fernández-Juricic. 2010. A primer of conservation behavior. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, MA. www.sinauer.com Publisher's blurb Book's website

•Saylan, C.S. and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. The failure of environmental education (and how we can fix it). University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. www.ucpress.edu Publisher's blurb (and sample chapter)

•Blumstein, D.T. 2011. Eating our way to civility: a dinner party guide. Marmotophile Publications, Los Angeles, CA. [e-pub available on Amazon and as an iBook; also see associated blog www.eatingourwaytocivility.blogspot.com]

•Cooper, W.E. Jr. and D.T. Blumstein, eds. 2015. Escaping from predators: An integrative view of escape decisions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [Cambridge website] [buy on Amazon]

•Blumstein, D.T., Geffroy, B., Samia, D.G.M., and E. Bessa, eds. 2017. Ecotourism’s promise and peril: A biological evaluation. Springer [Springer website] [buy on Amazon]

 


Computer Program

•Blumstein, D.T., Evans, C.S. and J.C. Daniel. 2000. JWatcher 0.9. An introductory user’s guide. http://www.jwatcher.ucla.edu [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Daniel, J.C. and C.S. Evans. 2006. JWatcher 1.0. http://www.jwatcher.ucla.edu

 

Special Journal Issues

•Kappeler, P.M., Barrett, L., Blumstein, D.T. and T.H. Clutton-Brock, eds. 2013. Theme issue: Flexibility and constraint in the evolution of mammalian social behaviour. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series B 368. [link]

•Kershenbaum, A. and D.T. Blumstein, eds. 2017. Special column: Communication, cooperation, and cognition in predators. Current Zoology [link]

 

Journal Articles

•Blumstein, D.T., Rangchi, T.N., Briggs, T., De Andrade, F.S., and B. Natterson-Horowitz. 2017. Journal of Wildlife Diseases doi: 10.7589/2016-07-162. [pdf available]

•Johnson, G.C., Karasjah, M.T., Mayo, K., Armenta, T.C., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. The bigger they are the better they taste: size predicts predation risk and anti-predator behaviour in giant clams. Journal of Zoology 301:102-107. [published on-line in 2016] [cover article] [pdf available]

•Kershenbaum, A. and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Introduction to special column: Communication, cooperation, and cognition in predators. Current Zoology 63:295-299. [pdf available]

•Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Read, D.W., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Can individual variation in phenotypic plasticity enhance population viability? Ecological Modeling 352:19-30. [pdf available]

•Martin, J.G.A., Pirotta, E., Petelle, M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Genetic basis of between-individual and within-individual variance of docility. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30:796-805. [pdf available]

•Owen, M.A., Swaisgood, R.R., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Contextual influences on animal decision-making: significance for behavior-based wildlife conservation and management. Integrative Zoology 12:32-48. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2016]

•Parsons, M.H., Apfelbach, R., Banks, P.B., Cameron, E. Dickman, C.R., Frank, A.S.K., Jones, M.E., McLean, S., McGregor, I.S., Müller-Schwarze, D., Sparrow, E.E., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Biologically meaningful scents: a framework for understanding predator-prey research across disciplines. Biological Reviews DOI:10.1111/brev.12334 [pdf available]

•Petelle, M.B., Dang, B.N., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. The effect of maternal glucocorticoid levels on juvenile docility in yellow-bellied marmots. Hormones and Behavior 89:86-91. [cover article] [pdf available]

•Pezner, A.K., Lim, A.R., Kang, J.J., Armenta, T.C., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Hiding behavior in Christmas tree worms on different time scales. Behavioral Ecology 28:154-163. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2016]

•Samia, D.S.M., Blumstein, D.T., Díaz, M., Grim, T., Ibáñez-Álamo, J.D., Jokimäki, J., Kätte, K., Markó, G., Tryjanowski, P., and A.P. Møller. 2017. Rural-urban differences in escape behavior of European birds across a latitudinal gradient. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution doi: 10.3389/fevo.2017.00066 [pdf available]

•Schakner, Z.A., Götz, T., Janik, V.M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Can fear conditioning repel California sea lions from fishing activities? Animal Conservation doi:10.1111/acv.12329. [pdf available]

•Schakner, Z.A., Petelle, M.B., Tennis, M.J., Van Der Leeuw, B.K., Stansell, R.T., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Social associations between California Sea lions influence the use of a novel foraging ground. Royal Society Open Science 4:160820. [pdf available]

•Smith, J.E., Petelle, M.B., Jerome, E.L., Cristofari, H., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Oxytocin experiments shed light on mechanisms shaping prosocial and antisocial behaviors in non-human mammals. Integrative and Comparative Biology [pdf available]

•Snijders, L., Blumstein, D.T., Stanley, C.R., and D.W. Franks. 2017. Animal social network theory can help wildlife conservation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.05.005 [pdf available]

•West, R., Letnic, M., Blumstein, D.T., and K.E. Moseby. 2017. In situ predator exposure improves anti-predator responses in a threatened mammal. Journal of Applied Ecology [pdf available]

•Yang, W.J., Maldonado-Chaparro, A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. A cost of being amicable in a hibernating marmot. Behavioral Ecology 28:11-19. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2016]

 

•Atkins, R., Blumstein, D.T., Moseby, K., West, R., Hyatt, M., and M. Letnic. 2016. Deep evolutionary experience explains mammalian responses to predators. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70:1755-1763. [pdf available]

•Berger-Tal, O., Blumstein, D.T., Carroll, S., Fischer, R.N., Mesnick, S.L., Owen, M.A., Saltz, D., St. Claire, C.C., Swaisgood, R.R. 2016. A systematic survey of the integration of behavior into wildlife conservation and management. Conservation Biology 30:744-753. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2015]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2016. Habituation and sensitisation: new thoughts about old ideas. Animal Behaviour 120:255-262. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Keeley, K.N., and J.E. Smith. 2016. Fitness and hormonal correlates of social and ecological stressors of female yellow-bellied marmots. Animal Behaviour 112:1-11. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2015]

•Blumstein, D.T., Samia, D.S.M., and W.E. Cooper, Jr. 2016. Escape behavior: dynamic decisions and a growing consensus. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 12:24-29. [pdf available]

•Chmura, H.E., Wey, T.W., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Assessing the sensitivity of foraging and vigilance to internal state and environmental variables in yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70:1901-1910. [pdf available]

•García-Navas, V., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. The effect of body size and habitat on the evolution of alarm vocalizations in rodents. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118:745-751. [pdf available]

•Greggor, A.L., Berger-Tal, O., Blumstein, D.T., Angeloni, L., Bessa-Gomes, C., Blackwell, B.F., St. Clair, C.C., Crooks, K., de Silva, S., Fernández-Juricic, E., Goldenberg, S.Z., Mesnick, S.L., Owen, M., Price, C.J., Saltz, D., Schell, C.J., Suarez, A.V., Swaisgood, R.R., Winchell, C.S., and W.J. Sutherland. 2016. Research priorities from animal behaviour for maximizing conservation progress. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31:953-964. [pdf available]

•Guay, P.-J., van Dongen, W.F.D., Robinson, R.W., Blumstein, D.T., and M.A. Weston. 2016. AvianBuffer: an interactive tool for characterising and managing wildlife fear responses. Ambio 45:841-851. [pdf available]

•Jones, M.E., Apfelbach, R., Banks, P.B., Cameron, E., Dickman, C.R., Frank, A., McLean, S., McGregor, I.S., Müller-Schwarze, D., Parsons, M.H., Sparrow, E., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. A nose for death: integrating trophic and informational networks for conservation and management. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 26 October 2016. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2016.00124. [pdf available]

•Kerschenbaum, A., Blumstein, D.T., Roch, M., et al. 2016. Acoustic sequences in non-human animals: a tutorial review and prospectus. Biological Reviews 91:13-52. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2015

•Li, Z., Courchamp, F., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Pigeons home faster through polluted air. Scientific Reports 5:18989. [pdf available]

•Lim, A.N., De La Guerra, J.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Sea anemones modify their hiding time based on their commensal damselfish. Royal Society Open Science 3:160169. [pdf available]

•Livezey, K., Fernández-Juricic, E.F., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Database of bird flight initiation distances to assist in estimating human disturbance effects and delineating buffer areas. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 7:181-191. [pdf available]

•Livezey, K.B., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. “Shortest-distance” method is more accurate than conventional method in estimating flight initiation distances for close, perched birds. Journal of Ornithology 157: 923-925. [pdf available]

•Møller, A.P., Samia, D.S.M., Weston, M.A., Guay, P.-J., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Flight-initiation distances in relation to sexual dichromatism and body size in birds from three continents. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 117:823-831. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2015]

•Owen, M.A., Swaisgood, R.R., Zhou, X., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Signalling behaviour is influenced by transient social context in a spontaneously ovulating mammal. Animal Behaviour 111:157-165. [pdf available]

•Samia, D.S.M., Blumstein, D.T., Stankowich, T., and W.E. Cooper, Jr. 2016. Fifty years of chasing lizards: new insights advance optimal escape theory. Biological Reviews 91:349-366. [pdf available] [publisehd on-line in 2015]

•Schakner, Z.A., Buhnerkempe, M.G., Tennis, M.J., Stansell, R.J., van der Leeuw, B.K., Lloyd-Smith, J.O., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Epidemological models to control the spread of information in marine mammals. Proceedings B 283:20162037. [pdf available]

•Sparrow, E.E., Parsons, M.H., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Novel use for a predator scent: Preliminary data suggests wombats avoid recolonising collapsed burrows following dingo scent application. Australian Journal of Zoology 64:192-197. [pdf available]

•Tran, D.S.C., Langel, K.A., Thomas, M.J., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Spearfishing induced behavioral changes of an un-harvested species inside and outside a marine protected area. Current Zoology 62:39-44. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2015]

 

•Blumstein, D.T., and O. Berger-Tal. 2015. Understanding sensory mechanisms to develop effective conservation and management tools. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences 6:13-18. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Buckner, J., Shah, S., Patel, S., Alfaro, M.E., and B. Natterson-Horowitz. 2015. The evolution of capture myopathy in hooved mammals: a model for human stress cardiomyopathy? Evolution, Medicine and Public Health 2015:195-203. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Flores, G., and N.E. Munoz. 2015. Does locomotor ability influence flight initiation distance in yellow-bellied marmots? Ethology 121:434-441. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. Levy, K., Mayer, E. and J. Harte. 2015. Gastrointestinal dysbiosis. Evolution, Medicine and Public Health 2014: 163. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2014]

•Cooper, W.E. Jr., Samia, D.S.M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. FEAR, spontaneity, and artefact in economic escape theory: a review and prospectus. Advances in the Study of Behavior 47:147-179. [pdf available]

•Fuong, H., Maldonado-Chaparro, A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Are social attributes associated with alarm calling propensity? Behavioral Ecology 26: 587-592. [pdf available]

•Geffroy, B., Samia, D.S.M., Bessa, E., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. How nature-based tourism might increase prey vulnerability to predators. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30:755-765. [pdf available]

•Green, L, Blumstein, D.T. and P. Fong. 2015. Macroalgal mats in a eutrophic estuary obscure visual foraging cues and increase variability in prey availability for some shorebirds. Estuaries and Coasts 38: 917-926. [pdf reprints] [published on-line in 2014]

•Hensley, N.M., Drury, J.P., Garland, T. Jr., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Vivid birds do not initiate flight sooner despite their potential conspicuousness. Current Zoology 61:773-780. [pdf available] [Supplementary Material]

•Hubbard, L., King, W., Vu, A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Heterospecific non-alarm vocalizations influence risk assessment and antipredator behavior in common mynas. Behavioral Ecology 26:632-638. [pdf available]

•Maldonado-Chaparro, A., Hubbard, L., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Group size affects social relationships in yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris). Behavioral Ecology 26:909-915. [pdf available]

Maldonado-Chaparro, A., Martin, J.G.A., Armitage, K.B., Oli, M.K., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Environmentally induced phenotypic variation in wild yellow-bellied marmots. Journal of Mammalogy 96:269-278. [pdf available]

•Mills, J.A. Teplitsky, C. et al. 2015. Archiving primary data: solutions for long-term studies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30:581-589. [pdf available]

Monclús, R., Anderson, A.M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Do yellow-bellied marmots perceive enhanced predation risk when they are farther from safety?: An experimental study. Ethology 121:831-839. [pdf available]

•Moseby, K.E., Blumstein, D.T., and M. Letnic. 2015. Harnessing natural selection to tackle the problem of prey naiveté. Evolutionary Applications 9:334-343. [pdf available]

•Munoz, N.E., Brandstetter, G., Esgro, L., Greene, W., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Asymmetric eavesdropping between common mynas and red-vented bulbuls. Behavioral Ecology 26: 689-696. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2014]

•Petelle, M.B., Martin, J.G.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Heritability and genetic correlations of personality traits in a wild population of yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28:1840-1848. [pdf available]

•Samia, D.S.M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Birds flush early and avoid the rush: an interspecific study. PLoS ONE 10:e0119906. [pdf available]

•Samia, D.S.M., Møller, A.P., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Brain size as a driver of avian escape strategy. Scientific Reports 5:11913. [pdf available]

•Samia, D.S.M., Møller, A.P., Blumstein, D.T., Stankowich, T., and W.E. Cooper, Jr. 2015. Sex differences in lizard escape decisions vary with latitude, but not sexual dimorphism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282:20150050. [pdf available]

•Samia, D.S.M., Nakagawa, S., Nomura, F., Rangel, T.F., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Increased tolerance to humans among disturbed wildlife. Nature Communications 6:8877. [pdf available]

•Taborsky, M., Hofmann, H.A., Beery, A.K., Blumstein, D.T., Hayes, L.D., Lacey, E.A., Martins, E.P., Phelps, S.M., Solomon, N.G., and D.R. Rubenstein. 2015. Taxon matters: promoting integrative studies of social behavior. Trends in Neuroscience 38:189-191. [pdf available]

•Wey, T.W., Lin, L., Patton, M.L., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015.  Stress hormone metabolites predict overwinter survival in yellow-bellied marmots. Acta Ethologica 18: 181-185. [pdf available]

 

•Blesdoe, E.K. and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. What is the sound of fear? Behavioral responses of white-crownded sparrows Zonotrichia leucophrys to synthesized nonlinear acoustic phenomena. Current Zoology 60: 534-541. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2013]

•Cooke, S.J., Blumstein, D.T., Buchholz, R., Caro, T., Fernandéz-Juricic, E., Frankln, C.E., Metcalfe, J., O’Connor, C.M., St. Clair, C.C., Sutherland, W.J., and M. Wikelski. 2014. Physiology, behaviour and conservation. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 87: 1- 14. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2013]

•Cooper, W.E., Jr. and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. Novel effects of monitoring predators on costs of fleeing and not fleeing explain flushing early in economic escape theory. Behavioral Ecology 25: 44-52. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2013]

•Fouqueray, T.D., Blumstein, D.T., Monclús, R., and J.G.A. Martin. 2014. Maternal effects on anogenital distance in a wild marmot population. PLoS-ONE 9(3): e92718. [pdf available]

•Fuong, H., Keeley, K.N., Bulut, Y., and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. Heterospecific alarm call eavesdropping in non-vocal, white-bellied copper-striped skins (Emoia cyanura). Animal Behaviour 95:129-135. [pdf available]

•Hettena, A., Munoz, N. and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. Prey responses to predator’s sounds: a review and empirical study. Ethology 120: 427-452. [pdf available]

Hofmann, H.A., Beery, A.K., Blumstein, D.T., Couzin, I.D., Earley, R.L., Hayes, L.D., Hurd, P.L., Lacey, E.A., Phelps, S.M., Solomon, N.G., Taborsky, M., Young, L.J., and D.R. Rubenstein. 2014. An evolutionary framework for studying mechanisms of social behaviour. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29: 581-589. [pdf available]

Martin, J.G.A., Petelle, M.B., and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. Environmental, social, morphological and behavioural constraints on opportunistic multiple paternity. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68: 1531-1538. [pdf available]

•McGowan, M.M., Patel, P.D., Stroh, J.D., and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. The effect of human presence and human activity on risk assessment and flight initiation distance in skinks. Ethology 120: 1-9. [pdf available]

•Møller, A.P. Samia, D.S.M., Weston, M.A., Guay, P.-J., and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. American exceptionalism: population trends and flight initiation distances in birds from three continents. PLoS-ONE 9(9): e107883. [pdf available]

•Monclús, R., Pang, B., and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. Yellow-bellied marmots do not compensate for a late start:  the role of maternal investment in shaping life-history trajectories. Evolutionary Ecology 28: 721-733. [pdf available]

•Monclús, R., von Holst, D., Blumstein, D.T. and H.G. Rödel. 2014. Long-term effects of litter sex ratio on female reproduction in two iteroparous mammals. Functional Ecology 28: 954-962. [pdf available]

•Petelle, M.B. and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. A critical evaluation of subjective ratings: unacquainted observers can reliably assess personality. Current Zoology 60: 162-169. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2013]

Price, M.V., Strombom, H., and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. Human activity affects the perception of risk by mule deer. Current Zoology 60: 693-699. [pdf available] Cover Shot

•Samia, D.S.M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. Phi index: A new metric to test the flush early and avoid the rush hypothesis. PLoS-One 9: e113134. [pdf available]

•Waser, N.M., Price, M.V., Blumstein, D.T., Arozqueta, S.R., Castro-Escobar, B.D., Pickens, R., and A. Pistoia. 2014. Coyotes, mule deer, and wildflowers: Diverse evidence points to a trophic cascade. Naturweissenshaften 101: 427-436. [pdf available]

Williams, D.M., Samia, D.S.M., Cooper, W.E. Jr., and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. The flush early and avoid the rush hypothesis holds after accounting for spontaneous behavior. Behavioral Ecology 25: 1136-1147. [pdf available]

 

•Barrett, L., Blumstein, D.T., Clutton-Brock, T., and P. Kappeler. 2013. Taking note of Tinbergen, or: the promise of a biology of behaviour. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series B 368: 20120352. [pdf reprints]

•Blumstein, D. T. 2013. Yellow-bellied marmots: insights from an emergent view of sociality. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series B 368: 20120349. [pdf reprints]

•Blumstein, D.T., Chung, L.K., and J.E. Smith. 2013. Early play may predict later dominance relationships in yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20130485. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Nguyen, K.T., and J.G.A. Martin. 2013. Ontogenetic variation of heritability and maternal effects in yellow-bellied marmot alarm calls. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 20130176. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Petelle, M.B. and T.W. Wey. 2013. Defensive and social aggression: repeatable but independent. Behavioral Ecology 24: 457-461. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2012]

•Cook, T.C. and D.T. Blumstein. 2013. The omnivores dilemma: diet explains variation in vulnerability to vehicle collision mortality. Biological Conservation 167:310-315. [pdf available]

•Cross, H.B., Blumstein, D.T., and F. Rosell. 2013. Do marmots display a 'dear enemy phenomenon' in response to anal gland secretions? Journal of Zoology, London 289: 189-195. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2012]

•Engen, S., Saether, B.-E., Armitage, K.B., Blumstein, D.T., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Coulson, T., Dobson, F.S., Festa-Bianchet, M., Oli, M.K. and A. Ozgul. 2013. Estimating the effect of temporal autocorrelated environments on the demography of density-independent age-structured populations. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:573-584. [pdf available]

•Johnson, D.D.P., Blumstein, D.T., Fowler, J.H., and M.G. Haselton. 2013. The evolution of error: error management, cognitive constraints, and adaptive decision-making biases. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28: 474-481. [pdf available]

•Journey, L., Drury, J.P., Haymer, M., Rose, K. and D.T. Blumstein. 2013. Vivid birds respond more to acoustic signals of predators. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67: 1285-1293. [pdf available]

•Kappeler, P., Barrett, L., Blumstein, D.T., and T. Clutton-Brock. 2013. Constraints and flexibility in mammalian social behaviour: introduction and synthesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series B 368: 20120337. [pdf available]

•Laubach, Z., Sampson, G., Blumstein, D.T., Romero, L.M., and J. Foufopoulos. 2013. Are white-crowned sparrow badges reliable signals? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67: 481-292. [pdf available]

•Lopez, J., Wey, T.W. and D.T. Blumstein. 2013. Patterns of parasite prevalence and individual infection in yellow-bellied marmots. Journal of Zoology 291: 296-303. [pdf available]

•Mabry, K.E., Shelly, E.L., Davis, K., Blumstein, D.T., and D.H. Van Vuren. 2013. Social mating system and sex-biased dispersal in mammals and birds: a phylogenetic analysis. PLoS ONE 8(3): e57980. [pdf available]

•Martin J.G.A., Festa-Bianchet, M., Cote, S.D., and D.T. Blumstein. 2013. Detecting between-individual differences in hind-foot length in populations of wild mammals. Canadian Journal of Zoology 91: 118-123. [pdf available]

•Petelle, M.B., McCoy, D.E., Alejandro, V., Martin, J.G.A., and D.T. Blumstein.2013. Development of boldness and docility in yellow-bellied marmots. Animal Behaviour 86: 1147-1154. [pdf available]

•Saether, B.-E., Coulson, T., Grøtan, V., Engen, S., Altwegg, R., Armitage, K.B., Barbraud, C., Becker, P.H., Blumstein, D.T., Dobson, F.S., Festa-Bianchet, M., Gaillard, J.-M., Jenkins, A., Jones, C., Nicoll, M.A.C., Norris, K., Oli, M.K., Ozgul, A., and H. Weirmerskirch. 2013. How life history influences population dynamics in fluctuating environments. American Naturalist 182: 743-759. [pdf available]

•Samia, D.S.M., Nomura, F., and D.T. Blumstein. 2013. Do animals generally flush early and avoid the rush? A meta-analysis. Biology Letters 9: 20130016 [pdf available]

•Schakner, Z.A. and D.T. Blumstein. 2013. Behavioral biology of marine mammal deterrents: a review and prospectus. Biological Conservation 167: 380-389. [pdf available]

•Slaughter, E.I., Berlin, E.R., Bower, J.T., and D.T. Blumstein. 2013. A test of the nonlinearity hypothesis in the great-tailed grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus). Ethology 119: 309-315. [pdf available]

•Smith, J.E., Chung, L.E., and D.T. Blumstein. 2013. Ontogeny and symmetry of social partner choice among free-living yellow-bellied marmots. Animal Behaviour 85: 715-725.[pdf available]

•Smith, T.B., Harrigan, R.J., Kirschel, A.N.G., Buermann, W., Saatchi, S., Blumstein, D.T., de Kort, S.R., and H. Slabbekoorn. 2013. Predicting birdsong from space. Evolutionary Applications 6: 865-874. [pdf available]

•Yee, J., Lee, J., Desowitz, A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2013. The costs of conspecifics: are social distractions or environmental distractions more salient? Ethology 119: 480-488. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T., Atran, S., Field, S., Hochberg, M.E., Johnson, D.D.P., Sagarin, R. Sosis, R. and B. Thayer. 2012. The peacock’s tale: Lessons from evolution for effective signalling in international politics (with comment). Cliodynamics: The Journal of Theoretical and Mathematical History 3:191-214. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Bryant, G.A., and P. Kaye. 2012. The sound of arousal in music is context dependent. Biology Letters 8:744-747. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., and Y.Y. Chi. 2012. Scared and less noisy: glucocorticoids are associated with alarm call entropy. Biology Letters 8:189-192. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2011]

•Blumstein, D.T., McClain, D.R., De Jesus, C., and G. Alarcon. 2012. Breeding bird density does not drive vocal individuality. Current Zoology 58:765-772. [pdf available]

•Carrasco, M.F. and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) respond to yellow-bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris) alarm calls. Ethology 118:243-250. [pdf available]

•Chamaillé-Jammes, S., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. A case for quantile regression in behavioral ecology: getting more out of flight initiation distance data. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:985-992. [pdf available]

•Clay, Z., Smith, C.L., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Food-associated vocalisations in mammals and birds: what do these calls really mean? Animal Behaviour 83:323-330. [pdf available]

•Elmasri, O.L., Moreno, M.S. Neumann, C.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Response of brown anoles (Anolis sagrei) to multimodal signals from a native and novel predator. Current Zoology 58:791-796. [pdf available]

•Hensley, N.M., Cook, T.C., Lang, M., Petelle, M.B., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Personality and habitat segregation in giant sea anenomes (Condylactis gigantea). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 426-427: 1-4. [pdf available]

•Johnson, N.A., Lahti, D.C., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Combating the assumption of evolutionary progress: lessons from the decay and loss of traits. Evolution: Education and Outreach 5:128-138. [pdf available]

•Monclús, R. and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Litter sex composition affects life-history traits in yellow-bellied marmots. Journal of Animal Ecology 81:80-86. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2011]

•Monclús, R. Cook, T., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Masculinized female yellow-bellied marmots initiate more social interactions. Biology Letters 8:208-210. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2011]

•Munoz, N.E., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Multisensory perception in uncertain environments. Behavioral Ecology 23: 457-462.[pdf available]

•Olson, L.E., Blumstein, D.T., Pollinger, J.P., and R.K. Wayne. 2012. No evidence of inbreeding avoidance despite survival costs in a polygynous rodent. Molecular Ecology 21: 562-571. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2011]

•Parsons, M.H., Blumstein, D.T., and K.C. Dods. 2012. An in situ vertebrate bioassay helps identify potential matrices for a predator-based synthetic management tool. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36:383-388. [pdf available]

•Pollard, K.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Evolving communicative complexity: insights from rodents and beyond. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 367: 1869-1878. [pdf available]

•Rose, K.A., Kirkland, P.D., Davis, R.J., Cooper, D.W., Blumstein, D., Pritchard, L.I., Newberry, K.M., and R.A. Lunt. 2012. Epizootics of sudden death in tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii) associated with an orbivirus infection. Australian Veterinary Journal 90:505-509. [pdf available]

•Ryan, K.M., Blumstein, D.T., Blaisdell, A.P., and W.D. Stahlman. 2012. Stimulus concordance and risk-assessment in hermit crabs (Coenobita clypeatus): Implications for attention. Behavioral Processes 91: 26-29. [pdf available]

•Shimanski, L., Kitagawa, K., Hernandez, M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Are blue land crabs (Cardisoma guanhumi) attracted to falling fruit? Acta Ethologica 15:159-164. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2011]

•Smith, B.R., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Structural consistency of behavioural syndromes: does predator training lead to multi-contextual behavioural change? Behaviour 149: 187-213. [pdf available]

•Smith, J.E., Monclús, R., Wantuck, D., Florant, G.L. and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Fecal glucocorticoid metabolites in wild yellow-bellied marmots: experimental validation, individual differences and ecological correlates. General and Comparative Endocrinology 178: 417-426. [pdf available]

•Watanabe, N.M., Stahlman, W.D., Blaisdell, A.P., Garlick, D., Fast, C.D., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Quantifying personality: different measures, different inferences. Behavioral Processes 91: 133-140. [pdf available]

•Weston, M.A., McLeod, E.M., Blumstein, D.T., and P.-J. Guay. 2012. A review of flight-initiation distances and their application to managing disturbance to Australian birds 112: 269-286. [pdf available]

•Wey, T.W., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Social attributes and associated performance measures in marmots: bigger male bullies and weakly affiliating females have higher annual reproductive success. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66: 1075-1085. [pdf available]

 

•Barrera, J., Chong, L., Judy, K., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Reliability of public information: predators provide more information about risk than conspecifics. Animal Behaviour 81:779-787. [pdf available]

•Biedenweg, T.A., Parsons, M.H., Fleming, P.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Sounds scary? Lack of habituation following the presentation of novel sounds. Public Library of Science-One doi:10.1371/journal.pone.001459 [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Mennill, D.J., Clemins, P., Girod, L., Yao, K., Patricelli, G., Deppe, J.L., Krakhauer, A.H., Clark, C., Cortopassi, K.A., Hanser, S.F., McCowan, B., Ali, A.M., & Kirschel, A.N.G. 2011. Acoustic monitoring in terrestrial environments using microphone arrays: applications, technological considerations and prospectus. Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 758-767.[pdf available] [featured editor's choice paper]

•Chan, A.A.Y.-H., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Attention, noise, and implications for wildlife conservation and management. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 131:1-7. [pdf available]

•Huang, B., Wey, T.W., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Correlates and consequences of dominance in a social rodent. Ethology 117:573-585. [pdf available]

•Huang, B., Lubarksy, K., Teng, T., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Take only pictures, leave only…fear? The effects of photography on the West Indian anole, Anolis cristatellus. Current Zoology 57:77-82. [published online in 2010] [pdf available]

•Kirschel, A.N.G., Slabbekoorn, H., Blumstein, D.T., Cohen, R.E., de Kort, S.R., Buermann, W., and T.B. Smith. 2011. Testing alternative hypotheses for evolutionary diversification in an African songbird: Rainforest refugia versus ecological gradients. Evolution 65:3162-3174. [pdf available]

•Lea, A.J., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Age and sex influence marmot antipredator behavior during periods of heightened risk. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65:1525-1533. [pdf available]

•Lea, A.J., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Ontogenetic and sex differences influence alarm call response: a meta-analysis. Ethology 117: 839-851. [pdf available]

•Li, C., Monclus, R., Maul, T.L., Jiang, Z., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Quantifying human disturbance on antipredator behaviour and flush initiation distance in yellow-bellied marmots. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 129:146-152. [published online in 2010] [pdf available]

•Matrosova, V.A., Blumstein, D.T., Volodin, I.A., and E.V. Volodina. 2011. The potential to encode sex, age, and individual identity in the alarm calls of three species of Marmotinae. Naturwissenschaften 98:181-192. [pdf available]

•Monclús, R., Tiulim, J., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Older mothers follow conservative strategies under predator pressure: the adaptive role of maternal glucocorticoids in yellow-bellied marmots. Hormones and Behavior 60:660-665. [pdf available]

•Peshek, K., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Can rarefaction be used to estimate song repertoire size in birds? Current Zoology 57:300-306. [pdf available]

•Pollard, K.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Social group size predicts the evolution of individuality. Current Biology 21:413-417. [pdf available] [cover photo]

•Stahlman, W.D., Chan, A.A.Y.-H., Blumstein, D.T., Fast, C.D., and A.P. Blaisdell. 2011. Auditory stimulation dishabituates anti-predator escape behavior in hermit crabs (Coenobita clypeatus). Behavioural Processes 88:7-11. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Conservation and animal welfare issues arising from forestry practices. Animal Welfare 19:151-157. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Flush early and avoid the rush: A general rule of anti-predator behavior? Behavioral Ecology 21: 440-442. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Davitian, R., and Kaye, P.D. 2010. Do film soundtracks contain non-linear analogues to influence emotion? Biology Letters 6: 751-754. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T, Ebensperger, L.A., Hayes, L.D., Vásquez, R.A., Ahern, T.H., Burger, J.R., Dolezal, A.G., Dosmann, A., González-Mariscal, G., Harris, B.N., Herrera, E.A., Lacey, E.A., Mateo, J., McGraw, L.A., Olazábal, D., Ramenofsky, M., Rubenstein, D.R., Sakhai, S.A., Saltzman, W., Sainz-Borgo, C., Soto-Gamboa, M., Stewart, M.L., Wey, T.W., Wingfield, J.C. & Young, L.J. 2010. Towards an integrative understanding of social behavior: new models and new opportunities. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 4:34. doi:10.3389/fnbeh.2010.00034 [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Lea, A.J., Olson, L.E., and J. Martin. 2010. Heritability of anti-predatory traits: vigilance and locomotor performance in marmots. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23: 879-887. [pdf available] [cover photo]

•Chan, A.A.Y.-H., Giraldo-Perez, P., Smith, S., and D.T. Blumstein. 2010. Anthropogenic noise affects risk assessment and attention: the distracted prey hypothesis. Biology Letters 6:458-461. [pdf available]

•Chan, A.A.Y.-H., Stahlman, W.D., Garlick, D., Fast, C.D., Blumstein, D.T., and A.P. Blaisdell. 2010. Increased amplitude and duration of acoustic stimuli enhance distraction. Animal Behaviour 80: 1075-1079. [pdf available]

•Collier, T.C., Blumstein, D.T., Girod, L. and C.E. Taylor. 2010. Is alarm calling risk? Marmots avoid calling from risky places. Ethology 116: 1171-1178. [pdf available]

•Lea, A.J., Blumstein, D.T., Wey, T.W., and J.G.A. Martin. 2010. Heritable victimization and the benefits of agonistic relationships. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 107:21587-21592. [pdf available]

•Munoz, N.E., Blumstein, D.T., and J. Foufopolous. 2010. Immunological costs of song and territorial defense in a bird. Behavioral Ecology 21:788-793. [pdf available]

•Olson, L.E., and D.T. Blumstein. 2010. Applying the coalitionary traits metric: sociality without complex cooperation in male yellow-bellied marmots. Behavioral Ecology 21:957-965. [pdf available]

•Ozgul, A., Childs, D.Z., Oli, M.K., Armitage, K.B., Blumstein, D.T., Olson, L.E., Tuljapurkar, S. and T. Coulson. 2010. Coupled dynamics of body mass and population growth in response to environmental change. Nature 466:482-485. [pdf available] [cover story] [commentary]

•Parsons, M.H., and D.T. Blumstein. 2010. Familiarity breeds contempt: Kangaroos persistently avoid areas with experimentally deployed dingo scents. PLoS-One 5(5):e10403. [pdf available]

•Parsons, M.H., and Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Feeling vulnerable? Indirect risk cues differentially influence how two marsupials respond to novel dingo urine. Ethology 116: 972-980. [pdf available]

•Pollard, K.A., Blumstein, D.T., and Griffin, S.C. 2010. Pre-screening acoustic and other natural signatures for use in noninvasive individual identification. Journal of Applied Ecology 47:1103-1109. [pdf available] [cover photo]

•Smith, B.R., and D.T. Blumstein. 2010. Behavioral types as predictors of survival in Trinidadian guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Behavioral Ecology 21:919-926. [pdf available]

•Wey, T.W., and D.T. Blumstein. 2010. Social cohesion in yellow-bellied marmots is established through age and kin structuring. Animal Behaviour 79: 1343-1352. [pdf available]

 

•Ali, A.M., Asgari, S., Collier, T.C., Allen, M., Girod, L., Hudson, R.E., Yao, K., Taylor, C.E., and D.T. Blumstein. 2009. An empirical study of collaborative acoustic source localization. Journal of Signal Processing Systems 57: 415-436. [pdf available]

•Bednekoff, P.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2009. Peripheral obstructions influence marmot vigilance: integrating observational and experimental results. Behavioral Ecology 20: 1111-1117. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2009. Social effects on emergence from hibernation in yellow-bellied marmots. Journal of Mammalogy 90:1184-1187. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Fernando, E., and T. Stankowich. 2009. A test of the multi-predator hypothesis: yellow-bellied marmots respond fearfully to the sight of novel and extinct predators. Animal Behaviour [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., and C. Récapet. 2009. The sound of arousal: the addition of novel nonlinearities increases responsiveness in marmot alarm calls. Ethology 115: 1074-1081. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Wey, T.W, and K. Tang. 2009. A test of the social cohesion hypothesis: Interactive female marmots remain at home. Proceedings Series B 276: 3007-3012. [pdf available]

•Campos, D.P., Bander, L.A., Raksi, A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2009. Perch exposure and predation risk: a comparative study in passerines. Acta Ethologica 12: 93-98. [pdf available]

•Fong, T.E., DeLong, T.W.,Hogan, S.B., and D.T. Blumstein. 2009. Direct and indirect cues in white-browed sparrow weaver (Plocepasser mahali) risk assessment. Acta Ethologica 12: 79-85. [pdf available]

•Kirschel, A.N.G., Blumstein, D.T. and T.B. Smith. 2009. Character displacement in song and morphology of two related African tinkerbirds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 106:8256-8261. [pdf available] [A Faculty of 1000 'must read']

•Kirschel, A.N.G., Blumstein, D.T., Cohen, R.E., Buermann, W., Smith, T.B., and H. Slabbekoorn. 2009. Birdsong tuned to the environment: green hylia song varies with elevation, tree cover, and noise. Behavioral Ecology 20: 1089-1095. [pdf available]

•Lahti, D.C., Johnson, N.A., Ajie, B.C., Otto, S.P., Hendry, A.P., Blumstein, D.T., Coss, R.G., Donohue, K., and S.A. Foster. 2009. Relaxed selection in the wild: contexts and consequences. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24:487-496. [pdf available]

•Olson, L.E., and D.T. Blumstein. 2009. A trait-based approach to the evolution of complex coalitions in male mammals. Behavioral Ecology 20:624-632. [pdf available]

•Ozgul, A., Oli, M.K., Armitage, K.B., Blumstein, D.T., and D.H. Van Vuren. 2009. Influence of local demography on asymptotic and transient dynamics of a yellow-bellied marmot metapopulation. American Naturalist 173:517-530. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T., Barrow, L., and M. Luterra. 2008. Olfactory predator discrimination in yellow-bellied marmots. Ethology 114:1135-1143. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Cooley, L., Winternitz, J., and J.C. Daniel. 2008. Do yellow-bellied marmots respond to predator vocalizations? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:457-468. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., and A.P. Møller. 2008. Is sociality associated with high longevity in North American birds? Biology Letters 4:146-148. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Richardson, D.T., Cooley, L., Winternitz, J., and J.C. Daniel. 2008. The structure, function, and meaning of yellow-bellied marmots pup screams. Animal Behaviour 76:1055-1064. [pdf available]

•Borrego, N., Ozgul, A., Armitage, K.B., Blumstein, D.T., and M.K. Oli. 2008. Spatiotemporal variation in survival of male yellow-bellied marmots. Journal of Mammalogy 89:365-373. [pdf available]

•Coleman, A., Richardson, D., Schechter, R., and D.T. Blumstein. 2008. Does habituation to humans influence predator discrimination in Gunther's dik-diks (Madoqua guentheri)? Biology Letters 4:250-252. [pdf available]

•Lea, A.J., Barrera, J.P., Tom, L.M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2008. Heterospecific eavesdropping in a nonsocial species. Behavioral Ecology 19:1041-1046. [pdf available]

•Lombardo, S.R., Mackey, E., Tang, L., Smith, B.R., and D.T. Blumstein 2008. Multimodal communication and spatial binding in pied currawongs (Strepera graculina). Animimal Cognition 11:675-682. [pdf available]

•Maldonando-Chaparro, A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2008. Management implications of capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) social behavior. Biological Conservation 141:1945-1952. [pdf available]

•Pollard, K.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2008. Time allocation and the evolution of group size. Animal Behaviour 76:1683-1699. [pdf available]

•Smith, B.R., and D.T. Blumstein. 2008. Fitness consequences of personality: a meta-analysis. Behavioral Ecology 19:448-455. [pdf available]

•Wey, T., Blumstein, D.T., Shen, W., and F. Jordán. 2008. Social network analysis of animal behaviour: a promising tool for the study of sociality. Animal Behaviour 75:333-344. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 2007. The evolution, function, and meaning of marmot alarm communication. Advances in the Study of Behavior 37:371-400. [pdf available]

•Bordes, F., Blumstein, D.T., and S. Morand. 2007. Rodent sociality and parasite diversity. Biology Letters 3:692-694 [pdf available]

•Gilman, S., Blumstein, D.T. & J. Foufopoulos. 2007. The effect of hemoparasites on white-crowned sparrow singing behavior. Ethology 113:437-445. [pdf available]

•Heil, L., Fernández-Juricic, E., Renison, D., Nguyen, V., Cingolani, A.M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2007. Avian responses to tourism in the biogeographically isolated high Córdoba Mountains, Argentina. Biodiversity and Conservation 16:1009-1026. [pdf available]

•Mooring, M.S., Blumstein, D.T., Reisig, D.D., Osbourne, E.R. and J.M. Niemeyer. 2007. Insect-repelling behaviour in bovids: role of mass, tail length, and group size. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 91:383-392. [pdf available]

•Ozgul, A., Oli, M.K., Olson, L.E., Blumstein, D.T., and K.B. Armitage. 2007. Spatiotemporal variation in the reproductive parameters of the yellow-bellied marmot. Oecologia 154:95-106. [pdf available]

•Rhoades, E.K., and D.T. Blumstein. 2007. Predicted fitness consequences of threat sensitive hiding behavior. Behavioral Ecology 18: 937-943. [pdf available]

•Tarlow, E., and D.T. Blumstein. 2007. Evaluating methods to quantify anthropogenic stressors on animals. Applied Animal Behaviour 102:429-451. [pdf available]

 

•Adams, J.L., Camelio, K.W., Orique, M.J., and D.T. Blumstein. 2006. Does information of predators influence general wariness? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 60:742-747. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2006. The multi-predator hypothesis and the evolutionary persistence of antipredator behavior. Ethology 112: 209-217. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. In 2006. Developing an evolutionary ecology of fear: how life history and natural history affect disturbance tolerance in birds. Animal Behaviour 71: 389-399. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Bitton, A., and J. daVeiga. 2006. How does the presence of predators influence the persistence of antipredator behavior? Journal of Theoretical Biology 239:460-468. [pdf available] (first published electronically in 2005)

•Blumstein, D.T., Holland, B.-D., and J.C. Daniel. 2006. Predator discrimination in Vancouver Island marmots. Animal Conservation 9: 274-282. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Ozgul, A., Yovovich, V., Van Vuren, D.H., and K.B. Armitage. 2006. Predation risk predicts presence and persistence of yellow-bellied marmot colonies. Journal of Zoology, London 270:132-138. pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Patton, M.L., and W. Saltzman. 2006. Faecal glucocorticoid metabolites and alarm calling in free-living yellow-bellied marmots. Biology Letters 2:29-32.[pdf available] (first published electronically in 2005)

•Boyer, J.S., Hass, L.L., Lurie, M.H., and D.T. Blumstein. 2006. Effect of visibility on time allocation and escape decisions in crimson rosellas. Australian Journal of Zoology 54:363-367. [pdf available]

•Ebensperger, L.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2006. Sociality in New World hystricognath rodents is linked to predators and burrow digging. Behavioral Ecology 17: 410-418. [pdf available]

•Fernandez-Juricic, E., Blumstein, D.T., Abrica, G., Manriquez, L., Adams, L.B., Adams, R., Daneshard, M. and I. Rodriguez-Prieto. 2006. Effects of body mass, size, and morphology on anti-predator escape and post-escape responses: a comparative study with birds. Evolutionary Ecology Research 8:731-752. [pdf available]

•Gulbransen, D., Segrist, T., del Castillo, P., and D.T. Blumstein. 2006. The fixed slope rule: an inter-specific study. Ethology 112:1056-1061. [pdf available]

•Heil, L., Fernández-Juricic, E., Renison, D., Nguyen, V., Cingolani, A.M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2006. Avian responses to tourism in the biogeographically isolated high Córdoba Mountains, Argentina. Biodiversity and Conservation DOI 10.1007/s10531-006-9040-y [pdf available]

•Ozgul, A., Armitage, K.B., Oli, M.K., Blumstein, D.T., and D. Van Vuren. 2006. Effects of patch quality and network structure on patch occupancy dynamics of a yellow-bellied marmot metapopulation. Journal of Animal Ecology 75:191-202. [pdf available]

•Ozgul, A., Armitage, K.B., Blumstein, D.T., and M.K. Oli. 2006. Spatiotemporal variation in age-specific survival rates: implications for population dynamics of yellow-bellied marmots. Ecology 87:1027-1037. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T., and J.C. Daniel. 2005. The loss of anti-predator behaviour following isolation on islands. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 272:1663-1668. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Fernández-Juricic, E., Zollner, P.A, and S.C. Garity. 2005. Interspecific variation in avian responses to human disturbance. Journal of Applied Ecology 42:943-953. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and O. Munos. 2005. Individual and age/sex class variation in marmot alarm calls. Animal Behaviour 69:353-361. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., and D. Pelletier. 2005. Yellow-bellied marmot hiding time is sensitive to variation in costs. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83:363-367. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., and A.C. Turner. 2005. Can the acoustic adaptation hypothesis predict the structure of Australian birdsong? Acta Ethologica 15:35-44. [pdf available]

•Cárdenas, Y., Shen, B., Zung, L., and D.T. Blumstein. 2005. Evaluating temporal and spatial margins of safety in galahs. Animal Behaviour [pdf available]

•Fernández-Juricic, F., Venier, P., Renison, D, and D.T. Blumstein. 2005. Sensitivity of wildlife to spatial patterns of recreationist behavior: a critical assessment of minimum approaching distances and buffer areas for grassland birds. Biological Conservation 125:225-235. [pdf available]

•Geist, C., Liao, J., Libby, S, and D.T. Blumstein. 2005. Does intruder group size and orientation affect flight initiation distance in birds? Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 28:69-73. [pdf available]

•Shelley, E.L. and D.T. Blumstein. 2005. The evolution of vocal alarm communication in rodents. Behavioral Ecology [pdf available]

•Stankowich, T. and D.T. Blumstein. 2005. Fear in animals: a meta-analysis and review of risk assessment. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B doi: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3251 [pdf available]

•Webb, N. and D.T. Blumstein. 2005. Variation in human disturbance differentially affects predation risk assessment in western gulls. Condor 107:178-181. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.C. Daniel. 2004. Yellow-bellied marmots discriminate between the alarm calls of individuals and are more responsive to the calls from pups. Animal Behaviour 68:1257-1265. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Daniel, J.C., and B.P. Springett. 2004. A test of the multi-predator hypothesis: Rapid loss of antipredator behavior after 130 years of isolation. Ethology 110:919-934. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Fernández-Juricic, E., LeDee, O., Larsen, E., Rodriguez-Prieto, I., and C. Zugmeyer. 2004. Avian risk assessment: effects of perching height and detectability. Ethology 110:273-285. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Im, S., Nicodemus, A. and C. Zugmeyer. 2004. Yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris) hibernate socially. Journal of Mammalogy 85:25-29. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. Runyan, A., Seymour, M., Nicodemus, A., Ozgul, A., Ransler, F., Im, S., Stark, T., Zugmeyer, C, and J.C Daniel. 2004. Locomotor ability and wariness in yellow-bellied marmots. Ethology 110:615-634. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Verenyre, L., and J.C. Daniel. 2004. Reliability and the adaptive utility of discrimination among alarm callers. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 271:1851-1857. [pdf available]

•Gould, M.L.,Green, L., Altenau, B., and D.T. Blumstein. 2004. A study of the species confidence hypothesis with spiny-cheeked honeyeaters (Acanthagenys rufogularis). Emu 104:267-271. [pdf available]

•Mooring, M.S., Blumstein, D.T. and C.J. Stoner. 2004. The evolution of parasite-defence grooming in ungulates. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 81:17-37. [pdf available]

•Runyan, A. and D.T. Blumstein. 2004. Do individual differences influence flight initiation distance? Journal of Wildlife Management 68:1124-1129. [pdf available]

•Shelley, E.L., Tanaka, M.Y.U, Ratnathicam, A.R., and D.T. Blumstein. 2004. Do Lanchester’s laws explain interspecific dominance in birds? The Condor 106:395-400. [pdf available]

 

•Armitage, K.B., Blumstein, D.T. and B.C. Woods. 2003. Energetics of hibernating yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 134:101-114. [pdf available]

•Biebouw, K. and D.T. Blumstein. 2003. Tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii) associate safety with higher levels of nocturnal illumination. Ethology, Ecology & Evolution 15:159-172. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2003. Flight initiation distance in birds is dependent on intruder starting distance. Journal of Wildlife Management 67:852-857. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Anthony, L.L, Harcourt, R.G. and G. Ross. 2003. Testing a key assumption of wildlife buffer zones: is flight initiation distance a species-specific trait? Biological Conservation 110:97-100. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.C. Daniel. 2003. Red kangaroos (Macropus rufus) receive an antipredator benefit from aggregation. Acta Ethologica 5:95-99. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.C. Daniel. 2003. Foraging behavior of three Tasmanian macropodid marsupials in response to present and historical predation threat. Ecography 26:585-594. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.C. Daniel. 2003. Developing predictive models of behaviour: Do rock-wallabies receive an antipredator benefit from aggregation? Australian Mammalogy 25:147-154. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Daniel, J.C. and R.A. Sims. 2003. Group size but not distance to cover influences agile wallaby (Macropus agilis) time allocation. Journal of Mammalogy 84:197-204. [pdf available]

•Ikuta, L.A., and D.T. Blumstein. 2003. Do fences protect birds from human disturbance? Biological Conservation 112:447-452. [pdf available]

•Johnson, F.R, McNaughton, E.J., Shelley, C.D. and D.T. Blumstein. 2003. Mechanisms of heterospecific recognition in avian mobbing calls. Australian Journal of Zoology 51:577-585. [pdf available]

•Nanayakkara, D.D., and D.T. Blumstein. 2003. Defining yellow-bellied marmot social groups using association indices. Oecologia Montana 12:7-11. [published in 2006] [pdf available]

•Olson, L.E., Yovovich, V., and D.T. Blumstein. 2003. Early season arboreal behavior in yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris). Oecologia Montana 12:12-14. [published in 2006] [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 2002. Moving to suburbia: ontogenetic and evolutionary consequences of life on predator-free islands. Journal of Biogeography 29:685-692. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Ardron, J.G. and C.S. Evans. 2002. Kin discrimination in a macropod marsupial. Ethology 108: 815-823. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.C. Daniel. 2002. Isolation from mammalian predators differentially affects two congeners. Behavioral Ecology 13:657-663. [pdf available] [cover photo]

•Blumstein, D.T., Daniel, J.C., Ardron, J.G. and C.S. Evans. 2002. Does feeding competition influence tammar wallaby time allocation? Ethology 108: 937-945. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Daniel, J.C., Schnell, M.R., Ardron, J.G. and C.S. Evans. 2002. Antipredator behaviour of red-necked pademelons: a factor contributing to species survival? Animal Conservation 5:325-331. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Mari, M., Daniel, J.C., Ardron, J.G., Griffin, A.S. and C.S. Evans. 2002. Olfactory predator recognition: wallabies may have to learn to be wary. Animal Conservation 5:87-93. [pdf available]

•Cahan, S., Blumstein, D.T., Sundström, L., Liebig, J. and A. Griffin. 2002. Social trajectories and the evolution of social behaviour. Oikos 96:206-216. [pdf available]

•Griffin, A.S., C.S. Evans, and D.T. Blumstein. 2002. Selective learning in a marsupial. Ethology 108:1103-1114. [pdf available]

•Ord, T.J. and D.T. Blumstein. 2002. Size constraints and the evolution of display complexity: why do large lizards have simple displays? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 76:145-161. [pdf available]

•Ord, T.J., Blumstein, D.T. and C.S.Evans. 2002. Ecology and signal evolution in lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 77:127-148. [pdf available]


•Bayly, K.L. and D.T. Blumstein. 2001. Pied currawongs and the decline of native birds. Emu 101:199-204. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Daniel, J.C. and I.G. McLean. 2001. Group size effects in quokkas. Australian Journal of Zoology 49:641-649. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Daniel, J.C. and C.S. Evans. 2001. Yellow-footed rock-wallaby group size effects reflect a trade-off. Ethology 107:655-664. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Daniel, J.C. and A.A. Bryant. 2001. Anti-predator behavior of Vancouver Island marmots: using congeners to evaluate abilities of a critically endangered mammal. Ethology 107:1-14. [pdf available]

•Griffin, A.S., Evans, C.S. and D.T. Blumstein. 2001. Learning specificity in acquired predator recognition. Animal Behaviour 62:577-589. [pdf available]

•Ord, T.J., Blumstein, D.T. and C.S. Evans. 2001. Intrasexual selection predicts the evolution of signal complexity in lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 268:737-744. [pdf available]

 

•Anthony, L.L. and D.T. Blumstein. 2000. Integrating behaviour into wildlife conservation: the multiple ways that behaviour can reduce Ne. Biological Conservation 95:303-315. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2000. Understanding antipredator behavior for conservation. The Open Country 1(2):37-44. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Daniel, J.C., Griffin, A.S. and C.S. Evans. 2000. Insular tammar wallabies respond to visual but not acoustic cues from predators. Behavioral Ecology 11:528-535. [pdf available]

•Griffin, A.S., Blumstein, D.T. and C.S. Evans. 2000. Training captive-bred or translocated animals to avoid predators. Conservation Biology 14:1317-1326. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 1999. Alarm calling in three species of marmots. Behaviour 136:731-757. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1999. The evolution of functionally referential alarm communication: multiple adaptations; multiple constraints. The Evolution of Communication 3:135-147. [pdf available] (published in 2002)

•Blumstein, D.T. and K.B. Armitage. 1999. Cooperative breeding in marmots. Oikos 84:369-382. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D. T., Evans, C. S. and J. C. Daniel. 1999. An experimental study of behavioural group size effects in tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii). Animal Behaviour 58:351-360. [pdf available]

•Nikol’skii, A.A., Kotlyakov, V.M. and D.T. Blumstein. 1999. Glaciation as a factor of geographic variation in the long-tailed marmot (bioacoustical analysis). Doklady Biological Sciences 368:509-513 (first published in Russian in: Doklady Akademii Nauk 368:849-852). [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 1998 a. Quantifying predation risk for refuging animals: a case study with golden marmots. Ethology 104:501-516. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1998 b. Female preferences and effective population size. Animal Conservation 1:173-177. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and K.B. Armitage. 1998. Life history consequences of social complexity: a comparative study of ground-dwelling sciurids. Behavioral Ecology 9:8-19. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and W. Arnold. 1998. Ecology and social behavior of golden marmots (Marmota caudata aurea). Journal of Mammalogy 79:873-886. [pdf available]

•Daniel, J.C. and D.T. Blumstein. 1998. A test of the acoustic adaptation hypothesis in four species of marmots. Animal Behaviour 56:1517-1528. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 1997. Infanticide among golden marmots (Marmota caudata aurea). Ethology Ecology & Evolution 9:169-173. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and K.B. Armitage. 1997 a. Alarm calling in yellow-bellied marmots: I. The meaning of situationally variable alarm calls. Animal Behaviour 53:143-171. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and K.B. Armitage. 1997 b. Does sociality drive the evolution of communicative complexity? A comparative test with ground-dwelling sciurid alarm calls. The American Naturalist 150:179-200. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.C. Daniel. 1997. Inter- and intraspecific variation in the acoustic habitats of three marmot species. Ethology 103:325-338. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.M. Foggin. 1997. Effects of vegetative variation on weaning success, overwinter survival, and social group density in golden marmots (Marmota caudata aurea). Journal of Zoology (London) 243:57-69. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Steinmetz, J., Armitage, K.B. and J.C. Daniel. 1997. Alarm calling in yellow-bellied marmots: II. The importance of direct fitness. Animal Behaviour 53:173-184. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 1996. How much does social group size influence golden marmot vigilance? Behaviour 133:1133-1151. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and A. Bouskila. 1996. Assessment and decision making in animals: a mechanistic model underlying behavioral flexibility can prevent ambiguity. Oikos 77:569-576. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and S. Henderson. 1996. Cheek-rubbing in golden marmots (Marmota caudata aurea). Journal of Zoology (London) 238:113-123. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 1995 a. Golden-marmot alarm calls. I. The production of situationally specific vocalizations. Ethology 100:113-125. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1995 b. Golden-marmot alarm calls. II. Asymmetrical production and perception of situationally specific vocalizations? Ethology 101:25-32. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and W. Arnold. 1995. Situational specificity in alpine-marmot alarm communication. Ethology 100:1-13. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and M. Robertson. 1995. Summer diets of Tibetan red foxes in Khunjerab National Park, Pakistan. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 60:243-245. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 1993. New records of Mustela from Khunjerab National Park, Pakistan. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 90:500-501. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.M. Foggin. 1993. Playing with fire? Alpine Choughs play with a Tibetan red fox. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 90:513-515. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 1992. Multivariate analysis of golden marmot maximum running speed: a new method to study MRS in the field. Ecology 73:1757-1767. [pdf available]

•Bouskila, A. and D.T. Blumstein. 1992. Rules of thumb for predation hazard assessment: predictions from a dynamic model. The American Naturalist 139:161-176. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 1990. An observation of social play in Bearded Vultures. The Condor 92:779-781. [pdf available]

 

•Blumstein, D.T. 1989. Food habits of Red-tailed Hawks in Boulder County, Colorado. The Journal of Raptor Research 23:53-55. [pdf available]

 

Special Publications, Conference Proceedings, and Book Chapters

•Billings, A.C., and D.T. Blumstein. 2018. A framework to understand interspecific multimodal signaling systems. In: Coding strategies in vertebrate acoustic communication (T. Aubin and N. Mathevon, eds.). Springer, XX-YY.

•Blumstein, D.T., Geffroy, B., Samia, D.S.M., and E. Bessa. 2017. Introduction: Ecotourism’s promise and peril. In: Ecotourism’s promise and peril: a biological evaluation (D.T., Blumstein, B. Geffroy, D.S.M. Samia, and E. Bessa eds.), Springer, XXX-YYY.

•Blumstein, D.T., Geffroy, B., Samia, D.S.M., and E. Bessa. 2017. Creating a research-based agenda to reduce ecotourism impacts on wildlife. In: Ecotourism’s promise and peril: a biological evaluation (D.T., Blumstein, B. Geffroy, D.S.M. Samia, and E. Bessa eds.), Springer, XXX-YYY.

•Natterson-Horowitz, B., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Integrating evolutionary thinking into medical education and curricula. In: Evolutionary Studies: Darwin’s Roadmap to the Curriculum. Oxford University Press, XX-YY.

•Samia, D.S.M., Angeloni, L.M., Bearzi, M., Bessa, E., Crooks, K.R., D’Amico, M., Ellenberg, U., Geffroy, B., Larson, C.L., Loyola, R., Møller, A.P., Reed, S.E., Sadoul, B., Shannon, G., Tablado, Z., Zacarias, D., and D.T. Blumstein. 2017. Best practices towards sustainable ecotourism. In: Ecotourism’s promise and peril: a biological evaluation (D.T., Blumstein, B. Geffroy, D.S.M. Samia, and E. Bessa eds.), Springer, XXX-YYY.

•Sagarin, R., Blumstein, D.T., Dietl, G. 2016. Security, evolution and. In: Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 4 (R.M. Kliman, ed.). Academic Press, Oxford, 10-15. [pdf available]

•Schakner, Z., and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Learning and conservation behavior: an introduction and overview. In: Conservation Behavior: Applying behavioral ecology to wildlife conservation and management (O. Berger-Tal and D. Saltz, eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 66-92. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., and W.E. Cooper, Jr. 2015. Afterword. In: Escaping from predators: An integrative view of escape decisions (W.E. Cooper, Jr. and D.T. Blumstein, eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 420-426. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., Samia, D.S.M., Stankowich, T., and W.E. Cooper, Jr. 2015. Best practice for the study of escape behaviour. In: Escaping from predators: An integrative view of escape decisions (W.E. Cooper, Jr. and D.T. Blumstein, eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 407-419. [pdf available]

•Cooper, W.E., Jr., and D.T. Blumstein. 2015. Escape behaviour: importance, scope, and variables. In: Escaping from predators: An integrative view of escape decisions (W.E. Cooper, Jr. and D.T. Blumstein, eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 3-14. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2014. Attention, habituation, and antipredator behaviour: implications for urban birds. In: Avian urban ecology (D. Gil and H. Brumm, eds.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 41- 53. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2013. Why we really don’t care about the evidence in evidence-based decision-making in conservation (and how to change this). In: Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation (M. Bekoff, ed.). University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 103-112. [pdf available]

•Smith, B.R. & D.T. Blumstein. 2013. Animal personalities and conservation biology: the importance of behavioral diversity. Pp. 379-411. In: Animal personalities: behavior, physiology, and evolution (C. Carere and D. Maestripieri, eds.), University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2012. Social behaviour. Pp. 119-128, In: Behavioural responses to a changing world (B. Wong & U. Candolin, eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford. [pdf available]

•Angeloni, L., Crooks, K.R., and D.T. Blumstein. 2010. Conservation and behavior: introduction. In: Breed M.D. and Moore J., (eds.) Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, volume 1, pp. 377-381 Oxford: Academic Press. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Social behaviour in conservation. In: Social behaviour: Genes, ecology and evolution (A.J. Moore, T. Szekely and J. Komdeur, eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 654-672. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Kinship. In: The encyclopaedia of applied animal behaviour and welfare (D. Mills, ed.), CAB International, 371. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Fitness. In: The encyclopaedia of applied animal behaviour and welfare (D. Mills, ed.), CAB International, 265. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Individual fitness. In: The encyclopaedia of applied animal behaviour and welfare (D. Mills, ed.), CAB International, 342-343. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Tinbergen's four questions. In: The encyclopaedia of applied animal behaviour and welfare (D. Mills, ed.), CAB International, 605-606. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Social behaviour in conservation. Social behaviour: Genes, ecology and evolution (A.J. Moore, T. Szekely and J. Komdeur, eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [pdf available]

•Nonacs, P & D.T. Blumstein 2010. Predation risk and behavioral life history. Evolutionary behavioral ecology (D.F. Westneat and C.W. Fox, eds.), Oxford University Press, New York, 207-221. [pdf available]

•Wang, T., Nonacs, P., and D.T. Blumstein. 2009. Social skew as a measure of the costs and benefits of group-living in marmots. In: Reproductive skew in vertebrates: Proximate and ultimate causes (R. Hager and C.B. Jones). Pp. 114-133. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2008. Fourteen lessons from anti-predator behavior. In: Natural security: A Darwinian approach to a dangerous world (R. Sagarin and T. Taylor, eds.). U. California Press, 147-158. [pdf available]

•Allen, M., Girod, L., Newton, R., Madden, S., Blumstein, D.T., and D. Estrin. 2008. VoxNet: An Interactive, Rapidly-Deployable Acoustic Monitoring Platform.  In:  IPSN ’08:  Proceedings of the seventh international conference on Information processing in sensor networks, New York:  ACM Press. [pdf available]

•Ali, A., Collier, T., Girod, L., Yao, K., Taylor, C., and D.T. Blumstein. 2007. Acoustic source localization using the acoustic ENSBox. In: IPSN '07: Proceedings of the sixth international conference on information processing in sensor networks, New York: ACM Press, 555-556. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2007. The evolution of alarm communication in rodents: structure, function, and the puzzle of apparently altruistic calling in rodents. In: Rodent societies (J.O. Wolff and P.W. Sherman, eds.). U. Chicago Press, 317-327. [pdf available]

•Ebensperger, L.A. and D. T. Blumstein. 2007. Functions of non-parental infanticide in rodents. In: Rodent societies (J.O. Wolff and P.W. Sherman, eds.). U. Chicago Press, 267-279. [pdf available]

•Trifa, V. M., L. Girod, T. Collier, D. T. Blumstein and C. E. Taylor. 2007. Automated wildlife monitoring using self-configuring sensor networks deployed in natural habitats. In M. Sugisaka and H. Tanaka, eds., Proceedings of the Twelfth International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and J.C. Daniel. 2005. Observing and quantifying behavior with JWatcher. In, Learning the skills of research: animal behavior exercises in the laboratory and field (E.M. Jacob and M. Hodge, eds.). Instructor Resource CD to accompany J. Alcock's Animal Behavior: an evolutionary approach, 8th ed. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA, 31-35.

•Blumstein, D.T. Accepted. Khunjerab National Park: an alpine paradise in jeopardy? In: Himalayan Crucible: North Pakistan in Transition (N.J.R. Allan, ed.). Oxford University Press, Karachi.

•Blumstein, D.T. 2004. Antipredatory behavior: A brief overview. In, The encyclopedia of animal behavior (M. Bekoff, ed.). Greenwood Press, 45-47. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2004. Communication–Vocal: Alarm calls. In, The encyclopedia of animal behavior (M. Bekoff, ed.). Greenwood Press, 381-382. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2003. Social complexity but not the acoustic environment is responsible for the evolution of complex alarm communication / La complexité sociale est responsable de l'évolution de la communication d’alarme complexe, non le milieu acoustique. In, Adaptative strategies and diversity in marmots / Stratégies adaptatives et diversité chez les marmottes (R. Ramousse, D. Allainé and M. Le Berre, eds.). International Network on Marmots, 31-38. [pdf available]

•Daniel J.C. and D.T. Blumstein. 2003. Using JWatcher to study behaviour. / Etude du comportement des marmottes avec Jwatcher. In, Adaptative strategies and diversity in marmots / Stratégies adaptatives et diversité chez les marmottes (R. Ramousse, D. Allainé and M. Le Berre, eds.). International Network on Marmots, 41-44. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2002. Group living. Pp. 448-450, In: Encyclopedia of evolution (M. Pagel, ed.). Oxford University Press, Oxford. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., J.C. Daniel and W. Arnold. 2002. Pp. 82-85, in: Holarctic Marmots as a Factor of Biodiversity- Proceedings of the 3d International Conference on Marmots, Cheboksary , Russia, 25-30 August 1997 (K.B. Armitage and V.Y. Rumiantsev, eds.). ABF Publishing House, Moscow. [pdf available]

•Armitage, K.B. and D.T. Blumstein. 2002. Body-mass diversity in marmots. Pp. 22-32, in: Holarctic Marmots as a Factor of Biodiversity- Proceedings of the 3d International Conference on Marmots, Cheboksary , Russia, 25-30 August 1997 (K.B. Armitage and V.Y. Rumiantsev, eds.). ABF Publishing House, Moscow. [pdf available]

•Woods, B.C., Armitage, K.B. and D.T. Blumstein. 2002. Yellow-bellied marmots depress metabolism to enter torpor. Pp. 400-404, in: Holarctic Marmots as a Factor of Biodiversity- Proceedings of the 3d International Conference on Marmots, Cheboksary, Russia, 25-30 August 1997 (K.B. Armitage and V.Y. Rumiantsev, eds.). ABF Publishing House, Moscow. [pdf available]

•Woods, B.C., Armitage, K.B. and D.T. Blumstein. 2002. Circadian rhythm is maintained during hibernation in yellow-bellied marmots. Pp. 389-395, in: Holarctic Marmots as a Factor of Biodiversity- Proceedings of the 3d International Conference on Marmots, Cheboksary , Russia, 25-30 August 1997 (K.B. Armitage and V.Y. Rumiantsev, eds.). ABF Publishing House, Moscow. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2000. The evolution of infanticide in rodents: a comparative analysis. Pp. 178-197, In: Infanticide by males and its implications (C. van Schaik and C.H. Janson, eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [pdf available]

• Rose, K. A., Kirkland, P. D., Davis, R. J., Cooper, D. W. and D. T. Blumstein. 2000. An epizootic of sudden death in tammar wallabies (Macropus eugenii). Annual Conference- American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 2000:166-170. [pdf available]

•Nikol’skii, A.A. and D.T. Blumstein. 1999. Geographic variation in Marmota caudata alarm calls: bioacoustical analysis supports the subspecific status of East Pamir and Karakoram populations. Pp. 72-73, In: Palearctic marmots: Biology and Management of Populations: Proceedings of the III International (VII) Conference of the CIS-states (O.V. Brandler, ed.). Moscow University Dialog Press, Moscow. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and J. Lopez. 1993. Habitat use by Himalayan Snowcocks. Pp. 142-143, In: Pheasants in Asia 1992 (D. Jenkins, ed.). World Pheasant Association, Reading, UK. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1986. The diets and breeding biology of Red-tailed Hawks in Boulder County: 1985 nesting season. Boulder County Nature Association Publication No. 5, iv + 1-78. [pdf available]

 

Commentaries, Replies, and Reviews
•Blumstein, D.T. 2017. Research credibility: the devil is in the details: a comment on Ihle et al. Behavioral Ecology 28:355-361. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2017. Review of: Handbook of the mammals of the world. Vol. 6. Lagomorphs and rodents 1. Quarterly Review of Biology

•Blumstein, D.T. 2017. Review of: How to tame a fox (and build a dog). Quarterly Review of Biology

•Blumstein, D.T. 2017. A triumph of multiple hypothesis testing. Review of: Zebra stripes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.03.014 [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2017. Review of: Mammal societies. Journal of Wildlife Management doi: 10.1002/jwmg.21186 [pdf available]

•Mills, J.A. Teplitsky, C. et al. 2016. Solutions for archiving data in long-term studies - a reply to Whitlock et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31:85-87. [pdf available]

•Geffroy, B., Samia, D.S.M., Bessa, E. and D.T. Blumstein. 2016. Nature-based tourism and prey vulnerability to predators: A reply to Fitzgerald and Stronza. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31:95-96. [pdf available]

Blumstein, D.T. 2016. Review of: Noise Matters: The Evolution of Communication. The Quarterly Review of Biology 90:87. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2015. Prioritizing conservation behavior research: A comment on Wong & Candolin. Behavioral Ecology 26:674. [pdf available] [published on-line in 2014]

•Blumstein, D.T., Buckner, J., Shah, S., Patel, S., Alfaro, M.E., and B. Natterson-Horowitz. 2015. A clinical research pathway towards developing new insights into cardiomyopathy. Evolution, Medicine and Public Health 2015:280. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2014. Review of: Evolution of Emotional Communication: From Sounds in Nonhuman Mammals to Speech and Music in Man. Quarterly Review of Biology 88:342-343. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2014. A primer on evolutionary medicine: Review of: Evolution and Medicine. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29:75-76. [pdf available]

•Schakner, Z.A., Petelle, M.B., Berger-Tal, O., Owen, M., and D.T. Blumstein. 2014. Developing effective tools for conservation behaviourists: Reply to Greggor et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29:651-652. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2012. Lessons from the field: A review of "Wild hope: On the front lines of conservation success". Los Angeles Review of Books. [link to review]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2012. Tactical deception reduces predation on birds’ eggs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109:19043-19044. [pdf available]

•Chan, A.Y., and D.T. Blumstein. 2012. Anthropogenic noise's first reverberation into community ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:2725-2726. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2011. Review of: Macropods: The biology of kangaroos, wallabies and rat-kangaroos. The Quarterly Review of Biology 86:151. [pdf available]

•Swaisgood, R.R., Terbourgh, J.W. and D.T. Blumstein. 2010. Letter: Funding should come to those who wait. Science 329:276. [pdf available]

•Sagarin, R.D., Alcorta, C.S., Atran, S., Blumstein, D.T, Dietl, G.P, Hochberg, M.E., Johnson, D.D.P., Levin, S., Madin, E.P., Madin, J.S., Prescott, E.M., Sosis, R., Taylor, T., Toby, J. and G. Vermeij. 2010. OPINION: Decentralise, adapt and cooperate. Nature 465:292-293. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D. T. 2010. Review of: Leaders in animal behavior: the second generation. Quarterly Review of Biology 85:362-363. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2010. Review of: Prairie dogs: communication and community in an animal society. Great Plains Research 20:138. [pdf available]

•Keene, M. and D.T. Blumstein. 2010. Environmental education: a time of change, a time for change. Evaluation and Program Planning 33:201-204. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2008. In Focus: Calling for different purposes. Animal Behaviour 76: 1453-1454. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2008. In Focus: Wary elk support the risk allocation hypothesis. Animal Behaviour 76:1103-1105. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2008. In Focus: Communicating fear is sexy in chickens. Animal Behaviour 76:519-520. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2008. Commentary: Does agriculture drive predator-mediated behavioral effects on prey? Animal Conservation 11:9-10. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2007. Commentary: Feeling the heat: ground squirrels heat their tails to discourage rattlesnake attack. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 104: 14177-14178. [pdf available] [translated into German and published in Rodentia Kleinsauger-Fachmagazin 50(9):19-21]

•Blumstein, D.T. and C. Saylan. 2007. The failure of environmental education (and how we can fix it). PLoS Biology 5:e120. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2007. Darwinian decision-making: putting the adaptive into adaptive management. Conservation Biology 21:552-553. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2006. Attacking the big issues in antipredator defense. (Book review of Caro's Antipredator Defenses in Birds and Mammals). Ethology 112:725-726. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2004. Book review: Evolutionary conservation biology (ed. by R. Ferriere, U. Dieckmann and D. Couvet). Ecoscience 11:483. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T., and E. Fernández-Juricic. 2004. Lead editorial: The emergence of conservation behavior. Conservation Biology 18:1175-1177. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2004. Perspective: Developing a career in conservation behavior. The Conservation Behaviorist 2(1):4. www.animalbehavior.org/ABS/Conservation/ccConsBeh.html

•Blumstein, D.T. 2003. Book review: Acoustic communication in insects and anurans: common problems and diverse solutions (by H.C. Gerhardt & F. Huber). Ethology 109:89-90. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2001. Book review: Behaviour and conservation (ed. by L.M. Gosling and W.J. Sutherland). Journal of Wildlife Management 65:601-603. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1999. Perspective: Selfish sentinels. Science 284:1633-1634. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. and K.B. Armitage. 1998. Why do yellow-bellied marmots call? Animal Behaviour 56:1053-1055. [pdf available]

•Bouskila, A., Blumstein, D.T. and M. Mangel. 1995. Prey under stochastic conditions should almost always overestimate predation risk: a reply to Abrams. The American Naturalist 145:1015-1019. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1993. Making humans part of the solution: a reply to Willers. Conservation Biology 7:223-224. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1993. Book review: The Birds of Pakistan (by T.J. Roberts). Mountain Research and Development 13:112-113. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1987. Book review: Medicine for mountaineering, third ed. (by J.A. Wilkerson). Rock and Ice 19:69-70. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1987. Book review: Hypothermia, frostbite and other cold injuries (by J.A. Wilkerson). Rock and Ice 19:70-71. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1986. Book review: The ABC of avalanche safety, second ed. (by E.R. LaChapelle). Rock and Ice 16:95. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1986. Book review: The avalanche book (by B.A. Armstrong and K. Williams). Rock and Ice 16:95. [pdf available]


Training Manuals
•Blumstein, D.T. 2000. How an understanding of behaviour can enlighten conservation biology. In: Conservation, welfare and handling of Australian marsupials—a practical course (D. Cooper, ed.). Macquarie University Department of Biological Sciences, Sydney.

•Blumstein, D.T., R. Bowen, L. Boggs, J. Daniel, E.F. Loomis, and J.W. McNutt. N.D. A training manual for Khunjerab National Park guides. World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan, Lahore.

•Blumstein, D.T. 1994. Marmots–a species account. For International Snow Leopard Trust training manual (ed. by R. Jackson).

 

Unpublished Research Reports
•Blumstein, D.T. 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992. The behavioral ecology of golden marmots and community ecology of Dhee Sar (Khunjerab National Park): A progress report. National Council for the Conservation of Wildlife, Islamabad, Pakistan and World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan, Lahore.

 

Electronic Publications
•Blumstein, D., Geffroy, B., Samia, D., and Bessa, E.
2015. Ecotourism could be making animals less scared, and easier to eat. The Conversation 23 October. [pdf available]

•Saylan, C., and D.T. Blumstein. 2011. Environmental education should be made a significant part of public school curriculum. Ecology Global Network Forum.

•Blumstein, D.T. 2009. Op-Ed: What marmots teach us about terrorism. Wired Science.

•Blumstein, D.T. and the Animal Behavior Society Conservation Committee. 2002. 13 things a behavioral biologist can do to help conservation. http://spot.colorado.edu/~halloran/abscc/thirteen.html [reprinted in the Conservation Behaviorist: 2003-]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1997. Problems in ecotourism development: Contrasting the agendas of actors in sustainable ecotourism development. For: On-line International Ecotourism Conference, March 3 - April 5, 1997.

•Blumstein, D.T. 1995 - current. The Marmot Burrow. http://www.marmotburrow.ucla.edu

•Blumstein Lab: 2010 – current. BLOG: Marmot Minutes. http://www.marmots-ucla.blogspot.com

•Blumstein, D.T. 2011 – current. BLOG: Eating Our Way to Civility. http://www.eatingourwaytocivility.blogspot.com

•Blumstein, D.T. 2012 – current. Blogger for The Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com

•Blumstein, D.T. 2012 – current. Blogger for Evolution: This View of Life. http://www.thisviewoflife.com/

 

Popular Publications

•Blumstein, D.T. 2017. Skiing for science. Science 356:214. [pdf available]

•Price, M., Waser, N., Blumstein, D., Inouye, D., Castro-Escobar, B., Furman, R. 2013. Marr Fund Research: Coyotes and columbines: Do predators deter deer from eating Colorado native wildflowers? Aquilegia 37(5): 3-5. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2012. Respecting animal diversity for its own sake. Crested Butte News, 20 July 2012: 22. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2009. The last pika. In: Thoreau’s Legacy: American Stories About Global Warming. Penguin Classics, New York.

•Blumstein, D.T. 2008. Do marmots retain fear of extinct predators? Crested Butte News, 18 July 2008: 44-45. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2008. A localized ecological disaster. The Denver Post, 1 July 2008--online: http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_9756521 [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 2006. Nature's wake-up call: the marmot alarm. Crested Butte News, 30 June 2006: 84-85. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1993. Infanticide: a search for an adaptive explanation. Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 19(3): 14-15. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1993. Territoriality: an economic approach. Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 19(2): 8-10. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1993. Mating systems: together with man and nature. Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 19(2): 11-13. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1993. Dhee Sar: portrait of a high alpine meadow. Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 18(1):4-7. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1992. Boxing marmots: functions of play. Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 17(4):8-10. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1992. Flying feathers--some theory of animal conflict. Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 16(3):9-10. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1992. Why did the peafowl scream?--Functions of animal vocalizations. Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 14(1):26-28. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1991. Why do male Himalayan ibex have large horns? Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 13(4):22-23. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1991. Mountain marmots of the Karakoram. Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 12(3):8-11. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1987. Africa by bicycle. Outside (February):40. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1987. Cliff-nesting raptors and cliff-climbing humans. Rock and Ice 18:16-17. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1986. Avalanche hazards and the extreme skier and big mountain climber. Rock and Ice 16:93-94. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D. 1986. Product review: Rump riders. Mountain Bike Magazine (July/August).

 

Children's Stories
•Blumstein, D.T. 1994. The lessons of Naveed the marmot. Mithu Begum--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Children's Comic Book. [pdf available]

•Blumstein, D.T. 1993. Naveed's first lesson. Natura--World Wide Fund for Nature--Pakistan, Newsletter 18(1):14-15. [pdf available]