Dr Ruedi Nager

  • Senior Lecturer (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine)
  • Associate - Life Sciences (School of Life Sciences)

telephone: 01413305976
email: Ruedi.Nager@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

My research interests focus on how organisms cope with the environment in which they live. The current work centres on marine (seabirds) and oak forest habitats (blue tits) as well as the environment animals encounter in captivity.

To find out more about these projects, see my research website

For my full publication record, visit my Google Scholar profile

Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • IBIS (SCENE 2)
    Dee DSFB
    2016 - 2017
     
  • IBIS (SCENE 2)
    Scottish Natural Heritage
    2015 - 2015
     
  • Integrating Macroecology and Modelling to Elucidate Regulation of Services from Ecosystems -IMMERSE
    Natural Environment Research Council
    2014 - 2018
     
  • Environmental research for a changing world
    Wellcome Trust
    2014 - 2014
     
  • Thermography as a tool for the assessment of stress and affective states in an avian model
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2013 - 2016
     
  • IBIS (SCENE 2)
    European Commission
    2011 - 2015
     
  • Instrumentation for measuring environment circumstances and parental sstate in birds
    NERC
    2004 - 2007
     
  • Sex differences in post-natal vulnerability to poor embryonic conditions
    BBSRC
    2002 - 2005
     

Additional information

Editorial Board

  • 2010 - ongoing: Journal of Avian Biology - Scientific editorial board
  • 2009 - ongoing: Ibis - Editor
  • 2008 - ongoing: Avian Biology Research - Editorial Advisory Board
  • 2007 - 2009: Animal Behaviour - Consulting Editor
  • 2006 - 2009: Ibis - Associate Editor

Grant Advisory Board

  • 2011 - ongoing: Basler Stiftung für biologische Forschung - Trustee – chair person
  • 2006 - 2010: NERC - College

Invited International Presentations

  • 2013: Willhelmshafen, Germany - Invited presentation at Waterbird Society Meeting
  • 2012: Lund, Sweden - Workshop on body temperature responses to environment; developing methods and research directions
  • 2011: Krakow, Poland - Behavioural and evolutionary ecology of zebra finches symposium
  • 2009: Birmingham, UK - Invited seminar, University of Birmingham
  • 2008: Bath, UK - Invited seminar, University of Bath
  • 2007: Lund, Sweden - Invited seminar, University of Lund
  • 2006: Bristol, UK - Invited seminar, University of Bristol
  • 2005: Seattle, USA - Invited speaker at the NSF/NSERC/ESF Workshop - Maternal Effects, 'Early Environmental Conditions and Effects on Offspring Phonotype'
  • 2004: Bern, Switzerland - Institute of Biology, University of Bern, Invited Speaker
  • 2004: Kalo, Danemark - Invited talk at ESF workshop 'Travelling to Breed'
  • 2002: Beijing, China - Co-organiser and invited symposium talk at 23rd International Ornithological Congress
  • 2001: Heteren, The Netherlands - Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Invited Speaker
  • 2001: Seewiesen, Germany - Manx Plank Institute, Invited Speaker

Professional Learned Society

  • 2000 - ongoing: Ecological Society of America - Member
  • 1996 - ongoing: Colonial Waterbird Society - Member
  • 1990 - ongoing: European Society for Evolutionary Biology - Member
  • 1990 - ongoing: British Ecological Society - Member
  • 1989 - ongoing: Netherlands Ornithologische Unie - Member
  • 1988 - ongoing: British Ornithologists Union - Member

Publications

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Jump to: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001
Number of items: 49.

2017

O'Hanlon, N., McGill, R. and Nager, R. (2017) Increased use of intertidal resources benefits breeding success in a generalist gull species. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 12189. (doi:10.3354/meps12189) (In Press)

Vieira, B. P., Furness, R. W. and Nager, R. G. (2017) Using field photography to study avian moult. IBIS, 159(2), pp. 443-448. (doi:10.1111/ibi.12445)

2016

Hammer, S., Nager, R. G., Alonso, S., McGill, R. A.R. , Furness, R. W. and Dam, M. (2016) Legacy pollutants are declining in Great Skuas (Stercorarius skua) but remain higher in Faroe Islands than in Scotland. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 97(2), pp. 184-190. (doi:10.1007/s00128-016-1856-x) (PMID:27329112)

Vaugoyeau, M. et al. (2016) Interspecific variation in the relationship between clutch size, laying date and intensity of urbanization in four species of hole-nesting birds. Ecology and Evolution, 6(16), pp. 5907-5920. (doi:10.1002/ece3.2335) (PMID:27547364) (PMCID:PMC4983601)

Smith, S. M., Nager, R. G. and Costantini, D. (2016) Meta-analysis indicates that oxidative stress is both a constraint on and a cost of growth. Ecology and Evolution, 6(9), pp. 2833-2842. (doi:10.1002/ece3.2080)

Nager, R. G. and O'Hanlon, N. J. (2016) Changing numbers of three gull species in the British Isles. Waterbirds, 39(S1), pp. 15-28. (doi:10.1675/063.039.sp108)

Arnold, K. E., Gilbert, L., Gorman, H. E., Griffiths, K. J., Adam, A. and Nager, R. (2016) Paternal attractiveness and the effects of differential allocation of parental investment. Animal Behaviour, 113, pp. 69-78. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.12.013)

Hammer, S. , Nager, R.G., Johnson, P.C.D. , Furness, R.W. and Provencher, J.F. (2016) Plastic debris in great skua (Stercorarius skua) pellets corresponds to seabird prey species. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 103(1-2), pp. 206-210. (doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.12.018) (PMID:26763326)

2015

Herborn, K. A., Graves, J. L., Jerem, P., Evans, N. P., Nager, R., McCafferty, D. J. and McKeegan, D. E.F. (2015) Skin temperature reveals the intensity of acute stress. Physiology and Behavior, 152(Pt. A), pp. 225-230. (doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.09.032) (PMID:26434785)

Jerem, P., Herborn, K., McCafferty, D., McKeegan, D. and Nager, R. (2015) Thermal imaging to study stress non-invasively in unrestrained birds. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 105, e53184. (doi:10.3791/53184) (PMID:26575985)

Nord, A., Lehmann, M., MacLeod, R., McCafferty, D. J., Nager, R. G., Nilsson, J.-Å. and Helm, B. (2015) Evaluation of two methods for minimally invasive peripheral body temperature measurement in birds. Journal of Avian Biology, 47(3), pp. 417-427. (doi:10.1111/jav.00845)

2014

Pooley, E. L., Kennedy, M. G. and Nager, R. G. (2014) Maternal inbreeding reduces parental care in the zebra finch, Taeniopygia guttata. Animal Behaviour, 97, pp. 153-163. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.09.012)

Møller, A. P. et al. (2014) Variation in clutch size in relation to nest size in birds. Ecology and Evolution, 4(18), pp. 3583-3595. (doi:10.1002/ece3.1189)

Smith, V. R., Vink, C. J., Nager, R. G., Ross, J. and Paterson, A. M. (2014) Abundance of Latrodectus katipo Powell, 1871 is affected by vegetation type and season. Journal of Insect Conservation, 18(3), pp. 397-405. (doi:10.1007/s10841-014-9648-2)

Hill, D. L., Lindstrom, J., McCafferty, D. J. and Nager, R. G. (2014) Female but not male zebra finches adjust heat output in response to increased incubation demand. Journal of Experimental Biology, 217(8), pp. 1326-1332. (doi:10.1242/jeb.095323)

Møller, A.P. et al. (2014) Clutch-size variation in Western Palaearctic secondary hole-nesting passerine birds in relation to nest box design. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5(4), pp. 353-362. (doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12160)

2012

Rehling, A., Spiller, I., Krause, E.T., Nager, R.G., Monaghan, P. and Trillmich, F. (2012) Flexibility in the duration of parental care: zebra finch parents respond to offspring needs. Animal Behaviour, 83(1), pp. 35-39. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.10.003)

Vallarino, A., Evans, N., Daunt, F., Wanless, S. and Nager, R. (2012) Egg components vary independently of each other in the facultative siblicidal Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla. Journal of Ornithology, 153(2), pp. 513-523. (doi:10.1007/s10336-011-0772-4)

2011

D’Alba, L., Spencer, K.A., Nager, R.G. and Monaghan, P. (2011) State dependent effects of elevated hormone: Nest site quality, corticosterone levels and reproductive performance in the common eider. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 172(2), pp. 218-224. (doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2011.03.006)

Hill, D.L., Lindstrom, J. and Nager, R.G. (2011) Carry-over effects of male extra-pair copulation opportunity on biparental effort in zebra finches. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65(11), pp. 2049-2059. (doi:10.1007/s00265-011-1214-2)

2010

Verboven, N., Monaghan, P., Nager, R. G. and Evans, N. P. (2010) The effect of maternal state on the steroid and macronutrient content of lesser black-backed gull eggs. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 83(6), pp. 1009-1022. (doi:10.1086/656568)

Kim, M., Furness, R.W. and Nager, R.G. (2010) Hatching asynchrony is constrained by parental nest attendance during laying. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64(7), pp. 1087-1097. (doi:10.1007/s00265-010-0923-2)

Webb, L., Beaumont, D.J., Nager, R.G. and McCracken, D.I. (2010) Field-scale dispersal of Aphodius dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in response to avermectin treatments on pastured cattle. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 100(2), pp. 175-183. (doi:10.1017/S0007485309006981)

D'Alba, L., Monaghan, P. and Nager, R.G. (2010) Advances in laying date and increasing population size suggest positive responses to climate change in Common Eiders Somateria mollissima in Iceland. IBIS, 152(1), pp. 19-28. (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2009.00978.x)

Nager, R.G., Hafner, H., Johnson, A.R. and Cézilly, F. (2010) Environmental Impacts on Wetland Birds: Long-Term Monitoring Programmes in the Camargue, France. Ardea, 98(3), pp. 309-318. (doi:10.5253/078.098.0305)

Webb, L., Beaumont, D.J., Nager, R.G. and McCracken, D.I. (2010) Field-scale dispersal of Aphodius dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in response to avermectin treatments on pastured cattle. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 100(02), pp. 175-183. (doi:10.1017/S0007485309006981)

2009

D'Alba, L., Monaghan, P. and Nager, R.G. (2009) Thermal benefits of nest shelter for incubating female eiders. Journal of Thermal Biology, 34(2), pp. 93-99. (doi:10.1016/j.jtherbio.2008.11.005)

Houston, D.C. and Nager, R.G. (2009) Archaeology among the bird droppings: what does it tell us about raptor nest-site selection? IBIS, 151(3), pp. 592-593. (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2009.00940.x)

2008

Bogdanova, M.I. and Nager, R.G. (2008) Sex-specific costs of hatching last: an experimental study on herring gulls (Larus argentatus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62(10), pp. 1533-1541. (doi:10.1007/s00265-008-0582-8)

Ewing, S.R., Nager, R.G., Nicoll, M.A.C., Aumjaud, A., Jones, C.G. and Keller, L.F. (2008) Inbreeding and loss of genetic variation in a reintroduced population of mauritius kestrel. Conservation Biology, 22(2), pp. 395-404. (doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.00884.x)

2007

Bogdanova, M., Nager, R. and Monaghan, P. (2007) Age of the incubating parents affects nestling survival: an experimental study of the herring gull Larus argentatus. Journal of Avian Biology, 38, pp. 83-93. (doi:10.1111/j.2007.0908-8857.03601.x)

Webb, L., Beaumont, D., Nager, R. and McCracken, D. (2007) Effects of avermectin residues in cattle dung on yellow dung fly Scathophaga stercoraria (Diptera : Scathophagidae) populations in grazed pastures. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 97, pp. 129-138. (doi:10.1017/S0007485307004683)

2006

Bogdanova, M., Nager, R. and Monaghan, P. (2006) Does parental age affect offspring performance through differences in egg quality? Functional Ecology, 20, pp. 132-141. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2006.01088.x)

Fisher, M.O., Nager, R.G. and Monaghan, P. (2006) Compensatory growth impairs adult cognitive performance. PLoS Biology, 4(8), e251. (doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040251)

Muck, C. and Nager, R. (2006) The effect of laying and hatching order on the timing and asynchrony of hatching. Animal Behaviour, 71, pp. 885-892. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.07.020)

Nager, R. (2006) The challenges of making eggs. Ardea, 94, pp. 323-346.

2005

Gorman, H., Arnold, K. and Nager, R. (2005) Incubation effort in relation to male attractiveness in zebra finches Taeniopygia guttata. Journal of Avian Biology, 36, pp. 413-420.

Gorman, H., Orr, K., Adam, A. and Nager, R. (2005) Effects of incubation conditions and offspring sex on embryonic development and survival in the Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Auk, 122, pp. 1239-1248.

Rutstein, A., Gorman, H., Arnold, K., Gilbert, L., Orr, K., Adam, A., Nager, R. and Graves, J. (2005) Sex allocation in response to paternal attractiveness in the zebra finch. Behavioral Ecology, 16, pp. 763-769. (doi:10.1093/beheco/ari052)

Verboven, N., Evans, N., DAlba, L., Nager, R., Blount, J., Surai, P. and Monaghan, P. (2005) Intra-specific interactions influence egg composition in the lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 57, pp. 357-365. (doi:10.1007/s00265-004-0862-x)

2004

Gorman, H. and Nager, R. (2004) Prenatal developmental conditions have long-term effects on offspring fecundity. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 271, pp. 1923-1928. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2004.2799)

Naef-Daenzer, L., Nager, R., Keller, L. and Naef-Daenzer, B. (2004) Are hatching delays a cost or a benefit for Great Tit Parus major parents? Ardea, 92, pp. 229-237.

2003

Genovart, M., Oro, D., Ruiz, X., Griffiths, R., Monaghan, P. and Nager, R. (2003) Seasonal changes in brood sex composition in Audouin's Gulls. Condor, 105, pp. 783-790.

Gorman, H. and Nager, R. (2003) State-dependent incubation behaviour in the zebra finch. Animal Behaviour, 65, pp. 745-754.

Verboven, N., Monaghan, P., Evans, D., Schwabl, H., Evans, N., Whitelaw, C. and Nager, R. (2003) Maternal condition, yolk androgens and offspring performance: a supplemental feeding experiment in the lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 270, pp. 2223-2232. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2003.2496)

2002

Blount, J., Surai, P., Nager, R., Houston, D., Moller, A., Trewby, M. and Kennedy, M. (2002) Carotenoids and egg quality in the lesser black-backed gull Larus fuscus: a supplemental feeding study of maternal effects. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 269, pp. 29-36. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2001.1840)

2001

Jones, K., Monaghan, P. and Nager, R. (2001) Male mate choice and female fecundity in zebra finches. Animal Behaviour, 62, pp. 1021-1026. (doi:10.1006/anbe.2001.1843)

Kalmbach, E., Nager, R., Griffiths, R. and Furness, R. (2001) Increased reproductive effort results in male-biased offspring sex ratio: an experimental study in a species with reversed sexual size dimorphism. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 268, pp. 2175-2179.

Nager, R., Monaghan, P. and Houston, D. (2001) The cost of egg production: increased egg production reduces future fitness in gulls. Journal of Avian Biology, 32, pp. 159-166. (doi:10.1034/j.1600-048X.2001.320209.x)

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Number of items: 49.

Articles

O'Hanlon, N., McGill, R. and Nager, R. (2017) Increased use of intertidal resources benefits breeding success in a generalist gull species. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 12189. (doi:10.3354/meps12189) (In Press)

Vieira, B. P., Furness, R. W. and Nager, R. G. (2017) Using field photography to study avian moult. IBIS, 159(2), pp. 443-448. (doi:10.1111/ibi.12445)

Hammer, S., Nager, R. G., Alonso, S., McGill, R. A.R. , Furness, R. W. and Dam, M. (2016) Legacy pollutants are declining in Great Skuas (Stercorarius skua) but remain higher in Faroe Islands than in Scotland. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 97(2), pp. 184-190. (doi:10.1007/s00128-016-1856-x) (PMID:27329112)

Vaugoyeau, M. et al. (2016) Interspecific variation in the relationship between clutch size, laying date and intensity of urbanization in four species of hole-nesting birds. Ecology and Evolution, 6(16), pp. 5907-5920. (doi:10.1002/ece3.2335) (PMID:27547364) (PMCID:PMC4983601)

Smith, S. M., Nager, R. G. and Costantini, D. (2016) Meta-analysis indicates that oxidative stress is both a constraint on and a cost of growth. Ecology and Evolution, 6(9), pp. 2833-2842. (doi:10.1002/ece3.2080)

Nager, R. G. and O'Hanlon, N. J. (2016) Changing numbers of three gull species in the British Isles. Waterbirds, 39(S1), pp. 15-28. (doi:10.1675/063.039.sp108)

Arnold, K. E., Gilbert, L., Gorman, H. E., Griffiths, K. J., Adam, A. and Nager, R. (2016) Paternal attractiveness and the effects of differential allocation of parental investment. Animal Behaviour, 113, pp. 69-78. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.12.013)

Hammer, S. , Nager, R.G., Johnson, P.C.D. , Furness, R.W. and Provencher, J.F. (2016) Plastic debris in great skua (Stercorarius skua) pellets corresponds to seabird prey species. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 103(1-2), pp. 206-210. (doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.12.018) (PMID:26763326)

Herborn, K. A., Graves, J. L., Jerem, P., Evans, N. P., Nager, R., McCafferty, D. J. and McKeegan, D. E.F. (2015) Skin temperature reveals the intensity of acute stress. Physiology and Behavior, 152(Pt. A), pp. 225-230. (doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.09.032) (PMID:26434785)

Jerem, P., Herborn, K., McCafferty, D., McKeegan, D. and Nager, R. (2015) Thermal imaging to study stress non-invasively in unrestrained birds. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 105, e53184. (doi:10.3791/53184) (PMID:26575985)

Nord, A., Lehmann, M., MacLeod, R., McCafferty, D. J., Nager, R. G., Nilsson, J.-Å. and Helm, B. (2015) Evaluation of two methods for minimally invasive peripheral body temperature measurement in birds. Journal of Avian Biology, 47(3), pp. 417-427. (doi:10.1111/jav.00845)

Pooley, E. L., Kennedy, M. G. and Nager, R. G. (2014) Maternal inbreeding reduces parental care in the zebra finch, Taeniopygia guttata. Animal Behaviour, 97, pp. 153-163. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.09.012)

Møller, A. P. et al. (2014) Variation in clutch size in relation to nest size in birds. Ecology and Evolution, 4(18), pp. 3583-3595. (doi:10.1002/ece3.1189)

Smith, V. R., Vink, C. J., Nager, R. G., Ross, J. and Paterson, A. M. (2014) Abundance of Latrodectus katipo Powell, 1871 is affected by vegetation type and season. Journal of Insect Conservation, 18(3), pp. 397-405. (doi:10.1007/s10841-014-9648-2)

Hill, D. L., Lindstrom, J., McCafferty, D. J. and Nager, R. G. (2014) Female but not male zebra finches adjust heat output in response to increased incubation demand. Journal of Experimental Biology, 217(8), pp. 1326-1332. (doi:10.1242/jeb.095323)

Møller, A.P. et al. (2014) Clutch-size variation in Western Palaearctic secondary hole-nesting passerine birds in relation to nest box design. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5(4), pp. 353-362. (doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12160)

Rehling, A., Spiller, I., Krause, E.T., Nager, R.G., Monaghan, P. and Trillmich, F. (2012) Flexibility in the duration of parental care: zebra finch parents respond to offspring needs. Animal Behaviour, 83(1), pp. 35-39. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.10.003)

Vallarino, A., Evans, N., Daunt, F., Wanless, S. and Nager, R. (2012) Egg components vary independently of each other in the facultative siblicidal Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla. Journal of Ornithology, 153(2), pp. 513-523. (doi:10.1007/s10336-011-0772-4)

D’Alba, L., Spencer, K.A., Nager, R.G. and Monaghan, P. (2011) State dependent effects of elevated hormone: Nest site quality, corticosterone levels and reproductive performance in the common eider. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 172(2), pp. 218-224. (doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2011.03.006)

Hill, D.L., Lindstrom, J. and Nager, R.G. (2011) Carry-over effects of male extra-pair copulation opportunity on biparental effort in zebra finches. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65(11), pp. 2049-2059. (doi:10.1007/s00265-011-1214-2)

Verboven, N., Monaghan, P., Nager, R. G. and Evans, N. P. (2010) The effect of maternal state on the steroid and macronutrient content of lesser black-backed gull eggs. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 83(6), pp. 1009-1022. (doi:10.1086/656568)

Kim, M., Furness, R.W. and Nager, R.G. (2010) Hatching asynchrony is constrained by parental nest attendance during laying. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64(7), pp. 1087-1097. (doi:10.1007/s00265-010-0923-2)

Webb, L., Beaumont, D.J., Nager, R.G. and McCracken, D.I. (2010) Field-scale dispersal of Aphodius dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in response to avermectin treatments on pastured cattle. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 100(2), pp. 175-183. (doi:10.1017/S0007485309006981)

D'Alba, L., Monaghan, P. and Nager, R.G. (2010) Advances in laying date and increasing population size suggest positive responses to climate change in Common Eiders Somateria mollissima in Iceland. IBIS, 152(1), pp. 19-28. (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2009.00978.x)

Nager, R.G., Hafner, H., Johnson, A.R. and Cézilly, F. (2010) Environmental Impacts on Wetland Birds: Long-Term Monitoring Programmes in the Camargue, France. Ardea, 98(3), pp. 309-318. (doi:10.5253/078.098.0305)

Webb, L., Beaumont, D.J., Nager, R.G. and McCracken, D.I. (2010) Field-scale dispersal of Aphodius dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in response to avermectin treatments on pastured cattle. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 100(02), pp. 175-183. (doi:10.1017/S0007485309006981)

D'Alba, L., Monaghan, P. and Nager, R.G. (2009) Thermal benefits of nest shelter for incubating female eiders. Journal of Thermal Biology, 34(2), pp. 93-99. (doi:10.1016/j.jtherbio.2008.11.005)

Houston, D.C. and Nager, R.G. (2009) Archaeology among the bird droppings: what does it tell us about raptor nest-site selection? IBIS, 151(3), pp. 592-593. (doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2009.00940.x)

Bogdanova, M.I. and Nager, R.G. (2008) Sex-specific costs of hatching last: an experimental study on herring gulls (Larus argentatus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62(10), pp. 1533-1541. (doi:10.1007/s00265-008-0582-8)

Ewing, S.R., Nager, R.G., Nicoll, M.A.C., Aumjaud, A., Jones, C.G. and Keller, L.F. (2008) Inbreeding and loss of genetic variation in a reintroduced population of mauritius kestrel. Conservation Biology, 22(2), pp. 395-404. (doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.00884.x)

Bogdanova, M., Nager, R. and Monaghan, P. (2007) Age of the incubating parents affects nestling survival: an experimental study of the herring gull Larus argentatus. Journal of Avian Biology, 38, pp. 83-93. (doi:10.1111/j.2007.0908-8857.03601.x)

Webb, L., Beaumont, D., Nager, R. and McCracken, D. (2007) Effects of avermectin residues in cattle dung on yellow dung fly Scathophaga stercoraria (Diptera : Scathophagidae) populations in grazed pastures. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 97, pp. 129-138. (doi:10.1017/S0007485307004683)

Bogdanova, M., Nager, R. and Monaghan, P. (2006) Does parental age affect offspring performance through differences in egg quality? Functional Ecology, 20, pp. 132-141. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2006.01088.x)

Fisher, M.O., Nager, R.G. and Monaghan, P. (2006) Compensatory growth impairs adult cognitive performance. PLoS Biology, 4(8), e251. (doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040251)

Muck, C. and Nager, R. (2006) The effect of laying and hatching order on the timing and asynchrony of hatching. Animal Behaviour, 71, pp. 885-892. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.07.020)

Nager, R. (2006) The challenges of making eggs. Ardea, 94, pp. 323-346.

Gorman, H., Arnold, K. and Nager, R. (2005) Incubation effort in relation to male attractiveness in zebra finches Taeniopygia guttata. Journal of Avian Biology, 36, pp. 413-420.

Gorman, H., Orr, K., Adam, A. and Nager, R. (2005) Effects of incubation conditions and offspring sex on embryonic development and survival in the Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Auk, 122, pp. 1239-1248.

Rutstein, A., Gorman, H., Arnold, K., Gilbert, L., Orr, K., Adam, A., Nager, R. and Graves, J. (2005) Sex allocation in response to paternal attractiveness in the zebra finch. Behavioral Ecology, 16, pp. 763-769. (doi:10.1093/beheco/ari052)

Verboven, N., Evans, N., DAlba, L., Nager, R., Blount, J., Surai, P. and Monaghan, P. (2005) Intra-specific interactions influence egg composition in the lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 57, pp. 357-365. (doi:10.1007/s00265-004-0862-x)

Gorman, H. and Nager, R. (2004) Prenatal developmental conditions have long-term effects on offspring fecundity. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 271, pp. 1923-1928. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2004.2799)

Naef-Daenzer, L., Nager, R., Keller, L. and Naef-Daenzer, B. (2004) Are hatching delays a cost or a benefit for Great Tit Parus major parents? Ardea, 92, pp. 229-237.

Genovart, M., Oro, D., Ruiz, X., Griffiths, R., Monaghan, P. and Nager, R. (2003) Seasonal changes in brood sex composition in Audouin's Gulls. Condor, 105, pp. 783-790.

Gorman, H. and Nager, R. (2003) State-dependent incubation behaviour in the zebra finch. Animal Behaviour, 65, pp. 745-754.

Verboven, N., Monaghan, P., Evans, D., Schwabl, H., Evans, N., Whitelaw, C. and Nager, R. (2003) Maternal condition, yolk androgens and offspring performance: a supplemental feeding experiment in the lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 270, pp. 2223-2232. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2003.2496)

Blount, J., Surai, P., Nager, R., Houston, D., Moller, A., Trewby, M. and Kennedy, M. (2002) Carotenoids and egg quality in the lesser black-backed gull Larus fuscus: a supplemental feeding study of maternal effects. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 269, pp. 29-36. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2001.1840)

Jones, K., Monaghan, P. and Nager, R. (2001) Male mate choice and female fecundity in zebra finches. Animal Behaviour, 62, pp. 1021-1026. (doi:10.1006/anbe.2001.1843)

Kalmbach, E., Nager, R., Griffiths, R. and Furness, R. (2001) Increased reproductive effort results in male-biased offspring sex ratio: an experimental study in a species with reversed sexual size dimorphism. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 268, pp. 2175-2179.

Nager, R., Monaghan, P. and Houston, D. (2001) The cost of egg production: increased egg production reduces future fitness in gulls. Journal of Avian Biology, 32, pp. 159-166. (doi:10.1034/j.1600-048X.2001.320209.x)

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