Christiaan Both

Summary

Affiliation: University of Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Climate change and unequal phenological changes across four trophic levels: constraints or adaptations?
    Christiaan Both
    Animal Ecology Group, Center for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 78:73-83. 2009
  2. pmc Avian population consequences of climate change are most severe for long-distance migrants in seasonal habitats
    Christiaan Both
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 Haren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1259-66. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Climate change and population declines in a long-distance migratory bird
    Christiaan Both
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, PO Box 40, 6666ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Nature 441:81-3. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Flexibility of timing of avian migration to climate change masked by environmental constraints en route
    Christiaan Both
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, PO Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Curr Biol 20:243-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Rapid advance of spring arrival dates in long-distance migratory birds"
    Christiaan Both
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre of Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Post Office Box 14, 9750AA Haren, Netherlands
    Science 315:598; author reply 598. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Social environment affects juvenile dispersal in great tits (Parus major)
    Marion Nicolaus
    Animal Ecology Group Behavioural Ecology and Social Organization, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 81:827-37. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Local sex ratio affects the cost of reproduction
    Marion Nicolaus
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 81:564-72. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Climate change, breeding date and nestling diet: how temperature differentially affects seasonal changes in pied flycatcher diet depending on habitat variation
    Claudia Burger
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 81:926-36. 2012
  9. pmc Fitness consequences of avian personalities in a fluctuating environment
    Niels J Dingemanse
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, PO Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 271:847-52. 2004
  10. pmc Shifts in phenology due to global climate change: the need for a yardstick
    Marcel E Visser
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW PO Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2561-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Climate change and unequal phenological changes across four trophic levels: constraints or adaptations?
    Christiaan Both
    Animal Ecology Group, Center for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 78:73-83. 2009
    ..Selection on phenology could thus be both from matches of phenology with higher and lower levels, and quantifying these can shed new light on why some organisms do adjust their phenology to climate change, while others do not...
  2. pmc Avian population consequences of climate change are most severe for long-distance migrants in seasonal habitats
    Christiaan Both
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 Haren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1259-66. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that trophic mismatches may have become a major cause for population declines in long-distance migrants in highly seasonal habitats...
  3. ncbi request reprint Climate change and population declines in a long-distance migratory bird
    Christiaan Both
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, PO Box 40, 6666ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Nature 441:81-3. 2006
    ..Mistiming as a result of climate change is probably a widespread phenomenon, and here we provide evidence that it can lead to population declines...
  4. doi request reprint Flexibility of timing of avian migration to climate change masked by environmental constraints en route
    Christiaan Both
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, PO Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Curr Biol 20:243-8. 2010
    ..Adjustment of arrival date in migrants to climate change could thus be rapid, but only if circumstances favorably change for the whole journey...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Rapid advance of spring arrival dates in long-distance migratory birds"
    Christiaan Both
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre of Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Post Office Box 14, 9750AA Haren, Netherlands
    Science 315:598; author reply 598. 2007
    ..However, most migrants should not advance their migration time because the phenology of their breeding grounds has not changed. It is more likely that migration speed has changed in response to improved environmental circumstances...
  6. doi request reprint Social environment affects juvenile dispersal in great tits (Parus major)
    Marion Nicolaus
    Animal Ecology Group Behavioural Ecology and Social Organization, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 81:827-37. 2012
    ..Alternatively, male territory acquisition may be facilitated by a high local density of 'candidate' males, and therefore, juveniles were less successful in settling in female-biased plots...
  7. doi request reprint Local sex ratio affects the cost of reproduction
    Marion Nicolaus
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 81:564-72. 2012
    ..5. Our results provide the first experimental evidence that local sex ratio can affect reproductive costs and thus optimal clutch size...
  8. doi request reprint Climate change, breeding date and nestling diet: how temperature differentially affects seasonal changes in pied flycatcher diet depending on habitat variation
    Claudia Burger
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 81:926-36. 2012
    ..Such between-habitat differences can have important consequences for population dynamics and should be taken into account in studies on phenotypic plasticity and adaptation to climate change...
  9. pmc Fitness consequences of avian personalities in a fluctuating environment
    Niels J Dingemanse
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, PO Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 271:847-52. 2004
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  10. pmc Shifts in phenology due to global climate change: the need for a yardstick
    Marcel E Visser
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW PO Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2561-9. 2005
    ....
  11. pmc Immune function in a free-living bird varies over the annual cycle, but seasonal patterns differ between years
    Arne Hegemann
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, P O Box 11103, 9700 CC, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oecologia 170:605-18. 2012
    ..Instead, fluctuating environmental conditions that vary among years likely contribute to the immunological variation that we observed...
  12. doi request reprint Sex-specific effects of altered competition on nestling growth and survival: an experimental manipulation of brood size and sex ratio
    Marion Nicolaus
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 78:414-26. 2009
    ..7. We conclude that male nestlings are not likely to be more expensive to raise, yet they have a size-related competitive advantage in large broods, leading to higher mortality of their on average lighter female nest mates...
  13. doi request reprint No experimental evidence for local competition in the nestling phase as a driving force for density-dependent avian clutch size
    Marion Nicolaus
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Anim Ecol 78:828-38. 2009
    ..Instead, we suggest that competition acting in a different phase (e.g. before egg laying or after fledgling) was responsible for the density effect on clutch size among years...
  14. pmc Large-scale geographical variation confirms that climate change causes birds to lay earlier
    Christiaan Both
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, PO Box 40, 6666ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1657-62. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Density dependence, territoriality, and divisibility of resources: from optimality models to population processes
    Christiaan Both
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, P O Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 161:326-36. 2003
    ..These predicted patterns indeed are observed in some well-studied passerine species for which both the territorial system and the occurrence of density dependence is known...
  16. pmc Translocation as a novel approach to study effects of a new breeding habitat on reproductive output in wild birds
    Claudia Burger
    Animal Ecology Group, Centre for Life Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e18143. 2011
    ..This method could be applied broadly in evolutionary and ecological research, e.g., to study the potential fitness benefits and costs for dispersing to more northern latitudes as a way of adapting to climate change...
  17. pmc Natal dispersal and personalities in great tits (Parus major)
    Niels J Dingemanse
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, PO Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 270:741-7. 2003
    ..Because this personality trait has a genetic basis, our results imply that genotypes differ in their dispersal distances. Therefore, the described patterns have profound consequences for the genetic composition of populations...
  18. pmc Climate variation and regional gradients in population dynamics of two hole-nesting passerines
    Bernt Erik Saether
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2397-404. 2003
    ..In both species, the effects will be larger in those parts of Europe where large changes in climate are expected...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic and maternal determinants of effective dispersal: the effect of sire genotype and size at birth in side-blotched lizards
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences Building A316, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Am Nat 168:88-99. 2006
    ..We discuss the adaptive implications of progeny dispersal in the context of male (rock-paper-scissors) and female strategies (r- and K-density cycle) that are associated with color morphs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Are there specific adaptations for long-distance migration in birds? The search for adaptive syndromes: outline of the European Science Foundation workshop
    Ulf Bauchinger
    University of Munich, Grosshaderner Str 2, D 82152 Planegg Martinsried, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1046:214-5. 2005