T E Martin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Montana
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental care and clutch sizes in North and South American birds
    T E Martin
    U S Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Science 287:1482-5. 2000
  2. pmc Does clutch size evolve in response to parasites and immunocompetence?
    T E Martin
    U S Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:2071-6. 2001
  3. pmc Nest predation increases with parental activity: separating nest site and parental activity effects
    T E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2287-93. 2000
  4. pmc A new view of avian life-history evolution tested on an incubation paradox
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:309-16. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Fecundity-survival trade-offs and parental risk-taking in birds
    C K Ghalambor
    U S Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Science 292:494-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in avian incubation periods and parental influences on embryonic temperature
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Evolution 61:2558-69. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of passerine incubation behavior: influence of food, temperature, and nest predation
    C J Conway
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula 59812, USA
    Evolution 54:670-85. 2000
  8. pmc Sibling competition and the evolution of prenatal development rates
    John D Lloyd
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:735-40. 2003
  9. pmc Egg size variation among tropical and temperate songbirds: an embryonic temperature hypothesis
    Thomas E Martin
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9268-71. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Habitat selection responses of parents to offspring predation risk: an experimental test
    J J Fontaine
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Am Nat 168:811-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental care and clutch sizes in North and South American birds
    T E Martin
    U S Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Science 287:1482-5. 2000
    ..However, neither Skutch's hypothesis nor two major alternatives explain differences between latitudes...
  2. pmc Does clutch size evolve in response to parasites and immunocompetence?
    T E Martin
    U S Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:2071-6. 2001
    ..Thus, immunocompetence seems to reflect evolutionary differences in parasite virulence experienced by species, and differences in age-specific parasite virulence appears to exert opposite selection on clutch size evolution...
  3. pmc Nest predation increases with parental activity: separating nest site and parental activity effects
    T E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2287-93. 2000
    ....
  4. pmc A new view of avian life-history evolution tested on an incubation paradox
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:309-16. 2002
    ..Clutch size variation is also strongly correlated with age-specific mortality. Ultimately, adult and juvenile mortality explain variation in incubation and other life-history traits better than the historical paradigm...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fecundity-survival trade-offs and parental risk-taking in birds
    C K Ghalambor
    U S Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Science 292:494-7. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in avian incubation periods and parental influences on embryonic temperature
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Evolution 61:2558-69. 2007
    ..Thus, geographic variation in embryonic development may reflect more complex interactions than previously recognized...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of passerine incubation behavior: influence of food, temperature, and nest predation
    C J Conway
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula 59812, USA
    Evolution 54:670-85. 2000
    ..Incubating birds face an ecological cost associated with reproductive effort (predation of entire brood) that should be considered in future attempts to explain avian life-history evolution...
  8. pmc Sibling competition and the evolution of prenatal development rates
    John D Lloyd
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:735-40. 2003
    ..The existence of these correlations demonstrates that life-history strategies include linkages among a larger suite of traits than previously recognized...
  9. pmc Egg size variation among tropical and temperate songbirds: an embryonic temperature hypothesis
    Thomas E Martin
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9268-71. 2008
    ..Thus, large egg sizes may reflect compensation for increased energetic requirements of cool egg temperatures and long embryonic periods that result from reduced parental attentiveness in tropical birds...
  10. ncbi request reprint Habitat selection responses of parents to offspring predation risk: an experimental test
    J J Fontaine
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Am Nat 168:811-8. 2006
    ..These findings support a causal relationship between habitat choice and nest predation risk and suggest the importance of nest predation risk in shaping avian community structure and breeding activity...
  11. doi request reprint Predation on dependent offspring: a review of the consequences for mean expression and phenotypic plasticity in avian life history traits
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1168:201-17. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Climate correlates of 20 years of trophic changes in a high-elevation riparian system
    Thomas E Martin
    USGS Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Ecology 88:367-80. 2007
    ..These data indicate that climate can alter ecosystem structure and function through complex pathways that include direct and indirect effects on abundances and interactions of multiple trophic components...
  13. ncbi request reprint Life-history and ecological correlates of geographic variation in egg and clutch mass among passerine species
    Thomas E Martin
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Evolution 60:390-8. 2006
    ..Ecological and life-history correlates of egg and clutch mass variation found here follow from theory, but possible evolutionary causes deserve further study...
  14. pmc Parental care of a cowbird host: caught between the costs of egg-removal and nest predation
    Joshua J Tewksbury
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:423-9. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Incubation period and immune function: a comparative field study among coexisting birds
    Maria G Palacios
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, 59812, USA
    Oecologia 146:505-12. 2006
    ..Future studies should assess other components of the immune system and test alternative causes of variation in incubation periods among bird species...
  16. pmc Variation in maternal effects and embryonic development rates among passerine species
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1663-74. 2008
    ..Thus, maternal (and parental) effects on embryonic development rates may include contrasting and complementary proximate influences on offspring quality and deserve further field study among species...
  17. doi request reprint Can selection on nest size from nest predation explain the latitudinal gradient in clutch size?
    Luis Biancucci
    USGS Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, 205 Natural Sciences Building, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Anim Ecol 79:1086-92. 2010
    ..Ultimately, however, selection from nest predation on nest size does not explain the smaller clutch sizes typical of the tropics...
  18. doi request reprint Habitat structure mediates predation risk for sedentary prey: experimental tests of alternative hypotheses
    Anna D Chalfoun
    USGS Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Anim Ecol 78:497-503. 2009
    ..5. Our results also demonstrated that interactions between predator foraging success and habitat structure can be more complex than simple impedance or occlusion by vegetation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on the evolution of growth and developmental rates in passerines
    Vladimír Remes
    US Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Natural Science Building, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Evolution 56:2505-18. 2002
    ....
  20. pmc Introduced mammalian predators induce behavioural changes in parental care in an endemic New Zealand bird
    Melanie Massaro
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 3:e2331. 2008
    ..We suggest that conservation efforts may be more effective if they take advantage of the ability of island birds to respond to novel predators, especially when the elimination of exotic predators is not possible...
  21. ncbi request reprint Selection for rapid embryo development correlates with embryo exposure to maternal androgens among passerine birds
    Hubert Schwabl
    Center for Reproductive Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Am Nat 170:196-206. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that selection for faster development by time-dependent offspring mortality may be achieved epigenetically by varying embryo exposure to maternal anabolic steroids...
  22. pmc Life-history variation of a neotropical thrush challenges food limitation theory
    Valentina Ferretti
    Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Proc Biol Sci 272:769-73. 2005
    ..These life-history traits were better explained by inter-population differences in nest predation rates. Food limitation may be less important to life history evolution in birds than suggested by traditional theory...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tests of landscape influence: nest predation and brood parasitism in fragmented ecosystems
    Joshua J Tewksbury
    Department of Biology, University of Washington, 106 Kincaid Hall, Box 351800, Seattle, Washington 98195 1800, USA
    Ecology 87:759-68. 2006
    ..Accurate predictions regarding landscape effects on nest predation and brood parasitism will require an increased appreciation of the multiple scales at which landscape components influence predator and parasite behavior...