Giuseppe Boncoraglio

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Barn swallow chicks beg more loudly when broodmates are unrelated
    G Boncoraglio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Evol Biol 21:256-62. 2008
  2. pmc Fine-tuned modulation of competitive behaviour according to kinship in barn swallow nestlings
    Giuseppe Boncoraglio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2117-23. 2009
  3. pmc Population and colony-level determinants of tertiary sex ratio in the declining barn swallow
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e56493. 2013
  4. pmc Sex-related effects of an immune challenge on growth and begging behavior of barn swallow nestlings
    Andrea Romano
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e22805. 2011
  5. doi Longevity and lifetime reproductive success of barn swallow offspring are predicted by their hatching date and phenotypic quality
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    J Anim Ecol 81:1004-12. 2012
  6. pmc Clock gene variation is associated with breeding phenology and maybe under directional selection in the migratory barn swallow
    Manuela Caprioli
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e35140. 2012
  7. pmc Antioxidant defenses predict long-term survival in a passerine bird
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e19593. 2011
  8. ncbi Effect of rapid modulation of circulating plasma testosterone concentration on begging, aggressive behavior and competition for food in black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus) chicks
    Giuseppe Boncoraglio
    Behavioural Biology, University of Groningen, Centre for Behaviour and Neuroscience, Nijenborgh 7, 9747AG, Groningen The Netherlands Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Horm Behav 64:487-93. 2013
  9. pmc Birth order, individual sex and sex of competitors determine the outcome of conflict among siblings over parental care
    Andrea Bonisoli-Alquati
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milan, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1273-9. 2011
  10. ncbi Increased egg estradiol concentration feminizes digit ratios of male pheasants (Phasianus colchicus)
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Naturwissenschaften 94:207-12. 2007

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Publications13

  1. ncbi Barn swallow chicks beg more loudly when broodmates are unrelated
    G Boncoraglio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Evol Biol 21:256-62. 2008
    ..Thus, kin recognition and relatedness may be important determinants of communication among family members, care allocation and offspring viability in barn swallows...
  2. pmc Fine-tuned modulation of competitive behaviour according to kinship in barn swallow nestlings
    Giuseppe Boncoraglio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2117-23. 2009
    ..Such previously neglected costs may select for reduced frequency of extra-pair fertilizations and brood parasitism in species with extensive parental care...
  3. pmc Population and colony-level determinants of tertiary sex ratio in the declining barn swallow
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e56493. 2013
    ..However, breeding site choice based on TSR tends to homogenize TSR at a population level likely by facilitating settling of dispersing males in colonies with less male-biased TSR...
  4. pmc Sex-related effects of an immune challenge on growth and begging behavior of barn swallow nestlings
    Andrea Romano
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e22805. 2011
    ....
  5. doi Longevity and lifetime reproductive success of barn swallow offspring are predicted by their hatching date and phenotypic quality
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    J Anim Ecol 81:1004-12. 2012
    ..In addition, it provides the first evidence from any bird population in the wild that immune response when nestlings predicts individuals' longevity after sexual maturation...
  6. pmc Clock gene variation is associated with breeding phenology and maybe under directional selection in the migratory barn swallow
    Manuela Caprioli
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e35140. 2012
    ..Here, we investigated variation in breeding phenology in relation to Clock genetic diversity in a long-distance migratory bird, the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)...
  7. pmc Antioxidant defenses predict long-term survival in a passerine bird
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e19593. 2011
    ..Here, we test whether overall antioxidant defense varies with age and predicts long-term survival, using a wild population of a migratory passerine bird, the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), as a model...
  8. ncbi Effect of rapid modulation of circulating plasma testosterone concentration on begging, aggressive behavior and competition for food in black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus) chicks
    Giuseppe Boncoraglio
    Behavioural Biology, University of Groningen, Centre for Behaviour and Neuroscience, Nijenborgh 7, 9747AG, Groningen The Netherlands Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Horm Behav 64:487-93. 2013
    ..semi-precocial birds seem real and perhaps related to species differences in complexity of the display and the nature of competition. These may be elucidated by future comparative studies. ..
  9. pmc Birth order, individual sex and sex of competitors determine the outcome of conflict among siblings over parental care
    Andrea Bonisoli-Alquati
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milan, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1273-9. 2011
    ..They also suggest that parental decisions on the allocation of care and response of kin to signalling siblings may further contribute to the outcome of sibling competition...
  10. ncbi Increased egg estradiol concentration feminizes digit ratios of male pheasants (Phasianus colchicus)
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Naturwissenschaften 94:207-12. 2007
    ..Thus, we provided the first experimental evidence that prenatal exposure to physiologically high estrogen levels affects bird digit ratios...
  11. doi Male-biased brood sex ratio depresses average phenotypic quality of barn swallow nestlings under experimentally harsh conditions
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Oecologia 156:441-53. 2008
    ..The evolution of sex allocation strategies may therefore depend on the sex of individual nestlings but also on an interaction between environment and progeny sex ratio...
  12. pmc Climate change effects on migration phenology may mismatch brood parasitic cuckoos and their hosts
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Biol Lett 5:539-41. 2009
    ..The mismatch to some of the important hosts may contribute to the decline of cuckoo populations and explain some of the observed local changes in parasitism rates of migratory hosts...
  13. ncbi Effects of elevated yolk androgens on perinatal begging behavior in yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) chicks
    Giuseppe Boncoraglio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Horm Behav 50:442-7. 2006
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