Dr. Alistair Dawson

Publications

Dawson Alistair; , 2017, Daily cycles in body temperature in a songbird change with photoperiod and are weakly circadian. Journal of Biological Rhythms

Stevenson T.J.; Visser M.E.; Arnold W.; Barrett P.; Biello S.; Dawson A.; Denlinger D.L.; Dominoni D.; Ebling F.J.; Elton S.; Evans N.; Ferguson H.M.; Foster R.G.; Hau M.; Haydon D.T.; Hazlerigg D.G.; Heideman P.; Hopcraft J.G.C.; Jonsson N.N.; Kronfeld-Schor N.; Kumar V.; Lincoln G.A.; MacLeod R.; Martin S.A.M.; Martinez-Bakker M.; Nelson R.J.; Reed T.; Robinson J.E.; Rock D.; Schwartz W.J.; Steffan-Dewenter I.; Tauber E.; Thackeray S.J.; Umstatter C.; Yoshimura T.; Helm B.; , 2015, Disrupted seasonal biology impacts health, food security and ecosystems. , 282

Ryan Calen P.; Dawson Alistair; Sharp Peter J.; Williams Tony D.; , 2015, Uncoupling clutch size, prolactin, and luteinizing hormone using experimental egg removal. , 213, 1-8

Nelson Bethany F.; Daunt Francis; Monaghan Pat; Wanless Sarah; Butler Adam; Heidinger Britt J.; Newell Mark; Dawson Alistair; , 2015, Protracted treatment with corticosterone reduces breeding success in a long-lived bird. , 210, 38-45

Dawson, Alistair, 2014, Annual gonadal cycles in birds: modeling the effects of photoperiod on seasonal changes in GnRH-1 secretion. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology

Ryan, Calen P.; Dawson, Alistair; Sharp, Peter J.; Meddle, Simone L.; Williams, Tony D., 2014, Circulating breeding and pre-breeding prolactin and LH are not associated with clutch size in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia gutt. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 202, 26-34

Reynolds, S. James; Martin, Graham R.; Dawson, Alistair; Wearn, Colin P.; Hughes, B. John, 2014, The sub-annual breeding cycle of a tropical seabird. PLoS ONE, 9

Schaper, S.V.; Gienapp, P.; Dawson, A.; Visser, M.E., 2013, Heritability of gonad size varies across season in a wild songbird. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26, 2739-2745

Caro, Samuel P.; Schaper, Sonja V.; Dawson, Alistair; Sharp, Peter J.; Gienapp, Phillip; Visser, Marcel E., 2013, Is microevolution the only emergency exit in a warming world?: temperature influences egg laying but not its underlying mechani. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 190, 164-169

Dawson, Alistair, 2013, The effect of latitude on photoperiodic control of gonadal maturation, regression and molt in birds. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 190, 129-133

Salvante, Katrina G; Dawson, Alistair; Aldredge, Robert A.; Sharp, Peter J.; Sockman, Keith W., 2013, Prior experience with photostimulation enhances photo-induced reproductive response in female house finches. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 28, 38-50

Schaper, Sonja V.; Dawson, Alistair; Sharp, Peter J.; Caro, Samuel P.; Visser, Marcel E., 2012, Individual variation in avian reproductive physiology does not reliably predict variation in laying date . General and Comparative Endocrinology, 179, 53-62

Deviche, Pierre; Sharp, Peter J.; Dawson, Alistair; Sabo, John; Fokidis, Bobby; Davies, Scott; Hurley, Lori, 2012, Up to the challenge?: hormonal and behavioral responses of free-ranging male Cassin's sparrows, Peucaea cassinii, to conspecifi. Hormones and Behavior, 61, 741-749

Deviche, Pierre; Gao, Sisi; Davies, Scott; Sharp, Peter J.; Dawson, Alistair, 2012, Rapid stress-induced inhibition of plasma testosterone in free-ranging male rufous-winged sparrows, Peucaea carpalis: character. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 177, 1-8

Ryan, C.P.; Dawson, A.; Sharp, P.J.; Williams, T.D, 2012, Experimental evidence for a role of prolactin in modulating avian clutch-size . Integrative and Comparative Biology, 52, E150-E150

Schaper, Sonja V.; Dawson, Alistair; Sharp, Peter J.; Gienapp, Phillip; Caro, Samuel P.; Visser, Marcel E., 2012, Increasing temperature, not mean temperature, is a cue for avian timing of reproduction. American Naturalist, 179, E55-E69

Schaper, Sonja V.; Rueda, Carolina; Sharp, Peter J.; Dawson, Alistair; Visser, Marcel E., 2011, Spring phenology does not affect timing of reproduction in the great tit (Parus major) . Journal of Experimental Biology, 214, 3664-3671

Visser, Marcel E.; Schaper, Sonja V.; Holleman, Leonard J.M.; Dawson, Alistair; Sharp, Peter; Gienapp, Phillip; Caro, Samuel P., 2011, Genetic variation in cue sensitivity involved in avian timing of reproduction. Functional Ecology, 25, 868-877

Ouyang, Jenny Q.; Sharp, Peter J.; Dawson, Alistair; Quetting, Michael; Hau, Michaela, 2011, Hormone levels predict individual differences in reproductive success in a passerine bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B, 278, 2537-2545

Dawson, Alistair, 2014. Avian molting. In: Scanes, Colin G., (eds.) , Sturkie's avian physiology. 6th ed.. Academic Press, 907-917. .