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Research Output 1979 2018

2001

Thermal ecology of black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta) in a thermally challenging environment

Blouin-Demers, G. & Weatherhead, P. J., 2001, In : Ecology. 82, 11, p. 3025-3043 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elaphe obsoleta
snake
thermoregulation
body temperature
ecology
2000

A comparison of RAPD versus microsatellite DNA markers in population studies of the massasauga rattlesnake

Lougheed, S. C., Gibbs, H. L., Prior, K. A. & Weatherhead, P. J., Dec 1 2000, In : Journal of Heredity. 91, 6, p. 458-463 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crotalus
Genetic Markers
Microsatellite Repeats
DNA
Population

A novel association between a beetle and a snake: Parasitism of elaphe obsoleta by nicrophorus pustulatus

Blouin-Demers, G. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 2000, In : Ecoscience. 7, 4, p. 395-397 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elaphe obsoleta
Nicrophorus
snake
parasitism
snakes

Behavioral life history responses of eastern massasauga rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) to human disturbance

Parent, C. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 2000, In : Oecologia. 125, 2, p. 170-178 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sistrurus catenatus
snakes
gravid females
snake
life history

Fledging success as an index of recruitment in Red-winged Blackbirds

Weatherhead, P. J. & Dufour, K. W., Jan 1 2000, In : Auk. 117, 3, p. 627-633 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agelaius phoeniceus
fledging
philopatry
breeding
fitness

Patterns of variation in spring emergence by black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta)

Blouin-Demers, G., Prior, K. A. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jun 1 2000, In : Herpetologica. 56, 2, p. 175-188 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elaphe obsoleta
hibernation
snake
snakes
air temperature

Plasticity in preferred body temperature of young snakes in response to temperature during development

Blouin-Demers, G., Kissner, K. J. & Weatherhead, P. J., Aug 4 2000, In : Copeia. 3, p. 841-845 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

body temperature
snake
snakes
plasticity
Elaphe obsoleta

Sexual dimorphism in malodorousness of musk secretions of snakes

Kissner, K. J., Blouin-Demers, G. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of Herpetology. 34, 3, p. 491-493 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual dimorphism
snake
secretion

Thermal ecology and sexual size dimorphism in northern water snakes, Nerodia sipedon

Brown, G. P. & Weatherhead, P. J., Oct 17 2000, In : Ecological Monographs. 70, 2, p. 311-330 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dimorphism
snake
snakes
thermoregulation
body temperature
1999

A test of the good-genes-as-heterozygosity hypothesis using red-winged blackbirds

Weatherhead, P. J., Dufour, K. W., Lougheed, S. C. & Eckert, C. G., 1999, In : Behavioral Ecology. 10, 6, p. 619-625 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agelaius phoeniceus
heterozygosity
gene
fluctuating asymmetry
genes

Demography and sexual size dimorphism in northern water snakes, Nerodia sipedon

Brown, G. P. & Weatherhead, P. J., 1999, In : Canadian Journal of Zoology. 77, 9, p. 1358-1366 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dimorphism
snake
demography
snakes
water

Factors affecting neonate size variation in northern water snakes, Nerodia sipedon

Weatherhead, P. J., Brown, G. P., Prosser, M. R. & Kissner, K. J., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Herpetology. 33, 4, p. 577-589 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neonate
snake
snakes
neonates
litters (young animals)
Colubridae
snake
sexual selection
snakes
water

Growth and sexual size dimorphism in northern water snakes (Nerodia sipedon)

Brown, G. P. & Weatherhead, P. J., Aug 2 1999, In : Copeia. 3, p. 723-732 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dimorphism
snake
snakes
gender
water

Hierarchical patterns of genetic population structure in black rat snakes (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta) as revealed by microsatellite DNA analysis

Lougheed, S. C., Gibbs, H. L., Prior, K. A. & Weatherhead, P. J., Dec 1 1999, In : Evolution. 53, 6, p. 1995-2001 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elaphe obsoleta
Snakes
Genetic Structures
hibernation
snake

Microgeographic population genetic structure in the northern water snake, Nerodia sipedon sipedon detected using microsatellite DNA loci

Prosser, M. R., Gibbs, H. L. & Weatherhead, P. J., Feb 1 1999, In : Molecular ecology. 8, 2, p. 329-333 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colubridae
Genetic Structures
Population Genetics
snake
genetic differentiation
Agelaius phoeniceus
Birds
reproductive strategy
paternity
female behavior
1998

Bilateral symmetry and social dominance in captive male red-winged blackbirds

Dufour, K. W. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 42, 1, p. 71-76 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agelaius phoeniceus
social dominance
symmetry
asymmetry
aviaries
Agelaius phoeniceus
symmetry
viability
asymmetry
paternal care

Breeding synchrony and extra-pair mating in birds

Weatherhead, P. J. & Yezerinac, S. M., Sep 1 1998, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 43, 3, p. 217-219 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Erratum: Dominance rank and offspring sex ratios in domestic fowl (Animal Behaviour (1996) 51 (725-731))

Leonard, M. L. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Animal Behaviour. 55, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

animal behavior
sex ratio
chickens
animal behaviour

Male traits, mating tactics and reproductive success in the buff-breasted sandpiper, Tryngites subruficollis

Lanctot, R. B., Weatherhead, P. J., Kempenaers, B. & Scribner, K. T., Jan 1 1998, In : Animal Behaviour. 56, 2, p. 419-432 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mating success
reproductive success
lek
Scolopacidae
breeding

Natal philopatry and local resource competition in the Common Goldeneye

Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 29, 3, p. 321-322 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

philopatry

Reproductive consequences of bilateral asymmetry for individual male red-winged blackbirds

Dufour, K. W. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Behavioral Ecology. 9, 3, p. 232-242 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agelaius phoeniceus
asymmetry
symmetry
reproductive success
breeding

Variation in offspring sex ratios in the northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon)

Weatherhead, P. J., Brown, G. P., Prosser, M. R. & Kissner, K. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Canadian journal of zoology. 76, 12, p. 2200-2206 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

snake
snakes
sex ratio
water
neonate
1997

Breeding synchrony and extra-pair mating in red-winged blackbirds

Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1997, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 40, 3, p. 151-158 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agelaius phoeniceus
synchrony
breeding
nest
paternity

Effects of reproduction on survival and growth of female northern water snakes, Nerodia sipedon

Brown, G. P. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1997, In : Canadian journal of zoology. 75, 3, p. 424-432 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

snake
snakes
water
parturition
ovulation

Ephemeral lekking behavior in the buff-breasted sandpiper, Tryngites subruficollis

Lanctot, R. B. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1997, In : Behavioral Ecology. 8, 3, p. 268-278 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

breeding season
male behavior
lek
breeding
reproductive strategy
Songbirds
Purpura
plumage
Birds
sexual selection

Genetic estimates of annual and lifetime reproductive success in male Red-winged Blackbirds

Weatherhead, P. J. & Boag, P. T., Jan 1 1997, In : Ecology. 78, 3, p. 884-896 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agelaius phoeniceus
reproductive success
sexual selection
harem
parentage

Genetic structure of populations of the threatened eastern massasauga rattlesnake, Sistrurus c. catenatus: Evidence from microsatellite DNA markers

Gibbs, H. L., Prior, K. A., Weatherhead, P. J. & Johnson, G., Jan 1 1997, In : Molecular ecology. 6, 12, p. 1123-1132 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sistrurus
Sistrurus catenatus
Crotalus
Genetic Structures
Genetic Markers

How robins find worms

Montgomerie, R. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1997, In : Animal Behaviour. 54, 1, p. 143-151 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

auditory cue
Turdus migratorius
white noise
animal
foraging

Lekking without a paradox in the buff-breasted sandpiper

Lanctot, R. B., Scribner, K. T., Kempenaers, B. & Weatherhead, P. J., Sep 15 1997, In : American Naturalist. 149, 6, p. 1051-1070 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lek
Scolopacidae
paternity
reproductive success
breeding

Population genetic structure in the black rat snake: Implications for management

Prior, K. A., Gibbs, H. L. & Weatherhead, P. J., Oct 1 1997, In : Conservation Biology. 11, 5, p. 1147-1158 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elaphe obsoleta
snake
subpopulation
genetic structure
population genetics

Reproductive synchrony and extra-pair mating strategy in a socially monogamous bird, Dendroica petechia

Yezerinac, S. M. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1997, In : Animal Behaviour. 54, 6, p. 1393-1403 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

synchrony
bird
birds
paternity
sires
1996

Cuckoldry and lack of parentage-dependent paternal care in yellow warblers: A cost-benefit approach

Yezerinac, S. M., Weatherhead, P. J. & Boag, P. T., Jan 1 1996, In : Animal Behaviour. 52, 4, p. 821-832 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

extra-pair copulation
paternal care
parentage
parental care
paternity

Dominance rank and offspring sex ratios in domestic fowl

Leonard, M. L. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1996, In : Animal Behaviour. 51, 4, p. 725-731 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sex ratio
dominance (genetics)
chickens
body condition
hatching
Agelaius phoeniceus
Marriage
asymmetry
Animals
organisms

Habitat features of black rat snake hibernacula in Ontario

Prior, K. A. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Herpetology. 30, 2, p. 211-218 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elaphe obsoleta
hibernation
snake
Ontario
habitat

Measurement versus estimation of condition in snakes

Weatherhead, P. J. & Brown, G. P., Jan 1 1996, In : Canadian journal of zoology. 74, 9, p. 1617-1621 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

snake
snakes
fat
body fat
lipids
1995

Blood parasites and dominance in captive blackbirds

Weatherhead, P. J., Metz, K. J., Shutler, D., Muma, K. E. & Bennett, G. F., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 26, 2, p. 121-123 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hemoparasite
Agelaius phoeniceus
Molothrus ater
parasite
parasites

Effects on female reproductive success of familiarity and experience among male red-winged blackbirds

Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1995, In : Animal Behaviour. 49, 4, p. 967-976 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agelaius phoeniceus
familiarity
reproductive success
nests
nest

Extra-pair paternity and the opportunity for sexual selection in a socially monogamous bird (Dendroica petechia)

Yezerinac, S. M., Weatherhead, P. J. & Boag, P. T., Sep 1 1995, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 37, 3, p. 179-188 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Purpura
paternity
sexual selection
Birds
Songbirds

Local resource competition and sex ratio variation in birds

Weatherhead, P. J. & Montgomerie, R., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 26, 2, p. 168-171 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sex ratio
bird
resource

Locomotion and antipredator behaviour in three species of semi-aquatic snakes

Scribner, S. J. & Weatherhead, P. J., 1995, In : Canadian Journal of Zoology. 73, 2, p. 321-329 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

locomotion
snake
snakes

Pair and extra-pair mating success relative to male quality in red-winged blackbirds

Weatherhead, P. J. & Boag, P. T., Mar 1 1995, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 37, 2, p. 81-91 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agelaius phoeniceus
mating success

Plumage coloration, differential attraction of vectors and haematozoa infections in birds

Yezerinac, S. M. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 64, 4, p. 528-537 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plumage
sexual selection
bird
color
birds

Sex ratios, mating behavior and sexual size dimorphism of the northern water snake, Nerodia sipedon

Weatherhead, P. J., Barry, F. E., Brown, G. P. & Forbes, M. R. L., Jan 1 1995, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 36, 5, p. 301-311 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colubridae
mating behavior
dimorphism
Sex Ratio
snake

The influence of age and access to females on dominance in captive male brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater)

Teather, K. L. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1995, In : Canadian journal of zoology. 73, 6, p. 1012-1018 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molothrus ater
dominance (genetics)
1994

Allometry, adaptation, and the growth and development of sexually dimorphic birds

Teather, K. L. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jan 1 1994, In : Oikos. 71, 3, p. 515-525 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

allometry
growth and development
birds