Publications

26. Hoke, K., Hebets, E., and Shizuka, D. Accepted. Neural Circuitry for Target Selection and Action Selection in Animal Behavior. Integrative and Comparative Biology.

25. Martin, D., Shizuka, D., Chizinki, C., and Pope, K. In Press. Network analysis of a regional fishery:  Implications for management of natural resources, and recruitment and retention of anglers. Fisheries Research. [link]

24. Chizinski, C. Martin, D., Shizuka, D. and Pope, K. In Press. Bipartite networks improve understanding of the effects of waterbody size and angling method on angler-fish interactions. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

23. Hubbard, J.K., Shizuka, D. and Couch, B. A. 2016. Using the scientific method to discuss brood parasitism in American coots. CourseSource. [link]

22. Shizuka, D., Lein, M.R. & Chilton, G. (2016). Range-wide geographic variation in songs of golden-crowned sparrows. The Auk. 133: 520-529. [link]

21. Shizuka, D. and Farine, D. R. (2016) Measuring the robustness of network community structure using assortativity. Animal Behaviour. 112: 237-246. [link (open access)]

20. Wilkins, M.R., Shizuka, D., Joseph, M.B., Hubbard, J.K., and Safran, R.J. (2015) Multimodal signaling in the North American barn swallow: a phenotype network approach. Proceedings of the Royal Society-B. 282: 20151574 [link]

19. Arnberg, N., Shizuka, D., Chaine, A.S. and Lyon, B.E. (2015) Social network structure in wintering golden-crowned sparrows is not correlated with kinship. Molecular Ecology. 24: 5034-5044 [link]

18. Shizuka, D. and McDonald, D. B. (2015) Network motif architecture of dominance hierarchies. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 12: 20150080. [open access pdf] [link to original] [link to dryad data]

17. Lyon, B. E., Shizuka, D. and Eadie, J. M. (2015). Interspecific egg rejection as ecological collateral damage from selection driven by conspecific brood parasitism. Animal Behaviour. 103: 117-124. link

16. Shizuka, D., Chaine, A.S., Anderson, J., Johnson, O., Laursen I.M., and Lyon, B.E. (2014) Across-year social stability shapes network structure in wintering migrant sparrows. Ecology Letters. 17: 998-1007. [open access version] [link to original] [link to dryad data]

15. Shizuka, D. (2014) Early song discrimination by nestling sparrows in the wild. Animal Behaviour 92: 19-24. [open access pdf] [link to original]

14. Pinter-Wollman, N., Hobson, E.A., Smith, J.E., Edelman, A.J., Shizuka, D., Waters, J.S., de Silva, S., Prager, S.D., Sasaki, T., Wittemyer, G. Fewell, J., and McDonald, D.B. (2014) Response to comments on the dynamics of network dynamics. Behavioral Ecology 25: 260-261

13. Pinter-Wollman, N., Hobson, E.A., Smith, J.E., Edelman, A.J., Shizuka, D., Waters, J.S., de Silva, S., Prager, S.D., Sasaki, T., Wittemyer, G. Fewell, J., and McDonald, D.B. (2014) Dynamics of animal social networks: Analytical, conceptual and theoretical advances. Behavioral Ecology 25: 242-255  [link]

12. Chaine, A. S., Roth, A. M., Shizuka, D. & Lyon, B.E. (2013) Experimental confirmation that avian plumage traits function as multiple status signals in winter contests. Animal Behaviour 86: 409-415. [link]

11.* Shizuka, D. and Lyon, B.E. (2013) Family dynamics through time: Brood reduction followed by parental compensation with aggression and favoritism. Ecology Letters 16: 315-322 [open access pdf]. [link to original] 
*cover article

10. McDonald, D. B. and Shizuka, D. (2013) Comparative transitive and temporal orderliness in dominance networks. Behavioral Ecology 24: 511-520. [open access pdf[link to original]

9. Shizuka, D. and McDonald, D.B. (2012) A social network perspective on measurements of dominance hierarchies.  Animal Behaviour 83: 925-934. [open access pdf] [link to original]

8. Arnold, T. W., Shizuka, D., Lyon, B.E., Pelayo, J.T., Mehl, K. R., Taylor, J. J., Reed, W. L. and Amundson, C. L. (2011) Use of nape tags for marking offspring of precocial waterbirds. Waterbirds 34: 312-318. [open access pdf[link to original]

7. Shizuka, D. and Lyon, B.E. (2011) Hosts improve the reliability of chick recognition by delaying the hatching of brood parasitic eggs. Current Biology. 21:515-519. [open access pdf[link to original]

6. Chaine, A.S., Tjernell, K.A., Shizuka, D. and Lyon, B.E. (2011) Sparrows use multiple status signals in winter social flocks. Animal Behaviour 81: 447-453. [open access pdf[link to original]

5. Lyon, B. E. and Shizuka, D. (2010) Communal breeding: Clever defense against cheats. Current Biology 20: R931-R933. [open access pdf] [link to original]

4. Shizuka, D. and Lyon, B.E. (2010) Coots use hatch order to learn to recognize and reject brood parasitic chicks. Nature 463: 223-226. [open access pdf] [link to original]

3. Dickinson, J.L., Euparadorn, M., Greenwald, K., Mitra, C. and Shizuka, D. (2009) Cooperation and competition: Nepotistic tolerance and intrasexual aggression in western bluebird winter groups. Animal Behaviour 77: 867-872. [open access pdf] [link to original]

2. Shizuka, D. and Lyon, B.E. (2008) Improving the reliability of molecular sexing using a W-specific marker. Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 1249-1253. [open access pdf] [link to original]

1. Shizuka, D. and Dickinson, J.L. (2005) Using molt limits to age Western Bluebirds. Journal of Field Ornithology 76(2):193-196. [open access pdf] [link to original]


In review/revision/bouncing around:

Hudson & Shizuka, Introductory whistle is sufficient for species recognition in golden-crowned sparrow nestlings.

Rosenthal, Wilkins, Shizuka & Hebets. A systems approach to animal communication reveals dynamic changes in display architecture and function.

Lyon & Shizuka, Egg recognition in two different contexts: Egg retrieval and parasitic egg rejection

Shizuka & Hudson, To accept or reject heterospecific mates: Behavioral decisions underlying speciation

In Preparation: