Lefebvre, L. Reader, S.M. & Sol, D. (in press). Innovating innovation rate and its relationship with brains, ecology and g. Brain Behav. Evol. 

          Sol, D., Lapiedra, O. & González-Lagos, C. (invited review, in press) Behavioural flexibility for a life in the city. Animal Behaviour.

          García-Peña, G.E., Sol, D., Iwaniuk, A.N. & Székely, T. (in press) Sexual selection on brain size in shorebirds (Charadriiformes). J. Evol. Biol.

          Lapiedra, O. , Sol, D., Carranza, S. & Beaulieu, J.M. (in press) Behavioural changes and adaptive diversification in pigeons and doves. Proc R Soc B

          Gutiérrez F., Gárriz, M., Peri, JM, Ferraz, L., Blas Navarro, J., Barbadilla, A., Sol D. & Valdés, G. (2013) Fitness costs and benefits of personality disorder          
          traits. Evolution & Human Behaviour 34: 41–48.

Leung B, Roura-Pascual N, Bacher S, Heikkila J, Brotons Ll, Burgman M, Dehnen-Schmutz K, Essl F, Hulme P, Richardson D, Sol D, Vila M. (In press) TEASIng apart alien species risk assessments: a framework for best practices. Ecology Letters.

Overington, S.E., Griffin. A., Sol, D. & Lefebvre, L. (In press) Are innovative species ecological generalists? A test in North American birds. Behavioral Ecology.

Sol D, Maspons J, Vall-llosera M, Bartomeus I, Garcia-Peña GE, Piñol J, Freckelton RP. (2012) Unraveling the life history of successful invaders. Science 337: 580-583.

F1000 Article

Sol, D. Griffin, A. & Bartomeus, I. (2012) Innovative behaviours in invasive common mynas: Creativity, motivation or emotional responses? Animal Behaviour 83: 179-188.

Sol, D. Griffin, A. & Bartomeus, I. (2012) The paradox of invasion in birds: Competitive superiority or ecological opportunism? Oecologia 169:553–564.

De Cáceres, M., Sol, D., Lapiedra, O. & Legendre, P. (2011) A framework for estimating niche metrics using the resemblance between qualitative resources. Oikos 120: 1341–1350.

Bartomeus, Ignasi, Daniel Sol, Joan Pino, Paloma Vicente, Xavier Font (2011) Deconstructing the native-exotic richness relationship in plants. Global Ecology and Biogegraphy 21: 524-533.

Sol, D. Griffin, A.,  Bartomeus, I & Boyce, H. (2011) Exploring or avoiding novel food resources? The novelty conflict in an invasive bird. PLoS One 6: e19535.

Sol, D. (2010) Dissecting biological invasions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:133.

González-Lagos, C., Sol, D. & Reader, S.M. (2010) Large brained mammals live longer. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23: 1064-1074.

Piñol, J., Espadaler, X., Cañellas, N. Martínez-Vilalta, J., Barrientos, J.A. & Sol, D. (2010) Ant vs. bird exclusion effects on the arthropod assemblage of an organic citrus grove. Ecological entomology 35: 367-376.

Sol, D., Garcia, N., Iwaniuk, A., Davis, K., Meade, A., Boyle, A.  & Székely, T. (2010) Evolutionary divergence in brain size between migratory and resident birds. PLoS One 5: e9617.

Vall-llosera, M. & Sol, D. (2009) A global risk assessment for the success of bird introductions. Journal of Applied Ecology 46: 787-795.

Clavero, M., Brotons, L.m, Pons, P. & Sol, D. (2009) Prominent role of invasive species on global avian biodiversity loss. Biological conservation 142: 2043-2049.

Sol, D. (2009) Revisiting the cognitive buffer hypothesis for the evolution of large brains. Biology Letters     5: 130-133.

Price, T. & Sol, D. (2008) Genetics of Colonizing Species. American Naturalist 172: S1-S3

Gassó, N., Sol, D., Pino, J., Dana, E.D., Lloret, F., Sanz-Elorza, M., Sobrino, E. &Vilà, M. (2008) Exploring species attributes and site characteristics to assess plant invasions in Spain. Diversity and distributions 15: 50-58.

Lefebvre, L. & Sol, D. (2008) Brains, lifestyles and cognition: are there general trends? Brain Behavior & Evolution 72: 135-144.

Sol, D. & Price, T.D. (2008) Brain size and body size diversification in birds. American Naturalist 172: 170-177.

Hulme, P., Bacher, S., Kenis, M., Klotz, S., Kuhn, I., Minchin D., Nentwig, W., Olenin, S., Panov, V., Pergl, J.,  Pysek, P., Roques, A., Sol, D., Solarz, W. & Vila, M. (2008) Grasping at the routes of biological invasions: a framework for integrating pathways into policies. Journal of Applied Ecology 45: 403-414.

Sol, D., Reader, S., Bacher, S. & Lefebvre, L. (2008) Brain size predicts the establishment success of mammal species introduced into novel environments. American Naturalist 172: S63-S71.

Sol, D. (2008) Artificial selection, naturalization and fitness: Darwin’s pigeons revisited. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 657-665.

Carnicer, J., Brotons, Ll., Sol, D. & Jordano, P. (2007) Community based processes behind species richness gradients: contrasting abundance-extinction dynamics and sampling effects in low- and high productivity areas. Global Ecology and Biogreography 16: 709-719.

Morand-Ferron, J., Sol, D. & Lefebvre, L. (2007) Kleptoparasitism in birds: Brain or brawn? Animal Behaviour 74: 1725-1734.

Sol, D., Vilà, M. & Khün, I. (2007) The comparative analysis of historical alien introductions. Biological Invasions 10: 1119-1129.

Sol, D., Székely, T., Liker, A. & Lefebvre, L. (2007) Big-brained birds survive better in nature. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Serie B 274: 763-769.

Réale, D., Reader, S. M., Sol, D.,  McDougall, P. T. and Digenmanse, N. (2007) Integrating animal temperament within ecology and evolutionary biology. Biological Reviews 82: 291-318.

Carnicer, J., Brotons, L., Sol, D. &  de Caceres, M. (2007) Random sampling, abundance-extinction dynamics and niche-filtering immigration constraints explain the generation of species richness gradients. Global Ecology & Biogeography 17: 352-362.

Marino, L., Sol, D., Toren, K. & Lefebvre, L. (2006) Does diving limit brain size in cetaceans? Marine Mammal Science 22:  413-425.

Sol, D., Clavell, J. & Vall-llosera, M. (2006) Book review: Naturalised birds of the world. Ibis 148: 572-588.

McDougall, P. T., Réale, D., Sol, D. & Reader, S. M. (2006) Wildlife conservation and animal temperament: an evolutionary overview. Animal Conservation 9: 39-48.

Jovani, R. &  Sol, D. (2005) How predictable is the abundance of double gametocyte infections? Parasitology Research 97: 84-86.

Reader, S.M., Sol, D. & Lefebvre, L. (2005) Comparing Cognition: Comment on Roth and Dicke. Trends in Cognitive Sciences  9: 411.

Sol, D., Lefebvre, L. & Rodriguez-Teijeiro, J-D. (2005) Brain size, innovative propensity and migratory behaviour in temperate Palearctic birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Serie B 272: 1433-1441( see comment in Nature, doi:10.1038/news050627-8)

Sol, D., Stirling, G.  &  Lefebvre, L. (2005) Behavioral drive or behavioral inhibition in evolutionary diversification: the case of subspecies diversification in Holarctic Passerines. Evolution 59: 2669-2677.

Sol, D., Duncan, R. P., Blackburn, T.M., Cassey, P.  & Lefebvre, L. (2005) Big brains, enhanced cognition and response of birds to novel environments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (USA) 102: 5460-5465. (see comments in Science 307:1867 [2005] and PNAS 102:5306-5307 [2005]).

Sol, D., Elie, M., Marcoux, M., Chrostovsky, E., Porcher, C. & Lefebvre, L. (2005) Ecological mechanisms of a resource polymorphism in Zenaida doves of Barbados. Ecology 86: 2397-2407.

Kark, S. & Sol, D. (2004) Mediterranean ecosystem bird introductions: Patterns of success and failure across convergent climate regions. Conservation Biology 271: 1519-1527.

Jovani, R., Amo, L. Arriero, E., Krone, O., Marzal, A., Shurunlinkov, P., Tomás, G., Sol, D., Hagen, J., López, P., Martín, J., Navarro, C. & Torres, J. (2004) Double gametocyte infections in Apicomplexan parasites of birds and reptiles. Journal of Parasitology 94: 155-157.

Morand-Ferron, J., Reader, S.M., Sol, D., Elvin, S. & Lefebvre, L. (2004) Costs and benefits of innovative food processing behaviour, dunking behaviour in Carib grackles. Animal Behaviour  68: 1267-1274.

Cassey, P., Blackburn, T.M., Sol, D., Duncan, R.P., Lockwood, J.L. (2004) Global patterns of introduction effort and establishment success in birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Serie B 271: S405-S408.

Lefebvre, L., Reader, S.M. & Sol, D. (2004) Brains, innovations and evolution in birds and primates. Brain, Behavior & Evolution 63: 233-246.

Sol, D., Jovani, R. & Torres, J. (2003) Parasite mediated mortality and host immune response explain age-related differences in blood parasitism in birds. Oecologia 135: 542-547.

Duncan, R. P., Blackburn, T. M. & Sol, D. (2003) The ecology of avian introductions.  Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 34: 71-98.

Copete J.L., Arcos J.M., Arriero, E., Blas J., Jovani R., Morales J., Rodriguez C., Serrano D., Sol D., Tomas G. (2003) Bibliography on Spanish and Mediterranean ornithology from scientific journals. Ardeola 50: 323-338.

Nicolakakis, N., Sol, D., & Lefebvre, L. (2003) Behavioural flexibility in birds predicts species richness, but not extinction risk. Animal Behaviour 65: 445-452.

Sol, D., Timmermans, S. & Lefebvre, L. (2002) Behavioural flexibility and invasion success in birds. Animal Behaviour 63: 495-502.

Sol, D. Predicting invaders (2002). Trends in Ecology & Evolution 16: 544.

Jovani, R., Tella, J.L., Sol, D. & Ventura, D. (2001) Are hippoboscid flies a major mode of transmission of feather mites among birds? Journal of Parasitology 87: 1187-1189.

Arcos, J.M., Oro, D. & Sol, D. (2001) Competition between yellow-legged and audouin’s gulls associated to commercial fisheries: the influence of the season and the fishing fleet. Biologia Marina 139: 807-816.

Figuerola, J., Jovani, R. & Sol, D. (2001) Age-related habitat segregation by robins Erithacus rubecula during the Winter. Bird Study 48: 252-255.

Vilà, M., García-Berthou, E., Sol, D. & Pino, J. (2001) Survey of the naturalised plants and vertebrates in peninsular Spain. Ecologia Mediterranea 27: 55-67.

Sol, D. (2000) Are islands more susceptible to be invaded than continents? birds say no. Ecography 23: 687-692.

Sol, D. & Lefebvre, L. (2000) Behavioural flexibility predicts invasion success in birds introduced to New Zealand. Oikos 90: 599-605.

Sol, D., Jovani, R. & Torres, J. (2000) Geographical variation in blood parasites in feral pigeons: the role of vectors. Ecography 23: 307-314.

Sol, D., Santos, D.M. & Cuadrado, M. (2000) Age-related site segregation in urban pigeons: experimental evidence of the competition hypothesis. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78: 144-149.

Sol, D., Santos, D.M., García, P. & Cuadrado, M. (1998) Competition for food in urban pigeons: the cost of being juvenile. Condor 298: 304-1998.

Bosch, M. & Sol, D. (1998) Habitat selection and breeding success in yellow-legged gulls. Ibis 140: 415-421.

Sol, D., Santos, D.M., Feria, E. & Clavell, J. (1997) Habitat selection by the Monk parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus) during the colonization of a new area in Spain. Condor 99: 39-46.

Bosch, M. &  Sol, D. (1996) Daily activity patterns in breeding yellow-legged gulls (Larus cachinnans). Ardeola 43: 97-101.

Sol, D., Arcos, J.M. & Senar, J.C. (1995) The influence of refuse tips on the winter distribution of yellow-legged gulls (Larus cachinnans). Bird Study 42: 216-221.

Sol, D. & Senar, J.C. (1995) Feral pigeon (Columba livia) populations: stability, home range and the effect of removing individuals. Canadian Journal of Zoology 73: 1154-1160.



(a) Authored

 Martinez-Vilalta, J., Sol, D. & Terrades, J. (2011) Un planeta a la deriva. RBA, Barcelona.

Sol, D. & Senar, J.C. (1995) Ecologia del gavia argentat: causes de la seva expansió i bases per a la planificació d’un programa de control. Depart. Medi Ambient, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, pages 63-82.

(b) Chapters

Sol, D. (2011) La paradoxa de les invasions en ocells. Història Natural dels Països Catalans. Enciclopèdia Catalana, Barcelona.

Sol, D. (2009) The cognitive-buffer hypothesis for the evolution of large brains. In: Cognitive Ecology, R. Dukas & J. Ratcliffe (eds). Chicago University Press, Chicago, pages 111-134.

Solarz, W., Król, W., Bacher,S.,  Nentwig, W.  & Sol, D. (2010) Terrestrial Alien Vertebrates in Europe. In: Atlas of biodiversity risk, J. Settele et al. (eds). Pensoft, Sofia & Moscow.

Pino, J., Gassó, N., Vilà, M. & Sol, D. (2008) Regiones y hábitats más invadidos. In: Invasiones biológicas, M. Vilà et al. (eds.). CSIC, Madrid, pages 41-51.

Sol, D.¿Existen los buenos invasores? (2008) El problema de los animales para sobrevivir en nuevos ambientes. Invasiones biológicas, M. Vilà et al. (eds.). CSIC, Madrid, pages 65-76.

 Sol, D. (2007) Do successful invaders exist? Pre-adaptations to novel environments in terrestrial vertebrates. In: Biological Invasions, Wolfgang Nentwig (ed.) , pages 127-141. Springer, Berlin.

Sol, D., Blackburn, T.M., Cassey, P., Duncan, R.P & Clavell, J. (2005) The Ecology and Impact of Non-indigenous Birds. In: Handbook of the birds of the World , vol. 10.  Lynx, Barcelona.

Sol, D., David M. Santos & Clavell, J. (2005) Las especies introducidas en España. In: Atlas de las aves reproductoras de España, R. Martí & J.C. del Moral (eds.), Lynx, Barcelona, page 628.

Sol. D. (2005) Colom roquer, Columba livia. In: Atles dels ocells nidificants de Catalunya i Andorra 1999-2002. Lynx, Barcelona, pages 260-261.

Clavell, J., Sol. D. & Batllori, X. (2005) Cotorra de Kramer, Psittacula krameri. In: Atles dels ocells nidificants de Catalunya i Andorra 1999-2002. Lynx, Barcelona, pages 270-271.

Sol, D. (2003) Behavioural innovation: a neglected issue in the ecological and evolutionary literature? In: Animal innovation, S. M. Reader & K. Laland (eds.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, pages 63-82.