Peer reviewed research

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Accepted/In press

Stervander2017OS_nitidusStervander, M.*, Knudsen, H. & Bruun Kristensen, A. 2017. Green Warbler Phylloscopus nitidus ringed at Blåvand: molecular confirmation of a Danish first and European eighth vagrant record. Ornis Svecica, in press.
 
 
 


Published

Melo2017Ibis_bMelo, M.*, Stervander, M.*, Hansson, B. & Jones, P. 2017. The endangered São Tomé Grosbeak Neospiza concolor is the world’s largest canary. Ibis 159: 673–679. Read paper at Ibis. Read my popular summary blog post and our post on the BOU blog. See full media coverage in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Swedish, with full-text links to e.g. National Geographic and New Scientist!
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Stervander2016MPEStervander, M., Alström, P., Olsson, U., Ottosson, U., Hansson, B. & Bensch, S. 2016. Multiple instances of paraphyletic species and cryptic taxa revealed by mitochondrial and nuclear RAD data for Calandrella larks (Aves: Alaudidae). Molecular Phylogenetic and Evolution 102: 233–245. Read paper at MPE. Read popular summary blog post.

 

Stervander2015MolEcol_CterStervander, M., Illera, J. C., Kvist, L., Barbosa, P., Keehnen, N. P., Pruisscher, P., Bensch, S. & Hansson, B. 2015. Disentangling the complex evolutionary history of the Western Palearctic blue tits (Cyanistes spp.) – phylogenomic analyses suggest radiation by multiple colonization events and subsequent isolation. Molecular Ecology 24(10): 2477–2494. Read paper at Molecular Ecology. See blog post and discussion.

 

Sjögren2013Sjögren, J., Struwe, W., Cosgrave, E., Rudd, P., Stervander, M., Allhorn, M., Hollands, A., Nizet, V. & Collin, M. 2013. EndoS2 hydrolyzes N-linked glycans on IgG and α1-acid glycoprotein and is unique to, and conserved in, serotype M49 of group A StreptococcusBiochemical Journal 455: 107–118. Read paper.

 

Iwajomo2013Iwajomo, S., Stervander, M., Helseth, A. & Ottosson, U. 2013. Population trends and migration strategy of the Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola at Ottenby, SE Sweden. Ringing & Migration 28(1): 6–15. Read paper.

 
 
 

Hellgren2013_aHellgren, O., Wood, M. J., Waldenström, J., Hasselquist, D., Ottosson, U., Stervander, M. & Bensch, S. 2013. Circannual variation in blood parasitism in a sub-Saharan migrant, the garden warbler. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26(5): 1047–1059. Read paper.

 

 
Pala2011Pala, I., Naurin, S., Stervander, M., Hasselquist, D., Bensch, S. & Hansson, B. 2011. Evidence of a neo-sex chromosome in birds. Heredity 108(3): 264–272. Read paper.

 
 
 

Jonzén, N., Lindén, A., Ergon, T., Knudsen, E., Vik, J. O., Rubolini, D., Piacentini, D., Brinch, C., Spina, F., Karlsson, L., Stervander, M., Andersson, A, Waldenström, J., Lehikoinen, A., Edvardsen, E. Solvang, R. & Stenseth, N. C. 2007. Response to comment on “Rapid advance of spring arrival dates in long-distance migratory birds”. Science 315: 598c. Read paper.

 

Wallensten2011EIDWallensten, A., Munster, V. J., La Torre-Magalef, N., Brytting, M., Elmberg, J., Fouchier R. A. M., Fransson, T., Haemig, P. D., Karlsson, M., Lundkvist, Å., Osterhaus, A. D. M. E., Stervander, M., Waldenström, J., & Olsen, B. 2007. Surveillance of Influenza A Virus in migratory waterfowl in northern Europe. Emerging Infectious Diseases 13(3): 404–411. Read paper. Highly cited

 

Mallards in Castle Park, by postman.peter (CC BY 2.0). Click image for details.Wallensten, A., Munster, V. J., Karlsson, M., Lundkvist, Å., Brytting, M., Stervander, M., Osterhaus, A. D. M. E., Fouchier R. A. M. & Olsen, B. 2006. High prevalence of influenza A virus in ducks caught during spring migration through Sweden. Vaccine 24: 6734–6735. Read paper. [Image credits]

 

Jonzen2006ScienceJonzén, N., Lindén, A., Ergon, T., Knudsen, E., Vik, J. O., Rubolini, D., Piacentini, D., Brinch, C., Spina, F., Karlsson, L., Stervander, M., Andersson, A, Waldenström, J., Lehikoinen, A., Edvardsen, E. Solvang, R. & Stenseth, N. C. 2006. Rapid advance of spring arrival dates in long-distance migratory birds. Science 312: 1959–1961. Read paper. Highly cited. 2006 Classic Paper according to Google Scholar.

 

Jonzen2006OSJonzén, N., Piacentini, D., Andersson, A., Montemaggiori, A., Stervander, M., Rubolini, D., Waldenström, J. & Spina, F. 2006. The timing of spring migration in trans-Saharan migrants: a comparison between Ottenby, Sweden, and the island of Capri, Italy. Ornis Svecica 16: 27–33. Read paper.

 

Helseth2005Ardea_b_knotHelseth, A., Lindström, Å. & Stervander, M. 2005. Southward migration and fuel deposition of Red Knots Calidris canutusArdea 93(2): 213–224. Read paper.
 
 
 
 
 

Little rush warbler by Alan Manson (CC BY-SA 2.0). Click image for details.Stervander, M., Ottosson, U., Hulme, M. & Molokwu, M. N. 2005. Little Rush Warbler Bradypterus baboecala new to Plateau state, Nigeria. Malimbus 27: 46–47. Read paper. [Image credits]  
 
 
 

Helseth2005OS_aHelseth, A., Stervander, M. & Waldenström, J. 2005. Migration patterns, population trends and morphometrics of the Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres passing Ottenby in south-eastern Sweden. Ornis Svecica 15: 63–72. Read paper.
 
 

Stervander2005JABStervander, M., Lindström, Å., Jonzén, N. & Andersson, A. 2005. Timing of spring migration in birds: long-term trends, North Atlantic Oscillation and the significance of different migration routes. J. Avian Biol. 36: 210–221. Read paper. Highly cited

 
 

 

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