2000-2004

117. Hill, G. E. 2004. A head start for come Redstarts. Science 306: 2201-2202.

 

116. Nolnam, P. M., S. R. Roberts, G. E. Hill. 2004. Effects of Mycoplasma gallisepticum on reproductive successin House Finches. Avian Diseases 48: 879-885.

 

115. Shawkey, M. D. and G. E. Hill. 2004. Feathers at a fine scale. Auk 121: 652-655.

 

114. McGraw, K. J, and G. E. Hill. 2004. Plumage color as a dynamic trait: carotenoid pigmentation of house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) fades during the breeding season. Can. J. Zool. 82: 734-738.

 

113. Hill, G. E., K. Farmer, and M. L. Beck. 2004. The effect of Mycoplasmosis on carotenoid plumage coloration in male house finches. The Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 2095-2099.

 

112. Cupp, E. W., K. J. Tennessen, W. K. Oldland, H. K. Hassan, G. E. Hill, C. R. Katholi, and T. R. Unnasch. 2004. Mosquito and arbovirus activity during 1997-2002 in a wetland in Northeastern Mississippi. J. Med. Enthomology 41: 495-501.

 

111. McGraw, K. J, S. Ito, K. Wakamatsu, P.M. Nolan, P. Jouventin, F.S. Dobson, R.E. Austic, R.J. Safran, L.M. Siefferman, G.E. Hill, and R.S. Parker. 2004 "You cant always judge a plumage pigment by its color: carotenoid and melanin content of yellow- and brown-colored feathers in swallows, bluebirds, penguins, and domestic chicks. Condor 106: 390-395.

 

110. Duckworth, R. A., Mendonça , M. T., and Hill, G. E. 2004. Condition-dependent sexual traits and social dominance in the house finch. Behavioral Ecology15:779-784.

 

109. McGraw, K. J., G. E. Hill, Navara, K. J. and R. S. Parker. 2004. Differences in the physiological accumulation and pigmenting ability of dietary carotenoids in two colorful finch species . Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 77:484-491.

 

108. Nolan, P. M. and Hill, G. E. 2004. Female choice for song characteristics in the House Finch. Animal Behaviour 67:403-410.

 

107. Hill, G. E.  and. McGraw, K. J. 2004. Correlated changes in male plumage coloration and female mate choice in cardueline finches. Animal Behaviour  67:27-35.

 

106. McGraw, K. J. and G. E. Hill. 2003. Mate attentiveness, seasonal timing of breeding, and long-term pair bonding in the house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus). Behaviour 141:1-13.

 

105. Badyaev, A. V. and Hill, G. E. 2003. Avian sexual dichromatism in relation to phylogeny and ecology. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 34:27-49.

 

104. H. K. Hassan, E. W. Cupp, G. E. Hill, C. R. Katholi, K. Klingler, and T. R. Unnasch. 2003. Avian Host Preference by Vectors of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg 69: 641-647

 

103. Wang, Z., Baker, A. J., Hill, G. E., Edwards, S. 2003. Reconciling actual and inferred population histories in the house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) by AFLP analysis. Evolution 57: 28522864.

 

102. McGraw , K. J., M. D. Beebee, G. E. Hill, Jr, R. S. Parker. 2003.  Lutein-based plumage coloration in songbirds is a consequence of selective pigment incorporation into feathers. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B 135:689-696.

 

101. Shawkey, M. D., S. Pillai, G. E. Hill. S. R. Roberts. 2003. Chemical warfare? Effects of uropygial oil on feather- degrading bacteria.  Journal of Avian Biology 34:345-349

 

100. McGraw, K. J., G. E. Hill., and R. S. Parker. 2003. Carotenoid pigments in a mutant cardinal: implications for the enzymatic and genetic control mechanisms of carotenoid metabolism in birds. Condor 105:587-592.

 

99. Ballentine, B. E. and Hill, G. E. 2003. Female mate choice in relation to structural plumage coloration in Blue Grosbeaks. Condor 105: 593-598

 

98. Shawkey, M. D., A. M. Estes, L. M. Siefferman, G. E. Hill. 2003. Nanostructure predicts intraspecific variation in structural plumage colour. Proceedings of Royal Society, Lond. Series B 270:1455-1460.

 

97. Badyaev, A.V., G. E. Hill, & M. L. Beck. 2003. Interaction between maternal effects: Onset of incubation and offspring sex in two populations of a passerine bird. Oecologia 135: 386390.

 

96. Duckworth, R.A., A.V. Badyaev, A.V., K. L. Farmer, G. E. Hill, and S. R. Roberts. 2003. First case of mycoplasmosis in the native range of the House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus). Auk 120: 528-530.

 

95. Hill, G. E and K. J. McGraw. 2003. Melanin color and nutrition. Science 299:660.

 

94. Siefferman, L. and Hill, G.E. 2003. Structural and melanin coloration indicate parental effort and reproductive success in male eastern bluebirds (Sialia Sialis). Behavioral Ecology 14: 855-861.

 

93. Navara, K. J. and Hill, G. E. 2003. Dietary carotenoid pigments and immune function in a songbird with extensive carotenoid-based plumage coloration. Behavioral Ecology 14: 909-916.

 

92. Badyaev A.V., Beck M.L., Hill G.E., Whittingham, L.A. 2003. The evolution of sexual size dimorphism in the House Finch: V. Maternal effects. Evolution 57:384-396. 

 

91. Ballentine, B. E., Badyaev, A. V., and Hill, G. E. 2003. Changes in song complexity correspond to periods of female fertility in blue grosbeaks. Ethology 109:55-66.

 

90. Tucker, J. W., Jr., G. E. Hill, and N. R. Holler. 2003.  Longleaf pine restoration: implications for landscape-level effects on bird communities in the lower Gulf Coastal Plain. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 27: 107-121

 

89. Shawkey, M. D., M. L. Beck, and G. E. Hill. 2003. Use of a gel documentation system to measure feather growth bars. Journal of Field Ornithology 74:125-128

 

88. Badyaev, A. V., and Hill, G. E. 2002. Avian quick-change artists. Natural History 111:58-65.

 

87. Hill, G. E., Inouye, C Y., and R. M. Montgomerie. 2002. Dietary carotenoids predict plumage coloration in wild house finches. Proceedings of Royal Society, Lond. Series B. 262:1119-1124.

 

86. McGraw, K. J., P. M. Nolan, A. M. Stoehr, and G. E. Hill. 2002. Intersexual differences in age-specific parental effort in the House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus). Etologia 9:35-41.

 

85. Badyaev, A.V., and Hill, G.E. 2002. Paternal care as a conditional strategy: Distinct reproductive tactics associated with elaboration of plumage ornamentation in the House Finch. Behavioral Ecology 13:591-597.

 

84. Badyaev, A.V., Hill, G.E., Beck, M.L., Dervan, A.A., Duckworth, R.A., McGraw, K.J., Nolan, P.M., and Whittingham, L.A. 2002. Sex-biased hatching order and adaptive population divergence in a passerine bird. Science 95:316-318.

 

83. Badyaev, A.V., Hill, G.E., and Whittingham, L.A. 2002. Population consequences of maternal effects: sex-bias in egg laying order facilitates divergence in sexual dimorphism between bird populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 15: 997-1003.

 

82. Farmer, K. L., Hill, G. E., and Roberts, S. R. 2002. Susceptibility of a naive population of House Finches to Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 38:282-286

 

81. McGraw, K. J., G. E. Hill., R. Stradi, and R. S. Parker. 2002.  The effect of carotenoid access in the diet on sexual dichromatism and plumage pigment composition in American goldfinches. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B131:261-269.

 

80. Lee, J.H., Hassan, H., Hill, G. E., Cupp, E.W., Higazi, T.B., Mitchell, C.J., Godsey, M.S., and Unnasch, T.R. 2002 Identification of Mosquito Avian-Derived Blood Meals by Polymerase Chain Reaction-Heteroduplex Analysis.  Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 66:599-604.

 

79. Badyaev, A.V., G. E. Hill, L. A. Whittingham. 2001. Evolution of sexual dimorphism in the House Finch: IV. Population divergence in ontogeny. Evolution 55:2534-2549.

 

78. McGraw, K. J., Hill, G. E., Stradi, R., Parker, R. S. 2001. The Influence of carotenoid acquisition and utilization on the maintenance of species-typical plumage pigmentation in male American Goldfinches (Carduelis tristis) and Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis). Physiology and Biochemical Zoology 74:843-852.

 

77.  Duckworth, R. A., Mendonça , M. T., and Hill, G. E. 2001.  The condition dependence of testosterone and its relation to coccidial infection in the House Finch. Proceedings of Royal Society, Lond. Series B 268:2467-2472.

 

76.  Badyaev, A.V., G. E. Hill, and B. V. Weckworth. 2002. Species divergence in sexually selected traits: Increase in song elaboration is related to decrease in plumage ornamentation in finches. Evolution 56: 412-419.

 

75.  McGraw, K. J., and G.E. Hill. 2002. Testing reversed sexual dominance from an ontogenetic perspective: juvenile female House Finches Carpodacus mexicanus are dominant to juvenile males. Ibis 144:139-142.

 

74. Nolan, P. M., A. M. Stoehr, G. E. Hill, and K. J. McGraw. 2001. The number of provisioning visits by house finches predicts the mass of food delivered. Condor 103:851-855.

 

73. McGraw, K. J. and G. E. Hill. 2001. Carotenoid access and intraspecific variation in plumage pigmentation in male American Goldfinches (Carduelis tristis) and Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis). Funct. Ecol. 15:732-739.

 

72. Stoehr, A. M., K. J. McGraw, P. M. Nolan, and G. E. Hill. 2001. Parental care in relation to brood size in the House Finch. J. Field Ornithology 72:412-418.

 

71. Stoehr, A., and G. E. Hill. 2001. The effects of elevated testosterone on plumage hue  in male house finches. J. Avian Biology  32:153-158.

 

70. Badyaev, A.V., G. E. Hill, P.O. Dunn, and J.C. Glen. 2001. Plumage color as a composite trait: Developmental and functional integration of sexual ornamentation. American Naturalist: 158:221-235.

 

69. Inouye, C Y., G. E. Hill, R. M. Montgomerie, and R. D. Stradi. 2001. Carotenoid pigments in male House Finch plumge in relation to age, subspecies, and ornamental coloration. Auk 118: 900-915.

 

68. Badyaev, A.V., Wittingham, L. A. and G. E. Hill. 2001. Evolution of sexual dimorphism in the House Finch: III. Developmental basis. Evolution 54:2134-2144.

 

67. Roberts, S. R., P. M. Nolan, L. H. Lauerman, Lan-Qing Li, and G. E. Hill. 2001. Characterization of the mycoplasmal conjunctivitis epidemic in a southeastern House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) population.  J. Wildlife Disease 37:82-88.

 

66. McGraw, K. J., A. M. Stoehr, P. M. Nolan, and G. E. Hill. 2001. Plumage redness predicts breeding onset and reproductive success in the House Finch: a validation of Darwins theory. J. Avian Biology  32:90-94.

 

65. Roberts, S. R., P. M. Nolan, and G. E. Hill. 2001. Characterization of Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection in captive house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) in 1998. Avian Diseases 45:70-75.

 

64. Hill, G. E. 2001. Pox and plumage coloration in the House Finch: a response to Zahn and Rothstein. Auk 118:256-260.

 

63. Stoehr, A. M., P. M. Nolan, G. E. Hill, and K. J. McGraw. 2000. Nest mites (Pellonyssus reedi) and the reproductive biology of the House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 78:2126-2133.

 

62. Nolan, P. M., R. A. Duckworth, G. E. Hill, and S. R. Roberts. 2000. Maintenance of a captive flock of house finches free of infection by Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Avian Diseases 44: 948-952.

 

61. McGraw, K. J. and G. E. Hill. 2000. Differential effects of endoparasitism on the expression of carotenoid- and melanin-based ornamental coloration. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 267:1525-1531.

 

60. McGraw, K. J., and G. E. Hill. 2000. Carotenoid-based ornamentation and status signaling in the House Finch. Behavioral Ecology 11:520-527.

 

59. Stoehr, A., and G. E. Hill. 2000. Testosterone and the allocation of reproductive effort in male House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 48:407-411.

 

58. Brawner, W. R. III, G. E. Hill, and C. A. Sundermann. 2000. Effects of coccidial and mycoplasmal infections on carotenoid-based plumage pigmentation in male House Finches. Auk 117:952-963.

 

57. Badyaev, A.V., Hill, G.E. Stoehr, A.M., Nolan. P.M, and K. J. McGraw. 2000. The evolution of sexual dimorphism in the House Finch: II. Population divergence in relation to local selection. Evolution 54:2134-2144.

 

56. Badyaev, A.V., and G. E. Hill. 2000. Evolution of sexual dimorphism in the House Finch: I. Population divergence in morphological covariance structure. Evolution 54:1784-1794.

 

55. Hill, G. E. 2000. Energetic constraints on expression of carotenoid-based plumage coloration in male House Finches. Journal Avian Biology 31:559-566.

 

54. McGraw, K. J., and G. E. Hill. 2000. Plumage brightness and breeding-season dominance in the House Finch: a negatively correlated handicap? Condor 102:456-461.

 

53. Keyser A. J., and, G. E. Hill. 2000. Structurally based plumage coloration is a honest signal of quality in male Blue Grosbeaks. Behavioral Ecology 11:202-209.

 

52. Badyaev, A.V., and G. E. Hill. 2000. Evolution of sexual dichromatism: Contribution of carotenoid- versus melanin-based coloration. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 69: 153-172.

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Dr. Geoff Hill
Professor &
Curator of Birds
Dept. Biological Sciences
Auburn University

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