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Coping with stressful environments – selected publications

Coping with stressful environments – selected publications

Ramula, S*., Öst, M.*, Lindén, A., Karell, P. & Kilpi, M. 2018. Increased male bias in eider ducks can be explained by sex-specific survival of prime-age breeders. PLoS ONE 13: e0195415. *equal contribution

Jaatinen, K. & Öst, M. 2016: Brain size-related breeding strategies in a seabird. Oecologia 180: 67–76.

Jaatinen, K., Öst, M. & Hobson, K. A. 2016: State-dependent capital and income breeding: a novel approach to evaluating individual strategies with stable isotopes. Frontiers in Zoology 13:24.

Fenstad, A. A., Moody, A. J., Öst, M., Jaatinen, K.; Bustnes, J. O., Moe, B., Hanssen, S. A., Gabrielsen, K. M., Herzke, D., Lierhagen, S., Jenssen, B. M. & Krøkje, Å. 2016: Antioxidant responses in relation to persistent organic pollutants and metals in a low- and a high-exposure population of seabirds. Environmental Science and Technology 50: 4817–4825.

Fenstad, A. A., Bustnes, J. O., Bingham, C. G., Öst, M., Jaatinen, K., Moe, B., Hanssen, S.A., Moody, A. J., Gabrielsen, K. M., Herzke, D., Lierhagen, S., Jenssen, B. M. & Krøkje, Å. 2016: DNA double-strand breaks in incubating female common eiders (Somateria mollissima): comparison between a low and a high polluted area. Environmental Research 151: 297–303.

Neggazi, S. A., Noreikienė, K., Öst, M. & Jaatinen, K. 2016: Reproductive investment is connected to innate immunity in a long-lived animal. Oecologia 182: 347-356.

Öst M., Ramula S., Lindén A., Karell P. & Kilpi, M. 2016: Small-scale spatial and temporal variation in the demographic processes underlying the population decline of eiders in the Baltic Sea. Population Ecology 58: 121–133.

Öst, M. & Jaatinen, K. 2015: Smart and safe? Antipredator behavior and breeding success are related to head size in a wild bird. Behavioral Ecology 26: 1371–1378.

Öst, M., Seltmann, M. W. & Jaatinen, K. 2015: Personality, body condition and breeding experience drive sociality in a facultatively social bird. Animal Behaviour 100: 166–173.

Jaatinen, K. & Öst, M. 2013: Brood size matching: a novel perspective on predator dilution. American Naturalist 181: 171–181.

Jaatinen, K., Seltmann, M. W., Hollmén, T., Atkinson, S., Mashburn, K. & Öst, M. 2013: Context dependency of baseline glucocorticoids as indicators of individual quality in a capital breeder. General and Comparative Endocrinology 191: 231-238.

Ekroos, J., Öst, M., Karell, P., Jaatinen, K. & Kilpi, M. 2012: Philopatric predisposition to predation-induced ecological traps: habitat-dependent mortality of breeding eiders. Oecologia 170:979–986.

Jaatinen, K., Noreikienė, K., Merilä, J. & Öst, M. 2012: Kin association during brood care in a facultatively social bird: active discrimination or byproduct of partner choice and demography? Molecular Ecology 21: 3341–3351.

Seltmann, M. W., Öst, M., Jaatinen, K., Atkinson, S., Mashburn, K. & Hollmén, T. 2012: Stress responsiveness, age and body condition interactively affect flight initiation distance in breeding female eiders. Animal Behaviour 84: 889–896.

Jaatinen, K., Öst, M. & Lehikoinen, A. 2011: Adult predation risk drives shifts in parental care strategies: a long-term study. Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 49–56.

Jaatinen, K., Öst, M., Gienapp, P. & Merilä, J. 2011: Differential responses to related hosts by nesting and non-nesting parasites in a brood-parasitic duck. Molecular Ecology 20: 5328-5336.

Lehikoinen, A., Jaatinen, K. & Öst, M. 2010: Do female ornaments indicate quality in eider ducks? Biology Letters 6: 225-228.

Öst, M., Smith, B. D & Kilpi, M. 2008: Social and maternal factors affecting duckling survival in eiders Somateria mollissima. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 315-325.

Öst, M., Clark, C. W., Kilpi, M. & Ydenberg, R. C. 2007: Parental effort and reproductive skew in coalitions of brood-rearing female common eiders. American Naturalist 169: 73-86.

Lehikoinen, A., Kilpi, M. & Öst, M. 2006: Winter climate affects subsequent breeding success of common eiders. Global Change Biology 12: 1355-1365.

Öst, M., Vitikainen, E., Waldeck, P., Sundström, L., Lindström, K., Hollmén, T., Franson, J. C. & Kilpi, M. 2005: Eider females form non-kin brood-rearing coalitions. Molecular Ecology 14: 3903-3908.

Updated 13.6.2018