PDFs of Publications

Karubian Publications

Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment
University of California, Los Angeles, La Kretz Hall, St. 300, Box 951496
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1496 USA

Phone: 310 825 5324
Email: jordank@ucla.edu

Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

(* = undergraduate author)

Webster, M. S., C. W. Varian, and J. Karubian. 2008. Plumage color and reproduction in the redbacked fairy-wren: Why be a dull breeder? Behavioral Ecology. doi:10.1093/beheco/arn015.

Karubian, J., T. S. Sillett, and M. S. Webster. 2008. The effects of delayed plumage maturation on aggression and survival in male red-backed fairy-wrens. Behavioral Ecology. doi:10.1093/beheco/arm159.

Karubian, J. 2008. Changes in breeding status are associated with rapid bill darkening in male red-backed fairy-wrens Malurus melanocephalus. The Journal of Avian Biology doi: 10.1111/j.2007.0908-8857.04161.x

Karubian, J. and L. Carrasco. 2008. Home Range and Habitat Preferences of the Banded Ground-cuckoo (Neomorphus radiolosus). The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120(1):205–209.

Karubian, J., L. Carrasco*, D. Cabrera, A. Cook*, and J. Olivo. 2007. Nesting biology of the banded-ground cuckoo. Wilson Journal of Ornithology, In Press.

Karubian, J., J. Fabarra*, D. Yunes*, J. Jorgenson, D. Romo, and T. Smith. 2005. Temporal and spatial patterns of macaw abundance in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Condor 107(3):617-626.

Karubian, J., G. Casteneda*, J.F. Freile*, T. Santander*, and T.B. Smith. 2003. Breeding biology and nesting behavior of the long-wattled umbrellabird Cephalopterus penduliger in northwestern Ecuador. Bird Conservation International 13:351-360.

Karubian, J. 2002. Costs and benefits of variable breeding plumage in the red-backed fairy-wren. Evolution 56(8): 1673-1682.

Karubian, J. and A. Alvarado*. 2002. Testing the function of petal displays in the red-backed fairy-wren. Emu 103:87-92.

Karubian, J, and J.P. Swaddle. 2001. Selection on females can lead to ‘larger males’. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London(B) 268:725-728.

Karubian, J. 2001. Social organization and mating system of the Striated Grasswren. Condor 103:412-418.

Swaddle, J.P., J. Karubian, and S. Pruett-Jones. 2000. A novel pattern of reversed sexual dimorphism in fairy-wrens: implications for sexual selection. Behavioral Ecology 11:345-349.

Wetterer, J.K., A.L. Wetterer, C. Rumbaitis-del Rio, C. Chang, G. Vega, L.L. Manne, J. Aukema, J. Karubian, A. Sloan, & M. Desai. 2000. Diel shifts in treehopper-tending by wasps and ants in Costa Rica. Sociobiology 36(1), 123-131.

Hall, L.S. and J. Karubian. 1996. Breeding behavior of the elegant trogon in southeast Arizona. Auk 113:143-150.


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