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Journal Articles

26. Ulgezen ZN, Käpylä T, Meerlo P, Spoelstra K, Visser ME, Dominoni D. 2019. The preference and costs of sleeping under light at night in forest and urban great tits. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20190872.

25. Sbragaglia, V., Nunez, JD, Dominoni, D, et al. 2019. Annual rhythms of temporal niche partitioning in the Sparidae family are correlated to different environmental variables. Scientific Reports 9, 1708.

24. Ouyang, J., Isaksson, C., Schmidt, C., Hutton, P., Bonier, F., Dominoni, D. 2018. A New Framework for Urban Ecology: An Integration of Proximate and Ultimate Responses to Anthropogenic Change. Integrative and Comparative Zoology 58, 915-928.​

23. Ouyang, J., Davies, S., Dominoni, D. 2018. Hormonally mediated effects of artificial light at night on behavior and fitness: linking endocrine mechanisms with function. Journal of Experimental Biology 221, jeb156893.

22. Dominoni, D., Nelson, R.J. 2018. Artificial light at night as an environmental pollutant. Journal of Experimental Zoology A 329, 387-393

21. Dominoni D., de Jong, M., O’Shaughnessy, P., van Oers, K., Smith, B., Bellingham, M., Robinson, J., Visser, M.E., Helm., B.  2018. Dose-response effects of light at night on the reproductive physiology of great tits (Parus major): integrating morphological analyses with candidate gene expression. Journal of Experimental Zoology A 329, 473-487.


20. Hau, M., Dominoni, D., Casagrande, S., Buck, L., Greives, T., Hut, R. 2017. Timing as a sexually selected trait: the right mate at the right moment. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 372, 20160249.


19. Dominoni, D., Akesson, S., Klaassen, R., Spoelstra, K., Bulla, M. 2017. Methods in field chronobiology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 372, 2016247.

18. Capilla-Lasheras, P., Dominoni, D., Babayan, S. A., O’Shaughnessy, P. J., Mladenova, M., Woodford, L., Pollock, C.

J., Barr, T., Baldini, F. and Helm, B. (2017). Elevated Immune Gene Expression Is Associated with Poor Reproductive

Success of Urban Blue Tits. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5, 64.

17. Pollock, C., Helm, B., Capilla, P., McGill, R., Dominoni, D. Integrated behavioural and stable isotope data reveal altered diet and low breeding success in urban-dwelling blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus). Scientific Reports 7, 5014.


16. Welbers, A. A. M. H., van Dis, N. E., Kolvoort, A. M., Ouyang, J., Visser, M. E., Spoelstra, K. and Dominoni, D. 2017.

Artificial Light at Night Reduces Daily Energy Expenditure in Breeding Great Tits (Parus major). Frontiers in Ecology

and Evoution 5, 1–10.

15. Dominoni, D., Greif, S., Nemeth, E., Brumm, H. 2016. Airport noise predicts song timing of European songbirds. Ecology and Evolution 6, 6151-6159

14. Dominoni, D., Borniger, J., Nelson, R. 2016. Light at night, clocks and health: from humans to wild organisms. Biology Letters 12, 20160015.

13. Stevenson, T., Visser, M., Arnold, W., Barrett, P., Biello, S., Dawson, A., Denlinger, D., Dominoni, D. et al. 2015. Disrupted seasonal biology impacts health, food security and ecosystems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282, 20151453.


12. Swaddle, J., Aschehoug, E., Barber, J., Cooper, C., Dominoni, D., et al. 2015. A framework to assess evolutionary responses to anthropogenic light and sound. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30, 550-560.


11. Dominoni, D. 2015. The effects of light pollution on biological rhythms of birds: an integrated, mechanistic perspective. Journal of Ornithology 156, 409-418.


10. Dominoni, D., Partecke, J. 2015. Does light pollution alter daylength? A test using light loggers on free-ranging European blackbirds (Turdus merula). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 370, 20140118.


9. Dominoni, D., Van’t Hof, T., Partecke, J. 2015. Social cues are unlikely to be the single cause for early reproduction in urban European blackbirds (Turdus merula). Physiology and Behavior, 142, 14-19.


8. Dominoni, D., Carmona-Wagner, E.O., Hoffmann, M., Kranstauber, B. & Partecke, J. 2014. Individual-based measurements of light intensity provide new insights into the effects of artificial light at night on daily rhythms of urban-dwelling songbirds. Journal of Animal Ecology 83, 681-692.


7. Dominoni, D. Quetting, M., Partecke, J. 2013. Effects of long-term, chronic light at night on reproductive physiology and molt of European blackbirds (Turdus merula). PLoS One 8, e85069.


6. Dominoni, D., Goymann, W., Helm, B. & Partecke, J. 2013. Urban-like night illumination reduces melatonin release in European blackbirds (Turdus merula): implications of city life for biological time-keeping of songbirds. Frontiers in Zoology 10, 60.


5. Helm, B., Ben-Shlomo, R., Sheriff, M. J., Hut, R. A., Foster, R., Barnes, B. M. & Dominoni, D. 2013. Annual rhythms that underlie phenology: biological time-keeping meets environmental change. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280, 20130016.


4. Kronfeld-Schor, N., Dominoni, D., de la Iglesia, H., Levy, O., Herzog, E. D., Dayan, T. & Helfrich-Förster, C. 2013. Chronobiology by moonlight. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280, 20123088.


3. Dominoni, D., Helm, B., Lehmann, M., Dowse, H. & Partecke, J. 2013. Clocks for the city: circadian differences between forest and city songbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280, 20130593.


2. Dominoni, D. & Partecke, J. 2013. Long-term effects of exposure to artificial light at night on life-history traits of songbirds. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53, E55.


1. Dominoni, D., Quetting, M. & Partecke, J. 2013. Artificial light at night advances avian reproductive physiology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280, 20123017.



2. Szulkin, M., Garroway, C., Dominoni, D. 2019. How to quantify urbanisation for urban evolutionary ecology studies. in Urban Evolutionary Biology, eds Szulkin, Munshi-South and Charmantier, Oxford University Press, in review


1. Dominoni, D. 2017. Ecological effects of light pollution: how can we improve our understanding using light loggers on individual animals? in Ecology and Conservation of Birds In Urban Environments, eds Murgui and Hedblom, Springer-Cham, pp. 251-270.

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