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Publications

van Toor, M., Hedenstrom, A., Waldenstrom, J., Fiedler, W., Holland, R.A., Thorup, K.T., Wikelski, M. (2013). Flexibility of continental navigation and migration in European mallards.  PLoS One, 8: e72629.

Holland, R.A., Filannino, C. and Gagliardo, A. (2013). A magnetic pulse does not affect pigeon homing navigation: a GPS tracking experiment. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216: 2192-2200.

Holland, R.A. and Helm, B. (2013). A magnetic pulse affects the precision of departure direction of adult but not juvenile migrating birds. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 10: 20121047.

Thorup, K.T., Ortvad, T.E, Holland R.A., Rabol, J., Kristensen, M. and Wikelski, M. (2012). Orientation of vagrant birds on the Faroe Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Ornithology, 153: 1261-1265.

Holland R.A., Meyer, C.F.J., Kalko, E.K.V., Kays, R. and Wikelski, M. (2011). Emergence time and foraging activity in Pallas Mastiff Bat, Molossus molossus (Chiroptera, Molossidae) in relation to sunset/ sunrise and phase of the moon. Acta Chiropterologica, 13: 399-404.

Guilford, T., Akesson, S., Gagliardo, A., Holland R.A., Mouritsen, H., Muheim, R., Wiltschko, R., Wiltschko, W. and Bingham, V.P. (2011). Migratory navigation in birds: new opportunities in an era of fast-developing tracking technology. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214: 3705-3712.

Thorup, K.T., Ortvad, T.E, Rabol, J., Holland R.A., Tottrup, A.P. and Wikelski, M. (2011). Juvenile songbirds compensate for displacement of Oceanis Islands during autumn migration. PLoS One, 6: e17906.

Thorup, K.T., Holland R.A., Tottrup, A.P. and Wikelski, M. (2010). Understanding the migratory orientation program of birds: extending laboratory studies to study free flying migrants in a natural setting.  Integrative and Comparative Biology, 50: 315-322.

Holland R.A. (2010). Orientation and Navigation in bats.  The Encyclopaedia of Animal Behaviour, Volume 1: pp 177-185.

Holland R.A. (2010). Differential effects of magnetic pulses on the departure directions of naturally migrating birds.  Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 7: 1617-1625.

Wikelski, M., Moxley, J. Eaton-Mordas, A., López-Uribe, M.M., Holland, R., Moskowitz, D., Roubik, D.W. and Kays, R. (2010). Large-range Movements of Neotropical Orchid Bees Observed via Radio Telemetry.  PLoS One, 5: e10738.

Holland R.A., Borissilov, I. and Siemers, B. (2010). A nocturnal mammal, the greater mouse eared bat, calibrates a magnetic compass by the sun.  PNAS, 107: 6941-6945.

Holland R.A., Wikelski, M., Kumeth, F. and Bosque, C. (2009). The secret life of Oilbirds: new insights into the behaviour of a unique avian frugivore.  PLoS One, 4: e8264.

Holland R.A. and Wikelski, M. (2009). Studying the migratory behavior of individual bats: current techniques and future directions.  Journal of Mammalogy, 90: 1324-1329.

Holland R.A., Thorup, K., Gagliardo, A., Bisson, I., Knecht, E., Mizrahi, D. and Wikelski, M. (2009). Testing the role of sensory systems in the migratory heading of a songbird.  Journal of Experimental Biology, 212: 4065-4071.

Bisson, I., Safi, K. and Holland R.A. (2009). Mapping the evolution of migration in bats.  PLoS One, 4: e7504.

Thorup, K and Holland R.A. (2009). The bird GPS.  Journal of Experimental Biology, 212: 3597-3604.

Holland R.A. (2008). Blind as a bat? The sensory basis of orientation and navigation at night. In the neurobiology of Umwelt: how animals perceive the world. A. Berthoz and Y. Christen, Eds. Foundation Ipsen, Springer.

Holland R.A., Kirschvink, J.L., Doak, T. and Wikelski, M. (2008). Bats use magnetite to detect the Earth's magnetic field.  PLoS One, 3: e1676.

Thorup, K., Bisson, I., Bowlin, M, Holland R.A., Ramenofsky, M., Wingfield, J. and Wikelski, M. (2007). Migration routes of adult and juvenile white-crowned sparrows differ after continent-wide displacement during migration.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 104: 18115-18119.

Holland R.A., Thorup, K. and Wikelski, M. (2007). Where the wild things go.  Biologist, 54: 2-7.

Holland R.A. and Waters, D.A. (2007). The effect of familiarity on echolocation in the Megachiropteran bat Rousettus aegyptiacus.  Behaviour, 144: 1053-1064.

Holland, R.A. (2007). Orientation and navigation in bats: known unknowns or unknown unknowns?  Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 61: 653-660.

Holland R.A., Thorup, K., Vonhof, M., Cochran, W.W., and Wikelski, M. (2006). Navigation-Bat orientation using Earth's magnetic field.  Nature, 444: 702.

Holland R.A., Wikelski, M. and Wilcove, D (2006). How and why do insects migrate?  Science, 313: 794-796.

Holland R.A. and Waters, D.A. (2005). Echolocation calls and pinnae movement in the fruitbat, Rousettus aegyptiacus.  Acta Chiropterologica, 7: 83-90.

Holland R.A., Winter, P. and Waters D.A. (2005). Sensory systems and spatial memory in the fruit bat Rousettus aegyptiacus. Ethology, 111: 715-725.

Holland R.A., Waters, D.A. and Rayner, J.M.V. (2004). Echolocation call structure in the Megachiropteran bat Rousettus aegyptiacus.  Journal of Experimental Biology, 207: 4361-4369.

Holland R.A. (2003). The role of visual landmarks in the avian familiar area map.  Journal of Experimental Biology, 206: 1773-1778.

Holland R.A., Bonadona, F., Dall'Antonia, L., Benvenuti, S., Burt de Perera, T.M. & Guilford, T.C. (2000). Short distance phase shifts revisited: tracking clock-shifted homing pigeons close to the loft.  Ibis, 142: 111-119.

Bonadona, F., Holland R.A., Dall'Antonia, L., Guilford, T. and Benvenuti, S (2000). Tracking clock-shifted homing pigeons from familiar release sites.  Journal of Experimental Biology, 203: 207-212.

Guilford, T.C. Gagliardo, A., Benvenuti, S., Burt, T.M. & Holland R.A. (1998). Preliminary evidence that homing pigeons use olfactory cues for navigation in England.  Journal of Experimental Biology, 201: 895-900.

Burt, T.M, Holland R.A. & Guilford T.C. (1997). The visual box effect in pigeon homing is not an artefact of restricted access to environmental odours.  Animal Behaviour, 53: 1203-1209.