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Selected Publications

McClune, D.W., Kostka, B., Delahay, R.J., Montgomery, W.I., Marks, N.J., Scantlebury, D.M. (2015). Winter Is Coming: Seasonal Variation in Resting Metabolic Rate of the European Badger (Meles meles).  PLOS ONE, 10(9): e0135920.

Wright, D.M., Reid, N., Montgomery, W.I., Allen, A.R., Skuce, R.A., Kao, R.R. (2015). Herd-level bovine tuberculosis risk factors: assessing the role of low-level badger population disturbance.  Scientific Reports, 5: 13062.

Beatty, G.E., Brown, J.A., Cassidy, E.M., Finlay, C.M.V., McKendrick, L. Montgomery, W.I., Reid, N., Tosh, D.G. (Tosh, David G.), Provan, J. (2015). Lack of genetic structure and evidence for long-distance dispersal in ash (Fraxinus excelsior) populations under threat from an emergent fungal pathogen: implications for restorative planting.  Tree Genetics and Genomics, 11(3): 1-13.

Leach, K., Kelly, R., Cameron, A., Montgomery, W.I., Reid, N. (2015). Expertly Validated Models and Phylogenetically-Controlled Analysis Suggests Responses to Climate Change Are Related to Species Traits in the Order Lagomorpha.  PLOS ONE, 10: e0122267.

Boston, E.S.M., Montgomery, W.I., Hynes, R., Prodohl, P.A. (2015). New insights on postglacial colonization in western Europe: the phylogeography of the Leisler's bat (Nyctalus leisleri).  Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 282: 2605.

Leach, K., Montgomery, W.I., Reid, N. (2015). Biogeography, macroecology and species' traits mediate competitive interactions in the order Lagomorpha.  Mammal Review, 45: 88-102.

Caravaggi, A., Montgomery, W.I., Reid, N. (2015). Range expansion and comparative habitat use of insular, congeneric lagomorphs: invasive European hares Lepus europaeus and endemic Irish hares Lepus timidus hibernicus.  Biological Invasions, 17: 687-698.

Montgomery, W.I., Montgomery, S.S.J., Reid, N. (2015). Invasive alien species disrupt spatial and temporal ecology and threaten extinction in an insular, small mammal community.  Biological Invasions, 17: 179-189.

Rooney, E., Reid, N., Montgomery, W.I., (2015). Supplementary feeding increases Common Buzzard Buteo buteo productivity but only in poor-quality habitat.  Ibis, 157, 181-185.

Reid, N., Lundy, M.G., Hayden, B., Waterman, T., Looney, D., Lynn, D., Marnell, F., McDonald, R.A., Montgomery, W.I. (2014). Covering over the cracks in conservation assessments at EU interfaces: A cross-jurisdictional ecoregion scale approach using the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra).  Ecological Indicators, 45: 93-102.

Montgomery, W.I., Provan, J., McCabe, A.M., Yalden, D.W. (2014). Origin of British and Irish mammals: disparate post-glacial colonisation and species introductions.  Quaternary Science Reviews, 98: 144-165.

McDevitt, A.D, Montgomery, W.I., Tosh, D.G, Lusby, J., Reid, N., White, T.A., McDevitt, C.D., O'Halloran, J., Searle, J.B., Yearsley, J.M. (2014). Invading and Expanding: Range Dynamics and Ecological Consequences of the Greater White-Toothed Shrew (Crocidura russula) Invasion in Ireland  PLOS ONE, 9: e100403.

George, S.C., Smith, T.E., Mac Cana, P.S., Coleman, R., Montgomery, W.I., (2014). Physiological stress in the Eurasian badger (Meles meles): Effects of host, disease and environment.  General and Comparative Endocrinology, 200: 54-60.

Collins, L.M., Warnock, N.D., Tosh, D.G., McInnes, C., Everest, D., Montgomery, W.I., Scantlebury, M., Marks, N., Dick, J.T.A., Reid, N. (2014). Squirrelpox Virus: Assessing Prevalence, Transmission and Environmental Degradation.  PLOS ONE, 9: e89521.

Reid, N., Lundy, M.G., Hayden, B., Lynn, D., Marnell, F., McDonald, R.A., Montgomery, W.I. (2013). Detecting detectability: identifying and correcting bias in binary wildlife surveys demonstrates their potential impact on conservation assessments.  European Journal of Wildlife Research, 59: 869-879.

Scott, D.D., Fitzpatrick, S., Bailie, D.A., Boston, E.S.M, Lundy, M.G., Buckley, D.J., Teeling, E.C., Montgomery, W.I., Prodohl, P.A. (2013). Isolation and characterization of eight polymorphic microsatellite loci for Natterer's bat, Myotis nattereri (Vespertilionidae, Chiroptera).  Conservations Genetic Resources, 5: 643-645.

Sherwin, H.A, Montgomery, W.I., Lundy, M.G. (2013). The impact and implications of climate change for bats.  Mammal Review, 43: 171-182.

Rooney, E., Montgomery, W.I., (2013). Diet diversity of the Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) in a vole-less environment.  Bird Study, 60147-155.

Reid, N., Thompson, D., Hayden, B., Marnell, F., Montgomery, W.I. (2013). Review and quantitative meta-analysis of diet suggests the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) is likely to be a poor bioindicator.  Ecological Indicators, 26: 5-13.

Lundy, M.G., Harrison, A., Buckley, D.J., et al. (2013). Prey field switching based on preferential behaviour can induce Levy flights.  Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 10.

White, T.A., Lundy, M.G., Montgomery, W.I., et al. (2012). Range expansion in an invasive small mammal: influence of life-history and habitat quality.  Biological Invasions 14: 2203-2215.

Montgomery, W.I., Lundy, M.G., Reid, N. (2012). Invasional meltdown': evidence for unexpected consequences and cumulative impacts of multispecies invasions.  Biological Invasions, 14: 1111-1125.

Boston, E.M., Roué, S.G. Montgomery, W.I., Prodöhl, P.A. (2012). Kinship, parentage and temporal stability in nursery colonies of Leisler's bat (Nyctalus leisleri).  Behavioural Ecology, (in press).

Harrison, A.J, Montgomery, W.I., Bown, K.J. (2011). Investigating the persistence of tick-borne pathogens via the R-0 model.  Parasitology, 138: 896-905.

Lundy, M.G, Montgomery, W.I., Russ, J. (2010). Climate change-linked range expansion of Nathusius' pipistrelle bat, Pipistrellus nathusii (Keyserling & Blasius, 1839)  Journal of Biogeography, 37: 2232-2242.

Reid, N., McDonald, R.A, Montgomery, W.I., (2010). Homogeneous habitat can meet the discrete and varied resource requirements of hares but may set an ecological trap.  Biological Conservation, 143, 1701-1706.

Harrison, A., Scantlebury, D.M, Montgomery, W.I. (2010). Body mass and sex-biased parasitism in wood mice Apodemus sylvaticus.  Oikos, 119: 1099-1104.

Lundy, L., Montgomery, W.I. (2010). A multi-scale analysis of the habitat associations of European otter and American mink and the implications for farm scale conservation schemes.  Biodiversity and Conservation, 19: 3849-3859.

Bollache, L, Dick, J.T.A, Farnsworth, K.D, Montgomery, W.I. (2008). Comparison of the functional responses of invasive and native amphipods.  Biology Letters, 4(2): 166-169.

Reid, N, McDonald, R, Montgomery, W.I. (2007). Mammals and agri-environment schemes: hare haven or pest paradise?  Journal of Applied Ecology, 44: 1200-1208.

Stokes, K.E, O'Neill, K, Montgomery, W.I., Dick, J.T.A, Maggs, C, McDonald, R.A. (2006). The importance of stakeholder engagement in invasive species management: A cross-jurisdictional perspective in Ireland.  Biodiversity and Conservation, 15: 2829-2852.

Prenter, J., Elwood, R.W., Montgomery, W.I. (1998). No association between sexual size dimorphism and life histories in spiders.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 265: 57-62.

Montgomery, W.I., Wilson W.L., Elwood, R.W. (1997). Spatial regulation and population growth in the wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus: experimental manipulations of males and females in natural populations.  Journal of Animal Ecology, 66(5): 755-768.

Montgomery, W.I., Dowie, M. (1993). The distribution and population regulation of the wood mouse Apodemus sylvaticus on field boundaries of pastoral farmland.  Journal of Applied Ecology, 30: 783-791.

Gregory, I., Montgomery, S.S.J., Montgomery, W.I. (1992). Population biology of Heligmosomoides polygyrus (Nematoda) in the wood mouse.  Journal of Animal Ecology, 61: 749-757.

Montgomery, W.I., (1989). Population regulation in the wood mouse, Apodemus sylvaticus. 1. Density dependence in the annual cycle of abundance.  Journal of Animal Ecology, 58(2): 465-475.

Montgomery, W.I., (1989). Population regulation in the wood mouse, Apodemus sylvaticus. 2. Density dependence in spatial distribution and reproduction.  Journal of Animal Ecology, 58(2): 477-494.