Publications

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Gardner JL, Rowley E, de Rebeira P, de Rebeira A, Brouwer L. (2017). Effects of extreme weather on two sympatric Australian passerine bird species. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, in press

Little R, Gardner JL, Amano T, Delhey K, Peters A. (2017). Are long-term widespread avian body size changes related to food availability? A test using contemporaneous changes in carotenoid-based colour. Ecology and Evolution, in press

Gardner JL, Symonds MRE,  Joseph L, Ikin K, Stein J, Kruuk LEB. (2016). Spatial variation in avian bill size is associated with humidity in summer among Australian passerines. Climate Change Responses 3: 11

Gardner JL, Amano T, Sutherland WJ, Clayton M, Peters A. (2016). Individual and demographic consequences of reduced body condition following repeated exposure to high temperatures. Ecology 97: 786-795

Campbell-Tennant DJE, Gardner JL, Kearney MR, Symonds MRE. (2015). Climate-related variation, and evidence for increases in bill size over the past century in Australian parrot species. Journal of Biogeography 42: 1163–1175

Gardner JL, Amano T, Mackey BG, Sutherland WJ, Clayton M, Peters A. (2014). Dynamic size responses to climate change: prevailing effects of rising temperature drive long-term body size increases in a semi-arid passerine. Global Change Biology 20: 2062-2075 

Gardner JL, Amano T, Sutherland WJ, Joseph L, Peters A. (2014). Are Natural History Collections coming to an end as time-series? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12: 436-438

Gardner JL, Amano T, Backwell PRY, Ikin K, Sutherland WJ, Peters A. (2014). Temporal patterns of avian body size reflect linear size responses to broadscale environmental change over the last 50 years. Journal of Avian Biology 45: 529-535

Joseph L, Toon A, Nyari AS, Longmore NW, Rowe KMC, Haryoko T, Trueman J, Gardner JL. (2014). A new synthesis of the molecular systematics and biogeography of honeyeaters (Passeriformes: Meliphagidae) highlights biogeographical complexity of a spectacular avian radiation. Zoologica Scripta 43: 235-248

Johnson L, Mantle B, Gardner J, Backwell P. (2013). Morphometric measurements of dragonfly wings: the accuracy of pinned, scanned and detached measurement methods. ZooKeys 276: 77-84

Gardner JL, Peters A, Kearney MR, Joseph L, Heinsohn R. (2011). Declining body size: a third universal response to warming? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 26: 285-291.

Gardner JL, Kearney MR, Peters A, Joseph L, Heinsohn R. (2011). Mechanisms and consequences of changing body size: reply to Bickford et al. and McCauley and Mabry. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 26: 555-556

Fallow PM, Gardner JL, Magrath RD. (2011). Sound familiar? Acoustic similarity provokes antipredator responses to unfamiliar heterospecific alarm calls. Behavioral Ecology 22: 401-41

Gardner JL, Marsack PR. (2011). Effects of Climate Change on Birds. Book Review, Emu 111: 371-372

Gardner JL, Trueman JWH, Ebert D, Joseph L, Magrath RD. (2010). Phylogeny and evolution of the Meliphagoidea, the largest radiation of Australasian songbirds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55: 1087–1102

Gardner JL, Heinsohn R, Joseph L. (2009). Shifting latitudinal clines in avian body size correlate with global warming in Australian passerines. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 276: 3845-3852

Magrath RD, Pitcher BJ, Gardner JL. (2009). An avian eavesdropping network: alarm signal reliability and heterospecific response. Behavioral Ecology 20: 745-752

Magrath RD, Pitcher BJ, Gardner JL. (2009). Recognition of other species’ aerial alarm calls: speaking the same language or learning another? Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 276: 769-774

Gardner JL, Marsack PR, Blackmore CJ. (2008). Timing and sequence of moult, and the trade-off with breeding, in the speckled warbler (Chthonicola sagittata). Emu 108: 90-96

Russell AF, Langmore NE, Gardner JL., Kilner RM. (2008). Maternal investment tactics in superb fairy-wrens. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 275: 29-36

Gardner J, Marsack P, Trueman J, Calcott B, Heinsohn R. (2007). Story-telling: an essential part of science. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 22: 510

Gardner JL, Heinsohn RG. (2007). Probable consequences of high female mortality for speckled warblers living in habitat remnants. Biological Conservation 135: 489-499

Gardner JL. (2007). Predation risk is unlikely to account for the failure of subordinate speckled warblers to help at the nest. Journal of Avian Biology 38: 443-449

Magrath RD, Pitcher BJ, Gardner JL. (2007). A mutual understanding? Interspecific responses by birds to each other’s aerial alarm calls. Behavioral Ecology 18: 944-951

Gardner JL. (2007). Ptilochronology: Feather time and the biology of birds. Book review, Emu 107: 75-76

Gardner JL, Marsack PR. (2006). Why might speckled warblers be declining? Observations from the ACT. Canberra Bird Notes 31: 129-135

Gardner JL. (2005). Assessing the impact of habitat loss on woodland birds: new directions. In The State of Australia’s Birds 2005 Woodlands and Birds. Supplement to Wingspan 15(4): 26

Gardner JL, Magrath RD, Olsen PD. (2004). Speckled warblers break cooperative rules: absence of helping in a group-living member of the Pardalotidae. Animal Behaviour 67: 719-728

Gardner JL. (2004). Winter flocking behaviour of speckled warblers and the Allee effect. Biological Conservation 118: 195-204

Gardner JL, Marsack PR. (2004). Australian Birds and their Nests and Eggs. Book review, Canberra Bird Notes 29: 151-152

Gardner JL, Magrath RD, Kokko H. (2003). Stepping stones of life: natal dispersal in the group-living but noncooperative speckled warbler. Animal Behaviour 66: 521-530

Gardner J. (2003) Flocking for survival. Wingspan 13: 5

Gardner JL. (2002). Speckled Warbler. In P.J. Higgins and J. Peter (Eds). Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds, Volume 6: Pardalotes to Shrike-thrushes. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [Social Organization, Social Behaviour & Breeding sections]

Gardner JL. (2002). Breeding biology of the speckled warbler, Chthonicola sagittata. Australian Journal of Zoology 50: 169-181

Magrath RD, Leedman AW, Gardner JL, Giannasca A, Nathan AC, Yezerinac SM, Nicholls JA. (2000). Life in the slow lane: Reproductive life history of the White-browed Scrubwren, an Australian endemic. The Auk 117: 479-489

Gardner JL. (1998). Experimental evidence for edge-related predation in a fragmented agricultural landscape. Australian Journal of Ecology 23: 311-321

Gardner J, Legge S, Double M. (1998). Rigging an aerial mistnet. Western Banders News.

Gardner JL, Serena M. (1995). Spatial organisation and movement patterns of adult male platypus, Ornithorynchus anatinus (Monotremata: Ornithorynchidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 43: 91-103

Gardner JL, Serena M. (1995). Observations on activity patterns, population and den characteristics of the water rat Hydromys chrysogaster along Badger Creek, Victoria. Australian Mammalogy 18: 71-75

Calver MC, King DR, Gardner JL, Martin G. (1990). Total food consumption of some native Australian small mammals in the laboratory. Australian Mammalogy 14: 139-142

Calver MC, King DR, Bradley JS, Gardner JL, Martin G. (1989). An assessment of the potential target specificity of 1080 predator baiting in Western Australia. Australian Wildlife Research 16: 625-638

Calver MC, McIlroy JC, King DR, Bradley JS, Gardner JL. (1989). Assessment of an approximate lethal dose technique for determining the relative susceptibility of non-target species to 1080 toxin. Australian Wildlife Research 16: 33-40

King DR, Twigg LE, Gardner JL. (1989). Tolerance to sodium monofluoroacetate in dasyurids from Western Australia. Australian Wildlife Research 16: 131-40

Theses and Reports

Gardner JL. (2003). Social behaviour and breeding biology of the speckled warbler. PhD Thesis, Australian National University

Gardner JL. (1995). Predation of birds’ nests relative to habitat edge: an experiment. Graduate Diploma Thesis, Australian National University

Gardner JL. (2003). Eight-part test for the effect of a proposed housing development on a population of speckled warblers, Chthonicola sagittata. Unpublished Report for Australian Botanical Survey

Rowell A, Gardner J. (1997). Speckled Warbler Survey in Red Hill Reserve / Federal Golf Course Area, September 1997. Unpublished Report for Bligh Voller Nield

Serena M, Gardner J. (1993). Badger Creek Don Road Corridor Management Plan. Resources assessment: fauna. Healesville Sanctuary, Victoria