(network members in bold)


Baert, J., Stienen, E.W.M., Verbruggen, F., Van de Weghe, N., Lens, L. & W. Müller. Spatial knowledge shapes intra- and inter-individual variation in migration costs within a differential migrant population. Behav. Ecol. 33(1):263-270.

Sotillo, A., Baert, J., Müller, W., Stienen, E.W.M., Shamoun-Baranes, J., Soares Amadeu, A.M.V.M. & L. Lens (2022). Weather- and human-related shifts in feeding conditions promote the use of built-up areas by an avian opportunist. Landsc. Urb. planning 217:104268.


Brown, J., van Loon, E., Bouten, W., Camphuysen, C., Lens, L., Müller, W., Thaxter, C. & J. Shamoun-Baranes (2021). Long-distance migrants vary migratory behaviour as much as short-distance migrants: An individual-level comparison from a seabird species with diverse migration strategies. J. Anim. Ecol. 90:1058-1070.

Kavelaars, M.M., Baert, J., Van Malderen, J., Stienen, E.W.M., Shamoun-Baranes, J., Lens, L. & W. Müller (2021). Simultaneously GPS-tracking of gull pairs: parents coordinate their care, but do not co-adjust their efforts from trip to trip. Mov. Ecol., 9:42.

Martin-Velez, V., van Leeuwen, C.H.A., Sanchez, M.I., Hortas, F., Shamoun-Baranes, J., Thaxter, C.B., Lens, L., Camphuysen, C.J. & A.J. Green, AJ (2021). Spatial patterns of weed dispersal by wintering gulls within and beyond an agricultural landscape. J. Ecology 109: 1947-1958.

Shamoun-Baranes, J., Bauer, S., Chapman, J.W., Desmet, P., Dokter, A.M., Farnsworth, A., Haest, B., Koistinen, J., Kranstauber, B., Liechti, F., Mason, T.H.E., Nilsson, C., Nussbaumer, R., Schmid, B., Weisshaupt, N. & H. Leijnse (2021). Weather radars' role in biodiversity monitoring.  Science 372: 248-248.

Corradini, A., Randles, M., Pedrotti, L., van Loon, E., Passoni, G., Oberosler, V., Rovero, F., Tattoni, C., Ciolli, M. & F. Cagnacci (2021). Effects of cumulated outdoor activity on wildlife habitat use.  Biol. Cons.253: 108818.

Baert, J., Stienen, E.W.M., Verbruggen, F., Van de Weghe, N., Lens, L. & W. Müller (2021). Context-dependent specialisation drives temporal dynamics in intra- and inter-individual variation in foraging behaviour within a generalist bird population. OIKOS 130: 1272–1283.


Vanermen, N., Courtens, W., Daelemans, R., Lens, L., Müller, W., Vandewalle, M., Verstraete, H., E.W.M. Stienen (2020). Attracted to the outside: a meso-scale response pattern of lesser black-backed gulls at an offshore wind farm revealed by GPS telemetry. ICES J. Marine Sci. 77:701–710.

Piano, E., Souffreau, C., Merckx, T., Baardsen, L., Backeljau, T., Bonte, D., Brans, K., Cours, M., Dahirel, M., Debortoli, N., Decaestecker, E., De Wolf, K., Engelen, J., Fontaneto, D., Gianuca, A., Govaert, L., Hanashiro, F., Higuti, J., Lens, L., Martens, K., Matheve, H., Matthysen, E., Pinseel, E., Sablon, R., Schön, I., Stoks, R., Van Doninck, K., Van Dyck, H., Vanormelingen, P., Van Wichelen, J., Vyverman, W., De Meester, L. & Hendrickx, F. (2020). Urbanization drives cross-taxon declines in abundance and diversity at multiple spatial scales. Global Change Biology 26 (3): 1196-1211.

Reyserhove, L., Desmet, P., Oldoni, D., Adriaens, T., Strubbe, D., Davis, A.J.S., Vanderhoeven, S., Verloove, F., Groom, Q. (2020). A checklist recipe: making species data open and FAIR. Database 2020, 1–12.

Kavelaars, M.M., Baert, J., Stienen, E.W.M., Shamoun-Baranes, J., Lens, L. & W. Müller (2020). Breeding habitat loss reveals limited foraging flexibility and increases foraging effort in a colonial breeding seabird. Mov. Ecol. 8:45.

Teyssier, A., Matthysen, E., Salleh Hudin, N., de Neve, L, White, J. & L. Lens (2020). Diet contributes to urban-induced alterations in gut microbiota: experimental evidence from a wild passerine. Proc. R. Soc. B – Biol. Sci. 287 (1920): 20192182.

De Groeve, J., Cagnacci, F., Ranc, N., Bonnot, N.C., Gehr, B., Heurich, M., Hewison, A.J.M., Kroeschel, M., Linnell, J.D.C., Morellet, N., Mysterud, A., Sandfort, R. & N. Van de Weghe (2020). Individual Movement-Sequence Analysis Method (IM-SAM): characterizing spatio-temporal patterns of animal habitat use across landscapes. Inter. J. Geograph. Inf. Sci. 34: 1530-1551.

Cousseau, L., Hammers, M., Van de Loock, D., Apfelbeck, B., Githiru, M., Matthysen, E. & L. Lens (2020). Habitat fragmentation shapes natal dispersal and sociality in an Afrotropical cooperative breeder. Proc. R. Soc. B – Biol. Sci.  287 (1941): 20202428.

Fastre, C., Possingham, H.P., Strubbe, D. & E. Matthysen (2020). Identifying trade-offs between biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services delivery for land-use decisions. Sci. Rep. 10:7971.


Sotillo, A., Baert, J.M., Müller, W., Stienen, E.W.M., Soares, A.M.V.M., & L. Lens (2019). Time and energy costs of different foraging choices in an avian generalist species. Mov. Ecol. 7:41.

Kavelaars, M.M., Lens, L. & W. Müller (2019). Sharing the burden: On the division of parental care and vocalizations during incubation. Behav. Ecol. 30 (4): 1062-1068.

Strubbe, D., White, R., Edelaar, P., Rahbek, C., & A. Shwartz, (2019).  Advancing impact assessments of non-native species: strategies for strengthening the evidence-base. Neobiota 51: 41-64.

Sotillo, A., Baert, J.M., Müller, W., Stienen, E.W.M., Soares, A.M.V.M. & L. Lens (2019). Recently-adopted foraging strategies constrain early chick development in a coastal breeding gull. PeerJ 7:e7250.

Van den Bosch, M., Baert, J.M., Müller, W., Lens, L. & E.W.M. Stienen (2019). Specialization reduces foraging effort and improves breeding performance in a generalist bird. Behav. Ecol. 30 (3): 792-800.

Martin-Velez, V., Sanchez, M.I., Shamoun-Baranes, J., Thaxter, C.B., Stienen, E.W.M., Camphuysen, K.C.J. & A.J. Green (2019). Quantifying nutrient inputs by gulls to a fluctuating lake, aided by movement ecology methods. Freshwater Biol. 64: 1821-1832.