Publications

Kunc HP, McLaughlin KE, Schmidt R (2016) Aquatic noise pollution: implications for individuals, populations, and ecosystems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283:20160839.

Friel M, Kunc HP, Griffin K, Asher L, Collins LM (2016) Acoustic signalling reflects personality in a social mammal. Royal Society Open Science 3:160178.

McLaughlin KE, Kunc HP (2015) Changes in the acoustic environment alter the foraging and sheltering behaviour of the cichlid Amititlania nigrofasciata . Behavioural Processes 116:75-79.

Kunc HP, Lyons GN, Sigwart JD, McLaughlin KE, Houghton JDR (2014) Anthropogenic Noise Affects Behavior across Sensory Modalities. The American Naturalist 184:E93-E100. [pdf]

Schmidt R, Morrison A, Kunc HP (2014) Sexy voices no choices: male song in noise fails to attract females. Animal Behaviour 94:55-59. [pdf]

Kunc HP (2014) Invited Commentary: The effects of anthropogenic noise on fish: a comment on Radford et al. Behavioral Ecology 25:1032. [pdf]

McMullen H, Schmidt R, Kunc HP (2014) Anthropogenic noise affects vocal interactions. Behavioural Processes 103:125-128. [pdf]

Roedel HG, Landmann C, Starkloff, A, Kunc HP, Hudson, R (2013) Absentee, mothering - Not so absent? Responses of European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) mothers to pup distress calls. Ethology 11: 1024-1033. [pdf]

McLaughlin KE, Kunc HP (2013) Experimentally increased noise levels change spatial and singing behaviour. Biology Letters 9: DOI:10.1098/rsbl.2012.0771. [pdf]

Montague MJ, Danek-Gontard M, Kunc HP (2013) Phenotypic plasticity affects the response of a sexually selected trait to anthropogenic noise. Behavioural Ecology 24: 343-348 . [pdf]

Kunc HP (2012) Behavioural responses to a changing world. Invited Book Review. Animal Behaviour 84: 1596-1597. [pdf]

Furrer RD, Kunc HP, Manser MB (2012) Variable initiators of group departure in a cooperative breeder: the influence of sex, age, state and foraging success. Animal Behaviour 84: 205-2012. [pdf]

Naguib M, Kunc HP, Sprau P, Roth T, Amrhein V (2011) Communication networks and spatial ecology in nightingales. Advances in the Study of Behavior 43: 239-271. [pdf]

Gross K, Pasinelli G, Kunc HP (2010) Behavioral plasticity allows short-term adjustments to a novel environment. The American Naturalist 176: 456-464. [pdf]

Madden JR, Kunc HP, English S, Manser MB, Clutton-Brock TH (2009) Do meerkat (Suricata suricatta) pubs exhibit strategic begging behaviour and so exploit adults that feed at relatively high rates?. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63: 1259-1268. [pdf]

Madden JR, Kunc HP, English S, Manser MB, Clutton-Brock TH (2009) Why do meerkat pups stop begging? Animal Behaviour 78: 85-89. [pdf]

Madden JR, Kunc HP, English S, Manser MB, Clutton-Brock TH (2009) Calling in the gap: competition or cooperation in littermates' begging behaviour? Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 276: 1255-1262. [pdf]

Kunc HP, Wolf JBW (2008) Seasonal changes of vocal rates and their relation to territorial status in male Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) . Ethology 114: 381-388. [pdf]

Manser MB, Madden JR, Kunc HP, English S, Clutton-Brock TH (2008) Signals of need in a cooperatively breeding mammal with mobile offspring. Animal Behaviour 76: 1805-1813. [pdf]

English S, Kunc HP, Madden JR, Clutton-Brock TH (2008) Sex differences in responsiveness to begging in a cooperative mammal. Biology Letters 4: 334-337. [pdf]

Schmidt R, Kunc HP, Amrhein V, Naguib M (2008) Aggressive responses to broadband trills are related to subsequent pairing success in nightingales. Behavioral Ecology 19: 635-641. [pdf]

Kunc HP, Madden JR, Manser MB (2007) Begging signals in a mobile feeding system: The evolution of different call types. The American Naturalist 170: 617-624. [pdf]

Kunc HP, Amrhein V, Naguib M (2007) Vocal interactions in common nightingales (Luscinia megarhynchos): males take it easy after pairing. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61: 557-563. [pdf]

Schmidt R, Amrhein V, Kunc HP, Naguib M (2007) The day after: effects of vocal interactions on territory defence in nightingales. Journal of Animal Ecology 76: 168-173. [pdf]

Amrhein V, Kunc HP, Schmidt R, Naguib, M (2007) Temporal patterns of territory settlement and detectability in mated and unmated Nightingales Luscinia megarhynchos. Ibis 149: 237-244. [pdf]

Kunc HP, Foerster K, Vermeirssen E, Kempenaers B (2006) Experimentally elevated testosterone levels do not influence singing behaviour of male blue tits (Parus caeruleus). Ethology 112: 984-992. [pdf]

Schmidt R, Kunc HP, Amrhein V, Naguib M (2006) Responses to interactive playback predict future pairing success in nightingales. Animal Behaviour 72: 1355-1362. [pdf]

Poesel A, Kunc HP, Foerster K, Johnsen A, Kempenaers B (2006) Early birds are sexy: male age, dawn song and extra-pair paternity in blue tits, Cyanistes (formerly Parus) caeruleus. Animal Behaviour 72: 531-538. [pdf]

Kunc HP, Amrhein V, Naguib M (2006) Vocal interactions in nightingales (Luscinia megarhynchos): more aggressive males have higher pairing success. Animal Behaviour 72: 25-30. [pdf]

Kunc HP, Amrhein V, Naguib M (2006) Seasonal changes of dawn song characteristics in nightingales and their relation to breeding cycle and mating status. Animal Behaviour 70: 1265-1271. [pdf]

Kunc HP, Amrhein V, Naguib M (2005) Acoustic features of song categories and their possible implications for communication in the common nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos). Behaviour 142: 1083-1097. [pdf]

Naguib M, Amrhein V, Kunc HP (2004) Spying on neighbours: male songbirds responses to vocal contests in the neighbourhood. Behavioral Ecology 15: 1011-1015. [pdf]

Amrhein V, Kunc HP, Naguib M (2004) Seasonal patterns of singing activity vary with time of day in the nightingale (Luscinia megaryhnchos). The Auk 121: 110-117. [pdf]

Amrhein V, Kunc HP, Naguib M (2004) Non-territorial nightingales use the dawn chorus to prospect territories. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 271: S167-S169. [pdf]

Foerster K, Poesel A, Kunc H, Kempenaers B (2002) The natural plasma testosterone profile of male blue tits during the breeding season and its relation with song output. Journal of Avian Biology 33: 269-275. [pdf]