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Complete publication list

Allen AJ, Harper DGC (2000) Foraging Blue Tits Parus caeruleus may trade-off calorific value of food items and distance from cover. Bird Study 47: 232-234.


Brickle NW, Harper DGC (1999) Diet of nestling Corn Buntings Miliaria calandra in southern England examined by compositional analysis. Bird Study 46: 319-329.


Brickle NW, Harper DGC (2000) Habitat use by Corn Buntings Miliaria calandra in winter and summer. In Aebischer NJ, Evans AD., Grice PV, Vickery JA (eds) Ecology and Conservation of Lowland Farmland Birds. British Ornithologists' Union, Tring, p:156-164.


Brickle NW, Harper DGC (2002) Agricultural intensification and the timing of breeding of Corn Buntings Miliaria calandra. Bird Study 49: 219-228.


Brickle NW, Harper DGC, Aebischer NJ, Cockayne SJ (2000) Effects of agricultural intensification on the breeding success of corn buntings Miliaria calandra. Journal of Applied Ecology 37: 742-755.


Fennessy G, Harper DGC (2002) European Robin Erithacus rubecula. In Wernham C, Baillie SR (eds) The Migration Atlas of Birds in Britain and Ireland. Poyser, London, p: 345-349.


Gosler AG, Harper DGC (2000) Assessing the heritability of body condition in birds: a challenge exemplified by the Great Tit Parus major L. (Aves) Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 71: 103-117.


Harper DGC (1982) Competitive foraging in Mallards - ideal free ducks. Animal Behaviour 30: 575-584.


Harper DGC (1984) Moult interruption in passerines resident in Britain. Ringing & Migration 5: 101-104.


Harper DGC (1985) Pairing strategies and mate choice in female Robins Erithacus rubecula. Animal Behaviour 33: 862-875.


Harper DGC (1985) Interactions between adult Robins and chicks belonging to other pairs. Animal Behaviour 33: 876-884.


Harper DGC (1985) How do male Robins Erithacus rubecula discover that their chicks have hatched. Ibis 127: 262-266.


Harper DGC (1985) Brood division in Robins. Animal Behaviour: 33: 466-480.


Harper DGC (1985) Kingfisher capturing dragonfly on perch. British Birds 78: 665.


Harper DGC (1985) Bathing behaviour of Kingfishers. British Birds 78: 666.


Harper DGC (1986) Communal roosting by Robins Erithacus rubecula. Bird Study 33: 223-226.


Harper DGC (1986) Models of harem formation. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 1: 141.


Harper DGC (1986) Robin Erithacus rubecula. In Lack P (ed) The Atlas of Wintering Birds in Britain and Ireland. Poyser, Calton, p 312-313.


Harper DGC (1986) Two male Blackcaps at one nest. British Birds 79: 136.


Harper DGC (1986) Abnormal duration of parental care by male Blackbird. British Birds 79: 249.


Harper DGC (1986) Bigyny by male Treecreeper British Birds 79: 250.


Harper DGC (1988) Robin Erithacus rubecula: Movements; Behaviour; Voice. In Cramp S (ed) Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume V. Oxford University Press, Oxford, p 598-612.


Harper DGC (1988) Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti: Movements. In Cramp S (ed) Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume V. Oxford University Press, Oxford, p 822-824


Harper DGC (1988) Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens: Movements. In Cramp S (ed) Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume V. Oxford University Press, Oxford, p 860-861


Harper DGC (1988) Hume’s Wheatear Oenanthe alboniger: Movements. In Cramp S (ed) Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume V. Oxford University Press, Oxford, p 873


Harper DGC (1988) Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura : Movements. In Cramp S (ed) Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume V. Oxford University Press, Oxford, p 886


Harper DGC (1988) Blue Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis: Movements. In Cramp S (ed) Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume V. Oxford University Press, Oxford, p 886.


Harper DGC (1989) Individual territories in the European Robin. Acta XIX Congressus Internationalis Ornithologici, 2: 2355-2363.


Harper DGC (1991) Communication. In Krebs JR, Davies NB (eds) Behavioural Ecology. Blackwell, Oxford, p.374-397


Harper DGC (1991) Two male Kestrels at same nest. British Birds 84: 221-222.


Harper DGC (1991) Wren excavating nest. British Birds 84: 344.


Harper DGC (1992) ‘Third bird’ copulating at Carrion Crow nest. British Birds 85: 88.


Harper DGC (1993) Robin Erithacus rubecula. In Gibbons DW, Reid JB, Chapman RA (eds) The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-1991. Poyser, London, p 298-299.


Harper DGC (1993) Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus. In Gibbons DW, Reid JB, Chapman RA (eds) The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-1991. Poyser, London, p 322-323.


Harper DGC (1993) Corn Bunting Miliaria calandra. In Gibbons DW, Reid JB, Chapman RA (eds) The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-1991. Poyser, London, p 438-439


Harper DGC (1994) Ethics of artificially inducing landfall by migrants. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 9: 263-263.


Harper DGC (1994) Some comments on the repeatability of measurements. Ringing & Migration 15: 84-90.


Harper DGC (1995) Studies of Western Palearctic Birds. 149. Corn Bunting. British Birds 88: 401-422.


Harper DGC (1997) Those Ruddy Ducks again. British Birds 90: 325-327.


Harper DGC (1999) Feather mites, pectoral muscle condition, wing length and plumage coloration of passerines. Animal Behaviour 58: 553-562.


Harper DGC (2000) Sexing Blue Tits Parus caeruleus during the winter, with comments on reporting sexing criteria. Ringing & Migration 20: 111-123.


Harper, D. 2003. The Wheatear industry of the South Downs. Pp. 177-180 in T. Hicks & B. Reeve (eds) Fifty Years of Birdwatching.
Shoreham District Ornithological Society, Shoreham.


Harper DGC, Eley, CC (1996) Summer feeding of garden birds. British Birds 89: 239-240.


Harper DGC, Hellmich,J (1988) Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius: Movements. In Cramp S (ed) Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume V. Oxford University Press, Oxford, p 905-906


Harper DGC, Randall, DP (2001) Mites on birds. Trends Ecology & Evolution 16: 19.


Marples NM, Roper TJ, Harper DGC (1998) Responses of wild birds
to novel prey: evidence of dietary conservatism. Oikos 83: 161-
165.


Maynard Smith J, Harper DGC (1988) The evolution of aggression - can selection generate variability. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London B 319: 557-570.


Maynard Smith J, Harper DGC (1995) Animal signals: models and terminology. Journal of Theoretical Biology 177: 305-311.


Maynard Smith J, Harper DGC (2003) Animal Signals. Oxford University Press, Oxford.


McGregor PK, Walford VR, Harper DGC (1988) Song inheritance and mating in a songbird with local dialects. Bioacoustics 1: 107-129.


Thomas RJ, Szekely T, Cuthill IC, Harper DGC, Newson SE, Frayling TD, Wallis, PD (2002) Eye size in birds and the timing of song at dawn. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B. 269: 831-837.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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