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Covered by the New York Times, LA Times, the Atlantic, the Times, Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, National Geographic, Science, NPR, NPR Newstime, Science Podcast, BBC.

  • Stoddard, M. C. and M. E. Hauber. 2017. Color, vision and coevolution in avian brood parasitism. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 372, 20160339. pdf

  • Caro, T.*, M. C. Stoddard*, and D. Stuart-Fox.* 2017. Animal coloration research: why it matters. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 372, 20160333. *All authors contributed equally to this article and as editors in the theme issue, “Animal Coloration.” pdf

  • Caro, T.*, M. C. Stoddard*, and D. Stuart-Fox.* 2017. Animal coloration: production, perception, function and application. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 372, 20170047. *All authors contributed equally to this article and as editors in the theme issue, “Animal Coloration.” pdf

  • Stoddard, M. C., K. Kupán, H. N. Eyster, W. Rojas-Abreu, M. Cruz-López, M. Alejandro Serrano-Meneses, C. Küpper. Camouflage and clutch survival in plovers and terns. 2016. Scientific Reports 6(32059). pdf

  • Burns, K. J.*, K. J. McGraw*, A. J. Shultz*, M. C. Stoddard*, and D. B. Thomas*. 2016. Advanced methods for studying pigments and coloration using avian specimens.*All authors contributed equally to this article. In: Emerging Frontiers in Collections-based Ornithological Research: The Extended Specimen. pdf

  • Johnstone, R. A., A. Manica, A. L. Fayet, M. C. Stoddard, M. A. Rodriguez-Gironés, and C. A. Hinde. 2016. Evidence for conditional cooperation: a response to Schlicht et al. Behavioral Ecology 27(3), e6-e7. pdf

  • Mayani-Parás, F., R. M. Kilner, M. C. Stoddard, C. Rodríguez, and H. Drummond. 2015. Behaviorally induced camouflage: A new mechanism of avian egg protection. The American Naturalist 186:4. pdf

Covered by Science News.

  • Stoddard, M. C., R. M. Kilner, and C. Town. 2014. Pattern recognition algorithm reveals how birds evolve individual egg pattern signatures. Nature Communications. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5117. pdf

Covered by Nature, Science, Smithsonian, Natural History Museum, AAAS Science Update Radio, ABC News, Wired.

  • Feeney W.E., M. C. Stoddard, R. M. Kilner, N.E. Langmore. 2014. 'Jack of all trades' egg mimicry in the brood parasitic Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo? Behavioral Ecology: aru133. pdf

  • Ellis, J. C., S. M. Bogdanowicz, M. C. Stoddard, and L. W. Clark. 2014. Hybridization of a Lesser Black-backed Gull and Herring Gulls in Eastern North America. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126: 338-345. pdf

  • Johnstone, R., A. Manica, A. Fayet, M. C. Stoddard, M. Rodríguez-Gironés, C. Hinde. 2013. Reciprocity, turn-taking and conditional cooperation between great tit parents. Behavioral Ecology 25: 216-222. pdf

  • Hanley, D., M. C. Stoddard, P. Cassey, and P. Brennan. 2013. Eggshell conspicuousness in ground nesting birds: do conspicuous eggshells signal nest location to conspecifics? Avian Biology Research 6: 147-156. pdf

  • Stoddard, M. C., and R. M. Kilner. 2013. The past, present and future of ‘cuckoos versus reed warblers’. Animal Behaviour 85: 693-699. pdf

  • Stournaras, K. E., E. Lo, K. Böhning-Gaese, E. Cazetta, D. M.Dehling, M. Schleuning, M. C. Stoddard, M. J. Donoghue, R. O. Prum, and H. M. Schaefer. 2013. How colorful are fruits? Limited color diversity in fleshy fruits on local and global scales. New Phytologist. pdf

  • Mendes-Pinto, M. M., A. M. LaFountain, M. C. Stoddard, R. O. Prum, H. A. Frank, and B. Robert. 2012. Variation in carotenoid-protein interaction in bird feathers produces novel plumage coloration. Journal of The Royal Society Interface 9: 3338-3350. pdf

  • Prum, R.O., A. Fountain, J. Berro, M. C. Stoddard, and H. Frank. 2012. Molecular diversity, metabolic transformation, and evolution of carotenoid feather pigments in cotingas (Aves: Cotingidae). Journal of Comparative Physiology B. pdf

  • Stoddard, M. C. 2012. Mimicry and masquerade from the avian visual perspective. Current Zoology 58: 630-648. pdf

  • Stoddard M. C., A. Fayet, R. M. Kilner, and C. Hinde. 2012. Egg speckling patterns do not advertise offspring quality or influence male provisioning in great tits. PLoS ONE 7: e40211. pdf

  • Stoddard, M. C., K. Marshall, and R. M. Kilner. 2011. Imperfectly camouflaged avian eggs: artefact or adaptation? Avian Biology Research 4: 196-213. pdf

  • Stoddard, M. C., and R. O. Prum. 2011. How colorful are birds? Evolution of the avian plumage color gamut. Behavioral Ecology 22: 1042-1052. pdf

Covered by Science in Editor’s Choice (“The Plumage Rainbow,” 1 July 2011), AAAS Science Update Radio.

  • Stoddard, M. C., and M. Stevens. 2011. Avian vision and the evolution of egg color mimicry in the common cuckoo. Evolution 65: 2004-2013. pdf

Covered by BBC Earth and Science News, BBC Radio 5 Live, CBC Radio (Canada) and NPR (USA).

  • Stoddard, M. C., and M. Stevens. 2010. Pattern mimicry of host eggs by the common cuckoo, as seen through a bird’s eye. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 277: 1387-93. pdf

Covered by BBC News Big Picture and the New York Times.

  • Stevens, M., M. C. Stoddard, and J.P. Higham. 2009. Studying primate color: towards visual system-dependent methods. International Journal of Primatology 30: 893–917. pdf

  • Stoddard, M. C., and R. O. Prum. 2008. Evolution of avian plumage color in a tetrahedral color space: a phylogenetic analysis of New World buntings. American Naturalist 171: 755–776. pdf

  • Ellis, J. C., M. C. Stoddard, and L. W. Clark. 2008. Breeding by a lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus) on the Atlantic coast of North America. North American Birds 61: 546-548. pdf



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