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Griesser, M., Bennett, N. C., Burkart, J. M., Hart, D. W., Uomini, N., & Warrington, M. H. (2024). The power of touch: From survival to enduring, prosocial cooperation.

Peer-reviewed articles

Waldinger, J., Warrington, M. H., Ellison, K., & Koper, N. 2024. Song adjustments only partially restore effective communication among Baird’s sparrows, Centronyx bairdii, exposed to oil well drilling noise. Animal Behaviour, 210, 225–243.

Warrington, M. H., Beaulieu, S., Jellicoe, R., Vos, S., Bennett, N. C., & Waterman, J. M. 2024. Lovers, not fighters: Docility influences reproductive fitness, but not survival, in male Cape ground squirrels, Xerus inauris. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 78(1), 6.

van der Marel, Annemarie; Warrington, Miyako H; Waterman, Jane M. 2023. Size is not everything: Nuanced effects of female multiple mating and annual litter number on testes size in terrestrial mammals. Journal of Zoology.

Williams, Ramon J. T.; Warrington, Miyako H. & Koper, Nicola. 2023. Avian use of anthropogenic and natural habitats in a Small Island Developing State. Journal of Caribbean Ornithology, 36:84–106.

Warrington, Miyako H., & Waterman, J.M. 2022. Temperature driven morphological changes in an African arid-zone ground squirrel. Journal of Mammalogy,

Warrington, Miyako H.; Schrimpf, Michael B.; Taylor, Michelle E.; Des Brisay, Paulson G. and Koper, Nicola. 2022. Changes in human activity during the COVID-19 lockdown influences bird habitat use in the United Kingdom, Royal Society Proceeding B: Biological Sciences, 289(1983), 20212740.

Warrington, Miyako H.; Beaulieu, Sienna; Vos, Sjoerd; Jellicoe, Riley; Bennett, Nigel C; Waterman, Jane M. 2022. Personalities are not associated with different reproductive tactics in male Cape ground squirrels (Xerus inauris), Animal Behaviour, 193, 63–74.

Schrimpf Michael B., Des Brisay Paulson G., Johnston Alison, Smith Adam C., Sánchez-Jasso Jessica, Robinson Barry G., Warrington Miyako H., Mahony Nancy A., Horn Andrew G., Strimas-Mackey Matthew, Fahrig Lenore, & Koper Nicola. 2021. Reduced human activity during COVID-19 alters avian land use across North America. Science Advances, 7(39), eabf5073.

Bates, Amanda E., Primack, Richard, PAN-Environmental Consortium*, & Duartes, Carlos. 2021. Diverse Human-Nature Interactions Revealed by the Global COVID-19 Lockdown. Biological Conservation,109175. *I am part of this consortium and provided empirical data and model results for this study.

Cyr, Marie-Ève; Wetten, Kim; Warrington, Miyako H.; and Koper, Nicola. 2020. Variations in Song Structure of House Wrens Living in Urban and Rural Areas in a Caribbean Small Island Developing State. Bioacoustics.1–14. 

Warrington, M. H., Curry, C. M., Antze, B. & Koper, N. 2018. Noise from four types of extractive energy infrastructure affects song features of Savannah Sparrows. The Condor, 120, 1-15.

Curry, C. M., Antze, B., Warrington, M. H., Des Brisay, P., Rosa, P., & Koper, N. (2017). Ability to alter song in two grassland songbirds exposed to simulated anthropogenic noise is not related to pre-existing variability. Bioacoustics-the International Journal of Animal Sound and Its Recording, 1-26. doi: 10.1080/09524622.2017.1289123.

Tanimoto, A. M., P. J. Hart, A. A. Pack, R. Switzer, P. C. Banko, D. L. Ball, E. Sebastián-González, L. Komarczyk, and M. H. Warrington. 2017. Changes in vocal repertoire of the Hawaiian crow, Corvus hawaiiensis, from past wild to current captive populations. Animal Behaviour 123:427-432.

Warrington, Miyako H., Rollins, Lee Ann; Russell, Andrew F.; Griffith, Simon C. 2015. Sequential polyandry through divorce and re-pairing in a cooperatively breeding bird reduces helper-offspring relatedness. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69(8), 1311-1321. doi: 10.1007/s00265-015-1944-7.

Warrington, M. H., P. G. McDonald, and S. C. Griffith. 2015. Within-group vocal differentiation of individuals in the cooperatively breeding apostlebird. Behavioral Ecology 26:493-501.

Warrington, Miyako H.; McDonald, Paul G.; Rollins, Lee Ann; Griffith, Simon C. 2014. All signals are not equal: acoustic signalling of individuality, sex and breeding status in a cooperatively breeding bird. Animal Behaviour 93, 249-260.

Warrington, Miyako H.; 2014. McDonald, Paul; Sager, Aliza K; Griffith, Simon C. 2014. The vocal repertoire of the cooperatively breeding Apostlebird, Struthidae cinerea. Emu, published online 5 June 2014,

 Warrington, Miyako H., Rollins, Lee Ann; Raihani, Nichola J.; Russell, Andrew F.; Griffith, Simon C. 2013. Genetic monogamy despite variable ecological conditions and social environment in the cooperatively breeding apostlebird. Ecology and Evolution 3: 4669-4682.

Daniel E. Brown, William J. Mautz, Miyako Warrington, Lenard Allen, Harold A.T. Tefft, and Lincoln Gotshalk. 2010. Relation between C-reactive protein levels and body composition in a multiethnic sample of school children in Hawaii. American Journal of Human Biology 22: 675–679

Francis L. Benevides Jr., William J. Mautz,, and Miyako Warrington. 2009. A piece-wise linear model of sound pressure level of male Eleutherodactulus coqui overnight chorus. Herpetological Review 40 (2): 162-165

Elliott, Kyle; Hewett, Miyako; Kaiser, Gary; and Blake, Robert W. 2004. Flight energetics of the Marbled Murrelet, Brachyramphus marmoratus. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82: 644-652

Popular Science articles


Warrington, Miyako H and Griesser, Michael. 2023. “Bird-brained? Climate change may affect intelligence in birds” The Conversation. 

Warrington, Miyako H. 2018. Industrial noise compels Savannah sparrows to change their tune. The Conversation.

Warrington , M. H. 2016. Tapping to the beat of their own song. Biosphere:60-65.