Theunis Piersma

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Linked projects

Waddensleutels: restoring the role of mussel beds as ecosystem engineers
Supervisor
Theunis Piersma
Funder
Waddenfonds
Project duration
1 Jul 2009 - 30 Jun 2016
METAWAD: connecting habitat use and survival in migratory shorebirds
Supervisor
Theunis Piersma
Funder
Waddenfonds
Project duration
1 Jan 2011 - 30 Jun 2016
Shorebirds in space
Supervisor
Theunis Piersma
Funder
Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research
Project duration
31 Dec 2011 - 31 Aug 2016

Linked publications

  • 2017
    Bos, D.; Kentie, R.; Hoekstra, G.; van der Heide, Y.; Wymenga, E.; Hoekema, F; Hooijmeijer, J.; Piersma, T. (2017). Effecten van habitatverlies op grutto en andere weidevogels. Levende Nat. 118(2): 40-46
    Conklin, J.R.; Senner, N.R.; Battley, P.F.; Piersma, T. (2017). Extreme migration and the individual quality spectrum. J. Avian Biol. 48(1): 19–36. dx.doi.org/10.1111/jav.01316
    Lourenço, P.M.; Catry, T.; Lopes, R.J.; Piersma, T.; Granadeiro, J.P. (2017). Invisible trophic links? Quantifying the importance of non-standard food sources for key intertidal avian predators in the Eastern Atlantic. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 563: 219–232. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps11979
    Pearce-Higgins, J.W.; Brown, D.J.; Douglas, D.J.T.; Alves, J.A.; Bellio, M.; Bocher, P.; Buchanan, G.M.; Clay, R.P.; Conklin, J.; Crockford, N.; Dann, P.; Elts, J.; Friis, C.; Fuller, R.A.; Gill, J.A.; Gosbell, K.; Johnson, J.A.; Marquez-Ferrando, R.; Masero, J.A.; Merlville, D.S.; Millington, S.; Minton, C.; Mundkur, T.; Nol, E.; Pehlak, H.; Piersma, T.; Robin, F.; Rogers, D.I.; Ruthrauff, D.R.; Senner, N.R.; Shah, J.N.; Sheldon, R.D.; Soloviev, S.A.; Tomkovich, P.S.; Verkuil, Y.I. (2017). A global threats overview for Numeniini populations: synthesising expert knowledge for a group of declining migratory birds. Bird. Cons. Intern. 27(1): 6-34. dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0959270916000678
    Piersma, T. (2017). Wat vertellen trekvogels ons over de staat van het klimaat?, in: de Graaf, B. et al. Hoe zwaar is licht : meer dan 100 dringende vragen aan de wetenschap. pp. 230-232
    Van den Hout, P.J.; Piersma, T,; Ten Horn, J.; Spaans, B.; Lok, T. (2017). Individual shifts toward safety explain age-related foraging distribution in agregarious shorebird. Behav. Ecol. Advance online publication. dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arw173
  • 2016
    Bijleveld, A.I.; MacCurdy, R.B.; Chan, Y.-C; Penning, E.; Gabrielson, R.M.; Cluderay, J.; Spaulding, E.L.; Dekinga, A.; Holthuijsen, S.; Ten Horn, J.; Brugge, M.; van Gils, J.A.; Winkler, D.W.; Piersma, T. (2016). Understanding spatial distributions: negative density-dependence in prey causes predators to trade-off prey quantity with quality. Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 283: 1828. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1557
    Buiter, R.; Govers, L.; Piersma, T,; Metawad Team (2016). Knooppunt Waddenzee. Metawad/NIOZ: [s.l.]. ISBN 978-90-5615-378-6. 141 pp.
    Bulla, M.; Valcu, M.; Dokter, A.M.; Dondua, A.G.; Kosztolányi, A.; Rutten, A.L.; Helm, B.; Sandercock, B.K.; Casler, B.; Ens, B.J.; Spiegel, C.S.; Hassell, C.J.; Küpper, C.; Minton, C.; Burgas, D.; Lank, D.B.; Payer, D.C.; Loktionov, E.Y.; Nol, E.; Kwon, E.; Smith, F.; Gates, H.R.; Vitnerová, H.; Prüter, H.; Johnson, J.A.; St Clair, J.J.H.; Lamarre, J.-F.; Rausch, J.; Reneerkens, J.; Conklin, J.R.; Burger, J.; Liebezeit, J.; Bêty, J.; Coleman, J.T.; Figuerola, J.; Hooijmeijer, C.E.W.; Alves, J.A.; Smith, J.A.M.; Weidinger, K.; Koivula, K.; Gosbell, K.; Exo, K.-M.; Niles, L.; Koloski, L.; McKinnon, L.; Praus, L.; Klaassen, M.; Giroux, M.-A.; Sládecek, M.; Boldenow, M.L.; Goldstein, M.I.; Šálek, M.; Senner, N.R.; Rönkä, N.; Lecomte, N.; Gilg, O.; Vincze, O.; Johnson, O.W.; Smith, P.A.; Woodard, P.F.; Tomkovich, P.S.; Battley, P.; Bentzen, R.; Lanctot, R.B.; Porter, R.; Saalfeld, S.T.; Freeman, S.; Brown, S.C.; Yezerinac, S.; Székely, T.; Montalvo, T.; Piersma, T,; Loverti, V.; Pakanen, V.-M.; Tijsen, W.; Kempenaers, B. (2016). Unexpected diversity in socially synchronized rhythms of shorebirds. Nature (Lond.) 540(7631): 109-113. dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature20563
    Catry, T.; Lourenco, P.M.; Lopes, R.J.; Bocher, P.; Carneiro, C.; Alves, J.A.; Delaporte, P.; Bearhop, S.; Piersma, T.; Granadeiro, J.P. (2016). Use of stable isotope fingerprints to assign wintering origin and trace shorebird movements along the East Atlantic Flyway. Basic appl. ecol. (Print) 17(2): 177-187. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2015.10.005
    Catry, T.; Lourenco, P.M.; Lopes, R.J.; Carneiro, C.; Alves, J.A.; Costa, J.; Rguibi-Idrissi, H.; Bearhop, S.; Piersma, T.; Granadeiro, J.P. (2016). Structure and functioning of intertidal food webs along an avian flyway: a omparative approach using stable isotopes. Funct. Ecol. 30(3): 468–478. dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12506
    Chan, Y.-C; Brugge, M.; Tibbitts, T.L.; Dekinga, A.; Porter, R.; Klaassen, R.H.G.; Piersma, T. (2016). Testing an attachment method for solar-powered tracking devices on a long-distance migrating shorebird. J. Ornithol. 157: 277–287. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-015-1276-4
    Compton, T.J.; Bodnar, W.; Koolhaas, A.; Dekinga, A.; Holthuijsen, S.; Ten Horn, J.; McSweeney, N.; van Gils, J.A.; Piersma, T, (2016). Burrowing Behavior of a Deposit Feeding Bivalve Predicts Change in Intertidal Ecosystem State. Front. Ecol. Evol. 4: 19. dx.doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2016.00019
    Conklin, J.R.; Lok, T.; Melville, D.S.; Riegen, A.C.; Schuckard, R.; Piersma, T.; Battley, P.F. (2016). Declining adult survival of New Zealand Bar-tailed Godwits during 2005–2012 despite apparent population stability. Emu 116: 147-157. dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU15058
    Conklin, J.R.; Reneerkens, J.; Verkuil, Y.I.; Tomkovich, P.S.; Palsbøll, P.J.; Piersma, T, (2016). Low genetic differentiation between Greenlandic and Siberian Sanderling populations implies a different phylogeographic history than found in Red Knots. J. Ornithol. 157: 325–332. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-015-1284-4
    de Fouw, J.; Govers, L.; van de Koppel, J.; van Belzen, J.; Dorigo, W.; Sidi Cheikh, M.A.; Christianen, M.J.A.; van der Reijden, K.J.; van der Geest, M.; Piersma, T,; Smolders, A.J.P.; Olff, H.; Lamers, L.P.M.; van Gils, J.A.; van der Heide, T. (2016). Drought, Mutualism Breakdown, and Landscape-Scale Degradation of Seagrass Beds. Curr. Biol. 26(8): 1051-1056. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.02.023
    de Fouw, J.; van der Heide, T.; Oudman, T.; Maas, L.R.M.; Piersma, T.; van Gils, J.A. (2016). Structurally complex sea grass obstructs the sixth sense of a specialized avian molluscivore. Anim. Behav. 115: 55-67. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.02.017
    Gutiérrez, J.S.; Piersma, T, (2016). Ecological context determines the choice between prey of different salinities. Behav. Ecol. 27(2): 530-537. dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arv185
    Hassell, C.; Boyle, A.; Loos, B.; Piersma, T. (2016). Red Knot Northward Migration Through Bohai Bay, China, Field Trip Report April - June 2016. [S.n.]: [s.l.]. 35 p pp.
    Karagicheva, J.; Rakhimberdiev, E.; Dekinga, A.; Brugge, M.; Koolhaas, A.; Ten Horn, J.; Piersma, T. (2016). Seasonal Time Keeping in a Long-Distance Migrating Shorebird. J. Biol. Rhythms 31(5): 509 –521. dx.doi.org/10.1177/0748730416655929
    Kentie, R.; Senner, N.R.; Hooijmeijer, C.E.W.; Márquez-Fernando, R.; Figuerola, J.; Masero, J.A.; Verhoeven, M.A.; Piersma, T. (2016). Estimating the size of the Dutch breeding population of Continental Black-tailed Godwits from 2007–2015 using resighting data from spring staging sites. Ardea 104(3): 213-225. dx.doi.org/10.5253/arde.v104i3.a7
    Küpper, C.; Stocks, M.; Risse, J.E.; dos Remedios, N.; Farrell, L.; McRae, S.B.; Morgan, T.C.; Karlionova, N.; Pinchuk, P.; Verkuil, Y.I.; Kitaysky, A.S.; Wingfield, J.C.; Piersma, T.; Zeng, K.; Slate, J.; Blaxter, M.; Lank, D.B.; Burke, T. (2016). A supergene determines highly divergent male reproductive morphs in the ruff. Nature Gen. 48(1): 79–83. dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.3443
    Liu, Q-X; Rietkerk, M.; Herman, P.M.J.; Piersma, T,; Fryxell, J.M.; van de Koppel, J. (2016). Phase separation driven by density-dependent movement: A novel mechanism for ecological patter. Physics of Life Reviews 19: 107-121. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plrev.2016.07.009
    Liu, Q-X; Rietkerk, M.; Herman, P.M.J.; Piersma, T,; Fryxell, J.M.; van de Koppel, J. (2016). Bridging physics and biology Reply to comments on “Phase separation driven by density-dependent movement: A novel mechanism for ecological patterns”. Physics of Life Reviews 19: 142-146. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plrev.2016.11.006
    Loonstra, A.H.J.; Piersma, T,; Reneerkens, J. (2016). Staging duration and passage population size of Sanderlings in the western Dutch Wadden Sea. Ardea 104(1): 49-62. dx.doi.org/10.5253/arde.v104i1.a4
    Lourenço, P.M.; Catry, T.; Piersma, T,; Granadeiro, J.P. (2016). Comparative Feeding Ecology of Shorebirds Wintering at Banc d’Arguin, Mauritania. Est. Coast. 39(3): 855-865. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12237-015-0029-1
    Oudman, T.; Bijleveld, A.I.; Kavelaars, M.M.; Dekinga, A.; Cluderay, J.; Piersma, T,; van Gils, J.A. (2016). Diet preferences as the cause of individual differences rather than the consequence. J. Anim. Ecol. 85(5): 1378–1388. dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12549
    Piersma, T, (2016). Lân fan langstme = Land van verlangen = Land of longing, in: Gerlsma , A. Bisten en blommen. pp. 8-15
    Piersma, T, (2016). Cultuurnatuur tussen wal en schip, in: Grooten, M.[s.d.] De Steen in de Vijver: tien jaar passie voor natuur en debat: uitgave ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van Johan van de Gronden als directeur van het Wereld Natuur Fonds. pp. 19-29
    Piersma, T,; Lok, T,; Chen, Y.; Hassell, C.J.; Yang, H.-Y.; Boyle, A.; Slaymaker, M.; Chan, Y.-C; Melville, D.S.; Zhang, Z.W.; Ma, Z. (2016). Simultaneous declines in summer survival of three shorebird species signals a flyway at risk. J. Appl. Ecol. 53: 479-490. dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12582
    Piersma, T,; Pearson, G.; Lavaleye, M.S.S.; Hickey, R.; Rogers, D.I.; Holthuijsen, S.; Marin-Estrella, S.; de Goeij, P.; Findlay, N.; Storey, A.W. (2016). Anna Plains and Roebuck Bay Benthic Invertebrate Mapping 2016: AnnRoeBIM16, Field Report. [S.n.]: [s.l.]. 96 pp.
    Piersma, T,; Waal, J.; van Ommen, E. (2016). Huismus. Noorderbreedte 40(1): 19-21
    Piersma, T. (2016). Book review. Davies N. 2015. Cuckoo. Cheating by Nature. Ardea 104(1): 101-102
    Piersma, T. (2016). Guests of Summer: a House Martin love story. British Trust for Ornithology: Thetford. 115 pp.
    Piersma, T. (2016). Marathon Migrants. Utjouwerij Bornmeer: Gorredijk. ISBN 9789056153793. 208 pp.
    Piersma, T. (2016). Reisvogels: ode aan de vogels die plaatsen en mensen wereldwijd verbinden. 20 Leafdesdichten BV: Bornmeer. ISBN 9789056153816. 208 pp.
    Piersma, T. (2016). Ornithology from the flatlands : did mammalian predators kill the gnomes too? (forget Mars). Ardea 104(3): 195-197. dx.doi.org/10.5253/arde.v104i3.a0
    Piersma, T.; Waal, J.; van Ommen, E. (2016). Rosse grutto. Noorderbreedte 2016(2): 37-38
    Rakhimberdiev, E.; Senner, N.R.; Verhoeven, M.A.; Winkler, D.W.; Bouten, W.; Piersma, T. (2016). Comparing inferences of solar geolocation data against high-precision GPS data: annual movements of a double-tagged black-tailed godwit. J. Avian Biol. 47: 589–596. dx.doi.org/10.1111/jav.00891
    Reneerkens, J.; Schmidt, N.M.; Gilg, O.; Hansen, J.; Hansen, L.H.; Moreau, J.; Piersma, T, (2016). Effects of food abundance and early clutch predation on reproductive timing in a high Arctic shorebird exposed to advancements in arthropod abundance. Ecol. Evol. 6(20): 7375–7386. dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2361
    Schmaltz, L.E.; Vega, M.L.; Verkuil, Y.I.; Hooijmeijer, C.E.W.; Piersma, T, (2016). Use of agricultural fields by Ruffs staging in southwest Friesland in 2003–2013. Ardea 104(1): 23-32. dx.doi.org/10.5253/arde.v104i1.a2
    Van der Zee, E.M.; Angelini, C.; Govers, L.; Christianen, M.J.A.; Altieri, A.H.; van der Reijden, K.J.; Silliman, B.R.; van de Koppel, J.; van der Geest, M.; van Gils, J.A.; van der Veer, H.W.; Piersma, T,; de Ruiter, P.C.; Olff, H.; van der Heide, T. (2016). How habitat-modifying organisms structure the food web of two coastal ecosystems. Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 283(1826): 20152326. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.2326
    van Gils, J.A.; Lisovski, S.; Lok, T.; Meissner, W.; Ozarowska, A.; de Fouw, J.; Rakhimberdiev, E.; Soloviev, M.Y.; Piersma, T,; Klaassen, M. (2016). Body shrinkage due to Arctic warming reduces red knot fitness in tropical wintering range. Science (Wash.) 352(6287): 819-821. dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aad6351
    Verhoeven, M.A.; Van Eerbeek, J.; Hassell, C.J.; Piersma, T. (2016). Fuelling and moult in Red Knots before northward departure: a visual evaluation of differences between ages, sexes and subspecies. Emu 116: 158-167. dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU15035
    Yang, H-Y; Chen, B.; Piersma, T,; Zhang, Z.; Ding, C. (2016). Molluscs of an intertidal soft-sediment area in China: Does overfishing explain a high density but low diversity community that benefits staging shorebirds? J. Sea Res. 109: 20-28. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2016.01.006
  • 2015
    Bijleveld, A.I.; Twietmeyer, S.; Piechocki, J.; van Gils, J.A.; Piersma, T. (2015). Natural selection by pulsed predation: survival of the thickest. Ecology 96(7): 1943-1956. dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1845.1
    Bijleveld, A.I.; van Gils, J.A.; Jouta, J.; Piersma, T. (2015). Benefits of foraging in small groups: An experimental study on public information use in red knots Calidris canutus. Behav. Process. 117: 74-81. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2014.09.003
    Dietz, M.W.; Rogers, K.G.; Gutiérrez, J.S.; Piersma, T. (2015). Body mass and latitude both correlate with primary moult duration in shorebirds. Ibis 157: 147-153. dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12185
    Donadi, S.; van der Heide, T.; Piersma, T.; van der Zee, E.M.; Weerman, E.J.; van de Koppel, J.; Olff, H.; Devine, C.; Hernawan, U. E.; Boers, M.; Planthof, L.; Eriksson, B.K. (2015). Multi-scale habitat modification by coexisting ecosystem engineers drives spatial separation of macrobenthic functional groups. Oikos (Kbh.) 124: 1502–1510. dx.doi.org/10.1111/oik.02100
    Duijns, S.; Knot, I.E.; Piersma, T.; van Gils, J.A. (2015). Field measurements give biased estimates of functional response parameters, but help explain foraging distributions. J. Anim. Ecol. 84(2): 565–575. dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12309
    Duijns, S.; van Gils, J.A.; Smart, J.; Piersma, T. (2015). Phenotype-limited distributions: short-billed birds move away during times that prey bury deeply. Royal Society Open Science 2: 1-11. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.150073
    Grond, K.; Ntiamoa-Baidu, Y.; Piersma, T.; Reneerkens, J. (2015). Prey type and foraging ecology of Sanderlings Calidris alba in differentclimate zones: are tropical areas more favourable than temperate sites? PeerJ 3: e1125. dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1125
    Gutiérrez, J.S.; Soriano-Redondo, A.; Dekinga, A.; Villegas, A.; Masero, J.A.; Piersma, T. (2015). How salinity and temperature combine to affect physiological state and performance in red knots with contrasting non-breeding environments. Oecologia 178(4): 1077-1091. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3308-4
    Hickey, R.J.; Pearson, G.B.; Piersma, T. (2015). Advances in Large-Scale Mudflat Surveying: The Roebuck Bay and Eighty Mile Beach,Western Australia Examples, in: Finkl, C.W. et al. Environmental Management and Governance: Advances in Coastal and Marine Resources. Coastal Research Library, 8: pp. 275-289. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/978-3-319-06305-8_11
    Jukema, J.; Van Rhijn, J.G.; Piersma, T. (2015). Geographic variation in morphometrics, molt, and migration suggests ongoing subspeciation in Pacific Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis fulva). The Auk 132(3): 647-656. dx.doi.org/10.1642/AUK-14-303.1
    Kentie, R.; Both, C.; Hooijmeijer, C.E.W.; Piersma, T. (2015). Management of modern agricultural landscapes increases nest predation rates in Black-tailed Godwits Limosa Limosa. Ibis 157: 416-425. dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12273
    Lok, T.; Overdijk, O.; Piersma, T. (2015). The cost of migration: spoonbills suffer higher mortality during trans-Saharan spring migrations only. Biol. Lett. 11(1): 0140944. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2014.0944
    Lourenço, P.M.; Piersma, T. (2015). Migration distance and breeding latitude correlate with the scheduling of pre-alternate body moult: a comparison among migratory waders. J. Ornithol. 156: 657-665. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-015-1175-8
    Piersma, T. (2015). Book review : Animal Movement Across Scales, Lars-Anders Hansson, Susanne Åkesson (Eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K. (2014). Anim. Behav. 102: 39. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.01.017
    Piersma, T. (2015). Red Knots and the Red Square: a perspective article. Wader Study Group Bull. 122(3): 169-170
    Piersma, T. (2015). Fuut. Noorderbreedte 39(3): 27-29
    Piersma, T. (2015). Book review. Avery M. 2014. A Message from Martha. Ardea 103(2): 189-196. dx.doi.org/10.5253/arde.v103i2.a8
    Piersma, T. (2015). Ornithology from the flatlands contributing to larger intellectual frameworks. Ardea 103(2): 97-98
    Piersma, T. (2015). Voorwoord Vloeiend landschap, in: de Ruyter, P. Vloeiend landschap: Over de toekomst van het Friese landschap. pp. 6-7
    Piersma, T. (2015). Book review: The Social Life of Greylag Geese. Patterns, Mechanisms and Evolutionary Function in an Avian Model System. Ibis 157: 895–908
    Rakhimberdiev, E.; Winkler, D.W.; Bridge, E.; Seavy, N.E.; Sheldon, D.; Piersma, T.; Saveliev, A. (2015). A hidden Markov model for reconstructing animal paths from solar geolocation loggers using templates for light intensity. Movement Ecology 3: 1-15. dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40462-015-0062-5
    Rakhimberdiev, E.N.; van den Hout, P.J.; Brugge, M.; Spaans, B.; Piersma, T. (2015). Seasonal mortality and sequential density dependence in a migratory bird. J. Avian Biol. 46: 332-341. dx.doi.org/10.1111/jav.00701
    Ruthrauff, D.R.; Dekinga, A.; Gill, R.E.; van Gils, J.A.; Piersma, T. (2015). Ways to be different: foraging adaptations that facilitate higher intake rates in a northerly wintering shorebird compared with a low-latitude conspecific. J. Exp. Biol. 218: 1188-1197. dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.108894
    Schmaltz, L.E.; Juillet, C.; Tinbergen, J.M.; Verkuil, Y.I.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Piersma, T. (2015). Apparent annual survival of staging ruffs during a period of population decline: insights from sex and site-use related differences. Popul. Ecol. 57(4): 613-624. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10144-015-0511-4
    Senner, N.R.; Conklin, J.R.; Piersma, T. (2015). An ontogenetic perspective on individual differences. Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 282: 20151050. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1050
    Senner, N.R.; Verhoeven, M.A.; Abad-Gómez, J.; Gutiérrez, J.S.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Kentie, R.; Masero, J.A.; Tibbitts, T.L; Piersma, T. (2015). When Siberia came to the Netherlands: the response of continental black-tailed godwits to a rare spring weather event. J. Anim. Ecol. 84: 1164-1176. dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12381
    Senner, N.R.; Verhoeven, M.A.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Piersma, T. (2015). Just when you thought you knew it all: new evidence for flexible breedingpatterns in Continental Black-tailed Godwits. Wader Study Group Bull. 122(1): 21-27. dx.doi.org/10.18194/ws.00006
    van der Zee, E.M.; Tielens, E.; Holthuijsen, S.; Donadi, S.; Eriksson, B.K.; van der Veer, H.W.; Piersma, T.; Olff, H.; van der Heide, T. (2015). Habitat modification drives benthic trophic diversity in an intertidal soft-bottom ecosystem. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 465: 41–48. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2015.01.001
    van Gils, J.A.; van der Geest, M.; De Meulenaer, B.; Gillis, H.; Piersma, T.; Folmer, E.O. (2015). Moving on with foraging theory: incorporating movement decisions into the functional response of a gregarious shorebird. J. Anim. Ecol. 84(2): 554–564. dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12301
  • 2014
    Ahmedou Salem, M.V.; van der Geest, M.; Piersma, T.; Saoud, Y.; van Gils, J.A. (2014). Seasonal changes in mollusc abundance in a tropical intertidal ecosystem, Banc d'Arguin (Mauritania): Testing the 'depletion by shorebirds' hypothesis. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 136: 26-34. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2013.11.009
    Bijleveld, A.I.; Massourakis, G.; van der Marel, A.; Dekinga, A.; Spaans, B.; van Gils, J.A.; Piersma, T. (2014). Personality drives physiological adjustments and is not related to survival. Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 281: 20133135. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.3135
    Bom, R.A.; Bouten, W.; Piersma, T.; Oosterbeek, K.; van Gils, J.A. (2014). Optimizing acceleration-based ethograms: the use of variable-time versus fixed-time segmentation. Movement Ecology 2(6): 1-8. hdl.handle.net/10.1186/2051-3933-2-6
    Donadi, S.; van der Zee, E.M.; van der Heide, T.; Weerman, E.J.; Piersma, T.; van de Koppel, J.; Olff, H.; Bartelds, M.; van Gerwen, I.; Eriksson, B.K. (2014). The bivalve loop: Intra-specific facilitation in burrowing cockles through habitat modification. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 461: 44–52. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2014.07.019
    Duijns, S.; Piersma, T. (2014). Interference competition in a sexually dimorphic shorebird: prey behaviour explains intraspecific competition. Anim. Behav. 92: 195-201. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.04.007
    Duijns, S.; van Gils, J.A.; Spaans, B.; ten Horn, J.; Brugge, M.; Piersma, T. (2014). Sex-specific winter distribution in a sexually dimorphic shorebird is explained by resource partitioning. Ecol. Evol. 4(20): 4009–4018. dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1213
    El-Hacen, E.-H. M.; Piersma, T.; Jouta, J.; Overdijk, O.; Lok, T. (2014). Seasonal variation in the diet of Spoonbill chicks in the Wadden Sea: a stable isotopes approach. Journ. Ornithol. 155: 611-619. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s10336-014-1043-y
    Gill, R.E.; Douglas, D.C.; Handel, C.M.; Tibbitts, T.L.; Hufford, G.; Piersma, T. (2014). Hemispheric-scale wind selection facilitates bar-tailed godwit circum-migration of the Pacific. Anim. Behav. 90: 117-130. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.01.020
    Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Gill, R.E.; Mulcahy, D.M.; Tibbitts, T.L.; Kentie, R.; Gerritsen, G.J.; Bruinzeel, L.W.; Tijssen, D.C.; Harwood, C.M.; Piersma, T. (2014). Abdominally implanted satellite transmitters affect reproduction and survival rather than migration of large shorebirds. Journ. Ornithol. 155: 447-457. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s10336-013-1026-4
    Kentie, R.; Both, C.; Hooijmeijer, J.W.E.W.; Piersma, T. (2014). Age-dependent dispersal and habitat choice in black-tailed godwits Limosa limosa Limosa across a mosaic of traditional and modern grassland habitatsgrassland habitats. J. Avian Biol. 45: 396-405. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/jav.00273
    Ma, Z.; Melville, D.S.; Liu, J.; Chen, Y.; Yang, H.; Ren, W.; Zhang, Z.; Piersma, T.; Li, B. (2014). Rethinking China’s new great wall : Massive seawall construction in coastal wetlands threatens biodiversity. Science (Wash.) 346(6212): 912-914. hdl.handle.net/10.1126/science.1257258
    Márquez-Ferrando, R.; Figuerola, J.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Piersma, T. (2014). Recently created man-made habitats in Doñana provide alternative wintering space for the threatened Continental European black-tailed godwit population. Biol. Conserv. 171: 127-135. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2014.01.022
    Milot, E.; Cohen, A.A.; Vézina, F.; Buehler, D.M.; Matson, K.D.; Piersma, T. (2014). A novel integrative method for measuring body condition in ecological studies based on physiological dysregulation. Methods Ecol. Evol. 5(2): 146-155. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/2041-210X.12145
    Ntiamoa-Baidu, Y.; Nuoh, A.A.; Reneerkens, J.; Piersma, T. (2014). Population increases in non-breeding Sanderlings in Ghana indicate site preference. Ardea 102(2): 131-138. hdl.handle.net/10.5253/arde.v102i2.a3
    Oudman, T.; Onrust, J.; de Fouw, J.; Spaans, B.; Piersma, T.; van Gils, J.A. (2014). Digestive Capacity and Toxicity Cause Mixed Diets in Red Knots That Maximize Energy Intake Rate. American Naturalist 183(5): 650-659. dx.doi.org/10.1086/675759
    Piersma, T.; MacCurdy, R.B.; Gabrielson,, R.M.; Dekinga, A.; Cluderay, J.; Spaulding, E.L.; Oudman, T.; van Gils, J.; Winkler, D.; Bijleveld, A. (2014). Fijnmazige positiebepaling van individuen in groepen : de principes en drie toepassingen van TOA-tracking. Limosa (Amst.) 87: 156-176
    Rakhimberdiev, E.N.; Karagicheva, J.; Winkler, .D.W.; Jaatinen, K.; Phillips, J.B.; Piersma, T. (2014). Naïve migrants and the use of magnetic cues: temporal fluctuations in the geomagnetic field differentially affect male and female Ruff Philomachus pugnax during their first migration. Ibis 156: 864-869. dx.doi.org/ 10.1111/ibi.12172
    Reneerkens, J.; van Veelen, P.; van der Velde, M.; Luttikhuizen, P.; Piersma, T. (2014). Within-population variation in mating system and parental care patterns in the Sander ling (Calidris alba) in northeast Greenland. The Auk 131(2): 235-247. dx.doi.org/10.1642/AUK-13-247.1
    Trimbos, K.B.; Doorenweerd, C.; Kraaijeveld, K.; Musters, C.J.M.; Groen, N.M.; de Knijff, P.; Piersma, T.; de Snoo, G.R. (2014). Patterns in Nuclear and Mitochondrial DNA Reveal Historical and Recent Isolation in the Black-Tailed Godwit (Limosa Limosa). PLoS One 9(1): e83949. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0083949
    van den Hout, P.J.; van Gils, J.A.; Robin, F.; van der Geest, M.; Dekinga, A.; Piersma, T. (2014). Interference from adults forces young red knots to forage for longer and in dangerous places. Anim. Behav. 88: 137-146. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.11.020
    van der Geest, M.; Sall, A.A.; Ely, S.O.; Nauta, R.W.; van Gils, J.A.; Piersma, T. (2014). Nutritional and reproductive strategies in a chemosymbiotic bivalve living in a tropical intertidal seagrass bed. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 501: 113-126. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10702
    van der Heide, T.; Tielens, E.; van der Zee, E.M.; Weerman, E.J.; Holthuijsen, S.; Eriksson, B.K.; Piersma, T.; van de Koppel, J.; Olff, H. (2014). Predation and habitat modification synergistically interact to control bivalve recruitment on intertidal mudflats. Biol. Conserv. 172: 163-169. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2014.02.036
    van der Winden, J.; Fijn, R.C.; van Horssen, P.; Gerritsen-Davidse, D.; Piersma, T. (2014). Idiosyncratic Migrations of Black Terns (Chlidonias niger): Diversity in Routes and Stopovers. Waterbirds (De Leon Springs Fla.) 37(2): 162-174. hdl.handle.net/10.1675/063.037.0205
    Van Rhijn, J.; Jukema, J.; Piersma, T. (2014). Diversity of Nuptial Plumages in Male Ruffs Philomachus pugnax. Ardea 102(1): 5-20. hdl.handle.net/10.5253/078.102.0103
    Verkuil, Y.I.; Juillet, C.; Lank, D.B.; Widemo, F.; Piersma, T. (2014). Genetic variation in nuclear and mitochondrial markers supports a large sex difference in lifetime reproductive skew in a lekking species. Ecol. Evol. 4(18): 3626-3632. hdl.handle.net/10.1002/ece3.1188
  • 2013
    Compton, T.J.; Holthuijsen, S.; Koolhaas, A.; Dekinga, A.; Ten Horn, J.; Klunder, L.; McSweeney, N.; Brugge, M.; Smelter, M.; van der Veer, H.W.; Piersma, T.; Van der Meer, J. (2013). Progress report for the 2012 sampling of the synoptic intertidal benthic surveys across the Dutch Wadden Sea. NIOZ-rapport, 2013(9). NIOZ: Texel. 48 pp.
    Compton, T.J.; Holthuijsen, S.; Koolhaas, A.; Dekinga, A.; ten Horn, J.; Smith, J.; Brugge, M.; van der Wal, D.; van der Meer, J.; van der Veer, H.W.; Piersma, T. (2013). Distinctly variable mudscapes: Distribution gradients of intertidal macrofauna across the Dutch Wadden Sea. J. Sea Res. 82: 103-116. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2013.02.002
    Compton, T.J.; Van der Meer, J.; Holthuijsen, S.; Koolhaas, A.; Dekinga, A.; Ten Horn, J.; Klunder, L.; McSweeney, N.; Brugge, M.; van der Veer, H.W.; Piersma, T. (2013). Synpotic Intertidal Benthic Surveys Across the Dutch Wadden Sea : 2008 to 2011. NIOZ-rapport, 2013(1). NIOZ: Texel. 50 pp.
    Dietz, M.W.; Piersma, T.; Dekinga, A.; Korthals, H.; Klaassen, M. (2013). Unusual patterns in 15N blood values after a diet switch in red knot shorebirds. Isot. Environ. Healt. S. 49(2): 283-292. dx.doi.org/10.1080/10256016.2013.776045
    Dietz, M.W.; Rogers, K.G.; Piersma, T. (2013). When the Seasons Don't Fit: Speedy Molt as a Routine Carry-Over Cost of Reproduction. PLoS One 8(1). dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0053890
    Donadi, S.; van der Heide, T.; van der Zee, E.M.; Eklöf, J.S.; van de Koppel, J.; Weerman, E.J.; Piersma, T.; Olff, H.; Eriksson, B.K. (2013). Cross-habitat interactions among bivalve species control community structure on intertidal flats. Ecology 94(2): 489-498. dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-0048.1
    Donadi, S.; Westra, J.; Weerman, E.J.; van der Heide, T.; van der Zee, E.M.; van de Koppel, J.; Olff, H.; Piersma, T.; van der Veer, H.W.; Eriksson, B.K. (2013). Non-trophic Interactions Control Benthic Producers on Intertidal Flats. Ecosystems 16: 1325-1335. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s10021-013-9686-8
    Duijns, S.; Hidayati, N.A.; Piersma, T. (2013). Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa l. lapponica eat polychaete worms wherever they winter in Europe. Bird Study 60(4): 509-517. hdl.handle.net/10.1080/00063657.2013.836153
    Duijns, S.; Holthuijsen, S.; Koolhaas, A.; Piersma, T. (2013). Het belang van de Ballastplaat voor wadvogels in de westelijke Waddenzee : een literatuurstudie naar de effecten van zoutwinning op de aanwezige wadvogels. NIOZ-rapport, 2013-8. NIOZ: Texel. 49 pp.
    El-Hacen, E.-H.M.; Overdijk, O.; Lok, T.; Olff, H.; Piersma, T. (2013). Home Range, Habitat Selection, and Foraging Rhythm in Mauritanian Spoonbills (Platalea leucorodia balsaci): A Satellite Tracking Study. Waterbirds (De Leon Springs Fla.) 36(3): 277-286. dx.doi.org/10.1675/063.036.0305
    Fuller, R.A.; Bearhop, S.; Metcalfe, N.B.; Piersma, T. (2013). The effect of group size on vigilance in Ruddy Turnstones Arenaria interpres varies with foraging habitat. Ibis 155(2): 246-257. dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12020
    Hua, N.; Piersma, T.; Ma, Z.J. (2013). Three-Phase Fuel Deposition in a Long-Distance Migrant, the Red Knot(Calidris canutus piersmai), before the Flight to High Arctic Breeding Grounds. PLoS One 8(4). dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0062551
    Kentie, R.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Trimbos, K.B.; Groen, N.M.; Piersma, T. (2013). Intensified agricultural use of grasslands reduces growth and survivalof precocial shorebird chicks. J. Appl. Ecol. 50(1): 243-251. dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12028
    Kraan, C.; Aarts, G.; Dormann, C.F.; Piersma, T. (2013). Temporal variability of ecological niches: a study on intertidal macrobenthic fauna. Oikos (Kbh.) 122(5): 754-760. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20418.x
    Lank, D.B.; Farrel, L.L.; Burke, T.; Piersma, T.; McRae, S.B. (2013). A dominant allele controls development into female mimic male and diminutive female ruffs. Biol. Lett. 9(6): 1-4. hdl.handle.net/10.1098/rsbl.2013.0653
    Leyrer, J.; Lok, T.; Brugge, M.; Spaans, B.; Sandercock, B.K.; Piersma, T. (2013). Mortality within the annual cycle: seasonal survival patterns in Afro-Siberian Red Knots Calidris canutus canutus. J. Ornithol. 154(4): 933-943. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-013-0959-y
    Lok, T.; Overdijk, O.; Piersma, T. (2013). Migration Tendency Delays Distributional Response to Differential Survival Prospects along a Flyway. American Naturalist 181(4): 520-531. dx.doi.org/10.1086/669679
    Lok, T.; Overdijk, O.; Tinbergen, J.; Piersma, T. (2013). Seasonal variation in density dependence in age-specific survival of a long-distance migrant. Ecology 94(10): 2358-2369. hdl.handle.net/10.1890/12-1914.1
    Lopes, R.J.; Alves, J.A.; Gill, J.A.; Gunnarsson, T.G.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Lourenço, P.M.; Masero, J.A.; Piersma, T.; Potts, P.M.; Rabaçal, B.; Reis, S.; Sánchez-Guzmán, J.M.; Santiago-Quesada, F.; Villegas, A. (2013). Do different subspecies of Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa overlap in Iberian wintering and staging areas? Validation with genetic markers. J. Ornithol. 154(1): 35-40. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-012-0865-8
    Mendes, L.; Pardal, S.; Morais, J.; Antunes, S.; Ramos, J.A.; Perez-Tris, J.; Piersma, T. (2013). Hidden haemosporidian infections in Ruffs (Philomachus pugnax) staging in Northwest Europe en route from Africa to Arctic Europe. Parasitol. Res. 112(5): 2037-2043. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3362-y
    Onrust, J.; de Fouw, J.; Oudman, T.; van der Geest, M.; Piersma, T.; van Gils, J.A. (2013). Red Knot diet reconstruction revisited: context dependence revealed by experiments at Banc d'Arguin, Mauritania. Bird Study 60(3): 298-307. hdl.handle.net/10.1080/00063657.2013.811213
    Piersma, T. (2013). Timing, Nest Site Selection and Multiple Breeding in House Martins: Age-Related Variation and the Preference for Self-Built Mud Nests. Ardea 101(1): 23-32
    Robin, F.; Piersma, T.; Meunier, F.; Bocher, P. (2013). Expansion into an Herbivorous Niche by a Customary Carnivore: Black-Tailed Godwits Feeding on Rhizomes of ZOSTERA at a Newly Established Wintering Site. Condor 115(2): 340-347. dx.doi.org/10.1525/cond.2013.120053
    Ruthrauff, D.R.; Dekinga, A.; Gill, R.E.; Piersma, T. (2013). Identical metabolic rate and thermal conductance in rock sandpiper (Calidris ptilocnemis) subspecies with contrasting nonbreeding life histories. The Auk 130(1): 60-68. dx.doi.org/10.1525/auk.2012.12081
    Ruthrauff, D.R.; Dekinga, A.; Gill, R.E.; Summers, R.W.; Piersma, T. (2013). Ecological correlates of variable organ sizes and fat loads in the mostnortherly wintering shorebirds. Can. J. Zool. 91: 698-705. hdl.handle.net/10.1139/cjz-2013-0070
    Trimbos, K.B.; Kentie, R.; van der Velde, M.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Poley, C.; Musters, C.J.M.; de Snoo, G.R.; Piersma, T. (2013). Intronic variation at the CHD1-Z gene in Black-tailed Godwits Limosa limosa limosa: correlations with fitness components revisited. Ibis 155(3): 508-517. dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12057
    van Gils, J.A.; van der Geest, M.; Leyrer, J.; Oudman, T.; Lok, T.; Onrust, J.; de Fouw, J.; van der Heide, T.; van den Hout, P.J.; Spaans, B.; Dekinga, A.; Brugge, M.; Piersma, T. (2013). Toxin constraint explains diet choice, survival and population dynamics in a molluscivore shorebird. Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 280(1763). dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.0861
    Yang, H.-Y.; Ma, Z.-J.; Hua, N.; van Gils, J.A.; Zhang, Z.-W.; Piersma, T. (2013). Economic design in a long-distance migrating molluscivore: how fast-fuelling red knots in Bohai Bay, China, get away with small gizzards. J. Exp. Biol. 216(19): 3627-3636. dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.083576
  • 2012
    Battley, P.F.; Warnock, N.; Tibbitts, T.L; Gill, R.E.; Piersma, T.; Hassel, C.J.; Douglas, D.C.; Mulcahy, D.M.; Gartell, B.D.; Schuckard, R.; Melville, D.S.; Riegen, A.D. (2012). Contrasting extreme long-distance migration patterns in bar-tailed godwits Limosa lapponica. J. Avian Biol. 43: 001–012. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/j.1600-048X.2011.05473.x
    Bijleveld, A.I.; Folmer, E.O.; Piersma, T. (2012). Experimental evidence for cryptic interference among socially foraging shorebirds. Behav. Ecol. 23(4): 806-814. dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/ars034
    Bijleveld, A.I.; van Gils, J.A.; van der Meer, J.; Dekinga, A.; Kraan, C.; van der Veer, H.W.; Piersma, T. (2012). Designing a benthic monitoring programme with multiple conflicting objectives. Methods Ecol. Evol. 3(3): 526-536. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.2041-210X.2012.00192.x
    Boere, G.C.; Piersma, T. (2012). Flyway protection and the predicament of our migrant birds: A critical look at international conservation policies and the Dutch Wadden Sea. Ocean Coast. Manag. 68: 157-168. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2012.05.019
    Buehler, D.M.; Vézina, F.; Goymann, W.; Schwabl, I.; Versteegh, M.; Tieleman, B.I.; Piersma, T. (2012). Independence among physiological traits suggests flexibility in the face of ecological demands on phenotypes. J. Evolution. Biol. 25(8): 1600-1613. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02543.x
    Compton, T.J.; Holthuijsen, S.; Koolhaas, A.; Dekinga, A.; Ten Horn, J.; Smith, J.; Galama, Y.; Brugge, M.; Van der Meer, J.; van der Veer, H.W.; Piersma, T. (2012). Synoptic Intertidal Benthic Survey SIBES across the Dutch Wadden Sea : report on data collected from 2008-2010. NIOZ-rapport, 2012-1. NIOZ: Texel. 64 pp.
    Duijns, S.; Jukema, J.; Spaans, B.; van Horssen, P.; Piersma, T. (2012). Revisiting the proposed leap-frog migration of Bar-tailed Godwits along the East-Atlantic Flyway. Ardea 100(1): 37-43
    Escudero, G.; Navedo, J.G.; Piersma, T.; de Goeij, P.; Edelaar, P. (2012). Foraging conditions 'at the end of the world' in the context of long-distance migration and population declines in red knots. Austral ecology : a journal of ecology in the southern hemisphere 37(3): 355-364. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2011.02283.x
    Folmer, E.O.; Olff, H.; Piersma, T. (2012). The spatial distribution of flocking foragers: disentangling the effects of food availability, interference and conspecific attraction by means of spatial autoregressive modeling. Oikos (Kbh.) 121(4): 551-561. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19739.x
    Folmer, E.O.; Piersma, T. (2012). The contributions of resource availability and social forces to foraging distributions: a spatial lag modelling approach. Anim. Behav. 84(6): 1371-1380. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.08.031
    Folmer, E.O.; van der Geest, M.; Jansen, E.; Olff, H.; Anderson, T.M.; Piersma, T.; van Gils, J.A. (2012). Seagrass-Sediment Feedback: An Exploration Using a Non-recursive Structural Equation Model. Ecosystems 15(8): 1380-1393. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-012-9591-6
    Groen, N.M.; Kentie, R.; de Goeij, P.; Verheijen, B.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Piersma, T. (2012). A modern landscape ecology of Black-tailed Godwits: habitat selection in southwest Friesland, The Netherlands. Ardea 100(1): 19-28. dx.doi.org/10.5253/078.100.0105
    Gutiérrez, J.S.; Dietz, M.W.; Masero, J.A.; Gill, R.E.; Dekinga, A.; Battley, P.F.; Sánchez-Guzmán, J.M.; Piersma, T. (2012). Functional ecology of saltglands in shorebirds: flexible responses to variable environmental conditions. Funct. Ecol. 26(1): 236-244. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01929.x
    Helm, B.; Gwinner, E.; Koolhaas, A.; Battley, P.F.; Schwabl, I.; Dekinga, A.; Piersma, T. (2012). Avian migration: Temporal multitasking and a case study of melatonin cycles in waders. Progress in brain research 199: 457-479
    Hobson, K.A.; Van Wilgenburg, S.L.; Piersma, T.; Wassenaar, L.I. (2012). Solving a Migration Riddle Using Isoscapes: House Martins from a Dutch Village Winter over West Africa. PLoS One 7(9): e45005. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0045005
    Leyrer, J.; Lok, T.; Brugge, M.; Dekinga, A.; van Gils, J.A.; Sandercock, B.K.; Piersma, T. (2012). Small-scale demographic structure suggests preemptive behavior in a flocking shorebird. Behav. Ecol. 23(6): 1226-1233. dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/ars106
    Piersma, T.; van der Velde, M. (2012). Dutch House Martins Delichon urbicum gain blood parasite infections over their lifetime, but do not seem to suffer. J. Ornithol. 153(3): 907-912. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-012-0826-2
    Piersma, T.; van der Velde, M.; El-Hacen, E.M.; Lok, T.; Overdijk, O.; El-Hacen, E.M. (2012). Molecular verification of the subspecies status of the Mauritanian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia balsaci. Ardea 100(2): 131-136. dx.doi.org/10.5253/078.100.0204
    Robin, F.; Robin, J.-G.; Dulac, P.; Guéret, J.-P.; Piersma, T. (2012). Current state of Black-tailed Godwits Limosa limosa limosa breeding in France. Wader Study Group Bull. 119(2): 133-136
    Santos, S.; Aarts, G.M; Luttikhuizen, P.C.; Campos, J.; Piersma, T.; van der Veer, H.W. (2012). Site-specific distribution of the bivalve Scrobicularia plana along the European coast. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 471: 123-134. hdl.handle.net/10.3354/meps10017
    Schroeder, J.; Piersma, T.; Groen, N.M.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Kentie, R.; Lourenço, P.M.; Schekkerman, H.; Both, C. (2012). Reproductive timing and investment in relation to spring warming and advancing agricultural schedules. J. Ornithol. 153(2): 327-336. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-011-0747-5
    van der Heide, T.; Govers, L.L.; de Fouw, J.; Olff, H.; van der Geest, M.; van Katwijk, M.M.; Piersma, T.; van de Koppel, J.; Silliman, B.R.; Smolders, A.J.P.; van Gils, J.A. (2012). A three-stage symbiosis forms the foundation of seagrass ecosystems. Science (Wash.) 336(6087): 1432-1434. dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1219973
    van der Zee, E.M.; van der Heide, T.; Donadi, S.; Eklöf, J.S.; Eriksson, B.K.; Olff, H.; van der Veer, H.W.; Piersma, T. (2012). Spatially Extended Habitat Modification by Intertidal Reef-Building Bivalves has Implications for Consumer-Resource Interactions. Ecosystems 15(4): 664-673. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-012-9538-y
    van Gils, J.A.; van der Geest, M.; Jansen, E.J.; Govers, L.L.; de Fouw, J.; Piersma, T. (2012). Trophic cascade induced by molluscivore predator alters pore-water biogeochemistry via competitive release of prey. Ecology 93(5): 1143-1152. dx.doi.org/10.1890/11-1282.1
    Verkuil, Y.I.; Karlionova, N.; Rakhimberdiev, E.N.; Jukema, J.; Wijmenga, J.J.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Pinchuk, P.; Wymenga, E.; Baker, A.J.; Piersma, T. (2012). Losing a staging area: Eastward redistribution of Afro-Eurasian ruffs is associated with deteriorating fuelling conditions along the western flyway. Biol. Conserv. 149(1): 51-59. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2012.01.059
    Verkuil, Y.I.; Piersma, T.; Jukema, J.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Baker, A.J. (2012). The interplay between habitat availability and population differentiation: a case study on genetic and morphological structure in an inland wader (Charadriiformes). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 106(3): 641-656. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.01878.x
    Vézina, F.; Williams, T.D.; Piersma, T.; Morrison, R.I.G. (2012). Phenotypic compromises in a long-distance migrant during the transition from migration to reproduction in the High Arctic. Funct. Ecol. 26(2): 500-512. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01955.x
  • 2011
    Aarts, G.M; Koolhaas, A.; Dekinga, A.; Holthuijsen, S.; Ten Horn, J.; Smith, J.; Brugge, M.; Piersma, T.; van der Veer, H.W. (2011). Benthic macrofauna in relation to natural gas extraction in the Dutch Wadden Sea Report on the 2008 and 2009 sampling program. NIOZ-rapport, 2011-3. NIOZ: Texel. 41 pp.
    Estrella, S.M.; Storey, A.W.; Pearson, G.; Piersma, T. (2011). Potential effects of Lyngbya majuscula blooms on benthic invertebrate diversity and shorebird foraging ecology at Roebuck Bay, Western Australia: preliminary results. J. R. Soc. West Aust. 94: 171–179
    Kraan, C.; Dekinga, A.; Piersma, T. (2011). Now an empty mudflat: past and present benthic abundances in the western Dutch Wadden Sea. Helgol. Mar. Res. 65(1): 51-58. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10152-010-0200-9
    Lok, T.; Overdijk, O.; Tinbergen, J.M.; Piersma, T. (2011). The paradox of spoonbill migration: most birds travel to where survival rates are lowest. Anim. Behav. 82(4): 837-844. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.07.019
    Lourenço, P.M.; Kentie, R.; Schroeder, J.; Groen, N.M.; Hooijmeijer, J.C.E.W.; Piersma, T. (2011). Repeatable timing of northward departure, arrival and breeding in Black-tailed Godwits Limosa l. Limosa, but no domino effects. J. Ornithol. 152(4): 1023-1032. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-011-0692-3
    Luttikhuizen, P.C.; Bol, A.; Witte, H.; van Bleijswijk, J.; Haddrath, O.; Baker, A.J.; Piersma, T.; Reneerkens, J.; Piersma, T. (2011). Novel and cross-species microsatellite markers for parentage analysis in Sanderling Calidris alba. J. Ornithol. 152(3): 807-810. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-011-0681-6
    Mathot, K.J.; van den Hout, P.J.; Piersma, T.; Kempenaers, B.; Réale, D.; Dingemanse, N.J. (2011). Disentangling the roles of frequency-vs. state-dependence in generating individual differences in behavioural plasticity. Ecol. Lett. 14(12): 1254-1262. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01698.x
    Piersma, T. (2011). Why marathon migrants get away with high metabolic ceilings: towards an ecology of physiological restraint. J. Exp. Biol. 214(2): 295-302. dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.046748
    Piersma, T.; van Gils, J.A. (2011). The Flexible Phenotype: a body-centred integration of ecology, physiology and behaviour. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780199233724. 1-248 pp.
    Portugal, S.J.; Green, J.A.; Piersma, T.; Eichhorn, G.; Butler, P.J. (2011). Greater energy stores enable flightless moulting geese to increase resting behaviour. Ibis 153(4): 868-874. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01167.x
    Quaintenne, G.; van Gils, J.A.; Bocher, P.; Dekinga, A.; Piersma, T. (2011). Scaling up ideals to freedom: are densities of red knots across western Europe consistent with ideal free distribution? Proc. - Royal Soc., Biol. Sci. 278(1719): 2728-2736. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2011.0026
    Rakhimberdiev, E.; Verkuil, Y.I.; Saveliev, A.A.; Vaisanen, R.A.; Karagicheva, J.; Soloviev, M.Y.; Tomkovich, P.S.; Piersma, T. (2011). A global population redistribution in a migrant shorebird detected with continent-wide qualitative breeding survey data. Diversity Distrib. 17(1): 144-151. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4642.2010.00715.x
    Reneerkens, J.; Grond, K.; Schekkerman, H.; Tulp, I.; Piersma, T. (2011). Do Uniparental Sanderlings Calidris alba Increase Egg Heat Input to Compensate for Low Nest Attentiveness? PLoS One 6(2): e16834. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0016834
    Reperant, L.A.; van de Bildt, M.W.G.; van Amerongen, G.; Buehler, D.M.; Osterhaus, A.D.M.E.; Jenni-Eiermann, S.; Piersma, T.; Kuiken, T. (2011). Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus H5N1 Infection in a Long-Distance Migrant Shorebird under Migratory and Non-Migratory States. PLoS One 6(11): e27814. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027814
    Spaans, B.; Van Kooten, L.; Cremer, J.; Leyrer, J.; Piersma, T. (2011). Densities of individually marked migrants away from the marking site to estimate population sizes: a test with three wader populations. Bird Study 58(2): 130-140
    Trimbos, K.B.; Musters, C.J.M.; Verkuil, Y.I.; Kentie, R.; Piersma, T.; De Snoo, G.; Verkuil, Y.I. (2011). No evident spatial genetic structuring in the rapidly declining Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Limosa in The Netherlands. Conserv. Genet. 12(3): 629-636. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10592-010-0167-8
    van der Geest, M.; van Gils, J.A.; van der Meer, J.; Olff, H.; Piersma, T.; van der Meer, J.; Piersma, T. (2011). Suitability of calcein as an in situ growth marker in burrowing bivalves. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 399(1): 1-7. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2011.01.003
    van der Heide, T.; van der Zee, E.; Donadi, S.; Eklöf, J.S.; Eriksson, B.K.; Olff, H.; Piersma, T.; van der Heide, Wopke (2011). A simple and low-cost method to estimate spatial positions of shorebirds: the Telescope-Mounted Angulator. J. Field Ornithol. 82(1): 80-87. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1557-9263.2010.00310.x
    Vézina, F.; Dekinga, A.; Piersma, T.; Vézina, F. (2011). Shorebirds' Seasonal Adjustments in Thermogenic Capacity Are Reflected by Changes in Body Mass: How Preprogrammed and Instantaneous Acclimation Work Together. Integrative and Comparative Biology 51(3): 394-408. dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icr044
    Yang, H.Y.; Chen, B.; Barter, M.; Piersma, T.; Zhou, C.F.; Li, F.S.; Zhang, Z.W. (2011). Impacts of tidal land reclamation in Bohai Bay, China: ongoing losses of critical Yellow Sea waterbird staging and wintering sites. Bird. Cons. Intern. 21(3): 241-259. dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959270911000086