Publications

  • Şekercioğlu ÇH, Mendenhall CD, Oviedo-Brenes F, Horns JJ, Ehrlich PR & Daily GC (2019). Long-term declines in bird populations in tropical agricultural countryside. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 116, 9903-9912. Published, 11/01/2019.
  • Louis, P.W. & López-López, P., Buechley, E.R., Oppel, S (2019). Spatial and temporal variability in migration of a soaring raptor across three continents. Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution. Vol. 323, 1-14. Published, 09/10/2019.
  • Redding DW, Pigot AL, Dyer EE, Şekercioğlu ÇH, Kark S & Blackburn TM (2019). Location-level processes drive the establishment of alien bird populations worldwide. Nature. Vol. 571, 103-106. Published, 09/01/2019.
  • Dangerfield, C.R. & Frehner, E., Buechley, E., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H., Brazelton, W. (2019). Succession of bacterial communities on carrion is independent of vertebrate scavengers. bioRxiv. Vol. 744748. Published, 08/24/2019.
  • Alexandrino, E.R. & Buechley, E., Forte, Y.A., Cassiano, C.C., Ferraz, K.M.P.M.B., Ferraz, S.F.B., Couto, H.T.Z., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2019). Highly disparate bird assemblages in sugarcane and pastures: implications for bird conservation in agricultural landscapes. Neotropical Biology and Conservation. Vol. 4, 169-194. Published, 07/15/2019.
  • Barnagaud, J.Y. & Barnagaud, J.Y., Kissling, W.D., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2019). Functional biogeography of dietary strategies in birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography. Vol. 28, 1004-1017. Published, 04/04/2019.
  • Neate-Clegg, M.H.C. & Roman, J.R., Demir, B., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2019). Endangered Basra reed warbler. Tourkish Journal of Zoology. Vol. 43, 250-253. Published, 04/01/2019.
  • Alexandrino, E.R. & Alexandrino, E.R., Navarro, A.B., Paulete, V.F., Camolesi, M., Lima, V.G.R., Green, A., de Conto, T., Ferraz, M.P.M. de B., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. and do Couto, H.T.Z. (2019). Challenges in engaging birdwatchers in bird monitoring in a forest patch: lessons for future citizen science projects in agricultural landscapes. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice. Vol. 4, 1-14. Published, 02/15/2019.
  • Buechley, E. & Santangeli, A., Girardello, M., Neate-Clegg, M.., Oleyar, D., McClure, C., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2019). Global raptor research and conservation priorities: tropical raptors fall prey to knowledge gaps. Diversity and Distributions. Vol. 25, 856-869. Published, 02/2019.
  • Halloway, A., Whelan, C.J., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H., Brown, J.S. 2017. The use of biogeographical patterns to assess key adaptations in two Families of birds. Biorxiv 214148. DOI: doi.org/10.1101/214148. Published, 01/2019.
  • Neate-Clegg, M.H.C., Jones, S.E.I., Burdekin, O., Jocque, M., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. 2018. Elevational changes in the avian community of a Mesoamerican cloud forest park. Biotropica 50(50): 805-815. Published, 09/2018.
  • Horns, J.J., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. 2018. Conservation of migratory species. Current Biology 28: R980–R983. Published, 09/2018.
  • Nyffeler, M., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H., Whelan, C.J. 2018. Insectivorous birds consume an estimated 400-500 million tons of prey annually. Science of Nature 105: 47-59. Published, 08/2018.
  • Horns, J.J., Adler, F.R., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. 2018. Using opportunistic citizen science data to estimate avian population trends. Biological Conservation 221: 151-159. Published, 05/2018.
  • Buechley, E.R., Oppel, S., Beatty, W.S., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. 2018. Identifying critical migratory bottlenecks and high-use areas for an endangered migratory soaring bird across three continents. Journal of Avian Biology 49: 1-13. Published, 04/2018.
  • Buechley, E.R., McGrady, M.J., Coban, E., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. 2018. Satellite tracking a wide-ranging endangered vulture species to target conservation actions in the Middle East and East Africa. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 2293-2310. Published, 03/2018.
  • Evans, T., Kumschick, S., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H., Blackburn, T.M. 2018. Identifying the factors that determine the severity and type of alien bird impacts. Diversity and Distributions 24: 800-810. Published, 02/2018.
  • Pellissier, V., Barnagaud, J.Y., Kissling, W.D., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H., Svenning, J.C. 2018. Niche packing and expansion account for species richness–productivity relationships in global bird assemblages. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 604-615. Published, 02/2018.
  • Evans, T., Pigot, A., Kumschick, S., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. & Blackburn, T.M. (2018). Determinants of Data Deficiency in the impacts of alien bird species. Ecography. Published, 01/16/2018.
  • Yildirim, Y., Coven, F., Uzlu, E., Yilmaz, V., Çoban, E., Çoban, A. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2017). Investigation of West Nile Virus infection in brown bears (Ursus arctos) in Turkey. Eurasian Journal of Veterinary Sciences. Vol. 33, 190-194. Published, 11/05/2017.
  • Barnagaud, J.Y., Kissling, W.D., Tsirogiannis, C. , Fisikopoulos, V., Villeger, S., Sekercioglu, C.H. & Svenning, J‐C. (2017). Biogeographical, environmental and anthropogenic determinants of global patterns in bird taxonomic and trait turnover. Global Ecology and Biogeography. Vol. 26, 1190-1200. Published, 09/08/2017.
  • Aktay, L., Sözüer, Ö., Horns, J.J., Kökenek, D., Tomas, B.K. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2017). Behavioural and morphological characteristics of white doves in Osmaniye, Turkey identify the population as Laughing Doves Streptopelia senegalensis. Zoology in the Middle East. Vol. 63, 189-193. Published, 07/13/2017.
  • Frehner, E.H., Buechley, E. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2017). Subterranean caching of domestic cow (Bos taurus) carcasses by North American badgers (Taxidea taxus) in the Great Basin Desert, Utah. Western North American Naturalist. Vol. 77, 124-129. Published, 03/31/2017.
  • Engelen, D., Lemessa, D., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. & Hylander, K. (2017). Similar bird communities in homegardens at different distances from Afromontane forests. Bird Conservation International. Vol. 27, 83-95. Published, 03/2017.
  • Alexandrino, E.B., Buechley, E.R., Karr, J.R., Forte, Y.A., Ferraz, K.M.P.M.B., Ferraz, S.F.B., Couto, H.T.Z. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2017). Bird-based index of biotic integrity: assessing the ecological condition of Atlantic Forest patches in a human-modified landscape. Ecological Indicators. Vol. 73, 662-675. Published, 02/2017.
  • Harris, B. & et al (2017). Measuring the impact of the wildlife trade on Indonesian birds. Conservation Biology. Vol. 31, 394-408. Published, 02/01/2017.
  • Akkucuk, U. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2016). NGOs for environmental sustainability: the case of the KuzeyDoga Foundation. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. Vol. 25, 6038-6044. Published, 12/2016.
  • Kennedy, C.M. & et al (2016). Optimizing land use decision-making to sustain Brazilian agricultural profits, biodiversity and ecosystem services. Biological Conservation. Vol. 204, 221-230. Published, 12/2016.
  • Horns, J.J., Buechley, E.R., Aktay, L., Çoban, E., Kırpık, M.A., Herman, J.M., Şaşmaz, Y. & Şekercioğlu, C.H. (2016). Geolocator tracking of great reed warbler identifies key regions of importance to migratory wetland specialists throughout the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. Geolocator tracking of great reed warbler identifies key regions of importance to migratory wetland specialists throughout the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. Vol. 118, 835-849. Published, 10/26/2016.
  • Keinath, D., Doak, D., Hodges, K., Prugh, L., Fagan, W., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H., Butchart, S.H.M. & Kauffman, M. (2016). A global analysis of traits predicting species’ sensitivity to habitat fragmentation. Global Ecology and Biogeography. Vol. 26, 115-127. Published, 08/23/2016.
  • Aerts, R., Spranghers, S. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2016). Conservation of ecosystem services does not secure the conservation of birds in a Peruvian shade coffee landscape. Bird Conservation International. Vol. 27, 71-82. Published, 08/12/2016.
  • Dyer, E.E., Franks, V., Cassey, P., Collen, B., Cope, R.C., Jones, K.E., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. & Blackburn, T.M. (2016). A global analysis of the determinants of alien geographic range size in birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography. Vol. 25, 1346-1355. Published, 08/11/2016.
  • Buechley, E.R. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2016). Vultures. Current Biology. Vol. 26. Published, 07/18/2016.
  • Alexandrino, E.B., Buechley, E.R., Piratelli, A.J., Ferraz, K.M.P.B., Moral, R.A., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H., Silva, W.R. & Couto, H.T.Z. (2016). Bird sensitivity to disturbance as an indicator of forest patchconditions: an issue in environmental assessments. Ecological Indicators. Vol. 66, 369-381. Published, 07/2016.
  • Cozzi, G., Chynoweth, M., Kusak, J., Çoban, E., Çoban, A., Ozgul, A. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2016). Anthropogenic food resources foster the coexistence of distinct life-history strategies: year-round sedentary and migratory brown bears. Journal of Zoology. Vol. 300, 142-150. Published, 06/22/2016.
  • Bilgin, R., Ebeoğlu, N., İnak, S., Kırpık, M.A., Horns, J.J. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2016). DNA barcoding of birds at a migratory hotspot in eastern Turkey reveals continental phylogeographic relationships. PLoS One. Vol. 11. Published, 06/15/2016.
  • Buechley, E. R., Sekercioglu, C. H. 2016. Vanishing vultures: the collapse of critical scavengers. Current Biology. Published, 06/11/2016.
  • Capitani, C., Chynoweth, M., Kusak, J., Coban, E., Sekercioglu, C.H. 2016. Preliminary analysis of wolf diet in a pastoralist community of north-eastern Turkey. Mammalia. . Published, 06/02/2016.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Buechley, E. 2016. Avian ecological function and ecosystem services in the tropics. Pp. In Why Birds Matter. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Published, 06/2016.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Wenny, D., Whelan, C.J., Floyd, C. 2016. Why birds matter: bird ecosystem services promote biodiversity and support human well-being. Pp. 339-362 In Why Birds Matter. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Published, 06/2016.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Wenny, D., Whelan, C.J. 2016. Why Birds Matter? University of Chicago Press. Published, 06/2016.
  • Whelan, C.J., Sekercioglu, C.H., Wenny, D. 2016. Bird ecosystem services: economic ornithology for the 21st century. Pp. In Why Birds Matter. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Published, 06/2016.
  • Wenny, D., Sekercioglu, C.H., Cordeiro, N., Rogers, H. S., Kelly, D. 2016. Seed dispersal by fruit-eating birds. Pp. In Why Birds Matter. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Published, 06/2016.
  • Buechley, E.R. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2016). The avian scavenger crisis: Looming extinctions, trophic cascades, and loss of critical ecosystem functions. Biological Conservation. Vol. 198, 220-228. Published, 06/2016.
  • Buechley, E. R., Sekercioglu, C. H. Causes and consequences of avian scavenger population changes: catastrophic declines of vultures, trophic cascades and increased disease prevalence. Biological Conservation. Published, 06/2016.
  • Burin, G., Kissling, W.D., Guimaraes, P.R., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. & Quental, T.B. (2016). Omnivory in birds is a macroevolutionary sink. Nature Communications. Vol. 7, 11250. Published, 04/07/2016.
  • Chynoweth, M.W., Çoban, E., Altın, Ç. & Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2016). Human-wildlife conflict as a barrier to large carnivore management and conservation in Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology. Vol. 40, 972-983. Published, 04/2016.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2006. Ecological significance of bird populations. Pp. 15-51 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, volume 11. del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. and Christie, D.A. (Eds.). Lynx Press and BirdLife International. Barcelona and Cambridge. Published, 01/2016.
  • Alexandrino, E.B., Buechley, E.R., Piratelli, A.J., Ferraz, K.M.P.M.B, Moral, R.A., Sekercioglu, C.H., Silva, W.R., Couto, H.T.Z. 2016. Using existing measures of birds’ sensitivity to disturbance as indicator of forest habitat quality: an issue to be considered in environmental studies. Ecological Indicators. Published, 01/2016.
  • Burin, G., Kissling, W.D., Guimaraes, P.R., Sekercioglu, C.H., Quental, T.B. Birds of all diets are transient ones: lower diversification and higher transition rates of omnivores. Nature Communications. Published, 01/2016.
  • Chynoweth, M.W., Çoban, E., Altın, Ç., Şekercioğlu, Ç. H. 2016. Human-wildlife conflict as a barrier to large carnivore management and conservation in Turkey. Invited contribution to special issue on mammals of Western Palearctic. Turkish Journal of Zoology. Published, 11/30/2015.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Loarie, S., Brenes, F.O., Mendenhall, C., Daily, G.C., Ehrlich, P.R. 2016. Tropical countryside riparian corridors provide critical habitat and connectivity for seed-dispersing forest birds in a fragmented landscape. Journal of Ornithology. Published, 10/08/2015.
  • Buechley, E. R., Sekercioglu, C. H., Duguma, G., Ndungu, J. K., Lens, L., Abdu, B., Beyene, T. 2015. Bird community structure and conservation on Ethiopian shade-coffee farms. Biological Conservation 188: 50-60. Editor’s Choice “Must-Read” paper in August. Published, 08/2015.
  • Mello, M.A.R., Rodrigues, F. A., Costa, L. F., Kissling, W.D., Sekercioglu, C. H., Marquitti, F.M.D., Kalko, E.K.V. 2015. Keystone species in seed dispersal networks are mainly determined by dietary specialization. Oikos 124: 1031-1039. Published, 08/2015.
  • Maas, B., Karp, D.S., Bumrungsri, S., Darras, K., Gonthier, D., Huang, C.-C., Lindell, C.A., Maine, J.J., Mestre, L., Michel, N.L., Morrison, E.B., Perfecto, I., Philpott, S.M., Sekercioglu, C.H., Silva, R.M., Taylor, P., Tscharntke, T., Van Bael, S.A., Whelan, C.J., Williams-Guillén, K. 2016. Bird and bat predation services in tropical forests and agroforestry landscapes. Biological Reviews. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12211. Published, 07/23/2015.
  • Capitani, C. & Chynoweth, M., Kusak, J., Çoban, E., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. (2015). Wolf diet in an agricultural landscape of north-eastern Turkey. Mammalia. Vol. 80, 329-334. Published, 06/01/2015.
  • Burivalova, Z., Lee, T. M., Giam, X., Sekercioglu, C.H., Wilcove, D.S., Koh, L.P. 2015. Avian responses to selective logging shaped by species traits and logging practices. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20150164. Published, 05/2015.
  • Whelan, C.J., Sekercioglu, C.H., Wenny, D.G. 2015. Why birds matter: from economic ornithology to ecosystem services. Journal of Ornithology 156: 227-238. Published, 05/2015.
  • Chynoweth, M., Coban, E., Sekercioglu, C.H. 2015. Conservation of a new breeding population of Caucasian lynx (Lynx lynx dinniki) in eastern Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology 39: 541-543. Published, 05/2015.
  • Stratford, J., Sekercioglu C.H. 2015. Birds in forest ecosystems. Pp. 281-296 in Handbook of Forest Ecology. Corlett, R., Peh, K. and Bergeron, Y. (Eds.). Routeledge Press. London. Published, 01/2015.
  • Redding, D. W., Mooers, A. O., Sekercioglu C.H., Collen, B. 2015. Global evolutionary isolation measures can capture key local conservation species in Nearctic and Neotropical bird communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370: 20140013. Published, 01/2015.
  • Newbold, T., Scharlemann, J., Butchart, S., Sekercioglu, C.H, Joppa, L., Alkemade, R., Purves, D., 2014. Functional traits, land-use change and the structure of present and future bird communities in tropical forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23: 1073-1084. Published, 10/2014.
  • Burivalova, Z., Sekercioglu, C.H., Koh, L.P. 2014. Thresholds of logging intensity to maintain tropical forest biodiversity. Current Biology 24: 1893-1898.. Published, 08/2014.
  • Chynoweth, M., Sekercioglu C.H. 2014. Conserving biodiversity: the tropical challenge. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29: 374-375. Published, 07/2014.
  • Barnagaud, J.-Y., Kissling, W., Sandel, B., Eiserhardt, W., Sekercioglu, C.H, Enquist, B., Tsirogiannis, C., Svenning, J.-C., 2014. Ecological traits influence the phylogenetic structure of bird species co-occurrences worldwide. Ecology Letters 17: 811-820. Published, 04/2014.
  • Bradshaw, C.J.A., Brook, B.W., Delean, S., Fordham, D.A., Herrando-Pérez, S., Cassey, P., Early, R., Sekercioglu, C.H, Araújo, M.B. 2014. Determinants of range contraction and expansion in British birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281: 20140744. Published, 04/2014.
  • Bregman, T.P., Sekercioglu, C. H., Tobias, J. 2014. Global patterns and predictors of bird species responses to forest fragmentation: implications for ecosystem function and conservation. Biological Conservation 169: 372-383. Published, 01/2014.
  • Felton, A. Lindbladh, M., Elmberg, J., Felton, A.M., Andersson, E. Sekercioglu, C.H., Collingham, Y., Huntley, B. 2013. Projecting impacts of anthropogenic climatic change on the bird communities of southern Swedish spruce monocultures. Ornis Fennica 90: 1-13. Published, 01/2013.
  • Abolafya, M.¸ Onmus¸ O., Sekercioglu, C.H., Bilgin, R. 2013. Using citizen science data to model the distributions of common songbirds of Turkey under different global climatic change scenarios. PLOS ONE 8: e68037. Published, 01/2013.
  • Foden, W.B. et al. 2013. Identifying the world's most climate change vulnerable species: a systematic trait-based assessment of all birds, amphibians and corals. PLOS One 8: e65427. Published, 01/2013.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2013. Guineafowl, ticks and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Turkey: the perfect storm? Trends in Parasitology 29: 1-2. Published, 01/2013.
  • Buechley, E., Sekercioglu, C.H. 2013. Endangered species. Pp. 259-175 in Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia - Biodiversity. Gale Press. Independence. Published, 01/2013.
  • Waldron, A., Sekercioglu, C.H., Miller, D.C., Mooers, A.O., Roberts, T., Gittleman, J.L. 2013. Turkey’s biodiversity funding on the rise. Science 341: 1173. Published, 01/2013.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2013. Citation opportunity cost of the high impact factor obsession. Current Biology 23: 1-2. Published, 01/2013.
  • Muñoz, J.C., Aerts, R., Thijs, K.W., Stevenson, P.R., Muys, B., Sekercioglu, C.H. 2013. Contribution of woody habitat islands to the conservation of birds and their ecological functions in an extensive Colombian rangeland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 173: 13-19. Published, 01/2013.
  • Dodge, M., Guers, S.L. Sekercioglu, C.H., Sehgal, R. N. M. 2013. North American transmission of hemosporidian parasites in the Swainson's thrush (Catharus ustulatus), a migratory songbird. Journal of Parasitology 99: 548-553. Published, 01/2013.
  • Newbold, T., Scharlemann, J., Butchart, S., Sekercioglu, C.H., Alkemade, R., Booth, H., Purves, D. 2013. Ecological traits affect the response of tropical forest bird species to land-use intensity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences 280: 20122113. Published, 01/2013.
  • Tobias, J., Sekercioglu, C.H., Vargas, F.H. 2013. Bird conservation in tropical ecosystems: challenges and opportunites. Pp. 258-276 in Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2. MacDonald, D. (Ed.). John Wiley & Sons. New York. Published, 01/2013.
  • Mendenhall, C. D., Archer, H.M., Oviedo-Brenes, F., Sekercioglu, Sehgal, R.N.M. 2013. Balancing biodiversity with agriculture: Land sharing mitigates avian malaria prevalence. Conservation Letters 6: 125-131. Published, 01/2013.
  • Peh, K.S-H., Soh, M.K.S., Yap, C.A.-M., Sekercioglu, C.H. 2012. Correlates of elevational specialization in southeast Asian tropical birds. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 25: 249-257. Published, 01/2012.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2012. Promoting community-based bird monitoring in the tropics: conservation, research, environmental education, capacity-building, and local incomes. Biological Conservation 151: 69-73. Published, 01/2012.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2012. Bird functional diversity in tropical forests, agroforests and open agricultural areas. Journal of Ornithology 153 Supplement: 153-161. Published, 01/2012.
  • Newbold, T., Butchart, S., Sekercioglu, C., Purves, D., Scharlemann, J. 2012. Mapping functional traits: comparing abundance and presence-absence estimates at large spatial scales. PLOS One 7: 1-11. Published, 01/2012.
  • Belmaker, J., Sekercioglu, C.H. Jetz, W. 2012. Global patterns of specialization and coexistence in bird assemblages. Journal of Biogeography 39: 193-213. Published, 01/2012.
  • Kissling, W. D., Sekercioglu, C. H., Jetz, W. 2012. Bird dietary guild richness across latitudes, environments and biogeographic regions. Global Ecology and Biogeography 3: 328-340. Published, 01/2012.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Primack, R., Wormworth, J., 2012. Effects of climate change on tropical birds. Biological Conservation 148: 1-18. Most downloaded article.. Published, 01/2012.
  • Wenny, D.G., Devault, T., Johnson, M.D., Kelly, D., Sekercioglu, C.H., Tomback, D., Whelan, C.J. 2011. The need to quantify ecosystem services provided by birds. Auk 128: 1-14. Published, 06/2011.
  • Dik, B., Sekercioglu, C.H., Kırpık, M.A., Șaşmaz, Y. 2011. Chewing lice (Phthiraptera) found on songbirds (Passeriformes) in Turkey. Acta Parasitologica Turcica 35: 34-39. Published, 06/2011.
  • Dik, B., Sekercioglu, C.H., Kırpık, M.A. 2011. Chewing lice (Phthiraptera) species found on birds along the Aras River, Iğdır, Eastern Turkey. Kafkas Universitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi 17, 567–573. Published, 06/2011.
  • Mendenhall, C. D., Sekercioglu, C. H., Oviedo-Brenes, F., Ehrlich, P.R., Daily, G.C. 2011. Predictive model for sustaining biodiversity in tropical countryside. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 108: 163130-16316. Published, 06/2011.
  • The tropical frontier in avian climate impact research. Published, 06/2011.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2011. Functional extinctions of bird pollinators cause plant declines. Science 331: 1019-1020. Published, 06/2011.
  • Wormworth, J., Sekercioglu, C.H. 2011. Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change. Cambridge University Press. New York. NHBS Book of the Year.. Published, 01/2011.
  • Sodhi, N.S., Sekercioglu, C.H., Robinson, S., Barlow, J. 2011. Conservation of Tropical Birds. Wiley-Blackwell. Oxford. Published, 01/2011.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Anderson, S., Akçay, E., Bilgin, R., Emre Can, Ö., Semiz, G., Tavşanoğlu, Ç., Baki Yokeş, M.., Soyumert, A., İpekdal, K., Sağlam, İ. K., Yücel, M., Dalfes, H.N. 2011. Turkey’s globally important biodiversity in crisis. Biological Conservation 144: 2752–2769. Published, 01/2011.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Anderson, S., Akçay, E., Bilgin, R. 2011. Turkey’s rich natural heritage under assault. Science 334: 1637-1639. Published, 01/2011.
  • Harris, J.B.C., Sekercioglu, C.H., Sodhi, N.S., Fordham, D.A., Paton, D.C., Brook, B.W. 2011. The tropical frontier in avian climate impact research. Ibis 153: 877–882. Published, 01/2011.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2010. Ecosystem functions and services. In Conservation Biology for All, eds. N.S. Sodhi and P.R. Ehrlich. Pp. 45-72. Oxford University Press. Published, 08/2010.
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  • Sekercioglu, C.H., 2010. Q&A. Cagan H. Sekercioglu. Current Biology 20: R44-R46. Published, 01/2010.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., 2010. The mystery of nocturnal birds in tropical secondary forests. Animal Conservation 13: 12-13. Published, 01/2010.
  • Dik, B., Sekercioglu, C.H., Kirpik, M.A., Inak, S., Uslu, U. 2010. Chewing lice (Phthiraptera) species found on Turkish shorebirds (Charadriiformes). Kafkas Universitesi Veteriner Fakultesi Dergisi 16: 867-874. Article, Refereed Journal, published, 01/2010. Published, 01/2010.
  • Mendenhall, C. D., Sekercioglu, C. H., Oviedo-Brenes, F. 2010. Using interpubic distance for sexing manakin species in the field. Journal of Field Ornithology 81. 49-63. Article, Refereed Journal, published, 01/2010. Published, 01/2010.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., 2010. Q&A. Cagan H. Sekercioglu. Current Biology 20: R44-R46. Published, 01/2010.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2010. Partial migration in tropical birds: the frontier of movement ecology. Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 933-936. Published, 01/2010.
  • Sodhi, N.S., Wilcove, D.S., Lee, T.M., Sekercioglu, C.H., Subaraj, R., Bernard, H., Yong, D.L., Lim, S.L.H., Prawiradilaga, D.M., Brook, B.W. 2010. Deforestation and avian extinctions on tropical islands. Conservation Biology 24: 1290-1298. Published, 01/2010.
  • Sodhi, N.S., Lee, T.M., Sekercioglu, C.H., Webb E.L., Prawiradilaga, D.M., Lohman, D.J., Pierce, N.E., Diesmos, A.C., Rao, M., Ehrlich, P.R. 2010. Local people value environmental services provided by forested parks. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 1175-1188. Published, 01/2010.
  • Miller-Rushing, A.J., Primack, R.B., Sekercioglu, C.H. 2009. Conservation consequences of climate change for birds. Pp. 295-309 in Effects of Climate Change on Birds. Pape Moller, A., Fiedler, W. and Berthold, P. (Eds.). Oxford University Press. Oxford. Published, 01/2009.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2009. Tropical conservation: riparian corridors connect fragmented forest populations. Current Biology 19: R210-R213. Published, 01/2009.
  • Sodhi, N.S., Koh, L.P., Peh, K.S.-H., Tan, H.T.W., Chazdon, R.L., Corlett, R.T., Lee, T.M., Colwell, R.K., Brook, B.W., Sekercioglu, C.H., Bradshaw, C.J.A. 2008. Correlates of extinction proneness in tropical vascular plants. Diversity & Distributions 14: 1-10. Published, 01/2008.
  • Jetz, W., Sekercioglu, C.H., Boehning-Gaese, K. 2008. Worldwide variation in avian clutch size across species and space. Public Library of Science (PLOS) Biology 6: e303. Published, 01/2008.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2008. Quantifying co-author contributions. Science 322: 371. Published, 01/2008.
  • Bickford, D., Lee, T.M., Koh, L.P., Sodhi, N.S., Diesmos, A.C., Brook, B.W., Sekercioglu, C.H., Bradshaw, C.J.A. 2008. Forgetting Habitat Loss in Amphibian Extinctions – Missing the Forest for the Disease. Public Library of Science (PLOS) Biology 6. Published, 01/2008.
  • Tscharntke, T., Sekercioglu, C.H., Dietsch, T.V., Tylianakis, J., Sodhi, N.S. 2008. The role of landscape in determining levels of diversity in different taxa. Ecology 89: 944-951. Published, 01/2008.
  • Sodhi, N.S., Bickford, D., Diesmos, A.C., Lee, T.M., Koh, L.P., Brook, B.W., Sekercioglu, C.H., Bradshaw, C.J.A. 2008. Measuring the meltdown: drivers of global amphibian extinction and decline. Public Library of Science One 3: 1636-1643. Published, 01/2008.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H, Schneider, S.H, Fay, J.P., Loarie, S. 2008. Climate change, elevational range shifts, and bird extinctions. Conservation Biology 22: 140-150. Essential Science Indicators Hot Paper. http://sciencewatch.com/about/met/thres-hotpprs/. Published, 01/2008.
  • Jetz, W., Sekercioglu, C.H., Watson, J. 2008. Ecological correlates and conservation implications of overestimating species geographic ranges. Conservation Biology 22: 110-119. Published, 01/2008.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Loarie, S., Oviedo-Brenes, F., Daily, G.C., Ehrlich, P.R. 2007. Persistence of forest birds in tropical countryside. Conservation Biology 21. 482-494. Essential Science Indicators Hot Paper: http://sciencewatch.com/about/met/thres-hotpprs/. Published, 01/2007.
  • Svensson, L. M. E., Ruegg, K. C., Sekercioglu, C.H., Sehgal, R. N. M. 2007. Widespread and structured distribution of blood parasite haplotypes across a migratory divide of the Swainson’s Thrush (Catharus ustulatus). Journal of Parasitology 93: 1488-1495. Published, 01/2007.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Sodhi, N.S. 2007. Conservation biology: Predicting birds’ responses to forest fragmentation. Current Biology 17: R838-R840. Published, 01/2007.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2007. Conservation ecology: Area trumps mobility in fragment bird extinctions. Current Biology 17: R283-R286. Published, 01/2007.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2006. Increasing awareness of avian ecological function. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 21: 464-471. Published, 01/2006.
  • Pimm, S., Raven, P., Peterson, A., Sekercioglu, C.H., Ehrlich, P.R. 2006. Human impacts on the rates of recent, present, and future bird extinctions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 103: 10941-10946. Published, 01/2006.
  • Kati, V., Sekercioglu, C.H. 2006. Diversity, ecological structure, and conservation of the landbird community of Dadia reserve, Greece. Diversity & Distributions 12: 620-629. Published, 01/2006.
  • Peh, K.S.-H., Sodhi, N.S., de Jong, J., Sekercioglu, C.H., Yap, C.A.M., Lim, S.L.-H. 2006. Conservation value of degraded habitats for forest birds in southern Peninsular Malaysia. Diversity & Distributions 12: 572-581. Published, 01/2006.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Riley, A. 2005. A brief survey of the birds in Kumbira Forest, Gabela, Angola. Ostrich 76: 111-117. Published, 01/2005.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Daily, G.C., Ehrlich, P.R. 2004. Ecosystem consequences of bird declines. PNAS 101: 18042-18047. Published, 01/2004.
  • Kandul, N.P., Coleman, J.W.S., Lukhtanov, V., Dantchenko, A., Sekercioglu, C.H., Haig, D., Pierce, N.E. 2004. Phylogeny of Agrodiaetus Hubner 1822 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) inferred from mtDNA sequences of COI and COII and nuclear sequences of EF1-α: karyotype diversification and species radiation. Systematic Biology 53: 278-298. Published, 01/2004.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2004. Prion diseases and a penchant for brains. Science 305: 342-343. Published, 01/2004.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2002. Effects of forestry practices on the vegetation structure and the bird community of Kibale Forest, Uganda. Biological Conservation 107: 229-240. Published, 01/2002.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2002. Forest fragmentation hits insectivorous birds hard. Invited contribution to Directions in Science 1: 62-64. Published, 01/2002.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 2002. Impacts of birdwatching on human and avian communities. Environmental Conservation 29: 282-289. Published, 01/2002.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H., Ehrlich, P.R., Daily, G.C., Aygen, D., Goehring, D., Figeroa-Sandí, R. 2002. Disappearance of insectivorous birds from tropical forest fragments. PNAS 99: 263-267. Published, 01/2002.
  • Goehring, D.M., Daily, G.C., Sekercioglu, C.H. 2002. Distribution of ground-dwelling arthropods in tropical countryside habitats. Journal of Insect Conservation 6: 83-91. Published, 01/2002.
  • Sekercioglu, C.H. 1999. Megapodes: A fascinating incubation strategy. Harvard Undergraduate Journal of Sciences 5: 77-83. Published, 01/1999.

Research Keywords

  • Ornithology
  • Ecology
  • Animal Ecology

Presentations

  • Science Colloquium, Koç University . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/19/2019.
  • Symposium talk on global avian datasets, American Ornithological Society meeting, Anchorage . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/28/2019.
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  • Stanford Alumni Association talk on conserving biodiversity in Turkey, Salt Lake City. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2019.
  • WWF Turkey keynote talk, Istanbul. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2018.
  • Spanish Congress of Ornithology, invited opening plenary speaker, Badajos, Spain. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2017.
  • Frontiers of Science, invited talk, University of Utah . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2017.
  • University of Colorado Denver Department of Biology, invited seminar, Denver . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2017.
  • Wallace Stegner Center for Environmental Law, invited talk, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2017.
  • University of Florida Department of Biology, invited seminar, Gainesville, Florida. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2016.
  • Turkey National Biology Congress, invited plenary speaker, Gaziantep, Turkey . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2016.
  • KIBISIAD (Cypriot Businesspeople’s Association), invited talk, Istanbul, Turkey . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2016.
  • Fundraising talk for my conservation ecology research, London, UK ($53,153 raised). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2016.
  • Middle Eastern Technical University, invited talk, Ankara, Turkey . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2016.
  • Turkey Ecology Congress, invited keynote speaker, Muğla, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2016.
  • Brazil Conservation Biology Symposium, invited keynote speaker, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2015.
  • Caribbean Ornithological Congress, invited keynote speaker, Kingston, Jamaica. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2015.
  • Fundraising talk for my conservation ecology research, Istanbul, Turkey ($65,060 raised). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2015.
  • Cukurova University, invited talk, Adana, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2015.
  • Koc University, invited talk, Istanbul, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Robert College of Istanbul, 150th Anniversary Keynote Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Brazil Ornithological Congress, invited keynote speaker, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, invited talk. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Harvard University, invited talk, Boston, MA . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Boston University, invited talk, Boston, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Bird Festival, invited keynote speaker, Miami, FL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Utah State University Ecology Center, invited talk, Logan, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Colombia Ornithological Congress, invited plenary speaker, Cali, Colombia . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • India Ornithological Congress, invited keynote speaker, Coimbatore, India. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Partners in Flight - Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment of Birds, Snowbird, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • United States Consulate of Istanbul Annual Ph.D. Fundraising Dinner Address, Turkey . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Robert College of Istanbul 1993 Graduates 20. Year Reunion Talk, Istanbul, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • University of Oxford Department of Zoology, invited talk, Oxford, UK . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Wellesley College Biology Department, invited talk, Wellesley, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Boston University Biology Department, invited talk, Boston, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Harvard University Environment Center, invited talk, Cambridge, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Nuttall Ornithological Club of Harvard University, invited talk, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology, invited talk, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Wasatch Avian Education Society, invited talk, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Turkish Cultural Foundation, invited talk, Istanbul, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Robert College of Istanbul Annual Senih Fikriğ Science Seminar invited speaker . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2012.
  • Hacettepe University, invited talks, Ankara, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2012.
  • University of Utah Museum of Natural History – Scientist in the Spotlight seminar. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2012.
  • Audubon Society of Great Salt Lake Centennial Talk . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2012.
  • Virginia Tech Fisheries & Wildlife Graduate Association Annual Invited Speaker . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2012.
  • Wallace Stegner Center for Environmental Law, invited talk, University of Utah . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2012.
  • NAKAMA Talk, invited talk, University of Utah . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2012.
  • Turkey Environmental Protection Foundation (ÇEVKO) 20th Anniversary Keynote . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2011.
  • Western Bird Banding Association Annual Meeting, invited keynote speaker. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2011.
  • National Geographic Explorers Symposium . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2011.
  • Hacettepe University, invited talks, Ankara, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2010.
  • Turkey Biology Congress, invited keynote speaker, Denizli, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2010.
  • International Ornithology Congress, invited keynote speaker, Campos do Jordao, Brazil. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2010.
  • Bosphorous University, invited talk, Istanbul, Turkey. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2010.
  • Istanbul Technical University, invited talk, Istanbul, Turkey . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2010.

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Ethiopia Bird Education Project. PI: Cagan Sekercioglu. 08/2006 - present.

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • Spanish, fluent.
  • Turkish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Costa Rica
    Long-term bird population dynamics research in Costa Rica.
  • Eastern Africa
    Long-term bird research in Ethiopia. New project in Tanzania.
  • Turkey
    I am the founder and director of the environmental organization KuzeyDoga (www.kuzeydoga.org). We conduct long-term ecological research, biodiversity monitoring, community-based conservation, wetland restoration. We also promote village-based biocultural tourism to provide financial incentives to local communities to support biodiversity and landscape conservation.
  • United States of America
    Long-term studies of bird and mammal community ecology, population dynamics and conservation biology in Utah.