Publications (peer-reviewed)

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(26) Keogan, K., Daunt, F., Wanless, S., Phillips, R.A., Walling, C. A., Agnew, P., Ainley, D.G., Anker-Nilssen, T., Ballard, G., Barrett, R.T., Barton, K.J., Bech, C., Becker, P., Berglund, P.-A., Bollache, L., Bond, A.L., Bouwhuis, S., Bradley, R. W., Burr, Z.M., Camphuysen, K., Catry, P., Chiaradia, A., Christensen-Dalsgaard, S., Cuthbert, R., Dehnhard, N., Descamps, S., Diamond, T., Divoky, G., Drummond, H., Dugger, K.M., Dunn, M.J., Emmerson, L., Erikstad, K.E., Fort, J., Fraser, W., Genovart, M., Gilg, O., González-Solís, J., Granadeiro, J.P., Grémillet, D., Hansen, J., Hanssen, S.A.; Harris, M., Hedd, A., Hinke, J., Igual, J.M.; Jahncke, J., Jones, I., Kappes, P.J., Lang, J., Langset, M., Lescroël, A., Lorentsen, S.H., Lyver, P., Mallory, M., Moe, B., Montevecchi, W.A., Monticelli, D., Mostello, C., Newell, M., Nicholson, L., Nisbet, I., Olsson, O., Oro, D., Pattison, V., Poisbleau, M., Pyk, T., Quintana, F., Ramos, J.A., Ramos, R., Reiertsen, T.K., Rodríguez, C., Ryan, P., Sanz-Aguilar, A., Schmidt, N.M., Shannon, P., Sittler, B., Southwell, C., Surman, C., Svagelj, W.S. Trivelpiece, W., Warzybok, P., Watanuki, Y., Weimerskirch, H., Wilson, P.R., Wood, A.G., Phillimore, A. B., Lewis, S. (2018). Global phenological insensitivity to shifting ocean temperatures among seabirds. Nature Climate Change 8: 313-320. Link. Explanations about its contents in “normal” language here


(25) Raap, T., Pinxten, R., Casasole, G., Dehnhard, N., Eens, M. (2017). Ambient anthropogenic noise but not light is associated with the ecophysiology of free-living songbird nestlings. Scientific Reports 7: 2754. open access Explanation about its contents in “normal” language here

(24) Dehnhard, N., Jaspers, V., Demongin, L., Van den Steen, E., Covaci, A., Pinxten, R., Crossin, G., Quillfeldt, P., Eens, M., Poisbleau, M. (2017). Organohalogenated contaminants in plasma and eggs of rockhopper penguins: does vitellogenin affect maternal transfer? Environmental Pollution 226: 277-287. Link Explanation about its contents in “normal” language here

(23) Dehnhard, N. (2017). Comment on population trends of southern rockhopper penguins (Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome) on Isla Pingüino, Santa Cruz, Argentina. Polar Biology 40: 1493-1496. Link

(22) Poisbleau, M., Beaulieu, M., Dehnhard, N., Demongin, L., Lepoint, G., Sturaro, N., Eens, M. (2017). Extreme intra-clutch egg size dimorphism is not coupled with corresponding differences in antioxidant capacity and stable isotopes between eggs. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 205:77-85. Link


(21) Dehnhard, N., Eens, M., Sturaro, N., Lepoint, G., Demongin, L., Quillfeldt, P., Poisbleau, M. (2016). Is individual consistency in body mass and reproductive decisions linked to individual specialisation in foraging behaviour in a long-lived seabird? Ecology & Evolution 6: 4488-4501. open access

(20) Dehnhard, N., Yohannes, E., Jenny, H., Segelbacher, G. (2016). Stable isotope ratios in alpine rock ptarmigan and black grouse sampled along a precipitation gradient. Basic and Applied Ecology 17: 648-658. Link

(19) Dehnhard, N., Ludynia, K., Masello, J.F., Voigt, C.C., McGill, R.A.R., Quillfeldt, P. (2016). Plasticity in foraging behaviour and diet buffers effects of inter-annual environmental differences on chick growth and survival in southern rockhopper penguins Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome. Polar Biology 39: 1627-1641. Link


(18) Thiebot, J.-B., Bost, C.-A., Dehnhard, N., Demongin, L., Eens, M., Lepoint, G., Cherel, Y., Poisbleau, M. (2015). Mates but not sexes differ in migratory niche in a monogamous penguin species. Biology Letters 11: 20150429. Link. Press Releases: English; Nederlands; Deutsch

(17) Dehnhard, N., Pinxten, R., Demongin, L., Van Camp, J., Eens, M., Poisbleau, M. (2015). Relationships between female quality, egg mass and eggshell blue-green colouration in southern rockhopper penguins: a test of the sexual signalling hypothesis. Polar Biology 38: 2827-2838. Link

(16) Poisbleau, M., Dehnhard, N., Demongin, L., Quillfeldt, P., Eens, M. (2015). Two eggs, two different constraints: A potential explanation for the puzzling intra-clutch egg size dimorphism in Eudyptes penguins. Ecology & Evolution 5: 2827-2838. open access

(15) Dehnhard, N., Eens, M., Demongin, L., Quillfeldt, P., Poisbleau, M. (2015). Individual consistency and phenotypic plasticity in rockhopper penguins: female but not male body mass links environmental conditions to reproductive investment. PLoS ONE 10: e0128776. open access

(14) Dehnhard, N., Eens, M., Demongin, L., Quillfeldt, P., Suri, D., Poisbleau, M. (2015). Limited individual phenotypic plasticity in the timing of and investment into egg laying in southern rockhopper penguins under climate change. Marine Ecology Progress Series 524: 269-281. Link

(13) Quillfeldt, P., Ekschmitt, K., Brickle, P., McGill, R.A.R., Wolters, V., Dehnhard, N., Masello, J.F. (2015). Variability of higher trophic level stable isotope data in space and time – a case study in a marine ecosystem. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 29: 1-8. Link


(12) Dehnhard, N., Poisbleau, M., Demongin, L., Ludynia, K., Quillfeldt, P. (2014). High juvenile annual survival probabilities in southern rockhopper penguins Eudyptes chrysocome are independent of individual fledging traits. Ibis 156: 548–560. Link


(11) Dehnhard, N., Ludynia, K., Poisbleau, M., Demongin, L., Quillfeldt, P. (2013). Good days, bad days: wind as a driver of foraging success in a flightless seabird, the southern rockhopper penguin. PLoS ONE 8: e79487. open access

(10) Poisbleau, M., Dehnhard, N., Demongin, L., Parenteau, C., Quillfeldt, P., Eens, M. (2013). Females paired with new and heavy mates increase their chances of fledging in the whole clutch via differential intraclutch egg provisioning. PLoS ONE 8: e72136. open access

(9) Dehnhard, N., Hennicke, J. C. (2013). Leucocyte profiles and body condition in breeding brown boobies and red-tailed tropicbirds: effects of breeding stage and sex. Australian Journal of Zoology 61: 178–185. Link

(8) Dehnhard, N., Poisbleau, M., Demongin, L., Ludynia, K., Lecoq, M., Masello J. F., Quillfeldt, P. (2013). Survival of rockhopper penguins in times of global climate change. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 23: 777–789. Link

(7) Ludynia, K., Dehnhard, N., Poisbleau, M., Demongin, L., Masello, J.F., Voigt, C. C., Quillfeldt, P. (2013). Sexual segregation in rockhopper penguins during incubation. Animal Behaviour 85: 255–267. Link


(6) Dehnhard, N., Ludynia, K., Almeida, A. (2012). A royal penguin (Eudyptes schlegeli) in the Falkland Islands? Marine Ornithology 40: 95–98. open access

(5) Ludynia, K., Dehnhard, N., Poisbleau, M., Demongin, L., Masello, J.F., Quillfeldt, P. (2012). Evaluating the impact of handling and logger attachment on foraging parameters and physiology in southern rockhopper penguins. PLoS ONE 7: e50429. open access


(4) Dehnhard, N., Voigt, C.C., Poisbleau, M., Demongin, L., Quillfeldt, P. (2011). Stable isotopes in southern rockhopper penguins: foraging areas and sexual differences in the non-breeding period. Polar Biology 34: 1763–1773. Link

(3) Dehnhard, N., Poisbleau, M., Demongin, L., Chastel, O., van Noordwijk, H. J., Quillfeldt, P. (2011). Leucocyte profiles and corticosterone in chicks of southern rockhopper penguins. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 181: 83–90. Link

(2) Dehnhard, N., Poisbleau, M., Demongin, L., Quillfeldt, P. (2011). Do leucocyte profiles reflect temporal and sexual variation in body condition over the breeding cycle in southern rockhopper penguins? Journal of Ornithology 152: 759–768. Link

(1) Dehnhard, N., Quillfeldt, P., Hennicke, J.C. (2011). Leucocyte profiles and H/L ratios in chicks of red-tailed tropicbirds reflect the ontogeny of the immune system. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 181: 641–648. Link