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Peer-reviewed articles

 

  1. Wilson JW, Burle M-H & Bester MN (2006) Vagrant Antarctic pinnipeds at Gough Island. Polar Biology 29: 905-908
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  2. Bester MN, Wilson JW, Burle M-H & Hofmeyr GJG (2006) Population trends of Subantarctic fur seals at Gough Island. South African Journal of Wildlife Research: 36: 191-194
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  3. Wilson JW & Scantlebury M (2006) Chinspot Batis (Batis molitor) mimics Woodward’s Batis (Batis fratrum) – evidence for competitive acoustic mimicry? Ostrich 77: 233-234

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  4. Wilson JW, van Aarde RJ & van Rensburg BJ (2007) Effects of habitat fragmentation on bird communities of sand forests in southern Mozambique. Ostrich: 78: 35-40
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  5. Wanless RM & Wilson JW (2007) Predatory behaviour of the Gough Moorhen Gallinula comeri: conservation implications for the moorhen and seabirds. Ardea 95: 311-315
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  6. Wilson JW, van Rensburg BJ, Ferguson JWH & Keith M (2008) The relative importance of the environment, human activity and space in explaining species richness patterns of South African bird orders. Journal of Biogeography 35: 342-352
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  7. Symes CT & Wilson JW (2008) Primary moult patterns and morphometrics in the Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba. Ostrich 79: 87-90
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  8. Wilson JW, Symes CT, Brown M, Bonnevie BT, de Swart D & Hamner D (2009) A re-evaluation of morphological differences within the Karoo Thrush Turdus smithi – Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceus species complex. Ostrich 80: 171-175
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  9. Wilson JW, Stirnemann RL, Shaikh Z & Scantlebury M (2010) The response of small mammals to natural – and human-altered edges associated with Afromontane forests of South Africa. Forest Ecology & Management 259: 926-931
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  10. Wilson JW, Burle M-H, Cuthbert RJ, Stirnemann RL & Ryan PG (2010) Breeding success of Northern Rockhopper Penguins (Eudyptes moseleyi) at Gough Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Emu 110: 137-141
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  11. Wilson JW, Wanless RM, Angel A, Burle M-H, Kritzinger P & Stead B (2010) Breeding biology of Brown Noddies at their southernmost breeding site, Gough Island, in comparison to other sites. Ardea 98: 242-246
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  12. Hudgens BR, Morris WF, Haddad NM, Fields WR, Wilson JW, Kuefler D & Jobe T (2012) How complex do models need to be to predict dispersal of threatened species through matrix habitats? Ecological Applications 22: 1701-1710
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  13. Symes CT, Wilson JW, Woodborne SM, Shaikh Z & Scantlebury M (2013) Resource partitioning of sympatric small mammals in an African forest-grassland vegetation mosaic. Austral Ecology 38: 721-729
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  14. Wilson JW, Sexton JO, Jobe RT & Haddad NM (2013) The relative contribution of terrain, landcover, and vegetation structure indices to species distribution models. Biological Conservation 164: 170-176.
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  15. Bourgeois K, Wilson JW, & Dromzee (2013) First records of the Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli ashore on Gough Island. Marine Ornithology 41: 135-136
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  16. Wilson JW, Mills MGL, Wilson RP, Peters G, Mills MEJ, Speakman JR, Durant SM, Bennett NC, Marks NJ & Scantlebury M (2013) Cheetahs Acinonyx jubatus balance turn capacity with pace when chasing prey. Biol. Lett. 9: 20130620
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  17. Tambling CJ, Wilson JW, Bradford P & Scantlebury M. (2014) Fine scale differences in predicted and observed cheetah diet: does sexual dimorphism in cheetah diet matter? South African Journal of Wildlife Research 44: 90-94
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  18. Chiyo PI, Wilson JW, Archie EA, Lee PC, Moss CJ & Alberts SC (2014) The influence of foraging availability, protected areas, and mating opportunities on grouping patterns of male African elephants. Behavioural Ecology 25: 1494-1504
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  19. Scantlebury M, Mills MGL, Wilson RP, Wilson JW, Mills, MEJ, Durant SM, Bennet, NC, Bradford P, Marks NJ & Speakman JR (2014) Flexible energetics of cheetah hunting strategies provide resistance against kleptoparasitism. Science 346: 79-81
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  20. Henry E, Haddad N, Hughes P, Gardner B & Wilson JW (2015) Point-count methods for butterflies when traditional methods fail: a case study with the Miami blue butterfly. Journal of Insect Conservation 19: 519-529
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  21. Wilson RP, Griffiths I, Mills MGL, Carbone C, Wilson JW & Scantlebury DM. 2015. Mass enhances speed but diminishes turn capacity in terrestrial persuit predators. eLife e06487

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  1. Mynhardt S, Pelser I, Maree S, Bennett NC, Bronner GN, Wilson JW, Bloomer P. (2015). Phylogeography of a morphologically cryptic golden mole radiation from the greater Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany region of south-eastern Africa. PLoS ONE 10: e0144995
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  2. Cuthbert RJ, Wanless RM, Angel A, Burle M-H, Hilton GM, Louw H, Visser P, Wilson J & Ryan PG. (2016) Drivers of predatory behaviour and extreme body size in house mice Mus musculus on Gough Island. Journal of Mammalogy 97: 533-544

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  1. Wilson JW, Biggs D. (2016) Passport power: Entrenching inequality Science 353: 1216

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