Brandl, H.B., Griffith, S.C., Farine, D.R., Schuett, W. (in press) Wild zebra finches that nest synchronously have long-term stable social ties. Journal of Animal Ecology (coming soon)
McCarthy, M.S., Després-Einspenner, M.-L., Farine, D.R., Samuni, L., Angedakina, S., Arandjelovica, M., Boesch, C., Dieguez, P., Havercamp, K., Knight, A., Langergraber, K.E., Murai, M., Wittig, R.M., Kühl, H.S. (in press) Camera traps provide a robust alternative to direct observations for constructing social networks of wild chimpanzees. Animal Behaviour (coming soon)
Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Farine, D.R. (2019) Demographic processes in animal networks are a question of time: a comment on Daizaburo & Johnson. Behavioural Ecology arz099.
Brandl, H.B., Farine, D.R., Funghi, C., Schuett, W., Griffith, S.C. (2019) Early-life social environment predicts social network position in wild zebra finches. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20182579.
Hillemann, F., Cole, E.F., Keen, S.C., Sheldon, B.C., Farine, D.R. (2019) Diurnal variation in the production of vocal information about food supports a model of social adjustment in wild songbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20182740.
Carter, G.G., Schino, G., Farine, D.R. (2019) Challenges in assessing the roles of nepotism and reciprocity in cooperation networks. Animal Behaviour 150: 255-271.
Wilkinson, G.S., Carter, G.G., Bohn, K.M., Baspers, B., Chaverri, G., Farine, D.R., Günther, L., Kerth, G., Knörnschild, M., Mayer, F., Nagy, M., Ortega, J., Patriquin, K. (2019) Kinship, association and social complexity in bats. Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology 73: 7.
Lang, S.D.J., Mann, R.P., Farine, D.R. (2019) Temporal activity patterns of predators and prey across broad geographic scales. Behavioural Ecology 30(1): 172–180.
He, P., Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Farine, D.R. (2019) The role of habitat configuration in shaping social structure: a gap in studies of animal social complexity. Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology 73: 9.
Somveille, M., Firth, J.A., Aplin, L.M., Farine, D.R., Sheldon, B.C., Thompson, R.N. (2018) Movement and conformity interact to establish local behavioural traditions in animal populations. PLoS Computational Biology 14(12): e1006647.
Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Alarcón-Nieto, G., Klarevas-Irby, J.A., Farine, D.R. (2018) Experimental disturbances reveal group-level costs of social instability. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285: 20181577.
Smaldino, P.E., Aplin, L.M., Farine, D.R. (2018) Sigmoidal Acquisition Curves Are Good Indicators of Conformist Transmission. Scientific Reports 8: 14015.
Boogert, N.J., Lachlan, R.F., Spencer, K.A., Templeton, C.N., Farine, D.R. (2018) Stress hormones, social associations and song learning in zebra finches. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 373: 20170290.
Davis, G.H., Crofoot, M.C., Farine, D.R. (2018) Estimating the robustness and uncertainty of animal social networks using different observational methods. Animal Behaviour 141: 29-44.
Cantor, M., Farine, D.R. (2018) Simple foraging rules in competitive environments can generate socially-structured populations. Ecology and Evolution 8(10): 4978-4991.
Marthy, W., Farine, D.R. (2018) The potential impacts of the songbird trade on mixed-species flocking. Biological Conservation 222: 222-231.
Alarcón-Nieto, G., Graving, J.M., Klarevas-Irby, J.A., Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Mueller, I., Farine, D.R. (2018) An automated barcode tracking system for behavioural studies in birds. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9(6): 1536-1547.
Moyers, S.C., Adelman, J.S., Farine, D.R., Moore, I.T., Hawley, D.M. (2018) Exploratory behavior is linked to stress physiology and social network centrality in free-living house finches (Haemorhous mexicanus). Hormones and Behaviour 102: 105-113.
Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Montiglio, P.-O., Forstmeier, W., Kempenaers, B., Farine, D.R. (2018) Linking the fine-scale social environment to mating decisions: a future direction for the study of extra-pair paternity. Biological Reviews 93(3): 1558-1577.
Moyers, S.C., Adelman, J.S., Farine, D.R., Thomason, C.A., Hawley, D.M. (2018) Feeder density enhances house finch disease transmission in experimental epidemics. Philosphical Transactions of the Royal Society B 373: 20170090.
Sánchez-Tójar, A. Schroeder, J., Farine, D.R. (2018) A practical guide for inferring reliable dominance hierarchies and estimating their uncertainty. Journal of Animal Ecology 87(3): 594-608.
Farine, D.R. (2018) When to choose dynamic vs. static social network analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology 87(1): 128-138.
Montiglio, P.O., McGlothlin, J.W., Farine, D.R. (2018) Social structure modulates the evolutionary consequences of social plasticity: taking a social network perspective of interacting phenotypes. Ecology and Evolution 8(3): 1451–1464.
Strandburg-Peshkin, A., Papageorgiou, D., Crofoot, M.C., Farine, D.R. (2018) Inferring influence and leadership in moving animal groups. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 373: 20170006.
Hoppitt, W., Farine, D.R. (2018) Association indices for quantifying social relationships: how to deal with missing observations of individuals or groups. Animal Behaviour 136: 227-238.
McDonald, G.C., Farine, D.R., Foster, K.R., Biernaskie, J.M. (2017) Assortment and the analysis of natural selection on social traits. Evolution 71(11): 2693-2702.
Lang, S.D.J., Farine, D.R. A multidimensional framework for studying social predation strategies. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1230-1239.
Radersma, R., Garroway, C.J., Santure, A., de Cauwer, I., Farine, D.R., Slate, J., Sheldon, B.C. (2017) Social and spatial effects on genetic variation between foraging flocks in a wild bird population. Molecular Ecology 26(20): 5807–5819.
Isbell, L.A., Bidner, L.R., Crofoot, M.C., Matsumoto-Oda, A., Farine, D.R. (2017) GPS-identified, low-level nocturnal activity of vervets (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) and olive baboons (Papio anubis) in Laikipia, Kenya. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 164(1): 203-211.
Carter, G.G., Farine, D.R., Wilkinson, G.S. (2017) Social bet-hedging in vampire bats. Biology Letters 13: 20170112.
- Farine, D.R., Strandburg-Peshkin, A., Couzin, I.D., Berger-Wolf, T.Y. and Crofoot, M.C. (2017) Individual variation in local interaction rules can explain emergent patterns of spatial organisation in wild baboons, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 284, 20162243.
Farine, D.R. (2017) A guide to null models for animal social network analysis. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8(10): 1309-1320.
Johnson, K.V.-A, Aplin, L.M., Cole, E.F., Farine, D.R., Firth, J.A., Patrick, S.C., Sheldon, B.C. (2017) Male great tits assort by personality during the breeding season. Animal Behaviour 128: 21-32.
Farine, D.R. (2017) The dynamics of transmission and the dynamics of networks. Journal of Animal Ecology 86(3): 415-418.
Strandburg-Peshkin, A., Farine, D.R., Crofoot, M. C. & Couzin, I.D. (2017) Habitat and social factors shape individual decisions and emergent group structure during baboon collective movement, eLife 6:e19505. OPEN ACCESS
Francesiaz, C, Farine, DR, Laforge, C, Béchet, A, Sadoul, N, Besnard, A (2017) Familiarity drives social philopatry in an obligate colonial breeder with weak interannual breeding-site fidelity. Animal Behaviour 124: 83-94.
Miller, ET, Farine, DR, Trisos, CH (2017) Phylogenetic community structure metrics and null models: a review with new methods and software. Ecography 40(4): 461–477.
Farine, DR, Strandburg-Peshkin, A, Berger-Wolf, T, Ziebart, B, Brugere, I, Li, J, Crofoot, MC (2016) Both Nearest Neighbours and Long-term Affiliates Predict Individual Locations During Collective Movement in Wild Baboons. Scientific Reports 6: 27704.
Firth, JA, Sheldon, BC, Farine, DR (2016) Pathways of information transmission amongst wild songbirds follow experimentally imposed changes in social foraging structure. Biology Letters 12: 20160144.
Crates, RA, Firth, JA, Farine, DR, Garroway, CJ, Kidd, LR, Aplin, LM, Radersma, R, Milligan, ND, Voelkl, B, Culina, A, Verhelst, BL, Hinde, CA, Sheldon, BC (2017) Individual variation in winter supplementary food consumption and its consequences for reproduction in wild birds. Journal of Avian Biology 47(5): 678-689.
Shizuka, D, Farine, DR (2016) Measuring the robustness of network community structure using assortativity. Animal Behaviour 112: 237-246.
Leu, ST, Farine, DR, Wey, TW, Sih, A, Bull, M (2016) Environment modulates population social structure: experimental evidence from replicated social networks of wild lizards. Animal Behaviour 111:23-31.
Aplin, LM, Farine, DR, Morand-Ferron, J, Cockburn, A, Thornton, A, Sheldon, BC (2015) Counting conformity: evaluating the units of measurement in frequency-dependent social learning. Animal Behaviour 110:e5-e8.
Firth, JA, Voelkl, B, Farine, DR, Sheldon, BC (2015) Experimental evidence that social relationships determine individual foraging behaviour. Current Biology 25:1-6.
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Farine, DR, Strandburg-Peshkin, A (2015) Estimating uncertainty and reliability of social network data using Bayesian inference. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150367. * both authors contributed equally
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Farine, DR, Montiglio, PO, Spiegel, O (2015) From individuals to groups and back: the evolutionary implications of group phenotypic composition. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30(10): 609-621. * all authors contributed equally
Farine, DR*, Spencer, KA, Boogert, NJ* (2015) Early-Life Stress Triggers Juvenile Zebra Finches to Switch Social Learning Strategies. Current Biology 25(16): 2184-2188. (link) * equal contributors
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Strandburg-Peshkin, A*, Farine, DR*, Couzin, ID, Crofoot, MC (2015) Shared decision-making drives collective movement in wild baboons. Science 348(6241): 1358-1361. * joint first authors
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Farine, DR, Whitehead, H (2015) Constructing, conducting, and interpreting animal social network analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology 84(5): 1144-1163.
Farine, DR, Firth, JA, Aplin, LM, Crates, RA, Culina, A, Garroway, CJ, Hinde, CA, Kidd, LR, Milligan, ND, Psorakis, I, Radersma, R, Verhelst, B, Voelkl, B, Sheldon, BC (2015) The role of social and ecological processes in structuring animal populations: a case study from automated tracking of wild birds. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150057.
Aplin, LM, Firth, JA, Farine, DR, Voelkl, B, Crates, RA, Culina, A, Garroway, CJ, Hinde, CA, Kidd, LR, Psorakis, I, Milligan, ND, Radersma, R, Verhelst, B, Sheldon, BC (2015) Consistent individual differences in the social phenotypes of wild great tits (Parus major). Animal Behaviour 108: 117-127.
Psorakis, I, Voelkl, B, Garroway, CJ, Radersma, R, Aplin, LM, Crates, RA, Culina, A, Farine, DR, Firth, JA, Hinde, CA, Kidd, LR, Milligan, ND, Roberts, SJ, Verhelst, B, Sheldon, BC (2015) Inferring Social Structure from Temporal Data. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 69(5): 857-866.
Farine, D.R., Sheldon, B.C. (2015) Selection for territory acquisition is modulated by social network structure in a wild songbird. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28(3): 547-556.
Farine, DR, Aplin, LM, Sheldon, BC, Hoppitt, W (2015) Interspecific social networks promote information transmission in wild songbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20142804.
Aplin, LM, Farine, DR, Morand-Ferron, J, Cockburn, A, Thornton, A, Sheldon, BC (2015) Experimentally induced innovations lead to persistent culture via conformity in wild birds. Nature 518: 538-541.
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Adelman, JS, Moyers, SC, Farine DR, Hawley, DM (2015) Feeder use predicts both acquisition and transmission of a contagious pathogen in a North American songbird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20151429.
Farine, DR (2015) Proximity as a proxy for interactions: issues of scale in social network analysis. Animal Behaviour 104: e1-e5.
Boogert, NJ*, Farine, DR*, Spencer, KA (2014) Developmental stress predicts social network position. Biology Letters 10(10): 20140561. * joint first authors
Godfrey, SS, Anasri, TH, Gardner, MG, Farine, DR, Bull, CM (2014) A contact based social network of lizards is defined by low genetic relatedness among strongly-connected individuals. Animal Behaviour 97: 35-43.
Farine, DR, Aplin, LM, Garroway, CJ, Mann, RP, Sheldon, BC (2014) Collective decision-making and social interaction rules in mixed-species flocks of songbirds. Animal Behaviour 95: 173-182.
Aplin, LM*, Farine, DR*, Mann, RP, Sheldon, BC (2014) Individual-level personality influences social foraging and collective behaviour in wild birds. Proceedings of the Royals Society B 218 (1789): 20141016. * joint first authors
Farine, DR, Downing, CP, Downing, PA (2014) Mixed-species associations can arise without heterospecific attraction. Behavioural Ecology 25(3): 574-581.
Farine, DR (2014) Measuring phenotypic assortment in animal social networks: weighted associations are more robust than binary edges. Animal Behaviour 89: 141-153.
Farine, DR & Milburn, PJ (2013) Social organisation of thornbill-dominated mixed-species flocks using social network analysis. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 67(2): 321-330.
Farine, DR, Lang, SD (2013) The early bird gets the worm: foraging strategies of wild songbirds lead to the early discovery of food sources. Biology Letters 9(6): 20130578.
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Aplin, LM, Farine, DR, Morand-Ferron, J, Cole, EF, Cockburn, A, Sheldon, BC (2013) Individual personalities predict social behaviour in wild networks of great tits (Parus major). Ecology Letters 16(11): 1365–1372.
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Farine, DR (2013) Animal Social Network Inference and Permutations for Ecologists in R using asnipe. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4(12): 1187–1194.
Farine, DR, Garroway, CJ, Sheldon, BC (2012) Social Network Analysis of mixed-species flocks: exploring the structure and evolution of interspecific social behaviour. Animal Behaviour 84: 1271-1277.
Herr, A, O’Connell, D, Farine, DR, Dunlop, M, Crimp, S, Poole, M (2012) Watching grass grow in Australia: is there sufficient production potential for a biofuel industry? Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining 6(3): 257-268.
Aplin, LM, Farine, DR, Morand-Ferron, J, Sheldon, BC (2012) Social networks predict patch discovery in a wild population of songbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279(1745): 4199-4205.
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Farine, DR, O’Connell, DA, Raison, RJ, plus 12 co-authors (2011) An assessment of biomass for bioelectricity and biofuel, and for greenhouse gas emission reduction in Australia. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 4(2): 148-175.
Rodriguez, LC, May, B, Herr, A, Farine, DR, O’Connell, D (2011) Biofuel excision and the viability of ethanol production in the Green Triangle, Australia. Energy Policy 39(4): 1951-1957.
Farine, DR, O’Connell, DA, Grant, T, Poole, ML (2010) Opportunities for energy efficiency and biofuel production in Australian wheat farming systems. Biofuels 1(4): 547-561.