Publications

    2018

  1. 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.

  2. He, P., Maldonado-Chaparro, A.A., Farine, D.R. (accepted) The role of habitat configuration in shaping social structure: a gap in studies of animal social complexity. Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology (in press)

  3. Davis, G.H., Crofoot, M.C., Farine, D.R. (2018) Estimating the robustness and uncertainty of animal social networks using different observational methodsAnimal Behaviour 141: 29-44.

  4. Cantor, M., Farine, D.R. (2018) Simple foraging rules in competitive environments can generate socially-structured populations. Ecology and Evolution 8(10): 4978-4991.

  5. Marthy, W., Farine, D.R. (2018) The potential impacts of the songbird trade on mixed-species flocking. Biological Conservation 222: 222-231.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Sánchez-Tójar, A. Schroeder, J., Farine, D.R. (2018) A practical guide for inferring reliable dominance hierarchies and estimating their uncertaintyJournal of Animal Ecology 87(3): 594-608.

  11. Farine, D.R. (2018) When to choose dynamic vs. static social network analysisJournal of Animal Ecology  87(1): 128-138.

  12. 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 phenotypesEcology and Evolution  8(3): 1451–1464.

  13. Strandburg-Peshkin, A., Papageorgiou, D., Crofoot, M.C., Farine, D.R. (2018) Inferring influence and leadership in moving animal groupsPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 373: 20170006.

  14. Hoppitt, W., Farine, D.R. (2018) Association indices for quantifying social relationships: how to deal with missing observations of individuals or groupsAnimal Behaviour 136: 227-238.

  15. 2017

  16. McDonald, G.C., Farine, D.R., Foster, K.R., Biernaskie, J.M. (2017) Assortment and the analysis of natural selection on social traitsEvolution 71(11): 2693-2702.

  17. Lang, S.D.J.Farine, D.R. A multidimensional framework for studying social predation strategiesNature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1230-1239.

  18. 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 populationMolecular Ecology 26(20): 5807–5819.

  19. 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, KenyaAmerican Journal of Physical Anthropology 164(1): 203-211.

  20. Carter, G.G., Farine, D.R., Wilkinson, G.S. (2017) Social bet-hedging in vampire batsBiology Letters 13: 20170112.

  21. 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 baboonsProceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 284, 20162243.
     
  22. Farine, D.R. (2017) A guide to null models for animal social network analysisMethods in Ecology and Evolution 8(10): 1309-1320.

  23. 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 seasonAnimal Behaviour 128: 21-32.

  24. Farine, D.R. (2017) The dynamics of transmission and the dynamics of networksJournal of Animal Ecology 86(3): 415-418.

  25. 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

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  26. 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 fidelityAnimal Behaviour 124: 83-94.

  27. Miller, ET, Farine, DR, Trisos, CH (2017) Phylogenetic community structure metrics and null models: a review with new methods and softwareEcography 40(4): 461–477.

  28. 2016

  29. 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 BaboonsScientific Reports 6: 27704.

  30. Firth, JA, Sheldon, BC, Farine, DR (2016) Pathways of information transmission amongst wild songbirds follow experimentally imposed changes in social foraging structureBiology Letters 12: 20160144.

  31. 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 birdsJournal of Avian Biology 47(5): 678-689.

  32. Shizuka, D, Farine, DR (2016) Measuring the robustness of network community structure using assortativityAnimal Behaviour 112: 237-246.

  33. 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.

  34. 2015

  35. 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. 

  36. Firth, JA, Voelkl, B, Farine, DR, Sheldon, BC (2015) Experimental evidence that social relationships determine individual foraging behaviour. Current Biology 25:1-6.
    News highlights include: Science, IFLScience, Discovery, and BBC.

  37. 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
    This paper was written as a 24 hour science challenge live online, representing the first truly open scientific publication

  38. 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

  39. 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
    See news highlights including IFLScience and Audubon Magazine.

  40. Strandburg-Peshkin, A*, Farine, DR*, Couzin, ID, Crofoot, MC (2015) Shared decision-making drives collective movement in wild baboonsScience 348(6241): 1358-1361. * joint first authors 
    See media highlights altmetric score including a nice article in National Geographic and a video by Untamed Science.
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  41. Farine, DR, Whitehead, H (2015) Constructing, conducting, and interpreting animal social network analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology 84(5): 1144-1163.

  42. 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.

  43. 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.

  44. 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.

  45. Farine, D.R., Sheldon, B.C. (2015) Selection for territory acquisition is modulated by social network structure in a wild songbirdJournal of Evolutionary Biology 28(3): 547-556.

  46. Farine, DR, Aplin, LM, Sheldon, BC, Hoppitt, W (2015) Interspecific social networks promote information transmission in wild songbirdsProceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20142804.

  47. 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 birdsNature 518: 538-541.
    See media highlights altmetric score and feature on BBC Winterwatch.

  48. 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.

  49. Farine, DR (2015) Proximity as a proxy for interactions: issues of scale in social network analysisAnimal Behaviour 104: e1-e5.

  50. 2014

  51. Boogert, NJ*, Farine, DR*, Spencer, KA (2014) Developmental stress predicts social network positionBiology Letters 10(10): 20140561. * joint first authors

  52. 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 individualsAnimal Behaviour 97: 35-43.

  53. Farine, DR, Aplin, LM, Garroway, CJ, Mann, RP, Sheldon, BC (2014) Collective decision-making and social interaction rules in mixed-species flocks of songbirdsAnimal Behaviour 95: 173-182.

  54. Aplin, LM*, Farine, DR*, Mann, RP, Sheldon, BC (2014) Individual-level personality influences social foraging and collective behaviour in wild birdsProceedings of the Royals Society B 218 (1789): 20141016. * joint first authors

  55. Farine, DR, Downing, CP, Downing, PA (2014) Mixed-species associations can arise without heterospecific attractionBehavioural Ecology 25(3): 574-581.

  56. Farine, DR (2014) Measuring phenotypic assortment in animal social networks: weighted associations are more robust than binary edgesAnimal Behaviour 89: 141-153.

  57. 2013

  58. Farine, DR & Milburn, PJ (2013) Social organisation of thornbill-dominated mixed-species flocks using social network analysisBehavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 67(2): 321-330.

  59. Farine, DR, Lang, SD (2013) The early bird gets the worm: foraging strategies of wild songbirds lead to the early discovery of food sourcesBiology Letters 9(6): 20130578.
    Media links: (see AltMetricScientific American BBC News CBS News The Times Daily Mail Science Daily Orange (FR).

  60. 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.
    See highlights of media coverage on AltMetric and recommendation by F1000 (featured in Top 10 & Hidden Jewels).

  61. Farine, DR (2013) Animal Social Network Inference and Permutations for Ecologists in R using asnipeMethods in Ecology and Evolution 4(12): 1187–1194.

  62. 2012

  63. Farine, DR, Garroway, CJ, Sheldon, BC (2012) Social Network Analysis of mixed-species flocks: exploring the structure and evolution of interspecific social behaviourAnimal Behaviour 84: 1271-1277.

  64. 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.

  65. Aplin, LM, Farine, DR, Morand-Ferron, J, Sheldon, BC (2012) Social networks predict patch discovery in a wild population of songbirdsProceedings of the Royal Society B 279(1745): 4199-4205.
    Media links: Australian Geographic News.com.au

  66. 2011

  67. 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 AustraliaGlobal Change Biology Bioenergy 4(2): 148-175.

  68. 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.

  69. 2010

  70. 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.