Publications

Accelerometer-based analyses of animal sleep patterns
Watanabe, Y. Y. & Rutz, C., 8 Mar 2022, In: eLife. 11, 3 p., e77349.
Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

Biological Earth observation with animal sensors
Jetz, W., Tertitski, G., Kays, R., Mueller, U., Wikelski, M. & Supporting authors incl. Rutz, C., Apr 2022, In: Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 37, 4, p. 293-298
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Optimization of dynamic soaring in a flap-gliding seabird affects its large-scale distribution at sea
Kempton, J. A., Wynn, J., Bond, S., Evry, J., Fayet, A. L., Gillies, N., Guilford, T., Kavelaars, M., Juarez-Martinez, I., Padget, O., Rutz, C., Shoji, A., Syposz, M. & Taylor, G. K., 3 Jun 2022, In: Science Advances. 8, 22, 18 p., eabo0200.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Studying pauses and pulses in human mobility and their environmental impacts
Rutz, C., Mar 2022, In: Nature Reviews Earth and Environment. 3, 3, p. 157–159
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A deepening understanding of animal culture suggests lessons for conservation
Brakes, P., Carroll, E. L., Dall, S., Keith, S., McGregor, P., Mesnick, S., Noad, M., Rendell, L., Robbins, M., Rutz, C., Thorton, A., Whiten, A., Whiting, M., Aplin, L., Bearhop, S., Ciucci, P., Fishlock, V., Ford, J., Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Simmonds, M., Spina, F., Wade, P., Whithead, H., Williams, J. & Garland, E. C., 28 Apr 2021, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 288, 1949, 10 p., 20202718.
Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

A genome-wide investigation of adaptive signatures in protein-coding genes related to tool behaviour in New Caledonian and Hawaiian crows
Dussex, N., Kutschera, V. E., Wiberg, R. A. W., Parker, D. J., Hunt, G. R., Gray, R. D., Rutherford, K., Abe, H., Fleischer, R. C., Ritchie, M. G., Rutz, C., B.Wolf, J. & Gemmell, N. J., Feb 2021, In: Molecular Ecology. 30, 4, p. 973-986
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A standardisation framework for bio-logging data to advance ecological research and conservation
Sequeira, A. M. M., O’Toole, M., Keates, T. R., McDonnell, L. H., Braun, C. D., Hoenner, X., Jaine, F. R. A., Jonsen, I. D., Newman, P., Pye, J., Bograd, S. J., Hays, G. C., Hazen, E. L., Holland, M., Tsontos, V., Blight, C., Cagnacci, F., Davidson, S. C., Dettki, H., Duarte, C. M., Dunn, D. C., Eguíluz, V. M., Fedak, M., Gleiss, A. C., Hammerschlag, N., Hindell, M. A., Holland, K., Janekovic, I., McKinzie, M. K., Muelbert, M. M. C., Pattiaratchi, C., Rutz, C., Sims, D. W., Simmons, S. E., Townsend, B., Whoriskey, F., Woodward, B., Costa, D. P., Heupel, M. R., McMahon, C. R., Harcourt, R. & Weise, M., Jun 2021, In: Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 12, 6, p. 996-1007
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

DNA barcoding identifies cryptic animal tool materials
Steele, M. P., Neaves, L. E., Klump, B. C., St Clair, J. J. H., Fernandes, J. R. S. M., Hequet, V., Shaw, P., Hollingsworth, P. M. & Rutz, C., 20 Jul 2021, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118, 29, 3 p., e2020699118.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Ethology adopts the STRANGE framework for animal behaviour research, to improve reporting standards
Rutz, C. & Webster, M. M., Feb 2021, In: Ethology. 127, 2, p. 99-101
Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

Future trends in measuring physiology in free-living animals
Williams, H. J., Shipley, J. R., Rutz, C., Wikelski, M., Wilkes, M. & Hawkes, L. A., 28 Jun 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 376, 1831, 12 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

Global COVID-19 lockdown highlights humans as both threats and custodians of the environment
Bates, A., Primack, R., PAN-Environment Working Group, Duarte, C. & Rutz, C., 20 May 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Biological Conservation. In Press
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

New Caledonian crows keep 'valuable' hooked tools safer than basic non-hooked tools
Klump, B. C., St Clair, J. & Rutz, C., 21 Dec 2021, In: eLife. 10, 17 p., e64829.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Raptor research during the COVID-19 pandemic provides invaluable opportunities for conservation biology
Sumasgutner, P., Buij, R., McClure, C. J. W., Shaw, P., Dykstra, C. R., Kumar, N. & Rutz, C., Aug 2021, In: Biological Conservation. 260, 17 p., 109149.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

COVID-19 lockdown allows researchers to quantify the effects of human activity on wildlife
Rutz, C., Loretto, M-C., Bates, A. E., Davidson, S. C., Duarte, C. M., Jetz, W., Johnson, M., Kato, A., Kays, R., Mueller, T., Primack, R. B., Ropert-Coudert, Y., Tucker, M. A., Wikelski, M. & Cagnacci, F., 22 Jun 2020, In: Nature Ecology and Evolution. 4 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

Examining the mechanisms underlying the acquisition of animal tool behaviour
Bandini, E., Motes-Rodrigo, A., Steele, M. P., Rutz, C. & Tennie, C., 24 Jun 2020, In: Biology Letters. 16, 6, 6 p., 20200122.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

How STRANGE are your study animals?
Webster, M. M. & Rutz, C., 18 Jun 2020, In: Nature. 582, p. 337-340 4 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inter-aviary distance and visual access influence conservation breeding outcomes in a territorial, endangered bird
Flanagan, A. M., Rutz, C., Farabaugh, S., Greggor, A. L., Masuda, B. & Swaisgood, R. R., 4 Feb 2020, In: Biological Conservation. 242, 108429.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

New Caledonian crows afford invaluable comparative insights into human cumulative technological culture
Rutz, C. & Hunt, G. R., 2020, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 43, e177.
Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

Phantom of the forest or successful citizen? Analysing how Northern Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) cope with the urban environment
de Chapa, M. M., Courtiol, A., Engler, M., Giese, L., Rutz, C., Lakermann, M., Müskens, G., van der Horst, Y., Zollinger, R., Wirth, H., Kenntner, N., Krueger, O., Chakarov, N., Mueller, A-K., Looft, V., Gruenkorn, T., Hallau, A., Altenkamp, R. & Krone, O., 23 Dec 2020, In: Royal Society Open Science. 7, 12, 18 p., 201356.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Purifying selection in corvids is less efficient on islands
Kutschera, V. E., Poelstra, J. W., Botero-Castro, F., Dussex, N., Gemmell, N. J., Hunt, G. R., Ritchie, M. G., Rutz, C., Wiberg, R. A. W. & Wolf, J. B. W., Feb 2020, In: Molecular Biology and Evolution. 37, 2, p. 469-474 6 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Animal cultures matter for conservation
Brakes, P., Dall, S. R. X., Aplin, L. M., Bearhop, S., Carroll, E. L., Ciucci, P., Fishlock, V., Ford, J. K. B., Garland, E. C., Keith, S. A., McGregor, P. K., Mesnick, S. L., Noad, M. J., Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Robbins, M. M., Simmonds, M. P., Spina, F., Thornton, A., Wade, P. R., Whiting, M. J., Williams, J., Rendell, L., Whitehead, H., Whiten, A. & Rutz, C., 8 Mar 2019, In: Science. 363, 6431, p. 1032-1034 5 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Optimizing the use of biologgers for movement ecology research
Williams, H., Taylor, L., Benhamou, S., Bijleveld, A., Clay, T., de Grissac, S., Demsar, U., English, H., Franconi, N., Gómez-Laich, A., Griffiths, R., Kay, W., Morales, J. M., Potts, J., Rogerson, K., Rutz, C., Spelt, A., Trevail, A., Wilson, R. & Börger, L., 1 Oct 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Animal Ecology. Early View
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Population genomics and structure of the critically endangered Mariana Crow (Corvus kubaryi)
Cortes-Rodriguez, N., Campana, M. G., Berry, L., Faegre, S., Derrickson, S. R., Robinette Ha, R., Dickow, R. B., Rutz, C. & Fleischer, R. C., 1 Mar 2019, In: Genes. 10, 3, 17 p., 187.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Raw-material selectivity in hook-tool-crafting New Caledonian crows
Klump, B. C., Cantat, M. & Rutz, C., Feb 2019, In: Biology Letters. 15, 2, 6 p., 20180836.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Corvid technologies: how do New Caledonian crows get their tool designs?
Rutz, C., Hunt, G. & St Clair, J., 24 Sep 2018, In: Current Biology. 28, 8, p. R1109-R1111 3 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Hook innovation boosts foraging efficiency in tool-using crows
St Clair, J. J. H., Klump, B. C., Sugasawa, S., Higgott, C. G., Colegrave, N. & Rutz, C., Mar 2018, In: Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2, 3, p. 441-444 4 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Nuthatch uses tool in London park
Rutz, C. & Deans, S., Feb 2018, In: Ethology. 124, 2, p. 135-138
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Preliminary observations of tool-processing behaviour in Hawaiian crows Corvus hawaiiensis
Klump, B. C., Masuda, B. M., St Clair, J. J. H. & Rutz, C., 21 Oct 2018, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Communicative and Integrative Biology. Latest Articles
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Studying corvids in lab and field
Rutz, C., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Field and Laboratory Methods in Animal Cognition : A Comparative Guide. Bueno-Guerra, N. & Amici, F. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, p. 127-129
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Vestigial singing behaviour persists after the evolutionary loss of song in crickets
Schneider, W., Rutz, C., Hedwig, B. & Bailey, N. W., 14 Feb 2018, In: Biology Letters. 14, 2, 4 p., 20170654.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Causes and consequences of tool shape variation in New Caledonian crows
Sugasawa, S., Klump, B. C., St Clair, J. J. H. & Rutz, C., 18 Dec 2017, In: Current Biology. 27, 24, p. 3885-3890 e4.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Discovery of species-wide tool use in the Hawaiian crow
Rutz, C., Klump, B. C., Komarczyk, L., Leighton, R., Kramer, J., Wischnewski, S., Sugasawa, S., Morrissey, M. B., James, R., St Clair, J., Switzer, R. A. & Masuda, B. M., 15 Sep 2016, In: Nature. 537, 7620, p. 403-407
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Real-time anti-poaching tags could help prevent imminent species extinctions
O’Donoghue, P. & Rutz, C., Feb 2016, In: Journal of Applied Ecology. 53, 1, p. 5-10 6 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Strong between-site variation in New Caledonian crows' use of hook-tool-making materials
St Clair, J., Klump, B. C., van der Wal, J. E. M., Sugasawa, S. & Rutz, C., Jun 2016, In: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 118, 2, p. 226-232 7 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Tool bending in New Caledonian crows
Rutz, C., Sugasawa, S., van der Wal, J. E. M., Klump, B. C. & St Clair, J., Aug 2016, In: Royal Society Open Science. 3, 8, 4 p., 160439.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review