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Publizierter (zitierfähiger) Beitrag für wissenschaftliche Veranstaltung in Proceedings (A2)

Battisti, E; Urach, K; Hodzic, A; Fusani, L; Hufnagl, P; Felsberger, G; Ferroglio, E; Duscher, G (2019): Zoonotic pathogens in ticks from migratory birds, Italy. 27-27.-Conference on Tropial Medicine and Global Health; APR 4-6, 2019; Munich, Germany.



** Eaton, J; Pradhan, DS; Barske, J; Fusani, L; Canoine, V; Schlinger, BA (2018): 3β-HSD expression in the CNS of a manakin and finch. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018; 256:43-49

** Fusani, L; Barske, J; Natali, C; Chelazzi, G; Ciofi, C (2018): Relatedness within and between leks of golden-collared manakin differ between sexes and age classes. Behav Ecol. 2018; 29(6): 1390-1401.

** Maggini, I; Tahanitani, FM; Cardinale, M; Fusani, L; Carere, C (2018): Body temperature upon mist-netting procedures in three species of migratory songbirds at a stopover site: implications for welfare. Anim Welfare. 2018; 27(2): 93-101.

** Monti, F; Duriez, O; Dominici, J-M; Sforzi, A; Robert, A; Fusani, L; Grémillet, D (2018): The price of success: integrative long-term study reveals ecotourism impacts on a flagship species at a UNESCO site. Animal Conservation 2018; 21: 448-458

** Monti, F; Grémillet, D; Sforzi, A; Dominici, JM; Bagur, RT; Navarro, AM; Fusani, L; Klaassen, RHG; Alerstam, T; Duriez, O (2018): Migration distance affects stopover use but not travel speed: contrasting patterns between long- and short-distance migrating ospreys. Journal of Avian Biology 2018; 49: e01839

** Monti, F; Gremillet, D; Sforzi, A; Sammuri, G; Dominici, JM; Bagur, RT; Navarro, AM; Fusani, L; Duriez, O (2018): Migration and wintering strategies in vulnerable Mediterranean Osprey populations. Ibis. 2018; 160(3): 554-567.

** Smith, S; Fusani, L; Boglarka, B; Sanchez-Donoso, I; Marasco, V (2018): Lack of introgression of Japanese quail in a captive population of common quail. Eur J Wildlife Res. 2018; 64(5): 51
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** Zaccaroni, M; Massolo, A; Della Seta, D; Farabollini, F; Giannelli, G; Fusani, L; Dessì-Fulgheri, F (2018): Developmental Exposure to Low Levels of Ethinylestradiol Affects Play Behavior in Juvenile Female Rats. Neurotox Res. 2018; 33(4):876-886

Publizierter (zitierfähiger) Beitrag für wissenschaftliche Veranstaltung in Proceedings (A2)

Ferretti, A; Wagner, KH; Cardinal, M; Fusani, L (2018): Change in non-enzimatic antioxidant capacity and lipid peroxidation in a long-distance migrant during a simulated stopover. -27th International Ornithological Congress, Vancouver, 2018; AUG 19-26, 2018; Vancouver, Canada.

Fusani, L (2018): Seasonal changes in the diet of migratory birds: How is it regulated and how does it affect the physiology and behavior of wild birds? -27th International Ornithological Congress, Vancouver, 2018; AUG 26, 2018; Vancouver, Canada.

Fusani, L (2018): Food, Fat and Zugunruhe. -27th International Ornithological Congress, Vancouver, 2018; AUG 19-26, 2018; Vancouver, Canada.

Huber, N; Canoine, V; Cardinale, M; Cornils, JS; Ruf, T; Fusani, L (2018): How do birds cope with novel stress during migration? -27th International Ornithological Congress, Vancouver, 2018; AUG 19-26, 2018; Vancouver, Canada.

Marasco, V; Fusani, L (2018): An experimental laboratory based approach to study phenotypic flexibility of migratory birds 100-100.-International Ornithological Congress (IOC) 2018; AUG 21, 2018; Vancouver, Canada.

Originalbeitrag in Sammelwerk

Quigley, C; Fusani, L (2018): Courtship and Mating. IN: Swanson, P; Skinner, MK [Hrsg.]: Encyclopedia of Reproduction (Second Edition). 2. Ed. Amsterdam, Elsevier, pp. 67-71. ISBN: 978-0-12-815145-7.



** Fuxjager, MJ; Fusani, L; Goller, F; Trost, L; Maat, AT; Gahr, M; Chiver, I; Ligon, RM; Chew, J; Schlinger, BA (2017): Neuromuscular mechanisms of an elaborate wing display in the golden-collared manakin ( Manacus vitellinus ). J Exp Biol. 2017; 220(Pt 24):4681-4688

** Goymann, W; Lupi, S; Kaiya, H; Cardinale, M; Fusani, L (2017): Ghrelin affects stopover decisions and food intake in a long-distance migrant. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017; 114(8):1946-1951
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** Huber, N; Fusani, L; Ferretti, A; Mahr, K; Canoine, V (2017): Measuring short-term stress in birds: Comparing different endpoints of the endocrine-immune interface. Physiol Behav. 2017; 182:46-53

** Lupi, S; Maggini, I; Goymann, W; Cardinale, M; Mora, AR; Fusani, L (2017): Effects of body condition and food intake on stop-over decisions in Garden Warblers and European Robins during spring migration. J Ornithol (158), 4 989-999.
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Publizierter (zitierfähiger) Beitrag für wissenschaftliche Veranstaltung in Proceedings (A2)

Canoine, V; Fusani, L; Ferretti, A; Mahr, K; Huber, N (2017): Comparing three different proxies for quantification of response to a standardized stressor in the house sparrow (Passer domesticus). 618-618.-35th International Ethological Conference. Behaviour; JUL 30 - AUG 04, 2017; Estoril, Portugal.

Ferretti, A; Rattenborg, N; McWilliams, S; Cardinale, M; Fusani, L (2017): How to recover after an endurance flight? Rest patterns in migratory birds during stopover. 86-86.-11the Conference of the European Ornitholgist's Union; AUG 18-22, 2017; Turku, Finland.

Fusani, L (2017): Should I stay or should I go? The physiology of migratory decisions. 39-39.-150. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Ornithologen-Gesellschaft (DO-G); SEP 29 - OCT 9, 2017; Halle (Saale), Germany.

Fusani, L (2017): To stay or to go: Decision-making at stopover sites. 1-1.-XXVII Convegno della Societa Italiana di Etologia (Italian Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, SIE); JUN 18-21; Calci, Italy.

Fusani, L (2017): Food, fat, and decision-making at stopover sites. 45-45.-11th Conference of the European Ornithologist's Union; AUG 18-22, 2017; Turku, Finland.

Fuxjager, M; Fusani, L (2017): Male motor skills and female choice in golden-collared manakins. 361-361.-35th International Ethological Conference. Behaviour; JUL 30 - AUG 04, 2017; Estoril, Portugal.

Lupi, S; Goymann, W; Kaiya, H; Cardinale, M; Fusani, L (2017): Ghrelin affects stopover decisions and food intake in a long-distance migrant. 57-57.-11th Conference of the European Ornithologist's Union; AUG 18-22, 2017; Turku, Finland.

Originalbeitrag in Sammelwerk

Fusani, L (2017): Field Techniques in Hormones and Behavior. IN: Reference Module in Life Sciences. KA, Elsevier, pp. 1-6. ISBN: 978-0-12-809633-8.



** Bodony, DJ; Day, L; Friscia, AR; Fusani, L; Karon, A; Swenson, GW; Wikelski, M; Schlinger, BA (2016): Determination of the wingsnap sonation mechanism of the golden-collared manakin (Manacus vitellinus). J Exp Biol. 2016; 219(Pt 10):1524-1534

** Lupi, S; Goymann, W; Cardinale, M; Fusani, L (2016): Physiological conditions influence stopover behaviour of short-distance migratory passerines. J Ornithol. 2016; 157(2): 583-589.

** Zaccaroni, M; Seta, DD; Farabollini, F; Fusani, L; Dessì-Fulgheri, F (2016): Developmental Exposure to Very Low Levels of Ethynilestradiol Affects Anxiety in a Novelty Place Preference Test of Juvenile Rats. Neurotox Res. 2016; 30(4):553-562


** Monti, F; Duriez, O; Arnal, V; Dominici, JM; Sforzi, A; Fusani, L; Grémillet, D; Montgelard, C (2015): Being cosmopolitan: evolutionary history and phylogeography of a specialized raptor, the Osprey Pandion haliaetus. BMC Evol Biol. 2015; 15:255
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** Skrip, MM; Bauchinger, U; Goymann, W; Fusani, L; Cardinale, M; Alan, RR; McWilliams, SR (2015): Migrating songbirds on stopover prepare for, and recover from, oxidative challenges posed by long-distance flight. Ecol Evol. 2015; 5(15):3198-3209
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** Soldatini, C; Albores-Barajas, YV; Tagliavia, M; Massa, B; Fusani, L; Canoine, V (2015): Effects of human disturbance on cave-nesting seabirds: the case of the storm petrel. Conserv Physiol (3) cov041 .
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** Barske, J; Fusani, L; Wikelski, M; Feng, NY; Santos, M; Schlinger, BA (2014): Energetics of the acrobatic courtship in male golden-collared manakins (Manacus vitellinus). Proc Biol Sci. 2014; 281(1776):20132482

** Fusani, L; Barske, J; Day, LD; Fuxjager, MJ; Schlinger, BA (2014): Physiological control of elaborate male courtship: female choice for neuromuscular systems. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2014; 46 Pt 4:534-546

** Fusani, L; Bertolucci, C; Frigato, E; Foà, A (2014): Cryptochrome expression in the eye of migratory birds depends on their migratory status. J Exp Biol. 2014; 217(Pt 6):918-923

** Fusani, L; Donaldson, Z; London, SE; Fuxjager, MJ; Schlinger, BA (2014): Expression of androgen receptor in the brain of a sub-oscine bird with an elaborate courtship display. Neurosci Lett. 2014; 578:61-65

** Rubolini, D; Fusani, L; Bonisoli-Alquati, A; Canoine, V; Caprioli, M; Romano, M; Ambrosini, R; Dessi-Fulgheri, F; Saino, N (2014): Effects of Egg and Circulating Testosterone on Ring-Necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) Male Traits and Combat Outcome. Ethology (120), 1 64-76.

Publizierter (zitierfähiger) Beitrag für wissenschaftliche Veranstaltung in Proceedings (A2)

Fusani, L (2014): The costs of seuxal attractivity: Energetics of the acrobatic courtship displays of manakins. S24-S24.-Fifty-Seventh Annual Meeting Psychophysiology; OCT 11-15, 2017; Vienna, Austria.



** Benedetti, MC; Fusani, L; Bonanni, R; Cardinale, M; Carere, C (2013): Condition-dependent nocturnal hypothermia in Garden Warblers Sylvia borin at a spring stopover site. Ardea. 2013; 101(2): 113-119.

** Fusani, L; Coccon, F; Rojas Mora, A; Goymann, W (2013): Melatonin reduces migratory restlessness in Sylvia warblers during autumnal migration. Front Zool. 2013; 10(1):79
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** Fuxjager, MJ; Longpre, KM; Chew, JG; Fusani, L; Schlinger, BA (2013): Peripheral androgen receptors sustain the acrobatics and fine motor skill of elaborate male courtship. Endocrinology (154), 9 3168-3177.

** Schlinger, BA; Barske, J; Day, L; Fusani, L; Fuxjager, MJ (2013): Hormones and the neuromuscular control of courtship in the golden-collared manakin (Manacus vitellinus). Front Neuroendocrinol (34), 3 143-156.


** Coccon, F; Schlinger, BA; Fusani, L (2012): Male Golden-collared Manakins Manacus vitellinus do not adapt their courtship display to spatial alteration of their court. Ibis (154), 1 173-176.

** Frye, CA; Bo, E; Calamandrei, G; Calzà, L; Dessì-Fulgheri, F; Fernández, M; Fusani, L; Kah, O; Kajta, M; Le Page, Y; Patisaul, HB; Venerosi, A; Wojtowicz, AK; Panzica, GC (2012): Endocrine disrupters: a review of some sources, effects, and mechanisms of actions on behaviour and neuroendocrine systems. J Neuroendocrinol (24), 1 144-159.

** Fusani, L; Schlinger, BA (2012): Proximate and ultimate causes of male courtship behavior in Golden-collared Manakins. 25th International Ornithological Congress (IOC), Campos do Jordao, BRAZIL, AUG 22-28, 2010. J Ornithol (153) S119-S124.

** Fuxjager, MJ; Schultz, JD; Barske, J; Feng, NY; Fusani, L; Mirzatoni, A; Day, LB; Hau, M; Schlinger, BA (2012): Spinal motor and sensory neurons are androgen targets in an acrobatic bird. Endocrinology (153), 8 3780-3791.


** Barske, J; Schlinger, BA; Wikelski, M; Fusani, L (2011): Female choice for male motor skills. Proc Biol Sci (278), 1724 3523-3528.

** Day, LB; Fusani, L; Kim, C; Schlinger, BA (2011): Sexually dimorphic neural phenotypes in golden-collared manakins (Manacus vitellinus). Brain Behav Evol (77), 3 206-218.

** Fusani, L; Cardinale, M; Schwabl, I; Goymann, W (2011): Food availability but not melatonin affects nocturnal restlessness in a wild migrating passerine. Horm Behav (59), 1 187-192.

** Marasco, V; Fusani, L; Dessì-Fulgheri, F; Canoine, V (2011): Non-migratory stonechats show seasonal changes in the hormonal regulation of non-seasonal territorial aggression. Horm Behav. 2011; 60(4):414-419


** Goymann, W; Spina, F; Ferri, A; Fusani, L (2010): Body fat influences departure from stopover sites in migratory birds: evidence from whole-island telemetry. Biol Lett (6), 4 478-481.

** Soares, MC; Bshary, R; Fusani, L; Goymann, W; Hau, M; Hirschenhauser, K; Oliveira, RF (2010): Hormonal mechanisms of cooperative behaviour. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci (365), 1553 2737-2750.

Originalbeitrag in Sammelwerk

Fusani, L (2010): Field techniques in hormones and behavior. IN: Breed, MD [Hrsg.]: Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Oxford, Academic Press, pp. 704-709. ISBN: 978-0-08-045337-8.



** Fusani, L; Cardinale, M; Carere, C; Goymann, W (2009): Stopover decision during migration: physiological conditions predict nocturnal restlessness in wild passerines. Biol Letters (5), 3 302-305.

** Lovari, S; Pellizzi, B; Boesi, R; Fusani, L (2009): Mating dominance amongst male Himalayan tahr: blonds do better. Behav Processes (81), 1 20-25.

** Silverin, B; Gwinner, E; Van"t Hof, TJ; Schwabl, I; Fusani, L; Hau, M; Helm, B (2009): Persistent diel melatonin rhythmicity during the Arctic summer in free-living willow warblers. Horm Behav (56), 1 163-168.


** Della Seta, D; Farabollini, F; Dessì-Fulgheri, F; Fusani, L (2008): Environmental-like exposure to low levels of estrogen affects sexual behavior and physiology of female rats. Endocrinology (149), 11 5592-5598.

** Fusani, L (2008): Testosterone control of male courtship in birds. Horm Behav (54), 2 227-233.

** Fusani, L (2008): Endocrinology in field studies: problems and solutions for the experimental design. Gen Comp Endocrinol (157), 3 249-253.

** Goymann, W; Trappschuh, M; Fusani, L (2008): A gentler method to raise melatonin levels in birds. J Biol Rhythms (23), 3 274-277.

** Schlinger, BA; Day, LB; Fusani, L (2008): Behavior, natural history and neuroendocrinology of a tropical bird. Gen Comp Endocrinol (157), 3 254-258.

** Schlinger, BA; Fusani, L; Day, L (2008): Hormonal control of courtship in male Golden-collared Manakins (Manacus vitellinus). 8th Neotropical Ornithological Congress, Maturin, VENEZUELA, MAY 13-19, 2007. Ornitol Neotrop (19) 229-239.


** Canoine, V; Fusani, L; Schlinger, B; Hau, M (2007): Low sex steroids, high steroid receptors: Increasing the sensitivity of the nonreproductive brain. Dev Neurobiol (67), 1 57-67.

** Corrieri, L; Della Seta, D; Canoine, V; Fusani, L (2007): Developmental exposure to xenoestrogen enhances spatial learning in male rats. Horm Behav (51), 5 620-625.

** Day, LB; Fusani, L; Hernandez, E; Billo, TJ; Sheldon, KS; Wise, PM; Schlinger, BA (2007): Testosterone and its effects on courtship in golden-collared manakins (Manacus vitellinus): seasonal, sex, and age differences. Horm Behav (51), 1 69-76.

** Fusani, L; Day, LB; Canoine, V; Reinemann, D; Hernandez, E; Schlinger, BA (2007): Androgen and the elaborate courtship behavior of a tropical lekking bird. Horm Behav (51), 1 62-68.

** Fusani, L; Della Seta, D; Dessì-Fulgheri, F; Farabollini, F (2007): Altered reproductive success in rat pairs after environmental-like exposure to xenoestrogen. Proc Biol Sci (274), 1618 1631-1636.

** Fusani, L; Giordano, M; Day, LB; Schlinger, BA (2007): High-speed video analysis reveals individual variability in the courtship displays of male Golden-collared manakins. Ethology (113), 10 964-972.


** Fusani, L; Gahr, M (2006): Hormonal influence on song structure and organization: the role of estrogen. Neuroscience (138), 3 939-946.


** Fusani, L; Canoine, V; Goymann, W; Wikelski, M; Hau, M (2005): Difficulties and special issues associated with field research in behavioral neuroendocrinology. Horm Behav (48), 4 484-491.

** Fusani, L; Gwinner, E (2005): Melatonin and nocturnal migration. Ann N Y Acad Sci (1046) 264-270.

** Jansen, R; Metzdorf, R; van der Roest, M; Fusani, L; ter Maat, A; Gahr, M (2005): Melatonin affects the temporal organization of the song of the zebra finch. FASEB J (19), 7 848-850.

Originalbeitrag in Sammelwerk

Fusani, L; Gwinner, E (2005): Melatonin regulation of migratory behaviour and physiology. IN: Dawson, A [Hrsg.]: Functional Avian Endocrinology. New Delhi, Narosa Publishing House, pp. 193-202. ISBN: 81-7319-568-4.

Gahr, M; Fusani, L; Jansen, R; ten Maat, A (2005): Melatonin-dependent song pattern of songbirds: Bypassing the gonadal control of sexual behavior. IN: Dawson, A [Hrsg.]: Functional Avian Endocrinology. New Delhi, Narosa Publishing House, pp. 203-214. ISBN: 81-7319-568-4.



** Fusani, L; Gwinner, E (2004): Simulation of migratory flight and stopover affects night levels of melatonin in a nocturnal migrant. Proc Biol Sci (271), 1535 205-211.


** Fusani, L; Metzdorf, R; Hutchison, JB; Gahr, M (2003): Aromatase inhibition affects testosterone-induced masculinization of song and the neural song system in female canaries. J Neurobiol (54), 2 370-379.

** Fusani, L; Van"t Hof, T; Hutchison, JB (2003): Season-related changes in circulating androgen, brain aromatase, and perch-calling in male ring doves. Gen Comp Endocrinol (130), 2 142-147.


** Gahr, M; Leitner, S; Fusani, L; Rybak, F (2002): What is the adaptive role of neurogenesis in adult birds? Prog Brain Res (138) 233-254.


** Fusani, L; Gahr, M; Hutchison, JB (2001): Aromatase inhibition reduces specifically one display of the ring dove courtship behavior. Gen Comp Endocrinol (122), 1 23-30.

** Fusani, L; Hutchison, JB; Gahr, M (2001): Testosterone regulates the activity and expression of aromatase in the canary neostriatum. J Neurobiol (49), 1 1-8.

Originalbeitrag in Sammelwerk

Fusani, L; Gwinner, E (2001): Reduced amplitude of melatonin secretion during migration in the blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla). IN: Goos, HJT; Rastogi, RK; Vaudry, H; Pierantoni, R [Hrsg.]: Perspective in Comparative Endocrinology: Unity and Diversity. Prodeed. 14th Intl. Congr. Comp. Endocrinol. Sorrento, Italy, May 2001. Bologna, Monduzzi, pp. 295-300.



** Fusani, L; Van"t Hof, T; Hutchison, JB; Gahr, M (2000): Seasonal expression of androgen receptors, estrogen receptors, and aromatase in the canary brain in relation to circulating androgens and estrogens. J Neurobiol (43), 3 254-268.


** Metzdorf, R; Gahr, M; Fusani, L (1999): Distribution of aromatase, estrogen receptor, and androgen receptor mRNA in the forebrain of songbirds and nonsongbirds. J Comp Neurol (407), 1 115-129.


** Fusani, L; Beani, L; Lupo, C; Dessì-fulgheri, F (1997): Sexually selected vigilance behaviour of the grey partridge is affected by plasma androgen levels. Anim Behav (54), 4 1013-1018.

** Fusani, L; Hutchison, RE; Hutchison, JB (1997): Vocal-postural co-ordination of a sexually dimorphic display in a monomorphic species: The Barbary dove. Behaviour (134) 321-335.


** Fusani, L (1994): Canary - The Cornell Bioacoustics Workstation. Ethol Ecol Evol (6), 2 249-252.


Originalbeitrag in Sammelwerk

McGregor, PK; Catchpole, CK; Dabelsteen, T; Falls, JB; Fusani, L; Gerhardt, HC; Gilbert, F; Horn, AG; Klump, GM; Kroodsma, DE; Lambrechts, MM; McComb; KE; Nelson, DA; Pepperberg, IM [and 3 others] (1992): Design of playback experiment: The Thornbridge Hall NATO ARW consensus. IN: McGregor, P [Hrsg.]: Playback and studies of animal communication. New York, London, Plenum Press, pp. 1-9. ISBN: 978-1-4419-3224-2.

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