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Beausoleil, J. M., Doucet, S. M., Heath, D. D., and Pitcher, T. E. 2012. Spawning colouration, female choice and sperm competition in redside dace (Clinostomus elongates). Animal Behaviour, in  press.

Chui C. K. S., McGraw K. J., and Doucet SM. 2011. Migration timing, individual condition, and carotenoid content predict crown colouration in golden-crowned kinglets (Regulus satrapa). Journal of Avian Biology 42: 1-14.

Martin, J. P., Doucet, S. M., Knox, R. C., and Mennill, D. J. 2011. Body size correlates negatively with the frequency of distress calls in Neotropical birds. Journal of Field Ornithology 82: 259-268.

Doucet, S. M.
, and Mennill, D. J. 2010. Dynamic sexual dichromatism in an explosively breeding Neotropical toad. Biology Letters 6: 63-66.

Hanley, D. H., Doucet, S. M., and Dearborn, D. 2010. A blackmail hypothesis for the evolution of conspicuous egg coloration in birds. Auk 127: 453-459.

McKay, B. D., Barker, F. K., Mays, H. L, Jr., Doucet, S. M., and Hill, G. E. 2010. A molecular phylogenetic hypothesis for the manakins (Aves: Pipridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55: 733-737 .

Cogliati, K. M., Corkum, L. D., and Doucet, S. M. 2010. Ornamental coloration in bluegills, Lepomis macrochirus: ontogeny, sexual dichromatism, and condition-dependence. Ethology 116: 416-428.

Cogliati, K. M., Corkum, L. D., and Doucet, S. M. 2010. Male morphology, ornamental color, and position within the colony influence female preference and reproductive success in bluegills. Behaviour 147: 599-618.

Chui, C. K. S., and Doucet, S. M. 2009. A test of ecological and sexual selection hypotheses for geographical variation in coloration and morphology of golden-crowned kinglets (Regulus satrapa). Journal of Biogegoraphy 36: 1945-1957.

Doucet, S. M.,
and Meadows, M. G. 2009. Iridescence: a functional perspective. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 6: S115-S132.

Hanley, D., and Doucet, S. M. 2009. Egg coloration in ring-billed gulls (Larus delawarensis): a test of the sexual signaling hypothesis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63: 719-729.

Doucet, S. M., and Hill, G. E. 2009. Do museum specimens accurately represent wild birds? A case study of carotenoid, melanin, and structural colours in long-tailed manakins. Journal of Avian Biology 40: 146-156.

Pitcher, T. E., Doucet, S. M., Beausoleil, J.-M., and Hanley, D. 2009. Secondary sexual characters and sperm traits in coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). Journal of Fish Biology 74: 1450-1461.

Auk coverDoucet, S. M., McDonald, D. B., Foster, M. S., and Clay, R. P. 2007. Plumage development and molt in long-tailed manakins, Chiroxiphia linearis: variation according to sex and age (cover article). Auk 124: 29-43.

Doucet, S. M., Mennill, D. J., and G. E. Hill.  2007. The evolution of signal design in manakin plumage ornaments. American Naturalist 169: S63-S80.

Montgomerie, R., and Doucet, S. M. 2007. Courtship and copulation in birds. In Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Aves. Ed. Barrie Jamieson. Science Publishers: Enfield, NH.

Mays, H. L. Jr., Doucet, S. M., Yao, C.-T., and Yuan, H.-W. 2006. Sexual dimorphism and dichromatism in Taiwanese Steere’s liocichla (Liocichla steerii). Journal of Field Ornithology 107: 1-7.
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Doucet, S. M., Shawkey, M. D., Hill, G. E., and Montgomerie, R. 2006. Iridescent plumage in satin bowerbirds: structure, mechanisms, and nanostructural predictors of individual variation in colour (cover article). Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 380-390.

Doucet, S. M., Mennill, D. J., Montgomerie, R., Boag, P. T., and Ratcliffe, L. M. 2005. Achromatic plumage variation predicts reproductive success in male black-capped chickadees. Behavioral Ecology 16: 218-222.

Hill, G. E., Doucet, S. M., and Buchholz, R. 2005. The effect of coccidial infection on iridescent plumage coloration in wild turkeys. Animal Behaviour 69: 287-294.

Doucet, S. M., and Mennill, D. J. 2005. First description of the nest of a round-tailed manakin, Pipra chloromeros. Ornitología Neotropical 16: 433-434.

Mennill, D. J., and Doucet, S. M. 2005. First description of a ruddy treerunner nest, Margarornis rubiginosus. Cotinga 24: 29-30.

Doucet, S. M., Yezerinac, S. M., and R. Montgomerie. 2004. Social influence on mate choice in female zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82: 1-7.

Doucet, S. M., Shawkey, M. D., Rathburn, M. K., Mays, H. L. Jr., Montgomerie, R. 2004. Concordant evolution of plumage colour, feather microstructure, and a melanocortin receptor gene between mainland and island populations of a fairy-wren. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 271: 1663-1670.

Doucet, S. M., and R. Montgomerie. 2003. Multiple sexual ornaments in satin bowerbirds: UV plumage and bowers signal different aspects of male quality, Behavioral Ecology 14: 503-509.

Mennill, D. J., Doucet, S. M., Montgomerie, R., and L. M. Ratcliffe. 2003. Achromatic color variation in black-capped chickadees, Poecile atricapilla: black and white signals of sex and rank. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 53: 350-357.

Doucet, S. M., and R. Montgomerie. 2003. Bower location and orientation in satin bowerbirds: maximising the conspicuousness of male display? Emu 103: 105-109.

Doucet, S. M., and R. Montgomerie. 2003. Plumage colour and parasites in satin bowerbirds: implications for sexual selection. Journal of Avian Biology 34: 247-242.

Doucet, S. M. 2002. Structural plumage coloration, male body size, and condition in the blue-black grassquit, Volatinia jacarinaCondor 104: 30-38.

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