László Zsolt Garamszegi

Date of birth:
MSc in Biology (1998, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)
PhD in Ecology (2002, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris)
DSc in Ecology (2010)
guest researcher (currently he is at Estación Biológica de Doñana)
(+34) 954 232 340

Research interests

  • Coevolution between hosts and parasites.
  • The evolutionary ecology of malaria parasites infecting birds, primates and humans.
  • Evolution and function of bird song.
  • Neurobiological, hormonal and immunological aspects of behavioral adaptation.
  • Behavioral syndromes and animal personalities.
  • Ecology and evolution of brain size and animal cognition.
  • Sexual selection, sexual signals and mating systems.
  • Hybridization.
  • Statistical approaches and research philosophy.


Garamszegi, L.Z., Møller, A.P. (2017). Partitioning within-species variance in behaviour to within- and between-population components for understanding evolution. Ecology Letters (in press)
Koerner, L., Garamszegi, L.Z., Heethoff, M., Betz, O. (2017) Divergent morphologies of adhesive predatory mouthparts of Stenus species (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) explain differences in adhesive performance and resulting prey-capture success. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (in press)
Zsebők, S., Herczeg, G., Blázi, Gy., Laczi, M., Nagy, G., Szász, E., Markó, G., Török, J., Garamszegi, L. Z. (2017). Short- and long-term repeatability and pseudo-repeatability of bird song: sensitivity of signals to varying environments. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (in press)
Horváth, G., Martín, J., López, P., Garamszegi, L.Z., Herczeg, G. (2017). Food and vitamin D3 availability affects lizard personalities: an experiment. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 71:27.
Jablonszky, M., Szász, E., Markó, G., Török, J., Herczeg, G., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2017). Escape ability and risk-taking behaviour in a Hungarian population of the collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:54.
Allegue, H., Araya-Ajoy, Y.G.,Dingemanse, N.J.,Dochtermann, N.A., Garamszegi, L.Z., Nakagawa, S., Réale, D., Schielzeth, H., Westneat, D.F. (2017). Statistical Quantification of Individual Differences (SQuID): an educational and statistical tool for understanding multilevel phenotypic data in linear mixed models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:257-267.
Winternitz, J., Abbate, J.L., Huchard, E., Havlíček, J., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2017). Patterns of MHC-dependent mate selection in humans and nonhuman primates: a meta-analysis. Molecular Ecology 26:668-688.
Vaskuti, É., Zsebők, S., Herczeg, G., Blázi, Gy., Laczi, M., Nagy, G., Török, J., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2016). A kulturális evolúció nyomai az örvös légykapó (Ficedula albicollis) énekében. Állattani Közlemények 101:25-41.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2016). A simple statistical guide for the analysis of behaviour when data are constrained due to practical or ethical reasons. Animal Behaviour 120:223-234.
Horváth, G., Martín, J., López, P., Garamszegi, L.Z., Bertók, P., Herczeg, G. (2016). Blood parasite infection intensity covaries with risk-taking personality in male Carpetan rock lizards (Iberolacerta cyreni). Ethology 122:355-363.
Sandel, A.A., Miller, J.A., Mitani, J.C., Nunn, C.L., Patterson, S.K., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2016). Assessing sources of error in comparative analyses of primate behavior: Intraspecific variation in group size and the social brain hypothesis. Journal of Human Evolution 94:126-133.
Szöllősi, E., Garamszegi, L.Z., Hegyi, G., Laczi, M., Rosivall, B., Török, J. (2016). Haemoproteus infection status of collared flycatcher males changes within a breading season. Parasitology Research 115:4663-4672.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Zagalska-Neubauer, M. Canal, D., Markó, G., Szász, E., Zsebők, S., Szöllősi, E., Herczeg, G., Török, J. (2015). Malaria parasites, immune challenge, MHC variability, and predator avoidance in a passerine bird. Behavioral Ecology 26:1292-1302. (DOI:10.1093/beheco/arv077)
Bajer, K., Horváth, G., Molnár, O., Török, J., Garamszegi, L.Z., Herczeg, G. (2015). European green lizard (Lacerta viridis) personalities: linking behavioural types to ecologically relevant traits at different ontogenetic stages. Behavioural Processes 111:67-74. (DOI 10.1016/j.beproc.2014.11.020)
Garamszegi, L.Z., Markó, G., Szász, E., Zsebők, S., Azcárate, M., Herczeg, G., Török, J. (2015). Among-year variation in the repeatability, within- and between-individual, and phenotypic correlations of behaviors in a natural population. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69:2005–2017. (DOI 10.1007/s00265-015-2012-z)
Rubolini, D., Liker, A., Garamszegi, L.Z., Møller, A.P., Saino, N. (2015). Using the BirdTree.org website to obtain robust phylogenies for avian comparative studies: A primer. Current Zoology 61:959-965.
Urszán, T.J., Garamszegi, L.Z., Nagy, G., Hettyey, A., Török, J., Herczeg, G. (2015). No personality without experience? A test on Rana dalmatina tadpoles. Ecology and Evolution 5:5847-5856. (DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1804) (open access)
Burri, R., Nater, A.,Kawakami, T., Mugal, C.F., Olason, P.I., Smeds, L., Suh, A., Dutoit, L., Bureš S., Garamszegi, L.Z., Hogner, S., Moreno, J., Qvarnström, A., Ružić, M., Sæther, S-A., Sætre, Török, J., Ellegren, H. (2015). Linked selection and recombination rate variation drive the evolution of the genomic landscape of differentiation across the speciation continuum of Ficedula flycatchers. Genom Research 25:1656–1665. (DOI:10.1101/gr.196485.115) (open access)
Smeds, L., Warmuth, W., Bolivar, P., Uebbing, S., Burri, R., Suh, A., Nater, A., Bureš S., Garamszegi, L.Z., Hogner, S., Moreno, J., Qvarnström, A., Ružić, M., Sæther, S-A., Sætre, G-P., Török, J., Ellegren, H. (2015). Evolutionary analysis of the female-specific avian W chromosome. Nature Communications 6:7330. (DOI:10.1038/ncomms8330) (open access)
Urszán, T.J., Török, J., Hettyey, A., Garamszegi, L.Z., Herczeg, G. (2015). Behavioural consistency and life history of Rana dalmatina tadpoles. Oecologia 178:129-140. (DOI: 10.1007/s00442-014-3207-0)
Jovani, R., Lascelles, B., Garamszegi, L.Z., Mavor, R., Thaxter, C.B., Oro, D. (2015). Colony size and foraging range in seabirds. Oikos 125:968-974.
Soma, M., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2015). Evolution of courtship display in Estrildid finches: dance in relation to female song and plumage ornamentation. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3.(open access)
García-Longoria, L., Garamszegi, L.Z., Møller, A.P. (2014). Host escape behavior and blood parasite infections in birds. Behavioral Ecology 25:890-900.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2014). Female peak testosterone levels in birds tell an evolutionary story: a comment on Goymann and Wingfield. Behavioral Ecology 25:700-701.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Mueller, J.C., Markó, G., Szász, E., Zsebők, S., Herczeg, G., Eens, M., Török, J. (2014). The relationship between DRD4 polymorphisms and phenotypic correlations of behaviors in the collared flycatcher. Ecology and Evolution 4:1466-1479. (open access)
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2014). Global distribution of malaria-resistant MHC-HLA alleles: the number and frequencies of alleles and malaria risk. Malaria Journal 13:349.
Szász, E., Garamszegi, L.Z., Hegyi, G., Szöllősi, E., Markó, G., Török, J., Rosivall, B. (2014). Aggressive behavior of the male parent predicts brood sex ratio in a songbird. Naturwissenschaften 101:653–660. (doi: 10.1007/s00114-014-1204-0)
Herényi, M., Garamszegi, L.Z., Hargitai, R., Hegyi, G., Rosivall, B., Szöllősi, E., Török, J. (2014). Laying date and polygyny as determinants of annual reproductive success in male collared flycatchers (Ficedula albicollis): a long-term study. Naturwissenschaften 101:305-312.
Garamszegi, L.Z., and Mundry, R. (2014). Multimodel-inference in comparative analyses. In: Modern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and Their Application in Evolutionary Biology (ed: Garamszegi, L.z.) Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 305-331
Garamszegi, L.Z., and Gonzalez-Voyer, A. (2014). Working with the tree of life in comparative studies: How to build and tailor phylogenies to interspecific datasets. In: Modern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and Their Application in Evolutionary Biology (ed: Garamszegi, L.z.) Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 19-48.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2014). Uncertainties due to within-species variation in comparative studies: measurement errors and statistical weights. In: Modern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and Their Application in Evolutionary Biology (ed: Garamszegi, L.z.) Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 157-199
Garamszegi, L.Z., Markó, G., Herczeg, G. (2013). A meta-analysis of correlated behaviors with implications for behavioral syndromes: relationships between particular behavioral traits. Behavioral Ecology 24:1068–1080.
Markó, G., Azcárate, M., Hegyi, G., Herczeg, G., Laczi, M., Nagy, G., Senar, J.C., Török, J., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2013). Behavioural responses to handling stress in the Great Tit: within-individual consistency and the effect of age, sex and body condition. Ornis Hungarica 21:12-25.
Møller, A.P., Merino, S., Soler, J.J., Antonov, A., Badás, E.P., Calero-Torralbo, M.A.,De Lope, F., Eeva, T., Figuerola, J., Flensted-Jensen, E., Garamszegi, L.Z., González-Braojos, S., Gwinner, H., Hanssen, S.A., Heylen, D., Ilmonen, P., Klarborg, K., Korpimäki, E., Martínez, J., de la Puente, J.M., Marzal, A., Matthysen, E., Matyjasiak, P., Molina-Morales, M., Moreno, J., Mousseau, T.A., Nielsen, J.T., Pap, P.L., de Aguilar, J.R., Shurulinkov, P., Slagsvold, T., Szép, T., Szöllősi, E., Török, J., Vaclav, R., Valera, F., Ziane, N. (2013). Assessing the Effects of Climate on Host-Parasite Interactions: A Comparative Study of European Birds and Their Parasites. PLoS ONE 8:e82886.
Winternitz, J.C., Minchey, S.G., Garamszegi, L.Z., Huang, S., Stephens, P.R., Altizer, S. (2013). Sexual selection explains more functional variation in the mammalian major histocompatibility complex than parasitism. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 280:20131605.
Boross, N., Markó, G., Laczi, M., Garamszegi, L.Z., Hegyi, G., Herényi, M., Kiss, D., Nagy, G., Rosivall, B., Szöllősi, E., Török, J. (2012). Sources of variation in haematocrit in the Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis). Ornis Hungarica 20:64-72.
Rifkin, J.L., Nunn, C.L., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2012). Do Animals Living in Larger Groups Experience Greater Parasitism? A Meta-Analysis. American Naturalist 180:70-82.
Møller, A.P., Garamszegi, L.z. (2012). Between individual variation in risk-taking behavior and its life history consequences. Behavioral Ecology 23:843-853.
Garamszegi, L.z., Møller, A.P. (2012). The interspecific relationship between prevalence of blood parasites and sexual traits in birds when considering recent methodological advancements. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:107-119.
Garamszegi, L.z., Møller, A.P. (2012). Untested assumptions about within-species sample size and missing data in interspecific studies. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:1363-1373.
Herczeg, G., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2012). Individual deviation from behavioural correlations: a simple approach to study the evolution of behavioural syndromes. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 66:161-169.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Herczeg, G. (2012). Behavioural syndromes, syndrome deviation and the within- and between-individual components of phenotypic correlations: when reality does not meet statistics. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 66:1651-1658.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Rosivall, B., Rettenbacher, S., Markó, G., Zsebők, S., Szöllősi, E., Eens, M., Potti, J., Török, J. (2012). Corticosterone, avoidance of novelty, risk-taking and aggression in a wild bird: no evidence for pleiotropic effects. Ethology 118(7):621-635.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Nunn, C.L., McCabe, C.M. (2012). Informatics approaches to develop dynamic meta-analyses. Evolutionary Ecology 26:1275-1276.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Markó, G., Herczeg, G. (2012). A meta-analysis of correlated behaviours with implications for behavioural syndromes: mean effect size, publication bias, phylogenetic effects and the role of mediator variables. Evolutionary Ecology 26:1213-1235.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Zsebők, S., Török, J. (2012). The relationship between syllable repertoire similarity and pairing success in a passerine bird species with complex song. Journal of Theoretical Biology 295: 68-76. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2011.11.011)
Herényi, M., Hegyi, G., Garamszegi, L. Z., Hargitai, R., Michl, G., Rosivall, B., Török, J. (2012). Lifetime offspring production in relation to breeding lifespan, attractiveness, and mating status in male collared flycatchers. Oecologia 170(4):935-942.
Soma, M., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2011). Rethinking birdsong evolution: meta-analysis of the relationship between song complexity and reproductive success. Behavioral Ecology 22:363-371.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2011). Information-theoretic approaches to statistical analysis in behavioural ecology: an introduction. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65:1-11.
Hegyi, G., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2011). Using information theory as a substitute for stepwise regression in ecology and behavior. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65:69-76.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Nunn, C.L. (2011). Parasite-mediated evolution of the functional part of the MHC in primates. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:184-195.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2011). Climate change increases the risk of malaria in birds. Global Change Biology 17:1751-1759.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2011). The evolution of virulence in primate malaria parasites based on Bayesian reconstructions of ancestral states. International Journal for Parasitology 41:205-212.
Møller, A.P., Garamszegi, L.Z., Peralta-Sánchez, J.M., Soler, J.J. (2011). Migratory divides and their consequences for dispersal, population size and parasite-host interactions. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:1744-1755.
Szöllősi, E., Cichoń, M., Eens, M., Hasselquist, D., Kempenaers, B., Merino, S., Nilsson, J.-Å., Rosivall, B., Rytkönen, S., Török, J., Wood, M.J., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2011). Determinants of distribution and prevalence of avian malaria in blue tit populations across Europe: separating host and parasite effects. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:2014-2024.
Garamszegi, L.z., Møller, A.P. (2011). Nonrandom Variation in Within-Species Sample Size and Missing Data in Phylogenetic Comparative Studies. Systematic Biology 60:876-880.
Lambrechts, M.M., Adriaensen, F., Ardia, D.R., Artemyev, A.V., Atiénzar, F., Bańbura, J., Barba, E., Bouvier, J.C., Camprodon, J., Cooper, C.B., Dawson, R.D., Eens, M., Eeva, T., Faivre, B., Garamszegi, L.Z., Goodenough, A.E., Gosler, A.G., Gregoire, A., Griffith, S.C., Gustafsson, L., Johnson, L.S., Kania, W., Keišs, O., Llambias, P.E., Mainwaring, M.C., Mand, R., Massa, B., Mazgajski, T.D., Møller, A.P., Moreno, J., Naef-Daenzer, B., Nilsson, J.A., Norte, A.C., Orell, M., Otter, K. A., Park, C.R., Perrins, C.M., Pinowski, J., Porkert, J., Potti, J., Remes, V., Richner, H., Rytkönen, S., Shiao, M.T., Silverin, B., Slagsvold, T., Smith, H.G., Sorace, A., Stenning, M.J., Stewart, I., Thompson, C.F., Tryjanowski, P., Török, J., van Noordwijk, A.J., Winkler, D.W., Ziane, N. (2010). The design of artificial nestboxes for the study of secondary hole-nesting birds: a review of methodological inconsistencies and potential biases. Acta Ornithologica 45:1-26.
Boncoraglio, G., Saino, N., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2010). The evolution of begging in cowbird's hosts: a reply to Rivers et al. (2010). Animal Behaviour 80:E7-E10.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Møller, A.P. (2010). Effects of sample size and intraspecific variation in phylogenetic comparative studies: A meta-analytic review. Biological Reviews 85:797-805.
Møller, A.P., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2010). Immune defense and invasion. In: The geography of host-parasite interactions (Ed. by Morand, S. & Krasnov, B.), pp. 205-211. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2010). The sensitivity of microscopy and PCR-based detection methods affecting estimates of prevalence of blood parasites in birds. Journal of Parasitology 96:1197-1203.
Hegyi, G., Szöllősi, E., Jenni-Eiermann, S., Török, J., Eens, M., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2010). Nutritional correlates and mate acquisition role of multiple sexual traits in male collared flycatchers. Naturwissenschaften 97:567-576.
Hegyi, G., Herényi, M., Wilson, A.J., Garamszegi, L.Z., Rosivall, B., Eens, M., Török, J. (2010). Breeding experience and the heritability of female mate choice in collared flycatchers. PLoS ONE 5:e13855.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Eens, M., Török, J. (2009). Behavioural syndromes and trappability in free-living collared flycatchers, Ficedula albicollis. Animal Behaviour 77:803-812.
Hegyi, G., Møller, A. P., Eens, M., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2009). Prevalence of avian influenza and sexual selection in ducks. Behavioral Ecology 20:1289-1294.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Calhim, S., Dochtermann, N., Hegyi, G., Hurd, P. L., Jørgensen, C., Kutsukake, N., Lajeunesse, M. J., Pollard, K. A., Schielzeth, H., Symonds, M.R.E., Nakagawa, S. (2009). Changing philosophies and tools for statistical inferences in behavioral ecology. Behavioral Ecology 20:1363-1375.
Boncoraglio, G., Saino, N., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2009). Begging and cowbirds: brood parasites make hosts scream louder. Behavioral Ecology 20:215-221.
Garamszegi, L.Z., de Groot, N.G., Bontrop, R.E. (2009). Correlated evolution of nucleotide substitution rates and allelic variation in Mhc-DRB lineages of primates. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:73.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2009). Patterns of co-speciation and host switching in primate malaria parasites. Malaria Journal 8:110.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Hirschenhauser, K., Bókony, V., Eens, M., Hurtrez-Boussès, S., Møller, A. P., Oliveira, R.F., Wingfield, J.C. (2008). Latitudinal distribution, migration and testosterone levels in birds. American Naturalist 172:533-546.
Hegyi, G., Garamszegi, L. Z., Eens, M. (2008). The roles of ecological factors and sexual selection in the evolution of white wing patches in ducks. Behavioral Ecology 19:1208-1216.
Møller, A.P., Nielsen, J.T., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2008). Risk taking by singing males. Behavioral Ecology 19:41-53.
Bókony, V., Garamszegi, L.Z., Hirschenhauser, K., Liker, A. (2008). Testosterone and melanin-based black plumage coloration: a comparative study. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:1229-1238.
Møller, A.P., Garamszegi, L.Z., Spottiswoode, C.N. (2008). Genetic similarity, distribution range and sexual selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21:213-225.
Hegyi, G., Garamszegi, L. Z., Eens, M., Török, J. (2008). Female ornamentation and territorial conflicts in collared flycatchers (Ficedula albicollis). Naturwissenschaften 95:993-996.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Eens, M., Török, J. (2008). Birds reveal their personality when singing. Plos One 3:e2647.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Hegyi, G., Szöllősi, E., Rosival, B., Török, J., Eens, M., Møller, A.P. (2007). Phenotypic correlates of digit ratio in a wild bird: implications for the study of maternal effects. Animal Behaviour 74:641-647.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Eens, M. Pavlova, D.Z., Avilés, J., Møller, A.P. (2007). A comparative study of the function of heterospecific vocal mimicry in European passerines. Behavioral Ecology 18:1001-1009.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Pavlova, D. Z., Eens, M., Møller, A.P. (2007). The evolution of song in female birds in Europe. Behavioral Ecology 18:86-96.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Erritzøe, J., Møller, A.P. (2007). Feeding innovations, brain size and immune defense in birds. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 90:441-455.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Török, J. Hegyi, G., Szöllősi, E., Rosival, B., Eens, M. (2007). Age-dependent expression of song in the collared flycatcher, Ficedula albicollis. Ethology 113:246-256.
Avilés, J., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2007). Egg rejection and brain size among potential hosts of the common cuckoo. Ethology 113:562-572.
Hegyi, G., Török, J., Garamszegi, L.Z., Rosivall, B., Szöllősi, E., Hargitai, R. (2007). Dynamics of multiple sexual signals in relation to climatic conditions. Evolutionary Ecology Research 9:905-920.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Biard, C., Eens, M., Møller, A.P., Saino, N. (2007). Interspecific variation in egg testosterone levels: Implications for the evolution of bird song. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:950-964.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Biard, C., Eens, M., Møller, A.P., Saino, N., Surai, P. (2007). Maternal effects and the evolution of brain size in birds: overlooked developmental constraints. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 31:498-515.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Møller, A.P. (2007). Prevalence of avian influenza and host ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 274:2003-2012.
Møller, A.P., Nielsen, J. T., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2006). Song post exposure, song features and predation risk. Behavioral Ecology 17:155-163.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Merino, S., Eens, M., Török, J. & Martínez, J. (2006). Indicators of physiological stress and the elaboration of sexual traits in the collared flycatcher Ficedula albicollis. Behavioral Ecology 17:399-404.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2006). Comparing effect sizes across variables: generalization without the need for Bonferroni correction. Behavioral Ecology 17:682-687.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Rosival, B. Hegyi, G., Szöllősi, E., Török, J., Eens, M. (2006). Determinants of male territorial behavior in a Hungarian collared flycatcher population: roles for plumage traits of residents and challengers. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 60: 663-671.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2006). The evolution of virulence, host specialization and life history in malaria parasites of primates. Ecology Letters 9:933-940.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Moreno, J., Møller, A.P. (2006). Avian song complexity is associated with high field metabolic rate. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 8:1-16.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Hegyi, G., Heylen, D., Ninni, P., de Lope, F., Eens, M., Møller, A.P. (2006). The design of complex sexual traits in the barn swallow: associations between signal attributes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19:2052-2066.
Hegyi, G., Török, J., Tóth, L., Garamszegi, L.Z., Rosivall, B. (2006). Rapid temporal change in the expression and age-related information content of a sexually selected trait. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19:228-238.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Eens, M., Erritzoe, J., Møller, A.P. (2005). Sexually size dimorphic brains and song complexity in passerine birds. Behavioral Ecology 16:335-345.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Heylen, D., Møller, A.P., Eens, M., de Lope, F. (2005). Age-dependent health status and song characteristics in the barn swallow. Behavioral Ecology 16:580-591.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Balsby, T.J.D., Bell, B., Borowiec, M., Byers, B., Draganoiu, T., Eens, M., Forstmeier, W., Galeotti, P., Gil, D., Gorissen, L., Hansen, P., Lampe, H.M., Leitner, S., Lontkowski, J., Nagle, L., Nemeth, E., Pinxten, R., Rossi, J.-M., Saino, N., Tanvez, A. Titus, R., Török, J., van Duyse, E. & Møller, A.P. 2005. Estimating the complexity of bird song by using capture-recapture approaches from community ecology. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 57:305-317.
Møller, A.P., Garamszegi, L.Z., Gil, D., Hurtrez-Bousses, S., Eens, M. (2005). Correlated evolution of male and female testosterone profiles in birds and its consequences. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 58:534-544.
Garamszegi, L.Z. (2005). Parasites and bird song. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59:167-180.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Lucas, J.R. (2005). Continental variation in relative hippocampal volume in birds: the phylogenetic extent of the effect and the potential role of winter temperatures. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Biology Letters 1:330-333.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Eens, M. Hurtrez-Bousses, S., Møller, A. P. (2005). Testosterone, testes size and mating success in birds: a comparative study. Hormones and Behaviour 47:389-409.
Møller, A.P., Erritzoe, J., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2005). Covariation between brain size and immunity in birds: Implications for brain size evolution. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18:223-237.
Møller, A.P., Christe, P., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2005). Coevolutionary arms-races: Increased host immune defense promotes specialization by avian fleas. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18:46-59.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Avilés, J. (2005). Brood parasitism by brown-headed cowbirds and the expression of sexual characters in their hosts. Oecologia 143:167-177.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Eens, M., Erritzoe, J., Møller, A.P. (2005). Sperm competition and sexually size dimorphic brains in birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 272:159-166.
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Garamszegi, L.Z., Møller, A.P. (2004). Extra-pair paternity and the evolution of bird song. Behavioral Ecology 15:508-519.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Török, J., Tóth, L., Michl, G. (2004). The effect of timing and female quality on clutch size in the Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis. Bird Study 71:270-277.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Eens, M. (2004). Brain space for a learned task: strong intraspecific evidence for neural correlates of singing behavior in songbirds. Brain Research Reviews 44:187-193.
Morales, J., Moreno, J., Merino, S. Tomás, G., Martínez, J., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2004). Serum immunoglobulin G levels are positively correlated with cell-mediated immune response in female pied flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:1484-1492.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Eens, M. (2004). The evolution of hippocampus volume and brain size in relation to food hoarding in birds. Ecology Letters 7:1216-1224.
Haavie, J., Borge, T., Bures, S., Garamszegi, L.Z., Lampe, H.M., Moreno, J., Török, J., Satre, G.-P. (2004). Asymmetric character shifts in the song of sympatric pied and collared flycatchers (Ficedula spp.): a case of reinforcement? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17:227-237.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Török, J., Michl, G., Møller, A.P. (2004). Female survival, lifetime reproductive success and mating status in a passerine bird. Oecologia 138:48-56.
Török, J., Hegyi, G., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2003). Depigmented wing patch size is a condition-dependent indicator of viability in male collared flycatchers. Behavioral Ecology 14:382-388.
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Török, J., Michl, G., Garamszegi, L.Z., Barna, J. (2003). Repeated inseminations required for natural fertility in a wild bird population. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 270:641-647. (DOI 10.1098/rspb.2002.2257)
Garamszegi, L.Z., Boulinier, T., Møller, A.P., Török, J., Michl, G., Nichols, J.D. (2002). The estimation of size and change in composition of avian song repertoires. Animal Behaviour 63:623-630.
Garamszegi, L.Z., Møller, A.P., Erritzoe, J. (2002). Coevolving avian eye size and brain size in relation to prey capture and nocturnality. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 269:961-967.
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