Márton Herényi


– MSc in Biology (2004, Eötvös Loránd University)
– PhD in Ecology (2013, Eötvös Loránd University)

Position: postdoctoral research fellow

E-mail: mherenyi@freemail.hu

Phone: +36-1-372-2500 / 8751

Research interests:

– The role of juvenile environment (parental quality, climatic and nutritional conditions…) in birds

– Correlates of survival and reproductive success of birds

– Timing of first breeding, natal and breeding dispersal

– Migration and wintering of the collared flycatcher


Laczi, M., Garamszegi, L.Z., Hegyi, G., Herényi, M., Ilyés, G., Könczey, R., Nagy, G., Pongrácz, R., Rosivall, B., Szöllősi, E., Tóth, L., Török, J. (2019). Teleconnections and weather orchestrate reproduction of tit species in the Carpathian Basin. Journal of Avian Biology 50:e02179. (DOI: 10.1111/jav.02179)

Laczi, M., Herényi, M., Hegyi, G., Török, J. (2019). First record of true albinism in a natural population of collared flycatchers Ficedula albicollis. Ardea 107:340-343. (DOI: 10.5253/arde.v107i3.a8)

Nagy, G., Garamszegi, L.Z, Hegyi, G., Herényi, M., Laczi, M., Rosivall, B., Szöllősi, E., Török, J. (2019). Digit ratio predicts the number of lifetime recruits in female collared flycatchers. Biology Letters. 15: 20190051 (DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2019.0051)

Szász, E., Jablonszky, M., Krenhardt, K., Markó, G., Hegyi, G., Herényi, M., Laczi, M., Nagy, G., Rosivall, B., Szöllősi, E., Török, J., Garamszegi, L.Z. (2019). Male territorial aggression and fitness in collared flycatchers: a long-term study. The Science of Nature 106:11.

Hargitai, R., Herényi, M., Nagy, G., Török, J. (2018). Eggshell spotting pattern is related to hatching asynchrony, hematocrit value and growth of nestling great tits (Parus major). Journal of Avian Biology 49: e01827. (DOI: 10.1111/jav.01827)

Jablonszky M., Szász E., Krenhardt K., Markó G., Hegyi G., Herényi M., Laczi M., Nagy G., Rosivall B., Szöllősi E., Török J.,Garamszegi L. Z. (2018). Unravelling the relationships between life history, behaviour and condition under the pace-of-life syndromes hypothesis using long-term data from a wild bird. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 72:52.

Hargitai, R., Nagy, G., Herényi, M., Nyiri, Z., Laczi, M., Hegyi, G., Eke, Zs., Török, J. (2016). Darker eggshell spotting indicates lower yolk antioxidant level and poorer female quality in the Eurasian Great Tit (Parus major). The Auk 133:131-146.

Mourocq, E., Bize, P., Bouwhuis, S., Bradley, Charmantier, A., de la Cruz, C., Drobniak, S.M., Espie, R.H.M., Herényi, M., Hötker, H., Krüger, O., Marzluff, J., Møller, A.P., Nakagawa, S., Phillips, R.A., Radford, A.N., Roulin, R., Török, J., Valencia, J., van de Pol, M., Warkentin, I.G. Winney, I.S., Wood, A.G., Griesser, M. (2016). Lifespan and reproductive cost explain interspecific variation in the optimal onset of reproduction. Evolution 70:296-313. (DOI: 10.1111/evo.12853)

Hargitai, R., Herényi, M., Nagy, G., Nyiri, Z., Eke, Zs., Török, J. (2016). Effects of environmental conditions on the egg mass, yolk antioxidant level, eggshell thickness and eggshell spotting pattern of Great Tits (Parus major). Journal of Ornithology 157:995-1006. (DOI: 10.1007/s10336-016-1348-0)

Hargitai, R., Hegyi, G., Herényi, M., Laczi, M., Nagy, G., Rosivall, B., Szöllősi, E., Török, J. (2014). Winter body condition in the Collared Flycatcher: Determinants and carryover effects on future breeding parameters. The Auk 131(3):257-264.(DOI: 10.1642/AUK-13-158.1)

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.

Laczi, M., Hegyi, G., Herényi, M., Kiss, D., Markó, G., Nagy, G., Rosivall, B., Szöllősi, E., Török, J. (2013). Integrated plumage colour variation in relation to body condition, reproductive investment and laying date in the collared flycatcher. Naturwissenschaften 100:(10) 983-991.

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.

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.

Hegyi, G., Herényi, M., Szöllősi, E., Rosivall, B., Török, J., Groothuis, T.G.G. (2011). Yolk androstenedione, but not testosterone, predicts offspring fate and reflects parental quality. Behavioral Ecology 22:29-38.

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.

Hargitai, R., Arnold, K. E., Herényi, M., Prechl, J., Török, J. (2009). Egg composition in relation to social environment and maternal physiological condition in the collared flycatcher. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 63:869-882.

Hargitai, R., Herényi, M., Török, J. (2008). Eggshell colouration in relation to female condition, male attractiveness and egg quality in the collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis). Journal of Avian Biology 39:413-422.

Herényi M., Török J., Garamszegi L.Z., Hargitai R., Hegyi G., Michl G., Rosivall B., Szigeti B., Szöllősi E. (2004). Másodlagos nemi jellegek és utódszám kapcsolata a hím örvös légykapóknál. Állattani Közlemények 89(2):31-41.