Publications

† = Bucknell undergraduate co-author

Benowitz-Fredericks, Z M., J. Schulter and A.S. Kitaysky. 2015. Effects of prenatal environment on phenotype are revealed by postnatal challenges: Embryonic hormone exposure, adrenocortical function and food in seabird chicks. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 88(6); 607-623

† Treidel, L. B., B. Whitley, Z M. Benowitz-Fredericks, and M. F. Haussmann. 2013. Prenatal exposure to testosterone impairs oxidative damage repair efficiency in the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus). Biology Letters 9 (3). 20130684.

Benowitz-Fredericks, Z M. and M. Hodge. 2013. Yolk androstenedione in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus): Uptake and sex-dependent alteration of growth and behavior. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 193. 48-55.

Benowitz-Fredericks, Z M., A.S. Kitaysky, J. Welcker, and S.A. Hatch. 2013. Effects of food availability on yolk androgen deposition in the black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla), a seabird with facultative brood reduction. PLoS ONE 8(5): e62949. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062949

Dorresteijn, I. ,A.S. Kitaysky, C. Barger, Z M. Benowitz-Fredericks, G.V. Byrd, M.T. Shultz and R. Young. 2012. Climate variability affects food availability to planktivorous least auklets, Aethia pusilla, through physical processes in the southeastern Bering Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 454, 207-220.

Kitaysky, A.S., J. F. Piatt, S.A. Hatch, E.V. Kitaiskaia, ZM. Benowitz-Fredericks, M.T. Shultz, and J.C. Wingfield, 2010. Food availability and population processes: severity of nutritional stress during reproduction predicts survival of long-lived seabirds. Functional Ecology, 24 (3) 625–637

Addison, B. A., ZM. Benowitz-Fredericks, J. M. Hipfner and A. S. Kitaysky, 2008. Are yolk androgens adjusted to environmental conditions? A test in two seabirds that lay single-egg clutches. General and Comparative Endocrinology,158 (1). 5-9.

Benowitz-Fredericks, ZM., M. Shultz and A. Kitaysky, 2008. Stress hormones suggest opposite trends of food availability in planktivorous and piscivorous seabirds in two years. Deep Sea Research II 55. 1868-1876.

Benowitz-Fredericks, ZM. A.S. Kitaysky and A. M. Springer, 2006. Book chapter: Survival strategies in seabirds, in: R. Spies (Ed.), Ecosystem change in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Elsevier.

Benowitz-Fredericks, ZM., A. S. Kitaysky, and C.W. Thompson, 2006. Growth and resource allocation by common murre (Uria aalge) chicks in response to experimentally restricted diets. Auk 123. 722-734.

Benowitz-Fredericks, ZM. and A.S. Kitaysky, 2005. Costs and benefits of rapid growth in common murre Uria aalge chicks. Journal of Avian Biology 36. 287-294.

Benowitz-Fredericks, ZM., A. S. Kitaysky and J. C. Wingfield. 2005. Steroids in allantoic waste: An integrated measure of steroids in ovo. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 1046. 204-209.

Sperry, T.S., I. T. Moore, S. L. Meddle, Z M. Benowitz-Fredericks, and J. C. Wingfield, 2005. Increased sensitivity of the serotonergic system during the breeding season in free-living American tree sparrow. Behavioral Brain Research, 157 (1). 119-126.

Wingfield, J.C., N. Owen-Ashley, ZM. Benowitz-Fredericks, S. Lynn, T. P. Hahn, H. Wada, C. Breuner, S. Meddle, and L. M. Romero. 2004. Arctic spring: The arrival biology of migrant birds. Acta Zoologica Sinica 50 (6), 948-960.

Lynn, S.E., L. Hayward, ZM. Benowitz-Fredericks, and J.C. Wingfield. 2002. Behavioral insensitivity to supplementary testosterone during the parental phase in the Chestnut-collared longspur, (Calcarius ornatus). Animal Behaviour 63: 795-803.

Irwin, D. E., P. Alström, U. Olsson and ZM. Benowitz-Fredericks. 2001. Cryptic species in the genus Phylloscopus (Old World leaf warblers). Ibis 143.

Cicero, C. and ZM. Benowitz-Fredericks. 2000. Song type and variation in insular populations of Lincoln’s Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii), and comparisons with other Melospiza. Auk 117: 52-64.