Research publications

Ferreira, D.F., Darling, A., Jarrett, C., Atagana, P.J., Sandjo, P.R., Taedoumg, H., Welch A.J., Rebelo, H., Powell, L.L., 2023. Not all farms are created equal: Shady African cocoa farms promote a richer bat fauna. Biological Conservation.

Powell, L.L., Pinto, P.V., Mills, M.S., Baptista, N.L., Costa, K., Dijkstra, K.B., Gomes, A.L., Guedes, P., Júlio, T., Monadjem, A., Palmeirim, A.F., Russo, V., Melo, M., 2023. The last Afromontane forests in Angola are threatened by fires. Nature Ecology and Evolution.

Powell, L.L., Capela, J., Guedes, P., Beja, P., 2023 EU deforestation law overlooks emerging crops. Science. 329, 6630.

Hothersall, J. 2022. Dinner Time: Evidence for Temporal and Dietary Niche Partitioning in Insectivorous Bats in Cameroon. University of Glasgow.

Powell, L.L., Rutt, C.L., Mokross, K., Wolfe, J.D., Johnson, E.I., Rodrigues, P.F., & Stouffer, P. 2022. Sociality and morphology differentiate niches of 13 sympatric Amazonian woodcreepers (Dendrocolaptinae). Ornithology. 139, pp. 1–15.

Jarrett, C., Haydon, D.T., Morales, J.M. Ferreira, D.F., Forzi, F.A., Welch, A.J., Powell, L.L., & Matthiopoulos, J., 2022. Integration of Mark–Recapture and Acoustic Detections for Unbiased Population Estimation in Animal Communities. Ecology 103(10): e3769.

Jarrett, C., Powell, L.L., Claire, T.T., Tchoumbou, M., Helm, B., 2021 Moult of overwintering wood warblers phylloscopus sibilatrix in an annual-cycle perspective. Journal of Ornithology. 162 (3), pp. 645–653.

Ferreira, D.F., Jarrett, C., Wandji, A.C., Atagana, P.J., Rebelo, H., Maas, B., Powell, L.L., 2023. Birds and bats enhance yields in Afrotropical cacao agroforests only under high tree-level shade cover.  Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 345, p. 108325.

DeGroot, T. L., Wolfe, J. D., Powell, L. L., Esono, F., Ebana, A., Barrientos, C., Torrent, L., & Brzeski, K. E., 2023. Human impacts on mammal communities in Rio Campo Nature Reserve, Equatorial Guinea. African Journal of Ecology, 00, 1–14.

Hoenig, B., Snider, A., Forsman, A., Hobson, K., Latta, S., & Miller, E. et al., 2021. Current methods and future directions in avian diet analysis. Ornithology.

Pyle, P., Gahbauer, M., Johnson, E., Ryder, T., & Wolfe, J., 2021. Application of a global age-coding system (“WRP”), based on molts and plumages, for use in demographic and other studies of birds. Ornithology.

Jarrett, C., Smith, T., Claire, T., Ferreira, D., Tchoumbou, M., & Elikwo, M. et al., 2021. Bird communities in African cocoa agroforestry are diverse but lack specialized insectivores. Journal Of Applied Ecology.

Ferreira, D., Jarrett, C., Atagana, P.J., Powell, L., Rebelo, H. 2021. Are bat mist nets ideal for capturing bats? From ultrathin to bird nets, a field test. Journal of Mammalogy.

Nikolaou, P., 2021. The biological and physiological effects of rainforest degradation on eight bird species in Equatorial Guinea. University of Glasgow.

Miller, S., Wiethase, J., Etingue, A. M., Franklin, E., Fero, M., Wolfe, J., Gonder, M., Powell, L., 2021. Interactive effects of elevation and newly paved road on avian community composition in a scientific reserve, Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. Biotropica.

Barrie, E., 2020. The responses of avian foraging guilds to land-use history and anthropogenic disturbance in lowland Guinean rainforest, Equatorial Guinea. University of Glasgow.

Claire, T., 2020. Interactions between bats and mosquitoes: a case study from an agro-forestry landscape. University of Glasgow.

Darling, A., 2020. Does Cocoa Farm Management Effect Bat Community Assemblages in Southern Cameroon? University of Glasgow.

Ferreira, D., Torrent, L., Welch, A., Wolfe, J., Brzeski, K., Powell, L., 2020. First record of a piebald Bates’s Slit-faced Bat, Nycteris arge (Chiroptera: Nycteridae) from Equatorial Guinea, Central Africa. Journal of Bat Research & Conservation. 13(1). (Supplementary Material)

Wanger, T., DeClerck, F., Garibaldi, L., Ghazoul, J., Kleijn, D., Klein, A., Kremen, C., Mooney, H., Perfecto, I., Powell, L., Settele, J., Solé, M., Tscharntke, T. and Weisser, W., 2020. Integrating agroecological production in a robust post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Xiang, Y., 2020. Avian Functional Diversity across Agroforest Landscape Tree-cover Gradient in Cameroon: Implications for the Conservation of Avian Communities. Imperial College London.

Carruthers, Abigail. 2019. Identification of plant DNA Metabarcoding loci to increase taxonomic resolution in bat dietary analysis. Durham University.

Critchley, Megan. 2018. Generalist consumption modelling and prey switching: A case study of insectivorous bats in cacao plantations. University of Glasgow.

McDevitt, Heather. 2018. Towards sustainable management in low-intensity agriculture: A quantitative framework to explore biodiversity and productivity outcomes. University of Glasgow.

Wiegardt, Andrew K. 2018. The effects of forest degradation on DNA methylation in central African songbirds. Humboldt State University.

Cooper, Jacob C., Johnson, Oscar, Davis, Tristan J., Terrill, Ryan S., Wolfe, Jared D., Brzeski, Kristin E., Etingüe, Amancio M., and Powell, Luke L., 2017. Notes on the distribution of the avifauna of Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea, including one new country record. Malimbus. 39:1-15. Esp: Notas sobre la distribución de la avifauna de la isla de Bioko, Guinea Ecuatorial, incluyendo un nuevo registro del país

Brzeski, Kristin E., Wolfe, Jared D., Ebana Ebana, Cayetano, Cooper, Jacob C. and Powell, Luke L., 2016. Camera sighting of congo clawless otter in the midst of a rapid development on mainland Equatorial Guinea. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin 33(2).

Cooper, Jacob C., Powell, Luke L., and Wolfe, Jared D., 2016. Notes on the birds of Equatorial Guinea, including nine first country records. Bull ABC Vol 23 No 2.

Affiliate papers

Capunitan, Darien C., Johnson, Oscar, Terrill, Ryan S., and Hird, Sarah M., 2020. Evolutionary signal in the gut microbiomes of 74 bird species
from Equatorial Guinea
. Molecular Ecology 29:829–847. Esp: Señal evolutiva en los microbiomas intestinales de 74 especies de aves de Guinea Ecuatorial.