Cardador L, De Cáceres M, Giralt D, Bota G, Aquilué N, Arroyo B, Mougeot F, Cantero-Martínez C, Viladomiu L, Rosell J, Casas F, Estrada A, Álvaro-Fuentes J, Brotons L. (2015). Tools for exploring habitat suitability for steppe birds under land use change scenarios. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 200: 119-125 (doi:10.1016/j.agee.2014.11.013).

Regos, A., Domínguez, J., Gil-Tena, A., Brotons, L., Ninyerola, M., Pons, X., 2014. Rural abandoned landscapes and bird assemblages: winners and losers in the rewilding of a marginal mountain area (NW Spain). Reg. Environ. Chang.

Regos, A., Ninyerola, M., Moré, G., Pons, X., 2015. Linking land cover dynamics with driving forces in mountain landscape of the Northwestern Iberian Peninsula. Int. J. Appl. Earth Obs. Geoinf. 38, 1–14.




Gil-Tena, A., Nabucet, J., Mony, C., Abadie, J., Saura, S., Butet, A., Burel, F., Ernoult, A. 2014. Woodland bird response to landscape connectivity in an agriculture-dominated landscape: a functional community approach. Community Ecology, 15(2): 256-268.

Navarro E, MuĖiz S, Korkaric M, Wagner B, de Cáceres M, Behra, R. (2014). Ultraviolet radiation dose calculation for algal suspensions using UVA and UVB extinction coefficients. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 132 94–101 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2014.02.005).

Bachand M, Pellerin A, Côté S, Moretti M, De Cáceres M, Brousseau PM, Cloutier C, Hébert C, Cardinal E, Martin JL, Poulin M (2014). Species indicators of large herbivore density: comparing taxa and testing species combinations Ecological Indicators 38:12-19  (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.10.018).

Antoine Guisan, Reid Tingley, John B. Baumgartner, Ilona Naujokaitis-Lewis, Patricia R. Sutcliffe, Ayesha I.T. Tulloch, Tracey J. Regan, Lluis Brotons, Eve McDonald-Madden, Chrystal Mantyka-Pringle, Tara G. Martin, Jonathan R. Rhodes, Ramona Maggini, Samantha A. Setterfield, Jane Elith, Mark W. Schwartz, Brendan A. Wintle, Olivier Broennimann, Mike Austin, Simon Ferrier, Michael R. Kearney, Hugh P. Possingham & Yvonne M. Buckley (2014). Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions. Ecology Letters, 16: 1424–1435.

Santos Xavier, Mateos Eduardo, Bros Vicenć, Brotons Lluís, De Mas Eva, Herraiz Joan A., Herrando Sergi, MiĖo Angel, Olmo-Vidal Josep M, Quesada Javier, Ribes Jordi, Sabaté Santiago, Sauras-Yera Teresa, Serra Antoni, Vallejo V Ramón, ViĖolas Amador. (2014). Is response to fire influenced by dietary specialization and mobility? A comparative study with multiple animal assemblages. PlosONE, 9 (2): e88224.

Brotons, L., 2014. Species Distribution Models and Impact Factor Growth in Environmental Journals: Methodological Fashion or the Attraction of Global Change Science. PLoS One 9, e111996.

Bachand M, Pellerin A, Côté S, Moretti M, De Cáceres M, Brousseau PM, Cloutier C, Hébert C, Cardinal E, Martin JL, Poulin M (2014). Species indicators of large herbivore density: comparing taxa and testing species combinations Ecological Indicators 38:12-19 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.10.018).

TAPIA, L; DOMÍNGUEZ, J.; REGOS, A. & VIDAL, M. (2014). Using remote sensing data to model European wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) occurrence in a highly fragmented landscape in Northwestern Spain. Acta Theriologica, 59 (2): 289-298.

E. Doblas-Miranda, P. Rovira, L. Brotons, J. Martínez-Vilalta, J. Retana, M. Pla, J. Vayreda (2014). Soil carbon stocks and their variability across the forests, shrublands and grasslands of peninsular Spain. Biogeosciences. 10, 8353-8361, doi:10.5194/bg-10-8353-2013.

Navarro E, MuĖiz S, Korkaric M, Wagner B, De Cáceres M, Behra, R. (2014). Ultraviolet radiation dose calculation for algal suspensions using UVA and UVB extinction coefficients. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 132 94–101 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2014.02.005).

De Cáceres M, Legendre P, He F (2013). Dissimilarity measurements and the size structure of ecological communities. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4(12): 1167-1177 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12116).

Clavero, M., Adrados, B., Calzada, J. and Jácome-Flores, M. (2014) On the presence of Petromyzon marinus in Oued Moulouya (Morocco). Cybium (in press)

Clavero, M., Esquivias, J., Qninba, A., Riesco, M., Calzada, J., Ribeiro, F., Fernández, N. and Delibes, M. (2014) Fish invading deserts: non-native species in arid Moroccan rivers. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems (in press)

Clavero, M. and Revilla, E. (2014) Biodiversity data: Mine centuries-old citizen science. Nature 510: 35

Clavero, M. (2014) Shifting baselines and the conservation of non-native species. Conservation Biology 28: 1434-1436

Clavero, M. and Villero, D. (2014) Historical ecology and invasion biology: long-term distribution changes of introduced freshwater species. Bioscience 64: 145-153




Clavero, M. and Delibes, M. (2013) Using historical accounts to set conservation baselines: the case of Lynx species in Spain. Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 1691-1702

Clavero, M. (2013) ņY si el cangrejo de río no fuera tan autóctono?. Quercus 334: 28-36

Clavero, M., Hermoso, V., Aparicio, E. and Godino, F.N. (2013) Biodiversity in heavily modified water bodies: native and introduced fish in Iberian reservoirs. Freshwater Biology 58: 1190-1201

Estany-Tigerström, D., Bas, J.M., Clavero, M. and Pons, P. (2013) Is the blue tit falling into an ecological trap in Argentine ant invaded forests?. Biological Invasions 15: 2013-2027

Hermoso, V. and Clavero, M. (2013) Revisiting Ecological Integrity 30 years later: non-native species and the misdiagnosis of freshwater ecosystem health. Fish and Fisheries 14: 416-423

Legendre P, De Cáceres M (2013). Beta diversity as the variance of community data: dissimilarity coefficients and partitioning. Ecology Letters 16: 951-963 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.12141).

Wiser SK, De Cáceres M (2013) Updating vegetation classifications: An example with New Zealand’s woody vegetation. Journal of Vegetation Science 24(1): 80-93 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01450.x). [SupportingInformation]. [Related software].

Vilches B, De Cáceres M, Sánchez-Mata D, Gavilán RG (2013) Indicator species of broad-leaved oak forests in the eastern Iberian Peninsula. Ecological Indicators 26: 44-48 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.10.022).

Vallecillo, S., Hermoso, V., Possingham, H.P., Brotons, L., 2013. Conservation planning in a fire-prone Mediterranean region: threats and opportunities for bird species. Landsc. Ecol.

Carnicer, J., Brotons, L., Herrando, S., & Sol, D. (2013). Improved empirical tests of area-heterogeneity tradeoffs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(31), E2858-E2860.

Legendre P, De Cáceres M (2013). Beta diversity as the variance of community data: dissimilarity coefficients and partitioning. Ecology Letters 16: 951-963 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.12141).

Wiser SK, De Cáceres M (2013) Updating vegetation classifications: An example with New Zealand’s woody vegetation. Journal of Vegetation Science 24(1): 80-93 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01450.x).

Gil-Tena, A., Brotons, L., Fortin, M.J., Burel, F., Saura, S. (2013). Assessing the role of landscape connectivity in recent woodpecker range expansion in Mediterranean Europe: forest management implications. Tentative Journal: European Journal of Forest Research, 132: 181-194.

Gil-Tena, A., Lecerf, R., Ernoult, A. 2013 Disentangling community assemblages to depict an indicator of biological connectivity: a regional study of fragmented semi-natural grasslands. Ecological Indicators, 24: 8-55.

Rost, J., Hutto, R. L., Brotons, L., & Pons, P. (2013). Comparing the effect of salvage logging on birds in the Mediterranean Basin and the Rocky Mountains: Common patterns, different conservation implications. Biological Conservation, 158, 7-13.

Vilches B, De Cáceres M, Sánchez-Mata D, Gavilán RG (2013) Indicator species of broad-leaved oak forests in the eastern Iberian Peninsula. Ecological Indicators 26: 44-48 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.10.022).

Capinha, C., Brotons, L., & Anastácio, P. (2013). Geographical variability in propagule pressure and climatic suitability explain the European distribution of two highly invasive crayfish. Journal of Biogeography, 40(3), 548-558.




Sardą-Palomera, F., Brotons, L., Villero, D., Sierdsema, H., Newson, S. & Jiguet, F. (2012) Mapping from heterogeneous biodiversity monitoring data sources. Biodiversity & Conservation, in press. (PDF).

Gil-Tena, A., Lecerf, R. & Ernoult, A. (2012) Disentangling community assamblages to depict an indicator of biological connectivity: A regional study of fragmented semi-natural grasslands. Ecological Indicators, in press. (PDF).

Rost J, Hutto, RL, Brotons, L & Pons P (2012) Comparing the effect of salvage logging on birds in the Mediterranean Basin and the Rocky Mountains: common patterns, different conservation implications. Biological Conservation. In press. (PDF).

Capinha, C., Brotons, L. & Anastácio, P. (2012) Geographical variability in propagule pressure and climate suitability explain the European distribution of two highly invasive crayfish. Journal of Biogeography, in press. (PDF).

Puerta-PiĖero, C., Espelta, J. M., Sánchez- Humanes, B., Rodrigo, A., Coll, L. & Brotons, L. (2012) History matters: Previous land use changes determine post-fire vegetation recovery in forested Mediterranean landscapes. Forest Ecology and Management, in press. (PDF).

Le Viol, I., Jiguet, F., Brotons, L., Herrando, S., Lindstrom, A., Pearce-Higgins, J., Reif, J., Van Turnhout, C. & Devictor, V. (2012). More and more generalists: two decades of changes in European avifauna. Biology Letters, in press. (PDF).

Leung, B., Roura-Pascual, N., Bacher, S., Heikkilä, J., Brotons, L., Burgman, M.A., Dehnen-Schmutz, C. Essl, F., Hulme, P.E., Richardson, D. M., Sol, D. & Vilą, M. (2012) TEASIng apart alien species risk assessments: a framework for best practices. Ecology Letters, in press. (PDF).

De Cáceres, M, Legendre, P, Wiser, S.K. & Brotons, L. (2012) Using species combinations in indicator value analyses. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, in press. (PDF).

González-Olabarria. J.R., Brotons, L., Gritten, D., Tudela, A., Teres, J.A. (2012) Identifying location and causality of fire ignition hotspots in a Mediterranean region.  International Journal of Wildland Fire, in press. (PDF).

Dray S, Pélissier R, Couteron P, Fortin MJ, Legendre P, Peres-Neto P, Bellier E, Bivand R, Blanchet FG, De Cáceres M, Dufour B, Heegard E, Jombart T, Munoz F, Oksanen J, Thioulouse J, Wagner HH (2012) Multiscale multivariate analysis of community data to infer biological processes from observed spatial patterns. Ecological Monographs, in press. (PDF).

Zozaya, E.L., Brotons, L., Saura, S. Pons, H. & Herrando. (2012) Connectivity determines post-fire colonisation of open-habitat bird species: the case study of the ortolan bunting (Emberiza hortulana). Ardeola, in press. (PDF).

Sardą-Palomera, F., Puigcerver, M., Brotons, L. & Rodríguez-Teijeiro, J.D. (2012) Understanding and modelling seasonal changes in the distribution of birds in highly dynamic farmland landscapes: remote sensing habitat estimation in the common quail. Ibis, in press. (PDF).

Hui, C., Roura-Pascual, N., Brotons, L., Robinson R.A. & Evans, K.L. (2012) Flexible dispersal strategies in native and non-native ranges: environmental quality and the ‘good–stay, bad–disperse’ rule. Ecography, in press. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2012.07697.x. (PDF).

De Cáceres M, Legendre P, Valencia R, Cao M, Chang LW, Chuyong G, Condit R, Hao Z, Hsieh CF, Hubbell S, Kenfack D, Ma K, Mi X, Supardi Noor N, Kassim AR, Ren H, Su SH, Sun IF, Thomas D, Ye W, He F (2012) The variation of tree beta diversity across a global network of forest plots. Global Ecology and Biogeography http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00770.x). (PDF).

Roura-Pascual N, Brotons L, García D, Zamora R, De Cáceres M (2012) Local and landscape-scale biotic correlates of mistletoe distribution in Mediterraean pine forests. Forest Systems, in press. (PDF).

Marcer, A., Pino, J., Pons, X. & Brotons, L. (2012). Modelling invasive alien species distributions from digital biodiversity atlases. Model upscaling as a means of reconciling data at different scales. Diversity & Distributions. (PDF).

De Cáceres M, Brotons L (2012) Calibration of hybrid species distribution models: the value of targeted vs. general-purpose monitoring data. Diversity & Distributions (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4642.2012.00899.x). (PDF).

Clavero, M., Araújo, R., Calzada, J., Delibes, M., Fernández, N., Gutiérrez-Expósito, C., Revilla, E. and Román, J (2012)  The first invasive bivalve in African freshwaters: invasion portrait and management options. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems (in press)

Delibes, M., Calzada, J., Clavero, M., Fernández, N., Gutiérrez-Expósito, C., Revilla, E. and Román, J (2012) The Near Threatened Eurasian otter Lutra lutra in Morocco: no sign of population recovery. Oryx (in press)

Pons P, Clavero M, Bas JM & Prodon R (2012) Time-window of occurrence and vegetation cover preferences of Dartford and Sardinian warblers after fire. Journal of Ornithology, in press.

Rost J, Clavero M, Brotons, L & Pons P (2012) The effect of postfire salvage logging on bird communities in Mediterranean pine forests: the benefits for declining species. Journal of Applied Ecology, in press. (PDF).

Keil, P., Schweiger, O., Kühn, I., Kunin, W. E., Kuussaari, M., Settele, J., Henle, K., Brotons, L., Pe’er, G., Lengyel, S., Moustakas, A., Steinicke, H. & Storch, D. (2012) Patterns of beta diversity in Europe: the role of climate, land cover and distance across scales. Journal of Biogeography, in press. (PDF).

Arcos, J.M., Bécares, J., Villero, D., Brotons, L., Rodríguez, B. & Ruiz, A. (2012) Assessing the location and stability of foraging hotspots for pelagic seabirds: An approach to identify marine Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Spain. Biological Conservation, in press. (PDF).

DeVictor, V, van Swaay, C., Brereton, T., Brotons, L., Chamberlain, D., Heliölä, J., Herrando, S., Julliard, R., Kuusaari, M., Lindstrom, A., Reif, J., Roy, D.B., Schweiger,O., Settele, J., Stefanescu, C., Van Strein, A., Van Turnhout, C., Vermouzek, Z., De Vries, M.W., Wynhoff, I. & Jiguet, F. 2012. Differences in the climatic debts of birds and butterflies at a continental scale. Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate1347 (PDF).

Brotons L, De Cáceres M, Fall A, Fortin MJ (2012) Incorporating species dispersal and landscape dynamics to the modeling of bird species distribution changes in fire prone mediterranean landscapes. Ecography (PDF).

Carnicer, J., Brotons, L. Stefanescu, C. & PeĖuelas, J. (2012) Biogeography of species richness gradients: linking adaptive traits, demography and diversification. Biological Reviews. (PDF).

De Cáceres, M. & Wiser, S.K. (2012) Towards consistency in vegetation classification (M Palmer, Ed.). Journal of Vegetation Science, n DOI: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01354.x. (PDF)

Hermoso, V., Clavero, M. & Kennard, M.J. (2012) Determinants of fine-scale homogenization and differentiation of native freshwater fish faunas in a Mediterranean Basin: implications for conservation. Diversity and Distributions. (Pe).

Garcia-Pausas, J., Casals P., Rovira, P., Vallecillo, S. & Sebastią, M. & Romanyą, J. (2012) Decomposition of labelled roots and root-C and -N allocation between soil fractions in mountain grasslands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 49:61-69. (PDF).

Puerta-PiĖero, C., Brotons, L., Coll, L. & González-Olabarría, J.R. (2012) Valuing acorn dispersal and resprouting capacity ecological functions to ensure Mediterranean forest resilience after fire. European Journal of Forest Research. DOI 10.1007/s10342-011-0557-6. (PDF).

Sarda-Palomera, F., Bota, G., ViĖolo, C., Pallarés, O., Sazatornil, V., Brotons, L., Gomáriz, S. & Sarda, F. (2012). Fine-scale bird monitoring from light unmanned aircraft systems. Ibis. doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01177.x. (PDF)

Zozaya, E.L., Brotons, L. & Saura, S. (2012) Recent fire history and connectivity patterns determine bird species distribution dynamics in landscapes dominated by land abandonment. Landscape Ecology, 27: 171-184. (PDF).


2011 (23)


Brotons, L. & Herrando, S. (2011) Population estimates: towards standardised protocols as a basis dor comparability. Ardeola, 58: 365-370. (PDF).

Clavero, M. (2011a) Unfortunately, linguistic injustice matters. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 1–1. (PDF).

Clavero, M. (2011b) Language bias in ecological journals. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 9, 93–94. (PDF).

Clavero, M. (2011c) Assessing the risk of freshwater fish introductions into the Iberian Peninsula. Freshwater Biology, 56, 2145–2155. (PDF).

Clavero, M. & Hermoso, V. (2011) Reservoirs promote the taxonomic homogenization of fish communities within river basins. Biodiversity and Conservation, 20: 41-57. (PDF).

Clavero, M. Brotons, L. & Herrando, S. 2011. Bird community specialization, bird conservation and disturbance: the role of wildfires. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80:128-136. (PDF).

Clavero, M., Villero, D. & Brotons, L. (2011) Climate Change or Land Use Dynamics: Do We Know What Climate Change Indicators Indicate?. PLOS One, 6, e18581. (PDF).

De Cáceres, M., Sol, D., Lapiedra, O. & Legendre, P. (2011) A framework for estimating niche metrics using the resemblance between qualitative resources. Oikos, 120, 1341–1350. (PDF).

Dengler, J., Jansen, F., Glöckler, F., Chytry, M, De Cáceres, M., Ewald, J., Oldeland, J., Peet, R.K., Finckh, M., Mucina, L., Schaminnée, J., Spencer, N. (2011). The Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD): a new resource for vegetation science. Journal of Vegetation Science 22(4): 582-597. (PDF).

Fahrig, L., Baudry, J., Brotons, L., Burel, F.G., Crist, T.O., Fuller, R.J., Sirami, C., Siriwardena, G.M. & Martin, J.-L. (2011) Functional landscape heterogeneity and animal biodiversity in agricultural landscapes. Ecology Letters, 14, 101–112. (PDF).

Garcia-Pausas, J., Casals, P., Romanyą, J., Vallecillo, S. & Sebastią, M.-T. (2011) Seasonal patterns of belowground biomass and productivity in mountain grasslands in the Pyrenees. Plant and Soil , 340, 315–326. (PDF).

Gaya, E., Redelings, B.D., Navarro-Rosinés, P., Llimona, X., De Caceres, M., Lutzoni, F. (2011) Align or not to align? Resolving species complexes within the Caloplaca saxicola group as a case study. Mycologia, 103(2): 10-120.

Hermoso, V. & Clavero, M. (2011) Threatening processes and conservation management of endemic freshwater fish in the Mediterranean basin: a review. Marine and Freshwater Research, 62, 244. (PDF).

Hermoso, V., Clavero, M., Blanco-Garrido, F. & Prenda, J. (2011b) Invasive species and habitat degradation in Iberian streams: an analysis of their role in freshwater fish diversity loss. Ecological Applications, 21, 175–188. (PDF).

Jiguet, F., Brotons, L. & Devictor, V. (2011) Community responses to extreme climatic conditions. Current Zoology, 57: 406-413. (PDF).

Martín-Queller, E., Gil-Tena, A. & Saura, S. (2011) Species richness of woody plants in the landscapes of Central Spain: the role of management disturbances, environment and non-stationarity. Journal of Vegetation Science, 22, 238–250. (PDF).

Roura-Pascual, N., Hui, C., Ikeda, T., Leday, G., Richardson, D.M., Carpintero, S., Espadaler, X., Gomez, C., Guénard, B. & Hartley, S. (2011) Relative roles of climatic suitability and anthropogenic influence in determining the pattern of spread in a global invader. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108, 220. (PDF).

Sardą-Palomera, F. & Vieites, D.R. (2011) Modelling species’ climatic distributions under habitat constraints: a case study with Coturnix coturnix. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 48: 147 - 160. (PDF).

Sardą-Palomera, F. Puigcerver, M., Vinyoles, D. & Rodríguez-Teijeiro, J.D. (2011) Exploring male and female preferences, male body condition and pair bonds in the evolution of sexual male agregations: the case of the common quail (Coturnix coturnix). Canadian Journal of Zoology 89: 325 - 333.

Sharma, S., Legendre, P., De Cáceres, M. & Boisclair, D. (2011) The role of environmental and spatial processes in structuring native and non-native fish communities across thousands of lakes. Ecography, 34, 762–771. (PDF).

Sirami C., Brotons L. & Martin J.L. (2011) Woodlark’s (Lullula arborea) response to landscape heterogeneity created by land abandonment. Bird Study,  58: 99-106. (PDF).

Wiser, S.K., Spencer, N., De Cáceres, M., Kleikamp, M., Boyle, B. & Peet, R.K. (2011) Veg-X - an exchange standard for plot-based vegetation data. Journal of Vegetation Science, 22, 598–609.

Zozaya, E.L., Brotons, L. & Vallecillo, S. (2011) Bird Community Responses to Vegetation Heterogeneity Following Non-Direct Regeneration of Mediterranean Forests after Fire. Ardea, 99, 73–84. (PDF).


2010 (21)


Ameztegui, A., Brotons, L. & Coll, L. 2010. Land-use changes as major drivers of Mountain pine (Pinus uncinata Ram.) expansion in the Eastern Pyrenees. Global Ecology & Biogeography. 19: 632-641. (PDF).

Bosch, R., Real, J., Tintó, A., Zozaya, E.L. & Castell, C. (2010) Homeranges and patterns of spatial use in territorial Bonelli’s Eagles Aquila fasciata. Ibis, 152, 105–117. (PDF).

Clavero, M. (2010) “Awkward wording. Rephrase”: linguistic injustice in ecological journals. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 25, 552–553. (PDF).

Clavero, M., Hermoso, V., Levin, N. & Kark, S. (2010) Geographical linkages between threats and imperilment in freshwater fish in the Mediterranean Basin. Diversity and Distributions, 16, 744–754. (PDF).

Clavero, M., Brotons, L. 2010. Functional homogenization of bird communities along habitat gradients: accounting for niche multidimensionality. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 19: 684-696. (PDF).

Clavero, M., Hermoso, V., Brotons, L. & Delibes, M. (2010) Natural, human and spatial constraints to expanding populations of otters in the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Biogeography. 12:2345-2357. (PDF).

Calzada, J., Delibes-Mateos, M., Clavero, M. & Delibes, M. (2010) If drink coffee at the coffee-shop is the answer, what is the question? Some comments on the use of the sprainting index to monitor otters. Ecological Indicators, 10, 560–561.

De Cáceres, M., Font, X, Oliva, F. (2010) The management of numerical vegetation classifications with fuzzy clustering methods. Journal of Vegetation Science 21 (6): 1138-1151. (PDF).

Gil-Tena, A., Brotons,L., & Saura, S. (2010). Effects of forest landscape change and management on the range expansion of forest bird species in the Mediterranean region. Forest Ecology & Management, 259: 1338-1346. (PDF).

Gil-Tena, A., Vega-García, C., Brotons, L. & Saura, S. (2010) Modelling bird species richness with neural networks for forest landscape management in NE Spain. Forest Systems, 19, 113–125.

Hermoso, V., Clavero, M., Blanco-Garrido, F. & Prenda, J. (2010) Assessing the ecological status in species-poor systems: A fish-based index for Mediterranean Rivers (Guadiana River, SW Spain). Ecological Indicators, 10, 1152–1161.

Herrando, S., Brotons, L., Guallar, S. & Quesada, J. (2010). Assessing regional variation in conservation value using fine-grained bird atlas. Biodiversity & Conservation, 19:867:881. (PDF).

Herrando, S., Llimoma, F., Brotons, L. & Quesada, J. (2010). A new exotic bird in Europe: recent spread and potential range of the Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea in Catalonia (NE Iberian Peninsula. Bird Study, 57: 226-235.

Hortal, J., Roura-Pascual, N., Sanders, N.J. & Rahbek C. (2010) Understanding (insect) species distributions across spatial scales. Ecography, 33, 51–53. (PDF).

Legendre, P., De Cáceres, M. & Borcard, D. (2010) Community surveys through space and time: testing the space-time interaction in the absence of replication. Ecology, 91, 262–272. (PDF).

McMahon, B. Giralt, D., Brotons, L. & Bota, G. (2010). Identifying set-aside features for bird conservation and management in north-eastern Iberian pseudo-steppes. Bird Study, 57:289-300.

Moretti, M., De Cáceres, M., Pradella, C., Obrist, M.K., Wermelinger, B., Legendre, P. & Duelli, P. (2010) Fire-induced taxonomic and functional changes in saproxylic beetle communities in fire sensitive regions. Ecography, 33, 760–771. (PDF).

Pons, P. & Clavero, M. (2010) Bird responses to fire severity and time since fire in managed mountain rangelands. Animal Conservation, 13, 294–305.

Roura-Pascual, N., Krug, R.M., Richardson, D.M. & Hui, C. (2010) Spatially-explicit sensitivity analysis for conservation management: exploring the influence of decisions in invasive alien plant management. Diversity & Distributions, 16, 426–438.

Salvador, S., Clavero, M. & Pitman, R.L. (2010) Large mammal species richness and habitat use in an upper Amazonian forest used for ecotourism. Mammalian Biology, 76: 115-123.

Vallecillo, S., Brotons, L. & Osborne, P.E. (2010) Geographical variation in the distributional constraints along a gradient of population aggregation. Acta Oecologica, 36, (6), 666-674. (PDF).

Zozaya, E.L., Brotons, L., Herrando, S., Pons, P., Rost, J. & Clavero, M. (2010) Monitoring spatial and temporal dynamics of bird communties in Meditarranean landscapes affected by large wildfires. Ardeola, 57: 33-50. (PDF).


2009 (14)


Blanco-Garrido, F., Clavero, M. & Prenda, J. (2009) Jarabugo (Anaecypris hispanica) and freshwater blenny (Salaria fluviatilis): habitat preferences and relationship with exotic fish species in the middle Guadiana basin. Limnetica, 28, 139–148.

Casellas, D., Gomez, C. & Clavero, M. (2009) Comparing methods of evaluating the spread of Argentine ants in natural habitats: pitfall traps vs. baiting. Sociobiology, 53, 927–938.

Clavero, M., Pou-Rovira, Q. & Zamora, L. (2009) Biology and habitat use of three-spined stickleback ( Gasterosteus aculeatus) in intermittent Mediterranean streams. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 18, 550–559. (PDF).

Clavero, M., Brotons, L., Pons, P., Sol, D. 2009. Prominent role of invasive species in avian biodiversity loss. Biological Conservation, 142:2043-2049. (PDF).

De Cáceres, M. & Legendre, P. (2009) Associations between species and groups of sites: indices and statistical inference. Ecology, 90, 3566–3574. (PDF).

Gil-Tena, A., Brotons, L. & Saura, S. (2009). Mediterranean forests and forest bird distribution changes in the late XXth century in a context of global change. Global Change Biology, 15:474-485.

Hermoso, V., Clavero, M., Blanco-Garrido, F. & Prenda, J. (2009) Assessing freshwater fish sensitivity to different sources of perturbation in a Mediterranean basin. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 18, 269–281.

Herrando, S., Brotons, L., Pons, P., Guallar, S. & Sales S. (2009). Postfire forest management and Mediterranean birds: the importance of the logging remnants. Biodiversity & Conservation, 18, 2153–2164.

Menz, H.M., Brotons, L., Arlettaz, R. (2009). Habitat selection by Ortolan Buntings in post-fire succession in Catalonia: implications for the conservation of farmland populations. Ibis, 159: 42:752-761. (PDF).

Pou-Rovira, Q., Araujo, R., Boix, D., Clavero, M., Feo, C., Ordeix, M. & Zamora, L. (2009) Presence of the alien chinese pond mussel Anodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834)(Bivalvia, Unionidae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Graellsia, 65, 67–70.

Roura-Pascual N, Bas JM, Thuiller W, Hui C, Krug RM, Brotons, L. 2009. From introduction to equilibrium: reconstructing the invasive pathways of the Argentine ant in a Mediterranean region. Global Change Biology, 15: 2101-2115. (PDF).

Roura-Pascual, N., Brotons, L., Peterson, A.T. & Thuiller, W. (2009). Consensual predictions of potential distributional areas for invasive species: a case study of Argentine ant in the Iberian Peninsula. Biological Invasions, 11: 1017-1031.

Sirami, C. Brotons, L. & Martin, J.L. (2009). Do bird spatial distribution patterns reflect population trends in changing landscapes? Landscape Ecology, 24:893-906. (PDF).

Vallecillo, S., Brotons, L. & Thuillier, W. (2009). Dangers of predicting bird species distributions in response to land-cover changes: the role of dynamic processes. Ecological Applications, 19:538-549. (PDF).


2008 (10)


Brotons, L., Herrando, S. & Pons, P. (2008). Wildfires and the expansion of threatened farmland birds: the ortolan bunting Emberiza hortulana in Mediterranean landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology, 45:1059-1066. (PDF).

Carnicer, J., Brotons, L., Sol, D., Caceres, M. & Jordano, P. (2008). Random sampling, abundance-extinction, dynamics and niche-filtering immigration constraints explain the generation of species richness gradients. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 17:352-362.

Clavero, M., Benejam, L. & Seglar, A. (2008a) Microhabitat use by foraging white-clawed crayfish (Austropotamobius pallipes) in stream pools in the NE Iberian Peninsula. Ecological Research, 24, 771–779.

Clavero, M., Prenda, J., Blanco-Garrido, F. & Delibes, M. (2008b) Hydrological stability and otter trophic diversity: a scale-insensitive pattern? Canadian Journal of Zoology, 86, 1152–1158. (PDF).

Franch, N., Clavero, M., Garrido, M., Gaya, N., López, V., Pou-Rovira, Q. & Queral, J.M. (2008) On the establishment and range expansion of oriental weatherfish (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus) in NE Iberian Peninsula. Biological Invasions, 10, 1327–1331.

Gonzalo-Turpin, H., Sirami, C., Brotons, L., Gonzalo, L., & Martin, J.L. (2008). Teasing out biological effects and sampling artefacts when using occupancy rates in monitoring programs. Journal of Field Ornithology, 79:159-169.

Giralt, D., Brotons, L. & Valera, F. (2008). The role of natural habitats in agricultural systems for bird conservation: the case of the threatened Lesser Grey Shrike. Biodiversity & Conservation, 17:1997-2012. (PDF).

Sirami, C., Brotons, & Martin, J.L. (2008). Spatial extent of animal species response to landscape changes: colonization/extinction dynamics at the community-level in two contrasting habitats. Ecography, 31: 509-518. (PDF).

Sirami, C., Brotons, L. Burfield, I., Fonderflyck, J. & Martin, J.L. (2008). Is land abandonment having an impact on biodiversity? A meta-analytical approach to bird distribution changes in the north-western Mediterranean. Biological conservation, 141:450-459. (PDF).

Vallecillo, S., Brotons, L. & Herrando, S. (2008). Assessing the response of open-habitat bird species to landscape changes in Mediterranean mosaics. Biodiversity & Conservation, 17: 103-109. (PDF).


2007 (5)


Brotons, L., Herrando, S., & Pla, M. (2007). Updating bird species distributions at large spatial scales: applications of habitat modelling to data from long-term monitoring programs. Diversity & Distributions,  13:276-288. (PDF).

Carnicer, J., Brotons, L., Sol, D., & Jordano, P. (2007). Community based processes behind species richness gradients: contrasting abundance-extinction dynamics and sampling effects in low- and high productivity areas. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 16: 709-719. (PDF).

Rodríguez, J.P., Brotons, L., Bustamante, J., & Seoane, J. (2007). The application of predictive modelling of species distribution to biodiversity conservation. Diversity & Distributions, 13:243-251. (PDF).

Gil-Tena, A., Saura, S., & Brotons, L. (2007). Effects of forest composition and structure on bird species richness in a Mediterranean context: implications for forest ecosystem management. Forest Ecology and Management, 242, 470-476. (PDF).

Sirami, C., Brotons, L., & Martin, J.L. (2007). Vegetation and songbird response to land abandonment: from landscape to census plot. Diversity and Distributions, 13, 42-52. (PDF).


2006 (4)


Brotons, L., Sierdsema, H., Newson, S., Jiguet, F., & Gregory, R. (2006). Spatial modeling of large-scale bird monitoring data: Towards pan-European quantitative distribution maps. Journal of Ornithology, 147, 29-29.

Sierdsema, H., Brotons, L., Newson, S., Jiguet, F., & Gregory, R. (2006). The next step in population alerts: Assessing changes in distribution and abundance from count survey data. Journal of Ornithology, 147, 30-30.

Pearson, R.G., Thuiller, W., Araujo, M.B., Martinez-Meyer, E., Brotons, L., McClean, C., Miles, L., Segurado, P., Dawson, T.P., & Lees, D.C. (2006). Model-based uncertainty in species range prediction. Journal of Biogeography, 33, 1704-1711.

Camprodon, J. & Brotons, L. (2006). Effects of undergrowth clearing on the bird communities of the Northwestern Mediterranean Coppice Holm oak forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 221, 72-82.


2005 (3)


Gordo, O., Brotons, L., Ferrer, X., & Comas, P. (2005). Do changes in climate patterns in wintering areas affect the timing of the spring arrival of trans-Saharan migrant birds? Global Change Biology, 11, 12-21.

Brotons, L., Wolff, A., Paulus, G., & Martin, J.L. (2005). Effect of adjacent agricultural habitat on the distribution of passerines in natural grasslands. Biological Conservation, 124, 407-414.

Brotons, L., Pons, P., & Herrando, S. (2005). Colonization of dynamic Mediterranean landscapes: where do birds come from after fire? Journal of Biogeography, 32, 789-798.


2004 and older articles (27)


Thuiller, W., Brotons, L., Araujo, M.B., & Lavorel, S. 2004. Effects of restricting environmental range of data to project current and future species distributions. Ecography, 27, 165-172.

Thuiller, W., Araujo, M.B., Pearson, R.G., Whittaker, R.J., Brotons, L., & Lavorel, S. 2004. Biodiversity conservation - Uncertainty in predictions of extinction risk. Nature, 430 doi:10.1038/nature02716.

Brotons, L., Thuiller, W., Araujo, M.B., & Hirzel, A.H. 2004. Presence-absence versus presence-only modelling methods for predicting bird habitat suitability. Ecography, 27, 437-448.

Brotons, L., Manosa, S., & Estrada, J. 2004. Modelling the effects of irrigation schemes on the distribution of steppe birds in Mediterranean farmland. Biodiversity and Conservation, 13, 1039-1058.

Brotons, L., Herrando, S., & Martin, J.L. 2004. Bird assemblages in forest fragments within Mediterranean mosaics created by wild fires. Landscape Ecology, 19, 663-675.

Siffczyk, C., Brotons, L., Kangas, K., & Orell, M. 2003. Home range size of willow tits: a response to winter habitat loss. Oecologia, 136, 635-642.

Herrando, S., Brotons, L., & Llacuna, S. 2003. Does fire increase the spatial heterogeneity of bird communities in Mediterranean landscapes? Ibis, 145, 307-317.

Brotons, L., Monkkonen, M., & Martin, J.L. 2003. Are fragments islands? Landscape context and density-area relationships in boreal forest birds. American Naturalist, 162, 343-357.

Brotons, L., Monkkonen, M., Huhta, E., Nikula, A., & Rajasarkka, A. 2003. Effects of landscape structure and forest reserve location on old-growth forest bird species in Northern Finland. Landscape Ecology, 18, 377-393.

Brotons, L. & Herrando, S. 2003. Effect of increased food abundance near forest edges on flocking patterns of Coal Tit Parus ater winter groups in mountain coniferous forests. Bird Study, 50, 106-111.

Brotons, L. & Broggi, J. 2003. Influence of morphology on winter residence and recruitment in juvenile coal tits (Parus ater) after the post-fledging period. Ecoscience, 10, 273-282.

Herrando, S., Brotons, L., & Llacuna, S. 2002. Does fire increase the seasonal variability of bird communities? A case in Mediterranean shrublands. Revue D Ecologie-La Terre Et La Vie, 57, 151-163.

Herrando, S., Brotons, L., Del Amo, R., & Llacuna, S. 2002. Bird community succession after fire in a dry Mediterranean shrubland. Ardea, 90, 303-310.

Herrando, S. & Brotons, L. 2002. Forest bird diversity in Mediterranean areas affected by wildfires: a multi-scale approach. Ecography, 25, 161-172.

Herrando, S., del Amo, R., Brotons, L., & Llacuna, S. 2001. Factors influencing post-fire dynamics of Sardinian and Dartford Warblers in Mediterranean shrublands. Ornis Fennica, 78, 168-174.

Herrando, S. & Brotons, L. 2001. Fluctuating asymmetry in Sardinian Warblers Sylvia melanocephala inhabiting two shrublands affected by fire. Bird Study, 48, 180-187.

Brotons, L. & Herrando, S. 2001. Factors affecting bird communities in fragments of secondary pine forests in the north-western Mediterranean basin. Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology, 22, 21-31.

Brotons, L. & Herrando, S. 2001. Reduced bird occurrence in pine forest fragments associated with road proximity in a Mediterranean agricultural area. Landscape and Urban Planning, 57, 77-89.

Brotons, L., Desrochers, A., & Turcotte, Y. 2001. Food hoarding behaviour of black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus) in relation to forest edges. Oikos, 95, 511-519.

Broggi, J. & Brotons, L. 2001. Coal Tit fat-storing patterns during the non-breeding season: the role of residence status. Journal of Avian Biology, 32, 333-337.

Brotons, L., Orell, M., Lahti, K., & Koivula, K. 2000. Age-related microhabitat segregation in willow tit Parus montanus winter flocks. Ethology, 106, 993-1005.

Brotons, L. 2000. Winter territoriality and irruptive behavior in the paridae. Auk, 117, 807-811.

Brotons, L. 2000. Individual food-hoarding decisions in a nonterritorial coal tit population: the role of social context. Animal Behaviour, 60, 395-402.

Brotons, L. 2000. Winter spacing and non-breeding social system of the Coal Tit Parus atar in a subalpine forest. Ibis, 142, 657-667.

Brotons, L. & Haftorn, S. 1999. Geographic variation of the storing behaviour in the Coal tit Parus ater: role of winter residency and environmental conditions. Ibis, 141, 587-595.

Brotons, L., Magrans, M., Ferrus, L., & Nadal, J. 1998. Direct and indirect effects of pollution on the foraging behaviour of forest passerines during the breeding season. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne de Zoologie, 76, 556-565.

Brotons, L. 1997. Changes in foraging behaviour of the Coal Tit Parus ater due to snow cover. Ardea, 85, 249-257.