Rauri Bowie’s Publications (2014-2024)

Rauri Bowie’s Publications (2014 – 2024)


  1. Leroy, H., Bowie, R.C.K., Rubacova, L., Matysiokova, B. and Remes, V. (2024). A late burst of colour evolution in a radiation of songbirds (Passeriformes: Parulidae) suggests secondary contact drives signal divergence. In Press. Journal of Evolutionary Biology.
  2. Benham, P.M., Cicero, C., Escalona, M., Beraut, E., Mariuthu, M.P.A., Nguyen, O., Sahasrabudge, R., King, B.L., Thomas, W.K., Kovach, A.L., Nachman, M.W. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2024). Remarkably high repeat content in genomes of sparrows: the importance of genome assembly completeness for transposable element discovery. Accepted pending minor revision. Genome Biology and Evolution.   [bioRxiv preprint doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.10.26.564301]
  3. Wogan, G.O.U., Voelker, G., Jain, T., Kaliba, P. and Bowie R.C.K. (2024). Niche dynamics modulate population connectivity between disjunct ranges of the Cape Robin-Chat (Cossypha caffra) supporting an aridlands species pump. Accepted pending minor revisions. Frontiers in Biogeography.
  4. Benham, P.M., Walsh, J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2024). Spatial variation in population genomic responses to over a century of anthropogenic change within a tidal marsh songbird. Global Change Biology. 30: e17126.
  5. Pekarsky, S., Shohami, D., Horvitz, N., Bowie, R.C.K., Kamath, P.L., Markin, Y., Getz, W.M. and Nathan, R. (2024). Cranes soar on thermal updrafts behind cold fronts as they migrate across the sea. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 291: 20231243.
  6. Nicolai, M.P.J., Van Hecke, B., Rogalla, S., Debruyn, G., Bowie, R.C.K., Matzke, N.J., Hackett, S.J., d’Alba and Shawkey, M.D. (2024). The evolution of multiple colour mechanisms is correlated with diversification in sunbirds (Nectariniidae). Systematic Biology. In Press.
  7. Kozak, K.M., Escalona, M., Chumchim, N., Fairbairn, C., Marimuthu, M.P.A., Nguyen, P., Sahasrabudhe, R., Seligmann, W., Conroy, C., Patton, J.L., Bowie, R.C.K., and Nachmam, M.W. (2024). A highly contiguous genome assembly for the pocket mouse Perognathus longimembris longimembris. Journal of Heredity. 115: 130-138.



  1. Nachman, M.W., Beckman, E.J., Bowie, R.C.K., et al. (2023). Specimen collection is essential for modern science. PLoS Biology. 21: e3002318.
  2. Porter, C.K., Romero, F.G., Adams, D.C., Bowie, R.C.K. and Riddell, E.A. (2023). Adaptive and non-adaptive convergent evolution in feather reflectance of Channel Island songbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 290: 20231914.
  3. Benham, P.M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2023). Natural history collections as a resource for conservation genomics: understanding the past to preserve the future. Journal of Heredity. 114: 367-384.
  4. Bowie, R.C.K., Monahan, W.B. and Fjeldså, J. (2023). Climate cycles, habitat stability, and lineage diversification in an African biodiversity hotspot. Diversity. 15: 394.
  5. García, N.C., Campagna, L., Rush, A.C., Bowie, R.C.K. and Lovette, I.J. (2023). Comparative genomics of two Empidonax flycatchers reveal candidate genes for bird song production. Evolution. 77: 1818-1828.
  6. Mason, N.A., Riddell, E.A., Romero, F.G., Cicero, C. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2023). Plumage balances camouflage and thermoregulation in Horned Larks (Eremophila alpestris). American Naturalist. 201: 2.
  7. Kakhki, N.A., Schweizer, M., Lutgen, D., Bowie, R.C.K., Shirihai, H., Suh, A., Schielzeth, H. and Burri, R. (2023). A phylogenomic assessment of processes underpinning convergent evolution in open-habitat chats. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 40: msac278.
  8. Choi, J., Lee, L., Maro, A., Corl, A., McGuire, J.A., Bowie, R.C.K. and Dudley, R. (2023). Hummingbird ingestion of low-concentration ethanol with artificial nectar. Royal Society Open Science. 10: 230306.
  9. Turjeman, S., Pekarsky, S., Corl, A., Kamath, P.L., Getz, W.M, Bowie, R.C.K., Markin, Y. and Nathan, R. (2023). Comparing invasive and noninvasive fecal sampling in wildlife microbiome studies: A case study on wild common cranes. Molecular Ecology Resources. 23: 359-367.
  10. Joakim, R.L., Irham, M., Haryoko, T., Rowe, K.M.C., Dalimunthe, Y., Anita, S., Achmadi, A.S, McGuire, J.A., Perkins, S. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2023). Geography and elevation as drivers of cloacal microbiome assemblages of a passerine bird distributed across Sulawesi, Indonesia. Animal Microbiome. 5: 4.
  11. Benham, P.M., Cicero, C., DeRaad, D.A., McCormack, J.E., Wayne, R.K., Escalona, E., Beraut, E., Marimuthu, M.P.A., Nguyen, O., Nachman, M.W. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2023). A highly contiguous reference genome for the Steller’s jay (Cyanocitta stelleri). Journal of Heredity. 114: 549-560.
  12. Benham, P.M., Cicero, C., Escalona, M., Beraut, E., Marimuthu, M.P.A., Nguyen, O., Nachman, M.W. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2023). A highly contiguous genome assembly for the California quail (Callipepla californica). Journal of Heredity. 114: 418-427.
  13. DeRaad, D.A., Escalona, M., Benham, P.M., Marimuthu, M.P.A., Sahasrabudhe, R.M., Nguyen, O., Chumchim, N., Beraut, E., Fairbairn, C.W., Seligmann, W., Bowie, R.C.K., Cicero, C., McCormack, J.E. and Wayne, R.K. (2023). De novo assembly of a chromosome-level reference genome for the California Scrub-Jay, Aphelocoma californica. Journal of Heredity. 114: 669-680.


  1. Tobais, J.A., Sheard, C., Pigot, A.L. and 110 authors. (2022). AVONET: morphological, ecological and geographical data for all birds. Ecology Letters. 25: 581-597.
  2. Ramírez-Castañeda, V., Westeen, E.P., Frederick, J., Amini, S., Wait, D., Achmadi, A.S., Andayanie, N., Arida, E., Arifin, U., Bérnal, M.A., Bonaccorso, E., Sanguila, M.B., Brown, R.M., Che, J., Condori, F.P., Hartiningtias, D., Hiller, A.E., Iskandar, D.T., Jiménez, R.A., Khelifa, R., Márquez, R., Martínez-Fonseca, J.G., Parra, J.L., Peñalba, J.V., Pinto-García, L., Razafindratsima, O.H., Ron, S.R., Souza, S., Supriatna, J., Bowie, RCK, Cicero, C., McGuire, J.A. and Tarvin, R.D. (2022). A set of principles and practical suggestions for equitable fieldwork in biology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 119: e2122667119. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2122667119
  3. Subir, S.B., Wang-Claypool, C.Y., Cicero, C., Bowie, R.C.K. and Mason, N.A. (2022). Neo-sex Chromosome Evolution and Phenotypic Differentiation across an Elevational Gradient in Horned Larks (Eremophila alpestris). Molecular Ecology. 31: 1783-1799.
  4. Cicero, C., Mason, N.A., Oong, Z., Title, P.O., Morales, M.E., Feldheim, K.A., Koo, M.S. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2022). Deep ecomorphological and genetic divergence in Steller’s Jays (Cyanocitta stelleri, Aves: Corvidae). Ecology and Evolution. 12: e9517.
  5. Dombrow, H.E., Colville, J.F. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2022). Review of the genus Amblymelanoplia Dombrow, 2022 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae: Hopliini) with the description of ninety-three new species from South Africa and observations on its biogeography and phylogeny. Zootaxa. 5163:1-278.
  6. Noll D., Leon, F., Brandt D., Pistorius P., Le Bohec, C., Bonadonna, F., Trathan, P.N., Barbosa, A., Raya Rey A., Dantas G.P.M., Bowie R.C.K., Poulin E. and Vianna J.A. (2022). Positive selection over the mitochondrial genome and its role in the diversification of gentoo penguins in response to adaptation in isolation. Scientific Reports. 12: 3767.
  7. Thie, N., Corl, A., Turjeman, S., Efrat, R., Kamath, P., Getz, W.M., Bowie, R.C.K., Nathan, R. (2022). Linking migration and microbiota at a major stopover site in a long-distance avian migrant. Movement Ecology. 10: 46.
  8. Louis, L.D., Bowie, R.C.K. and Dudley, R. (2022). Wing and leg bone microstructure reflects migratory demands in resident and migrant populations of the Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis). Ibis. 164: 132-150
  9. Lubin, A., Thie, N., Shkoda, I., Simanov, L., Bar-Gal, G. K., Farnoushi, Y., King, R., Getz, W.M., Kamath, P.L., Bowie, R.C.K. and Nathan, R. (2022). First detection of avian influenza subtype H4N6 in Israel in a wild mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 69: e3316-e3326.
  10. Crowe, T.M., Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G., Little, R.M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2022). Why the taxonomy of francolins and spurfowls (Galliformes, Phasianidae) needs revision: Responses to Hustler (2021) and Hunter et al. (2021a, b). Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology. 93: 280-291.
  11. Robinson, J.A., Bowie, R.C.K., Dudchenko, O., Lieberman, A.E., Hendrickson, S.L., Steiner, C.C., Ryder, O.A., Mindell, D.P. and Wall, J.D. (2022). Response to Bakker et al. [Effect of varying generation time and mutation rate parameters on demographic inference] Current Biology. 32: R358-R359.
  12. Dorchin, N., van Munster, S., Klak, C., Bowie, R.C.K. and Colville, J.F. (2022). A new speciose gall-midge genus (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) associated with succulent Aizoaceae in South Africa. Insects. 13: 75. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13010075


  1. Robinson, J.A., Bowie, R.C.K., Dudchenko, O., Lieberman, A.E., Hendrickson, S.L., Steiner, C.C., Ryder, O.A., Mindell, D.P. and Wall, J.D. (2021). Genome-wide diversity of the California Condor tracks its prehistoric abundance and decline. Current Biology. 31: 2939-2946.
  2. McEntee, J.P., Zhelezov, G., Werema, C., Nadje, N., Penalba, J.V., Mulungu, E., Mbilinyi, M., Karimi, S., Chumakova, L., Burleigh, J.G. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2021). Punctuated evolution in the learned songs of African sunbirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 288: 20212062.
  3. Fjeldså, J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2021). Evolutionary and ecological explanations for the elevational flexibility of several East African bird species complexes. Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution. 9: Article 768062.
  4. Pekarsky, S., Corl, A., Turjeman, S., Kamath, P.L., Getz, W.G., Bowie, R.C.K.*, Markin, Y. and Nathan, R.* (2021). Drivers of change and stability in the gut microbiota of an omnivorous avian migrant exposed to artificial food supplementation. Molecular Ecology. 30: 4723-4739.
  5. Frugone M.J., Cole, T.L., López, M.E., Clucas, G., Matos-Maraví, P., Lois, N.A., Pistorius, P., Bonadonna, F., Trathan, P., Polanowski, A., Wienecke, B., Raya-Rey, A., Pütz, K., Steinfurth, A., Bi, K., Wang-Claypool, C.Y., Waters, J.M., Bowie, R.C.K., Poulin, E. and Vianna, J.A. (2021). Taxonomy based on limited genomic markers may underestimate species diversity of rockhopper penguins and threaten their conservation. Diversity and Distributions. 27: 2277-2296.
  6. Voelker, G., Wogan, G.O.U., Huntley, J.W. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2021). Comparative Phylogeography of southern African bird species suggests an ephemeral speciation model. Diversity. 13: e434.
  7. Benham, P.M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2021). The influence of spatially heterogeneous anthropogenic change on bill size evolution in a coastal songbird. Evolutionary Applications. 14: 607-624.
  8. Fujito, N.T., Hanna, Z.R., Levy-Sakin, M., Bowie, R.C.K., Kwok, P-Y., Dumbacher, J.P. and Wall, J.D. (2021). Genomic variation and recent population histories of spotted (Strix occidentalis) and barred (S. varia) owls. Genome Biology and Evolution. 13: evab066.
  9. Cicero, C., Mason, N.A., Jiménez, R.A., Wait, D.R., Wang-Claypool, C.Y., Bowie, R.C.K. (2021). Integrative taxonomy and geographic sampling underlie successful species delimitation. Ornithology. 138: ukab009.
  10. Fjeldså, J., Dinesen, L., Davies, O.R., Irestedt, M., Krabbe, N.K., Hansen, L.A. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2021). Description of two new Cisticola species endemic to the marshes of the Kilombero floodplain of southwestern Tanzania. Ibis. 163: 1330-1354.
  11. Choi, O.N., Corl, A., Wolfenden, A., Lubin, A., Ishaq, S.L., Turjeman, S., Nathan, R., Getz, W.M., Bowie, R.C.K.* and Kamath, P.L.* (2021). High-throughput sequencing for examining Salmonella prevalence and pathogen-microbiome relationships in barn swallows. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 9: Article 683183.
  12. Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G., Crowe, T.M., Little, R.M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2021). The importance of adopting an integrative taxonomy framework in species delimitation: Response to Hunter et al. (2021). Ostrich – African Journal of Ornithology. 92: 162-167.

— 2020 —

  1. Turjeman, S., Corl, A., Wolfenden, A., Tsalyuk, M., Lublin, A., Choi, O., Kamath, P.L., Getz, W.M., Bowie, R.C.K.* and Nathan, R*. (2020). Migration, pathogens, and the avian microbiome: a comparative study in sympatric migrants and residents. Molecular Ecology. 29: 4706-4720.
  2. Gwee, C.Y., Garg, K.M., Chattopadhyay, B., Sadanandan, K.R., Prawiradilaga, D.M., Irestedt, M., Lei, F., Bloch, L.M., Lee, J.G.H., Irham, M., Haryoko, T., Soh, M.C.K., Peh, K. S.-H., Rowe, K.M.C., Ferasyi, T., Wu, S., Wogan, G.O.U., Bowie, R.C.K. and Rheindt, F.E. (2020). Phylogenomics of White-eyes, a ‘Great Speciator’, Reveals Indonesian Archipelago as the Center of Lineage Diversity. eLife. 9: e62765.
  3. Bowie, R.C.K. and Fjeldså, J. (2020). Chapter 14: Basal Passeroides – Promeropidae (Sugarbirds), Modulatricidae (Spotthroat and its allies), Dicaeidae (Flowerpeckers), Nectariniidae (Sunbirds), Irenidae (Fairy-bluebirds), Chloropseidae (Leafbirds), Peucedramidae (Olive Warbler). In Fjeldså, J., Christidis, L. Ericson, P.G.P. (Eds). The largest Avian Radiation: The Evolution of Perching Birds. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
  4. Fjeldså, J, Alström, P. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2020). Chapter 16: How new species evolve. In Fjeldså, J., Christidis, L. Ericson, P.G.P. (Eds). The largest Avian Radiation: The Evolution of Perching Birds. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
  5. Vianna, J.A., Fernandes, F.A.N, Frugone, M.J., Figueiró, H., Pertierra, L.R., Noll, D., Bi, K., Wang-Claypool, C.Y., Lowther, A., Parker, P., Le Bohec, C., Bonadonna, F., Wienecke, B., Pistorius, P., Steinfurth, A., Burridge, C., Dantas, G.P.M., Poulin, E., Simison, W.B., Henderson, J., Eizirik, E., Nery, M.F. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2020). Genome-wide analyses reveal drivers of penguin diversification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 117(36): 22303-22310. [COVER PAGE]
  6. Lin, D., Lacey, E.A., Bach, B.H, Bi, K., Conroy, C.J., Suvorov, A. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2020). Gut microbial diversity across a contact zone for California voles: implications for lineage divergence of hosts and mito-nuclear mismatch in the assembly of the mammalian gut microbiome. Molecular Ecology. 29(10): 1873-1889.
  7. Corl, A., Charter, M., Rozman, G., Toledo, S., Turjeman, S., Kamath, P.L., Getz, W.M., Nathan, R. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2020) Movement ecology and sex are linked to barn owl microbial community composition. Molecular Ecology. 29(7): 1358-1371.
  8. Pertierra, L.R., Segovia, N.I., Noll, D., Martinez, P.A., Pliscoff, P., Barbosa, A., Aragón, P., Rey, A.R., Pistorius, P., Trathan, P., Polanowski, A., Bonadonna, F., Le Bohec, C., Bi, K., Wang-Claypool, C.Y., Gonzalez-Acuña, D., Dantas, G.P.M, Bowie, R.C.K., Poulin, E. and Vianna, J.A. (2020). Cryptic speciation in gentoo penguins is driven by geographic isolation and regional marine conditions: unforeseen vulnerabilities to global change. Diversity and Distributions. 26(8): 958-975.
  9. Mason, N.A. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2020). Plumage patterns: ecological functions, evolutionary origins, and advances in quantification. The Auk: Ornithological Advances. 37: 1-29. [COVER PAGE]
  10. Furnas, B.J, Landers, R.H. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2020). Wildfires and mass effects of dispersal disrupt the local uniformity of Type I songs of Hermit Warblers in California. The Auk: Ornithological Advances. 137(3): ukaa031.
  11. Wogan, G.O.U., Voelker, G., Oatley, G. and Bowie R.C.K. (2020). Biome stability predicts population structure of a southern African aridland bird. Ecology and Evolution. 10(9): 4066-4081.
  12. Fuchs, J., Bowie, R.C.K., Melo, M., Boano, G., Pavia, M. and Fjeldså, J. (2021). Phylogeographic history of the Olive Woodpecker Dendropicos griseocephalus a species widely distributed across Africa. Ibis. 163: 417-428.
  13. Furnas, B.J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2020). Design and analytical considerations for improving effectiveness of bird surveys that use autonomous sound records. Ostrich – Journal of African Ornithology. 91(3): 271-273.
  14. Tanner, R.L., Bowie, R.C.K. and Stillman, J.H. (2020). Thermal exposure and transgenerational plasticity influence embryonic success in a bivoltine estuarine sea hare. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 634: 199-211.
  15. Crowe, T.M., Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G., Donsker, D.B., Bowie, R.C.K. and Little R.M. (2020). Resolving nomenclatural ‘confusion’ vis-à-vis Latham’s Francolin (Francolinus/Peliperdix/Afrocolinus lathami) and the ‘Red-tailed’ francolins (Francolinus/Ortygornis/Peliperdix spp.). Ostrich – Journal of African Ornithology. 91(2): 134-136.

— 2019 —

  1. Billerman, S.M., Cicero, C., Bowie, R.C.K. and Carling, M.D. (2019). Phenotypic and genetic introgression across a moving woodpecker hybrid zone. Molecular Ecology. 28: 1692-1708.
  2. Frugone, M.J, López, M.E., Segovia, N.I., Cole, T.L., Lowther, A., Pistorius, P., Dantas, G.P.M., Petry, M.V., Bonadonna, F., Trathan, P., Polanowski, A., Wienecke, B., Bi, K., Wang-Claypool, C.Y., Waters, J.M., Bowie, R.C.K., Poulin, E., Vianna, J.A. (2019). More than the eye can see: Genomic insights into the drivers of genetic differentiation in Royal/Macaroni penguins across the Southern Ocean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 106563.
  3. Hanna, Z.A., Cicero, C. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2019). Molecular evidence that the Channel Islands populations of the orange-crowned warbler (Oreothlypis celata; Aves: Passeriformes: Parulidae) represent a distinct evolutionary lineage. PeerJ. 7: e7388.
  4. Miao, Z., Gaynor, K.M., Wang, J., Liu, Z., Muellerklein, O., Norouzzadeh, M.S., McInturff, A., Bowie, R.C.K., Nathan, R. and Getz, W.M. (2019). Insights and approaches using deep learning to classify wildlife. Scientific Reports. 9:8137.
  5. Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G., Little, R.M., Crowe, T.M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2019). Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of ‘true’ francolins: Galliformes, Phasianidae, Phasianinae, Gallini Francolinus, Ortygornis, Afrocolinus gen. nov., Peliperdix and Scleroptila spp. Ostrich – Journal of African Ornithology. 90: 191-221.
  6. Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G., Little, R.M., Crowe., T.M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2019). Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of African spurfowls (Galliformes, Phasianidae, Coturnicinae, Pternistis spp.). Ostrich – Journal of African Ornithology. 90: 145-172.
  7. Melin, A., Krenn, H.W., Bowie, R.C.K., Beale, C.M., Manning, J.C. and Colville, J.F. (2019). The allometry of proboscis length in Melittidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidae) and an estimate of their foraging distance using museum specimens. PLoS ONE. 14: e0217839.
  8. Rink, A., Altwegg, R., Bowie, R.C.K. and Colville J. (2019). Contest dynamics and assessment strategies in combatant monkey beetles (Scarabaeidae: Hopliini). Behavioral Ecology. 30: 713-723.

— 2018 —

  1. Bowie, R.C.K., Pasquet, E., McEntee, J.P., Njilima, F. and Fjeldså, J. (2018). The systematics and biogeography of African Tailorbirds (Cisticolidae: Artisornis) with comment on the choice of Bayesian branch-length prior when analyzing heterogeneous data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 118: 172-183.
  2. Hanna, Z.A., Dumbacher, J.P., Bowie, R.C.K., Henderson, J.B. and Wall J.D. (2018). Whole-genome analysis of introgression between the spotted owl and barred owl (Strix occidentalis and Strix varia, respectively; Aves: Strigidae) in western North America. G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics. 8: 3945-3952.
  3. Karin, B.R., Cicero, C., Koo, M.S. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2018). The role of history and ecology as drivers of song divergence in Bell’s and Sagebrush sparrows (Artemisiospiza, Aves: Passerellidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 125: 421-440.
  4. Fuchs, J., de Swardt, D.H., Oatley, G., Fjeldså, J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2018). Habitat driven diversification, hybridization and cryptic diversity in the Fork-tailed Drongo (Passeriformes: Dicruridae: Dicrurus adsimilis). Zoologica Scripta. 47: 266-284.
  5. Fuchs, J., Douno, M., Bowie, R.C.K. and Fjeldså, J. (2018). Taxonomic revision of the Square-tailed Drongo species complex (Passeriformes: Dicruridae) with description of a new species from western Africa. Zootaxa. 4438: 105-127.
  6. Lin, D., Bi, K., Conroy, C., Lacey, E.A. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2018). Mito-nuclear discordance across a recent contact for California voles. Ecology and Evolution. 12: 6226-6241.
  7. Fuchs, J., Pasquet E., Stuart, B.L., Woxvold, I.A., Duckworth, J.W. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2018). Phylogenetic affinities of the enigmatic Bare-faced Bulbul Pycnonotus hualon with description of a new genus. Ibis. 160: 659-665.
  8. Schulze, M.J., Henriques, R., Feldheim, K.A., Bowie, R.C.K. and von der Heyden, S. (2018). How many daddies: microsatellite genotyping reveals polyandry in a live-bearing clinid fish. Journal of Fish Biology. 92: 1435-1445.

— 2017 —

  1. Hanna, Z.R., Henderson, J.B., Wall, J.D., Emerling, C.A., Fuchs, J., Runckel, C., Mindell, D.P., Bowie, R.C.K., DeRisi, J.L. and Dumbacher, J.P. (2017). Northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) genome: divergence with the barred owl (Strix varia) and characterization of light-associated genes. Genome Biology and Evolution. 9: 2522-2545.
  2. Hiller, A.E., Cicero, C., Albe, M.J., Barclay, T.L.W., Spencer, C.L., Koo, M.S., Bowie, R.C.K. and Lacey, E.A. (2017). Mutualism in museums: A model for engaging undergraduates in biodiversity sciences. PLOS Biology. 15: e2003318.
  3. Fuchs, J., Pons, J-M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2017). Biogeography and diversification dynamics of the African woodpeckers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 108: 88-100.
  4. Oatley, G., de Swardt, D.H., Nuttall, R.J., Crowe, T.M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2017). Phenotypic and genotypic variation across a stable white-eye (Zosterops sp.) hybrid zone in central South Africa. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 121: 670-684.
  5. Fuchs, J., Fjeldså, J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2017). Diversification across major biogeographic breaks in the African Shining-Square-tailed Drongos complex (Passeriformes: Dicruridae). Zoologica Scripta. 46: 27-41.
  6. Kahindo, C., Bates, J.M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2017). Population genetic structure of Grauer’s Swamp Warbler Bradypterus graueri, an Albertine Rift endemic. Ibis. 159: 415-429.
  7. Hanna, Z.R., Henderson, J.B., Sellas, A.B., Fuchs, J., Bowie, R.C.K. and Dumbacher J.P. (2017). Complete mitochondrial genome sequences of the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) and the barred owl (Strix varia; Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae) confirm the presence of a duplicated control region. PeerJ. 5: e3901.
  8. Ball, A.D., van Dijk, R.E., Lloys, P., Pogány, Á., Dawson, D.A., Dorus, S., Bowie, R.C.K., Burke, T. and Székely. (2017). Levels of extra-pair paternity are associated with parental care in penduline tits (Remizidae). Ibis. 159: 449-455.
  9. Bowie, R.C.K., Feldheim, K.A., Hanna, Z.R., Sellas, A.B. and Cicero, C. (2017). Development of polymorphic tetranucleotide microsatellite markers for New World Warblers (Aves: Passeriformes: Parulidae) with broad cross-species utility. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 129: 401-407.

— 2016 —

  1. Bowie, R.C.K., Fjeldså, J., Kiure, J. and Kristensen, J. (2016). A new member of the greater double-collared sunbird complex (Passeriformes: Nectariniidae) from the Eastern Arc Mountains of Africa. Zootaxa. 4175: 23-43.
  2. McEntee, J.P., Peñalba, J.V., Werema, C., Mulungi, E., Mbilinyi, M., Moyer, D., Hansen, L., Fjeldså, J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2016). Social selection parapatry in Afrotropical sunbirds. Evolution. 70: 1307-1321.
  3. Voelker, G., Huntley, J.W., Penalba, J.V. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2016). Resolving taxonomic uncertainty and historical biogeographic patterns in Muscicapa flycatchers and their allies. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 94: 618-625.
  4. Hanna, Z.R., Ortiz-Ramírez, M.F., Ríos-Muñoz, C.A., Cayetano-Rosas, H., Bowie, R.C.K., Navarro-Sigüenza, A.G. (2016). Phylogenetic and morphologic evidence confirm the presence of a new montane cloud forest associated bird species in Mexico, the Mountain Elaenia (Elaenia frantzii; Aves: Passeriformes: Tyrannidae). PeerJ. 4: e1598
  5. Cadena, C.D., Caro, L.M., Caycedo, P.C., Cuervo, A.M., Bowie, R.C.K. and Slabbekoorn, H. (2016). Henicorhina anachoreta (Aves, Troglodytidae), another endemic bird species for the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. Ornitología Colombiana. 15: e68-74.
  6. Omotoriogun, T.C., Laskemoen, T., Rowe, M., Albrecht, T., Bowie, R.C.K., Sedláček, O., Hořák, D., Ottosson, U. and Lifjeld, J.T. (2016). Variation in sperm morphology among Afrotropical sunbirds. Ibis. 158: 155-166.
  7. Holmes, M.W., Boykins, G.K.R., Bowie, R.C.K. and Lacey, E.A. (2016). Cranial morphological variation in Peromyscus maniculatus over nearly a century of environmental change in three areas of California. Journal of Morphology. 277: 96-106.
  8. Wogan, G.O.U., Feldheim, K.A., Tsai, A.S., Brown, A.A., Kapelke, J., Galinato, M., Tung, J.N., Bates, J.M., Kaliba, P., Voelker, G. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2016). New genetic resources and a preliminary multilocus assessment of species boundaries in the Batis capensis species complex (Passeriformes: Platysteridae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 65: 83-88.
  9. Walther, E., Valkiūnas, G, Wommack, E.A., Bowie, R.C.K., Iezhova, T.A. and Sehgal, R.N.M. (2016). Description and molecular characterization of a new Leucocytozoon parasite (Haemosporida: Leucocytozoidae), Leucocytozoon californicus sp. nov., found in American kestrels (Falco sparverius sparverius). Parasitology Research. 115: 1853-1862.
  10. Voelker, G., Bowie, R.C.K. and Conway, K.W. (2016). Replacement names for Chapinia and Ripleyia (Aves: Passeriformes: Muscicapidae). Zootaxa 4107: 599.

— 2015 —

  1. Fuchs, J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2015). Concordant genetic structure in two species of woodpecker distributed across the primary West African biogeographic barriers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 88: 64-74.
  2. Swei, A., Bowie, V.C. and Bowie R.C.K. (2015). Comparative genetic diversity of Lyme disease bacteria in Northern Californian ticks and their vertebrate hosts. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 6: 414-423.
  3. Wommack, E.A., Dawson, R.D., Shrimpton, J.M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2015). Changes in population size and genetic diversity of a raptor species occurring in the boreal forest of Saskatchewan. Conservation Genetics. 16: 535-547.
  4. Lauron, E.J., Loiseau, C., Bowie, R.C.K., Spicer, G.S., Smith, T.B., Melo, M. and Sehgal, R.N.M. (2015). Coevolutionary patterns and diversification of avian malaria parasites in African sunbirds (Family Nectariniidae). Parasitology. 142: 635-647.
  5. Muteveri, T., Matthee, C.A., Bowie, R.C.K. and von der Heyden, S. (2015). High population connectivity and Pleistocene range expansion in the direct-developing plough shell, Bullia rhodostoma, along the South African coast. African Journal of Marine Science. 7: 21-31.
  6. Wogan, G.O.U., Kapelke, J., Feldheim, K.A., Papenfuss, T.J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2015). Isolation and characterization of nine tetranucleoide microsatellite loci for the secretive limbless lizards of the genus Anniella (Anguidae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 62: 155-158.
  7. Wogan, G.O.U., Feldheim, K.A., Voelker, G. and Bowie R.C.K. (2015). Microsatellite markers for the Cape Robin Chat (Cossypha caffra) and the Red-Capped Robin Chat (Cossypha natalensis) for use in demographic and landscape genetics analyses. Conservation Genetics Resources. 7: 151-154.
  8. Wogan, G.O.U., Feldheim, K.A., Voelker, G. and Bowie R.C.K. (2015). Development and characterization of thirteen microsatellite markers for the Fiscal Flycatcher (Sigelus silens) for use in phylogeography and landscape genetics research. Conservation Genetics Resources. 7: 125-127.

— 2014 —

  1. Penalba, J.V., Smith, L.L., Tonione, M.A., Sass, C., Hykin, S.M., Skipwith, P.L., McGuire, J.A., Bowie, R.C.K. and Moritz, C. (2014). Sequence capture using PCR-generated probes (SCPP): a cost-effective method of targeted high-throughput sequencing for non-model organisms. Molecular Ecology Resources. 14: 1000-1010.
  2. Graham, G.A., Carnaval, A.C., Cadena, C.D., Zamudio, K.R., Roberts, T.E., Parra, J.L., McCain, C.M., Bowie, R.C.K., Moritz, C., Baines, S.B., Schneider, C.J., VanDerWal, J., Rahbek, C., Kozak, K. and Sanders, N.J. (2014). The origin and maintenance of montane diversity: integrating evolutionary and ecological processes. Ecography. 37: 711-719.
  3. Colville, J.F., Potts, A.J., Bradshaw, P.L., Measey, G.J., Snijam, D., Picker, M.D., Proches, S., Bowie, R.C.K. and Manning, J.C. (2014). Floristic and Faunal Cape biochoria: do they exist? In, Allsopp N., Colville J.F., Verboom G.A. (Eds). Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of a Megadiverse Region. Chapter: 4, Publisher: Oxford University Press. pp. 73-93.
  4. Tolley, K.A., Bowie, R.C.K., Measey, G.J., Price, B.W. and Forest, F. (2014). The shifting landscape of genes since the Pliocene: terrestrial phylogeography in the Greater Cape Floristic Region. In, Allsopp N., Colville J.F., Verboom G.A. (Eds). Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of a Megadiverse Region. Chapter: 7, Publisher: Oxford University Press. pp. 143-163.
  5. Rocha, L.A., Aleixo, A., Allen, G., Almeda, F., Baldwin, C.C., Barclay, M.V.L., Bates, J.M., Bauer, A.M., Benzoni, F., Berns, C.M., Berumen, M.L., Blackburn, D.C., Blum, S., Bolaños, F., Bowie, R.C.K., + 109 co-authors. (2014) Specimen collection: An essential tool. Science 344: 814-815.
  6. Voelker, G., Penalba, J.V., Huntley, J.W. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2014). Diversification in an Afro-Asian songbird clade (Erythropygia-Copsychus) reveals founder-event speciation via trans-oceanic dispersal and a southern to northern colonization pattern in Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 73: 97-105.
  7. Mason, N.A., Title, P.O., Cicero, C., Burns, K.J. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2014). Genetic variation among western populations of Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris) indicates recent colonization of the Channel Islands, mainland-bound dispersal, and post-glacial range shifts. Auk. 131: 162-174.
  8. Ribeiro, A.M., Lloyd, P., Dean, W.R.J., Brown, M. and Bowie, R.C.K. (2014). The ecological and geographic context of morphological and genetic divergence in an understory-dwelling bird. PLOS ONE. 9: e85903.
  9. Fuchs, J., Simmons, R.E., Mindell, D.P., Bowie, R.C.K. and Oatley, G. (2014). Lack of mtDNA genetic diversity in the Black Harrier Circus maurus, a Southern African endemic. Ibis. 156: 227-230.
  10. Mandiwana-Neudani, T.G., Bowie, R.C.K., Hausberger, M., Henry, L. and Crowe, T.M. (2014). Taxonomic and phylogenetic utility of variation in advertising calls of francolins and spurfowls (Galliformes: Phasianidae). African Zoology. 49: 54-82.

Rauri Bowie’s Publications (1998-2013)