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Abreviations for the most updated list, below : P = ms published or in press, CL = book chapter (chapitre de livre), O = book (ouvrage).

2017 or In Press


P89. Marrot P, Charmantier A & Garant D. In press. Current spring warming as a driver of selection on reproductive timing in a wild passerine. Journal of Animal Ecology.

P88. Senar JC, Garamszegi LZ, Tilgar V, Biard C, Moreno-Rueda G, Salmon P, Rivas JM, Sprau P, Dingemanse NJ, Charmantier A, Demeyrier V, Navalpotro H & Isaksson C. In press. Urban great tits (Parus major) show higher distress calling and pecking rates than rural birds across Europe. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

P87. Perrier C, Lozano del Campo A, Szulkin M, Demeyrier V, Grégoire A & Charmantier A. In press. Great tits and the city : distribution of genomic diversity and gene-environment associations along an urbanization gradient. Evolutionary Applications.

P86. Demeyrier V, Charmantier A, Lambrechts MM& Grégoire A. In press. Disentangling drivers of reproductive performance in urban great tits: a food supplementation experiment. Journal of Experimental Biology.

P85. Bonamour S, Teplitsky C, Charmantier A, Crochet PA & Chevin LM. In press. Selection on skewed characters and the paradox of stasis. Evolution. (Link)

P84. Charmantier A, Demeyrier V, Lambrechts M, Perret S & Grégoire A. 2017. Urbanization is associated with divergence in pace-of-life in great tits. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5:53. (Link)

P83. Delahaie B, Charmantier A, Chantepie S, Garant D, Porlier M & Teplitsky C. 2017. Conserved G-matrices of morphological and life-history traits among continental and island blue tit populations. Heredity (Link)

P82. Fargevieille A, Grégoire A, Charmantier A, del Rey Granado M & Doutrelant C. 2017. Assortative mating by colored ornaments in blue tits: space and time matter. Ecology and Evolution 7:20692078. (Link)

P81. Marrot P, Garant D & Charmantier A. 2017. Multiple extreme climatic events strengthen selection for earlier breeding in a wild passerine. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. (Link)

P80. Lambrechts MM, Charmantier A, Demeyrier V, Lucas A, Perret S, Abouladzé M, Bonnet M, Canonne C, Faucon V, Grosset S, le Prado G, Lidon F, Noell T, Pagano P, Perret V, Pouplard S, Spitaliéry R, Bernard C, Perret P, Blondel J & Grégoire A. 2017. Nest design in a changing world: Great tit Parus major nests from a Mediterranean city environment as a case study. Urban Ecosystems. (Link)

P79. Dobson FS, Becker PH, Arnaud CM, Bouwhuis S & Charmantier A. Plasticity results in delayed breeding in a long-distant migrant seabird. 2017. Ecology and Evolution 7:31003109. (Link)

P78. Charmantier A, Wolak ME, Grégoire A, Fargevieille A & Doutrelant C. 2017. Colour ornamentation in the blue tit : quantitative genetic (co)variances across sexes. Heredity 118 : 125-134. (Link)

P77. Dubuc-Messier G, Réale D, Perret P & Charmantier A. 2017. Environmental heterogeneity and population divergence in blue tits personality traits. Behavioural Ecology 28 (2): 448-459. (Link)


2016 and older

P76. Péron G, Gaillard JM, Barbraud C, Bonenfant C, Charmantier A, Choquet R, Coulson T, Grosbois V, Loison A, Marzolin G, Owen-Smith N, Pardo D, Plard F, Pradel R, Toïgo C & Gimenez O. 2016. Evidence of reduced individual heterogeneity in adult survival of long-lived species. Evolution 70: 2909–2914. (Link)

P75. Vaugoyeau M, Adriaensen F, Artemyev A, BanburaJ , Barba E, Biard C, Blondel J, Bouslama Z, Bouvier JC, Camprodon J, Cecere F, Charmantier A + 65 authors. 2016. Interspecific variation in the relationship between clutch size, laying date and intensity of urbanisation in four species of hole-nesting birds. Ecology & Evolution 6: 5907–5920. (Link)

P74. Bouvier JC, Boivin T, Charmantier A, Lambrechts MM & Lavigne C. 2016. More daughters in a less favourable world: breeding in intensively-managed orchards affects tertiary sex-ratio in the great tit. Basic and Applied Ecology 17 (7): 638-647. (Link)

P73. Lemoine M, Lucek K, Perrier P, Saladin V, Adriaensen F, Barba E, Belda EJ, Charmantier A, Cichon M, Eeva T, Grégoire A, Hinde CA, Johnsen A, Komdeur J, Mänd Raivo, Matthysen E, Norte AC, Pitalia N, Sheldon BC, Slagsvold T, Tinbergen JM, Török J, Ubels R, van Oers K, Visser ME, Doligez B & Richner H. 2016. Low but contrasting neutral genetic differentiation shaped by winter temperature in European great tits. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118: 668-685. (Link)

P72. Lambrechts MM, Marrot P, Fargevieille A, Giovannini P, Lucas A, Demeyrier V, Midamedgbe A, Perret P, Grégoire A, Charmantier A & Doutrelant C. 2016. Nest size is not closely related to breeding success in blue tits : a long term nest-box study in a Mediterranean oak habitat. The Auk 133: 198-204. (Link)

P71. Szulkin M, Gagnaire PA, Bierne N & Charmantier A. 2016. Population genomic footprints of fine scale isolation-by-environment in Mediterranean blue tits. Molecular Ecology 25(2): 542-558. (Link)

P70. Laine VN et al. & Great Tit HapMap Consortium. 2016. Evolutionary signals of selection on cognition from the great tit genome and methylome. Nature Communications 7. (Link)

P69. Mills JA, Teplitsky C, Arroyo B, Charmantier A et al. 2016. Solutions for Archiving Data in Long-Term Studies: A Reply to Whitlock et al. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31: 85-87. (Link)

P68. Charmantier A, Doutrelant C, Dubuc Messier G, Fargevieille A & Szulkin M, 2016. Mediterranean blue tits as a case study of local adaptation. Evolutionary Applications 9(1): 135-152. (Link)

P67. Mourocq E, Bize P, Bouwhuis S, Bradley R, Charmantier A, et al. 2016. Life span and reproductive cost explain interspecific variation in the optimal onset of reproduction. Evolution 70: 296–313. (Link)

P66. Marrot P, Garant D & Charmantier A. 2015. Spatial autocorrelation in fitness affects the estimation of natural selection in the wild. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6(12): 1474-1483. (Link)

P65. Szulkin M, Zelazowski P, Marrot P & Charmantier A. 2015. Application of High Resolution Satellite Imagery to Characterize Individual-Based Environmental Heterogeneity in a Wild Blue Tit Population. Remote Sensing 7: 13319-13336. (Link)

P64. Mills JA, Teplitsky C, Arroyo B, Charmantier A et al., 2015. Archiving primary data: solutions for long-term studies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30 (10): 581-589. (Link)

P63. Chantepie S, Robert A, Sorci G, Hingrat Y, Charmantier A, Leveque G, Lacroix F & Teplitsky C. 2015. Quantitative genetics of aging of reproductive traits in the houbara bustard. PLOS ONE 10(7): e0133140

P62. Lane JE, McAdam AG, Charmantier A, Humphries MM, Coltman DW, Fletcher QE, Gorrell JC & Boutin S. 2015. Post-weaning parental care increases fitness but is not heritable in North American red squirrels. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28(6) :1203-1212. (Link)

P61. Lambrechts M, Blondel J, Dubuc-Messier G, Marrot P, de Franceschi C, Perret P, Doutrelant C, Grégoire A & Charmantier A. 2015. Great Tits build shallower nests than Blue Tits in an insular oakdominated habitat mosaic. Avian Biology Research 8(2): 1-6. (Link)

 P60. Huchard E, Charmantier A, English S, Bateman A, Nielsen JF, Clutton-Brock T. 2014. Additive genetic variance and developmental plasticity in growth trajectories in a wild cooperative mammal. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 27(9):1893-904. (Link)

P59. Møller AP, Adriaensen F, Artemyev A, Banbura J, Barba E, Biard C, et al. 2014. Variation in clutch size in relation to nest size in birds. Ecology and Evolution. 4(18):3583-95. (Link)

P58. Teplitsky C, Tarka M, Møller AP, Nakagawa S, Balbontín J, Burke TA, Doutrelant C, Gregoire A, Hansson B, Hasselquist D, Gustafsson L, de Lope F, Marzal A, Mills JA, Wheelwright NT, Yarrall JW & Charmantier A, 2014. Assessing multivariate constraints to evolution across ten long term avian studies. PLOS ONE 9. (Link)

P57. Charmantier A, 2014. A multidisciplinary view on how anthropogenic changes affect behavior. Ecology 95(1): 240-241.

P56. Lambrechts MM, Demeyrier V, Fargevieille A, Giovannini P, Lucas A, Marrot P, Midamegbe A, Perret P, Charmantier A, Doutrelant C & Grégoire A. 2014. Avian Biology Research 7 (4) : 251-254. (Link)

P55. Møller AP, Adriaensen F, Artemyev A, Banbura J, Barba E, Biard C, Blondel J, Bouslama Z, Bouvier JC, Camprodon J, Cecere F, Chaine A, Charmantier A, ... & Lambrechts MM. 2014. Clutch-size variation in Western Palaearctic secondary hole-nesting passerine birds in relation to nest box design. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5: 353-362. (Link)

CL4. Charmantier A, Brommer JE & Nussey DH, 2014. The quantitative genetics of senescence in wild animals. In: Quantitative Genetics in the Wild. Eds: Charmantierr A, Garant D & Kruuk LEB. Oxford University Press

CL3. Kruuk LEB, Garant D & Charmantier A, 2014. The study of quantitative genetics in wild populations. In: Quantitative Genetics in the Wild. Eds: Charmantierr A, Garant D & Kruuk LEB. Oxford University Press

O1. Charmantier A, Garant D & Kruuk LEB (editors), 2014. Quantitative Genetics in the Wild. Oxford University Press

P54. Charmantier A & Gienapp P, 2014. Climate change and timing of avian breeding and migration: evolutionary versus plastic changes. Evolutionary Applications 7 (1): 15-28. (Link)

P53. Charmantier A, Blondel J, Perret P & Harmelin-Vivien M, 2014. Tracing site-specific isotopic signatures along a blue tit food chain. Ibis 156: 165-175. (Link)


P52. Patrick SC, Charmantier A & Weimerskirch H, 2013. Differences in boldness are repeatable and heritable in a long-lived marine predator. Ecology and Evolution 3(13): 4291-4299. (Link)

P51. Schroeder J, Dugdale HL et al., 2013. Fewer invited talks by women in evolutionary biology symposia. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26(9): 2063-2069. (Link)

P50. Mesoudi A et al., 2013. Is Non-genetic Inheritance Just a Proximate Mechanism? A Corroboration of the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis. Biological Theory 7 (3): 189-195. (Link)

P49. Arnaud C, Becker PH, Dobson FS & Charmantier A, 2013. Canalization of phenology in common terns: genetic and phenotypic variations in spring arrival date. Behav. Ecol. 24: 683-690. (Link)

P48. Auld JR, Perrins CM & Charmantier A, 2013. Who wears the pants in a mute swan pair? Deciphering the effects of male and female age and identity on breeding success. Journal of Animal Ecology 82: 826-835. (Link)


P47. Porlier M, Garant D, Bourgault P, Perret P, Blondel J & Charmantier A, 2012. Habitat-linked population genetic differentiation in the Blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus. Journal of Heredity 103(6): 781-791. (Link)

P46. Porlier M, Charmantier A, Bourgault P, Perret P, Blondel J & Garant D, 2012. Variation in phenotypic plasticity and selection patterns in blue tit breeding time: among and within populations comparisons. Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 1041-1051. (Link)

P45. Lane JE, Kruuk, LEB, Charmantier A, Murie JO, Dobson FS, 2012. Delayed phenology and reduced fitness associated with climate change in a wild hibernator. Nature 489: 554-557. (Link)

P44. Desgorces FD, Berthelot G, Charmantier A, Tafflet M, Schaal K, Jarne P & Toussaint JF, 2012. Similar slow down in running speed progression in species under human pressure. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25(5): 1792-1799. (Link)


P43. Rode NO, Charmantier A, Lenormand T, 2011. Male-female co-evolution in the wild: evidence from a time series in Artemia franciscana. Evolution 65:2881-2892. (Link)

P42. Danchin E, Charmantier A, Champagne FA, Mesoudi A, Pujol B & Blanchet S, 2011. Beyond DNA: integrating inclusive inheritance into an extended theory of evolution. Nature Reviews Genetics 12: 475-486. (Link)

P41. Lane JE, Kruuk LEB, Charmantier A, Murie JO, Coltman DW, Buoro M, Raveh S & Dobson FS, 2011. A quantitative genetic analysis of hibernation emergence date in a wild population of Columbian ground squirrels. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1949-1959. (Link)

P40. Auld JR & Charmantier A, 2011. Life history of breeding partners alters age-related changes of reproductive traits in a natural population of blue tits. Oikos 120: 1129-1138. (Link)

P39. Charmantier A, Buoro M, Gimenez O & Weimerskirch H, 2011. Heritability of short-scale natal dispersal in a large-scale foraging bird, the wandering albatross. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24(7): 1487-1496 (Link)

P38. Marzolin G, Charmantier A & Gimenez O, 2011. Frailty in state-space models: application to actuarial senescence in the dipper. Ecology 92:562-567. (Link)


P37. Bouwhuis S, Charmantier A, Verhulst S & Sheldon BC, 2010. Individual variation in rates of senescence: natal origin effects and disposable soma in a wild bird population. Journal of Animal Ecology 79(6): 1251-1261. (Link)

P36. Papaïx J., Cubaynes, S., Buoro, M., Charmantier A., Perret P. and O. Gimenez, 2010. Combining capture-recapture and pedigree data to estimate heritability of survival. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23(10) : 2176-2184. (Link)

P35. Péron G, Gimenez O, Charmantier A, Gaillard J-M & Crochet PA, 2010. Age at the onset of senescence in birds and mammals is predicted by early-life performance. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 277: 2849-2856. (Link)

P34. Grémillet D & Charmantier A, 2010.  Shifts in phenotypic plasticity constrain the value of seabirds as ecological indicators of marine ecosystems. Ecological Applications 20(6): 1498-1503. (Link)

CL2. Michalakis Y, Charmantier A, Gaillard J-M, Tully T & Ronce O, 2010. Evolution des traits d'histoire de vie. In BIOLOGIE EVOLUTIVE, Editors : Thomas F, Lefèvre T & Raymond M. De Boeck Editions: 339-386.

CL1. Boulinier T, Charmantier A, Doligez B, Doutrelant C, Ganem G, Grégoire A, Leitao A & Monnin T, 2010. Ecologie comportementale: une approche évolutive du comportement. In BIOLOGIE EVOLUTIVE, Editors : Thomas F, Lefèvre T & Raymond M. De Boeck Editions: 491-532.

P33. Brommer JE et al, 2010. Passerine extra-pair mating dynamics: a Bayesian modeling approach comparing four species. The American Naturalist 176 (2): 178-187. (Link)

P32. Bouwhuis S, Charmantier A, Verhulst S, Sheldon BC, 2010. Trans-generational effects on ageing in a wild bird population. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23(3): 636-642. (Link)

P31. Horrocks N, Perrins C & Charmantier A, 2009. Seasonal changes in male and female bill knob size in the mute swan Cygnus olor. Journal of Avian Biology 40: 511-519. (Link)

P30. Bouwhuis S, Sheldon BC, Verhulst S & Charmantier A, 2009. Great tits growing old: selective disappearance and the partitioning of senescence to stages within the breeding cycle. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 276: 2769-2777. (Link)

P29. Caro SP*, Charmantier A*, Lambrechts MM, Blondel J, Balthazart J & Williams TD, 2009. Local adaptation of timing of reproduction: females are in the driver's seat. Functional Ecology 23:172-179.(*equal contribution) (Link)

P28. Pettay JE, Charmantier A, Wilson AJ & Lummaa V, 2008. Age-specific genetic and maternal effects in fecundity of preindustrial Finnish women. Evolution 62 (9): 2297-2304. (Link)

P27. Gimenez O, Viallefont A, Charmantier A, Pradel R, Cam E, Brown CR, Anderson MD, Bomberger Brown M, Covas R & Gaillard J-M, 2008. The risk of flawed inference in evolutionary studies when detectability is less than one. The American Naturalist 172: 441-448. (PDF )

P26. Charmantier A, McCleery RH, Cole LR, Perrins C, Kruuk LEB & Sheldon BC, 2008. Adaptive phenotypic plasticity in response to climate change in a wild bird population. Science 320:800-803. (Link)

P25. Escobar JS, Jarne P, Charmantier A & David P, 2008. Outbreeding alleviates senescence in hermaphroditic snails as expected from the mutation-accumulation theory. Current Biology 18:906-910. (Link)

P24. Wilson AJ, Charmantier A & J.D.Hadfield, 2008. Evolutionary genetics of ageing in the wild: empirical patterns and future perspectives. Functional Ecology22 :431-442. (Link)

P23. Monaghan P, Charmantier A, Nussey DH & Ricklefs RE, 2008. The Evolutionary Ecology of Senescence. Functional Ecology22 :371-378. (Link)

P22. Jones OR, Gaillard JM, Tuljapurkar S, Alho JS, Armitage KB, Becker PH, Bize P, Brommer J, Charmantier A, Charpentier M, Clutton-Brock T, Dobson FS, Festa-Bianchet M, Gustafsson L, Jensen H, Jones CG, Lillandt BG, McCleery R, Merila J, Neuhaus P, Nicoll MAC, Norris K, Oli MK, Pemberton J, Pietiainen H, Ringsby TH, Roulin A, Saether BE, Setchell JM, Sheldon BC, Thompson PM, Weimerskirch H, Wickings EJ & Coulson T, 2008. Senescence rates are determined by ranking on the fast-slow life-history continuum. Ecology Letters 11:664-673. (Link)

P21. McCleery RH, Perrins CM, Sheldon BC & Charmantier A, 2008. Age-specific reproduction in a long-lived species: the combined effects of senescence and individual quality. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 275:963-970. (Link)

P20. Postma E & Charmantier A, 2007. What ‘animal models’ can and cannot tell ornithologists about the genetics of wild populations. Journal of Ornithology 148 (2): 633-642. (Link)

P19. Johnsen A, Fidler AE, Kuhn S, Carter KL, Hoffmann A, Barr IR, Biard C, Charmantier A, Eens M, Korsten P, Siitari H, Tomiuk J & Kempenaers B, 2007. Avian Clock gene polymorphism: evidence of a latitudinal cline in allele frequencies. Molecular Ecology 16 (22):4867-4880. (Link)

P18. Lambrechts MM, Bourgault P, Mennerat A, Galan MJ, Cartan-Son M, Perret P, Doutrelant C & Charmantier A, 2007. Cavity-nesting black rats in distinct Corsican oak habitats and their potential impact on breeding Paridae. Folia Zoologica 56(4):445-8. (Link)

P17. Charmantier A, Keyser AJ & Promislow DEL, 2007. First evidence for heritable variation in cooperative breeding behaviour. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 274: 1757-1761. (Link)

P16. Jouventin P, Charmantier A, Dubois MP, Jarne P & Bried J, 2007. Extra-pair paternity in the strongly monogamous Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans, has no apparent benefits for female. Ibis 149: 67-78. (Link)

P15. Charmantier A & Sheldon BC, 2006. Testing Genetic Models of Mate Choice Evolution in the Wild. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21 (8):417-419. (Link)

P14. Blondel J, Thomas DW, Charmantier A, Perret P, Bourgault P & Lambrechts MM, 2006. A thirty year study of phenotypic and genetic variation of blue tits in Mediterranean habitat mosaics. BioScience 56 (8): 661-673. (PDF )

P13. Charmantier A, Perrins C, McCleery RH & Sheldon BC, 2006. Quantitative genetics of age at reproduction in wild swans: support for antagonistic pleiotropy models of senescence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103 (17): 6587-6592. (Link)

P12. Charmantier A, Perrins C, McCleery RH & Sheldon BC, 2006. Evolutionary response to selection on clutch size in a long-term study of the mute swan. The American Naturalist 167 (3): 453-465. (PDF)

P11. Quinn JL, Charmantier A, Garant D & Sheldon BC, 2006. Data depth, data completeness, and their influence on quantitative genetic estimation in two contrasting bird populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19 (3): 994-1002. (Link)

P10. Charmantier A, Perrins C, McCleery RH & Sheldon BC, 2006. Age-dependent genetic variance in a life-history trait in the mute swan. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 273 (1583): 225-232. (Link)

P9. Charmantier A & Réale D, 2005. How do misassigned paternities affect the estimation of heritability in the wild? Molecular Ecology 14 (9): 2839-2850. (Link)

P8. Charmantier A & Garant D, 2005. Environmental quality and evolutionary potential: lessons from wild populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 272 (1571): 1415-1425. (Link)

P7. Charmantier A, Kruuk LEB, Blondel J & Lambrechts MM, 2004. Testing for microevolution in body size in three blue tit populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17 (4): 732-743. (Link)

P6. Charmantier A, Kruuk LEB & Lambrechts MM, 2004. Parasitism reduces the potential for evolution in a wild bird population. Evolution 58 (1): 203-206. (Link)

P5. Charmantier A, Blondel J, Perret P & Lambrechts MM, 2004. Do extra-pair paternities provide genetic benefits for female blue tits (Parus caeruleus)? Journal of Avian Biology 35 (6): 524-532. (PDF)

P4. Charmantier A & Perret P, 2004. Manipulation of nest-box density affects extra-pair paternity in a population of blue tits (Parus caeruleus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 56 (4): 360-365. (Link)

P3. Lambrechts MM, Caro S, Charmantier A, Gross N, Galan MJ, Perret P, Cartan-Son M, Dias PC, Blondel J & Thomas DW, 2004. Habitat quality as a predictor of spatial variation in blue tit reproductive performance: a multi-plot analysis in a heterogeneous landscape. Oecologia 141 (4): 555-561. (Link)

P2. Charmantier A & Blondel J, 2003. A contrast in extra-pair paternity levels on mainland and island populations of Mediterranean blue tits. Ethology 109 (4): 351-364. (Link)

P1. Braillet C, Charmantier A, Archaux F, Dos Santos A, Perret P & Lambrechts MM, 2002. Two blue tit Parus caeruleus populations from Corsica differ in social dominance. Journal of Avian Biology 33(4):446-50. (Link)