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Dr. Brian G. Walker

Associate Professor of Biology
o: Bannow Science Center Rm 221
p: x3464


Villanueva, BG Walker and M. Bertelotti. 2014 In press.  Seasonal variation in the physiological and behavioral responses to tourist visitation in Magellanic penguins. Journal of Wildlife Management.

Villanueva, C, BG Walker and M Bertellotti.  2011. A matter of history: effects of tourism on physiology, behaviour and breeding parameters in Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) at two colonies in Argentina. Journal of Ornithology 153:219-228.

Bouzat, JL, BG Walker and PD Boersma. 2009. Regional genetic structure in the Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) suggests metapopulation dynamics. Auk 126:326-334.

Walker, BG, JC Wingfield and PD Boersma. 2008. Tourism and Magellanic Penguins: An Example of Applying Endocrine Physiology Tools to Address Questions of Conservation Concern. Neotropical Ornithology 19:219-228.

Lynn, SE, JM Egar, BG Walker, M Ramenofsky and TS Sperry. 2007. Fish on Prozac: A simple, non-invasive physiology lab investigating the mechanisms of aggressive behavior in Betta splendens. Advances in Physiology Education 313:358-363.

Walker, BG, PD Boersma, and JC Wingfield. 2006. Habituation of adult Magellanic penguins to human visitation as expressed through behavior and corticosterone secretion. Conservation Biology 20:146-154.

Walker, BG, PD Boersma, and JC Wingfield. 2005. Physiological and behavioral differences in Magellanic penguin chicks in undisturbed and tourist-visited locations of a colony. Conservation Biology 19:1571-1577.

Walker, BG, PD Boersma, and JC Wingfield. 2005. Field Endocrinology and Conservation Biology. Integrative and Comparative Biology 45:12-18.

Walker, BG, JC Wingfield, and PD Boersma. 2005. Age and food deprivation affect expression of the glucocorticosteriod stress response in Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) chicks. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 78:78-89.

Lynn, SE, BG Walker, and JC Wingfield. 2005. A phylogenetically controlled test of hypotheses for behavioral insensitivity to testosterone in birds. Hormones and Behavior 47:170-177.

Walker, BG, PD Boersma, and JC Wingfield. 2004. Physiological condition in Magellanic Penguins: Does it matter if you have to walk a long way to your nest? Condor 106:696-701.

Moore, IT, BG Walker, and JC Wingfield. 2004. The effects of combined aromatase inhibitor and anti-androgen on male territorial aggression in a tropical population of rufous-collared sparrows, Zonotrichia capensis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 135:223-229.