Department of Behavioural Ecology

University of Wroclaw, ul. Sienkiewicza 21, 50-335 Wroclaw
fax 71 322 28 17


Our group conducts research into behavioural ecology, conservation and natural history of free ranging birds and mammals.

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  • New publication

    Halupka L., Borowiec M., Neubauer G., Halupka K. 2021. Fitness consequences of longer breeding seasons of a migratory passerine under changing climatic conditions. Journal of Animal Ecology;

    Halupka, L.; Czyż, B. & Macias Dominguez, C. M. 2020. The effect of climate change on laying dates, clutch size and productivity of Eurasian Coots Fulica atra. International Journal of Biometeorology,

    Šulc, M., Štětková, G., Jelínek, V., Czyż, B., Dyrcz, A., et al. M. 2020. Killing behaviour of adult brood parasites, Behaviour, , 1-13. doi:

    Gottfried I et al. (2020) Long-term changes in winter abundance of the barbastelle Barbastella barbastellus in Poland and the climate change – Are current monitoring schemes still reliable for cryophilic bat species? PLoS ONE 15:e0227912

    Ignaczak M., Postawa T., Lesiński G, Gottfried I. 2019. The role of autumnal swarming behaviour and ambient air temperature in the variation of body mass in temperate bat species. Hystrix 30: 65─73.

    Kosmowska A., Romanowski J. 2019. Otters Lutra lutra switch to costly territorial advertising when occurrence frequency increases. Mammal Study 44(1), early online

    Rachwald A, Gottfried I., Gottfried T., Szurlej M. 2018. Occupation of crevice-type nest-boxes by the forest-dwelling western barbastelle bat Barbastella barbastellus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). Folia Zoologica 67: 231- 238.

  • Previously

     Department of Avian Ecology