Lowe, A. J. et al. In press. Standardised genetic diversity-life history correlates for improved genetic resource management of Neotropical trees. Diversity and Distributions.

Tingley, M.W., J.B.C. Harris, F. Hua, D.S. Wilcove, and D.L. Yong. 2017. The pet trade’s role in defaunation. Science (letter) 356: 916.

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Harris, J. B. C., M. W. Tingley, F. Hua, D. L. Yong, M. J. Adeney, T. M. Lee, W. Marthy, D. M. Prawiradilaga, C. H. Sekercioglu, Suyadi, N. Winarni, and D. S. Wilcove. 2017. Measuring the impact of the pet trade on Indonesian birds. Conservation Biology 31: 394-405. Harris et al. 2017 Conservation Biology with SI

Eaton, J. A., C. R. Shepherd, J. B. C. Harris, F. E. Rheindt, S. (B.) van Balen, D. S. Wilcove, and N. J. Collar. 2015. Trade-driven extinctions and near-extinctions of avian taxa in Sundaic Indonesia. Forktail 31: 1-12.

Harris, J. B. C., J. M. H. Green, D. M. Prawiradilaga, X. Giam, Giyanto, D. Hikmatullah, C. A. Putra, and D. S. Wilcove. 2015. Using market data and expert opinion to identify overexploited species in the wild bird trade. Biological Conservation 187:51-60. PDF

Putra, C. A., Hikmatullah, D., Prawiradilaga, D. M., and J. B. C. Harris. 2015. Surveys at Bagan Percut, Sumatra, reveal its international importance to migratory shorebirds and breeding herons. Kukila, Journal of Indonesian Ornithology 18:46-59. PDF

Harris, J. B. C.*, P. C. Rasmussen*, D. L. Yong, D. M. Prawiradilaga, D. D. Putra, P. D. Round, and F. E. Rheindt. 2014. A new species of Muscicapa flycatcher from Sulawesi, Indonesia. PLOS ONE 9:e112657 PDF. * Equal contribution.

Harris, J. B. C., D. D. Putra, S. D. Gregory, B. W. Brook, D. M. Prawiradilaga, N. S. Sodhi, D. Wei, and D. A. Fordham. 2014. Rapid deforestation threatens mid-elevational endemic birds but climate change is most important at higher elevations. Diversity and Distributions DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12180. PDF

Harris, J. B. C. and D. G. Haskell. 2013. Simulated birdwatchers’ playback affects the behavior of two tropical birds. PLOS ONE 8(10): e77902. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077902. PDF

Harris, J. B. C., D. L. Yong, N. S. Sodhi, R. Subaraj, D. A. Fordham, and B. W. Brook. 2013. Changes in autumn arrival of long-distance migratory birds in Southeast Asia. Climate Research 57: 133-141. PDF

Noske, R. A., A. J. Leishman, J. B. C. Harris, D. D. Putra, and D. M. Prawiradilaga. 2013. Strong sexual size dimorphism in the Dark-eared Myza Myza celebensis, a Sulawesi-endemic honeyeater, with notes on its wing markings and moult. Kukila, Journal of Indonesian Ornithology 17: 1-12. PDF

Breed, M. F., M. H. K. Marklund, K. M. Ottewell, M. G. Gardner, J. B. C. Harris, and A. J. Lowe. 2012. Pollen diversity matters: revealing the neglected effect of pollen diversity on fitness in fragmented landscapes. Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/mec.12056 PDF

Breed, M. F., K. M. Ottewell, M. G. Gardner, M. H. K. Marklund, M. G. Stead, J. B. C. Harris, and A. J. Lowe. 2012. Mating system resilience to habitat fragmentation and stress-induced inbreeding depression in Eucalyptus incrassataHeredity doi:10.1038/hdy.2012.72. PDF

Harris, J. B. C., D. A. Fordham, P. A. Mooney, L. P. Pedler, M. B. Araújo, D. C. Paton, M. G. Stead, M. J. Watts, H. R. Akçakaya, and B. W. Brook. 2012. Managing the long-term persistence of a rare cockatoo under climate change. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 785-794. (cover article). PDF

Harris, J. B. C., A. Boyce, F. Sheldon, J. A. Eaton, A. Langevin, D. L. Yong, H. Bernard, A. Biun, T. E. Martin, and D. Wei. 2012. Using diverse data sources to detect elevational range changes of birds on Mt. Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 25:189-239 (Invited paper, “Tribute to Navjot Sodhi” special issue). PDF

Yong, D. L., J. B. C. Harris, P. C. Rasmussen, R. Noske, D. D. Putra, W. Rutherford, I. Tinulele, and D. M. Prawiradilaga. 2012. Notes on breeding behaviour, ecology, taxonomy and vocalisations of Satanic Nightjar Eurostopodus diabolicus in Central Sulawesi. Kukila, Journal of Indonesian Ornithology 16:16-30. PDF

Hickman, B. R., J. B. C. Harris, and M. E. Juiña. 2012. Apparent soil ingestion by female Esmeraldas Woodstars (Chaetocercus berlepshi) in western Ecuador. Ornitología Neotropical 23:335-240. PDF

Harris, J. B. C., J. L. Reid, B. R. Scheffers, T. C. Wanger, N. S. Sodhi, D. A. Fordham, and B. W. Brook. 2012. Conserving imperiled species:  A comparison of the US Endangered Species Act and IUCN Red List. Conservation Letters 5:64-72. PDF Scientific American. The Conversation. Science Daily. Center for Biological Diversity. Examiner.

Reid, J.  L., J. B. C. Harris, and R. A. Zahawi. 2012. Avian habitat preference in tropical forest restoration in southern Costa Rica. Biotropica 44:350-259. (cover article). PDF

Harris, J. B. C., C. H. Sekercioglu, N. S. Sodhi, D. A. Fordham, D. C. Paton, and B. W. Brook. 2011. The tropical frontier in avian climate impact research. Ibis 153:877–882. Full text.

Scheffers, B. R., D. L. Yong, J. B. C. Harris, X. Giam, and N. S. Sodhi. 2011.The world’s rediscovered species: Back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7):e22531. Full text. Brazilian media coverage. Discovery News. Mongabay. Science Daily.

Madika, B., D. D. Putra, J. B. C. Harris, D. L. Yong, F. N. Mallo, A. Rahman, D. M. Prawiradilaga, and P. C. Rasmussen. 2011. An undescribed Ninox hawk owl from the highlands of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia? Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club. 131:21-29. PDF

Juiña, M. E., J. B. C. Harris, H. F. Greeney, and B. R. Hickman. 2010. Description of the nest and parental care of the Esmeraldas Woodstar (Chaetocercus berlepschi) in western Ecuador. [In Spanish]. Ornitologia Neotropical 21:313-322. PDF

Greeney, H.F., M. E. Juiña J., J. B. C. Harris, M. T. Wickens, B. Winger, R. Gelis, and E. T. Miller. 2010. Observations on the breeding biology of birds in south-east Ecuador. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 130:61-68. PDF

Harris, J. B. C., A. Agreda, M. E. Juiña, and B. P. Freymann. 2009. Distribution, plumage, and conservation status of the endemic Esmeraldas Woodstar (Chaetocercus berlepschi) of western Ecuador (cover article). Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:227-239. ABC news article; World Land Trust articleAmerican Bird Conservancy writeup PDF

Juiña, M. E., J. B. C. Harris, and H. F. Greeney. 2009. Description of the nest and parental care of the Chestnut-naped Antpitta (Grallaria nuchalis) from southern Ecuador. Ornitologia Neotropical 20:305-310. PDF

Harris, J. B. C., D. G. Tirira, P. J. Alvarez L., and V. Mendoza I. 2008. Altitudinal range extension for Cebus albifrons (Primates: Cebidae) in southern Ecuador. Neotropical Primates 15:22-24. (with cover photograph). PDF

Reid, J. L., J. B. C. Harris, L. J. Martin, J. C. Barnett, and R. A. Zahawi. 2008. Distribution and abundance of nearctic-neotropical migrants in a tropical forest restoration site in southern Costa Rica. Journal of Tropical Ecology 24:685-688. PDF

Harris, J. B. C., R. L. Carpio A., M. K. Chambers, and H. F. Greeney. 2008. Altitudinal and geographical range extension for Bicoloured Antvireo Dysithamnus occidentalis punctitectus in south-east Ecuador, with notes on its nesting ecology. Cotinga 30:63-65. PDF

Reid, J. L, J. Evans, K. Hiers, and J. B. C. Harris. 2008. Ten years of forest change in two adjacent communities on the southern Cumberland Plateau, U.S.A. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 135:224-235. PDF

Harris, J. B. C., and D. G. Haskell. 2007. Land cover sampling biases associated with roadside bird surveys. Avian Conservation and Ecology 2(2):12. pdf full text

Scheffers, B. R., J. B. C. Harris, and D. G. Haskell. 2006. Avifauna associated with ephemeral ponds on the Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee. Journal of Field Ornithology 77:178-183. PDF

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Harris, J. B. C., and J. M. Harris. 2010. Probable breeding of Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea) in Monte Sano State Park, Huntsville, AL. Alabama Birdlife 55: 37-41. pdf

Harris, J. B. C. and J. L. Reid. 2007. Bird songs of Las Cruces, Costa Rica. Audio CD. Available here:


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