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Refereed Literature

29 Henderson, J, Hurly, T. A. and Healy, S.D. (2006).  Spatial relational learning in rufous hummingbirds, (Selasphorus rufus).  Animal Cognition. 9:201-205. PDF
28 Henderson, J, Hurly, T. A., Bateson, M. and Healy, S.D. (2006).  Timing in free-living rufous hummingbirds, Selasphorus rufus.  Current Biology. 16:512-515. PDF
27 Healy, S.D. and Hurly, T. A. (2004).  Spatial learning and memory in birds.  Brain Behavior and Evolution. 63:211-220.    PDF
26 Bateson, M., Healy, S. D. and Hurly, T. A. (2003)  Context-dependent foraging decisions in rufous hummingbirds.  Proc. Roy. Soc. B 270:1271-1276. PDF
25 Hurly, T. A. (2003)  The twin-threshold model: risk-intermediate foraging by rufous hummingbirds.  Animal Behaviour  66:751-761. PDF
24 Biernaskie, J. M., Cartar, R. V. and Hurly. T. A. (2002).  Risk-averse inflorescence departure in hummingbirds and bumble bees: Could plants benefit from variable nectar volumes?  Oikos 98:98-104. PDF
23 Hurly, T. A. & Healy, S. D. (2002).  Cue learning by rufous hummingbirds.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes 28:209-223. PDF
22 Bateson, M., Healy, S. D., & Hurly, T. A.  (2002).  Irrational choices in hummingbird foraging behaviour.  Animal Behaviour. 63:587-596. PDF
21 Hurly, T.A., Scott, R. D. & Healy S. D. (2001).  The function of displays of male rufous hummingbirds.  Condor. 103:647-651. PDF
20 Henderson, J, Hurly, T. A. & Healy, S. D. (2001).  Rufous hummingbirds’ memory for flowers. Animal Behaviour    61:981-986. PDF
19 Hurly, T. A. and Oseen, M. D. (1999).  Context-dependent risk-sensitive foraging preferences in wild rufous hummingbirds. Animal Behaviour. 58:59-66 PDF
18 Middleton, C. K., Kazala, E. C., Lozeman, F. J., Hurly, T. A., Mir, P. S., Bailey, D. R. C., Jones, S. D. M. and Weselake, R. J.  (1998).  Evaluation of diacylglycerol acyltransferase as an indicator of intramuscular fat content in beef cattle.  Can. J. Anim. Sci. 78:265-270 PDF
17 Healy, S.D. and Hurly, T. A. (1998).  Hummingbirds' memory for flowers: patterns or actual spatial locations?  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 24:396-404. PDF
16 Hurly, T.A. and Lourie, S.A. (1997).  Scatterhoarding and larderhoarding by red squirrels: hoard size, spatial dispersion, and relative allocation to each tactic.  J. Mammalogy, 78: 529-537. PDF
15 Hurly, T. A and Healy, S.D.  (1996).  Memory for flowers in rufous hummingbirds: location or local visual cues?  Animal Behaviour,   51:1149-2257. PDF
14 Hurly, T. A.  (1996).  Spatial memory in rufous hummingbirds: memory for rewarded and non-rewarded sites.  Animal Behaviour,  51:177-183. PDF
13 Healy, S.D. and Hurly, T.A. (1995).  Spatial memory in rufous hummingbirds (Selasphorus rufus): A field test.  Animal Learning and Behavior. 23:63-68. PDF
12 Hurly, T.A., Ratcliffe, L., Weary, D. & Weisman, R. (1992). White-throated sparrows can perceive pitch change using the frequency ratio independent of the frequency difference.  J. Comparative Psychology. 106:388-391. PDF
11 Hurly, T.A. (1992). Energetic reserves of marsh tits (Parus palustris): food and fat storage in response to variable food supply. Behavioral Ecology. 3:181-188. PDF
10 Hurly, T.A., R. Weisman, L. Ratcliffe, and I. Johnsrude. (1991) Absolute and relative pitch production in the song of the white-throated sparrow. (Zonotrichia albicollis).  Bioacoustics. 3:81-91. PDF
9 Weisman, R., L. Ratcliffe, I. Johnsrude, and T.A. Hurly. 1990. Absolute and relative pitch production in the song of the Black-Capped Chickadee (Parus atricapillus).  Condor 92:118-124.
8 Hurly, T.A., L. Ratcliffe, and R. Weisman.  1990. Relative pitch recognition in white-throated sparrows, Zonotrichia albicollis. Anim. Behav. 40:176-181.
7 Hurly, T.A., and R.J. Robertson. 1990. Variation in food hoarding behaviour of red squirrels. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 26:91-97.
6 Hurly, T.A., and R.J. Robertson. 1987. Scatterhoarding by territorial red squirrels: a test of the optimal density model. Can. J. Zool. 65:1247-1252.
5 Hurly, T.A., C.W. Yeatman, and R.J. Robertson. 1987. Maturity and viability of seed from squirrel cut pine cones. For. Chron. 63:268-271.
4 Hurly, T.A. 1987. Male-biased adult sex ratios in a red squirrel population. Can. J. Zool. 65:1284-1286.
3 Eadie, J.McA., T.A. Hurly, R.D. Montgomerie, and K.L. Teather. 1986. Lakes and rivers as islands: species-area relationships in the fish faunas of Ontario. Env. Biol. Fishes. 15:81-89.
2 Hurly, T.A., and R.J. Robertson. 1985. Do female red-winged blackbirds limit harem size?:  I. A removal experiment. Auk 102:205-209.
1 Hurly, T.A., and R.J. Robertson. 1984. Aggressive and territorial behaviour in female red-winged blackbirds. Can. J. Zool. 62:148-153.

Book Chapters

Healy, S. D. & Hurly, T. A.  (2003).  Cognitive ecology: foraging in hummingbirds as a model system. In Slater, P.J.B., Rosenblatt, J.S., Snowdon, C.T., & Roper, T.J. (eds)  Advances in the Study of Behaviour. 32: 325-359.
Healy, S. D. & Hurly, T. A.  (2001) Foraging and spatial learning in hummingbirds.  In Chittka, L. & Thomson, J. D eds. Cognitive Ecology of Pollination: animal behavior and floral evolution. Pp127-147  Cambridge University Press.

Published Procedings

Hurly, T.A., Saunders, E.J. & Fitch, L.A. (1999).  Effects of cattle grazing on bird communities in cottonwood forests along the Oldman River, Alberta.  Proceedings of the Fifth Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Workshop.  Provincial Museum of Alberta Natural History Occasional Paper No. 24.
Saunders, E.J. & Hurly, T.A. (2004).  Biodiversity and grazing along creeks and rivers.  Proceedings of the Value of Biodiversity in Agriculture Conference.  Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development; Conservation and Development Branch.

Book Reviews

Hurly, T. A. 1998.  Review of The Hummingbirds of North America. Second Edition. By P. A. Johnsgard. Smithsonian Institute Press, Washington, 278p. The Quarterly Review of Biology 73: 517-518.
Hurly, T. A. 1991.  Review of Food Hoarding in Animals. By S. B. Vander Wall. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 445 pp. Ethology 88: 257-258.