PEER-REVIEWED *Denotes undergraduate mentee

3) *Feldmann, K., Grabenstein, K.C., & Taylor, S.A. Achromatic plumage variation between and within closely-related hybridizing chickadees.

2) Schroeter, I., Forrester, C., Brigham, L., Fried, E., Grabenstein, K., Karban, C., McDermott, M. 2019. Diverging from the Dogma: A Call to Train Creative Thinkers in Science, Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 100(1) 1-7. doi:10.1002/bes2.1463


1) Grabenstein, K.C. & Taylor, S.A. 2018. Breaking barriers: causes, consequences, and experimental utility of human-mediated hybridization. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33(3), 198-212. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.12.008

In Review

Grabenstein, K.C., Otter, K., Burg, T., & Taylor, S.A. Sympatry leads to lower body condition for two closely related taxa.

Grabenstein, K.C.†, Kaiser, S.A.†, Sillett, T.S., and Webster, M.S. No experimental support for resource-dependent offspring sex allocation in a migratory songbird.

Theodosopoulos, A.N., Spellman, G. M., Grabenstein, K. C., & Taylor, S. A. Higher infection prevalence and diversity of avian haemosporidians in a host elevation generalist compared to an elevation specialist


Grabenstein, K.C., Otter, K., Burg, T., & Taylor, S.A. Disturbance drives hybridization in closely-related chickadees.



*Feldmann, K., Funk, E., Grabenstein, K., Jackson, D., Theodosopolous, A., Wagner, D. N. and Taylor, S. A. (2019), Recent Literature The Ascent of Birds: How Modern Science is Revealing their Stories John Reilly, 2018. Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, UK. 340 pages. ISBN 9781784271695. $33.00 (Hardcover).. J. Field Ornithol., 90: 101-102. doi:10.1111/jofo.12286

Grabenstein, K.C. “The Boulder Chickadee Study: Establishing a long-term research framework” Colorado Birds, Colorado Field Ornithologists Quarterly Publication, 2019.


Grabenstein, K.C. "Seven Ways of Looking at a Fairywren: Student Research in Australia." All About Birds, 13 Aug. 2014. 


Grabenstein, K.C."Research News: Can Clark's Nutcrackers help keep white bark pine forests alive?" Project FeederWatch, 5 Mar. 2012. 

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