Prior professional name R. Durães exchanged to R.D. Ribeiro. ResearcherID: J-3943-2014; ORCID 0000-0002-8177-4109

Jongsma, G.F.M., R.W. Hedley, R. Durães & J. Karubian. 2014. Amphibian diversity and species composition in relation to habitat type and alteration in the Mache-Chindul Reserve, Northwest Ecuador. Herpetologica 70:34-46 (doi:10.1655/HERPETOLOGICA-D-12-00068) PDF

Durães, R., L. Carrasco, T.B. Smith & J. Karubian. 2013. Effects of forest disturbance and habitat loss on avian communities in a Neotropical biodiversity hotspot. Biological Conservation 166:203-211 (doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2013.07.007) PDF

Karubian, J. & R. Durães. 2013. Impacts of mating behavior on plant-animal seed dispersal mutualisms: a case study from a Neotropical lek-breeding bird. Pp. 365-390 in: Sexual Selection: Insights from the Neotropics. (eds. R. Macedo and G. Machado). Elsevier Press.

Karubian, J., L. Browne, C. Bosque, T. Carlo, M. Galetti, B.A. Loiselle, J.G. Blake, D. Cabrera, R. Durães, F.M. Labecca, K.M. Holbrook, R. Holland, W. Jetz, F. Kummeth, J. Olivo, K. Ottewell, G. Papadakis, G. Rivas, S. Steiger, B. Voirin, & M. Wikelski. 2012. Seed dispersal by Neotropical birds: emerging patterns and underlying processes. Ornitologia Neotropical 23:9-24. PDF

*Karubian, J., R. Durães, J.L. Storey & T.B. Smith. 2012. Mating behavior drives seed dispersal by the Long-wattled umbrellabird Cephalopterus penduliger. Biotropica 44: 689-698 (doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00859.x) PDF
*Article recipient of 2013 Award for Excellence in Tropical Biology and Conservation

Hidalgo, J.R., J.G. Blake, B.A. Loiselle, T.B. Ryder, R. Durães & W.P. Tori. 2012. Nest site selection by Blue-crowned (Lepidothrix coronata) and Wire-tailed (Pipra filicauda) manakins in lowland Ecuador. Ornitologia Neotropical 23: 63-71.

Durães, R., J.G. Blake, B.A. Loiselle, T.B. Ryder, W.P. Tori & J.R. Hidalgo. 2011. Vocalization activity at leks of six manakin (Pipridae) species in eastern Ecuador. Ornitologia Neotropical 22:437-445. PDF

Karubian, J., L. Carrasco, P. Mena, J. Olivo, D. Cabrera, F. Castillo, R. Durães & N. El Kasabi. 2011. Nesting biology, home range, and habitat use of the Brown wood-rail (Aramides wolfi) in northwest Ecuador. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123:137-141 (doi: 10.1676/10-029.1).

Karubian, J., V.L. Sork, T. Roorda, R. Durães & T.B. Smith. 2010. Destination-based seed dispersal homogenizes genetic structure of a tropical palm. Molecular Ecology 19:1745-1753 (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04600.x). PDF

Durães, R. 2009. Lek structure and male display repertoire of Blue-crowned manakins in eastern Ecuador. Condor 111:453-461 (doi: 10.1525/cond.2009.080100). PDF

Durães, R., B.A. Loiselle, P.G. Parker & J.G. Blake. 2009. Female mate choice across spatial scales: influence of lek and male attributes on mating success of Blue-crowned manakins. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276:1875-1881 (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2008.1752). PDF

Karubian, J. & R. Durães. 2009. Effects of seed disperser social behavior on patterns of seed movement and deposition. Oecologia Brasiliensis 13:45-57. PDF

Anciães, M., R. Durães, M.C. Cerqueira, J.R. Fortuna, N. Sohn, M. Cohn-Haft & I.P. Farias. 2009. Diversidade de piprídeos (Aves: Pipridae) amazônicos: seleção sexual, ecologia e evolução. Oecologia Brasiliensis 13:165-182. PDF

Durães, R., B.A. Loiselle, & J.G. Blake. 2008. Spatial and temporal dynamics at manakin leks: reconciling lek traditionality with male turnover. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:1947-1957 (doi: 10.1007/s00265-008-0626-0). PDF

Durães, R., H. Greeney & J.R. Hidalgo. 2008. First description of the nest and eggs of the Western Striped manakin (Machaeropterus regulus striolatus), with observations on nesting behavior. Ornitologia Neotropical 19:287-292. PDF

Ryder, T.B., R. Durães, W.P. Tori, J.R. Hidalgo, B.A. Loiselle & J.G. Blake. 2008. Nest survival for two species of manakins (Pipridae) in lowland Ecuador. Journal of Avian Biology 39:355-358 (doi: 10.1111/j.2008.0908-8857.04290.x). PDF

Hidalgo, J.R., T. B. Ryder, W.P. Tori, R. Durães, J.G. Blake & B.A. Loiselle. 2008. Nest architecture and placement of three manakin species in lowland Ecuador. Cotinga 29:57-61. PDF

Tori, W.P., R. Durães, T.B. Ryder, M. Anciães, J. Karubian, R.H. Macedo, J.A.C. Uy, P.G. Parker, T.B. Smith, A.C. Stein, M.S. Webster, J.G. Blake & B.A. Loiselle. 2008. Advances in sexual selection theory: insights from tropical avifauna. Ornitologia Neotropical 19 (Suppl.):151-163. PDF

Durães, R., B.A. Loiselle, & J.G. Blake. 2007. Intersexual spatial relationships in a lekking species: blue-crowned manakins and female hot spots. Behavioral Ecology 18:1029-1039 (doi: 10.1093/beheco/arm072). PDF

Loiselle, B.A., J.G. Blake, R. Durães, T.B. Ryder & W.P. Tori. 2007. Environmental and spatial segregation of leks among six co-occurring species of manakins (Pipridae) in eastern Ecuador. Auk 124:420-431 (doi: 10.1642/0004-8038(2007)124[420:eassol];2).

Loiselle, B.A., T.B. Ryder, R. Durães, W. Tori, J.G. Blake & P.G. Parker. 2007. Kin selection does not explain male aggregation at leks of 4 manakin species. Genetic relatedness of males at leks of four Pipridae species: no evidence for kin selection. Behavioral Ecology 18:287-291 (doi: 10.1093/beheco/arl081). PDF

Tori, W.P., T.B. Ryder, R. Durães, B.A. Loiselle, J.G. Blake & J. Hidalgo. 2006. Obtaining offspring genetic material: a new method for species with high nest predation rates. Condor 108:948-952 (doi: 10.1650/0010-5422(2006)108[948:oogman];2). PDF

Ryder, T.B. & R. Durães. 2005. It’s not easy being green: using molt and morphological criteria to age and sex green-plumage manakins (Aves: Pipridae). Ornitologia Neotropical 16:481-491.

Durães, R., W.P. Martins & F. Vaz-de-Mello. 2005. Dung beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) assemblages across a natural forest-cerrado ecotone in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 34:721-731 (doi: 10.1590/s1519-566×2005000500003). PDF

Durães, R. & M.Â. Marini. 2005. A quantitative assessment of bird diets in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, with recommendations for future diet studies. Ornitologia Neotropical 16:65-83. PDF

Durães, R. & B.A. Loiselle. 2004. Inter-scale relationship between species richness and environmental heterogeneity: a study case with antbirds in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Ornitologia Neotropical 15 (suppl.): 127-135. PDF

Durães, R. & M.Â. Marini. 2003. An evaluation of the use of tartar emetic in the study of bird diets in the Atlantic Forest of southeast Brazil. Journal of Field Ornithology 74:270-280.

Maldonado-Coelho, M. & R. Durães. 2003. The Black-goggled Tanager (Trichothraupis melanops): an occasional kleptoparasite in mixed-species bird flocks and ant swarms of Southeastern Brazil. Ornitologia Neotropical 14:397-403. PDF

Marini, M.Â., R. Durães, L.E. Lopes, A. Mendes & C.E.A. Carvalho. 2003. Rediscovery of the Scalloped-antbird (Myrmeciza ruficauda, Thamnophilidae) at Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Cotinga 19: 59-61.

Marini, M.Â. & Durães, R. 2001. Annual patterns of molt and reproductive activity of passerines in south-central Brazil. Condor 103:767-775 (doi:10.1650/0010-5422(2001)103[0767:apomar];2).

Durães, R., P.S. Pompeu & A.L. Godinho. 2001. Alimentação de quatro espécies de Leporinus (Characiformes, Anostomidae) durante a formação de um reservatório no Sudeste do Brasil. Iheringia 90:183-191. PDF

Durães, R., G. Santos & P.S. Formagio. 2000. Trophic ecology of tucunaré (Pisces, Cichlidae: Cichla monoculus) in a reservoir of Southeast Brazil. Revista de Ictiología 8:41-45.

Vasconcelos, M.F., Maldonado-Coelho, M. & Durães, R. 1999. Notas sobre algumas espécies de aves ameaçadas e pouco conhecidas da porção meridional da Cadeia do Espinhaço. Melopsittacus 2:44-50.