Scientific papers

2017

Beneš J, Veselý P (2017)
The ability of lizards to identify an artificial Batesian mimic.
Zoology, DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2017.05.010.

Bílá K, Beránková J, Veselý P, Bugnyar T, Schwab C (2017)
Responses of urban crows to con- and hetero-specific alarm calls in predator and non-predator zoo enclosures.
Animal Cognition 20: 43-51.

Průchová A, Jaška P, Linhart P (2017)
Cues to individual identity in songs of songbirds: Testing general song characteristics in chiffchaffs.
Journal of Ornithology; doi:10.1007/s10336-017-1455-6.

Ptacek L, Vanek J, Eisner J, Průchová A, Linhart P, Muller L, Jirotkova D (2017)
Bird-Adapted Filter for Avian Species and Individual Identification Systems Improvement. Talk.
ICAA 2017: 19th International Conference on Acoustics and Applications, Copenhagen, Denmark. Conference paper.

Veselý P, Ernestová B, Nedvěd O, Fuchs R (2017)
Do predator energy demands or previous exposure influence protection by aposematic coloration of prey?
Current Zoology 63 (3): 259-267.


2016

Ferenc M, Sedlacek O, Mourkova J et al. (2016)
Disentangling the influences of habitat availability, heterogeneity and spatial position on the species richness and rarity of urban bird communities in a central European city.
URBAN ECOSYSTEMS 19 (3): 1265-1281.

Karlíková Z, Veselý P, Beránková J, Fuchs R (2016)
Low ability of great tits to discriminate similarly inconspicuous edible and inedible prey.
Ethology 122 (2): 180-191.

Syrová M, Němec M, Veselý P, Landová E, Fuchs R (2016)
Facing a Clever Predator Demands Clever Responses – Red-Backed Shrikes (Lanius collurio) vs. Eurasian Magpies (Pica pica).
PloS ONE 11(7): e0159432.

Turini A, Veselý P, Fuchs R (2016)
Five species of passerine bird differ in their ability to detect Batesian mimics.
Biological Journal of The Linnean Society, 117, 832-841.

Veselý P, Buršíková M, Fuchs R (2016)
Birds at the winter feeder do not recognize an artificially coloured predator.
Ethology 122 (12): 937-344.


2015

Beránková J, Veselý P, Fuchs R (2015)
The role of body size in predator recognition by untrained birds.
Behavioural Processes 120: 128-134.

Jaska P, Linhart P, Fuchs R (2015)
Neighbour recognition in two sister songbird species with a simple and complex repertoire – a playback study.
JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY 46 (2): 151-158.

Kučera T, Kloubcová P, Veselý P (2015)
Diverse vegetation in a spa town supports human social benefits of urban birds. Biodiversity and Conservation 24 (13): 3329-3346.

Linhart P, Fuchs R (2015)
Song pitch indicates body size and correlates with males’ response to playback in a songbird.
ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR 103: 91-98.

Němec M, Syrová M, Dokoupilová L, Veselý P, Šmilauer P, Landová E, Lišková S, Fuchs R (2015)
Surface texture plays important role in predator recognition by Red-backed Shrikes in field experiment.
Animal Cognition 18(1): 259–268.

Salek M, Havlicek J, Riegert J, et al. (2015)
Winter density and habitat preferences of three declining granivorous farmland birds: The importance of the keeping of poultry and dairy farms.
JOURNAL FOR NATURE CONSERVATION 24: 10-16


2014

Beránková J, Veselý P, Sýkorová J, Fuchs R (2014)
The role of key features in predator recognition by untrained birds.
Animal Cognition 17 (4): 963-971.

Cibulková A, Veselý P, Fuchs R (2014)
Importance of conspicuous colours in warning signals? The Great tit’s (Parus major) point of view.
Evolutionary Ecology 28 (3): 427-439.

Ferenc M, Sedlacek O, Fuchs R (2014)
How to improve urban greenspace for woodland birds: site and local-scale determinants of bird species richness.
URBAN ECOSYSTEMS 17 (2): 625-640.

Ferenc M, Sedlacek O, Fuchs R, Dinetti M, Fraissinet M, Storch D (2014)
Are cities different? Patterns of species richness and beta diversity of urban bird communities and regional species assemblages in Europe.
GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY 23 (4): 479-489.

Němec M, Fuchs R (2014)
Nest defense of the red-backed shrike Lanius collurio against five corvid species. ACTA ETHOLOGICA 17 (3): 149-154.

Průchová A, Nedvěd O, Veselý P, Ernestová B, Fuchs R (2014)
Visual warning signals of the ladybird Harmonia axyridis: the avian predators’ point of view.
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 151 (2): 128-134.


2013

Tesařová M, Fric Z, Veselý P, Konvička M, Fuchs R (2013)
European checkerspots (Melitaeini: Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) are not aposematic – the point of view of great tits (Parus major).
Ecological Entomology 38 (2): 155-163.

Veselý P, Luhanová D, Prášková M, Fuchs R (2013)
Generalization of mimics imperfect in colour patterns: the point of view of wild avian predators.
Ethology 119: 138-145.

Veselý P, Veselá S, Fuchs R (2013)
The responses of Central European avian predators to an allopatric aposematic true bug.
Ethology Ecology & Evolution 25 (3): 275-288.


2012

Strnad M, Němec M, Veselý P, Fuchs R (2012)
Red-backed Shrikes (Lanius collurio) adjust the mobbing intensity, but not mobbing frequency, by assessing the potential threat to themselves from different predators.
Ornis Fennica 89 (3): 206–215.


2010

Prokopová M, Veselý P, Fuchs R, Zrzavý J (2010)
The role of size and colour pattern in protection of developmental stages of the red firebug (Pyrrhocoris apterus) against avian predators.
Biological Journal of The Linnean Society 100: 890–898.


2009

Dolenská M, Nedvěd O, Veselý P, Tesařová M, Fuchs R (2009)
What constitutes optical warning signals of ladybirds (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) towards bird predators: colour, pattern or general look?
Biological Journal of The Linnean Society 98 (1): 234-242.

Němec M, Bušek O, Lípa M (2009)
Chřástal polní (Crex crex) na kraslicku a v karlovarském kraji v letech 2005–2009. Příroda Kraslicka 2: 157–170

Veselý P, Fuchs R (2009)
Newly emerged Batesian mimicry protects only unfamiliar prey.
Evolutionary Ecology 23 (6): 919-929.


2006

Veselý P, Veselá S, Fuchs R, Zrzavý J (2006)
Are gregarious red-black shieldbugs, Graphosoma lineatum (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), really aposematic? An experimental approach.
Evolutionary Ecology Research 8: 881–890.