Publications

  • MUSSEAU Raphaël , BESLIC Sonia , BENARD Sophie , KERBIRIOU Christian (2017) Importance of intertidal coastal wetlands for Atlantic bluethroat populations (Luscinia svecica namnetum) during moulting period and conservation implications in the context of global changes. Ardeola 64.2, 325-345.
  • AZAM Clémentine , LE VIOL Isabelle , JULIEN Jean-François , BAS Yves , KERBIRIOU Christian (2016) Disentangling the relative effect of light pollution, impervious surfaces and intensive agriculture on bat activity with a national-scale monitoring program. Landscape Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-016-0417-3 Context: Light pollution is a global change affecting a major proportion of global land surface. Although the impacts of Artificial Light At Night (ALAN) have been documented locally for many taxa, the extent of effect of ALAN at a landscape scale on biodiversity is unknown.Objectives: We characterized the landscape-scale impacts of ALAN on 4 insectivorous bat speciesPipistrellus pipistr[...]
  • COLY Roger, BARRé Kévin , GOURDAIN Philippe, KERBIRIOU Christian , MARMET Julie , TOUROULT Julien (2016) Études chiroptérologiques dans les dossiers réglementaires éoliens : disponibilité de l’information et conformité avec les recommandations nationales et européennes. Naturae 1 : 1-10
  • DUPONT Hélène, GOURMELON Françoise, ROUAN Mathias, LE VIOL Isabelle , KERBIRIOU Christian (2016) The contribution of agent-based simulations to conservation management on a Natura 2000 site. Journal of Environmental Management
  • DUPONT Hélène, GOURMELON Françoise, ROUAN Mathias, LE VIOL Isabelle , KERBIRIOU Christian (2016) Modélisation d’accompagnement en gestion conservatoire, expérimentation au sein du réseau Natura 2000 français. revue Internalionale de Géomatique PDF icon 04_Dupont_gourmelon_VF.pdf
  • JELIAZKOV Alienor, BAS Yves , KERBIRIOU Christian , JULIEN Jean-François , PENONE Caterina, LE VIOL Isabelle (2016) Large-scale semi-automated acoustic monitoring allows to detect temporal decline of bush-crickets. Global Ecology and Conservation, 6:208–218. doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2016.02.008
  • LACOEUILHE Aurélie, MACHON Nathalie , JULIEN Jean-François , KERBIRIOU Christian (2016) Effects of hedgerows on bats and bush crickets at different spatial scales, Acta Oecologica
  • AZAM Clémentine , KERBIRIOU Christian , VERNET Arthur, JULIEN Jean-François , BAS Yves , PLICHARD Laura, MARATRAT Julie, LE VIOL Isabelle (2015) Is part-night lighting an effective measure to limit the impacts of artificial lighting on bats? Global Change Biology In press DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13036 As light pollution is currently considered to be a major threat to biodiversity, different lighting management options are being explored to mitigate the impact of artificial lighting on wildlife. Although part-night lighting schemes have been adopted by many local authorities across Europe to reduce the carbon footprint and save energy, their effects on biodiversity are unknown. Through a paired,[...]
  • DE REDON Louis, LE VIOL Isabelle , JIGUET Frédéric , MACHON Nathalie , SCHER olivier, KERBIRIOU Christian (2015) Road network in human-dominated landscape: Habitat, corridor or barrier for small mammals? Acta Oecologica 62: 58-65 If the negative effects of road networks on biodiversity are now recognized, their role as barriers, habitats or corridors remain to be clarified in human altered landscapes in which road verges often constitute the few semi-natural habitats where a part of biodiversity important forecosystem functioningmay maintain. In human-dominated landscape, their roles are crucial to precise in comparison to[...] PDF icon ActaOecologica2015.pdf
  • KERBIRIOU Christian , JULIEN Jean-François , MONSARRAT Sophie, LUSTRAT Philippe, HAQUART Alexandre, ROBERT Alexandre (2015) Information on population trends and biological constraints from bat counts in roost cavities: a 22-year case study of a pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus pipistrellus Schreber) hibernaculum Wildlife Research, 42, 35–43 AbstractContext. According to the current trend of biodiversity loss, information on population trends at large temporal and spatial scales is necessary. However, well documented animal population dynamics are generally based on intensive protocols requiring animal manipulation, which can be impossible to conduct in species for which conservation is a concern.Aims. For many bat species, an alterna[...] PDF icon Kerbiriou_Wildlife Research_2015.pdf
  • MILLON Lara, JULIEN Jean-François , JULLIARD Romain , KERBIRIOU Christian (2015) Bat activity in intensively farmed landscapes with wind turbines and offset measures. Ecological Engineering, 75: 250-257 Compensation measures are needed to counteract some of the negative impacts of wind energy facilities on bat populations. To advise developers, we studied farming landscapes and compared bat activity atimpacted sites (crops with wind turbines), sites without compensation measures (crops) and a set of sites with potential compensation measures: fallows, hedgerows, bushes, grass strips, and grass st[...] PDF icon Millon2015.pdf
  • ROBERT Alexandre , COLAS Bruno, GUIGNON Isabelle, KERBIRIOU Christian , MIHOUB Jean-Baptiste , SAINT-JALME Michel , SARRAZIN Francois (2015) Defining reintroduction success using IUCN criteria for threatened species: a demographic assessment. Animal Conservation. doi: 10.1111/acv.12188
  • ROBERT Alexandre , COLAS Bruno, GUIGON Isabelle, KERBIRIOU Christian , MIHOUB Jean-Baptiste , SAINT-JALME Michel , SARRAZIN Francois (2015) Reintroducing reintroductions into the conservation arena. Animal Conservation 18 : 413–414
  • ARTHUR Laurent, LEMAIRE Michèle, DUFRENE Léa, LE VIOL Isabelle , JULIEN Jean-François , KERBIRIOU Christian (2014) Uderstanding bat-habitat associations and the effects of monitoring on long-term roost success using a volunteer dataset. Acta Chiropterologica, 16: 397-411 In gregarious species, the choice of colony location is especially crucial as the costs associated with breeding near conspecifics are important and the quality of a breeding patch is known to affect individual fitness. Consequently one could expect robust decision making rules regarding colony location. The conceptual framework of animal aggregation with regards to habitat selection emphasizes th[...] PDF icon Arthur et al_Acta Chiro_2014.pdf
  • LACOEUILHE Aurélie, MACHON Nathalie , JULIEN Jean-François , LE BOCQ Agathe, KERBIRIOU Christian (2014) The Influence of Low Intensities of Light Pollution on Bat Communities in a Semi-Natural Context Article. PLOS ONE. published31 Anthropogenic light pollution is an increasingly significant issue worldwide. Over the past century, the use of artificial lighting has increased in association with human activity. Artificial lights are suspected to have substantial effects on the ecology of many species, e.g., by producing discontinuities in the territories of nocturnal animals. We analyzed the potential influence of the intensi[...] PDF icon Lacoeuilhe_2014.pdf
  • MUSSEAU Raphaël, HERMANN Valentine, BENARD Sophie, KERBIRIOU Christian , HERAULT Thomas, JIGUET Frédéric (2014) Ecology of Aquatic Warblers Acrocephalus paludicola in a fall stopover area on the Atlantic coast of France. Acta Ornithologica. 49: 93–105 The Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola is the only endangered songbird in continental Europe. This trans Saharan migratory bird significantly transits along the French Atlantic coastline during post-breeding migration and the right bank of the Gironde estuary has been identified as an important stopover site. We studied the spatial occupancy strategies of stationing individuals during August [...] PDF icon ao_Musseau_et_al.pdf
  • VANDEVELDE Jean Christophe, BOUHOURS Aurélie, JULIEN Jean-François , COUVET Denis , KERBIRIOU Christian (2014) Activity of European common bats along railway verges. Ecological Engineering 64: 49-56 Linear infrastructures such as railways and roads are known to have major negative impacts on species and ecosystem dynamics, modifying landscape structure through artificialization, habitat changes, alteration and fragmentation. Nonetheless, infrastructure verges have also been shown to provide refuges or corridors to a large number of taxa.Here we examine the potential use by bats of railway ver[...] PDF icon Vandevelde2014.pdf
  • WENZEL Marius, WEBSTER Lucy, BLANCO Guillermo, BURGESS Malcolm, KERBIRIOU Christian , SEGELBACHER gernot, PIERTNEY Stuart, REID Jane (2014) Erratum to: Pronounced genetic structure and low genetic diversity in European red-billed chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) populations. Conservation Genetics 13:1213–1230 DOI 10.1007/s10592-012-0366-6 PDF icon Wenzel et al 2014 - chough corrigendum.pdf
  • CHATEIL Carole, COLDRINGER Isabelle, TARRALLO, KERBIRIOU Christian , LE VIOL Isabelle , PONGE Jean François, SALMON Sandrine, GACHET Sophie, PORCHER Emmanuelle (2013) Crop genetic diversity benefits farmland biodiversity in cultivated fields. Agriculture Environment & Ecosystems 171: 25-32 This study tested whether increasing crop genetic diversity benefited farmland biodiversity in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum) fields, using an experimental approach in which arthropod and wild plantdiversity were compared in a genetically homogeneous wheat variety vs. a variety mixture. The diversity of wild plant species was not affected by crop genetic diversity. However, we showed for the firs[...] PDF icon Chateil2013.pdf
  • GOURMELON Françoise, CHLOUS-DUCHARME Frédérique, KERBIRIOU Christian , ROUAN Mathias, BIORET Frédéric (2013) Role-playing game developed from a modelling process : A relevant participatory tool for sustainable development ? A co-construction experiment in an insular biosphere reserve. Land Use Policy 32 : 96-107 This contribution refers to a companion modelling approach applied to the study of interactions between social and environmental dynamics in a small protected island, part of a biosphere reserve. This approachleads to a role-playing game designed by a pluridisciplinary workgroup (researchers and reserve manager), used as management support and as a tool to help people regarding the stakes of susta[...] PDF icon Gourmelon2013.pdf
  • LE VIOL Isabelle , CHIRON François, JULLIARD Romain , KERBIRIOU Christian (2013) More amphibians than expected in highway stormwater ponds. Ecological Engineering 47 : 146-154
  • PENONE Caterina, LE VIOL Isabelle , PELISSIER Vincent, JULIEN Jean-François , BAS Yves , KERBIRIOU Christian (2013) Assessing anthropogenic pressures on Orthoptera communities using large scale acoustic monitoring. Conservation Biology 7,: 979–987 Biodiversity monitoring at large spatial and temporal scales is greatly needed in the context of global changes. Although insects are a species-rich group and are important for ecosystem functioning, theyhave been largely neglected in conservation studies and policies, mainly due to technical and methodological constraints. Sound detection, a nondestructive method, is easily applied within a citiz[...] PDF icon PenoneConsBiol2013.pdf
  • PENONE Caterina, KERBIRIOU Christian , JULIEN Jean-François , JULLIARD Romain , MACHON Nathalie , LE VIOL Isabelle (2013) Urbanisation effect on Orthoptera : which scale matters ? Insect Conservation and Diversity 6 : 319–32. 1. The characteristics of communities are determined by dispersal processes that are driven by landscape structure and species characteristics (traits). Understanding these processes requires a better assessment of the spatial scales that matter to species, based on their traits. This can be particularly addressed in an urban context where habitats are highly fragmented.2. We assessed the effects [...] PDF icon Penone_etal_ICAD2012.pdf
  • REGNERY Baptiste, PAILLET Yves, COUVET Denis , KERBIRIOU Christian (2013) Which factors influence the occurrence and density of tree microhabitats in Mediterranean oak forests ? Forest Ecology and Management 295: 118-125 Managed forests have the potential to promote tree microhabitats and hence to conserve the biodiversity, especially of birds, bats, and saproxylic insects, associated with such features. Although the value of treemicrohabitats for biodiversity has been described, surprisingly, the factors that explain the occurrence and density of tree microhabitats in managed forests remain poorly known, especial[...] PDF icon FORECO13590_tree_microhabitats_in_press.pdf
  • REGNERY Baptiste, COUVET Denis , KUBAREK Laura, JULIEN Jean-François , KERBIRIOU Christian (2013) Tree microhabitats as indicators of bird and bat communities in Mediterranean forests. Ecological Indicators 34 : 221-230 Tree microhabitats (e.g., canopy deadwood, cavities, and loose bark) may play an important role in forest biodiversity conservation. Indeed, many species depend on tree microhabitats during their life-cycles for food, shelter, and breeding habitat. Although recent studies have developed a set of definitions and descriptions for tree microhabitats, the relationships between tree microhabitat invent[...] PDF icon Regnery_EtAl_2013_microhabitats_biodiv.pdf
  • REGNERY Baptiste, COUVET Denis , KERBIRIOU Christian (2013) Offset measures and development projects : the conservation of protected species under the EU Birds and Habitats Directives. Conservation Biology 27: 1335–1343 Biodiversity offsets are intended to achieve no net loss of biodiversity due to economic and human development. A variety of biodiversity components are addressed by offset policies. It is required that lossof protected species due to development be offset under the EU Habitats and Birds Directives in Europe. We call this type of offset a species-equality offset because the offset pertains to the [...] PDF icon Regnery_EtAl_2013_offset_species.pdf
  • REGNERY Baptiste, KERBIRIOU Christian , JULLIARD Romain , VANDEVELDE Jean Christophe, LE VIOL Isabelle , BURYLO Mélanie, COUVET Denis (2013) Sustain common species and ecosystem functions through biodiversity offsets : response to Pilgrim et al. Conservation Letters 6: 385–386 PDF icon RegneryEtAl_2013_offset_and_common_species.pdf
  • VERGNES Alan, KERBIRIOU Christian , CLERGEAU Philippe (2013) Ecological corridors also operate in an urban matrix : a test case with garden shrews. Urban Ecosystems 16: 511-525 The fragmentation of landscapes, induced by the growing urbanisation, is a major cause of biodiversity loss. Ecological corridors are landscape elements that make up for the negative effects of habitat fragmentation in agricultural or natural landscapes. However, their effectiveness have been rarely assess in an urban context. To do so, we analysed shrews in woodlots, corridors and domestic garden[...] PDF icon Vergnes2013.pdf
  • WENZEL Marius, WEBSTER Lucy, BLANCO Guillermo, BURGESS Malcolm, KERBIRIOU Christian , SEGELBACHER Gernot, PIERTNEY Stuart, REID Jane (2013) Pronounced genetic structure and low genetic diversity among European populations of the red-billed chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) Conservation Genetics 13: 1213-1230 The red-billed chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) is of conservation concern in the British Isles and continental Europe, with historically declining populations and a highlyfragmented distribution. We quantified the distribution of genetic variation within and among European populations to identify isolated populations that may need to be managed as demographically independent units, and assess whe[...] PDF icon Weinzel2013.pdf
  • KERBIRIOU Christian , LE VIOL Isabelle , BONNET Xavier, ROBERT Alexandre (2012) Dynamics of a northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) population at the southern limit of its range in Europe. Population Ecology 54: 295-304 In the context of global changes, defining the population (source-sink) dynamics of emblematic species, such as seabirds, within the limits of their distribution range is often crucial to optimize the priorities of surveys and conservation management, especially in protected areas. However, ringing is often not possible, and only simple survey methods such as "Apparently Occupied Site" can be deve[...] PDF icon KerbiriouPopulEcol2012.pdf
  • KERBIRIOU Christian , BARGAIN Bruno, LE VIOL Isabelle , PAVOINE Sandrine (2011) Foraging range size and habitat use of Aquatic Warblers during fall migration stopover. Acta Ornithologica 45 : 173-180 The effective conservation of aquatic warbler Acrocephalus paludicola, one of the most threatened western Palaearctic migratory passerines, requires good knowledge of its ecological needs at stopover sites. In particular, identifying its diet, which controls the accumulation of fat reserves during migration, facilitates the selection and management of adequately protected areas. Further key inform[...] PDF icon Kerbiriou_et_al-2011-Animal_Conservation.pdf
  • DE REDON Louis, MACHON Nathalie , KERBIRIOU Christian , JIGUET Frédéric (2010) Possible effects of roadside verges on vole outbreaks in an intensive agrarian landscape, Mammalian Biology 75: 92-94.
  • LEVREL H, FONTAINE Benoît , HENRY Pierre-Yves , JIGUET Frédéric , JULLIARD Romain , KERBIRIOU Christian , COUVET Denis (2010) Balancing state and volunteer investment in biodiversity monitoring for the implementation of CBD indicators: a French example. Ecological Economics 69(7): 1580-1586.
  • LEVREL Harold, FONTAINE Benoît , HENRY Pierre-Yves , JIGUET Frédéric , JULLIARD Romain , KERBIRIOU Christian , COUVET Denis (2010) Balancing state and volunteer investment in biodiversity monitoring for the implementation of CBD indicators: a French example. Ecological Economics 69: 1580-1586 PDF icon Levrel et al 2010 Ecol Econ biodiversity monitoring cost.pdf
  • PROVOST P, KERBIRIOU Christian , JIGUET Frédéric (2010) Home range and habitat use by Aquatic Warblers Acrocephalus paludicola during a fall migration stopover. Acta Ornithologica 45, 173-180. DOI 10.3161/000164510X551318
  • PROVOST Pascal, KERBIRIOU Christian , JIGUET Frédéric (2010) Foraging range size and habitat use of Aquatic Warblers during fall migration stopover. Acta Ornithologica 45 : 173-180
  • ROUAN mathias, KERBIRIOU Christian , LEVREL Harold, ETIENNE Michel (2010) A co-modelling process of social and natural dynamics on the isle of Ouessant : Sheep, turf and bikes. Environmental Modelling & Software 25 :1399-1412.
  • KERBIRIOU Christian , LE VIOL Isabelle , ROBERT Alexandre , PORCHER Emmanuelle , GOURMELON Françoise, JULLIARD Romain (2009) Tourism in protected areas can threaten wild populations : from individual response to population viability of the chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax. Journal Applied Ecology 46 : 657-665
  • KERBIRIOU Christian , LE VIOL Isabelle , JIGUET Frédéric , DEVICTOR Vincent (2009) More species, fewer specialists : 100 years of changes in community composition in an island-biogeographical study, Diversity and Distribution 15 : 641-648.
  • LE VIOL Isabelle , MOCQ Julien, JULLIARD Romain , KERBIRIOU Christian (2009) The contribution of motorway stormwater retention ponds to the biodiversity of aquatic macroinvertebrates. Biological Conservation 142 : 3163-3171.
  • LEVREL Harold, ETIENNE Michel, KERBIRIOU Christian , LE PAGE Christophe, ROUAN Mathias (2009) Co-modeling process, negotiations and power relationships : some outputs from a MAB project in the island of Ouessant, Society and Natural Resources 22 : 172-188
  • LEVREL Harold, KERBIRIOU Christian , COUVET Denis (2009) OECD Pressure-State-Response indicators for managing biodiversity : A realistic perspective for a French biosphere reserve”, Biodiversity and Conservation 18 : 1719-1732.
  • LEVREL Harold, KERBIRIOU Christian , COUVET Denis (2009) OECD Pressure-State-Response indicators for managing biodiversity : A realistic perspective for a French biosphere reserve”, Biodiversity and Conservation 18 : 1719-1732.
  • GOURMELON Françoise, ETIENNE Michel, ROUAN Mathias, KERBIRIOU Christian , CHARLES Matthieu, BIORET Frédéric, CHLOUS-DUCHARME Frédérique, GUERMEUR Yvon, LEVREL Harold (2008) Éléments de prospective environnementale dans une réserve de biosphère, Cybergeo,Systèmes, Modélisation, GéostatistiquesOnline article 429.
  • KERBIRIOU Christian , LE VIOL Isabelle , JIGUET Frédéric , JULLIARD Romain (2008) The impact of human frequentation on coastal vegetation in a biosphere reserve Journal of Environmental Management 88: 715-728
  • LE VIOL Isabelle , KERBIRIOU Christian , JULLIARD Romain (2008) Evaluation of habitat restoration : assessing the consequences of rat eradication on biodiversity in a NATURA 2000 Area. Actes du colloque : 6th European Conference on Ecological Restoration, Ghent, Belgium
  • LE VIOL Isabelle , JULLIARD Romain , KERBIRIOU Christian , DE REDON Louis, CARNINOT Nathalie, MACHON Nathalie , PORCHER Emmanuelle (2008) Plant and spider communities benefit differently from the presence of planted hedgerows in highway verges. Biological Conservation 141: 1581-1590
  • KERBIRIOU Christian , JULLIARD Romain (2007) Demographic consequences of prey availability and diet of Red billed Choughs (Pyrrhocorax pyrrochorax). Bird Study 54: 296-306
  • KERBIRIOU Christian , GOURMELON Françoise, JIGUET Frédéric , LE VIOL Isabelle , BIORET Frédéric, JULLIARD Romain (2006) Linking territory quality and reproductive success in the chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrochorax) : implications for conservation management of an endangered population. Ibis 148: 352-364
  • KERBIRIOU Christian , LE VIOL Isabelle , PASCAL Michel, GARROCHE Jacques (2004) Conséquences de l’éradication d’une population allochtone insulaire de rat surmulot (Ratus norvegicus) sur l’avifaune terrestre. J. Terre et vie.59: 319-329.
 
 
 

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