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Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Szeligowska M, Darecki M, Balazy K, Trudnowska E, Kidawa D, Grissot A, Descamps S, Blachowiak-Samolyk K 2022 Gone with the wind – Wind speed affects prey accessibility for a High Arctic zooplanktivorous seabird, the little auk Alle alle. Science of The Total Environment, 852

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Grissot A, Devogel M, Altmeyer L, Fujisaki T, Jakubas D, Kidawa D, Karnovsky N 2022 Post-foraging in-colony behaviour of a central-place foraging seabird. Scientific Reports, 12: 12981

Chastel O, Fort J, Ackerman JT, Albert C, Angelier F, Basu N, Blévin P, Brault-Favrou M, Bustnes OJ Bustamante P, Danielsen J, Descamps S, Dietz R, Erikstad KE, Eulaers I, Ezhov A, Fleishman AB, Gabrielsen GW, Gavrilo M, Gilchrist G, Gilgo O, Gíslason S, Golubova E, Goutte A, Grémillet D, Hallgrimsson GT, Hansen ES, Hanssen SA, Hatch S, Huffeldt NP., Jakubas D, Jónsson JE, Kitaysky AS, Kolbeinsson Y, Krasnov Y, Letchern RJ, Linnebjerg JF, Mallory M, Merkel FR, Moe B, Montevecchi W, Mosbech A, Olsen B, Orben RA, Provencher JF, Ragnarsdottir SB, Reiertsen TK, Rojek N, Romano M, Søndergaar J, Strøm H, Takahashi A, Tartu S, Thórarinsson TL, Thiebot J-B, Will AP, Wilson S, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Yannic G 2022 Mercury contamination and potential health risks to Arctic seabirds and shorebirds. Science of the Total Environment, 844: 156944

Descamps S, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Vihtakari M, Steen H, Karnovsky NJ, Welcker J, Hovinen J, Bertrand P, Strzelewicz A, Skogseth R, Kidawa D, Boehnke R, Błachowiak-Samołyk K 2022 Consequences of Atlantification on a Zooplanktivorous Arctic Seabird. Frontiers in Marine Science, 20

Jakubas D, Wojczulanis‐Jakubas K, Grissot A, Devogel M, Cendrowska M, Chastel O 2022 Eye region surface temperature and corticosterone response to astress in a high-Arctic seabird, the Little Auk. Animals. 12(4), 499

Boehnke R, Wichorowski M, Trudnowska E, Balazy K, Jakubas D, Wold A, Wojczulanis‐Jakubas K, Falk‐Petersen S, Kidawa D, Hop H, Błachowiak‐Samołyk K 2022 Application of artificial neural network to estimate the quality of little auks' potential foraging grounds on Spitsbergen. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. Published online: 17 January 2022.

Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Petersen A 2022 A quiet extirpation of the breeding little auk Alle alle population in Iceland in the shadow of the famous cousin extermination. Science of the Total Environment 808, 20 152167

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Stempniewicz L, Jakubas D 2021 The Little Auk Alle alle: an ecological indicator of a changing Arctic and a model organism. Polar Biology. Published: 13 December 2021.

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K. 2021 Being the winner is being the loser when playing a parental tug-of-war – A new framework on stability of biparental care. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 11

Fauchald P, Tarroux A, Amélineau F, Bråthen VS, DescampsS, Ekker M, Helgason HH, Johansen MK, Merkel B, Moe B, Åström J, Anker-Nilssen T, Bjørnstad O, Chastel O, Christensen-Dalsgaard S, Danielsen J, Daunt F, Dehnhard N, Erikstad KE, Ezhov A, Gavrilo M, Hallgrimsson GT, Hansen ES, Harris M, Helberg M, Jónsson JE, Kolbeinsson Y, Krasnov Y, Langset M, Lorentsen S-H, Lorentzen E, Newell M, Olsen B, Reiertsen TK, Systad GH, Thompson P, Thórarinsson TL, Wanless S, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Strøm H. 2021 Year-round distribution of Northeast Atlantic seabird populations: applications for population management and marine spatial planning. Marine Ecology Progress Series 676: 255-276, Special issue: SEAav1

Amelineau E, Merkel B, Tarroux A, Descamps S, Anker-Nilssen T, Bjørnstad O, Bråthen VS, Chastel O, Christensen-Dalsgaard S, Danielsen J, Daunt F, Dehnhard N, Ekker M, Erikstad KE, Ezhov A, Fauchald P, Gavrilo M, Hallgrimsson GT, Hansen ES, Harris MP, Helberg M, Helgason HH, Johansen MK, Jónsson JE, Kolbeinsson Y, Krasnov Y, Langset M, Lorentsen SH, Lorentzen E, Melnikov MV, Moe B, Newell MA, Olsen B, Reiertsen T, Systad GH, Thompson P, Thórarinsson TL, Tolmacheva E, Wanless S, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Åström J, Strøm H. 2021 Six pelagic seabird species of the North Atlantic engage in a fly-and-forage strategy during their migratory movements. Marine Ecology Progress Series 676: 127-144, Special issue: SEAav1

Dufour P, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Lavergne S, Renaud J, Jakubas D, Descamps S 2021 A two-fold increase in migration distance does not have breeding consequences in a long-distance migratory seabird with high flight costs. Marine Ecology Progress Series 676: 117-126, Special issue: SEAav1

Descamps S, Merkel B, Strøm H, Choquet R, Steen H, Fort J, Gavrilo M, Grémillet D, Jakubas D, Jerstad K, Karnovsky NJ, Krasnov YV, Moe B, Welcker J, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K 2021 Sharing wintering grounds does not synchronize annual survival in a high Arctic seabird, the little auk. Marine Ecology Progress Series 676: 233–242, Special issue: SEAav1

Ausems ANMA, Skrzypek G, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D. 2021 Birds of a feather moult together: Differences in moulting distribution of four species of storm-petrels. PLoS ONE 16(1): e0245756


Albert C, Helgason HH, Brault-Favrou M, Robertson GJ, Descamps S, Amélineau F, Danielsen J, Dietz R, Elliott K, Erikstad KE, Ezhov A, Fitzsimmons MG, Gavrilo M, Golubova E, Grémillet D, Hatch S, Huffeldt NP, Jakubas D, Kitaysky A, Kolbeinsson Y, Lorentsen SH, Lorentzen E, Mallory ML, Merkel B, Eulaers I, Krasnov Y, Merkel FR, Montevecchi W, Provencher J, Mosbech A, Plumejeaud C, Olsen B, Orben RO, Pratte I, Patterson A, Reiertsen TK, Rojek N, Romano M, Strøm H, Systad GH, Akinori Takahashi A, Thiebot JB Thórarinsson TL, Will, AP, Renner H, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Bustamante P, Fort J 2021 Seasonal variation of mercury contamination in Arctic seabirds: A pan-Arctic assessment Science of the Total Environment 750: 142201

Renedo M, Amouroux D, Albert C, Bérail S, Bråthen VS, Gavrilo M, Grémillet D, Helgason HH, Jakubas D, Mosbech A, Strøm H, Tessier E, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Bustamante P, Fort J 2020 Contrasting Spatial and Seasonal Trends of Methylmercury Exposure Pathways of Arctic Seabirds : Combination of Large-Scale Tracking and Stable Isotopic Approaches Environmental Science and Technology 3 (24)

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jiménez-Muñoz M, Jakubas D, Kidawa D, Karnovsky, NJ, Cole D, Matechou E 2020. Duration of female parental care and their survival in the little auk Alle alle - are these two traits linked? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 74(82): 1-11.

Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Iliszko LM, Kidawa D, Boehnke R, Błachowiak-Samołyk K, Stempniewicz L, 2020. Flexibility of little auks foraging in various oceanographic features in a changing Arctic. Scientific Reports, 10: 8283.

Pacyna-Kuchta AD, Jakubas D, Frankowski M, Polkowska Z, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K. 2020. Exposure of a small Arctic seabird, the little auk (Alle alle) breeding in Svalbard, to selected elements throughout the course of a year. Science of the Total Environment, pre-press version: 139103.

Ausems ANMA, Skrzypek G, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D. 2020. Sharing menus and kids' specials: Inter- and intraspecific differences in stable isotope niches between sympatrically breeding storm-petrels. Science of the Total Environment 728: 1–17

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Waz P, Jakubas D. 2020. Little auks under the midnight sun: diel activity rhythm of a small diving seabird during the Arctic summer. Polar Research 39: 1–9

Grissot A, Araya-Salas M, Jakubas D, Kidawa D, Boehenke R, Błachowiak-Samołyk K, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K. 2019. Parental coordination of chick provisioning in a planktivorous Arctic seabird under divergent conditions on foraging grounds. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7

Michielsen RJ,Ausems A, Jakubas D, Pętlicki M, Plenzler J, Shamoun-Baranes J, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K. 2019. Nest characteristics determine nest microclimate and affect breeding output in an Antarctic seabird, the Wilson’s storm-petrel. PLoS ONE 14(6): e0217708.

Ausems ANMA, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D. 2019 Differences in tail feather growth rate in storm-petrels breeding in the Northern and Southern hemisphere: a ptilochronological approach. PeerJ 7:e7807


Keslinka LK, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Neubauer G. 2019. Determinants of the little auk (Alle alle) breeding colony location and size in W and NW coast of Spitsbergen. PLoS ONE 1-20

Pacyna AD, Jakubas D, Ausems ANMA, Frankowski M, Polkowska Ż, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K. 2019. Storm petrels as indicators of pelagic seabird exposure to chemical elements in the Antarctic marine ecosystem. Science of The Total Environment 692:382–392

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Plenzler J, Jakubas D. 2018. Indications of contagious behaviours in the southern elephant seal: an observational study. Behaviour 156(1): 59-77.

Araya-Salas M, Gonzales-Gomez P, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Lopez Virgilio III, Wright TF. 2018. Spatial memory is as important as weapon and body size for territorial ownership in a lekking hummingbird. Scientific Reports 8: 2001

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Araya-Salas M, Jakubas D. 2018. Seabird parents provision their chick in a coordinated manner. PLoS ONE 13(1): e018996.

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Kulpinska-Chamera M, Chastel O. 2018. Sex- and breeding stage-specific hormonal stress response of seabird parents. Hormones and Behavior 103, 71-79


Pestka Z, Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K. 2018. Habitat preferences of Red-backed Shrikes Lanius collurio and Barred Warblers Sylvia nisoria breeding sympatrically in a wetland/farmland mosaic. Bird Study 65 (3): 317-328

Kulaszewicz I, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D. 2018. Breeding phased dependent oxidative balance in a small High Arctic seabird, the little auk. Journal of Avian Biology 49 (7): e01702

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Drobniak SM, Jakubas D, Kulpińska-Chamera M, Chastel O. 2018. Assortative mating patterns of multiple phenotypic traits in a long-lived seabird. Ibis 160: 464-469

Boehnke R, Ostaszewska K, Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Błachowiak-Samołyk K 2017 Meso-scale variations in diet composition of little auk chicks in NW Spitsbergen. Polar Research 36: 1509585

Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Iliszko L, Strom H, Stempniewicz L 2017 Habitat foraging niche of a High Arctic zooplanktivorous seabird in a changing environment. Scientific Reports 7, 16203

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Chrostek M Jiguet F, Zumalacarregui Martinez C, Miguelez D, Neto JM 2017 Differential timing and latituinal variation in sex ratio of Aquatic Warblers during the autumn migration. The Science of Nature 104:101

Pacyna AD, Jiguet F, Zumalacárregui Martínez C, Miguélez D, Polkowska Ż, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K 2017 Mercury contamination, a potential threat to the globally endangered aquatic warbler Acrocephalus paludicola. Enviromental Science and Pollution Research 24: 26478–26484

Araya-Salas M, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Phillips EM, Mennill DJ, Wright TF 2017 To overlap or not to overlap: context-dependent coordinated singing in lekking long-billed hermits. Animal Behaviour 124: 57-64

Kulaszewicz I, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D 2017 Trade-offs between reproduction and self-Mmaintenance (immune function and body mass) in a small seabird, the little auk. Journal of Avian Biology 48: 371–379

Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Boehnke R, Kidawa D, Błachowiak-Samołyk K, Stempniewicz L 2016 Intra-seasonal variation in zooplankton availability, chick diet and breeding performance of a high Arctic planktivorous seabird. Polar Biology 39: 1547-1561

Minias P, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Rutkowski R, Kaczmarek K, Janiszewski T 2016 Spatial patterns of extra-pair paternity in a waterbird colony: separating the effects of nesting density and nest site location. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 70: 369-376

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Kosmicka A 2016 Body mass and physiological variable of incubatig males and females in the European storm petrel. Wilson of Journal of Ornithology 128: 487–493

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Wietrzykowski J, Jakubas D 2016 Response of reed warbler and sedge warbler to acoustic playback in relation to age, sex, and body condition. Journal of Ornithology 157 (1): 137–43

Zawierucha K, Zmudczyńska-Skarbek K, Kaczmarek Ł, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K 2016 The influence of a seabird colony on abundance and species composition of water bears (Tardigrada) in Hornsund (Spitsbergen, Arctic). Polar Biology 39: 713–723

Minias P, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Kaczmarek K, Rutkowski R 2015 Local heterozygosity effects on nestling growth and condition in the great cormorant. Evolutionary Biology 42:452–460

Skrzypek G, Wojtuń B, Richter D, Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Samcka-Cymerman A 2015 Diversification of nitrogen sources in various tundra vegetation types in the High Arctic. Plos ONE 10 (9): e013653

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Kilikowska A, Fort J, Gavrilo M, Jakubas D, Friesen V 2015 No evidence of divergence at neutral genetic markers between the two morphologically different subspecies of the most numerous Arctic seabird. Ibis 4: 787–797

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Chastel O, Kulaszewicz I 2015 A big storm in a small body: seasonal changes in body mass, hormone concentrations and leukocyte profile in the little auk (Alle alle). Polar Biology 38 (8): 1203–1212

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Kulpińska M, Minias P 2015 Who bullies whom at a garden feeder? Interspecific agonistic interactions of small passerines during a cold winter. Journal of Etholology 33: 159–165

Kulaszewicz I, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D 2015 Variation of the Savi’s warbler (Locustella luscinioides) leucocyte profiles and body condition in relation to age, sex and moult. Annales Zoologici Fennici 52: 325-338

Kidawa D, Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Stempniewicz L, Trudnowska E, Boehnke R, Keslinka-Nawrot L, Błachowiak-Samołyk L 2015 Parental efforts of an Arctic seabird, the little auk Alle alle, under variable foraging conditions. Marine Biology Research 4: 349-360

Zawierucha K, Cytan J, Smykla J, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Michalczyk Ł, Kaczarek Ł, Kosicki JZ 2015 Seabird guano boosts body size water bears (Tardigrada) inhibiting the Arctic tundra. Polar Biology 38: 579-582

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Kośmicka A, Jensen J-K 2014 Leg abnormalities and leucocyte profiles in the European strom petrel Hydrobates pelagicus from the Faroe Islands. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126: 739-745

Boehnke R, Gluchowska M, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas K, Karnovsky NJ, Walkusz W, Kwasniewski S, Błachowiak-Samołyk K 2014 Supplementary diet components of little auk chicks in two contrasting regions on the West Spitsbergen coast. Polar Biology

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Kulaszewicz I, Kidawa D, Taylor JRE 2014 Influence of primary reproductive investments on blood biochemistry, leucocyte profile and body mass in a small Arctic seabird. The Auk 131: 743-755

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Chastel O 2014 Different tactics, one goal: initial reproductive investments of males and females in a small Arctic seabird. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68 (9): 1521–1530

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K. Być albo nie być w Arktyce - strategie życia alczyka. (2014) Ptaki 34-37, PDF

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Kilikowska A, Harding AMA,  Jakubas D, Karnovsky NJ, Steen H, Strøm H, Welcker J, Gavrilo M, Lifjeld JT, Johnsen A (2014) Weak population genetic differentiation in the most numerous Arctic seabird, the little auk. Polar Biology 37:621–630 PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K (2014) Consequences of experimental clutch enlargement in a high Arctic single-egg layer, the little auk. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 92:681–687, PDF

Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jensen J-K (2014) Body size variation of European Storm Petrels Hydrobates pelagicus in relation to environmental variables. Acta Ornithologica 49:71-82, PDF

Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Foucher J, Dziarska-Pałac J, Dugué H (2014) Age and sex differences in fuel load and biometrics of aquatic warblers at an autumn stopover  site in the Loire estuary (NW France). Ardeola 61:15-30 PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Kośmicka A (2015) Factors affecting leucocyte profiles in the Little Auk, a small Arctic seabird. Journal of Ornithology, 156:101–111, PDF

Literak I, Manga I, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Chroma M, Jamborova M, Dobiasova H, Htoutou Sedlakova M, Cizek A (2014) Enterobacter cloacae with a novel variant of ACT AmpC beta-lactamase originating from glaucous gull (Larus hyperboreus) in Svalbard. Veterinary Microbiology, in press PDF


Kidawa D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas D, Jakubas D, Palme R, Stempniewicz L, Barcikowski M, Keslinka-Nawrot L (2014) Variation in faecal corticosterone metabolites in an Arctic seabird, the Little Auk (Alle alle) during the nesting period. Polar Biology 37:641–649 PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Iliszko L, Darecki M, Stempniewicz L (2014) Foraging strategy of the little auk Alle alle throughout breeding season – switch from unimodal to bimodal pattern. Journal of Avian Biology 45:001–010 PDF


Minias P, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Kaczmarek K (2014). Offspring sex ratio varies according to nest location within a colony of Great Cormorants. Auk 131, pp. 000–000 PDF


Hovinen JEH, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Hop H, Berge J,  Kidawa D, Karnovsky NJ, Steen H ( 2014) Fledging success of little auks in the high Arctic: do provisioning rates and the quality of foraging grounds matter? Polar Biology, DOI 10.1007/s00300-014-1466-1 PDF



Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Minias P, Kaczmarek K, Janiszewski T (2013) Late-breeding Great Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis produce fewer young of the more vulnerable sex. Ibis 155: 626-631 PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Foucher J, Dziarska-Pałac J, Dugué H (2013) Differential autumn migration of the aquatic warbler Acrocephalus paludicola. Naturwissenschaften 100:1095-109, DOI 10.1007/s00114-013-1108-4 PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Chastel O (2013) Behavioral and hormonal stress responses during chick rearing do not predict brood desertion by female in a small Arctic seabird. Hormones and Behavior 64: 448-453 PDF


Dynowska M,Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Pacyńska JA, Jakubas D, Ejdys E (2013) Potentially pathogenic yeast isolated from the throat and cloaca of an Arctic colonial seabird: the little auk (Alle alle). Polar Biology 36: 343-348 PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K (2013) Rates and consequences of relaying in little auks Alle alle breeding in the High Arctic an experimental study with egg removal. Journal of Avian Biology 44(1): 62-68 PDF


Stempniewicz L, Darecki M, Trudnowska E, Błachowiak-Samołyk K, Boehnke R, Jakubas D, Keslinka-Nawrot L, Kidawa D, Sagan S, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K (2013) Visual prey availability and distribution of foraging little auks (Alle alle) in the shelf waters of West Spitsbergen. Polar Biology 36: 949-955, DOI 10.1007/s00300-013-1318-4 PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Kulaszewicz I (2013) Factors affecting haematological variables and body mass of reed warblers (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) and sedge warblers (A. schoenobaenus). Annales Zoologici Fennici. 50: 146-157 PDF


Jakubas D, Trudnowska E, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Iliszko L, Kidawa D, Darecki M, Błachowiak-Samołyk K, Stempniewicz L (2013) Foraging closer to the colony leads to faster growth in little auks. Marine Ecology Progress Series 489: 263-278 PDF


Kulaszewicz I, Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K (2013) Sex discrimination in the Savi’s Warbler (Locustella luscinioides) using morphometric traits. Ornis Fennica 90: PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D (2012). When and why does my mother leave me? The question of brood desertion in the dovekie (Alle alle). The Auk 129(4):632-637 PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Czujkowska A,  Kulaszewicz I, Kruszewicz A (2012) Blood parasite infestation and the leucocyte profiles in aduls and immature reed (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) and sedge warblers (Acrocephalus schoenobenus) during autumn migration. Annales Zoologici Fennici 49: 341-349, PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K (2012) Not always black and white. Color aberration in the Dovekie. The Arctic 65: 229-232, PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Kidawa D, Kośmicka A (2012) Is the transition from biparental to male-only care in a monogamous seabird related to changes in body mass and stress level? Journal of Ornithology 153: 793-800, PDF


Jakubas D, Iliszko L, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Stempniewicz L (2012). Foraging by little auks in the distant marginal sea ice zone during the chick-rearing period. Polar Biology 35: 73-81, PDF


Kwasniewski S, Gluchowska M, Walkusz W, Karnovsky NJ, Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Harding AMA, Goszczko I, Cisek M, Beszczynska-Möller A, Walczowski W, Weslawski JM, Stempniewicz L (2012) Interannual changes in zooplankton on the West Spitsbergen Shelf in relation to hydrography and their consequences for the diet of planktivorous seabirds. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss076, PDF

Kidawa D, Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Iliszko L, Stempniewicz L (2012)  The effects of loggers on the foraging effort and chick-rearing ability of parent little auks.  Polar Biology 56: 209-218, PDF



Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Dynowska M, Jakubas D (2011) Fungi prevalence in breeding pairs of monogamous seabird - little auk. The Ethology, Ecology and Evolution 23: 240-247, PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D (2011). Predicting the sex of the Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus) by discriminant analysis. Ornis Fennica 88: 90-87, PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Welcker J, Harding AMA, Karnovsky NJ, Kidawa D, Steen H, Stempniewicz L, Camphuysen CJ (2011) Body size variation of a high-arctic seabird: the dovekie (Alle alle), Polar Biology 34: 847–854, PDF

Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K (2011) Subcolony variation in phenology and breeding parameters in little auk Alle alle. Polar Biology 34: 31–39, PDF


Jakubas D, Głuchowska M, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Karnovsky N, Keslinka L, Kidawa D, Walkusz W, Boehnke R, Cisek M, Kwaśniewski S, Stempniewicz L (2011) Different foraging effort does not influence body condition and stress level in little auks. Marine Ecology Progress Series 432: 277–290, PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Glac W (2011) Variation of the reed bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) body condition and haematological parameters in relation to sex, age and season Annales Zoologici Fennici 48: 243-250, PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D (2010) Supernormal Clutch Incubated by Dovekie Alle alle. Waterbirds 33: 411-414, PDF


Jakubas D., Wojczulanis-Jakubas K. 2010. Glaucous Gull Predation on Dovekies: Three New Hunting Methods. The Arctic 63: 468-470, PDF

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Karnovsky N, Walkusz W (2010) Foraging strategy of little auks under divergent conditions on feeding grounds. Polar Research 29: 22-2, PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Svoboda A, Johansen A (2010) No Evidence of Blood Parasites in Little Auks (Alle alle) Breeding on Svalbard. Journal of Wildlife Disease 46: 574-57, PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K (2010) Sex- and age-related differences in the timing and body condition of migrating Reed Warblers Acrocephalus scirpaceus and Sedge Warblers Acrocephalus schoenobaenus. Naturwissenschaften 97: 505-51, PDF


Kwasniewski S, Gluchowska M, Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Walkusz W, Karnovsky N, Blachowiak-Samolyk K, Cisek M (2010) The impact of different hydrographic conditions and zooplankton communities on provisioning Little Auks along the West coast of Spitsbergen. Progress in Oceanography 87: 72–82, PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Øigarden T, Lifjeld JT (2009) Extra-pair copulations are frequent but unsuccessful in a highly colonial seabird, the little auk Alle alle. Animal Behaviour  77: 433-438, PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Stempniewicz L (2009) Sex specific parental care by incubating Little Auks (Alle alle). Ornis Fennica 85: 140-148, PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K (2009) Long handling time of a big prey – Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus foraging on frog. Ornis Svecica 19: 56-57, PDF


Moe B, Stempniewicz L, Jakubas D, Angelier F, Chastel O, Dinessen F, Gabrielsen GW, Hanssen F, Karnovsky NJ, Rønning B, Welcker J, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Bech C (2009) Climate change and phenological responses of two seabird species breeding in the high-Arctic. Marine Ecology Progress Series 393: 235–246, PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulnis-Jakubas K (2008) Variation in copulatory behaviour in Dovekie. Waterbirds 31(4): 661-665, PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Kreft R (2008) Sex differences in body condition and hematological parameters in Little Auk Alle alle during the incubation period. Ornis Fennica 85: 90-95, PDF


Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Jakubas D, Stempniewicz L (2008) Avifauna of Hornsund area, SW Spitsbergen – present state and recent changes. Polish Polar  Research  29(2): 187-197, PDF


Jakubas D, Zmudczyńska K, Wojczulanis-Jakubas K, Stempniewicz L (2008) Feaces deposition and numbers of vertebrate herbivores in the vicinity of planktivorous and piscivorous seabird colonies in Hornsund, Spitsbergen. Polish Polar Research 29(1): 45-58, PDF


Jakubas D, Wojczulanis K (2007) Predicting the sex of Dovekies by discriminant analysis. Waterbirds 30(1): 92-96, PDF

Jakubas D,  Wojczulanis K, Walkusz W (2007) The response of the little auk Alle alle to environmental changes in feeding grounds on South Spitsbergen. Waterbirds 30(3): 421-428, PDF


Wojczulanis K, Jakubas D, Walkusz W, Wennerberg L (2006) Differences in food delivered to chicks by males and females of little auk (Alle alle) on South Spitsbergen. Journal of Ornithology 147: 543-548, PDF



Wojczulanis K, Jakubas D, Stempniewicz L (2005) Exploitation by the Grey Heron of Fish Regurgitated by Cormorants, Waterbirds 28(2): 224-22, PDF


Wojczulanis K, Jakubas D, Stempniewicz L (2005) Changes in the Glaucous Gull Predatory Pressure on Little Auks in Southwest Spitsbergen. Waterbirds 28(4): 430-435, PDF