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Curriculum Vitae


Martínez, A.E., X. Si, L Zou, D Zeng, P Deng, and E. Goodale. (accepted). Interspecific sociality alters the colonization and extinction rates of island birds. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

Martínez, A.E., J.M. Ponciano, J.P. Gomez, T. Valqui, J. Novoa, M.M. Aponte, G. Biscarra, E. Camerlenghi, B.H. Carnes, R.H.Munarriz,E. Parra, I.M. Plummer, J. Fitzpatrick, S.K. Robinson, J. Socolar, and J. Terborgh. 2023. The structure and organization of an Amazonian bird community remains little changed after nearly four decades. Ecology Letters. 00:1-12.

Gerson, J.R., N. Szponar, A.A. Zombrano, B. Berquist, E Broadbent, C.T. Driscoll, G. Erkenswick, D.C. Evers, L.E. Fernandez, H. Hsu-Kim, G. Inga, K.N. Landsale, M.J. Marchese, A. Martínez, C. Moore, W. Pan, R.O. Purizaca, V. Sánchez, M. Silman, E.A. Ury, C. Vega, M. Watsa, and E.S. Berhnardt. 2022. Amazon forests capture high levels of atmospheric mercury pollution from artisanal gold mining. Nature Communications. 13(1):1-10.


Robinson, W.D., D. Errichetti, H. Pollock, A.E. Martínez, P.C. Stouffer, F.Y. Shen and J.G. Blake. 2021. Big Bird Plots: Benchmarking Neotropical bird communities to addresss questions in ecology and conservation in an era of rapid change. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.


Carnes, B, M.A. Aponte, R.H. Munarriz and A.E. Martínez. 2021. Molt patterns and aging criteria for eight species of low elevation hummingbirds in southeastern Peru. Ornitología Neotropical. 32:103-112.


Martínez, A.E., E. Parra, Gomez, J.P., and V.T.Vredenburg. 2021. Alarm responses among Amazonian Primates and Birds-Evidence for Cross-Taxon Eavesdropping Networks. Oikos DOI 10.1111/oik.08274.


Martínez, A.E., H.S. Pollock and P. Rodrigues, J.M. Touchton. 2021. Army-ant following in Neotropical birds – a review and prospectus. Ornithology 138:1-16.


Carnes H. and A.E. Martínez. 2020. A record of House Sparrow from Cocha Cashu Biological Station, Parque Nacional Manu. Cotinga 42:37-38.

Goodale, E, H. Sridhar, K. Sieving, P. Bangal, ZG Colorado, D. Farine, E. Heymann, H. Jones, I. Krams, A.E. Martínez, F. Montaño-Centellas, J. Muñoz, U. Srinivasan, A. Theo, K.  Shanker. 2020. Mixed company: A framework for understanding the composition and organization of mixed-species animal groups. Biological Reviews. doi 10.1111/brv.12591.

Camerlenghi ,E., P. Tellaroli, M. Griggio and A.E. Martínez. 2019. Evidence for variation in information value generated by different alarm calling birds in a heterogeneous landscape. American Naturalist.194(5) :E134-139.

Hunts, C., M. Heather M., A.E. Martínez, and E. Parra. 2019. “Experimental evidence of alarm eavesdropping on Amazonan mixed-flock followers by two social sentinel species: The Dusky-throated Antshrike, Thamnomanes ardesiacus, and the Cinerous-Antshrke T. schistogynus. Ornitología Neotropical. 30:224-228.

Parra, E., M. Riegner, J.N. Novoa, and A.E. Martínez. 2019. Observations of Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoos (Neomorphus geoffroyi) Associating with mixed-species flocks. Cotinga. 41:94-97.

Lee, T., Zou, F., Sieving, K., Jiang, D., Jones, H., Zhang, M., Zhang Q., Martínez, A.E., and E, Goodale. 2018. The conservation implications of mixed-species flocking in birds, a globally-distributed species interaction network. Biological Conservation 224:267-276.

Martínez, A.E., E. Parra, O. Muellerklein, and V.T. Vredenenburg. 2018. Fear-based niche shifts in  neotropical birds. Ecology 99(6):1-8.

Martínez, A.E., H.S. Pollock, J.P. Kelley and C.E. Tarwater. 2018. Social information cascades influence the formation of mixed-species flocks of ant-following birds in the Neotropics. Animal Behavior.135:25-35.


Pollock, H.S., A.E. Martinez,  J.P. Kelley, J. M. Touchton and C.E. Tarwater. 2017. Heterospecific eavesdropping in ant-following birds of the Neotropics is a learned behavior. Proceedings B of the Royal Society B.

Martinez,A.E., E. Parra, L.F. Collado, and V.T. Vredenburg. 2017. Deconstructing the landscape of fear in stable multi-species. Ecology 98(9):2447-2455. 

Martínez, A.E. J.P. Gomez, J.M. Ponciano, and S.K. Robinson. 2016. Functional traits, Sociality and Predation Risk in an Amazonian Understory Bird Community. American Naturalist 187(5):607-619.


Martínez, A.E. and S.K. Robinson. 2016.  Using foraging ecology to elucidate the role of species interactions in two contrasting mixed-species flock systems in northeastern Peru. Wilson Journal of Ornithology  128

Yap, T.A., Ellison S, Flechas SV, Gillespie L, Koo MS, Martinez AE, and Vredenburg VT. (2015). Invasion of the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis on California Islands. Ecohealth. (DOI) 10.1007/s10393-015-1071-y


Goodale, E., Ding, P, Xiaohu L., Martínez A.E., Xingfeng S, Walters M, and Robinson S.K. 2015.  The structure of multi-species flocks and their role in the organization of forest bird communities, with special reference to East Asia. Avian Research. 6(1): 1-11.


Martínez, A.E., and J.P. Gomez. 2013. Are mixed-species bird flocks stable through two decades?  American Naturalist.  181(3):E53-E59.


Martínez, A.E., and R.T. Zenil. 2012.  Foraging guild influences dependence on heterospecific alarm calls in Amazonian bird flocks.  Behavioral Ecology 23:544-550.


Steadman, D.W, J.R. Montambault, S.K. Robinson, S.J. Oswalt, T.J. Brandeis, G.Londono, M.J. Reetz, W.M. Schelsky, N.A. Wright, J.P. Hoover, J.J. Jankowski, A. W. Kratter, A.E. Martínez, and J. Smith. 2009.  Relative abundance, habitat use, and long-term population changes of wintering and resident landbirds on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands.  The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121(1):41-53.


Martínez, A.E, D. Aranibar, E.G. Guitierrez. 2006. An assessment of the distribution and abundance of the Titicaca flightless grebe, Rollandia microptera, on lake Titicaca and an evaluation of its conservation status. Bird Conservation International 16(3):237-251.


Osenberg, C.W., C. J. F. Huckins, T. Kaltenberg, A.E. Martínez. 2004. Resolving within- and between-population variation in feeding ecology with a biomechanical model. Oecologia 141:57-65.


In Review

Fernández-Arellano G.J., V. Aguiar de Souza Penha, C.L. Rutt, A.E. Martínez. Participation in avian mixed-species flocks influences foraging and vigilance behavior in two species of Neotropical woodcreepers. Ornitología Neotropical.

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