Publications (2015 – present)


Mourkas, E., Valdebenito, J.O., Marsh, H., Hitchings, M.D., Cooper, K.K., Parker, C.T., Székely, T., Johansson, H., Ellström, P., Pascoe, B., Waldenström, J., Sheppard, S.M. Proximity to humans is associated with antimicrobial resistant enteric pathogens in wild bird microbiomes. In press at Current Biology.


Basso, E., Ruiz, J., Linscott, J., Senner, N., Weegman, M., Ballard, B., Navedo, J.G. 2024. Movement ecology during non-breeding season in a long-distance migratory shorebird: Are space use and movement patterns sex-biased? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 78: 67.


Valdebenito, J.O., Jones, W., Székely, T. Evolutionary drivers of sex-specific parasite prevalence in wild birds. Accepted at Proceedings of the Royal Society B.


Valdebenito, J.O. 2024. Notes on a plover briefly incubating an oystercatcher nest in PatagoniaMarine Ornithology 52: 113 – 115.


Navedo, J.G. 2024. Habitat management favoring duck hunting seems to prevent shifting distribution due to climate warming: another avenue for ‘hunting’ greenwashing? Animal Conservation 27: 19-20.


Morales-Torres, D., Valdivia, N.A., Rodríguez, S.M., & Navedo, J.G. 2024.
The importance of feeding fast when thieves are around: a case study on Whimbrels foraging on a wave-exposed sandy beach in southern Chile. Austral Ecology. 49: e13298.




Székely, T., Carmona-Isunza, M.C., Engel, N., Halimubieke, N., Jones, W., Kubelka, V., Rice, R., Tanner, C.E., Tóth, Z., Valdebenito, J.O., Wanders, K. and McDonald, G.C. 2024. The causes and implications of sex role diversity in shorebird breeding systems. Ibis, 166: 357-385.


Basso, E., Horstmann, J., Rakhimberdiev, E., Abad-Gómez, J.M., Masero, J.A., Gutiérrez, J.S., Valenzuela, J., Ruiz, J.Navedo, J.G. 2023. GPS tracking analyses reveal finely-tuned shorebird space use and movement patterns throughout the non-breeding season in high-latitude austral intertidal areas. Movement Ecology 11:55.


Rodríguez-Jorquera, I.A., Lenzi, J., Maturana, M., Biscarra, G., Ruiz, J. and Navedo, J.G. 2023.
Exploring the recovery of a large wetland 16 years after a pollution-induced disturbance using black-necked swan blood parameters and body condition. Integr Environ Assess Manag. 19: 663-675.


Ruiz, J., Biscarra, G., Flores, M., Morales, G., Tomasevic, J.A., Otondo, F., Poblete, V. & Navedo, J.G. 2023.
Dot-winged crake (Porzana spiloptera) Durnford, 1877 (Rallidae) in Chile: new records and a review on the status of Pacific populations. Ornitologîa Neotropical. Vol. 34 No. 1


Navedo, J. G. Piersma, T. 2023.
Do 50-year-old Ramsar criteria still do the best possible job? A plea for broadened scientific underpinning of the global protection of wetlands and migratory waterbirdsConservation Letters, 00, e12941.


Martínez-Curci, N.S., Fierro, P. & Navedo, J.G. 2023.
Does experimental seaweed cultivation affect benthic communities and shorebird foraging behavior? applications for extensive aquaculture. Ecological Applications. e2799.


Martínez, A. E.Ponciano, J. M.Gomez, J. P.Valqui, T.Novoa, J., Antezana, M., Biscarra, G., Camerlenghi, E., Carnes, B. H., Huayanca Munarriz, R., Parra, E.,  Plummer, I. M., Fitzpatrick, J. W., Robinson, S. K., Socolar, J. B. & Terborgh, J. 2023.
The structure and organisation of an Amazonian bird community remains little changed after nearly four decades in Manu National ParkEcology Letters001– 12.




Morales, G., Vargas, V., Espejo, D., Poblete, V., Tomasevic J.A., Otondo, F. & Navedo, J.G. 2022.
Method for passive acoustic monitoring of bird communities using UMAP and a deep neural network. Ecological Informatics 72: 101909 


Pottier, P., Lin, HY., Oh, R.R., Pollo, P., Rivera-Villanueva, A.N., Valdebenito, J.O., Yang, Y., Amano, T., Burke, S., Drobniak S.M. & Nakagawa, S. 2022.
A comprehensive database of amphibian heat tolerance. Scientific Data 9: 600


Mejías, C., Navedo, J.G., Sabat, P., Franco, L.M., Bozinovic, F. & Nespolo, R.F. 2022.
Body Composition and Energy Savings by Hibernation: Lessons from the South American Marsupial Dromiciops gliroides. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 95(3): 239-250


Navedo, J.G., Piersma, T., Figuerola, J. & Vansteelant, W. 2022.
Spain’s Doñana World Heritage Site in danger. Science 376(6589): 144


Gutiérrez, J.S., Moore, J.N., Donnelly, J.P., Dorador, C., Navedo, J.G. & Senner, N.R. 2022
Climate change and lithium mining influence flamingo abundance in the Lithium Triangle. Proc. R. Soc. B289: 20212388


Jetz, W., Tertitski, G., Kays, R., …, Navedo, J.G., … Zięcik, A. & Zook, C. 2022.
Biological Earth observation with animal sensors. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 37: 293–298


Linscott, J.A., Navedo, J.G., Clements, S.J., Loghry, J.P., Ruiz, J., Ballard, B.M., Weegman, M.D. & Senner, N.R. 2022. Compensation for wind drift prevails for a shorebird on a long-distance, transoceanic flight. Movement Ecology 10: 11




Biscarra, G., McFadden, T.N., Donoso, P.J., Ponce, D.B., Ruiz, J. & Navedo J.G. 2021.
Short-term avian responses to experimental variable-density thinning: Initial stand attributes outweigh effects of management in Austral temperate rainforests. Forest Ecology and Management 502: 119711


Basso, E., Drever, M. C., Fonseca, J. & Navedo, J. G. 2021.
Semi-intensive shrimp farms as experimental arenas for the study of predation risk from falcons to shorebirds. Ecology and Evolution 11: 13379– 13389


Lobos-Ovalle, D., Navarrete, C., Navedo, J.G. Peña-Espinoza, M. & Verdugo, C. 2021.
Improving the sensitivity of gastrointestinal helminth detection using the Mini-FLOTAC technique in wild birds. Parasitology Research 120: 3319–3324


Navedo, J.G. 2021.
Can shorebirds use heterospecifics as cues of danger? An observation of Willets gathering around a Peregrine Falcon consuming a godwit. Wader Study 128: 193-195


Navedo, J.G. & Vargas-Chacoff, L. 2021.
Salmon aquaculture threatens Patagonia. Science 372 (6543): 695-696


Gherardi-Fuentes, C., Ruiz, J. & Navedo, J.G. 2021.
Insights into migratory connectivity and conservation concerns of Red Knots Calidris canutus in the austral Pacific coast of the Americas. Bird Conservation International 32(2): 223-231


Navedo, J.G., Araya, V. & Verdugo, C. 2021.
Upraising a silent pollution: Antibiotic resistance at coastal environments and transference to long-distance migratory shorebirds. Science of The Total Environment 777: 146004


Parejo, M., Gutiérrez, J.S., Villegas, A., Abad-Gómez, J.M., González-Medina, E., Navedo, J.G., Corbacho, C., Sánchez-Guzmán, J.M. & Masero, J.A. 2021.
Changes in Body Condition in Northern Pintails Wintering in Southern Europe Support the ‘Wintering Strategy Hypothesis’. Ardea 109(1): 33-40


Cortés, E.I., Navedo, J.G. & Silva-Rodríguez, E.A. 2021.
Widespread Presence of Domestic Dogs on Sandy Beaches of Southern Chile. Animals 11: 161




Abad-Gómez, J.M., Villegas, A., Gutiérrez, J.S., Parejo, M., Navedo, J.G., Sánchez-Guzmán, J.M., Rocha, A., Masero, J.A. 2020.
Pro-inflammatory immune response is linked to wintering habitat in a migratory shorebird.
The Auk 137(4): ukaa046


Navedo, J.G. & Ruiz, J. 2020.
Oversummering in the southern hemisphere by long-distance migratory shorebirds calls for reappraisal of wetland conservation policies. Global Ecology and Conservation 23: e01189


Gherardi-Fuentes, C., Navedo, J.G. & Verdugo, C. 2020.
The mitochondrial genome of two long-distance migratory shorebirds: the Hudsonian godwit (Limosa haemastica) and the Red knot (Calidris canutus). Mitochondrial DNA Part B 5(3): 3553-3554


Freeland, M., Navedo, J.G. & McFadden, T.N. 2020.
Pollination patterns by Green-backed Firecrown hummingbirds. Journal of Emerging Investigators 3


Gherardi-Fuentes, C., Ruiz, J., Verdugo, C. & Navedo, J.G. 2020.
Male-biased adult sex ratio in non-breeding areas of an extreme long-distance migratory shorebird population. Acta Oecologica 105: 103560


Fonseca, J. & Navedo, J.G. 2020.
Shorebird predation on benthic invertebrates after shrimp-pond harvesting: implications for semi-intensive aquaculture management. Journal of Environmental Management 262.




Navedo, J.G., Gutiérrez, J.S., Salmón, P., Arranz, D., Novo, M., Díaz-Cosín, D.J., Herrera, A.G. & Masero, J.A. 2019.
Food supply, prey selection and estimated consumption of wintering Eurasian curlews feeding on earthworms at coastal pastures. Ardea 107: 263-274.


Gutiérrez, J.S., Sabat, P., Castañeda, L.E., Contreras, C., Navarrete, L., Peña-Villalobos, I. & Navedo, J.G. 2019.
Oxidative status and metabolic profile in a long-lived bird preparing for extreme endurance migration. Scientific Reports 9:17616.


Oyarzún-Ruiz, P., Muñoz, P., Paredes, E., Valenzuela, G., Ruiz, J. 2019.
Gastrointestinal helminths and related histopathological lesions in black-necked swans Cygnus melancoryphus from the Carlos Anwandter Nature Sanctuary, Southern Chile. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology 28: 613-624.


McFadden, T.N., Biscarra, G., Ruiz, J., Navedo, J.G. 2019.
Recommended band sizes and a novel technique for sexing immature green-backed firecrown hummingbirds (Sephanoides sephaniodes). Ornitologia Neotropical 30: 179-184.


Parejo, M., Gutiérrez, J.S., Navedo, J.G., Abad-Gómez, J.M., Villegas, A., Corbacho, C., Sánchez-Guzmán, J.M., Soriano-Redondo, A., Masero, J.A. 2019.
Day and night use of habitats by northern pintails during winter in a primary rice-growing region of Iberia. PLoS ONE 14: e0220400.


Navedo, J.G., Verdugo, C., Rodríguez-Jorquera, I.,  Abad-Gómez, J.M., Suazo, C.G., Castañeda, L.E., Araya, V., Ruiz, J., Gutiérrez, J.S. 2019.
Assessing the effects of human activities on the foraging opportunities of migratory shorebirds in Austral high-latitude bays PLoS ONE 14(3): e0212441.


Navedo, J.G. & Gutiérrez, J.S. 2019.
Migratory connectivity and local site fidelity in Red knots on the southern Pacific coast of South America. Aquatic Conservation 29: 670-675.


Navedo, J.G., Fernández, G. 2019.
Use of semi-intensive shrimp farms as alternative foraging areas by migratory shorebird populations in tropical areas. Bird Conservation International 29: 263–276.




Navedo, J.G. 2018.
Moving between flyways – differences, challenges and wader issues in South America from an immigrant’s perspective. Wader Study 125: 77-78.


Micael, J.F., Navedo, J.G. 2018.
Macrobenthic communities at high southern latitudes: food supply for long-distance migratory shorebirds. Austral Ecology 43: 955-964.


de León-González, J.A., Méndez, N., Navedo, J.G. 2018.
Laeonereis watsoni (Annelida, Nereididae), a new species from western Mexico. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 98: 1347-1353.


Gutiérrez, J.S., Navedo, J.G., Soriano-Redondo, A. 2018.
Chilean Atacama site imperilled by lithium miningNature 557: 492.


Medel, J., Bildstein, K.L., Schlatter, R.P. & Navedo, J.G. 2018.
Discovery of an austral migratory corridor for raptors in South America. Journal of Raptor Research 52: 89-93


Basso, E., Fonseca, J., Drever, M.C. & Navedo, J.G. 2018.
Effects of intertidal habitat availability on the use of anthropogenic habitats as foraging grounds by shorebirds: a case study on semi-intensive shrimp farms. Hydrobiologia 809: 19-29.




Fonseca, J., Basso, E., Serrano, D. & Navedo, J.G. 2017.
Effects of tidal cycles on shorebird distribution and foraging behaviour in a coastal tropical wetland: Insights for carrying capacity assessment. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 198: 279-287.


McFadden, T.N., Herrera, A.G. & Navedo, J.G. 2017.
Waterbird responses to regular passage of a birdwatching tour boat: Implications for wetland management. Journal for Nature Conservation 40: 42-48.


Navedo, J.G., Fernández, G., Valdivia, N, Drever, M.C. & Masero, J.A. 2017.
Identifying management actions to increase foraging opportunities for shorebirds at semi-intensive shrimp farms. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 567-576.




Galarza, A., Arce, F., Navedo, J.G. & Arizaga, J. 2016.
Dispersal of little egret Egretta garzetta from northern Spanish Atlantic colonies. Ardeola 63: 375-382.




Ramo, C., Amat, J.A., Gómez-Crespo, E., Navedo, J.G., Jubete, F., Masero, J.A., Palacios, J., Rodríguez-Alonso, M., Boos, M., Schricke, V. & Green, A.J. 2015.
Latitudinal-Related Variation in Wintering Population Trends of Greylag Geese (Anser anser) along the Atlantic Flyway: A Response to Climate Change?
PLoS ONE 10: e0140181.


Parejo, M., Navedo, J.G., Gutiérrez, J.S., Abad-Gómez, J.M., Villegas, A., Corbacho, C., Sánchez-Guzmán, J.M. & Masero, J.A. 2015.
Geographical origin of dabbling ducks wintering in Iberia: sex differences and implications for pair formation. Ibis 157: 536-544.


Navedo, J.G., Hahn, S., Parejo, M., Abad-Gómez, J.M., Gutiérrez, J.S., Villegas, A., Sánchez-Guzmán, J.M. & Masero, J.A. 2015.
Unravelling trophic subsidies of agroecosystems for biodiversity conservation: Food consumption and nutrient recycling by waterbirds in Mediterranean rice fields. Science of the Total Environment 511: 288-297.


Navedo, J.G., Fernández, G., Fonseca, J. & Drever, M.C. 2015.
A potential role of shrimp-farms for the conservation of Nearctic shorebird populations. Estuaries and Coasts 38: 836-845.