Pesendorfer MB#, Baker CM#, Stringer M, McEachern AK, Bode M, McDonald-Madden E, Morrison SA, Sillett TS (in press) Oak habitat recovery on California's largest islands: scenarios for the role of corvid seed dispersal. Journal of Applied Ecology (IF = 5.3*) # contributed equally
 Koenig WD, Knops JMH, Pesendorfer MB, Zaya DN, Ashley MV (in press) Drivers of spatial synchrony of acorn production in the valley oak (Quercus lobata) at two geographic scales. Ecology. (IF = 4.7*)
 Bogdziewicz M, Szymkowiak J, Kasprzyk I, Grewling L, Borowski Z, Borycka K, Kantorowicz W, Myszkowska D, Piotrowicz K, Ziemianin M, Pesendorfer MB (in press) Masting in wind-pollinated trees: the role of weather and pollination dynamics in driving seed production. Ecology. (IF = 4.7*)
 Koenig WD, Pesendorfer MB, Knops JMH (2017) Evolutionary drivers, proximate mechanisms, and spatial synchrony of acorn production in oaks. International Oaks 28: 29-40.
 Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS, Morrison SA (2017) Spatially biased dispersal by a scatter-hoarding corvid may accelerate passive habitat restoration on California's largest island. Current Zoology 63: 363-367. (IF = 2.2*) --> Cover Article
 Koenig WD, Knops JMH, Carmen W, Pesendorfer MB (2017) Testing the terminal investment hypothesis in California oaks. American Naturalist 189: 564-569.(IF = 3.2*) [pdf]
 Pesendorfer MB, Koenig WD (2017) Competing for seed dispersal: evidence for the role of avian seed hoarders in mediating apparent predation among oaks. Functional Ecology31: 622–631 (IF = 5.2*) [pdf]
 Koenig WD, Alejano R, Carbonero MD, Fernández-Rebollo P, Knops JMH, Marañón T, Padilla-Díaz CM, Pearse IS, Pérez-Ramos IM, Pesendorfer MB (2016) Is the relationship between mast-seeding and weather in oaks related to their life-history or phylogeny? Ecology 97: 2603-2615. (IF = 4.7*)
 Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS, Morrison SA, Kamil AC (2016). Context-dependent seed dispersal by a scatter-hoarding corvid. Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 798-805.doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12501 [pdf] (IF = 4.9*)
 Pesendorfer MB, Koenig WD, Knops JMH, Funk KA, Pearse IS (2016) Individual resource-limitation combined with population-wide pollen availability drives masting in the valley oak (Quercus lobata). Journal of Ecology 103: 637-645. [pdf] (IF = 6.2*)
 Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS, Koenig WD, Morrison SA (2016). Scatter-hoarding corvids as seed dispersers for oaks and pines: a review of a widely distributed mutualism and its utility to habitat restoration. The Condor: Ornithological Applications 118: 215-237. (May 2016) [pdf] (IF = 2.7*) (see NEWS for press coverage)
 Pesendorfer MB, Koenig, WD (2016) The effect of within-year variation in acorn crop size on seed predation and dispersal by avian hoarders. Oecologia181: 97-106. (doi:10.1007/s00442-016-3557-x) [pdf] (IF = 3.3*)
2015 & older
 Pearse IS, Koenig WD, Funk KA, Pesendorfer MB (2015) Pollen limitation and flower abortion in a wind-pollinated, masting tree. Ecology 96: 587-593. [pdf] (IF = 4.7*)
 Pesendorfer MB (2015) The effect of seed size variation in Quercus pacifica on seedling establishment and growth. In Standiford, Richard B.; Purcell, Kathryn L., (tech. cords.) Proceedings of the seventh California oak symposium: managing oak woodlands in a dynamic world. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-251. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. pp. 407-412. [pdf]
 Pesendorfer MB, Langin KM, Cohen B, Principe Z, Morrison SA, Sillett TS (2014). Stand structure and acorn production of island scrub oaks (Quercus pacifica). Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist7: 246-259. [pdf]
 Pesendorfer MB, Gunhold T, Schiel N, Souto A, Huber L, Range F (2009) The maintenance of traditions in free-living marmosets: individual habit or social conformity? A field experiment. PLoS ONE4: e4472. [link] (IF = 4.4*)
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IN PROGRESS submitted
Moreira X, Abdala-Roberts L, Pérez-Ramos IM, Knops JMH, Pesendorfer MB, Mooney KA, Koenig WD (in review) Climatic cues associated with masting dampen the negative autocorrelation between past and current reproduction in oaks.
Pesendorfer MB, Koenig WD (in review) Aggression mediates context-dependence of a corvid seed dispersal mutualism.
Pesendorfer MB, Bogdziewicz M, Koenig WD, Ledwon, Ziwiec (submitted) Declining seed production before death in a widely distributed tree: senescence, not terminal investment?
in prep (near submission)
Hagemeyer NDGH#, Pesendorfer MB#, Koenig WD, Walters EL (in prep) Resolving a paradox: population increase in a bird species despite declining preferred habitat. Ecology # contributed equally
Schubert, S, Pesendorfer MB, Koenig WD. (in prep) Microhabitat variation in survival of cached acorns in California oak woodlands.
Pesendorfer MB (2007) Individual and Observational Learning of Object Affordances in Keas (Nestor notabilis). Diploma Thesis, University of Vienna [pdf]
Pesendorfer MB (2014) Scatter-hoarding of acorns by island scrub-jays. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Pesendorfer MB, Vogl W (2007) Beaver abundance estimates for the lower March River. Via Donau – Austrian Waterway Authority
Pesendorfer MB, Langin KM, Sillett TS (2009) Non-breeding ecology of island scrub-jays (Aphelocoma insularis). 2009 Field season findings. The Nature Conservancy
Langin KM, Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS (2010) Non-breeding ecology of island scrub-jays (Aphelocoma insularis) and seed production in island scrub-oaks (Quercus pacifica). 2010 Field season findings. The Nature Conservancy
Pesendorfer MB, Langin KM, Sillett TS (2011) Non-breeding ecology of island scrub-jays (Aphelocoma insularis) and seed production in island scrub-oaks (Quercus pacifica). 2011 Field season findings. The Nature Conservancy
Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS (2011) Stand density and seed production of Quercus pacifica on Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa and Catalina Islands. National Park Service, Ventura Office.
Pesendorfer MB. Utilizing Ecosystem Services by Scatter-Hoarding Corvids to Restore Oak Habitat. 7th California Oak Symposium: Managing Oak Woodlands in a Changing World. November 3-6, 2014, Visalia, CA.
Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS, Kamil AC. Masting Enhances Seed Dispersal by a Scatter-Hoarding Corvid. ISBE - International Society for Behavioral Ecology. July 30 - August 5, 2014, New York, NY.
Pesendorfer MB, Ort AJ, Bond AB, Kamil AC. Cognitive and Ecological Constraints on Scatter-Hoarding. Comparative Cognition Conference, Melbourne, FL, March 2013
Pesendorfer MB, Sillett TS, Bond AB, Kamil AC. Scatter-hoarding of Acorns by Island Scrub-Jays, Aphelocoma insularis, on Santa Cruz Island. Joint Conference of American Field Ornithologists, Wilson and Cooper Ornithological Societies, Kearney, NE, March 2011 and BEHAVIOR. Joint Conference of the Animal Behavior Society and the International Ethological Conference, Bloomington, IN, June 2011.
Pesendorfer MB. Investigating the maintenance of traditions in free-living marmosets. Madingley Lecture Series, Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour, Cambridge University, February 2008 (invited talk).
Pesendorfer MB, Bond AB, Kamil AC, Sillett TS. Ecological Determinants of Scatter-Hoarding in Island Scrub-Jays. International Society of Behavioral Ecologists Meeting, Lund, Sweden, August 2012
Pesendorfer MB,Gunhold T, Schiel N, Souto A, Huber L, Range F. The Maintenance of Traditions in Free-Living Marmosets: Individual Habit or Social Conformity? Conference for Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL 2009.
Pesendorfer MB, Gajdon GK, Huber L Observational Learning in Keas (Nestor notabilis), Ethologische Gesellschaft Special Meeting, Grünau. June 2007.
Pesendorfer MB, Bugnyar T, Gattermayr M, Kotrschal K Which Cache Do I Raid First? Effect of Delay on Pilfering Behaviour in Common Ravens (Corvus corax), European Conference for Behavioural Biology, Belfast, May 2006.
Pesendorfer MB, Gajdon, GK, Huber L. Object Permanence in Keas (Nestor notabilis), International Ethological Conference, Budapest, August 2005.