Publications

2017
MINIAS, P., L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & P.O. DUNN. 2017. Coloniality and migration are related to selection on MHC genes in birds. Evolution DOI: 10.1111/evo.13142
2016
WHITTINGHAM, L. A. & P.O. DUNN. 2016. Experimental evidence that brighter males sire more extra-pair young in tree swallows. Molecular Ecology 25: 3706-3715.
BATESON, Z.W., S.C. HAMMERLY, J.A. JOHNSON, M.E. MORROW, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & P.O. DUNN. 2016. Specific alleles at immune genes, rather than genome-wide heterozygosity, are related to immunity and survival in the critically endangered Attwater’s prairie-chicken. Molecular Ecology 25: 4730–4744.
MINIAS, P., Z.W. BATESON, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, J.A. JOHNSON, S. OYLER-MCCANCE, & P.O. DUNN. 2016. Contrasting evolutionary histories of MHC class I and class II loci in grouse – effects of selection and gene conversion. Heredity 116: 466-476. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2016.6
HENSCHEN, A.E., L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & P.O. DUNN. 2016. Oxidative stress is related to both melanin and carotenoid-based ornaments in the common yellowthroat. Functional Ecology 30: 749-758.  DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12549.
2015
BATESON, Z.W., L.A. WHITTINGHAM, J.A. JOHNSON, & P.O. DUNN. 2015. Contrasting patterns of selection and drift between two categories of immune genes in prairie-chickens. Molecular Ecology 24: 6095-6106.  
FAIRHURST, G. D., L. L. BERZINS, D. W. BRADLEY, A. J. LAUGHLIN, A. ROMANO, M. ROMANO, C. SCANDOLARA, R. AMBROSINI, R. D. DAWSON, P.O. DUNN, K. A. HOBSON, F. LIECHTI, T. A. MARCHANT, D. R. NORRIS, D. RUBOLINI, N. SAINO, C. M. TAYLOR, L. A. WHITTINGHAM, & R. G. CLARK. 2015. Assessing costs of carrying geolocators using feather corticosterone in two species of aerial insectivore. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150004
DUNN, P.O., J.K. ARMENTA, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2015. Natural and sexual selection act on different axes of variation in avian plumage color. Science Advances 1 (2): 1400155.
WHITTINGHAM, L.A., C.R. FREEMAN-GALLANT, C.C. TAFF, & P.O. DUNN. 2015. Different ornaments signal male health and MHC variation in two populations of a warbler. Molecular Ecology 24: 1584-1595.
2014
BATESON, Z.W., P.O. DUNN, S.D. HULL, A.E. HENSCHEN, J.A. JOHNSON, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2014. Genetic restoration of a threatened population of greater prairie-chickens. Biological Conservation 174: 12-19.
WHITTINGHAM, L. A. & P.O. DUNN.  2014. Extra-pair mating and sexual selection on male traits across populations. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126: 9-18.
WINKLER, D.W., K.M. RINGELMAN, P.O. DUNN, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, D. J.T. HUSSELL, R.G. CLARK, R.D. DAWSON, L.S. JOHNSON, A. ROSE, S. H. AUSTIN, W.D. ROBINSON, M.P. LOMBARDO, P.A. THORPE, D. SHUTLER, R.J. ROBERTSON, M. STAGER, M. LEONARD, A. G. HORN, J. DICKINSON, V. FERRETTI, V. MASSONI, F. BULIT, J.C. REBOREDA, M. LILJESTHRÖM, M. QUIROGA, E. RAKHIMBERDIEV, & D.R. ARDIA. 2014. Latitudinal variation in clutch size–lay date regressions in Tachycineta swallows: effects of food supply or demography? Ecography 37:670-678.
BRADLEY, D.W., R.G. CLARK, P.O. DUNN, A. J. LAUGHLIN, C.M. TAYLOR, C. VLECK, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, D.W. WINKLER, & D.R. NORRIS. 2014. Trans-Gulf of Mexico loop migration of tree swallows revealed by solar geolocation. Current Zoology 60: 653-659.
FREEMAN-GALLANT, C.R., R.L. SCHNEIDER, C.C. TAFF, P.O. DUNN, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2014. Contrasting patterns of selection on the size and coloration of a female plumage ornament in common yellowthroats. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 982-991.
DUNN, P.O., & A.P. MOLLER. 2014. Changes in breeding phenology and population size of birds. Journal of Animal Ecology 83:729-739
2013
SEDDON, N., C.A. BOTERO, J.A. TOBIAS, P.O. DUNN, H.E.A. MACGREGOR, D.R. RUBENSTEIN, J.A.C. UY, J.T. WEIR, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & R.J. SAFRAN. 2013. Sexual selection accelerates signal evolution during speciation in birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 280: 1471-2954.
LAUGHLIN, A. J., C. M. TAYLOR, D.W. BRADLEY, D. LECLAIR, R.C. CLARK, R.D. DAWSON, P.O. DUNN, A. HORN, M. LEONARD, D. R. SHELDON, D. SHUTLER, L. A. WHITTINGHAM, D. W. WINKLER, & D. R. NORRIS. 2013. Integrating information from geolocators, weather radar, and citizen science to uncover a key stopover area of an aerial insectivore. The Auk 130: 230-239.
DUNN, P.O., J.L. BOLLMER, C.R. FREEMAN-GALLANT & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2013. MHC variation is related to a sexually selected ornament, survival, and parasite resistance in the common yellowthroat. Evolution 67: 679-687. (PDF)
TAFF, C.C. , C.R. FREEMAN-GALLANT, P.O. DUNN & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2013. Spatial distribution of nests constrains the strength of sexual selection in a warbler. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26: 1392-1405.
EIMES, J.A., K. REED, K. MENDOZA, J.L. BOLLMER, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, Z.W. BATESON & P.O. DUNN. 2013. Greater prairie-chickens have a compact MHC-B with a single class IA locus. Immunogenetics 65: 133-144. (PDF)
2012
BOLLMER, J.L., P.O. DUNN, C.R. FREEMAN-GALLANT & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2012. Social and extra-pair mating in relation to MHC variation in common yellowthroats. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 279: 4778-4785. (PDF)
TAFF, C.C. , C.R. FREEMAN-GALLANT, P.O. DUNN & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. K. BELINSKY, D STEINBERGER, C. CLARK, & H. SACKS. 2012. Multi-modal sexual selection in a warbler: plumage and song are related to different fitness components. Animal Behaviour 84: 813-821.
SHUTLER, D. D. HUSSELL, R. NORRIS, D. WINKLER, R. ROBERTSON, F. BONIER, W. RENDELL, M. BÉLISLE, R. CLARK, R. DAWSON, N. WHEELWRIGHT, M. LOMBARDO, P. THORPE, M. TRUAN, R. WALSH, M. LEONARD, A. HORN, C. VLECK, D. VLECK, A. ROSE, L. WHITTINGHAM, P. DUNN, K. HOBSON, & M. STANBACK. 2012. Spatiotemporal Patterns in Nest Box Occupancy by Tree Swallows Across North America. Avian Conservation and Ecology 7 (1): 3. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ACE-00517-070103. (PDF)
HESS, B.D., P.O. DUNN & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2012. Females choose multiple mates in the lekking greater prairie-chicken. Auk 129: 133-139. (PDF)
2011

EIMES, J.A., J.L. BOLLMER, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, J.A. JOHNSON, C. VAN OOSTERHOUT & P.O. DUNN. 2011. Rapid loss of MHC class II variation in a bottlenecked population is explained by drift and loss of copy number variation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1847-1856. (PDF)
BOLLMER, J.L., E.A. RUDER, J.A. JOHNSON, J.A. EIMES & P.O. DUNN. 2011. Drift and selection influence geographic variation at immune loci of prairie-chickens. Molecular Ecology 20: 4695–4706. (PDF)
TAFF, C.C., C.R. FREEMAN-GALLANT, P.O. DUNN & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2011. Relationship between brood sex ratio and male ornaments depends on male age in a warbler. Animal Behaviour 81: 619-625. (PDF)
DUNN, P.O., D.W. WINKLER, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, S.J. HANNON, & R.J. ROBERTSON. 2011. A test of the mismatch hypothesis: how predictable is the timing of food abundance for aerial insectivores? Ecology 92: 450-461. (PDF)
2010

DUNN, P.O., & D.W. WINKLER. 2010. Effects of climate change on timing of breeding and reproductive success in birds. Chapter 10 In: Effects of climate change on birds. A. P. Møller, W. Fiedler and P. Berthold (eds.). Oxford Univ. Press. (email for PDF)
WHITTINGHAM, L.A., & P.O. DUNN. 2010. Fitness benefits of polyandry for experienced females. Molecular Ecology 19:2328-2335. (PDF)
BOLLMER, J.L. , P.O. DUNN, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & C. WIMPEE. 2010. Extensive MHC class II B gene duplication in a passerine, the Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas). Journal of Heredity 101: 448-460. (PDF)
FREEMAN-GALLANT, C.R., C.C. TAFF, D.F. MORIN, P.O. DUNN, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & S.M. TANG. 2010. Sexual selection, multiple ornaments, and age- and condition-dependent signalling in the common yellowthroat. Evolution. 64: 1007-1017. (PDF)
EIMES, J.A., J.L. BOLLMER, P.O. DUNN. L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & C. WIMPEE. 2010. MHC class II diversity and balancing selection in greater prairie-chickens. Genetica 138: 265-271. (PDF)
DUNN. P.O., J. GARVIN, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, C. FREEMAN-GALLANT, & D. HASSELQUIST. 2010. Carotenoid and melanin-based ornaments signal similar aspects of male quality in two populations of the common yellowthroat. Functional Ecology 24:149-158. (PDF)
2009

DUNN. P.O., J.T. LIFJELD, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2009. Multiple paternity and nestling quality in tree swallows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63:911-922. (PDF)
2008

ARMENTA, J., P.O. DUNN, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2008. Effects of specimen age on plumage color. Auk 125: 803-808. (PDF)
ARMENTA, J., P.O. DUNN, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2008. Quantifying avian sexual dichromatism: a comparison of methods.
Journal of Experimental Biology 211:2423-2430 (PDF)
DUNN, P.O., L.A. WHITTINGHAM, C. FREEMAN-GALLANT, & J. DeCOSTE. 2008. Geographic variation in the function of ornaments in the common yellowthroat. Journal of Avian Biology 39:66-72. (PDF)
GARVIN, J., P.O. DUNN, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, D. STEEBER, & D. HASSELQUIST. 2008. Do male ornaments signal immunity in common yellowthroats? Behavioral Ecology 19: 54-60 (PDF)
2007

DALE, J., P.O. DUNN, J. FIGUEROLA, T. LISLEVAND, T. SZEKELY, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2007. Sexual selection explains Rensch’s rule of allometry for sexual size dimorphism. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 274: 2971-2979. (PDF)
WHITTINGHAM, L.A., P.O. DUNN, & J.T. LIFJELD. 2007. Egg size is related to nestling quality, but there is no differential allocation in tree swallows. Condor 109: 585-594. (PDF)
JOHNSON, J., P.O. DUNN, & J. BOUZAT. 2007. Effects of recent population bottlenecks on reconstructing the demographic history of prairie-chickens. Molecular Ecology 16: 2203-2222. (PDF)
MITCHELL, D.P., P.O. DUNN, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & C. FREEMAN-GALLANT. 2007. Attractive males provide less parental care in two populations of the common yellowthroat. Animal Behaviour 73: 165-170 (PDF)
ABROE, B., J. GARVIN, M. PEDERSEN, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & P.O. DUNN. 2007. Brood sex ratios are related to male size, but not attractiveness in the common yellowthroat. Auk 124: 176-184. (PDF).
DUNN. P.O., & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2007. Search costs influence the spatial distribution, but not the level of extra-pair mating in tree swallows. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61: 449-454. (PDF)
2006

PEDERSEN, M., P.O. DUNN, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2006. Extra-territorial forays are related to a male ornamental trait in common yellowthroats. Animal Behaviour 72: 479-486. (PDF)
GARVIN, J., B. ABROE, B., M. PEDERSEN, P.O. DUNN & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2006. Immune response of nestling warblers varies with extra-pair paternity and temperature. Molecular Ecology 15: 3833-3840. (PDF)
JOHNSON, J., & P.O. DUNN. 2006. Low genetic variation in the heath hen prior to extinction and implications for the conservation of prairie-chicken populations. Conservation Genetics 7: 37-48. (PDF)
WHITTINGHAM, L.A., P.O. DUNN, & STAPLETON, M. 2006. Repeatability of extra-pair mate choice by female tree swallows. Molecular Ecology 15: 841-849. (PDF)
2005

DUNN, P.O. & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2005. Radio-tracking of female tree swallows prior to egg-laying. Journal of Field Ornithology 76: 259-263. (PDF)
NOOKER, J., P.O. DUNN, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2005. Effects of food abundance, weather and female condition on reproduction in tree swallows. Auk 122: 1225-1238. (PDF)
TORTI, V. & P.O. DUNN. 2005. Variable effects of climate change on six species of North American birds. Oecologia 145: 486-495. (PDF)
WHITTINGHAM, L.A., P.O. DUNN, & NOOKER, J. 2005. Maternal influences on brood sex ratios: an experimental study in tree swallows. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 272: 1775-1780. (PDF)
TAROF, S., P.O. DUNN & L. A. WHITTINGHAM. 2005. Dual functions of a melanin-based ornament in the common yellowthroat. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 272: 1121-1127. (PDF)
PITCHER, T., P.O. DUNN, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2005. Sperm competition and the evolution of avian testes size. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18: 557-567. (PDF)
WHITTINGHAM, L.A. & P.O. DUNN. 2005. Effects of extra-pair and within-pair reproductive success on the opportunity for selection in birds. Behavioral Ecology 16: 138-144. (PDF)
2004

DUNN, P.O. 2004. Breeding dates and reproductive performance. Chapter 4 In: Birds and climate change. A. P. Møller, W. Fiedler and P. Berthold (eds.). Academic Press, London. Advances in Ecological Research 35: 69-87.
JOHNSON, J., R. BELLINGER, J. TOEPFER & P.O. DUNN. 2004. Temporal changes in allele frequencies and low effective population size in greater prairie-chickens. Molecular Ecology 13: 2617-2630 (PDF).
POIRIER, N.E., L.A. WHITTINGHAM & P.O. DUNN. 2004. Males achieve greater reproductive success through multiple broods than through extra-pair mating in house wrens. Animal Behaviour 67: 1109-1116 (PDF).
SPARKS, T.H., H.Q.P. CRICK, P.O. DUNN, & L.V. SOKOLOV. 2004. Phenology of selected lifeforms: Birds. In: Phenology: An integrative environmental science, M.D. Schwartz (Ed.), pp 421-436. Kluwer, Amsterdam.
2003

JOHNSON, J., J. TOEPFER & P.O. DUNN. 2003. Contrasting patterns of mitochondrial and microsatellite population structure in fragmented populations of greater prairie chickens. Molecular Ecology 12: 3335-3347 (PDF).
POIRIER, N.E., L.A. WHITTINGHAM & P.O. DUNN. 2003. Effects of paternity and mate availability on mate switching in house wrens. Condor 105: 816-821 (PDF)
BELLINGER, R., J. JOHNSON, J. TOEPFER, & P.O. DUNN. 2003. Loss of genetic variation in greater prairie chickens following a population bottleneck in Wisconsin, USA. Conservation Biology 17: 717-724 (PDF).
WHITTINGHAM, L.A., P.O. DUNN & E. CLOTFELTER. 2003. Parental allocation of food to nestling tree swallows: the influence of nestling behavior, sex, and paternity. Animal Behaviour 65: 1203-1210 (PDF).
GALEOTTI, P., D. RUBOLINI, P.O. DUNN, & M. FASOLA. 2003. Colour polymorphism in birds: causes and functions. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 635-646. (PDF)
2002

WINKLER, D.W., P.O. DUNN, & C.E. McCULLOCH. 2002. Predicting the effects of climate change on avian life-history traits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 99: 13595-13599 (PDF).
LIFJELD, J., P.O. DUNN, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2002. Energetic stress, immunosuppression and parental effort in tree swallows. Oecologia 130: 185-190 (PDF).
WHITTINGHAM, L.A., S.M. VALKENAAR, N.E. POIRIER & P.O. DUNN. 2002. Maternal condition and nestling sex ratio in House Wrens. Auk 119: 125-13 (PDF).
2001

BADYAEV, A.V., G.E. HILL, P.O. DUNN, & J.C. GLEN. 2001. Plumage color as a composite trait: functional integration of sexual ornamentation in the house finch. American Naturalist 158: 221-235 (PDF).
STAPLETON, M., P.O. DUNN, J. McCARTY, A. SECORD & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2001. Polychlorinated Biphenyl contamination and minisatellite DNA mutation rates of tree swallows. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 20: 2263-2267 (PDF).
THUSIUS, K., K. PETERSON, P.O. DUNN, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2001. Male mask size is correlated with mating success in common yellowthroats. Animal Behaviour 62: 435-446 (PDF).
THUSIUS, K., P.O. DUNN, K. PETERSON, & L.A. WHITTINGHAM. 2001. Extrapair paternity is influenced by breeding synchrony and density in the common yellowthroat. Behavioral Ecology 12:633-639 (PDF).
WHITTINGHAM, L.A. & P. O. DUNN. 2001. Survival of withinpair and extrapair young in tree swallows. Behavioral Ecology 12: 496-500 (PDF)
PETERSON, K., K. THUSIUS, L.A. WHITTINGHAM, & P.O. DUNN. 2001. Allocation of male parental care in relation to paternity within and among broods of common yellowthroats. Ethology 107: 573-586 (PDF).
DUNN. P.O., L. A. WHITTINGHAM, & T. PITCHER. 2001. Mating systems, sperm competition and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in birds. Evolution 55: 161-175 (PDF).
WHITTINGHAM, L.A. & P.O. DUNN. 2001. Paternity and male parental care in birds. Current Ornithology 16: 257-298. (PDF)
2000

WHITTINGHAM, L.A. & P.O. DUNN. 2000. Offspring sex ratios in tree swallows: females in better condition produce more sons. Molecular Ecology 9: 1123-1129 (PDF).
CLOTFELTER, E., WHITTINGHAM, L.A. & P. O. DUNN. 2000. Laying order, hatching asynchrony, and nestling survival in tree swallows. Journal of Avian Biology 31: 329-334. (PDF)
HEINSOHN, R., P. DUNN, S. LEGGE & M. DOUBLE. 2000. Coalitions of relatives and reproductive skew in cooperatively breeding white-winged choughs. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 267: 243-249. (PDF)
DUNN, P.O., K. THUSIUS, D. WINKLER, & K. KIMBER. 2000. Geographic and ecological variation in clutch size of tree swallows. Auk 117: 215-221. (PDF)
1999

DUNN, P.O., & D.W. WINKLER. 1999. Climate change has affected the breeding date of tree swallows throughout North America. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 266: 2487-2490. (PDF)
HEINSOHN, R., S. LEGGE, & P.O. DUNN. 1999. Extreme reproductive skew in cooperatively-breeding birds: tests of theory in white-winged choughs. Pp. 2858-2878 in Adams, N.J. & Slotow, R.H. eds. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg.
DUNN, P.O., & A. COCKBURN. 1999. Extra-pair mate choice and honest signaling in cooperatively-breeding superb fairy-wrens. Evolution 53: 938-946. (PDF)
DUNN, P.O., A. AFTON, M. GLOUTNEY, & R.T. ALISAUSKAS. 1999. Forced copulation results in few extra-pair fertilizations in Ross’s and lesser snow geese. Animal Behaviour 57: 1071-1081.
1998

WHITTINGHAM, L.A., & P.O. DUNN. 1998. Male parental effort and paternity in a variable mating system. Animal Behaviour 55: 629-640. (PDF)
DUNN, P.O., & A. COCKBURN. 1998. The costs and benefits of extra-group mating in superb fairy-wrens. Pages 147-162 in P. Parker, N. Burley (eds.), Ornithological Monograph No. 49, Avian Reproductive Tactics: Female and Male Perspectives. Amer. Ornithol. Union, Washington, D.C.
1997

WHITTINGHAM, L.A., P.O. DUNN, & R. MAGRATH. 1997. Relatedness, polyandry and extra-group paternity in the cooperatively breeding white-browed scrubwren (Sericornis frontalis). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 40: 261-270.
1996

DUNN, P.O. & A. COCKBURN. 1996. Evolution of male parental care in a bird with almost complete cuckoldry. Evolution 50: 2542-2548. (PDF)
1995

GREEN, D., A. COCKBURN, M. HALL, H. OSMOND, & P.O. DUNN. 1995. The tradeoff between mating and parental effort in male superb fairy-wrens. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B. 262:297-303.
P.O. DUNN, P. O., A. COCKBURN, & R. A. MULDER. 1995. Fairy-wren helpers often care for young to which they are unrelated. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B. 259: 339-343.
WHITTINGHAM, L. A., P.O. DUNN, & R. J. ROBERTSON. 1995. Testing the female mate guarding hypothesis. Animal Behaviour 50: 277-279.
1994

DUNN, P. O., R. J. ROBERTSON, D. MICHAUD-FREEMAN & P. T. BOAG. 1994. Extra-pair paternity in tree swallows: why do females mate with more than one male? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 35: 273-281.
WHITTINGHAM, L. A., P.O. DUNN, & R. J. ROBERTSON. 1994. Female response to reduced male parental care in birds: an experiment in tree swallows. Ethology 96: 260-269.
LIFJELD, J. T., P.O. DUNN, & D. F. WESTNEAT. 1994. Sexual selection by sperm competition in birds: male-male competition or female choice? Journal of Avian Biology 25: 244-250.
DUNN, P.O., L. A. WHITTINGHAM, J. T. LIFJELD, R. J. ROBERTSON, & P. T. BOAG. 1994. Effects of breeding density, synchrony and experience on extra-pair paternity in tree swallows. BehavioralEcology 5: 123-129.
MULDER, R. A., P.O. DUNN, A. COCKBURN, K. LAZENBY-COHEN, & M. J.HOWELL. 1994. Helpers liberate female fairy-wrens from constraints on extra-pair mate choice. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B 255: 223-229.
DUNN, P.O. & J.T. LIFJELD. 1994. Can extra-pair copulations be used to predict extra-pair paternity? Animal Behaviour 47: 983-985.
WHITTINGHAM, L. A., P.O. DUNN, & R. J. ROBERTSON. 1994. Do female tree swallows guard their mates by copulating frequently? Animal Behaviour 47: 994-997.
1993

WHITTINGHAM, L.A., P.O. DUNN, & R.J. ROBERTSON. 1993. Confidence of paternity and male parental care: an experimental study in tree swallows. Animal Behaviour 46: 139-147.
LIFJELD, J.T., P.O. DUNN, R.J. ROBERTSON, & P.T. BOAG. 1993. Extra-pair paternity in monogamous tree swallows. Animal Behaviour 45: 213-229.
DUNN, P.O., & R.J. ROBERTSON. 1993. Extra-pair paternity in polygynous tree swallows. Animal Behaviour 45: 231-239.
VENIER, L.A., P.O. DUNN, J.T. LIFJELD, & R.J. ROBERTSON. 1993. Behavioural patterns of extra-pair copulation in tree swallows. Animal Behaviour 45: 412-415.
1992

DUNN, P.O., & R.J. ROBERTSON. 1992. Geographic variation in the importance of male parental care and mating systems in tree swallows. BehavioralEcology 3: 291-299.
DUNN, P.O., & S.J. HANNON. 1992. The effects of food abundance and male parental care on reproductive success and monogamy in tree swallows. Auk 109: 488-499.
DUNN, P. 1992. Do male birds adjust territory size to the risk of cuckoldry? Animal Behaviour 43: 857-859.
1991

DUNN, P.O., & S.J. HANNON. 1991. Intraspecific competition and the maintenance of monogamy in tree swallows. Behavioral Ecology 2: 258-266.
pre-1990

DUNN, P.O., & S.J. HANNON. 1989. Evidence for obligate male parental care in black-billed magpies. Auk 106: 635-644.
DUNN, P.O., T.A. MAY, M.A. MCCOLLOUGH, & M.A. HOWE. 1988. Length of stay and fat content of migrant semipalmated sandpipers in eastern Maine. Condor 90: 824-835.
DUNN, P.O., & C.E. BRAUN. 1986. Summer habitat use by adult female and juvenile sage grouse. Journal of Wildlife Management 50: 228-235.
DUNN, P.O. & R.A. RYDER. 1986. Notes on the birds of Cold Spring Mountain, northwestern Colorado. Great BasinNaturalist 46: 651-655.
DUNN, P.O., & C.E. BRAUN. 1986. Late summer-spring movements of juvenile sage grouse. Wilson Bulletin 98: 83-92.
DUNN, P.O., & C.E. BRAUN. 1985. Natal dispersal and lek fidelity of sage grouse. Auk 102: 621-627.