Research projects

Current research projects

Why is the world green: testing top-down control of plant-herbivore food webs by experiments with birds, bats and ants (ERC: 2019 – 2023, GACR 2018 – 2020)

Herbivore induced plant defences: How do the plants obtain birds as bodyguards? (Academy of Sciences CR, 2017 – 2019)

Previous research projects

Exclosure experiment along elevational gradient (GACR; 2014 – 2016)

Bird diversity along elevational gradient – 2011 – 2013: published and finalized

Insectivorous birds along elevational gradient – results published PLOS ONE

Avian malaria – manuscript in review and submitted to Molecular Biology

Feather parasites of tropical birds – samples submitted for identification to specialists

Elevational migrations – manuscript in final stages of preparation

Bird predation on insect – results published in Ecography and Journal of Tropical Ecology

Insectivorous birds along disturbance gradients – results published in Journal of Tropical Ecology

Bird cognition