Dikens JK, Bitton P-P, Bravo G, and LF Silveira. Species-limits, secondary contact, and a new species in the Trogon rufus complex (Aves: Trogonidae). Under Review
Neisse N., Santon M., Bitton P-P., and N.K. Michiels. Small benthic fish strike at prey over distances that fall within theoretical predictions for active sensing using light. Under Review
Santon M., Deiss F., Bitton P-P., and N.K. Michiels. A context analysis of bobbing and finflicks in a small, cryptobenthic, marine fish. Under Review
Chaves-Acuña W., Sandoval L., Bitton P-P., Barrantes G., and A. García-Rodríguez.. Sexual dichromatism and color contrast against background of mainland morphs of Oophaga pumilio in the Central Caribbean of Costa Rica. Journal of Herpetology. In press
Santon M, Bitton P-P, Dehm J, Fritsch R, Harant UK, Anthes N, and NK Michiels. 2020. Redirection of ambient light improves predator detection in a diurnal fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 287: 20192292
Bitton P-P, Yun Christmann S*, Santon M, Harant UK, and NK Michiels. 2019. Visual modelling supports general plausibility of diurnal active photolocation for invertebrate prey detection. Scientific Reports 9: 8089.
Sarpong K*, Madliger CL, Harris CM, Love OP, Doucet SM, and P-P Bitton. 2019. Baseline corticosterone does not reflect iridescent plumage traits in female Tree Swallows. General andComparative Endocrinology 270: 123-130.
Santon M, Bitton P-P, Harant UK, and NK Michiels. 2018. Daytime eyeshine contributes to pupil camouflage in a cryptobenthic marine fish. Scientific Reports 8:7368.
Harant UK, Santon M, Bitton P-P, Wehrberger F, Griessler T, Meadows MG, Champ CM, and NK Michiels. 2018. Does red eye fluorescence in marine fish stand out? In situ and in vivo measurements at two depths. Ecology and Evolution8: 4685-4694.
Sandoval L, Bitton P-P, Demko, A. D., Doucet S. M., and D. Mennill. 2017. Phenotypic variation and vocal divergence reveals a species complex in White-eared Ground-sparrows (Cabanis) (Aves: Passerellidae). Zootaxa 4291: 155–170.
Fritsch R, Ullmann JFP, Bitton P-P, Collin SP, and NK Michiels. 2017. Optic-nerve-transmitted eyeshine, a new type of light emission from fish eyes. Frontiers in Zoology 14:14.
Bitton P-P, Harant UK, Fritsch R. Champ CM, Temple SE, and NK Michiels. 2017. Red fluorescence of the triplefin Tripterygion delaisi is increasingly visible against background light with increasing depth. Royal Society Open Science 4:161009.
Bitton P-P, Janisse K, and SM Doucet. 2017. Assessing sexual dichromatism: The importance of proper parameterization in tetrachromatic visual models. PLoS ONE 12: e0169810.
Bitton P-P, and RD Dawson. 2017. Age-related prenatal maternal effects and postnatal breeding experience have different influences on nestling development in an altricial passerine. Journal of Avian Biology48: 660- 668.
Muñoz-Ramírez CP, Bitton P-P, Doucet SM, and LL Knowles. 2016. Mimics here and there, but not everywhere: Müllerian mimicry in Ceroglossus ground beetles? Biology Letters12: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0429
Bitton P-P, and SM Doucet. 2016. Sympatric Black-headed and Elegant Trogons focus on different plumage characteristics for species recognition. Animal Behaviour 116: 213-221.
Bitton P-P, and BA Graham. 2015. Change in wing morphology of the European Starling during and after colonization of North America. Journal of Zoology 295: 256-262.
Sandoval L, Bitton P-P, Doucet SM, and D Mennill. 2014. Analysis of plumage, morphology, and voice reveal species level differences between Prevost's Ground-sparrow subspecies. Zootaxa 3895: 103-116.
Wilson DR, Bitton P-P, Podos J, and D Mennill. 2014. Uneven sampling and the analysis of vocal performance constraints. American Naturalist 183: 214-228.
Bitton P-P, and SM Doucet. 2014. A multifunctional visual signal in the Elegant Trogon Trogon elegans targets conspecifics and heterospecifics. Behavioral Ecology 25: 27-34.
Eliason C, Bitton P-P, and M Shawkey. 2013. How hollow melanosomes affect iridescent colour production in birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: 10.1098.
Barrantes G, Sandoval L, Sánchez-Quirós C, Bitton P-P, and SM. Doucet. 2013. Variation and possible function of egg sac coloration in spiders. Journal of Arachnology 41: 342-348.
Maia R, Eliason C, Bitton P-P, Doucet SM, and M Shawkey. 2013. pavo: an R package for the analysis, visualization and organization of spectral data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4: 906-913.
Bitton P-P, Dawson RD, and CL Ochs. 2008. Plumage characteristics, reproductive investment and assortative mating in Tree Swallows Tachycineta bicolor. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62: 1543-1550.
Bitton P-P, and RD Dawson. 2008. Age-related differences in plumage characteristics of male Tree Swallows Tachycineta bicolor: hue and brightness signal different aspects of individual quality. Journal of Avian Biology 39: 446-452.
Bitton P-P, O'Brien EL, and RD Dawson. 2007. Plumage brightness and age predict extrapair fertilization success of male Tree Swallows, Tachycineta bicolor. Animal Behaviour 74: 1777-1784.
Bitton P-P, Dawson RD, and EL O'Brien. 2006. Influence of intraclutch egg-mass variation and hatching asynchrony on relative offspring performance within broods of an altricial bird. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 1721-1726.