1.   Webster, M. S.  1991. Male parental care and polygyny in birds.  American Naturalist 137: 274-280.

2.   Webster, M. S.  1992. Mating system, body size and sexual size dimorphism in New World blackbirds (Icterinae).  Evolution 46: 1621-1641.

3.   Webster, M. S.  1994. Female-defence polygyny in a Neotropical bird, the Montezuma oropendola.  Animal Behaviour 48: 779-794.

4.   Webster, M. S.  1994. Interspecific brood parasitism of Montezuma oropendolas by giant cowbirds: parasitism or mutualism?  Condor 96: 794-798.

5.   Webster, M. S.  1994. The spatial and temporal distribution of breeding female Montezuma oropendolas:  effects on male mating strategies.  Condor 96: 722-733.

6.   Westneat, D. F. and M. S. Webster.  1994. Molecular analyses of kinship in birds: Interesting questions and useful techniques. pp. 91-126 In B. Schierwater, B. Streit, G. P. Wagner and R. DeSalle (eds.), Molecular Ecology and Evolution: Approaches and Applications.  Birkhäuser Verlag (Basel).

7.   Webster, M. S., S. G. Pruett-Jones, D. F. Westneat and S. J. Arnold.  1995. Measuring the effects of pairing success, extra-pair copulations and mate quality on the opportunity for sexual selection.  Evolution 49 (6): 1147-1157.

8.   Webster, M. S.  1995. The effects of female mate choice and copulations away from the colony on the fertilization success of male Montezuma oropendolas.  Auk 112 (3): 659-671.

9.   Tuttle, E. M., S. Pruett-Jones and M. S. Webster.  1996. Cloacal protuberances and extreme sperm production in Australian fairy-wrens. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 263: 1359-1364.

10.  Webster, M. S.  1997. Extreme sexual size dimorphism, sexual selection and the foraging ecology of a Neotropical bird.  Auk 114 (4): 570-580.

11.  Emlen, S. T., P. H. Wrege, and M. S. Webster. 1998. Cuckoldry as a cost of polyandry in the sex-role reversed wattled jacana, Jacana jacana.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 265: 2539-2364.

12.  Webster, M. S. and D. F. Westneat.  1998. The use of molecular markers to study kinship in birds: Techniques and questions.  pp. 7-35 In R. DeSalle & B. Schierwater (eds), Molecular Analysis of Populations, Species and Higher Taxa. Birkhäuser (Boston).

13.  Chuang, H. C., M. S. Webster, and R. T. Holmes. 1999. Extra-pair paternity and local synchrony in the black-throated blue warbler. Auk 116 (3): 726-736).

14.  Webster, M. S. and S. K. Robinson. 1999. Courtship disruptions and male mating strategies:  examples from female-defense mating systems.  American Naturalist, 154 (6): 717-729.

15.  Chuang-Dobbs, H. C., M. S. Webster, and R. T. Holmes.  2001. Paternity and parental care in the Black-throated Blue Warbler (Dendroica caerulescens). Animal Behaviour 62: 83-92.

16.  Chuang-Dobbs, H. C., M. S. Webster, and R. T. Holmes.  2001. The effectiveness of mate guarding by male Black-throated Blue Warblers.  Behavioral Ecology 12 (5): 541-546.

17.  Webster, M. S., H. C. Chuang-Dobbs and R. T. Holmes.  2001. Microsatellite identification of extra-pair sires in a socially monogamous bird.  Behavioral Ecology 12 (4): 439-446.

18.  Feng, J., C. Lajia, D. J. Taylor, and M. S. Webster.  2001. Genetic distinctiveness of endangered dwarf blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur schaeferi):  Evidence from mitochondrial control region and Y-linked ZFY intron sequences.  Journal of Heredity 92: 9-15.

19.  Webster, M. S., P. P. Marra, S. M. Haig, S. Bensch, and R. T. Holmes.  2002. Links between worlds: unraveling migratory connectivity.  Trends Ecology & Evolution 17: 76-83.

20.  Smith, T. B., P. P. Marra, M. S. Webster, I. J. Lovette, H. L. Gibbs, R. T. Holmes, K. A. Hobson, and S. Rohwer.  2003. A call for feather sampling. Auk 120 (1): 218-221.

21.  Horning, M. E., S. A. Maloney and M. S. Webster.  2003. Isolation and characterization of variable microsatellite loci in Lilium philadelphicum (Liliacea).  Molecular Ecology Notes 3: 412-413.

22.  Webster, M. S., K. A. Tarvin, E. M. Tuttle and S. Pruett-Jones.  2004. Reproductive promiscuity in the splendid fairy-wren:  Effects of group size and reproduction by auxiliaries.  Behavioral Ecology 15: 907-915.

23.  Rios-Cardenas, O. and M. S. Webster.  2005. Paternity and paternal effort in the pumpkinseed sunfish.  Behavioral Ecology 16 (5): 914-921.

24.  Smith, S. B., M. S. Webster and R. T. Holmes.  2005. The heterozygosity theory of extrapair mate choice: a test and a cautionary note.  Journal of Avian Biology 36: 146-154.

25.  Tarvin, K. A., M. S. Webster, E. M. Tuttle, and S. Pruett-Jones.  2005. Genetic similarity of social mates predicts the level of extra-pair paternity in splendid fairy-wrens. Animal Behaviour 70: 945-955.

26.  Webster, M. S. and P. P. Marra.  2005. The importance of understanding migratory connectivity and cross-seasonal interactions; pp. 199-209 in Birds of Two Worlds (R. Greenberg and P. Marra, eds.), Johns Hopkins University Press.

27.  Webster, M. S. and L. Reichart.  2005. Use of microsatellites for parentage and kinship analyses in animals. Methods in Enzymology 395: 222-238.

28.  Davis, L. A., E. H. Roalson, K. L. Cornell, K. McClanahan and M. S. Webster.  2006. Genetic divergence and migration patterns in a North American passerine bird: Implications for evolution and conservation.  Molecular Ecology 15: 2141-2152.

29.  Marra, P. P., D. R. Norris, S. M. Haig, M. S. Webster, and J. A. Royle. 2006. Migratory Connectivity. pp. 157-183 in Connectivity Conservation (K. R. Crooks and M. A. Sanjayan, eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

30.  Price, J. J., S. M. Earnshaw and M. S. Webster.  2006. Montezuma oropendolas modify a component of song during vocal contests that is constrained by body size.  Animal Behaviour 71 (4): 799-807.

31.  Webster, M. S., K. A. Tarvin, E. M. Tuttle, and S. Pruett-Jones.  2007. Promiscuity drives sexual selection in a socially monogamous bird. Evolution 61(9): 2205-2211.

32.  Sockman, K. W., J. Weiss, M. S. Webster, V. Talbott, and H. Schwabl.  2007. Sex-specific effects of yolk-androgens on growth of nestling American kestrels. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62: 617-625.

33.  Tori, W. P., R. Durães, T. B. Ryder, M. Anciães, J. Karubian, R. H. Macedo, A. C. Uy, P. G. Parker, T. B. Smith, A. C. Stein, M. S. Webster, J. G. Blake, and B. A. Loiselle. 2008. Advances in sexual selection theory: Insights from tropical avifauna. Ornitologia Neotropical 19 (suppl.): 151-163.

34.  Yang, S., J. G. Bishop and M. S. Webster. 2008. Colonization genetics of an animal-dispersed plant (Vaccinium membranaceum) at Mount St. Helens, Washington.  Molecular Ecology 17: 731-740.

35.  Karubian, J., T. S. Sillett and M. S. Webster. 2008. The effects of plumage color on aggression and survival in male red-backed fairy-wrens. Behavioral Ecology 19: 508-516.

36.  Webster, M. S., C. W. Varian, and J. Karubian. 2008. Plumage color and reproduction in the red-backed fairy-wren:  Why be a dull breeder? Behavioral Ecology 19: 517-524.

37.  Rios-Cardenas, O. and M. S. Webster.  2008. Molecular genetic examination of the mating system of pumpkinseed sunfish reveals high pay offs for specialized sneakers. Molecular Ecology 17: 2310-2320.

38.  Colbeck, G. J., H. L. Gibbs, P. P. Marra, K. Hobson, and M. S. Webster. 2008. Phylogeography of a widespread North American migratory songbird (Setophaga ruticilla):  isolation by distance and evidence for an Atlantic coastal shelf Pleistocene refugium. Journal of Heredity 99(5): 453-463.

39.  Macedo, R., J. Karubian and M. S. Webster. 2008. Perspective: Extrapair paternity and sexual selection in tropical and temperate birds. Auk 125(4): 769-777.

40.  Horning, M. E. and M. S. Webster. 2008. Conservation genetics of remnant Lilium philadelphicum populations in the Midwestern United States. The American Midland Naturalist 161(2): 286-300.

41.  Lindsay, W. R., M. S. Webster, C. W. Varian, and H. Schwabl. 2009. Plumage colour acquisition and behaviour are associated with androgens in a phenotypically plastic tropical bird. Animal Behaviour 77: 1525-1532.

42.  Karubian, J., J. P. Swaddle, C. W. Varian, and M. S. Webster.  2009. The relative importance of male tail length and nuptial plumage on social dominance and mate choice in the red-backed fairy-wren: evidence for the multiple receiver hypothesis. Journal of Avian Biology 40: 559-568.

43.  Reichart, L. M., S. Anderholm, V. Muñoz-Fuentes, and M. S. Webster. 2010. Molecular identification of brood parasitic females reveals an opportunistic strategy in ruddy ducks. Molecular Ecology 19: 401-413.

44.  Feng, J., M. R. Frisina, M. S. Webster, and G. Ulziimaa. 2010. Genetic differentiation of argali sheep in Mongolia revealed by mitochondrial control of region and nuclear microsatellites analyses.  Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 106: 38-44.

45.  Varian-Ramos, C. W., J. Karubian, V. Talbot, I. Tapia, and M. S. Webster. 2010. Offspring sex ratios reflect a lack of repayment by auxiliary males in a cooperatively breeding passerine. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64: 967-977.

46.  Rowe, M., J. P. Swaddle, S. Pruett-Jones, and M. S. Webster. 2010. Plumage coloration, ejaculate quality and reproductive phenotype in the red-backed fairy-wren. Animal Behavior 79: 1239-1246.

47.  Colbeck, G. J., T. S. Sillett and M. S. Webster. 2010. Asymmetric song discrimination across populations of a migratory songbird (Dendroica caerulescens). Animal Behaviour, 80(2): 311-318.

48.  Webster, M. S., J. Karubian and H. Schwabl. 2010. Dealing with uncertainty: Flexible reproductive strategies by a tropical passerine bird in an unstable environment. Advances in the Study of Behavior 42: 123-153.

49.  Marra P. P., Studds C. E., and Webster M. S. 2010. Migratory Connectivity. pp. 455-461 in Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Volume 2 (M. D. Breed and J. Moore, eds.); Academic Press, Oxford.

50.  Karubian, J., W. R. Lindsay, H. Schwabl, and M. S. Webster. 2011. Bill colouration, a flexible signal in a tropical passerine bird, is regulated by social environment and androgens. Animal Behaviour 81: 795-800.

51.  Krakauer, A. H., M. S. Webster, E. H. DuVal, A. G. Jones, and S. M. Shuster. 2011. The opportunity for sexual selection: not mismeasured, just misunderstood. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 2064-2071.

52.  Lindsay, W. R., M. S. Webster, and H. Schwabl. 2011. Sexually selected male plumage color is testosterone dependent in a tropical passerine bird, the red-backed fairy-wren (Malurus melanocephalus). PLoS ONE 6(10): e26067. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026067

53.  Varian-Ramos, C. W. and M. S. Webster. 2012. Extrapair copulations reduce inbreeding for female red-backed fairywrens, Malurus melanocephalus. Animal Behaviour 83: 857-864.

54.  Varian-Ramos, C. W., W. R. Lindsay, J. Karubian and M. S. Webster. 2012. Female red-backed fairy-wrens (Malurus melanocephalus) do not appear to pay a cost for high rates of promiscuity. Auk 129: 529-536. [Selected as “Editor's Pick”]

55.  Barron, D. G., M. S. Webster, and H. Schwabl. 2013. Body condition influences expression of sexual signals independent of circulating androgens. General and Comparative Endocrinology 183: 38-43.

56.  Townsend, A., T. S. Sillett, N. Lany, S. Kaiser, N. Rodenhouse, M. S. Webster, and R. T. Holmes. 2013. Warm springs, early lay dates, and double brooding in a North American migratory songbird, the black-throated blue warbler. PLoS One 8(4): e59467. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059467.

57.  van de Pol, M., L. Brouwer, L. C. Brooker, M. G. Brooker, D. Colombelli-Négrel, M. L. Hall, N. E. Langmore, A. Peters, S. Pruett-Jones, E. M. Russell, M. S. Webster, and A. Cockburn. 2013. Problems in using large-scale oceanic climate indices to compare climatic sensitivities across populations and species. Ecography 36: 249–255.

58.  Baldassarre, D. T., Thomassen, H. A., Karubian, J., and M. S. Webster. 2013. The role of ecological variation in driving divergence of sexual and non-sexual traits in the red-backed fairy-wren (Malurus melanocephalus). BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 75. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-75.

59.  Greig, E. I., and M. S. Webster. 2013. Spatial decoupling of song and plumage generates novel phenotypes between two avian subspecies. Behavioral Ecology 24: 1004-1013.

60.  Dowling, J. and M. S. Webster. 2013. The form and function of duets and choruses in Red-backed Fairy-wrens. Emu: Austral Ornithology 113: 282-293.

61.  Dias, R. I., M. S. Webster, D. Goedert, and R. Macedo. 2013. Cooperative breeding in Campo Flickers I: Breeding ecology and social behavior. Condor 115: 847-854.

62.  Dias, R. I., R. Macedo, D. Goedert, and M. S. Webster. 2013. Cooperative breeding in Campo Flickers II: Patterns of reproduction and kinship. Condor 115: 855-862.

63.  Baldassarre, D. T., and M. S. Webster. 2013. Experimental evidence that extra-pair mating drives asymmetrical introgression of a sexual trait. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 280: 1471-2954.

64.  Greig, E. I., & Webster, M. S. 2014. How do novel signals originate? The evolution of fairy-wren songs from predator to display contexts. Animal Behaviour 88: 57-65. [Editor’s Choice]

65.  Budney, G. F., W. McQuay, & M. S. Webster. 2014. Transitioning the largest archive of animal sounds from analogue to digital. Journal of Digital Media Management 2: 212-220.

66.  Baldassarre, D. T., T. A. White, J. Karubian, and M. S. Webster. 2014. Genomic and morphological analysis of a semi-permeable avian hybrid zone suggests asymmetrical introgression of a sexual signal. Evolution 68: 2644–2657.

67.  Kaiser, S. A., T. S. Sillett, & M. S. Webster. 2014. Phenotypic plasticity in hormonal and behavioural responses to changes in resource conditions in a migratory songbird. Animal Behaviour 96: 19-29.

68.  Schwabl H, Lindsay WR, Barron DG, Webster MS. 2014. Endocrine   correlates of mate choice and promiscuity in females of a socially monogamous avian mating system with alternative male reproductive phenotypes. Current Zoology 60: 804-815.

69.  Barron DG, Webster MS, Schwabl H. 2015. Do androgens link morphology and behavior to produce phenotype-specific behavioral strategies? Animal Behaviour 100: 116-124.

70.  Chaves FG, Vecchi MB, Webster MS, Alves MAS (in press). Characterization of seven microsatellite markers for the Restinga Antwren, Formicivora littoralis (Thamnophilidae), an endangered and endemic bird from Brazil. Journal of Genetics (accepted November 2014).

71.  Schwabl H, Dowling JL, Baldassarre DT, Gahr M, Lindsay WR, Webster MS. 2015. Variation in song system anatomy and androgen levels does not correspond to song characteristics in a tropical songbird. Animal Behaviour 104: 39-50.

72.  Kaiser SA, Sillett TS, Risk B, Webster MS. 2015. Experimental food supplementation reveals habitat-dependent male reproductive investment in a migratory bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 282: 20142523. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.2523.

73.  Dias RI, Webster MS, Macedo RH. 2015. Helping enhances productivity in campo flicker (Colaptes campestris) cooperative groups. The Science of Nature (accepted May 2015).

74.  Greig EI, Baldassarre DT, Webster MS. 2015. Differential rates of phenotypic introgression are associated with male responses to multimodal signals. Evolution, in press (accepted July 2015).

75.  Dowling J, Webster MS. 2015. An experimental test of duet function in a Fairy-wren (Malurus) with moderate cuckoldry rates. Behavioral Ecology, in press (accepted Sept 2015).