Rachel A. Page

44 publications found


Carter G, Wilkinson G, Page RA. 2017. Food-sharing vampire bats are more nepotistic under conditions of perceived risk. Behavioral Ecology. doi:10.1093/beheco/arx006. [Download]
Hemingway, C., Ryan, M.J., Page, R.A. 2017. Rationality in decision-making in the fringe-lipped bat, Trachops cirrhosus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 71: 94. doi:10.1007/s00265-017-2321-5. [Download]
ter Hofstede, H.M., Voigt-Heucke, S.L., Lang, A., Römer, H., Page, R.A., Faure, P.A., Dechmann, D.K.N. 2017. Revisiting adaptations of Neotropical katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) to gleaning bat predation. Neotropical Biodiversity. 3: 41-49. doi: 10.1080/23766808.2016.1272314. [Download]


Gomes, D. G. E., Page, R. A., Geipel, I., Taylor, R. C., Ryan, M. J., Halfwerk, W. 2016. Bats perceptually weight prey cues across sensory systems when hunting in noise. Science. 353: 1277-1280. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf7934. [Download]
Halfwerk, W., Guerra, M.A., Lea, A.M., Page, R.A., Ryan, M.J. 2016. Amplitude regulation in frogs reveals the ancestral state of the Lombard effect. Behavioral Ecology. 27: 669-676. doi:10.1093/beheco/arv204. [Download]
Jones, P.L., Page, R.A., Ratcliffe, J.M. In press. To scream or to listen? Prey detection and discrimination in animal-eating bats. In: Bat Bioacoustics (volume editors: B. Fenton and A. Grinnell; series editor: A. Popper). Springer. [Download]
Page, R.A., Jones, P.L. In press. Overcoming sensory uncertainty: factors affecting foraging decisions in frog-eating bats. In: Perception and Cognition in Animal Communication (volume editors, M.A. Bee and C.T. Miller), in the book series Animal Signals and Communication (series editors: P.K. McGregor and V.M. Janik). Springer. [Download]
Ramakers J.J.C, Dechmann D.K.N., Page R.A., O’Mara M.T. (2016) Frugivorous bats prefer information from novel social partners. Animal Behaviour. 116: 83-87. [Download]
Ripperger, S., Josic, D., Hierold, M., Koelpin, A., Weigel, R., Hartmann, M., Page, R.A., Mayer, F. 2016. Automated proximity sensing in small vertebrates: design of miniaturized sensor nodes and first field tests in bats. Ecology and Evolution. 6: 2179–2189. [Download]
Stange, N., Page, R.A., Ryan, M.J., Taylor, R.C. In press. Interactions between complex multisensory signal components result in unexpected mate choice responses. Animal Behaviour. [Download]
Symes, L.B., Page, R.A., ter Hofstede, H.M. In press. Interspecific variation in call timing by Neotropical forest katydids. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. [Download]
Trillo, P.A., Bernal, X.E., Caldwell, M., Halfwerk, W., Owens, M., Page, R.A. 2016. Collateral damage or a shadow of safety? The effects of signaling neighbors on the risks of parasitism and predation. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. 283: 20160343. [Download]
Vencl, F.V., Ottens, K., Dixon, M.M., Candler, S., Bernal, X.E., Estrada, C., Page, R.A. 2016. Pyrazine emission by a tropical firefly: an example of chemical aposematism? Biotropica. [Download]
Vencl, F.V., Ottens, K., Dixon, M.M., Candler, S., Bernal, X.E., Estrada, C., Page, R.A. 2016. Pyrazine emission by a tropical firefly: an example of chemical aposematism? Biotropica. 48: 645–655. doi:10.1111/btp.12336. [Download]


Bader, E., Jung, K., Kalko, E.K.V., Page, R.A., Rodriguez, R., Sattler, T. 2015. Mobility explains the response of aerial insectivorous bats to anthropogenic habitat change in the Neotropics. Biological Conservation. 186: 97–106. [Download]
Bulbert, Matthew W., Page, Rachel A. and Bernal, Ximena E. 2015. Danger comes from all fronts: predator-dependent escape tactics of túngara frogs. PloS One, 10(4): 1-12. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120546 [Download]
Falk, J.J., ter Hofstede, H.M., Jones, P.L., Dixon, M.M., Faure, P.A., Kalko, E.K.V., Page, R.A. 2015. Sensory-based niche partitioning in a multiple predator-multiple prey community. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. 282: 20150520. [Download]
Fugère, V., O'Mara, M.T., Page, R.A. 2015. Perceptual bias does not explain preference for prey call adornment in the frog-eating bat. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. DOI 10.1007/s00265-015-1949-2. [Download]
Rhebergen, F., Taylor, R.C., Ryan, M.J., Page, R.A., Halfwerk, W. 2015. Multimodal cues improve prey localisation under complex environmental conditions. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. 282: 20151403. [Download]
Stockmaier, S., Dechmann, K.N., Page, R.A., O’Mara, M.T. 2015. No fever and leukocytosis in response to a lipopolysaccaride challenge in an insectivorous bat. Biology Letters. 11: 20150576. [Download]


Clarin, T.M.A., Borissov, I., Page, R.A., Ratcliffe, J.M., Siemers, B.M. 2014. Social learning within and across species: information transfer in mouse-eared bats. Canadian Journal of Zoology.129-139. DOI 10.1139/cjz-2013-0211. [Download]
Halfwerk, W., Dixon, M.M., Ottens, K., Taylor, R.C., Ryan, M.J., Page, R.A., Jones, P.L. 2014. Risks of multimodal signaling: bat predators attend to dynamic motion in frog sexual displays. Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 3038-3044. DOI 10.1242/jeb.107482. [Download]
Halfwerk, W., Jones, P.L., Taylor, R.C., Ryan, M.J., Page, R.A. 2014. Risky ripples allow bats and frogs to eavesdrop on a multisensory sexual display. Science. 342: 413-416, DOI 10.1126/science.1244812. [Download]
Halfwerk, Wouter, Page, Rachel A, Taylor, Ryan C, Wilson, Preston S and Ryan, Michael J. 2014. Crossmodal Comparisons of Signal Components Allow for Relative-Distance Assessment. Current Biology, 24(15): 1751-1755. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.05.068 [Download]
Jones, P.L., Ryan, M.J., Page, R.A. 2014. Population and seasonal variation in response to prey calls by an eavesdropping bat. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. DOI 10.1007/s00265-013-1675-6. [Download]
O’Mara, M.T., Dechmann, D.D, Page, R.A. 2014. Frugivorous bats evaluate the quality of social information when choosing novel foods. Behavioral Ecology. 1–7. doi:10.1093/beheco/aru120. [Download]
Page, R.A., Ryan, M.J., Bernal, X.E. 2014. Be loved, be prey, be eaten. In: Animal Behavior, vol 3. Case Studies: Integration and Application of Animal Behavior (ed., K. Yasukawa), New York: Praeger. pp. 123-154. [Download]


Clarin, Theresa M. A.; Ruczynski, Ireneusz; Page, Rachel A. and Siemers, Bjorn M. 2013. Foranging ecology predicts learning performance in insectivorous bats. PlosOne, vol. 8 (6) pp. 1-12 [Download]
Jones, P.L., Farris, H.E., Ryan, M.J., Page, R.A. 2013. Do frog-eating bats perceptually bind the complex components of frog calls? Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 199: 279-283. [Download]
Jones, P.L., Ryan, M.J., Page, R.A. 2013. When to approach novel prey cues? Social learning strategies in frog-eating bats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 280: 20132330, [Download]
Surlykke, Annemarie; Jakobsen, Lasse; Kalko, Elisabeth and Page, Rachel A. 2013. Echolocation intensity and directionality of perching and flying fringe-lipped bats, Trachops cirrhosis (Phyllostomidae). Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 4, art. 143 pp. 1-9 [Download]


Page, R.A., Schnelle, T., Kalko, E.K.V., Bunge, T., Bernal, X.E. 2012. Reassessment of prey through sequential use of multiple sensory cues by an eavesdropping bat. Naturwissenschaften 99: 505-509. [Download]
Page, R.A., von Merten, S. (equal contribution), Siemers, B.M. 2012. Associative memory or algorithmic search: a comparative study on learning strategies of bats and shrews. Animal Cognition. [Download]


Akre, K.L., Farris, H.E., Lea, A.M., Page, R.A., Ryan, M.J. 2011. Signal perception in frogs and bats and the evolution of mating signals. Science 333: 751-752 [Download]
Jones, P.L., Page, R.A., Hartbauer, M., Siemers, B.M. 2011. Behavioral evidence for eavesdropping on prey song in two Palearctic sibling bat species. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65: 333-340. [Download]


Bernal, X.E., Page, R.A., Ryan, M.J., Argo, T.F., and Wilson, P.S. 2009. Acoustic radiation patterns of mating calls of the túngara frog (Physalaemus pustulosus): implications for multiple receivers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 126: 2757-2767. [Download]
Siemers, B.M., Page R.A. 2009. Behavioral studies of bats in captivity: Methodology, training, and experimental design. In: Thomas H. Kunz;Stuart Parsons (Ed.), Ecological and behavioral methods for the study of bats: . Baltimore, Maryland: The John Hopkins Press. [Download]


Page, R.A. and M.J. Ryan. 2008. The effect of signal complexity on localization performance in bats that localize frog calls. Animal Behaviour 76: 761-769. [Download]


Bernal, X.E., Page, R.A., Rand, A.S., and Ryan, M.J. 2007. Cues for eavesdroppers: do frog calls indicate prey density and quality? American Naturalist 169: 409-415. [Download]
Page, R.A. 2007. Prey-predator communication: for your sensors only. Dispatch for Current Biology 17: R965-R966. [Download]


Page, R.A. and M.J. Ryan. 2006. Social transmission of novel foraging behavior in bats: frog calls and their referents. Current Biology, 16: 1201-1205. [Download]
Page, R.A. and X.E. Bernal. 2006. Túngara frogs. Quick guide for Current Biology 16: R979-980. [Download]


Page, R.A. and Ryan, M.J. 2005. Flexibility in assessment of prey cues: frog-eating bats and frog calls. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 272: 841-847. [Download]


Gabor, C.R. and Page, R.A. 2003. Female preference for large males in sailfin mollies, Poecilia latipinna: the importance of predation pressure and reproductive status. Acta Ethologica 6: 7-12. [Download]