Douglas L. Altshuler, Ph.D. - Publications

2006-2011 Biology University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, United States 
 2011- Zoology University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada 
animal flight, biomechanics, motor control, visual guidance, visual neuroscience

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2020 Bahlman JW, Baliga VB, Altshuler DL. Flight muscle power increases with strain amplitude and decreases with cycle frequency in zebra finches (). The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 33046567 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.225839  1
2020 Altshuler DL, Wylie DR. Hummingbird vision. Current Biology : Cb. 30: R103-R105. PMID 32017874 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.11.082  1
2019 Goller B, Fellows TK, Dakin R, Tyrrell L, Fernández-Juricic E, Altshuler DL. Spatial and Temporal Resolution of the Visual System of the Anna's Hummingbird () Relative to Other Birds. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 92: 481-495. PMID 31393209 DOI: 10.1086/705124  1
2019 Harvey C, Baliga VB, Lavoie P, Altshuler DL. Wing morphing allows gulls to modulate static pitch stability during gliding. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 16: 20180641. PMID 30958156 DOI: 10.1098/Rsif.2018.0641  1
2019 Gaede AH, Gutierrez-Ibanez C, Armstrong MS, Altshuler DL, Wylie DR. Pretectal projections to the oculomotor cerebellum in hummingbirds (Calypte anna), zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) and pigeons (Columba livia). The Journal of Comparative Neurology. PMID 30950058 DOI: 10.1002/Cne.24697  1
2019 Theriault JS, Bahlman JW, Shadwick RE, Altshuler DL. Work loop dynamics of the pigeon () humerotriceps demonstrate potentially diverse roles for active wing morphing. The Journal of Experimental Biology. PMID 30890622 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.195578  1
2018 Wylie DR, Gutiérrez-Ibáñez C, Gaede AH, Altshuler DL, Iwaniuk AN. Visual-Cerebellar Pathways and Their Roles in the Control of Avian Flight. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12: 223. PMID 29686605 DOI: 10.3389/Fnins.2018.00223  1
2018 Tyrrell LP, Goller B, Moore BA, Altshuler DL, Fernández-Juricic E. The Orientation of Visual Space from the Perspective of Hummingbirds. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12: 16. PMID 29440985 DOI: 10.3389/Fnins.2018.00016  1
2018 Dakin R, Segre PS, Straw AD, Altshuler DL. Morphology, muscle capacity, skill, and maneuvering ability in hummingbirds. Science (New York, N.Y.). 359: 653-657. PMID 29439237 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aao7104  1
2018 Gutierrez-Ibanez C, Gaede AH, Dannish MR, Altshuler DL, Wylie DR. The retinal projection to the nucleus lentiformis mesencephali in zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata) and Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna). Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. PMID 29340763 DOI: 10.1007/S00359-018-1245-5  1
2017 Goller B, Segre PS, Middleton KM, Dickinson MH, Altshuler DL. Visual Sensory Signals Dominate Tactile Cues during Docked Feeding in Hummingbirds. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 11: 622. PMID 29184479 DOI: 10.3389/Fnins.2017.00622  1
2017 Skandalis DA, Segre PS, Bahlman JW, Groom DJE, Welch KC, Witt CC, McGuire JA, Dudley R, Lentink D, Altshuler DL. The biomechanical origin of extreme wing allometry in hummingbirds. Nature Communications. 8: 1047. PMID 29051535 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-017-01223-X  1
2016 Gaede AH, Goller B, Lam JP, Wylie DR, Altshuler DL. Neurons Responsive to Global Visual Motion Have Unique Tuning Properties in Hummingbirds. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 28065606 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2016.11.041  1
2016 Segre PS, Dakin R, Read TJ, Straw AD, Altshuler DL. Mechanical Constraints on Flight at High Elevation Decrease Maneuvering Performance of Hummingbirds. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 27939316 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2016.10.028  1
2016 Dakin R, Fellows TK, Altshuler DL. Visual guidance of forward flight in hummingbirds reveals control based on image features instead of pattern velocity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 27432982 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1603221113  1
2016 Read TJ, Segre PS, Middleton KM, Altshuler DL. Hummingbirds control turning velocity using body orientation and turning radius using asymmetrical wingbeat kinematics. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 13. PMID 27030042 DOI: 10.1098/Rsif.2016.0110  1
2015 Segre PS, Dakin R, Zordan VB, Dickinson MH, Straw AD, Altshuler DL. Burst muscle performance predicts the speed, acceleration, and turning performance of Anna's hummingbirds. Elife. 4. PMID 26583753 DOI: 10.7554/Elife.11159  1
2015 Kruyt JW, van Heijst GF, Altshuler DL, Lentink D. Power reduction and the radial limit of stall delay in revolving wings of different aspect ratio. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 12. PMID 25788539 DOI: 10.1098/Rsif.2015.0051  1
2014 Goller B, Altshuler DL. Hummingbirds control hovering flight by stabilizing visual motion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 18375-80. PMID 25489117 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1415975111  1
2014 Vance JT, Altshuler DL, Dickson WB, Dickinson MH, Roberts SP. Hovering flight in the honeybee Apis mellifera: kinematic mechanisms for varying aerodynamic forces. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 87: 870-81. PMID 25461650 DOI: 10.1086/678955  1
2014 Kruyt JW, Quicazán-Rubio EM, van Heijst GF, Altshuler DL, Lentink D. Hummingbird wing efficacy depends on aspect ratio and compares with helicopter rotors. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 11. PMID 25079868 DOI: 10.1098/Rsif.2014.0585  1
2014 Martínez-Berdeja A, Torres M, Altshuler DL, Ezcurra E. Hydration history and attachment morphology regulate seed release in Chorizanthe rigida (Polygonaceae), a serotinous desert annual. American Journal of Botany. 101: 1079-1084. PMID 25016005 DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.1400120  1
2014 McGuire JA, Witt CC, Remsen JV, Corl A, Rabosky DL, Altshuler DL, Dudley R. Molecular phylogenetics and the diversification of hummingbirds. Current Biology : Cb. 24: 910-6. PMID 24704078 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2014.03.016  1
2014 Altshuler DL, Bahlman JW, Dakin R, Gaede AH, Goller B, Lentink D, Segre PS, Skandalis DA. The biophysics of bird flight: Functional relationships integrate aerodynamics, morphology, kinematics, muscles, and sensors Canadian Journal of Zoology. 93: 961-975. DOI: 10.1139/Cjz-2015-0103  1
2013 Reiser PJ, Welch KC, Suarez RK, Altshuler DL. Very low force-generating ability and unusually high temperature dependency in hummingbird flight muscle fibers. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 216: 2247-56. PMID 23580719 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.068825  1
2013 Donovan ER, Keeney BK, Kung E, Makan S, Wild JM, Altshuler DL. Muscle activation patterns and motor anatomy of Anna's hummingbirds Calypte anna and zebra finches Taeniopygia guttata. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 86: 27-46. PMID 23303319 DOI: 10.1086/668697  1
2013 Altshuler DL, Cockle KL, Boyle WA. North American ornithology in transition. Biology Letters. 9: 20120876. PMID 23097461 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2012.0876  1
2013 Pournazeri S, Segre PS, Princevac M, Altshuler DL. Hummingbirds generate bilateral vortex loops during hovering: Evidence from flow visualization Experiments in Fluids. 54. DOI: 10.1007/S00348-012-1439-5  1
2012 Altshuler DL, Quicazán-Rubio EM, Segre PS, Middleton KM. Wingbeat kinematics and motor control of yaw turns in Anna's hummingbirds (Calypte anna). The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 4070-84. PMID 22933610 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.075044  1
2011 Buermann W, Chaves JA, Dudley R, Mcguire JA, Smith TB, Altshuler DL. Projected changes in elevational distribution and flight performance of montane Neotropical hummingbirds in response to climate change Global Change Biology. 17: 1671-1680. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2486.2010.02330.X  1
2010 Wild JM, Krützfeldt NO, Altshuler DL. Trigeminal and spinal dorsal horn (dis)continuity and avian evolution. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 76: 11-9. PMID 20798485 DOI: 10.1159/000319239  1
2010 Altshuler DL, Welch KC, Cho BH, Welch DB, Lin AF, Dickson WB, Dickinson MH. Neuromuscular control of wingbeat kinematics in Anna's hummingbirds (Calypte anna). The Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 2507-14. PMID 20581280 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.043497  1
2010 Altshuler DL, Dudley R, Heredia SM, McGuire JA. Allometry of hummingbird lifting performance. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 725-34. PMID 20154187 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.037002  1
2010 Altshuler DL, Princevac M, Pan H, Lozano J. Wake patterns of the wings and tail of hovering hummingbirds Animal Locomotion. 273-284. DOI: 10.1007/S00348-008-0602-5  1
2009 Welch KC, Altshuler DL. Fiber type homogeneity of the flight musculature in small birds. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. 152: 324-31. PMID 19162216 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cbpb.2008.12.013  1
2009 McGuire JA, Witt CC, Remsen JV, Dudley R, Altshuler DL. A higher-level taxonomy for hummingbirds Journal of Ornithology. 150: 155-165. DOI: 10.1007/S10336-008-0330-X  1
2007 McGuire JA, Witt CC, Altshuler DL, Remsen JV. Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of hummingbirds: Bayesian and maximum likelihood analyses of partitioned data and selection of an appropriate partitioning strategy. Systematic Biology. 56: 837-56. PMID 17934998 DOI: 10.1080/10635150701656360  1
2007 Welch KC, Altshuler DL, Suarez RK. Oxygen consumption rates in hovering hummingbirds reflect substrate-dependent differences in P/O ratios: carbohydrate as a 'premium fuel'. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 2146-53. PMID 17562888 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.005389  1
2006 Altshuler DL, Dudley R. The physiology and biomechanics of avian flight at high altitude. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 46: 62-71. PMID 21672723 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/Icj008  1
2006 Altshuler DL, Dudley R. Adaptations to life at high elevation: An introduction to the symposium. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 46: 3-4. PMID 21672717 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/Icj002  1
2006 Altshuler DL. Flight performance and competitive displacement of hummingbirds across elevational gradients. The American Naturalist. 167: 216-29. PMID 16670982 DOI: 10.1086/498622  1
2005 Altshuler DL, Dickson WB, Vance JT, Roberts SP, Dickinson MH. Short-amplitude high-frequency wing strokes determine the aerodynamics of honeybee flight. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 18213-8. PMID 16330767 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0506590102  1
2005 Stiles FG, Altshuler DL, Dudley R. Wing morphology and flight behavior of some north American hummingbird species Auk. 122: 872-886. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2005)122[0872:Wmafbo]2.0.Co;2  1
2004 Altshuler DL, Dudley R, McGuire JA. Resolution of a paradox: hummingbird flight at high elevation does not come without a cost. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101: 17731-6. PMID 15598748 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0405260101  1
2004 Tobalske BW, Altshuler DL, Powers DR. Take-off mechanics in hummingbirds (Trochilidae). The Journal of Experimental Biology. 207: 1345-52. PMID 15010485 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.00889  1
2004 Altshuler DL. Of hummingbirds and helicopters: hovering costs, competitive ability, and foraging strategies. The American Naturalist. 163: 16-25. PMID 14767833 DOI: 10.1086/380511  1
2004 Stiles FG, Altshuler DL. Conflicting terminology for wing measurements in ornithology and aerodynamics Auk. 121: 973-976. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2004)121[0973:Ctfwmi]2.0.Co;2  1
2004 Altshuler DL, Dudley R, Ellington CP. Aerodynamic forces of revolving hummingbird wings and wing models Journal of Zoology. 264: 327-332. DOI: 10.1017/S0952836904005813  1
2003 Altshuler DL, Dudley R. Kinematics of hovering hummingbird flight along simulated and natural elevational gradients. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 206: 3139-47. PMID 12909695 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.00540  1
2003 Altshuler DL, Clark CJ. Ecology and evolution. Darwin's hummingbirds. Science (New York, N.Y.). 300: 588-9. PMID 12714728 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1084477  1
2003 Altshuler DL. Flower Color, Hummingbird Pollination, and Habitat Irradiance in Four Neotropical Forests Biotropica. 35: 344-355. DOI: 10.1646/02113  1
2002 Altshuler DL, Dudley R. The ecological and evolutionary interface of hummingbird flight physiology. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 205: 2325-36. PMID 12124359  1
2001 Altshuler DL, Chai P, Chen JS. Hovering performance of hummingbirds in hyperoxic gas mixtures. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 204: 2021-7. PMID 11441043  1
2001 Altshuler DL, Nunn AM. Observational learning in hummingbirds Auk. 118: 795-799. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2001)118[0795:Olih]2.0.Co;2  1
2001 Altshuler DL. Ultraviolet reflectance in fruits, ambient light composition and fruit removal in a tropical forest Evolutionary Ecology Research. 3: 767-778.  1
1999 Chai P, Altshuler DL, Stephens DB, Dillon ME. Maximal horizontal flight performance of hummingbirds: effects of body mass and molt. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 72: 145-55. PMID 10068617 DOI: 10.1086/316652  1
1999 Altshuler DL. Novel interactions of non-pollinating ants with pollinators and fruit consumers in a tropical forest Oecologia. 119: 600-606. DOI: 10.1007/s004420050825  1
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