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Publications

  • Backus, S., D. Sustaita, L. Odhner and A. Dollar. 2015. Mechanical analysis of avian feet. Royal Society Open Science 2: 140350-140350.

  • Hertel, F., J. Maldonado and D. Sustaita. 2015. Wing and hindlimb myology of vultures and raptors (Accipitriformes) in relation to locomotion and foraging. Acta Zoologica 96: 283-295.

  • Sustaita, D., C. Owen, J. Villarreal and M. Rubega. 2014. Morphometric tools for sexing loggerhead shrikes in california. The Southwestern Naturalist 59: 560-567.

  • Burgio, K., M. Rubega and D. Sustaita. 2014. Nest-building behavior of Monk Parakeets and insights into potential mechanisms for reducing damage to utility poles. PEERJ 2: e601-e609.

  • Sustaita, D. and M. Rubega. 2014. anatomy of a shrike bite: bill shape and bite performance in Loggerhead Shrikes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 112: 485-498.

  • Sustaita, D., E. Pouydebat, A. Manzano, V. Abdala, F. Hertel and A. Herrel. 2013. Getting a grip on tetrapod grasping: form, function, and evolution. Biological Reviews 88: 380-405.

  • Sustaita, D., P. Quickert, L. Patterson, L. Barthman-Thompson and S. Estrella. 2011. Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse Demography and Habitat use in the Suisun Marsh, California. Journal of Wildlife Management 75: 1498-1507.

  • Sustaita, D. and F. Hertel. 2010. In vivo bite and grip forces, morphology and prey-killing behavior of North American accipiters (Accipitridae) and falcons (Falconidae). Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 2617-2628.

  • Sustaita, D. 2008. Musculoskeletal underpinnings to differences in killing behavior between North American accipiters (Falconiformes. Journal of Morphology 269: 283-301.

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