Dr Kevin Burns
School of Biological Sciences
Phone: 04 463 6873
Fax: 04 463 5331
Location: Room 623, New Kirk Building, Kelburn Pde, Kelburn Campus
- Animal behaviour
- Plant form and function
- Plant-animal interactions
- Island biology
- New Zealand natural history
Burns KC (2013) What causes size coupling in fruit-frugivore webs? Ecology In press
Kavanagh PH, Lehnebach CA, Shea MJ, Burns KC (2011) Allometry of sexual size dimorphism in dioecious plants: Do plants obey Rensch’s rule? American Naturalist 178: 596-601.
Burns KC & Zotz G (2010) A hierarchical framework to investigate epiphyte assemblages: networks, metacommunites and scale. Ecology 91: 377-385.
Fadzly N, Jack C, Schaefer HM & Burns KC (2009) Ontogenetic colour changes in an insular tree species: Signalling to extinct browsing birds? New Phytologist 184: 495-501.
Hunt S, Low J & Burns KC (2008) Adaptive numerical competency in a food hoarding songbird. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 275: 2373-2379.
Burns KC (2007) Network properties of an epiphyte metacommunity. Journal of Ecology 95: 1142-1151.
Duthie C, Gibbs G & Burns KC (2006) Seed dispersal by weta. Science 311: 1575.
Marchinko KB, Nishizaki MT & Burns KC (2004) Community-wide character displacement in barnacles: a new perspective for past observations. Ecology Letters 7: 114-120.
Please visit my Island Ecology Research Group website.