Bücher / Books

Päckert, M. & Klyne, F. 2022: Lord Findlater und die Gärten seiner Zeit. WBG Academic, Darmstadt, 296 S. 

Weinert, K. & Päckert, M. 2021: Behausungen – Dwellings – Domicilia. Publish & Print, Dresden, 155 S.

Deutscher Fotobuchpreis 23/24 – Goldmedaille in der Kategorie “Bildband wissenschaftliche und medizinische Fotografie”


Wissenschaftliche Zeitschriftenartikel / Scientific Papers


Päckert, M. 2023: The family tree and biogeographic history of the canary relatives. In: Cardoso, G.C., Lopes, R.J. & Mota, P.G. (Eds) The Canary – The Science of a Cultural Icon. Elsevier S&T Books.

Päckert, M. 2023: No evidence of a hybrid origin of the ashy-throated parrotbill. Journal of Avian Biology 11-12, e03146.

Wu, L., Dang, J., Tang, L., Cheng, Y., Song, G., Sun, Y., Martens, J., Päckert, M., Alström, P., Zhang, D., Jia, C. & Lei, F. 2023: Asymmetric song mixing without recent gene flow in a contact zone between two songbird species in China. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 40(3), msad053.


Shah, A., Kayani, A.R., Ihlow, F., Nadeem, M.S., Mahmood, T., Islam, S., Hausmann, A.E., Päckert, M. 2022: Range-wide and regional distribution of the Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus and effects of disturbance on local abundances. Bird Conservation International, 33, e17.

Sangster, G., Luksenburg, J.A., Päckert, M., Roselaar, C.S., Irestedt, M. & Ericson, P.G.P. 2022: Integrative taxonomy documents two additional cryptic Erithacus species on the Canary Islands (Aves). Zoologica Scripta, 51(6), 629-642.

Brambilla, M., Bettega, C., Delgado, M.M., de Gabriel-Hernando, M., Päckert, M., Arlettaz, R., Dirren, S., Fontanilles, P., Gil, J.A., Herrmann, M., Hille, S., Korner-Nievergelt, F., Pedrini, P., Resano-Mayor, J., Schano, C. & Scridel, D. 2022: Insufficient considerations of seasonality, data selection and validation lead to biased species-climate relationships in mountain birds. Journal of Avian Biology, 9, e03015.

Päckert, M. 2022: Free access of published DNA sequences facilitates regular control of (meta-) data quality – an example from shorebird mitogenomes (Aves, Charadriiformes: Charadrius). Ibis, 164, 336–342.

de Raad, J., Päckert, M., Irestedt, M., Janke, A, Kryukov, A.P., Martens, J., Red’kin, Y.A., Sun, Y., Töpfer, T., Schleuning, M., Neuschulz, E.L. & Nilsson, M.A. 2022: Speciation and population divergence in a mutualistic seed dispersing bird. Communications Biology, 5(1), 429.

Tobias, J.A, Sheard, C., Pigot, A.L., Devenish, A.J.M. … & Schleunig, M. 2022: AVONET: morphological, ecological and geographical data for all birds. ​Ecology Letters, 25, 581–597.


Päckert, M., Hering, J., Belkacem, A.A., Sun, Y.H., Hille, S., Lkhagvasuren, D., Islam, S. & Martens, J. 2021: A revised multilocus phylogeny of Old World sparrows (Aves: Passeridae). Vertebrate Zoology, 71, 353–366.

Päckert, M. 2021: No hybrid snowcocks in the Altai – hyper-variable markers can be problematic for phylogenetic inference. Ecology and Evolution, 11, 16354–16364.

Wolfgramm, H., Martens, J., Töpfer, T., Vamberger, M., Pathak, A., Stuckas, H. & Päckert, M. 2021: Asymmetric allelic introgression across a hybrid zone of the coal tit (Periparus ater) in the central Himalayas. Ecology and Evolution, 11, 17332–17351.

Sourav, M.S.H., Päckert, M. & Pavel, F.A 2021: The status of the Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus in Bangladesh. Indian Birds, 17(5), 139–143.

Päckert, M. & Renner, S.E. 2021: Kein Schutzgebiet am Hkakabo Razi. Natur Forschung Museum 151(4), 96-99.

Islam, S., Saquib, S., Izquierdo-López, A., Hausmann, A.E., Sultana, R., Hossain, A.N.M., Rahmann, H., Alim, A., Hossain, M., Naser, M.N. & Päckert, M. 2021: Wildmentor – an Interactive Digital Encyclopedia of Fauna and Flora of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Zoology, 49(1), 161–167.

Hering, J., Fuchs, E., Albrecht, F. & Päckert, M. 2021: Isoliertes Relikt aus eiszeitlicher Verbreitung: Der Cyrenaika-Zaunkönig. Der Falke 1/2021.

Hering, J., Fuchs, E., Albrecht, F. & Päckert, M. 2021: Little-known African bird: Cyrenaica Wren Troglodytes troglodytes juniperi —an isolated remnant since Pleistocene ice ages. Bulletin of the African Bird Club 28(2), 241-244.


Päckert, M., Favre, A., Schnitzler, J., Martens, J., Sun, Y.H., Tietze, D.T., Hailer, F., Michalak, I. & Strutzenberger, P. 2020: Out of Tibet and out of Himalayas: centers of origin and diversification of passerine birds in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau region. Ecology and Evolution, 10(17), 9283–9300.

Päckert, M., Bader-Blukott, Künzelmann, B., Sun, Y.H., Hsu, Y.C., Kehlmaier, C., Albrecht, F., Illera, J.C. & Martens, J. 2020: A revised phylogeny of nuthatches (Aves, Passeriformes, Sitta) reveals insight in intra- and interspecific diversification patterns in the Palearctic. Vertebrate Zoology 70(2), 241–262.

Albrecht, F., Hering, J., Fuchs, E., Illera, J.C., Ihlow, F., Shannon, T.J., Collinson, J.M., Wink, M., Martens, J. & Päckert, M. 2020: Phylogeography of the Eurasian Wren Nannus troglodytes (Aves: Passeriformes: Troglodytidae) reveals deep and complex diversification patterns of Ibero-Maghrebian and Cyrenaican populations. PLoS ONE 15(3), e0230151.


Päckert, M., Milensky, C., Martens, J., Kyaw, M, Suarez-Rubio, M., Thaw, W.N., Oo, S.S.L., Wolfgramm, H. & Renner, S.C. 2019: Pilot biodiversity assessment of the Hkakabo Razi passerine avifauna – implications on conservation from molecular genetics. Bird Conservation International, 1-22. doi:10.1017/S0959270919000273.

Päckert, M., Belkacem, A. A., Wolfgramm, H., Gast, O., Canal, D., Giacalone, G., Lo Valvo, M., Vamberger, M., Wink, M., Martens, J. & Stuckas, H. 2019: Genetic admixture despite ecological segregation in a North African sparrow hybrid zone (Aves, Passeriformes, Passer domesticus x Passer hispaniolensis). Ecology and Evolution 9, 12710-12726.

Päckert, M., Giacalone, G., Lo Valvo, M. & Kehlmaier, C. 2019: Mitochondrial heteroplasmy in an avian hybrid form (Passer italiae: Aves, Passeriformes). Mitochondrial DNA part B 4(2), 3809–3812.

Del Mar Delgado, M., Bettega, C., Martens; J. & Päckert, M. 2019: Ecotypic changes of alpine birds to climate change. Scientific Reports 9, 16082.


Tritsch, C., Stuckas, H., Martens, J., Pentzold, S., Kvist, L., LoValvo, M., Giacalone, G., Tietze, D.T., Nazarenko, A.A. & Päckert, M. 2018: Gene flow in the European coal tit, Periparus ater (Aves: Passeriformes): low among Mediterranean populations but high in a continental contact zone. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 124, 319–338.

Uva, V., Päckert, M., Cibois, A., M., Fumagalli, L. & Roulin A. 2018: Comprehensive molecular phylogeny of barn-owls and relatives (Family: Tytonidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 125, 127-137.

Jønsson, K.A., Blom, M.P.K., Päckert, M., Ericson, P.G.P. & Irestedt, M. 2018: Relicts of the lost arc: High-throughput sequencing of the Eutrichomyias rowleyi (Aves: Passeriformes) holotype uncovers an ancient biogeographical link between the Philippines and Fiji. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 120, 28-32.

Collinson, J.M., Päckert, M., Lawrie, Y., Phalan, B., Fishpool, L. & Gatter, W. 2018: Taxonomic status of the critically endangered Liberian Greenbul Phyllastrephus leucolepis. Journal of Ornithology 159, 19-27.

Renner, S.R., Rappole, J., Kyaw, M., Milensky, C.M. & Päckert, M. 2018: Genetic confirmation of the species status of Jabouilleia naungmungensis. Journal of Ornithology 159, 63–7.

Mosbrugger, V., Favre, A., Muellner-Riehl, A.N., Päckert, M. & Mulch, A. 2018: Cenozoic Evolution of Geobiodiversity in the Tibeto‐Himalayan Region. In: Hoorn, C., Perrigo, A. & Antonelli, A. (eds) Mountains, Climate and Biodiversity: A comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis for students and researchers. Wiley Blackwell, pp 429-448.


Fetting, P., Thorn, S., Päckert, M. & Heim, W. 2017: First record of Yellow-bellied Tit Periparus venustulus in Russia suggests a significant range extension of a species formerly endemic to China. Forktail, 32, 88-90.

Tritsch, C., Martens, J., Sun, Y.-H., Heim, W., Strutzenberger, P. & Päckert, M. 2017: Improved sampling at the subspecies level solves a taxonomic dilemma – A case study of two enigmatic Chinese tit species (Aves, Passeriformes, Paridae, Poecile). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 107, 538-550.


Dejtaradol, A., Renner, S.C., Karapan, S., Bates, P.J.J., Moyle, R.G. & Päckert, M. 2016: Indochinese-Sundaic faunal transition and phylogeographical divides north of the Isthmus of Kra in Southeast Asian Bulbuls (Aves: Pycnonotidae). Journal of Biogeography, 43, 471-483.

Päckert, M., Martens, J. Sun, Y.-H. & Strutzenberger, P. 2016: The phylogenetic relationships of Przevalski’s Finch Urocynchramus pylzowi, the most ancient Tibetan endemic passerine known to date. Ibis, 158, 530-540.

Garg, K., Tizard, R., Ng, N.S.R., Cros, E., Dejtaradol, A., Chattopadhyay, B., Pwint, N., Päckert, M. & Rheindt, F. 2016: Genome-wide data help identify an avian species-level lineage that is morphologically and vocally cryptic. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 102, 97-103.

Belkacem, A.A., Gast, O., Stuckas, H., Canal, D., LoValvo, M., Giacalone, G. & Päckert, M. 2016: North African hybrid sparrows (Passer domesticus, P. hispaniolensis) back from oblivion – ecological segregation and asymmetric mitochondrial introgression between parental species. Ecology and Evolution, 6, 5190–5206.

Fetting, P., Thorn, S., Päckert, M. & Heim, W. 2016: First record of Yellow-bellied Tit Periparus venustulus in Russia suggests a significant range extension of a species formerly endemic to China. Forktail (in press).

Pentzold, S., Förschler, M.I., Tietze, D.T., Randler, C., Martens, J. & Päckert, M. 2016: Geographic variation in coal tit song across continents and reduced species recognition between Central European and Mediterranean populations. Vertebrate Zoology, 66, 191-196.

Päckert, M., Martens, J. & Sun, Y.-H. (eds) 2016: Atlas der Verbreitung palaearktischer Vögel, Lfrg. 22, Stresemann-Gesellschaft für paläarktische Avifaunistik. Berlin.


Päckert, M. 2015: Vom Sinn und Unsinn einer reduktionistischen Biologie. Vogelwarte 53, 29-36.

Tietze, D.T., Martens, J., Fischer, B.S., Sun, Y.H., Klussmann-Kolb, A. & Päckert M. 2015: Evolution of leaf-warbler songs (Aves: Phylloscopidae). Ecology and Evolution 5, 781-798.

Päckert, M., Martens, J., Sun, Y.H. & Tietze, D.T. 2015: Evolutionary history of passerine birds (Aves: Passeriformes) from the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau – from a pre-Quarternary perspective to an integrative biodiversity assessment. Journal of Ornithology, 156, 355-365.

Päckert, M., Sun, Y.-H., Strutzenberger, P., Valchuk, O., Tietze, D.T. & Martens, J. 2015: Phylogenetic relationships of endemic bunting species (Aves, Passeriformes, Emberizidae, Emberiza koslowi) from the eastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Vertebrate Zoology 65, 135-150.

Lyu, N., Päckert, M., Tietze, D.T.  Sun, Y.-H. 2015: Uncommon paleodistribution patterns of Chrysolophus pheasants in east Asia: explanations and implications. Journal of Avian Biology 46, 528-537.


Dehling, D.M., Fritz, S.A., Töpfer, T., Päckert, M., Estler, P., Böhning-Gaese, K. & Schleuning, M. 2014: Functional and phylogenetic diversity and assemblage structure of frugivorous birds along an elevational gradient in the tropical Andes. Ecography 37, 1047-1055.

Favre, A., Päckert, M., Pauls, S., Jähnig, S., Uhl, D., Michalak, I. & Muellner-Riehl, A. 2014: The role of the uplift of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau for the evolution of Tibetan biotas. Biological Reviews, 90, 236-253.

Päckert, M., Sun, Y.H., Fischer, B., Tietze, D.T. & Martens, J. 2014: A phylogeographic break and bioacoustic intraspecific differentiation in the Buff-barred Warbler, Phylloscopus pulcher (Aves: Passeriformes, Phylloscopidae). Avian Research 5, 2.

Päckert, M., Hering, J., Fuchs, E., Barthel, P.H. & Heim, W. 2014: Genetic barcoding confirms first breeding record of the Yellow Bittern, Ixobrychus sinensis, (Aves: Pelecaniformes, Ardeidae) in the Western Palearctic. Vertebrate Zoology 64, 251-260.


Kuhn, K., Schwenk, K., Both, C., Canal, D., Johansson, U.S., van der Mije, S., Töpfer, T. & Päckert, M. 2013: Differentiation in neutral genes and a candidate gene in the pied flycatcher: using biological archives to track climate change. Ecology and Evolution 3, 4799-4814.

Frahnert, S., Päckert, M., Tietze, D.T. & Töpfer, T. 2013: Aktuelle Schwerpunkte sammlungsbezogener Forschung in der Ornithologie. Vogelwarte 51, 185-191.

Hering, J., Barthel, P.H., Eilts, H.-J., Frommolt, K.-H., Fuchs, E., Heim, W., Müller, K. & Päckert, M. 2013: Die Chinadommel Ixobrychus sinensis am Roten Meer in Ägypten – erste Nachweise eines übersehenen westpaläarktischen Brutvogels. Limicola 26, 253-278.

Tietze, T., Päckert, M., Sun, Y.-H., Lehmann, H., & Martens, J. 2013: Complete phylogeny and historical biogeography of true rosefinches (Aves: Carpodacus). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 169, 215-234.

Päckert, M., Stuckas, H., Ernst, R., Mende, M. & Fritz U. 2013: Integrative Taxonomie – eine Zukunftswissenschaft. Natur Forschung Museum 143, 206-217.

Pentzold, S., Tritsch, C., Martens, J., Tietze, D.T., Giacalone, G., LoValvo, M., Nazarenko, A.A., Kvist, L. & Päckert, M. 2013: Phylogeography and secondary contact of western Palearctic coal tits (Periparus ater: Aves, Passeriformes, Paridae). Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology 252, 360-367.

Päckert, M., Martens, J. Hering, J., Kvist, L. & Illera, J.C. 2013: Return flight to the Canary Islands – The key role of peripheral populations of Afrocanarian blue tits (Aves: Cyanistes teneriffae) in multi-gene reconstructions of colonization pathways. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 67, 458-467. 

Päckert, M., Martens, J. & Tietze, D.T. 2013: Biodiversität und Naturgeschichte der Gebirgsvögel im Himalaya und China. Natur Forschung Museum 143 (1/2), 34-41.

Päckert, M., Martens, J., Liang, W., Hsu, Y.-C. & Sun, Y.-H. 2013: Molecular genetic and bioacoustic differentiation of Pnoepyga wren babblers. Journal of Ornithology 154, 329-337.


Päckert, M. 2012: Ein Pfeilstorch auf dem Dachboden. Natur Forschung Museum 142 (9/10), 328-331.

Päckert, M., Martens, J., Sun, Y.-H., Severinghaus; L.L., Nazarenko, A.A., Ting, J., Töpfer, T. & Tietze, D.T. 2012: Horizontal and elevational patterns of Himalayan and Southeast Asian forest passerines (Aves: Passeriformes). Journal of Biogeography 39, 556-573.

Päckert, M., Martens, J., Wink, M., Feigl. A. & Tietze, D.T. 2012: Molecular Phylogeny of Old World swifts (Aves: Apodiformes, Apodidae, Apus and Tachymarptis) based on mitochondrial and nuclear markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63, 606-616.


Eck, S., Fiebig, J., Fiedler, W., Heynen, I., Nicolai, B., Töpfer, T., v. d. Elzen, R., Winkler, R. & Woog, F. 2011: Measuring birds. Vögel vermessen. Deutsche Ornithologen-Gesellschaft. Wilhelmshaven. 118pp.

Illera, J.C., Koivula, K., Broggi, J., Päckert, M., Martens, J. & Kvist, L. 2011: A multi-gene approach reveals a complex evolutionary history in the Cyanistes species group. Molecular Ecology 20, 4123-4139.

Martens, J., Tietze, D. T. & Päckert, M. 2011: Phylogeny, speciation and species limits of passerine birds in the Sino-Himalayan region – a critical review of genetics, bioacoustics and biogeography. Ornithological Monographs 70, 64-94.

Tietze, D.T., Martens, J., Sun, Y.H., Liu Severinghaus, L. & Päckert, M. 2011: Song evolution in the Coal Tit (Parus ater): Journal of Avian Biology 42, 1-23.

Töpfer, T., Gamauf, A., Haring, E. 2011. Utility of arsenic-treated bird skins for DNA extraction. BMC Research Notes, 4, 197.

Töpfer, T. Haring, E. Birkhead, T.R., Lopes, R.J., Liu Severinghaus, L., Martens, J. & Päckert, M. 2011: A molecular phylogeny of bullfinches Pyrrhula Brisson, 1760 (Aves: Fringillidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 58, 271-282.


Hering, J. & Päckert, M. 2010: DNA analysis of a juvenile Common Snipe on Corvo, Azores. British Birds 103, 184-185.

Päckert, M., Martens, J. & Sun, Y.H. 2010: Phylogeny of long-tailed tits and allies inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear markers (Aves: Passeriformes, Aegithalidae).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55, 952-967.

Tietze, D.T. & Martens, J. 2010: Intraspecific differentiation in Spotted Creepers, Salpornis spilonotus (Aves: Passeriformes, Certhiidae). Vertebrate Zoology 60, 163-170.

Töpfer, T. 2010: Suspected road salt poisoning in Bohemian Waxwings Bombycilla garrulus (Aves: Passeriformes: Bombycillidae). Vertebrate Zoology 60, 171-174. 


Päckert, M., Blume, C., Sun, Y.-H., Wei, L. & Martens, J. 2009: Acoustic differentiation reflects mitochondrial lineages in Blyth´s Leaf Warbler and White-tailed Leaf Warbler complexes (Aves: Phylloscopus reguloides, P. davisoni). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 96, 584-600.

Päckert, M., Martens, J., Sun, Y.-H. & Tietze, D.T. 2009: Phylogeography and the evolutionary time-scale of passerine radiations in the Sino-Himalaya. In: Hartmann, M. & Weipert, J. Biodiversity and Natural Heritage of the Himalaya. Vol. III. Verein der Freunde und Förderer des Naturkundemuseums Erfurt, Erfurt, 71–80.

Päckert, M & Fritz, U. 2009: Moderne molekulargenetische Forschung mit alten Sammlungsbelegen – Die Zukunft liegt in der Vergangenheit. Natur und Museum 139, 16-19.

Tietze, D.-T., Martens, J. 2009: Morphometric characterization of treecreepers (genus Certhia). J. Ornithol. 150: 431-457.

Tietze, D.T., Klodwig, U. 2009: Tannenmeisen (Parus ater) ziehen Waldbaumläufer (Certhia familiaris) mit auf. Ornithol. Anz. 48, 150-154.

Töpfer, T. 2009: Ein Nachweis des Gänsegeiers Gyps fulvus aus Sachsen. – Mitt. Ver. Sächs. Ornithol. 10, 349-351.


Martens, J., Sun, Y.-H., Wei, L. & Päckert, M. 2008: Intraspecific differentiation of Sino-Himalayan bush-dwelling Phylloscopus leaf warblers, with description of two new taxa (P. fuscatus, P. fuligiventer, P. affinis, P. armandii, P. subaffinis). Vertebrate Zoology 58 (2), 233-266.

Päckert, M., Martens, J. 2008: Taxonomic pitfalls in tits – comments on the chapter Paridae of the Handbook of the Birds of the World (Vol. 12, 2007). Ibis 150, 829-831.

Päckert, M., Martens, J. & Severinghaus, L.L. 2008: The Taiwan Firecrest (Regulus goodfellowi) belongs to the Goldcrest assemblage (Regulus regulus s. l.) – evidence from mitochondrial DNA and territorial song of the Regulidae. Journal of Ornithology 150, 205-220. DOI: 10.1007/s10336-008-0335-5.

Tietze, D.T., Martens, J., Sun, Y.-H. & Päckert, M. 2008: Evolutionary history of treecreeper vocalizations (Aves: Certhia) Organisms Diversity and Evolution 8, 305-324.


Kvist, L., Arbabi, T., Päckert, M., Orell, M. & Martens, J. 2007: Population differentiation in the marginal populations of  the great tit (Paridae: Parus major). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 90, 201-210.

Päckert, M., Martens, J., Tietze, D.T., Dietzen, C., Wink, M. & Kvist, L. 2007: Calibration of a molecular clock in tits (Paridae)- do nucleotide substitution rates of mitochondrial genes deviate from the 2% rule? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44, 1-14.

Martens, J. & Päckert, M. 2007: Ringspecies – do they exist in birds? Zoologischer Anzeiger 246, 315-324.

Päckert, M. & J. Martens 2007: Singvögel auf den Kanarischen Inseln: Inseldialekte und Artbildung. – Der Falke – Taschenkalender für Vogelbeobachter. – Aula Verlag Wiesbaden.

Töpfer, T. 2007: Nachweise seltener Vogeltaxa in Sachsen aus der ornithologischen Sammlung des Museums für Tierkunde Dresden. – Faun. Abh. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden 26: 63 -101.


Eck, S. 2006: The Palaearctic Titmouse Species (Aves: Paridae: Parus sensu lato) — A current survey – Zootaxa 1325: 7-54.

Eck, S. & Martens, J. 2006: Systematic notes on Asian Birds 49 – A preliminary review of the Aegithalidae, Remizidae and Paridae. – Zool. Med. Leiden 80: 1-63.

Eck, S. 2006: Was entdeckte Christian Ludwig Brehm an „gepaarten Paaren“ der Vögel? – Ein spezieller Befund. – Zool. Abh. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden 55: 121-128.

Quaisser, C. & Eck, S. 2006: Korrekturen und Ergänzungen zum Verzeichnis der Typen der Vogelsammlung des Museums für Tierkunde in den Staatlichen Naturhistorischen Sammlungen Dresden. – Zool. Abh. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden 55: 129-138.

Eck, S. 2006: Christian Ludwig Brehms „gepaarte Paare“, seine Arten und die Rolle von Beobachtungen. Ökol. Vögel (Ecol. Birds) 25: 141-158.

Päckert, M., Martens, J., Dietzen, C., Wink, M. & Kvist, L. 2006: Radiation of goldcrests (Regulus regulus) on the Atlantic Islands: Evidence of a new taxon from the Canary Islands. Journal of Avian Biology 37, 364-380.

Päckert, M. 2006: Song dialects as diagnostic characters – acoustic differentiation of the Canary Island Goldcrest subspecies Regulus regulus teneriffae SEEBOHM 1883 and R. r. ellenthalerae PÄCKERT ET AL. 2006. Zootaxa 123, 99-115.

Martens, J., Eck. S., Päckert, M. & Y.-H. Sun 2006: The golden-spectacled warbler (Seicercus burkii auct.) – a species swarm. Acta Zoologica Sinica 52, 301-304.

Päckert, M. & J. Martens 2006: Regulidae. In: del Hoyo, J, Elliot, A. & D. Christie (Eds.) Handbook of the Birds of the World 11, 346-368.

Töpfer, T. 2006: The taxonomic status of the Italian Sparrow (Passer italiae (VIEILLOT 1817)): Speciation by stabilised hybridisation? A critical analysis – Zootaxa 1325: 117-145.

Töpfer, T. 2006: Systematic notes on Asian birds. 60. Remarks on the systematic position of Ficedula elisae (WEIGOLD, 1922). – Zool. Med. Leiden 80: 203-212.

Lieser, M., T. Töpfer, K.-E. Schroth & P. Berthold 2006: Energetische Beurteilung von Koniferennadeln als Winternahrung von Auerhühnern. – Ökol. Vögel (Ecol. Birds) 28: 1-29.