Publications

Hemmings, N. & Birkhead, T.R. 2017. Differential sperm storage by female zebra finches Taeniopygia guttata. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B – Biological Sciences. DOI10.1098/rspb.2017.1032.

Kim, K.W., Bennison, C., Hemmings, N., Brookes, L., Hurley, L.L., Griffith, S.C., Burke, T., Birkhead, T.R. & Slate, J. 2017. A sex-linked supergene controls sperm morphology and swimming speed in a songbird. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1168–1176 DOI:10.1038/s41559-017-0235-2

Bennison, C., Hemmings, N., Brookes, L., Slate, J. & Birkhead, T.R. 2016. Sperm morphology, ATP concentration and swimming velocity: unexpected relationships in a passerine bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B – Biological Sciences DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1558

Hemmings, N., Bennison, C. & Birkhead, T.R. 2016. Intra-ejaculate sperm selection in female zebra finches. Biology Letters doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0220

Hemmings, N. & Birkhead, T.R. 2015. Polyspermy in birds: Sperm numbers and embryo survival. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B – Biological Sciences doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1682

Hemmings, N. & Birkhead, T.R. 2015. Consistency of passerine embryo development and the use of embryonic staging in studies of hatching failure. Ibis doi: 10.1111/ibi.12336

Hemmings, N., Birkhead, T.R., Brillard, J.P., Froment, P. & Briere, S. 2015. Timing associated with oviductal sperm storage and release after artificial insemination in domestic hens. Theriogenology doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2014.12.022

Bennison, C., Hemmings, N., Slate, J. & Birkhead, T.R. 2015. Long sperm fertilise more eggs in the zebra finch. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B – Biological Sciences doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1897

Hemmings, N., West, M. & Birkhead, T. R. 2012. Causes of hatching failure in endangered birds. Biology Letters doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0655

Hemmings, N., Slate, J. & Birkhead, T. R. 2012. Inbreeding causes early death in a passerine bird. Nature Communications doi: 10.1038/ncomms1870

Birkhead, T. R., Hemmings, N., Spottiswoode, C. N., Mikulica, O., Moskát, C., Bán, M. & Schulze- Hagen, K. 2011. Internal incubation and early hatching in brood parasitic birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B – Biological Sciences doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1504

Birkhead, T.R., Hall, J., Schut, E., & Hemmings, N. (2008). Unhatched eggs; methods for discriminating between infertility and early embryo mortality. Ibis doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2008.00813.x

Schut, E., Hemmings, N. & Birkhead, T.R. (2008). Parthenogenesis in a passerine bird, the Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata. Ibis doi: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2007.00755.x

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