Pierre Legagneux

Associate Professor,
Université Laval

E-mail: legagneux@gmail.com

QCBS students

Frédéric Dulude-de Broin

Other (co-)supervisor: Audrey Durand, Université Laval
(Start: 2020)
Influence of fox predation and the physical environment on prey distribution in an arctic terrestrial community.

Previous students (since 2009)

Examples of species studied

Anas platyrhynchos
Anas crecca
Hierophis viridiflavus
Anas acuta
Anas penelope


72- Field emission characterization of field-aligned carbon nanotubes synthesized in an environmental transmission electron microscope
Journal Article
Vincent P , Panciera F , Florea I , Ayari A , Perisanu S , Cojocaru C S , Taoum H , Wei C , Saidov K , Mirsaidov U , Aguili I , Blanchard N , Legagneux P , Purcell S T ,
2024 Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B (Date Added: 2024-03-24)

71- Raman spectroscopy of monolayer to bulk PtSe2 exfoliated crystals
Journal Article
Tharrault M , Desgué E , Carisetti D , Plaçais B , Voisin C , Legagneux P , Baudin E ,
2024 2D Materials (Date Added: 2024-02-01)

70- Probing Carrier Dynamics in Large-Scale MBE-Grown PtSe2 Films by Terahertz Spectroscopy
Journal Article
Ji J , Zhou Y , Zhou B , Desgué E , Legagneux P , Jepsen P U , Bøggild P ,
2023 ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (Date Added: 2023-12-04)

69- Synthesis of Few-Layered Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides by Ion Implantation of Chalcogen and Metal Species into Sapphire
Journal Article
Bude R , Verschueren I , Florea I , Maurice J , Legagneux P , Pereira L M C , Bana H , Villarreal R , Blume R , Knop-Gericke A , Jones T , Pribat D ,
2023 ACS Omega (Date Added: 2023-09-26)

68- In-Situ Direct Observation of Carbon Nanotube Synthesis Under Electric Field and Their Field Emission Performance
Conference Proceeding Conference Paper
Vincent P , Panciera F , Florea I , Cojocaru C , Perisanu S , Ayari A , Chaste J , Legagneux P , Purcell S T ,
2023 36th IEEE International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference, IVNC 2023 (Date Added: 2023-09-02)

67- High-Speed Optoelectronic Graphene Sampler at 1.55 µm Reaching Intrinsic Performances
Journal Article
Tharrault M , Grimaldi E , Pommier D , Hamidouche L , Berger P , Combrie S , Baili G , Rostischer M , Taniguchi T , Watanabe K , Plaçais B , Baudin E , Legagneux P ,
2023 Advanced Electronic Materials (Date Added: 2023-07-22)

66- Observations of the synthesis of straight single wall carbon nanotubes directed by electric fields in an Environmental Transmission Electron Microscope
Journal Article
Vincent P , Panciera F , Florea I , Blanchard N , Cojocaru C S , Ezzedine M , Taoum H , Perisanu S , De Laharpe P , Ayari A , Chaste J , Saidov K , Mirsaidov U , Purcell S T , Legagneux P ,
2023 Carbon (Date Added: 2023-07-22)

65- 1D cobalt nanocrystals confined in vertically aligned carbon nanotubes: One-step synthesis and magnetic properties
Journal Article
Andalouci A , Roussigné Y , Gangloff L , Legagneux P , Farhat S , Chérif S ,
2023 Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Date Added: 2023-06-28)

64- Do foraging ecology and contaminants interactively predict parenting hormone levels in common eider?
Journal Article
Smith R A , Fort J , Legagneux P , Chastel O , Mallory M L , Bustamante P , Danielsen J , Hanssen S A , Einar Jónsson J , Magnúsdóttir E , Moe B , Parenteau C , Parkinson K J , Parsons G J , Tertitski G , Love O P ,
2023 General and Comparative Endocrinology (Date Added: 2023-03-30)

63- Testimonials to reconstruct past abundances of wildlife populations
Journal Article
Bolduc D , Fauteux D , Gagnon C A , Gauthier G , Bêty J , Legagneux P ,
2023 Basic and Applied Ecology (Date Added: 2023-03-24)

62- Scaling migrations to communities: An empirical case of migration network in the Arctic
Journal Article
Moisan L , Gravel D , Legagneux P , Gauthier G , Léandri-Breton D , Somveille M , Therrien J , Lamarre J , Bêty J ,
2023 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2023-02-05)

61- Should I breed or should I go? Manipulating individual state during migration influences breeding decisions in a long-lived bird species
Journal Article
Grandmont T , Fast P , Grentzmann I , Gauthier G , Bêty J , Legagneux P ,
2023 Functional Ecology (Date Added: 2023-01-26)

60- Evidence for synergistic cumulative impacts of marking and hunting in a wildlife species
Journal Article
LeTourneux F , Gauthier G , Pradel R , Lefebvre J , Legagneux P ,
2022 Journal of Applied Ecology (Date Added: 2022-09-13)

59- Corticosterone: foraging and fattening puppet master in pre-breeding greylag geese
Journal Article
Hoarau M , Angelier F , Touzalin F , Zgirski T , Parenteau C , Legagneux P ,
2022 Physiology and Behavior (Date Added: 2022-01-21)

58- Communicating with Northerners on the Absence of SARS-CoV-2 in Migratory Snow Geese
Journal Article
Frederick C , Girard C , Wong G , Lemire M , Langwieder A , Martin M , Legagneux P ,
2021 Ecoscience (Date Added: 2022-01-26)

57- Global COVID-19 lockdown highlights humans as both threats and custodians of the environment
Journal Article
2021 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2021-12-07)

56- Long-term tracking of an Arctic-breeding seabird indicates high fidelity to pelagic wintering areas
Journal Article
Léandri-Breton D , Tarroux A , Elliott K , Legagneux P , Angelier F , Blévin P , Bråthen V , Fauchald P , Goutte A , Jouanneau W , Tartu S , Moe B , Chastel O ,
2021 Marine Ecology Progress Series (Date Added: 2021-11-16)

55- Early life neonicotinoid exposure results in proximal benefits and ultimate carryover effects
Journal Article
Zgirski T , Legagneux P , Chastel O , Regimbald L , Prouteau L , Le Pogam A , Budzinski H , Love O P , Vézina F ,
2021 Scientific Reports (Date Added: 2021-08-11)

54- COVID19-induced reduction in human disturbance enhances fattening of an overabundant goose species
Journal Article
LeTourneux F , Grandmont T , Dulude-de Broin F , Martin M , Lefebvre J , Kato A , Bêty J , Gauthier G , Legagneux P ,
2021 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2021-02-15)

53- Seasonal food webs with migrations: multi-season models reveal indirect species interactions in the Canadian Arctic tundra
Journal Article
Hutchison C , Guichard F , Legagneux P , Gauthier G , Bêty J , Berteaux D , Fauteux D , Gravel D ,
2020 Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences (Date Added: 2020-09-10)

52- Predator traits determine food-web architecture across ecosystems
Journal Article
Brose U , Archambault P , Barnes A D , Bersier L , Boy T , Canning-Clode J , Conti E , Dias M , Digel C , Dissanayake A , Flores A A V , Fussmann K , Gauzens B , Gray C , Häussler J , Hirt M R , Jacob U , Jochum M , Kéfi S , McLaughlin O , MacPherson M M , Latz E , Layer-Dobra K , Legagneux P , Li Y , Madeira C , Martinez N D , Mendonça V , Mulder C , Navarrete S A , O’Gorman E J , Ott D , Paula J , Perkins D , Piechnik D , Pokrovsky I , Raffaelli D , Rall B C , Rosenbaum B , Ryser R , Silva A , Sohlström E H , Sokolova N , Thompson M S A , Thompson R M , Vermandele F , Vinagre C , Wang S , Wefer J M , Williams R J , Wieters E , Woodward G , Iles A C ,
2019 Nature Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2019-06-05)

51- Stable isotopes of carbon reveal flexible pairing strategies in a migratory Arctic bird
Journal Article
Steenweg R J , Legagneux P , Crossin G T , Gilchrist H G , Kyser T K , Love O P ,
2019 Journal of Ornithology (Date Added: 2019-04-27)

50- Plasma mammalian leptin analogue predicts reproductive phenology, but not reproductive output in a capital-income breeding seaduck
Journal Article
Hennin H L , Legagneux P , Gilchrist H G , Bêty J , McMurtry J P , Love O P ,
2019 Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2019-02-21)

49- Precipitation and ectoparasitism reduce reproductive success in an arctic-nesting top-predator
Journal Article
Lamarre, V, Legagneux, P, Franke, A, Casajus, N, Currie, DC, Berteaux, D, Bêty, J
2018 Scientific Reports (Date Added: 2018-06-14)

48- Higher rates of prebreeding condition gain positively impacts clutch size: A mechanistic test of the condition-dependent individual optimization model
Journal Article
Hennin, HL, Dey, CJ, Bêty, J, Gilchrist, HG, Legagneux, P, Williams, TD, Love, OP
2018 Functional Ecology (Date Added: 2018-06-04)

47- Our house is burning: Discrepancy in climate change vs. biodiversity coverage in the media as compared to scientific literature
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Casajus, N, Cazelles, K, Chevallier, C, Chevrinais, M, Guéry, L, Jacquet, C, Jaffré, M, Naud, M-J, Noisette, F, Ropars, P, Vissault, S, Archambault, P, Bêty, J, Berteaux, D, Gravel, D
2018 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2018-02-13)

46- The impact of sea ice conditions on breeding decisions is modulated by body condition in an arctic partial capital breeder
Journal Article
Jean-Gagnon, F, Legagneux, P, Gilchrist, G, Bélanger, S, Love, OP, Bêty, J
2018 Oecologia (Date Added: 2017-12-09)

45- Predator-mediated negative effects of overabundant snow geese on arctic-nesting shorebirds
Journal Article
Lamarre, J-F, Legagneux, P, Gauthier, G, Reed, ET, Bêty, J
2017 Ecosphere (Date Added: 2017-06-14)

44- Linking pre-laying energy allocation and timing of breeding in a migratory arctic raptor
Journal Article
Lamarre, V, Franke, A, Love, OP, Legagneux, P, Bêty, J
2017 Oecologia (Date Added: 2017-02-05)

43- Plasticity in moult speed and timing in an arctic-nesting goose species
Journal Article
Marmillot, V, Gauthier, G, Cadieux, M-C, Legagneux, P
2016 Journal of Avian Biology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

42- Robust estimation of survival and contribution of captive-bred Mallards Anas platyrhynchos to a wild population in a large-scale release programme
Journal Article
Champagnon, J, Legagneux, P, Souchay, G, Inchausti, P, Bretagnolle, V, Bourguemestre, F, Van Ingen, L, Guillemain, M
2016 Ibis (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

41- Contribution of released captive-bred Mallards to the dynamics of the natural population
Journal Article
Champagnon, J, Guillemain, M, Mondain-Monval, J-Y, Souchay, G, Legagneux, P, Bretagnolle, V, Van Ingen, L, Bourguemestre, F, Lebreton, J-D
2016 Ornis Fennica (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

40- No complexity-stability relationship in empirical ecosystems
Journal Article
Jacquet, C, Moritz, C, Morissette, L, Legagneux, P, Massol, F, Archambault, P, Gravel, D
2016 Nature Communications (Date Added: 2016-11-04)

39- Energetic physiology mediates individual optimization of breeding phenology in a migratory Arctic Seabird
Journal Article
Hennin, HL, Bêty, J, Legagneux, P, Gilchrist, HG, Williams, TD, Love, OP
2016 American Naturalist (Date Added: 2016-10-04)

38- Unpredictable perturbation reduces breeding propensity regardless of pre-laying reproductive readiness in a partial capital breeder
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Hennin, HL, Gilchrist, HG, Williams, TD, Love, OP, Bêty, J
2016 Journal of Avian Biology (Date Added: 2016-07-22)

37- Sex-specific dispersal responses to inbreeding and kinship
Journal Article
Hardouin, LA, Legagneux, P, Hingrat, Y, Robert, A
2015 Animal Behaviour (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

36- Diet and reproductive success of an Arctic generalist predator: Interplay between variations in prey abundance, nest site location, and intraguild predation
Journal Article
Gauthier, G, Legagneux, P, Valiquette, M-A, Cadieux, M-C, Therrien, J-F
2015 Auk (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

35- Pre-breeding energetic management in a mixed-strategy breeder
Journal Article
Hennin, HL, Legagneux, P, Bêty, J, Williams, TD, Grant Gilchrist, H, Baker, TM, Love, OP
2015 Oecologia (Date Added: 2016-03-17)

34- Assessing geographic origins of Teal (Anas crecca) through stable-hydrogen (δ2H) isotope analyses of feathers and ring-recoveries
Journal Article
Guillemain, M, Van Wilgenburg, SL, Legagneux, P, Hobson, KA
2014 Journal of Ornithology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

33- Feather corticosterone reveals effect of moulting conditions in the autumn on subsequent reproductive output and survival in an Arctic migratory bird
Journal Article
Harms, NJ, Legagneux, P, Gilchrist, HG, Bêty, J, Love, OP, Forbes, MR, Bortolotti, GR, Soos, C
2014 Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (Date Added: 2016-07-22)

32- Erratum to: Contribution of allochthonous resources to breeding in a high-arctic avian predator [Polar Biol, 37, 2014 (193-203), 10.1007/s00300-013-1423-4]
Journal Article
Julien, J-R, Legagneux, P, Gauthier, G, Guy Morrison, RI, Therrien, J-F, Bêty, J
2014 Polar Biology (Date Added: 2016-03-17)

31- Contribution of allochthonous resources to breeding in a high-arctic avian predator
Journal Article
Julien, J-R, Legagneux, P, Gauthier, G, Morrison, RIG, Therrien, J-F, Bêty, J
2014 Polar Biology (Date Added: 2016-03-17)

30- Fading indirect effects in a warming arctic tundra
Journal Article
Bêty, J, Graham-Sauvé, M, Legagneux, P, Cadieux, M-C, Gauthier, G
2014 Current Zoology (Date Added: 2016-03-17)

29- No selection on immunological markers in response to a highly virulent pathogen in an Arctic breeding bird
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Berzins, LL, Forbes, M, Harms, NJ, Hennin, HL, Bourgeon, S, Gilchrist, HG, Bêty, J, Soos, C, Love, OP, Foster, JT, Descamps, S, Burness, G
2014 Evolutionary Applications (Date Added: 2016-03-17)

28- High risk of lead contamination for scavengers in an area with high moose hunting success
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Suffice, P, Messier, J-S, Lelievre, F, Tremblay, JA, Maisonneuve, C, Saint-Louis, R, Bêty, J
2014 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2016-02-29)

27- Arctic ecosystem structure and functioning shaped by climate and herbivore body size
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Gauthier, G, Lecomte, N, Schmidt, NM, Reid, D, Cadieux, M-C, Berteaux, D, Bêty, J, Krebs, CJ, Ims, RA, Yoccoz, NG, Morrison, RIG, Leroux, SJ, Loreau, M, Gravel, D
2014 Nature Climate Change (Date Added: 2014-05-21)

26- European birds adjust their flight initiation distance to road speed limits
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Ducatez, S
2013 Biology Letters (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

25- Broad-scale satellite Normalized Difference Vegetation Index data predict plant biomass and peak date of nitrogen concentration in Arctic tundra vegetation
Journal Article
Doiron, M, Legagneux, P, Gauthier, G, Lévesque, E
2013 Applied Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

24- Long-term monitoring at multiple trophic levels suggests heterogeneity in responses to climate change in the Canadian Arctic tundra
Journal Article
Gauthier, G, Bêty, J, Cadieux, M-C, Legagneux, P, Doiron, M, Chevallier, C, Lai, S, Tarroux, A, Berteaux, D
2013 Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences (Date Added: 2016-04-05)

23- Does feather corticosterone reflect individual quality or external stress in arctic-nesting migratory birds?
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Harms, NJ, Gauthier, G, Chastel, O, Gilchrist, HG, Bortolotti, G, Bêty, J, Soos, C
2013 PLoS ONE (Date Added: 2016-03-17)

22- Effect of neck collars on the body condition of migrating Greater Snow Geese
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Simard, A-A, Gauthier, G, Bêty, J
2013 Journal of Field Ornithology (Date Added: 2016-03-17)

21- Terrestrial arthropod abundance and phenology in the Canadian Arctic: Modelling resource availability for Arctic-nesting insectivorous birds
Journal Article
Bolduc, E, Casajus, N, Legagneux, P, McKinnon, L, Gilchrist, HG, Leung, M, Morrison, RIG, Reid, D, Smith, PA, Buddle, CM, Bêty, J
2013 Canadian Entomologist (Date Added: 2013-04-04)

20- Large-scale geographic variation in iridescent structural ornaments of a long-distance migratory bird
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Clark, RG, Guillemain, M, Eraud, C, Théry, M, Bretagnolle, V
2012 Journal of Avian Biology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

19- Is diet segregation between dabbling ducks due to food partitioning? A review of seasonal patterns in the Western Palearctic
Journal Article
Brochet, A-L, Dessborn, L, Legagneux, P, Elmberg, J, Gauthier-Clerc, M, Fritz, H, Guillemain, M
2012 Journal of Zoology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

18- Trophic niche overlap in two syntopic colubrid snakes (Hierophis viridiflavus and Zamenis longissimus) with contrasted lifestyles
Journal Article
Lelièvre, H, Legagneux, P, Blouin-Demers, G, Bonnet, X, Lourdais, O
2012 Amphibia Reptilia (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

17- Manipulating individual state during migration provides evidence for carry-over effects modulated by environmental conditions
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Fast, PLF, Gauthier, G, Bêty, J
2012 Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (Date Added: 2016-03-17)

16- Disentangling trophic relationships in a High Arctic tundra ecosystem through food web modeling
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Gauthier, G, Berteaux, D, Bêty, J, Cadieux, M-C, Bilodeau, F, Bolduc, E, Mckinnon, L, Tarroux, A, Therrien, J-F, Morissette, L, Krebs, CJ
2012 Ecology (Date Added: 2012-08-28)

15- Geographical and temporal patterns in the diet of pintail Anas acuta, wigeon Anas penelope, mallard Anas platyrhynchos and teal Anas crecca in the Western Palearctic
Journal Article
Dessborn, L, Brochet, AL, Elmberg, J, Legagneux, P, Gauthier-Clerc, M, Guillemain, M
2011 European Journal of Wildlife Research (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

14- Combining field and aviary approaches to monitor incubation in ducks: Importance of clutch size, body mass and weather
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Emeriau, S, Giraudeau, M, Duval, C, Caizergues, A
2011 Bird Study (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

13- Post-fledging movements , home range, and survival of juvenile eurasian collared -doves in western France
Journal Article
Eraud, C, Jacquet, A, Legagneux, P
2011 Condor (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

12- Do glucocorticoids in droppings reflect baseline level in birds captured in the wild? A case study in snow geese
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Gauthier, G, Chastel, O, Picard, G, Bêty, J
2011 General and Comparative Endocrinology (Date Added: 2016-03-17)

11- The tundra food web of Bylot Island in a changing climate and the role of exchanges between ecosystems
Journal Article
Gauthier, G, Berteaux, D, Bty, J, Tarroux, A, Therrien, J-F, McKinnon, L, Legagneux, P, Cadieux, M-C
2011 Ecoscience (Date Added: 2012-02-06)

10- Condition dependence of iridescent wing flash-marks in two species of dabbling ducks
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Théry, M, Guillemain, M, Gomez, D, Bretagnolle, V
2010 Behavioural Processes (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

9- Don't format manuscripts: Journals should use a generic submission format until papers are accepted
Journal Article
Brischoux, F, Legagneux, P
2009 Scientist (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

8- Are sea snakes pertinent bio-indicators for coral reefs? a comparison between species and sites
Journal Article
Brischoux, F, Bonnet, X, Legagneux, P
2009 Marine Biology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

7- Effect of predation risk, body size, and habitat characteristics on emigration decisions in mallards
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Inchausti, P, Bourguemestre, F, Latraube, F, Bretagnolle, V
2009 Behavioral Ecology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

6- Variation in home-range size and movements of wintering dabbling ducks
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Blaize, C, Latraube, F, Gautier, J, Bretagnolle, V
2009 Journal of Ornithology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

5- A flyway perspective on food resource abundance in a long-distance migrant, the Eurasian teal (Anas crecca)
Journal Article
Arzel, C, Elmberg, J, Guillemain, M, Lepley, M, Bosca, F, Legagneux, P, Nogues, J-B
2009 Journal of Ornithology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

4- Seeds consumed by waterfowl in winter: A review of methods and a new web-based photographic atlas for seed identification
Journal Article
Legagneux, P, Duhart, M, Schricke, V
2007 Journal of Ornithology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

3- Average mass of seeds encountered by foraging dabbling ducks in western Europe
Journal Article
Arzel, C, Elmberg, J, Guillemain, M, Legagneux, P, Bosca, F, Chambouleyron, M, Lepley, M, Pin, C, Arnaud, A, Schricke, V
2007 Wildlife Biology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

2- Predation risk constrains the plasticity of foraging behaviour in teals, Anas crecca: a flyway-level circumannual approach
Journal Article
Guillemain, M, Arzel, C, Legagneux, P, Elmberg, J, Fritz, H, Lepley, M, Pin, C, Arnaud, A, Massez, G
2007 Animal Behaviour (Date Added: 2018-10-10)

1- Risky foraging leads to cost-free mate guarding in male teal Anas crecca
Journal Article
Guillemain, M, Arzel, C, Legagneux, P, Elmberg, J, Fritz, H, Lepley, M, Pin, C, Arnaud, A, Massez, G
2007 Journal of Ornithology (Date Added: 2018-10-10)