Pierre Legagneux

Associate Professor,
Université Laval

E-mail: legagneux@gmail.com

QCBS students

Previous students (since 2009)

Examples of species studied

Anas platyrhynchos
Anas crecca
Hierophis viridiflavus
Anas acuta
Anas penelope


53- Seasonal food webs with migrations: multi-season models reveal indirect species interactions in the Canadian Arctic tundra
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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]
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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
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)