Youtube – includes research and teaching videos


Competition in birds… Living Bird magazine

Hummingbird flight control… Scientific American


Social species are featherweights… Audubon magazine, Birdwatching Daily, Calgary QR 107.3 Radio

Bird collisions… British Ornithologists’ Union


Peacock behaviour… Audubon magazine

Research featured in the book “An Immense World” by Ed Yong, Knopf

Research featured in the book “The Sounds of Life” by Karen Bakker, Princeton University Press


Peacock behaviour… research featured in the book “Why Peacocks? An Unlikely Search for Meaning in the World’s Most Magnificent Bird” by Sean Flynn, Simon & Schuster

Weighted restraint… project led by Mark Campbell and Andy Adler of Carleton Engineering New York Times


Hummingbird flight… National Geographic Spain

#ScientistFridays Discover Canada… Yuchao Wang talks about our research on peacock colours

Social network stability… The Ottawa Citizen, The Charlatan

CJBQ Newsmaker Sunday (radio, February 16)

Peacock behaviour…


Birdnote (US public radio and Audubon)

CKCU Radio 93.1 (May 28)

CBC Radio’s Fresh Air (May 19)

BBC’s 30 Animals That Made Us Smarter (radio, September 2019)


The peafowl’s crest feathers are tuned to social displays… Science, New Scientist, Daily Mail, The Atlantic, Scientific American 60-Second Science

Maneuvering ability in hummingbirds… Science, Science News, Seeker, Daily Mail, BBC, CBC

BBC/PBS series Natural Born Rebels, research featured in Episode 3 “The Mating Game” (streaming available in the US)

Peacocks accused of fowl playVancouver Weekly


Unlocking the secrets behind the hummingbird’s frenzy, our research contributed to a National Geographic feature story and photography series


Visual guidance of forward flight in hummingbirds… Gizmodo, Christian Science Monitor, Vancouver Sun, BBC Radio, City TV

Biomechanics of the peacock’s display… New York Times/Science Take, Quirks and Quarks, Science News, Christian Science Monitor, Gizmodo, Wall Street Journal, Nature Research Highlights, Scientific American, Discover, Tech Times, PBS Newshour


Deceptive copulation calls… Quirks and Quarks, BBC Nature News, Science News, National Geographic, NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

CBC’s The Nature of Things episode “Decoding Desire”, research featured in TV documentary

2013 and earlier

Eye for an eyespot: how iridescent ocelli influence peacock mating success… Slate, Science News

Peahens prefer peacocks displaying more eyespots… Nature, Wired, Science News