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Publications révisées par les pairs / Peer-reviewed publications:

54. Bulla M et al. (50 authors; alphabetical order) Unexpected diversity in socially synchronized rhythms of shorebirds. Nature

53. Brown et al. (22 auteurs; ordre alphabétique) 2016 Migratory Connectivity of semipalmated sandpipers and implications for conservation. Condor

52. Weiser et al. (50 auteurs; ordre alphabétique) 2016 Effects of geolocators on hatching success, return rates, breeding movements, and change in body mass in 16 species of Arctic-breeding shorebirds. Movement Ecol

51. Jenkins DA, Lecomte N, Schaefer JA, Olsen SM, Swingedouw D, Côté SD, Loïc Pellissier L, Yannic G. 2016 Loss of connectivity among island-dwelling Peary caribou following sea ice decline. Bio Lett

50. Therrien et al. (16 authors; senior authorship) 2016 Winter use of a highly diverse suite of habitats by irruptive snowy owls. Am Field Nat

49. Gallant D, Gauvin L, Berteaux D, Lecomte N 2016 The importance of historical data mining for conservation science: A case study on the wolverine's historical range in eastern North America. Biodiv Cons

48. Giroux MA, Trottier-Paquet M, Bêty J, Lamarre V, Lecomte N. 2016 Is it safe to nest near bold neighbours? Spatial patterns in predation risk associated with the density of American Golden-Plover nest. PeerJ

47. Giroux MA, Ditlecadet D, Martin, L, Lanctot RB, Lecomte N 2016 Sexing a gender-role-reversed species based on plumage: potential challenges in the red phalarope. PeerJ

46. Gallant D, Léger L, Tremblay E, Berteaux B, Lecomte N, Vasseur L 2016 Linking time budgets to habitat quality suggests that beavers are energy maximizers. Can J Zool

45. Simon A, Hurford A, Lecomte N, Bélanger D, Leighton PA 2016 Tracking the frequency and the intensity of rabies outbreaks in the Arctic: the epidemiological dynamics of in its reservoir host, the Arctic fox. Polar Res

44. Kutschera VE, Frosch C, Janke A, Skírnisson K, Bidon T, Lecomte N, Fain SR, Eiken HG, Hagen SB, Arnason U, Nowak C, Hailer F 2016 Consequences of projected Arctic sea ice habitat fragmentation: high genetic variability of vagrant polar bears illustrates importance of population connectivity. Animal Conservation

43. Lecomte N & Giroux MA. 2015 New avian breeding records for Igloolik, Nunavut. Can Field Nat

42. Therrien J-F, Pinaud D, Gauthier G, Lecomte N, Bildstein KL, Bêty J. 2015 Is pre-breeding prospecting behaviour affected by snow cover in the irruptive snowy owl? A test using state-space modelling and environmental data annotated via Movebank. Movement Ecol

41. LaRue MA, Stapleton S, Porter C, Atkinson S, Atwood T, Dyck M, Lecomte N. 2015 Testing methods for using high-resolution satellite imagery to monitor polar bear abundance and distribution. Wildl Soc Bull

40. Ehrich D, Ims R, Yoccoz NG, Lecomte N, et al. 2015 What can stable isotope analysis of top predator tissues contribute to monitoring of tundra ecosystems? Ecosystems

39. Legagneux P, Gauthier G, Lecomte N, Schmidt NM, Reid D, Cadieux MC et al. 2014 Arctic ecosystem structure and functioning shaped by climate and herbivore body size. Nature Climate Change

38. Bidon T, Janke A, Fain SR, Eiken HG, Saarma U, Hallström BM, Lecomte N, Hailer F 2014 Brown and Polar Bear Y Chromosomes Reveal Extensive Male-Biased Gene Flow within Brother Lineages. Molecular Biology and Evolution

37. Stapleton S, LaRue M, Lecomte N, Atkinson S, Garshelis D, Porter C, Atwood T 2014 Polar bears from space: Assessing satellite imagery as a tool to track Arctic wildlife. PLoS ONE

36. Therrien J-F, Gauthier G, Robillard A, Lecomte N, Bêty J 2014 Écologie de la reproduction du harfang des neiges dans l’Arctique canadien. Le Naturaliste canadien

35. Sokolov V, Lecomte N, Sokolov A, Dixon A 2014 Site fidelity and home range variation during the breeding season of peregrine falcons in Yamal, Russia. Polar Biol

34. Sokolova N, Sokolov A, Ims RA, Skogstad G, Lecomte N, Sokolov V, Yoccoz NG, Ehrich D 2014 Small rodents in the shrub tundra of Yamal (Russia): density dependence in habitat use? Mammal Biology

33. Pokrovsky I, Ehrich D, Ims, RA, Kulikova O, Lecomte N, Yoccoz NG 2014 Diet, nesting density and breeding success of Rough-legged Buzzards (Buteo lagopus) in Nenetsky Ridge, Russia. Polar Biol

32. Yannic G, Pellissier L, Ortego J, Lecomte N, Weckworth BV et al. 2014 Genetic diversity in caribou linked to linked to past and future climate change. Nature Climate Change

31. Soininen EM, Ehrich D, Lecomte N, Yoccoz NG, Tarroux A, Berteaux D et al. 2014 Sources of variation in small rodent trophic niche: new insights from DNA metabarcoding and stable isotope analysis. Isotopes in Env & Health Studies

30. Kutschera VE, Lecomte N, Selva N, Sokolov A, Haun T, Zachos FE, Steyer K et al. 2013 A range-wide synthesis and timeline for phylogeographic events in the red fox. BMC Evolutionary Biology

29. Singh NJ, Bhatnagar YV, Lecomte N, Fox J, Yoccoz NG 2013 No longer tracking greenery in high altitudes: Pastoral practices of Rupshu nomads and their implications for biodiversity conservation. Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice

28. L’Hérault V, Franke A, Lecomte N, Alogut A, Bêty J 2013 Landscape heterogeneity drives intra-population niche variation and reproduction in an arctic top predator. Ecology and Evolution

27. Truchon MH, Measures L, L’Hérault V, Brêthes JC, Lecomte N 2013 Marine mammal stranding and environmental changes: a 15-year study in the St. Lawrence ecosystem. PLoS ONE.

26. Giroux MA, Dussault C, Lecomte N, Tremblay JP, Côté SD 2012 A new way of assessing foraging behaviour at the individual level using faeces marking and satellite telemetry. PLoS ONE

25. Sokolov V, Ehrich E, Yoccoz NG, Sokolov A, Lecomte N 2012 Habitat specialists and generalists in the Arctic: bird communities in the shrub tundra of Yamal, Russia. PLoS ONE

24. Giroux MA, Berteaux D, Lecomte N, Gauthier G, Szor G, Bêty J 2012 Benefiting from a migratory prey: spatio-temporal patterns in subsidization of an arctic predator. J Anim Ecol

23. Ferguson SH, Berteaux D, Gaston AJ, Higdon J, Lecomte N, Lunn N, et al. 2012 Time series data for Canadian arctic vertebrates: IPY contributions to science, management, and policy. Climatic Change

22. Ehrich D, Henden JA, Ims, RA, Doronina L, Killengren ST, Lecomte N et al. 2012 The importance of willow thickets for ptarmigan and hares in shrub tundra. Oecologia

21. Pedersen ÅØ, Bårdsen BJ, Yoccoz NG, Lecomte N, Fuglei E 2012 Monitoring Svalbard rock ptarmigan: distance sampling and occupancy modeling. J Wild Manage

20. Pokrovsky I, Kulikova O, Ehrich D, Ims RA, Lecomte N, Yoccoz NG 2012 Assessing the causes of breeding failure among the rough-legged buzzard (Buteo lagopus) during the nestling period. Polar Research

19. Pokrovsky I & Lecomte N 2012 Comparison of Gyrfalcon distributions between the Palearctic and Nearctic. In RT Watson, TJ Cade, M Fuller, G Hunt, and E Potapov, eds. Gyrfalcons and Ptarmigan in a Changing World. The Peregrine Fund, Boise, Idaho, USA.

18. Lecomte N, Ahlstrøm Ø, Ehrich D, Fuglei E, Ims RA, Yoccoz NG 2011 Intrapopulation variability shaping isotope discrimination and turnover: experimental evidence in arctic foxes. PLoS ONE

17. Killengreen, ST, Lecomte N, Ehrich D, Schott T, Yoccoz NG, Ims RA 2011 The importance of marine vs. human-induced subsidies in the maintenance of an expanding mesocarnivore in the arctic tundra. J Anim Ecol

16. Ehrich D, Tarroux A, Stien J, Lecomte N, Killengreen ST, Berteaux D, Yoccoz NG 2011 Stable isotope analysis: modelling lipid normalization for muscle and eggs from arctic mammals and birds. Methods Ecol Evol

15. Tarroux A, Ehrich D, Lecomte N, Jardine T, Bêty J, Berteaux D 2010 Sensitivity of stable isotope mixing models to variation in isotopic ratios. Methods Ecol Evol

14. Singh NJ, Yoccoz NG, Lecomte N, Côté SD, Fox JL 2010 Scale and selection of habitat and resources: Tibetan argali in high altitude rangelands. Can J Zool

13. Pokrovsky I, Lecomte N, Sokolov A, Sokolov V, Yoccoz NG 2010 Peregrine falcons kill a gyrfalcon feeding on their nestling. J Raptor Res

12. Dixon A, Sokolov S, Sokolov V, Lecomte N 2010 Wintering and passage of peregrines tracked by satellite telemetry. Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Arabia

11. Lecomte N, Ehrich D, Yoccoz NG, Ims RA 2009 Toward understanding the effect of top-predators on ecosystems. F-1000 Biology Reports

10. Lecomte N, Gauthier G, Giroux JF 2009 A link between water availability and nesting success mediated by predator-prey interactions in the Arctic. Ecology

9. Lecomte N, Gauthier G, Giroux JF, Milot E, Bernatchez L 2009 Tug of war between continental gene flow and rearing site philopatry in a migratory bird: the sex-biased dispersal paradigm reconsidered. Mol Ecol

8. Careau V, Lecomte N, Bêty J, Giroux JF, Gauthier G, Berteaux D 2008. Hoarding of pulsed resources: temporal variations in egg-caching by arctic fox. EcoScience

7. Lecomte N, Gauthier G, Giroux JF 2008 Breeding dispersal in a heterogeneous landscape: the influence of habitat and nesting success in greater snow geese. Oecologia

6. Lecomte N, Careau V, Gauthier G, Giroux JF 2008 Predator behaviour and predation risk in the heterogeneous Arctic environment. J Anim Ecol

5. Careau V, Lecomte N, Giroux, JF, Berteaux D 2007 Common raven raid arctic fox food caches. J Ethol

4. Lecomte N, Kuntz G, Lambert N, Gendner JP, Handrich Y, Le Maho Y, Bost CA 2006 Alloparental feeding in king penguins. Anim Behav

3. Lecomte N, Gauthier G, Bernatchez L, Giroux, JF 2006 A non-damaging blood sampling technique of waterfowl eggs. J Field Ornithol

2. Lecomte N, Gauthier G, Bernatchez L, Giroux, JF 2006 A non-damaging blood sampling technique of waterfowl eggs. J Field Ornithol

1. Sarrazin F, Lecomte N, Arthur CP, Pinna JL, Lecuyer P, Frechet G 2004 Comparative dynamics and habitat selection strategy of natural and reintroduced populations of Griffon vultures in Southern France. In R Yosef, ML Miller & D Pepler, eds. Raptors in the new millennium. International Birding and Research Centre in Eilat, Israel


Chapitres de livres révisés par les pairs/Peer-reviewed book chapters
Berteaux, D, Lecomte N, et al. 2013 Mammals chapter – Carnivores section. In Arctic Biodiversity Assessment, Publication by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna organization. 111 pp
2010 Pearman PB, Randin C, Broennimann O, Hautier Y, Lecomte N 2010 Interspecific competition. In the Evolution of Interspecific Interactions / Evolutionary Biology / Biologie évolutive. Textbook. DeBoek. 954 pp


Rapports révisés par les pairs/Peer-reviewed reports
Anderson M & Lecomte N 2013 Distribution and abundance of Peary Caribou and muskox on the Bathurst Island group, May 2013. Government of Nunavut, Department of Environment. 40 pp
Jenkins DA & Lecomte N 2012 All about ice: Peary caribou movement in the Bathurst Islands complex. Government of Nunavut, Department of Environment. 21 pp


Scripts et tutoriels en accès libre/Open-access statistical scripts and tutorials
Therrien J, Pinaud D, Gauthier G, Lecomte N, Bildstein KL, Bêty J 2015 Data from: Is pre-breeding prospecting behaviour affected by snow cover in the irruptive snowy owl? A test using state-space modelling and environmental data annotated via Movebank. Movebank Data Repository. doi:10.5441/001/1.32rf091b
TurnoverSim, 2011 a simulation tool for stable isotope analyses to test whether experiments were able to achieve the requirements for measuring isotopic incorporation into tissues, available at ‘’. Co-authored with N. G. Yoccoz
Fatsim, 2010 a simulation tool for stable isotope analyses to measure the impact of fat removal on isotopic samples, integrated in the R-package ‘SIAR’; also available at ‘’. Co-authored with D. Ehrich & A. Tarroux
Samplesim, 2010 a sample size simulation tool for stable isotope analyses, available at ‘’. Co-authored with D. Ehrich


Revues de livres/Book reviews
2012 Lecomte N Ecosystem-oriented strategies to climate change. EcoScience, in press
2008 Lecomte N Foraging: Behavior and Ecology. EcoScience, 15: 138-139
2007 Lecomte N Infinite Nature. EcoScience, 13: 132

Articles non-révisé par les pairs/Non peer-reviewed articles
2008 Lecomte N, Ehrich D, Fagerthun T Med neb bog klør. Labyrinth 3, 44-47
2007 Ehrich D, Lecomte N, Ims RA, Yoccoz NG Arktiske rovdyr som klimaindikatorer. Ottar, 28-33


Chapitre de livres et rapports non-révisé par les pairs/Non peer-reviewed book chapters & reports
2016 Lecomte N Terrestrial mammals in Greenland. Chapter for “Greenland Unveiled” D.Gremillet eds. 6 pp.
2016 Lecomte N Terrestrial ecosystems in Greenland. Chapter for “Greenland Unveiled” D. Gremillet eds. 5 pp.
2016 Gauvin L, Gallant D, Lecomte N. Song bird monitoring and analysis – Kouchibouguac National Park. 34 pp
2015 Dalerum F, Lecomte N, Lindgren Å, Meijer T, Pecnerova P Arctic Islands – Tracing the impact of connectivity on the properties of terrestrial ecosystems around the Hall Basin, 83 pp
2015 Lecomte N & Giroux MA Ecosysem monitoring at Igloolik. Report to Government of Nunavut, 15 pp
2015 Gallant D & Lecomte N The impact of hydrological changes caused by beaver damming activities on tree growth and animal biodiversity in Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada. Fonds de Fiduce de la Faune. 33 pp
2012 Peck K, Carrière S, Lecomte N 2012 The Nunavut and Northwest territories raptor database. Government of Nunavut, Department of Environment. 21 pp
2012 Co-lead of a multi-authors wildlife statutory report. Government of Nunavut, Department of Environment, 150 pp
2012 Co-lead of a multi-authors IPY canadian science report. Science Results from the Canadian International Polar Year 2007-2008. 20 pp.
2012 Co-lead of a multi-authors Environmental Impact Assesment for Baffinland Iron Mine, Government of Nunavut, Department of Environment. 50 pp
2011 Ehrich D, Lecomte N, Fuglei E, Ims RA, Yoccoz, NG Majors outcomes from the IPY project ‘Arctic Predators’. Final REPORT for the Norwegian research council. 16 pp
2011 Ehrich D, Lecomte N, Fuglei E, Ims RA, Yoccoz, NG The ‘Arctic Predators’ project. In the Norwegian International Polar Year. 4 pp
2011 Legagneux P, Lecomte N, Yoccoz NG, Krebs, CJ, Morris D, Schmidt NM, Gauthier G Tundra food webs. In IPY Arctic WOLVES synthesis. Eds. G Gauthier & D Berteaux. 15 pp.
2011 Berteaux D, Lecomte N, et al. Arctic and red foxes. In IPY Arctic WOLVES synthesis. Eds. G Gauthier & D Berteaux. 12 pp
2011 Berteaux D, Lecomte N, Tarroux A The human dimension. In IPY Arctic WOLVES synthesis. Eds. G Gauthier & D Berteaux. 6 pp


2007 Lecomte N Predation risk, habitat heterogeneity and site fidelity in the Arctic. PhD thesis, Univ. Laval, Canada. 166 pp
2003 Lecomte N Alloparental feeding in penguins. MSc thesis, Univ. Québec à Rimouski, Canada. 89 pp
1998 Lecomte N Demographic approaches applied to reintroductions: the case of the griffon vulture. MSc thesis, Univ. Pierre & Marie Curie, France. 69 pp