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von Bayern, A.M.P., Heathcote, R.J.P., RUtz, C., Kacelnik, A. (2009). The Role of Experience in Problem Solving and Innovative Tool Use in Crows. Current Biology, 19(22): 1965-1968. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.10.037

Kacelnik, A. (2009) Tools for thought or thoughts for tools? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106: 1007110072. DOI:10.1073/pnas.0904735106

Wimpenny J.H, Weir A.A.S., Clayton L., Rutz C., Kacelnik A. (2009) Cognitive Processes Associated with Sequential Tool Use in New Caledonian Crows. PLoS ONE 4(8): e6471. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006471.

Bluff, L.A. & Rutz, C. (2008). A quick guide to video-tracking birds. Biology Letters 4 319-322. DOI 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0075. Download a [PDF] here. (joint first authors)

Bluff, L.A., Weir, A.A.S., Rutz, C., Wimpenny, J.H. & Kacelnik, A. (2007). Tool-related cognition in New Caledonian crows. Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews 2: 1-25. Link to online source. Download a [PDF] here.

Chappell, J., & Kacelnik, A. (2002). Tool selectivity in a non-mammal, the New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides). Animal Cognition 5: 71-78. DOI 10.1007/s10071-002-0130-2. Download a [PDF] here.

Chappell, J., & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Selection of tool diameter by New Caledonian crows Corvus moneduloides. Animal Cognition 7: 121-127. DOI 10.1007/s10071-003-0202-y. Download a [PDF] here.

Kacelnik, A., Chappell, J., Weir, A.A.S., & Kenward, B. (2006). Cognitive adaptations for tool-related behaviour in New Caledonian Crows. In: Comparative cognition: experimental explorations of animal intelligence (eds. Wasserman, E.A., & Zentall, T.R.), pp. 515-528. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Download a [PDF] here.

Kacelnik, A., Chappell, J., Weir, A.A.S., & Kenward, B. (2004). Tool use and manufacture in birds. In: Encyclopedia of animal behavior (ed. Bekoff, M.), Vol. 3, pp. 1067-1069. Westport, CT, US: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Kenward, B., Rutz, C., Weir, A.A.S., Chappell, J., & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Morphology and sexual dimorphism of the New Caledonian Crow Corvus moneduloides, with notes on its behaviour and ecology. Ibis 146: 652-660. DOI 10.1111/j.1474-919x.2004.00299.x. Download a [PDF] here.

Kenward, B., Weir, A.A.S., Rutz, C., & Kacelnik, A. (2005). Tool manufacture by naive juvenile crows. Nature 433: 121. DOI 10.1038/433121a. Download a [PDF] here.

Kenward, B., Rutz, C., Weir, A.A.S., & Kacelnik, A. (2006). Development of tool use in New Caledonian crows: inherited action patterns and social influence. Animal Behaviour 72: 1329-1343. DOI 10.1016/j.anbehav.2006.04.007. Download a [PDF] here.

Troscianko, J., Bluff, L.A., & C. Rutz (2008). Grass-stem tool use in New Caledonian crows Corvus moneduloides. Ardea 96: 283285. [pdf]

Rutz, C., & Bluff, L.A. (2008). Animal-borne imaging takes wing, or the dawn of 'wildlife video-tracking'. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23 292-294. DOI 10.1016/j.tree.2008.01.011. Download a [PDF] here. (joint first authors)

Rutz, C., Bluff, L.A., Weir, A.A.S., & Kacelnik, A. (2007). Video cameras on wild birds. Science 318: 765. DOI 10.1126/science.1146788. [view abstract] / [download PDF] / [view Supplementary Online Material] / [view movies]

Weir, A.A.S., Chappell, J., & Kacelnik, A. (2002). Shaping of hooks in New Caledonian crows. Science 297: 981. DOI 10.1126/science.1073433. Download a [PDF] here.

Weir, A.A.S., Kenward, B., Chappell, J., & Kacelnik, A. (2004). Lateralization of tool use in New Caledonian crows (Corvus moneduloides). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B (Suppl.) 271: S344–S346. DOI 10.1098/rsbl.2004.0183. Download a [PDF] here.

Weir, A.A.S., & Kacelnik, A. (2006). A New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides) creatively re-designs tools by bending or unbending aluminium strips. Animal Cognition 9: 317-334. DOI 10.1007/s10071-006-0052-5. [download PDF] / [view movies] / [table S1] / [table S2] / [table S3] / [figure S4]