Peer-reviewed Papers

  1. Crates R & Olah G*, Adamski M, Aitken N, Banks S, Ingwersen D, Ranjard L, Rayner L, Stojanovic D, Suchan T, Takach-Dukai B, Heinsohn R (2019) Genomic impact of severe population decline in a nomadic songbird. PLOS ONE 14(10):e0223953. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0223953
    * shared first-authorship
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  2. Heinsohn RG, Olah G, Webb M, Peakall R, Stojanovic D (2019) Sex ratio bias and shared paternity reduce individual fitness and population viability in a critically endangered parrot.
    Journal of Animal Ecology 88(4):502–510. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12922
    This paper has been selected to be the subject of the In Focus and cover image for the April 2019 issue.
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  3. Stojanovic D & Olah G*, Webb M, Peakall R, Heinsohn R (2018). Genetic evidence confirms severe extinction risk for critically endangered swift parrots: implications for conservation management.
    Animal Conservation 21(4):313–323. doi:10.1111/acv.12394
    * shared first-authorship
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  4. Olah G, Theuerkauf J, Legault A, Gula R, Stein J, Butchart S, O’Brien M, Heinsohn R (2018). Parrots of Oceania – A comparative study of extinction risk.
    Emu – Austral Ornithology 118(1):94–112. doi:10.1080/01584197.2017.1410066
    Invited paper for the special issue on parrots. The publisher identified this paper as the most ‘talked about’ article in terms of altmetrics, in April 2018.
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  5. Olah G, Smith AL, Asner GP, Brightsmith DJ, Heinsohn RG, Peakall R (2017). Exploring dispersal barriers using landscape genetic resistance modelling in scarlet macaws of the Peruvian Amazon.
    Landscape Ecology 32(2):445–456. doi:10.1007/s10980-016-0457-8
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  6. Olah G, Heinsohn RG, Brightsmith DJ, Peakall R (2017). The application of non-invasive genetic tagging reveals new insights into the clay lick use by macaws in the Peruvian Amazon.
    Conservation Genetics 18(5):1037–1046. doi:10.1007/s10592-017-0954-6
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  7. Olah G, Heinsohn RG, Brightsmith DJ, Espinoza JR, and Peakall R (2016). Validation of non-invasive genetic tagging in two large macaw species (Ara macao and A. chloropterus) of the Peruvian Amazon.
    Conservation Genetics Resources 8(4):499–509. doi:10.1007/s12686-016-0573-4
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  8. Olah G, Butchart SHM, Symes A, Guzmán IM, Cunningham R, Brightsmith DJ, and Heinsohn R (2016). Ecological and socio-economic factors affecting extinction risk in parrots.
    Biodiversity and Conservation 25(2):205–223. doi:10.1007/s10531-015-1036-z
    Top 1% cited paper in the field of Environment/Ecology.
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  9. Olah G, Heinsohn RG, Espinoza JR, Brightsmith DJ, and Peakall R (2015). An evaluation of primers for microsatellite markers in Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) and their performance in a Peruvian wild population.
    Conservation Genetics Resources 7(1):157–159. doi:10.1007/s12686-014-0317-2
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  10. Olah G, Vigo G, Heinsohn R, and Brightsmith DJ (2014). Nest site selection and efficacy of artificial nests for breeding success of Scarlet Macaws Ara macao macao in lowland Peru.
    Journal for Nature Conservation 22(2):176–185. doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2013.11.003
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  11. Olah G, Vigo G, Ortiz L, Rozsa L, and Brightsmith DJ (2013). Philornis sp. bot fly larvae in free living scarlet macaw nestlings and a new technique for their extraction.
    Veterinary Parasitology 196(1-2):245–249. doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.12.052
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  12. Olah G and Rozsa L (2006). Nitrogen metabolic wastes do not influence drinking water preference in feral pigeons.
    Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 52(4):401–406.
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Protocols and Genomic Data

  1. Olah G, Suchan T, and Aitken N (2018) hyRAD for birds. Protocols.io
    doi:dx.doi.org/10.17504/protocols.io.mt2c6qe  |  PDF
  2. Olah G (2019) Genomic impact of severe population decline in a nomadic songbird.
    European Variation Archive (EVA) project number: PRJEB33704. EVA analyses number: ERZ1030386.
  3. Olah G, Crates R, Aitken N, Adamski M, Heinsohn R (2019) Whole genome sequence scaffold assembly of Regent Honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia. NCBI accession number: VJPA00000000
  4. Olah G (2019) Anthochaera phrygia Genome sequencing and assembly.
    NCBI BioProject number: PRJNA549051
  5. Olah G (2019) Anthochaera phrygia blood sample from the Blue Mountains N046_2332.
    NCBI BioSample number: SAMN12070213. TaxID: 2020318.

Magazine Articles

  1. Korsós Z, Garai C, Olah G (2016) Kutatóállomás az őserdőben 2: Amazonasi menedékhely [Research center in the rainforest 2: Refugio Amazonas]. Állatvilág [Wildlife] 3(2):12–15. | PDF
  2. Korsós Z, Garai C, Olah G (2016) Kutatóállomás az őserdőben: Papagájok és majmok között [Research center in the rainforest: Among parrots and monkeys]. Állatvilág [Wildlife] 3(1):16–19. | PDF
  3. Ortiz MG, Valdés Péña R, Olah G, Morgan L (2007) Mexico’s Maroon-fronted Parrot. PsittaScene 19(3):3–5. | PDF
  4. Olah G (2007) Mexikói terepmunka barnahomlokú fenyőpapagájokkal [Maroon-fronted parrot field research in Mexico]. A Földgömb [The Earth] 25(5):44–51. | PDF
  5. Olah G (2007) Papagájkutatás Argentínában: Kékhomlokú amazonok földjén [Parrot research in Argentina: In the land of the Blue-fronted parrots]. Élet és Tudomány [Life and Science] 62(4):116–119. | PDF
  6. Olah G (2007) Az Európai Unió állandósította a vadmadarak importálásának tilalmát [The European Union permanently bans imports of wild birds]. Élet és Tudomány [Life and Science] 62(4):119. | PDF

Reports

  1. Olah G and Martinez R (2018) Aproximación a la ecología y paisaje del Parque Nacional Bahuaja-Sonene – Informe Final para SERNANP [Landscape and ecology approach to the Bahuaja-Sonene National Park – Final Report to SERNANP]. Lima, Peru, 20pp.
  2. Olah G and Martinez R (2017) Aproximación a la ecología y paisaje de la Reserva Nacional Tambopata – Informe Final para SERNANP [Landscape and ecology approach to the Tambopata National Reserve – Final Report to SERNANP]. Lima, Peru, 25pp.
  3. Brightsmith D, Olah G, Vigo G, Martinez G, Ortiz L, Hoppes S, and Susanibar D (2014) Ecología alimenticia y salud de psitácidos en Madre de Dios – Perú: Informe anual para el Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado [Foraging ecology and health of parrots in Madre de Dios, Peru: Annual report to SERNANP]. Peru, 22pp. | PDF
  4. Brightsmith D, Olah G, Vigo G, Martinez G, Hoppes S, and Susanibar D (2013) Ecología alimenticia y salud de psitácidos en Madre de Dios – Perú: Informe anual para el Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado [Foraging ecology and health of parrots in Madre de Dios, Peru: Annual report to SERNANP]. Peru, 23pp. | PDF
  5. Brightsmith D, Olah G, Vigo G, Martinez G, Hoppes S, and Susanibar D (2012) Ecología alimenticia y salud de psitácidos en Madre de Dios – Perú: Informe anual para el Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado [Foraging ecology and health of parrots in Madre de Dios, Peru: Annual report to SERNANP]. Peru, 28pp. | PDF
  6. Brightsmith D, Martinez G, Olah G, Vigo G, Hoppes S, Susanibar D, and Ortiz L (2011) Ecología alimenticia y salud de psitácidos en Madre de Dios, Perú: Informe anual para el Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado [Foraging ecology and health of parrots in Madre de Dios, Peru: Annual report to SERNANP]. Peru, 34pp. | PDF
  7. Brightsmith D, Martinez G, Olah G, Takano F, Gish E, Vigo G, and Ortiz L (2011) Ecología reproductiva y uso de colpas de guacamayos en Madre de Dios: Informe anual para el Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado [Reproductive ecology and clay lick use of macaws in Madre de Dios: Annual report to SERNANP]. Peru, 55pp. | PDF
  8. Brightsmith D, Ortiz L, Martinez G, Olah G, Heatley J, and Hoppes S (2010) Ecología alimenticia y salud de psitácidos en Madre de Dios – Perú: Informe anual al Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado [Foraging ecology and health of parrots in Madre de Dios, Peru: Annual report to SERNANP]. Peru, 43pp. | PDF
  9. Brightsmith D, Vigo G, Olah G, and Ortiz L (2010) Ecología reproductiva y uso de colpas de guacamayos en Madre de Dios: Informe anual para INRENA [Reproductive ecology and clay lick use of macaws in Madre de Dios: Annual report to INRENA]. Peru, 66pp. | PDF
  10. Brightsmith D, Vigo G, Olah G, Zumarán J, and Ortiz L (2009) Ecología reproductiva y uso de colpas de guacamayos en Madre de Dios: Informe anual a INRENA [Reproductive ecology and clay lick use of macaws in Madre de Dios: Annual report to INRENA]. Peru, 58pp. | PDF

Video Abstracts

I translated my latest peer-reviewed papers into video abstracts to help the better understanding of scientific studies to the general public: