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Bird, D.W., R. Bliege Bird, Nyalangka Taylor, B.F. Codding (2016).  A landscape architecture of fire: cultural and ecological emergence in Australia’s Western Desert. Current Anthropology 57(S13):S65-S79. link

Bird, D.W., R. Bliege Bird, B.F. Codding (2016). Pyrodiversity and the anthropocene: the role of fire in the broad spectrum revolution. Evolutionary Anthropology 25:105-166. pdf

Bird, D.W. (2016). The roots of the question: Surprise Valley, Alyawarra, and the early development of James F. O’Connell’s ethnoarchaeology. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 44:149-157. link

Codding, B.F., D.W. Zeanah, R. Bliege Bird, C.H. Parker, and D.W. Bird (2016). Martu ethnoarchaeology: foraging ecology and the marginal value of site structure. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 44:166-176. link

Klein, R.G. and D.W. Bird (2016). Shellfishing and human evolution. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 44:198-205. link

Bliege Bird, R., B.F. Codding, D.W. Bird (2016). People, ENSO, and fire in Australia: fire regimes and climate controls in hummock grasslands. Philosophical Transactions B  371: 20150343. pdf

Codding, B.F., D.W. Bird, and R. Bliege Bird (2015). The real cost of closing remote communities. Arena Magazine 135:5-7. link

Bliege Bird, R., B.F. Codding, and D.W. Bird (2016). Economic, social and ecological contexts of hunting, sharing and fire in the Western Desert of Australia. In 21st Century Hunting and Gathering, B.F. Codding and K. Kramer (eds), pp. 213-230. University of New Mexico Press: Santa Fe. pdf

Codding, B.F., R. Bliege Bird, D.W. Bird, and D.W. Zeanah (2016). Alternative Aboriginal economies: Martu livelihoods in the 21st Century. In 21st Century Hunting and Gathering, B.F. Codding and K. Kramer (eds). pp. 185-211. University of New Mexico Press: Santa Fe. pdf

Zeanah, D.W., B.F. Codding, D.W. Bird, R. Bliege Bird, and P. Veth (2015).  Diesel and damper: changes in seed use and mobility following contact amongst the Martu of Western Australia. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 39:51-62. pdf 

Codding, B.F. and D.W. Bird (2015).  Behavioral ecology and the future of archaeological science. Journal of Archaeological Science 56:9-20. pdf

Codding, B.F., R. Bliege Bird, P. Kauhanen, D.W. Bird (2014). Conservation or co-evolution? Intermediate levels of Aboriginal burning and hunting have positive effects on kangaroo populations in Western Australia. Human Ecology 42: 659-669. pdf

Codding, B.F., J.F. O’Connell, D.W. Bird (2014). Shellfishing and the colonization of Sahul: a multivariate model evaluating the dynamic effects of prey utility, transport costs and life history on foraging patterns and midden composition. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 9:238–252. pdf

McCauley, D.J., H.S. Young, R. Guevara, G.J. Williams, E. Power, R.B. Dunbar, D.W. Bird, W. Durham, F. Micheli (2014). Positive and negative effects of a threatened parrotfish on reef ecosystems. Conservation Biology 28:1312. pdf

Scelza, B.A., D.W. Bird, R. Bliege Bird (2014). Bush tucker, shop tucker: production, consumption and diet at an Aboriginal outstation. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 53:98-117. pdf

Bird, D.W., B.F. Codding, R. Bliege Bird, D.W. Zeanah, C.J. Taylor (2013). Megafauna in a continent of small game: archaeological implications of Martu camel hunting in Australia's Western Desert. Quaternary International 297:155-166. pdf

Bliege Bird, R., N. Taylor, B.F. Codding, D.W. Bird (2013). Niche construction and Dreaming logic: Aboriginal patch mosaic burning and varanid lizards (Varanus gouldii) in Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 280:20132297. pdf

McCauley, D.J., E. Power, H.S. Young, A. McInturff, R.B. Dunbar, D.W. Bird, W. Durham, F. Micheli (2013). Conservation at the edge of the world. Biological Conservation 165:139-145. pdf

Jones, J.H., R. Bliege Bird, D.W. Bird (2013).  To kill a kangaroo: understanding the decision to pursue high-risk/high-gain resources. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280:20131210. pdf

Bird, D.W., B.F. Codding, R. Bliege Bird, D.W. Zeanah (2012).  Risky pursuits: implications of Martu hunting strategies for archaeological measures of subsistence change.  American Antiquity 77:186-194. pdf

Bliege Bird, R., B.F. Codding, P. Kauhanen, D.W. Bird (2012).  Aboriginal hunting buffers climate-driven fire-size variability in Australia’s spinifex grasslands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 109:10287-10292. pdf

Bird, D.W. and J.F. O’Connell (2012).  Human behavioral ecology. In Archaeological Theory Today, 2nd Edition, I. Hodder (ed.), pp. 37-61. Cambridge: Polity Press. pdf

Bliege Bird, R., B. Scelza, D.W. Bird, E.A. Smith (2012).  The hierarchy of virtue: mutualism, altruism, and signaling in Martu women's cooperative hunting. Evolution and Human Behavior 33:64-78. pdf

Codding, B.F., R. Bliege Bird, D.W. Bird (2011).  Provisioning offspring and others: risk-energy trade-offs and gender differences in hunter-gatherer foraging strategies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278:2502-2509. pdf

Bird, D.W. and R. Bliege Bird (2010).  Competing to be leaderless: food sharing and magnanimity among Martu Aborigines.  In The Evolution Of Leadership: Transitions In Decision Making From Small-Scale To Middle-Range Societies, J. Kanter, K. Vaughn and J. Earkins (eds), pp. 21-49. Santa Fe: SAR Press. pdf

Codding, B.F., D.W. Bird, R. Bliege Bird (2010).  Interpreting abundance indices: some zooarchaeological implications of Martu foraging. Journal of Archaeological Science 37:3200-3210. pdf

Bird, D.W., R. Bliege Bird, B.F. Codding (2009).  In pursuit of mobile prey: Martu hunting strategies and archaeofaunal interpretation.  American Antiquity 74:3-29. pdf

Bliege Bird, R., B.F. Codding, D.W. Bird (2009).  What explains differences in men’s and women’s production? Determinants of gendered foraging inequalities among Martu. Human Nature 20(2):105-129. pdf

Bird, D.W. (2009).  The inherent value of foraging. Arena Magazine 98:30-33. pdf

Bliege Bird, R., D.W. Bird, B.F. Codding, C. Parker, J.H. Jones (2008).  The “fire stick farming” hypothesis: Australian Aboriginal foraging strategies, biodiversity and anthropogenic fire mosaics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 105:14796-14801. pdf

Bird, D.W. and B.F. Codding (2008).  Human behavioral ecology and the use of ancient landscapes. In Handbook of Landscape Archaeology, B. David and J. Thomas (eds), pp. 396-408. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Bliege Bird, R. and D.W. Bird (2008).  Why women hunt: risk and contemporary foraging in a Western Desert Aboriginal community. Current Anthropology 49:655-693. pdf

Bird, D.W. and J.F. O’Connell (2006).  Behavioral ecology and archaeology. Journal of Archaeological Research 14:143-188. pdf

Bird, D.W., R. Bliege Bird, C.H. Parker (2005).  Aboriginal burning regimes and hunting strategies in Australia’s Western Desert.  Human Ecology 33:443-464. pdf

Bird, D.W. and R. Bliege Bird (2005).  Martu children’s hunting strategies in the Western Desert, Australia. In Hunter-Gatherer Childhoods: Evolutionary, Developmental & Cultural Perspectives, B.S. Hewlett and M.E. Lamb (eds), pp. 129-146. New Brunswick: Aldine Transaction.

Bird, D.W., R. Bliege Bird, C.H. Parker (2004).  Women who hunt with fire.  Australian Aboriginal Studies, 2004(1): 90-96.

Bird, D.W. and R. Bliege Bird (2004).  Evolutionary and ecological understandings of the economics of desert societies. In Desert Peoples: Archaeological Perspectives, P.M. Veth, M. Smith, and P. Hiscock (eds), pp. 81-99.  London: Blackwell Scientific.

Bird, D.W., R. Bliege Bird, J.L. Richardson (2004).  Meriam ethnoarchaeology: shellfishing and shellmiddens.  Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Cultural Heritage Series 3(1):183-197. pdf

Bird, D.W., J.L. Richardson, P.M. Veth, A.J. Barham (2002).  Explaining shellfish variability in middens on the Meriam Islands, Torres Strait Australia.  Journal of Archaeological Science, 29:457-469. pdf

Bird, D.W. and R. Bliege Bird (2002).  Children on the reef:  slow learning or strategic foraging?  Human Nature 13:269-298. pdf