Profile

Pierre Legagneux
Regular member
Department of Biology
Laval University
Pierre.Legagneux@bio.ulaval.ca

Supervising:

Gabriel Bergeron (Ph.D. student)

David Bolduc (Master student)

Maëlle Colin (Master student)

Frédéric Dulude-de Broin (Ph.D. student)

Camille Gaudreau-Rousseau (Ph.D. student)

Thierry Grandmont (Master student)

Ilona Grentzmann (Ph.D. student)

Maëliss Hoarau (Master student)

Matthieu Weiss-Blais (Master student)

Co-supervising:

Marie Le Bagousse (Ph.D. student)

Scientific Communications

Seyer, Y., Gauthier, G., Bêty, J., Therrien, J.-F., Legagneux, P., Lecomte, N., 2023. Local food availability and nonbreeding carry-over effects affect breeding propensity and success of a tundra-nesting predator, the Long-tailed Jaeger. Ornithology, 140(5): ukad032. DOI: 10.1093/ornithology/ukad032.

Bolduc, D., Fauteux, D., Bharucha, É., Trudeau, J.-M., Legagneux, P., 2022. Ultra-light photosensor collars to monitor Arctic lemming activity. Animal Biotelemetry, 10(31): 1-9. DOI: 10.1186/s40317-022-00302-1.

Bolduc, D., Fauteux, D., Gagnon, C.-A., Gauthier, G., Bêty, J., Legagneux, P., 2022. Testimonials to reconstruct past abundances of wildlife populations. Basic and Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2022.11.005.

Hoarau, M., Angelier, F., Touzalin, F., Zgirski, T., Parenteau, C., Legagneux, P., 2022. Corticosterone: foraging and fattening puppet master in pre-breeding greylag geese. Physiology and Behavior, Volume 246, 113666, ISSN 0031-9384. DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2021.113666..

LeTourneux, F., Gauthier, G., Pradel, R., Lefebvre, J., Legagneux, P., 2022. Evidence for synergistic cumulative impacts of marking and hunting in a wildlife species. Journal of Applied Ecology(published online 2022-08-06). DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.14268.

Frederick, C., Girard, C., Wong, G., Lemire, M., Langwieder, A., Martin, M.-C., Legagneux, P., 2021. Communicating with Northerners on the absence of SARS-CoV-2 in migratory snow geese. Écoscience, 28(3-4): 217-223. DOI: 10.1080/11956860.2021.1885803.

LeTourneux, F., Grandmont, T., Dulude-de Broin, F., Martin, M.-C., Lefebvre, J., Kato, A., Bêty, J., Gauthier, G., Legagneux, P., 2021. COVID19-induced reduction in human disturbance enhances fattening of an overabundant goose species. Biological Conservation, 255, 108968. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2021.108968.

Zgirski, T., Legagneux, P., Chastel, O., Regimbald, L., Prouteau, L., Le Pogam, A., Budzinski, H., Love, O.P., Vézina, F., 2021. Early life neonicotinoid exposure results in proximal benefits and ultimate carryover effects. Scientific Reports, 11, 15252. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-93894-2.

Gagnon, C.-A., Gérin-Lajoie, J., Bêty, J., Legagneux, P., 2020. Sharing workshop on ecological monitoring - Summary report. 24 pages.

Gauthier, G., Cadieux, M.-C., Legagneux, P., Lefebvre, J., Bêty, J., Berteaux, D., 2020. Population study of greater snow geese and its nesting habitat on Bylot Island, Nunavut in 2019: a progress report. Rapport préparé pour Arctic Goose Joint Venture; Environnement Canada; Parcs Canada, Iqaluit, Nunavut. 46 pages.

Hutchison, C., Guichard, F., Legagneux, P., Gauthier, G., Bêty, J., Berteaux, D., Fauteux, D., Gravel, D., 2020. Seasonal food webs with migrations: Multi-season models reveal indirect species interactions in the Canadian Arctic tundra. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series A, 378(2181), 20190354. DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2019.0354.

Legagneux, P., 2020. Oie des neiges à la sauce COVID. Conférence au département de biologie, Université Laval. Québec, Québec, Canada.

Brose, U., Archambault, P., Barnes, A.D., Bersier, L.-F., Boy, T., Canning-Clode, J., Conti, E., Dias, M., Digel, C., Dissanayake, A., Flores, A.A.V., Fussmann, K., Gauzens , B., Gray, C., Häussler, J., Hirt, M.R., Jacob, U., Jochum, M., Kéfi, S., McLaughlin, O., MacPherson, M.M., Latz, E., Layer-Dobra, K., Legagneux, P., Li, Y., Madeira, C., Martinez, N.D., Mendonça, V., Mulder , C., Navarrete, S.A., O’Gorman, E.J., David, O., Paula, J., Perkins , D., Piechnik, D., Pokrovsky, I., Raffaelli, D., Rall, B.C., Rosenbaum, B., Ryser, R., Silva, A., Sohlström, E.H., Sokolova, N., Thompson, M.S.A., Thompson, R.M., Vermandele, F., Vinagre, C., Wang, S., Wefer, J.M., Williams, R.J., Wieters, E., Woodward, G., Iles, A.C., 2019. Predator traits determine food-web architecture across ecosystems. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 3: 919-927. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-019-0899-x.

Hennin, H.L., Legagneux, P., Gilchrist, G., Bêty, J., McMurtry, J.P., Love, O.P., 2019. Plasma mammalian leptin analogue predicts reproductive phenology, but not reproductive output in a capital‐income breeding seaduck. Ecology and Evolution, 9(3): 1515-1522. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4873.

Legagneux, P., 2019. La migration des oiseaux de l’Arctique face aux multiples stresseurs. Réponses individuelles et conséquences écosystémiques. Midis maîtrise (conférences pour étudiants du baccalauréat en biologie de l’Université Laval). Québec, Québec, Canada.

Legagneux, P., 2019. Parcours d’un chercheur migrateur. 4@7 Sentinelle Nord. Québec, Québec, Canada.

Legagneux, P., Cazelles, K., Gravel, D., 2019. Sommes-nous bien informés ? Écarts entre la couverture du changement climatique et de la biodiversité par les médias et la littérature scientifique. Le Climatoscope, Septembre 2019(1): 22-26.

Steenweg, R.J., Legagneux, P., Crossin, G.T., Gilchrist, G., Kyser, T.K., Love, O.P., 2019. Stable isotopes of carbon reveal flexible pairing strategies in a migratory arctic bird. Journal of Ornithology, 160(3): 607-616. DOI: 10.1007/s10336-019-01661-y.

Hennin, H.L., Dey, C.J., Bêty, J., Gilchrist, G., Legagneux, P., Williams, T.D., Love, O.P., 2018. Higher rates of prebreeding condition gain positively impacts clutch size: A mechanistic test of the condition‐dependent individual optimization model. Functional Ecology, 32(8): 2019-2028. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13133.

Jean-Gagnon, F., Legagneux, P., Gilchrist, G., Bélanger, S., Love, O.P., Bêty, J., 2018. The impact of sea ice conditions on breeding decisions is modulated by body condition in an arctic partial capital breeder. Oecologia, 186(1): 1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-017-4002-5.

Lamarre, V., Legagneux, P., Franke, A., Casajus, N., Currie, D., Berteaux, D., Bêty, J., 2018. Precipitation and ectoparasitism reduce reproductive success in anarctic-nesting top-predator. Scientific Reports, 8: Article number: 8530. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-26131-y.

Legagneux, P., 2018. A quand la prochaine extinction massive de la biodiversité? Bar des Sciences 2018 de la société Provencher. Québec, Québec, Canada.

Legagneux, P., 2018. La fascinante migration des oiseaux à l’épreuve des changements globaux. Pinte Sentinelle Nord. Québec, Québec, Canada.

Legagneux, P., Casajus, N., Cazelles, K., Chevallier, C., Chevrinais, M., Guéry, L., Jacquet, C., Jaffré, M., Naud, M.-J., Noisette, F., Ropars, P., Vissault, S., Archambault, P., Bêty, J., Berteaux, D., Gravel, D., 2018. Our house is burning: discrepancy in climate change vs biodiversity coverage in the media as compared to scientific literature. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 5, 175. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2017.00175.

Lamarre, J.-F., Legagneux, P., Gauthier, G., Reed, E.T., Bêty, J., 2017. Predator-mediated negative effects of overabundant snow geese on arctic-nesting shorebirds. Ecosphere, 8(5): e01788. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1788.

Lamarre, V., Franke, A., Love, O.P., Legagneux, P., Bêty, J., 2017. Linking pre-laying energy allocation and timing of breeding in a migratory arctic raptor. Oecologia, 183(3): 653-666. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-016-3797-9.

Giroux, M.-A., Lecomte, N., Gravel, D., Berteaux, D., Gauthier, G., Legagneux, P., Bêty, J., 2016. Faire le pont entre les approches empiriques et théoriques pour mieux comprendre les écosystèmes arctiques soumis aux pressions globales. Colloque du CEN 2016, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada.

Hennin, H.L., Bêty, J., Legagneux, P., Gilchrist, G., Williams, T.D., Love, O.P., 2016. Energetic physiology mediates individual optimization of breeding phenology in a migratory arctic seabird. The American Naturalist, 188(4): 434-433. DOI: 10.1086/688044.

Jacquet, C., Moritz, C., Morissette, L., Legagneux, P., Massol, F., Archambault, P., Gravel, D., 2016. No complexity-stability relationship in empirical ecosystems. Nature Communications, 7: 12573. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12573.

Legagneux, P., Hennin, H.L., Gilchrist, G., Williams, T.D., Love, O.P., Bêty, J., 2016. Unpredictable perturbation reduces breeding propensity regardless of pre-laying reproductive readiness in a partial capital breeder. Journal of Avian Biology, 47(6): 880-886. DOI: 10.1111/jav.00824.

Marmillot, V., Gauthier, G., Cadieux, M.-C., Legagneux, P., 2016. Plasticity in moult speed and timing in an arctic-nesting goose species. Journal of Avian Biology, 47(5): 650-658. DOI: 10.1111/jav.00982.

Gauthier, G., Legagneux, P., Valiquette, M.-A., Cadieux, M.-C., Therrien, J.-F., 2015. Diet and reproductive success of an Arctic generalist predator: Interplay between variations in prey abundance, nest site location, and intraguild predation. The Auk: Ornithological Advances, 132: 735-747. DOI: 10.1642/AUK-14-273.1.

Harms, N.J., Legagneux, P., Gilchrist, G., Bêty, J., Love, O.P., Forbes, M.R., Bortolotti, G.R., Soos, C., 2015. Feather corticosterone reveals effect of moulting conditions in the autumn on subsequent reproductive output and survival in an Arctic migratory bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 282: 20142085. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2085.

Hennin, H.L., Legagneux, P., Bêty, J., Williams, T.D., Gilchrist, G., Baker, T.M., Love, O.P., 2015. Pre-breeding energetic management in a mixed-strategy breeder. Oecologia, 177(1): 235-243. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-014-3145-x.

Bêty, J., Graham-Sauvé, M., Legagneux, P., Cadieux, M.-C., Gauthier, G., 2014. Fading indirect effects in a warming arctic tundra. Current Zoology, 60(2): 189-202.

Bêty, J., Legagneux, P., Jean-Gagnon, F., Fast, P., 2014. Toward an understanding of the mechanisms explaining breeding propensity in the common eider (Somateria mollissima) and the greater snow goose (Chan caerulescens atlantica).

Julien, J.-R., Legagneux, P., Gauthier, G., Morrison, R.I.G., Therrien, J.-F., Bêty, J., 2014. Contribution of allochthonous resources to breeding in a high-arctic avian predator. Polar Biology, 37(2): 193-203. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-013-1423-4.

Julien, J.-R., Legagneux, P., Gauthier, G., Morrison, R.I.G., Therrien, J.-F., Bêty, J., 2014. Erratum to: Contribution of allochthonous resources to breeding in a high-arctic avian predator. Polar Biology, 37(8): 1219-1220. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-014-1530-x.

Legagneux, P., Berzins, L.L., Forbes, M., Harms, N.J., Hennin, H.L., Bourgeon, S., Gilchrist, G., Bêty, J., Soos, C., Love, O.P., Foster, J.T., Descamps, S., Burness, G., 2014. No selection on immunological markers in response to a highly virulent pathogen in an Arctic breeding bird. Evolutionary Applications, 7(7): 765-773. DOI: 10.1111/eva.12180.

Legagneux, P., Gauthier, G., Lecomte, N., Schmidt, N.M., Reid, D.G., Cadieux, M.-C., Berteaux, D., Bêty, J., Krebs, C.J., Ims, R.A., Yoccoz, N.G., Morrison, R.I.G., Leroux, S.J., Loreau, M., Gravel, D., 2014. Arctic ecosystem structure and functioning shaped by climate and herbivore body size. Nature Climate Change, 4: 379-383. DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2168.

Legagneux, P., Gauthier, G., Lecomte, N., Schmidt, N.M., Reid, D.G., Cadieux, M.-C., Berteaux, D., Bêty, J., Krebs, C.J., Ims, R.A., Yoccoz, N.G., Morrison, R.I.G., Leroux, S.J., Loreau, M., Gravel, D., 2014. Climate and herbivore body size determine how arctic terrestrial ecosystems work. Pages 67-69 dans Arctic Report Card 2014.

Legagneux, P., Gauthier, G., Lecomte, N., Schmidt, N.M., Reid, D.G., Cadieux, M.-C., Berteaux, D., Bêty, J., Krebs, C.J., Ims, R.A., Yoccoz, N.G., Morrison, R.I.G., Loreau, M., Gravel, D., 2014. Climate and herbivore body size determine how arctic terrestrial ecosystems work. Arctic Report Card. 2 pages.

Legagneux, P., Suffice, P., Messier, J.-S., Lelièvre, F., Tremblay, J.A., Maisonneuve, C., Saint-Louis, R., Bêty, J., 2014. High risk of lead contamination for scavengers in an area with high moose hunting success. PLoS one, 9(11): e111546. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111546.

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