Detailed CV

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From march 2017 Postdoctoral position at University of Lund

2013 - 2016 PhD at "Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolution (CEFE)" - UMR 5175 / Université de Montpellier

2011 - 2012 M.Sc. degree "Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution", University of Toulouse, France


Potier S., 2020. Visual adaptations in predatory and scavenging diurnal raptors Diversity . 12: 400 here

Potier S., Miktus M., & Kelber A. 2020. Visual adaptations of diurnal and nocturnal raptors, In Seminars in cell & developmental biology . Academic Press here

Potier S., Miktus M., Lisney TJ. Isard P-F., Dulaurent T., Mentek M., Cornette R., Schikorski D. & Kelber A. 2020. Inter-individual differences in foveal shape in a scavenging raptor, the black kite Milvus migrans Scientific reports, 10: 6133 here

Lisney TJ., Potier S., Isard P-F., Mentek M., Mitkus M. & Collin SP. 2020. Retinal topography in two species of flamingo (Phoenicopteriformes: Phoenicopteridae) Journal of Comparative Neurology, 1-16 here

Potier S., Lieuvin M., Pfaff M. & Kelber A. 2020. How fast can raptors see? Journal of Experimental Biology, 223: jeb209031 here

Potier S. 2019. Olfaction in raptors. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, zlz121 here

Potier S., Duriez O., Célerier A., Liegeois J-L. & Bonadonna F. 2019. Sight or smell: which senses do scavenging raptors use to find food? Animal Cognition, 22: 49-59 here

Mitkus M., Potier S., Martin G.R., Duriez O. & Kelber A. 2018. Raptor vision Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. here

Potier S., Mitkus M. & Kelber A. 2018. High resolution of colour vision, but low contrast sensitivity in a diurnal raptor. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285: 20181036 here

Potier S., Duriez O., Cunningham G.B., Bonhomme V., O'Rourke C., Fernandez-Juricic E. & Bonadonna F. 2018. Visual field shape and foraging ecology in diurnal raptors. Journal of Experimental Biology, 221: jeb177295 here

Potier S., Besnard M.M., Schikorski D., Buatois B., Duriez O., Gabirot M., Leclaire S. & Bonadonna F. 2018. Preen oil chemical composition encodes individuality, seasonal variation and kinship in Black kites Milvus migrans. Journal of Avian Biology, e01728 here

Potier S., Bonadonna F., Martin G.R., Isard P-F., Dulaurent T., Mentek, M. & Duriez O. 2017. Visual field and foveal characteristics of two species of Falconidae with different ecology. Ibis, 160: 54-61 here

Potier S.#, Mitkus M.#, Bonadonna F., Duriez O., Isard P-F., Dulaurent T, Mentek, M. & Kelber A. 2017. Eye size, fovea and foraging ecology in accipitriform raptors. (# Equal contribution of authors). Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 90: 232-242 here

Potier S., Bonadonna F., Kelber A., Martin G. R., Isard P-F., Dulaurent T. & Duriez O. 2016. Visual abilities in two raptors with different ecology. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219: 2639-2649 here

Potier S., Bonadonna F., Kelber A. & Duriez O. 2016. Visual acuity in an opportunistic raptor, the chimango caracara (Milvago chimango). Physiology & Behavior, 157: 125-128 here

Potier S., Carpentier A., Grémillet D., Leroy B. & Lescroël A. 2015. Individual repeatability of foraging behaviour in a marine predator, the great cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo. Animal Behaviour, 103: 83-90 here

Pétillon J., Potier S., Carpentier A. & Garbutt A. 2014. Evaluating the success of managed realignment for the restoration of salt marshes: lessons from invertebrate communities. Ecological Engineering, 69: 70-75 here

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