Marcin Tobółka, PhD

PostDoc
e-mail: tobolkamarcin@gmail.com
room: 339

Scientific interests

Costs of reproduction in birds, habitat selection, migratory connectivity, sex ratio, farmland ecology, animal behaviour
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Projects

The influence of parental experience and conditions during breeding and non-breeding period on reproductive success of long-lived birds, an example of the White Stork Principle Investigator, 2017-2020, founded by NCN, SONATA

Long term population studies – White Stork in Western Poland, 2004 – now.

Shrikes Lanidae ecology, 2008 – now.

Investment in offspring sex ratio of the white stork Ciconia ciconia in various environmental conditions – Principle Investigator, 2013-2015, founded by NCN, PRELUDIUM

Teaching

“Zoology and Ecology”

“Systematic Zoology”

“Restitution of extincting and endangered animals”

“Nature conservation”

CV

2009 – 2015 – PhD in Biological Sciences: Institute of Zoology,Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Poznań University of Life Sciences

2007 – 2009 – MSc in Environmental Biology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland.

2004 – 2007 – BSc in Environmetal Biology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland.

Experience and employment

Since 2016 – president of White Stork Research Group

Since 2015 – PostDoc position: Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Poznań University of Life Scienc

Complutense University of Madrid, visiting scholar – preliminary comparative studies on White Stork populations, 10.03.-30.03.2016

Institute of Avian Research “Vogelwarte Helgoland”, Wilhelmshaven, Germany, visiting scholar, 11.2013 – 03.2014

White Stork Research Group – a secretary, 2012-2016

NTNU, Lovund, workshops “Stochatic Demography in fluctuating environments: Theory and empirical patterns”, 23-25.04.2012

Ayn Sokhna, Red Sea, Egypt, Tom Coles Memorial Raptor Survey, 7-14.03.2012

Department of Behavioural Ecology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań – a volunteer, 2004-2009

Awards

2013-2014 – a scholarship ETIUDA, NCN – Breeding biology and ecology of the White Stork Ciconia ciconia in variable environmental conditions of agricultural landscape

2013/2014 – a scholarship for Ph.D. students, founded by European Social Fund

2010/2011 – a scholarship for Ph.D. students, founded by European Social Fund

Publications

2017

Wilharm, G., Skiebe, E., Higgins, P. G., Poppel, M. T., Blaschke, U., Leser, S.,  Böhland, K. Heider Ch.Heindorf M., Brauner P., Jackel U., Bohland K., Cuny Ch., Łopinska A., Kaminski P., Kasprzak M., Bochenski M., Ciebiera O.Tobółka M., Zołnierowicz K.M., Siekiera J., Seifert H., Gagne S., Salcedo S.P.Kaatz M., Layer F.Bender J.K., Fuchs S., Semmler T., Pfeifer Y. and Jerzak L. 2017. Relatedness of wildlife and livestock avian isolates of the nosocomial pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii to lineages spread in hospitals worldwide. Environmental Microbiology.

Zbyryt, A., Jakubas, D., & Tobolka, M. 2017. Factors determining presence of passerines breeding within White Stork Ciconia ciconia nests. The Science of Nature, 104(9-10), 71.

Kwieciński, Z., Morelli, F., Antczak, M., Hromada, M., Szymański, P., Tobolka, M., Jankowiak, Ł. & Tryjanowski, P. 2017. Seasonal changes in avian communities living in an extensively used farmland of Western Poland. European Journal of Ecology, 2, 9–18.

Wozna, J.T., Hromada, M., Reeve, N.F., Szymański, P., Zolnierowicz, K.M. & Tobolka, M. 2017. Patchy versus linear non-cropped habitats in farmland: which is better for nesting success of the Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio ? Bird Study 64: 98-103.

2016

Zolnierowicz K.M., Nyklova-Ondrova M., Tobolka M. 2016. Sex differences in preening behaviour in the White Stork Ciconia ciconia. Polish Journal of Ecology 64: 431–435.

Rosin Z.M., Skórka P., Szymański P., Tobolka M, Luczak A., Tryjanowski P. 2016. Constant and seasonal drivers of bird communities in a wind farm: implications for conservation. PeerJ 4: e2105.

Surmacki A., Ragan A., Kosiński Z., Tobółka M. Podkowa P. 2016. How to reduce the costs of ornamentation without reducing their effectivness? And Exaple of a mechanism from carotenoid-based plumage. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70: 695-700.

2015

Tobolka M., Zolnierowicz K.M., Reeve N.F. 2015.The effect of extreme weather events on breeding parameters of the White Stork Ciconia ciconia. Bird Study 62: 377-385.

Jankowiak Ł., Antczak M., Kwieciński Z., Szymański P., Tobolka M. & Tryjanowski P. 2015. Diurnal raptor community wintering in an extensively used farmland. Ornis Fennica 92: 76-86.

2014

Ekner-Grzyb A., Zolnierowicz K.M., Lisicki D. & Tobolka M. 2015. Habitat selection taking nest-box age into account: a field experiment in secondary hole-nesting birds. Folia Zoologica 63: 251-255.

Tobolka M. 2014. Importance of juvenile mortality in birds’ population: early postfledging mortality and causes of death in White stork Ciconia ciconia. Polish Journal of Ecology 62: 735-741.

2013

Tobółka M., Bocheński M., Grabowski T., Jakubiec Z., Jerzak L., Kaługa I., Kania W., Kronenberg J., Poniński P., Siekiera A., Siekiera J., Stępień., Tryjanowski P., Zagalska-Neubauer M., Zawodniak J.J. & Żołnierowicz K.M. 2013. Studies on the white stork Ciconia ciconia in Poland in 2012. The 2nd Meeting of the White Stork Research Group (Kłopot 21-23.11.2012). Chrońmy Przyr. Ojcz. 69(5): 452-462 (in Polish).

Tobolka M., Kuźniak S., Żołnierowicz K.M., Sparks T.H. & Tryjanowski P. 2013. New is not always better: low breeding success and different occupancy pattern in newly built nests of a long-lived species, the white stork Ciconia ciconia. Bird Study 60: 399-403.

Myczko, Ł., Rosin, Z.M., Skórka, P., Wylegała, P., Tobolka, M., Fliszkiewicz, M., Mizera, T. & Tryjanowski, P. 2013. Effects of management intensity and orchard features on bird communities in winter. Ecological Research, 28, 503–512.

Kronenberg, J., Bocheński, M., Dolata, P.T., Jerzak, L., Profus, P., Tobółka, M., Tryjanowski, P., Wuczyński A., Żołnierowicz K.M. (2013) Znaczenie bociana białego Ciconia ciconia dla społeczeństwa : analiza z perspektywy koncepcji usług ekosystemów The importance of White Stork Ciconia ciconia for society : an analysis from the perspective of ecosystem services. Chrońmy Przyr. Ojcz., 69, 179–203. (in Polish)

2012

Przybylska K., Haidt A., Myczko Ł., Ekner A., Rosin Z.M., Kwieciński Z., Tryjanowski P., Suchodolska J., Takacs V., Jankowiak Ł., Tobółka M., Wasielewski O., Graclik A., Krawczyk A.J., Kasprzak A., Szwajkowski P., Wylegała P., Malecha A.W., Mizera T.z & Skórka P. Local and landscape-level factors affecting the density and distribution of the feral pigeon Columba livia var. domestica in an urban environment. Acta Ornithologica 47: 47, 37–45.

Tobolka M., Sparks T. H., Tryjanowski P. 2012. Does the White Stork Ciconia ciconia reflect farmland bird diversity? Ornis Fennica 89: 222-228.

Rosin Z. M, Skórka P., Wylegała P., Krąkowski B., Tobolka M., Myczko Ł., Sparks T. H., Tryjanowski P. 2011. Landscape structure, human disturbance and crop management affect foraging ground selection by migrating geese. Journal of Ornithology 153:747–759

Żołnierowicz, K.M., Tobółka, M. & Kania, W. 2012. Zjazd założycielski Grupy Badawczej Bociana Białego The founding meeting of the White Stork Research Group (Poznań , 27 – 28 . 01 . 2012). Chrońmy Przyr. Ojcz., 68, 323–331. (in Polish)

2011

Tryjanowski P., Hartel T., Báldi A., Szymański P., Tobolka M., Herzon I., Goławski A., Konvička M., Hromada M., Jerzak L., Kujawa K., Lenda M., Orłowski M., Panek M., Skórka P., Sparks T. H., Tworek S., Wuczyński A., Żmihorski M. 2011. Conservation of farmland birds faces different challenges in Western and Central-Eastern Europe. Acta Ornithologica 46: 1–12.

Tobolka M. 2011. Roosting of tree sparrow (Passer montanus) and house sparrow (Passer domesticus) in white stork (Ciconia ciconia) nest during winter. Turkish Journal of Zoology 35 (3): 879-882.

Tobółka M., Szymański P., Kuźniak S., Maćkowiak S., Kaczmarek S., Maliczak J, Michalak W., Ratajczak J., Sieracki P., Stępniewski J. 2011. The decline of the Rook Corvus frugilegus breeding population in Leszno Province. Ornis Polonica 52: 107–116. (in Polish)

Tobółka M., Kuźniak S., Żołnierowicz K.M., Jankowiak Ł., Gabryelczyk M., Pyrc M., Szymański P., Sieracki P. 2011. Increase of White Stork Ciconia ciconia population in Leszno District in 2010. Chrońmy Przyr. Ojcz. 67(6): 559–567.

Rosin Z., Takacs V., Baldi A., Banaszak-Cibicka W., Dajdok Z., Dolata P.T., Kwieciński Z., Łangowska A., Moroń D., Skórka P., Tobółka M., Tryjanowski P., Wuczyński P. 2011. Ecosystem services as an efficient tool of nature conservation: a view from the Polish farmland. Crońmy Przyr. Ojcz. 67(1): 3-21. (in Polish)

2010

Langowska A., Ekner A., Skórka P., Tobolka M. & Tryjanowski P. 2010. Nest-Site Tenacity And Dispersal Patterns Of Vespa crabro Colonies Located In Bird Nest-Boxes. Sociobiology 56: 375-282.
Food compositon of the short-earedowl Asio flammeus wintering in Pomorze Zachodnie (northwestern Poland). Chrońmy Przyr. Ojcz. 66 (4) 295–298. (in Polish)

Kuźniak S. & Tobółka M. 2010. Decline of the white stork Ciconia ciconia in the Leszno District and the program for its protection. Chrońmy Przyr. Ojcz. 66 (2): 97–106. (in Polish)

2009

Tobółka M. 2009. Konferencja British Ornithologists’ Union: Lowland farmland birds III: Delivering Solutions in an uncertain world. Leicester, Wielka Brytania, 31.03 – 2.04.2009. Not. Orn. 50: 70-72. (in Polish)

Demuth J., Hromada M., Krawczyk A. J., Malecha A. W., Tobolka M. & Tryjanowski P. 2009. Cranial lesions caused by helminth parasites and morphological traits in the European polecat Mustela putorius. Helminthologia 46: 85-89.

2008

Matysioková B. & Tobółka M. 2008. What affects the time adult and juvenile White Storks (Ciconia ciconia) spend in the territory after breeding? Sylvia 44: 43–50. (in Czech)

2007

Tobolka M. 2007. Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus attacks sparrows Passer sp. roosting in the White Stork nests. Inter. Stud. Sparrows 32: 39-41.

2006

Kosicki J. Z., Profus P., Dolata P. T. & Tobółka M. 2006. Food composition and energy demand of the White Stork Ciconia ciconia breeding population. Literature survey and preliminary results from Poland. In: Tryjanowski P., Sparks T.H. & Jerzak L. (eds.) The White Stork in Poland: studies in biology, ecology and conservation. Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Poznań 2006. pp. 169-183.