Mgr. Lenka Polačiková , Ph.D.

Position: research assistant
Research topics: lab manager
Department: Research facility Brno
Phone: +420 543 422 527



Požgayová M., Procházka P., Polačiková L., Honza M.: Closer clutch inspection—quicker egg ejection: timing of host responses toward parasitic eggs, Behavioral Ecology 22 (2011) 46-51.


Polačiková L., Stokke B. G., Procházka P., Honza M., Moksnes A., Roskaft E.: The role of blunt egg pole characteristics for recognition of eggs in the song thrush (Turdus philomelos), Behaviour 147 (2010) 465-478.

Stokke B. G., Polačiková L., Dyrcz A., Hafstad I., Moksnes A., Roskaft E.: Responses of Reed Warblers Acrocephalus scirpaceus to non-mimetic eggs of different sizes in a nest parasitism experiment, Acta Ornithologica 45 (2010) 98-104.


Polačiková L., Procházka P., Cherry M. I., Honza M.: Choosing suitable hosts: common cuckoos Cuculus canorus parasitize great reed warblers Acrocephalus arundinaceus of high quality, Evolutionary Ecology 23 (2009) 879-891.


Honza M., Polačiková L.: Experimental reduction of ultraviolet wavelengths reflected from parasitic eggs affects rejection behaviour in the blackcap Sylvia atricapilla, Journal of Experimental Biology 211 (2008) 2519-2523.


Honza M., Polačiková L., Procházka P.: Ultraviolet and green parts of the colour spectrum affect egg rejection in the song thrush (Turdus philomelos), Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 92 (2007) 269-276.

Polačiková L., Honza M., Procházka P., Topercer J., Stokke B. G.: Colour characteristics of the blunt egg pole: cues for recognition of parasitic eggs as revealed by reflectance spectrophotometry, Animal Behaviour 74 (2007) 419-427.