Professor  Shieh, Bao-Sen

PhD, Iowa State University, U.S.A.
Courses Offered:
Behavioral Ecology, Animal Behavior, Evolutionary Biology

Behavioral Ecology, Animal Behavior
Academic Interests:
Bird songs
Animal communication


  1. Liang, S. H., Jen, C. H., Lee, L. L., Chen, C. C. & Shieh, Bao-Sen*. 2023. Savanna Nightjars (Caprimulgus affinis stictomus) adjust calling height to gain amplitude advantage in urban environments. J. of Ornithology (accepted).本人為通訊作者.
  2. Shieh, Bao-Sen*, Liang, S.-H. & Jen, C.-H. 2023. Effect sizes of divergence in urban noise and song minimum frequency of grey-cheeked fulvettas Alcippe morrisonia morrisonia. J. of Avian Biology 2023: e03182. DOI: 10.1111/jav.03182.本人為第一作者、通訊作者.
  3. Chiu, Y. W.*, Bor, H., Wu, J. X., Shieh, Bao-Sen & Lin, H. D. 2023. Population structure and phylogeography of Marine Gastropod Monodonta labio (Trochidae) along the Northwestern Pacific Coast.Diversity, 2023, 15, 1021.
  4. Chiu, Y. W., Huang, D. J., Shieh, Bao-Sen, Gan, Y. C., Chen, Y. C., Jen, C. H., Lee, L. L. & Liang, S. H.*. 2023. Current Status and Conservation of Springs in Taiwan: Water Quality Assessment and Species Diversity of Aquatic Animals. Diversity, 15(3), 332.
  5. Liang, S. H., Lee, L. L., & Shieh, Bao-Sen*. (2022). Female preference for song frequency in the cicada Mogannia formosana Matsumura (Hemiptera: Cicadidae). Behavioural Processes, 197: 104626.本人為通訊作者.
  6. Huang, D. J., Chia-Hung, J. E. N., Yi-Chih, C. H. E. N., Shieh, Bao-Sen, Chien-Cheng, C. H. E. N., Lin-Lee, L. E. E., & Liang, S. H. 2021. Fish communities in urban ponds of southern Taiwan: Assessment for conservation potentials. Taiwania, 66(3): 337-344.
  7. Shih‑Hsiung Liang, Bruno A. Walther, Chia‑Hung Jen, Chao‑Chieh Chen, Yi‑Chih Chen & Bao‑Sen Shieh*. 2020. Acoustic preadaptation to transmit vocal individuality of savanna nightjars in noisy urban environments. Scientific Reports 10:18159.
  8. Shih-Hsiung Liang, Bruno A. Walther & Bao-Sen Shieh*. 2020. Determinants of establishment success: Comparing alien and native freshwater fishes in Taiwan. PLOS ONE 15(7): e0236427.
  9. Tsai, M. F., Shieh, Bao-Sen, Sheu, C. C., Tsai, K. L., Liu, K. M., & Tsai, J. C. 2020. Exploring Medical Students' Learning Experience in Team-Based Learning (TBL): A Longitudinal Evaluation. J. Med. Education 24(2), 73-85.
  10. Chun-Chieh Liao, Bao-Sen Shieh & Chao-Chieh Chen*. 2018. Air temperature influenced the vocal activity of birds in a subtropical forest in southern Taiwan. Taiwan Journal of Forest Science 33(4): 291-304.
  11. Bao-Sen Shieh*, Shih-Hsiung Liang. 2017. Song frequency correlates with latitude and individual body size in the cicada Mogannia formosana Matsumura (Hemiptera: Cicadidae). Acta Ethol. DOI 10.1007/s10211-017-0258-3.
  12. Shih-Hsiung Liang, Bruno Andreas Walther, Bao-Sen Shieh*. Contrasting determinants for the introduction and establishment success of exotic birds in Taiwan using decision trees models. 2017. PeerJ 5:e3092; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3092
  13. Yuh-Wen Chiu, Fang-Ling Yeh, Bao-Sen Shieh, Chien-Min Chen, Hong-Thih Lai, Shu-Yin Wang, Da-Ji Huang*. Development and assays estradiol equivalent concentration from prawn (p-EEQ) in river prawn, Macrobrachium nipponense, in Taiwan. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 2017. 137:1217.
  14. Kuan-chung Li, Bao-sen Shieh, Yuh-wen Chiu, Da-ji Huang, Shih-Hsiung Liang*. 2016. Growth, diet composition and reproductive biology of the invasive freshwater fish Chevron snakehead Channa striata on a subtropical island. Zoological Studies 55: 53 (2016) doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-53
  15. Bao-Sen Shieh*, Shih-Hsiung Liang, Yuh-Wen Chiu & Szu-Ying Lin. Interspecific comparison of traffic noise effects on dove coo transmission in urban environments. 2016. Scientific Reports 6:32519. DOI: 10.1038/srep32519.
  16. Bao-Sen Shieh, Chung-Jian Lin, and Shih-Hsiung Liang. 2016 (March). Breeding biology of the invasive Asian glossy starling (Alponis panayensis) in urban parks of Kaohsiung City, southern Taiwan. Taiwan J. For. Sci. 31(1): 63-70. (EI)
  17. Shih-Ching Yen, Bao-Sen Shieh, Yi-Ting Wang and Ying Wang* (2013, Dec). Rutting Vocalizations of Formosan Sika Deer Cervus Nippon taiouanus Acoustic Structure, Seasonal and Diurnal Variations, and Individuality.. Zoological Science, 30: 1025-1031.
  18. You-Cheng Hseu, Jia-Chuen Sung, Bao-Sen Shieh, Ssu Ching Chen* (2013, Dec). Burkholderia pseudomallei infection induces the expression of apoptosis- related genes and proteins in mouse macrophages.. Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection, xx, 1-5.
  19. Bao-Sen Shieh, Shih-Hsiung Liang, Hsiao-Wei Yuan, Chao-Chieh Chen (2013, Jan). Experimental evidence that distinct song phrases in the Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia permit species and local dialect recognition. IBIS,155: 32-41. (SCI, 1/21, ORNITHOLOGY). NSC 93-2621-B-037-001. 本人為第一作者、通訊作者.
  20. Yuh-Wen Chiu, Cheng-Wei Tso, Bao-Sen Shieh, Chi-Chang Liu,Yao-Sung Lin, Shih-Hsiung Liang (2012, Dec). Evaluation of the predatory effect on fish community by an introduced fish, Culter alburnus, in a small stream of northern Taiwan. Zoological Studies, 51(8): 1438-1445. (SCI, 78/146, Zoology).
  21. Bao-Sen Shieh, Shih-Hsiung Liang, Chao-Chieh Chen, Hsiang-Hao Loa, Chen- Yu Liao (2012, Jun). Acoustic adaptations to anthropogenic noise in the cicada Cryptotympana takasagona Kato (Hemiptera: Cicadidae). . Acta. Ethol., 15:33-38. (SCI, 52/146, Zoology). NSC 98-2313-B-037-002-MY3. 本人為第一作者、通訊作者.
  22. Ssu Ching Chen, Chen, Colin S., Zhan, Kai-Van, Yang, Kai-Hsing, Chien, Chih- Ching, Shieh, Bao-Sen, Chen, Wen-Ming (2011, Feb). Biodegradation of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) by Enterobacter sp. NKNU02. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 186(2-3): 1744-1750. (SCI, 1/118, Engineering, Civil).
  23. Chao-Chieh Chen, Po-Jen Chiang, Bao-Sen Shieh, Chau-Chin Lin (2011). Diurnal Timing of Bird Surveys Using an Acoustic Monitoring System in the Shan-Ping Forest Ecological Garden. Taiwan J. For. Sci., 26(4): 301-9. (EI).
  24. Chao-Chieh Chen,Hui-Yu Wu,Tzu-Tsen Liu, Bao-Sen Shieh (2011). Dominance Rank and Interference Competition in Foraging among Six Species of Birds in a Park in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Taiwan J. For. Sci. , 26(3): 221-32. (EI).
  25. Shih-Hsiung Liang, Ssu-Ching Chen, Chien-Yen Chenb, Chih-Ming Kao, Jing- Iong Yang, Bao-Sen Shieh, Jiun-Hong Chen, Chien-Cheng Chen (2011). Cadmium-induced earthworm metallothionein-2 is associated with metal accumulation and counteracts oxidative stress. PEDOBIOLOGIA, 54:333-340. (SCI, 11/33, Soil Science).
  26. Liang, Shih-Hsiung, Wan-Yu Lin, Yi-Ching Lin, Yi-Chih Chen, Bao-Sen Shieh*. 2010. Variation in pit size of Cueta sauteri (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) larvae in response to past pit building experience and food limitation. Zoological Studies 49(1): 102-107. (SCI)
  27. Wang, Yi-Ping, Lynn Siefferman, Yuan-Jyun Wang, Tzung-Su Ding, Chyi-Rong Chiou, Bao-Sen Shieh, Fu-Shung Hsu*, Hsiao-Wei Yuan*. 2009. Nest site restoration increases the breeding density of blue-tailed bee-eaters. Biological Conservation 142: 1748-1754. (SCI). 
  28. Liang, Shih-hsiung, Y-U. Jeng, Y-W. Chiu, J-H. Chen, B-S. Shieh, C-Y. Chen, C-C. Chen*. 2009. Cloning, expression, and characterization of Cadmium-induced metallothionein-2 from the earthworms Metaphire posthuma and Polytheretima elongate. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C 149: 349-357. (SCI) 
  29. Shih-Hsiung Liang, Bao-Sen Shieh*, and Ming-Shu Huang. 2008. Male dimorphism in three sympatric species of Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Zoological Science 25: 793-798. doi:10.2108/zsj.25.793(SCI) 
  30. Ling-chuan Chuang, Bao-sen Shieh, Chi-chang Liu,Yao-sung Lin, Shih-hsiung Liang *. 2008. Typhoon disturbance on the abundance of two mid-water fish species in a mountain stream of northern . Zoological Studies 47(5): 564-573. (SCI)
  31. Bao-Sen Shieh* & Shih-Hsiung Liang. 2007. Geographic variations and temporal changes in songs of the Rufous-capped Babbler (Stachyris ruficeps praecognita). Ornis Fennica 84: 163-172. (SCI) 
  32. Yung-Chih Lai, Bao-Sen Shieh, and Yeong-Choy Kam*. 2007. Population Patterns of a Riparian Frog ( Rana swinhoana) Before and After an Earthquake in Subtropical Taiwan. Biotropica 39(6): 731736. (SCI) 
  33. Shieh, Bao-Sen, Ya-Hui Lin, Tsung-Wei Lee, Chia-Chieh Chang, and Kuan-Tzou Cheng. 2006. Pet trade as sources of introduced bird species in . Taiwania, 51(2): 81-86. (NSC 92-3114-B-002-013) 
  34. 陳姿今、謝寶森、梁世雄。2005。高雄市都會區公園木本植群特徵與鳥類群聚相關性之研究。植物保護學會會刊47: 229-240 
  35. 李崇褘、謝寶森*2005。台灣地區外來梅花雀科(Estrildidae)鳥種販賣與野外分布之探討。特有生物研究7(2): 1-12. (NSC 92-3114-B-002-013) 
  36. Liang, Shih-Hsiung, Hsiao-Ping Wu, and Bao-Sen Shieh. 2005. Size structure, reproductive phenology, and sex ratio of an armored catfish (Liposarcus multiradiatus) in the Kaoping river of southern . Zoological Studies 44(2): 252-259. (SCI) 
  37. Shieh, Bao-Sen. 2004. Song structure and microgeographic variation in a population of the Grey-cheeked Fulvetta (Alcippe morrisonia) at Shoushan Nature Park of southern . Zoological Studies 43(1):132-141. (SCI)


Symposium publication:

  1. Shieh, Bao-Sen* & Liang, Shih-Hsiung. 2024. The temporal pattern of vocal mimicry in songs of invasive White-rumped Shamas in TaiwanThe 71th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan. Yokohama, Japan.
  2. Shieh, Bao-Sen*& Liang, S.-H. 2023. Vocal mimicry in songs of invasive White-rumped Shamas in TaiwanThe XXVⅢ International Bioacoustics Congress. Sapporo, Japan.
  3. Shieh, Bao-Sen* & Liang, S.-H. 2020. Human disturbances affect cultural transmission of songs in the Grey-cheeked Fulvetta, Alcippe morrisonia. The 67th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan. Nagoya, Japan. (abstract approved but the meeting not physically held due to the covid-19)
  4. Shieh, Bao-Sen* & Liang, S.-H. 2019. Vocal individuality and acoustic adaptation to anthropogenic noise in calls of the Savanna Nightjar (Caprimulgus affinis). The 66th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan. Kobe, Japan.
  5. Shieh, Bao-Sen* & Liang, S.-H. 2018. Song frequency and female choice in the cicada Mogannia formosana Matsumura (Hemiptera: Cicadidae). The 65th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Japan. Sapporo, Japan.
  6. Chiu, Y-W., Chung D-J, Shieh, Bao-Sen, and Liang S.-H. 2017.Current status and biodiversity of coldwater springs in Taiwan. American Fisheries Society 147th Annual Meeting, Tampa, USA.
  7.  Liang, S.-H. & Shieh, Bao-Sen. 2016. Using habitat and life history traits to predict the successful establishments of exotic freshwater fishes and birds in Taiwan. 2016 The 23rd Pacific Science Congress. Taipei, Taiwan.
  8.  Liang, S.-H. & Shieh, Bao-Sen. 2016. Using habitat and life history traits to predict the successful establishment of exotic freshwater fishes in Taiwan. 2016 The Asian Society of Ichthyologists. Taipei, Taiwan.
  9. 廖宸玉、吳思瑩、謝寶森。2009。高砂熊蟬在高雄地區的鳴聲適應。動物行為與生態、中國生物學會聯合學術年會。台中市,東海大學。
  10.  Mok, Hin-Kiu, Li-Lian Liu, Tse-Min Lee and Bao-Sen Shieh. 2008. Using Structural Equation Modeling for Green Island ) Seagrass Ecosystem. International Symposium for Kuroshio Studies. Kaohsiung City , National Sun Yet San University. 
  11. Shieh, Bao-Sen. 2008. Dual functions of songs in the Grey-cheeked Fulvetta (Alcippe morrisonia morrisoniana): a field test using playback experiments. Bioacoustic-related Research Conference. Kaohsiung City , National Sun Yet San University. 
  12. 盧宜岑、謝寶森。2008。探討小彎嘴畫眉重唱的聲音型式。第七屆海峽兩岸鳥類學術研討會。台北市。 
  13. Shieh, Bao-Sen, Yeh, W.-B., Tsai, C.-D., and Chang, C.-C. 2007. Geographical pattern of male calling song of Loxoblemmus appendicularis (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) in . 2007 Bioacoustic-related Research Conference. Kaohsiung City , National Sun Yet San University. 
  14. Jen, Yung-hsu * and Shieh, Bao-Sen. 2007. Temporal changes in male songs of exotic White-rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus) in . 2007 Bioacoustic-related Research Conference. Kaohsiung City , National Sun Yet San University. 
  15. Shieh, Bao-Sen and Liang, Shih-hsiung. 2006. Geographic variations and temporal changes in songs of the Rufous-capped Babbler (Stachyris ruficeps praecognita). Bioacoustic-related Research Conference. Kaohsiung City , National Sun Yet San University. 
  16. 吳思毅、梁世雄、謝寶森。2006。燕巢地區土阱蟻蛉幼蟲期生活史。動物行為與生態、中國生物學會聯合學術年會。屏東,國立屏東科技大學。 
  17. 謝寶森、梁世雄。2005。利用聲譜交叉相關分析法探討台灣山紅頭歌聲的時空變異。第六屆海峽兩岸鳥類學術研討會。海口市,海南師範大學。 
  18. 曾如玉、謝寶森、梁世雄。2004。南台灣都會公園鳥類群聚整合性指標之建立。中華民國溪流環境協會、動物行為與生態、中國生物學會聯合學術研討會。台北市,國立台灣師範大學。
  19. 吳思毅、梁世雄、謝寶森。2004。饑餓對土阱蟻蛉幼蟲捕食行為之影響。中華民國溪流環境協會、動物行為與生態、中國生物學會聯合學術研討會。台北市,國立台灣師範大學。
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