J. Michael Meyers
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Research Wildlife Biologist
University of Georgia: Ph.D.
in Ecology, 1982.
State University, New York, summer session in aquatic ecology and field
|Areas of Expertise/Interest:
and habitat of neartic-neotropical migratory birds; forested wetlands;
ecotones; wildlife management of vertebrate communities; endangered
species; tropical avian ecology (parrots).
Grants: Effects of landscape changes on the Painted Bunting population in the southeastern United States from 1966-1996; Conservation and biology of Nearctic landbirds overwintering in the West Indies, 1992; Reproductive success, productivity, and survival of Neotropical migratory shrub-scrub birds of St. Catherines Island, GA, 1998; Educational Leave Award, Dames & Moore, Environmental Sciences, 1975; Xi Sigma Pi National Forestry Honor Society, 1977; Stoddard-Burleigh-Sutton Wildlife Conservation Award, 1980; Sigma Xi Research Honor Society, 1982; Wildlife Conservationist of the Year, Dixie Zoological Society and VIZA, 1984; Elected Member, American Ornithologists Union, 1998; Board of Editors, Southeastern Naturalist, 2001-; Treasurer and Executive Board, Neotropical Ornithological Society,1999-2003; USGS National Representative, Research Subcommittee, Communication Towers and Bird Mortality, 1999-; Executive Committee, SE Section of The Wildlife Society, newsletter editor,1999-2002; Secretary-Treasurer, Georgia Chapter of The Wildlife Society, 2005-2007.
Annual survival in the southeastern coastal breeding population of the painted bunting
Conserving painted buntings in
coastal Georgia through outreach and education
Habitat and breeding densities of a Swainson's Warbler source population, Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia: Effects of flooding on habitat and breeding of a Swainsons Warbler source population
Status of the breeding population of Painted Bunting in southeastern United States
Spatial ecology of the indigo snake in Georgia
Effects of disturbance on survival and nesting of American Oystercatchers
Mojica, E. K., J. M. Meyers, B. A. Millsap, K. L. Haley. 2008. Migration of Florida sub-adult Bald Eagles. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120:304-310.
Beissinger, S. R., J. M. Wunderle, Jr., J. M. Meyers, B.-E. Sæther, and S. Engen. 2008. Anatomy of a bottleneck: Diagnosing factors limiting population growth in the Puerto Rican Parrot. Ecological Monographs 78:185-203.
Sabine, J. B., J. M. Meyers, C. T. Moore, and S. H. Schweitzer. 2008. Effects of human activity of breeding American Oystercatchers, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia, USA. Waterbirds 31:70-82. .
Meyers, J. M., and D. A. Pike. 2006. Herpetofaunal diversity of Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina. Southeastern Naturalist 5: 235-252.
Sabine, J. B., S. H. Schweitzer, and J. M. Meyers. 2006. Nest fate and productivity of American Oystercatchers, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia. Waterbirds 29: 308-314.
Meyers, J. Michael, Catherine A. Langtimm, Thomas J. Smith III, and Kendra Pednault-Willett. 2006. Wildlife and habitat damage assessment from Hurricane Charley: recommendations for recovery of the J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge Complex. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1126:95 pp.
Springborn, E. G., and J. M. Meyers. 2005. Home range and survival of breeding Painted Buntings on Sapelo Island, Georgia. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:1432-1439.
Meyers, J. M. 2005. Birds. The New Georgia Encyclopedia, The University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia. Available online at: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2181
Meyers, J. M. 2005. Management, monitoring, and protection protocols
for American Oystercatchers at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North
Carolina. Final Report to National Park Service. Laurel, MD, 24 pp.
Cohen, J. B., R. M. Erwin, J. B. French, J. L. Marion, and J. M. Meyers (alphabetically). 2005. Synthesis of management, monitoring, and protections protocols for the threatened and endangered species and species of special concern at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina. Final Report to National Park Service, Laurel, MD, 12 pp.
T.F., C.A. Toft , E. Enkerlin-Hoeflich, J. Gonzalez-Elizondo, M.Albornoz,
A. Rodrguez-Ferraro, F. Rojas-Surez, V. Sanz, A. Trujillo, S.
Beissinger, V. Berovides A., X. Glvez A., A. T. Brice, K. Joyner, J.
Gilardi, S. E. Koenig, S. Stoleson, P. Martuscelli, J. M. Meyers, K.
Renton, A. M. Rodrguez, A. C. Sosa-Asanza, F. Vilella, and J. W. Wiley.
poaching in Neotropical parrots. Conservation Biology 15:710-720.
J. M. and E. P. Odum. 2000. Early
avian research at the Savannah River Site, South Carolina: historical
highlights and possibilities for the future. Studies in Avian Biology
Meyers, J. M., W. J. Arendt, and G.
D. Lindsey. 1996.
Survival of radio-marked Puerto Rican parrots.
Wilson Bulletin 108:159-163.
Meyers, J. M. and Doreen L. Miller.
1992. Post-release activity of captive- and wild-reared bald
eagles. Journal of Wildlife
Meyers, J. M. and A. S. Johnson. 1978. Bird communities associated with succession and
management of loblolly-shortleaf pine forests. Pages 50-65 in R. M. DeGraaf, technical
coordinator. Proceedings of the workshop management of southern forests for nongame
birds. United States Forest Service, General Technical Report SE-14, Washington, D. C.,
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