Jeffrey A. Spendelow
Research Wildlife Biologist
Education/Training: B.S., Yale University, 1972; Biology
|Areas of Expertise/Interest:
Long-term avian population
dynamics and ecology, especially of terns & gulls
American Ornithologists' Union Elective Member (1992-present); Northeastern Roseate Tern Recovery Team member (1993-present) and Technical Advisory Group Chair (1987-present); Colonial Waterbird Society International Roseate Tern Symposium Co-chair (1993); Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Scientific Achievement Award (1995)
Spendelow, J.A., D.A. Shealer, I.C.T. Nisbet, J.S. Hatfield, and J.D. Nichols. 2005. Sex-specific survival rates of adult Roseate Terns: are males paying a higher reproductive cost? (Poster presented at joint Waterbird Society/Pacific Seabird Group meeting; Portland, OR, 19-23 January 2005)
Shealer, D.A., J.A. Spendelow, J.S. Hatfield, and I.C.T. Nisbet. 2005. The adaptive significance of stealing in a marine bird and its relationship to parental quality. Behavioral Ecology 16:371-376.
Nichols, J.D., W.L. Kendall, J.E. Hines, and J.A. Spendelow. 2004. Estimation of sex-specific survival from capture-recapture data when sex is not always known. Ecology 85:3192-3201.
Lebreton, J.D., J.E. Hines, R. Pradel, J.D. Nichols, and J.A. Spendelow. 2003. Estimation by capture-recapture of recruitment and dispersal over several sites. Oikos 101:253-264.
Nisbet, I.C.T., and J.A. Spendelow.
1999. Contribution of
research to management and recovery of the Roseate Tern: Review of a
twelve-year project. Waterbirds
Nisbet, I.C.T., J.S. Hatfield, W.A. Link, and J.A. Spendelow. 1999. Predicting chick survival and productivtiy of Roseate Terns from data on early growth. Waterbirds 22:90-97.
Spendelow, J.A., J.D. Nichols, I.C.T.
Nisbet, H. Hays, G.D. Cormons, J. Burger, C. Safina, J.E. Hines, and M.
Estimating annual survival and movement rates of adults within a
metapopulation of Roseate Terns. Ecology
Spendelow, J.A., R.M. Erwin, and B.K.
Patterns of species co-occurrence of nesting colonial Ciconiiformes
in Atlantic Coast estuarine areas. Colonial
Spendelow, J.A., and S.R. Patton.
Atlas of Coastal Waterbird Colonies in the Contiguous United States:
1976-1982. U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service, Biological Report 88(5).
x and 326pp.
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