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Avian Monitoring - current studies

Deanna K. Dawson

Email: ddawson@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/staff/profiles/documents/dawson.htm

Areas of Study

Nocturnal Bird Migration through the Central Appalachians

Breeding Bird Density and Demography on the Patuxent Research Refuge

Radar Analysis of Fall Migration Stopover Sites in the Northeastern US

Response of Migrating Birds to Hurricane Sandy

Publications

Buler, J. J. and D. K. Dawson. 2014. Radar analysis of fall bird migration stopover sites in the northeastern U.S. Condor 116(3):357-370. Abstract

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Sam Droege

Email: sdroege@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/sdroege

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bpp/

Areas of Study

North American Bird Phenology Program

Publications

Zelt, J., J. Courter, A. Arab, R. Johnson, and S. Droege. 2012. Reviving a legacy citizen science project to illuminate shifts in bird phenology. International Journal of Zoology 2012(Article ID 710710):1-6. Abstract

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Daniel McAuley

Email: dmcauley@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/staff/profiles/documents/mcauley.HTM

Areas of Study

Feasibility of Aerial Surveys to Census Red-Necked Phalaropes in the Bay of Fundy

Survival and Recruitment of Common Eiders in the Gulf of Maine

Adaptive Management of American Woodcock in the Atlantic Northern forest bird Conservation Region

Analysis of Woodcock Singing Ground Surveys in the Northeast

Survival of American Woodcock during Fall Migration

Response of Avian Community to Forest Management on Moosehorn NWR

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Keith Pardieck

Email: kpardieck@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/staff/profiles/documents/pardieck.htm

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbs/

Areas of Study

Comprehensive 1966-2013 Results! North American Breeding Bird Survey

Development of Robust Bird-based Climate Change Indicator

Publications

Bled, F., J. Sauer, K. Pardieck, P. Doherty, and J. A. Royle. 2013. Modeling Trends from North American Breeding Bird Survey Data: A Spatially Explicit Approach. PLOS ONE 8(12):e81867. Abstract

Sauer, J. R., W. A. Link, J. E. Fallon, K. L. Pardieck, and D. J. Jr. Ziolkowski. 2013. The North American Breeding Bird Survey 1966-2011: Summary Analysis and Species Accounts. North American Fauna 79:1-32. Abstract

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Bruce Peterjohn

Email: bpeterjohn@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/staff/profiles/documents/peterjohn.htm

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/BBL/

Areas of Study

Bird Banding Laboratory: Recent Accomplishments

Publications

Lutmerding, J. A., M. Rogosky, B. Peterjohn, J. McNicoll, and D. Bystrak. 2012. Summary of raptor encounter records at the Bird Banding Lab. Journal of Raptor Research 46(1):17-26. Abstract

Bildstein, K. L. and B. G. Peterjohn. 2012. The future of banding in raptor science. Journal of Raptor Research 46(1):3-11. Abstract

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J. Andy Royle

Email: aroyle@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/aroyle

Areas of Study

Estimation Trend and Detection Probability using Data from the Breeding Bird Survey

Publications

Sollmann, R., B. Gardner, R. B. Chandler, J. A. Royle, and T. S. Sillett. 2015. An open-population hierarchical distance sampling model. Ecology 96(2):325-331. Abstract

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Michael Runge

Email: mrunge@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/mrunge

Areas of Study

Grassland Breeding Birds on National Wildlife Refuges in the Northeast U.S

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John Sauer

Email: jrsauer@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/jrsauer

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbs/

     http://www.stateofthebirds.org/

Areas of Study

Evaluation of Representativeness of Sampling of the North American Breeding Bird Survey

Estimating Trend and Detection Probability Using Data from the Breeding Bird Survey

Publications

Huang, Q., J. R. Sauer, A. Swatantran, and R. Dubayah. 2015. A centroid model of species distribution with applications to the Carolina wren Thryothorus ludovicianus and house finch Haemorhous mexicanus in the United States. Ecography Online Early April 25 Abstract

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Daniel Twedt

Email: dtwedt@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/dtwedt

Areas of Study

Monitoring Birds in National Parks of the Gulf Coast Network

Publications

Evans, K. O., L. W. Jr. Burger, S. K. Riffell, M. D. Smith, D. J. Twedt , R. R. Wilson , S. Vorisek, C. Rideout, and K. Heyden. 2014. Avian response to conservation buffers in agricultural landscapes during winter. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38(2):257-264. Abstract

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Mark Wimer

Email: mwimer@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/mwimer

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bba

Areas of Study

Breeding Bird Atlas Explorer

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