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Modeling Sex-Specific Demographic Rates in Metapopulations



Spendelow, J. A. 2015. First record of a banded Sandwich tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis) moving from England to the United States. Waterbirds 38(4):425-426. Abstract


Spendelow, J. A., E. Jedrey, E. Ray, R. Harris, C. Luttazi, K. Parsons, D. Monticelli, J. McKnight, J. Rock, A. Boyne, and J. Shuster. 2014. Out of (colony) site, but not out of sight: Recent research on Roseate Terns at staging sites in Massachusetts. Wader Study Group Bulletin 121(2):44 (abstract). PDF


Palestis, B. G., I. C. T. Nisbet, J. J. Hatch, P. Szczys, and J. A. Spendelow. 2012. Morphometric sexing of Northwest Atlantic Roseate Terns. Waterbirds 35(3):479-484. Abstract

Watson, M. J., J. A. Spendelow, and J. J. Hatch. 2012. Post-fledging brood and care division in the roseate tern (Sterna dougallii). Journal of Ethology 30(1):29-34. Abstract


Harris, R., J. Spendelow, E. Ray, and J. McKnight. 2011. Roseate Tern post-breeding staging in southeastern Massachusetts: Local movements of colorbanded fledglings from Nova Scotia. Pages 60 in . Joint Meeting of 12th North American Crane Workshop and 34th Annual Meeting of The Waterbird Society 13-16 March, 2011 Mid-Town Holiday Inn Grand Island, NE. Final Program and Abstracts. 120 pp.


Spendelow, J. A., C. S. Mostello, I. C. T. Nisbet, C. S. Hall, and L. Welch. 2010. Interregional breeding dispersal of adult Roseate Terns. Waterbirds 33(2):242-245. Abstract


Lebreton, J.-D., J. D. Nichols, R. J. Barker, R. Pradel, and J. A. Spendelow. 2009. Modeling individual animal histories with multistate capture–recapture models . Advances in Ecological Research 41:87-173. Abstract


Spendelow, J. A., J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, I. C. T. Nisbet, G. Cormons, H. Hays, J. J. Hatch, and C. S. Mostello. 2008. Temporal variation in adult survival rates of Roseate Terns during periods of increasing and declining populations. Waterbirds 31(3):309-319. Abstract

Monticelli, D., J. A. Ramos, J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, and J. A. Spendelow. 2008. Juvenile survival in a tropical population of roseate terns: Interannual variation and effect of tick parasitism . Marine Ecology Progress Series 365:277-287. Abstract

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