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Terrestrial Avian Ecology - current studies

Deanna K. Dawson

Email: ddawson@usgs.gov

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

Publications

Dawson, D. K., T. B. Wigley, and P. D. Keyser. 2012. Cerulean Warbler Technical Group: Coordinating international research and conservation. Pages 275-281 in Jack Clinton Eitniear, editor . Proceedings of the IX Neotropical Ornithological Congress, Cusco-Peru, 8-14 November 2011. Ornitologia Neotropical 23 Supplement Abstract

Efford, M. G. and D. K. Dawson. 2012. Occupancy in continuous habitat. Ecosphere 3(4):article 32. Abstract

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Jeffrey Hatfield

Email: jhatfield@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Range-wide Metapopulation Viability Analysis for the Golden-cheeked Warbler

Publications

Hatfield, J. S., F. W. Weckerly, and A. Duarte. 2012. Shifting foundations and metrics for golden-cheeked warbler recovery. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(3):415-422. Abstract

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Daniel McAuley

Email: dmcauley@usgs.gov

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

Publications

Hierl, L. A., C. S. Loftin, J. R. Longcore, D. G. McAuley, and D. L. Urban. 2007. A multivariate assessment of changes in wetland habitat for waterbirds at Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, Maine, USA. Wetlands 27(1):141-152. Abstract

McAuley, D. G., J. R. Longcore, D. A. Clugston, R. B. Allen, A. Weik, S. Williamson, J. Dunn, B. Palmer, K. Evans, W. Staats, G. F. Sepik, and W. Halteman. 2005. Effects of hunting on survival of American woodcock in the Northeast. Journal of Wildlife Management 69(4):1565-1577. Abstract

Rhymer, J. M., D. G. McAuley, and H. L. Ziel. 2005. Phylogeography of the American woodcock (Scolopax minor): Are management units based on band recovery data reflected in genetically based management units? Auk 122(4):1149-1160. Abstract

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Daniel Twedt

Email: dtwedt@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Monitoring Birds in National Parks of the Gulf Coast Network

Shorebird Habitat in Southeastern Missouri

Publications

Twedt, D. J. 2013. Wintering and Breeding Bird Monitoring Data Analysis 2010-2013: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Natural Resource Data Series NPS/GULN/NRDS2013/556 U.S. National Park Service, Fort Collins, CO. v, 24 pp. Abstract

Twedt, D. J. 2013. Wintering and Breeding Bird Monitoring Data Analysis 2010-2013: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. Natural Resource Data Series NPS/GULN/NRDS2013/556 . U.S. National Park Service, Fort Collins, CO. v, 24 pp. Abstract , PDF

Twedt, D. J. 2013. Foraging habitat for shorebirds in southeastern Missouri and its predicted future availability. Wetlands 33(4):667-678. Abstract

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