Relevant Scientific Articles updated in Apr 2015

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Fox, A. D., K. Kuhlmann Clausen, L. Dalby, T. K. Christensen, and P. Sunde. 2015. Age-ratio bias among hunter-based surveys of Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope based on wing vs. field samples. Ibis 157:391–395.

Khan, A., P. Chandan, J. Takpa, S. A. Hussain, R. Rattan, P. Singh Jamwal, and T. Ahmad. 2014. Diurnal time budget of breeding Black-necked Crane (Grus nigricollis) in Changthang, Ladakh, India. Zoological Research 35:158?166.

Chandan, P., A. Khan, J. Takpa, S. A. Hussain, K. Mehdi, P. Singh Jamwal, R. Rattan, N. Khatoon, T. Rigzin, A. Anand, P. K. Dutta, T. Ahmad, P. S. Ghose, P. Shrestha, and L. T. Theengh. 2014. Status and distribution of Black-necked Crane (Grus nigricollis) in India. Zoological Research 35:39?50.

Li, F., J. Wu, D. J. Harris, and J. Burnham. 2012. Number and distribution of cranes wintering at Poyang Lake, China during 2011–2012. Chinese Birds 3:180–190.

Kong, D.-J., F.-S. Li, and X.-J. Yang. 2014. Using bird banding and recovery to study the migration of Black-necked Cranes (Grus nigricollis) in China. Zoological Research 35:20?38.

Leito, A., R. G. H. Bunce, M. Kulvik, I. Ojaste, J. Raet, M. Villoslada, M. Leivits, A. Kull, V. Kuusemets, T. Kull, M. J. Metzger, and K. Sepp. 2015. The potential impacts of changes in ecological networks, land use and climate on the Eurasian crane population in Estonia. Landscape Ecology 30:887–904.

Hansen, L., D. Hellerstein, M. Ribaudo, J. Williamson, D. Nulph, C. R. Loesch, and W. Crumpton. 2015. Targeting investments to cost effectively restore and protect wetland ecosystems: Some economic insights., U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Economic Research Report Number 183.

Cohen-Shacham, E., T. Dayan, R. de Groot, C. Beltrame, F. Guillet, and E. Feitelson. 2015. Using the ecosystem services concept to analyse stakeholder involvement in wetland management. Wetlands Ecol Manage 23:241–256.

Bezuijen, M. R. 2015. Rapid assessment of management effectiveness of the Zhangye National Wetland Park, Gansu province, People’s Republic of China. Parks 21:43-50.

Pernollet, C. A., A. Guelmami, A. J. Green, A. Curcó Masip, B. Dies, G. Bogliani, F. Tesio, A. Brogi, M. Gauthier-Clerc, and M. Guillemain. 2015. A comparison of wintering duck numbers among European rice production areas with contrasting flooding regimes. Biological Conservation 186:214–224.

Loyn, R. H., J. Potts, D. Duncan, K. Stamation, and P. Menkhorst. 2014. Relationships between waterfowl numbers and the water chemistry of ponds at the Western Treatment Plant, Victoria., Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research Technical Report Series No. 260. Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Heidelberg, Victoria.

Robinson, R. A., H. Q. P. Crick, J. A. Learmonth, I. M. D. Maclean, C. D. Thomas, F. Bairlein, M. C. Forchhammer, C. M. Francis, J. A. Gill, B. J. Godley, J. Harwood, G. C. Hays, B. Huntley, A. M. Hutson, G. J. Pierce, M. M. Rehfisch, D. W. Sims, M. B. Santos, T. H. Sparks, D. A. Stroud, and M. E. Visser. 2009. Travelling through a warming world: climate change and migratory species. Endangered Species Research 7:87-99.

Goodenough, A. E., S. M. Fairhurst, J. B. Morrison, M. Cade, P. J. Morgan, and M. J. Wood. 2015. Quantifying the robustness of first arrival dates as a measure of avian migratory phenology. Ibis 157:384–390.

Andersson, K., C. A. Davis, G. Harris, and D. A. Haukos. 2015. An Assessment of Non-Breeding Waterfowl Surveys on National Wildlife Refuges in the Central Flyway. Wildlife Society Bulletin 39:79–86.

Aceves-Bueno, E., A. S. Adeleye, D. Bradley, W. T. Brandt, P. Callery, M. Feraud, K. L. Garner, R. Gentry, Y. Huang, I. McCullough, I. Pearlman, S. A. Sutherland, W. Wilkinson, Y. Yang, T. Zink, S. E. Anderson, and C. Tague. 2015 in press. Citizen Science as an Approach for Overcoming Insufficient Monitoring and Inadequate Stakeholder Buy-in in Adaptive Management: Criteria and Evidence. Ecosystems.

Mauerhofer, V., R. E. Kim, and C. Stevens. 2015. When implementation works: A comparison of Ramsar Convention implementation in different continents. Environmental Science and Policy 51:95-105.

Barbaree, B. A., M. E. Reiter, C. M. Hickey, and G. W. Page. 2015. Day and Night Habitat Associations of Wintering Dunlin (Calidris alpina) within an Agriculture-Wetland Mosaic. Waterbirds 38:40-46.

Chowdhury, S. U. 2012. A survey of over-summering shorebirds at Sonadia Island, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Stilt 61:34-36.

Crossland, A. C., L. Lubis, S. A. Sinambela, A. S. Sitorus, A. W. Sitorus, and A. Muis. 2012. Observations of shorebirds along the Deli-Serdang Coast, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia: 1995–2006. Stilt 61:37-44.

Douglas, D. J. T., and J. W. Pearce-Higgins. 2014. Relative importance of prey abundance and habitat structure as drivers of shorebird breeding success and abundance. Animal Conservation 17:535–543.

Green, L., D. T. Blumstein, and P. Fong. 2015. Macroalgal Mats in a Eutrophic Estuary Obscure Visual Foraging Cues and Increase Variability in Prey Availability for Some Shorebirds. Estuaries and Coasts 38:917–926.

Choi, C., X. Gan, Q. Ma, K. Zhang, J. Chen, and Z. Ma. 2009. Body condition and fuel deposition patterns of calidrid sandpipers during migratory stopover. Ardea 97:61-70.

Jardine, C. B., A. L. Bond, P. J. A. Davidson, R. W. Butler, and T. Kuwae. 2015. Biofilm Consumption and Variable Diet Composition of Western Sandpipers (Calidris mauri) during Migratory Stopover. PLoS ONE 10:e0124164.

Miller, M. P., S. M. Haig, T. D. Mullins, L. Ruan, B. Casler, A. Dondua, H. R. Gates, J. M. Johnson, S. Kendall, P. S. Tomkovich, D. M. Tracy, O. P. Valchuk, and R. B. Lanctot. 2015. Intercontinental genetic structure and gene flow in Dunlin (Calidris alpina), a potential vector of avian influenza. Evolutionary Applications 8:149–171.

Liu, J., J. Liang, X. Yuan, G. Zeng, Y. Yuan, H. Wu, X. Huang, J. Liu, S. Hua, F. Li, and X. Li. 2015. An integrated model for assessing heavy metal exposure risk to migratory birds in wetland ecosystem: A case study in Dongting Lake Wetland, China. Chemosphere 135:14–19.

Ferreyra, H., P. M. Beldomenico, K. Marchese, M. Romano, A. Caselli, A. I. Correa, and M. Uhart. 2015. Lead exposure affects health indices in free-ranging ducks in Argentina. Ecotoxicology 24:735–745.

Kim, J., and J.-M. Oh. 2015. Trace element contamination in nestling black-tailed gulls (Larus crassirostris) in Korea. Ecotoxicology 24:770–778.

Zhang, G.-G., D.-P. Liu, H.-X. Jiang, K.-J. Zhang, H.-D. Zhao, A.-L. Kang, H.-T. Liang, and F.-W. Qian. 2015. Abundance and Conservation of Waterbirds Breeding on the Changtang Plateau, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Waterbirds 38:19-29.

Di Santo, M. P., G. M. Carpaneto, and C. Battisti. 2015. Water-related bird assemblages in an urban pond ‘archipelago’: Winter patterns of bird species occurrence, abundance and richness. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management 20:33–41.

Li, F.-S., W. Liu, Z.-J. Li, Q. Liu, J.-D. Wu, S. Hong, R.-B. Wang, and Y.-X. Shi. 2014. Numbers of wintering waterbirds and their changes over the past 20 years at Caohai, Guizhou Province. Zoological Research 35:85?91.

Arzel, C., M. Rönkä, H. Tolvanen, N. Aarras, M. Kamppinen, and P. Vihervaara. 2015. Species Diversity, Abundance and Brood Numbers of Breeding Waterbirds in Relation to Habitat Properties in an Agricultural Watershed. Annales Zoologici Fennici 52:17-32.
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