Relevant Scientific Articles updated in Feb 2015

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O’Neal, B. J., J. D. Stafford, and R. P. Larkin. 2015. Migrating ducks in inland North America ignore major rivers as leading lines. Ibis 157:154–161.

Anderson, H. B., J. Madsen, E. Fuglei, G. H. Jensen, S. J. Woodin, and R. van der Wal. 2015. The dilemma of where to nest: influence of spring snow cover, food proximity and predator abundance on reproductive success of an arctic-breeding migratory herbivore is dependent on nesting habitat choice. Polar Biology 38:153–162.

Schummer, M. L., J. Cohen, R. M. Kaminski, M. E. Brown, and C. L. Wax. 2014. Atmospheric teleconnections and Eurasian snow cover as predictors of a weather severity index in relation to Mallard Anas platyrhynchos autumn–winter migration. Wildfowl Special Issue 4:451–469.


Ling, F., E. Chen, Q. Liu, Z. Miao, and Z. Gong. 2015. Hypothesis On The Source, Transmission and Characteristics of Infection of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus – Based On Analysis of Field Epidemiological Investigation and Gene Sequence Analysis. Zoonoses and Public Health 62:29–37.

Hsieh, Y.-H., J. Wu, J. Fang, Y. Yang, and J. Lou. 2014. Quantification of Bird-to-Bird and Bird-to-Human Infections during 2013 Novel H7N9 Avian Influenza Outbreak in China. PLoS ONE 9:e111834.

Ni, X., F. He, M. Hu, X. Zhou, B. Wang, C. Feng, Y. Wu, Y. Li, J. Tu, H. Li, M. Liu, H. Chen, and S. Chen. 2015. Investigation of avian influenza virus in poultry and wild birds due to novel avian-origin influenza A(H10N8) in Nanchang City, China. Microbes and Infection 17:48-53.

Rao, D. M. 2014. Enhancing epidemiological analysis of intercontinental dispersion of H5N1 viral strains by migratory waterfowl using phylogeography. BMC Proceedings 8:S1-10.


Van der Vliet, R. E., I. Oquiñena Valluerca, J. van Dijk, and M. J. Wassen. 2015. EU protection is inadequate for a declining flyway population of Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa: mismatch between future core breeding areas and existing Special Protection Areas. Bird Conservation International 25:111-125.


Do, Y., J. Y. Kim, M. Lineman, D.-K. Kim, and G.-J. Joo. 2015. Using internet search behavior to assess public awareness of protected wetlands. Conservation Biology 29:271–279.

Su, M. M., G. Wall, and Z. Ma. 2014. Assessing Ecotourism from a Multi-stakeholder Perspective: Xingkai Lake National Nature Reserve, China. Environmental Management 54:1190–1207.

Sturbois, A., A. Ponsero, N. Desroy, P. Le Mao, and J. Fournier. 2015. Exploitation of intertidal feeding resources by the red knot Calidris canutus under megatidal conditions (Bay of Saint-Brieuc, France). Journal of Sea Research 96:23–30.


Pérez-García, J. M., E. Sebastián-González, K. L. Alexander, J. A. Sánchez-Zapata, and F. Botella. 2014. Effect of landscape configuration and habitat quality on the community structure of waterbirds using a man-made habitat. European Journal of Wildlife Research 60:875–883.

Steele, W. K., and S. Harrow. 2014. Overview of adaptive management for multiple biodiversity values at the Western Treatment Plant, Werribee, leading to a pilot nutrient addition study. The Victorian Naturalist 131:128–146.

Ryu, J., J. Nam, J. Park, B.-O. Kwon, J.-H. Lee, S. J. Song, S. Hong, W. K. Chang, and J. S. Khim. 2014. The Saemangeum tidal flat: Long-term environmental and ecological changes in marine benthic flora and fauna in relation to the embankment. Ocean & Coastal Management 102:559-571.

Ryu, J.-H., J.-K. Choi, and Y.-K. Lee. 2014. Potential of remote sensing in management of tidal flats: A case study of thematic mapping in the Korean tidal flats. Ocean & Coastal Management 102:458-470.


Sergio, F., A. Tanferna, R. De Stephanis, L. Lopez-Jimenez, J. Blas, G. Tavecchia, D. Preatoni, and F. Hiraldo. 2014. Individual improvements and selective mortality shape lifelong migratory performance. Nature 515:410.


Peters, K. A., D. S. Mizrahi, and M. C. Allen. 2014. Empirical Evidence for Factors Affecting Searcher Efficiency and Scavenging Rates at a Coastal, Terrestrial Wind-Power Facility. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 5:330–339.

Burger, J., M. Gochfeld, L. Niles, C. W. Powers, K. Brown, J. H. Clarke, A. Dey, and D. Kosson. 2015. Complexity of bioindicator selection for ecological, human, and cultural health: Chinook salmon and red knot as case studies. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187:1-18.


Que, P., Y. Chang, L. Eberhart-Phillips, Y. Liu, T. Székely, and Z. Zhang. 2015. Low nest survival of a breeding shorebird in Bohai Bay, China. Journal of Ornithology 156:297–307.

Peng, H., N. Hua, C.-Y. Choi, D. S. Melville, Y. Gao, Q. Zhou, Y. Chen, W. Xue, Q. Ma, W. Wu, C. Tang, and Z. Ma. 2015. Adjusting migration schedules at stopping sites: time strategy of a long-distance migratory shorebird during northward migration. Journal of Ornithology 156:191–199.

Choi, C.-Y., P. F. Battley, M. A. Potter, K. G. Rogers, and Z. Ma. 2015. The importance of Yalu Jiang coastal wetland in the north Yellow Sea to Bar-tailed Godwits Limosa lapponica and Great Knots Calidris tenuirostris during northward migration. Bird Conservation International 25:53-70.

Meissner, W. 2015. Immature dunlins Calidris alpina migrate towards wintering grounds later than adults in years of low breeding success. Journal of Ornithology 156:47–53.

Jiménez, A., R. W. Elner, C. Favaro, K. Rickards, and R. C. Ydenberg. 2015. Intertidal biofilm distribution underpins differential tide-following behavior of two sandpiper species (Calidris mauri and Calidris alpina) during northward migration. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 155:8-16.


Burger, J., N. Tsipoura, L. J. Niles, M. Gochfeld, A. Dey, and D. S. Mizrahi. 2015. Mercury, Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic, Chromium and Selenium in Feathers of Shorebirds during Migrating through Delaware Bay, New Jersey: Comparing the 1990s and 2011/2012. Toxics 3:63-74.

Lavoie, R. A., T. K. Kyser, V. L. Friesen, and L. M. Campbell. 2015. Tracking Overwintering Areas of Fish-Eating Birds to Identify Mercury Exposure. Environmental Science and Technology 49:863?872.

Martín, B., S. Delgado, A. de la Cruz, S. Tirado, and M. Ferrer. 2015. Effects of human presence on the long-term trends of migrant and resident shorebirds: evidence of local population declines. Animal Conservation 18:73–81.

Tsygankov, V. Y., M. D. Boyarova, and O. N. Lukyanova. 2014. Organochlorine Pesticides in Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis Linnaeus, 1761) from the Coast of Eastern Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands. Achievements in the Life Sciences 8:61–64.

Smith, M. M., and A. M. Ramey. 2015. Prevalence and genetic diversity of haematozoa in South American waterfowl and evidence for intercontinental redistribution of parasites by migratory birds. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 4:22–28.

Ramey, A. M., J. A. Schmutz, J. A. Reed, G. Fujita, B. D. Scotton, B. Casler, J. P. Fleskes, K. Konishi, K. Uchida, and M. J. Yabsley. 2015. Evidence for intercontinental parasite exchange through molecular detection and characterization of haematozoa in northern pintails (Anas acuta) sampled throughout the North Pacific Basin. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 4:11–21.


Lok, T., O. Overdijk, and T. Piersma. 2014. Interpreting variation in growth of Eurasian Spoonbill chicks: disentangling the effects of age, sex and environment. Ardea 102:181–194.


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