Relevant Scientific Articles updated in June 2015

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Zhang, Y., Q. Jia, H. H. T. Prins, L. Cao, and W. F. de Boer. 2015. Individual-Area Relationship Best Explains Goose Species Density in Wetlands. PLoS ONE 10:e0124972.

Zeng, Q., L. Shi, L. Wen, J. Chen, H. Duo, and G. Lei. 2015. Gravel Bars Can Be Critical for Biodiversity Conservation: A Case Study on Scaly-Sided Merganser in South China. PLoS ONE 10:e0127387.

Nourani, E., M. Kaboli, and B. Collen. 2015. An assessment of threats to Anatidae in Iran. Bird Conservation International 25:242 –257.

Janke, A. K., M. J. Anteau, N. Markl, and J. D. Stafford. 2015. Is income breeding an appropriate construct for waterfowl? Journal of Ornithology 156:755–762.

García?Álvarez, A., C. H. A. Leeuwen, C. J. Luque, A. Hussner, A. Vélez?Martín, A. Pérez?Vázquez, A. J. Green, and E. M. Castellanos. 2015. Internal transport of alien and native plants by geese and ducks: an experimental study. Freshwater Biology 60:1316–1329.

Moskvitina, N. S., I. G. Korobitsyna, O. Y. Tyutenkova, S. I. Gashkova, Y. V. Kononova, S. S. Moskvitina, V. N. Romanenko, T. P. Mikryukova, E. V. Protopopova, M. Y. Kartashov, E. V. Chausov, S. N. Konovalova, N. L. Tupota, A. O. Sementsova, V. A. Ternovoy, and V. B. Loktev. 2014. The Potential Role of Migratory Birds in the Spread of Tick-borne Infections in Siberia and the Russian Far East. Achievements in the Life Sciences 8:118–120.

Nallar, R., Z. Papp, T. Epp, F. A. Leighton, S. R. Swafford, T. J. DeLiberto, R. J. Dusek, H. S. Ip, J. S. Hall, Y. Berhane, S. E. Gibbs, and C. Soos. 2015. Demographic and Spatiotemporal Patterns of Avian Influenza Infection at the Continental Scale, and in Relation to Annual Life Cycle of a Migratory Host. PLoS ONE 10:e0130662.

Krauss, S., K. M. Stucker, S. A. Schobel, A. Danner, K. Friedman, J. P. Knowles, G. Kayali, L. J. Niles, A. D. Dey, G. Raven, P. Pryor, X. Lin, S. R. Das, T. B. Stockwell, D. E. Wentworth, and R. G. Webster. 2015. Long-term surveillance of H7 influenza viruses in American wild aquatic birds: are the H7N3 influenza viruses in wild birds the precursors of highly pathogenic strains in domestic poultry? Emerging Microbes and Infections 4:e35.

Bridge, E. S., J. F. Kelly, X. Xiao, N. Batbayar, T. Natsagdorj, N. J. Hill, J. Y. Takekawa, L. A. Hawkes, C. M. Bishop, P. J. Butler, and S. H. Newman. 2015. Stable Isotopes Suggest Low Site Fidelity in Bar-headed Geese (Anser indicus) in Mongolia: Implications for Disease Transmission. Waterbirds 38:123-132.

Cumming, G. S., C. Abolnik, A. Caron, N. Gaidet, J. Grewar, E. Hellard, D. A. W. Henry, and C. Reynolds. 2015. A social–ecological approach to landscape epidemiology: geographic variation and avian influenza. Landscape Ecology 30:963–985.

Kushlan, J. A. 2012. A History of Conserving Colonial Waterbirds in the United States. Waterbirds 35:608-625.

Vladimirtseva, M. 2012. Ecological features of Tundra Cranes in North-Eastern Siberia (Aves, Gruidae). Biodiversity Journal 3:49-54.

Cao, M., H. Xu, Z. Le, M. Zhu, and Y. Cao. 2015. A Multi-Scale Approach to Investigating the Red-Crowned Crane–Habitat Relationship in the Yellow River Delta Nature Reserve, China: Implications for Conservation. PLoS ONE 10:e0129833.

Semeraro, T., C. Giannuzzi, L. Beccarisi, R. Aretano, A. De Marco, M. R. Pasimeni, G. Zurlini, and I. Petrosillo. 2015. A constructed treatment wetland as an opportunity to enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services. Ecological Engineering 82:517–526.

Lee, C.-H., B.-Y. Lee, W. K. Chang, S. Hong, S. J. Song, J. Park, B.-O. Kwon, and J. S. Khim. 2014. Environmental and ecological effects of Lake Shihwa reclamation project in South Korea: A review. Ocean & Coastal Management 102:545-558.

Neckles, H. A., J. E. Lyons, G. R. Guntenspergen, W. G. Shriver, and S. C. Adamowicz. 2015. Use of Structured Decision Making to Identify Monitoring Variables and Management Priorities for Salt Marsh Ecosystems. Estuaries and Coasts 38:1215–1232.

Ancog, R., and C. Ruzol. 2015. Urbanization adjacent to a wetland of international importance: The case of Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary, Metro Cebu, Philippines. Habitat International 49:325-332.

Thomas, H. L., P. A. R. Hockey, and G. S. Cumming. 2015. Solving the challenges of monitoring mobile populations: insights from studies of waterbirds in southern Africa. Ostrich 86:169-178.

Ringelman, K. M., C. K. Williams, and J. M. Coluccy. 2015. Assessing Uncertainty in Coastal Marsh Core Sampling for Waterfowl Foods. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 6:238-246.

Hostetter, N. J., B. Gardner, S. H. Schweitzer, R. Boettcher, A. L. Wilke, L. Addison, W. R. Swilling, K. H. Pollock, and T. R. Simons. 2015. Repeated count surveys help standardize multi-agency estimates of American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) abundance. The Condor 117:354–363.

Paleczny, M., E. Hammill, V. Karpouzi, and D. Pauly. 2015. Population Trend of the World’s Monitored Seabirds, 1950-2010. PLoS ONE 10:e0129342.

Szostek, K. L., and P. H. Becker. 2015. Survival and local recruitment are driven by environmental carry?over effects from the wintering area in a migratory seabird. Oecologia 178:643–657.

Martin, P. D., D. C. Douglas, T. Obritschkewitsch, and S. Torrence. 2015. Distribution and movements of Alaska-breeding Steller’s Eiders in the nonbreeding period. The Condor 117:341-353.

Senner, N. R., M. A. Verhoeven, J. C. E. W. Hooijmeijer, and T. Piersma. 2015. Just when you thought you knew it all: new evidence for flexible breeding patterns in Continental Black-tailed Godwits. Wader Study 122:21–27.

Lindström, Å., M. Green, M. Husby, J. A. Kålås, and A. Lehikoinen. 2015. Large-scale monitoring of waders on their boreal and arctic breeding grounds in northern Europe. Ardea 103:3-15.

Minias, P., W. Meissner, R. W?odarczyk, A. Ozarowska, A. Piasecka, K. Kaczmarek, and T. Janiszewski. 2015. Wing shape and migration in shorebirds: a comparative study. Ibis 157:528–535.

Johnson, O. W., R. R. Porter, L. Fielding, M. F. Weber, R. S. Gold, R. H. Goodwill, P. M. Johnson, A. E. Bruner, P. A. Brusseau, N. H. Brusseau, K. Hurwitz, and J. W. Fox. 2015. Tracking Pacific Golden-Plovers Pluvialis fulva: transoceanic migrations between non-breeding grounds in Kwajalein, Japan and Hawaii and breeding grounds in Alaska and Chukotka. Wader Study 122:13–20.

Lourenço, P. M., and T. Piersma. 2015. Migration distance and breeding latitude correlate with the scheduling of pre-alternate body moult: a comparison among migratory waders. Journal of Ornithology 156:657–665.

Kentie, R., C. Both, J. C. E. W. Hooijmeijer, and T. Piersma. 2015. Management of modern agricultural landscapes increases nest predation rates in Black?tailed Godwits Limosa limosa. Ibis 157:614–625.

Huber, S., N. A. Warner, T. Nygård, M. Remberger, M. Harju, H. T. Uggerud, L. Kaj, and L. Hanssen. 2015. A broad cocktail of environmental pollutants found in eggs of three seabird species from remote colonies in Norway. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34:1296–1308.

Dowding, J. E., T. G. Lovegrove, J. Ritchie, S. N. Kast, and M. Puckett. 2006. Mortality of northern New Zealand dotterels (Charadrius obscurus aquilonius) following an aerial poisoning operation. Notornis 53:235-239.

Murray, N. J., Z. Ma, and R. A. Fuller. 2015. Tidal flats of the Yellow Sea: A review of ecosystem status and anthropogenic threats. Austral Ecology 40:472–481.

Brabant, R., N. Vanermen, E. W. M. Stienen, and S. Degraer. 2015. Towards a cumulative collision risk assessment of local and migrating birds in North Sea offshore wind farms. Hydrobiologia 756:63–74.

Fijn, R. C., K. L. Krijgsveld, M. J. M. Poot, and S. Dirksen. 2015. Bird movements at rotor heights measured continuously with vertical radar at a Dutch offshore wind farm. Ibis 157:558–566.

Conkling, T. J., J. A. Martin, J. L. Belant, and T. L. DeVault. 2015. Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Identification of Aircraft–Bird Strikes, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C.


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