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Takekawa, J. Y., S. R. Heath, S. A. Iverson, N. Gaidet, J. Cappelle, T. Dodman, W. Hagemeijer, W. D. Eldridge, S. A. Petrie, G. S. Yarris, S. Manu, G. H. Olsen, D. J. Prosser, K. A. Spragens, D. C. Douglas, and S. H. Newman. 2015. Movement ecology of five Afrotropical waterfowl species from Malawi, Mali and Nigeria. Ostrich 86:155-168.

Souchay, G., G. Gauthier, J. Lefebvre, and R. Pradel. 2015. Absence of Difference in Survival between Two Distant Breeding Sites of Greater Snow Geese. The Journal of Wildlife Management 79:570–578.

Holopainen, S., C. Arzel, L. Dessborn, J. Elmberg, G. Gunnarsson, P. Nummi, H. Pöysä, and K. Sjöberg. 2015. Habitat use in ducks breeding in boreal freshwater wetlands: a review. European Journal of Wildlife Research 61:339–363.

Stafford, J. D., A. K. Janke, M. J. Anteau, A. T. Pearse, A. D. Fox, J. Elmberg, J. N. Straub, M. W. Eichholz, and C. Arzel. 2014. Spring migration of waterfowl in the northern hemisphere: a conservation perspective. Wildfowl Special Issue 4:70–85.

Eichholz, M. W., and J. Elmberg. 2014. Nest site selection by Holarctic waterfowl: a multi-level review. Wildfowl Special Issue 4:86–130.

Fox, A. D., P. L. Flint, W. L. Hohman, and J.-P. L. Savard. 2014. Waterfowl habitat use and selection during the remigial moult period in the northern hemisphere. Wildfowl Special Issue 4:131–168.

Koons, D. N., G. Gunnarsson, J. A. Schmutz, and J. J. Rotella. 2014. Drivers of waterfowl population dynamics: from teal to swans. Wildfowl Special Issue 4:169–191.

Sedinger, J. S., and R. T. Alisauskas. 2014. Cross-seasonal effects and the dynamics of waterfowl populations. Wildfowl Special Issue 4:277–304.

Håland, A. 2013. Increase in numbers of wintering Wigeon Anas penelope, Eurasian Teal A. crecca and Pintail A. acuta on the Bergen Peninsula, Western Norway, during the last 25 years, in perspective of milder autumns and winters. Ornithology Studies 3:1-10.

Heim, W., K. Wolanska, A. Siegmund, and U. Schuster. 2013. Possible breeding of Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri at Muraviovka Park, Far East Russia. BirdingASIA 20:64–66.


Ozawa, M., A. Matsuu, K. Tokorozaki, M. Horie, T. Masatani, H. Nakagawa, K. Okuya, T. Kawabata, and S. Toda. 2015. Genetic diversity of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza viruses at a single overwintering site of migratory birds in Japan, 2014/15. Euro Surveillance 20:1-13.

Lebarbenchon, C., A. Jaeger, C. J. Feare, M. Bastien, M. Dietrich, C. S. Larose, E. Lagadec, G. Rocamora, N. Shah, H. Pascalis, T. Boulinier, M. Le Corre, D. E. Stallknecht, and K. Dellagi. 2015. Influenza A Virus on Oceanic Islands: Host and Viral Diversity in Seabirds in the Western Indian Ocean. PLoS Pathogens 11:e1004925.

Dalby, A. R., and M. Iqbal. 2015. The European and Japanese outbreaks of H5N8 derive from a single source population providing evidence for the dispersal along the long distance bird migratory flyways. PeerJ 3:e934.

Li, X.-L., K. Liu, H.-W. Yao, Y. Sun, W.-J. Chen, R.-X. Sun, S. J. de Vlas, L.-Q. Fang, and W.-C. Cao. 2015. Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 in Mainland China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 12:5026-5045.

Tian, H., S. Zhou, L. Dong, T. P. Van Boeckel, Y. Pei, Q. Wu, W. Yuan, Y. Guo, S. Huang, W. Chen, X. Lu, Z. Liu, Y. Bai, T. Yu, B. T. Grenfell, and B. Xu. 2015. Climate change suggests a shift of H5N1 risk in migratory birds. Ecological Modelling 306:6–15.

Ku, K. B., E. H. Park, J. Yum, J. A. Kim, S. K. Oh, and S. H. Seo. 2014. Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N8) Virus from Waterfowl, South Korea, 2014. Emerging Infectious Diseases 20:1587-1588.

Kang, H.-M., J.-G. Choi, K.-I. Kim, B.-S. Kim, D. Batchuluun, T.-O. Erdene-Ochir, M.-C. Kim, J.-H. Kwon, C.-K. Park, and Y.-J. Lee. 2013. Pathogenicity in domestic ducks and mice of highly pathogenic H5N1 clade influenza viruses recently circulating in Eastern Asia. Veterinary Microbiology 167:327–333.

Deng, G., D. Tan, J. Shi, P. Cui, Y. Jiang, L. Liu, G. Tian, Y. Kawaoka, C. Li, and H. Chen. 2013. Complex Reassortment of Multiple Subtypes of Avian Influenza Viruses in Domestic Ducks at the Dongting Lake Region of China. Journal of Virology 87:9452–9462.

Sakoda, Y., S. Sugar, D. Batchluun, T.-O. Erdene-Ochir, M. Okamatsu, N. Isoda, K. Soda, H. Takakuwa, Y. Tsuda, N. Yamamoto, N. Kishida, K. Matsuno, E. Nakayama, M. Kajihara, A. Yokoyama, A. Takada, R. Sodnomdarjaa, and H. Kida. 2010. Characterization of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus strains isolated from migratory waterfowl in Mongolia on the way back from the southern Asia to their northern territory. Virology 406:88–94.

Brown, J. D., D. E. Stallknecht, and D. E. Swayne. 2008. Experimental Infection of Swans and Geese with Highly Pathogenic Avian Infl uenza Virus (H5N1) of Asian Lineage. Emerging Infectious Diseases 14:136-142.

Chen, H., G. J. D. Smith, K. S. Li, J. Wang, X. H. Fan, J. M. Rayner, D. Vijaykrishna, J. X. Zhang, L. J. Zhang, C. T. Guo, C. L. Cheung, K. M. Xu, L. Duan, K. Huang, K. Qin, Y. H. C. Leung, W. L. Wu, H. R. Lu, Y. Chen, N. S. Xia, T. S. P. Naipospos, K. Y. Yuen, S. S. Hassan, S. Bahri, T. D. Nguyen, R. G. Webster, J. S. M. Peiris, and Y. Guan. 2006. Establishment of multiple sublineages of H5N1 influenza virus in Asia: Implications for pandemic control. PNAS 103:2845–2850.

Hubálek, Z. 2004. An annotated checklist of pathogenic microorganisms associated with migratory birds. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 40:639-659.


Nicol, S., R. A. Fuller, T. Iwamura, and I. Chadès. 2015. Adapting environmental management to uncertain but inevitable change. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 282:20142984.


Somveille, M., A. S. L. Rodrigues, and A. Manica. 2015. Why do birds migrate? A macroecological perspective. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24:664–674.


Jukema, J., J. G. van Rhijn, and T. Piersma. 2015. Geographic variation in morphometrics, molt, and migration suggests ongoing subspeciation in Pacific Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis fulva). The Auk 132:647-656.

Simmons, R. E., H. Kolberg, R. Braby, and B. Erni. 2015. Declines in migrant shorebird populations from a winter-quarter perspective. Conservation Biology 29:877–887.


McConnell, H. M., B. D. Gartrell, B. L. Chilvers, S. T. Finlayson, P. C. E. Bridgen, and K. J. Morgan. 2015. Baseline hydrocarbon levels in New Zealand coastal and marine avifauna. Marine Pollution Bulletin 94:290–298.

Cha, S.-Y., H.-S. Seo, B. Wei, M. Kang, J.-H. Roh, R.-H. Yoon, J.-H. Kim, and H.-K. Jang. 2015. Surveillance and characterization of Riemerella anatipestifer from wild birds in South Korea. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51:341–347.

England, K. J. H., C. Jackson, and P. A. R. Hockey. 2015. A novel methodology for the rapid assessment of waterbird vulnerability to disturbance. Ostrich 86:75–85.

Trail, P. W. 2006. Avian Mortality at Oil Pits in the United States: A Review of the Problem and Efforts for Its Solution. Environmental Management 38:532–544.

Manville, A. M. 2005. Bird Strikes and Electrocutions at Power Lines, Communication Towers, and Wind Turbines: State of the Art and State of the Science – Next Steps Toward Mitigation., USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-191.


Ramírez, F., C. Gutiérrez-Expósito, I. Afán, J. Giménez, R. de Stephanis, and M. G. Forero. 2015. Human influence on gull non-breeding distribution: potential consequences of changes in fishing practices. Marine Ecology Progress Series 527:221–232.

Szostek, K. L., S. Bouwhuis, and P. H. Becker. 2015. Are arrival date and body mass after spring migration influenced by large-scale environmental factors in a migratory seabird? Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3:42.

Carlile, N., and D. Priddel. 2015. Establishment and growth of the White Tern Gygis alba population on Lord Howe Island, Australia. Marine Ornithology 43:113-118.

Duerr, R. S., and K. C. Klasing. 2014. Tissue component and organ mass changes associated with declines in body mass in three seabird species received for rehabilitation in California. Marine Ornithology 43:11-18.


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