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General Papers

Peterson, A. C., Niemi, G. J., & Johnson, D. H. (in press). Patterns in diurnal airspace use by migratory landbirds along an ecological 2 barrier. Ecological Society of America.

Bardon, K. J. (2012). Fall diurnal migration of passerines and other non-raptors at Hawk Ridge and Lake Superior, Duluth (2007–2011). The Loon, 84(1), 8-20.

Carter, N. H., Shrestha, B. K., Karki, J. B., Pradhan, N. M. B., and Liu, J. (2012). Coexistence between wildlife and humans at fine spatial scales. PNAS online: www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1210490109

Culbert, P. D., Radeloff, V. C., St-Louis, V., Flather, C. H., Rittenhouse, C. D., Albright, T. P. and Pidgeon, A. M. (2012). Modeling broad-scale patterns of avian species richness across the Midwestern United States with measures of satellite image texture. Remote Sensing of Environment, 118: 140–150.

Long, J. A. and Nelson, T. A. (2012). Time geography and wildlife home range delineation. The Journal of Wildlife Management ,76(2): 407–413.

Mayhew, P. J., Bell, M. A., Benton, T. G. and McGowan, A. J. (2012). Biodiversity tracks temperature over time. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(38): 15141–5.

McClure, C. J. W., Rolek, B. W., McDonald, K. and Hill, G. E. (2012). Climate change and the decline of a once common bird. Ecology and evolution, 2(2): 370–8.

Mcshea, W. J. and Rappole, J. H. (2012). Managing Populations the Abundance through and Diversity of Breeding Bird Manipulation of Deer. Conservation Biology, 14(4): 1161–1170.

Westwood, A. (2012). Climate-change commitments : Actions speak louder than words. The Chronicle Herald, Opnions. http://thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/219367-climate-change-commitments-actions-speak-louder-than-words

Bagne, K. E., Friggens, M. M. and Finch, D. M. (2011). A System for Assessing Vulnerability of Species ( SAVS ) to Climate Change. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-257. Fort Collins, CO. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 28 p.

Burns, J. H. and Strauss, S. Y. (2011). More closely related species are more ecologically similar in an experimental test. PNAS, 108(13): 5302– 307.

Chester, M. (2011). A law of nature? Open Journal of Ecology, 01(03): 77–84.

He, H. S., Yang, J., Shifley, S. R. and Thompson, F. R. (2011). Challenges of forest landscape modeling—Simulating large landscapes and validating results. Landscape and Urban Planning, 100(4): 400–402.

Johnson-Gaither, C., Gan, J., Jarrett, A., Wyman, M. S., Malone, S., Adams, K. J., Bowker, J. M. and Stein, T. V. (2011). Black Belt Landowners respond to State-Sponsored Wildland Fire Mitigation Policies and Programs. Southern Research Station. PDF

Matsushita, M., Nakagawa, M., and Tomaru, N. (2011). Sexual differences in year-to-year flowering trends in the dioecious multi-stemmed shrub Lindera triloba: effects of light and clonal integration. Journal of Ecology, 99(6): 1520–1530.

Rodewald, A. D., Kearns, L.J. and  Shustack, D. P. (2011). Anthropogenic resource subsidies decouple predator – prey relationships. Ecological Applications, 21(3): 936–943.

Rodewald, A. D., Shustack, D. P. and Jones, T. M. (2011). Dynamic selective environments and evolutionary traps in human-dominated landscapes. Ecology, 92(9): 1781–1788.

Faaborg, J., Holmes, R. T., Anders, A. D., Bildstein, K. L., Dugger, K. M., Gauthreaux Jr., S. A, Heglund, P., Habson, K. A., Jahn, A. E., Johnson, D. H., Latta, S. C., Levey, D. J., Marra, P. P., Merkord, C. L., Nol, E., Rothstein, S. I., Sherry, T. W., Sillett, T. S., Thompson III, F. R. and Warnock, N. (2010). Conserving migratory land birds in the new world: do we know enough? Ecological applications, 20(2): 398–418.

Faaborg, J., Holmes, R. T., Anders, A. D., Bildstein, K. L., Dugger, K. M., Gauthreaux Jr., S. A, Heglund, P., Habson, K. A., Jahn, A. E., Johnson, D. H., Latta, S. C., Levey, D. J., Marra, P. P., Merkord, C. L., Nol, E., Rothstein, S. I., Sherry, T. W., Sillett, T. S., Thompson III, F. R. and Warnock, N. (2010). Recent advances in understanding migration systems of New World land birds. Ecological Monographs, 80(1): 3–48.

Howell, S. N. G. (2010). Peterson reference guide to molt in North American birds. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, Boston.

Rittenhouse, C. D., Thompson, F. R., Dijak, W. D., Millspaugh, J. J., & Clawson, R. L. (2010). Evaluation of Habitat Suitability Models for Forest Passerines Using Demographic Data. Journal of Wildlife Management, 74(3): 411–422.

Shustack, D. P. and Rodewald, A. D. (2010). A method for detecting undervalued resources with application to breeding birds. Ecological Applications, 20(7): 2047–2057.

Thompson, F. R. (2010). Application and Presentation of Statistics. Journal of Wildlife Management, 74(4): 617–619.

Keane, R. E., Hessburg, P. F., Landres, P. B. and Swanson, F. J. (2009). The use of historical range and variability (HRV) in landscape management. Forest Ecology and Management, 258(7): 1025–1037.

McWethy, D. B., Hansen, A. J. and Verschuyl, J. P. (2009). Edge effects for songbirds vary with forest productivity. Forest Ecology and Management, 257(2): 665–678.

Rolek, B. W. (2009). Microhabitat associations of wintering birds in a southeastern bottomland forest within the eastern gulf coastal plain of Florida (Unpublished master’s thesis). Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Runge, M. C., Sauer, J. R., Avery, M. L., Blackwell, B. F., & Koneff, M. D. (2009). Assessing Allowable Take of Migratory Birds. Journal of Wildlife Management, 73(4): 556–565.

Sullivan, B. L., Wood, C. L., Iliff, M. J., Bonney, R. E., Fink, D. and Kelling, S. (2009). eBird: A citizen-based bird observation network in the biological sciences. Biological Conservation, 142(10): 2282–2292.

Brown, S. P. A. and Huntington, H. G. (2008). Energy security and climate change protection: Complementarity or tradeoff? Energy Policy, 36(9), 3510–3513.

Crewe T.L., McCracken J.D., Taylor, P.D., Lepage, D. and Heagy A.E. (2008). The Canadian migration monitoring network – Réseau canadien de surveillance des migrations: Ten-year report on monitoring landbird population change. CMMN-RCSM ScientificTechnical Report #1. Produced by Bird Studies Canada, Port Rowan, Ontario. 69 pp.

DaCosta, J. M., Wehtje, W. and Klicka, J. (2008). Historic Genetic Structuring and Paraphyly Within the Great-tailed Grackle. Condor, 110(1): 170–177.

Gärtner, S., Reynolds, K. M., Hessburg, P. F., Hummel, S. and Twery, M. (2008). Decision support for evaluating landscape departure and prioritizing forest management activities in a changing environment. Forest Ecology and Management, 256(10): 1666 –1676.

Powell, A. F. L. A., Barker, F. K. and Lanyon, S. M. (2008). A complete species-level phylogeny of the grackles (quiscalus spp.), includingthe extinct slender-billed grackle, inferred from mitochondrial DNA. Condor, 110(4): 718–728.

Shaffer, T. L., & Johnson, D. H. (2008). Ways of Learning: Observational Studies Versus Experiments. Journal of Wildlife Management, 72(1): 4–13.

Shifley, S. R., Thompson, F. R., Dijak, W. D. and Fan, Z. (2008). Forecasting landscape-scale, cumulative effects of forest management on vegetation and wildlife habitat: A case study of issues, limitations, and opportunities. Forest Ecology and Management, 254(3): 474–483.

Shustack, D. P. and Rodewald, A. D. (2008). Understanding demographic and behavioral mechanisms that guide responses of neotropical migratory birds to urbanization : a simulation approach. Avian Conservation and Ecology 3(2): 2.

Sterner, R. T. (2008). The IPM Paradigm : Vertebrates, Economics, and Uncertainty. Proc. 23rd Vetrebr. Pest Conf. Pp. 194–200.

Sundell-Turner, N. M., & Rodewald, A. D. (2008). A comparison of landscape metrics for conservation planning. Landscape and Urban Planning, 86: 219–225.

Dijak, W. D., Rittenhouse, C. D., Larson, M. A., Thompson III, F. R. and Millspaugh, J. J. (2007). Landscape Habitat Suitability Index Software. Journal of Wildlife Management, 71(2): 668–670.

Federation of Alberta Naturalists (2007). The Atlas of breeding birds of Alberta: A second look. Nature Alberta. Pp 556–567.

Hitch, A. T. and Leberg, P. L. (2007). Breeding distributions of north American bird species moving north as a result of climate change. Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology, 21(2): 534–9.

Johnson, M. D. (2007). Measuring habitat quality : a review. Condor, 109(3): 489–504.

Klicka, J., Burns, K. and Spellman G. M. (2007). Defining a monophyletic Cardinalini: A molecular perspective. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 45(3): 1014–1032.

La Sorte, F. A. and Thompson, F. R. (2007). Poleward shifts in winter ranges of North American birds. Ecology, 88(7): 1803–12.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. (2007). New York State breeding bird atlas 2000-2005. Release 1.0. http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7312.html

Royle, J. A., and Kery, M. (2007). A bayesian state-space formulation of dynamic occupancy models. Ecology, 88(7): 1813–1823.

Thompson, F. R. III (2007). Factors affecting nest predation on forest songbirds in North America. Ibis, 149 (suppl 2): 98–109.

Reuther, J. D., Lowenstein, J. M., Gerlach, S. C., Hood, D., Scheuenstuhl, G., and Ubelaker, D. H. (2006). The use of an improved pRIA technique in the identification of protein residues. Journal of Archaeological Science, 33(4): 531–537.

Rich, T. (2006). Monitoring needs of North America´s landbirds. Banding, 38: 30–34.

Ruegg, K. C., Hijmans, R. J., & Moritz, C. (2006). Climate change and the origin of migratory pathways in the Swainson’s thrush, Catharus ustulatus. Journal of Biogeography, 33(7): 1172–1182.

Barrows, C. W., Swartz, M. B., Wendy, L., Allen, M. F., Rotenberry, Li, B., Scott, T.A. and Chen, X. (2005). A framework for monitoring multiple- species conservation plans a framework for monitoring multiple-species. Journal of Wildlife Management, 69(4): 1333–1345.

Dockerty, T., Lovett, A., Sünnenberg, G., Appleton, K. and Parry, M. (2005). Visualising the potential impacts of climate change on rural landscapes. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 29(3): 297–320.

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. (2005, July). Legal , institutional , and economic indicators of forest conservation and sustainable management?: Review of information available for the United States (Technical Report No. SRS-82) (P. V. Ellefson, C. M. Hibbard, M. A. Kilgore, & J. E. Granskog, Eds.). Asheville, NC: USDA.

Marchand, M. N. (2005). Marsh and shrub wetlands. New Hampshire Wildlife Action Plan – Appendix B Resource 001137.

Howell, S. N. G., Corben, C., Pyle P. and Rogers, D. I. (2004). The first basic problem revisited: Reply to commentaries on Howell et al. (2003) Condor, 106(1): 206–210.

Ibarzabal, J. and Desrochers, A. (2004). A nest predator’s view of a managed forest : Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis) movement patterns in response to forest edges. Auk, 121(1): 162–169.

Larson, M. A., Thompson, F. R., Millspaugh, J. J., Dijak, W. D. and Shifley, S. R. (2004). Linking population viability, habitat suitability, and landscape simulation models for conservation planning. Ecological Modelling, 180(1): 103–118.

Niven, D. K., Sauer, J. R., Butcher, G. S. and Link, W. A. (2004). Christmas bird count provides insights into population change in land birds that breed in the boreal forest. American Birds, 58: 10–20.

Doherty, P. Lukaszewicz, W. and Szalas, A. (2003). Tolerance Spaces and Approximative Representational Structures. Pp: 475 – 489. In: KI 2003: Advances in artificial intelligence. Ed. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Howell, S. N. G., Corben, C., Pyle, P. and Rogers, D. I. (2003). The first basic problem: A review of molt and plumage homologies. Condor, 105(4): 635–653.

Komar, N. (2003). West Nile virus: epidemiology and ecology in North America. Advances in virus research, 61: 185–234.

Pearson, S. F., Levey, D. J., Greenberg, C. H. and Martínez Del Rio, C. (2003). Effects of elemental composition on the incorporation of dietary nitrogen and carbon isotopic signatures in an omnivorous songbird. Oecologia, 135(4): 516–23.

Sinclair, P. H., Nixon, W. A. Eckert, C. D. and Hughes, N. L. (Eds.) (2003). Birds of the Yukon Territory. UBC Press, Vancouver.

Keane, R. E., Parsons, R. A. and Hessburg, P. F. (2002). Estimating historical range and variation of landscape patch dynamics: limitations of the simulation approach. Ecological Modelling, 151(1): 29–49.

Brawn, J. D., Robinson, S. K., Thompson, F. R. (2001). The role of disturbance in the ecology and conservation of birds. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 32: 251–276.

Campbell, R. W., Dawe, N. K., McTaggart-Cowan, I., Cooper, J. M., Kaiser, G. W., Stewart, A. C. and McNall, M. C. E. (2001). The birds of British Columbia. Vol. 4. Passerines. Wood-warblers through Old World sparrows. UBC Press, Vancouver.

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. (2001, October). Forest wetlands of the southern United States: A bibliography (Technical Report No. SRS-43) (W. Conner, N. L. Hill, E. M. Whitehead, W. S. Busbee, M. A. Ratard, M. Ozalp, . . . J. P. Marshall, Authors). Asheville, NC.

Donald, P. F. and Greenwood, J. J. D. (2001). Spatial patterns of range contraction in British breeding birds. Ibis, 143: 593–601.

Donovan, M. T. and Thompson III, F. R. (2001). Modeling the ecological trap hypothesis: A habitat and demographic analysis for migrant songbirds. Ecological Applications, 11(3): 871–882.

Greenberg, R. and Mettke-Hofmann, C. (2001). Ecological aspects of Neophobia and Neophilia in birds. Current Ornithology, 16: 119–178.

Jones, J. (2001). Habitat Selection Studies in Avian Ecology: A Critical Review. Auk, 118(2): 557–562.

Hobson, K. A. and Schieck, J. (1999). Changes in bird communities in boreal mixedwood forest: harvest and wildfire effects over 30 years. Ecological Applications, 9(3): 849–863.

Jaramillo, A. and Burke, P. (1999). New World blackbirds: The Icterids. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Johnson, K. P. and Lanyon, S. M. (1999). Molecular systematics of the grackles and allies, and the effect of additional sequence (cyt b and ND2) Auk, 116(3): 759–768.

Lanyon, S. M. and  Omland, K. E. (1999). A molecular phylogeny of the blackbirds (Icteridae): Five lineages revealed by cytochrome-b sequence data. Auk, 116(3): 629–639.

Gaston, K. J. and Curnutt, J. L. (1998). The Dynamics of Abundance-Range Size Relationships. Oikos, 81(1): 38–44.

Anders, A. D., Dearborn, D. C., Faaborg, J. and Thompson, F.R. (1997). Juvenile survival in a population of Neotropical Migrant Birds. Conservation Biology, 11(3): 698–707.

Darveau, M., Bélanger, L., Hout J., Mélançon, E. and DeBellefeuille, S. (1997). Forestry practices and the risk of bird nest predation in a boreal coniferous forest. Ecological Applications, 7(2): 572–580.

Greenberg, R., Bichier, P. and Sterling, J. (1997). Acacia, cattle and migratory birds in southeastern Mexico. Biological Conservation, 80(3): 235–247.

Pyle, P. (1997). Identification guide to North American birds. Part 1: Columbidae through Ploceidae. Slate Creek Press, Bolinas.

Whitaker, D. M. and Montevecchi, W. A. (1997). Breeding bird assemblages associated with riparian, interior forest, and nonriparian edge habitats in a balsam fir ecosystem. Canadian Journal of forest Research, 27: 1159–1167.

Carter, M., Fenwick, G., Hunter, C., Pashley, D., Petit, D. and Price, J. (1996) For the Future. North America Birds, 50: 238–240.

Christensen, N. L., Bartuska, A. M., Brown, J. H., Carpenter, S., D´Antonio, C., Francis, R., Franklin, J. F., MacMahon, J. A., Noss, R. F., Parsons S. J., Peterson, C. H., Turner M. G. and Woodmansee, R. G. (1996). The Report of the Ecological Society of America Committee on the Scientific Basis for Ecosystem Management. Ecological Applications, 6(3): 665–691.

Hudon, J. and Muir, A. D. (1996). Characterization of the Reflective Materials and Organelles in the Bright Irides of North American Blackbirds (Icterinae). Pigment Cell Research, 9(2): 96–104.

James, F. C., McCulloch, C. E. and Wiedenfeld, D. A. (1996). New approaches to the analysis of population trends in land birds. Ecology, 77(1): 13–27.

Link, W. A. and Sauer, J. R. (1996). Extremes in ecology: Avoiding the misleading effects of sampling variation in summary analyses. Ecology, 77(5): 1633–1640.

Dolbeer, R. A., Mott, D. F.  and Belant, J. L. (1995). Blackbirds and starlings killed at winter roosts from PA-14 applications, 1974-1992: implications for regional population management. Proc. East. Wildl. Damage Manage. Conf., 7: 77–86.

Freeman, S. and Zink, R. M. (1995). A phylogenetic study of the blackbirds based on variation in mitochondrial DNA restriction sites. Systematic Biology, 44(3): 409–420.

Howell, S. N. G. and Webb, S. (1995). A guide to the birds of Mexico and northern Central America. Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford.

LaRue, P., Bélanger, L. and Huot, J. (1995). Riparian edge effects on boreal balsam fir bird communities. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 25: 555–566.

Cramp, S. and Perrins, C. M. (1994). Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Vol. 8. Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford.

Dolbeer, R. A. (1994) Blackbirds. The Handbook: Prevention and Control of Wildlife. University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

Foss, C. R. (1994). Atlas of breeding birds in New Hampshire. Audubon Soc. of New Hampshire/Arcadia, Dover, NH.

Irwin, R. E. (1994). The evolution of plumage dichromatism in the new world blackbirds: social selection on female brightness. The American Naturalist, 144(6): 890–907.

Lanyon, S. M. (1994). Polyphyly of the blackbird genus Agelaius and the importance of assumptions of monophyly in comparative studies. Evolution 48:679-693.

Niesar, S. L. (1994). Vertebrated richness of waterfowl production areas in the prairie Pothole region of Minnesota. South Dakota State University.

Small, A. (1994). California birds: their status and distribution. Ibis Publ. Co. Vista, CA.

Stinson, E. R., Hayes, L. E., Bush, P. B. and White D. H. (1994). Carbofuran affects wildlife on Virginia corn fields. Wildlife Society Bull., 22: 566–575.

Meanley, B. (1993). The Patuxent River wildrice marsh. Privately published by the author, Maryland.

Sibley, D. (1993). Birds of Cape May. New Jersey Audubon Soc. Cape May Point, NJ.

Veit, R. R. and Petersen, W. R. (1993). Birds of Massachusetts. Mass. Audubon Soc. Lincoln.

Andrews, R. and Righter, R. (1992). Colorado birds. Denver Mus. Nat. Hist. Denver, CO.

Erskine, A. J. (1992). Atlas of breeding birds of the Maritime Provinces. Nimbus Publ. Ltd. and Nova Scotia Mus. Halifax.

McWillians, W. H. (1992). Recent trends in afforestation and reforestation of nonindustrial private pine forest in Alabama. Southern Forest Experimental Station –  Resource Bull. SO – 164

Semenchuk, G. P. (1992). The atlas of breeding birds of Alberta. Fed. Alberta Nat. Edmonton.

Amos, E. J. R. (1991). A guide to the birds of Bermuda. Corncrake, Warwick, Bermuda.

James, R. D. (1991). Annotated checklist of the birds of Ontario. 2nd ed. Royal Ontario Mus. Toronto.

Robbins Jr., S. D. (1991). Wisconsin birdlife. Univ. of Wisconsin Press, Madison.

Rosenberg, K. V., Ohmart, R. D., Hunter, W. C. and Anderson, B. W. (1991). Birds of the lower Colorado River valley. Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Robinson, J. C. (1990). An annotated checklist of the birds of Tennessee. Univ. of Tennessee Press, Knoxville.

Bohlen, H. D. (1989). The birds of Illinois. Indiana Univ. Press, Bloomington.

Kessel, B. (1989). Birds of Seward peninsula, Alaska. Univ. of Alaska Press, Fairbanks.

Peterjohn, B. G. (1989). The birds of Ohio. Indiana Univ. Press, Bloomington.

Picman, J. (1989). Mechanism of increased puncture resistance of eggs of Brown-headed Cowbirds. Auk, 106: 577–583.

Stickley Jr., A. R., Twedt, D. J, Heisterberg, J. F., Mott, D. F. and Glahn, J. F. (1989). Surfactant Spray System for Controlling Blackbirds and Starlings in Urban Roosts. Widlife Society Bull., 14(4): 412–418.

Andrle, R. F. and Carroll, J. R.  (1988). The atlas of breeding birds in New York state. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, NY.

Rohwer, S. and Butcher, G. S. (1988). Winter versus summer explanations of delayed plumage maturation in temperate passerine. American Naturalist, 131(4): 556–572.

Root, T. (1988). Atlas of wintering North American birds: an analysis of Christmas Bird Count data. Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Adamus, P. R. (1987). Atlas of breeding birds in Maine, 1978-1983. Maine Dept. Inland Fish. Wildl. Augusta.

Klimkiewicz, M. K. and Futcher, A. G. (1987). Longevity records of North American birds: coerebinae through estrildidae. Journal of Field Ornithology, 58: 318–333.

McNair, D. B. (1987). Egg data slips-are they useful for information on egg-laying dates and clutch size? Condor, 89: 369–376.

Peck, G. K. and James, R. D. (1987). Breeding birds of Ontario: nidiology and distribution. Vol. 2. R. Ont. Mus. Toronto.

Pyle, P., Howell, S. N. G., Yunick, R. P. and DeSante, D. F. (1987). Identification guide to North American passerines. Slate Creek Press, Bolinas, CA.

Godfrey, W. E. (1986). The birds of Canada. Rev. ed. Natl. Mus. Nat. Sci. Ottawa, ON.

James, D. A. and Neal, J. C. (1986). Arkansas birds. Univ. of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville.

Robbins, C. S., Bystrak, D., and Geissler, P. H. (1986). The breeding bird survey: its first fifteen years, 1965-1979. U.S. Fish Wildl. Serv. Res. Publ. 157.

Stickley Jr., A. R.,  Twedt, D. J. Heisterberg, J. F. Mott, D. F.  and Glahn J. F. (1986). Surfactant spray system for controlling blackbirds and starlings in urban roosts. Wildl. Soc. Bull., 14: 412–418.

De Graaf, R. M., Tilghman, N. G. and Anderson, S. H. (1985). Foraging guild of North American birds. Environmental Management, 9(6): 493–536.

James, R.D. (1985). Habitat management guidelines for birds of Ontario Wetlands. Ontario Ministry Natural Resources 51603. PDF

Laughlin, S. B. and Kibbe, D. P. (1985). The atlas of breeding birds in Vermont. Univ. Press of New England, Hanover, NH.

Orians, G. H. (1985). Blackbirds of the Americas. Univ. of Washington Press, Seattle.

Bock, C. E. (1984). Geographical correlates of abundance vs. rarity in some north American winter landbirds. Auk, 101: 266–273.

Dunning, Jr., J. B. (1984). Body weights of 686 species of North American birds. West. Bird Banding Assoc. Monogr. 1.

Fritzell, E. K. and Thorne, D. H. (1984). Birds predominate in the winter diet of a Barn Owl. Wilson Bull., 96: 321.

Hilsenhoff, W. L. (1984). The 1983 Wisconsin Christmas Bird Counts. Passager Pigeon, 46: 1–16.

American Ornithologists’ Union (1983). Check-list of North American birds. 6th Ed. American Ornithology Union, Washington, D.C.

Glahn, J. F. Twedt, D. J. and Otis, D. L. (1983). Estimating feed loss from starling use of livestock feed troughs. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 11(4): 366–372.

Rowley, W. A., Hunt, G. J. and Dorsey, D. C. (1983). Flanders virus activity in Iowa, USA. Journal of Medical Entomology, 20(4): 409–413.

Stapanian, M. A. (1982). Evolution of fruiting strategies among fleshy-fruited plant species of Eastern Kansas. Ecology, 63 (5): 1422–1431.

Twedt, D. J. and Glahn, J. F. (1982). Reducing starling depredations at livestock feeding operations through changes in management practices. Proceedings of the Tenth Vertebrate Pest Conference, 46. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/vpc10/46

Lura, R. D. (1981). The 1980 Christmas Bird Count. Migrant, 52: 12–17.

Rybczynski, R. and Riker, D. K. (1981). A temperate Species-rich assemblage of migrant frugivorous birds. Auk, 98: 176–179.

Knittle, C. E., Guarino, J. L., Nelson, P.C., Dehaven, R. W. and Twedt, D. J. (1980). Baiting blackbird and starling congregating areas in Kentucky and Tennessee. Proceedings of the 9th Vertebrate Pest Conference.

Peterson, R. T. (1980). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. 4th ed. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston, MA.

Tubbs, A. A. (1980). Riparian bird communities of the Great Plains. Division of Biology Emporia State University, Kansas. Pp. 419–433.

Bailey, S.F. (1978). Latitudinal gradients in colors and patterns of passerine birds. Condor, 80: 372 – 381.

Dickson, J. G. (1978). Seasonal bird populations in a South Central Louisiana Bottomland Hardwood forest. Journal of Wildlife Management, 42(4): 875 – 883.

Dickson, J. G. and Noble, R. E. (1978). Vertical distribution of birds in a Louisiana bottomland hardwood forest. Wilson Bull., 90:19–30.

Dolbeer, R. A. Woronecki, P. P., Stickley Jr., A. R. and White, S. B. (1978). Agricultural impact of a winter population of blackbirds and starlings. Wilson Bull., 90: 31–44.

Garner, K. M. (1978). Management of blackbird and starling winter roost problems in Kentucky and Tennessee. Proceedings of the 8th Vertebrate Pest Conference. Pp 54–59.

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