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Scientific Contributions

Since our last e-Newsletter, we’ve published 10 new journal articles, given 21 oral presentations, and presented six posters at professional conferences about our ongoing research. Now THAT’S a lot of science! 

Jay presents at Grassland Conference. Photo by Amber Rose Carver

Jay presents about Long-billed Curlews at the 4th annual America’s Grasslands Conference. Photo by Amber Rose Carver

Manuscripts:

Bayly, N. J., K. V. Rosenberg, W. Easton, C. Gómez, J. Carlisle, D. Ewert, A. V. Drake, and L. Goodrich.  2017.  Major stopover regions and migratory bottlenecks for Nearctic-Neotropical landbirds within the Neotropics: A review.  Bird Conservation International, 1-26. doi:10.1017/S0959270917000296

Carlisle, J. D.  2016.  Southernmost breeding of the Northern Hawk Owl in the United States.  Western Birds 47:81-83.

McClure, C. J. W., H. E. Ware, J. Carlisle, and J. R. Barber.  2017.  Noise from a phantom road alters the age structure of a community of migrating birds.  Animal Conservation 20:164-172.

Miller, R. A., L. Bond, P. N. Migas, J. D. Carlisle, and G. S. Kaltenecker.  2017.  Contrasting habitat associations of sagebrush-steppe songbirds in the Intermountain West.  Western Birds 48:35-55.

Miller, R. A. 2017. Repeated Observations of Northern Goshawks Foraging as Terrestrial Predators. Journal of Raptor Research 51(4).

Miller, R. A., N. Paprocki, M. J. Stuber, C. E. Moulton, and J. D. Carlisle. 2016. “Short-Eared Owl (Asio Flammeus) Surveys in the North American Intermountain West: Utilizing Citizen Scientists to Conduct Monitoring across a Broad Geographic Scale.” Avian Conservation and Ecology 11(1): 3.

Miller, R. A., A. Onrubia, B. Martin, G. S. Kaltenecker, J. D. Carlisle, M. J. Bechard, and M. Ferrer.  2016.  Local and regional weather patterns influencing post-breeding migration counts of soaring birds at the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain.  Ibis 158:106-115.

Nolte, E. G., J. Bart, B. P. Pauli, G. S. Kaltenecker and J. A. Heath. 2016. Detectability of migrating raptors and its effect on bias and precision of trend estimates. Avian Conservation and Ecology 11 (2):9. [online] URL: http://www.ace-eco.org/vol11/iss2/art9/

Scholer, M. N., B. Martin, M. Ferrer, A. Onrubia, M. J. Bechard, G. S. Kaltenecker, and J. D. Carlisle.  2016.  Variable shifts in the autumn migration phenology of soaring birds in southern Spain.  Ardea 104:83-93.

Soluk, E. L., M. E. Jarchow, and J. D. Carlisle.  2016.  Declines in prairie bird populations in a restored tallgrass prairie.  South Dakota Bird Notes 68:85-93.

To request a PDF copy of any of these manuscripts, please email IBO@BoiseState.edu

Oral Presentations:

Bresson, B., and J. Carlisle. April 2016. Partners in Flight “Road Shows” (Bird Conservation Workshops for Federal/State/Tribal Agency Employees) – an Opportunity to Highlight our Conservation Tools to Those Implementing Projects on the Ground. Partners in Flight Western Working Group spring meeting. Homer, AK.

Bresson, B., and J. Carlisle. October 2016. Partners in Flight “Road Shows” – Conservation Tool for Implementing Projects. Partners in Flight Western Working Group fall meeting. Long Beach, WA.

Carlisle, J. D. May 2016. Integrated Monitoring in Bird Conservation Regions (IMBCR) Program. U.S. Forest Service Region 1 Biologist’s Meeting, Missoula, MT.

Carlisle, J. D., A.-L. Harrison, D, Newstead, S. Coates, A. Scarpignato, T, Keyes, and P. Marra. August 2016.  Migratory connectivity of Long-billed Curlews (Numenius americanus) across their range.  North American Ornithological Congress, Washington D.C.

Carlisle, J. D., S. Coates, A.-L. Harrison, H. Hayes, and B. Wright. December 2016. Migratory connectivity of Long-billed Curlews (Numenius americanus): the importance of the Sonoran Joint Venture region. Sonoran Joint Venture board meeting, Ensenada, Mexico.

Carlisle, J. D., and the Partners in Flight Science Committee. February 2017. Partners in Flight Landbird Conservation Plan: 2016 Revision for U.S. and Canada. Idaho Bird Conservation Partnership spring meeting, Boise, ID.

Carlisle, J. D., S. Coates, H. Hayes, A.-L. Harrison, and D. Newstead.  July 2017.  Nesting success and migratory connectivity of Long-billed Curlews (Numenius americanus) across their range.  City of Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center.

Coates, S., J. Carlisle, A.-L. Harrison, B. Wright, and H. Hayes.  November 2016.  Long-billed Curlews Across Their Range: A More Complete Annual Life-cycle Picture.  Morley Nelson Snake River NCA Symposium. Boise, ID.

Coates, S., J. Carlisle, A.-L. Harrison, B. Wright, and H. Hayes.  November 2016.  Nesting Success and Migratory Connectivity of Long-billed Curlews.  Idaho Bird Conservation Partnership (IBCP) fall meeting. Boise, ID.

Coates, S., J. D. Carlisle, and A.-L. Harrison.  March 2017.  Spatial Distribution and Habitat Use Patterns of Long-billed Curlews in California and Mexico.  The Wildlife Society Joint Conference (AFSTWS). Boise, ID.

Coates, S., J. D. Carlisle, A.-L. Harrison, B. Wright, and H. Hayes.  March 2017.  Findings and Tales from the Annual Life-cycle of Long-billed Curlews.  Golden Eagle Audubon Society monthly meeting.  Boise, ID.

Coates, S., J. D. Carlisle, A.-L. Harrison, B. Wright, and H. Hayes.  September 2017.  Following Long-billed Curlews of the Intermountain West.  Southwest Idaho Birder’s Association (SIBA).  Nampa, ID.

Gahbauer, M. A., R. A. Miller, N. Paprocki, A. Morici, A. C. Smith, and D. A. Wiggins. 2017. Status and Monitoring of Short-eared Owls (Asio flammeus) in North and South America. World Owl Conference, Portugal.

Kaltenecker, G. S. 2017. The Intermountain Bird Observatory: A University-based Model. International Bird Observatory Conference, New Jersey.

Meny, C.M., M. McClaren, R. Sparks, and J.D. Carlisle. March 2017. Montana’s Integrated Monitoring in Bird Conservation Regions program (IMBCR): utility of seven years of statewide landbird monitoring data.  Montana Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Conference. Helena, MT.

Miller, R.A. 2016. Inevitable Encore: My Journey from Volunteer Citizen Scientist to Encore Career. Wyoming Citizen Science Conference, Lander, WY..

Miller, R. A., N. Paprocki, M. Stuber. C. Moulton, and J. D. Carlisle. February 2016. Short-eared Owl surveys in the Intermountain West:  utilizing citizen scientists to conduct long-term monitoring. Idaho Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Conference. Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Miller, R. A., N. Paprocki, R. A. Sparks, D. C. Pavlacky, C. White, and J. D. Carlisle. October 2016. Annual Variation in Breeding Densities of Short-eared Owls (Asio flammeus) in the Northern Great Plains and the Intermountain West of North America. Raptor Research Foundation Annual Conference. Cape May, NJ.

Miller, R. A., J. D. Carlisle, and R. Sadak. March 2017. Avian Species Monitoring on the Nez Perce – Clearwater National Forest. Idaho Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Conference. Boise, ID.

Miller, R. A., M. I. Jeffries, and J. D. Carlisle. March 2017. Exploring Northern Goshawk Population Dynamics using Individual-Based Models. Idaho Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Conference. Boise, ID.

Miller, R. A., N. Paprocki, B. Bedrosian, C. Tomlinson, and J. D. Carlisle. November 2017. Project WAFLS: Evaluating Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) Distribution, Habitat Use, Population Trend, and Future Viability within the Great Basin and Intermountain West of North America. Raptor Research Foundation Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

Miller, R. A., N. Paprocki, B. Bedrosian, C. Tomlinson, and J. D. Carlisle. November 2017. Project WAFLS: Engaging Citizen Scientists Across Western North America in a Statistically Rigorous Survey of an Under-Studied Raptor. Raptor Research Foundation Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.

Muench, C. F., R. A. Miller, E. Greene, and M. K. Schwartz. 2017. Evaluating Long-Term Turnover of Northern Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) within the Minidoka Ranger District of the Sawtooth National Forest. Raptor Research Foundation Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.

Paprocki, N., R. A. Miller, J. D. Carlisle, R. Norvell, C. Moulton, C. Farr, and T. Brown. October 2016. 2016 Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) Citizen Science Breeding Survey Results from the Intermountain West. Raptor Research Foundation Annual Conference. Cape May, NJ.

Posters:

Coates, S., J. D. Carlisle, H. Ware, and J. Pollock.  February 2016.  Digging into the Annual Life-history of Long-billed Curlews: Are Sink Habitats to Blame for Local Population Declines? Idaho Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Washington Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology, and NW Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Joint Conference.  Coeur d’Alene, ID.

McFarland, V. W., E. Reyes, B. Krouse, R. A. Miller, and D. Perkins. 2016. Monarch Butterfly Demography and Habitat Suitability in Western Idaho. Conference on Undergraduate Research, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho.

Meisman, E. D., T. Styhl, A. Dorrell, B. Krouse, M. Bechard, R. A. Miller, and D. Perkins. 2016. If You Build It, They Will Come: Evaluating the Role of Man-Made Nest Platforms and Anthropogenic Landscape Change on Shaping the Habitat Suitability and Breeding Success of Ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) in West-Central Idaho. Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho.

Miller, R. A., J. D. Carlisle, N. Paprocki, B. Bedrosian, and C. R. Tomlinson. May 2017. WAFLS – Asio flammeus: Western Short-eared Owl Landscape Study. Great Basin Bird Conference 2017. Reno, NV.

Monroe, K., J. Pollock, P. Jantz, D. Powers, and S. Wethington. August 2016. Climate Change Impacts and Productivity in Hummingbirds. North American Ornithological Conference. Washington, D.C.

Whitenack, L., R. A. Miller, G. S. Kaltenecker, and J. D. Carlisle. July 2016. Microhabitat Characteristics of Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) Nest Sites in the Naturally Fragmented Forests of the Northern Great Basin, USA. Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research, Boise State University. Boise, ID.

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