• Composition and Drivers of Gut Microbial Communities in Arctic-Breeding Shorebirds 

      Grond, Kirsten; Domingo, Jorge W. Santo; Lanctot, Richard B.; Jumpponen, Ari; Bentzen, Rebecca L.; Boldenow, Megan L.; Brown, Stephen C.; Casler, Bruce; Cunningham, Jenny A.; Doll, Andrew C.; Freeman, Scott; Hill, Brooke L.; Kendall, Steven J.; Kwon, Eunbi; Liebezeit, Joseph R.; Pirie-Dominix, Lisa; Rausch, Jennie; Sandercock, Brett (Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Gut microbiota can have important effects on host health, but explanatory factors and pathways that determine gut microbial composition can differ among host lineages. In mammals, host phylogeny is one of the main drivers ...
    • Effects of leg flags on nest survival of four species of Arctic-breeding shorebirds 

      Weiser, Emily L.; Lanctot, Richard B.; Brown, Stephen C. W.; Gates, H. River; Bentzen, Rebecca L.; Boldenow, Megan L.; Cunningham, Jenny A.; Doll, Andrew; Donnelly, Tyrone F.; English, Willow B.; Franks, Samantha E.; Grond, Kirsten; Herzog, Patrick; Hill, Brooke L.; Kendall, Steve; Kwon, Eunbi; Lank, David B.; Liebezeit, Joseph R.; Rausch, Jennie; Saalfeld, Sarah T.; Taylor, Audrey R.; Ward, David H.; Woodard, Paul F.; Sandercock, Brett (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Marking wild birds is an integral part of many field studies. However, if marks affect the vital rates or behavior of marked individuals, any conclusions reached by a study might be biased relative to the general population. ...