• Annual adult survival drives trends in Arctic-breeding shorebirds but knowledge gaps in other vital rates remain 

      Weiser, Emily L.; Lanctot, Richard B.; Brown, Stephen C.; Gates, H. River; Bêty, Joël; Boldenow, Megan L.; Brook, Rodney W.; Brown, Glen S.; English, Willow B.; Flemming, Scott A.; Franks, Samantha E.; Gilchrist, H. Grant; Giroux, Marie-Andrée; Johnson, Andrew; Koloski, Laura; Kwon, Eunbi; Lamarre, Jean-François; Lank, David B.; Latty, Christopher J.; Lecomte, Nicolas; Liebezeit, Joseph R.; McGuire, Rebecca L.; McKinnon, Laura; Nol, Erica; Payer, David; Perz, Johanna; Rausch, Jennie; Robards, Martin; Saalfeld, Sarah T.; Senner, Nathan R.; Smith, Paul A.; Soloviev, Mikhail; Solovyeva, Diana; Ward, David H.; Woodard, Paul F.; Sandercock, Brett; Kendall, Steve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Conservation status and management priorities are often informed by population trends. Trend estimates can be derived from population surveys or models, but both methods are associated with sources of uncertainty. Many ...
    • Collection of Scientific Specimens:Benefits for Biodiversity Sciences and Limited Impacts on Communities of Small Mammals 

      Hope, Andrew G.; Sandercock, Brett; Malaney, Jason L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Despite increasing use of specimens from natural-history collections, continued field sampling has met with growing resistance attributable to changing societal values. Widespread perception persists that the removal of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Demographic drivers of collapse in an island population of Tree Swallows 

      Taylor, Liam U.; Woodworth, Bradley K.; Sandercock, Brett; Wheelwright, Nathaniel T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Diagnosing causes of population declines requires an understanding of the contributions of demographic vital rates to interannual variability and long-term changes in population size. At Kent Island, New Brunswick, Canada, ...
    • Effects of Landscape Characteristics on Annual Survival of Lesser Prairie-Chickens 

      Robinson, Samantha G.; Haukos, David A.; Plumb, Reid T.; Kraft, John D.; Sullins, Daniel S.; Lautenbach, Joseph M.; Lautenbach, Jonathan D.; Sandercock, Brett; Hagen, Christian A.; Bartuszevige, Anne; Rice, Mindy A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Agriculture and development have caused landscape change throughout the southwestern Great Plains in the range of the lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus). Landscape alteration within the lesser prairie-chicken ...
    • 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. ...
    • Effects of patch-burn grazing on breeding density and territory size of Dickcissels 

      Verheijen, Bram H.F.; Clipp, Hannah L.; Bartolo, Alessandro; Jensen, William E.; Sandercock, Brett (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Ongoing habitat loss and intensification of management of remaining grasslands have led to large population declines of grassland songbirds in North America. As an alternative to intensive and homogeneous use of rangelands, ...
    • Exposure of White‑throated Dippers to heavy metals in acidified and non‑acidified streams in Norway 

      Pedersen, Hans Christian; Nybø, Signe; Sandercock, Brett (Journal article, 2020)
      We examined the exposure of White-throated Dippers (Cinclus cinclus) to aluminum and mercury in acidified and nonacidified streams in two regions of Norway. Both metals showed significantly higher concentrations in the ...
    • Fjellrev i Norge 2019. Resultater fra det nasjonale overvåkingsprogrammet for fjellrev 

      Ulvund, Kristine; Flagstad, Øystein; Sandercock, Brett; Kleven, Oddmund; Landa, Arild; Eide, Nina E. (NINA Rapport;1737, Research report, 2019)
      Ulvund, K. Flagstad, Ø., Sandercock, B., Kleven, O., Landa, A. & Eide, N. E., 2019. Fjellrev i Norge 2019. Resultater fra det nasjonale overvåkingsprogrammet for fjellrev. NINA Rapport 1737. Norsk institutt for naturforskning. ...
    • Geographic variation in the intensity of warming and phenological mismatch between Arctic shorebirds and invertebrates 

      Kwon, Eunbi; Weiser, Emily L.; Lanctot, Richard B.; Brown, Stephen C.; Gates, Heather R.; Gilchrist, Grant; Kendall, Steve J.; Lank, David B.; Liebezeit, Joseph R.; McKinnon, Laura; Nol, Erica; Payer, David C.; Rausch, Jennie; Rinella, Daniel J.; Saalfeld, Sarah T.; Senner, Nathan R.; Smith, Paul A.; Ward, David; Wisseman, Robert W.; Sandercock, Brett (Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Responses to climate change can vary across functional groups and trophic levels, leading to a temporal decoupling of trophic interactions or “phenological mismatches.” Despite a growing number of single-species studies ...
    • Habitat selection and space use of Upland Sandpipers at nonbreeding grounds 

      Alfaro, Matilde; Liguori, Luciano; Sandercock, Brett; Berazategui, Mauro; Arim, Matias (Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Habitat requirements of migratory birds can be dynamic during the annual cycle, and understanding habitat use during the nonbreeding season is important for conservation planning. In grassland birds, habitat selection is ...
    • Inventering av fjällräv 2019 

      Wallén, Johan; Ulvund, Kristine; Sandercock, Brett; Flagstad, Øystein; Eide, Nina (Bestandsstatus for fjellrev i Skandinavia;1-2020, Report, 2020)
      The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Naturvårdsverket) and the Norwegian Environment Agency (Miljødirektoratet) have developed a common methodology and standardized guidelines for the monitoring of arctic foxes in ...
    • Longevity records show that Upland Sandpipers are long-lived birds 

      Sandercock, Brett; Kramos, Greg (Journal article, 2020)
      The life-history traits of migratory waders are characterized by low reproductive rates, delayed maturity, and high survivorship (Myers et al. 1987, Sandercock 2003), which leads to low rates of maximum population growth. ...
    • Migration patterns of Upland Sandpipers in the western hemisphere 

      Hill, Jason M.; Sandercock, Brett; Renfrew, Rosalind B. (Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Integrated models of the ecology of migratory species require tracking of individual migratory organisms throughout the annual cycle. Here, we report the first information on the movement patterns of nine Upland Sandpipers ...
    • Prevailing weather conditions and dietcomposition affect chick growth and survival in the black-legged kittiwake 

      Christensen-Dalsgaard, Signe; May, Roelof Frans; Barrett, Robert; Langset, Magdalene; Sandercock, Brett; Lorentsen, Svein Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      To identify priorities for management of seabirds during the breeding season, it is important to understand the ecological mechanisms driving chick growth and survival. In this study, we examined the effects of diet and ...
    • Strategic conservation for lesser prairie-chickens among landscapes of varying anthropogenic influence 

      Sullins, Daniel S.; Haukos, David A.; Lautenbach, Joseph M.; Lautenbach, Jonathan D.; Robinson, Samantha G.; Rice, Mindy B.; Sandercock, Brett; Kraft, John D.; Plumb, Reid T.; Reitz, Jonathan H.; Hutchinson, J.M. Shawn; Hagen, Christian A. (Journal article, 2019)
      For millennia grasslands have provided a myriad of ecosystem services and have been coupled with human resource use. The loss of 46% of grasslands worldwide necessitates the need for conservation that is spatially, temporally, ...