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2012 Publications

NWRC Annual Publications List 2012

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12-001. Allen, B.L., P.J.S. Fleming, M. Hayward, L.R. Allen, R.M. Engeman, G. Ballard, and L.K.-P. Leung. 2012. Top-predators as biodiversity regulators: contemporary issues affecting knowledge and management of dingoes in Australia. Pages 85-132 in G. A. Lameed, editor. Biodiversity Enrichment in a Diverse World. InTech Open Access. doi: 10.5772/50246.

12-002. Anderson, A., K. Kirkpatrick and S.A. Shwiff. 2012. The net benefits of controlling bird and rodent pests in wine grape and avocado production. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 353-356.

12-003. Annala, M., E.A. Tillman, G. Backus, K.L. Keacher, and M.L. Avery. 2012. Crow pellets from winter roosts in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Northeastern Naturalist 19(3): 527-532.

12-004. Avery, M.L., E.A. Tillman, K.L. Keacher, J.E. Arnett, and K.J. Lundy. 2012. Biology of invasive Monk parakeets in south Florida. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 124: 581-588.

12-005. Beard, K., and W. Pitt. 2012. Eleutherodactylus coqui Thomas (Caribbean tree frog). Pages 311-319 in Francis, Robert A., editor. Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species. Earthscan. London, United Kingdom.

12-006. Beasley, J.C., W.S. Beatty, T.C. Atwood, S.R. Johnson, and O.E. Rhodes, Jr. 2012. A comparison of methods for estimating raccoon abundance: Implications for disease vaccination programs. Journal of Wildlife Management 76(6): 1290-1297.

12-007. Beasley, J.C., Z.H. Olson and T.L. DeVault. 2012. Carrion cycling in food webs: Comparisons among terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Oikos 121(7): 1021-1026.

12-008. Beatty, W.S., J.C. Beasley, G. Dharmarajan, and O.E. Rhodes, Jr. 2012. Genetic structure of a Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) population inhabiting a fragmented agricultural ecosystem. Canadian Journal of Zoology 90(1): 101-109.

12-009. Bentler, K.T., D.N. Gossett, and J.J. Root. 2012. A novel isoflurane anesthesia induction system for raccoons. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(4):807–812; 2012; doi: 10.1002/wsb.193.

12-010. Berentsen A.R., M. Becker, H. Stockdale-Walden, W. Matandiko, R. McRobb, and M.R. Dunbar. 2012. Survey of gastrointestinal parasite infection in African lion (Panthera leo), African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) and spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta) in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia. African Zoology 47: 363-368.

12-011. Berg, N.D., E.M. Gese, J.R. Squires, and L.M. Aubry. 2012. Influence of forest structure on the abundance of snowshoe hares in western Wyoming. Journal of Wildlife Management 76(7): 1480-1488.

12-012. Besser, T.E., M.A. Highland, K. Baker, E.F. Cassirer, N.J. Anderson, J.M. Ramsey, K. Mansfield, D.L. Bruning, P. Wolff, J.B. Smith, and J.A. Jenks. 2012. Causes of pneumonia epizootics among bighorn sheep, Western United States, 2008-2010. Emerging Infectious Diseases 18: 406-14. doi: 10.3201/eid1803.111554.

12-013. Bevins, S.N., J.A. Baroch, D.L. Nolte, M. Zhang, and H. He. 2012. Yersinia pestis: examining wildlife plague surveillance in China and the USA. Integrative Zoology 7: 99-109.

12-014. Bevins, S.N., S. Carver, E.E. Boydston, L.M. Lyren, M. Alldredge, K.A. Logan, S.P. Riley, R.N. Fisher, T.W. Vickers, W. Boyce, M. Salman, M.R. Lappin, K.R. Crooks, and S. VandeWoude. 2012. Three pathogens in sympatric populations of pumas, bobcats, and domestic cats: implications for infectious disease transmission. PloS One (Online: www. plosone. org) 7:e31403, doi: 10.1371/journal. pone0031403.

12-015. Biggins, D.E., L.R. Hanebury, and K.A. Fagerstone. 2012. Digging behaviors of radio-tagged black-footed ferrets near Meeteetse, Wyoming, 19811984. Western North American Naturalist 72: 148-157.

12-016. Blackwell, B.F, T.L. DeVault, T.W. Seamans, S.L. Lima, P. Baumhardt, and E. Fernández-Juricic. 2012. Exploiting avian vision with aircraft lighting to reduce bird strikes. Journal of Applied Ecology 49(4): 758-766.

12-017. Blackwell, B.F., T.W. Seamans, L.A. Tyson, J.L. Belant, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2012. Exploiting antipredator behavior in white-tailed deer for resource protection. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36: 546-553.

12-018. Breck S., P. Clark, L. Howery, D. Johnson, B. Kluever, S. Smallidge, and A. Cibils. 2012. A perspective on livestock wolf interactions on western rangelands. Rangelands 34: 6-11.

12-019. Breck, S. W., M.I. Goldstein, and S. Pyare. 2012. Site-occupancy monitoring of an ecosystem indicator: linking characteristics of riparian vegetation to beaver occurrence. Western North American Naturalist 72: 432-441.

12-020. Campbell, T.A., M.J. Bodenchuk, J.D. Eisemann, S.J. Lapridge, L. Staples, and P. Morrow. 2012. Preliminary assessment of the HogHopper for excluding non-target wildlife. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 333-336.

12-021. Campbell, T.A., D.B. Long, M.J. Lavelle, B.R. Leland, T.L. Blankenship, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2012. Impact of baiting on feral swine behavior in the presence of culling activities. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 104: 249-257.

12-022. Carlson, J.C., J.W. Ellis, S.K. Tupper, A.B. Franklin, and G.M. Linz. 2012. The effect of European starlings and ambient air temperature on Salmonella enterica contamination within cattle feed bunks. Human-Wildlife Interactions 6(1): 64-71.

12-023. Carver, S., A.V. Scorza, S.N. Bevins, S.P. Riley, K.R. Crooks, S. VandeWoude, and M.R. Lappin. 2012. Zoonotic parasites of bobcats around human landscapes. Journal of clinical microbiology 50: 3080-3083.

12-024. Cernicchiaro, N., D.L. Pearl, S.A. McEwen, L. Harpster, H.J. Homan, G.M. Linz, and J.T. Lejeune. 2012. Association of wild bird density and farm managment factors with the prevalence of E. coli O157 in dairy herds in Ohio (2007-2009). Zoonoses and Public Health, 59(5): 320-329. doi: 10.1111/j.1863-2378.2012.01457.x.

12-025. Clark, L., P.J. Savarie, J.A. Shivik, S.W. Breck, and B.S. Dorr. 2012. Efficacy, effort, and cost comparisons of trapping and acetaminophen-baiting for control of brown treesnakes on Guam. Human-Wildlife Interactions 6: 222-236.

12-026. Clark, L., and P.J. Savarie. 2012. Efficacy of aerial broadcast baiting in reducing brown treesnake numbers. Human-Wildlife Interactions 6(2): 212-221.

12-027. Courtot, K.N., D.D. Roby, J.Y. Adkins, D.E. Lyons, D.T. King, and R.S. Larsen. 2012. Colony connectivity of Pacific Coast double-crested cormorants based on post-breeding dispersal from the region's largest colony. Journal of Wildlife Management 76: 1462-1471.

12-028. Cunningham F.L., S.W. Jack, D. Hardin, and R.W. Wills. 2012. Pond-level risk factors associated with columnaris disease on Mississippi commercial catfish farms. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 24: 178-84. doi: 10.1080/08997659.2012.675932.

12-029. DeBruyne, R.L., T.L. DeVault, A.E. Duerr, D.E. Capen, F.E. Pogmore, J.R. Jackson, and L.G. Rudstam. 2012. Spatial and temporal comparisons of double-crested cormorant diets following the establishment of alewife in Lake Champlain, USA. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38 (Suppl. 1): 123-130.

12-030. DeLiberto, T.J., D.L. Nolte, and W. Clay. 2012. Integrative approaches to disease control: the value of international collaborations. Compendium of the OIE Global Conference on Wildlife, Paris (France), 23-25 February 2011: 175-180.

12-031. DeVault, T.L., J.L. Belant, B.F. Blackwell, J.A. Martin, J.A. Schmidt, L. Wes Burger, Jr., and J.W. Patterson, Jr. 2012. Airports offer unrealized potential for alternative energy production. Environmental Management 49(3): 517-522. doi: 10.1007/s00267-011-9803-4.

12-032. DeVault, T.L., R.B. Chipman, S.C. Barras, J.D. Taylor, C.P. Cranker III, E.M. Cranker, and J.F. Farquhar. 2012. Reducing impacts of double-crested cormorants to natural resources in central New York: a review of a collaborative research, management, and monitoring program. Waterbirds 35 (Special Publication 1): 50-55.

12-033. Diel, D.G., P.J. Miller, P.C. Wolf, R.M. Mickley, A.R. Musante, D.C. Emanueli, K.J. Shively, K. Pedersen, and C.L. Afonso. 2012. Characterization of Newcastle disease viruses isolated from cormorant and gull species in the United States in 2010. Avian Diseases 56(1): 128-133. doi: 10.1637/9886-081111-Reg.1.

12-034. Dorr, B.S., and C. Somers. 2012. The direction of research and management of double-crested cormorants heading into the 2000s. Waterbirds 35: 138-148.

12-035. Dorr, B.S., J.D. Taylor II, S.J. Werner, D.T. King, J.F. Farquhar, I.M. Mazzocchi, and R.D. McCullough. 2012. Summer and migrational movements of satellite-marked double-crested cormorants from a breeding colony managed by egg-oiling in Lake Ontario, USA. Waterbirds 35: 114-123.

12-036. Dorr, B.S., L.W. Burger, S.C. Barras, and K.C. Godwin. 2012. Double-crested cormorant distribution on catfish aquaculture in the Yazoo River Basin of Mississippi. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(1): 70-77. doi: 10.1002/wsb.94

12-037. Dorr, B. S., L.W. Burger, S.C. Barras, and K.C. Godwin. 2012. Economic impact of double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus, depredation on Channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, aquaculture in Mississippi, USA. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 43(4): 502-513.

12-038. Dorr, B.S., S.L. Hanisch, P.H. Butchko, and D.G. Fielder. 2012. Management of double-crested cormorants to improve sport fisheries in Michigan: three case studies. Human-Wildlife Interactions 6: 155-168.

12-039. Dowd, J.L.B., and Gese E.M. 2012. Seasonal variation of coyote diet in northwestern Wyoming: Implications for dietary overlap with Canada lynx? Northwest Science 86: 289-299.

12-040. Ellis, C.K., D.S. Carroll, R.R. Lash, A.T. Peterson, I.K. Damon, J. Malekani, and P. Formenty. 2012. Ecology and geography of human monkeypox case occurrences across Africa. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48(2): 335-347.

12-041. Elmore, S.A., E.J. Jenkins, K.P. Huyvaert, L. Polley, J.J. Root, and C.G. Moore. 2012. Toxoplasma gondii in circumpolar people and wildlife. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 12(1): 1-9.

12-042. Engeman, R.M., J.W. Hartmann, S.F. Beckerman, T.W. Seamans, and S. Abu-Absi. 2012. Egg oiling to reduce hatch-year ring-billed gull numbers on Chicago's beaches during swim season and water quality test results. EcoHealth: 9: 195-204.

12-043. Engeman, R.M., R.E. Martin, J. Woolard, M. Stahl, C. Pelizza, A. Duffiney, and B. Constantin. 2012. An ideal combination for marine turtle conservation: Exceptional nesting season, with low nest predation resulting from effective low-cost predator management. ORYX 46(2): 229-235.

12-044. Fagerstone, K.A., M.W. Fall, G.W. Witmer, and W.C. Pitt. 2012. Rats! Foiled again: A history of NWRC rodent methods development. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 190-205.

12-045. Fagerstone, K.A., and G. Keirn. 2012. Wildlife Services - A leader in developing tools and techniques for managing carnivores. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 44-55.

12-046. Farnsworth, M.L., R.S. Miller, K. Pedersen, M.W. Lutman, S.R. Swafford, P.D. Riggs, and C.T. Webb. 2012. Environmental and demographic determinants of avian influenza viruses in waterfowl across the contiguous United States. PLoS ONE 7(3), e32729. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032729.

12-047. Farquhar, J.F., I.M. Mazzocchi, R.D. McCullough, R.B. Chipman, and T.L. DeVault. 2012. Mitigation of double-crested cormorant impacts on Lake Ontario: From planning and practice to product delivery. Waterbirds 35 (Special Publication 1): 56-65.

12-048. Flatz, R., M. González-Suárez, J.K. Young, C.J. Hernández-Camacho, A.J. Immel, and L.R. Gerber. 2012. Weak polygyny in California sea lions and the potential for alternative mating tactics. PLoS ONE 7(3). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033654.

12-049. Fox, A.D., D. Sinnett, J.A. Baroch, D.A. Stroud, K. Kampp, C. Egevang, and D. Boertmann. 2012. The status of Canada Goose Branta canadensis subspecies in Greenland. Dansk Ornitologisk Forening Tidsskrrift 106: 87-92.

12-050. Fry, T., K. Van Dalen, J. Hurley, and P. Nash. 2012. Mucosal adjuvants to improve wildlife rabies vaccination. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48: 1042-6. doi: 10.7589/2011-11-331.

12-051. Gaukler, S.M., H.J. Homan, G.M. Linz, and W.J. Bleier. 2012. Using radio-telemetry to assess the risk European starlings pose in pathogen transmission among feedlots. Human-Wildlife Interactions 61(1): 30-37.

12-052. Gese, E.M., H.S. Cooley, and F.F. Knowlton. 2012. Designing a monitoring plan. Pages 353-361 in L. Boitani and R. Powell, editors. Carnivore ecology and management: a handbook of techniques. Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom.

12-053. Gese, E.M., P.S. Morey, and S.D. Gehrt. 2012. Influence of the urban matrix on space use of coyotes in the Chicago metropolitan area. Journal of Ethology 30(3): 413-425.

12-054. Golden, G.J., A. Hussey, and B.A. Kimball. 2012. Do Gastrointestinal Taste Receptors Contribute to Associative Learning and Foraging Behavior? Journal of Animal Science 90: 4297-4307.

12-055. Groepper, S.R., S.E. Hygnstrom, M.P. Vrtiska, and T.J. DeLiberto. 2012. Avian influenza virus prevalence in migratory waterfowl in the Central Flyway, 2007-2009. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 80.

12-056. Guo, J., L. Covaleda, J.J. Heatley, J.A. Baroch, I. Tizard, and S.L. Payne. 2012. Widespread avian bornavirus infection in mute swans in the Northeast United States. Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports 3: 49-52.

12-057. Guillaumet, A., B. Dorr, and G. Wang. 2012. Towards optimized population control efficiency in space and time: A modelling framework adapted to a colonial waterbird. Ecological Modelling 235: 95-101.

12-058. Hartmann, J.W., S.F. Beckerman, T.W. Seamans, R.M. Engeman, and S. Beazley. 2012. Report to the City of Chicago on conflicts with ring-billed gulls and the 2011 Integrated Ring-billed Gull Damage Management Project. USDA, Wildlife Services. 30 p.

12-059. Hildreth, A.M., S.E. Hygnstrom, E.E. Blankenship, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2012. Use of partially fenced fields to reduce deer damage to corn. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(1): 199-203.

12-060. Hildreth, A., S. Hygnstrom, and K. VerCauteren. 2012 Deer-activated bio-acoustic frightening device deters white-tailed deer. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 337.

12-061. Homan, H.J., A.A. Slowik, L.B. Penry, and G.M. Linz. 2012. Site use of European starlings wintering in central New Jersey. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 230-234.

12-062. Homan, H.J., J.R. Thiele, G.W. Unrein, S.M. Gaukler, A.A. Slowik, L.B. Penry, and G.M. Linz. 2012. Band encounters of wintering European starlings captured in Kansas, Nebraska, and Texas. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 124-128.

12-063. Hjulsager C.K., S.Ø. Breum, R. Trebbien, K.J. Handberg, Therkildsen, Roland Ole, J.J. Madsen, K. Thorup, J.A.Baroch, T.J. DeLiberto, L.E. Larsen, and P.H. Jorgensen. 2012. Surveillance for avian influenza viruses in wild birds in Denmark and Greenland, 2007-10. Avian Diseases 56 (4): 992-998.

12-064. Huyvaert, K.P., J.S. Carlson, K.T. Bentler, K.R. Cobble, D.L. Nolte, and A. B. Franklin. 2012. Freshwater clams as bioconcentrators of avian influenza virus in water. Vector Borne Zoonotic Diseases 12: 904-906.

12-065. Jacobson, E.R., D.G. Barker, T.M. Barker, R. Mauldin,  M.L. Avery, R. Engeman, and S. Secor. 2012. Environmental temperatures, physiology and behavior limit the range expansion of invasive Burmese pythons in southeastern USA. Integrative Zoology 7: 271-285.

12-066. Jarvi, S.I., M.E.M. Farias, K. Howe, S. Jacquier, R. Hollingsworth, and W. Pitt. 2012. Quantitative PCR estimates Angiostrongylus cantonensis (rat lungworm) infection levels in semi-slugs (Parmarion martensi). Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 185: 174-176.

12-067. Kimball, B.A., J.H. Russell, and P.K. Ott. 2012. Phytochemical variation within a single plant species influences foraging behavior of deer. 2012. Oikos 121 (5): 743-751.

12-068. King, D.T., B.K. Strickland, and A.A. Radomski. 2012. Migration patterns of double-crested cormorants wintering in the southeastern United States. Waterbirds 35 (Special Publication 1): 132-137.

12-069. King, D.T., B.K. Strickland, and A.A. Radomski. 2012. Winter and summer home ranges and core use areas of double-crested cormorants captured near aquaculture facilities in the southeastern United States. Waterbirds 35 (Special Publication 1): 124-131.

12-070. Kistler, W.M., D.E. Stallknecht, T.J. DeLiberto, S. Swafford, K. Pedersen, K. Van Why, P.C. Wolf, J.A. Hill, D.L. Bruning, J.C. Cumbee, R.M. Mickley, C.W. Betsill, A.R. Randall, R.D. Berghaus, and M.J. Yabsley. 2012. Antibodies to avian influenza viruses in Canada Geese (Branta canadensis): a potential surveillance tool? Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48: 1097-1101.

12-071. Klosterman, M.E., G.M. Linz, A.A. Slowik, and W.J. Bleier. 2012. Assessment of bird damage to sunflower and corn in North Dakota. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 119-123.

12-072. Kluever, B.M., L. Lagos, S.W. Breck, D.L. Bergman, L.D. Howery, M.L. Sanmartin, and F. Bárcena. 2012. Integrity and retention of ear-tag radiotransmitters in domestic cattle and feral horses. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(1): 189-193.

12-073. Kozlowski, A.J., E.M. Gese, and W.M. Arjo. 2012. Effects of intraguild predation: evaluating resource competition between two canid species with apparent niche separation. International Journal of Ecology 2012. doi: 10.1155/2012/629246.

12-074. Lapidge, S.J., J. Wishart, L. Staples, K.A. Fagerstone, T.A. Campbell, and J.D. Eisemann. 2012. Development of a feral swine toxic bait (Hog-Gone®) and bait hopper (Hog-Hopper™) in Australia and the USA. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 19-24.

12-075. Lavelle M.J., S.E. Hygnstrom, A.M. Hildreth, T.A. Campbell, D.B. Long, D.G. Hewitt, J. Beringer, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2012. Utility of improvised video-camera collars for collecting contact data from white-tailed deer: Possibilities in disease transmission studies. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(4): 828–834. doi: 10.1002/wsb.216.

12-076. Lindell, C.A., S.A. Shwiff, and P.H Howard. 2012. Bird management in fruit crops: How we make progress. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 235-239.

12-077. Linz, G.M., and H.J. Homan. 2012. Preliminary evaluation of 9,10 anthraquinone bird repellent for managing blackbird damage to ripening sunflower. Paper presented at the 34th National Sunflower Association Sunflower Research Workshop, Bismarck, North Dakota.

12-078. Linz, G.M., H.J. Homan, S.J. Werner, J.C. Carlson, and W.J. Bleier. 2012. Sunflower growers use nonlethal methods to manage blackbird damage. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 114-118.

12-079. Linz, G.M., J.B. Winter, and W.J. Bleier. 2012. Evaluation of elevated bait trays for attracting blackbirds (Icteridae) in central North Dakota. Crop Protection 41: 30-34.

12-080. Long, D.B., and T.A. Campbell. 2012. Box traps for feral swine capture: A comparison of gate styles in Texas. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(4): 741-746. doi: 10.1002/wsb.221.

12-081. Longcore, T., C. Rich, P. Mineau, B. Macdonald, D.G. Bert, L.M. Sullivan, E. Mutrie, S.A. Gauthreaux, Jr., M.L. Avery, R.L. Crawford, A.M. Manville, 2nd, E.R. Travis, and D. Drake. 2012. An estimate of avian mortality at communication towers in the United States and Canada. PLoS ONE, 7(4): e34025. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034025.

12-082. Massei, G., D.P. Cowan, J. Coats, F. Bellamy, R. Quy, S. Pietravalle, M. Brash, and L.A. Miller. 2012. Long-term effects of immunocontraception on wild boar fertility, physiology and behaviour. Wildlife Research 39(5): 378-385.

12-083. Mastro, L.L., E.M. Gese, J.K. Young, and J.A. Shivik. 2012. Coyote (Canis latrans), 100+ years in the East: A literature review. Addendum to Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference. 14: 180 p.

12-084. Mastro, L.L., E.M. Gese, J.K. Young, and J.A. Shivik. 2012. What do we know? A literature review of the Eastern coyote. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 129-131.

12-085. Mathies, T., W.C. Pitt, and J.A. Rabon. 2012. Boiga Irregularis (brown treesnake). Diet. Herpetological Review 43(1): 143-144.

12-086. Moczygemba, J.D., D.G. Hewitt, T.A. Campbell, J.A. Ortega-S, J. Feild, and M.W. Hellickson. 2012. Home ranges of the nilgai antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) in Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 57(1): 26-30. doi: 10.1894/0038-4909-57.1.26.

12-087. Moore, B.A., P. Baumhardt, M. Doppler, J. Randolet, B.F. Blackwell, T.L. DeVault, E.R. Loew, and E. Fernández-Juricic. 2012. Oblique color vision in an open-habitat bird: Spectral sensitivity, photoreceptor distribution and behavioral implications. The Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 3442-3452.

12-088. Moulton, M.P., W.P. Cropper, Jr., and M.L. Avery. 2012. Historical records of passerine introductions to New Zealand fail to support the propagule pressure hypothesis. Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 297-307.

12-089. Moulton, M.P., W.P. Cropper, Jr., L.E. Moulton, M.L. Avery, and D. Peacock. 2012. A reassessment of historical records of avian introductions to Australia: no case for propagule pressure. Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 155-174.

12-090. Nemeth, N., A. Bosco-Lauth, P. Oesterle, D. Kohler, and R. Bowen. 2012. North American birds as potential amplifying hosts of Japanese encephalitis virus. American Journal of Tropical and Medical Hygiene 87: 760-767.

12-091. Nichols, T.A., T.R. Spraker, T. Gidlewski, J.G. Powers, G.C. Telling, K.C. VerCauteren, and M.D. Zabel. 2012. Detection of prion protein in the cerebrospinal fluid of elk (Cervus canadensis nelsoni) with chronic wasting disease using protein misfolding cyclic amplification. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 24 (4): 746-749.

12-092. O’Hare, J.R. 2012. NWRC Chemical Effects Database — What’s old is new again. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 134-138.

12-093. Olson, C.A., K.H. Beard, D.N. Koons, and W.C. Pitt. 2012. Detection probability of two introduced frogs in Hawaii: implications for assessing non-native species distributions. Biological Invasions 14(4): 889-900.

12-094. Olson, C.A., K.H. Beard, and W.C. Pitt. 2012. Biology and impacts of Pacific Island invasive species. 8. Eleutherodactylus planirostris, the Greenhouse Frog (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae). Pacific Science 66: 255-270.

12-095. Olson, Z.H., J.C. Beasley, T.L. DeVault, and O.E. Rhodes, Jr. 2012. Scavenger community response to the removal of a dominant scavenger. Oikos 121: 77-84.

12-096. Pedersen, K., S.N. Bevins, B.S. Schmit, M.W. Lutman, M.P. Milleson, C.T. Turnage, T.T. Bigelow, and T.J. DeLiberto. 2012. Apparent prevalence of swine brucellosis in feral swine in the United States. Human-Wildlife Interactions 6: 38-47.

12-097. Pedersen, K., J.A. Baroch, D.L. Nolte, T. Gidlewski, and T.J. DeLiberto. 2012. The role of the National Wildlife Disease Program in wildlife disease surveillance and emergency response. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 74-79.

12-098. Peled, N., R. Ionescu, P. Nol, O. Barash, M. Mccollum, K. VerCauteren, M. Koslow, R. Stahl, J. Rhyan, and H. Haick. 2012. Detection of volatile organic compounds in cattle naturally infected with Mycobacterium bovis. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 171-172: 588-594.

12-099. Pepin, K.M., K.K. Vandalen, N.L. Mooers, J.W. Ellis, H.J. Sullivan, J.J. Root, C.T. Webb, A.B. Franklin, and S.A. Shriner. 2012. Quantification of heterosubtypic immunity between avian influenza subtypes H3N8 .

12-100. Pfost, M., and K. VerCauteren. 2012. Invasive species: the high cost of indifference. The Wildlife Professional 6:7

12-101. Phillips, G.E., M.J. Lavelle, J.W. Fischer, J.J. White, S.J. Wells, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2012. A novel bipolar electric fence for excluding white-tailed deer from stored livestock feed. Journal of Animal Science 90: 4090-4097.

12-102. Piaggio, A.J., S.A. Shriner, K.K. VanDalen, A.B. Franklin, T.D. Anderson, et al. 2012. Molecular surveillance of low pathogenic avian influenza viruses in wild birds across the United States: inferences from the hemagglutinin gene. PLoS ONE 7(12): e50834. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050834.

12-103. Pitlik, T.J., and B.E. Washburn. 2012. Using bird strike information to direct effective management actions within airport environments. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 225-229.

12-104. Pitt, W.C., K.H. Beard, and R. Doratt. 2012. Management of invasive coqui frog populations in Hawaii. Outlooks on Pest Management 23(4): 166-169.

12-105. Pitt, W., D.S. Vice, D. Lujan, D.L. Vice, and Gary Witmer. 2012. Freeing islands from rodents. Wildlife Professional 6: 33-34.

12-106. Prisock, A.M., B.S. Dorr, and J.C. Cumbee. 2012. Modification of net configurations of the Coda Netlauncer® to enhance bird capture. Human-Wildlife Interactions 6: 237-244.

12-107. Ramey, C.A., K.H. Mills, J.W. Fischer, and R.G. McLean. 2012. Didactic lessons derived from the Shoshone River skunk rabies epizootic. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 64-73.

12-108. Rattner, B.A., K.E. Horak, R.S. Lazarus, K.M. Eisenreich, C.U. Meteyer, S.F. Volker, C.M. Campton, J.D. Eisemann, and J.J. Johnston. 2012. Assessment of toxicity and potential risk of the anticoagulant rodenticide diphacinone using Eastern screech-owls (Megascops asio). Ecotoxicology 21: 832-846.

12-109. Rattner, B.A., R.S. Lazarus, K.M. Eisenreich, K.E. Horak, S.F. Volker, C.M. Campton, J.D. Eisemann, C.U. Meteyer, and J.J. Johnston. 2012. Comparative risk assessment of the first-generation anticoagulant rodenticide diphacinone to raptors. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 124-130.

12-110. Reyes Ramirez, E., M.C. Clayton, C.W. Lawson, S.M. Burns, R. Guarneros-Altimirano, S.J. Demaso, K.P. William, Jr., D.G. Hewitt, J.A. Ortega-Santos, and T.A. Campbell. 2012. Home ranges of female Rio Grande Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo intermedia) in southern Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 57: 198-201.

12-111. Riley, S.P., Young, J.K., and S. Gehrt. 2012. Assessment of human-coyote conflicts: City and County of Broomfield, Colorado, final report. Broomfield, CO. 38 p.

12-112. Robinson, S., R. Walrath, T. VanDeelen, and K. VerCauteren. 2012. Genetic measures confirm familial relationships and strengthen study design. The Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(3): 609-614; doi: 10.1002/wsb.154.

12-113. Rockweit, J.T., A.B. Franklin, G.S. Bakken, and R.J. Gutiérrez. 2012. Potential influences of climate and nest structure on spotted owl reproductive success: a biophysical approach. PLoS ONE 7(7): e41498.

12-114. Savidge, J.A., M.W. Hopken, G.W. Witmer, S.M. Jojola, J.J. Pierce, P.W. Burke, and A.J. Piaggio. 2012. Genetic evaluation of an attempted Rattus rattus eradication on Congo Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands, identifies importance of eradication units. Biological Invasions 14: 2343-2354.

12-115. Schemnits, S.D., G.R. Batcheller, M.J. Lovallo, H.B. White, and M.W. Fall. 2012. Capturing and handling wild animals. Pages 232-269 in N.J. Silvy (Ed.). The wildlife techniques manual. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

12-116. Seidler, R.G., and E.M. Gese. 2012. Territory fidelity, space use, and survival rates of wild coyotes following surgical sterilization. Journal of Ethology: 1-10.

12-117. Shriner, S.A., K.K. VanDalen, N.L. Mooers, J.W. Ellis, H.J. Sullivan, J.J. Root, A.M. Pelzel, and A.B. Franklin. 2012. Low-pathogenic avian influenza viruses in wild house mice. PLoS ONE 7(6): e39206.

12-118. Shwiff, S.A., A.R. Anderson, B.P. Cullen, L. White, and S.S. Shwiff. 2012. Assignment of measurable costs and benefits to wildlife conservation projects. Wildlife Research Review. doi:

12-119. Shwiff, S.A., J.C. Carlson, J.H. Glass, J. Suckow, M.S. Lowney, K M. Moxcey, B. Larson, and G.M. Linz. 2012. Producer survey of bird-livestock interactions in commercial dairies. Journal of Dairy Science 95:6820-6829.

12-120. Slate, D., R. Chipman, K. Nelson, C. Croson, S. Mills, C. Rupprecht, and K. VerCauteren. 2012. Safety and immunogenicity of Onrab in raccoons and skunks in West Virginia: 2011 field trial report. U.S. Wildlife Services. National Rabies Management Program. Report to USDA/VS/Center for Veterinary Biologics. 103 p.

12-121. Smyser, T.J., S.A. Johnson, L.K. Page, and O.E. Rhodes, Jr. 2012. Synergistic stressors and the dilemma of conservation in a multivariate world: A case study in Allegheny woodrats. Animal Conservation 15(2): 205-213.

12-122. Thiele, J.R., G.M. Linz, H.J. Homan, and G.W. Unrein. 2012. Developing an effective management plan for starlings roosting in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 87-90.

12-123. Thompson, C.M., and E.M. Gese. 2012. Swift foxes and ideal free distribution: Relative influence of vegetation and rodent prey base on swift fox survival, density, and home range size. ISRN Zoology 2012: 8 p. doi: 10.5402/2012/197356.

12-124. Thomsen, B.V., D.A. Schneider, K.I. O'Rourke, T. Gidlewski, J. McLane, R.W. Allen, A.A. McIsaac, G.B. Mitchell, D.P. Keane, T.R. Spraker, and A. Balachandran. 2012. Diagnostic accuracy of rectal mucosa biopsy testing for chronic wasting disease within white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) herds in North America: effects of age, sex, polymorphism at PRNP codon 96, and disease progression. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 24: 878-887.

12-125. Timm, R.M., K.A. Fagerstone, and A.C. Crabb. 2012. Opening remarks—Twenty-fifth Vertebrate Pest Conference. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 1-2.

12-126. Tobin, M.E. 2012. U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services: providing federal leadership in managing conflicts with wildlife. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 1-2.

12-127. Tobin, M.E., S.A. Shwiff, J.E. McConnell, and G.A. Littauer. 2012. Wildlife Services 2011 research needs assessment. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 308-314.

12-128. VerCauteren, K.C., C.W. Anderson, T.R. VanDeelen, D. Drake, W.D. Walter, S.M. Vantassel, and S.E. Hygnstrom. 2012. Regulated commercial harvest to manage overabundant white-tailed deer: An idea to consider? Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 322-323.

12-129. VerCauteren, K.C., R.A. Dolbeer, and E.M. Gese. 2012. Identification and management of wildlife damage in N.J. Silvy (Ed.). The wildlife techniques manual, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD: 232-269.

12-130. VerCauteren, K.C., C.K. Ellis, R. Chipman, T.J. DeLiberto, S. Shwiff, and D. Slate. 2012. Rabies in North America: A model of the one health approach. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 56-63.

12-131. VerCauteren K.C., M.J. Lavelle, T.M. Gehring, and J.M. Landry. 2012. Cow dogs: Use of livestock protection dogs for reducing predation and transmission of pathogens from wildlife to cattle. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 140: 128-136.

12-132. VerCauteren K.C., J.L. Pilon, P.B. Nash, G.E. Phillips, and J.W. Fischer. 2012. Prion remains infectious after passage through digestive system of American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos). PLoS ONE 7:e45774. doi: 10.1371 journal.pone.0045774.

12-133. Walrath, R., T.R. VanDeelen, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2012. Efficacy of proximity loggers for detection of contacts between maternal pairs of white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 35: 452-460.

12-134. Walter, W.D., C.W. Anderson, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2012. Evaluation of remote delivery of passive integrated transponder (PIT) technology to mark large mammals. PLoS ONE 7:e44838.

12-135. Walter, W.D., J.W. Fischer, J.S. Humphrey, T.S. Daughtery, M.P. Milleson, E.A. Tillman, and M.L. Avery. 2012. Using three-dimensional flight patterns at airfields to identify hotspots for avian-aircraft collisions. Applied Geography 35: 53-59.

12-136. Washburn, B.E. 2012. Are turf-type tall fescue cultivars useful for reducing wildlife hazards in airport environments? Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 246-250.

12-137. Washburn, B.E. 2012. Avian use of solid waste transfer stations. Landscape and Urban Planning 104: 388-394.

12-138. Washburn, B.E. 2012. Corrigendum to Avian use of solid waste transfer stations. Landscape and Urban Planning 105: 446.

12-139. Washburn B.E., M.S. Lowney and A.L. Gosser. 2012. Historical and current status of laughing gulls breeding in New York State. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 124: 525-530.

12-140. Washburn B.E., and T.W. Seamans. 2012. Foraging preferences of Canada geese among turfgrasses: Implications for reducing human-goose conflicts. Journal of Wildlife Management 76: 600-607.

12-141. Werner, S.J., S.K. Tupper, J.C. Carlson, S.E. Pettit, J.W. Ellis, and G.M. Linz. 2012. The role of a generalized ultraviolet cue for blackbird food selection. Physiology & Behavior 106(5): 597-601.

12-142. Weseloh, D.V., F.J. Cuthbert, and D.T. King.  2012. Introduction: Double-crested cormorants of the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Basin: Recent studies, movements and responses to management actions. Waterbirds 35 (Special Publication 1): 1-3.

12-143. Wilson R.R., L. Gilbert-Norton, and E.M. Gese. 2012. Beyond use versus availability: behaviour-explicit resource selection. Wildlife Biology 18:424-430. doi:

12-144. Witmer, G.W. 2012. Eradication of invasive rodents on islands of the United States. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 91-92.

12-145. Witmer, G.W., and D. Borrowman. 2012. Effects of turf rolling an soil aeration on rodent populations. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 338-340.

12-146. Witmer, G., and P. Fuller. 2012. Vertebrate species introductions in the United States and its territories. Proceedings of the Wildlife Damage Management Conference 14: 85-86.

12-147. Witmer, G.W., and R.S. Moulton. 2012. Deer mice (Peromyscus spp.) biology, damage and management: a review. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 213-219.

12-148. Witmer, G.W., R.S. Moulton, and J. Swartz. 2012. An assessment of Richardson's ground squirrel activity and potential barriers to limit access to sensitive sites at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 186-189.

12-149. Witmer, G.W., R.S. Moulton, and J. Swartz. 2012. Rodent burrow systems in North America: problems posed and potential solutions. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 208-212.

12-150. Witmer, G.W., R.S. Moulton, N. Snow, and J. Swartz. 2012. Vole damage seedlings, but do deer mice and house mice? Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference 25: 206-207.

12-151. Witmer, G., T.R. Sheffels, and S.R. Kendrot. 2012. The introduction, impacts, and management of a large, invasive, aquatic rodent in the United States. Pages 49-89 in Abreu, D.C. and S.L. De Borbon, editors. Marshes: Ecology, Management and Conservation. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

12-152. Witmer, G., and W. Pitt. 2012. Invasive rodents in the United States: ecology, impacts, and management. Pages 47-75 in Blanco, J., and A. Fernandes (Eds.). Invasive Species: Threats, Ecological Impacts and Control Methods. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., NY.

12-153. Witmer, G.W., N.P. Snow, R.S. Moulton, and J.L. Swartz. 2012. An assessment of seedling damage by wild house mice (Mus musculus) and wild deer mice (Peromyscus spp.). Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42:1168-1172. doi: 10.1139/x2012-065.

12-154. Wyckoff, A.C., S.E. Henke, T.A. Campbell, D.G. Hewitt, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2012. Movement and habitat use of feral swine near domestic swine facilities. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36: 130-138.

12-155. Young, J.K., B. Hudgens, and D.K. Garcelon. 2012. Estimates of energy and prey requirements of wolverines. Northwest Science 86(3): 221-229.

12-156. Gese, E.M., P.A. Darrow, J.A. Shivik, B.A. Kimball, J.D. Eisemann, and J.K. Young. 2012. Effectiveness of theobromine and caffeine mixtures in coyote lure operative devices as a predicide: a simulated field study. Sheep & Goat Research Journal 27: 26-31.

12-157. Atwood T.C. and S.W. Breck. 2012. Carnivores, Conflict, and Conservation: Defining the Landscape of Conflict. In eds Álvares FI, Guilherme EM. Carnivores: Species, Conservation, and Management. Nova Science Publishers. pp. 99-118



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