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2016 Publications

2016 Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series Citations

  1. Avery, M.L. and M. Lowney. 2016. Vultures. Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 17p

  2. Avery, M .L. and J.R. Lindsay. 2016. Monk Parakeets. Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS  National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 11p.

  3. Avery, M.L. and A.G. Duffiney. 2016. Cedar Waxwings. Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 8p.

  4. Seamans, T.W. and A. Gosser. 2016. Bird Dispersal Techniques. Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 12p.  

  5. Dolbeer, R.A. and G.M. Linz. 2016. Blackbirds. Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 16p.  

  6. Dorr, B.S., K.L. Sullivan, P.D. Curtis, R.B. Chipman, and R.D. McCullough. 2016. Double-crested Cormorants. Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 17p.

  7. Cummings, J. 2016. Geese, Ducks and Coots. Wildlife Damage Management Technical Series. USDA, APHIS, WS National Wildlife Research Center. Ft. Collins, Colorado. 22p .

2016 Publications    

Abernethy, E.F., K.L. Turner, J.C. Beasley, T.L. DeVault, W.C. Pitt, and O.E. Rhodes Jr. 2016. Carcasses of invasive species are predominantly utilized by invasive scavengers in an island ecosystem. Ecosphere 7(10):e01496.  doi:10.1002/ecs2.1496

Albers, G., J.W. Edwards, R.E. Rogers, L.L. Mastro. 2016. Natality of yearling coyotes in West Virginia. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 7(1):192-197; e1944-687X.  doi: 10.3996/072015-JFWM-063

Anderson, A., C. Slootmaker, E. Harper, J. Holderieath, and S.A. Shwiff. 2016. Economic estimates of feral swine damage and control in 11 US states. Crop Protection 89:89-94. doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2016.06.023

Avery, M.L., J.S. Humphrey, and R.M. Engeman. 2016. Evaluating trap alternatives for removal of Salvator merianae (black and white tegu).Southeastern Naturalist 15(Special Issue 8):107-113.  doi: 10.1656/058.015.sp810

Bai, Y., A. Gilbert, K. Fox, L. Osikowicz, and M. Kosoy. 2016. Bartonella rochalimae and B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii in wild carnivores from Colorado, USA.Journal of Wildlife  Diseases 52(4):844-849.  doi: 10.7589/2016-01-015

Bailey, E., L. Long, N. Zhao, J.S. Hall, J.A. Baroch, J. Nolting, L. Senter, F.L. Cunningham, G.T. Pharr, L. Hanson, R. Slemons, T.J. DeLiberto, and X. Wan. 2016. Antigenic characterization of H3 subtypes of avian influenza A viruses from North America.Avian Diseases 60:346-353.  doi: 10.1637/11086-041015-Reg.1

Baldwin, R.A., R. Meinerz, and G.W. Witmer. 2016. Are chloecalciferol plus anticoagulant rodenticides a viable option for field rodents? Proceedings of the 27th Vertebrate Pest Conference 27:407-410.

Baldwin, R.A., R. Meinerz,  and G.W. Witmer. 2016. Cholecalciferol plus diphacinone baits for vole control: a novel approach to a historic problem.  Journal of Pest Science 89:129-135.  doi:  10.1007/s10340-015-0653-3

Bankovich, B., E. Boughton, R.Boughton, M.L. Avery, and S.M. Wisely. 2016. Plant community shifts caused by feral swine rooting devalue Florida rangeland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 220:45-54.  doi: 10.1016/jagee.2015.12.027

Beasley, J.C., Z.H. Olson, and T.L. DeVault. Ecological role of vertebrate scavengers. 2016. In M.E. Benbow, J.K.Tomberlin, and A.M.Tarone, editors. Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and their Applications. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL. 107-127.

Berentsen, A.R., S. Bender, P. Bender, D. Bergman, A.T. Gilbert, H.M. Rowland, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2016. Bait flavor preference and immunogenicity of ONRAB® baits in domestic dogs on the Navajo Nation, Arizona. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 15:20-24.  doi:10.1016/j.jveb.2016.08.007

Bevins, S. 2016. Pathogen emergence in the age of pandemics. BioScience 66(5): 421-423. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biw039

Bevins, S.N., R.J. Dusek, C.L. White, T. Gidlewski, B. Bodenstein, K.G. Mansfield, P. DeBruyn, D. Kraege, E. Rowan, C. Gillin, B. Thomas, S. Chandler, J. Baroch, B. Schmit, M.J. Grady, R.S. Miller, M.L. Drew, S. Stopak, B. Zscheile, J. Bennett, J. Sengl, C. Brady, H.S. Ip, E. Spackman, M.L. Killian, M.K. Torchetti, J.M. Sleeman, and T.J. Deliberto. 2016. Widespread detection of highly pathogenic H5 influenza viruses in wild birds from the Pacific Flyway of the United States. Scientific Reports 6:28980.  doi: 10.1038/srep288980 

Bevins, S., R. Pappert, J. Young, B. Schmit, D. Kohler, and L. Baeten. 2016. Effect of storage time and storage conditions on antibody detection in blood samples collected on filter paper. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 52(3):478-483. doi: 10.7589/2015-09-242

Blackwell, B.F., T.L. DeVault, E. Fernandez-Juricic, E.M. Gese, L. Gilbert-Norton, and S.W. Breck. 2016. No single solution: application of behavioural principles in mitigating human-wildlife conflict. Animal Behavior 120:245-254.  doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.07.013

Blackwell, B.F., T.W. Seamans, K. Linnell, L. Kutschbach-Brohl, and T.L. DeVault. 2016. Effects of visual obstruction, prey resources, and satiety on bird use ofsimulated airport grasslands. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 185:113-120.  doi: 10.1016./j.applanim.2016.10.055

Blake, L.W. and E.M. Gese. 2016. Cougar predation rates and prey composition in the Pryor Mountains of Wyoming and Montana. Northwest Science 90(4):394-410.  doi: 10.3955/046.090.0402

Blake, L.W. and E.M. Gese. 2016. Resource selection by cougars: Influence of behavioral state and season. Journal of Wildlife Management 80(7):1205-1217.  doi: 10.1002/jwmg.21123

Blass, C.R., N.P. Snow, J.C. Kinsey, J.A. Foster, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2016. Evaluation of potential food items as challenge diets to 2-choice tests with feral swine. Proceedings of the 27th Vertebrate Pest Conference 27:174-177.

Bloomquist, M.L., Hartman, J.W., C.K. Pullins, T.G. Guerrant, S.F. Beckerman, and R.M. Engeman. 2016. Report to the Chicago Park District on conflicts with Ring-billed gulls and the 2015 Integrated Ring-billed Gull Damage Management Project. USDA, Wildlife Services. 30 p. 

Bodenchuk, M.J., and K.C. VerCauteren. 2016. Management of feral swine. Proceedings of the 27th Vertebrate Pest Conference 27:133-135.

Bonnell, M.A., and S. Breck. 2016. Using coyote hazing at the community level to change coyote behavior and reduce human-coyote conflict in urban environments. Proceedings of the 27th Vertebrate Pest Conference 27:97-102.

Bosco-Lauth, A.M., A.E. Calvert, J.J. Root, T. Gidlewski, B.H. Bird, R.A. Bowen, A. Muehlenbachs, S.R. Zaki, and A.C. Brault. 2016. Vertebrate host susceptibility to heartland virus. Emerging Infectious Diseases 22(12):2070-2077.  doi: 10.3201/eid2212.160472

Bosco-Lauth, A.M., R.A. Bowen, and J.J. Root. 2016. Limited transmission of emergent H7N9 influenza A virus in a simulated live animal market: Do chickens pose the principal transmission threat? Virology 495:161-165.  doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2016/04.032

Breck, S.W., S. Poessel, and M.A. Bonnell. 2016. Evaluating lethal and non-lethal management options for urban coyotes. Proceedings of the 27th Vertebrate Pest Conference 27:103-111.

Carver, S., S.N. Bevins, M.R. Lappin, E.E. Boydston, L.M. Lyren, M.Alldredge, K.A. Logan, L.L. Sweanor, S.P.D. Riley, L.E.K. Serieys, R.N. Fisher, T. Winston Vickers, W.Boyce, R. McBride, M.C. Cunningham, M. Jennings, J.Lewis, T.Lunn, K.R. Crooks, and S.VandeWoude. 2016. Pathogen exposure varies widely among sympatric populations of wild and domestic felids across the United States. Ecological Applications 26(2):367-381.

Chandler, J.C., A. Perez-Mendez, J. Paar 3rd, M.M. Doolittle, B. Bisha, and L.D. Goodridge. 2016. Field-based evaluation of a male-specific (F+) RNA coliphage concentration method. Journal of Virological Methods 239:9-16.  doi: 10.1016/j.viromet.2016.10.007

Chastant, J.E., C.T. Callaghan, and D. T. King. 2016. Morphometric Variation during Chick Development in Interior Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus). Waterbirds 39(3):260-267.  doi: 10.1675/063.039.0305

Clements, S., B. Davis, B. Dorr, L.A. Roy, A.M. Kelly, and C.R. Engle. 2016. New study underway to estimate the impact of lesser scaup on Arkansas's baitfish industry. Arkansas Aquafarming 33(3):2. 

Cortes-Avizanda, A., G. Blanco, T.L. DeVault, A. Markandya, M.Z. Virani, J. Brandt, and J.A. Donazar. 2016. Supplementary feeding and endangered avian scavengers: benefits, caveats, and controversies. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 14(4):191-199.  doi: 10.1002/fee.1257

Craig, E.C., D.T. King, J.P. Sparks, and P.D. Curtis. 2016. Aquaculture depredation by double-crested cormorants breeding in eastern North America. Journal of Wildlife Management 80(1):57-62. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.989

Davis, A.J., M.B. Hooten, R.S. Miller, M.L. Farnsworth, J. Lewis, M. Moxcey, and K.M. Pepin. 2016. Inferring invasive species abundance using removal data from management actions. Ecological Applications 26(7):2339-2346.  doi: 10.1002/eap.1383

DeLiberto, T. and G. Kerin. 2016. Tracking a deadly virus: Highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds. The Wildlife Professional 10(6):34-37.

DeLiberto, S.T. and S.J. Werner. 2016. Review of anthraquinone applications for pest management and agricultural crop protection. Pest Management Science 72:1813-1825.  doi:10.1002/ps.4330

DeVault, T.L., B.F. Blackwell, T.W. Seamans, and J.L. Belant. 2016. Identification of off airport interspecific avian hazards to aircraft. Journal of Wildlife Management 80(4):746-752.  doi: 10.1002/jwmg.1041

DeVault, T.L., B.F. Blackwell, T.W. Seamans, S.L. Lima, and E. Fernandez-Juricic. 2016. Speed Kills: Effects of vehicle speed on avian escape behavior.2016. Proceedings of the 16th Wildlife Damage Management Conference 43-44.

DeVault, T.L., J.C. Beasley, Z.H. Olson, M. Moleón, M. Carrete, A. Margalida, and J.A. Sánchez-Zapata. 2016. Ecosystem services provided by avian scavengers. In: Why Birds Matter: Avian Ecological Function and Ecosystem Services. C.H. Şekercioğlu, D.G. Wenny, and C.J. Whelan, eds. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, USA. p.235-270. 

Dorr, B.S., K.C. Hanson-Dorr, S.C. Barras and T.L. DeVault. 2016. Reproductive characteristics of double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) in the eastern United States:  Demographic information for an intensely managed species. Waterbirds 39(1): 81-85.

Duggar, K.M., E.D. Forsman, A.B. Franklin, R.J. Davis, G.C. White, et al. 2016. The effects of habitat, climate, and Barred Owls on long-term demography of Northern Spotted Owls. The Condor. 118:57-116.  doi: 10.1650/CONDOR-15-24.1

Eaton, R.A., C.A. Lindell, H.J. Homan, G.M. Linz, and B.A. Maurer. 2016. American Robins (Turdus migratorius) and Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) vary in use of cultivated cherry orchards. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 128(1):97-107.  doi: 10.1676/wils-128-01-97-107.1 

Eisemann, J.D., R.S. Moulton, and G.W. Witmer. 2016. The use of forced gas rodent burrow fumigation systems and the potential risk to humans. Proceedings of the 27th Vertebrate Pest Conference 27:411-418.

Elser, J.L., A. Anderson, C.A. Lindell, N. Dalsted, A. Bernasek, and S.A. Shwiff. 2016. Economic impacts of bird damage and management in U.S. sweet cherry production. Crop Protection 83:9-14.  doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2016/01/014  

Elser, J.L., L.L. Bigler, A.M. Anderson, J.L. Maki, D.H. Lein, and S.A. Shwiff. 2016. The economics of a successful raccoon rabies elimination program on Long Island, New York.PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 10(12)e0005062.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005062

Engeman, R.M., S.L. Orzell, R.K. Felix, E.A. Tillman, G. Killian, and M.L. Avery. 2016. Feral swine damage to globally imperiled wetland plant communities in a significant biodiversity hotspot in Florida. Biodiversity Conservation 25(10):1879-1898.  doi: 10.1007/210531-016-1166-y 

Engeman, R.M., Contributor. 2016. Puerto Rican Amazon parrot Amazona vittata. BirdLife International species factsheet.

Engeman, R.M. and M.L. Avery. 2016. Prioritizing management and research actions against invasive reptiles in Florida: A collaboration by an expert panel. Herp Alliance and USDA/WS/National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, CO.

Engeman, R.M., R.A. Baldwin, and D.I. Stetson. 2016. Guiding the management of an agricultural pest: Indexing abundance of California meadow voles in artichoke fields. Crop Protection 88: 53-57.  doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2016.05.013

Engeman, R.M., W.E. Meshaka Jr., R. Severson, M.A.Severson, G. Kaufman, N.P. Groninger, and H.T. Smith. 2016. Monitoring cryptic amphibians and reptiles in a Florida state park.  Enviromental Science and Pollution Research 23:7032-7037.  doi: 10.1007/s11356-015-6028-8

Engeman, R., R. Cattaruzza, M. Cattaruzza, and J. Fischer. 2016. Photographic estimation of wild boar damage to alpine grazing pastures in the Carpathian Mountains of central Romania. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23(5):4949-4952.   doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-6051-4    

Engeman, R.M., D. Addison, and J.C. Griffin. 2016. Defending against disparate marine turtle nest predators: nesting success benefits from eradicating invasive feral swine and caging nests from raccoons. Oryx 50(2):289-295.  doi: 10.1017/S0030605324000805

Fedler, M.T., K.L. Krysko, and M.L. Avery. 2016. Molecular analysis confirming the introduction of the Western African fan-footed gecko, Ptyodactylus togoensis (Tornier 1901) (Sauria: Phyllodactylidae), in Florida. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 23(3):183-186.

Fischer, J.W., D. McMurtry, C.R. Blass, W.D. Walter, J. Beringer, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2016. Effects of simulated removal activities on movements and space use of feral swine. European Journal of Wildlife Research 62:285.  doi: 10.1007/s10344-016-1000-6

Franklin, A. B., and K.C. VerCauteren. 2016.Keeping wildlife out of your food: Mitigation and control strategies to reduce the transmission risk of food-borne pathogens. In M. Jay-Russell and M. P. Doyle, editors. Food Safety Risks from Wildlife. Springer International Publishing. Pgs.183-199.  doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-24442-6_8

Gerringer, M.B., S.L. Lima, and T.L. DeVault. 2016. Evaluation of an avian radar system in a midwestern landscape. Wildlife Society Bulletin 40(1):150-159.  doi: 10.1002/wsb.614

Gese, E.M., P.A. Terletzky and S. M.C. Cavalcanti. 2016. Identification of kill sites from GPS cluster for jaguars (Panthera onca) in the southern Pantanal, Brazil. Wildlife Research 43(2):130-139.  doi:10.1071/WR15196

Gese, E.M., B.M. Roberts, and F.F. Knowlton. 2016. Nutritional effects on reproductive performance of captive adult female coyotes (Canis latrans). Animal Reproduction Science 165:69-75.  doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2015.12.009

Gordon, I.J., R. Altwegg, D.M. Evans, J.G. Ewen, J.A. Johnson, N. Pettorelli, and J.K. Young. 2016. Reducing agricultural loss and food waste: how will nature fare? Animal Conservation. doi: 10.1111/acv.12290

Greggor, A.L., O. Berger-Tal, D.T. Blumstein, L. Angeloni, C. Bessa-Gomes, B.F. Blackwell, C.C. St Clair, K. Crooks, S. de Silva, E. Fernandez-Juricic, S.Z. Goldenberg, S.L. Mesnick, M. Owen, C.J. Price, D. Saltz, C.J. Schell, A.V. Suarez, R.R. Swaisgood, C.S. Winchell, and W.J. Sutherland. Research priorities from animal behaviour for maximising conservation progress. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31(12):953-964.  doi:10.1016/j.tree.2016.09.001

Harper, E., A. Anderson, C. Slootmaker, J. Holderieath, and S.A. Shwiff. 2016. A survey of feral swine damage in a selection of U.S. States. Proceedings of the 27th Vertebrate Pest Conference 27:136-139.

Harris, L.J., V. Lieberman, R.P. Marshiana, E. Atwill, M. Yang, J.C. Chandler, B. Bisha, and T. Jones. 2016. Prevalence and amounts of Salmonella found on raw California inshell pistachios. Journal of Food Protection 79(8):1304-1315.  doi: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-16-054

Hatch, B., A. Anderson, M. Sambo, M. Maziku, G. Mchau, E. Mbunda, Z. Mtema, C.E. Rupprecht, S.A. Shwiff, and L. Nel. 2016. Towards canine rabies elimination in south-eastern Tanzania: Assessment of health economic data. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases.  In press.  doi: 10.1111/tbed.12463

Hause, B.M., A. Padmanabhan, K. Pedersen, and T. Gidlewski. 2016. The feral swine virome is dominated by single stranded DNA viruses and contains a novel orthopneumovirus which circulates both in feral and domestic swine. Journal of General Virology 97:2090-2095.  doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000554

Hopken, M.W., E.K. Orning, J.K. Young, and A.J. Piaggio. 2016. Molecular forensics in avian conservation: a DNA-based approach for identifying mammalian predators of ground-nesting birds and eggs. BMC Research Notes 9:14.  doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1797-1

Ip, H.S., R.J. Dusek, B. Bodenstein, M.K. Torchetti, P. DeBruyn, K.G. Mansfield, T. DeLiberto, and J.M. Sleeman. 2016. High rates of detection of clade highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 viruses in wild birds in the Pacific Northwest during the winter of 2014-15. Avian Diseases 60(1):354-358.  doi:10.1637/11137-050815-Reg

Johnson, J.A., R. Altwegg, D.M. Evans, J.G. Ewen, I.J. Gordon, N. Pettorelli, and J.K. Young. 2016.  Is there a future for genome-editing technologies in conservation? Animal Conservation 19:97-101.  doi: 10.1111/acv.12273

Johnson, S.R., A.R. Berentsen, C. Ellis, A. Davis, and K.C. Vercauteren. 2016. Estimates of small Indian mongoose densities: Implications for rabies management. The Journal of Wildlife Management 80(1):37-47.  doi: 10.1002/jwmg.998

Johnson, S.R., N.J. Crider, G.A. Weyer, R.D. Tosh, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2016. Bait development for oral delivery of pharmaceuticals to raccoons (Procyon lotor) and skunks (Mephitis mephitis). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 52(4):893-901.  doi: 10.7589/2015-12-322

Kandel, H. and G.M. Linz. 2016. Blackbird damage is an important agronomic factor influencing sunflower production. Proceedings of the 16th Wildlife Damage Management Conference 75-82.

Keiter, D.A., F.L. Cunningham, O.E. Rhodes, Jr., B.J. Irwin, and J.C. Beasley. 2016. Optimization of scat detection methods for a social ungulate, the wild pig, and experimental evaluation of factors affecting detection of scat. PLoS One 11(5): e0155615.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155615 

Kennedy, R.C., R.R. Fling, M.S. Robeson, A.M.  Saxton, R.L. Donnell, J.L. Darcy, D.A. Bemis, J. Liu, L. Zhao, and J. Chen. 2016. Temporal development of gut microbiota in triclocarban exposed pregnant and neonatal rats. Scientific Reports 6:33430.  doi: 10.1038/srep33430

Kerman, K., K.E. Sieving, C.S. Mary, and M.L. Avery. 2016. Evaluation of boldness assays and associated behavioral measures in a social parrot, monk parakeet (Myisopsitta monachus).Behaviour 153:1817-1838.  doi: 10.1163/1568539X-00003356

Kierepka, E.M., S.D. Unger, D.A. Keiter, J.C. Beasley, O.E. Rhodes Jr., F. L. Cunningham, and A.J. Piaggio. 2016. Identification of robust microsatellite markers for wild pig fecal DNA. Journal of Wildlife Management 80:1120-1128.  doi: 10.1002/jwmg.21102

Killian, M.L., M. Kim-Torchetti, N. Hines, S. Yingst, T. DeLiberto, and D-H. Lee. 2016. Outbreak of H7N8 low pathogenic avian influenza in commercial turkeys with spontaneous mutation to highly pathogenic avian influenza. Genome Announcements 4(3): e00457-16.  doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00457-16 

Kimball, B.A. 2016. Volatile metabolome: problems and prospects. Bioanalysis 8(19):1987-1991.  doi: 10.4155/bio-2016-0203

Kimball, B.A., A.S. Cohen, A.R. Gordon, M. Opiekun, T. Martin, J. Elkind, J.N. Lundstrom, and G.K. Beauchamp. 2016. Brain injury alters volatile metabolome. Chemical Senses 41:407-414.  doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjw014

Kimball, B.A., D.A. Wilson, and D.W. Wesson.  2016. Alterations of the volatile metabolome in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. Scientific Reports 6:19495.  doi: 10.1038/srep19495

Kimball, B.A., S.A. Stelting, T.W. McAuliffe, R.S. Stahl, R.A. Garcia, and W.C. Pitt. 2016. Development of artificial bait for brown treesnake suppression. Biological Invasions 18:359-369.  doi: 10.1007/s10530-015-1031-z

King, D.T., J. Fischer, B. Strickland, W.D. Walter, F.L. Cunningham, and G. Wang. 2016. Winter and summer home ranges of American White Pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) captured at loafing sites in the southeastern United States. Waterbirds 39(3):287-294.  doi: 10.1675/063.039.0308

Kluever, B.M. and E.M. Gese. 2016. Spatial response of coyotes to removal of water availability at anthropogenic water sites. Journal of Arid Environments 130:68-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2016.03.009

Kluever, B.M., E.M. Gese, and S.J. Dempsey. 2016. The influence of wildlife water developments and vegetation on rodent abundance in the Great Basin Desert. Journal of Mammalogy 97(4):1209-1218.  doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyw077

Lafferty, D.J.R., K.C. Hanson-Dorr, A.M. Prisock, and B.S. Dorr. 2016. Biotic and abiotic impacts of Double-crested cormorant breeding colonies on forested islands in the southeastern United States. Forest Ecology and Management 369:10-19.  doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2016.03.026

Lavelle, M.J., S.L. Kay, K.M. Pepin, D.A. Grear, H. Campa III, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2016. Evaluating wildlife-cattle contact rates to improve the understanding of dynamics of bovine tuberculosis transmission in Michigan, USA. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 135:28-36.  doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2016.10.009

Lee, D-H., J. Bahl, M.K. Torchetti, M.L. Killian, H.S. Ip, T.J. DeLiberto, and D.E. Swayne. 2016. Highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses and generation of novel reassortants, United States, 2014-2015.  Emerging Infectious Diseases 22(7): 1283-1285.  doi: 10.3201/eid2207.160048

Lee, D., M.K. Torchetti, M.L. Killian, T.J. DeLiberto, and D.E. Swayne. 2017. Reoccurrence of avian influenza A (H5N2) virus clade in wild birds, Alaska, USA, 2016. Emerging Infectious Diseases 23(2):365-367.  doi:  10.3201/eid2302.161616

Lindell, C.A., K.M. Steensma, P.D. Curtis, J.R. Boulanger, J.E. Carroll, C. Burrows, D.P. Lusch, N.L. Rothwell, S.L. Wieferich, H.M. Henrichs, D.K. Leigh, R.A. Eaton, and G.M. Linz. 2016. Proportions of bird damage in tree fruits are higher in low-fruit-abundance contexts. Crop Protection 90:40-48.  doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2016.08.011

Lonsinger, R.C., E.M. Gese, R.N. Knight, T.R. Johnson, and L.P. Waits. 2016. Quantifying and correcting for scat removal in noninvasive carnivore scat surveys. Wildlife Biology 22:45-54.  doi: 10.2981/wlb.00179

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