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Research

2017. Bailey, R. L., and D. N. Bonter. Predator guards on nest boxes improve nesting success of birds. Wildlife Society Bulletin 41(3):434–441.

2017. Bailey, R. L. and M. Sherwood. Nest box use by the Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis). Wilson Journal of Ornithology 129(3):620-625.

2016. Curry, C.M., and M.A. Patten. Shadow of a doubt: premating and postmating isolating barriers in a temporally complex songbird (Passeriformes: Paridae) hybrid zone. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70(8):1171-1186.

2014. Bailey, R.L., and G.E. Clark. Occurrence of twin embryos in the eastern bluebird. PeerJ 2:e273.

2010. Hyman, R.B. Late fledging of Red-bellied Woodpecker in New York State. Kingbird 60:311-312.

2009. Cooper, C.B., M.A. Voss, and B. Zivkovic. Extended laying interval of ultimate eggs of the Eastern Bluebird. Condor 111:752-755.

2006. Cooper, C.B., W.M. Hochachka, T.B. Phillips, and A.A. Dhondt. Geographical and seasonal gradients in hatching failure in Eastern Bluebirds Sialia sialis reinforce clutch size trends. Ibis 148:221-230.

2005. Cooper, C.B., W.M. Hochachka, G. Butcher, and A.A. Dhondt.  Seasonal and latitudinal trends in clutch size: thermal constraints during laying and incubation. Ecology 86(8):2018-2031.

2005. Cooper, C.B., W.M. Hochachka, and A.A. Dhondt. Latitudinal trends in within-year reoccupation of nest boxes and their implications. Journal of Avian Biology 36:31-39.

2005. Cooper, C.B., and H. Mills. New software for quantifying incubation behavior from time-series recordings. Journal of Field Ornithology 76(4): 352-356.

2005. Torti, V.M., and P.O. Dunn. Variable effects of climate change on six species of North American birds. Oecologia 145:486-495.

2005. Winkler, D.W. How do migration and dispersal interact? In (R. Greenberg and P. Marra, eds.) Birds of Two Worlds: The ecology and evolution of migratory birds. Johns Hopkins University Press.

2005. Winkler, D.W., P.H. Wrege, P.E. Allen, T.L. Kast, P. Senesac, M.F. Wasson, P.E. and P.J. Sullivan. The natal dispersal of Tree Swallows in a continuous mainland environment. Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 1080-1090.

2004. Winkler, D.W., P.H. Wrege, P.E. Allen, T.L. Kast, P. Senesac, M.F. Wasson, P.E. Llambías, and V. Ferretti, and P.J. Sullivan. Breeding dispersal and philopatry in the Tree Swallow. Condor 106(4):768-776.

2003. Gardali, T., and J.D. White. Autumn and winter breeding records for the American Robin, Turdus migratorius. Canadian Field Naturalist. 117:311-312.

2003. Whitworth, T. A new species of North American Protocalliphora Hough (Diptera Calliphoridae) from bird nests. Proceedings from the Entomological Society of Washington 105(3):664-673.

2003. Whitworth, T. A key to the Puparia of 27 species of North American Protocalliphora Hough (Diptera Calliphoridae) from bird nests and two new Puparial descriptions. Proceedings from the Entomological Society of Washington 105(4):995-1033.

2002. Dhondt, A.A., T.L. Kast, and P.E. Allen. Geographical differences in seasonal clutch size variation in multi-brooded bird species. Ibis 144:646-651.

2002. Winkler, D.W., P.O. Dunn, and C.E. McCulloch. Predicting the effects of climate change on avian life-history traits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99:13595-13599.

2000. Dunn, P.O., K.J. Thusius, K. Kimber, and D.W. Winkler. Geographic and ecological variation in clutch size of Tree Swallows. Auk 117:215–221.

2000. Hauber, M.E. Nest Predation and cowbird parasitism in Song Sparrows. Journal of Field Ornithology 71:389-398.

2000. McNair, D.B. Summary of historical breeding and breeding-season records of the Lark Sparrow in Tennessee. The Migrant 71:73-78.

1999. Dunn, P.O., and D.W. Winkler. Climate change has affected the breeding date of Tree Swallows throughout North America. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 266:2487-2490.

1998. Kast, T.L., P.E. Allen, P. Senesac, A.A. Dhondt, and D.W. Winkler. Geographic variation in the breeding biology of North American cavity-nesting birds: Preliminary results from the Cornell Nest Box Network . This article was presented in poster form at the North American Ornithological Conference at St. Louis, MO in April, 1998.

1997. Garvin, M.C., and J.V. Remsen, Jr. An alternative hypothesis for heavier parasite loads of brightly colored birds: exposure at the nest. Auk 114:179-191.

1996. Kozlovic, D.R., R.W. Knapton, and J.C. Barlow. Unsuitability of the House Finch as a host of the Brown-headed Cowbird. Condor 98:253-258.

1995. Ells, S.F. Bobolink protection and mortality on suburban conservation lands. Bird Obs. 23:98-112.

1994. Conway, C.J., W.R. Eddleman, and S.H. Anderson. Nesting success and survival of Virginia Rails and Soras. Wilson Bulletin 106:466–473.

1994. Hudson, K. American Robins nesting in Phragmites. Bird Obs. 22:153-155.

1994. Young, B.E. Geographic and seasonal patterns of clutch-size variation in House Wrens. Auk 111:545-555.

1993. Brooks, E.W. Use of conifers as nest sites by Yellow Warbler in New York. Kingbird 43:26.

1993. Hoover, J.P., and M.C. Brittingham. Regional variation in cowbird parasitism of Wood Thrushes. Wilson Bulletin 105:228-238.

1992. Brigham, R.M., and R.M.R. Barclay. Lunar influence on foraging and nesting activity of Common Poorwills (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii). Auk 109:315–320.

1992. Hoover, J.P. Nesting success of Wood Thrush in a fragmented forest. M.S. thesis, The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA.

1990. Coker, D.R., and J.L. Confer. Brown-headed Cowbird parasitism on Golden-winged and Blue-winged Warblers. Wilson Bulletin 102:550-552.

1990. Yunick. R.P. An unusual nestbox nesting of the Winter Wren. Kingbird 40:67-74.

1989. England, A.S., and W.F. Laudenslayer, Jr. Distribution and seasonal movements of Bendire’s Thrasher in California. Western Birds 20:97-124.

1989. Milne, K.A., and S.J. Hejl. Nest-site characteristics of White-headed Woodpeckers. Journal of Wildlife Management 53:50-55.

1988. Martin, T.E. Habitat and area effects on forest bird assemblages: Is nest predation an influence? Ecology 69:74-84.

1987. McNair, D.B. Egg data slips-are they useful for information on egg-laying dates and clutch size. Condor 89:369-376.

1986. Engstrom, R.T. Geographic variation in clutch size and nesting phenology of the Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus L.). Ph.D. dissertation, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, Florida.

1986. Baicich, P.J. Probing the unknown: Incubation, nestling and nestling period among North American birds. Birding 18:254-259.

1986. Mills, A.M. The influence of moonlight on the behavior of goatsuckers (Caprimulgidae). Auk 103:370-378.

1986. Wootton, J.T. Clutch-size differences in western and introduced eastern populations of House Finches: Patterns and hypotheses. Wilson Bulletin 98:459-462.

1985. Haas, C. New nesting dates for Brown Thrashers, Loggerhead Shrikes, and American Robins in North Dakota. Prairie Naturalist 17:249-250.

1985. McNair, D.B. A comparison of oology and nest record card data in evaluating the reproductive biology of Lark Sparrows, Chondestes grammacus. Southwestern Naturalist 30:213-224.

1984. Crumb, D.W. Late nesting of Red-bellied Woodpecker. Kingbird 34:231.

1984. McNair, D.B. Reuse of other species nests by Lark Sparrows. Southwestern Naturalist 29:506-509.

1984. McNair, D.B. Clutch-size and nest placement in the Brown-headed Nuthatch. Wilson Bulletin 96:296-301.

1983. Apfelbaum, S.I. and P. Seelbach. Nest tree, habitat selection and productivity of seven North American raptor species based on the Cornell University Nest Record Card Program. Journal of Raptor Research 17:97-113.

1980. Arnold, J.R. Distribution of the mockingbird in California. Western Birds 11:97-102.

1979. Bart, J. The estimation of avian nesting success with special reference to the North American Nest Record Card Program. Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY.

1979. Leck, C.F., and F.L. Cantor. Seasonality, clutch size, and hatching success in the Cedar Waxwing. Auk 96:196-198.

1979. Sealy, S.G. Extralimital nesting of Bay-breasted Warblers: response to forest tent caterpillars? Auk 96:600-603.

1977. Austin, G.T. Production and survival of the Verdin. Wilson Bulletin 89:572-582.

1977. Bart, J. Impact of human visitations on avian nesting success. Living Bird 16:187-192.

1975. Mayfield, H.F. Suggestions for calculating nest success. Wilson Bulletin 87:456-466.

1974. James, F.C., and H.H. Shugart, Jr. The phenology of the nesting season of the American Robin (Turdus migratorius) in the United States. Condor 76:159-168.

1970. Peakall, D.B. The Eastern Bluebird: its breeding season, clutch size, and nesting success. Living Bird 9:239-255.

1967. Howard, D.V. Variation in the breeding season and clutch-size of the robin in the northeastern United States and the maritime provinces of Canada. Wilson Bulletin 79:432-440.