BBBO is committed to presenting its results in peer-reviewed publications and at conferences.  Below are listed recent publications, dissertations, and theses by BBBO staff and by researchers utilizing data collected at our station.

BBBO Publications

Morris, S.R, K.M. Covino, J.D. Jacobs, and P.D. Taylor. 2016. Fall migratory patterns of the Blackpoll Warbler at a continental scale. Auk: Ornithological Advances 133:41-51.

Oberkircher, M. Seasonal Variation in Chronic Stress and Energetic Condition in Three Species of Migratory Birds. 2015. Masters Thesis, Rochester Institute of Technology.

Smith, S.B., A.C. Miller, C.R. Merchant, and A.F. Sankoh. 2015. Local site variation in stopover physiology of migrating songbirds near the south shore of Lake Ontario is linked to fruit availability and quality. Conservation Physiology 3(1): cov036. DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cov036.

Smith, S.B. and S.R. McWilliams. 2015. Recommended plantings for migratory songbird habitat management. Rochester, NY: Rochester Institute of Technology and University of Rhode Island. Access: http://scholarworks.rit.edu/other/810

Deutschlander, M.E. and R.C. Beason.  2014.  Avian navigation and geomagnetic positioning.  Journal of Field Ornithology 85:111-133.

Holzschuh, J.A.  2014.  Energetics and Migration in Songbirds:  Two Case Studies Examining Energetic Condition and Migration at a Northern Stopover Location.  Master’s Thesis, SUNY Brockport.

Muheim, R., I. Henshaw, S. Sjöberg, and M.E. Deutschlander.  2014.  BirdOriTrack: a video tracking program as new tool in experimental orientation research with migratory birds.  Journal of Field Ornithology 85:91-105.

Mathiason, D. and A. Patterson. 2013. Northern Saw-whet Owl migration across Lake Ontario. North American Bird Bander 38(1): 6-10.

Smith, S.B., S.A. DeSando and T. Pagano.  2013.  The value of native and invasive fruit-bearing shrubs for migrating songbirds.  Northeastern Naturalist 20(1):  171-184.

Smith, S.B. 2013.  A physiological assessment of seasonal differences in spring and autumn migration stopover at Braddock Bay, Lake Ontario.  Condor 115 (2): 273-279.

Deutschlander, M.E., J.B. Phillips, and U. Munro. 2012. Age-dependent orientation to magnetically-simulated geographical displacements in migratory Australian Silvereyes (Zosterops l. lateralis).  The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 124(3):  467-477.

Brooks, E. and D. Sherony.  2010.  Some notes on the fall migration of Bicknell’s and Gray-cheeked Thrushes in New York State and Eastern United States.  The Kingbird  60(1): 7-14.

Brooks, E.W. and D.N. Bonter.  2010.  Long-term changes in avian community structure in a successional, forested, and managed plot in a reforesting landscape.  Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122: 288-295.

Deutschlander, M.E. and R. Muheim. 2010. Magnetic Orientation in Migratory Songbirds.  In M.D. Breed and J. Moore, Editor(s)-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Academic Press, Oxford, pp. 314-323.  ISBN 978-0-08-045337-8, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-045337-8.00363-6.

Muheim, R., J. B. Phillips, and M. E. Deutschlander.  2009.  White-throated sparrows calibrate their magnetic compass by polarized light cues during both autumn and spring migration. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 3466-3472.

Deutschlander, M. E. and R. Muheim. 2009. Fuel reserves affect migratory orientation of thrushes and sparrows both before and after crossing an ecological barrier near their breeding grounds. Journal of Avian Biology 40: 85-89.

Bonter, D. N., E. W. Brooks, and T. M. Donovan. 2008. What are we missing with only ground-level mist nets? Using elevated nets at a migration stopover site. Journal of Field Ornithology 79: 314-320.

Bonter, D. N., T. M. Donovan, and E. W. Brooks. 2007. Daily mass changes in landbirds during migration stopover on the south shore of Lake Ontario. Auk 124:122- 133.

Morris, S.R. et al. 2006. Utility of open population models: Limitations imposed by parameter estimability in the study of migratory stopover. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 118:513-526.

McCabe, B.  2006.  Fat stores, plumage morphs, and sex of migrant White-throated Sparrows.  Unpublished Masters Thesis, State University of New York College at Brockport.

Smith, S. B. and C. J. Norment. 2005. Nocturnal activity and energetic condition of spring landbird migrants at B:raddock Bay, Lake Ontario. Journal of Field Ornithology 76 :303-310.

McKinney, R.G.  2004. Skull pneumatization in passerines:  A table of last dates many passerines in the Northeast can be aged safely by skulling.  North American Bird Bander 29:  164-170.

Bonter, D.  2003.  The migration and ecology of landbirds during migration in the Great Lakes basin.  Doctoral Dissertation, University of Vermont.

Smith, S. 2001. Nocturnal activity levels and stopover behavior of spring neotropical migrants along the southern Lake Ontario shoreline. Unpublished Masters Thesis, State University of New York College at Brockport.

Jones, G.A. and C.J. Norment. 1998. Absence of breeding readiness in neotropical, and long-distance migrant landbirds during spring stopover. Condor 100: 373-376.

Brooks, E. 1997. Capture times of passerines on the south shore of Lake Ontario during spring migration. North American Bird Bander 22(1):1-5.

Jones, G.A. 1997. Stopover of neotropical and temperate landbird migrants on the south shore of Lake Ontario during Spring Migration. Unpublished Masters Thesis, State University of New York College at Brockport.

Brooks, E. 1991. Fall movement of Black-capped Chickadees analyzed through banding re-encounters. North American Bird Bander 16(1):1-8.

Brooks, E. 1991. Movement of the Black-capped Chickadee in New York State analyzed through banding re-encounters. The Kingbird 4l(3):137-144.

Brooks, E. 1989. Movement of Black-capped Chickadees from winter area toward breeding grounds analyzed through banding re-encounters. North American Bird Bander 14(4): 112-114.

Brooks, E. 1987. A summary of Black-capped Chickadee recoveries during spring migration. North American Bird Bander 12(1): 19-20.

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