Peer-reviewed Publications

KBO is committed to publishing its scientific results in peer-reviewed publications including scientific journals, conference proceedings, and peer-reviewed technical reports.

Alexander, J. D. Integrating Partners in Flight bird conservation and priority land management objectives. 2011. In Informing Ecosystem Management: Science and Process for Landbird Conservation in the Western United States. Biological Technical Publication BTP-R1014-2011, J. L. Stephens, K. Kreitinger, C. J. Ralph, and M. T. Green, eds. Portland, Oregon: U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service. [PDF]

Alexander, J. D., and C. J. Ralph. 2004. Towards a migration monitoring network in the United States. In Migration stopover ecology of western avian populations: A southwestern migration workshop, Open-File Report 2004-1452:14-15. Fort Collins, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline.  [PDF]

Alexander, J. D., C. J. Ralph, K. Hollinger, and B. Hogoboom. 2004. Using a wide-scale landbird monitoring network to determine landbird distribution and productivity in the Klamath Bioregion. In Proceedings of the Second Conference on Klamath-Siskiyou Ecology, ed. K. L. Mergenthaler, J. E. Williams, and J. Jules, 33-41. Cave Junction, Oregon: Siskiyou Field Institute. [PDF]

Alexander, J. D., C. J. Ralph, K. Hollinger, B. Hogoboom, N. E. Seavy, and S. Janes. 2004. Understanding effects of fire suppression, fuels treatment, and wildfire on bird communities in the Klamath-Siskiyou ecoregion. In Proceedings of the Second Conference on Klamath-Siskiyou Ecology, ed. K. L. Mergenthaler, J. E. Williams, and J. Jules, 42-46. Cave Junction, Oregon: Siskiyou Field Institute. [PDF]

Alexander, J. D., N. E. Seavy, and P. E. Hosten. 2007. Using conservation plans and bird monitoring to evaluate ecological effects of management: An example with fuels reduction activities in southwest Oregon. Forest Ecology and Management 238: 375-383. [PDF]

Alexander, J. D., N. E. Seavy, C. J. Ralph, and B. Hogoboom. 2006. Vegetation and topographical correlates of fire severity from two fires in the Klamath-Siskiyou region of Oregon and California. International Journal of Wildland Fire 15, no. 2: 237-245. [PDF]

Alexander, J. D., J. L. Stephens, G. R. Geupel, and T. C. Will. 2008. Bridging the gap between science and management. In Partners in Flight Bird Conservation Needs Assessment: Results of the 4th International Partners in Flight Conference, ed. T. D. Rich, B. Dale, L. Long, C. J. Ralph, K. V. Rosenberg, E. Sanatan, A. Sutton, and X. Vega, 71-72. McAllen, Texas: Partners in Flight. [PDF]

Alexander, J. D., J. L. Stephens, and N. E. Seavy. 2008. Livestock utilization and bird community composition in mixed-conifer forest and oak woodland in southern Oregon. Northwest Science 82, no. 1: 7-17. [PDF]

Alexander, J. D., J. L. Stevens, G. R. Geupel, and T. C. Will. 2009. Decision support tools: bridging the gap between science and management. In Tundra to Tropics: Connecting Birds, Habitats and People. Proceedings of the 4th International Partners in Flight Conference, 13-16 February 2008, ed. T. D. Rich, C. Arizmendi, D. Demarest, and C. Thompson, 283-291. McAllen, Texas: Partners in Flight. [PDF]

Betts, M. G., J. C. Hagar, J. W. Rivers, J. D. Alexander, K. McGarigal, and B. C. McComb. 2010. Thresholds in forest bird occurrence as a function of the amount of early-seral broadleaf forest at landscape scales. Ecological Applications 20, no. 8: 2116-2130. [PDF]

Dayer, A. A., H. M. Stinchfield, and M. J. Manfredo. 2007. Stories about wildlife: Developing an instrument for identifying wildlife value orientations cross-culturally. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 12: 307-315. [Abstract] [Request PDF]

CalPIF (California Partners in Flight). 2002. The coniferous forest bird conservation plan: a strategy for protecting and managing coniferous forest habitats and associated birds in California. Version 1.1 (J. Robinson and J. D. Alexander. lead authors). Petaluma, California: PRBO Conservation Sceince. http://www.prbo.org/calpif/htmldocs/conifer.html. [PDF]

Fairchild, K. C., and J. D. Alexander. 2008. Using eBird to track latitudinal migration in Orange-crowned Warblers. Oregon Birds 34, no. 4: 124-126. [PDF]

Frey, R. I. 2004. Birds of Oregon: A general reference (Book Review). Wilson Bulletin 116, no. 1: 111-112. [PDF]

Frey, R. I., and J. D. Alexander. 2005. The Klamath Bird Observatory 2005 banding report. North American Bird Bander 30, no. 4: 212. [Request PDF]

Frey, R. I., and J. D. Alexander. 2006. Birds of Oregon: A general reference (Book Review). The Auk 123, no. 4: 1203-1205. [PDF]

Frey, R. I., J. L. Stephens, and J. D. Alexander. 2009. Klamath Bird Observatory Banding In 2008. North American Bird Bander 34, no. 2: 92-93. [Request PDF]

Fuller, T. L., S. S. Saatchi, E. E. Curd, E. Toffelmier, H. A. Thomassen, W. Buermann, D. F. DeSante, et al. 2010. Mapping the risk of avian influenza in wild birds in the US. BMC Infectious Diseases 10, no. 1: 187. [PDF]

Hosten, P. E., H. Whitridge, D. Schuster, and J. Alexander. 2007. Livestock on the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument: A summary of stocking rates, utilization, and management. Medford, Oregon: USDI Bureau of Land Management. [PDF]

Huff, M. H., N. E. Seavy, J. D. Alexander, and C. J. Ralph. 2005. Fire and birds in maritime Pacific Northwest. Studies in Avian Biology 30: 46-62. [PDF]

Quader, S., K. Isvaran, R. E. Hale, B. G. Miner, and N. E. Seavy. 2004. Nonlinear relationships and phylogenetically independent contrasts. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17, (3): 709-715. [PDF]

Schiller, A. M., K. W. Larson, and J. D. Alexander. 2007. A White-crowned Sparrow with three legs. Western Birds 38: 222-223. [PDF]

Seavy, N. E., and J. D. Alexander. 2011. Interactive effects of vegetation structure and composition describe bird habitat associations in mixed broadleaf–conifer forest. The Journal of Wildlife Management 75 (2): 344–352.  [Request PDF]

Seavy, N. E., and J. D. Alexander. 2006. Measuring ecological effects of prescribed fire using birds as indicators of forest conditions. In Fuels management—How to measure success: Conference proceedings, ed. P. L. Angermeier and B. W. Butler, RMRS-P-41:593-603. Fort Collins, Colorado: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. [PDF]

Seavy, N. E., J. D. Alexander, and P. E. Hosten. 2008. Bird community composition after mechanical mastication fuel treatments in southwest Oregon oak woodland and chaparral. Forest Ecology and Management 256, no. 4: 774–778.  [PDF]

Seavy, N. E., S. Quader, J. D. Alexander, and C. J. Ralph. 2005. Generalized linear models and point count data: statistical considerations for the design and analysis of monitoring studies. In Bird Conservation Implementation and Integration in the Americas: Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference. 2002 March 20-24; Asilomar, California, Volume 1 and 2, General Technical Report PSW-GTR-191:744-753. Albany, California: USDA Forest Service. [PDF]

Spotswood, E. N., Goodman, K. R., Carlisle, J., Cormier, R. L., Humple, D. L., Rousseau, J., Guers, S. L. and Barton, G. G.  2011.  How safe is mist netting? evaluating the risk of injury and mortality to birds. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2011.00123.x  [Request PDF]

Stephens, J. L., and J. D. Alexander. 2011. Effects of fuel reduction on bird density and reproductive success in riparian areas of mixed-conifer forest in southwest Oregon. Forest Ecology and Management 261, no. 1: 43-49.   [Request PDF]

Stephens, J. L., J. D. Alexander, and S. R. Mohren. 2009. Klamath Network landbird monitoring annual report: 2008 results from Oregon Caves National Monument, Lava Beds National Monument, and Redwood National and State Parks. Fort Collins, Colorado: U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Natural Resource Technical Report. [PDF]

Stephens, J. L., J. D. Alexander, and S. R. Mohren. 2010a. Establishment of survey sites for monitoring landbirds within the Klamath Network. Fort Collins, Colorado: U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Natural Resource Data Series NPS/KLMN/NRDS—2010/126. [PDF]

Stephens, J. L., J. D. Alexander, and S. R. Mohren. 2010b. Klamath Network landbird monitoring annual report: 2009 results from Oregon Caves National Monument and Whiskeytown National Restoration Area. Fort Collins, Colorado: U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Natural Resource Data Series NPS/KLMN/NRDS—2010/043. [PDF]

Stephens, J. L., D. Hanni, J. D. Alexander, G. Ballard, G. R. Geupel, and B. L. Sullivan. 2009. The Avian Knowledge Alliance: A network of non-government organization working together towards bird conservation. In Tundra to Tropics: Connecting Birds, Habitats and People. Proceedings of the 4th International Partners in Flight Conference, 13-16 February 2008, ed. T. D. Rich, C. Arizmendi, D. Demarest, and C. Thompson, 412-414. McAllen, Texas, USA: Partners in Flight.  [PDF]

Stephens, J. L., K. Kreitinger, C. J. Ralph, and M.T. Green, eds. 2011. Informing ecosystem management: science and process for landbird conservation in the western United States. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Biological Technical Publication, FWS/BTP-R1014-2011, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Stephens, J. L., S. R. Morhen, J. D. Alexander, D. A. Sarr, and K. M. Irvine. 2010. Klamath Network landbird monitoring protocol. Fort Collins, Colorado: U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Natural Resource Report NPS/KLMN/NRR-2010/187.  [PDF]

Stockenberg, E., B. Altman, M. Green, and J. D. Alexander. 2008. Using GAP in landbird biological objective-setting: Process and examples from oak habitats in the Pacific Northwest. The Gap Analysis Bulletin 15: 34. [PDF]

Stralberg, D., D. Jongsomjit, C. A. Howell, M. A. Snyder, J. D. Alexander, J. A. Wiens, and T. L. Root. 2009. Re-shuffling of species with climate disruption: A no-analog future for California birds? PLoS One 4, no. 9. [PDF]

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