Publications

In press

Meehan, T., S. Arthur, N.L. Michel, C. Wilsey, G. Langham. Trends in Tricolored Blackbird colony size: 2008 through 2017. The Journal of Wildlife Management

Meehan, T.D., N.L. Michel, and H. Rue. Estimating animal abundance with N-mixture models using the R-INLA package for R. Journal of Statistical Software In press. https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.01581

Michel, N.L., C.J. Whelan, and G.M. Verutes. Ecosystem services provided by Neotropical birds. Pp. xxx-xxx in Stratford, J. (ed.). Ecology of Neotropical Birds. 

Saunders, S.P., K. Hall, N. Hill, N.L. Michel. Multi-scale habitat associations with marshbird occupancy and abundance in the Great Lakes region. Condor: Ornithological Applications.

Published
Grand, J., C. Wilsey, J.X. Wu, N.L. Michel. 2019. The future of North American grassland birds: Incorporating persistent and emergent threats into full annual
cycle conservation priorities. Conservation Science and Practice 1:e20.

Meehan, T.D., N.L. Michel, H. Rue. 2019. High-resolution, long-term trends in relative abundance from spatial modeling of continent-wide bird counts. Ecosphere
10:e02707.

Wilsey, C., L. Taylor, B. Bateman, C. Jensen, N.L. Michel, A. Panjabi, G. Langham. 2019. Climate policy action needed to reduce vulnerability of conservation-reliant grassland birds in North America. Conservation Science and Practice 1:e21.

Meehan, T.D., A.L. Harvey, N.L. Michel, G.M. Langham, and A. Weinstein. 2018. A population model exploring factors influencing Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) population dynamics. Waterbirds 41:115-127.

Michel, N.L., M.P. Laforge, F.M. van Beest, and R.K. Brook. 2017. Spatiotemporal trends in Canadian domestic wild boar production predict feral wild pig
distribution. Landscape and Urban Planning 165:30-38.

Auer, T., C.U. Soykan, C.B. Wilsey, N.L. Michel, C.M. Jensen, G.M. Langham, G. LeBaron, C.C. Sanchez, and J. Takekawa. 2017. Climate-based prioritization of data
collection for monitoring wintering birds in Latin America. Bird Conservation International 27:512-524.

Burkhalter, C., M.J. Holloran, B.C. Fedy, H.E. Copeland, R.L. Crabtree, N.L. Michel, S.C. Jay, B.A. Rutledge, and A.G. Holloran. 2017. Landscape-scale habitat
assessment for an imperiled avian species. Animal Conservation 21:241-251.

Dick, P.C. N.L. Michel, J.R. Gray. 2017. Complex object motion represented by context-dependent correlated activity of visual interneurones. Physiological
Reports
 5(14):e13355.

Laforge, M.P., N.L. Michel, R.K. Brook. 2017. Spatio-temporal trends in crop damage inform recent climate-mediated expansion of a large boreal herbivore into an
agro-ecosystem. Scientific Reports 7:15203.

Michel, N.L., A.C. Smith, R.G. Clark, C.A. Morrissey, and K.A. Hobson. 2016. Differences in spatial synchrony and interspecific concordance inform guild-level
population trends for aerial insectivorous birds. Ecography 39:774-786.

Laforge, M.P., N.L. Michel, A.L. Wheeler, and R.K. Brook. 2016. Habitat selection by moose in the agriculture-dominated Canadian Prairie ecozone. The Journal of
Wildlife Management
 80:1059-1068.

Maas, B., D.S. Karp, S. Bumrungsri, K. Darras, D. Gonthier, J. C.-C. Huang, C.A. Lindell, J.J. Maine, L. Mestre, N.L. Michel, E.B. Morrison, I. Perfecto, S.M.
Philpott, C.H. Sekercioglu, R.M. Silva, P. Taylor, T. Tscharntke, S.A. Van Bael, C.J. Whelan, and K. Williams-Guíllen. 2016. Bird and bat predation services in tropical
forests and agroforestry landscapes. Biological Reviews 91:1081-1101. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12211

Main, A.R., N.L. Michel, M.C. Cavallaro, J. V. Headley, K.M. Peru, and C.A. Morrissey. 2016. Snowmelt transport of neonicotinoid insecticides to Canadian Prairie
wetlands. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 215:76-84. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2015.09.011.

Flahr, L.M., N.L. Michel, A.R.D. Zahara, P.D. Jones, and C.A. Morrissey. 2015. Developmental exposure to Aroclor 1254 alters migratory behaviour in juvenile European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Environmental Science and Technology 49:6274-6283 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b01185.Ireson, A.M., A.G. Barr, J.F. Johnstone, S.D. Mamet, G. van der Kamp, C. Whitfield, N.L. Michel, R. North, C. Westbrook, C. Debeer, K.P. Chun, A. Nazemi, and J. Sagin. 2015. The changing water cycle: the Boreal Plains Ecozone of western Canada. WIREs Water DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1098.
Main, A.R., N.L. Michel, J. Headley, K. Peru, C.A. Morrissey. 2015. Ecological and landscape effects on neonicotinoid insecticide presence and concentration in Canada’s Prairie wetlands. Environmental Science & Technology 49:8367-8376 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b01287.
McClearn, D., E. Castro, R. Coleman, J. Espeleta, C. Garcia-Robledo, A. Gilman, J. Gonzalez, A.T. Joyce, E. Kuprewicz, J. Longino, N. Michel, C.M. Rodriguez, A. Romero, C. Soto, O. Vargas, A. Wendt, S. Whitfield, and R.M. Timm. 2015. The Caribbean Lowland Evergreen Moist and Wet Forests. In: Kaapelle, M., and L. Diego Gomez [eds.], Costa Rican Ecosystems. University of Chicago Press, IL.
Michel, N.L. 2015. The future of forests. Conservation Biology 29:968-970. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12482
Michel, N.L., A.C. Smith, R.G. Clark, C.A. Morrissey, and K.A. Hobson. Differences in spatial synchrony and interspecific concordance inform guild-level conservation for aerial insectivorous birds. Ecography DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01798.
Michel, N.L., W.P. Carson, and T.W. Sherry. 2015. Do collared peccaries negatively impact understory insectivorous rainforest birds indirectly via lianas and vines. Biotropica 47:745-757. Michel, N.L., W.D. Robinson, and T.W. Sherry. 2015. Liana-bird relationships: a review. In: S. A. Schnitzer, F. Bongers, R.J. Burnham, and F.E. Putz [eds.], Ecology of lianas, pp. 362-397. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, NJ. 
Visco, D.M., N.L. Michel, A.W. Boyle, B.J. Sigel, S. Woltmann and T.W. Sherry. 2015. Patterns and causes of understory bird declines in human-disturbed tropical forest landscapes: a case study from Central America. Biological Conservation 191:117-129. Free download through August 15:http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1RGi81R~d~F5E.
Wiederholt, R., A. Trainor, N.L. Michel, P.D. Shirey, R.R. Swaisgood, D. Tallamy, and S.C. Cook Patton. The face of conservation responding to a dynamically changing world. Integrative Zoology DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12151.
Zahara, R.D., N.L. Michel, L.M. Flahr, L.E. Ejack, C.A. Morrissey. 2015. Latent cognitive effects from low-level PCB exposure in juvenile European starlings, Sturnus vulgarisEnvironmental Toxicology and ChemistryDOI: 10.1002/etc.3084.
Michel, N.L., T.W. Sherry, and W.P. Carson. 2014. The omnivorous collared peccary negates an insectivore-generated trophic cascade in Costa Rican wet tropical forest understorey. Journal of Tropical Ecology 30:1-11 DOI: 10.1017/S0266467413000709.

Main, A., J.V. Headley, K.M. Peru, N.L. Michel, A.J. Cessna, and C.A. Morrissey. Widespread use and frequent detection of neonicotinoid insecticides in wetlands of Canada’s Prairie Pothole Region. PLoS ONE 9(3):e9821. (pdf)

Martin, L.J., J.E. Quinn, E.C. Ellis, M.R. Shaw, M.A. Dorning, C.E. Kraft, L.M. Hallett, N.E. Heller, R.J. Hobbs, E. Law, N.L. Michel, M. Perring, P.D. Shirey, R. Wiederholt. Conservation opportunities across the world’s anthromes. Diversity and Distributions 20:745-755 DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12220.

Michel, N.L. 2013. Noted with Interest. The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds. Conservation Biology 27:641.Michel, N.L., and T.W. Sherry. 2012. Human-altered Mesoherbivore Densities and Cascading Effects on Plant and Animal Communities in Fragmented Tropical Forests, pp. 177-202. In: Sudarshana, P., M. Nageswara-Rao, and J.R. Sonegi [eds.], Tropical forests. InTech Open Access Publisher. ISBN 978-953-51-0255-7 (pdf)
Michel, N.
, D.F. DeSante, D.R. Kaschube, and M.P. Nott. 2011. The Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Program annual reports, 1989-2006. NBII/MAPS Avian Demographics Query Interface. http://www.birdpop.org/nbii2006/NBIIHome.asp (January 2011). 
Nott, M.P., and N.L. Michel. 2011. Demographic monitoring, modeling, and management of landbird populations in forests of the Pacific Northwest: An application of the MAPS dataset. Informing ecosystem management: Science and process for landbird conservation in the western United States. US Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Technical Publication BTP-R1014-2011. (pdf)

Nott, M. P. and N. Michel. 2006. Updating Predictive Models of Land Management. Tech. report to the U.S. Department of Defense Legacy Resources Management Program, Contribution No.294 of The Institute for Bird Populations, Point Reyes Station, CA. (pdf)

Froehlich, D., N. Michel, D.F. DeSante, and P. Velez. 2006. MAPSPROG version 4.1: User’s guide and manual. The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA. (pdf)

Nott, M. P., D. F. DeSante, P. Pyle, and N. Michel. 2005. Managing landbird populations in forests of the Pacific Northwest Region. Unpubl. report, The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA. (pdf)

Nott, M. P. and N. Michel. 2005. Management strategies for reversing declines in landbirds of conservation concern on military installations: Predictive modelling of landbird populations on military installations. The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA. A report to the Legacy Resources Management Office, Washington. D.C. (pdf)

Saracco, J.F., D.F. DeSante, C.R. de Vivar Alvarez, S. Morales, B. Mila, D.R. Kaschube, and N. Michel. 2004. Monitoring overwintering apparent survival of migratory landbirds in the Neotropics. Unpubl. report, The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA. (pdf)

DeSante, D.F., P. Pyle, N. Michel, and D. O’Grady. 2003. The 2002 annual report of the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Program at the Nature Reserve of Orange County. Unpubl. report, The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA.

Nott, M.P., D.F. DeSante, and N. Michel. 2003. Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Habitat Structure Assessment (HSA) protocol. The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA. (pdf)

Nott, M.P., N. Michel, and D.F. DeSante. 2003. Management strategies for reversing declines in landbirds of conservation concern on military installations, executive summary. The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA. (pdf)

DeSante, D.F., N. Michel, and D. O’Grady. 2002. The 2001 annual report of the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Program at the Nature Reserve of Orange County. Unpubl. report, The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA.

Michel, N., D.F. DeSante, and P. Velez. 2001. The 2000 annual report of the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Program in Shenandoah National Park. Unpubl. report, The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA.

Michel, N., D.F. DeSante, P. Velez, and D. O’Grady. 2001. The 2000 annual report of the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Program at U.S. Army Fort Hood. Unpubl report, The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA.

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