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Maps, Models, and Tools for Bird Conservation Planning

Reports

Knutson, M. G., G. Butcher, J. Fitzgerald, and J. Shieldcastle. 2001. Partners in Flight Bird Conservation Plan for The Upper Great Lakes Plain (Physiographic Area 16). U.S. Geological Survey Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center in cooperation with Partners in Flight, La Crosse, Wisconsin. 51 pp.

Knutson, M. G., T. J. Fox, J. J. Rohweder, J. C. Nelson, K. P. Kenow, W. E. Thogmartin, and S. E. Weick. 2004. Geographic information system tools for conservation planning. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2004-3030. U.S. Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA.

Knutson, M. G., W. E. Thogmartin, T. J. Fox, J. C. Nelson, and S. E. Weick. 2004. Predicting and mapping bird abundances. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2004-3029. U.S. Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA.

Korschgen, C. E., M. G. Knutson, T. J. Fox, L. Holland-Bartels, H. C. DeHaan, C. H. Theiling, J. J. Rohweder, K. P. Kenow, L. E. Leake, and T. Will. 2003. Natural resource assessment and decision support tools for bird conservation planning. Bird Conservation Implementation and Integration in the Americas: Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference 2002 (C. J. Ralph and T. D. Rich, Eds.). USDA Forest Service GTR-PSW-GTR-191, Albany, California, USA.

Leslie, M., editor. 2004. Tools: Follow the birds. Netwatch (Science magazine) Vol. 305 (24 September 2004):1881 http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/305/5692/1881c

Murray, L. D., and C. A. Ribic. 2003. Field validation of GIS-based models for regional and refuge bird conservation planning: 2003 field season report. USGS BRD Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit and the Department of Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin. 15 pp.

Murray, L. D., and C. A. Ribic. 2004. Field validation of GIS-based models for regional and refuge bird conservation planning: 2004 field season report. USGS BRD Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit and the Department of Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin. 13 pp.

Murray, L. D., and C. A. Ribic. 2005. Field validation of GIS-based models for regional and refuge bird conservation planning: 2005 field season report. USGS BRD Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit and the Department of Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin. 13 pp.

Murray, L. D., C. A. Ribic, and W. E. Thogmartin. 2008. Relationship of obligate grassland birds to landscape structure in Wisconsin. Journal of Wildlife Management 72(2): 463–467.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 24 pp.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 24 pp.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 30 pp.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 27 pp.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 24 pp.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Henslow’s Sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 24 pp.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 12 pp.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 27 pp.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 24 pp.

Rohweder, J. J., and W. E. Thogmartin. 2007. Conservation Estate Portfolio for the Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina): Bird Conservation Region 23 (Prairie Hardwood Transition). US Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Rd., La Crosse, WI, USA. 27 pp.

Thogmartin, W. E. 2003. Map skepticism: recognizing map limitations. Remotely Wild: Newsletter of The Wildlife Society's Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, and Telemetry Working Group. June 2003.

Thogmartin, W. E., A. Gallant, M. G. Knutson, T. Fox, and M. Suarez. 2004. A cautionary tale regarding the 1992 National Land Cover Data. The Wildlife Society Bulletin 32:970-978.

Thogmartin, W. E., J. R. Sauer, and M. G. Knutson. 2004. A hierarchical spatial model of avian abundance with application to Cerulean Warblers. Ecological Applications 14:1766–1779. (Ecological Archive)

Thogmartin, W. E., M. G. Knutson, and J. R. Sauer. 2006. Predicting regional abundance of rare grassland birds with a hierarchical spatial count model. Condor 108:25-46.

Thogmartin, W. E., and M. G. Knutson. 2007. Scaling local species-habitat relations to the larger landscape with a hierarchical spatial count model. Landscape Ecology 22:61–75.

Thogmartin, W. E., J. R. Sauer, and M. G. Knutson. 2007. Modeling and mapping abundance of American woodcock across their breeding range in the United States. Journal of Wildlife Management 71(2):376–382.

Thogmartin, W. E., T. J. Fox , J. J. Rohweder, M. G. Knutson, and T. C. Will. 2006. Emerging Technologies: LINK: a land conservation decision support tool. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 87(3) [online] URL: <http://www.esapubs.org/bulletin/backissues/087-3/web_pdfs_july/emergingjul06bulletin.pdf>

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