Publications


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  1. Gibson, D., D.H. Catlin, K.L. Hunt, J.D. Fraser, S.M. Karpanty, M.J. Friedrich, M.K. Bimbi, J.B. Cohen, S.B. Maddock. 2017. Evaluating the impact of man-made disasters on imperiled species: piping plover and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Biological Conservation 212: 48–62.
  2. Zeigler, S.L., D.H. Catlin, M. Bomberger Brown, J.D. Fraser, L.R. Dinan, K.L. Hunt, J.G. Jorgensen, and S.M. Karpanty. 2017. Effects of climate change and anthropogenic modification on a disturbance-dependent species in a large riverine system. Ecosphere 8(1):e01653. 10.1002/ecs2.1653
  3. Davis, K.L.*, K.L. Schoenemann*, D.H. Catilin, K.L. Hunt, M.J. Friedrich, S.J. Ritter, J.D. Fraser, and S.M. Karpanty. 2017. Hatch-year piping plover (Charadrius melodus) prospecting and habitat quality influence second-yearg nest site selection. The Auk 134: 92–103.
  4. Monk, J.D., A. DeRose-Wilson, J.D. Fraser, D.H. Catlin, and S.M. Karpanty. 2016. Observations of fish consumption by piping plovers. Northeastern Naturalist 23(3): 22–25.
  5. Wenjuan, W., J.D. Fraser, and J. Chen. 2016. Wintering waterbirds in the middle and lower Yangtze River floodplain: changes in abundance and distribution. Bird Conservation International June: 1–20.
  6. Catlin, D.H., S. Zeigler, M. Bomberger Brown, L.R. Dinan, J.D. Fraser, K.L. Hunt*, and J.G. Jorgensen. 2016. Metapopulation viability of an endangered shorebird depends on dispersal and human-created habitats: piping plovers (Charadrius melodus) and prairie rivers. Movement Ecology 4:6.
  7. DeRose-Wilson, A., Fraser, J. D., Karpanty, S. M. and Hillman, M. D. 2015. Effects of overflights on incubating Wilson's plover behavior and heart rate. The Journal of Wildlife Management 79(8): 1246–1254.
  8. Hunt, K.L.*, L.R. Dinan, M.J. Friedrich, M. Bomberger Brown, J.G. Jorgensen, D.H. Catlin, and J.D. Fraser. 2015. Density dependent double brooding in Great Plains piping plovers (Charadrius melodus). Waterbirds 38(4): 321–329.
  9. Catlin, D.H., J.D. Fraser, and J.H. Felio*. 2015. Demographic responses of piping plovers to habitat creation on the Missouri River. Wildlife Monographs 192: 1–42.
  10. Friedrich, M.J.*, K.L. Hunt*, D.H. Catlin, and J.D. Fraser. 2015. The importance of site to mate choice: mate and site fidelity in piping plovers. Auk 132: 265–276.
  11. Catlin, D.H., O. Milenkaya, K.L. Hunt*, M.J. Friedrich*, and J. D. Fraser. 2014. Can river management improve the piping plover’s long-term survival on the Missouri River? Biological Conservation 180: 196–205.
  12. McGowan, C.P., D. H. Catlin, T.L. Shaffer, C.L. Gratto-Trevor, and C. Aron. 2014. Establishing endangered species recovery criteria using predictive simulation modeling. Biological Conservation 177: 220–229.
  13. Gieder, K.D.*, S.M. Karpanty, J.D. Fraser, D.H. Catlin, B.T. Gutierrez, N.G. Plant, A.M. Turecek, E.R. Thieler. 2014. A Bayesian network approach to predicting nest present of the federally-threatened piping plover (Charadrius melodus) using barrier island features.  Ecological Modelling: 276: 36–50.
  14. DeRose-Wilson, A.L.*, J.D. Fraser, S.M. Karpanty, and D.H. Catlin. 2013. Nest-site selection and demography of Wilson’s Plovers on a North Carolina barrier island. Journal of Field Ornithology 84(4): 329–344.
  15. Fraser, J.D., S.M. Karpanty, J.B. Cohen, B.R. Truitt. 2013. The Red Knot (Calidris canutus rufa) decline in the Western Hempisphere: is there a lemming connection? Canadian Journal of Zoology 91: 13-16.
  16. Hillman, M.D.*, S.M. Karpanty, J.D. Fraser, J.D. 2013. Nest and breeding population abundance of Least Terns: Assessing bias and variation in survey timing and methods. Journal of Field Ornithology 84: 287–298.
  17. Hunt, K.L.*, D.H. Catlin, J.H. Felio* and, J.D. Fraser. 2013. The effect of capture frequency on the survival of Piping Plover chicks. Journal of Field Ornithology 84: 299–303.
  18. Hunt, K.L.*, N. Taygan, D.H. Catlin, J.H. Felio*, and J.D. Fraser. 2013. Demography of Snowy Plovers (Charadrius nivosus) on the Missouri River. Waterbirds 36(2): 220–224.
  19. Catlin, D.H., J. H. Felio, and J.D. Fraser. 2013. Effects of water discharge on fledging time, growth, and survival of piping plovers on the Missouri River. Journal of Wildlife Management 77: 525–533.
  20. Catlin, D.H., J.H. Felio*, and J.D. Fraser.  2012.  Comparison of piping plover foraging habitat on artificial and natural sandbars on the Missouri River.  Prairie Naturalist 44: 3–9.
  21. Gratto-Trevor, C., D. Amirault-Langlais, D. Catlin, F. Cuthbert, J. Fraser, S. Maddock, E. Roche, and F. Shaffer. 2012. Connectivity in piping plovers: Do breeding populations have distinct winter distributions? Journal of Wildlife Management 76: 348–355.
  22. Catlin, D.H., J.H. Felio*, and J.D. Fraser. 2011. Effect of great horned owl trapping on chick survival in piping plovers. Journal of Wildlife Management 75: 458-462.
  23. Catlin, D.H.*, J.D. Fraser, J.H. Felio*, and J.B. Cohen. 2011. Piping plover habitat selection and nest success on natural, managed, and engineered sandbars. Journal of Wildlife Management 75: 305–310.
  24. Cohen, J.B., B.D. Gerber, S.M. Karpanty, J.D. Fraser, and B.R. Truitt. 2011. Day and night foraging of Red Knots (Calidris canutus) during spring stopover in Virginia, USA. Waterbirds 34: 352-356.
  25. Karpanty, S.M., J.B. Cohen, J. D. Fraser, and J. Berkson. 2011. Evidence of sufficient horseshoe crab eggs for a reduced red knot population during spring migration stopover in Delaware Bay USA. Journal of Wildlife Management 75: 984-994.
  26. Catlin, D.H., R.B. Jacobson, M.H. Sherfy, M.J. Anteau, J.H. Felio, J.D. Fraser, C. Lott, T.L. Shaffer, and J.H. Stucker. 2010. Discussion of "Natural hydrograph of the Missouri River near Sioux City and the least tern and piping plover" by Donald Jorgensen. Journal of Hydrological Engineering 15: 1076–1078.
  27. Cohen, J.B.*, J.D. Fraser. 2010. Piping Plover foraging distribution and prey abundance in the pre-laying period. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 122: 578-582.
  28. Cohen, J.B., S.M. Karpanty, and J.D. Fraser. 2010. Habitat selection and behavior of Red Knots (Calidris canutus) on the New Jersey Atlantic Coast during spring stopover. Condor 112: 665-662.
  29. Fraser, J.D, S.M. Karpanty, and J.B. Cohen. 2010. Shorebirds forage disproportionately in horseshoe crab nest depressions. Waterbirds 33: 96-100.
  30. Roche, E.A., J.B. Cohen, D.H. Catlin, D.L. Amirault-Langlais, F.J. Cuthbert, C.L. Gratto-Trevor, J. Felio*, and J.D. Fraser. 2010. Range-Wide Piping Plover Survival: Correlated Patterns and Temporal Declines. Journal of Wildlife Management 74: 1784–1791.
  31. Cohen, J.B.*, L.M. Houghton, and J.D. Fraser. 2009. Nesting density and reproductive success of piping plovers in response to storm and human-created habitat changes. Wildlife Monographs. 173: 1-24
  32. Cohen J.B. S.M. Karpanty, J.D. Fraser, B.D. Watts, and B.R. Truitt. 2009. Red knot stopover in Virginia, Delaware, and New Jersey: numbers, residency, and interchange. Journal of Wildlife Management 73: 939-945.
  33. Cohen, J.B.*, S.M. Karpanty, D.H. Catlin*, J.D. Fraser, and R.A. Fischer. 2008. Winter ecology of piping plovers at Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. Waterbirds 31: 472–479.
  34. Cohen, J.B.*, E.C. Wunker, and J.D. Fraser. 2008. Substrate and Vegetation selection by nesting Piping Plovers (Charadrius melodus) in New York. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120:404-407.
  35. Le Fer, D.*, J.D. Fraser, and C.D. Kruse. 2008. Piping plover chick foraging, growth, and survival in the Great Plains. Journal of Wildlife Management 72: 682-687.
  36. Le Fer, D.*, J.D. Fraser, and C.D. Kruse. 2008. Piping plover foraging-site selection on the Missouri River. Waterbirds 31: 587-592.
  37. Karpanty, S.M, J.D. Fraser, J. Berkson, L.J. Niles, A. Dey, and E. P. Smith. 2006. Horseshoe crab eggs determine red knot distribution in Delaware Bay habitats. Journal of Wildlife Management. 70: 1704-1710.
  38. Cohen, J. B.*, J. D. Fraser, and D. H. Catlin*. 2006. Survival and site fidelity of Piping Plovers on Long Island, New York. Journal of Field Ornithology, 77(4): 409–417.
  39. Fraser, J.D., S.H. Keane,* and P. A. Buckley. 2005. Prenesting use of intertidal habitats by piping plovers on South Monomoy Island. Journal of Wildlife Management 69: 1731-1736.
  40. Elias, S.P.*, J.D. Fraser and P.A. Buckley. 2000. Piping plover brood foraging ecology on New York barrier Islands. Journal of Wildlife Management 64: 346-354.
  41. Loegering, J.P.* and J.D. Fraser. 1995. Ghost crab preys on piping plover chick. Wilson Bulletin 107: 768-769.
  42. Loegering, J.P.* and J.D. Fraser. 1995. Piping plover survival in different brood-rearing habitats. Journal of Wildlife Management 59: 646-655.
  43. Patterson, M.E.*, J.D. Fraser, and J.W. Roggenbuck. Factors affecting piping plover productivity on Assateague Island. 1991. Journal of Wildlife Management 55: 526-531.
  44. Patterson, M.E.*, J.D. Fraser, and J.W. Roggenbuck. 1990. Piping plover ecology, management and research needs. Virginia Journal of Science 41: 419-426.

*student author