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Van Wilgenburg, S. L., P. Sólymos, K. J. Kardynal, and M. D. Frey. 2017. Paired sampling standardizes point count data from humans and acoustic recorders. Avian Conservation and Ecology 12(1):13. [PDF]


Ball J. R., P. Sólymos, F. K. A. Schmiegelow, S. Haché, J. Schieck, and E. M. Bayne. 2016. Regional habitat needs of a nationally listed species, Canada Warbler (Cardellina canadensis), in Alberta, Canada. Avian Conservation and Ecology 11(2):10.  [PDF]


Bayne, E. M., L. Leston, C. L. Mahon, P. Sólymos, C. S. Machtans, H. Lankau, J. R. Ball, S. L. Van Wilgenburg, S. G. Cumming, T. Fontaine, F. K. A. Schmiegelow, and S. J. Song. 2016. Boreal bird abundance estimates within different energy sector disturbances vary with point count radius. Condor 118:376–390. [PDF]


Mahon, C. L., G. Holloway, P. Sólymos, S. G. Cumming, E. M. Bayne, F. K. A. Schmiegelow, and S. J. Song. 2016. Community structure and niche characteristics of upland and lowland western boreal birds at multiple spatial scales. Forest Ecology and Management 361:99-116. [PDF]


Stralberg, D., S. M. Matsuoka, C. M. Handel, F. K. A. Schmiegelow, A. Hamann, and E. M. Bayne. 2016. Biogeography of boreal passerine range dynamics in western North America: past, present, and future. Ecography. [early view].


Barker, N. K. S., P. C. Fontaine, S. G. Cumming, D. Stralberg, A. Westwood, E. M. Bayne, P. Sólymos, F. K. A. Schmiegelow, S. J. Song, and D. J. Rugg. 2015. Ecological monitoring through harmonizing existing data: Lessons from the Boreal Avian Modelling Project. Wildlife Society Bulletin 39:480-487. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wsb.567/abstract. [PDF]

Cumming, S. G., C. R. Drever, M. Houle, J. Cosco, P. Racine, E. Bayne, and F. K. A. Schmiegelow.
2015. A gap analysis of tree species representation in the protected areas of the Canadian boreal forest: applying a new assemblage of digital Forest Resource Inventory data. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45:163-173. [PDF]

Stralberg, D., E. M. Bayne, S. G. Cumming, P. Sólymos, S. J. Song, and F. K. A. Schmiegelow.
2015. Conservation of future boreal forest bird communities considering lags in vegetation response to climate change: a modified refugia approach. Diversity and Distributions 21:1112-1128. [PDF]

Stralberg, D., S. M. Matsuoka, A. Hamann, E. M. Bayne, P. Sólymos, F. Schmiegelow, X. Wang, S. G. Cumming, and S. J. Song.
2015. Projecting boreal bird responses to climate change: The signal exceeds the noise. Ecological Applications. [PDF]



Barker, NK, SG Cumming, M Darveau. 2014. Models to predict the distribution and abundance of breeding ducks in Canada. Avian Conservation and Ecology 9(2): 7. DOI: 10.5751/ACE-00699-090207. http://www.ace-eco.org/vol9/iss2/art7/

Mahon, CL, EM Bayne, P Sólymos, SM Matsuoka, M Carlson, E Dzus, FKA Schmiegelow, SG Cumming,and SJ Song. 2014. Does expected future landscape condition support proposed population objectives for boreal birds? Forest Ecology and Management, 312:28-39.

Matsuoka, SM, CL Mahon, CM Handel, P Sólymos, EM Bayne, P Fontaine, and CJ Ralph. 2014 Reviving common standards in point-count surveys for broad inference across studies. The Condor: November 2014, Vol. 116, No. 4, pp. 599-608.doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1650/CONDOR-14-108.1

Cumming SG, D Stralberg, K Lefevre, P Solymos, EM Bayne, T Fontaine, D Mazerolle, FKA Schmiegelow, and SJ Song. 2014. Climate and vegetation hierarchically structure patterns of songbird distribution in the Canadian boreal region. Ecography. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00299.x.  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00299.x/abstract



Solymos P, SM Matsuoka, EM Bayne, SR Lele, P Fontiane, S Cumming, D Stralberg, FKA Schmiegelow, SJ Song. 2013 Calibrating indices of avian density from non-standardized survey data: making the most of messy situation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. DOI:10.1111/2041-210X.12106 published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/2041-210X.12106/abstract



Matsuoka SM, EM Bayne, P Solymos, PC Fontaine, SG Cumming, FKA Schmiegelow, SJ Song. 2012. Using binomial distance-sampling models to estimate the effective detection radius of point-count surveys across Boreal Canada. The Auk 129(2): 268-282. DOI: 10.1525/auk.2012.11190.

Solymos P, SR Lele. 2012. Global pattern and location variation in species-area relationships. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21:109-120. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00655.x.

Lele SR, M Moreno, E Bayne. 2012. Dealing with detection error in site occupancy surveys: what can we do with a single survey? Journal of Plant Ecology 5:22-31. DOI 10.1093/jpe/rtr042.



Cumming SG, KL Lefevre, E Bayne, T Fontaine, FKA Schmiegelow, SJ Song. 2010. Toward conservation of Canada's boreal forest avifauna: design and application of ecological models at continental extents. Avian Conservation and Ecology 5(2):8. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ACE-00406-050208 . PDF: http://www.ace-eco.org/vol5/iss2/art8/ACE-ECO-2010-406.pdf .

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