Papers

2015

Fronczak, D. L, D. E. Andersen, E. E. Hanna, and T. R. Cooper. 2015. Annual survival rate estimate of satellite-transmitter-marked eastern population greater sandhill cranes. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. Online early paper. PDF

 

Hanna, E. E., M. S. Schummer, and S. A. Petrie. 2015. Evaluation of vacuum technique to estimate abundance of waste barley. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. Online early paper. PDF

 

Holman, K. L., M. L. Schummer, S. A. Petrie, Y-W. Chen, and N. Belize. 2015. Inorganic contaminants, nutrient reserves and molt intensity in autumn migrant red-necked grebes (Podiceps grinsegena) at Georgian Bay. Archives of Environmental Toxicology. PDF

 

Messmer, D. J., S. A. Petrie, S. S. Badzinski, M. L. Gloutney, and M. L. Schummer. 2015. Habitat associations of breeding mallards and Canada geese in southern Ontario, Canada. Wildlife Society Bulletin DOI: 10.1002/wsb.550. PDF

 

Payne, A. M., M. L. Schummer, and S. A. Petrie. 2015. Patterns of molt in long-tailed ducks (Clangula hyemalis) during autumn and winter in the Great Lakes region, Canada. Waterbirds 38(2): 195-200. PDF

 

Richman, S. E., J. O. Leafloor, W. H. Karasov, and S. R. McWilliams. 2015. Ecological implications of reduced forage quality on growth and survival of sympatric geese. Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 284-298. PDF

 

2014

Hagy, H. M., J. N. Straub, M. L. Schummer, and R. M. Kaminski. 2014. Annual variation in food densities and factors affecting wetland use by waterfowl in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Wildfowl Special Issue 4: 436-450.

 

 

Schummer, M. L., J. Cohen, R. M. Kaminski, M. E. Brown, and C. L. Wax. 2014. Atmospheric teleconnections and Eurasian snow cover as predictors of a weather severity index in relation to Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  autumn-winter migration. 2014. Wildfowl Special Issue 4: 451-469. PDF

 

2013

Ware, L. L., B. T. Naumann, P. L. Wilson, S. A. Petrie, and M. L. Schummer. 2013. A lift-net method for capturing diving and sea ducks. Wildlife Society Bulletin 9999: 1-4. PDF

 

Jobin, B. M., J. Mazerolle, N. D. Bartok, and R. Bazin. 2013. Least Bittern occupancy dynamics and detectability in Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 125: 62-69. PDF

 

Brady, C., S. A. Petrie, M. L. Schummer, S. S. Badzinski, N. Belzile, and Y-W. Chen. 2013. Effects of dietary selenium on health and survival of captive wintering lesser scaup. Environmental Pollution 175: 8-15. PDF

 

2012

Schummer, M. L., J. Palfram, E. McNaughton, T. Barney, and S. A. Petrie. 2012. Comparisons of birds, aquatic macroinvertebrate, and plant communities among dredged ponds and natural wetland habitats at Long Point, Lake Erie, Ontario. Wetlands DOI 10.1007/s13157-012-0328-2. PDF

 

Meyer, S. W., S. S. Badzinski, M. L. Schummer, and C. M. Sharp. 2012. Changes in summer abundance and distribution of mute swans along the lower Great Lakes of Ontario 1986-2011. Ontario Birds 30: 48-63. PDF

 

Ware, L. L., S. A. Petrie, R. C. Bailey, S. S. Badzinski, M. L. Schummer, Y-W. Chen, and N. Belzile. 2012. Effects of elevated selenium on body condition, oxidative stress, and organ health in greater scaup wintering on Lake Ontario. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36: 506-511.

 

Schummer, M. L., S. A. Petrie, R. C. Bailey, and S. S. Badzinski. 2012. Factors affecting lipid reserves and foraging activity of bufflehead, common goldeneye, and long-tail ducks during winter at Lake Ontario. 114: 62-74. PDF

 

Schummer, M. L., S. A. Petrie, S. S. Badzinski, Y-W. Chen, and N. Belize. 2012. Hepatic concentrations of inorganic contaminents and their relationship with nutrient reserves in autumn-migrant common loons at Lake Erie. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 62 704-713. PDF

 

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2011

Badzinski, S. S., L. Kennedy, S. A. Petrie, and M. L. Schummer. 2011. Variation in body composition and digestive organs of tundra swans during migration at Long Point, Lake Erie, Ontario. Waterbirds 34:468-475. PDF

 

Schummer, M. L., I. Fife, S. A. Petrie, and S. S. Badzinski. 2011. Artifact ingestion in sea ducks wintering at northeastern Lake Ontario. Waterbirds 34:51-58. PDF

 

Schummer, M. L., S. A. Petrie, S. S. Badzinski, M. Deming, Y-W. Chen, and N. Belzile. 2011. Elemental contaminants in livers of mute swans on Lakes Erie and St. Clair.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. PDF

 


2010

Ashley, E. P., K. A. Hobson, S. L. Van Wilgenburg, N. North and S. A. Petrie. 2010. Linking Canadian harvested juvenile American black ducks to their natal areas using stable isotope (δD, δ13C, and δ15N) methods.  Avian Conservation and Ecology.  PDF

 

Meyer, S. W., S. S. Badzinski, S. A. Petrie, and C. D. Ankney. 2010.  Seasonal abundance and species richness of birds using common reed, cattail and meadow marsh habitats at Long Point, Lake Erie, Ontario. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:1559-1567. PDF

 

Ware, L. L., S. A. Petrie, S. S. Badzinski, and R. C. Bailey. 2010. Selenium concentrations in greater scaup and dreissenid mussels during winter on western Lake Ontario. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. PDF

 

Wilkins, K. A., R. A. Malecki, P. J. Sullivan, J. C. Fuller, J. P. Dunn, L. J. Hidman, G. R. Costanzo, S. A. Petrie, and D. Luszcz. 2010. Population structure of tundra swans wintering in eastern North America. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:1107-1111. PDF

 


2009

Badzinski, S. S., P. L. Flint, K. B. Gorman, and S. A. Petrie. 2009. Relationships between hepatic trace element concentrations, reproductive status, and body condition of female greater scaup. Environmental Pollution 157:1886-1893. PDF


Schummer, M. L., and Badzinski, S. S. 2009. Selenium Accumulation in Sea Ducks Wintering at Lake Ontario. Archives of Environmental Contaminants and Toxicology 58: 854-862. PDF

 


2008

Allard, K. A., M. L. Mallory, K. L. Wilcox, and M. R. Forbes. Prebasic moult initiation and progress in northern fulmars of the High Arctic: do moult and breeding overlap? Polar Biology 31:181-188. PDF

 

Badzinski, S.S., R.J. Cannings, T.E. Armenta, J. Komaromi, & P.J.A. Davidson. 2008. Monitoring coastal bird populations in B.C. The first five years of the Coastal Waterbird Survey (1999-2004). British Columbia Birds 17:1-36. PDF

 

Bailey, M., S. A. Petrie, and S. S. Badzinski. 2008. Diet of Mute Swans in Lower Great Lakes Coastal Marshes. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:726-732. PDF

 

Timmermans, S. T. A., S. S. Badzinski, and J. W. Ingram. 2008. Associations between breeding marsh bird abundances and Great Lakes hydrology. Journal of Great Lakes Research 34:351-364. PDF

 


Schummer, M, S. Petrie, R. C. Bailey. 2008. Interaction Between Macroinvertebrate Abundance and Habitat Use by Diving Ducks During Winter on Northeastern Lake Ontario. Journal of Great Lakes Research 34:54-71. PDF

 


Schummer,M. L., S. A. Petrie and R. C. Bailey. 2008. Dietary overlap of sympatric diving ducks during winter on northeastern Lake Ontario. Auk 125:425-433. PDF

 


2007

Petrie, S. A., S. S. Badzinski, and K. G. Drouillard. 2007. Contaminants in Lesser and Greater Scaup staging on the lower Great Lakes. Archives of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology 52:580-589. PDF

 

Ashley, E. P., A. Kosloski, S. A. Petrie, and R. C. Bailey. 2007. Incidence of intentional vehicle-reptile collisions. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 12:1-7. PDF

 

Ashley, E. P., S. A. Petrie, N. R. North, and R. C. Bailey. 2007. Tertial and upper wing covert molt in young American black ducks. Waterbirds 30: 433-440. PDF

 

Bowen, J. E., and S. A. Petrie. 2007. Incidence of artifact ingestion in Mute Swans and Tundra Swans on the lower Great Lakes. Ardea 95:135-142. PDF

 

Raeside, R. A., S. A. Petrie and T. D. Nudds. 2007. Waterfowl abundance and diversity in relation to season, wetland characteristics, and land use in semi-arid South Africa. African Zoology 42:80-90. PDF

 


2006

 

Ashley, E. P., N. R. North., and S. A. Petrie. 2006. Age determination of American Black Ducks in winter and spring. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:1401-1410. PDF

 

Badzinski, S. S., and S. A. Petrie. 2006. Greater and Lesser Scaup diets during fall and spring on the lower Great Lakes. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:664-674. PDF

 

Badzinski, S. S., and S. A. Petrie. 2006. Lesser Scaup spring nutrient reserve dynamics on the lower Great Lakes. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:395-407. PDF

 

Badzinski, S. S. and S. T. A Timmermans. 2006. Factors influencing productivity of Common Loons (Gavia immer) breeding on circumneutral lakes in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Hydrobiologia 567:215-226. PDF

 

Badzinski, S. S., C. D. Ankney, and S. A. Petrie. 2006. Influence of migrant Tundra Swans (Cygnus columbianus) and Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) on aquatic vegetation at Long Point, Lake Erie. Hydrobiologia 567:195-211. PDF

 

Demendi, M., and S. A. Petrie. 2006. Shot ingestion in scaup on the lower Great Lakes after nontoxic shot regulations in Canada. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4): 1101-1106. PDF

 


2005

Badzinski, S. S. 2005. Social influences on tundra swan activities during migration. Waterbirds 28:316-325. PDF

 

Ross, R. K., S. A. Petrie, S. S. Badzinski, and A. Mullie. 2005. Autumn diet of Greater Scaup, Lesser Scaup, and Long-tailed Ducks on eastern Lake Ontario prior to zebra mussel invasion. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:81-91. PDF

 

Petrie, S. A. 2005. Spring body condition, moult status, diet and behaviour of White-faced Whistling Ducks in northern South Africa. African Zoology 40:83-92. PDF

 

2004

Petrie, S. A., and K. H. Rogers. 2004. Nutrient-reserve dynamics of breeding White-faced Whistling Ducks breeding in semi-arid South Africa. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:1082-1090. PDF

 


2003

Badzinski, S. S. 2003. Dominance relations and agonistic behavior of Tundra Swans during migration. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81: 727-733. PDF

 

Craigie, O, and S. A. Petrie. 2003. Moult intensity and chronology of Tundra Swans during spring and fall migration at Long Point, Lake Erie, Ontario. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81: 1057-1062. PDF

 

Petrie, S. A., and C. M. Francis. 2003. Rapid increase in the lower Great Lakes population of feral Mute Swans: A review and a recommendation. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31: 407-416. PDF

 

Petrie, S. A., and K. L. Wilcox. 2003. Migration Chronology of Eastern Population Tundra Swans. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81: 861-870. PDF

 

Wilcox, K. L. S. A. Petrie, L. A. Maynard, and S. W. Meyer. 2003. Historical distribution and abundance of Phragmites australis at Long Point, Ontario. Journal of Great  Lakes Research 29:664-680. PDF

 


2002

Petrie, S. A., S. S. Badzinski, and K. L. Wilcox. 2002. Population trends and habitat use of Tundra Swans staging at Long Point, Lake Erie. Waterbirds: 25:143-149. PDF

 

2000

Knapton, R. W., S. A. Petrie., and G. Herring. 2000. Human disturbance of waterfowl on Long Point Bay, Lake Erie. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 28: 923-930. PDF

 

Mitchell, J. S., R. C. Bailey, R. W. Knapton. 2000. Effects of predation by fish and wintering ducks on dreissenid mussels at Nanticoke, Lake Erie. EcoScience 7(4): 398-409. PDF

 

Petrie, S. A. 2000. Winter and spring foods of White-faced Whistling Ducks in northern KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Research. 30:96-101. PDF

 

1999

Knapton, R. W., and S. A. Petrie. 1999. Changes in distribution and abundance of submerged marcophytes in Long Point’s Inner Bay, Lake Erie: implications for foraging waterfowl. Journal of Great Lakes Research 25: 783-798. PDF

 

Mitchell, J. S., R. C. Bailey, R. W. Knapton. 1999. Sources of bias in the use of shell fragments to estimate the size of zebra and quagga mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and D. bugensis). Canadian Journal of Zoology 77(6): 910-916. PDF

 

Petrie, S. A., and R. W. Knapton. 1999. Rapid increase and subsequent decline of zebra and quagga mussels in Long Point Bay, Lake Erie; possible influence of waterfowl predation. Journal of Great Lakes Research 25:772-782. PDF

 

1996

Mitchell, J. S., R. C. Bailey, R. W. Knapton. 1996. Abundance of Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis in a warm water plume: effects of depth and temperature. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 53(8): 1705-1712. PDF


1994

Enright, L. 1994. Biological significance of the white and grey colour morphs of the mute swan. Ontario Birds 12(1): 19-26.

 

Knapton, R. W., and K. Pauls. 1994.  Fall Food Habits of American Wigeon at Long Point, Lake Erie, Ontario.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 20(1): 271-276. PDF

 

Mitchell, J. S., R. C. Bailey, R. W. Knapton. 1994. Impact of waterfowl and fish predation on zebra and quagga mussel populations at Nanticoke, Lake Erie. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 75(2 Part 2): 156.

 

1993

Knapton, R. W. 1993. Population status and reproductive biology of the Mute Swan, Cygnus olor, at Long Point, Lake Erie, Ontario. Canadian Field-Naturalist 107(3): 354-356.

 

Richardson, M., and R. W. Knapton. 1993. Regional use, selection, and nesting success of Wood Ducks, Aix sponsa, using nest boxes in Ontario. Canadian Field-Naturalist 107(3): 293-304.

 

1992

Prince, H. H., P. I. Padding, and R. W. Knapton. 1992. Waterfowl use of the Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 18(4): 673-699. PDF

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