Selected References (Birds)
Listed below are several references that are useful for identifying Birds and their ecology.
Beals, J., and W. Melquist. 1995. Idaho bald eagle nesting report, 1995. Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise. 23pp.
Bechard, M.J., K.D. Hague-Bechard, and D.H. Porter. 1986. Historical and current distributions of Swainson's and Ferruginous Hawks in southern Idaho. Dept. Biology, Boise St. Univ., Boise. 58pp.
Brody, A. 1992. The sociality of pinon jays with and without pinon pine. M.S. Thesis, Idaho St. Univ., Pocatello. 179pp.
Carlson, G.E. and C.H. Trost. 1992. Sex determination of the whooping crane by analysis of vocalizations. Condor 94:532-536.
Cassirer, E.F., C.R. Groves, and R.L. Wallen. 1991. Distribution and population status of Harlequin Ducks in Idaho. Wilson Bull. 103:723-725.
Collopy, M.S. 1984. Parental care and feeding ecology of golden eagle nestlings. Auk 101:753-760.
Connelly, J.W., W.L. Wakkinen, A.D. Apa, and K.P. Reese. 1991. Sage grouse use of nest sites in southeastern Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 55:521-524.
Craig, T.H. and C.H. Trost. 1979. The biology and nesting density of breeding American Kestrels and Long-eared Owls on the Big Lost River, southeastern Idaho. Wilson Bull. 91:50-61.
Douglas, D.C., J.T. Ratti, R.A. Black, and J.R. Alldredge. 1992. Avian habitat associations in riparian zones of Idaho's Centennial Mountains. Wilson Bull. 104:485-500.
Edelman, F.B. 1995. Ecology of Merriam's wild turkeys in west central Idaho. M.S. Thesis, Univ. of Idaho, Moscow. 168pp.
Ellsworth, E.A., J.E. Emerson, J.R. Belthoff, and J. Doremus. 1994. Post-fledging movements and dispersal timing of western screech owls. Pp. 285-288 in K. Steenhof, Ed., Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, 1994 Annual Rep., USDI Bur. Land Mange., Boise District.
Engel, K.A. and L.S. Young. 1992. Movements and habitat use by common ravens from roost sites in southwestern Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 56:596-602.
Fitch, T. and C.H. Trost. 1985. Nesting status of the common loon in Idaho. Dept. Biol. Sciences, Idaho St. Univ., Pocatello. 23pp.
Findholt, S. and C.H. Trost. 1985. Organochlorine pollutants, eggshell thickness, and reproductive success of Black-crowned Hight-Herons in Idaho, 1979. Colonial Waterbirds 8:32-41.
Findholt, S. 1984. Organochlorine residues, eggshell thickness, and reproductive success of snowy egrets nesting in Idaho. Condor 86:163-169.
Franklin, A.B. 1988. Breeding biology of the Great Gray Owl in southeastern Idaho and northwestern Wyoming. Condor 90:689-696.
Frederick, G.P. and T.L. Moore. 1991. Distribution and habitat of white-headed woodpeckers (Picoides albolarvatus) in west-central Idaho. Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise. 32pp.
Frounfelker, C.R. 1977. Prey selection of the great horned owl with reference to habitat and prey availability. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 62pp.
Gadwa, G.U. 1977. Experimental transplanting of wild wood duck hens and broods in northern Idaho. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 33pp.
Gale, R.S., E.O. Garton, and I.J. Ball. 1987. The history, ecology, and management of the Rocky Mountain population of trumpeter swans. Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise. 314pp.
Gazda, R.J. 1994. Duck productivity and nest predation in southeastern Idaho. M.S. Thesis, Univ. of Montana, Missoula. 61pp.
Hayward, G.D. 1983. Resource partitioning among six forest owls in The River of No Return Wilderness, Idaho. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 132pp.
Hayward, G.D., P.H. Hayward, and E.O. Garton. 1993. Ecology of boreal owls in the northern Rocky Mountains, USA. Wildl. Mono. 59.
Heekin, P.E., R. Guse, C. Connell, K.P. Reese, and P.M. Zager. 1993. Mountain quail ecology -- job progress report, Study I, Job I. Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise. 15pp.
Hejl, S.J. and L.C. Paige. 1993. Birds in continuous and fragmented forests of western red cedar/western hemlock in northern Idaho: a preliminary assessment. Draft manuscript, USDA Forest Service Inter. Res. Sta., Missoula. 18pp.
Hejl, S.J. and R.E. Woods. 1990. Bird assemblages in old-growth and rotation-aged Douglas-fir/Ponderosa pine stands in the northern Rocky Mountains: a preliminary assessment. Pp. 93-100 in D.M. Baumgartner and J.E. Lotan, eds. Proceedings of a Symposium on Interior Douglas-fir: the species and its management. Feb 27, 1990, Spokane, WA.
Holthuijzen, A.M.A. 1990. Behavior and productivity of nesting prairie falcons in relation to construction activities at Swan Falls Dam. Final Report. Idaho Power Co., Boise. 77pp.
Hutto, R.L. 1993. Effects of clearcutting and fragmentation on the birds of a western coniferous forest. Final report to the Clearwater National Forest., Univ. Montana, Missoula. 13pp.
Jenni, D., R.L. Redmond, and T. Bicak. 1982. Behavioral ecology and habitat relationships of Long-billed Curlews in western Idaho. USDI Bur. Land Manage. Boise District, Boise. 234 pp.
Johnson, D.R. and W.E. Melquist. 1991. Wintering distribution and dispersal of northern Idaho and eastern Washington ospreys. J. Field Ornithol. 62:517-520.
Knick, S.T. and J.T. Rotenberry. 1995. Landscape characterization of fragmented shrubsteppe habitats in breeding passerines. Conser. Biology 9:1059-1071.
Krohn, W.B. and E.G. Bizeau. 1980. The Rocky Mountain population of the western Canada goose: its distribution, habitat and management. USDI Fish and Wildl. Serv. Spec. Sci. Rpt. Wildl. No. 229. 93pp.
Langelier, L. 1983. Habitat selection of common breeding bird species in western spruce budworm outbreaks. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 199pp.
Leptich, D.J. 1992. Winter habitat use by hen pheasants in southern Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 56:367-380.
Levine, E., W. Melquist, and J. Beals. 1995. Idaho peregrine falcon survey, nest monitoring, and release program, 1995. Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise 25pp.
Marks, J.S., J.H. Doremus, and R.J. Cannings. 1989. Polygyny in the Northern Saw- whet Owl. Auk 106:732-734.
Marks, J.S. and V.S. Marks. 1987. Habitat selection by Columbian sharp-tailed grouse in west-central Idaho. USDI Bur. Land Manage., Boise District, U.S. Govt. Report 792-057/40, 019, Boise. 115pp.
Marks, J.S. 1986. Nest-site characteristics and reproductive success of long-eared owls in southwestern Idaho. Wilson Bull. 98:547-560.
Marks, J.S., J.H. Doremus, and A.R. Bammann. 1980. Black-throated Sparrows breeding in Idaho. Murrelet 61:112-113.
Martin, J.W. 1987. Behavior and habitat use of breeding Northern Harriers in southwestern Idaho. J. Raptor Res. 21:57-66.
Marti, C.D. 1988. A long-term study of food-niche dynamics in the common barn- owl: comparisons within and between populations. Can. J. Zool. 66:1803-1812.
McCoy, M. 1993. Breeding bird survey of clearcut, prescribed burn, and seral/old growth stands of western juniper. USDI Bur. Land Manage., Boise District, Challenge Cost Share Project Report, Boise. 19pp.
Medin, D.E. and W.P. Clary. 1990. Bird and small mammal populations in a grazed and ungrazed riparian habitat in Idaho. USDA Forest Service Inter. Res. Sta. Res. Paper INT-245, Boise. 8pp.
Medin, D.E. and G.D. Booth. 1989. Responses of birds and small mammals to single-tree selection logging in Idaho. USDA Forest Service Int. Res. Station Res. Paper INT-408, Boise. 11pp.
Medin, D.E. 1985. Densities and nesting heights of breeding birds in a Idaho Douglas-fir forest. Northwest Sci. 59:45-52.
Mendel, G.W. 1979. The hungarian partridge in the Palouse Region of Northern Idaho. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 161pp.
Moore, T.L. and G.D. Frederick. 1991. Distribution and habitat of flammulated owls (Otus flammeolus) in west-central Idaho. Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise. 28pp.
Mullins, W.H. and E.G. Bizeau. 1978. Summer foods of sandhill cranes in Idaho. Auk 95:175-178.
Oelklaus, W.F. III. 1976. Chukar partridge dispersion along the middle and lower Snake and Columbia Rivers. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 56pp.
Olson, R.A., T. Craig, and E. Craig. 1978. Recent records of the barred owl, Strix varia, in Northern Idaho. J. Id. Acad. Sci. 14:24-25.
Patla, S. 1991. Northern Goshawk monitoring project report #2. USDA Targhee National Forest, St. Anthony. 42 pp.
Peterson, K.L. and L.B. Best. 1991. Nest-site selection by Sage Thrashers in southeastern Idaho. Great Basin Nat. 51:261-266.
Peterson, K.L. and L.B. Best. 1985. Brewer's sparrow nest-site characteristics in sagebrush community. J. Field Ornith. 56:23-27.
Peterson, K.L. and L.B. Best. 1985. Nest-site selection by Sage Sparrows. Condor 87:217-221.
Peterson, S.R. 1982. A preliminary survey of forest bird communities in northern Idaho. Northwest Sci. 56:287-298.
Reeves, H.M., R.E. Tomlinson, and J.C. Bartonek. 1993. Population characteristics and trends in the western management unit. Pp. 341-376 in T.S. Basket et al., eds. Ecology and management of the mourning dove. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA.
Reynolds, T.D. and C.H. Trost. 1981. Grazing, crested wheatgrass, and bird populations in southeastern Idaho. Northwest Sci. 55:225-234.
Rich, T. 1986. Habitat and nest-site selection by burrowing owls in the sagebrush steppe of Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 50:548-555.
Rich, T. 1981. Second breeding locale for the blue grosbeak in Idaho. Murrelet 62:91-92.
Rich, T.D. 1978. Cowbird parasitism of Sage and Brewer's Sparrows. Condor 80:348.
Rivest, T.A. 1994. Short-eared owl mortality between mid-nestling age and dispersal. Pp. 296-304 in K. Steenhof, ed., Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, 1994 Annual Report. USDI Bur. Land Manage., Boise District.
Saab, V.A. 1996. Influences of spatial scale and land-use practices on habitat relationships of breeding birds in cottonwood riparian forests. Ph.D. Dissertation, Univ. Colorado, Boulder. 140 pp.
Saab, V.A. and J. Dudley. 1995. Nest usurpation and cavity use by Lewis' Woodpecker. USDA Forest Service Inter. Res. Sta. Rep., Boise. 13pp.
Saab, V. and C.R. Groves. 1992. Idaho's migratory landbirds: description, habitats, and conservation. Nongame Wildlife Leaflet #10, Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise. 16pp.
Schultz, G.A. 1978. Barrow's Goldeneyes nesting in central Idaho. Murrelet 59:107- 108.
Sharp, B. 1986. Management guidelines for the Willow Flycatcher. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland. 21pp.
Stauffer, D.F. and S.R. Peterson. 1985. Ruffed and blue grouse habitat use in southeastern Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 49:459-466.
Steenhof, K. and M.N. Kochert. 1988. Dietary responses of three raptor species to changing prey densities in a natural environment. J. Animal Ecol. 57:37-48.
Stephens, D.A., C. Webb, and C.H. Trost. 1990. First report of nesting lesser goldfinch in Idaho. Western Birds 21(1): 33-34.
Stone, E.R. 1991. The sociology of North American Black-billed Magpies (Pica pica hudsonia). Ph.D. Dissertation, Idaho St. Univ., Pocatello. 71pp.
Taylor, D.M. and C.H. Trost. 1987. The status of rare birds in Idaho. Murrelet 68:69-93.
Taylor, D.M. and C.H. Trost. 1985. The Common Grackle in Idaho. Am. Birds 39:217-218.
Trost, C.H. 1994. The status and distribution of colonial water birds in northern Idaho and selected species in southern Idaho, 1994. Dept. Biol. Sciences, Idaho St. Univ., Pocatello. 31pp.
Trost, C.H. and A. Gerstell. 1994. Status and distribution of colonial nesting waterbirds in southern Idaho, 1993. Dept. Biol. Sciences, Idaho St. Univ., Pocatello. 101pp.
Trost, C.H. and A. Gerstell. 1994. Status and distribution of colonial nesting waterbirds in southern Idaho, 1993. Dept. Biol. Sciences, Idaho St. Univ., Pocatello. 74pp.
Woods, C.P. and T.J. Cade. 1996. Nesting habits of the loggerhead shrike in sagebrush. Condor 98:75-81.