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Bloodmeal, Host Selection, and Genetic Admixture Analyses of Culex pipiens Complex (Diptera: Culicidae) Mosquitoes in Chicago, IL

Kothera, L., Mutebi, J. P., Kenney, J. L., Saxton-Shaw, K., Ward, M. P., Savage, H. M. & Hamer, G., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of medical entomology. 57, 1, p. 78-87 10 p.

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Cascade of ecological consequences for West Nile virus transmission when aquatic macrophytes invade stormwater habitats

MacKay, A. J., Muturi, E., Ward, M. P. & Allan, B. F., Jan 1 2016, In : Ecological Applications. 26, 1, p. 219-232 14 p.

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Changes in bird distributions in Illinois, USA, over the 20th century were driven by use of alternative rather than primary habitats

Ward, M. P., Stodola, K. W., Walk, J. W., Benson, T. J., Deppe, J. L. & Brawn, J. D., Aug 1 2018, In : Condor. 120, 3, p. 622-631 10 p.

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Changes in seroprevalence of West Nile virus across Illinois in free-ranging birds from 2001 through 2004

Beveroth, T. A., Ward, M. P., Lampman, R. L., Ringia, A. M. & Novak, R. J., Jan 1 2006, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 74, 1, p. 174-179 6 p.

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Consequences of using conspecific attraction in avian conservation: A case study of endangered colonial waterbirds

Ward, M. P., Semel, B., Jablonski, C., Deutsch, C., Giammaria, V., Miller, S. B. & McGuire, B. M., Dec 1 2011, In : Waterbirds. 34, 4, p. 476-480 5 p.

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Conspecific attraction and the conservation of territorial songbirds

Ward, M. P. & Schlossberg, S., Apr 1 2004, In : Conservation Biology. 18, 2, p. 519-525 7 p.

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Conveying information with one song type: Changes in dawn song performance correspond to different female breeding stages

Zhang, V. Y., Celis-Murillo, A. & Ward, M. P., Jan 2 2016, In : Bioacoustics. 25, 1, p. 19-28 10 p.

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Design, implementation, and evaluation of EnviroMic: A storage-centric audio sensor network

Luo, L., Cao, Q., Huang, C., Wang, L., Abdelzaher, T. F., Stankovic, J. A. & Ward, M., May 1 2009, In : ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks. 5, 3, p. 1-35 35 p.

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Development of activity rates in fledgling songbirds: When do young birds begin to behave like adults?

Jones, T. M., Brawn, J. D. & Ward, M. P., Jan 1 2018, In : Behaviour. 155, 5, p. 337-350 14 p.

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Does no-till soybean farming provide any benefits for birds?

VanBeek, K. R., Brawn, J. D. & Ward, M. P., Mar 1 2014, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 185, p. 59-64 6 p.

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Does the roosting behavior of birds affect transmission dynamics of West Nile virus?

Ward, M. P., Raim, A., Yaremych-Hamer, S., Lampman, R. & Novak, R. J., Dec 1 2006, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 75, 2, p. 350-355 6 p.

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Does the size and developmental stage of traits at fledging reflect juvenile flight ability among songbirds?

Jones, T. M., Benson, T. J. & Ward, M. P., Dec 19 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Functional Ecology.

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Do seasonal patterns of rat snake (Pantherophis obsoletus) and black racer (Coluber constrictor) activity predict avian nest predation?

DeGregorio, B. A., Weatherhead, P. J., Ward, M. P. & Sperry, J. H., Apr 1 2016, In : Ecology and Evolution. 6, 7, p. 2034-2043 10 p.

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Do songbirds attend to song categories when selecting breeding habitat? A case study with a wood warbler

Kelly, J. K. & Ward, M. P., Jan 1 2017, In : Behaviour. 154, 11, p. 1123-1144 22 p.

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Effectiveness and utility of acoustic recordings for surveying tropical birds

Celis-Murillo, A., Deppe, J. L. & Ward, M. P., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Field Ornithology. 83, 2, p. 166-179 14 p.

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Effect of conspecific attraction on the presence of Northern Bobwhites

Merrill, L., Tyndel, S. A., Ward, M. P., Benson, T. J. & Sperry, J. H., Jun 1 2020, In : Journal of Field Ornithology. 91, 2, p. 189-198 10 p.

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Effects of connectivity and regional dynamics on restoration of small mammal communities in midwestern grasslands

Mulligan, M. P., Schooley, R. L. & Ward, M. P., Nov 1 2013, In : Restoration Ecology. 21, 6, p. 678-685 8 p.

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Effects of temperature, moon phase, and prey on nocturnal activity in Ratsnakes: An automated telemetry study

Sperry, J. H., Ward, M. P. & Weatherhead, P. J., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Herpetology. 47, 1, p. 105-111 7 p.

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Estimating apparent survival of songbirds crossing the Gulf of Mexico during autumn migration

Ward, M. P., Benson, T. J., Deppe, J., Zenzal, T. J., Diehl, R. H., Celis-Murillo, A., Bolus, R. & Moore, F. R., Oct 24 2018, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 285, 1889, 20181747.

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Evaluation of automated radio telemetry for quantifying movements and home ranges of snakes

Ward, M. P., Sperry, J. H. & Weatherhead, P. J., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of Herpetology. 47, 2, p. 337-345 9 p.

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Evaluation of conspecific attraction as a management tool across several species of anurans

Buxton, V. L., Ward, M. P. & Sperry, J. H., Mar 1 2018, In : Diversity. 10, 1, 6.

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Fat, weather, and date affect migratory songbirds' departure decisions, routes, and time it takes to cross the Gulf of Mexico

Deppe, J. L., Ward, M. P., Bolus, R. T., Diehl, R. H., Celis-Murillo, A., Zenzal, T. J., Moore, F. R., Benson, T. J., Smolinsky, J. A., Schofield, L. N., Enstrom, D. A., Paxton, E. H., Bohrer, G., Beveroth, T. A., Raim, A., Obringer, R. L., Delaney, D. & Cochran, W. W., Nov 17 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 46, p. E6331-E6338

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Field-based estimates of avian mortality from West Nile Virus infection

Ward, M. P., Beveroth, T. A., Lampman, R., Raim, A., Enstrom, D. & Novak, R., Nov 1 2010, In : Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 10, 9, p. 909-913 5 p.

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Field Verification of Original and Updated National Wetlands Inventory Maps in three Metropolitan Areas in Illinois, USA

Matthews, J. W., Skultety, D., Zercher, B., Ward, M. P. & Benson, T. J., Dec 1 2016, In : Wetlands. 36, 6, p. 1155-1165 11 p.

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Frog breeding pond selection in response to predators and conspecific cues

Buxton, V. L., Ward, M. P. & Sperry, J. H., May 1 2017, In : Ethology. 123, 5, p. 397-404 8 p.

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Geospatial variability in the egg raft distribution and abundance of Culex pipiens and Culex restuans in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

Jacob, B. G., Lampman, R. L., Ward, M. P., Muturi, E. J., Morris, J. A., Caamano, E. X. & Novak, R. J., Apr 20 2009, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing. 30, 8, p. 2005-2019 15 p.

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Habitat selection by dispersing yellow-headed blackbirds: Evidence of prospecting and the use of public information

Ward, M. P., Oct 1 2005, In : Oecologia. 145, 4, p. 650-657 8 p.

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Haemosporidian Parasite Infections In the Dickcissel ( Spiza americana): Prevalence and Costs

Jones, T. M., Merrill, L., Zachar, S. E., Brawn, J. D. & Ward, M. P., Apr 1 2019, In : The Journal of parasitology. 105, 2, p. 232-236 5 p.

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Identifying the ecological causes of long-term declines of wetland-dependent birds in an urbanizing landscape

Ward, M. P., Semel, B. & Herkert, J. R., Aug 3 2010, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 19, 11, p. 3287-3300 14 p.

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Implications of spatial patterns of roosting and movements of American robins for west Nile virus transmission

Benson, T. J., Ward, M. P., Lampman, R. L., Raim, A. & Weatherhead, P. J., Oct 1 2012, In : Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 12, 10, p. 877-885 9 p.

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Landscape Context Affects Use of Restored Grasslands by Mammals in a Dynamic Agroecosystem

Berry, B., Schooley, R. L. & Ward, M. P., Apr 1 2017, In : American Midland Naturalist. 177, 2, p. 165-182 18 p.

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Linking landscape composition to predator-specific nest predation requires examining multiple landscape scales

Chiavacci, S. J., Benson, T. J. & Ward, M. P., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 4, p. 2082-2092 11 p.

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Manipulating social information to promote frugivory by birds on a Hawaiian Island

MacDonald, S. E., Ward, M. P. & Sperry, J. H., Oct 1 2019, In : Ecological Applications. 29, 7, e01963.

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Migratory hummingbirds make their own rules: the decision to resume migration along a barrier

Zenzal, T. J., Moore, F. R., Diehl, R. H., Ward, M. P. & Deppe, J. L., Mar 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 137, p. 215-224 10 p.

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Nest-site fidelity in parental male bluegill Lepomis macrochirus: Spatial patterns and the influence of prior mating success

Bartlett, J. A., Ward, M. P., Landsman, S. J. & Epifanio, J. M., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of Fish Biology. 77, 4, p. 890-906 17 p.

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Nocturnal social cues attract migrating yellow-breasted chats

Alessi, M. G., Benson, T. J. & Ward, M. P., Dec 1 2010, In : Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 122, 4, p. 780-783 4 p.

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Nocturnal songs in a diurnal passerine: attracting mates or repelling intruders?

Celis-Murillo, A., Benson, T. J., Sosa-López, J. R. & Ward, M. P., Aug 1 2016, In : Animal Behaviour. 118, p. 105-114 10 p.

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Observation of a Northern Cardinal nest reused by a Gray Catbird in the same season

Horn, J. A., Ward, M. P., Alessi, M. G., Danner, T. A. & Novak, R. J., Dec 1 2007, In : Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 119, 4, p. 761-762 2 p.

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Occurrence of quiescence in free-ranging migratory songbirds

Schofield, L. N., Deppe, J. L., Diehl, R. H., Ward, M. P., Bolus, R. T., Zenzal, T. J., Smolinsky, J. & Moore, F. R., Mar 1 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72, 3, 36.

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Patch size and edge proximity are useful predictors of brood parasitism but not nest survival of grassland birds

Benson, T. J., Chiavacci, S. J. & Ward, M. P., Jun 1 2013, In : Ecological Applications. 23, 4, p. 879-887 9 p.

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Post-fledging habitat use in the Dickcissel

Jones, T. M., Brawn, J. D. & Ward, M. P., Aug 1 2017, In : Condor. 119, 3, p. 497-504 8 p.

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Preferential settling at sites with higher conspecific density does not protect Yellow Warblers (Setophaga petechia) from brood parasitism

Kelly, J. K., Suckow, N. M. & Ward, M. P., Apr 2019, In : Acta Oecologica. 96, p. 24-28 5 p.

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Research needs and recommendations for the use of conspecificattraction methods in the conservation of migratory songbirds

Ahlering, M. A., Arlt, D., Betts, M. G., Fletcher, R. J., Nocera, J. J. & Ward, M. P., May 2010, In : Condor. 112, 2, p. 252-264 13 p.

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Responses of Bachman's sparrows and prairie warblers to fragmentation

Jones, C. D., Stodola, K. W., Coombs, J., Ward, M. P. & Cooper, R. J., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 81, 2, p. 347-355 9 p.

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Scavenging by Owls: A Global Review and New Observations from Europe and North America

Allen, M. L., Ward, M. P., Južnič, D. & Krofel, M., Nov 11 2019, In : Journal of Raptor Research. 53, 4, p. 410-418 9 p.

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Seasonal and daily patterns of nocturnal singing in the Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)

Celis-Murillo, A., Stodola, K. W., Pappadopoli, B., Burton, J. M. & Ward, M. P., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Ornithology. 157, 3, p. 853-860 8 p.

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Seasonal responses of avian communities to invasive bush honeysuckles (Lonicera spp.)

McCusker, C. E., Ward, M. P. & Brawn, J. D., Jan 1 2010, In : Biological Invasions. 12, 8, p. 2459-2470 12 p.

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