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Recent & Relevant Literature

Fall 2017

Raptors
Golden Eagle diet breadth and reproduction in relation to fluctuations in primary prey abundance in Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin
Preston et al. (2017), Journal of Raptor Research

Patterns of spatial distribution of Golden Eagles across North America:  how do they fit into existing landscape-scale mapping systems?
Brown et al. (2017), Journal of Raptor Research

Spatial and temporal patterns in Golden Eagle diets in the western United States, with implications for conservation planning
Bedrosian et al. (2017), Journal of Raptor Research

Ungulates
Chronic wasting disease influences activity and behavior in white-tailed deer
Edmunds et al. (2017), Journal of Wildlife Management

Oil and gas development influences big-game hunting in Wyoming
Dorning et al. (2017), Journal of Wildlife Management

Assessing respiratory pathogen communities in bighorn sheep populations:  sampling realities, challenges, and improvements
Butler et al. (2017), PLoS One

Energy disturbance and productivity of mule deer habitat in Sage-grouse core areas
Gamo and Beck (2017), Rangeland Ecology & Management

Sage-grouse
Greater Sage-grouse habitat selection, survival, and wind energy infrastructure
LeBeau et al. (2017), Journal of Wildlife Management

Greater Sage-grouse nest survival in Northwestern Wyoming
Taylor et al. (2017), Journal of Wildlife Management

Sagebrush treatments influence annual population change for Greater Sage-grouse
Smith and Beck (2017), Restoration Ecology

Adult Sage-grouse numbers rise following raven removal or an increase in precipitation
Peebles et al. (2017), Wildlife Society Bulletin

Greater Sage-grouse fact sheet:  overview and effects of wind energy development
National Wind Coordinating Collaborative (2017), website

Nongame
Winter habitat associations for spotted skunks (Spilogale spp) in south-central Wyoming
Boulerice and Zinke (2017), American Midland Naturalist

Predicting above-ground density and distribution of small mammal prey species at large spatial scales
Olson et al. (2017), PLoS One

Historical occurrence of White-tailed Ptarmigan in Wyoming
Braun and Wann (2017), Western North American Naturalist

Carnivores
Seasonality of intraspecific mortality by gray wolves
Mech and Barber-Meyer (2017), Journal of Mammalogy

Contrasting bobcat values
Elbroch et al. (2017), Biodiversity and Conservation