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Papers published in 2011:

 

Jones, C., M.W. Lockwood, T.R. Mollhagen, F.D. Yancey, II, and M.A. Bogan.  2011. Mammals of the Chinati Mountains State Natural Area, Texas.  Occasional Papers Museum of Texas Tech University, Number 300, 5 July 2011. Texas Tech University Natural Science Research Laboratory.

O'Shea, T.J., P.M. Cyran, E.A. Snider, E.W. Valdez, L.E. Ellison, and D.J. Neubaum. 2011.  Bats of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado: composition, reproduction, and roosting habits.  Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist 5 (2011):1-19.

Valdez, E.W., G.J. Wiles, and T.J. O'Shea. 2011. Diets of the sympatric Pacific sheath-tailed bat (Emballonura semicaudata rotensis) and Mariana swiftlet (Aerodramus bartschi) on Aguiguan, Mariana Islands. Pacific Science 65(3): 301-309.

Papers published in 2010:

 

Berlanga, H., J.A. Kennedy, T.D. Rich, M.C. Arizmendi, C.J. Beardmore, P. J. Blancher, G.S. Butcher, A.R. Couturier, A.A. Dayer, D.W. Demarest, W.E. Easton, M. Gustafson, E. Iñigo-Elias, E.A. Krebs, A.O. Panjabi, V. Rodriquez Contreras, K.V. Rosenberg, J.M. Ruth, E. S. Castellon, R. Ma Vidal, and T. Will. 2010. Saving Our Shared Birds: Partners in Flight Tri-National Vision for Landbird Conservation. Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY: Partners in Flight. 49 pp.

Papers published in 2009:

 

Valdez, E.W. and M. A. Bogan. 2009. Does variation in cranial morphology of Myotis occultus (Chiroptera:Vespertilionidae) reflect a greater reliance on certain prey types? Acta Chiropterologica 11(2): 443–450.

 

Valdez, E.W. and P.M. Cryan. 2009. Food habits of the hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus) during spring migration through New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 54(2): 195-200.

Valdez, E.W., C.M. Ritzi, and J.O. Whitaker, Jr. 2009. Ectoparasites of the occult bat, Myotis occultus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). Western North American Naturalist 69(3): 364-370.

Valdez, E.W., K. Geluso, J. Foote, G. Allison-Kosior, and D.M. Roemer. 2009. Spring and winter records of the eastern pipistrelle (Perimyotis subflavus) in southeastern New Mexico. Western North American Naturalist 69(3): 396-398.

      

Papers published in 2008:

 

Benson, L.V., H.E. Taylor, K.A. Peterson, B.D. Shattuck, C.A. Ramotnik, and J.R. Stein. 2008. Development and evaluation of geochemical methods for the sourcing of archaeological maize. Journal of Archaeological Science 35(4):912-921.

Geluso, K., J.P. Damm, and E.W. Valdez. 2008. Late-seasonal activity and diet of the evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis) in Nebraska. Western North American Naturalist 68(1):21-24.

Ruth, J.M. 2008. Distribution of breeding Arizona Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum ammolegus) in the southwestern United States: Past, present, and future. Studies in Avian Biology No. 37: 113-124.

Felix, Jr., R.K., R.H. Diehl, and J.M. Ruth. 2008. Seasonal passerine migratory movements over the arid Southwest. Studies in Avian Biology No. 37: 126-137.

Pyle, P., S.L. Jones, and J.M. Ruth. 2008. Molt and aging criteria for four North American grassland passerines. : Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Technical Publication, BTP-R6011-2008. 19 p.

Ruth, J., T. Brush, and D. Krueper (Assoc. Eds.). 2008. Birds of the US-Mexico borderlands: distribution, ecology and conservation. Studies in Avian Biology no. 37: 165 p.

 

Papers published in 2007:

 

Blancher, P. J., K. V. Rosenberg, A. O. Panjabi, B. Altman, J. M. Ruth, et al. 2007. Guide to the PIF Population Estimates Database, Version: North American Landbird Conservation Plan 2004: Partners in Flight Partners in Flight Technical Series No 5. 26 p.

Bogan, M.A., K. Geluso, S. Haymond, and E.W. Valdez. 2007. Mammal inventories for eight National Parks in the Southern Colorado Plateau Network. Fort Collins, CO: Department of the Interior, National Park Service Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/SCPN/NRTR-2007/054. 99 p.

Fitzgerald, J.A., W.E. Thogmartin, R. Dettmers, T. Jones, C. Rustay, J.M. Ruth, F.R. Thompson, III, and T. Will. 2008. Application of models to conservation planning for terrestrial birds in North America. In: J.M. Millspaugh and F.R. Thompson, III (eds.). Models for planning wildlife conservation in large landscapes. Burlington, MA: Academic Press. p. 593-624.

Frey, J.K., M. A. Bogan, and T.L. Yates. 2007. Mountaintop island age determines species richness of boreal mammals in the American Southwest. Ecography 30:231-240.

Ruth, J.M. 2007. Applying radar technology to migratory bird conservation and management: strengthening and expanding a collaborative: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1361. 86 p.

 

 

Papers published in 2006:

 

Blancher, P.J., B. Jacobs, A. Couturier, C.J. Beardmore, R. Dettmers, E.H. Dunn, W. Easton, E.E. Inigo-Elias, T.D. Rich, K.V. Rosenberg, and J.M. Ruth. 2006. Making connections for bird conservation: linking states, provinces & territories to important wintering and breeding grounds. Laurel, MD: Partners in Flight Website. Partners in Flight Technical Series, No. 4. http://www.partnersinflight.org/pubs/ts/04-Connections/04-ConnectionsText.pdf. 13 pp. [+ PDF maps and appendices].

Cryan, P.M., C. Ramotnik, and M. Bogan. 2006. Natural history collections: a scientific treasure trove. Fact Sheet 2006-3079. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center. 2 p.

Ramotnik, C.A. 2006. Handling and care of dry bird and mammal specimens. Conserve O Gram Number 11/9. U.S. National Park Service, Park Museum Management Program, Washington, DC. 5 pp.

 

 

Papers published in 2005:

 

Bogan, M.A. 2005. Pass those Cloverdale spuds again! Pp. 201-215 in Going Afield: Lifetime experiences in exploration, science, and the biology of mammals (C.J. Phillips and C. Jones, eds.). Symposium on Careers in Mammalogy, The Museum, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.

Dunn, E.H., B.L. Altman, J. Bart, C.J. Beardmore, H. Berlanga, P.J. Blancher, G.S. Butcher, D.W. Demarest, R. Dettmers, W.C. Hunter, E.E. Inigo-Elias, A.O. Panjabi, D.N. Pashley, C.J. Ralph, T.D. Rich, K.V. Rosenberg, C.M. Rustay, J.M. Ruth, and T.C. Will. 2005. High priority needs for range-wide monitoring of North American landbirds. Laurel, MD: Partners in Flight Website. Partners in Flight Technical Series No. 2. 30 p.

Ellison, L.E., A.L. Everette, and M.A. Bogan. 2005. Examining patterns of bat activity in Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico, using walking point transects. The Southwestern Naturalist 50(2):197-208.

Geluso, K. 2005. Influence of cache size, cache depth, and soil moisture on exploitation: benefits of small-sized caches for scatter hoarding rodents. Journal of Mammalogy 86:1186-1192.

Geluso, K., T.R. Mollhagen, J.M. Tigner, and M.A. Bogan. 2005. Westward expansion of the eastern pipistrelle (Pipistrellus subflavus) in the United States, including new records from New Mexico, South Dakota, and Texas. Western North American Naturalist 65(3): 405-409.

Geluso, K., J.D. Hoffman, V.A. Ashe, J.A. White, and M.A. Bogan. 2005. Westward expansion of the tawny-bellied cotton rat (Sigmodon fulviventer) in west-central New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 50(2): 273-277.

Ramotnik, C. A. 2005. Aneides hardii (Taylor, 1941): Sacramento Mountain salamander. Pp. 661-662 in Amphibian declines: the conservation status of United States species (M. Lannoo, ed.). University of California Press, Berkeley. 1094 pp.

Ruth, J.M., W.C. Barrow, R.S. Sojda, D.K. Dawson, R.H. Diehl, A. Manville, M.T. Green, D.J. Kreuper, and S. Johnston. 2005. Advancing migratory bird conservation and management by using radar: an interagency collaboration. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center. Open-File Report 2005-1173. 12 p.

Sojda, R., J.M. Ruth, W.C. Barrow, D.K. Dawson, R.H. Diehl, A. Manville, M.T. Green, D.J. Krueper, and S. Johnston. 2005. Using radar to advance migratory bird management: an interagency collaboration. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center. Fact Sheet 2005-3048. 2 p.

Will, T.C., J.M. Ruth, K.V. Rosenberg, D. Krueper, D. Hahn, J. Fitzgerald, R. Dettmers, and C.J. Beardmore. 2005. The five elements process: designing optimal landscapes to meet bird conservation objectives. Laurel, MD: Partners in Flight Website. Partners in Flight Technical Series No. 1. 7 p.

 

Papers published in 2004:

 

Albert, S., C.A. Ramotnik, and C.G. Schmitt. 2004. Collared peccary range expansion in northwestern New Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 49(4):524-528.

Bogan, M. A., P. M. Cryan, E. W. Valdez, T. J. O'Shea, and L. E. Ellison. 2004. Western crevice and cavity-roosting bats. Pp. 69-78 in Monitoring trends in bat populations of the United States and territories: problems and prospects (T.J. O'Shea and M.A. Bogan eds.). U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, Information and Technology Report, USGS/BRD/ITR-2003-0033. 274 pp.

Cryan, P.M., M.A. Bogan, R.O. Rye, G.P. Landis, and C.L. Kester. 2004. Stable hydrogen isotope analysis of bat hair as evidence for seasonal molt and long-distance migration. Journal of Mammalogy 85(5):995-1001.

Ellison, L. E., T. J. O'Shea, M. A. Bogan, A. L. Everette, and D. M. Schneider. 2004. Existing data on colonies of bats in the United States: Summary and analysis of the U.S. Geological Survey's Bat Population Database. Pp. 127-239 in Monitoring trends in bat populations of the United States and territories: problems and prospects (T.J. O'Shea and M.A. Bogan eds.). U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, Information and Technology Report, USGS/BRD/ITR-2003-0033. 274 pp.

Geluso, K. 2004. Westward expansion of the eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger) in northeastern New Mexico and southeastern Colorado. The Southwestern Naturalist 49:111-116.

Geluso, K. 2004. Distribution of the white-ankled mouse (Peromyscus pectoralis) in New Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 49:283-288.

Geluso, K., J.A. White, and M.A. Bogan. 2004. Least shrew (Cryptotis parva) in extreme west-central Nebraska. Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences 29:29-32.

Geluso, K., J.J. Huebschman, J.A. White, and M.A. Bogan. 2004. Reproduction and seasonal activity of silver-haired bats (Lasionycteris noctivagans) in western Nebraska. Western North American Naturalist 64:353-358.

O'Shea, T. J. and M. A. Bogan (Eds.) 2004. Monitoring trends in bat populations of the United States and territories: problems and prospects. U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, Information and Technology Report, USGS/BRD/ITR-2003-0033. 274 pp.

 

Papers published in 2003:

 

Chung-MacCoubrey, A. and M.A. Bogan. 2003. Bats of the piņon-juniper woodlands of southwestern Colorado. Pp. 131-150 in Ancient piņon-juniper woodlands: Natural history of the Mesa Verde country (M.L. Floyd, W.H. Romme, and M. Colyer, eds.). University Press of Colorado, Boulder.

Cryan, P.M. 2003. Seasonal distribution of migratory tree bats (Lasiurus and Lasionycteris) in North America. Journal of Mammalogy 84:579-593.

Cryan, P. M. and M. A. Bogan. 2003. Recurrence of Mexican long-tongued bats (Choeronycteris mexicana) at historic roosts in Arizona and New Mexico. Western North American Naturalist 63:314-319.

O'Shea, T.J., M.A. Bogan, and L.E. Ellison. 2003. Monitoring trends in bat populations of the United States and territories: status of the science and recommendations for the future. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31: 16-29.

Ruth, J.M. 2003. Of grassland birds and fire. 12th Annual Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival Magazine : 7.

Ruth, J.M., D.R. Petit, J.R. Sauer, M.D. Samuel, F.A. Johnson, M.D. Fornwall, C.E. Korschgen, and J.P. Bennett. 2003. Science for avian conservation: priorities for the new millennium. The Auk 120: 204-211.

Sparks, D.W., and E.W. Valdez. 2003. Food habits of Nyctinomops macrotis at a maternity roost in New Mexico, as indicated by analysis of guano. The Southwestern Naturalist 48: 132-135.

 

Papers published in 2002:

Finley, R.B., Jr. 2002. Ecological conditions favoring the evolution of adaptations. Kansas Biology Teacher 11:15-18.

Frey, J.K., R.D. Fisher, M.A. Bogan, and C. Jones. 2002. First record of the Arizona cotton rat (Sigmodon arizonae) in New Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 47: 491-493.

Kennedy, M.A., P.K. Kennedy, M.A. Bogan, and J.L. Waits. 2002. Taxonomic assessment of the subspecific taxonomy of the black bear (Ursus americanus) in the Eastern United States. The Southwestern Naturalist 47: 335-347.

Kennedy, M.L., P.K. Kennedy, M.A. Bogan, and J.L. Waits. 2002. Geographic variation in the black bear (Ursus americanus) in the eastern United States and Canada. The Southwestern Naturalist 47: 257-266.

Piaggio, A.J., E.W. Valdez, M.A. Bogan, and G.S Spicer. 2002. Systematics of Myotis occultus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) inferred from sequences of two mitochondrial genes. Journal of Mammalogy 83: 386-395.

Ritzi, C.M., E.W. Valdez, and D.W. Sparks. 2002. New host and locality records of bat ectoparasites from Arizona and New Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 47: 453-456.

Ruth, J.M., and T.R. Stanley. 2002. Breeding habitat use by sympatric and allopatric populations of Wilson's Warblers and Yellow Warblers. Journal of Field Ornithology 73: 412-419.

Papers published in 2001:

Bogan, M.A. 2001. Western bats and mining. Pp. 41-50 in Bat Conservation and Mining: A technical interactive forum (C. Vories and T. Throgmorton, eds). U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Surface Mining, Bat Conservation International, and Coal Research Center, Carbondale, IL.

Cryan, P.M., M.A. Bogan, and G.M. Yanega. 2001. Roosting habits of four bat species in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Acta Chiropterologica 3: 43-52.

 

Papers published in 2000:

 

Bogan, M. A., and P. M. Cryan. 2000. The bats of Wyoming. Pp. 71-94 in Reflections of a Naturalist: Papers honoring Professor Eugene D. Fleharty (J. R. Choate, ed.). Fort Hays Studies, Special Issue 1, Hays, Kansas.

Cryan, P. M., M. A. Bogan, and J. S. Altenbach. 2000. Effect of elevation on distribution of female bats in the Black Hills, South Dakota. Journal of Mammalogy 81:719-725.

Ruth, J. 2000. Science for Avian Conservation: Understanding, Modeling, and Applying Ecological Relationships. In Integration & Collaboration for Emerging Biological Issues & Research Goals (ICEBIRG) Workshop. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Geological Survey. 13 pp.

Ruth, J.M. 2000. Cassin's Sparrow (Aimophila cassinii) status assessment and conservation plan. Denver, CO. U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service. Biological Technical Publication BTP-R6002-2000. 104 p.

 

Papers published in 1999:

 

Bogan, M. A. 1999. Myotis californicus. Pp. 85-86 in Complete book of North American mammals, D. E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds. Smithsonian Institution Press.

Bogan, M. A. 1999. Myotis ciliolabrum. Pp. 87-88 in Complete book of North American mammals, D. E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds. Smithsonian Institution Press.

Bogan, M. A. 1999. Myotis evotis. Pp. 88-90 in Complete book of North American mammals, D. E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds. Smithsonian Institution Press.

Bogan, M. A. 1999. Myotis grisescens. Pp. 90-92 in Complete book of North American mammals, D. E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds. Smithsonian Institution Press.

Bogan, M. A. 1999. Myotis leibii. Pp. 93-94 in Complete book of North American mammals, D. E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds. Smithsonian Institution Press.

Bogan, M. A. 1999. Family Vespertilionidae. Pp. 139-181 in The mammals of northwestern Mexico (S. T. Alvarez-C. and J. L. Patton, eds.). Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste, S.C. La Paz, Baja California Sur. 583 pp.

Bogan, M.A., and C.A. Ramotnik. 1999. Mammalian species diversity of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Pp. 153-159 in Learning from the land: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Science Symposium Proceedings (L.M. Hill, J.J. Koselak, eds.). Cedar City, UT. US Department of Interior Bureau of Land Management.

Bogan, M.A. et al. 1999. The Southwest. Pp. 543-592 in Status and trends of natural resources in the United States (M. Mac, P. Opler, C. E. Puckett Haecker, and P. Doran, eds.). 2 vols. U. S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division.

Valdez, E.W., J.N. Stuart, and M.A. Bogan. 1999. Additional records of bats from the middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 44: 398-400.

Valdez, E.W., J.R. Choate, M.A. Bogan, and T.L. Yates. 1999. Taxonomic status of Myotis occultus. Journal of Mammalogy 80: 545-552.

Vickery, P. D., J. R. Herkert, F. L. Knopf, J. Ruth, and C. E. Keller. 1999. Grassland birds: an overview of threats and recommended management strategies. Pp. 74-77 in Strategies for bird conservation: the partners in flight planning process (R. Bonney, D. N. Pashley, R. J. Cooper, and L. Niles, eds.). RMRS-P-16. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service.