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Bergen, Silas, Huso, M. M., Duerr, A.E., Braham, M.A., Katzner, T.E., Schumecker, S., Miller, T.A. 2022. Classifying behavior from short-interval biologging data: An example with GPS tracking of birds Ecology and Evolution (2002) DOI:

Pay, James M., Patterson, Toby A., Profit, Kristin M., Cameron, Elissa Z., Hawkins, Clare E., Koch, Amelia J., Wiersma, Jason M., Katzner, Todd E. 2022 Considering behavioral state when predicting habitat use: Behavior-specific spatial models for the endangered Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle Biological Conservation, 274 (2022)

Rimple, Sandu, et. al. Stochastic agent-based model for predicting turbine-scale raptor movements during updraft-subsidized directional flights Ecological Modelling, 466 (2022)


Hall, Jonathan C., et. al. Seasonal and Age-Related Variation in Daily Travel Distances of California Condors Ecography 44.12 (2021): 1756-1768.

Laurent, Kasey M., et. al. Turbulence explains the accelerations of an eagle in natural flight Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118:23 (2021): 1756-1768.

McCabe, Jennifer D., et. al. Resource selection functions based on hierarchical generalized additive models provide new insights into individual animal variation and species distributions. Eocgraphy 44.12 (2021): 1756-1768.

Sur, Maitreyi., et. al. Linking behavioral states to landscape features for improved conservation managementEcology and Evolution 11.12 (2021): 7905-7916.



Adoram-Kershner, Lauren A. Experimental Validation of a Predictive Solar Power Assessment Tool. Diss. Northern Arizona University, 2019.

Duerr, Adam E., et al. Topographic drivers of flight altitude over large spatial and temporal scales. The Auk: Ornithological Advances 136.2 (2019): ukz002.

Miller, Tricia A., et al. Implications for bird aircraft strike hazard by bald eagles. The Journal of Wildlife Management 83.4 (2019): 879-892.


Adoram-Kershner, Lauren A. Experimental Validation of a Predictive Solar Power Assessment Tool. Diss. Northern Arizona University, 2019.

Duerr, Adam E., et al. Topographic drivers of flight altitude over large spatial and temporal scales. The Auk: Ornithological Advances 136.2 (2019): ukz002.

Miller, Tricia A., et al. Implications for bird aircraft strike hazard by bald eagles. The Journal of Wildlife Management 83.4 (2019): 879-892.

Schlater, Shannon M. Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) Space Use across a Highly Fragmented, Agricultural Landscape. Diss. University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2019.

Venter, Jan A., Francis R. Martens, and Kerri Wolter. Conservation buffer sizes derived from movement data of adult Cape vultures (Gyps coprotheres) in South Africa. African Zoology (2019): 1-4.

Whitecross, Melissa A., Ernst F. Retief, and Hanneline A. Smit-Robinson. Dispersal dynamics of juvenile Secretarybirds Sagittarius serpentarius in southern Africa. Ostrich 90.2 (2019): 97-110.

Zonana, David M., et al. Assessing Behavioral Associations in a Hybrid Zone through Social Network Analysis: Complex Assortative Behaviors Structure Associations in a Hybrid Quail Population. The American Naturalist 193.6 (2019): 852-865.



Bragin, Evgeny A., et al. Post-fledging movements and habitat associations of White-tailed Sea Eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla) in Central Asia. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 130.3 (2018): 784-788.

Katzner, Todd E., et al. Origins of lead in populations of raptors. Animal conservation 21.3 (2018): 232-240.

Nilsson, Lovisa, et al. Drifting space use of common cranes—Is there a mismatch between daytime behaviour and management? Ecological indicators 85 (2018): 556-562.

Pirotta, Enrico, et al. State‐space modelling of the flight behaviour of a soaring bird provides new insights to migratory strategies. Functional ecology 32.9 (2018): 2205-2215.

Poessel, Sharon A., et al. Movements and landscape use of Eastern Imperial Eagles Aquila heliaca in Central Asia. Bird study 65.2 (2018): 208-218.

Poessel, Sharon A., et al. Flight response to spatial and temporal correlates informs risk from wind turbines to the California Condor. The Condor: Ornithological Applications 120.2 (2018): 330-342.

Poessel, Sharon A., et al. Lack of observed movement response to lead exposure of California condors. The Journal of Wildlife Management 82.2 (2018): 310-318.

Sur, Maitreyi, et al. The utility of point count surveys to predict wildlife interactions with wind energy facilities: An example focused on golden eagles. Ecological indicators 88 (2018): 126-133.

Vitousek, Maren N., et al. The lingering impact of stress: brief acute glucocorticoid exposure has sustained, dose-dependent effects on reproduction. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285.1882 (2018): 20180722.



Frauke Ecke, Navinder J. Singh, Jon M. Arnemo, Anders Bignert, Björn Helander, Åsa M.M Berglund, Hans Borg, Caroline Brojer, Karin Holm, Michael Lanzone, Tricia A. Miller, Åke Nordström, Jannikke Raikkonen, Ilia Rodushkin, Erik Ågren, and Birger Hörnfeldt. Sub-lethal lead exposure alters movement behavior in free-ranging Golden Eagles. Environmental Science & Technology. (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b06024

 Miller, Tricia A., et al. Summer and winter space use and home range characteristics of Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) in eastern North America. The Condor: Ornithological Applications 119.4 (2017): 697-719.



Alarcón, P. A., Lambertucci, S. A., Donázar, J. A., Hiraldo, F., Sánchez-Zapata, J. A., Blanco, G., & Morales, J. M. (2016). Movement decisions in natural catastrophes: how a flying scavenger deals with a volcanic eruption. Behavioral Ecology 27(1), 75-82.

 Larsson, Elin. “Movement patterns of common cranes at European stopover sites.” (2016).

 Miller, T.A., R.P. Brooks, M.J. Lanzone, D. Brandes, J. Cooper, K. O’Malley, C. Maisonneuve, J.A. Tremblay, J. Wilhelm, A. Duerr, and T.E. Katzner. 2016. Limitations and mechanisms influencing migratory performance of soaring birds. Ibis. 158(1): 116-134. DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12331

 Poessel, Sharon A., et al. “Age-and season-specific variation in local and long-distance movement behavior of golden eagles.European Journal of Wildlife Research (2016): 1-17.

 Singh, Navinder J., et al. “Habitat selection by adult Golden Eagles Aquila chrysaetos during the breeding season and implications for wind farm establishment.Bird Study (2016): 1-8.

 Waltermire, R.G., Emmerich, C.U., Mendenhall, L.C., Bohrer, Gil, Weinzierl, R.P., McGann, A.J., Lineback, P.K., Kern, T.J., and Douglas, D.C., 2016, Improve wildlife species tracking—Implementing an enhanced global positioning system data management system for California condors: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1030, 46 p.,



Blackshire, Sheldon. Variable Data Collection Rate System for a Wildlife Behavior Monitor. WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, 2015.

Braham, M., T. Miller, A.E. Duerr, M. Lanzone, A. Fesnock, L. LaPre, D. Driscoll & T. Katzner. 2015. Home in the heat: dramatic seasonal variation in home range of desert golden eagles informs management for renewable energy development. Biological Conservation. 186:225-232.

Duerr, A.E., T.A. Miller, M. Lanzone, D. Brandes, J. Cooper, K. O’Malley, C. Maisonneuve, J.A. Tremblay, T.E. Katzner. 2015. Stereotyped flight response of slope-soaring birds to seasonal variation in thermal generation. Ecological Applications. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12381

Katzner, T.E., P. Turk, A. Duerr, T.A. Miller, M.J. Lanzone, J. Cooper, D. Brandes, J. Tremblay, and J. Lemaitre. 2015. Use of multiple modes of flight subsidy by a soaring terrestrial bird, the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), when on migration. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 12(112).

Nelson, D., M. Braham, T.A. Miller, A.E. Duerr, J. Cooper, M.J. Lanzone, T.E. Katzner. 2015. Stable hydrogen isotopes identify leapfrog migration, degree of connectivity and summer distribution of Golden Eagles in eastern North America. The Condor. 117(3):414-429.

Pain, Stephanie. “When owls go south.New Scientist 228.3052 (2015): 53-55.

Pfeiffer, Morgan B., Jan A. Venter, and Colleen T. Downs. “Foraging range and habitat use by Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres from the Msikaba colony, Eastern Cape province, South Africa.Koedoe 57.1 (2015): 1-11.

Sadar, Miranda J., et al. “Mange caused by a novel Micnemidocoptes mite in a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).Journal of avian medicine and surgery 29.3 (2015): 231-237.

Sheppard JK, McGann A, Lanzone M, Swaisgood RR: An autonomous GPS geofence alert system to curtail avian fatalities at wind farms. Anim Biotelem 2015, 3:45, DOI10.1186/s40317-015-0087-y



Miller,T.A., R.P. Brooks, M.J. Lanzone, D. Brandes, J. Cooper, K. O’Malley, C. Maisonneuve, J.A. Tremblay, A. Duerr, and T.K. Katzner. 2014. Assessing risk to birds from industrial wind energy development via paired resource selection models. Conservation Biology. 28(3):745-755.

Dettki, Holger, et al. “Wireless remote animal monitoring (WRAM)—a new international database e-infrastructure for management and sharing of telemetry sensor data from fish and wildlife.” Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, June. 2014.

López-López, Pascual, Juan A. Gil, and Manuel Alcántara. “Post-fledging dependence period and onset of natal dispersal in Bearded Vultures (Gypaetus barbatus): new insights from GPS satellite telemetry.Journal of Raptor Research 48.2 (2014): 173-181.


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Duerr, A.E., T.A. Miller, M. Lanzone, D. Brandes, J. Cooper, K. O’Malley, C. Maisonneuve, J.A. Tremblay, T.E. Katzner. 2012. Testing an Emerging Paradigm in Migration Ecology Shows Surprising Differences in Efficiency between Flight Modes. PLoS ONE 7: e35548.

Katzner, T.E., D. Brandes, T.A. Miller, M.J. Lanzone, C. Maisonneuve, J.A. Tremblay, R.Mulvihill, G. Merovich. 2012. Topography drives migratory flight altitude of golden eagles: implications for on-shore wind energy development. Journal of Applied Ecology. 49(5):1178-1186.

Lanzone, M.J., T.A. Miller, P. Turk, C. Halverson, C. Maisonneuve, J.A. Tremblay, J. Cooper, K. O’Malley, R.P. Brooks, T.E. Katzner. 2012. Flight responses by a migratory soaring raptor to changing meteorological conditions. Biology Letters. 8(5):710-713.

Katzner, Todd. “OOS 55-2: Threats to migrating raptors from development of wind energy: Golden eagles as an umbrella species for conservation.The 95th ESA Annual Meeting. 2010