Susan Skagen - USGS (FORT)

Title: Scientist - Volunteer Emeritus

FORT Affiliation: Social and Economic Analysis

Duty Station:
Fort Collins Science Center
2150 Centre Ave
Bldg C
Fort Collins, CO 80526

Phone: 970-226-9461




Research Publications

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2017 Modeling nonbreeding distributions of shorebirds and waterfowl in response to climate change Journal Article
2017 Weather radar data correlate to hail-induced mortality in grassland birds Journal Article
2016 Extremes of heat, drought and precipitation depress reproductive performance in shortgrass prairie passerines Journal Article
2016 Implications of climate change for wetland-dependent birds in the Prairie Pothole Region Journal Article
2016 Projected wetland densities under climate change: Habitat loss but little geographic shift in conservation strategy Journal Article
2016 Sediment accumulation in prairie wetlands under a changing climate: The relative roles of landscape and precipitation Journal Article
2014 Mountain plover nest survival in relation to prairie dog and fire dynamics in shortgrass steppe Journal Article
2014 Vulnerability of breeding waterbirds to climate change in the Prairie Pothole Region, U.S.A. Journal Article
2013 Modeling sediment accumulation in North American playa wetlands in response to climate change, 1940–2100 Journal Article
2012 Contribution of arctic PRISM to monitoring western hemispheric shorebirds [foreword] Book, Pages in
2012 Drought and cooler temperatures are associated with higher nest survival in Mountain Plovers Journal Article
2012 Weather effects on avian breeding performance and implications of climate change Journal Article
2011 Potential misuse of avian density as a conservation metric Journal Article
2010 Are there optimal densities for prairie birds? Journal Article
2009 Landbird migration in the American West: Recent progress and future research directions Journal Article
2009 Spatial and temporal variation in climate change: a bird’s eye view Journal Article
2008 Assessing conservation status of poorly monitored birds Journal Article
2008 On determining the significance of ephemeral continental wetlands to North American migratory shorebirds Journal Article
2008 Population trends of tundra-nesting birds at Cape Churchill, Manitoba, in relation to increasing goose populations Journal Article
2008 Reducing sedimentation of depressional wetlands in agricultural landscapes Journal Article
2008 Riparian ecosystem consequences of water redistribution along the Colorado Front Range Journal Article
2008 Shorebird journeys across the North American prairies Journal Article
2007 Estimating the breeding population of Long-billed Curlew in the United States Journal Article
2007 Population-specific demographic estimates provide insights into declines of Lark Buntings (Calamospiza melanocorys) Journal Article
2006 Migration stopovers and the conservation of arctic-breeding Calidridine sandpipers Journal Article
2006 Modeling post-fledging survival of lark buntings in response to ecological and biological factors Journal Article
2006 Population estimates of North American shorebirds, 2006 Journal Article
2005 Ecology and physiology of en route nearctic-neotropical migratory birds: a call for collaboration Journal Article
2005 Geography of spring landbird migration through riparian habitats in southwestern North America Journal Article
2005 Implications of different shorebird migration strategies for habitat conservation Proceedings, Pages in
2005 Migration monitoring in shorebirds and landbirds: commonalities and differences Proceedings, Pages in
2005 Nest survival relative to patch size in a highly fragmented shortgrass prairie landscape Journal Article
2005 The importance and future condition of western riparian ecosystems as migratory bird habitat Proceedings, Pages in
2005 The Program for Regional and International Shorebird Monitoring (PRISM) Report, Pages In
2004 Nest survival estimation: a review of alternatives to the Mayfield estimator Journal Article
2003 Monitoring the shorebirds of North America: towards a unified approach Journal Article
2003 Relating geomorphic change and grazing to avian communities in riparian forests Journal Article
2001 Does habitat fragmentation influence nest predation in the shortgrass prairie? Journal Article
2001 Estimates of shorebird populations in North America Report
2001 Movements and survival of lark bunting fledglings Journal Article
2001 The interplay of habitat change, human disturbance and species interactions in a waterbird colony Journal Article
2000 Functions of perch relocations in a communal night roost of wintering bald eagles Journal Article
2000 Population estimates of Nearctic shorebirds Journal Article
1999 Do mammalian nest predators follow human scent trails in the shortgrass prairie? Journal Article
1999 Profiles of shorebird migration in midcontinental North America: a new web site Journal Article
1999 Shorebirds: An overview for the Prairie Pothole Joint Venture Report
1998 Comparative use of riparian corridors and oases by migrating birds in southeast Arizona Journal Article
1997 Stopover ecology of migrating shorebirds Journal Article
1997 Stopover ecology of transitory populations: The case of migrating shorebirds Book, Pages in
1996 Dietary flexibility of shorebirds in the western hemisphere Journal Article
1995 Book review: Status and Management of Neotropical Migratory Birds Journal Article
1994 Migrating shorebirds and habitat dynamics at a prairie wetland complex Journal Article
1994 Residency Patterns of Migrating Sandpipers at a Midcontinental Stopover Journal Article
1993 Estimation of Lipids and Lean Mass of Migrating Sandpipers Journal Article
1993 Toward conservation of midcontinental shorebird migrations Journal Article
1991 Human disturbance of an avian scavenging guild Journal Article
1991 Refuges have Different Roles in Shorebird Migrations Report
1988 Agonistic asymmetries and the foraging ecology of Bald Eagles Journal Article
1988 Asynchronous hatching and food limitation: a test of Lack's hypothesis Journal Article
1988 Effects of recreational disturbance on birds of prey: a review Proceedings, Pages in
1987 Hatching asynchrony in American Goldfinches: an experimental study Journal Article
1987 Is courtship intensity a signal of male parental care in Red-winged Blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus)? Journal Article
1986 Vigilance patterns of Bald Eagles feeding in groups Journal Article
1984 Responses of wintering bald eagles to boating activity Journal Article
1983 Aspects of food finding by wintering Bald Eagles Journal Article
1980 Behavioral responses of wintering bald eagles to human activity on the Skagit River, Washington Proceedings, Pages in
1973 Multivariate geometry as an approach to algal community analysis Journal Article

Software and Web Applications

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Year Title Type
2003 Ground counts of shorebirds at non-breeding sites Web Site/Page