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Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) Ecology and Management on High Elevation Grazing Allotments, Monongahela National Forest, WV

Duration

July 2008 - December 2015

Narrative

We examined GWWA ecology under different management scenarios to provide land managers with better information to optimize habitat for this species.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Aldinger, K. and P.B. Wood. 2014. Reproductive success and habitat characteristics of Golden-winged Warblers in high-elevation pasturelands. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126(2):279-287.
  • Aldinger, K.R., T.M. Terhune, P.B. Wood, D.A. Buehler, M.H. Bakermans, J.L. Confer, D.J. Flaspohler, J.L. Larkin, J.P. Loegering, K.L. Percy, A.M. Roth, and C.G. Smalling. 2015. Variables associated with nest survival of Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) among vegetation communities commonly used for nesting. Avian Conservation and Ecology 10(1): 6. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ACE-00748-100106
  • Aldinger, K.R. and P.B. Wood. 2015. Variables associated with detection probability, detection latency, and behavioral responses of Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera). Condor 117:364-375

Thesis

  • Aldinger, K. 2010. Playback Surveys and Breeding Habitat Characteristics of Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) on High-Elevation Pasturelands on the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia. MS Thesis, WVU. 108pp. URL: http://wvuscholar.wvu.edu:8881
  • Aldinger, K.R. August 2018. Ecology and Management of Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) and associated avian species in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 100

Masters Students: 236

Phd Students: 155

Post Docs: 57

University Staff: 246

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 712

Scientific Publications: 1967

Presentations: 4391

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Monongahela National Forest
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • US Geological Survey - CRU
  • WVDNR

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey