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Dr. Alan Afton

Technical Publications

  • Afton, A. D. 2010. Chronology and Rates of Migratory Movements, Migration Corridors, and Habitats Used throughout the Annual Cycle by Female Lesser Scaup Radio-marked on Pool 19 of the Mississippi River. Report for LSU Grant #940-40-6128 to Ducks Unlimited SRO, 27 December 2010. 15pp.
  • Afton, A. D. 2010. Chronology and Rates of Migratory Movements, Migration Corridors, and Habitats Used throughout the Annual Cycle by Female Lesser Scaup Radio-marked on Pool 19 of the Mississippi River. Semi-Annual Progress Report to Ducks Unlimited SRO, 1 July 2010. 11pp.
  • Afton, A. D. 2009. Chronology and Rates of Migratory Movements, Migration Corridors, and Habitats Used throughout the Annual Cycle by Female Lesser Scaup Radio-marked on Pool 19 of the Mississippi River. Report to Ducks Unlimited GPRO, 9 December 2009. 30pp.
  • Afton, A. D. 2009. Chronology and Rates of Migratory Movements, Migration Corridors, and Habitats Used throughout the Annual Cycle by Female Lesser Scaup Radio-marked on Pool 19 of the Mississippi River. Annual Progress Report to All Cooperators, 30 November 2009. 30pp.
  • Afton, A. D. 2008. Chronology and Rates of Migratory Movements, Migration Corridors, and Habitats Used throughout the Annul Cycle by Female Lesser Scaup Radio-marked on Pool 19 of the Mississippi River. Annual Progress Report to All Cooperators, 10 November 2008. 35pp.
  • Afton, A. D. 2007. Chronology and rates of migratory movements, migration corridors and habitats used, and breeding and wintering area affiliations of female lesser scaup captured during spring stop-over on Pool 19 of the Mississippi River: a pilot study. Annual Progress Report to All Cooperators, 21 September 2007. 27pp.
  • Davis, B. E., and A. D. Afton. 2007. Survival, habitat use, and movements of female mallards in northeast Louisiana. Progress Report, 1 January 2007. 35pp.
  • Link, P. T. and A. D. Afton. 2006. Local and long-range movements, habitat-use, and survival of female mallards along the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain. Quarterly Progress Report, 1 October 2006. 42pp.
  • Davis, B. E. and A. D. Afton. 2006. Survival, habitat use, and movements of female mallards in northeast Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report, 1 July 2006. 26pp.
  • Link, P. T. and A. D. Afton. 2006. Local and long-range movements, habitat-use, and survival of female mallards along the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain. Quarterly Progress Report, 1 April 2006. 22pp.
  • Davis, B. E. and A. D. Afton. 2005. Survival, habitat use, and movements of female mallards in northeast Louisiana. Progress Report, 31 December 2005. 22pp.
  • Link, P. T. and A. D. Afton. 2005. Local and long-range movements, habitat-use and survival of female mallards along the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain. Quarterly Progress Report. 18pp.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2005. Nutritional ecology of lesser scaup during spring migration in the Upper-Midwest: mechanisms and scope of the spring condition hypothesis. Mid-year Progress Report. 41pp.
  • Davis, B. E. and A. D. Afton. 2005. Survival, habitat use, and movements of female mallards in northeast Louisiana. Progress Report. 20pp.
  • Davis, B. E. and A. D. Afton. 2005. Survival, habitat use, and movements of female mallards in northeast Louisiana. First Progress Report. 17pp.
  • Link, P. T. and A. D. Afton. 2005. Local and long-range movements, habitat-use and survival of female mallards along the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain. First Progress Report. 15pp.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2004. Nutritional ecology of lesser scaup during spring migration in the Upper-Midwest: mechanisms and scope of the spring condition hypothesis. Annual Progress Report. 41pp.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2004. Nutritional ecology of lesser scaup during spring migration in the Upper-Midwest: mechanisms and scope of the spring condition hypothesis. Mid-year Progress Report. 22pp.
  • Jonsson, J. E., and A. D. Afton. 2003. Effects of body size and habitat on goose behavior: lesser snow geese and Ross's geese (Fieldwork in Louisiana 2001-2002 and 2002-2003). Annual Progress Report. 45pp.
  • Szymanski, M. L. and A. D. Afton. 2003. Effects of spinning-wing decoys on flock behavior and hunting vulnerability of mallards and other ducks in Minnesota. Second Progress Report. 25pp.
  • Szymanski, M. L. and A. D. Afton. 2003. Summary of use and opinions of spinning-wing decoys by duck hunters participating in the Minnesota study. First Progress Report. 10pp.
  • Szymanski, M. L. and A. D. Afton. 2003. Use of stable isotope methodology to determine natal origins of hatch-year mallards harvested during fall in Minnesota. Second Progress Report. 27pp.
  • Anteau, M. J., A. D. Afton, M. A. Johnson, J. S. Lawrence, and J. K. Ringelman. 2003. Spring migration ecology of lesser scaup: a landscape-level assessment of female body condition and diets in the upper-Midwest. Annual Progress Report. 20pp.
  • Jonsson, J. E., and A. D. Afton. 2002. Effects of body size and habitat on goose behavior: lesser snow geese and Ross's goose (winter study). Annual Progress Report. 32pp.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2001. Effects of structural marsh management on invertebrate and waterbird communities on Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report. 30pp.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2001. Nutrient-reserve dynamics of lesser scaup during spring migration in the Mississippi flyway. Annual Progress Report. 12pp.
  • Bolduc, F. and A. D. Afton. 2001. Effects of structural marsh management on invertebrate and waterbird communities on Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report. 4pp.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2001. Effects of structural marsh management on invertebrate and waterbird communities on Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report. 4pp.
  • Vest, J. L., R. M. Kaminski, A. D. Afton, L. M. Pote, and F. J. Vilella. 2001. Parasites in lesser scaup in the Mississippi flyway. Progress Report. 7pp.
  • Durham, S., and A. D. Afton. 2001. Nesting ecology of mottled ducks on agricultural lands in southwest Louisiana. Annual Progress Report. 26pp.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2001. Effects of structural marsh management on invertebrate and waterbird communities on Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report. 4pp.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2000. Nutrient-reserve dynamics of lesser scaup during spring migration in the Mississippi flyway. Annual Progress Report. 11pp.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2000. Effects of structural marsh management on invertebrate and waterbird communities on Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report. 15pp.
  • Vest, J. L., R. M. Kaminski, A. D. Afton, L. M. Pote, and F. J. Vilella. 2001. Parasites in lesser scaup in the Mississippi flyway. Progress Report. 8pp.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Effects of marsh management on invertebrate abundance and waterfowl on Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Final 2-Year Report (submitted 16 July 1999). (marsh management, invertebrate abundance, waterfowl)
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Effects of marsh management on invertebrate abundance and waterfowl on Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report (submitted 1 April 1999). (marsh management, invertebrate abundance, waterfowl)
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Effects of marsh management on invertebrate abundance and waterfowl on Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report (submitted 1 January 1999). (marsh management, invertebrate abundance, waterfowl)
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Effects of marsh management on invertebrate abundance and waterfowl on Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report (submitted 1 July 1999). (marsh management, invertebrate abundance, waterfowl)
  • Durham, R. S., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Nesting ecology of mottled ducks on agricultural lands in southwestern Louisiana. Annual Progress Report (submitted 30 September 1999). (mottled ducks, nesting)
  • Gabrey, S. W., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Effects of fall and winter burning on components of the marsh ecosystem at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report (submitted 1 April 1999). (marsh management, burning)
  • Gabrey, S. W., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Effects of fall and winter burning oncomponents of the marsh ecosystem at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Final Report (submitted 29 June 1999). (marsh management, burning)
  • Gabrey, S. W., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Effects of fall and winter burning oncomponents of the marsh ecosystem at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana. Quarterly Progress Report (submitted 1 January 1999). (marsh management, burning)
  • Olsen, R. E., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Goose hunter opinions and vulnerability of lesser snow geese to electronic calling devices. Final Report (submitted 15 May 1999). (lesser snow geese, electronic calling devices)
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 0

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 4

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 46

Presentations: 76

 

Contact Information

Tel: (225) 578 - 4179 Personal Web Site: http://www.rnr.lsu.edu/people/afton/default.htm

Louisiana Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
  2. Louisiana State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute