Ecological Research

Ballantyne, K. and E. Nol. 2015. Localized habitat change near Churchill, Manitoba and the decline of nesting Whimbrels (Numenius phaeopus). Polar Biology 38(4): 529-537. doi: 10.1007/s00300-014-1615-6 (click here for pdf)

Klima, J., Ballantyne, K., Perz, J., Johnson, A.S., Jackson, J.A., Lamarre, J-F, and L. McKinnon. 2013. North American longevity records for American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica and Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus from Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.  Wader Study Group Bulletin 120(2): 134 (click here for pdf)

Ballantyne, K. and E. Nol. 2011. Nesting habitat selection and hatching success of Whimbrels near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. Waterbirds 34(2): 151-159. doi: 10.1675/063.034.0203 (click here for pdf)

Ballantyne, K. 2009. Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) nesting habitat associations, altered distribution, and habitat change in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. M.Sc thesis, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University, Peterborough, ON.

Ballantyne, K. 2004. Monitoring Plethodon cinereus, the Eastern Red-backed Salamander, in Kejimkujik National Park and Historic Site. Honours thesis, Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

Field biologist for:

Anich, N.M, Beson, T.J. and J.C.  Bednarz. 2012. What Factors Explain Differential use within Swainson’s Warbler (Limnothlypis swainsonii) Home Ranges? The Auk 129(3): 409-419.

Anich, N.M., Benson, T.J. and J.C. Bednarz. 2010. Factors Influencing Home-Range Size of Swainson’s Warblers in Eastern Arkansas. The Condor 112(1): 149-158.

Benson, T.J., Anich, N.M., Brown, J.R. and J.C. Bednarz. 2010. Habitat and Landscape Effects on Brood Parasitism, Nest Survival, and Fledgling Production in Swainson’s Warblers. Journal of Wildlife Management 74(1): 81-93.

Benson, T.J., Anich, N.M., Brown, J.D. and J.C. Bednarz. 2009. Swainson’s Warbler Nest-Site Selection in Eastern Arkansas. The Condor 111(4).

Anich, N.M., Benson, T.J. and J.C. Bednarz. 2009. Estimating Territory and Home Range Sizes: Do Singing Locations Alone Provide an Accurate Estimate of Space Use? The Auk 126(3): 626-634.

Dickson, B.G., Noon, B.R., Curtis, H. and S. Jentsch. 2009. Quantifying the multi-scale response of avifauna to prescribe fire experiments in the southwest United States. Ecological Applications 19(3): 608-621. doi: 10.1890/08-0905.1

Jentsch, S., Mannan, R.W., Dickson, B.G. and W.M. Block. 2008. Associations Among Breeding Birds and Gambel Oak in Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests. Journal of Wildlife Management 72(4): 994-1000. doi: 10.2193/2007-073

Saab, V., Bate, L., Lehmkuhl, J.F., Dickson, B., Story, S., Jentsch, S., and W. Block. 2006. Changes in Downed Wood and Forest Structure After Prescribed Fire in Ponderosa Pine Forests. USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41.

Gullage, S.E. 2005. Forest birds as indicators of ecological integrity in Kejimkujik National Park. 2005. M.Sc. thesis. Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.