Publications

Research publications

1954. Nesting of the least tern in Illinois. Wilson Bulletin 66:223.
1955. Size of home range in eight bird species of a southern Illinois swamp-thicket. Wilson Bulletin 67:140-141.
1956. Vegetational features of some strip-mined land in Perry County, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science, 48:73-84 (with E. D. Triner).
1957. “Anting” of starling. The Audubon Bulletin No. 103:6.
1958. Breeding-bird populations of strip-mined land in Perry County, Illinois. Ecology 39:543-545.
1958. Some corrections to “A distributional check list of the birds of Illinois.” The Audubon Bulletin No. 106:9-11.
1958. An analysis of migrating birds killed at a television tower in east-central Illinois, September 1956-May 1957. Auk 75: 400-414 (with J. A. Ellis).
1959. Ecological and reproductive relationships of Black-capped and Carolina Chickadees, Parus atricapillus Linneaus and Parus carolinensis Audubon. Ph. D. thesis, University of Illinois.

1960. A brief history of ecology. Part 1 – pre-nineteenth century to 1919. Occasional Papers of the Adams Center for Ecological Studies No. 1: 1-18.
1961. Comparative notes on the life history of the Carolina Chickadee. Wilson Bulletin 73:348-373.
1963. Ecological and reproductive relationships of Black-capped and Carolina Chickadees. Auk 80:9-47.
1963. Stability in bird populations. Occasional Papers of the Charles C. Adams Center for Ecological Studies No.7: 1-12.
1963. Dispersal rate and elm density as factors in the occurrence of Dutch Elm disease. American Midland Naturalist 70:159-163 (with Jack W. Kammeraad).
1964. Chimney perching for warmth by starlings. Wilson Bulletin 75:447-449.
1965. Vegetational features of a wet prairie in southwestern Michigan. Occasional Papers of the Charles C. Adams Center for Ecological Studies No. 13:1-16.
1965. Summer observations of Nashville and Black-throated green warblers in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Jack-Pine Warbler 43:169 (with Arlo Raim).
1966. Vegetation of two bogs in southwestern Michigan. Michigan Botanist 5:36-46.
1966. Notes on vegetation and birds of a maple forest in southwestern Michigan. Jack-Pine Warbler 44:49-50.
1967. Bird populations of bogs. Wilson Bulletin 79:371-96.
1968. Feeding of nestling and fledgling Eastern Kingbirds. Auk 95:44-54 (with Elmer L. Morehouse).
1969. Two birds new to the Reddick, Florida, Pleistocene. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Science 31:79-80.
1969. Vegetation of a Michigan grassland and thicket. Occasional Papers of the Charles C. Adams Center for Ecological Studies No. 18: 1-29 (with Arlo Raim and Jerome D. Robins).

1972. An evaluation of winter bird population studies. Wilson Bulletin 84:261-277.
1972. Winter observations of King Rail and Red-necked Grebe in southwestern Michigan. Jack-Pine Warbler 50:127-128.
1973. Composition of some oak forests in southwestern Michigan. Michigan Botanist 12:217-234 (with D. A. Boyce, J. R. Hodgson, J. D. Wenger, M. H. Mills, and M. M. Cooper).
1973. A bibliography of the ecology of Kalamazoo County, Michigan. WMU Institute of Public Affairs. Pp. 32.
1975. The time of habitat selection by birds. Ibis 117:521-522 (with K. L. Harrison).
1975. Mammal populations of an oak forest in southwestern Michigan. Jack-Pine Warbler 53:131-140 (with J. R. Hodgson).
1975. Nesting of the Solitary Vireo in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Jack-Pine Warbler 53:158-159.
1976. An inventory of the amphibians, reptiles, non-game birds and mammals of the Kalamazoo Paw Paw, Black and Macatawa River Basins. Report to U. S. Soil Conservation Service, 85 pp.
1976. Amphibians, reptiles, and non-game birds and mammals. USDA Kalamazoo-Black-Macatawa-Paw Paw River Basin Tech. Paper No.5: 1-5 + 3 appendices.
1977. Life history factors affecting the intrinsic rate of natural increase of birds of the deciduous forest biome. Wilson Bulletin 89:211-232 (with Lynda Swander).
1978. Winter home ranges of Black-capped Chickadees in southern Michigan oak forest. Jack-Pine Warbler 56:96-98.
1978. Wind throw and tree replacement in a climax beech-maple forest. Oikos 30:149-152 (with P. G. Merritt).
1978. A comparison of three methods of estimating winter bird populations. Bird-Banding 49:252-261.
1979. Pine Siskin nesting in Kalamazoo County. Jack-Pine Warbler 57:27-28 (with P. G. Merritt).
1979. The role of elevated perch sites and mowing in the distribution of grassland and savanna birds. Jack-Pine Warbler 57: 179-183 (with K. L. Harrison).

1980. Vegetation of southwestern Michigan. (Map). WMU Biology Dept.
1980. Cedar waxwings catching snowflakes. Jack-Pine Warbler 58:121-122 (with Donald F. Drewiske).
1980(1981). A half-century of changes in the herb layer of a climax deciduous forest. Journal of Ecology 68:823-832.
1981. Pre-settlement vegetation of Kalamazoo County, Michigan (Map). WMU Geography Department, Kalamazoo. (with T. W. Hodler, L. G. Brewer, and H. A. Raup).
1981. Autumn selection of breeding location by Field Sparrows. Auk 96:629-631 (with Raymond J. Adams, Jr.).
1982. The changing seasons. American Birds 35:915-919.
1984. Cross-fostering as a management tool for the Kirtland’s warbler. Journal of Wildlife Management 48: 1041-1045 (with K. R. Morris).
1984. Species composition and diversity of a mesic prairie relict in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Michigan Botanist 23: 143-152.
1985. Seasonal change and production in a mesic prairie relict in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Michigan Botanist 24: 3-13.
1985. Spacing in acorn woodpeckers. Ecology 66: 307-308. (with M. T. McCann).
1988. An early Michigan bird list. Jack-Pine Warbler 66: 47-53.
1989. Tree distribution in southwestern Michigan bur oak openings. Michigan Botanist 28:73-79 (with Steven J. Kitler).

1991. Original avifauna and postsettlement changes. Pp. 33-58 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds.
1991. Biogeography and ecology. Pp. 59-86 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Priorities and perspectives in conservation (with G. A. McPeek). Pp. 87-94 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Bald Eagle (with G. A. McPeek). Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Black Tern. Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Acadian Flycatcher (with L. H. Walkinshaw). Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Great Crested Flycatcher. Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Eastern Kingbird. Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Black-capped Chickadee. Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Common Yellowthroat (with L. H. Walkinshaw). Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Hooded Warbler. Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Chipping Sparrow. 1991. Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1991. Field Sparrow (with L. H. Walkinshaw). Pp. 160-161 in The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan, R. Brewer, G. A. McPeek, and R. J. Adams, eds. Michigan State University Press.
1992. Mature beech-maple forest. Journal of Field Ornithology 63(suppl.): 38-39.
1992. Successful nesting of Louisiana Waterthrush in Woodyard Hammock, Leon County, Florida. Florida Field Naturalist 20: 77-78.
1993. A method for decreasing trap mortality in Sorex. Canadian-Field Naturalist 106: 249-251 (with J. Yunger and R. Snook).
1997. Characteristics of land trust boards. Exchange 16(3): 8-11.
2008. Prairie and savanna in southern lower Michigan: History, classification, ecology. Michigan Botanist 47(1): 1-48 (with K. A. Chapman).

2011 . Chipping Sparrow, Spizella passerina. In The Second Michigan Breeding Bird Atlas, A.T. Chartier, J.J. Baldy, and J.M. Brenneman, editors. Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.  <www.mibirdatlas.org/Portals/12/MBA2010/CHSPaccount.pdf >.

Miscellaneous Publications

1959. Natural history of the colonial birds of Great Salt Lake. Ecology 40:523 (book review).

1961. Vascular plants of southern Illinois. Ecology 42:850 (book review).
1964. A comparative study of bird populations in Illinois, 1906-1909 and 1956-1958. Auk 81:568-569 (book review).
1968. Of predation and life. Auk 85:525-526 (book review).

1970. Death by the plow. Natural History 79(7):28-35,110.
1970. The biology of populations. Auk 87: 182-183 (book review).
1972. Birds in the Earthly Environment. Pp.49-93 in Seminars in Ornithology: A home study course in bird biology. Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.
1972. Teaching the environment for biology majors. Michigan Science Bulletin 19(2):9-13.
1976. In memoriam: Frank J. Hinds. Jack-Pine Warbler 54:59-61.
1978. A Michigan naturalist’s library. Jack-Pine Warbler 56:129-150. (with M. T. McCann and J. C. Stiner).
1979. Endangered animals. University Magazine (WMU) 5(1):4-7.

1985. Saturn: No great loss for Kalamazoo. Detroit Free Press, Aug. 21: 11A.

1992. A deficiency of credulousness. BioScience 42: 123-124.
1994. Wolves of Minong: Isle Royale’s wild community. Michigan Academician 26: 540-543 (book review).
1996. Endangered and threatened wildlife of Michigan. Michigan Academician 28: 93-96 (book review).
1997. SWMLC and the national conservation movement. Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy Newsletter 56 (3 summer): 2.
1997. What lands does the SWMLC wish to protect? Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy Newsletter 5 (4 autumn): 1,6.
1998. Saving family land–part 1: giving your land to the Conservancy. Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy Newsletter 6 (1 winter: 2.
1998. Land trusts, land conservancies, and The Nature Conservancy. Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy Newsletter 6 (2 spring): 2.
1999. Saving family land–part 2: conservation easements. Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy Newsletter 6 (3 summer): 1,4.
1998, A woods in memory. Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy Newsletter 6(4 autumn): 2.
1999. Saving family land–part 3: bequests, remainder interests, bargain sales. Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy Newsletter 7(1 winter) 2,10.

2002. Plant communities of the Midwest: Classification in an ecological context. Michigan Academician 33: 381-383 (book review).
2009. Atlas of the breeding birds of Ontario, 2001-2005. Auk 126(2):469-472 (book review).
2009. On the wings of cranes: Larry Walkinshaw’s life story. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121(2): 445-447 (book review).
2012. Illinois Birds: A Century of Change. Auk 129(2):360-361 (book review).
2014. In Memoriam: John William Hardy,1930-2012. Auk 131: 451-453.

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