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Recent Publications *PDF files are available for educational purposes only.

Callaghan, C. T., and D. E. Gawlik. 2015. Efficacy of eBird data as an aid in conservation planning and monitoring. Journal of Field Ornithology 86(4):298-304.

Herring, G, C.A. Smith, D.E. Gawlik, J.M. Beerens, and J.T. Ackerman. Physiological Condition of Juvenile Wading Birds in Relation to Multiple Landscape Stressors in the Florida Everglades: Effects of Hydrology, Prey Availability, and Mercury Bioaccumulation. PLoS ONE. 9(9): e106447

Klassen, J.A., D.E. Gawlik and B. A. Botson 2014. Length–weight and length–length relationships for common fish and crayfish species in the Everglades, Florida, USA. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 564 -566

Herring, G, C. A. Eagles-Smith, J. T. Ackerman, D. E. Gawlik, and J. M. Beerens 2013. Landscape factors and hydrology influence mercury concentrations in wading birds breeding in the Florida Everglades, USA. Science of the Total Environment. 637-646.

Beck, T.J., D.E. Gawlik, and E.V. Pearlstine 2013. Community patterns in treatment wetlands, natural wetlands, and croplands in Florida. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 125: 329-341

Herring G. and D. E. Gawlik 2012. Differential physiological responses to prey availability by the Great Egret and White Ibis. The Journal of Wildlife Management.

Xie, Z., L Pearlstine, and D. E. Gawlik 2012. Developing a fine-resolution digital elevation model
to support hydrological modeling and ecological studies in the northern Everglades. GIScience & Remote Sensing. 49: 664-686

Lantz, S. M., D. E. Gawlik, and M. I. Cook. 2011. The Effects of water depth and emergent vegetation on
foraging success and habitat selection of wading birds in the Everglades. Waterbirds. 34: 439-447

Beerens, J. M., D. E. Gawlik, G. H. Herring, and M. I. Cook. 2011. Dynamic habitat selection by two wading bird species with divergent foraging strategies in a seasonally fluctuating wetland. The Auk. 128: 651-662

Calle, L. and D. E. Gawlik 2011. Anthropogenic food in the diet of the sacred ibis( Threskiornis aethiopicus), a non-native wading bird in southeastern Florida, USA. Florida Field Naturalist. 39: 1-34

Dorn, N. J., M. I. Cook, G. H. Herring, R. A. Boyle, J. Nelson and D. E. Gawlik. 2011. Aquatic prey switching and urban foraging by the White Ibis Eudocimus albus are determined by wetland hydrological conditions. IBIS. 153: 323-335

Herring, G., M. I. Cook, D. E. Gawlik, and E. M. Call. 2011. Food availability is expressed through physiologcial stress indicators in nestling white ibis: a food supplementation experiment. Functional Ecology. 25: 682-690

Herring H. K. and D. E. Gawlik. 2011. Resource selection functions for wood stork foraging habitat in the southern Everglades. 34: 133-142

Pierce, R. L., and D. E. Gawlik.  2010. Wading bird foraging habitat selection in the Florida Everglades. Waterbirds. 33:494-503

Herring, G. and D. E. Gawlik.  2010.  Avian radio-transmitter harness wear and failure. Southeastern Naturalist. 9:595-604

Herring, G., D. E. Gawlik, M. I. Cook, J. M. Beerens.  2010. Sensitivity of nesting great egrets and white ibises to reduced prey availability. Auk. 127:660-670.

Lantz, S. M., D. E. Gawlik, and M. I. Cook.  2010.  The effects of water depth and submerged aquatic vegetation on foraging habitat selection and foraging success of wading birds. Condor. 112: 460-469.

Xie, Z., D. E. Gawlik, J. M. Beerens, Z. Liu, and A. L. Higer. 2009.  Variability patterns and outlier smoothing of the Everglades Depth Estimation Network digital elevation model in the northern Everglades. Papers of the Applied Geography Conference 32:342-351.

Herring, G., D. E. Gawlik, and D. A. Rumbold.  2009.  Feather mercury concentrations and physiological condition of Great Egret and White Ibis nestlings in the Florida Everglades. Science of the Total Environment 407:2641-2649.

Herring, G. and D. E. Gawlik. 2009. Stability of avian fecal corticosterone metabolites levels in frozen feces. Journal of Wildlife Management 73:1010-1013.

Frederick, P., D. E. Gawlik, J. C. Ogden, M. Cook and M. Lusk.  2009.  The White Ibis and Wood Stork as indicators for restoration of Everglades Ecosystem. Ecological Indicators

Herring, G., D. E. Gawlik, and J. M. Beerens.  2008.  Sex determination for the Great Egret and White Ibis. Waterbirds 31:306-311.

Dorn, N. J., G. Herring, and D. E. Gawlik. 2008. Estimation of crayfish abundance and size-structure in White Ibis diets. Waterbirds 31:417-423.

Herring, G. and D. E. Gawlik. 2007. Potential for successful population establishment the nonindigenous Sacred Ibis in the Florida Everglades. Biological Invasions

Herring, G., J.M. Beerens, and D. E. Gawlik. 2008. Evaluating two new methods for capturing large wetland birds. Journal of Field Ornithology.

Herring, G. and D. E. Gawlik. 2007. The role of stress proteins in the study of allostatic overload in birds, use and applicability to current studies in avian ecology. The Scientific World. 7:1596-1602.

Gawlik, D. E. and G. E. Crozier. 2007. A test of cues affecting habitat selection by wading birds. The Auk 124:1075-1082.

Herring, G., and D. E. Gawlik. 2007. Multiple nest-tending behavior in an adult female White Ibis. Waterbirds 30:150-151.

Gawlik, D. E. 2006. The role of wildlife science in wetland ecosystem restoration: lessons from the Everglades. Ecological Engineering 26:70-83.

Havens, K. E. and D. E. Gawlik. 2005. Lake Okeechobee conceptual ecological model. Wetlands 25:908-925.

Wetzel, P. R., A. G. van der Valk, S. Newman, D. E. Gawlik, T. T. Gann, C. A. Coronado-Molina, D. L. Childers, and F. H. Sklar. 2005. Maintaining Tree Islands in the Florida Everglades: Nutrient Redistribution Key . Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3:370-376.

Sklar, F. H., M. J. Chimney, S. Newman, P. McCormick, D. Gawlik, S. Miao, C. McVoy, W. Said, J. Newman, C. Coronado, G. Crozier, M. Korvela, and K. Rutchey. 2005. The ecological-societal underpinnings of Everglades restoration. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3:161-169.

Crozier, G. E. and D. E. Gawlik . 2003. The use of decoys as a research tool for attractive wading birds. Journal of Field Ornithology 74: 53-58.

Crozier, G. E. and D. E. Gawlik . 2003. Wading bird nesting effort as an index to wetland ecosystem integrity. Waterbirds 26: 303-324.

Kelly, J. F., D. E. Gawlik , and D. K., Kieckbusch. 2003. An updated account of wading bird foraging behavior. 115: 105-107.

Smith, S. M., D. E. Gawlik , K. Rutchey, G. E. Crozier and S. Gray. 2003. Assessing drought-related ecological risk in the Florida Everglades. Journal of Environmental Management 68: 355-366.

Bancroft,G., D. E. Gawlik , and K Rutchey. 2002. Distribution of wading birds relative to vegetation and water depth in the northern everglades of Florida , USA . Waterbirds 25 : 265-277.

Crozier, G. E. and D. E. Gawlik . 2002. Avian response to nutrient enrichment in an oligotrophic wetland, the Florida Everglades. The Condor 104: 631-642.

Gawlik, D. E. 2002. The effects of prey availability on the numerical response of wading birds. Ecological Monographs 72 329-346.