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Bar-tailed Godwit

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Migration Ecology

pin Hupp, J. W., N. Yamaguchi, P. L. Flint, J. M. Pearce, K. Tokita, T. Shimada, A. M. Ramey, S. Kharitonov, and H. Higuchi. 2011. Variation in spring migration routes and breeding distribution of Northern Pintails that winter in Japan. Journal of Avian Biology 42:289-300.

pin Yamaguchi, N., J. W. Hupp, H. Higuchi, P. L. Flint and J. M. Pearce. 2010. Satellite-tracking of Northern Pintail Anas acuta during outbreaks of the H5N1 virus in Japan: implications for virus spread. Ibis 152, 262271. PDF file 273kb

pin Flint, P. L., K. Ozaki, J. M. Pearce, B. Guzzetti, H. Higuchi, J. P. Fleskes, t. Shimada and D. V. Derksen. 2009. Breeding-Season Sympatry Facilitates Genetics Exchange Among Allopatric Wintering Populations of Northern Pintails in Japan and California. The Condor 111(4):591598. PDF file 2.27MB

pin Gill Jr., R. E., T. L. Tibbitts, D. C. Douglas, C. M. Handel1, D. M. Mulcahy, J. C. Gottschalck, N. Warnock, B. J. McCaffery, P. F. Battley and T. Piersma. 2009. Extreme endurance flights by landbirds crossing the Pacific Ocean: ecological corridor rather than barrier? Proceedings of the Royal Society 276, 447457 PDF file 568kb

pin Petersen, M. R. 2009. Multiple Spring Migration Strategies in a Population of Pacific Common Eiders.The Condor 111(1):5970. PDF file 659kb

pin Flint, P. 2008. Applying the scientific method when assessing the influence of migratory birds on the dispersal of H5N1. PDF file 187kb

pin Gill, R. E., Jr., T. L. Tibbitts, D. C. Douglas, C. M. Handel, D. M. Mulcahy, J. C. Gottschalck, N. Warnock, B. J. McCaffery, P. F. Battley, and T. Piersma. 2008. Extreme endurance flights by landbirds crossing the Pacific Ocean: ecological corridor rather than barrier? Proceedings of the Royal Society B. doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.1142. PDF file 525kb

pin Hupp, J. W., J. A. Schmutz and C. R. Ely. 2008. The Annual Migration Cycle of Emperor Geese in Western Alaska. Arctic 61(1) 2334. PDF file 1.72MB

pin Hupp, J. W., J. A. Schmutz, C. R. Ely, E. E. Syroechkovskiy, Jr., A. V. Kondratyev, W. D. Eldridge and E. Lappo. 2007. Moult migration of emperor geese Chen canagica between Alaska and Russia. Journal of Avian Biology. 38: 000-000. PDF file 253kb

pin Gill, R. E., Jr., T. Piersma, G. Hufford, R. Servranckx, and A. Riegen. 2005. Crossing the ultimate ecological barrier: Evidence for an 11,000-km-long nonstop flight from Alaska to New Zealand and Eastern Australia by Bar-tailed Godwits. Condor 107:1-20. PDF file 940kb

pin Nicolai, C. A., P. L. Flint, M. L. Wege. 2005. Annual survival and site fidelity of Northern Pintails banded on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska. J. Wildl. Manag. 69:1202-1210. PDF file 144kb

pin Petersen, M. R. and D. C. Douglas. 2004. Winter Ecology of Spectacled Eiders: Environmental Characteristics and Population Change. The Condor 106:7994. PDF file 1.34MB

pin Petersen, M. R., B. J. McCaffery, and P. L. Flint. 2003. Post-breeding distribution of Long-tailed Ducks Clangula hyemalis from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska. Wildfowl 54:103-113. PDF file 603kb

pin Petersen, M. R. and P. L. Flint. 2002. Population Structure of Pacific Common Eiders Breeding in Alaska. The Condor 104:780787. PDF file 469kb

pin Dau, C. P., P. L. Flint, and M. R. Petersen. 2000. Distribution of recoveries of Steller's eiders banded on the lower Alaska Peninsula, Alaska. J. Field Ornith. 71:541-548. PDF file 926kb

pin Petersen, M. R., W. W. Larned, and D. C. Douglas. 1999. At-sea distribution of Spectacled Eiders: A 120-year-old mystery resolved. Auk 116:1009-1020. PDF file 1.78MB

pin Ely, C. R., D. C. Douglas, A. C. Fowler, C. A. Babcock, D. V. Derksen, and J. Y. Takekawa. 1997. Migration behavior of Tundra Swans from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska. Wilson Bull. 109:679-692. PDF file 998kb

pin Derksen, D. V., K. S. Bollinger, D. H. Ward, J. S. Sedinger, Y. Miyabayashi. 1996. Black Brant from Alaska Staging and Wintering in Japan. The Condor 98(3) 653-657. PDF file 708kb

pin Petersen, M. R., D. C. Douglas, and D. M. Mulcahy. 1995. Use of implanted satellite transmitters to locate Spectacled Eiders at-sea. Condor 97:276-278. PDF file 223kb

Avian Influenza Genomics

pin Meixell, B. W., M. A. Borchardt, and S. K. Spencer. 2013. Accumulation and inactivation of avian influenza A virus by the filter-feeding invertebrate, Daphnia magna. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79(23):7249-7255. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02439-13.

pin Reeves, A. B., J. M. Pearce, A. M. Ramey, C. R. Ely, J. A. Schmutz, P. L. Flint, D. V. Derksen, H. S. Ip, and K. A. Trust. 2013. Genomic analysis of avian influenza viruses from waterfowl in Western Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 49(3):600-610. doi: 10.7589/2012-04-108.

pin Pearce, J.M., D.R. Ruthrauff, and J.S. Hall. 2012. Paired serological and RRT-PCR analysis of avian influenza prevalence in Alaskan shorebirds. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48(3):812-814.

pin Pearce, J.M., A.B. Reeves, A.M. Ramey, J.W. Hupp, H.S. Ip, M. Bertram, J.J. Petrula, B.D. Scotton, K.A. Trust, B.W. Meixell, and J.A. Runstadler. 2011. Interspecific exchange of avian influenza virus genes in Alaska: the influence of trans-hemispheric migratory tendency and breeding ground sympatry. Molecular Ecology 20:1015-1025.

pin Ramey, A.M., J. M. Pearce, A. B. Reeves, J. C. Franson, M. R. Petersen, and H. S. Ip. 2011. Evidence for limited exchange of avian influenza viruses between seaducks and dabbling ducks at Alaska Peninsula coastal lagoons. Archives of Virology 156:1813-1821.

pin Reeves, A. B, J. M. Pearce, A. M. Ramey, B. W. Meixell, and J. A. Runstadler. 2011. Interspecies transmission and limited persistence of low pathogenic avian influenza genomes among Alaska dabbling ducks. Infection, Genetics, and Evolution 11:2004-2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.meegid.2011.09.011.

pin Ramey, A.M., J.M. Pearce, C.R. Ely, L.M. Sheffield Guy, D.B. Irons, D.V. Derksen, and H.S. Ip. 2010. Transmission and reassortment of avian influenza viruses at the Asian--North American interface. Virology 406:352-359.

pin Ramey, A. M., J. M. Pearce, P. L. Flint, H. S. Ip, D. V. Derksen, J. C. Franson, M. J. Petrula, B. D. Scotton, K. M. Sowl, M. L. Wege and K. A. Trust. 2010. Intercontinental reassortment and genomic variation of low pathogenic avian influenza viruses isolated from northern pintails (Anas acuta) in Alaska: Examining the evidence through space and time. Virology 401(2): 179-189.

pin Pearce, J. M., A. M. Ramey, H. S. Ip and R. E. Gill Jr. 2010. Limited evidence of trans-hemispheric movement of avian influenza viruses among contemporary North American shorebird isolates. Virus Research 148(1-2): 44-50.

pin Pearce, J. M., A. M. Ramey, P. L. Flint, A. V. Koehler, J. P. Fleskes, J. C. Franson, J. S. Hall, D. V. Derksen, and H. S. Ip. 2009. Avian influenza at both ends of a migratory flyway: Characterizing viral genomic diversity to optimize surveillance plans for North America. Evolutionary Applications ISSN 1752-4571; 1-12. PDF file 363kb

pin Derksen, D., et. al. 2008. Assessment of virus movement across continents: using Northern Pintails (Anas acuta) as a test. A collaborative study between U.S. and Japanese researchers. February 2008. PDF file 685kb

pin Koehler, A. V. , J. M. Pearce, P. L. Flint, C. Franson, and H. S. Ip. 2008. Genetic evidence of intercontinental movement of avian influenza in a migratory bird: the northern pintail (Anas acuta). Molecular Ecology 17:4754-4762. PDF file 486kb

pin Flint, P., J. Hupp, and J. Pearce. 2007. Assessment of virus movement across continents: using Northern Pintails (Anas acuta) as a test. Trip Report. Capture and Marking of Northern Pintails in Japan. 11-21 February 2007. PDF file 773kb

Monitoring and Surveillance

pin USFWS/USGS. 2011. Sampling for highly pathogenic Asian H5N1 avian influenza in migratory birds in Alaska: Results of 2010 field season. Progress Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Region 7, Alaska) and U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. PDF file 4.3MB

pin USFWS/USGS. 2010. Sampling for highly pathogenic Asian H5N1 avian influenza in migratory birds in Alaska: Results of 2009 field season. Progress Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Region 7, Alaska) and U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. PDF file 6.64MB

pin USFWS/USGS. 2009. Sampling for highly pathogenic Asian H5N1 avian influenza in migratory birds in Alaska: Results of 2008 field season. Progress Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Region 7, Alaska) and U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. PDF file 5.54MB

pin Ip, H. S., P. L. Flint, J. C. Franson, R. J. Dusek, D. V. Derksen, R. E. Gill Jr., C. R. Ely, J. M. Pearce, R. B. Lanctot, S. M. Matsuoka, D. B. Irons, J. B. Fischer, R. M. Oates, M. R. Petersen, T. F. Fondell, D. A. Rocque, J. C. Pedersen and T. C. Rothe. 2008. Prevalence of Influenza A viruses in wild migratory birds in Alaska: Patterns of variation in detection at a crossroads of intercontinental flyways. Virology Journal. 5:71.

pin USFWS/USGS. 2008. Sampling for highly pathogenic Asian H5N1 avian influenza in migratory birds in Alaska: Results of 2007 field season. Progress Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Region 7, Alaska) and U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. PDF file 5.98MB

pin USFWS/USGS. 2007. Sampling for highly pathogenic Asian H5N1 avian influenza in migratory birds in Alaska: results of 2006 field season. Progress Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Region 7, Alaska) and U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. PDF file 2.66MB

pin U.S. Geological Survey. 2007. Avian influenza surveillance of wild birds. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3094. 4 p. PDF file 554kb

pin HPAI H5N1 Influenza "Bird Flu" Facts: 2006 Sampling Results PDF file 597kb

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