This is a (fairly current) list of publications produced in the Bridge lab.  The full text of many of these articles can be found at the links below.  If you need access to one of the papers, please send us an email with a request for a preprint.


Knight, S. M., D. W. Bradley, R. G. Clark, E. A. Gow, M. Bélisle, L. L. Berzins, T. Blake, E. S. Bridge, L. Burke, R. D. Dawson, P. O. Dunn, D. Garant, G. L. Holroyd, D. J. T. Hussell, O. Lansdorp, A. J. Laughlin, M. L. Leonard, F. Pelletier, D. Shutler, L. Siefferman, C. M. Taylor, H. E. Trefry, C. M. Vleck, D. Vleck, D. W. Winkler, L. A. Whittingham, D. R. Norris. (in review). Constructing and evaluating a continent-wide migratory songbird network across the annual cycle. Submitted to Ecological Mongraphs.

Tello-Ramos, M. C., C. L. Branch, A. M. Pitera, D. Y. Kozlovsky, E. S. Bridge, and V. V. Pravosudov. (in press). Memory in wild mountain chickadees from different elevations: comparing first year birds with older survivors. Submitted to Animal Behavior.

Small, T. W., S. E. Bebus, E. S. Bridge, E. K. Elderbrock, S. M. Ferguson, B. C. Jones, S. J. Schoech. (2017). Stress-responsiveness influences baseline glucocorticoid levels: revisiting the under 3 min sampling rule. General and Comparative Endocrinology 247:152-165. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2017.01.028. FULL TEXT

Bridge, E. S., J. D. Ross, A. J. Contina, J. F. Kelly. (in press). Using agent based models to scale from individuals to populations. in P. B. Chilson, W. F. Frick, J. F. Kelly, and F. Liechti, editors. Aeroecology. Springer, New York.

Ross, J. D., E. S. Bridge, D. Prosser, and J. Y. Takekawa (in press) Aerosphere as a network connector. in P. B. Chilson, W. F. Frick, J. F. Kelly, and F. Liechti, editors. Aeroecology. Springer, New York.

Contina, A., R. Bay, V. L. Underwood, T. Smith, E. S. Bridge J. F. Kelly, K Ruegg. (in press) Characterization of SNP markers for the Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris) and their relevance in population differentiation and genome evolution studies. Conservation Genetics Resources. ABSTRACT

Helms, J. A. and E. S. Bridge. (2017). Range expansion drives the evolution of alternate reproductive strategies in invasive fire ants. Neobiota 33: 67-82. doi: 10.3897/neobiota.33.10300. FULL TEXT

Croston, R., C. L. Branch, A. Pitera, D. Y. Kozlovsky, E. S. Bridge, T. L. Parchman, V. V. Pravosudov. 2017. Predictably harsh environment is associated with reduced cognitive flexibility in wild food-caching mountain chickadees. Animal Behaviour 123: 139-149. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.10.004. FULL TEXT

Patton, R.P., K.S. Goodenough, S. DeLa Cruz, H. Nevins, B. Bodenstein, R. Cole, B. Collins, J.Y. Takekawa, Jesse Beck, and M. Sadowski. 2017. Mass Mortality attributed to Acanthocephaliasis at a Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) Colony in Coastal California. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 53(4), DOI: 10.7589/2016-11-258.

Davenport L.C., K.S. Goodenough, T. Haugaasen. 2016. Birds of Two Oceans? Trans-Andean and Divergent Migration of Black Skimmers (Rynchops niger cinerascens) from the Peruvian Amazon. PLoS ONE 11(1): e0144994. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0144994

Contina, A., E. S. Bridge, and J. F. Kelly. (2016). Exploring novel candidate genes from the Mouse Genome Informatics Database: Potential implications for avian migration research. Integrative Zoology 11: 240–249. FULL TEXT

Kelly, J. F., K. G. Horton, P. M. Stepanian, K. de Beurs, T. Fagin, E. S. Bridge, P. B. Chilson. (2016). Novel measures of continental-scale avian migration phenology related to proximate environmental cues. Ecosphere 7. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1434. FULL TEXT

Helms, J. A., A. P. Godfrey, T. Ames, E. S. Bridge. (2016). Predator foraging altitudes reveal the structure of aerial insect communities. Scientific Reports 6: 28670. doi:10.1038/srep28670. FULL TEXT

Helms, J. A., A. P. Godfrey, T. Ames, E. S. Bridge. (2016). Are invasive fire ants kept in check by native aerial insectivores? Biology Letters 12: 20160059. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0059. FULL TEXT

Fudickar, A. M., M. P. Peterson, T. J. Greives, J. W. Atwell, E. S. Bridge, E. D. Ketterson. (2016). Differential gene expression in seasonal sympatry: mechanisms involved in diverging life histories in migratory birds. Biology Letters 12: 20160069. DOI 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0069. FULL TEXT

Linck, E., E. S. Bridge, J. M. Duckles, A. G. Navarro-Sigüenza, S. Rohwer. 2016. Assessing migration patterns in Passerina ciris using the world’s bird collections as an aggregated resource. PeerJ 4:e1871; DOI 10.7717/peerj.1871. FULL TEXT

Contina A, R. J. Harrigan, J. P. Pollinger, E. S. Bridge, J. F. Kelly, and T. B. Smith. (2016) Genome-wide identification and characterization of simple sequence repeats in the Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris) for population and forensic analyses. Conservation Genetics Resources.

Croston R, D. Y. Kozlovsky, C. L. Branch, T. L. Parchman, E. S. Bridge, V. V. Pravosudov. 2016. Individual variation in spatial memory performance in wild mountain chickadees from different elevations. Animal Behavior 111: 225–234. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.10.015. FULL TEXT

Bridge, E. S., S. M. Pletschet, T. Fagin, P. B. Chilson, K. G. Horton, K. R Broadfoot, and J. F. Kelly. 2016. Continental Distribution and Persistence of Purple Martin Roosts Quantified Via Weather Surveillance Radar. Landscape Ecology 31: 43-53. doi: 10.1007/s10980-015-0279-0. FULL TEXT

Ouwehand, J., M. P. Ahola, A. N. M. A. Ausems, E. S. Bridge, M. Burgess, S. Hahn, C. M. Hewson, R. H. G. Klaassen, T. Laaksonen, H. M. Lampe, W. Velmala, and C. Both. 2016. Light-level geolocators reveal migratory connectivity in European populations of pied flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca. The Journal of Avian Biology 47: 69-83. doi: 10.1111/jav.00721. FULL TEXT

Bridge, E. S., J. D. Ross, A J. Contina, and J. F. Kelly. 2016. Do Molt-Migrant Songbirds Optimize Migration Routes Based on Primary Productivity? Behavioral Ecology 27:784-792. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arv199. FULL TEXT

Rakhimberdiev, E., D. W. Winkler, E. S. Bridge, N. E. Seavy, D. R. Sheldon, T. Piersma, and A. Saveliev. 2015. A hidden Markov model for reconstructing animal paths from solar geolocation loggers using templates for light intensity. Movement Ecology 3: doi 10.1186/s40462-015-0062-5. FULL TEXT

Bridge, E. S., J. F. Kelly, X. Xiao, N. Batbayar, T. Natsagdorj, N. J. Hill, J. Y. Takekawa, L. A. Hawkes, C. M. Bishop, P. J. Butler, S. H. Newman. 2015. Stable Isotopes Suggest Low Site Fidelity in Bar-headed Geese (Anser indicus) in Mongolia: Implications for Disease Transmission. Waterbirds 38: 123-132. doi: 10.1675/063.038.0201

Smith-Patten, B. D., E. S. Bridge, P. H. C. Crawford, D. J. Hough, J. F. Kelly, and M. A. Patten. 2015. Is extinction forever? Public Understanding of Science 24: 481-495.

Ross J. D., J. F. Kelly, E. S. Bridge, M. H. Engel, D. L. Reinking and W. A. Boyle. 2015. Pallid bands in feathers and associated stable isotope signatures reveal effects of severe weather stressors on fledgling sparrows. PeerJ 3: e814.

Goodenough, K.S. 2014. Inter- and intra-annual variation in Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) movements and diet in San Diego, California. M.S. Thesis presented to San Diego State University.

Goodenough, K.S., and C. Gailband. 2014. A Care and hand rearing manual for the Western Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus). Prepared for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, San Diego, CA. 53pp.

Ross, J. D., E. S. Bridge, M. J. Rozmarynowycz, and V. P. Bingman. 2014. Individual variation and evolutionary holdovers in the migratory behavior of a site-faithful, peripheral bird population. Animal Migration 2:29-33. doi: 10.2478/ami-2014-0003.

Bridge E. S., J F. Kelly, X. Xiao, J. Y. Takekawa, N. J. Hill, M. Yamage, E. Ul Haque, M. A. Islam, T. Mundkur, K. E. Yavuz, P. Leader, C. Y. H. Leung, B. Smith, K. A. Spragens, K. Vandegrift, P. Hosseini, S. Saif, S. Mohsanin, , A. Mikolon, A. Islam, A. George, B. Sivananinthaperumal, P. Daszak, and S. H. Newman. 2014. Bird Migration and Avian Influenza: A Comparison of Stable Isotope and Satellite Tracking Methods. Ecological Indicators 45:266-273. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.04.027.

Li, H., R. Wang, Y. Wang, E. S. Bridge, B. Yue, J. Chen, X. Xiao. 2014 Dynamic Change in Spring Habitat use by the Brown Eared Pheasant (Crossptilon mantchuricum) in The Huanglong Mountains, Shaanxi Province, China. Zoological Science 31: 529-534.

Kelly J. F., E. S. Bridge, W. F Frick, P. B. Chilson. 2013. Ecological energetics of an abundant aerial insectivore, the Purple Martin. PLoS One 8: e76616.

Wilcoxen, T. E., E. S. Bridge, R. K. Boughton, T. P. Hahn, and S. J. Schoech. 2013. Physiology of reproductive senescence in Florida Scrub-jays: results from a long-term study and GnRH challenge. General and Comparative Endocrinology 194:168-174.

Shipley, J. R., A. Contina, N. Batbayar, E. S. Bridge, A. T. Peterson, and J. F. Kelly. 2013. Niche Conservatism and Disjunct Populations: A case study with Painted Buntings (Passerina ciris). Auk 130: 476-486.

Schoech, S. J., R. Bowman ,T. P. Hahn, W. Goymann, I. Schwabl, and E. S. Bridge. 2013. The effects of low levels of light at night upon the endocrine physiology of Western Scrub-jays (Aphelocoma californica). Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 319: 527-538

Contina, A., E. S. Bridge, N. E. Seavy, J. M. Duckles, and J. F. Kelly. 2013. Using geologgers to investigate bimodal isotope patterns in Painted Buntings. Auk 130: 265-272.

Bridge, E. S. and J. F. Kelly. 2013. Reproductive success of Belted Kingfishers on the upper Hudson River. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32:1855–1863.

Bridge, E. S., J. F. Kelly, R. M. Gabrielson, R. B. MacCurdy, and D. W. Winkler. 2013. Advances in tracking small migratory birds: a technical review of light-level geolocation. The Journal of Field Ornithology 84:121–137. doi: 10.1111/jofo.12011.

Fraser, K. C., B. J. M. Stutchbury, P. Kramer, C. Silverio, J. Barrow, D. Newstead, Nanette Mickle, T. Shaheen, P. Mammenga, K. Applegate, E. S. Bridge, and J. Tautin. 2013. Consistent range-wide pattern in fall migration strategy of Purple Martin (Progne subis), despite different migration routes at the Gulf of Mexico. Auk 130: 291-296.

Frick, W. F., P. B. Chilson, N. W. Fuller, E. S. Bridge, and T. H. Kunz. 2013. Aeroecology in Bat Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation. R. A. Adams and S. C. Pederson Eds. Springer Science Press. pp 149-168

Zhang, L., Z. W. Guo, E. S. Bridge, Y.M. Li, and X. M. Xiao, 2013. Distributions and dynamics of risk factors associated with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 around the Poyang Lake, China. Emerging Infectious Disease 11:1-10.

Cohen, A., R. Bowman, R. K. Boughton, E. S. Bridge, R. S. Heiss, S. J. Schoech, K. J. McGraw. 2013. Circulating carotenoid levels are negatively associated with previous reproductive success in Florida Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens). The Canadian Journal of Zoology 91:64-70.

Chilson, P. B., E. S. Bridge, W. F. Frick, J. W. Chapman, and J. F. Kelly. 2012. Radar aeroecology: exploring the movements of aerial fauna through radio-wave remote sensing. Biology Letters 8:698-701. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0384.

Xiao, X., P. Dorovskoy, C. Biradar, and E. S. Bridge. 2011. A library of georeferenced photos from the field
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Bridge, E. S., A. M. Fudickar, J. F. Kelly, A. Contina, and S. Rohwer. 2011. Divergent stable isotope signatures in the feathers of a molt-migrant songbird. The Canadian Journal of Zoology 89: 951-959.

Bridge, E. S., K. Thorup, M. S. Bowlin, P. B. Chilson, R. H. Diehl, R. W. Fléron, P. Hartl, R. Kays, J. F. Kelly, W. D. Robinson, and M. Wikelski. 2011. Technology on the move: recent and forthcoming innovations for tracking migratory birds. Bioscience 61: 689-698. doi: 10.1525/bio.2011.61.9.7

Wilcoxen, T. E., Boughton, R. K., Bridge, E. S. Rensel, M. A, Schoech, S. J. 2011. Age-related differences in baseline and stress-induced corticosterone in Florida scrub-jays. General and Comparative Endocrinology 173: 461–466

Ortega-Jimenez V. M., S. Alvarez-Borrego, S. Arriaga-Ramirez, E. S. Bridge M. Renner. 2011. Maximum load-carrying during takeoff of Leach’s Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa and Cassin’s Auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus. Waterbirds 34: 102-106.

Bridge, E. S. 2011. Mind the gaps: what’s missing in our understanding of feather molt. Condor 113: 1-4.

Bridge, E. S. and D. N. Bonter. 2011. A low-cost radio frequency identification device for ornithological research. Journal of Field Ornithology 82: 52-59.

Bonter D. N., and E. S. Bridge. 2011. Applications of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in ornithological research: a review. Journal of Field Ornithology 82: 1-10.

Heiss, R. S., A. A. Cohen, R. Bowman, R. K. Boughton, E. S. Bridge, K. J. McGraw, and S. J. Schoech. 2011. Circulating carotenoid concentrations are positively correlated with later clutch initiation in Florida Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens). Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 315A: 101-111.

Wilcoxen, T. E., E. S. Bridge, R. K. Boughton, M. A. Rensel, S. J. Reynolds, and S. J. Schoech. 2011. Parental, social, and environmental factors associated with hatching failure in Florida Scrub-Jays. Ibis 153:70-77

Bridge, E. S., J. F. Kelly, P. E. Bjornen, C. M. Curry, P. H. C. Crawford, and J. M. Paritte. 2010. Effects of nutritional condition on spring migration: do migrants use resource availability to keep pace with a changing world. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 2424-2429. doi:10.1242/jeb.041277.

Ortega-Jiménez, V. M., S. Álvarez-Borrego, S. Arriaga-Ramírez, M. Renner, and E. S. Bridge. 2010. Takeoff flight performance and plumage wettability in Cassin’s Auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus, Xantus’s Murrelet Synthliboramphus hypoleucus and Leach’s Storm-petrel Oceanodroa leucorhoa. Journal of Ornithology 151(1):169-177.

Kelly, J. F., E. S. Bridge, A. M. Fudickar, L. I. Wassenaar. 2009. A test of comparative equilibration for determining non-exchangeable stable hydrogen isotope values in complex organic materials. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 23: 2316-2320.

Bridge, E. S. 2009. How does imping affect wing performance? Journal of Wildlife Rehabilitation 29: 4-9.

Kelly, J. F., E. S. Bridge and M. J. Hamas. 2009. Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon). The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; The Birds of North America Online: doi:10.2173/bna.84

Schoech, S. J., M. A. Rensel, E. S. Bridge, R. K. Boughton, and T. E. Wilcoxen. 2009. Environment, glucocorticoids, and the timing of reproduction. General and Comparative Endocrinology 163:201-207.

Bridge, E. S., S. J. Schoech, R. Bowman, and J. C. Wingfield. 2009. Temporal predictability in food availability: effects upon the reproductive axis in scrub-jays. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A-Ecological Genetics and Physiology 311A:35-44.