Publications of the Burrowing Owl Research and Education Program

Ronan, N. A., and D. K. Rosenberg. In Press. Response of burrowing owls to experimental removal of satellite burrows. Journal of Wildlife Management.

Catlin, D. H. and D. K. Rosenberg. 2014. Association of sex, fledging date, and sibling relationships with post-fledging movements of Burrowing Owls in a non-migratory population in the Imperial Valley, California. Journal of Raptor Research 48:106-117.

Haley, K. L. and D. K. Rosenberg. 2013. Influence of food limitation on reproductive performance of Burrowing Owls. Journal of Raptor Research 47:365-376.

Catlin, D. H., and D. K. Rosenberg. 2008. Breeding Dispersal and Nesting Behavior of Burrowing Owls Following Experimental Nest Predation. American Midland Naturalist 159:1-7.

Gervais, J. A., D. K. Rosenberg, and L. A. Comrack. 2008. California Bird Species of Special Concern: Burrowing Owl. Studies of Western Birds 1:218-226.

LaFever, D. H., K.E. LaFever, C. H. Catlin, and D. K. Rosenberg. 2008. Diurnal time budget of burrowing owls in a resident population during the non-breeding  season. Southwestern Naturalist 53:29-33.

Catlin, D. H., and D. K. Rosenberg. 2006 Nest destruction increases mortality and dispersal of burrowing owls in the Imperial Valley, California . Southwest Naturalist 51:40-4409.   

Gervais, J. A., C. M. Hunter, and R. G. Anthony. 2006. Interactive effects of prey and p,p' DDE on burrowing owl population dynamics. Ecological Applications 16:666-677.  

Gervais, J. A., D. H. Catlin, N. D. Chelgren, and D. K. Rosenberg. 2006.  Radiotransmitter mount type affects burrowing owl survival.   Journal of  Wildlife Management 70:872- 876.

Rosier, J. R., N. A. Ronan, and D. K. Rosenberg.  2006. Post-Breeding Dispersal of Burrowing Owls in an Extensive California Grassland.  American Midland Naturalist 155:162-167.    

Catlin, D. H., D. K. Rosenberg, and K. L. Haley. 2005. The effects of nesting success and mate fidelity on breeding dispersal in burrowing owls . Canadian Journal of Zoology 83:1574-1580.

Korfanta, N. M., D. B. McDonald, and T. C. Glenn. 2005. Burrowing owl (Athene cunnicularia) population genetics: a comparison of North American forms and migratory habits. Auk 122:464-478.      

DeSante, D. F., E. D. Ruhlen, and D. K. Rosenberg. 2004. Density and abundance of burrowing owls in the agricultural matrix of the Imperial Valley, California. Studies in Avian Biology. 27:116-119.

Gervais, J. A. and D. H. Catlin. 2004. Temporal patterns of DDE in burrowing owl eggs from the Imperial Valley, CA. Southwestern Naturalist 49:509-512.

Gervais, J. A., D. K. Rosenberg, D. M. Fry, L. A. Trulio, K. K. Sturm. 2000. Burrowing owls and agricultural pesticides: Evaluation of residues and risks for three populations in California. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 19:337-343.

Gervais, J. A., and D. K. Rosenberg. 1999. Western burrowing owls in California produce second broods of chicks. Wilson Bulletin 111:569-571.

Gervais, J. A., D. K. Rosenberg, and R. G. Anthony. 2003. Space use and pesticide exposure risk of male burrowing owls in an agricultural landscape. Journal of Wildlife Management 67:156-165.

Gervais, J. A., and R. G. Anthony. 2003. Interactions of chronic organochlorine contaminants and environmental variation in the demographics of a population of burrowing owls. Ecological Applications 13:1250-1262.

Gorman, L., D. K. Rosenberg, N. A. Ronan, K. L. Haley, J. A. Gervais, and V. Franke. 2003. Estimation of reproductive rates of burrowing owls. Journal of Wildlife Management 67:493-500.

Rosenberg, D. K., and K. L. Haley. 2004. The ecology of burrowing owls in the agroecosystems of the Imperial Valley, California. Studies in Avian Biology. 27:120-135.

York, M., D. K. Rosenberg, and K. Sturm. 2002. Diet and food-niche breadth of burrowing owls (Athene cunicularia) in the Imperial Valley, California. Western North American Naturalist 62:280-287.