Dr. Phil Taylor, Acadia University

Publication List

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Calvert, A. M., S.A Mackenzie, J. Mills Flemming, P.D. Taylor & S.J. Walde Variation in songbird migratory behaviour offers clues about adaptability to environmental change. In press Oecologia, June 2011.

Woodworth, B.K., G.W. Mitchell & P.D. Taylor. Local-scale habitat use by Swainson's Thrushes and Hermit Thrushes during migratory stopover on Long Point, Lake Erie. Invitation for re-review. The Condor, June 2011.

McGuire, L.A., C.G. Guglielmo, S.A. Mackenzie & P.D. Taylor. Migratory stopover in the North American long-distance migrant silver-haired bat, Lasionycteris noctivagans. In press Journal of Animal Ecology, June 2011.

Taylor, P.D., S.A. Mackenzie, B.G. Thurber, A.M. Calvert, A.M. Mills, L.P. McGuire & C.G. Guglielmo. Landscape Movements of Migratory Birds and Bats Reveal an Expanded Scale of Stopover. Invitation for re-review. PLOS One, May 2011.

Allen, C.R., G.S. Cumming, P.D. Taylor & B.H. Walker. Managing for Resilience. Accepted by Wildlife Biology Sept. 2010

Mills, A., B. Thurber, S.A. MacKenzie & P.D. Taylor. Passerines use nocturnal flights for landscape scale movements during migration stopover. Accepted by The Condor, December 2010.

Nebel, S., A. Mills, J.D. McCracken, & P.D. Taylor. 2010. Declines of aerial insectivores in North America follow a geographic gradient. Avian Conservation and Ecology - Écologie et conservation des oiseaux 5(2): 1. [online] URL: http://www.ace-eco.org/vol5/iss2/art1/ or

Taylor, P.D., J. Brzustowski, C. Matkovich, M. Peckford, and D. Wilson. 2010. radR:an open-source platform for acquiring and analysing data on biological targets observed by radar. BMC-Ecology 10:22 http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6785-10-22

Mitchell, G., Taylor, P.D. & I. Warkentin. 2010. Assessing the function of broad-scale movements made by juvenile songbirds prior to migration. The Condor. 112(4):644-654. 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/cond.2010.090136

Calvert, A., Walde, S., and P.D. Taylor. 2009. Non-Breeding Drivers of Population Dynamics in Seasonal Migrants: Conservation Parallels Across Taxa. Avian Conservation and Ecology - Écologie et conservation des oiseaux 5(2): 1. [online] URL: http://www.ace-eco.org/vol5/iss2/art1/

Mitchell, G. Warkentin, I., & P.D. Taylor. 2010. Multi-scale post-fledging habitat associations of juvenile songbirds in a managed landscape. Auk, 127: 354-363. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/auk.2009.09060

Calvert, A. M, S.J. Bonner, I.D.Jonsen, J. Mills Flemming, S. J. Walde & P. D. Taylor. 2009. A hierarchical Bayesian approach to multi-state mark-recapture: mulations and applications. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46:610-620. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01636.x

Dalley, K.L. P.D. Taylor and D. Shutler. 2009. Success of migratory songbirds breeding in harvested boreal forests of north-western Newfoundland. The Condor 111(2):314-325. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/cond.2009.080104

Chin KS, and Taylor PD. 2009. Interactive effects of distance and matrix on the movements of a peatland dragonfly. Ecography 32:715-722. (view here) or

Mitchell, GW, IG Warkentin, and PD Taylor. 2009. Movement of juvenile songbirds in harvested boreal forest: assessing residency time and landscape connectivity Avian Conservation and Ecology - Ecologie et conservation des oiseaux 4(1):5. [online] URL http://www.ace-eco.org/vol4/iss1/art5/ .

Calvert AM, Bonner SJ, Jonsen ID, Flemming JM, Walde SJ, Taylor PD. 2009. A hierarchical Bayesian approach to multi-state mark-recapture: simulations and applications. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46:610-620. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01636.x

Calvert, A.M., P.D. Taylor & S. Walde. 2009. Cross-scale environmental influences on songbird stopover behaviour. Global Change Biology, 15:744-759 (view here) or

Crewe, T.L., J.D. McCracken, P.D. Taylor, D. Lepage, and A.E. Heagy. 2008. The Canadian Migration Monitoring Network - Réseau canadien de surveillance des migrations: Ten-year Report on Monitoring Landbird Population Chage. CMMN-RCSM Scientific Technical Report #1. Produced by Bird Studies Canada, Port Rowan, Ontario 69pp.

Dalley, K.L., Taylor, P.D., Shutler, D. 2008. Nest-site characteristics and breeding success of three species of boreal songbirds in western Newfoundland, Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86(10):1203-1211 (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/Z08-104

Leonard, T, Warkentin, I. & P.D. Taylor. 2008. Landscape structure and spatial scale affect space use by songbirds in naturally-patchy and harvested boreal forests. Condor 110(3):467-481 (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/cond.2008.8512

Nocera, J.J., P.D. Taylor & L.M. Ratcliffe. 2008. Inspection of mob-calls as sources of predator information: response of migrant and resident birds in the Neotropics. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 62(11): 1769-1777. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-008-0605-5

Trzcinski, K.T., S. Walde & P.D. Taylor. 2008. Spatial variation in population growth rate and community structure affects local and regional dynamics. Journal of Animal Ecology. 77(6):1153-1161 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01432.x PMid:18624742

Whitaker, D., Warkentin, I. & P.D. Taylor. 2008. Survival of adult songbirds in boreal forest landscapes fragmented by clearcuts and natural openings. Avian Conservation and Ecology - Écologie et conservation des oiseaux 3(1): 5. [online] URL: http://www.ace-eco.org/vol3/iss1/art5/

Fitzgerald, T.M. & P.D. Taylor. 2008. Migratory orientation of juvenile yellow-rumped warblers Dendroica coronata following stop-over: sources of variation and importance of geographic origins. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 62(9):1499-1508. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-008-0579-3

Peckford, M.L. & P.D. Taylor. 2008. Within night correlations between radar and ground counts of migrating songbirds. Journal of Field Ornithology, 79: 207-214 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1557-9263.2008.00165.x

Calvert, A.M., D. L. Amirault, F. Shaffer, R. Elliot, A. Hanson, J. McKnight, and P. D.Taylor. 2006. Population assessment of an endangered shorebird: the Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus melodus) in eastern Canada.  http://www.ace-eco.org/vol1/iss3/art4/ (view)

Taylor, P.D. 2006. Movement behaviours of a forest odonate in two heterogeneous landscapes. In: Cordoba, A. Forests and Dragonflies. Pensoft (Sofia-Moscow), 300 pp.

Betts MG, Forbes GJ, Diamond AW, and Taylor P.D.  2006.  Independent effects of fragmentation on forest songbirds: An organism-based approach.  Ecological Applications 16 (3): 1076-1089  (view)

Taylor, P., L. Fahrig, and K. A. With.  2006.  Landscape connectivity: back to the basics In Connectivity Conservation.  Eds. K. Crooks and M. A. Sanjayan.  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. (view)

Taylor, P.D.  2005.  Movement behaviours of a forest odonate in two heterogeneous landscapes.  In Forests and Dragonflies .  Ed. A.C. Rivera.  Fourth WDA International Symposium of Odonatology, Pontevedra Spain. pp 225-238.   (view)

Taylor, P. D., and M. A. Krawchuk.  2005.  Scale and sensitivity of songbird occurrence to landscape structure in a harvested boreal forest. Avian Conservation and Ecology - Écologie et conservation des oiseaux 1(1): 5.  http://www.ace-eco.org/vol1/iss1/art5/    (view)

Trzcinski, M.K., S.J. Walde & P.D. Taylor.   2005.  Local interactions in pitcher plant communities scale-up to regional patterns in distribution and abundance.  Ecological Entomology 34(6): 1464-1470.  (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0030-1299.2005.13633.x

Trzcinski, M.K., S. J. Walde and P. D. Taylor. 2005. Stability of pitcher-plant microfaunal populations on  food web structure. Oikos 110: 146-154. (view here)

Taylor, P.D. Resilience & Biosphere Reserves. 2004.Environments 32(3). (Internal review). (view)

Krawchuk, M.A. & P.D. Taylor. 2003.  Changing importance of habitat structure across multiple spatial scales for three species of insects. Oikos 103: 153-161.  (view)

Trzcinski, M.K., S.J. Walde & P.D. Taylor. 2003. Colonization of pitcher plant leaves at several spatial scales. Ecological Entomology 28: 482-489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2311.2003.00530.x

Miner J.A. & P.D. Taylor. 2002.  Effects of peatland size and exposure on two species of Diptera inhabiting the pitcher  Sarracenia purpureaL.  Ecoscience 9(3) 347-354.

Baltzer, J.L., H.L. Hewlin,  E.G. Reekie,  P.D. Taylor, and J.S. Boates. 2002. The impact of flower harvesting on seedling recruitment in Sea Lavender (Limonium carolinianum). Rhodora, 104:280-295.

Baltzer, J.L., E.G. Reekie, H.L. Hewlin, P.D. Taylor, and J.S. Boates. 2002.  The impact of flower harvesting on the salt marsh plant Limonium carolinianum.  Canadian Journal of Botany 80:841-851. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/b02-070

Jones, I.L., G.S. Fraser, S.Rowe, S.M. Carr and P.D. Taylor. 2002. Different patterns of parental effort during chick rearing by male and female thick-billed murres (Uria lomvia) at a low arctic colony. Auk 119:1064-1075. (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1642/0004-8038(2002)119[1064:DPOPED]2.0.CO;2

Mclaren, I.S., B. Maybank, K. Keddy, P.D. Taylor, and T. Fitzgerald.  2000.  A Notable Autumn arrival of Reverse-Migrants in southern Nova Scotia. American Birds 54:4-10 (view)

Pither, J. & P.D. Taylor.  2000.  Directional and fluctuating asymmetry in the black-winged damselfly  Calopteryx maculata (Beauvois) (Odonata: Calopterygidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 78:1740-1748.   (view)

Jonsen, I.  and P.D. Taylor.  2000.  Calopteryx damselfly dispersions arising from multiscale responses to landscape structure. Conservation Ecology 4(2): 4.  (view)

Nocera, J. & P.D. Taylor.  2000.  Behavior of post-nest failure and non-breeding Common Loons, Gavia immer, during the breeding season in Atlantic Canada.  Wilson Bulletin 112:532-534.http://dx.doi.org/10.1676/0043-5643(2000)112[0532:BOPNFA]2.0.CO;2

Jonsen, I.D. & P.D. Taylor.  2000.  Fine-scale movement behaviors of calopterygid damselflies are influenced by landscape structure:  an experimental manipulation.  Oikos 88:553-562.  (view here) or

Taylor, P.D.  2000.  Landscape connectivity: linking fine-scale movements and large-scale distributions of damselflies.  In:  Ekbom, BI, M.E. Irwin, Y. Robert. Interchanges of insects between agricultural and surrounding  landscapes. Kluwer, Dordrecht.

Krawchuk, M & P.D. Taylor. 1999.  Roosting behavior by Blaesoxipha fletcherii. (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) in sarracenia purpurea (Sarraceniacea)  Canadian Entomologist 131:829-830. http://dx.doi.org/10.4039/Ent131829-6

 Nocera, J. & P.D. Taylor.  1998. In situ behavioral response of breeding Common Loons associated with elevated mercury (Hg) exposure). Conservation Ecology [online] 2(2): 10. Available online at http://www.consecol.org/vol2/iss2/art10 (view)  

Pither, J. & P.D. Taylor.  1998.  An experimental assessment of landscape connectivity. Oikos 83:166-174. (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3546558

Taylor, P.D. 1997.  Empirical explorations of landscape connectivity. In: Species dispersal and land use processes. Proceeding of the sixth annual International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK Region) conference, 9th-11th September 1997 . Eds: Cooper, A. and J. Power. IALE (UK).   (view)

Roland, J. and P.D. Taylor.  1997.  Insect parasitoid species respond to forest structure at different spatial scales. Nature 86:710-713. (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/386710a0

Roland, J., P.D. Taylor & B. Cooke. 1997.  Forest structure and the spatial pattern of parasitoid attack. in: Watt, A. Stork, N. & Hunter, M. Forests and Insects (Chapman & Hall) 97:106. (view)

Roland, J. McKinnon, G, Backhouse, C, & P. D. Taylor. 1996.  Even smaller radar tags on insects. Nature 381: 120.   (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/381120a0

Taylor, P.D. & G. Merriam. 1996.  Habitat fragmentation reduces parasitism of a forest damselfly. Landscape Ecology 11:181-189  (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02447516

Roland, J. & P.D. Taylor. 1995.  Herbivore-Natural Enemy interactions in fragmented and continuous forests. in: Cappuccino, N. and PW Price. 1995. Population dynamics: New approaches and synthesis. Chp. 10,
pp 195-207. Academic Press. (view)

Taylor, P.D. & G. Merriam. 1995. Wing morphology of a forest damselfly is related to landscape structure. Oikos 73:43-48.   (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3545723

Fahrig, L. J.H. Pedlar, S.E. Pope, P.D. Taylor & J.F. Wegner. 1995.  Effect of road traffic on amphibian density. Biological Conservation 73:177-182. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0006-3207(94)00102-V

Taylor, P.D. & J.E. Chainey.  1994.  Tabanidae (Diptera) of Tai National Park, Côte dšIvoire with descriptions of three new species. Journal of African Zoology 108:467-479. (view)

Villard, M.-A. & P.D. Taylor. 1994.  Tolerance to habitat fragmentation influences the timing of colonization of new habitats by forest birds. Oecologia 98:393-401.   (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00324229

Smith, S.M., D.A. Turnbull & P.D. Taylor. 1994.  Assembly, mating, and energetics of Hybomitra arpadi (Diptera: Tabanidae) at Churchill, Manitoba.  Journal of Insect Behavior 7:355-383. (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01989741

Taylor, P.D., L. Fahrig, K. Henein & G. Merriam. 1993.  Connectivity is a vital element of landscape structure. Oikos (view here) or 68:571-573. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3544927

Taylor, P.D., D.A. Turnbull, & S.M. Smith. 1992.  Mating and oviposition behavior of Tabanus gibensis (Diptera: Tabanidae). Journal of African Zoology 106:303-311.  (view)

Turnbull, D.A., P.D. Taylor, S.M. Smith & J.E. Chainey.  1992.  A collection of Tabanidae (Diptera) from west-central , Ethiopia with descriptions of Tabanus gibensis sp. n. and the male of T. pallidifacies.  Journal of African Zoology 06:133-140.  (view)

Taylor, P.D. & S.M. Smith. 1990.   Behavior, physiological states and thermal characteristics of aggregating male Hybomitra illota (Osten Sacken). Medical and Veterinary Entomology 4:337- 348.   (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2915.1990.tb00450.x

Taylor, P.D. & S.M. Smith.  1989.  Activities and physiological states of male and female Tabanus sackeni (Diptera: Tabanidae). Medical and Veterinary Entomology 3:203-212. (view here) or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2915.1989.tb00216.x