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Recent Publications (2009-Present)

Iglecia, M. N., J. A. Collazo, and A. J. McKerrow.  In Press.  Use of occupancy models to evaluate expert and knowledge-based species-habitat relationships.  Avian Conservation and Ecology.

Veran, S., K. J. Kleiner, R. Choquet, J. A. Collazo, and J. D. Nichols.  2012.  Modeling habitat dynamics accounting for possible misclassification.  Landscape Ecology 27:943-956.

Costanza, J. K., J. Hulcr, F. H. Koch, T. Earnhardt, A. J. McKerrow, R. R. Dunn, and J. A. Collazo.  2012.  Simulating the effects of the southern pine beetle on regional dynamics 60 years into the future.  Ecological Modelling 244:93-103.

Borkhataria, R. R, P. C. Frederick, R. A. Keller, and J. A. Collazo.  2012.  Temporal variation in local wetland hydrology influences postdispersal survival of juvenile wood storks (Mycteria Americana).  Auk 129:1-12.

Schwarzer, A. C., J. A. Collazo, L. J. Niles, J. M. Brush, N. J. Douglass, and H. Franklin Percival.  2012.  Annual survival of Red Knots (Calidris canutus rufa) wintering in Florida.  Auk (October).

Stolen, E.D., J, A. Collazo, and H. Franklin Percival.  2012.  Benefits and costs in group foraging wading birds.  Condor 114:744–754.

Borkhataria, R. R., J. A. Collazo, and M. J. Groom.  2012.  Species abundance and potential biological control services in shade vs. sun coffee in Puerto Rico.  Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 151:1-5.

Borkhataria, R., J. A.Collazo, M. J.Groom, A. Jordan-Garcia.  2012.  Shade-grown coffee in PuertoRico:Opportunities to preserve biodiversity while reinvigorating a struggling agricultural commodity.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 149:164– 170

Lombard, C. D., J. A. Collazo, and Douglas B. McNair.  2010.  Nest and chick survival and colony dynamics of Least Terns in the US Virgin Islands.  Condor 112:56–64

Collazo, J. A., J. F. Gilliam, and L. Miranda-Castro.  2010.  Functional Response Models to Estimate Feeding Rates of Wading Birds.  Waterbirds 33: 33-40.

Stolen, E. D., J. A. Collazo, and H. Franklin Percival.  2009.  Vegetation Effects on Fish Distribution in Impounded Salt Marshes.  Southeastern Naturalist 8:503-514.

Herring, G. and J. A. Collazo.  2009.  Site characteristics and prey abundance at foraging sites used by Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) wintering in Florida.  Southeastern Naturalist 8:363-374.

Publications (2000-2008)

Lyons, J. E., J. A. Collazo and C. G. Guglielmo.  2008.  Plasma Metabolites and Migration Physiology of Semipalmated Sandpipers: Refueling performance at five latitudes.  Oecologia 155:417-427.

Aukema, J. E, T. A. Carlo, and J. A. Collazo.  2007.  Landscape assessment of tree communities in the northern karst region of Puerto Rico.  Plant Ecology 189:101-115.

Rice, S. M., J. A. Collazo, M. W. Alldredge, B. A. Harrington, and A. R. Lewis.  2007.  Local annual survival and seasonal residency rates of Semipalmated Sandpipers in Puerto Rico.  Auk 124:1397-1406.

Stolen, E. D., J. A. Collazo and H. F. Percival.  2007.  Scale-Dependent Habitat Selection of Nesting Great Egrets and Snowy Egrets.  Waterbirds 30:384-393.

Podolsky, A. L., T. R. Simons, and J. A. Collazo.  2007.  Modeling population growth of the ovenbird in the southern appalachians.  Auk 124:1359-1372.

Herring, G. and J. A. Collazo.  2007.  Lesser Scaup winter foraging and nutrient reserve acquisition in east-central Florida.  Journal of Wildlife Management 70:1682-1689.

Alldredge, M. W., K. H. Pollock, T. R. Simons, J. A. Collazo and S. A. Shriner.  2007.  Time of detection method for estimating abundance from point count surveys.  Auk 124:653-664.

White, T. H., G. G. Brown, and J. A. Collazo.  2006.  Artificial cavities and nest-site selection by Puerto Rican Parrots: a multiscale assessment.  Avian Conservation and Ecology 1 (3): 5 [online] URL:  http://www.ace-eco.org/vol1/iss3/art5/

Allen, J. C., S. M. Krieger, J. R. Walters, and J. A. Collazo.  2006.  Associations of breeding birds with fire-influenced and riparian-upland gradients in a longleaf pine ecosystem.  Auk 123:1110-1128.

Gleffe, J. D., J. A. Collazo, M. J. Groom, and L. Miranda-Castro.  2006.  Avian reproduction and the value of shaded coffee plantations.  Ornitología Neotropical 17:271-282.

Borkhataria, R. R, J. A. Collazo and M. J. Groom.  2006.  Additive effects of vertebrate predators on insects in a Puerto Rican coffee plantation.  Ecological Applications 16:696-703.

Rivera-Milan, F. F., J. A. Collazo, C. Stahala, W. J. Moore, A. Davis, G. Herring, R. Pagliaro, J. L. Thompson, and W. Bracey.  2005.  Estimation of density and population size and recommendations for monitoring trends of Bahama parrots on Great Abaco and Great Inagua.  The Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:823-834.

White, T. H., Jr., J. A. Collazo, F. J. Vilella, and S. A. Guerrero.  2005.  Effects of hurricane Georges on habitat use by captive-reared Hispaniolan Parrots (Amazona ventralis) released in the Dominican Republic.  Ornitología Neotropical 16:405-417.

Herring, G. and J. A. Collazo.  2005.  Habitat Use, Movements and Home Range of Wintering Lesser Scaup in Florida.  Waterbirds 28:71-78.

White, T. H., Jr., J. A. Collazo, and F. J. Vilella.  2005.  Survival of captive-reared Puerto Rican Parrots released in the Caribbean National Forest.  Condor 107:424-432.

Herring, G. and J. A. Collazo.  2005.  Winter survival of Lesser Scaup in east-central Florida.  J. Wildlife Management 68:1082-1087.

Saracco, J.F., J.A. Collazo, M.J. Groom, and T.A. Carlo.  2005.  Crop Size and Fruit Neighborhood Effects on Bird Visitation to Fruiting Schefflera morototoni Trees in Puerto Rico.  Biotropica 37:81-87.

Carlo, T.A., J.A. Collazo and M.J. Groom.  2004.  Avian Foraging in Shaded Coffee Plantations: Influence of Fruit Abundance, Plant Species Composition, and Conservation Implications.  Biotropica 36:602-614.

Saracco, J.F., J.A. Collazo, and M.J. Groom.  2004.  How do frugivores track resources?  Insights from spatial analyses of birds foraging in a Puerto Rican forest.  Oecologia 139:231-245.

Tripp, K. J. and J. A. Collazo.  2003.  Density and distribution of water boatmen and brine shrimp at a major shorebird wintering area in Puerto Rico.  Wetlands Ecology and Management 11:331-341.

Carlo, T. A., J. A. Collazo and M. J. Groom.  2003.  Avian fruit preference and seed dispersal effectiveness: A view of landscape variation of bird-plant interactions.  Oecologia 134:119-131.

Dinsmore, S. J. and J. A. Collazo.  2003.  The influence of body condition on local apparent survival of spring migrant Sanderlings in coastal North Carolina.  Condor 105:465-473.

Collazo, J. A., D. A. O’harra, and C. A. Kelly.  2002.  Accessible habitat for shorebirds: factors influencing its availability and conservation implications.  Waterbirds 25 (Special Publication 2): 13-24.

Collazo, J. A. and G. Bonilla-Martinez.  2001.  Population size, survival, and movements of White-cheeked Pintails in eastern Puerto Rico.  Caribbean J. Science 37:194-201.

Sallabanks, R., J. R. Walters and J. A. Collazo.  2000.  Breeding bird abundance in bottomland hardwood forests: habitat, edge, and patch size effects.  Condor 102:748-758.

Chapters (Peer-reviewed)

Drew, C. A. and J. A. Collazo.  2011.  Expert knowledge as a foundation for management of secretive species and their habitat (Chapter 5).  Perera A.H., Drew C.A., and Johnson C,J. (eds), Expert Knowledge and its Application in Landscape Ecology.  Springer, New York.

Pledger, S., M. Efford, K. Pollock, J. Collazo and J. Lyons.  2009.  Stopover duration analysis with departure probability dependent on unknown time since arrival.  Pages 349-364 In Modeling Demographic Processes in Marked Populations, D. L. Thompson, E. G. Cooch, and M. J. Conroy (eds).  Environmental and Ecological Statistics Series: Volume 3.  Springer, NY.

Collazo, J. A., M. J. Groom, S. M. Haig, T. H. White, and B. D. Muizniecks. 2005.  In the eye of the hurricane: efforts to save the Puerto Rican Parrot.  Essay 15.5, Pp. 586-589 of Chapter 15: Restoration of Damaged Ecosystems and Endangered Populations, in M. J. Groom, G. K. Meffe, and C. R. Carroll (editors). Principles of Conservation Biology, 3rd edition, Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA.

Collazo, J. A., J. E. Saliva, and J. Pierce.  2000.  Status of Caribbean Brown Pelicans.  Edited by David C. Lee and Elizabeth A. Schreiber.  Society of Caribbean Ornithology, Special Pub. No. 1.  Pages. 39-45.

Hochachka, W.M., T.E. Martin, V. Artman, C.R. Smith, S.J. Heijl, D.E. Anderson, D. Curson, L. Petit, N. Mathews, T. Donovan, E.E. Klaas, P.B. Wood, J.C. Manolis, K.P. McFarland, J.V. Nichols, J.C. Bednarz, D.M. Evans, J.P. Duguay, S. Garner, J. Tewksbury, K.L. Purcell, J. Faaborg, C.B. Goguen, C. Rimmer, R. Dettmers, M. Knutson, J.A. Collazo, L. Garner, D. Whitehead, G. Geupel.  1999.  Scale Dependence in the effects of forest coverage on parasitism by brown-headed cowbirds.  Studies in Avian Biology 18:80-88.

Simons, T., K. N. Rabenold, D. A. Buehler, J. Collazo, and K. E. Franzreb.  1997.  The Role of Indicator Species: Neotropical Migratory Song Birds.  Ecosystem Management for Sustainability.  Edited by John D. Peine.  St. Lucie Press, Fl.

Accepted or In Revision (requested by Journal Editor)

Rogers, S. L., J. A. Collazo, and C. A. Drew.  Accepted.  Occupancy and Abundance of King Rails in Fire Managed Coastal Marshes.  Waterbirds.

Obernuefemann, Kelsey P., J. A. Collazo, and J. E. Lyons.  Accepted.  Local movements and wetland connectivity at a migratory stopover of Semipalmated Sandpipers in southeastern United States.  Waterbirds.

Collazo, J. A., P. F. Fackler, K. Pacifici, T. H. White, and I. Llerandi-Roman.  In revision.  Optimal allocation of captive-reared Puerto Rican Parrots: decisions when divergent dynamics characterize managed populations.  The Journal of Wildlife Management.

Matechou, E., B.J.T. Morgan, S. Pledger, J.A. Collazo and J.E. Lyons.  In revision.  Integrated analysis of capture-recapture-resighting data and counts of unmarked birds at stop-over sites.  JABES.


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