Publications

(* indicates Colby student co-author)

Wilson, Jr. W. H. 2013. A deeper statistical examination of arrival dates of migratory breeding birds in relation to global climate change. Biology 2(2): 742-754. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2012. Spring arrivals of Maine migratory breeding birds: response to an extraordinarily warm spring. North. Natur. 19:691-697. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. and B. Brown. 2012. Fidelity and interseasonal movments of Purple Finches (Carpodacus purpureus): analysis of band re-encounter data.  Open Ornith. J. 5:61-72. reprint

Lord, J. P.*, Lyczkowski, E. R.* and W. H. Wilson, Jr. 2011. Behavior and microhabitat selection of the tortoiseshell limpet Testudinalia testudinalis in the northwest Atlantic intertidal zone. J. exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol.407: 234-240.  reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2011.  Book Review: Bird Migration and Global Change. Condor 113: 469-470. reprint

Flanagan, S. P.*, W. H. Wilson, K. L. Jones, and S. L. Lance. 2010. Development and characterization of twelve polymorphic microsatellite loci in the Bog Copper, Lycaena epixanthe. Conserv. Genetics Res. 2:159-61. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2009. Variability of arrival dates of Maine migratory breeding birds: implications for detecting climate change. North. Natur. 16:443-54. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2008. Winter movements of Common Redpolls and Pine Siskins within and between winters. N. A. Bird Bander 33: 169-173.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2008. The behavior of the seaside dragonlet Erythrodiplax berenice (Odonata: Libellulidae) in a Maine salt marsh. North. Natur. 14: 465-468. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2007. Spring arrival dates of Maine migratory breeding birds: sensitivity to climate change. Wilson J. Ornith. 119: 665-677. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2006. Evidence of flock fidelity in Common Redpolls and Pine Siskins. N. A. Bird Bander 31: 105-109. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2003. Perching orientation of Seaside Dragonlets (Erythrodiplax berenice) in a Maine salt marsh. Argia 15: 81-82.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2002. Population and individual responses of Red-breasted Nuthatches (Sitta canadensis) to supplemental food in central Maine. N. A. Bird Bander 27: 59-54. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 2001. The effects of supplemental feeding on wintering Black-capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapilla) in central Maine: population and individual responses. Wilson Bull. 113:65-72. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. , D. Kipervaser* and S. A. Lilley*. 2000. Spring arrival dates of Maine migratory breeding birds: 1994-1997 vs. 1899-1911. North. Natur. 7:1-6. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1999. Bird feeding and irruptions of northern finches: are migrations short-stopped? N.A. Bird Bander 24:113-121.  reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1999. The northward expansion of the Tufted Titmouse in Maine. North. Natur. 6:231-237. reprint

Burtt, Jr., E. H., and Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1999. A survey of undergraduate ornithology courses in North America. Wilson Bull. 111:287-293. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H., R. E. Zierzow* and A. R. Savage*. 1998. Habitat selection by peatland birds in a central Maine bog: the effects of scale and year. J. Field Ornith. 69:540-548. reprint

Brown, B. and W. H. Wilson, Jr. 1997. The role of commercial digging of mudflats as an agent for change of infaunal intertidal populations. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 218: 49-61. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. and E. R. Vogel*. 1997. The foraging behavior of Semipalmated Sandpipers in the upper Bay of Fundy: stereotyped or prey-sensitive? Condor 99:206-210. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H., A. Savage* and R. Zierzow*. 1997. Arrival dates of migratory breeding birds in Maine: results from a volunteer network. North. Natur. 4:83-92. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1996. Palm Warbler. In Birds of North America, eds. Alan Poole and Frank Gill, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, No. 235, 20 pp.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. and K. B. Parker*. 1996. Life history of the amphipod Corophium volutator: the effects of temperature and predation. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 201: 2349-250. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1994. The distribution of wintering birds in central Maine: the interactive effects of landscape and bird feeders. J. Field Ornith. 65:512-519. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1994. Western Sandpiper. In Birds of North America, eds. Alan Poole and Frank Gill, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, No. 90, 20 pp.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1994. Dispersal of soft-bottom benthos: migration through the water column or through the sediment? Pages 302-312 in Wilson, W. H., Jr., S. A. Stricker, and G. L. Shinn, editors. Reproduction and Development of Marine Invertebrates. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1994. The effects of episodic predation by migratory shorebirds in Grays Harbor, Washington. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 177:15-25. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1993. Conservation of stop-over areas for migratory waders: Grays Harbor, Washington. Wader Study Group Bull. 67: 37-40. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1991. The foraging ecology of migratory shorebirds in marine soft-sediment communities: the effects of episodic predation on prey populations. Amer. Zool. 31:840-848. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. and B. Brown. 1991. Introduction to the symposium: trends in soft-sediment ecology during the period 1970-1989. Amer. Zool. 31:785-788. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1991. The importance of epibenthic predation and ice disturbance in a Bay of Fundy mudflat. Ophelia Suppl. 5:507-514.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1991. Sexual reproductive modes in polychaetes: classification and diversity. Bull. Mar. Sci. 48:500-516. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1990. Relationship between prey abundance and foraging site selection by Semipalmated Sandpipers on a Bay of Fundy mudflat. J. Field Ornith. 61:9-19. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1990. Competition and predation in marine soft-sediment communities. Ann. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 21:221-241. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1989. Predation and the mediation of intraspecific competition in an infaunal community in the Bay of Fundy. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 133: 221-245. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1988. Shifting zones in a Bay of Fundy soft-sediment community: patterns and processes. Ophelia 29: 227-245.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1988. Methods of measuring wader abundance. Wader Study Group Bull. 54:49-50. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. and R. E. Ruff. 1988. Species profiles: life histories and environmental requirements of coastal fishes and invertebrates (North Atlantic): sandworm and bloodworm. U. S. Fish. Wildl Serv. Biol. Rep. 82(11.80): 1-23.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1986. Development of egg masses of a polychaete: environmental risks of benthic protective development. Ecology 67: 810-815. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1986. Importance of predatory infauna in marine soft-sediment communities. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 32: 35-40. reprint

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1985. Food limitation of asexual reproduction in a spionid polychaete. Intern. J. Invert. Reprod. Devel. 8: 61-65.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1984. An experimental analysis of spatial competition in a dense infaunal community: the importance of relative effects. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 18: 673-684.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1984. Non-overlapping distributions of spionid polychaetes: the relative importance of habitat and competition. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 75:119-127.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1983. Life history evidence for sibling species in Axiothella rubrocincta (Polychaeta: Maldanidae). Mar. Biol. 76: 297-300.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1983. The role of density dependence in a marine infaunal community. Ecology 64: 295-306. reprint

Wilson, Jr. W. H. 1981. Sediment-mediated interactions in a densely populated infaunal assemblage: the effects of the polychaete Abarenicola pacifica. J. Mar. Res. 39: 735-748.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1980. A laboratory investigation of the effect of a terebellid polychaete on the survivorship of nereid polychaete larvae. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 46: 73-80.

Wilson, Jr., W. H. 1979. Community structure and species diversity of the sedimentary reefs constructed by Petaloproctus socialis (Polychaeta: Maldanidae). J. Mar. Res. 37: 623-641.


 


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