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Pete Marra

Center Head / Migratory Bird Center

Research Focus

isolating the factors that control population abundance in migratory and resident birds.

Most Recent Publications

Cohen, Emily B., Hostetler, Jeffrey A., Royle, J. A. and Marra, Peter P. Estimating migratory connectivity of birds when re-encounter probabilities are heterogeneous, Ecology and Evolution, 4 (9) 1659-1670. 2014.

Janousek, William M., Marra, Peter P. and Kilpatrick, A. Marm. Avian roosting behavior influences vector-host interactions for West Nile virus hosts, Parasites & Vectors, 7 399-399. 2014.

Koenig, Walter D. and Marra, Peter P. Russell S. Greenberg, 1953–2013, The Auk, 131 (2) 255-256. 2014.

Loss, Scott R., Will, Tom and Marra, Peter P. Refining Estimates of Bird Collision and Electrocution Mortality at Power Lines in the United States, Plos One, 9 (7) . 2014.

Loss, Scott R., Will, Tom, Loss, Sara S. and Marra, Peter P. Bird–building collisions in the United States: Estimates of annual mortality and species vulnerability, The Condor, 8-23. 2014.

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