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Scott Sillett

Research Scientist / Migratory Bird Center

Research Focus

how events throughout the annual cycle of migratory birds are interconnected and how multiple mechanisms, both natural and human-related, operate to limit and regulate these bird populations.

Most Recent Publications

Ryder, Thomas B. and Sillett, T. S. Climate, demography and lek stability in an Amazonian bird, Proc.R.Soc.B, 283 (1823) 20152314. 2016.

Peele, Ashley M., Marra, Peter M., Sillett, T. S. and Sherry, Thomas W. Combining survey methods to estimate abundance and transience of migratory birds among tropical nonbreeding habitats, The Auk, 132 (4) 926-937. 2015.

Townsend, Andrea K., Cooch, Evan G., Sillett, T. Scott, Rodenhouse, Nicholas L., Holmes, Richard T. and Webster, Michael S. The interacting effects of food, spring temperature, and global climate cycles on population dynamics of a migratory songbird, Global Change Biology, 22 (2) 544-555. 2016.

Lany, Nina K., Ayres, M. P., Stange, Erik E., Sillett, T. Scott, Rodenhouse, Nicholas L. and Holmes, Richard T. Breeding timed to maximize reproductive success for a migratory songbird: the importance of phenological asynchrony, Oikos, . 2015.

Marra, Peter P., Studds, Colin E., Wilson, Scott, Sillett, T. Scott, Sherry, Thomas W. and Holmes, Richard T. Non-breeding season habitat quality mediates the strength of density-dependence for a migratory bird, Proceedings.Biological Sciences / The Royal Society, 282 (1811) . 2015.

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