Great Hollow staff in bold


20) Clark, R.E., W.A. Carter, T.C.W. Ku, C.L. Seewagen. 2024. Invasive plants as a foraging resource for insectivorous birds in a Connecticut, USA forest: insights from a community-level bird-exclusion experiment. Biological Invasions (Full text)

19) Chen, K., S.M. Kross, K. Parkins, C.L. Seewagen, A. Farnsworth, and B.M. Van Doren. 2024. Heavy migration traffic and bad weather are a dangerous combination: bird collisions in New York City. Journal of Applied Ecology 61:784-796. (Full text)

18) Carter, W.A., S.S. Pagano, and C.L. Seewagen. 2024. The effects of diet-shifting from invertebrates towards fruit on the condition of autumn-migrant Catharus thrushes. Oecologia 204:559-573. (Full text)

17) Carter, W.A. and C.L. Seewagen. 2024. Alteration of a temperate forest invertebrate community by invasive Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii) has limited influence on the diet composition of territorial Ovenbirds (Seiurus aurocapilla). Canadian Journal of Zoology 102:27-38. (Full text)

16) Seewagen, C.L., J. Nadeau-Gneckow, and A.M. Adams. 2023. Far-reaching displacement effects of artificial light at night in a North American bat community. Global Ecology and Conservation e02729. (Full text)

15) Clark, R.E. 2022. Are seed-dispersing ants elaiosome-limited? An experimental test in a Connecticut forest dominated by myrmecochorous plants. Food Webs 32:e00242. (Full text)

14) Seewagen, C.L., C.R. Elowe, A.R. Gerson, D.J.E. Groom, Y. Ma, M. Yildirim, and C.G. Guglielmo. 2022. Short-term mercury exposure disrupts muscular and hepatic lipid metabolism in a migrant songbird. Scientific Reports 12:11470. (Full text)

13) Carravieri, A. O. Vincze, P. Bustamante, J.T. Ackerman, E.M. Adams, F. Angelier, O. Chastel, Y. Cherel, O. Gilg, E. Golubova, A. Kitaysky, K. Luff, C.L. Seewagen, H. Strom, A.P. Will, G. Yannic, M. Giraudeau, and J. Fort. 2022. Quantitative meta-analysis reveals no association between mercury contamination and body condition in birds. Biological Reviews 97:1253-1271. (Full text)

12) Hagani, J.S., S. K. Macey, J.D. Foley, and C.L. Seewagen. 2021. Movement ecology of the imperiled wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) in a lower Hudson River watershed. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 20:281-289. (Full text)

11) Seewagen, C.L. and A.M. Adams. 2021. Turning to the dark side: LED light at night alters the activity and species composition of a foraging bat assemblage in the northeastern United States. Ecology and Evolution 11:5635-5645. (Full text)

10) Seewagen, C.L. 2020. The threat of global mercury pollution to bird migration: potential mechanisms and current evidence. Ecotoxicology 29:1254-1267.  (Full text)

9) Seewagen, C.L., E.J. Slayton, and S. Smith Pagano. 2020. Physiological indicators of habitat quality for a migratory songbird breeding in a forest invaded by non-native Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii). Conservation Physiology 8:coaa037 (Full text)

8) Clark, R. and C.L. Seewagen. 2019. Invasive Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii) is associated with simplified branch-dwelling and leaf-litter arthropod communities in a New York forest. Environmental Entomology 48:1071-1078 (Full text)

7) Seewagen, C.L., Y. Ma, Y.E. Morbey, and C.G. Guglielmo. 2019. Stopover departure behavior and flight orientation of spring-migrant yellow-rumped warblers (Setophaga coronata) experimentally exposed to methylmercury. Journal of Ornithology 160:617-624 (Full text)

6)  Gerson, A.R., D.A. Cristol, and C.L. Seewagen. 2019. Environmentally relevant methylmercury exposure reduces the metabolic scope of a model songbird. Environmental Pollution 246(2019):790-796. (Full text)

5)  Seewagen, C.L. 2018. Chapter 6: Wildlife and Critical Habitats. Pp. 29-32 in: Natural Resource Inventory Report and Recommendations for Sherman, Connecticut 2018. Sherman Conservation Commission, Town of Sherman, Connecticut. (Full text)

4)  Seewagen, C.L. 2018. Chapter 3: Aquatic Resources. Pp. 13-18 in: Natural Resource Inventory Report and Recommendations for Sherman, Connecticut 2018. Sherman Conservation Commission, Town of Sherman, Connecticut. (Full text)

3)  Seewagen, C.L. and M. Newhouse. 2018. Mass changes and energetic condition of grassland and shrubland songbirds during autumn stopovers at a reclaimed landfill in the New Jersey Meadowlands. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 130(2):377-384. (Full text)

2)  Seewagen, C.L. and M. Newhouse. 2017. Passage dates, energetic condition, and age distribution of irruptive Pine Siskins at a reclaimed landfill in the New Jersey Meadowlands. Northeastern Naturalist 24(2):201-208. (Full text)

1)  Seewagen, C.L., D.A. Cristol, and A. Gerson. 2016. Mobilization of mercury from lean tissues during simulated migratory fasting in a model songbird.  Scientific Reports 6:25762.  (Full text)

External research funded by or conducted at Great Hollow

Grames, E.M., P.L. Stepule, S.Z. Herrick, B.T. Ranelli, and C.S. Elphick. 2022. Separating acoustic signal into underlying behaviors with self-exciting point process models. Ecological Modelling 468: 109965. (Full text)

Russo, N.J., C.S Elphick, N.P. Havill, and M.W. Tingley. 2019. Spring bird migration as a dispersal mechanism for the hemlock woolly adelgid. Biological Invasions 21:1585-1599. (Full text)


Great Hollow Research in the News

“It’s a no-brainer: migrants mobilize mercury during flight”

“Mercury-ridden songbirds get an extra jolt during migration”

“Mercury contamination could do big harm to migrating birds”

“Mercury pollution threatens to impair the ability of birds to migrate”

“Global mercury pollution threatens to impact the energy metabolism of birds”

“Mercury exposure found to alter the migration behavior of birds”

“Invasive Japanese barberry drives down invertebrate richness and abundance”

“Impact of invasive Japanese barberry cascades through local food webs”

“An experimental test of the effects of LED lighting on the foraging activity of a Connecticut bat community”

“Invasive shrub has no effect on prey abundance or physiological condition of a migratory songbird”

“LED light pollution is a major turnoff to some North American bat species”

“Mercury exposure disrupts the lipid metabolism of migratory birds”

“Light pollution found to have far-reaching effects on some North American bats”