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In Press and 2017

Loffland, H.L., J.S. Polasik, M.W. Tingley, E. Elsey, C. Loffland, G. LeBuhn, R.B. Siegel. In Press. Bumble Bee Use of Post-fire Chaparral in the Central Sierra Nevada. Journal of Wildlife Management.

O’Connor, K.M., L.R. Nathan, M.R. Liberati, M.W. Tingley, J.C. Vokoun, & T.A.G. Rittenhouse. In press. Camera Trap Arrays Improve Detection Probability of Wildlife: Investigating Study Design Considerations Using an Empirical Dataset. PLoS ONE.

Mayor, S.J, R.P. Guralnick, M.W. Tingley, J. Otegui, J.C. Withey, S.C. Elmendorf, M.E. Andrew, S. Leyk, I.S. Pearse, & D.C. Schneider. In Press. Increasing asynchrony between arrival of migratory birds and spring green-up. Scientific Reports.

Tingley, M.W. 2017. Turning Oranges into Apples: Using detectability correction and bias heuristics to compare imperfectly repeated observations. In Stepping in the Same River Twice: Replication in Biological Research (A. Shavit & A.M. Ellison, Eds.), pp. 215-233. Yale University Press.

Elsen, P.R., M.W. Tingley, R. Kalyanaraman, K. Ramesh, & D.S. Wilcove. 2017. The role of competition, ecotones, and temperature in the elevational distribution of Himalayan birds. Ecology, 98:337-348.  [link]

Harris, J.B.C., M.W. Tingley, F. Hua, D.L. Yong, J.M. Adeney, T.M. Lee, W. Marthy, D.M. Prawiradilaga, C.H. Sekercioglu, Suyadi, N. Winarmi, and D.S. Wilcove. 2017. Measuring the impact of the pet trade on Indonesian birds. Conservation Biology, 31:394-405. [link]


Tingley, M. W., Ruiz-Gutierrez, V., Wilkerson, R., Howell, C., & Siegel, R. 2016. Pyrodiversity promotes avian diversity over the decade following forest fire. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 283:20161703. [link] [media]

Russo, N.J., C.A.S.-J. Cheah, and M.W. Tingley. 2016. Experimental evidence for branch-to-bird transfer as a mechanism for avian dispersal of the hemlock woolly adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae). Environmental Entomology, 45:1107-1114. [link] [media]

MEE_CoverPhotoTingley, M.W., R.L. Wilkerson, C.A. Howell, and R.B. Siegel. 2016. An integrated occupancy and space‐use model to predict abundance of imperfectly detected, territorial vertebratesMethods in Ecology and Evolution, 7:508-518. [link]

Siegel, R.B, M.W. Tingley, R.L. Wilkerson, C.A. Howell, M. Johnson, and P. Pyle. 2016. Age structure of Black-backed Woodpecker populations in burned forests. The Auk: Ornithological Advances, 133:69-78. [pdf]


Elsen, P.R. & M.W. Tingley. 2015. Global mountain topography and the fate of montane species under climate change. Nature Climate Change, 5. [link]
[Media coverage here]

Wu, J.X., R.B. Siegel, H.L. Loffland, M.W. Tingley, et al. 2015. Diversity of Great Gray Owl nest sites and nesting habitats in California. Journal of Wildlife Management, 79: 937-947.

Rowe, K.C., K.M.C. Rowe, M.W. Tingley, et al. 2015. Spatially heterogenous impact of climate change on small mammals of montane CaliforniaProceedings of the Royal Society B, 282: 20141857. [link]


Tingley, M.W., E.S. Darling, and D.S. Wilcove. 2014. Fine- and Coarse-filter Conservation Strategies in a Time of Climate ChangeThe Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology – Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1322: 92-109. [link]

Souther, S., M.W. Tingley, V.D. Popescu, D.T.S. Hayman, M.E. Ryan, T.A. Graves, B. Hartl, and K. Terrell. 2014. Biotic impacts of energy development from shale: research priorities and knowledge gapsFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 12: 330-338.
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[Covered here and here, with our commentary here]

La Sorte, F.A., M.W. Tingley, and A.H. Hurlbert. 2014. The role of urban and agricultural areas during avian migration: an assessment of within-year temporal turnoverGlobal Ecology and Biogeography, 23: 1225-1234. [link]

Iknayan, K.J., M.W. Tingley, B.J. Furnas, and S.R. Beissinger. 2014. Detecting diversity: emerging methods to estimate species diversityTrends in Ecology and Evolution, 29: 97-106. [link]
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Kurz, D.J., A.J. Nowakowski , M.W. Tingley , M.A. Donnelly , and D.S. Wilcove. 2014. 2014. Forest-land use complementarity modifies community structure of a tropical herpetofaunaBiological Conservation, 170: 246-255. [link]

Siegel, R.B., P. Pyle, J.H. Thorne, A.J. Holguin, C.A. Howell, S. Stock, and M.W. Tingley. 2014. Vulnerability of birds to climate change in California’s Sierra NevadaAvian Ecology and Conservation, 9: 7. [link]

CoverImageTingley, M.W., R.L. Wilkerson, M.L. Bond, C.A. Howell, and R.B. Siegel. 2014. Variation in Home-range Size of Black-backed WoodpeckersCondor: Ornithological Applications, 116(3): 325-340. [link]

Siegel, R.B., R.L. Wilkerson, M.W. Tingley, and C.A. Howell. 2014. Roost sites of the Black-backed Woodpecker in burned forestWestern Birds, 45: 296-303. [pdf]

McGrann, M.C., M.W. Tingley, J.H. Thorne, D.L. Elliott-Fisk, and A.M. McGrann. 2014. Heterogeneity in avian richness-environment relationships along the Pacific Crest TrailAvian Ecology and Conservation, 9(2): 8.


Tingley, M.W., L.D. Estes, and D.S. Wilcove. 2013. Comment: Climate change must not blow conservation off courseNature, 500: 271-272. [link]

Tingley, M.W. and S.R. Beissinger. 2013. Cryptic loss of montane avian richness and high community turnover over 100 years. Ecology, 94: 598-609. [pdf]

Bond, M.L., D.E. Lee, R.B. Siegel, and M.W. Tingley. 2013. Diet and home range size of California spotted owls in burned forestWestern Birds, 44: 114-126. [pdf]


Tingley, M.W., M.S. Koo, C. Moritz, A.C. Rush, and S.R. Beissinger.  2012.  The push and pull of climate change causes heterogeneous shifts in avian elevational rangesGlobal Change Biology,  18: 3279–3290. [link]

Monahan, W.B. and M.W. Tingley. 2012. Niche tracking and rapid establishment of distributional equilibrium in the House Sparrow show potential responsiveness of species to climate changePLoS ONE, 7: e42097. [pdf]

Shultz, A.J., M.W. Tingley, and R.C.K. Bowie.  2012.  A century of avian community turnover in an urban green space in northern California. Condor, 114: 258-267[link]


Tingley, M.W., W.B. Monahan, S.R. Beissinger, and C. Moritz.  2009.  Birds track their Grinnellian niche through a century of climate changeProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106: 19637-19643. [link]
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Tingley, M.W. and S.R. Beissinger. 2009. Detecting range shifts from historical species occurrences: new perspectives on old data. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 24: 625-633. [link]

Tingley, M.W., D.A. Orwig, R. Field, and G. Motzkin. 2002. Avian response to removal of a forest dominant: consequences of hemlock woolly adelgid infestations. Journal of Biogeography, 29: 1505-1516. [pdf]