Migrating Research

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Many bird species migrate to Tennessee from Canada, and take up residence on our wetlands. We are researching the importance of mudflats and how that habitat impacts shorebirds.


Recent Publications

Estimating habitat carrying capacity for migrating and wintering waterfowl: considerations, pitfalls and improvements Williams, C. K., B. D. Dugger, M. G. Brasher, J. M. Coluccy, D. M. Cramer, J. M. Eadie, M. J. Gray, H. M. Hagy, M. Livolsi, S. R. McWilliams, M. Petrie, and G. J Soulliere.  2014.  Wildfowl Special Issue, 4:407-435.

Agricultural seed biomass for migrating and wintering waterfowl in the southeastern United States Foster, M.A., M. J. Gray, and R. M. Kaminski.  2010.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 74:489-495.

Do Migrating Seniors Affect Business Establishment and Job Growth? An Empirical Look at Southeastern Non-metropolitan Counties, 2000 2004.  Lambert, D. M., C. D. Clark, M. D. Wilcox, Jr., and W. M. Park.  2007.  Review of Regional Studies 37(2): 251-278.