PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS                                                              (grad student1, undergraduate2, post-doc3)        

In Review

Zou F, 1Jones HH, Jiang D, Lee T-M, 3Martínez A, Sieving KE, Sridhar H, Zhang M, Zhang Q, Goodale E. The conservation implications of mixed-species flocking: a global analysis. Conservation Letters.

Carvajal M, Alaniz A, Smith-Ramírez C, Sieving KE.  Assessing habitat loss and fragmentation and their effects on population viability of forest specialist birds: Linking biogeographical and population approaches. Conservation Biology.

In Revision / Accepted


1Chaves W, Valle DR, Monroe MC, Wilkie DS, Sieving KE, Sadowsky B. 2017. What works to change wild meat consumption: an experiment in the central Amazon, Brazil.  Conservation Letters. 10.1111/conl.12391

1Chaves W, Wilkie DS, Monroe MC, Sieving KE.  2017. Market access and wild meat consumption in the central Amazon, Brazil. Biological Conservation 212A: 240-248.    

1Malone KM, 2Powell AC, Hua F, Sieving KE.  2017. Bluebirds perceive prey switching by Cooper’s hawks across an urban gradient and adjust reproductive effort. Ecoscience.  DOI:10.1080/11956860.2017.1346449

3Cornelius C, Awade M, Candia-Gallardo C, Sieving KE, Metzger JP. 2017. Habitat fragmentation Drives Inter-Population Variation in Dispersal Behavior in a Neotropical Rainforest Bird.  Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation 15:3-9.

Freeberg TM, Eppert SK, Sieving KE, Lucas JR. 2017. Diversity in mixed species groups improves success in a novel feeder test in a wild songbird community. Scientific Reports 7. DOI:10.1038/srep43014

1Chaves W, Sieving KE, Fletcher RJ. 2017. Avian responses to reduced-impact logging in the Southwestern Brazilian Amazon. Forest Ecology and Management


2Burnett J, Sieving KE. 2016. Songbird distress call as a detection enhancement method and application to red-shouldered hawks Buteo lineatus. Florida Field Naturalist   43(3): December.

1Kerman K, Sieving KE, St. Mary C, Avery ML.  2016.  Evaluation of boldness assays and associated behavioral measures in a social parrot, monk parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus).  Behaviour 153:1817–38.

1Hua F, Yong DL, Janra MN, Fitri LM, Prawiradilaga D, Sieving KE.  2016. Functional traits determine heterospecific use of risk-related social information in forest birds of tropical Southeast Asia.  Ecology and Evolution.  DOI:10.1002/ece3.2545

1Hua F, Sieving KE.  2016. Understory avifauna exhibits altered mobbing behavior in tropical forest degraded by selective logging.  Oecologia,  DOI:10.1007/s00442-016-3695-1 SM

1Anderson C, Hostetler ME, Sieving KE, Johnson SA. 2016. Predation of Artificial Nests by Introduced Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Florida, USA. Biological Invasions.   DOI: 10.1007/s10530-016-1195-1

1Grade A, Sieving KE. 2016. When the birds go unheard: Highway noise disrupts information transfer between bird species. Biology Letters 12:  20160113.

1Huang P, Kerman K, Sieving KE, St. Mary CM. 2016. Evaluating the novel-environment test for measurement of exploration by bird species. J Ethology.  DOI:10.1007/s10164-015-0444-6


1Kerman K, Sieving KE, St. Mary C, Avery MA. 2015. Evaluation of boldness assays and associated behavioral measures in a social parrot, monk parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus).  J Ethology 34(1)  DOI: 10.1007/s10164-015-0444-6

2Perreau J, Sieving KE. 2015. Comparison of Eastern bluebird nesting success in two different nest boxes.  UF J Undergraduate Research.

2Bainum M. III, Sieving KE, McCleery R, Wald D. 2015. Demonstrating camera trap techniques and their application for identifying feral cats across a college campus. UF J Undergraduate Research.  DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3177.5202


1Frechette J, Sieving KE, Boinski S. 2014. Social and personal information use by squirrel monkeys in assessing predation risk. American Journal of Primatology   76 (10): 956–966. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22283

1Hua F, Sieving KE, Fletcher RJ, 3Wright C. 2014.  Perception of predation risk to adults versus offspring alters reproductive strategy and performance. Behavioral Ecology,  DOI: 10.1093/beheco/aru017.


1Hua F, Fletcher RJ Jr., Sieving KE, Dorazio RM. 2013. Too risky to settle: avian community structure changes in response to perceived predation risk on adults and offspring.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B  280(1764):20130762.  doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0762.


3Castellón TMD, Sieving KE. 2012. Can focal species planning for landscape connectivity meet the needs of South American temperate rainforest endemics? Natural Areas Journal  32:316–324.

1Díaz IA, Sieving KE, Peña-Foxon M, & Armesto JJ. 2012. A field experiment links forest structure and biodiversity: epiphytes enhance canopy invertebrates in Chilean forests. Ecosphere 3:art5.

1Silva-Rodriguez EA, Sieving KE. 2012. Domestic dogs shape the landscape-scale distribution of a threatened forest ungulate. Biological Conservation  doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2012.03.008

1Hetrick SA and Sieving KE. 2012. Antipredator calls of tufted titmice and interspecific transfer of encoded threat information. Behavioral Ecology  doi:10.1093/beheco/arr160.


1Huang P, Sieving KE, St. Mary CM. 2011. Heterospecific Information about Predation Risk Influences Exploratory Behavior. Behavioural Ecology.  doi: 10.1093/beheco/arr212

1Silva-Rodríguez EA and Sieving KE.  2011.  How the care of domestic carnivores influence their predation on wildlife in Southern Chile.  Conservation Biology.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2011.01690.x

3Contreras TA and Sieving KE. 2011. Winter foraging flock leadership by tufted titmouse: Are tufted titmice passive nuclear species? International Journal of Zoology.  Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 670548, 11 pages doi:10.1155/2011/670548.

1Kappes JJ, Jr. and Sieving KE. 2011. Resin-barrier maintenance as a mechanism of differential predation among occupants of red-cockaded woodpecker cavities.  The Condor  113: 362-371.


1Díaz IA, Sieving KE, Peña-Fox ME, Larraín J & Armesto JJ.  2010.  Epiphyte diversity and biomass loads of canopy emergent trees in Chilean temperate rain forests: A neglected functional component.  Forest ecology and Management  259:1490-1501.

Farris KL, Converse SJ, Zack S, Robinson WD, Amacher AJ, 3Contreras TA, Gaines WL, Kilpatrick ES, Lanham JD, Miles D, Rompré G, Sieving KE, Pierson JC. 2010. Short-Term Effects of Fire and Fire-Surrogate Treatments on Avian Nest Survival: A National-Scale Analysis. Open Environmental Sciences  4:53-62.

Fletcher RA, Sieving KE. 2010. Social information use in heterogeneous landscapes: A prospectus. The Condor 112(2):225–234.

Sieving KE, 1Hetrick SA, and Avery MA.  2010.  Anti-predator communication by the tufted titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor): Encoding of predation risk information.  Oikos  119:264-276.


2Atwater M, Sieving KE.  2008.  Native dragonflies as pest-consumers in organic gardens and farms of North-central Florida: A preliminary assessment.  Journal of Undergraduate Research.

Schmidt KA, 2Lee E, Ostfeld RS, Sieving KE.  2008.  Eastern chipmunks increase their perception of predation risk in response to titmouse alarm calls.  Behavioral Ecology 19:759-763.

2Farley EA, Sieving KE, 3Contreras TA.  2008.  An objective method for determining species participation in complex mixed-species bird flocks. Journal of Ornithology  149: 451-468.


1Castellón TD, Sieving KE. 2007.  Patch-network criteria for dispersal-limited endemic understory birds of South American Temperate Rainforest.  Ecological Applications  17: 2152-2163.


1Castellón TD, Sieving KE.  2006.  Landscape history, fragmentation, and patch occupancy: Models for a forest bird with limited dispersal.  Ecological Applications  16: 2223-2234.

2Langham GM, 3Contreras TA, Sieving KE.  2006.  Why pishing works: Titmouse (Paridae) scolds elicit a generalized response in bird communities.  Écoscience  13: 485-496.

1Jones GA, Sieving KE.  2006.  Intercropping sunflowers in organic vegetables to augment avian predators of arthropod pests.  Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment  117: 171-177.

1Castellón TD, Sieving KE.  2006.  An experimental test of matrix permeability and corridor use by an endemic understory bird.  Conservation Biology  20: 135-145.


Willson MF, De Santo TL, Sieving KE, Armesto JJ.  2005.  Nest success of open-cup nesting birds in Chilean rainforest.  Boletin Chileno de Ornithologia  11:11-17.

1Jones GA, Sieving KE, Avery ML, Meagher RL. 2005a. Parasitized and non-parasitized prey selectivity by an insectivorous bird. Crop Protection  24: 185-189.

1Jones GA, Sieving KE, Jacobson SK. 2005b. Avian diversity and functional insectivory on north-central Florida farmlands. Conservation Biology  19: 1234-1245.

1Diaz IA, Armesto JJ, 1Reid S, Sieving KE, Willson MF. 2005. Linking forest structure and composition: avian diversity in successional forests of Chiloe' Island, Chile. Biological Conservation  123: 91-101.

2Davis JD, Sieving KE, 1Kappes JJ Jr. 2005. Red-cockaded Woodpecker roost cavity defense during the non-breeding season.  Florida Field Naturalist  33: 81-92.

Cumming GS, Barnes G, Perz S, Schmink M, Sieving KE, Southworth J, Binford M, Holt RD, Stickler C, 1Van Holt T. 2005. An exploratory framework for the empirical measurement of resilience. Ecosystems  8: 975-987.


Sieving KE, 3Contreras TA, 2Maute KL. 2004. Heterospecific facilitation of forest-boundary crossing by mobbing understory birds in North-Central Florida. Auk  121: 738-751.

Willson, MF, Sieving KE, De Santo TL.  2004.  Aves de Chiloé: diversidad, amenazas y estrategias de conservación. Chapter in History, Biodiversity and Ecology of the Coastal Rainforest, Chile.  Cecilia Smith-Ramírez, Juan J. Armesto & Claudio Valdovinos (eds.). Editorial Universitaria, Santiago,Chile.


2Davis JM, Sieving KE, 1Kappes JJ Jr.  2003.  Red-cockaded woodpecker roost cavity defense during the non-breeding season.  Proc. Red-cockaded Woodpecker Symposium IV.  US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Jacobson SK, Sieving KE, 1Jones GA, 1Van Doorn A. 2003. Assessment of farmer attitudes and behavioral intentions toward bird conservation on organic and conventional Florida farms. Conservation Biology  17: 595-606.

Jacobson SK, Sieving KE, 1Jones GA, McElroy J, Hostetler ME, Miller SW.  2003.  Farmers' opinions about bird conservation and pest management on organic and conventional North Florida farms.  Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida.  Circular 1426.

Willson MF, De Santo TL, Sieving KE. 2003. Red squirrels and predation risk to bird nests in northern forests. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie  81: 1202-1208.


De Santo TL, Willson MF, Sieving KE, Armesto JJ. 2002. Nesting biology of Tapaculos (Rhinocryptidae) in fragmented south-temperate rainforests of Chile. Condor  104: 482-495.

1Santisteban L, Sieving KE, Avery ML. 2002. Use of sensory cues by fish crows Corvus ossifragus preying on artificial bird nests. Journal of Avian Biology  33: 245-252.


Wilson MF, 3Morrison JL, Sieving KE, De Santo TL, 1Santisteban L, 1Diaz I. 2001. Patterns of predation risk and survival of bird nests in a Chilean agricultural landscape. Conservation Biology  15: 447-456.


Sieving KE, Willson MF, De Santo TL. 2000. Defining corridor functions for endemic birds in fragmented south-temperate rainforest. Conservation Biology  14: 1120-1132.

Sieving KE. 2000. Restoring North America’s Wild Birds: Lessons from Landscape Ecology.  Auk  117: 842-844. 


Sieving KE, Willson MF. 1999. A temporal shift in Steller's jay predation on bird eggs. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie  77: 1829-1834.


Sieving KE, Willson MF. 1998. Nest predation and avian species diversity in northwestern forest understory. Ecology  79: 2391-2402.


Sieving KE, Karr JR.  1997.  Avian extinction and persistence mechanisms in lowland Panama.  Pages 156-170 in, Laurance WF, and Bierregaard RO Jr. (Eds), Tropical forest remnants: ecology, management, and conservation of fragmented communities.  Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Laurance WF, Bierregaard RO Jr., Gascon C, Didham RK, Smith AP, Lynam AJ, Viana VM, Lovejoy TE, Sieving KE, Sites JW Jr., Anderson M, Tocher M, Kramer E, Restrepo C, Moritz C. 1997.  Tropical forest fragmentation: synthesis of a diverse and dynamic discipline.  Pages 502-514 in, Laurance WF, and Bierregaard RO Jr. (Eds), Tropical forest remnants: ecology, management, and conservation of fragmented communities.  Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Bierregaard RO Jr., Laurance WF, Sites JW Jr., Lynam AJ, Didham RK, Anderson M, Gascon C, Tocher M, Smith AP, Viana VM, Lovejoy TE, Sieving KE, Kramer E, Restrepo C, Moritz C. 1997. Key priorities for the study of fragmented tropical ecosystems.  Pages 515-525 in, Laurance WF, and Bierregaard RO Jr. (Eds), Tropical forest remnants: ecology, management, and conservation of fragmented communities.  Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, USA.


Sieving KE, Willson MF, DeSanto TL. 1996. Habitat barriers to movement of understory birds in fragmented south-temperate rainforest. Auk  113: 944-949.


Sieving KE, 1Bechta S, 1Burmester D, 1Casazza M, 1Finan M, 1Hunting J, 1Martinez S, 1Merz J, 1Norton K, 1Rocco B, 1Sasaki T, 1Stafford R, 1Stedman B, 1Wenzel M, 1Williams B. 1994.  The population crisis demands a focused agenda.  Conservation Biology  8: 305-307.


Sieving KE. 1992. Nest predation and differential insular extinction among selected forest birds of central Panama.  Ecology  73: 2310-2328.


Sieving KE. 1990. Pheasant Cuckoo (Dromococcyx phasianellus) foraging behavior, with notes on habits and possible social organization in Panamá.  Journal of Field Ornithology  61: 41-46.