PUBLICATIONS                                                                                (grad student1, undergraduate2, post-doc3)        

In Review/Revision

1Pillay R, Fletcher RJ, Jr., Sieving KE, Udell B, Bernard H. In Review. Avian singing behaviour signals population change with selective logging in tropical forests. Conservation Biology.

Krams IA, Krams R, Luoto S, Sieving KE, Goodale E, Trakimas G, Elferts D, Rantala MJ, Krama T. Submitted. Can I join your friendly gang? Egalitarian mixed-species bird groups enhance winter survival of subordinate group members but only in high-quality forests.  PNAS

1Bai J, 2Weitekamp CA, 1Frye K, Sieving KE. In review. Homeward bound: Canopy cover and species identity influence winter homing success and speed in forest birds. Avian Biology.

3Gentry KE, Roche D, Mugel SG, Lancaster N, Sieving KE, Freeberg TM, Lucas JR. In review. Energetic deficits in degraded habitat alter satellite but not core species participation in mixed species flocks.  PLoS One.

1Jones HH, Sieving KE. In Revision. Foraging ecology and call relevance drive social information reliance in an avian eavesdropping community. Journal of Animal Ecology.

1Malone KM, 1Jones HH, 2Betancourt A, Terhune T, Sieving KE. In review. Video-documentation of predators and nest defense at nests of the Bachman's Sparrow. Avian Ecology and Conservation.


1Kerman K, Sieving KE, St Mary CM, Avery ML. Accepted. Social conformity affects experimental measurement of boldness in male but not female monk parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus). Behaviour.

Zou F, Jones HH, Colorado GJ, Jiang D, Lee T-M, Martínez A, Sieving KE, Zhang M, Zhang Q, Goodale E. 2018. The conservation implications of mixed-species flocking in birds, a globally-distributed species interaction network. Biological Conservation 224: 267–276.

Lucas JR, 3Gentry K, Sieving KE, Freeberg TM. 2018In Press. Communication as a key piece of the Machiavellian Intelligence puzzle.  J Comparative Psychology.

1Villegas M, Blake JG, Sieving KE, Loiselle BA. 2018. Vocal variation in Chiroxiphia boliviana (Aves; Pipridae) along an Andean elevational gradient. Evolutionary Ecology 32: 171.   

2Carvajal M, Alaniz A, Smith-Ramírez C, Sieving KE.  2018. Assessing habitat loss and fragmentation and their effects on population viability of forest specialist birds: Linking biogeographical and population approaches. Diversity and Distributions 24(6).

Lucas JR, 3Gentry KE, Roche DP, Mugel SG, Lancaster ND, Sieving KE, Freeberg TM. 2018Supporting data sets (energetics, vital rates, vegetation) for article, Flocking propensity by satellites, but not core members of mixed-species flocks, increases when individuals experience energetic deficits in a poor-quality foraging habitat. University of Florida Digital Collections, Institutional Repository [Data Set].

1Jones HH, Sieving KE. 2018Playback response by free-living forest birds to Tufted Titmouse alarm call. University of Florida Digital Collections, Institutional Repository [Data Set].

1Jones HH, Sieving KE, Robinson SK. 2018Winter foraging behavior of birds in a NC Florida hardwood forest. University of Florida Digital Collections, Institutional Repository [Data Set].


1Chaves W, Valle DR, Monroe MC, Wilkie DS, Sieving KE, Sadowsky B. 2017. Changing Wild Meat Consumption: An Experiment in the Central Amazon, Brazil.  Conservation Letters 11(2).

1Chaves W, Wilkie DS, Monroe MC, Sieving KE.  2017. Market access and wild meat consumption in the central Amazon, Brazil. Biological Conservation 212 PartA: 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 24(1-2): 21-31.

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, Article 43014.

1Chaves W, Sieving KE, Fletcher RJ. 2017. Avian responses to reduced-impact logging in the Southwestern Brazilian Amazon. Forest Ecology and Management 384: 147-156.


2Burnett J, Sieving KE. 2016. Songbird distress call as a detection enhancement method and application to red-shouldered hawks Buteo lineatus. Florida Field Naturalist 44(4): 157-168.

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 6(23).

1Hua F, Sieving KE.  2016. Understory avifauna exhibits altered mobbing behavior in tropical forest degraded by selective logging.  Oecologia 182(3): 743–754. // 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 18(10): 2783–2789.

1Grade A, Sieving KE. 2016. When the birds go unheard: Highway noise disrupts information transfer between bird species. Biology Letters 12(4).

1Huang P, Kerman K, Sieving KE, St. Mary CM. 2016. Evaluating the novel-environment test for measurement of exploration by bird species. J Ethology 34(1): 45–51. 


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).  Behaviour 153(13-14): 1817-1838.  10.1163/1568539X-00003356

2Lacson J, Sieving KE. 2015Demonstrating a novel technique for luring raptors using songbird distress calls. University of Florida Digital Collections, Institutional Repository [UG Thesis].

2Perreau J, Sieving KE. 2015Comparison of Eastern bluebird nesting success in two different nest boxes. University of Florida, Journal of Undergraduate Research, Volume 16, Issue 3. [UG Thesis]   

2Bainum M. III, Sieving KE, McCleery R, Wald D. 2015Demonstrating camera trap techniques and their application for identifying feral cats across a college campus. University of Florida, Journal of Undergraduate Research, Volume 16, Issue 3. [UG Thesis]


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.

1Hua F, Sieving KE, Fletcher RJ, 3Wright C. 2014.  Perception of predation risk to adults versus offspring alters reproductive strategy and performance. Behavioral Ecology 25(3): 509–519. 


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: 20130762.

2Thrasher D, Sieving KE. 2013Characteristics of breeding habitat and habitat use of the painted bunting in Florida. University of Florida Digital Collections, Institutional Repository [UG Thesis


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 Part 5.

1Silva-Rodriguez EA, Sieving KE. 2012. Domestic dogs shape the landscape-scale distribution of a threatened forest ungulate. Biological Conservation 150(10): 103-110.

1Hetrick SA and Sieving KE. 2012. Antipredator calls of tufted titmice and interspecific transfer of encoded threat information. Behavioral Ecology 23(1): 83-92.


1Huang P, Sieving KE, St. Mary CM. 2011. Heterospecific Information about Predation Risk Influences Exploratory Behavior. Behavioural Ecology 23(3): 463–472.

1Silva-Rodríguez EA and Sieving KE.  2011.  How the care of domestic carnivores influence their predation on wildlife in Southern Chile.  Conservation Biology 25(4).

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, Article ID 670548, 11 pages. 

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.  The Versatility of Graded Acoustic Measures in Classification of Predation Threats by the Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor: Exploring a Mixed Framework for Threat Communication.  Oikos 119: 264-276.


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.

2Atwater M, Sieving KE. 2008Native dragonflies as pest-consumers in organic gardens and farms of North-central Florida: A preliminary assessment.  University of Florida, Journal of Undergraduate Research, Volume 10, Issue 1. [UG Thesis]   


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.[2223:LHFAPO]2.0.CO;2

2Langham GM, 3Contreras TA, Sieving KE.  2006.  Why pishing works: Titmouse (Paridae) scolds elicit a generalized response in bird communities.  Écoscience 13: 485-496.[485:WPWTPS]2.0.CO;2

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.

Willson, MF, Sieving KE, De Santo TL.  2005.  Aves de Chiloé: diversidad, amenazas y estrategias de conservación. Chapter 27 in History, Biodiversity and Ecology of the Coastal Rainforest, Chile.  Cecilia Smith-Ramírez, Juan J. Armesto & Claudio Valdovinos (eds.). Editorial Universitaria, Santiago,Chile.


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.[0738:HFOFCB]2.0.CO;2


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.[0482:NBOTRI]2.0.CO;2

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.[0842:RNASWB]2.0.CO;2


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.