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Seabird Program

●    Brown, A.C. and N.S. Collier. 2001. Results of Search for Black-capped Petrel (Pterodroma hasitata) in Dominica: Report for 2000-2001. Report to the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment, Forestry and Wildlife Division.

●    Collier, N.S., Brown A.C. 2001. Environmental Protection In the Caribbean Annual Field Season Report: Seabirds 2000-2001. Unpublished Report.

●    Collier, N., Brown, A.C., Hester, M. 2002. Report On Searches for Seabird Breeding Colonies in the Lesser Antilles. El Pitirre 15 (3): 110-116

●    Collier, N., Brown, A.C., 2003. Report to Anguilla National Trust: Seabird surveys of Prickly Pear East, Prickly Pear West, and Dog Island. Unpublished Report.

●    Collier, N., Brown, A.C. 2003. Report to St. Eustatius National Parks: Surveys of Sea and Terrestrial Birds. Unpublished Report.

●  Collier, N. and A.C. Brown. 2004. Report to the Ministry of Environment Anguilla: Anguilla's Offshore Islands: Seabird Census and Nest Monitoring, May - June 2004. Unpublished Report.

 Collier, N. 2006. EPIC identifies Lesser Antillean IBA's. Birdlife International Birds Caribbean. April.

●  Collier, N., and A.C. Brown. 2006. Book Review: The birds of St. Lucia, West Indies: An annotated checklist. Journal of Caribbean Ornithology. Volume 19(2):116

●  Lowrie, K. 2009. Summary of Seabird Findings on Sint Eustatius: 24-28 February 2009. Report to the Sint Eustatius National Parks

 Lowrie, K. 2009. Summary of Seabird Findings on St. Lucia: 24 April 2009. Report to the St. Lucia Forestry Department.

  Lowrie, K., M. Friesen, D. Lowrie, and N. Collier. 2009. Year 1 Results of Seabird Breeding Atlas of the Lesser Antilles. Unpublished Report.

Lowrie, K., D. Lowrie, M. Friesen, A. Brown, and N. Collier. 2009. Seabird Breeding Atlas of the Lesser Antilles Preliminary Results. Oral Presentation. Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds.

Collier, N. and A. Brown. 2008. Saba. Pp. 259-262. in Wege, D. C. and V. Anadon-Irizarry. eds. BirdLife International. Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean: key sites for conservation. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 15).

Collier, N. and A. Brown. 2008. St Kitts and Nevis. Pp. 272-276. in Wege, D. C. and V. Anadon-Irizarry. eds. BirdLife International. Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean: key sites for conservation. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 15).

Collier, N. and Brown, A. 2008. St Eustatius. Pp. 259-262. in Wege, D. C. and V. Anadon-Irizarry. Eds. BirdLife International. Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean: key sites for conservation. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 15).

Collier, N. and Brown, A. 2008. Saint Martin. in Wege, D. C. and V. Anadon-Irizarry. Eds. BirdLife International. Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean: key sites for conservation. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 15).

Collier, N. and Brown, A. 2008. Sint Maarten. in Wege, D. C. and V. Anadon-Irizarry. Eds. BirdLife International. Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean: key sites for conservation. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (BirdLife Conservation Series No. 15).

Collier, N. and A. Brown. 2009. Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis. Pp. 140-142. in Bradley, P. E and R. L. Norton. eds. An Inventory of Breeding Seabirds of the Caribbean. University Press of Florida.

Collier, N. and Brown, A. 2009. The Netherland Antilles, St Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius. Pp. 128-32. in Bradley, P. E and R. L. Norton. Eds. An Inventory of Breeding Seabirds of the Caribbean. University Press of Florida.

 

Wetlands Program

●    Brown A.C., Collier, N.S. 2001. Environmental Protection In the Caribbean Annual Field Season Report: Pond Surveys of St. Martin 2000-2001. Unpublished Report.

●    Brown, A.C., Collier, N.S. 2002. Pond Surveys of St. Martin: 2002. Unpublished Report.

●    Brown, A.C., Collier, N.S. 2003. Pond Surveys of St. Martin: 2003. Unpublished Report.

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N.S. 2004. Pond Surveys of St. Martin: 2004. Unpublished Report.

  Brown, A. C., Collier, N. 2004. A new breeding population of Oxyura jamaicensis (Ruddy Duck) on St. Martin, Lesser Antilles.  Caribbean Journal of Science. Vol.40 No. 2.

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N.S. 2005. Pond Surveys of St. Martin: 2005. Unpublished Report.

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N.S. 2006. Pond Surveys of St. Martin: 2006. Unpublished Report.

●   Brown, A.C., N Collier. 2006. Two new bird records for the Lesser Antilles: Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) and Swainson's Warbler (Limnothlypis swainsonii). Caribbean Journal of Science. Vol.  42(2).

  Brown, A.C. 2007. Avian influenza training for Caribbean nations. Birdlife International Birds Caribbean.

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N.S. 2007. Pond Surveys of St. Martin: 2007. Unpublished Report.

●  Brown, A.C., Collier, N.S. 2008. Pond Surveys of St. Martin: 2008. Unpublished Report.

●  Brown, A.C. 2008. Caribbean Avian Influenza Monitoring. Final Technical Report to the Wildlife Conservation Society. Unpublished Report.

 Vang, S.E. 2008. Marine Debris Reduction in the Simpson Bay Lagoon Using Community-Based Social Marketing and Other Behavioral Change Strategies. Masters Thesis. University of Wisconsin.

●  Lips, S. and van Slooten, L. 2009. Water Quality in the Simpson Bay Lagoon. Thesis. Hogeschool Vanhall Larenstein.

●  van Dijk, J. 2009. Implementation of the Blue Flag Program: Key Issues and Concerns. Thesis. Breda University of Applied Sciences.

● Collier, N. and Brown, A. 2007. Waterbirds in Saint Martin. BirdLife International. Unpublished report. 18pp.

● Collier, N. and Brown, A. 2007. Waterbirds in Sint Maarten. BirdLife International. Unpublished report. 18pp.

● Collier, N. and Brown, A. 2007. Waterbirds in Saba. BirdLife International. Unpublished report. 18pp.

● Collier, N. and Brown, A. 2007. Waterbirds in St. Eustatius. BirdLife International. Unpublished report. 18pp.

● Collier, N. and Brown, A. 2007. Waterbirds in St. Kitts and Nevis. BirdLife International. Unpublished report. 18pp.

 

Terrestrial Program

●    Brown, A.C., Collier, N. 2003. Occurrence of an Over-wintering Chestnut-sided Warbler (Dendroica pennsylvanica) on St. Martin, Lesser Antilles.  Journal of Caribbean Ornithology. Vol. 16. No. 1

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N. 2003. Recent Colonization of St. Martin by the Scaly-breasted Thrasher (Margarops fuscus).  Journal of Caribbean Ornithology. Vol. 16. No. 1.

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N. 2003. Terrestrial Bird Studies on St. Martin: Winter of 2003. Unpublished Report.

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N. 2004. Terrestrial Bird Studies on St. Martin: Winter of 2004. Unpublished Report.

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N. 2004. Terrestrial Birds of the Katouche Valley, Anguilla. Report to the Ministry of Environment Anguilla.

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N. 2004. New and rare bird records from St. Martin, West Indies. Cotinga. No. 25: 52-58.

●   Brown, A.C., Collier, N. 2005. Terrestrial Bird Studies on St. Martin: Winter of 2005. Unpublished Report.

●   Brown, A.C., N. Collier. 2006. First records of White-eyed Vireo, Blue-winged Warbler, and Blue-winged Warbler x Golden-winged Warbler Hybrid for St. Martin.  Journal of Caribbean Ornithology. Vol. 18(1).

●   Brown, A.C., N. Collier. 2006. Terrestrial Bird Studies on St. Martin: Winter of 2006. Unpublished Report.

  Brown, A. C. and Collier, N. 2006. New bird records from Anguilla and St. Martin. Caribbean Journal of Ornithology.

●   Brown, A.C. and R., Newman. 2006. Record of Bridled Quail-dove (Geotrygon mystacea) for St. Martin and implications for conservation. Caribbean Journal of Ornithology

●   Brown, A.C., N. Collier. 2007. Terrestrial Bird Studies on St. Martin: Winter of 2007. Unpublished Report.

●   Brown, A.C. 2008. Terrestrial Bird Studies on St. Martin: Winter of 2008. Unpublished Report.

Brown, A.C. 2008. Status and range of introduced mammals on St. Martin, Lesser Antilles. Living World Journal of the Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalist' Club. 2008.

  Brown, A.C. 2009. Assessment of bird populations at Princess Juliana International Airport, Sint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles. Report to the Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company.

 

Marine Ecology

  Sikkel, P.C., Cheney, K.L+ and Côté, I.M. 2004.  In situ evidence for ectoparasites as a proximate cause of cleaning interactions in marine reef fish. Animal Behaviour 68: 241-247.

Sikkel, P.C., Herzlieb, S.E.*, & Kramer, D.L. 2005. Diel activity changes in female yellowtail damselfish (Microspathodon chrysurus): Implications for a tradeoff between reproduction and cleaning. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 296: 1-11. (Feature article).

Sikkel, P.C. and Kramer, D.L. 2006. Territory revisits reduce intrusion during spawning trips by female yellowtail damselfish Animal Behaviour. 71: 71-78

  Sikkel, P.C., Schaumburg, C,* Mathenia, J.* 2006. Diel infestation patterns of gnathiid isopod larvae on Caribbean reef fishes.  Coral Reefs. 25: 683-689.

  Sikkel, P.C., Nemeth, D., McCammon, A* and Williams, E.H. 2009 Habitat/species differences in monogenean loads of free-living sympatric surgeonfishes  (Acanthuridae) in the Virgin Islands. Journal of Parasitology 95(1):63-68

  Sikkel, P.C., Ziemba, R.E., Sears, W.* and Wheeler, J*. 2009. Ontogenetic shifts in timing of host infestation by parasitic gnathiid isopod larvae on Caribbean coral reefs. Coral Reefs 28:489-495.

  McCammon, A., Sikkel, P.C., Nemeth. D. 2010. Effects of three Caribbean cleaner shrimps on ectoparasitic monogeneans in a semi-natural environment. Coral Reefs 29: 419-426.    

  Sikkel, P.C., Sears, W.T., Weldon, B., Tuttle, B. C. (in press). An experimental field test of host-finding mechanisms in a Caribbean gnathiid isopod and a new technique for sampling gnathiids on coral reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.


 

 

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