Publications

Bates, E. M., Deyoung, R. W., & Ballard, B. M. (2009). Genetic diversity and population structure of reddish egrets along the Texas coast. Waterbirds32(3), 430-436.

Bates, E. M., & Ballard, B. M. (2014). Factors influencing behavior and success of foraging Reddish Egrets (Egretta rufescens). Waterbirds37(2), 191-202.

Bates, E. M., Koczur, L. M., & Ballard, B. M. (2015). Post-Fledging Survival and Dispersal of Juvenile Reddish Egrets (Egretta rufescens). Waterbirds38(4), 401-406.

Bates, E. M., Koczur, L. M., Krainyk, A., Ballard, B. M., & Kasner, A. C. (2016). Spatial and temporal dynamics of foraging habitat availability for reddish egrets in the Laguna Madre, Texas. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 8(10), 251-258.

Blacklock, G. W., & Slack, R. D. (1979, January). The Texas colonial waterbird census, 1973-1976. In Proceedings of the Colonial Waterbird Group (Vol. 2, pp. 99-104). Waterbird Society.

Chavez-Ramirez, F., & Slack, R. D. (1995). Differential use of coastal marsh habitats by nonbreeding wading birds. Colonial Waterbirds, 166-171.

Clark, E. W., Fleishman, A. B., & Riegner, M. F. (2015). Diversity, abundance and nesting phenology of the wading birds of Bahia Kino, Sonora, Mexico. Waterbirds, 38(4), 355-363.

Conti, J. A., Forrester, D. J., & Paul, R. T. (1986). Parasites and diseases of reddish egrets (Egretta rufescens) from Texas and Florida. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, 79-82.

Cox, W. A., Schwarzer, A., Kiltie, R., Paul, A., Rachal, M., Kent, G. M., Meyer, K. D., Lorenz, J. J., Frezza, P. E., Rafferty, H., & Roebling, S. (2017). Development of a Survey Protocol for Monitoring Reddish Egrets (Egretta rufescens) in Florida, USA. Waterbirds40(4), 334-343.

Dinsmore, S. J. (2001). First Record of a Reddish Egret for Nebraska. Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union.

Ferguson, L. M., Jodice, P. G., Post, W., & Sanders, F. I. (2005). Reddish egret extends its breeding range along the North American Atlantic coast into South Carolina. Waterbirds28(4), 525-526.

Geary, B., Green, M. C., & Ballard, B. M. (2015). Movements and survival of juvenile reddish egrets Egretta rufescens on the Gulf of Mexico coast. Endangered Species Research28(2), 123-134.

Gonzalez, A., Jimenez, A., Mugica, L., Acosta, M., Garcia-Lau, I., Castro, R., Lopez, M., de la Cruz, J. M., Perez, A., Hernandez, Z., & Aguilar, S. (2016). Current status of Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) in Cuba. Waterbirds, 39(1), 1-12.

Green, M. C. (2005). Plumage dimorphism in the reddish egret: Does plumage coloration influence foraging habitat use and tactics?. Waterbirds28(4), 519-524.

Green, M. C., & Leberg, P. L. (2005). Flock formation and the role of plumage colouration in Ardeidae. Canadian Journal of Zoology83(5), 683-693.

Green, M. C., Hill, A., Troy, J. R., Holderby, Z., & Geary, B. (2011). Status of breeding Reddish Egrets on Great Inagua, Bahamas with comments on breeding territoriality and the effects of hurricanes. Waterbirds34(2), 213-217.

Hill, A., & Green, M. C. (2011). Characterization of 12 polymorphic microsatellites for the Reddish Egret, Egretta rufescens. Conservation Genetics Resources3(1), 13-15.

Hill, A., Green, C., & Palacios, E. (2012). Genetic diversity and population structure of North America’s rarest heron, the Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens). Conservation genetics13(2), 535-543.

Holderby, Z., Simper, W., Geary, B., & Green, M. C. (2012). Potential factors affecting nest initiation date, clutch size and nest success in the plumage dimorphic Reddish Egret. Waterbirds35(3), 437-442.

Holderby, Z., Hill, A., Palacios, E., Green, M. C., Amador, E., & Dios, C. D. (2014). Comparisons of reddish egret (Egretta rufescens) diet during the breeding season across its geographic range. Waterbirds37(2), 136-143.

Huysman, A. P. (1995). Nesting ecology and contaminant burdens of Reddish Egrets (Egretta rufescens) of the Texas and Mexico Coasts. M.S. Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

King, K. A., Flickinger, E. L., & Hildebrand, H. H. (1978). Shell thinning and pesticide residues in Texas aquatic bird eggs, 1970. Pesticides Monitoring Journal12(1), 16-21.

Koczur, L. M., Kent, G. M., Geary, B., Ballard, B. M., Meyer, K. D., & Green, M. C. (2015). Measurements of adult and hatch-year reddish egrets (Egretta rufescens). Waterbirds38(3), 308-311.

Koczur, L. M., Ballard, B. M., & Green, M. C. (2017). Survival of adult reddish egrets Egretta rufescens marked with satellite transmitters. Endangered Species Research34, 103-107.

Koczur, L. M., Kent, G. M., Ballard, B. M., Meyer, K. D., & Green, M. C. (2018). Space Use and Movements of Adult Reddish Egrets (Egretta rufescens) During Winter. Waterbirds41(1), 1-15.

Kushlan, J. A. (1976). Feeding behavior of North American herons. The Auk93(1), 86-94.

Lamb, J. S., Newstead, D. J., Koczur, L. M., Ballard, B. M., Green, M. C., & Jodice, P. G. (2018). A bridge between oceans: overland migration of marine birds in a wind energy corridor. Journal of Avian Biology49(2), jav-01474.

McMurry, S. L. (1971). Nesting and development of the Reddish Egret (Dichromanassa rufescens) on a spoil bank chain in the Laguna Madre. Unpublished MS thesis. Texas A&I University, Kingsville, TX.

Mikuska, T., Kushlan, J. A., & Hartley, S. (1998). Key areas for wintering North American herons. Colonial Waterbirds, 125-134.

Paul, R. T. (1978, January). History and current status of reddish egrets in the United States. In Proceedings of the Colonial Waterbird Group (Vol. 1, pp. 179-184). Waterbird Society.

Pemberton, J. R. (1922). The reddish egrets of Cameron County, Texas. The Condor24(1), 3-12.

Powell, G. V., Bjork, R. D., Ogden, J. C., Paul, R. T., Powell, A. H., & Robertson Jr, W. B. (1989). Population trends in some Florida Bay wading birds. The Wilson Bulletin, 436-457.

Ramo, C., & Busto, B. (1993). Resource use by herons in a Yucatan wetland during the breeding season. The Wilson Bulletin, 573-586.

Recher, H. F. (1972). Colour dimorphism and the ecology of herons. Ibis114(4), 552-555.

Rodgers Jr, J. A. (1983). Foraging behavior of seven species of herons in Tampa Bay, Florida. Colonial Waterbirds, 11-23.

Toland, B. (1999). Population increase, nesting phenology, nesting success and productivity of reddish egrets in Indian River County, Florida. Florida Field Naturalist27(2), 59-61.

2014 Reddish Egret Conservation Action Plan